John Byron (died 1450)

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Sir John Byron
Clayton, Lancashire
Died1450 (aged 64)
Clayton, Lancashire
Spouse(s)Margery Booth
Nicholas Byron
Ralph Byron
Richard Byron
Elizabeth Byron
Margaret Byron
Mary Byron
Jane Byron
Helena Byron
Catherine Byron
FatherRichard Byron
MotherJoan de Colwick

Sir John Byron (1386–1450) was an English nobleman, landowner, politician, and knight. He had estates in Clayton near Manchester and at South Stoke (now Stoke Rochford) in Lincolnshire. He was Member of Parliament for Lancashire in 1421 and 1429, and for Lincolnshire in 1447.

Manchester City and metropolitan borough in England

Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 545,500 as of 2017. It lies within the United Kingdom's second-most populous built-up area, with a population of 3.2 million. It is fringed by the Cheshire Plain to the south, the Pennines to the north and east, and an arc of towns with which it forms a continuous conurbation. The local authority is Manchester City Council.

Stoke Rochford village in Lincolnshire

Stoke Rochford is a small village and civil parish 5.5 miles (9 km) south of Grantham in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. The population at the time of the 2011 census was 230. It has two notable Grade I listed buildings: Stoke Rochford Hall and the twin-dedicated St Mary and St Andrew's Church.

Lincolnshire County of England

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Byron was the son and heir of Richard Byron (1354–1415), the son and heir of James Byron of Clayton (c. 1300–1355) by his wife Elizabeth de Bernake. Sir John's mother was Joan de Colwick, daughter and heiress of William de Colwick of Colwick Hall.

Colwick Hall

Colwick Hall was an English country house in Colwick, Nottinghamshire. It is now a hotel. The building is Grade II* listed.

Marriage and issue

In 1415 Byron married Margery Booth, daughter of John Booth, with whom he had six daughters and three sons, including Nicholas Byron, who was knighted by Prince Arthur in 1502. Nicholas inherited his father's estates.

Sir Nicholas Byron (1416–1503) was an English nobleman, politician, and knight.

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