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John FitzWalter (abt. 1314 - 1361)

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John "2nd Baron FitzWalter" FitzWalter
Born about in Woodham Walton, Essex, Englandmap [uncertain]
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified 29 Sep 2019 | Created 16 Nov 2015
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John FitzWalter was a member of aristocracy in {England.

John FitzWalter, 2nd Baron FitzWalter, was the son of Sir Robert FitzWalter and Joan de Multon. He was born about 1315.

He married Eleanor Percy, and they had one known son and one known daughter:

  • Walter, John's heir and the 3rd Lord Fitz Walter.
  • Alice, who married Aubrey de Vere.

John was the father of Alice, who married Aubrey de Vere.[1]

Common errors

When describing John as 2nd Lord or Baron FitzWalter, it needs to be remembered that these designations are specifically to the "Parliamentary" Barons Fitzwalter. Of course John had was not the second lord or baron in his family line, but he was the second to be summoned to parliament as "Lord FitzWalter". See Complete Peerage.


  1. The Register of Henry Chichele, Archbishop of Canterbury 1414-1443
  • Cockayne, Gibbs, et al., Complete Peerage, 2nd ed. Vol.5 "FITZWALTER" p.476
  • Richardson (2013) Royal Ancestry, Vol.2 "FITZ WALTER 10," p.655

Also see

  • Vol. 1, Page 5: John was 13 years old at the death of his father (1327) "...he was Ward of Henry de Percy's, but in the 9th of Edward III. by the Kings special Favour, his Homage was accepted, and Livery made to him... He was in the French wars in 1359, being one of those appointed to accompany Sir Walter Manny in that Skirmish at Barriers of Paris, the Duke of Normandy then lying in that City, and was then Knighted: He married Eleanor Daughter of Henry Lord Percy, his Guardian, was summoned to Parliament from the 15th to the 34th of Edward III. exclusive, and died upon Monday the Feast of St. Luke the Evangelist, Anno 1360, leaving Walter his Son and Heir 16 Years of Age"

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On 10 Nov 2018 at 11:12 GMT Andrew Lancaster wrote:

Both Richardson and Complete Peerage (2nd ed) call him the SECOND baron/lord FitzWalter. John's main article in RA is actually Vol.2, p.655.

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