Sir John Touchet, Sr., of Markeaton

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Sir John Touchet, Sr., of Markeaton

Also Known As: "John Tuchet", "Touchet"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Maccleston, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: June 22, 1371 (43)
Rochelle, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Touchet and Joan Touchet
Husband of (No Name) and Joan de Audley
Father of Sir John Touchet, Jr., Baron de Audleigh and Richard Touchet
Brother of James Touchet; Humphrey Touchet; Nicholas Touchet and Sir Thomas Touchet

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About Sir John Touchet, Sr., of Markeaton

Twenty-two years of age when he succeeded his father. Was in the wars of France, and at the relief of Aquillon. And in the 25th of Edward III., doing his homage, had livery of his lands in Co. Salop, In 1360 he was at the seige of Rheims, in Champagne, and afterwards was a principal commander in the wars of France under John Hastings, Earl of Pembroke, when in 1370 they took several towns in Anjou. But the year after, embarking with the Earl of Southampton, in order to invade France by Poctore, and coming before Rochelle, June 22nd, to land there, and meeting with the Spanish fleet, there ensued a desperate engagement, wherein this Sir John Touchet was slain, and the Earl taken prisoner, the Spaniards being in greater force, and their ships much more numerous than the English.

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Sir John Touchet, Sr., of Markeaton's Timeline

1327
July 25, 1327
Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
1350
1350
Heleigh, Staffordshire, England
1352
1352
Of, Heleigh Castle, Staffordshire, England
1371
June 22, 1371
Age 43
Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
1895
November 26, 1895
Age 43
November 26, 1895
Age 43
1934
May 15, 1934
Age 43
May 15, 1934
Age 43
1957
February 15, 1957
Age 43
1992
August 19, 1992
Age 43