John Throckmorton, Knight (c.1382 - 1445) MP

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Birthplace: Fladbury, Warwickshire, England
Death: Died in Coughton, Warwickshire, England
Occupation: having been educated to the study of the law was ... Chamberlain of the Exchequer ... for which he bore the title of Under Treasurer of England
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About John Throckmorton, Knight

Sir John Throckmorton, Lord of Throckmorton and Black Nauton, County Worchester, and in the right of his wife, of Coughton and Spermore, County Warwick, England, with his primary seat at Coughton court.

  • Married Alianore, daughter and co-heir of Sir Guy de la Spine, of Coughton, Warwichshire.

1418- In the service of Richard, Earl of Warwick, at Caen in Normandy.

He was educated in the law and was afterwards in the council of King Henry V of England.

1415 and 1421- Chamberlain of the Exchequer, with the title Under Treasurer of England. .

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  • 'Sir John de Throckmorton1
  • 'M, #3366, d. 23 April 1445
  • Last Edited=5 Feb 2013
  • ' Sir John de Throckmorton married Eleanor de Spineto, daughter of Sir Guy de Spineto, in 1409.1 He died on 23 April 1445.2
  • ' He lived at Cowton, Warwickshire, England.3 He held the office of Under-Treasurer of England.1 He was also known as John Throgmorton.3
  • 'Children of Sir John de Throckmorton and Eleanor de Spineto
    • 1.Sir Thomas Throckmorton+2 d. 1471
    • 2.Eleanor Throgmorton+3
    • 3.John Throckmorton+4
  • 'Child of Sir John de Throckmorton
    • 1.Matilda Throckmorton+ b. 1425
  • Citations
  • 1.[S34] Peter Townend, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 105th edition (London, U.K.: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1970), page 2642. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage, 105th ed.
  • 2.[S34] Peter Townend, Burke's Peerage, 105th ed., page 2643.
  • 3.[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 167. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  • 4.[S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume I, page 66. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p337.htm#i3366
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  • 'Sir John Throckmorton1,2,3
  • 'M, #977, b. circa 1390, d. 12 April 1445
  • Father Thomas Throckmorton d. c 1408
  • Mother Agnes Besford b. c 1365, d. a 1428
  • ' Sir John Throckmorton was born circa 1390 at of Throckmorton, Warwickshire, England. He married Eleanor Spiney, daughter of Sir Guy de Spineto and Katherine Holt, in 1432. Sir John Throckmorton died on 12 April 1445 at of Coughton, Warwickshire, England.
  • 'Family Eleanor Spiney b. c 1398, d. a 1466
  • Children
    • Matilda (Maud) Throckmorton+2
    • Eleanor Throckmorton+
    • Margaret Throckmorton
    • Elizabeth Throckmorton
    • John Throckmorton, Esq.+
    • Sir Thomas Throckmorton, Sheriff of Leicestershire & Warwickshire+ b. c 1412, d. 1472
    • Agnes Throckmorton+3 b. c 1420
  • Citations
  • 1.[S104] Unknown author, Burke's Peerage, 1938, p. 2416.
  • 2.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 484.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 109.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p33.htm#i977
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  • 'John THROCKMORTON (Sir)
  • 'Born: ABT 1380, Fladbury, Warwick, England
  • 'Died: 1445
  • 'Buried: Church of St. John the Baptist, Fladbury, Worcestershire
  • Father: Thomas THROCKMORTON
  • Mother: Agness BESFORD
  • 'Married: Eleanor De La SPINE (b. ABT 1385 - d. AFT 1466) ABT 1409, Coughton Court, Warwickshire, England
  • Children:
    • 1. John THROCKMORTON
    • 2. Eleanor THROCKMORTON
    • 3. Thomas THROCKMORTON (Sir)
    • 4. Agnes THROCKMORTON
    • 5. Mary THROCKMORTON
    • 6. Margaret THROCKMORTON
    • 7. Matilda (Maud) THROCKMORTON
    • 8. Elizabeth THROCKMORTON
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/THROCKMORTON1.htm#John THROCKMORTON (Sir)2
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-------------------- Sir knight Lord John Throckmorton was the treasurer of England under King Henry V -------------------- JOHN THROCKMORTON, M.P.

Per "The History of Parliament: The House of Commons 1386 - 1421 (Roskell, Clark, & Rawcliffe, eds. / 1993)" -- "Merely tenants of the bishops of Worcester in the manor of Throckmorton, the Throckmortons owed their rise in the early 15th century almost entirely to John's legal and administrative ability and the family connexion to the earls of Warwick. It was the latter which afforded the opportunity for his marriage to Eleanor Spyne, whose father, a Beauchamp retainer, was a tenant of the earl in the south Warwickshire manor of Coughton. Throckmorton thus acquired a moiety of Coughton (and an agreement made by his widow and elder son with the heir of the other moiety was later to bring that into the family, too). In Worcestershire he inherited from his parents, besides Throckmorton, some property in Rous Lench, and his sucess as a lawyer enabled him to extend these holdings and to become a landowner of some substance............Over the years he acquired parcels of land elsewhere in Worcestershire, Thorndon, Hull, Moor, Bishampton, and Pinvin. He purchased the manor of Spernall in Warwickshire............Throckmorton first came to public notice in 1413, when he was acting as legal advisor to Sir John Phelip, a personal friend of the new King, Henry V."

John Throckmorton's "curriculum vitae" includes --

1.) Justice of the Peace / Worcestershire -- Jan. 1414 - 1445

2.) Deputy Sheriff / Worcestershire -- Nov. 1415 - Sept. 1418

3.) Escheator / Worcestershire -- Nov. 1418 - Nov. 1419

4.) Chamberlain of the Exchequer / Warwickshire -- Dec. 1418 - 1445

5.) Justice of the Peace / Warwickshire -- Oct. 1433 - Dec. 1439

6.) Member of Parliament / Worcestershire -- 1414, 1420, 1422, 1432, 1433, & 1439

www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1386-1421/member/throckmorton-john-1445

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Sir John Throckmorton, MP, of Fladbury's Timeline

1382
1382
Fladbury, Warwickshire, England
1404
1404
Age 22
Worcester, England
1405
1405
Age 23
Coughton, Warwickshire, England
1409
June 26, 1409
Age 27
Throckmorton, Warwickshire, , England
1412
1412
Age 30
Coughton, Warwickshire, England
1416
1416
Age 34
Throckmorton, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
1420
1420
Age 38
Coughton, Warwickshire, England
1421
1421
Age 39
Coughton, Warwickshire, ENG
1422
1422
Age 40
Throckmorton, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
1425
1425
Age 43
Of, Coughton, Warwickshire, England