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Baron Cherleton John Cherleton
23 generations from the origin. Great x 21 grandfather.
Birth: c. 1268, England;
Death: 1353; Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England;
Age: 85

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  • 1st Baron Cherleton - Dates: 1313-1353
  • Chamberlain to King Edward II (England)
  • Constable of Builth, co. Brecon
  • Chief Governor of Ireland - Dates: 1337-1338


John Cherleton, 1st Lord Cherleton was born circa 1268. He was the son of Robert Cherleton. He married Hawyse ap Owen, daughter of Owen ap Griffith, Prince of Upper Powys and Joan Corbet, in 1309. He died in 1353. He was buried at Grey Friars, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England.

John Cherleton, 1st Lord Cherleton was created 1st Lord Cherleton [England by writ] on 26 July 1313. He was Chamberlain to King Edward II before 1314. He held the office of Constable of Builth, co. Brecon in 1313/14. In 1319 he was required to raise 500 soldiers, and was engaged in the wars with France. In 1321/22 he joined in the rebellion of Thomas, Earl of Lancaster. On 11 September 1322 he was pardoned for his part in the rebellion. He held the office of Chief Governor of Ireland from 1337 to 1338. He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Children of John Cherleton, 1st Lord Cherleton and Hawyse ap Owen:
John Cherleton, 2nd Lord Cherleton d. b 30 Aug 1360
Isabella de Cherleton+ b. b 1323, d. 10 Apr 1397


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Lord Powys Robert Cherleton
c. 1230 -
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Primary or Last Marriage:
Date: 1309, Place: , Status: Marriage, Note:
Baroness Cherleton Hawyse ap Owen
c. 1270 - c. 1350
Isabella de Cherleton
Great x 20 grandmother
bef 1323 - Apr 10, 1397
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