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Sunday, November 28, 2010

G21: 1901322

1901322. Lord John Clifford & 1901323. Elizabeth Percy

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1389, John born in England, heir & s/o 3802644. Thomas de Clifford & 3802645. Elizabeth de Roos.

1392, John age 3.

~1395, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 3802646. Sir Henry Percy & 3802647. Elizabeth de Mortimer.

8/1403-11/1412, John married Elizabeth.

Aft. 9/21/1411, John’s sister Matilda became the 2nd wife of Richard of Conisburg, 3rd earl of Cambridge, and stepmother to Richard, future 3rd Duke of York [father of King Edward IV.] (S) The Wars of the Roses, Weir, 1995, P60.

1412, John and Elizabeth received a papal indult for a portable altar.

9/21/1412, John 1st summoned to parliament as 7th lord of Skipton.

4/9/1413, John attended the coronation of King Henry V.

10/25/1415, John at the battle of Agincourt [and the following siege of Harfleur] in the retinue of the Earl of Marche as a lance with 3 footmen. (S) History of the Battle of Agincourt, Nicolas, 1827, P88.

1416-7, “Parties to Indenture: Indentures between the king and the following for war-service, (actually for the relief of Harfleur). John Clifford.” (S) UKNA.

John the commander that received the surrender of Cherbourg.

1421, John made Knight of the Garter.

8/31/1422, King Henry V died leaving an infant son Henry VI.

3/3/1423, John replaced by John Cassons in the office of verger of “la Garter” to “carry the rod in the king’s presence on days of festival.” (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls.

John, Knight of the Garter, 7th Lord Clifford, wounded in the great tournament of Carlisle between 6 English knight and 6 French knights.

3/13/1421, John slain at the siege of Meaux, France.

5/7/1426, Elizabeth married Sir Ralph Neville, 2nd Earl of Westmorland.

10/26/1436, Elizabeth died; buried at Staindrop, Durham.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P218.

Children of John and Elizabeth: [2 sons, 2 daughters]

i. Thomas Clifford, born by 1415 in England.
Thomas, 8th Lord Skipton, married Joan de Dacre, d/o Thomas Dacre & Philippe Neville.
5/22/1455, Thomas died at the 1st Battle of St. Albans fighting as a Lancastrian against the Duke of York.
Baron John Clifford, 9th Lord of Skipton born 1435, nicknamed “the Butcher” for killing Edmund, age 17 and 2nd s/o the Duke of York following the battle of Wakefield.

ii. Mary Clifford (950661), born bef. 1422 in England.

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