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John Stourton

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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
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Person ID I21749  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of LDN, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 26 Aug 2020 

    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
    +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
    +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 orthodox 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, editor. 2013.

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