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  • ID: I13136
  • Name: Nicholas Kniveton
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1276
  • Death: 1373
  • Residence: Mercaston, Derbyshire
  • Occupation: Sheriff of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire
  • Note: 1 2

    Is this the Nicholas Kniveston of Mercaston who ?became prosperous in the mid 1300s, partly as a result of Royal Patronage from John of Gaunt.?Although that Nicholas is said to be son of William, the first of Mercaston.
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    Sir William Kniveton of Mercaston (created bart. in 1611), was descended from Sir Matthew de Kniveton (living at Bradley Hall, 1301- ).
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    In the church at Mugginton, Derbyshire, A chantry chapel called the Kniveton chapel contains an alabaster alter tomb surmounted by the wonderfully preserved brasses of Sir Nicholas Kniveton Of Mercaston Hall and his first wife Joanna.
    http://www.derbyshireuk.net/muggy.html
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    Succeeded his elder brother John who married but dsp.
    Had a son Nicholas.
  • _UID: B4B98764BF624BA09A0EA239A6FAB4E31E31
  • Change Date: 1 NOV 2010



    Father: Thomas De Kniveton
    Mother: Margaret Curson

    Marriage 1 Joan
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children Jane Kniveton b: ABT 1302 in Mercaston, Derbyshire

    Sources:
    1. Type: Web Site
      URL: http://www.mjombly.co.uk/kniveton/bradley.html:
    2. Type: Book
      Periodical: The Baronettage of England: being an historical and genealogical ...
      Author: Arthur Collins
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