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John Knyvet

Male Abt 1394 - 1445  (~ 51 years)


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  • Name John Knyvet 
    Born Abt 1394  of Southwick, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth Between 1394 and 1395  of Mendlesham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 9 Nov 1445  [1, 2
    Person ID I18303  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2017 

    Father John Knyvet,   b. Abt 1358, of Southwick, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1418, Mendlesham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Mother Joan Botetourt,   d. Abt 1417 
    Married Bef 1377  [1
    Family ID F11327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Clifton,   b. Abt 1392,   d. Bef 8 Dec 1461  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married Bef 1412  [1, 2
    Children 
    +1. John Knyvet,   b. of Buckenham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1490
    +2. Margaret Knyvet,   b. Abt 1412,   d. Bef 12 May 1458  (Age ~ 46 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F11326  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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.

  • Sources 
    1. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.

    2. [S1526] The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, Wife of Reverend John Owsley, Generations 1-15, Fourth Preliminary Edition by Ronny O. Bodine and Bro. Thomas Spalding, Jr. 2013.