Son and heir by his father's first wife. Said to be aged 30 and more at his father's death in 1476. A descendant of Geoffrey Plantagenet and the de Warrene Earls of Surrey, he married twice. In 1475 he went to France in place of his father, with a man-at-arms and six archers.
Had very substantial landed holdings, manors etc., in Staffordshire and Cheshire, and Aston-sub-Edge & Chipping Campden in Gloucestershire.
Before 1470 he married Elizabeth (surname unknown). They had:
Anne, wife of Sir Christopher Savage, Knt.
Margery, wife of William Staunton Esq
Elizabeth, wife of William Ferrers.
Sir John died on 22 Nov 1508 and was buried at Northenden, Cheshire.
Richardson, Douglas: Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 2nd edn. (2011), 3 vols, Volume 1, page 682, ELFORD 14.
The Visitation of Gloucestershire 1623 by Henry Chitty & John Phillipot, deputies to William Camden, Clarenceux King of Arms, edited by Sir John MacLean, FSA., and W.C. Heane, MRCS., London, 1885, p.144.
The Visitation of Worcestershire 1569, edited by W.P.W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., London, 1888, p124.
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