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  • ID: I32325
  • Name: John WILLOUGHBY , 8th Baron Latimer of Corby, Sir 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1421 in Boston, Lincolnshire, England 1
  • Birth: ABT 1422 3
  • Death: BEF AUG 1477 in Corby, Kettering, Northamptonshire, England 1
  • Note:

    JOHN WILLOUGHBY, according to modern doctrine suo jure LORD LATIMER, son and heir. He was born about 1421, on being more than 15 years old at his father's death. In 1445 he was a commission of enquiry as to illicit shipments of wool from co. Lincoln. In 1446 he had pardon for intrusions on the lands of his inheritance without licence In consequence of his marriage his interests and activities were transferred to the counties of Wilts and Dorset. He was Sheriff of Dorset 1455-56, and on various commissions of oyer and terminer, &c., in Wilts, and a justice of the peace from 1453 onwards. He was knighted 3 May 1461 by Edward IV at Grafton, by Tewkesbury; and had a general pardon under the style of John Willoughby of Broke, knight. He was not summoned to Parliament.

    He married, before 4 March 1444/5 Anne, daughter and coheir of Edmund CHEYNEY, of Brook, Wilts, and Ottery, Devon (h), by Alice, daughter and coheir of Humphrey STAFFORD, of Hook, Dorset, and Southwick, Wilts. He was living in December 1475, but died before August 1477, when his son had licence to enter on his lands. [Complete Peerage VII:478-9, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

    (h) This Edmund was son of Sir William Cheyney, by Cecily. Anne was born at the manor of Broke (Brook) in the Parish of Westbury, Wilts, 26 Jul 1428, and baptised in Westbury Church. In one place she is called Agnes.

    Father: John WILLOUGHBY , 7th Baron Latimer of Corby, Sir b: ABT 1400 in Boston, Lincolnshire, England
    Mother: Jane WELBY b: ABT 1402

    Marriage 1 Anne CHEYNEY , Heiress of Brooke b: 26 JUL 1428 in Brooke, Westbury, Wiltshire, England
    • Married: BEF 4 MAR 1444/45 1
    1. Has Children Robert 1st Baron WILLOUGHBY , of Broke, KG b: BEF 1452 in Corby, Kettering, Northamptonshire, England

    1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: VII:478-9
    2. Title: VCH - Hertfordshire:. URL:
      Media: Book
      Page: III:226-32, see notes for William Cheyne, d. 1274
    3. Title: Newsgroup: soc.genealogy.medieval, at groups -
      Page: Dave Utzinger, 19 Aug 2005
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