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  • ID: I10103
  • Name: John 1st Baron de CLIFTON , of Buckenham 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1353 in Buckenham Castle, Wayland, Norfolk, England 1 2
  • Death: 10 AUG 1388 in Rhodes, Middleton, Lancashire, England 3 2
  • Note:
    BARONY of CLIFTON (I) 1376

    John de Clifton, of Buckenham Castle, Norfolk, son and heir of Constantine Clifton, by Catherine, daughter of Sir William de la Pole, which Constantine was son and heir apparent of Adam de Clifton (a), of Buckenham Castle, aforesaid, and other large estates (inherited through the families of Cailly and Tateshale), having previously succeeded his said grandfather, was found heir to Margaret de Caily in 1368, being then aged 15 years. He had livery of his lands 27 Oct 1374. He was summoned to Parliament from 1 Dec 1376 to 28 July 1388, by writs directed Johanni de Clyfton, whereby he is held to have become Lord Clifton.

    He m. Elizabeth, daughter (whose issue became, in 1497, coheir) of Ralph Cromwell, Lord Cromwell, by Maud, daughter (whose issue became heir) of John Bernak, of Tattershall, co. Lincoln. He d. in Rhodes, 10 Aug 1388. His widow m. Sir Edward Bensted, and d. 1393-94. [Complete Peerage III:307-8]

    (a) This Adam was son and heir of another Adam de Clifton (who d. 1366/7), son and heir of Roger de Clifton (writ for whose Inq.p.m. is dated 24 June 4 Edward III [1331]), by Margery, sister and heir of Thomas (Lord) de Cailly, which Margery and Thomas were children of Adam de Cailly, by Emma, his 2nd wife, daughter (whose issue became heir) of Robert de Tateshale, of Buckenham abovenamed.




    Father: Constantine de CLIFTON , of Buckenham b: ABT 1338 in Buckenham Castle, Wayland, Norfolk, England
    Mother: Katherine de la POLE b: ABT 1338 in Hull, Kingston-upon-Hull, Yorkshire, England

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth de CROMWELL b: ABT 1355 in Tattershall, Horncastle, Lincolnshire, England
    • Married: in 1st husband 4 1
    Children
    1. Has Children Constantine 2nd Baron de CLIFTON , of Buckenham b: 1372 in Buckenham Castle, Wayland, Norfolk, England
    2. Has No Children Katherine CLIFTON b: ABT 1374 in Buckenham Castle, Wayland, Norfolk, England

    Sources:
    1. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 218-33
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: III:307-8
    3. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 218-33
      Text: 1388
    4. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: III:308
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