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John de Assheton, Knight

Birthplace: Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, , England
Death: Died in Norham, Northumberlandshire, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas de Assheton and Eleanor de Assheton
Husband of Joane de Standish and Margaret de Assheton
Father of John Assheton, I, M.P. for Lancashire and Johanna de Ashton

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About Sir John de Assheton

  • Sir John de Assheton1
  • M, #29364, d. after 1389
  • Father Thomas de Assheton d. a 17 Oct 1346
  • Sir John de Assheton married Margaret de Legh, daughter of Perkins de Legh. Sir John de Assheton died after 1389.
  • Family Margaret de Legh
  • Children
    • Sir John Ashton+
    • Johanna de Assheton+
  • Citations
  • 1.[S9148] Unknown author, Burke's Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies, p. 20.
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  • Sir John de Assheton1
  • M, #228356, d. circa 1360
  • Last Edited=3 Apr 2007
  • Sir John de Assheton was the son of Thomas de Assheton.2 He married Margaret Legh, daughter of Robert Legh.1 He died circa 1360.1
  • In 1324 called to the Great Council at Westminster.1 He was invested as a Knight in 1342.1
  • Child of Sir John de Assheton and Margaret Legh
    • 1.Sir John de Assheton+2
  • Citations
  • 1.[S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 827. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  • 2.[S37] BP2003. [S37]
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  • Sir John de Ashton (fl. 1370), was a military commander.
  • Ashton was the son of Thomas de Ashton (warrior), who had distinguished himself at the battle of Nevill's Cross. The dates of his birth and death are unknown, but in 1370 he figured as the hero of one of those picturesque incidents which Froissart delighted to describe. Lord Berners has thus translated the passage:[1] .... etc.
  • The term "Scottish knight" is somewhat perplexing, and has led Mr. Johnes[who?] to suppose that one of the Setons is meant; but Froissart applies the term generally to all who were in that army, although Sir Robert Canoll — that is, Sir Robert Knolles — was of Cheshire birth. Sir John Ashton was knight of the shire for his native county in the parliament of Westminster in 1389. He married Margaret, daughter of Perkin Legh of Lyme, and was succeeded in the lordship of Ashton by his son. Sir John, who was drowned at Norham.[1]
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  • Sir John de Ashton or Sir John Assheton (died 1428), was an MP and soldier under King Henry IV and King Henry V.
  • Ashton was the grandson of Sir John de Ashton and his wife, Margary Legh. He was one of forty-six esquires who were summoned to attend the grand coronation of Henry IV in 1399, in honour of which event they were solemnly admitted to the Order of the Bath.
  • Ashton served in 1411, 1413 and 1416 .... etc.
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  • ASSHETON, Sir John I (c.1354-c.1398), of Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancs.
  • b.c.1354, s. and h. of John Assheton (d.c.1360) of Ashton-under-Lyne by his w. Margaret, da. of Robert del Leigh of Adlington, Cheshire. m. (1) by c.1366, Joan, da. of William Radcliffe of Smithills, Lancs., at least 5s. inc. Sir John II*, 1 da.; (2) a da. of Robert Staveley (d. by 1410) of Staveley, Cheshire. Kntd. by 1377.1
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Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, , England
Age 12
Probably Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
Age 18
Of, Ashton U Lyne, Lancashire, England
Age 21
Ashton-under-Lyne, UK
Age 78
Norham, Northumberlandshire, UK