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John Gresley

Male Abt 1328 - Aft 1395  (~ 68 years)


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  • Name John Gresley  [1
    Born Abt 1328  Drakelow, Burton-upon-Trent, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1395  [3, 4
    Alternate death Bef 2 Apr 1396  [5
    Person ID I6398  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestors of JTS, Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2018 

    Father Geoffrey de Gresley,   d. Abt 1332 
    Mother Margaret Gernon,   d. Aft 1352 
    Married Abt 1318  [5
    Family ID F937  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Alice de Swynnerton,   d. Abt 1350 
    Married Abt 1345  [5
    Children 
    +1. Nicholas Gresley,   b. Abt 1347, of Drakelow, Burton-upon-Trent, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft May 1374  (Age ~ 27 years)
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F5366  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Joan Toly,   b. 1325, Wymondham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1393, Drakelow, Burton-upon-Trent, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married Bef 1352  [5
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F4996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "In the brief Parliament of 1372 he sat as a representative of Staffordshire." [The Gresleys of Drakelowe, citation details below.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1333] Nathaniel L. Taylor, "The Alleged Gresley-Swinnerton Marriage: A Closer Examination." 1998-2002.

    2. [S53] The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215: The Barons Named in the Magna Charta, 1215, and Some of Their Descendants Who Settled in America During the Early Colonial Years, by Frederick Lewis Weis. Fifth edition, with additions and corrections by Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. and William R. Beal. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1999.

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

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

    5. [S806] The Gresleys of Drakelowe: An Account of the Family, and Notes of its Connexions by Marriage and Descent from the Norman Conquest to the Present Day, by Falconer Madan. Oxford, 1999.