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Sir John de Delves Knight, Sheriff of Stafford
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John de Delves Sheriff of Stafford
Sir John Delves Knight of Doddington


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Sir John Delves Knight of Doddington

  • Born: 1418, Delves Hall, Staffordshire, England
  • Marriage: Ellen Egerton on 3 May 1439 in Doddington, Cheshire, England
  • Died: 1471, Twekesbury, Bloucesterhire. England at age 53 806

bullet  General Notes:

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 46:37, father of Margaret who married Sir Thomas Boteler, Knight of Bewsey. 160

~Richardson's Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, p. 830, Sir John Delves was the father of Margaret who married Sir Thomas Boteler, also married to Ellen, daughter of Sir Ralph Egerton, Knight. 821

~George Ormerod's The History of County Palat'ine and City of Chester, Vol. III, p. 522, Sir John Delves, Knight, of Dodynton, slain in battle of Tewdsbury, 4 May 1471, married to Ellen, daughter to Ralph Eggerton of Wrinehill, married by dispensation. 713

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Family Background. 806
Delves Hall, 31 Edward I, was the seat of John de Delves. His son, Richard, was constable of Heleigh castle. Richard had two sons, John and Henry. SirJohn was one of the four esquires who attended James, lord d'Audely at the battle of Poitiers, where they highly distinguished themslves. He died without issue 11 Richard II (1387), and was succeeded by his brother, Sir Henry, whose son and heir, Sir John Delves, 16 Richard II, was a knight in parliament for Sraffordshire county. From him descended Sir John Delves, who was in favor with King Henry VI, and was slain at the battle of Tewkesbury, 1471. His son was beheaded two days afterwards, by Edward IV. Sir Thomas Delves, the last male of the family was created baronet. His only daughter and heir, Elizabeth, married Sir Brian Broughton.

~A Survey of Staffordshire, pgs. 381-382

John married Ellen Egerton, daughter of Ralph de Egerton Esquire and Elizabeth Mainwaring, on 3 May 1439 in Doddington, Cheshire, England. (Ellen Egerton was born in 1420 in Wrinehill, Staffordshire, England.)


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