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John Knyvett, IV

Also Known As: "John Knyvet", "Sir John Knyvett"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Of Buckenham Castle, Norfolk, Engl.
Death: Died in Buckenham Castle, Norfolk, , England
Place of Burial: Buckingham, Norfolk, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir John Knyvet, MP and Elizabeth Clifton
Husband of Alice Knyvett
Father of Anne Knyvett; William Knyvett, Sir; Christiana Colet; Elizabeth Knyvett and Margeria Knyvett
Brother of Margaret (Knyvett) Chamberlain; Joan Knyvett; Richard Knevet and Erasmus Knyvet

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About Sir John Knyvett IV

  • John Knyvet, Esq., Justice of the Peace for Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, & Norfolk1,2,3,4
  • M, #16535, b. circa 1415, d. 1 January 1490
  • Father Sir John Knyvett, Sheriff of Northamptonshire5,6,7 b. c 1394, d. 9 Nov 1445
  • Mother Elizabeth Clifton5,6,7 b. c 1392, d. b 8 Dec 1461
  • John Knyvet, Esq., Justice of the Peace for Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, & Norfolk was born circa 1415 at of Buckenham, Norfolk, England.8 He married Alice Lynne, daughter of William Lynne, Esq. and Alice Stokes, circa 1438; They had 1 son (Sir William) and 3 daughters (Elizabeth; Margery, wife of Thomas Jenney; & Christine, wife of Sir Henry Colet (by whom she had 22 children, only 1 lived to adulthood).2,3,4 John Knyvet, Esq., Justice of the Peace for Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, & Norfolk died on 1 January 1490.2,3,4
  • Family Alice Lynne d. a 1 Jan 1490
  • Children
    • Sir William Knyvett, Sheriff of Norfolk & Suffolk, Burgess of Melcombe, Bletchingley, & Grantham, Constable of Rising Castle+2,3,4 b. c 1440, d. 25 Nov 1515 or 2 Dec 1515
    • Thomas Knyvett b. c 1442
    • Edmund Knyvett b. c 1444
  • Citations
  • [S4767] Unknown author, Magna Charta Sureties, 1215, 4th Ed., by F. L. Weis, p. 62; Plantagenet Ancestry of 17th Century Colonists, by David Faris, p. 121.
  • [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 367.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 317.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 174.
  • [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 366-367.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 316.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 173.
  • [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 366.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p550.htm#i16535

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  • John KNYVETT (Sir Knight)
  • Born: ABT 1405 / ABT 1425, Buckenham, Norfolk, England
  • Died: 1489/90
  • Father: John KNYVETT
  • Mother: Elizabeth CLIFTON
  • Married: Alice LYNNE (dau. of William Lynne) ABT 1438, Norfolk, England
  • Children:
    • 1. William KNYVETT (Sir Knight)
    • 2. Elizabeth KNYVETT (d. 1482, unm.)
    • 3. Margaret KNYVETT
    • 4. Christian KNYVETT
  • Married 2: Alice GREY (Daughter of Reginald Grey, 3rd Baronet Grey of Ruthin.) - DO NOT CONFUSE WITH THE ALICE GREY WHO MARRIED HIS SON WILLIAM.
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/KNYVETT.htm#John KNYVETT (Sir Knight)1

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  • Sir John IV Knyvet
  • Birth: 1416 Buckenham, Norfolk, England
  • Death: 1491 Buckenham, Norfolk, England
  • father of sir william IV knyvet
  • Family links:
  • Parents:
  • John Knyvet (1395 - 1445)
  • Elizabeth Clifton Knyvet (1392 - 1441)
  • Spouse:
  • Alice Lynne Knyvet (1418 - 1443)*
  • Burial: Buckenham Priory, Buckenham, Broadland District, Norfolk, England
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 146089635
  • From: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=146089635

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  • Sir William Knyvett (c. 1440 – 2 December 1515) was an English knight in the late Middle Ages. He was the son of John Knyvet and Alice Lynne,[1][2] and assumed the titles of Sheriff of Norfolk & Suffolk, Burgess of Melcombe, Bletchingley, & Grantham, Constable of Rising Castle.[3]
  • Sir William married three times. The first was to Alice Grey, daughter of John Grey, Esq., of Kempston, eldest son of Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn by his second wife, Joan Astley; by whom he had issue.[1] His second marriage was to Lady Joan Stafford, daughter of Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Lady Anne Neville, by whom he had issue.[1] His final marriage was to Lady Joan Courtenay, the daughter of Thomas de Courtenay, 5th Earl of Devon, a friend of York, and his wife, Lady Margaret Beaufort; they had no issue.[1][3]
  • Sir William Knyvett died December 2, 1515 in Wymondham, Norfolk.
  • His children by his first wife, Alice Grey, were Sir Edmund Knyvett of Buckenham, who married Eleanor Tyrrell; Anne Knyvett who married John Thwaites, Esq.; Bennet Knyvett; and Elizabeth Knyvett.[1] By his second wife, Lady Joan Stafford, Knyvett had three sons including Sir Edward Knyvett and Charles Knyvett; along with three daughters including Anne Knyvett who married Charles Clifford, Esq.[1]
  • From: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_William_Knyvett

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Sir John Knyvett IV's Timeline

1416
1416
Of Buckenham Castle, Norfolk, Engl.
1438
April 23, 1438
Age 22
Buckenham Castle,,Norfolk,England
1442
1442
Age 26
Of Buckenham Cas, Norfolk, Engl.
1444
1444
Age 28
Of Buckenham Cas, Norfolk, Engl.
1446
1446
Age 30
Of Buckenham Cas, Norfolk, Engl.
1491
1491
Age 75
Buckenham Castle, Norfolk, , England
1903
January 7, 1903
Age 75
January 7, 1903
Age 75