Sir John de Wydeville, Sheriff of Northants

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John de Wydeville, Knight

Also Known As: "Woodville", "John De Wyndville", "John Wydevill (Sheriff Of Northants)", "John Woodville", "John Wydville"
Birthplace: Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: after September 08, 1403
Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, , England
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard de Wydeville; Sir. Richard De Wydeville; First wife of Richard de Wydeville and Elizabeth Lyons
Husband of Catherine Fermband and Isabel Goddard
Father of Thomas Woodville, Sheriff of Northamptonshire and Richard Wydeville, Esq., Sheriff of Kent, Constable of the Tower

Occupation: Knight
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About Sir John de Wydeville, Sheriff of Northants

Please see attached CPR (Vol. 11) document of pages RE Wydevills.

Notice that Medilands provides no footnote to a source:

RICHARD de Wydeville of Grafton, Northamptonshire ([1310]-[after Jul 1378]). m firstly ---. The name of Richard´s family is not known. m secondly as her second husband, ELIZABETH Lyons, widow of Sir NICHOLAS Chetwode, daughter of Sir JOHN Lyons of Warkworth & his wife ---. Richard & his first wife had one child: ...

a) JOHN de Wydeville ([1341/43]-[after 8 Sep 1403]).
m firstly KATHERINE Fermbrand, daughter of [JOHN Fermbrand of Biddenham, Bedfordshire & his wife ---].
m secondly (before 1379) as her second husband, ISABEL, widow of ROBERT Passelaw of Drayton Parslow, daughter of ---.

i) THOMAS (-1435, bur Bromham, Bedfordshire). m firstly ELIZABETH, daughter of ---. m secondly ALICE, daughter of ---.

John & his second wife had one child:

ii) RICHARD Wydeville of Grafton (-[Dec 1441]).
m ---, daughter of [JOHN Bedlisgate & his wife --- Beauchamp of Wellington, Somerset] (-after 1448). Richard & his wife had one child:

(a) RICHARD Wydeville ([1405]-beheaded 12 Aug 1469). Lord de Ryvers 1448. He was created Earl Rivers in 1466.

Father: Richard De WYDEVILLE (Sheriff of Northampton)
Mother: Elizabeth LYONS
Married 1: Catherine FERMBAND (dau. of John Fermband of Biddenham)
Children: 1. Thomas WOODVILLE (Sheriff of Northants) (d. 1435 dsp)
Married 2: Isabel GODDARD (w. of Robert Passelaw of Drayton Parslow) BEF 1379
Children: 2. Richard WOODVILLE (Esq.)

The Peerage Database Online cites no source.

Sir John Wydevill was the son of Richard Wydevill. He married Isabel (?) before 1379. He died circa 8 September 1403.

Child of Sir John Wydevill and Isabel (?)

1.Richard Wydevill+ d. c Dec 1441

If Tudor Place were a worthy genealogical website, the site would link every datum to primary and secondary sources. It doesn't. When it comes to legit genealogical research, Tudor Place ranks in the pejorative sense of the word. De WYDEVILLE (Sir)1

Born: 1341, Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England
Died: AFT 8 Sep 1403

Notes: son and heir, was of age already in 1362. Presumably by his first marriage he acquired lands and interests in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. He was escheator in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, 1379-80, and in Northants and Rutland, 1382-83; Sheriff of Northants, 1380, 1385, 1390; of Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, 1383; J.P., Northants, 1381-403; Knight of the shire, Northants, in five parliaments between 1382 and 1390. From 1384 onwards he took part in numerous commissions of oyer and terminer.

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Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England (United Kingdom)
Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
Maidstone, Kent, England (United Kingdom)
September 8, 1403
Age 62
Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, , England
Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England
Sheriff of Northamptonshire