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Monday, April 26, 2010

39068 Sulley-Cotton

39068. John Sydley & 39069. Elizabeth Cotton 

~1490, Elizabeth born in England, d/o §John Cotton, esq. of Hampstall-Ridware, co. Kent.

John, lord of the manor of Southfleet and of Mortimer, co. Kent.

John married 1st Elizabeth Jenks, d/o Roger of London. [No children.]

John married 2nd Elizabeth Cotton.

1504-15, “John Sydley, an auditor of the Exchequer. v. John Overey and others, feoffees to uses.: A croft called ‘Tollyngtrewe’” in Kent. (S) UKNA.

John married 3rd Agnes Wyborne, d/o John. [No children.]

1518-29, “Francis Alwyn of London, mercer. …, having already sold three houses in Bow Lane to John Sydley, gentleman, for payment of his debts.: London.” (S) UKNA.

1530, John wrote his will: “oon of the Kinges Auditours in His Exchequer, and Citezein and Stacioner of the Citie of London and late Warden of the Crafte of Stacioners.”.

(S) A Gen. and Heraldic Hist. …, Burke, 1838, P482.

Children of John and Elizabeth:

i. William Sedley (19534), born ~1509 in England.

ii. Dorothy Sedley, born ? in England.
Dorothy, described in her father’s will, before the dissolution of the monasteries, as “a Norme in Dertford Abbey”.