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Nicknames: "John Lord Clifford and Westmoreland", "John De Clifford", "John Clifford"
Birthplace: Appleby, Westmoreland, England
Death: Died in Meaux, Seine-et-Marne, Ile-de-France, France
Cause of death: killed in battle at the Siege of Meaux
Occupation: Knight, Lord Clifford, soldier slain at the siege of Meaux, 7th Lord of Clifford, 7th Lord Clifford
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About John de Clifford, 7th Baron Clifford

Buried: Bolton Abbey / Friars Minors, Ipswich, Suffolk, England

Notes: Knight of the Garter. Only three years old when his father died in 1391. He married Elizabeth Percy - Harry Hotspur's daughter, in 1404. John was summoned as a Baron to Parliament from 1411 and in 1413 he attended the coronation of Henry V and went with him to France. He took part in the siege of Harfleur and the Battle of Agincourt 1415 and he received the surrender of Cherbourg. John liked to joust and was wounded in the great tournament of Carlisle but he recovered and in 1421 he was elected knight of the garter. He returned to France only to be killed at the siege of Meaux in 1422. His body was brought home and buried at buried Bolton Abbey. He left two sons Thomas and Henry and a daughter Mary.

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Sir John de Clifford, 7th Lord Clifford was born circa 1388. He was the son of Thomas de Clifford, 6th Lord Clifford and Elizabeth de Ros. He married Elizabeth Percy, daughter of Sir Henry Percy, Lord Percy and Elizabeth de Mortimer, between 1403 and 1412. He died on 13 March 1421/22 at Meaux, France, killed in action.

Sir John de Clifford, 7th Lord Clifford succeeded to the title of 7th Lord Clifford [E., 1299] on 18 August 1391. He fought in the Siege of Meaux.2He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 3 May 1421.

Children of Sir John de Clifford, 7th Lord Clifford and Elizabeth Percy

   * Mary Clifford+
   * Thomas de Clifford, 8th Lord Clifford+ b. 25 Mar 1414, d. 22 May 1455

Citations

  • 1.[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/2, page 550. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2.[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 293.

From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p1053.htm#i10530

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7th Baron of Clifford

1421 - Knight of the Garter

1411 - summoned to Parliament

Fought with Henry V in France

 Siege of Harfleur
 Battle of Agincourt
 received surrender of Cherbourg

Wounded in joust a Carlisle

Killed at siege of Meaux

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John de Clifford, Baron

1388 - 1422

Suffix Baron

Birth Abt 1388 Of Appleby, Westmoreland, England

Gender Male

Died 13 Mar 1421-1422 Siege Of, Meaux, Seine-Et-Marne, France

Father Thomas Clifford, Baron of Clifford, b. 1363, Of Brough Castle, , Westmoreland, England , d. 18 Aug 1391, , Spruce, , Germany

Mother Elizabeth De Roos, b. Abt 1367, Of, Hamlake, , England , d. 26 Mar 1424

Family 1 Elizabeth de Percy, Baroness of Clifford, b. Abt 1390, Of, Alnwick, Northumberland, England , d. 26 Oct 1437, , , England

Married 1403-1412 , Westmoreland, England

Children

1. Mary Clifford, b. Abt 1426, Appleby, Westmoreland, England , d. Yes, date unknown

	2. Thomas de Clifford,   b. 25 Mar 1414, , Devonshire, England ,   d. 22 May 1454, , , England 
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John de Clifford 7th Lord Clifford, Hereditary Sheriff of Westmoreland was born circa 1389 [aged 3 in 1392]. He married Elizabeth Percy, daughter of Sir Henry Percy K.G., K.B. and Elizabeth Philippa Mortimer, circa 1404. John de Clifford 7th Lord Clifford, Hereditary Sheriff of Westmoreland died on 13 March 1422 at Meaux, France. He was buried at Bolton Priory.

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  • 'John CLIFFORD (7º B. Clifford)
  • 'Born: 1388, Appleby, Westmoreland, England
  • 'Died: 13 Mar 1421/2, Siege of Meaux, Seine-et-Marne, France
  • 'Buried: Bolton Abbey / Friars Minors, Ipswich, Suffolk, England
  • 'Notes: Knight of the Garter. Only three years old when his father died in 1391. He married Elizabeth Percy - Harry Hotspur's daughter, in 1404. John was summoned as a Baron to Parliament from 1411 and in 1413 he attended the coronation of Henry V and went with him to France. He took part in the siege of Harfleur and the Battle of Agincourt 1415 and he received the surrender of Cherbourg. John liked to joust and was wounded in the great tournament of Carlisle but he recovered and in 1421 he was elected knight of the garter. He returned to France only to be killed at the siege of Meaux in 1422. His body was brought home and buried at buried Bolton Abbey. He left two sons Thomas and Henry and a daughter Mary.
  • Father: Thomas CLIFFORD (6° B.Clifford)
  • Mother: Elizabeth ROS (B. Clifford)
  • 'Married 1: ¿?
  • 'Married 2: Elizabeth PERCY (B. Clifford/C. Westmoreland) ABT 1412
  • Children:
    • 1. Thomas CLIFFORD (8º B. Clifford)
    • 2. Mary CLIFFORD
    • 3. Henry CLIFFORD
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/CLIFFORD.htm#John CLIFFORD (7º B. Clifford)
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  1. A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire (Google eBook) Henry Colburn, 1839. Page 278. "His lordship d in 1390 and was s by his eldest son Thomas, 6th baron, who m Elizabeth dau and heir Thomas, Lord Roos of Hamlakc, and dying in 1392, by his only son, John, 7th baron, KG, sheriff of Westmorland, nobleman fell at the siege of Meaux 13 March 1422. was s. by his only son by Elizabeth dau of Henry Percy the celebrated Hotspur "

-------------------- He fought in the Siege of Meaux. He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 3 May 1421.

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John de Clifford, 7th Baron Clifford's Timeline

1388
1388
Appleby, Westmoreland, England, United Kingdom
1389
April 23, 1389
Appleby, Westmoreland, England
April 23, 1389
(3-17 Aug 1391)
April 23, 1389
(3-17 Aug 1391)
April 23, 1389
(3-17 Aug 1391)
April 23, 1389
(3-17 Aug 1391)
1404
5, 1404
Age 14
Appleby,,Westmorland,England
1414
March 25, 1414
Age 24
Skipton, Yorkshire, England
1416
1416
Age 26
Appleby, Westmoreland, England
1416
Age 26
Westmoreland, England