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Sir John de Byron Knight, Lord of Clayton
(Abt 1217-After 1300)
Joan de Tyas
(Abt 1214-)
Sir John Byron Knight, Lord of Clayton
(Abt 1246-Bef 1318)
Sir Richard de Byron Knight, Lord of Clayton & Codenay
(Abt 1273-Abt 1347)


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Sir Richard de Byron Knight, Lord of Clayton & Codenay

  • Born: Abt 1273, Clayton, Lancashire, England
  • Marriage: Agnes 826,842
  • Died: Abt 1347, Clayton, Lancashire, England about age 74 826,842

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 784
Sir Richard de Byron, Knight, was of Cadenay and also lord of Clayton. King Edward II, by charter dated 1308, grants to him and his heirs "free warren in all their demsne lands in Clayton, Boterworth and Riston in Lancastershire; Cadenay, Walesby, Ulsby and Croxton in Lincolnshire; Hundrefeld, Hunshelf and Hollugh in Yorkshire. Also, by the title of Richard de Byron, son of Sir John de Bryon, Knight, he, by deed without date, grants to Sir James Byron, knight, his son, his manor of Alton, together with the reversion of all the lands and tenements, with Lady Alice de Bryon, his mother. In 1329, he had a discharge, dated at York on 20 November, from John Woston, late chamberlain of Scotland for 100£ due on recognizance.

In 1322, he granted his manors of Cadenay, Husum and Walesby to his sons Sir James Byron, Knight and John Byron. In the same year he served in parliament for Lincolnshire. He served again for the same county in the council held at Northampton, 4 Edward III (1330-1331). He must have died before 21 Edward III, for his son and heir, Sir James Byron, Knight, and brother John realease, to Elizabeth, Richards widown, the mannor of Walesby.

~Collins's Peerage of England, Vol. VII, pg. 93-94

• Background Information. 826
Sir Richard, son of Sir John, succeeded; in 1308 he had obtained a grant of free warren for his demesne lands of Clayton, Butterworth, Royton, and other manors; by his wife Agnes he had sons, James and John [Coram Rege R. Mich. 8 Edw. III, m. 162; L.T.R. Mem. R. 117], and he died about 1347. Sir James, the succeeding lord of Clayton, who died about five years later, left two sons, Sir John [Byron Chartul. no. 21/189; Assize R. 435, m. 8] and Sir Richard; and the former, who took part in the battle of Crecy and the siege of Calais [Wrottesley, Crecy and Calais (W. Salt Arch. Soc. xviii), 13, 11], dying without issue, was followed by his brother in 1380 [Dep. Keeper's Rep. xxxii, App. 353].

'Townships: Droylsden', in A History of the County of Lancaster: Volume 4, pp. 282-287

Richard married Agnes 826.,842


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