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Sir John Clarke, I

Also Known As: "Baron of Forde Hall"
Birthdate: (88)
Birthplace: Kent, England
Death: December 10, 1482 (88)
Forde Hall, Wrotham, Kent, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Clarke III, Esq. and Lady Sarah Clarke
Husband of Lady Agnes Susan Clarke, Lady
Father of John Clarke II Judge
Brother of Robert Clarke

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ABOUT a mile and a half eastward from Wrotham church, near Addington common, lies FORD, so called from the ford here over the brook, which rises at Neupiker in this parish, and runs close by this house to Leybourn, and thence to the Medway. Ford was very antiently in the possession of the family of Clerke, very frequently written in old evidences le Clerke, who resided at this place, and bore for their arms, Argent on a bend engrailed azure, a cinquefoil pierced or.



'Parishes: Wrotham', The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 5 (1798), pp. 6-32. URL: Date accessed: 27 November 2012.

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Kent, England
Age 31
Forde Hall, Wrotham, Kent, England
December 10, 1482
Age 88
Forde Hall, Wrotham, Kent, England