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Gervase (Clifton) de Clifton (abt. 1318 - 1378)

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Gervase "The Chevalier" de Clifton formerly Clifton
Born about in Clifton, Nottingham, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Gloucester, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Feb 2011
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His father died in 1327, when Gervase was 14 years old. (Scrope)


Knighted before 1344 (Scrope)
High Sheriff 1346
Escheator 1347
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"

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On 20 Oct 2014 at 23:20 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Clifton-194 and Clifton-54 appear to represent the same person because: same wife, birth date is a guess in both profiles

Gervase is 20 degrees from Amelia Earhart, 45 degrees from Stephen Hawking, 25 degrees from Jamie Nelson and 19 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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