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John Ogle esq (abt. 1477 - 1566)

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Sir John "of Ogle Castle" Ogle esq
Born about in Choppington, Northumberland, Englandmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Ogle Castle, Northumberland, Englandmap
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Categories: Ogles of Ogle Castle.

John Ogle of Ogle Castle (abt. 1477/8 - 1566)[1][2]

age: 86 in 1563[3]

bur. lady porch of St. Mary Magdalene / Whalton Church, Whalton, Northumberland[4][2]



  • Sir John Ogle, Esq. lord of Ogle Castle.[5][1][6]
  • 1528: gentleman of the Middle Marches[7]


  • paternal grandfather: William Ogle of Choppington[8]


  • Father: Gawen Ogle
  • Mother: ______, dau. of William Bernaby.[1][9]


The order of John's wives is unknown, as well as their particular children.

m.1 (?) Anne Shafto of Little Bavington[1][10]

m.2 (?) Barbara Fenwick[1]



  • 1. (heir) Lancelot Ogle of Ogle Castle (d.18 Feb 1564).[2][11]
m. ___ Grey (d. abt.1570 or before; father: Sir Thomas Grey of Horton, Knt)[1][8]
  • 2. Clement
m. ____ (sister of Richard Hodgson of Newcastle upon Tyne)[12]
  • 3. Gabriel Ogle of Bradford and Whalton Parish (d. before 07 Dec 1580)[13]
m. Jane ____
  • 4. Matthew Ogle of Saltwick (b.1513, living 18 Jan 1585/6)[14]
m. Margaret
  • 5. Oliver Ogle[15]
  • 6. Alexander Ogle of Bradford (d. ante 08 Apr 1563)[16]
  • 7. Cuthbert Ogle of South Dissington (b. ante 1551/2; minor in 1565)[17][1]
  • 8. Lewis Ogle of South Dissington (minor in 1565)[18][1]


  • Phillis (d. aft 22 Jun 1606)
m.1 George Cramlington[19]
m.2 Edward Delaval of Seaton Delaval NBL[6][20]
m.3 John Ogle of Newshame
  • Mabel or Matilda[21]
m. Sir Robert Middleton of Belsay, Knt.[22]
  • Barbara
m. Ralph Fenwick of Stanton[21][6][23]


  • 20 Jan 1525: Constable of Ogle Castle[1]


  • South Dissington[1]
  • Bradford
  • 20 Jun 1525: 41 year lease on Ogle Castle[7]
  • Saltwick (co-lease with son Lancelot)[7]


  • 04 Apr 1565[1]



  • Browning, Charles H., (2002). Magna Charta Barons, 1915. Baronial Order of Runnemede. pp.315 Google Books.
  • Harleian Society Vol. XVI
  • Lewis, M. (n.d.) "John Ogle, Esq. #89972, b. circa 1490, d. 18 Feb 1565." citing Richardson. N.p. ORTNCA. Web.[2][24]
  • Northumberland County History Committee, (1897). "Shafto of Little Bavington." A history of Northumberland. issued under the direction of the Northumberland county history committee, (pp.417). A. Reid, Sons & Co. Google Books.
  • Ogle, H.A.(1902). Ogle and Bothal: History of the baronies of Ogle, Bothal, and Hepple, (pp.177-180). E-book (available free at
  • Robson, G. (2017, September 27). Ogles and the church of St. Mary Magdalene in Whalton, Northumberland. O/OFA.[3]
  • Saint-George, R. & Saint-George, H. (1878). The Visitation of Northumberland in 1615. George Marshall, ed. (pp.14). London: Mitchell and Hughes. Google Books.

Citations and Notes

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 Ogle, 1902, p.177-179.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Robson, 2017
  3. Ogle, 1902, p. 177
  4. Ogle, 1902, p.179
  5. Harleian Society Vol. XVI
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Browning, 2002, p.315
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Ogle, 1902, p. 177
  8. 8.0 8.1 Saint-George & Saint-George, 1878, p.14
  9. see also: Lewis, M. (n.d.). "(Miss) Bernaby b. c.1460," (no citation). ORTNCA. Web.[1]
  10. p. Edward Shafto (living 1485) and Elizabeth Swinburn, dau. Thomas Swinburn of Naferton (Northumberland County History Committee, 1897).
  11. eldest son an h.; predeceased father; bur. Whalton Church; Issue: (Ogle, 1902, p. 178- 179).
    • Oliver Ogle
    • Phillis (half-sister of Oliver, mother unknown / possibly another wife)
  12. Ogle, 1902, p.179
  13. 3rd son; will probate: 07 Dec 1580. Issue: John and Margery; supervisor of John Ogle of Newsham's will (Ogle, 1902, p. 179 - 180).
  14. 4th son; Issue: Ralph (Ogle, 1902, p.180)
  15. 5th son (Ogle, 1902)
  16. 6th son; Issue: (Ogle, 1902)
    • Lionel (b. ante 08 Apr 1563)
  17. 7th son. possibly by a 2nd wife
  18. 8th and youngest son
  19. grandson of Elinor Ogle and George Cramlington (Ogle, 1902, p.178)
  20. p. John de la Val (Delaval) of Seaton and Mary Cary (Father: Thomas Cary of Chilton Foloit).
    • See pedigree photo for line back to Robert d Vere, 3rd earl of Oxford.
  21. 21.0 21.1 Ogle, 1902, p.181
  22. his 2nd wife. Issue: Thomas (b. ante 1606) - inherited property from Aunt Phillis Ogle (Ogle, 1902, p.181)
  23. Disputed: Ralph Fenwick m. Dorothy (Visitation of 1615; St. George & St. George, 1878)
  24. citing: Richardson, D. (2004). Plantagenet Ancestry, pp. 306. N.p;
    Richardson, D. (2011). Magna Carta Ancestry, 2ed., II, pp. 149. Kimball Everingham, Ed. Salt Lake City, UT: N.p. Google Books;
    Richardson, D. (2013). Royal Ancestry, II, pp. 558.

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