Sir Peter de Arderne Knight
- Born: 1241, Aldford, Cheshire, England
- Marriage: Unknown
- Died: 1291-1292, Alvanley, Cheshire, England at age 50 713
~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol. II, pg. 85, Vol III, Sir Peter de Arderne, knight, lord of Alvanley and Alford, 1265, married Margery. pp. 229, 566 713
~Weis' Ancestral Roots . . ., 8th Edition, 150:30 - Sir Peter de Ardern, Knight of Alford, seen 1262/3, died 1292, son of Agnes de Orreby and Sir Walkelin de Arderne, Knight, father of Agnes Ardern who married Sir Warin Mainwaring, Night of Wormingham. 160
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 863
Sir Peter de Arderne, Knight, son and heir, grantee of Aldford in 1265, from his father. He is recorded as Lord of Aldford in a grant of the manor of Congleton to his first born son, John, and his contracted wife, Margery, daughter of Griffin de Bromfield made between 1267 and 1270. Between 1272 and 1280, he is recorded granting the wardship of Thomas de Orreby, of Gawsworth, a minor, to Thomas de Macclesfield.
In a suit between Sir Peter de Arderne and the Bishop of Lichfield in 17 Edward I, he proves his right in Elford from the House of Montalt by these terms: from Roger de Montalt in the time of Richard I, to Leuca, daughter and heir; from Leuca to Agnes, daughter and heir; and from Agnes to Peter, the claimant, son and heir.
In Sir Peter's Inquisition post mortem, take 14 Sep 1292, this Sir Peter Arderne is found to have died seized of the manor of Aldford and the Vills of Elton, Alderdelegh, and half of Mobberly, held from the King, in capite, by service of two knight's fee, from Robert de Praers. His son and heir was John, aged twenty-six years when his father died. Peter was also the father of Agnes, who married Warin Mainwaring of Warmingham.
~Ormerod's Parentalia, p. 82-84