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Sir John St. John of Bletso, Bedfordshire
(Bef 1495-1558)
Margaret Waldegrave
(Bef 1500-)
John Fisher
(Abt 1500-1528)
Ann Mordaunt
(Abt 1506-Bef 1549)
Oliver St. John 1st Baron St. John of Bletso
(Bef 1522-1582)
Agnes Fisher
(1522-Bef 1572)
Oliver St. John 3rd Baron St. John of Bletso
(-Bef 1618)

 

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Oliver St. John 3rd Baron St. John of Bletso 1 2

  • Died: Bef 14 Oct 1618 4

  Events

Occupation: High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, 22 Nov 1585.

Manorial Estate, 1602, Clifton Manor, Clifton, Shefford, Bedfordshire, SG17, GB. 5 ...Sir William Babyngton died seised of the manor in 1454, leaving a son and heir William, who probably conveyed it to Sir John Fisher, also a justice of Common Pleas, who died in 1510 seised of the manor, which was inherited by his son Sir Michael Fisher. On the death of the latter in 1549 the manor passed to his granddaughter Agnes, the daughter of his son John, who died in 1528 in his father's lifetime. Agnes had married Oliver St. John, and through her the manor passed into the family of the St. Johns of Bletsoe, who continued to hold it until 1602, when it was conveyed to Walter Rolt by Oliver Lord St. John and his wife Dorothy...


Sources


1 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), XI, p. 335; XII/1, p. 220.

2 Sir Leslie Stephen, Robert Blake, Christine Stephanie Nicholls, <i>Dictionary of National Biography</i> (London, The Macmillan Company: Smith, Elder, & Co , 1885-1900), St. John, p. 639.

3 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), XI; p. 335.

4 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), XI; 336.

5 Victoria County History of Bedfordshire, Vol. 2 pp 276-280.

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