Sir Alan Charlton Knight


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Sir Alan Charlton Knight

  • Born: Appleby, Shropshire, England 160,528
  • Marriage: Elena la Zouche about 1317 183,525,1077
  • Died: 3 ded 1360, Appleby, Shropshire, England 183,528

bullet  General Notes:

~Pedigrees of Charlemagne's Descendants, Vol. I, p. 134 528

~ Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 31:30. Elena la Zouche, daughter of Alan la Zouche and Eleanor de Segrave, married Alan de Charlton of Apley, Shropshire. 160

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 1077
Alan de Charlton of Apley Castle, near Wellington, Shropshire, married Eleanor, the eldest coheir of Alan, Lord Zouch of Ashby. Alan de Charlton was Eleanor's second husband. Their son was also named Alan.

~ Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, Vol. V., pp. 344-345

• Background Information. 183
Alan de Cherlton obtained an estate at Haughton, near Shiffnal, in 1309 by favor of his elder brother, John de Cherlton. In the Feodary of 1316, he is shown as Lord of Walton in Stottesden Hundred. In 1322, several Writs were addressed to him as Custos of the Castle and land of Wigmore. This was in consequence of the forfeiture which then lay on the house of Mortimer. Sir Alan de Cherlton was summoned, May 1324, in Hertfordshire to attend a Great Council at Westminster. In 1324 and 1325, several Writs were addressed to him in connection with military levies in Shropshire and Staffordshire, but, 18 Apr 1325, he was superseded in these commissions being employed on active duty under the King. In January 1326, he occurs again as Chief Inspector of array in Herefordshire and Worcestershire. One of the first Acts of King Edward III was granting a license to Alan de Cherleton, enabling him to embattle his Mansions of Apley and Withyforde.

Elena la Zouch was the wife of Sir Alan, and they had a son, also named Alan de Cherlton. who married Margery Fitz Aer, the heiress of Withyford.

~Robert William Eyton, Antiquities of Shropshire, Vol. IX, pp. 55-56

Alan married Elena la Zouche, daughter of Alan la Zouche 1st Baron of Zouche and Eleanor de Segrave, about 1317 183,528.,1077 (Elena la Zouche was born in 1288 in Appleby, Shropshire, England 160 and died on 3 Dec 1360 in Appleby, Shropshire, England 160.)

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