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  • ID: I12093
  • Name: Richard Vernon
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 21 JUL 1403 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Residence: Shipbrook, Cheshire
  • Cause: Beheaded and his head set above the gates of Chester.
  • Note:

    Richard was executed two days after the battle of Shrewsbury on 23 July 1403 and his head set above the gates of Chester 'so long as it shall last' as a deterent to potential opposition to Henry IV. Richard's actions ked to him being immortalised by William Shakespeare. Richard had married firstly Alice, the widow of Sir William Bulkylegh some time before 1383, but by 1403 he was married to a woman named Elizabeth who was struggling to support herself and her five infants following Richard's death.
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    The Barony expired when Sir Richard was captured after the Battle of Shrewsbury in 1403 and executed for treason.
  • _UID: F84D62FF1AAC452693190E403E01A3863998
  • Change Date: 27 MAR 2013



    Father: Richard Vernon
    Mother: Elizabeth Dokinfield

    Marriage 1 Isabel or Elizabeth Malbank
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children Ralph Vernon
    2. Has Children Richard Vernon b: 7 JUL 1395
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