Tuesday, May 25, 2010

738752 Knevit-Clifton

738752. Sir John Knevit & 738753. Elizabeth Clifton

~1392, Elizabeth born in England, heir & d/o 1477506. Sir Constantine Clifton & 1477507 Margaret Howard.

~1394, John born in England, s/o 1477504. John Knevit & 1477505. Joan Botetort.

Bef. 1412, John “married” Elizabeth.

9/1415, John present at the siege and fall of Harfleur.

1417, John with King Henry V’s 2nd excursion in Normandy.

1421, John captured in France near Senlis; ransomed by his family. Later fighting in Picard, France he was again captured, and ransomed for £1000.

1428, Sir John held Carduns’ manor , previously held by his father.

1430, John settled Carduns’ manor on his son John and his wife Alice [with the stipulation that their right would cease if they ever divorced.]

4/7/1430, “Debtor: John Knyvet, knight. Creditor: Lady Alice Lynne. Amount: 1000m.” (S) UKNA.

7/12/1430, “John knyvet knt. to John Rowland of Apthorp & Alice his wife …” (S) UKNA.

1/28/1433, “Debtor: John Knyvet, knight, … Amount £15. … Creditor … Thomas, lord of Etchingham …”. (S) UKNA.

1435, John coheir to his cousin John Stretch acquiring manors in Norfolk.

1442, John sold Southwick manor to John Lynne married to his daughter Joan.

11/9/1445, Sir John died.

1447, Elizabeth heir to her brother Sir John Clifton, inheriting Old Buckenham castle and other properties in Norfolk.

Bef. 12/8/1461, Elizabeth died.

(S) The Dormant and Extinct Baronage, Banks, 1837, P21. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P393.

Child of John and Elizabeth: [10 children.]

i. John Knevit (369376), born ~1415 in England.

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