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John Stourton

Male - 1438


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  • Name John Stourton 
    Born of Preston Plucknett, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Dec 1438  [1, 2
    Alternate death Jan 1439  [4
    Person ID I21749  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2019 

    Father John Stourton,   b. of Stourton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Alice,   d. 1407 
    Married Bef Mar 1374  [1
    Family ID F9800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Alice Denys,   d. Bef 1430 
    Married Bef 1416  [1, 2
    Children 
    +1. Joan Stourton,   b. 1418,   d. 21 Apr 1472  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F12835  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Katherine Payne,   d. 20 Mar 1473 
    Married Bef 1430  [2
    Children 
    +1. Alice Stourton,   b. Abt 1432
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F13426  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Knight of the shire for Somerset in 1419, 1420, 1421, 1423, 1426, 1429, and 1435. Sheriff of Somerset and Dorset, 1431-32.

      Royal commission to seek out Lollards in Somerset and Dorset, 1414. "As steward of the estates of the diocesan bishop he was to enjoy influence over a wide area in the county, and his other dealings, particularly with the cathedral at Wells and the priory at Stavordale, indicate a man of firm orthodix views." [History of Parliament]

  • Sources 
    1. [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.

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

    3. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.

    4. [S2665] Brandon Fradd, "A New Royal Ancestry for Christopher Batt." The American Genealogist 79:85, Jan 2004.