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James Berners

Male 1361 - Abt 1388  (27 years)


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  • Name James Berners 
    Born 8 Mar 1361  West Horsley, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 12 May 1388  Tower Hill, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried Chapel of St. John, Westminster, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I14349  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of JTS
    Last Modified 28 May 2018 

    Father John Berners,   b. of Berners Hall, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Aug 1361 
    Mother Katherine St. Omer 
    Family ID F8947  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Barew,   d. 15 Apr 1403 
    Children 
    +1. Richard Berners,   b. Abt 1381, of West Horsley, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1412  (Age ~ 31 years)
    Last Modified 28 May 2018 
    Family ID F8943  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Knight of the shire for Surrey, 1386. A close ally of Richard II, he was targeted by the Lords Appellant and the "Merciless Parliament" of 1388, convicted of exploiting the King, and executed by beheading on Tower Hill.

  • Sources 
    1. [S47] The History of Parliament. Some citations point to entries from the printed volumes not yet added to the online site.

    2. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013., place only.

    3. [S1989] The Historical Antiquities of Hertforshire by Henry Chauncy. Originally published in 1700. London: J. M. Mulligan, 1826., year only.