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  • ID: I4497
  • Name: John Rudston
  • Suffix: Kt
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 1531 in Cornhill, London
  • Burial: St. Michael's Churchyard, Cornhill, London: By Pulpit Cross
  • Occupation: Lord Mayor of London 1528
  • CITG: Draper (Mayor)
  • Note: 1 2

    2nd son.
    Scion of a Yorkshire landowing family who had come south, made money as a draper, and invested in land.
    Was of Boughton Malherbe, Kent?
    John (d 1531) ?s son Robert Rudston bought Boughton Monchelsea Place from Thomas Wyatt in 1551, and then in Jan 1544 joined Wyatt?s revolt. Wyatt was executed and Rudston was locked in the Tower of London and his land was confiscated. He was released in 1555 and allowed to lease Boughton from the Crown. Then, in the latter part of 1555, he was allowed to re-purchase the lands for 1,000. Robert Rudston died in 1590, leaving Boughton to his younger son, Belknap Rudston. On Belknap's death, in 1613, the male line of the Rudstons came to an end, and Boughton passed to Sir Francis Barnham (son of Belknap's older sister who had married Sir Martin Barnham).
    Died in a house in Cornhill, in 1531. See Book of the Funeral of Sir John Rudston, Harl MSS 1231.
    Three copies of the will of Sir John Rudston, mayor of London 1528-1529, have survived, two of them as part of. his executor?s record of funeral expenses, ...
    (Houses, Households & Families in the Medieval & Early Modern World)Page: Edited RH
  • _UID: 8A5F7EC4908C44F0BA6ABF1D348A3DCE445C
  • Change Date: 5 JAN 2009

    Father: Matthew Rudston b: ABT 1452 in Hayton, Yorkshire
    Mother: Studham b: ABT 1457 in Pocklington, Yorkshire

    Marriage 1 Ursula Dymoke
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Elizabeth Rudston

    1. Type: Web Site
      Author: Jorge H. Castelli
    2. Text: ?The Merchant Class of Medieval London? by Sylvia L Thrupp, 1948, at
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