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John Langton (abt. 1387 - 1459)

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Sir John Langton
Born about in Farnley, Yorkshire, Englandmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Englandmap
Died in Leeds, Yorkshire, Englandmap
8 April 2016
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Biography

Father John Langton b. a 1353, d. a 1414

Mother Joan Neville b. c 1355, d. a 6 Apr 1433


Sir John Langton, Sheriff of Yorkshire was born circa 1387 at of Farnley, Cleckheaton in Birstall, Cowling in Kidwick, Gargrave, Huddleston in Sherburn in Elmer, & Mowthorpe in Terrington, Yorkshire, England.[1]

He married Euphemia Aske, daughter of John Aske and Joan de Shelvestrode, before 1 March 1408.

They had 5 sons (John, Esq; Robert; Henry; William; & Thomas) & 2 daughters (Joan, wife of Henry Vavasour, Esq; & Margaret, wife of William Mering).[2]

Sir John Langton, Sheriff of Yorkshire died on 25 February 1459; Buried at St. Peter's, Leeds.[3]


Family

  • Euphemia Aske b. c 1385

Children

  • John, Esq
  • Robert
  • Henry
  • William
  • Thomas
  • Joan, wife of Henry Vavasour, Esq
  • Margaret, wife of William Mering

Sources

  1. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage, 1938 ed., by Sir Bernard Burke, p., 738
  2. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 5
  3. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 533


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On March 9, 2016 at 16:19GMT Doug Lockwood wrote:

Langton-126 and Langton-2 appear to represent the same person because: duplicates Langton-2 is correct



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