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  • ID: I55918
  • Name: John de Syggeston
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Residence: Kirby Sigston, Foxton, & Winton, Yorks
  • LVG: 1313
  • Note: 1

    In 1313 John son of John son of Michael was lord of Sigston, (fn. 11) and it seems probable that he was the grandson of the Michael de Ryhill who was holding 3 carucates in 1284?5. (fn. 12) He married Joan daughter of Henry Maunsell, (fn. 13) and had a son John de Sigston, tenant of the manor in 1327. (fn. 14) 'John son of John,' lord of Sigston in 1348
    The land on which Sigston castle was built was acquired by John de Sigston in 1313 and a licence to crenellate was granted for 'Beresende' in 1336. The foundations of the curtain walls and central keep survive as upstanding earthworks.
  • _UID: 141D97255AE343CC91FBD2F0DD94F0483032
  • Change Date: 7 MAR 2008

    Father: John de Syggeston
    Mother: Joan Colville

    Marriage 1 Joan Maunsell
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Joan de Syggeston

    1. Type: Web Site
      Title: The Gatehouse, The comprehensive gazeteer of the medieval fortifications and castles of England and Wales
      Author: Philip Davis
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