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John Assheton

Also Known As: "John de Asshton"
Birthdate: (95)
Birthplace: Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Thomas "the Alchemist" de Ashton and Elizabeth Ashton
Husband of Isabelle Assheton and Dulcia Assheton
Father of Sir Thomas Assheton
Brother of Edmund de Ashton; Nicholas de Ashton; Unknown de Ashton; Elizabeth Trafford; Jane Foljambe and 1 other

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About Sir John Assheton

  • 'A genealogical and heraldic history of the commoners of Great ..., Volume 4
  • Pg. 248
  • EDMOND TRAFFORD, who was knighted by HENRY VI. at Whitsuntide, in 1426. He m. Alice, eldest daughter and co-heir of Sir William Venable, knight of Bolyn, by Joan, his wife, daughter of John Massey, of Tatton, and had issue,
    • JOHN, (Sir) his heir.
    • Joan, m. first, in 1429, to James Byron, grandson of Sir John Byron, and secondly, in 1443, to William, son and heir of Sir Alexander Radcliffe, of Ordsall.
    • ' Dulcia, m. in 1438, to Sir John Ashton, of Ashton.
  • Sir Edmond lived until 1457, when he was s. by his son,
  • SIR JOHN TRAFFORD, knighted about the year 1444, who m. Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Thomas Ashton, knight, of Ashton, and had issue, ...
  • Pg. 400
  • .... SIR JOHN RADCLYFFE, knt. of Catherton, married twice: by his second wife, Elizabeth, daughter of John Knyvett of Thirling, he had a son, EDMUND, ancestor of the Radclyffes of Broad Clist, in Devonshire; and by his first wife, Mary, daughter of Sir Thomas Tunstal, knt. of Tunstal, he had a son, JOHN, who m. Katherine, daughter of Richard Molyneux, of Sefton, and left three daughters his co-heirs, namely JOAN, m. to Edmund Ashton, esq. second son of Sir Thomas Ashton, knt. of Ashton-under-Line: MARGARET, m. to Ralph Standish, esq. of Standish; and ELIZABETH, m. to Robert Radclyffe, second son of Alexander Radclyffe, esq. of Ordsall.
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  • Born: ABT 1465, Brirworth, Kent, England
  • Father: James HARRINGTON of Wolfege (Sir Knight)
  • Mother: Isabella RADCLIFFE
  • Married: Thomas ASHTON (Sir Knight) (b. ABT 1440 - d. 1517) (son of' John Ashton and Dulcia Trafford') ABT 1494, Woolfage, Northamptonshire, England
  • Children:
    • **1. Alice ASHTON (b. ABT 1482) (m. Richard Houghton)

2. John ASHTON (b. ABT 1495) (m. Jane Stanley)

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Sir John Assheton's Timeline

Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
Age 27
Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
Age 95
Age 95