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Cressida Butler (St John)

Also Known As: "Cressett St John", "Cressit St John", "Cressitt St John", "Cressyda St John", "Cresset St John"
Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, England
Death: 1612 (73-81)
Burch Hall, Roxwell, Essex, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir John St. John, Kt. and Ann Neville
Wife of John Butler
Mother of Sir Oliver Butler, Kt.; Martha Boteler; Mary Boteler; Anne Boteler; Jane Wright and 1 other
Sister of Anne Eley; Jane St. John; Charles St. John and Mary St. John
Half sister of Alice Elmes; Oliver St. John, 1st Baron St. John of Bletso; Margery Saint John and Lady Margaret Russell, Countess of Bedford

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About Cressit St John St. JOHN

Cressitt St. JOHN

Born: 1534, Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, England

Died: 1612, Burch Hall, Roxwell, Essex, England

Father: John St. JOHN (Esq.)

Mother: Anne NEVILLE

Married: John BUTLER of Starnbrooke 1566


1. John BUTLER of Starnbrooke

2. Nathaniel BUTLER (Gov. of Bahamas)

3. James BUTLER (b. 1570)

4. Elizabeth BUTLER (b. 1572)

5. Sarah BUTLER (b. 1574)

6. Martha BUTLER

7. Mary BUTLER

8. Anne BUTLER

9. Jane BUTLER


Virginia historical genealogies By John Bennett Boddie

John Butler, or Boetler, of the Parish of Sharnbrook, Bedford, and of Thobie, Essex, son and heir of George Butler, who died 1551, married (1) Cressett, daughter of Sir John St. John of Bletsoe, Bedford.

Children of first wife

I. Oliver Butler of Sharnbrooke, Bedford, married

Anne, daughter and heir of Thomas Barham of

Barham-Court county Kent, who carried the manor

of Barham-Court in Kent to her husband, to which

place he removed and was knighted by James I at

Whitehall August 1604. He died in London November

22, 1632 and is buried at Teston.

William Boteler, his third son; heir to his brother.

Sir John Boteler, who died August 2, 1634; resided at

Barham-Court. He was created a Baronet by Charles

I, July 3, 1641, and lost his life in the fight between

the King's forces and those of Parliament, at the Battle

of Cropedy Bridge, June 29, 1644. (Hasted II, 291)

His title became extinct on the death of his great grandson, Sir Phillip Boteler, 4th Baronet, January 22, 1772. (Complete Baronetage, Cockayne, Vol. II, p. 97)

II. John Butler of Littell Burch Hall, Essex. (See Later)

John BUTLER Esquire 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 was born 1532 in Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, England. He died Jan 1614 in Thoby, Essex, England. John married Cressett St. JOHN on 1556 in Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, England.

Other marriages:


Cressett St. JOHN [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 was born 1535 in Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, England. She died 1571 in Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, England. Cressett married John BUTLER Esquire on 1556 in Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, England.

They had the following children:

		F	i	 Anne BUTLER 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 was born 1557 in Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, England.
		F	ii	 Jane BUTLER 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 was born 1559 in Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, England.
		F	iii	 Mary BUTLER 1, 2, 3, 4 was born 1562 in Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, England.
		M	iv	 Sir Oliver BUTLER Knight was born 1565 and died 22 Nov 1632.
		M	v	 John BUTLER Esquire was born 1568.
		F	vi	 Martha BUTLER was born 1571.
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Cressit St John's Timeline

Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, England
Age 32
London, Middlesex, England
Age 42
Roxwell, Essex, England
Age 44
Roxwell, Essex, England
Age 46
Roxwell, Essex, England
Age 48
Roxwell, Essex, England
Age 51
Roxwell, Essex, England
Age 78
Burch Hall, Roxwell, Essex, England
Blettsowe, Bedfordshire, England