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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Lord John del Greene

16886880. Lord John del Greene

10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England. Louis of France also claimed the throne.

~1230, John born in England, heir & s/o §§Walter del Greene, s/o §§Alexander del Greene.

Aft. 1261, John’s father died.

John, 3rd Lord de Greene de Boketon.

8/19/1270 from Dover, Lord Edward and wife Eleanor left on the 8th crusade with a large English army.

1270-1, Sir John on crusade in the holy lands where he died.

(S) New England Families, Cutter, 1915, P223.

Family notes:

·         1202, King John bestowed the lands of Boketon, Northamptonshire on Alexander. Alexander de Greene a knight of the King’s court.

·         1236, Walter de Grene, Walter, 2nd Lord de Greene de Boketon, listed on the rolls of King Henry III.

·         1258, Walter del Grene holding 1 bovate at 22s 1d yearly of Lord Edmund de Lascy in Berwyke. (S) Yorkshire Arch. Journal, V1, 1892, P64.

Child of John and ?:

i. Thomas del Greene (8443440), born ~1265 in England.