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John de Bolton
Eve, wife of John de Bolton
Isabel Bolton
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Isabel Bolton

  • Marriage: John Lister in 1312 in England 752
  • Died: After 1379, Derby, Derbyshire, England 158

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

• Background Information. 158
Isabel was one of three daughters of John de Bolton. Isabel's sisters were Catherine, who married Simon de Pudsey, and Christian who married William de Rimington. John de Bolton gave Isabel lands in Midhope, and on 24 Sep 1329, "John fil. John de Boulton" releases th "Isabella filia mee" all title to certain lands there.

"Isabel de Bolton, it is believed was descended through the illustrious families of Clare, Gant, and roumere from the old Saxon Earls of Mercia, William Roumere, one of the great Norman Barons, having after the Conquest, married Lucy, sister and heir of Edwin, the last Earl, and thereby possessing, as it is quoted by Sir William Dugdale, 'Cravennam, et Couplendiam, et Allerdale, et Cocerham jur hereditario.' [Dugdale, Monast., i. p. 798]

According to the author of ~Memorials of an Ancient House : a History of the Family of Lister or Lyster,, p. 4, the Heröologic Listeriensis gives her descent as:

Leofric, Prince of Mercia, by Lady Godiva had
Algar, Earl of Mercia, whose heiress,
Lucy married Roger de Roumare, a Norman, and had
Walter de Roumare, Earl of Lincoln who married Hawise, daughter of Stephen, son of Eudo, Count of Blois had
Rosia (Hawise) who married Gilbert de Gant, and had
Alice, who married Gilbert Fitz Richard de Clare, father of
John who was the father of
John de Bolton father of
Isabel de Bolton, wife of John Lyster

In 50 Edward III (1376), Isabel, daughter of John de Bolton, and once wife of Henry de Cliderow, grants to her son, Richard Lyster twelve messuages in Middope, and, 31 Oct 1376, she releases to this Ricahrd all the lands she had of feoffment of her father in Middope. She had married, as first husband, Henry de Cliderow, who died before Oct 1376, and had issue by him of Edmund, the father of Nicholas de Cliderow, who, 28 Oct 1379, released to Richard Lyster the lands, in Middope which he had of John de Bolton. [Copies of the deeds of the Listers of Thornton, is the Dodsworth MSS, Bodleian Library, Oxford]
~Memorials of an Ancient House : a History of the Family of Lister or Lyster,, pp. 3-4

Isabel married John Lister, son of Sir Thomas Lister Knight of Derby and Unknown, in 1312 in England.752 (John Lister was born about 1290 in Derby, Derbyshire, England.)


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