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William Knyvet

Male 1441 - 1515  (~ 75 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  William Knyvet was born Between 1440 and 1441, of Buckenham, Norfolk, England (son of John Knyvet and Alice Lynne); died 25 Nov 1515.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 2 Dec 1515

    Notes:

    Burgess to Parliament for Melcombe, Bletchingley, and Grantham. Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, 1470-71, 1479-80.

    William married Alice Grey. Alice (daughter of John Grey and Elizabeth) died 4 Apr 1474; was buried , Buckenham, Norfolk, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Edmund Knyvet was born , of Buckenham, Norfolk, England; died 1504, At sea.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Knyvet was born , of Buckenham, Norfolk, England (son of John Knyvet and Elizabeth Clifton); died 1 Jan 1490.

    Notes:

    Justice of the peace for Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, and Norfolk.

    John married Alice Lynne. Alice (daughter of William Lynne and Alice Stokes) died Aft Jan 1490. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Alice Lynne (daughter of William Lynne and Alice Stokes); died Aft Jan 1490.
    Children:
    1. 1. William Knyvet was born Between 1440 and 1441, of Buckenham, Norfolk, England; died 25 Nov 1515.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Knyvet was born Abt 1394, of Southwick, Northamptonshire, England (son of John Knyvet and Joan Botetourt); died 9 Nov 1445.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Between 1394 and 1395, of Mendlesham, Suffolk, England

    Notes:

    He was present at the siege of Harfleur, and also at Henry V's invasion of Normandy two years later. On two separate occasions he was captured and ransomed by the French, said ransoms forcing him to sell some of his property.

    Knight of the shire for Northampton, 1421; sheriff of Northamptonshire 1427-28.

    John married Elizabeth Clifton Bef 1412. Elizabeth (daughter of Constantine de Clifton and Margaret Howard) was born Abt 1392; died Bef 8 Dec 1461. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Elizabeth Clifton was born Abt 1392 (daughter of Constantine de Clifton and Margaret Howard); died Bef 8 Dec 1461.
    Children:
    1. 2. John Knyvet was born , of Buckenham, Norfolk, England; died 1 Jan 1490.
    2. Margaret Knyvet was born Abt 1412; died Bef 12 May 1458.

  3. 6.  William Lynne

    Notes:

    Wool merchant and grocer of London.

    William married Alice Stokes. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Alice Stokes
    Children:
    1. 3. Alice Lynne died Aft Jan 1490.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Knyvet was born Abt 1358, of Southwick, Northamptonshire, England (son of John Knyvet and Eleanor Basset); died 4 Dec 1418, Mendlesham, Suffolk, England; was buried , Mendlesham, Suffolk, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Between 1358 and 1359, of Mendlesham, Suffolk, England

    Notes:

    Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, 1391-92; of Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire, 1392-93; knight of the shire for Huntingdonshire, 1397.

    John married Joan Botetourt Bef 1377. Joan (daughter of John Botetourt and Katherine de Weyland) died Abt 1417. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Joan Botetourt (daughter of John Botetourt and Katherine de Weyland); died Abt 1417.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Abt 1429

    Children:
    1. 4. John Knyvet was born Abt 1394, of Southwick, Northamptonshire, England; died 9 Nov 1445.

  3. 10.  Constantine de Clifton was born Abt 1372, of Buckenham, Norfolk, England (son of John de Clifton and Elizabeth de Cromwell); died 1395.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 19 Feb 1396

    Constantine married Margaret Howard Aft Feb 1390. Margaret (daughter of Robert Howard and Margaret de Scales) died 25 Mar 1433; was buried , Abbey of the Black Friars, Norwich, Norfolk, England. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Margaret Howard (daughter of Robert Howard and Margaret de Scales); died 25 Mar 1433; was buried , Abbey of the Black Friars, Norwich, Norfolk, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 25 Mar 1434

    Children:
    1. 5. Elizabeth Clifton was born Abt 1392; died Bef 8 Dec 1461.