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John Newburgh, the Elder

Birthdate: (84)
Birthplace: Dorset, England
Death: April 01, 1484 (80-88)
Dorset, England
Place of Burial: Wool, Dorset, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of John Newburgh, Esq. and Joan Newburgh
Husband of Edith Newburgh and Alice Newburgh
Father of Joane Newborough; Thomas Newburgh, Esq.; William Newborough; John Newborough, II; Anastasia Newborough and 2 others
Brother of Alice Fitzjames

Occupation: Justice
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About John Newburgh, the Elder

John Newburgh (b.c.1400 in England d. 4-1-1484 near Biddon Abbey, Dorsetshire Co., England) and Alice Clarent (d. of William Clarent)

Children: Joane, Anastasia, Isabel, Margaret, William, John (c.1440), Thomas (c.1445)

JOHN NEWBURGH; ESQUIRE: was born about 1400 in England, died 01 April 1484 and was buried at Bidon Abbey, Dorsetshire, England. He died at an advanced age, his inquisition post mortem stating that he was seized of the manors of Winfrith, East Lullworth, Comb, Kaynes, Sutton, Poyntz, Wooton-Glanville, Warmwell, etc. all in Dorsetshire, with lands in numerous parishes in the county and of the manor of Berkley and other lands in Somerset County, the said manors of warmwell and Belkley being settled on his youngest son Thomas Newburgh; his grandson John Newburgh, son and heir of William Newburgh, deceased, was his heir. His will stated he was, "to be buried at Bindon Abbey in a tomb at the foot of my father's tomb." He married (1) EDITH ATTEMORE in 1422. He married (2) ALICE CARENT about 1435, daughter of WILLIAM CLARENT. This marriage brought additional estates to the Newburgh family. Such as the manor at Berkley in Somerset and a life estate she had in lands in Wiltshire. In about 1428, John Newburgh, Esq. was enrolled with his father in the list of Dorset gentry and upon his father's death, about 10 years later John succeeded to the Newburgh ancestral estates in Dorsetshire, England. On 26 Jul 1444 he was appointed Justice for Dorsetshire, an office he held for 40 years by diverse appointments up to his death. During the War of the Roses, John was an adherent of the House of Lancaster, and after their final overthrow at the battle of Tewkesbury at May 4, 1471, political pardons being issued to the Lancastrians Sept. 1, 1471, a general pardon was granted to John Newburgh, the Elder of East Lullworth, Co. Dorset, Esq. for all offenses committed before August 5, 1471.

Will of John Newburgh dated March 20, 1484, Probated 09 APR 1484 Dorsetshire, England: ~ To be buried in Bindon Abbey in a tomb at the foot of my father's tomb. Legacies for masses for my soul and the souls of my wives Edith and Alice. To John Newburgh senior, son of my son William, and to the other children of son William. To sons John and Thomas. To daughters Margaret Long, Anastasia Frampton, and Isabel Strope. To John Ligh, son of my daughter Johan Ligh. To my nephews and nieces John and Elizabeth Savage, John Turberville senior, and John Fitzjames senior the son of John Fitzjames and my sister Alice. To Florence Strode and Joane Faireford, daughters of my kinswoman Joane Strode. To my kinsmen Richard Newburgh and Robert Frye and my kinswoman Isabel wife of Stephen Matthewe. To Margareut Carent, daughter of Joane Carent. Executors: Mr. Richard Fitzjames, Mr. Henry Sutton, John Fitzjames senior, Mr. John Sparwell, and William Ashley. Overseers: Henry Longe, John Newburgh and Thomas Newburgh my sons and John Calowe.

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John Newburgh, the Elder's Timeline

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1400
Dorset, England
1435
1435
Age 35
Dorset, England, UK
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Dorset, England, UK
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Dorset, England, UK
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Age 45
Dorset, England
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Dorset, England, UK
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Dorset, England, UK
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1453
Age 53
Dorset, England, UK
1484
April 1, 1484
Age 84
Dorset, England