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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 in of Buckenham, Norfolk, England (son of John Knyvet and Alice Lynne); died on 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.

    Family/Spouse: Alice Grey. Alice (daughter of John Grey and Elizabeth) died on 4 Apr 1474; was buried in Buckenham, Norfolk, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

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

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Knyvet was born in in of Buckenham, Norfolk, England (son of John Knyvet and Elizabeth Clifton); died on 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 after Jan 1490. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


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


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Knyvet was born about 1394 in of Southwick, Northamptonshire, England (son of John Knyvet and Joan Botetourt); died on 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 before 1412. Elizabeth (daughter of Constantine de Clifton and Margaret Howard) was born about 1392; died before 8 Dec 1461. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


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

  3. 6.  William Lynne

    Notes:

    Wool merchant and grocer of London.

    William married Alice Stokes. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


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


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Knyvet was born about 1358 in of Southwick, Northamptonshire, England (son of John Knyvet and Eleanor Basset); died on 4 Dec 1418 in Mendlesham, Suffolk, England; was buried in 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 before 1377. Joan (daughter of John Botetourt and Katherine de Weyland) died about 1417. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


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

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Abt 1429

    Notes:

    Also called Jane, as usual.

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

  3. 10.  Constantine de Clifton was born about 1372 in of Buckenham, Norfolk, England (son of John de Clifton and Elizabeth de Cromwell); died on 19 Feb 1396.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 1395

    Constantine married Margaret Howard after Feb 1390. Margaret (daughter of Robert Howard and Margaret de Scales) died on 25 Mar 1434; was buried in Abbey of the Black Friars, Norwich, Norfolk, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Margaret Howard (daughter of Robert Howard and Margaret de Scales); died on 25 Mar 1434; was buried in Abbey of the Black Friars, Norwich, Norfolk, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 25 Mar 1433

    Children:
    1. 5. Elizabeth Clifton was born about 1392; died before 8 Dec 1461.