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John Knyvet

Male Abt 1517 - Bef 1556  (~ 38 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  John Knyvet was born about 1517 in of Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk, England (son of Edmund Knyvet and Jane Bourchier); died before 1556.

    Other Events:

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

    John married Agnes Harcourt about 1538. Agnes (daughter of John Harcourt and Margaret Barantyne) died in 1578. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Abigail Knyvet died on 15 Dec 1623; was buried in Wacton, Norfolk, England.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Edmund Knyvet was born in 1490 in of Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk, England (son of Edmund Knyvet and Eleanor Tyrrell); died on 1 May 1539; was buried in Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk, England.

    Notes:

    Also spelled Knevet. Sergeant Porter to Henry VIII. Keeper of the King's Woods in Rockingham Forest.

    Edmund married Jane Bourchier. Jane (daughter of John Bourchier and Katherine Howard) died on 17 Feb 1562. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Jane Bourchier (daughter of John Bourchier and Katherine Howard); died on 17 Feb 1562.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 1561

    Notes:

    Or Joan.

    Children:
    1. 1. John Knyvet was born about 1517 in of Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk, England; died before 1556.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Edmund Knyvet was born in in of Buckenham, Norfolk, England (son of William Knyvet and Alice Grey); died in 1504 in At sea.

    Notes:

    Edmund Knyvet (d. 1504) = Eleanor Tyrell (d. 1514)
    Thomas Knyvet (d. 1512) = Muriel Howard (b. 1486)
    Henry Knyvet (d. 1547) = Anne Pickering (1496-1582)
    Henry Knyvet (1539-1598) = Elizabeth Stumpe (d. 1585)
    Catherine Knyvet = Thomas Howard (1561-1626)
    Theophilus Howard (1584-1640) = Elizabeth Hume
    Henry Howard (1627-1709) = Mary Stuart (1648-1682)
    Charles Howard (1675-1733) = Mary Elizabeth Tattershall (1613-1664)
    Charles Howard (1707-1771) = Penelope Foley (1708-1748)
    Mary Howard (1740-1770) = Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802)
    Robert Waring Darwin (1766-1848) = Susanna Wedgwood
    Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882)

    Edmund married Eleanor Tyrrell. Eleanor (daughter of William Tyrrell and Margaret Darcy) died in 1514. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Eleanor Tyrrell (daughter of William Tyrrell and Margaret Darcy); died in 1514.
    Children:
    1. 2. Edmund Knyvet was born in 1490 in of Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk, England; died on 1 May 1539; was buried in Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk, England.

  3. 6.  John Bourchier was born about 1467 in of West Horsley, Surrey, England (son of Humphrey Bourchier and Elizabeth Tilney); died on 16 Mar 1533 in Calais, France; was buried in 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 before 13 May 1490. Katherine (daughter of John Howard and Margaret Chedworth) died on 12 Mar 1536. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Katherine Howard (daughter of John Howard and Margaret Chedworth); died on 12 Mar 1536.
    Children:
    1. 3. Jane Bourchier died on 17 Feb 1562.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  William Knyvet was born between 1440 and 1441 in of Buckenham, Norfolk, England (son of John Knyvet and Alice Lynne); died on 25 Nov 1515.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 2 Dec 1515

    Notes:

    Burgess to Parliament for Melcombe, Bletchingley, and Grantham. Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, 1470-71, 1479-80.

    William married Alice Grey. Alice (daughter of John Grey and Elizabeth) died on 4 Apr 1474; was buried in Buckenham, Norfolk, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Alice Grey (daughter of John Grey and Elizabeth); died on 4 Apr 1474; was buried in Buckenham, Norfolk, England.
    Children:
    1. 4. Edmund Knyvet was born in in of Buckenham, Norfolk, England; died in 1504 in At sea.

  3. 10.  William Tyrrell was born in in of Gipping, Suffolk, England (son of John Tyrrell, Speaker of the House of Commons and Alice Coggeshall); died on 23 Feb 1462 in Tower Hill, London, England.

    Notes:

    "[William Tyrell] was beheaded on Tower Hill on 23 February 1462, together with Sir Thomas Tuddenham and John Montgomery. John de Vere, 12th Earl of Oxford, and his eldest son and heir, Aubrey, were beheaded on 26 February and 20 February, respectively, after the discovery of an alleged plot to murder Edward IV. No records of the trials of the alleged conspirators have survived to shed light on what part, if any, [James] Tyrrell's father played in the alleged conspiracy. He was not attainted, and his eldest son and heir's wardship and the custody of his lands were granted to Cecily Neville, Duchess of York, who sold them to William Tyrrell's widow in March 1463 for £50." [Wikipedia, article about William Tyrell and Margaret Darcy's son James Tyrell]

    William married Margaret Darcy. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Margaret Darcy (daughter of Robert Darcy and Alice Fillongley).
    Children:
    1. 5. Eleanor Tyrrell died in 1514.
    2. James Tyrrell was born about 1445 in of Gipping, Suffolk, England; died on 6 May 1502; was buried in Austin Friars, London, England.

  5. 12.  Humphrey Bourchier was born in in of Massingham Parva, Norfolk, England (son of John Bourchier and Margery Berners); died on 14 Apr 1471 in Barnet, Hertfordshire, England; was buried in 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 after 11 Apr 1451. Elizabeth (daughter of Frederick Tilney and Elizabeth Cheyne) was born about 1442; died on 4 Apr 1497. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Elizabeth Tilney was born about 1442 (daughter of Frederick Tilney and Elizabeth Cheyne); died on 4 Apr 1497.
    Children:
    1. Margaret Bourchier died between 20 Aug 1551 and 21 Jun 1552 in Layton, Essex, England.
    2. 6. John Bourchier was born about 1467 in of West Horsley, Surrey, England; died on 16 Mar 1533 in Calais, France; was buried in Calais, France.

  7. 14.  John Howard (son of Robert Howard and Margaret Mowbray); died on 22 Aug 1485 in Bosworth Field, Leicestershire, England; was buried in Thetford, Norfolk, England.

    Notes:

    Duke of Norfolk. Earl Marshal of England. Present at the coronation of Richard III. Led the van of archers at Bosworth Field, where he was slain.

    Knight of the shire for Norfolk, 1455. Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk 1461. Vice Admiral of Norfolk and Suffolk, 1466. Sheriff of Oxfordshire 1467-68. Treasurer of the Household 1467-74. Lieutenant of Calais 1469. Privy Councillor 1483. Admiral of England, Ireland, and Aquitaine 1483.

    A zealous Yorkist, he was knighted on the field by Edward IV at the battle of Towton, 29 Mar 1461. He was summoned to Parliament by writs dated 15 Oct 1470 to 15 Nov 1482. He was created Duke of Norfolk and constituted Earl Marshal of England 28 Jun 1483.

    John married Margaret Chedworth before 22 Jan 1467. Margaret (daughter of John Chedworth and Joan) died between 13 May 1490 and 3 Dec 1494; was buried in Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Margaret Chedworth (daughter of John Chedworth and Joan); died between 13 May 1490 and 3 Dec 1494; was buried in Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, England.
    Children:
    1. 7. Katherine Howard died on 12 Mar 1536.