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John Assheton

Also Known As: "John de Asshton"
Birthdate: (95)
Birthplace: Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
Death: Died in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
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 and Ralph Assheton
Brother of Edmund de Ashton; Nicholas de Ashton; Unknown de Ashton; Jane Foljambe; Elizabeth Trafford 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
Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
Age 95