John Denny


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John Denny

  • Marriage: Unknown
  • Died: 1415, Battle of Agincourt 1172
  • Buried: Chapel of St. Dionys 1172

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• Background Information. 1172
John Denny, Esq., valiantly served Henry V in France, and was slain there at the Battle of Agincourt in 1415. He was interred at the chapel of St. Dionys. He had two sons, Henry, his heir, and Thomas.

~The Denny Family, by C.C. Denny, p. 217

• Background Information. 1263
"The manor of Appuldrefield continued in the name of Ashway for many generations, until at last it became, by purchase, the estate of Denny; and Thomas Denny, of Cheshunt, in Hertfordshire, descended from John Denny, esq. who served king Henry V, in his wars in France, and bore for his arms, Gules, a saltier argent, between two crosses pattee, was possessed of it in the reign of king Henry VIII. and left the inheritance of it to the two eldest of his sons; John Denny, who settled in Norfolk; and Sir Anthony Denny, of Cheshunt, groom of the stole to king Henry VIII. and privy counsellor.

~The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume II. pp. 60-78

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