Sir John de Arderne Knight
- Born: Watford, Northamptonshire, England
- Marriage: Margaret de Aldford 713
- Died: After 1229, Aldford, Cheshire, England 713
~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol. II, p. 85, grants land to his brother Eustace in Watford after 1209, named as his knight by Ranulph 3rd earl of Chester, and grantee from him of Aldford fee before 1229, Vol III, p. 566, grantee of the Fee of Aldford between 10 John and 13 Henry III, married Margaret, daughter and heir of Richard lord of Aldeford. 713
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 713
It is highly probable that Sir John Arderne was the son-in-law of Richard de Aldford, and he was the younger son of Eustace de Arden, or de Watford, as he is sometimes called. This Eustace is son of another Eustace, who was the son Alexander, son of Agnes de Arden.
On 28 Nov 1213, John de Arderne, compunds with King John for acquittance from annual payment to the Exchequer of lxx. formerly paid by his father, Eustace, with reference to a a debt of the Jews charged on land in Watford and Northampton, given by Eustace to this John in his lifetime, by undertaking to put at the King's disposal a valuabe horse, for which Geoffrey de Mandeville was rendered, and acquittance made, 18 Jan 1214. [Rot. de Fin. pp. 510, 517]
Sir John Arderne, 7 Aug 1216, during the reign of King John, had a grant of the lands of Geoffry de Sautemaris, by the King's writ to the Sheriff of Worcester, and was described as a "Knight of Ranulph, Earl of Chester."
~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol. II, pp. 76-77
John married Margaret de Aldford, daughter of Richard de Aldford and Unknown.713 (Margaret de Aldford was born in 1195 in Aldford, Cheshire, England.)