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Sir John Scott

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Scott's Hall, Smeeth, East Ashford, Kent, England
Death: Died in Smeeth, East Ashford, Kent, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir William Scott, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports and Sybil Scott, Heiress of the Barony of Bircholt
Husband of Anne Pympe
Father of Catherine (or Johanna) Strutt; Richard Scott, of Scot's Hall; Sir Walter Scott; John Scott; Sir Reginald Scott, Captain of Calais & Sangatte and 8 others
Brother of George Scott, I; Catherine Scott; Edward Scott; Anne Scott; Elizabeth Scott and 1 other

Occupation: High Sheriff
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About Sir John Scott

Knight of Goring and West Dean, Sussex.

King Henry VIII's bodyguard, 1515-1518

Knighted by Prince Castille around 1520

Sheriff of Kent in 1528

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THIS REFERENCE HAS THE WRONG INFORMATION FOR RICHARD SON OF JOHN AND ANN. THEY HAVE HIM MIXED UP WITH RICHARD SCOTT WHO WAS THE FATHER OF ANN WHO MARRIED JOHN FROST, THE SON OF RICHARD SCOTT.

Knighted about 1520 by the Prince of Castile for signal services rendered against the Duke of Guelders.

From thePeerage.com:

    John Scott was born in 1480 at Scotts Hall, Smeeth, Kent, England. He married Ann Pympe, daughter of Reynold Pympe and Elizabeth Pashley, on 22 November 1506 at Thevegate, Smeeth, Kent, England. He died in 1534 at Brabourne, Cokent, England.

Child of John Scott and Ann Pympe

   * Richard Scott+ b. 1508

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Sir John Scott born either 1480 or 1485 to Sir William Scott (1459-1524) and Sybil (Sybilla) Lewknor (1463-1527). He was knighted by the Young Prince Charles (later Emperor Charles V) for gallantry displayed in the campaign of 1511 in the Low Countries against the Duke of Guelders (Sir Edward Poynings). He entered the retinue of George Neville, Lord Abergavenny, Constable of Dover Castle, and had charge of the transport service on the landing of Charles V at Dover on 28 May 1522. He was High Sheriff of Kent in 1527, and died 7 Oct 1533. By marriage with Anne Pympe, daughter of Reginald Pympe (said to be descended from John Gower, the poet), his successors acquired the manor of Nettlestead, Kent. Their issue was, besides several daughters, three sons - William (d 1536 s.p.), Reginald, and Richard (who was father of Reginald - d 1599 - author of "The Discovery of Witchcraft").

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  • Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 51
    • Scott, William (d.1350) by James McMullen Rigg
  • SCOTT, Sir WILLIAM (d. 1350), judge, and reputed founder of the Kentish family of Scot's Hall, .....
  • ..... 'Sir John Scott (1484?–1533), was knighted by the young Prince Charles (afterwards the Emperor Charles V) for gallantry displayed in the campaign of 1511 in the Low Countries against the Duke of Guelders [see Poynings, Sir Edward]. He entered the retinue of George Neville, lord Abergavenny, constable of Dover Castle, and had charge of the transport service on the landing of Charles V at Dover on 28 May 1522. He was sheriff of Kent in 1527, and died 7 Oct. 1533. By marriage with Anne, daughter of Reginald Pympe (said to be de- scended from John Gower, the poet), his successors acquired the manor of Nettlestead, Kent. Their issue was, besides several daughters, three sons, William (d. 1536 s.p.), Reginald, and Richard, who was father of Reginald (d 1599) [q. v.], author of ‘The Discovery of Witchcraft.’
  • 'Sir John Scott's second son, Sir Reginald Scott (1512–1554), sheriff of Kent in 1541 and surveyor of works at Sandgate, died on 15 Dec. 1554, and was buried at Brabourne, having married, first, Emeline, daughter of Sir William Kempe; and, secondly, Mary, daughter of Sir Brian Tuke [q. v.] He had issue six sons and four daughters. .....
  • From: http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Scott,_William_(d.1350)_(DNB00)
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  • ' DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY(SCOFFIN-SHEARES) (1897)
  • http://www.archive.org/details/dictionaryofnati019324mbp
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/dictionaryofnati019324mbp#page/n70/mode/1up
  • SCOTT or SCOT, REGINALD or REYNOLD (1538 ?-1599), writer against the belief in witches, was son of Richard Scot, 'second son of Sir John Scot (d. 1633) of Scots Hall in Smeeth, Kent' ....
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  • 'Americans of royal descent: collection of genealogies showing the lineal ... By Charles Henry Browning
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=eyik0rO0HlsC&pg=PA542&lpg=PA542&dq=%22Thomas+Scott%22+1528&source=bl&ots=RAmJU5zI8L&sig=Oxj_DJ_ALJY_VHtm8Cd5wNeqZPM&hl=en&sa=X&ei=Ys0GT-mBEeOWiQLH8fmXCQ&ved=0CEIQ6AEwBjgU#v=onepage&q=%22Thomas%20Scott%22%201528&f=false
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  • 'John Scott1
  • 'M, b. circa 1480, d. before 1534
  • ' John Scott was born circa 1480 at Scotts Hall, Brabourn, Kent, England. He was the son of William Scott and Sibill Lewknor. John Scott married Anne Pympe, daughter of Reginald Pympe and Elizabeth Pashley, before 22 November 1506 at Thevegate, Kent, England. John Scott died before 1534 at Brabourne, Kent, England.
  • 'Child of John Scott and Anne Pympe
    • Reginald Scott+ b. 1495, d. 16 Dec 1554
  • Citations
  • 1.[S132] Aileen Lewers Langston and J. Orton Buck Jr, Charlemagne's Descendants-II, p. 28.
  • From: http://www.charlemagne.org/p89.htm#i2937
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  • 'Sir John Scott, Sheriff of Kent, Burgess of New Romney1,2,3
  • 'M, b. before 1485, d. 7 October 1533
  • Father Sir William Scott, Sheriff of Kent, Constable of Dover Castle1,4 b. c 1445, d. 24 Aug 1524
  • Mother Sibyl Lewknor1,4 b. c 1463
  • ' Sir John Scott, Sheriff of Kent, Burgess of New Romney was born before 1485 at of Scott's Hall, Smeeth, Kent, England.1 He married Anne Pympe, daughter of Reginald (Reynold) Pympe, Esq. and Elizabeth Pashley, before 22 November 1506; They had 5 sons (Sir Reynold; Sir John; William; Richard, Esq; & George) and 7 daughters (Mildred, wife of John Digges, Esq., & of Richard Keyes, Gent; Katherine, wife of Sir Henry Crispe; Isabel, wife of Richard Adams, Esq; Alice; Mary, wife of Nicholas Ballard, Gent; Elizabeth; & Sibyl, wife of Richard Hynde, Esq.).1,2,3 Sir John Scott, Sheriff of Kent, Burgess of New Romney died on 7 October 1533 at Brabourne, Kent, England.1,3
  • 'Family Anne Pympe b. b 1484, d. bt Aug 1524 - 16 Feb 1540
  • Children
    • Richard Scott, Esq.+ b. c 1506
    • Sir Reginald Scott, Sheriff of Kent, Captain of Calais & Sangatte+1,3 b. c 1512, d. 16 Dec 1554
  • Citations
  • 1.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 335.
  • 2.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 302.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 1-2.
  • 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 1.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p2693.htm#i80926
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Sir John Scott, High Sheriff of Kent's Timeline

1480
1480
Scott's Hall, Smeeth, East Ashford, Kent, England
1494
1494
Age 14
Glemsford, Suffolk, England
1504
1504
Age 24
Smeeth, Kent, England
1507
1507
Age 27
Sudbury, Suffolk, UK
1511
1511
Age 31
Hall Scotts, Kent, England
1512
1512
Age 32
Hall Scotts, Kent, England
1512
Age 32
Scotts Hall,,Kent,England
1514
1514
Age 34
Scott's Hall, Smeeth, Kent, England
1515
1515
Age 35
Sudbury, Suffolk, UK
1517
1517
Age 37
Scotts Hall, Brabourne, Kent, England