About John Norreys
According to Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire By Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire page 148-149
Cecily Massey, daughter of Hamon de Massey of Podington, temp Edward l, was contracted in marriage to John Norreys, son of Sir Henry le Noreis of Speke, Kt..
Their son was Henry le Norreys, named in refeoffment of lands in Speke, l Edward lll.
le Norreys, in pleas concerning lands and encroachments at Speke. (1)
In 1379 he made an arrangement with Cecily, widow of Sir John le Norreys, as to the custody of the heir, Henry le Norreys.(2) The next step seems to have been the marriage of Henry le Norreys with Roger's daughter Alice ; and as the latter became heir of the Erneys properties on the death of John her brother about 1396,(3) the Norreys family acquired the lordship of Speke, in which their subordinate tenancy of a moiety became merged.