- Born: 1475, Shipdham, Norfolk, England
FAMILY RECORDS of the Descendants of GERSHOM FLAGG [Born 1730] of Lancaster Massahusettes (sic) with Other Genealogical Records of THE FLAGG FAMILY Descended from THOMAS FLEGG OF WATERTOWN MASS and Including THE FLEGG LINEAGE IN ENGLAND Compiled and Published by Norman Gersom Flagg and Lucius C S Flagg 1907
Chapter II William Flegg and Descendants in England 1426-1637
Lineage- William Flegg [mentioned at end of Chapter I] living in county Norfolk in the reign of Henry IV was of the landed family, seated in Norfolk since 1160, of which we treat in the previous chapter. This William's father, whose name has not been ascertained, left issue,
The son, William Flegg, who died in 1426, leaving issue,
I. William, died 1467.
The son, Thomas Flegg of county Norfolk, died 1471 leaving issue a son, William Flegg of Swafield, county Norfolk, 1521, in the reign of Henry VIII. He had issue, five sons,
...5. James of Shipdham who by Agnes his wife had issue seven daughters and a son,
James married Agnes.