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John Hayward (abt. 1583 - 1636)

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Sir John Hayward aka Haiward
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Sir John Hayward was the second son of Sir Rowland Hayward by his second wife, Katherine Smythe[1].

John Hayward was a beneficiary of the will of his grandmother, Alice (Judde) Smythe, the will made on 10 Jul 1592[2].

John Hayward was a beneficiary of the will of his father, Sir Rowland Hayward, the will made on17 Nov 1592 and proved on 04 Mar 1593/1594[3] and noted on the memorial to his father at St Alphage, City of London[4].

John Hayward of Salop was knighted at Windsor on 23 Jul 1609[5].

Sir John Hayward was the Executor of the will of his mother, Lady Katherine (Smythe) Scott, the will being made in Jan 1616/1617[6].


m. (abt. 1622) Anne Sondes (d.28 Mar 1622). No issue.[1]


  • 1624: High Sheriff of Kent[2]


  1. Hayward, Sir John (c.1591-1636), of Acton Burnell, Salop; later of Hollingbourne and Rochester, Kent. Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1604-1629, ed. Andrew Thrush and John P. Ferris, 2010.
  2. Will of Alice Smythe, Widow of London. 11 May 1598. PROB 11/91/377. National Archives.
  3. Will of Sir Rowland Hayward. 1594. PROB 11/83/228. Transcript by Nina Green, 2014.
  4. The History and Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, Borough of Southwark, and parts adjacent. 1753.
  5. Shaw W A (1906) The Knights of England. A complete record from the earliest time to the present day of the knights of all the orders of chivalry in England, Scotland, and Ireland, and of knights bachelors, incorporating a complete list of knights bachelors dubbed in Ireland. Vols I & II. London. Reprinted 1971.
  6. Will of Katherine Scott of Nettlestead, Kent. 12 March 1617. PROB 11/129/289. National Archives.

Brown, A. (1897). The Genesis of the United States. Houghton Mifflin. eBook.[3]

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