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  • ID: I12289
  • Name: Richard Vernon
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1395
  • Death: 24 AUG 1451 1
  • Burial: Tong, Shropshire
  • Residence: Haddon Hall, Derbyshire
  • Occupation: Treasurer of Calais.
  • MEM: Tong church, Shropshire: Armoured figure in alabaster lying beside his wife
  • Note: 2 1

    Eldest son.
    Speaker of Parliament held at Leicester 1425.
    Richard Vernon was a great nephew of [his wife?s stepfather] Sir Faulk Pembrugge through his sister.
    Simon Jenkins (1,000 best churches) says Tong church has an almost unmatched collection of village tombs, the masterpiece of which being that of Richard Vernon, who died in 1451.
    He was JP for Staffordshire in 1417 and for Derbyshire in 1422, as well as Sheriff of Staffordshire in 1416-1417 and of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire in 1424. He served as M.P. for Staffordshire in 1419 and 1421, and for Derbyshire in 1422 and 1426 and later. He was Speaker of the Parliament at Leicester in 1426. He was steward of the Duchy of Lancaster estates from 1424 to 1444. He served as Treasurer of Calais from 1445 to 1451. In 1450 he granted Pitchcott Manor for life to his son Thomas subject to a rent charge during his own life to one Roger Palmer.
  • _UID: 3A8C0964BF7344408C9B7DD592483C148C93
  • Change Date: 19 JUN 2010

    Father: Richard Vernon b: ABT FEB 1370
    Mother: Johanna Stackpole b: in Stackpole, Pembrokeshire, Wales

    Marriage 1 Benedicta Ludlow b: 1399
    • Married: BEF 25 NOV 1410
    1. Has Children William Vernon b: ABT 1421 in Haddon, Derbyshire
    2. Has Children Agnes or Anne Vernon b: 1424
    3. Has Children Ann Vernon
    4. Has No Children Maud or Elizabeth Vernon
    5. Has Children Margaret Vernon
    6. Has Children Isabella Vernon b: in Haddon

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