Sir John Pelham

Is your surname Pelham?

Research the Pelham family

Sir John Pelham's Geni Profile

Records for John Pelham

170,026 Records

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


John Pelham, Knight

Birthdate: (42)
Birthplace: Laughton, Sussex, England
Death: March 8, 1380 (42)
Canterbury, Kent, England
Place of Burial: Canterbury, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir John Pelham and wife of John Pelham
Husband of Joan Pelham
Father of Sir John Pelham and John de Pelham, II

Occupation: Esquire of the body to John of Gaunt
Managed by: Marsha Gail Veazey
Last Updated:

About Sir John Pelham

Sir John Pelham, Knt., was one of the persons who took John, King of France,=y=Joan, da. of Vincent Herberts, alias Finch. prisoner, at the battle of Poictiers, 19th Sept. 30th Edward III. 1358; and, in memory of that king surrendering his sword, had the buckle of a belt for a badge of that honour; Esquire of the body of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, knighted 24th Edward III. 1368, bu. in Canterbury-cathedral.

view all

Sir John Pelham's Timeline

Laughton, Sussex, England
Age 17
Laughton, Sussex, England
Age 40
Laughton, Sussex, England
March 8, 1380
Age 42
Canterbury, Kent, England
Canterbury, Kent, England, United Kingdom