Name: John Harleston
Prefix: Sir 1
Birth: 18 MAY 1511
Death: 28 FEB 1569 in South Ockendon, Essex
Burial: South Ockendon, Essex
Residence: South Ockendon, Essex
Occupation: Captain of the Castle of Risebank near Calais
Change Date: 28 FEB 2013
Of Hornchurch, Essex.
John HARLESTON m. Mary. [I have Mildred]
John died 1570. [I have 1568]
i Robert HARLESTON d. 1571.
ii Thomas HARLESTON b. c. 1550, m. Mary LYTTON. Thomas died 1572.
iii William HARLESTON.
iv Jane HARLESTON.
v Frances HARLESTON.
vi Elizabeth HARLESTON.
vii Anne HARLESTON m. (1) Abt 1588, in Hurleyton, Hornchurch, Essex, Richard DINGLEY, (son of John DINGLEY and Elizabeth LUNDSFORD) d. 14 Sep 1593, m. (2) Edmund MERVYN.
Mildred Munday, who shortly after the testatrix? death, ?by dispensation dated 27 June 1538? married John Harleston (1511-1569), knight of South Ockendon, Essex, son of Sir Clement Harleston (d.1544) and his wife, Margaret Tey, daughter of William Tey, esquire, of Layer de la Hay, Essex.
Sir John Harleston was appointed Lieutenant or Captain of the Castle of Risebank near Calais in 1552. His deputy was Thomas (1525-
1584), 2nd Lord Wentworth. Following the fall of Risebank and Calais in January 1557/8 to the French, he was indicted for high treason for his part in Lord Wentworth?s surrender of Calais. He was convicted, but pardoned in 1560, and retired to private life.
Mildred Munday had died by 22 February 1562/3, when Sir John Harleston married Mary Felton, the daughter of Thomas Felton by his wife, Cecily Seckford.
(See Richardson, Douglas, Magna Carta Ancestry (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2005), p. 414, and Richardson, Douglas, Plantagenet Ancestry (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2004), pp. 381-2).
Father: Clement Harleston b: 1493
Mother: Margaret Tey b: ABT 1491 in Layer Del a Hay, Essex
Mildred or Eleanor Mundy
ABT 27 JUN 1538
- Note: Dispensation date
- Anne Harleston
22 FEB 1563
in South Ockendon, Essex
- Type: Book
Periodical: The Magna Charta Sureties 1215
Author: Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr
Date: 5th Edition, 1999
- Text: MARGARET TOYNBEE
THE TWO SIR JOHN DINGLEYS II?Sir John Dingley, of Woolverton, Isle of Wight (1588??1670)
Notes and Queries 1953 CXCVIII: 478-483; doi:10.1093/nq/CXCVIII.nov.478 [PDF]