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Juliana Pershall (Corbet)

Birthdate: (66)
Birthplace: Moreton Corbet, Shropshire, England
Death: 1501 (66)
Sandford, Shropshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Corbet, MP, Sheriff of Shropshire and Lady Margaret Mallory
Wife of John Sandford and Sir Hugh Pershall, Knight
Mother of Richard Sandford; John Sanford, Jr.; Humfrey Purcell; Humphrey Peshall and Elizabeth Younge
Sister of Elizabeth Sandford; Thomas Corbet, of Moreton Corbet; Dorothy Kynaston; Jane Corbet; Sir Roger Corbet, Kt. and 2 others
Half sister of Sir Thomas Mallory, of Papworth St. Agnes

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About Juliana Pershall

Her father died August 12, 1420. She cannot have been born later than (early) 1421 as a (presumed) posthumous child.

She cannot have been born much earlier than that, either, unless not all the children attributed to her are actually hers.


  • Julianna (Anna) Corbet
  • F, #70332, b. circa 1415
  • Father Robert Corbet, Esq., Sheriff & Justice of the Peace of Shropshire b. c 1383, d. 12 Aug 1420
  • Mother Margaret b. c 1387, d. 26 Jan 1439
  • Julianna (Anna) Corbet was born circa 1415 at of Moreton Corbet, Shropshire, England. She married John Sanford, son of Richard Sanford and Maude Banaster, circa 1440.
  • Family John Sanford b. c 1400
  • Child
    • Richard Sanford+ b. c 1448, d. 1520
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p2340.htm#i70332


  • History and genealogy of the Pearsall family in England and America Vol. 1
  • Ancestry.com
  • http://interactive.ancestry.com/12211/dvm_GenMono001651-00001-1?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fsearch%2fdb.aspx%3fdbid%3d12211%26path%3d&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnBrowsing#?imageId=dvm_GenMono001651-00029-1
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=bjxMAQAAIAAJ&focus=searchwithinvolume&q=swynnerton
  • Pg.557
  • *10. SIR RICHARD DE PESHALL, son of Adam de Peshale, Chapter 17, Section 1, married Joan de Chetwynd, daugher and heir of Reginald de Chetwynd of Co. Salop, Chapter 18, Section 2. Children: -
    • 1. *9. THOMAS DE PESHALL, Chapter 19, Section 1.
    • 2. Humphrey de Peshall, Chapter 19, Section 3.
    • 3. Nicholas de Peshall, Chapter 19, Section 4.
    • 4. Adam de Peshall. .... etc.
  • Pg.727
  • 9. SIR THOMAS DE PESHALL, son of Sir Richard de Peshall, Chapter 18, Section 1, married Philippa Bennet, daughter of Richard Bennet de Boteyle (now Butley), Chapter 19, Section 2. Children:-
    • 1. *8. NICHOLAS DE PESHALL, Chapter 20, Section 1.
    • 2. Richard de Peshall, Chapter 20, Section 3.
  • Thomas Peshall is referred to in a deed made by his father, which reads as follows:
  • ... etc. (Translation: Be it known to those present and to come what I Richard Peshall and Joan my wife of the home, &c. to our son Thomas, mil. and his wife Philippa Bennet, our lands and tenements in Knighton and Caverswell, in Staff. &c.) .... etc.
  • Pg.761
  • 8. NICHOLAS DE PESHALL, son of Sir Thomas de Peshall, Chapter 19, Section 1, married Helen, daughter and coheir of Hugh de Malpas, Chapter 20, Section 2. Child: -
    • 1. *7. HUGH DE PESHALL, Chapter 21, Section 1.
  • Nicholas de Peshall was sheriff of Stffordshire, 14 Henry VI (1436). He was Actively engaged in the warfare then rampant in Staffordshire-Shropshire. Of course he was an important factor in the party composed of his family and their associates. His brother Richard appears to have been the family leader in this generation .... etc.
  • Pg.785
  • 7. HUGH PESHALL, son of Nicholas de Peshall, Chapter 20, Section 1. Child: -
    • *6. 1. SIR HUGH PESHALL, Chapter 22, Section 1.
  • The pedigree of the family as given by Rev. John Persall and the Pedigree of the Pearsall family of Wallsbridge, make Sir Hugh Peshall the son of Nicholas Peshall; whereas the latter was father of Hugh, and grandfather of Sir Hugh. The Visitations of 1614, 1663-64 allowed the descent there claimed, but as the same time indicated that there was a generation intervening between Nicholas and Sir Hugh, which is confermed by the records, which disclose his part in the War of the Roses, as a partizan of the side of the house of Lancaster. This statement of the pedigree of Hugh Peshall is confirmed by a comparison with the generations of descent from Humphrey Peshall brother of Sir Thomas Peshall, grandfather of Hugh Peshall, as is clearly shown by the following chart: .... etc.
  • 6. SIR HUGH DE PESHALL, son of Hugh de Peshall, Chapter 21, Section 1, married Juliana, widow of John Sandford and daughter of Sir Roger Corbet of Moreton Corbet Castle, Salop. Child: -
    • 1. *5. HUMPHREY PESHALL, Chapter 23, Section 1.
  • Sir Hugh took part in the battle of Bosworth Field in 1485, where he was one of the four who were knighted on the field. .... etc.
  • Pg.808
  • 5. HUMPHREY PERSHALL, son of Sir Hugh de Peshall, Chapter 22, Section 1, married Helena, daughter of Humphrey Swinnerton of Swinnerton Castle and his wife Ann, daughter of Thomas Swinnerton of Hilton, Chapter 23, Section 2. She was the widow of John Delves (The Delves Family Genealogy of Cheshire). Child: -
    • 1. *4. JOHN PERSHALL, Chapter 24, Section 1.
  • .... etc.


  • Collections for a history of Staffordshire Vol. 5 pt.2 The Heraldic Visitations of Staffordshire Made by Sir Richard St. George ... By Sir Richard Saint-George, Sir William Dugdale
  • https://archive.org/details/collectionsfora10socigoog
  • https://archive.org/stream/collectionsfora10socigoog#page/n261/mode/1up
  • Pg.240 Pg.239-241
    • Peshall of Horsley.
  • Thomas Peshall, miles. = Philippa, ux. 1ma.; ch: Ricardus (m. Margareta Malpas), Nicholaus (m. Helen' Malpas) Peshall; = Alicia, filia et haeres Rogeri Knightley.; ch: Humfridus (m. Matildis Swinnerton) Peshall.
  • Nicholaus Peshall, 2 filius, duxit Helen', filiam et cohaeredem Hugonis Malpas de Checkley.; ch: Hugo (m. Juliana Corbett) Peshall de Horsley
  • Hugo Peshall de Horsley, mles. = Juliana, filia . . . . Corbett de Morton.; ch: Maria (m. Georgii Blount), dau. (m. _ Chetwind), dau. (m. _ Bassett), dau. (m. _ Brereton), Humfridus (m. Helena Swinnerton) Peshall.


  • The history of the Parshall family (1903)
  • https://archive.org/details/historyofparshal00pars
  • https://archive.org/stream/historyofparshal00pars#page/n15/mode/1up
  • Pg.2
  • SIR RICHARD DE PERSHALL, son of Sir Richard Pershall, by Alice Swinnerton, his wife. He was a Knight and a person of great power in Staffordshire, having been high sheriff, an office in those days of great authority, 7 Edward III (1333) and from the 11th to the 15th (1337-1341) of the same King. He m. Margaret dau. and heiress of Hugh, Lord of Knighton, and thus added that manor to his possessions. He was succeeded by his son
  • SIR ADAM DE PERSHALL, who was sheriff 15 Edward III (1341), and who made a similar accession to his estate by marriage with two heiresses, the daus. of John Weston, Lord of Weston Lizard, in the County of Salop
  • https://archive.org/stream/historyofparshal00pars#page/n16/mode/1up
  • Pg.3
  • and John de Coverswall, of Bishop's Offley. By the former he had a son and heir
    • SIR ADAM DE PERSHALL, of Weston Lizard, whose grandson and heir another ....
  • By the latter he had a son
  • SIR RICHARD PERSHALL, who acquired a considerable fortune with his wife, Johanna, dau. and heiress of Reginald Chetwynde, of Chetwynde, and left a son and heir
  • SIR THOMAS PERSHALL, Knight, living 4 Richard II (1370), who, by his first wife. Philippa, had two sons .... etc.
  • The second son of the first wife
  • NICHOLAS PERSHALL, by Helen, his wife, dau. and co heiress of Hugh Malpas, left a son and heir
  • HUGH PERSHALL, ESQ., the first of the family, who resided at Horseley, in the County of Stafford. He was sheriff 4 Henry VII (1489) and by Julia his wife, dau. of Sir Robert Corbet of Moreton Corbet, had a son and heir.
  • https://archive.org/stream/historyofparshal00pars#page/4/mode/1up
  • Pg.4
  • HUMPHREY PERSHALL, ESQ., of Horseley, who m. Helen, dau. of Humphrey Swinnerton, Esq., of Swinnerton Castle, and widow of Henry Delves, Esq., and had issue ....


  • The Parshall family, A.D. 870-1913 : a collection of historical records and notes to accompany the Parshall pedigree (1915)
  • https://archive.org/details/parshallfamilyad00pars
  • https://archive.org/stream/parshallfamilyad00pars#page/n106/mode/1up
  • Pg.70a
  • Thomas Peshall, miles. = Phillipa, ux 1.; ch: Richardus (m. Margareta Malpas), Nicholas (m. Helen Malpas) Peshall; = Alice, fil et haeres Rogeri Knightley; ch: Humfidus (m. Matilda Swinnerton) Peshall
  • Nicholas, 2 fil. duxit Helen, filiam and cohaeres Hugonis Malpas de Checkley; ch: Hugo (m. Juliana Corbett) Peshall
  • Hugo Peshall de Horsley, miles. = Juliana, filia _ Corbett de Morton.; ch: Humfridus (m. Helena Swinnerton), Maria (m. G. Blount), dau. (m. _ Chetwynd), dau. (m. _ Basset), dau. (m. _ Brereton) Peshall.


Infodumps like this are of little value in accurately determining relationships:

Corbet, Julia De

b. 1405 Moreton Corbet, Shropshire, England

Gender: Female


Father: Corbet, Robert

Mother: Mallory, Margaret


Spouse: Pershale, Hugh De

b. ABT 1388 Checkley, Stafford, England

Gender: Male


Father: Pershale, Nicholas De

Mother: Malpas, Helan


Pershale, Humphrey De


  • 'Peshall1'
  • Families covered: Peshall of Chetwynd, Peshall (Pershall) of Horsley, Peshall of Peshall, Peshall of Weston Lizard
  • It is not known if, whether by the following Richard or his wife's mother (Elenor de Peshall) or by one of their descendants, this family is connected to the family of Pateshall on Pateshall1 or that of Pateshulle on PZmisc01.
  • Sir Richard de Peshall
  • m. Alice Swinnerton (dau of Sir John Swinnerton of Peshall)
    • 1. Sir Richard de Peshall or Pershall, Sheriff of Staffordshire (a 1271, 1340)
    • m. Margaret or Margery (dau of Hugh de Knighton of Knighton)
      • A. Sir Adam de Peshall, Sheriff
      • m1. _ Weston (dau of John Weston of Weston Lizard)
        • i. Sir Adam Peshall of Weston Lizard, Salop
          • a. Robert Peshall of Weston Lizard
            • (1) Sir Adam Peshall of Weston Lizard (d 1439)
            • m. Joyce Botetort (d 1455, dau of John Botetort of Weley)
              • (A) Margaret Peshall
              • m. Sir Richard Mitton of Weston under Lizard
              • (B) Johanna Peshall
              • m. W. de Bermingham
      • m2. Agnes Caverswell (dau of John Caverswell of Bishop's Offley)
        • ii. Sir Richard Peshall, 'Sheriff of Shropshire' (a 1350, 1375)
        • m. Johanna Chetwynde (dau of Reginald Chetwynde of Chetwynde)
          • a. Sir Thomas Peshall (of Chetwynd) (a 1380)
          • m1. Philippa
            • (1) Richard Peshall 'of Chetwynd'
            • m. Margaret Malpas (dau of Hugh Malpas of Checkley by dau/heir of Adam de Prayers by Helen dau of Richard Blackenhall of Blackenhall by dau/heir of Hugh Wistason son of the dau/heir of Robert Prayers of Checkley)
              • (A) Isabella Peshall
              • m. Thomas Grosvenor of Bellaport
              • (B) Joyce Peshall
              • m. Richard Pigot of Cheshire ancestor of Pigot of Chetwynd
              • BP1934 (Chetwynd) shows Isabella & Joyce as daughters of 2 generations earlier, being children of Sir Richard by Johanna Chetwynde, but we follow the Visitation & BEB1841 in showing them as of this generation not least because that appears to fit the dates better.
            • (2) Nicholas Peshall
            • m. Helen Malpas (dau of Hugh Malpas of Checkley, sister of Margaret)
              • (A) Hugh Peshall of Horsley, Sheriff of Staffordshire
              • m. Juliana (or Elizabeth) Corbet (dau of Sir Robert Corbet of Morton Corbet)
                • (i) Humphrey Peshall of Horsley
                • m. Helen Swinnerton (dau of Humphrey Swinnerton of Swinnerton, widow of Henry Delves)
                  • (a) ... etc.
                • (ii) Brereton Peshall
                • (iii) Mary Peshall
                • m. George Blount of Kinlett
                • (iv) daughter
                • m. _ Chetwind of Chetwind
                • (v) daughter
                • m. _ Bassett
          • m2. Alice Knightly (dau of Roger Knightly of Knightly)
            • (3) .... etc.
  • Main source(s): Visitation (Staffordshire, 1614 & 1663-4, Peshall of Horsley), BEB1841 (Peshall of Horsley) with a little support/input from King's Staffordshire Pedigrees (1664-1700, Pershall or Peshall)
  • From: Stirnet.com
  • http://www.stirnet.com/genie/data/british/pp/peshall1.php#con2


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Juliana Pershall's Timeline

Wolverhampton, S, England
Moreton Corbet, Shropshire, England
Age 5
Thorp, Yorkshire, , England
Age 10
Chekely, Stafford, England
Age 13
Sandford, Shropshire, England
Age 24
Charnes, Staffordshire, England
Age 66
Sandford, Shropshire, England
March 29, 1932
Age 66