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Sir John Bromley Knight, Lord of Bodington
Margery Mascy
Randle Mainwaring of Over Peover
Margery Venables
William Bromley Lord of Bodington
Margry Mainwaring
Sir John Bromley Knight
(1430-Abt 1486)


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Sir John Bromley Knight

  • Born: 1430, Badington, Cheshire, England 942
  • Marriage: Joane Hextol 710,713
  • Died: Abt 1486, Baddington, Cheshire, England about age 56 942

bullet  General Notes:

~Weis' Ancestral Roots. . ., 233B:38, Knight, father of Margaret Bromley who married Sir William Stanley. 160

~The Baronetage of England, Vol. I, pg. 33, mentioned as Sir John Bromley, knight of Staffordshire, father of Margaret. 727

~The Visitation of Shropshire, 1623, pg. 371807

~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol III, "Bromley of Baddington, Collated with Inqs. Plea and Recognizance Rolls", pg. 372, Sir John Bromley, knight, son and her, living 25, 33 Henry VI, Inquisition p. m. 1 Henry VII, married Joane, daughter of William Hextall, living 31 Henry VI. 713

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 710
Sir John Bromley, Knight, was married to Joane, daughter of William Hextol. He was second son of William de Bromely, Lord of Bodington, aged 13, Henry V and Landy Marjery, daughter of Randle Mainwaryng of Baddily, and grandson of Sir John Bromley, Knight, Lord of Bodington, aged 28, 5 Henry V, who died of Wounds in France 4 Sep Henry IV.

~The Paynes of Hamilton, pg. 219

• Children. 713
Children from George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol III, "Booth's Pedigrees, Collated with Inqs. Plea and Recognizance Rolls", pg. 372:

With unknown wife:

Thomas Bromley, married Joanna, sister and heiress of John Parker, of Coppenhall, and was ancestor of the Bromleys of Dorfold.

With wife, Joane Hexstall:
Margaret Bromley, wife of Sir William Stanley of Hooton, had issue, Margaret, wife of Peter Gerard
Isabell, wife of William Needham, cousin and heir of John Needham, justice of Chester, who married Margery, the grandmother of Isabel
Margery Bromley, wife of Sir John Harp or Harper of Rushall

• Background Information. 942
Sir John Bromley was the only surviving son of William Bromley and Margaret Mainwaring. He was a minor at the time of his father's death in 1431. John was knighted on 23 Sep 1459 by Lord Audley on the eve of the loss for Lancaster of the Battle of Blore Heath on land that lay adjacent to the Bromleys' ancestral manor of Ashley. Sir John, unlike many of the Knights of Lancaster, survived the battle of Blore Heath.

Sir John Bromley married Joanna Hexstall, daughter and heiress of William Hexstall of Hesxtall, Warwickshire. They had three daughters:

Isabella, who died before 1510, and was married to William Needham.
Margaret, who died in 1469, and was married to William Stanley of Hotton. There was only one issue from this marriage, Margaret, who married Peter Gerard, son and heir of Sir Thomas Gerard, from which Gerrard's Bromley, in Staffordshire is derived.
Margery, married to John Harpur of Rushall, Staffordshire.

Sir John Bromley is believed to have had a relationship with martha Woodville, one of the many daughters of Richard woodville and Jacquetta the Duchess of Bedford. They had a son named Thomas.

~ Bromley: A Midlands Family History, pp. 42-45

John married Joane Hextol, daughter of William Hextol and Unknown 710.,713 (Joane Hextol was born in 1413 in Baddington, Cheshire, England.)

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