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Nicknames: "John Cobham"
Birthplace: Cobham, Kent, England
Death: Died in Cobham, Kent, , England
Occupation: Admiral of the Fleet in the "Thames Westward" 1335 2nd Baron of Cobham Constable of Rochester 1334
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About John de Cobham, 2nd Baron Cobham

John de Cobham, 2nd Baron Cobham (died 1355) was an English nobleman and politician. He was the second baron of the family of Cobhams of Cobham. He married Joan of Beauchamp, daughter of John Lord Beauchamp; after her death, he married one Agnes Stone of Dartford.

In 1320 he became Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports and constable of Dover Castle, succeeding his father in both positions. In 1334 he was appointed, along with his father, constable of Rochester Castle. The following year he was made Admiral for the region west of the Thames. After 1350, he served in Parliament for districts in Kent. He died in 1355.

Preceded by - Henry de Cobham

Succeeded by - John de Cobham, 3rd Baron Cobham

  • From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_de_Cobham,_2nd_Baron_Cobham_(of_Kent)
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  • 'Sir John Cobham, 2nd Lord Cobham1,2,3,4,5
  • 'M, #12751, b. circa 1301, d. 25 February 1355
  • Father Henry de Cobham, 1st Lord Cobham2,5 b. c 1260, d. 25 Aug 1339
  • Mother Maud de Moreville2,5
  • ' Sir John Cobham, 2nd Lord Cobham was born circa 1301 at of Cobham & Cowling, Kent, England. He married Joan de Beauchamp, daughter of Sir John de Beauchamp, 1st Lord Hacche, Governor of Bridgwater Castle and Joan Chenduit, in 1314; They had 1 son (Sir John, 3rd Lord Cobham) & 1 daughter (Joan, wife of Sir Philip le Despenser).3,4 Sir John Cobham, 2nd Lord Cobham married Agnes Stone, daughter of Richard Stone, after 1343.6,2,5 Sir John Cobham, 2nd Lord Cobham died on 25 February 1355; Buried in the church of the Grey Friars, London.2,5
  • 'Family Joan de Beauchamp b. c 1305, d. a 1343
  • Children
    • Joan Cobham+2,4,5 b. c 1317, d. c 15 May 1357
    • Sir John de Cobham, 3rd Lord Cobham+2,7,5 b. c 1327, d. 10 Jan 1408
  • Citations
  • 1.[S3569] Unknown author, The Complete Peerage, by Cokayne, Vol. III, p. 344; Burke's Peerage, 1938, p. 611; Some Early English Pedigrees, by Vernon M. Norr, p. 21; Wallop Family, p. 214.
  • 2.[S15] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, p. 902.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 106.
  • 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 233.
  • 5.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 375-376.
  • 6.[S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. III, p. 344.
  • 7.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 775.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p425.htm#i12751
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  • 'Sir John de Cobham, 2nd Lord Cobham (of Kent)1
  • 'M, #19816, b. before 1304, d. 24 February 1354/55
  • Last Edited=20 Feb 2011
  • ' Sir John de Cobham, 2nd Lord Cobham (of Kent) was born before 1304. He was the son of Henry de Cobham, 1st Lord Cobham (of Kent) and Maud de Moreville.1,2 He married, secondly, Agnes Stone, daughter of Richard Stone.2 He married, firstly, Joan Beauchamp, daughter of Sir John Beauchamp, 1st Lord Beauchamp (of Somerset) and Joan Chenduit, in 1314.2 He died on 24 February 1354/55.2 He was buried at Cobham Church, Cobham, Kent, England.2
  • ' He was invested as a Knight before 1326/27.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Kent in 1326/27.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Kent in 1330.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Kent in 1332.2 He held the office of Constable of Rochester in 1334, jointly with his father.2 He gained the rank of Admiral of the Fleet in 1335 in the service of the from Thames westward.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Kent between 1335 and 1337.2 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Lord Cobham [E., 1313] on 25 November 1350.1 He was invested as a Knight Banneret in 1354 with an annuity of 100 marks.2
  • 'Child of Sir John de Cobham, 2nd Lord Cobham (of Kent) and Joan Beauchamp
    • 1.John Cobham, 3rd Lord Cobham (of Kent)+1 d. 10 Jan 1407/8
  • Citations
  • 1.[S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 77. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  • 2.[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 III, page 344. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p1982.htm#i19816
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John de Cobham, 2nd Baron Cobham's Timeline

1285
1285
Cobham, Kent, England
1308
1308
Age 23
Of, Stoke-Sub-Hamdon, Somersetshire, England
1319
1319
Age 34
Cobham, Kent, England
1321
1321
Age 36
Cobham, Kent, , England
1354
February 25, 1354
Age 69
London, England
1355
February 25, 1355
Age 70
Cobham, Kent, , England
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