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John de Sutton, VI, 1st Baron Dudley

Also Known As: "John de Sutton", "John Sutton Dudley VI", "Sutton Lord Dudley K.G.", "John Sutton", "Lord-Knight Of Garter", "'Of Dudley' K.G.", "Lord Lieutenant of Ireland", "1st Baron Dudley", "Lord Dudley", ""John de Sutton"", ""John Sutton Dudley VI"", ""Sutton Lord Dudley K.G."", ""Joh..."
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Birthplace: Dudley Castle, Staffordshire, England
Death: Died in Staffordshire, England
Place of Burial: St James Priory, Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Son of Sir John de Sutton V (4th Baron Sutton of Dudley and Constance de Sutton (Blount)
Husband of Elizabeth de Berkeley
Father of Sir Edmund Sutton, of Dudley; Katherine Sutton; Sir John Sutton Dudley, VII; Agnes de Snede; William Sutton, Bishop of Durham and 5 others
Brother of Thomas Sutton; Humphrey de Sutton; Hamon Sutton and Jane Sutton

Occupation: first Baron of Dudley, 1st Baron Dudley Sir John VI De Sutton, Earl of Dudley
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In the Middle Ages the Sutton family inherited the title and estate of Lord Dudley and lived in Dudley Castle.

Sir John de Sutton VI - was born on 25 Dec 1400 in Dudley Castle, Staffordshire, England and died on 30 Sep 1487 in Staffordshire, England and was buried in St James Priory, Dudley, Staffordshire, England . He was the son of Sir John de Sutton V and Constance Blount. Sir John married Elizabeth Berkeley. Elizabeth was born before 1422 in Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England. She was the daughter of Sir John Berkeley and Elizabeth Betteshorne. She died about 8 Dec 1478 and was buried in St. James Priory, Dudley, Staffordshire, England .

Sir John - Only in 1432 with the succession of John de Sutton VI did the barony come to prominence for he had a long and successful career in the service of the royal court. Amongst his many appointments he held the lieutenancy of Ireland. In the Wars of the Roses he supported the Lancasterian faction under Henry VI and was imprisoned at Ludlow Castle.


In 1455 he was captured at the battle of St Albans and again imprisoned. Despite his previous loyalty to the Lancastrian cause he was soon employed on diplomatic missions for the Yorkists acting as ambassador in negotiations with Burgundy and Brittany.


John de Sutton VI survived the slaughter of these wars and died in 1487 after a long and most distinguished career.


As Lord Steward in 1422 he brought home the body of King Henry V to England, and was chief mourner and carried the standard of King Henry V at his funeral. he fought throughout the wars with France and was a firm supporter of the House of Lancaster in the Wars of the Roses. He was summoned to Parliament from 15 Feb 1439/40 by writs directed Johanni de Sutton de Duddeley militi, whereby he is held to have become Lord Dudley. He was the first of his family to adopt the surname of Dudley as an alias for Sutton. He was taken prisoner with King Henry VI on 23 May 1455 at the first Battle of St. Albans, and was wounded at Blore Heath on 23 Sep 1459. Children: (Quick Family Chart) i. Sir Edmund Sutton was born after 1422, lived in Dudley,Worcestershire,England and died after 6 Jul 1483 . Sir Edmund married Joyce de Tiptoft about 1450. Joyce was born about 1430. She died in 1485 .

Sir Edmund - married Joyce de Tiptoft about 1430and later Matilda Clifford ii. Jane Sutton was born about 1434, lived in Dudley Castle, Staffordshire, England. Jane married Thomas Mainwaring. Thomas was born about 1450 in Ightfield , SW of Whitchurch, Shropshire, England. He was the son of William Mainwaring and Margaret Warren. He died in 1508 .

Name: JOHN VI Sutton Given Name: JOHN VI Surname: Sutton Prefix: Sir Suffix: (1st Lord Dudley) Sex: M Birth: 25 Dec 1400 in Dudley Castle, Staffordshire, England Christening: Barton, Derbyshire, England Death: 30 Sep 1487 in Staffordshire, England Burial: St. James Priory, Dudley, Staffordshire, England Change Date: 21 Sep 2005 at 15:22

Father: JOHN De Sutton Dudley b: Feb 1379-1380 in Coleshill, Arden, Warwickshire, England c: in Dudley, Warwickshire, England Mother: Constance-Constantine Blount b: 1380 in Barton, Blount, Burton-upon-Trent, Derbyshire, England

Marriage 1 ELIZABETH de Berkeley b: Abt 1388 in Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England Married: Abt 1421 in England Change Date: 21 Sep 2005 Children

Edmund Sutton b: Bet 1425 and 1427 in of Dudley Castle, Worcestershire, England
John Dudley b: Abt 1427 in Of Hatherington, Climping, Sussex, Eng
Jane Sutton Dudley b: Abt 1434 in of Dudley Castle, Staffordshire, England
Eleanor (Dudley) Sutton b: Abt 1440 in of Dudley, Staffordshire, England
 
John Sutton, 1st Baron Dudley (December 25, 1400 – September 30, 1487), was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1428-30.

He was born at Barton-under-Needwood, Staffordshire, became 1st Baron Dudley and a Knight of the Garter, and died at Stafford, Staffordshire.

His Father was John Sutton Vth.

John 1st Baron Dudley married Elizabeth de Berkeley of Beverstone, sometime after March 14, 1420. The sons of Dudley by this marriage were:

Edmund Sutton, John Sutton Dudley Kt. of Atherington.

William Dudley Bishop Of Durham: (1476-1483) Oliver Dudley.

Sources:

1. Thorns among the roses Holly Forrest Tamer Web: http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=tamer&id=I14436 -------------------- Viceroy of Ireland in 1429 -------------------- Only in 1432 with the succession of John de Sutton VI did the barony come to prominence for he had a long and successful career in the service of the royal court. Amongst his many appointments he held the lieutenancy of Ireland. In the Wars of the Roses he supported the Lancasterian faction under Henry VI and was imprisoned at Ludlow Castle.


In 1455 he was captured at the battle of St Albans and again imprisoned. Despite his previous loyalty to the Lancastrian cause he was soon employed on diplomatic missions for the Yorkists acting as ambassador in negotiations with Burgundy and Brittany.


John de Sutton VI survived the slaughter of these wars and died in 1487 after a long and most distinguished career.


As Lord Steward in 1422 he brought home the body of King Henry V to England, and was chief mourner and carried the standard of King Henry V at his funeral. he fought throughout the wars with France and was a firm supporter of the House of Lancaster in the Wars of the Roses. He was summoned to Parliament from 15 Feb 1439/40 by writs directed Johanni de Sutton de Duddeley militi, whereby he is held to have become Lord Dudley. He was the first of his family to adopt the surname of Dudley as an alias for Sutton. He was taken prisoner with King Henry VI on 23 May 1455 at the first Battle of St. Albans, and was wounded at Blore Heath on 23 Sep 1459.

[source: http://www.renderplus.com/hartgen/htm/de-sutton.htm#name1718] -------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Sutton,_1st_Baron_Dudley -------------------- John Sutton, 1st Baron Dudley (December 25, 1400 – September 30, 1487), was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1428-30.

He was born at Barton-under-Needwood, Staffordshire, became 1st Baron Dudley and a Knight of the Garter, and died at Stafford, Staffordshire.

His Father was John Sutton Vth.

John 1st Baron Dudley married Elizabeth de Berkeley of Beverstone, sometime after March 14, 1420. The sons of Dudley by this marriage were:

Edmund Sutton, John Sutton Dudley Kt. of Atherington. William Dudley Bishop Of Durham: (1476-1483) Oliver Dudley. As Lord Steward in 1422 he brought home the body of King Henry V to England, and was chief mourner and standard bearer at his funeral. He fought in several campaigns throughout the period of the wars with France and was a resolute defender of the House of Lancaster early on in the Wars of the Roses, but changed his allegiance for political safety along with many others later on.

Dudley was summoned to Parliament from February 15, 1440, by writs directed: 'Johanni de Sutton de Duddeley militi', whereby he obtained a Barony by writ as Lord Dudley. He was the first of his family to adopt the surname of Dudley as an alias for Sutton. "John Dudley, Knyght, Lord Dudley" died testate in his 87th year. His will is dated August 17, 1487.

The barony was inherited by his son, Edmund de Sutton, 2nd Baron Dudley, whose son was Edward 2nd lord Dudley.

Battle of St Albans 1455

Found amongst the Lancastrian army at the first Battle of St Albans on 22 May 1455 were John Sutton of Dudley, Worcestershire and his son Edmund Sutton of Dudley, Worcestershire. Lord Dudley was taken prisoner along with King Henry VI. Battle of Blore Heath 1459

Dudley was present at the Battle of Blore Heath on September 23, 1459, along with his son Edmund Sutton. Dudley was wounded and captured. Battle of Towton 1461

Lord Dudley was rewarded after the battle for his participation on the side of Edward, Earl of March, son of Richard, Duke of York. On June 28 of that year, Edward IV was proclaimed King in London. Battle of Bosworth Field 1485

Following the battle, Dudley was created Sheriff of Sussex by the new King Henry VII. Political offices Preceded by ' Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1428–1430 Succeeded by ' Peerage of England New title Baron Dudley 1440–1487 Succeeded by Edward Sutton

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-------------------- Only in 1432 with the succession of John de Sutton VI did the barony come to prominence for he had a long and successful career in the service of the royal court. Amongst his many appointments he held the lieutenancy of Ireland. In the Wars of the Roses he supported the Lancasterian faction under Henry VI and was imprisoned at Ludlow Castle.


In 1455 he was captured at the battle of St Albans and again imprisoned. Despite his previous loyalty to the Lancastrian cause he was soon employed on diplomatic missions for the Yorkists acting as ambassador in negotiations with Burgundy and Brittany.


John de Sutton VI survived the slaughter of these wars and died in 1487 after a long and most distinguished career.


As Lord Steward in 1422 he brought home the body of King Henry V to England, and was chief mourner and carried the standard of King Henry V at his funeral. he fought throughout the wars with France and was a firm supporter of the House of Lancaster in the Wars of the Roses. He was summoned to Parliament from 15 Feb 1439/40 by writs directed Johanni de Sutton de Duddeley militi, whereby he is held to have become Lord Dudley. He was the first of his family to adopt the surname of Dudley as an alias for Sutton. He was taken prisoner with King Henry VI on 23 May 1455 at the first Battle of St. Albans, and was wounded at Blore Heath on 23 Sep 1459. -------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Sutton,_1st_Baron_Dudley -------------------- John Sutton, 1st Baron Dudley From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

John Sutton, 1st Baron Dudley (December 25, 1400 – September 30, 1487), was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1428-30. He was born at Barton-under-Needwood, Staffordshire, became 1st Baron Dudley and a Knight of the Garter, and died at Stafford, Staffordshire. His Father was John Sutton Vth. John 1st Baron Dudley married Elizabeth de Berkeley of Beverstone, sometime after March 14, 1420. The sons of Dudley by this marriage were: Edmund Sutton, John Sutton Dudley Kt. of Atherington. William Dudley Bishop Of Durham: (1476-1483) Oliver Dudley. As Lord Steward in 1422 he brought home the body of King Henry V to England, and was chief mourner and standard bearer at his funeral. He fought in several campaigns throughout the period of the wars with France and was a resolute defender of the House of Lancaster early on in the Wars of the Roses, but changed his allegiance for political safety along with many others later on. Dudley was summoned to Parliament from February 15, 1440, by writs directed: 'Johanni de Sutton de Duddeley militi', whereby he obtained a Barony by writ as Lord Dudley. He was the first of his family to adopt the surname of Dudley as an alias for Sutton. "John Dudley, Knyght, Lord Dudley" died testate in his 87th year. His will is dated August 17, 1487. The barony was inherited by his son, Edmund de Sutton, 2nd Baron Dudley, whose son was Edward 2nd lord Dudley. Battle of St Albans 1455 Found amongst the Lancastrian army at the first Battle of St Albans on 22 May 1455 were John Sutton of Dudley, Worcestershire and his son Edmund Sutton of Dudley, Worcestershire. Lord Dudley was taken prisoner along with King Henry VI. Battle of Blore Heath 1459 Dudley was present at the Battle of Blore Heath on September 23, 1459, along with his son Edmund Sutton. Dudley was wounded and captured. Battle of Towton 1461 Lord Dudley was rewarded after the battle for his participation on the side of Edward, Earl of March, son of Richard, Duke of York. On June 28 of that year, Edward IV was proclaimed King in London. Battle of Bosworth Field 1485 Following the battle, Dudley was created Sheriff of Sussex by the new King Henry VII.

John Sutton Lord Dudley, K.G.

Birth 25 December 1400 2020 Dudley Castle, Staffordshire, England

Christening , Barton, Derbyshire, England

Marriage about 1420 (Age 19)Elizabeth de Berkeley - [View Family (F7038)] , Dudley Castle, Staffordshire, England

Death 30 September 1487 (Age 86) , , Staffordshire, England

Burial St James Priory, Dudley, Staffordshire, England

Family as a Child: John Sutton Baron Dudley + Constance (Contatine) Blount

Family with Elizabeth de Berkeley - [View Family (F7038)] - Marriage: about 1420 -- Dudley Castle

Daughter Katherine Sutton(Dudley) (I11121) Birth about 1421 2021 -- of, Dudley Castle, Staffordshire, England

Son Edmund Sutton Lord Dudley (I11034) Birth about 1425 2425 -- of, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Death after 6 July 1483/84 (Age 59) -- Vp, Dudley Castle, Worcestershire, England

Son John Sutton Dudley (I11122) Birth about 1427 2627 -- of Hatherington, Climping, Sussex, England Death 5 August 1503 (Age 76)

Daughter Margaret Sutton(Dudley) (I11123) Birth about 1429 2829 -- of, Dudley Castle, Staffs, England

Son William Sutton (Dudley) Bishop of Durham (I11124) Birth about 1431 3031 -- of, Dudley Castle, Staffordshire, England Death 29 November 1483 (Age 52) -- Sp, Westminster Abbey, Middlesex, England

Daughter Jane Sutton (I11125) Birth about 1434 3334 -- of, Dudley Castle, Staffordshire, England

Son Oliver Sutton (Dudley) Knight (I11126) Birth about 1437 3637 -- of, Dudley Castle, Staffordshire, England Death 25 July 1469 (Age 32) -- Battle Edgecote, Near Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

Daughter Eleanor Sutton(Dudley) (I11127) Birth about 1439 3839 -- of, Dudley Castle, Staffordshire, England

-------------------- 1st Baron Dudley 1460 - Knight of the Garter 1428 - Treasurer of the King's household under Henry VI 1439 - Summoned to Parliament 1422 - Standard Bearer at King Henry V's funeral 1428 - Lord Lieut. of Ireland 1446 - Ambassador to Duke of Britanny Embassy to Duke of Burgandy 1451 - Imprisoned by Richard, Duke of York at Gloucester 1455 - Fought in Battle of St. Albans, taken prisoner in Tower of London 1459 - wounded in Battle of Bloreheath Pardoned by Edward IV Fought with Richard III at Battle of Bosworth Pardoned by Henry VII Made Sheriff of Sussex by Henry VII -------------------- From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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John Sutton, 1st Baron Dudley (December 25, 1400 – September 30, 1487), was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1428-30.

He was born at Barton-under-Needwood, Staffordshire, became 1st Baron Dudley and a Knight of the Garter, and died at Stafford, Staffordshire.

His Father was John Sutton Vth.

John 1st Baron Dudley married Elizabeth de Berkeley of Beverstone, sometime after March 14, 1420. The sons of Dudley by this marriage were:

  1. Edmund Sutton,
  2. John Sutton Dudley Kt. of Atherington.
  3. William Dudley Bishop Of Durham: (1476-1483)
  4. Oliver Dudley.

As Lord Steward in 1422 he brought home the body of King Henry V to England, and was chief mourner and standard bearer at his funeral. He fought in several campaigns throughout the period of the wars with France and was a resolute defender of the House of Lancaster early on in the Wars of the Roses, but changed his allegiance for political safety along with many others later on.

Dudley was summoned to Parliament from February 15, 1440, by writs directed: 'Johanni de Sutton de Duddeley militi', whereby he obtained a Barony by writ as Lord Dudley. He was the first of his family to adopt the surname of Dudley as an alias for Sutton. "John Dudley, Knyght, Lord Dudley" died testate in his 87th year. His will is dated August 17, 1487.

The barony was inherited by his son, Edmund de Sutton, 2nd Baron Dudley, whose son was Edward 2nd lord Dudley.

Battle of St Albans 1455

   Found amongst the Lancastrian army at the first Battle of St Albans on 22 May 1455 were John Sutton of Dudley, Worcestershire and his son Edmund Sutton of Dudley, Worcestershire. Lord Dudley was taken prisoner along with King Henry VI.

Battle of Blore Heath 1459

   Dudley was present at the Battle of Blore Heath on September 23, 1459, along with his son Edmund Sutton. Dudley was wounded and captured.

Battle of Towton 1461

   Lord Dudley was rewarded after the battle for his participation on the side of Edward, Earl of March, son of Richard, Duke of York. On June 28 of that year, Edward IV was proclaimed King in London.

Battle of Bosworth Field 1485

   Following the battle, Dudley was created Sheriff of Sussex by the new King Henry VII. 

-------------------- Laurel Logan:

from http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/Bios/JohnSutton(1BDudley).htm

Knight of the Garter. 1428 Treasurer of the King's household. 26 Sep 1439 Summoned to Parliament as Baron Dudley.

According to Ormerod's (Hist. Cheshire), Stow, Dugdale, etc. The first of the Sutton Dudley family, that is worthy of a particular notice is John Sutton, lord Dudley (sixth in descent from Richard and Isabella), who had the honor of bearing the standard at the funeral of King Henry V, 1422. He was 2 years Lord Lieut. of Ireland, being appointed Jan 1428, in which employment and other services, his merit was so conspicuous, that, in 1439, he had summons to parliament then held at Reading, and the same year was appointed one of the commissioners to treat with the Duke of Burgundy upon a truce.

In 1446, being of the King's Council, he was sent Ambassador, with the Bishop of Chichester, to the Duke of Britanny, and on another embassy to the Duke of Burgundy.

In 1447, in consideration of his services, he received a grant of an annuity of one hundred pounds issuing out of the customs of the port of London. Being surprised and taken by Richard, Duke of York, at Gloucester, on his return from Ireland in 1451, he was sent to prison at the castle of Ludlow. Soon afterwards he fought in the battle of Bloreheath, 1459, and, being wounded, received thereupon, and for other services, honorable trusts and offices from his Sovereign and grants of more than œ200 per annum for life. Henry VI also appointed him treasurer of his household, and he was, in 1460, elected a knight of the most noble Order of the Garter. We are not told how long he remained in prison, but the House of Commons being mostly Yorkists, prayed the King to remove Sir John Sutton and some other noted persons from among them and exclude Sutton forever from his royal counsels, and ever to prohibit him from approaching within twelve miles of the court. But Henry VI refused the petition. Lord Dudley fought at the battle of St. Albans, May 23, 1455, where the King was defeated by the Duke of York and taken prisoner. Dudley was also taken a prisoner of war and sent to the Tower of London; but he was soon released, as peace prevailed shortly afterwards. He still, however, persevered in the Lancastrian cause for Henry VI. Leland, the noted antiquary, thus describes that action: "At Bloreheath, was a field fought between the Earl of Salisbury and northern men on King Edward's part, who overcame the lords Audley (slain) and Dudley (wounded) with Queen Margaret and Chestershire men, who lost the field". Lord Dudley was one of the knights taken prisoner. By singular good fortune he was equally honored in the next reign by Edward IV, who granted Lord Dudley a pardon in his first year from all debts upon accounts due for him in the exercise of his office, and, afterwards, another grant of one hundred marks yearly to issue from the Duchy of Cornwall, and lastly, one hundred pounds per annum from customs of the port of Southampton. In the 17th of King Edward IV, he was employed as a Commissioner, with his brother-in-law, the Earl of Arundel, who had married Dudley's wife's sister, (Eleanor Berkeley) to treat respecting the prorogation of the truce between France and England.

In the Register of the Order of the Garter, it is recorded, that, in 1461, Lord Dudley had the stall of the deceased Earl of Longueville. There were then only 12 companions. In 1472, there were 17 members. In 1486, there were 23; and in 1477, 25. It is recorded that Lord Dudley died Sep 1487.-Anstis' Order of the Garter.

Dugdale says, "he was faithful to King Henry VI, yet he did so comply with King Edward IV, when he obtained the crown, that he received many great favors and rewards from that new Sovereign". Edward V, also added to his honors, by appointing him to hold the Feast of St. George at Windsor, on the 4th of May, 1483, the day his coronation was to take place. But as soon as Edward V was suppressed, Lord Dudley attended a chapter of the Order of the Garter in Richard III's palace, at Westminster, in the first year of that King (1483), and obtained from him a grant of eight manors "for his faithtul service in favoring his title to the crown". He fought on Richard III's side at the Battle of Bosworth.

Henry VII revoked his grant, or prevented it from taking effect. However, Lord Dudley had from Henry VII 1000 marks and the manors of Northfield and Wiley, in Worcestershire, besides a full pardon; and created him Sheriff of Sussex. This Lord Kt. must have been a man, whose good will was valuable to all sorts of kings.

Probably few warriors, like him, of the great Henry V, had survived through the war of the Roses, and it is no wonder he should have become as he did, the origin of the noted historical houses by the name of Dudley.

His will, dated 17 Aug 1487, directed that he should be buried at the Priory of St. James, in Dudley, in a tomb to cost not over £20.

This Sir John Dudley was a great financier and diplomatist, if we are to judge by his success in those directions; for he not only acquired great honors, and offices and estates, but he married his children to heirs and heiresses of the great and wealthy houses of England, thereby preparing the way for their future renown, which far surpassed that of their noble ancestors, distinguished though they were. All this can be seen in the pedigrees and biographical sketches of this history.

--Laurel Logan -------------------- Knight of Most Noble Order of Garter and Treasurer of the King's Household

--Sir John de Sutton VI - was born on 25 Dec 1400 in Dudley Castle, Staffordshire, England and died on 30 Sep 1487 in Staffordshire, England and was buried in St James Priory, Dudley, Staffordshire, England . He was the son of Sir John de Sutton V and Constance Blount. Sir John married Elizabeth Berkeley. Elizabeth was born before 1422 in Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England. She was the daughter of Sir John Berkeley and Elizabeth Betteshorne. She died about 8 Dec 1478 and was buried in St. James Priory, Dudley, Staffordshire, England .

Sir John - Only in 1432 with the succession of John de Sutton VI did the barony come to prominence for he had a long and successful career in the service of the royal court. Amongst his many appointments he held the lieutenancy of Ireland. In the Wars of the Roses he supported the Lancasterian faction under Henry VI and was imprisoned at Ludlow Castle.


In 1455 he was captured at the battle of St Albans and again imprisoned. Despite his previous loyalty to the Lancastrian cause he was soon employed on diplomatic missions for the Yorkists acting as ambassador in negotiations with Burgundy and Brittany.


John de Sutton VI survived the slaughter of these wars and died in 1487 after a long and most distinguished career.


As Lord Steward in 1422 he brought home the body of King Henry V to England, and was chief mourner and carried the standard of King Henry V at his funeral. he fought throughout the wars with France and was a firm supporter of the House of Lancaster in the Wars of the Roses. He was summoned to Parliament from 15 Feb 1439/40 by writs directed Johanni de Sutton de Duddeley militi, whereby he is held to have become Lord Dudley. He was the first of his family to adopt the surname of Dudley as an alias for Sutton. He was taken prisoner with King Henry VI on 23 May 1455 at the first Battle of St. Albans, and was wounded at Blore Heath on 23 Sep 1459. -------------------- Born in Dudley Castle, England -------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Sutton,_1st_Baron_Dudley -------------------- Also known as John Dudley. Knight and Lord of Dudley, Staffordshire and London, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. Constable of Clun and Wigmore castles. Ambassador to Brittany and Burgundy, Treasurer of the Household for King Henry VI. Steward of the Lordship of Montgomery, Constable of the Tower of London. Joint Chamberlain to Queen Elizabeth Wydeville.

Son and heir of Sir John Sutton and Constance Blount, born at Barton-under-Needwood.

He was the husband of Elizabeth Berkeley, daughter of Sir John de Berkeley of Beverstone and Elizabeth Betteshorne, widow of Sir Edward Cherleton who died 14 March 1421, married after March 1421. They had five sons and three daughters:

  • Sir Edmund, 2nd Lord Dudley m Joyce Tipton & Maud Clifford
  • John, Knight of Atherington
  • Humphrey
  • William, Bishop of Durham
  • Oliver Sutton
  • Margaret m George Longueville
  • Jane Sutton m Thomas Mainwaring
  • Eleanor Sutton m Henry Beaumont & George Stanley

John served in France with King Henry V. He brought home the King's body from France as Lord Steward, and carried the royal standard as chief mourner at his funeral in 1422. He fought the wars in France and as a staunch supporter of the House of Lancaster in the War of the Roses. Summoned to Parliament 15 Feb 1440 to 01 Sept 1487 as Johanni de Sutton de Duddeley Militi, wherein he became Lord Dudley. Richhard, the Duke of York, had John arrested in 1450, petitioning the Parliament the House of Commons, that John should be removed from the king's company. He became a Knight of the Garter in 1451, became the King's council and favorite of King Henry VI. At the Battle of Albans, John was taken prisoner along with his son Edmund and Henry VI, John was sent to the tower. John was injured at the Battle of Blore Heath Sept 1459, then changed his loyalties to Richard before the Battle of Towton in 1461, where he was rewarded by Richard's son, Edward, who became King in June. Following the Battle of Bosworth Field, Edward made John the Sheriff of Sussex.

His will is dated 17 August 1487 Birth: Dec. 25, 1400 Derbyshire, England Death: Sep. 30, 1487 Dudley Staffordshire, England

Also known as John Dudley. Knight and Lord of Dudley, Staffordshire and London, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. Constable of Clun and Wigmore castles. Ambassador to Brittany and Burgundy, Treasurer of the Household for King Henry VI. Steward of the Lordship of Montgomery, Constable of the Tower of London. Joint Chamberlain to Queen Elizabeth Wydeville.

Son and heir of Sir John Sutton and Constance Blount, born at Barton-under-Needwood.

He was the husband of Elizabeth Berkeley, daughter of Sir John de Berkeley of Beverstone and Elizabeth Betteshorne, widow of Sir Edward Cherleton who died 14 March 1421, married after March 1421. They had five sons and three daughters:

  • Sir Edmund, 2nd Lord Dudley m Joyce Tipton & Maud Clifford
  • John, Knight of Atherington
  • Humphrey
  • William, Bishop of Durham
  • Oliver Sutton
  • Margaret m George Longueville
  • Jane Sutton m Thomas Mainwaring
  • Eleanor Sutton m Henry Beaumont & George Stanley

John served in France with King Henry V. He brought home the King's body from France as Lord Steward, and carried the royal standard as chief mourner at his funeral in 1422. He fought the wars in France and as a staunch supporter of the House of Lancaster in the War of the Roses. Summoned to Parliament 15 Feb 1440 to 01 Sept 1487 as Johanni de Sutton de Duddeley Militi, wherein he became Lord Dudley. Richhard, the Duke of York, had John arrested in 1450, petitioning the Parliament the House of Commons, that John should be removed from the king's company. He became a Knight of the Garter in 1451, became the King's council and favorite of King Henry VI. At the Battle of Albans, John was taken prisoner along with his son Edmund and Henry VI, John was sent to the tower. John was injured at the Battle of Blore Heath Sept 1459, then changed his loyalties to Richard before the Battle of Towton in 1461, where he was rewarded by Richard's son, Edward, who became King in June. Following the Battle of Bosworth Field, Edward made John the Sheriff of Sussex.

His will is dated 17 August 1487


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Spouse:
 Elizabeth Berkeley Sutton (1400 - 1478)

Children:
 Edmund Sutton (1425 - 1483)*
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Burial: Saint James Priory Dudley Metropolitan Borough of Dudley West Midlands, England


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Dudley Castle, Staffordshire, England
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Sutton, Cheshire, England
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