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Sir John Southworth Knight

  • Born: 1526, Samlesbury, Lancashire, England 157,160,202
  • Marriage: Mary Assheton on 23 Jul 1547 in St. Leonard's, Middleton, Lancashire, England 157,202,1530
  • Died: 3 Nov 1595, Samlesbury Hall, Lancastershire, England at age 69 160,202,1530

bullet  General Notes:

Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, 8th Edition,9:39, Sir John southworth, Knight of Samlesbury Hall in Lancashire. He was a member of Parliament in 1566, commended for valor in the Scottish wars of 1557, annd was imprisoned for harboring priests. His wife was Mary Assheton, the daughter of Sir Richard Assheton of Middleton, Lancashire. 160

~Visitation of Lancashire by William Flower, 1567, p. 26, married to Mary, daughter of Sir Richard Asheton of Mydelton, Lancashire, knight. 715

~ The Families of Standish, p. 65 202

~ Baines's The History of the County Palatine and Duchy of Lancaster, Volume 4, pp. 65-58, Southworth of Southworth and Samlesbury Pedigree, Sir John Southworth; m. at St. Leonard, Middleton, 23 Jul 1547; high sheriff of Lanc. 1562; a prisoner for resusancy in New Fleet, at Manchester 1581-1584; d. 3 Nov 1595 married Mary, daughter of Sir Richard Assheton, of Middleton, Lancs.1530

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 1531
11 Jan 1562/3 through 2 Jan 1566/7 - Sir Thomas Gerard and Sir John Southworth

Sir John Southworth, of Samesbury, which estate he inherited upon the death of his father Sir Thomas, in 1546. Sir John was High Sheriff of the County in 1562. He was imprisoned in New Fleet, Manchester, as a Popish recusant, 1584. He died on 3 Nov 1595. His great, great grandson, Edward Southworth, Esq. was the last of the Southworths of Samlesbury, parting with his estate by sale in 1676.

The Parliamentary Representation of Lancashire, pp. 65-66

John married Mary Assheton, daughter of Sir Richard Assheton and Anne Strickland, on 23 Jul 1547 in St. Leonard's, Middleton, Lancashire, England 157,202.,1530 (Mary Assheton was born about 1526 in Offerton, , Derbyshire, England 157.)


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