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Constantine de Clifton

Male Abt 1372 - 1396  (~ 24 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Constantine de Clifton was born about 1372 in of Buckenham, Norfolk, England (son of John de Clifton and Elizabeth de Cromwell); died on 19 Feb 1396.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 1395

    Constantine married Margaret Howard after Feb 1390. Margaret (daughter of Robert Howard and Margaret de Scales) died on 25 Mar 1434; was buried in Abbey of the Black Friars, Norwich, Norfolk, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Clifton was born about 1392; died before 8 Dec 1461.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John de Clifton was born about 1353 in of Buckenham, Norfolk, England (son of Constantine de Clifton and Katherine de la Pole); died on 10 Aug 1388 in Rhodes.

    Notes:

    He was summoned to Parliament by writs, 1 Dec 1376 to 28 Jul 1388. He was a butler at the coronation of Richard II in 1377.

    John married Elizabeth de Cromwell. Elizabeth (daughter of Ralph de Cromwell and Maud de Bernake) died on 24 Sep 1391. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth de Cromwell (daughter of Ralph de Cromwell and Maud de Bernake); died on 24 Sep 1391.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Between 1393 and 1394

    Children:
    1. 1. Constantine de Clifton was born about 1372 in of Buckenham, Norfolk, England; died on 19 Feb 1396.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Constantine de Clifton was born in in of Buckenham Castle, Norfolk, England (son of Adam de Clifton and Eleanor de Mortimer); died before 20 Jan 1363.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Little Waltham, Essex, England
    • Alternate death: Bef 1374

    Constantine married Katherine de la Pole before 20 May 1340. Katherine (daughter of William de la Pole, Mayor of Hull and Katherine) died before 17 Feb 1363. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Katherine de la Pole (daughter of William de la Pole, Mayor of Hull and Katherine); died before 17 Feb 1363.
    Children:
    1. 2. John de Clifton was born about 1353 in of Buckenham, Norfolk, England; died on 10 Aug 1388 in Rhodes.

  3. 6.  Ralph de Cromwell was born in in of Cromwell, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, England (son of Ralph de Cromwell and Amice Belars); died on 27 Aug 1398.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Between 1345 and 1346, of Tattershall, Lincolnshire, England

    Notes:

    He was summoned to Parliament from 28 Dec 1375 by writs directed Radulfo de Crombwell.

    Ralph married Maud de Bernake before 20 Jan 1352. Maud (daughter of John de Bernake and Joan Marmion) was born between 1335 and 1338; died on 10 Apr 1419. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Maud de Bernake was born between 1335 and 1338 (daughter of John de Bernake and Joan Marmion); died on 10 Apr 1419.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1337

    Children:
    1. Maud Cromwell died after 1414.
    2. 3. Elizabeth de Cromwell died on 24 Sep 1391.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Adam de Clifton was born in 1306 in of Buckenham, Norfolk, England (son of Roger de Clifton and Margaret de Cailly); died between 1366 and 1367.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1307, of Buckenham, Norfolk, England
    • Alternate death: Bef 11 May 1367

    Adam married Eleanor de Mortimer. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Eleanor de Mortimer (daughter of Robert de Mortimer).
    Children:
    1. 4. Constantine de Clifton was born in in of Buckenham Castle, Norfolk, England; died before 20 Jan 1363.

  3. 10.  William de la Pole, Mayor of Hull was born in in of Myton (by Hull), Yorkshire, England; died on 21 Jun 1366; was buried in Trinity Church, Kingston-upon-Hull, Yorkshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Kingston-upon-Hull, Yorkshire, England

    Notes:

    “Burgess from Hull to Parliament, 1328, 1332, 1334, 1335, 1336 and 1338; Mayor of Hull, 1333; appointed 2nd Baron of the Exchequer, 26 Sept 1339; a knight by 1340; arrested on orders of the King, Nov 1340, and imprisoned in Fleet Prison until his release 16 May 1342. Knight Banneret, 1355. He was judged by his contemporaries as ‘second to no merchant in England.’” [The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, citation details below.]

    The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz notwithstanding, his parentage is unproved.

    From Wikipedia:

    Sir William de la Pole was a wealthy wool merchant in Kingston upon Hull, England, a royal moneylender and briefly, Chief Baron of the Exchequer.

    He established the de la Pole family as one of the primary houses of England through his mercantile and financial success, as well as initiating the foundation of the Charterhouse monastery in Hull.

    William married Katherine. Katherine died on 28 Jan 1382. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Katherine died on 28 Jan 1382.

    Notes:

    She was long thought to have been a daughter of Walter de Norwich, Chief Baron of the Exchequer, but this appears to be unproven.

    Children:
    1. 5. Katherine de la Pole died before 17 Feb 1363.
    2. Blanche de la Pole died after 1378.
    3. Michael de la Pole was born about 1330; died on 5 Sep 1389 in Paris, France; was buried in Church of the Carthusians, Kingston-upon-Hull, Yorkshire, England.

  5. 12.  Ralph de Cromwell was born in in of Cromwell, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, England (son of Ralph de Cromwell and Joan de la Mare); died before 28 Oct 1364.

    Ralph married Amice Belars. Amice (daughter of Roger Belars) died after 21 Apr 1367. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Amice Belars (daughter of Roger Belars); died after 21 Apr 1367.

    Notes:

    Also spelled Bellers.

    Children:
    1. 6. Ralph de Cromwell was born in in of Cromwell, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, England; died on 27 Aug 1398.

  7. 14.  John de Bernake was born about 1305 in of Buckenham, Norfolk, England (son of William de Bernake and Alice de Driby); died on 20 Mar 1346; was buried in Hethersett, Norfolk, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1306
    • Alternate birth: 1309, of Wodethorpe, Lincolnshire, England
    • Alternate birth: Abt 1309

    John married Joan Marmion. Joan (daughter of John Marmion and Maud de Furnival) died after 15 Aug 1346. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Joan Marmion (daughter of John Marmion and Maud de Furnival); died after 15 Aug 1346.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 2 Oct 1361
    • Alternate death: 13 Oct 1361

    Children:
    1. 7. Maud de Bernake was born between 1335 and 1338; died on 10 Apr 1419.