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  • ID: I62631
  • Name: John Roche
  • Prefix: Sir 1
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 30 SEP 1400
  • Burial: Bromham, Wilts
  • Note: Mentioned in widow?s will
  • Residence: Bromham, Wilts
  • Occupation: Ambassador to Aragon
  • Note:

    Ambassador to Aragon, Joint Warden of Savernake Forest, Constable of Marlborough Castle, Deputy Marshal of England, Captain of Brest, Knight of the Shire for Wiltshire, Sheriff of Wiltshire. He was also appointed Overseer of the Royal Forests of Chippenham, Melksham and Pewsham, Keeper of Marlborough Castle and Savernake Forest and Admiral of the South and West.
    He was married to Wilhelma de la Mare (d1410), the daughter and heiress of Robert de la Mare of Steeple Lavington. In a deed dated 1397, John de la Roche demised to Thomas Ballard and Alice his wife, for their lives, a moor by St. Edith's Marsh. The grantees were to pay 2/- per annum at Roches. It is clear from this deed that the Manor of Roches was in existence long before this date. When Sir John died in 1401, the Manor or Bromham Roches was passed onto his 16 year old daughter, Elizabeth de la Roche.
  • _UID: C29FD5D3652745D78535058C9A81B87342BB
  • Change Date: 6 APR 2010

    Father: John Roche b: 1375
    Mother: Agnes de Berwick

    Marriage 1 Wilhelma de la Mare
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Elizabeth Roche b: 1385
    2. Has Children Joan de la Roche

    1. Type: Web Site
      Title: Stirnet Genealogy
      Author: Patrick Barns-Graham
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