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John Heron

Male 1418 - 1461  (~ 46 years)


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  • Name John Heron  [1, 2, 3
    Born Between 1415 and 1418  [4
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth Abt 1418  of Ford, Glendale, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 29 Mar 1461  Towton, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Person ID I3864  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2018 

    Father William Heron,   b. 1396, Ford, Glendale, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1428  (Age 32 years) 
    Mother Isabel 
    Family ID F6343  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Heron,   b. Abt 1422,   d. Aft 1471  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married Aft 11 Jul 1438  [4, 5, 8
    Notes 
    • Married by papal dispensation dated 11 Jul 1438.
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Heron,   d. Bef 30 Jan 1495
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F4168  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Knight of the shire for Northumberland. Keeper of Bamborough Castle; Sheriff of Northumberland 1451-2, 1456-7.

      Knighted by 1455. Fought on the Lancastrian side at the battle of Wakefield, the second battle of St. Albans, and the battle of Towton; slain at the latter of these. Following his death he was attainted for having taken part in the execution of Richard, Duke of York, and all his estates and dignities were forfeited.

  • Sources 
    1. [S877] Mark Noble, "History of the Beautiful Elizabeth Blount." The Genealogist volume II, p. 44. London, 1878.

    2. [S128] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant. Full citation details here.

    3. [S1378] The Royal Descents of the Fosters of Moulton and the Mathesons of Shinness & Lochalsh by William Edward Foster. London: Phillimore and Company, 1912.

    4. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008.

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

    6. [S789] The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, by Vernon James Watney. Oxford, 1928.

    7. [S810] Tony Ingham, Chris Phillips, and Rosie Bevan, "Additions and Corrections to the Complete Peerage." Foundations 1:132, 2003., year only.

    8. [S810] Tony Ingham, Chris Phillips, and Rosie Bevan, "Additions and Corrections to the Complete Peerage." Foundations 1:132, 2003.