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James Berners

Male 1361 - Abt 1388  (27 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  James Berners was born 8 Mar 1361, West Horsley, Surrey, England; died Abt 12 May 1388, Tower Hill, London, England; was buried , Chapel of St. John, Westminster, Middlesex, England.

    Notes:

    Knight of the shire for Surrey, 1386. A close ally of Richard II, he was targeted by the Lords Appellant and the "Merciless Parliament" of 1388, convicted of exploiting the King, and executed by beheading on Tower Hill.

    James married Anne Barew. Anne (daughter of John Barew) died 15 Apr 1403. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 2. Richard Berners  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1381, of West Horsley, Surrey, England; died 6 Aug 1412.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Richard Berners Descendancy chart to this point (1.James1) was born Abt 1381, of West Horsley, Surrey, England; died 6 Aug 1412.

    Richard married Philippe Dallingridge. Philippe (daughter of Walter Dallingridge and Margaret Chamond) died 2 Oct 1421. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 3. Margery Berners  Descendancy chart to this point was born 30 Nov 1408; died 18 Dec 1475.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Margery Berners Descendancy chart to this point (2.Richard2, 1.James1) was born 30 Nov 1408; died 18 Dec 1475.

    Margery married John Bourchier Bef 1442. John (son of William Bourchier and Anne of Gloucester) died 16 May 1474; was buried , Chertsey Abbey, Surrey, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 4. Humphrey Bourchier  Descendancy chart to this point was born , of Massingham Parva, Norfolk, England; died 14 Apr 1471, Barnet, Hertfordshire, England; was buried , Chapel of St. Edmund and St. Thomas the Martyr, Westminster Abbey, London, England.
    2. 5. Joan Bourgchier  Descendancy chart to this point died 7 Oct 1470.


Generation: 4

  1. 4.  Humphrey Bourchier Descendancy chart to this point (3.Margery3, 2.Richard2, 1.James1) was born , of Massingham Parva, Norfolk, England; died 14 Apr 1471, Barnet, Hertfordshire, England; was buried , Chapel of St. Edmund and St. Thomas the Martyr, Westminster Abbey, London, England.

    Notes:

    Killed fighting on the Yorkist side at the Battle of Barnet.

    Humphrey married Elizabeth Tilney Aft 11 Apr 1451. Elizabeth (daughter of Frederick Tilney and Elizabeth Cheyne) was born Abt 1442; died 4 Apr 1497. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 6. John Bourchier  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1467, of West Horsley, Surrey, England; died 16 Mar 1533, Calais, France; was buried , Calais, France.

  2. 5.  Joan Bourgchier Descendancy chart to this point (3.Margery3, 2.Richard2, 1.James1) died 7 Oct 1470.

    Joan married Henry Neville Abt 1467. Henry (son of George Neville and Elizabeth Beauchamp) was born , of Isenhampstead, Buckinghamshire, England; died 26 Jul 1469, Edgecote Moor, Northamptonshire, England; was buried , Beauchamp Chapel, Warwick, Warwickshire, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 7. Richard Neville  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1468, of Snape, Yorkshire, England; died Bef 28 Dec 1530, Snape Castle, Yorkshire, England; was buried , Well, Yorkshire, England.


Generation: 5

  1. 6.  John Bourchier Descendancy chart to this point (4.Humphrey4, 3.Margery3, 2.Richard2, 1.James1) was born Abt 1467, of West Horsley, Surrey, England; died 16 Mar 1533, Calais, France; was buried , Calais, France.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 19 Mar 1533, Calais, France

    Notes:

    2nd Baron Berners. Lieutenant of Calais from 1520 on. Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1524. On commission from Henry VIII he made English translations of Froissart's Chronicles, the Golden Book of Marcus Aurelius, the History of Arthur of Lyttel Brytaine, and the romance Huon of Bordeaux.

    Summoned to Parliament between 14 Oct 1495 and 9 Aug 1529.

    "Berners was not present at the Field of Cloth of Gold in 1520, as has been generally stated, but remained with the council in London." [Oxford Dictionary of National Biography]

    John married Katherine Howard Bef 13 May 1490. Katherine (daughter of John Howard and Margaret Chedworth) died 12 Mar 1536. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 8. Jane Bourchier  Descendancy chart to this point died 17 Feb 1562.

  2. 7.  Richard Neville Descendancy chart to this point (5.Joan4, 3.Margery3, 2.Richard2, 1.James1) was born Abt 1468, of Snape, Yorkshire, England; died Bef 28 Dec 1530, Snape Castle, Yorkshire, England; was buried , Well, Yorkshire, England.

    Notes:

    Fought alongside the King against the rebels at the battle of Stoke, 1487. Summoned to Parliament by writ from 12 Aug 1491 to 3 Nov 1529. Fought at Flodden Field in 1513.

    Doubly descended from Edward III, through his great-great grandfathers John of Gaunt (on his father's side) and Thomas of Woodstock (on his mother's).

    Richard married Anne Stafford Abt 1483. Anne (daughter of Humphrey Stafford and Katherine Fray) was buried , Well, Yorkshire, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 9. Margaret Neville  Descendancy chart to this point was born 9 Mar 1495.


Generation: 6

  1. 8.  Jane Bourchier Descendancy chart to this point (6.John5, 4.Humphrey4, 3.Margery3, 2.Richard2, 1.James1) died 17 Feb 1562.

    Notes:

    Or Joan.

    Jane married Edmund Knyvet. Edmund (son of Edmund Knyvet and Eleanor Tyrrell) was born 1490, of Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk, England; died 1 May 1539; was buried , Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 10. John Knyvet  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1517, of Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk, England; died Bef 1556.

  2. 9.  Margaret Neville Descendancy chart to this point (7.Richard5, 5.Joan4, 3.Margery3, 2.Richard2, 1.James1) was born 9 Mar 1495.

    Margaret married Edward Willoughby Aft 22 Nov 1505. Edward (son of Robert Willoughby and Elizabeth Beauchamp) was born Between 1491 and 1494, of Alcester, Warwickshire, England; died Nov 1517. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 11. Elizabeth Willoughby  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1512; died Bef 15 Nov 1562; was buried 15 Nov 1562, Alcester, Warwickshire, England.


Generation: 7

  1. 10.  John Knyvet Descendancy chart to this point (8.Jane6, 6.John5, 4.Humphrey4, 3.Margery3, 2.Richard2, 1.James1) was born Abt 1517, of Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk, England; died Bef 1556.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Plumstead, Norfolk, England
    • Alternate death: Bef 1561

    John married Agnes Harcourt Abt 1538. Agnes (daughter of John Harcourt and Margaret Barantyne) died 1578. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 12. Abigail Knyvet  Descendancy chart to this point died 15 Dec 1623; was buried , Wacton, Norfolk, England.

  2. 11.  Elizabeth Willoughby Descendancy chart to this point (9.Margaret6, 7.Richard5, 5.Joan4, 3.Margery3, 2.Richard2, 1.James1) was born Abt 1512; died Bef 15 Nov 1562; was buried 15 Nov 1562, Alcester, Warwickshire, England.

    Elizabeth married Fulk Greville Bef 11 Apr 1526. Fulk (son of Edward Greville and Anne Denton) was born , of London, England; died 10 Nov 1559; was buried , Alcester, Warwickshire, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 13. Katherine Greville  Descendancy chart to this point died 1611; was buried , Bredon, Worcestershire, England.


Generation: 8

  1. 12.  Abigail Knyvet Descendancy chart to this point (10.John7, 8.Jane6, 6.John5, 4.Humphrey4, 3.Margery3, 2.Richard2, 1.James1) died 15 Dec 1623; was buried , Wacton, Norfolk, England.

    Abigail married Martin Sedley 1577. Martin (son of Martin Sedley and Elizabeth Mounteney) was born Abt 1531, of Morley, Norfolk, England; died Abt 1609; was buried 10 Feb 1610, St. Peter's Chapel, Morley, Norfolk, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 14. Muriel Sedley  Descendancy chart to this point was born Bef 20 Apr 1583, Morley, Norfolk, England; died 22 Aug 1661, Letton, Norfolk, England; was buried , Letton, Norfolk, England.

  2. 13.  Katherine Greville Descendancy chart to this point (11.Elizabeth7, 9.Margaret6, 7.Richard5, 5.Joan4, 3.Margery3, 2.Richard2, 1.James1) died 1611; was buried , Bredon, Worcestershire, England.

    Katherine married Giles Reade. Giles (son of William Reade and Katherine Rowdon) was born Abt 1541, of Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England; died 1611; was buried , Bredon, Worcestershire, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 15. Elizabeth Reade  Descendancy chart to this point died Bef 16 May 1631.