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Sir John de Crophull Knight of Sutton


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Sir John de Crophull Knight of Sutton

  • Born: Sutton, Northampton, England
  • Marriage: Margery de Verdun 870

bullet  General Notes:

~Richardson's Plantagenet Ancestry, pg. 188 599

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 870
John de Crophull married Margery, widow William Blount, and one of the daughters and coheirs of Theobald de Verdon, an eminent baron, who held great estates in England and ireland. Because of his marriage, he came to hold lands in both kingdoms, and by virtue thereof had a summons to attend the great council that took place at Westminster in 35 Edward III to take into consideration the state of affairs in Ireland, but it does not appear that he ever had a summons, as a parliamentary baron, to the house of peers.

In 30 Edward III, along with his wife Margery, he had a license to enfeoof Ralph de Crophull, parson of the church in Cottingham, with certain lands and advovsons in the counties of Salop, Leicester and Hereford. The son and heir of John and Margery Crophull was Thomas de Crophull.

~Baronia Anglica Concentrata, Vol. II, p. 70-71

John married Margery de Verdun, daughter of Sir Thebaud de Verdun Knight, 2nd Lord of Verdun and Maud de Mortimer.870

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