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John (Blaket) BlakhevedAge: 59 years13591418

John (Blaket) Blakheved
Given names
John (Blaket)
Birth 1359 33

Death of a fatherRichard Blakheved
1368 (Age 9 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Blakheved
before 1384 (Age 25 years)

Death of a motherChristiana
before December 5, 1384 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
John Blakheved
1393 (Age 34 years)

Death June 27, 1418 (Age 59 years)
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Inq.p.m. dated 25 Jul 1418 shows John, aged 24, as his son and heir. "Stanhop, the manor of Wodcroft in. Stanhop, lands in Snawefeld in; some held of Alexander Fethirstanhalgh and others of the rector of the church of Stanhop. Frosterley, lands held in; held of the heirs of Richard Dewy." (NB. Many sources, including Burke's Landed Gentry, wrongly show Sir John Blaket, "the hero of Agincourt", instead of John Blakheved.) 13 Mar 1404 Grant by Walter, Bishop of Durham, to John Blaket of Stanhope of the office of forester which William Fertherstanhalgh the son lately held at the bishop's will; to be held for life, taking the wages pertaining to the office, so long as John occupy the office in his own person. By the hand of Robert de Wycliff, the bishop's chancellor. Date: Durham, 13 March, Pont. 16. 8 Feb 1415 he was a witness to an indenture of land in Faweles, Wolsingham.

Media objectSir John Blacket's tomb at Icomb, Gloucs.
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