Gervase (Clifton) de Clifton (abt. 1318 - 1378)
Clifton, Nottingham, England
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His father died in 1327, when Gervase was 14 years old. ( Scrope)
Knighted before 1344 ( Scrope)
High Sheriff 1346
MP for Notts 1347-8
The High Sherriff of Nottinghamshire, England.
m1. Margaret Pierrepont, to whom he was contracted in his childhood. ( Scrope)
m2. Isabel daughter of Vincent Herbert, alias Finch, of Netherfield in Sussex, widow of William Scott (d.1356) of Brabourn in Kent, Esq. ( Scrope) children:
Joan, who married John Diggs.
Isabel, who married John Jerningham.
"Sir Gervase Clifton Knight" married "Margerett d. of Sir Robert Perpoynt Knight"
Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem Vol. III #30 Page 11.
University of Nottingham, Manuscripts and Special Collections. Clifton Family of Clifton: a brief history
Priestland, Pamela. (Ashbracken, Radclife-on-Trent, Nottingham, England, 2010) Page 19
From Domesday to Dukedom and Beyond Harleian Society:Visitation Series. The Visitations of the County of Nottingham in the Years 1569 and 1614., The Publications of The Harleian Society (The Society, London, 1871) Vol. 4, Page 55
Scrope, Richard Le. (Samuel Bentley, London, 1832) Vol. 2, The Controversy Between Sir Richard Scrope and Sir Robert Grosvenor Page 356-7
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