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‎Before Jul 1371;

Gerard Usflete was recorded as "Knight"

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man John Russell, Knight‏‎ 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6)
Born ‎1493/94 Strensham, Worcestershire, England‎ 4) 7)
Died ‎15 Aug 1556 Strensham, Worcestershire, England Buried at St John the Baptist churchyard‎, approximately 63 years 8) 1) 4) 5)
Election: Elected twice as MP for Worcestershire ‎between 1529 and 1539 4)
Will signed: ‎21 Oct 1556 5)


Married ‎11 Jan 1518/19 9) (approximately 38 years married)
to:

woman Edith Unton‏‎ 1) 2) 3) 5) 6)
Born ‎1502 Wadley House, Littleworth, Berkshire, England
Died ‎8 Oct 1562 Worcester, Worcestershire, England‎, 59 or 60 years 1)

Child:

1.
man Thomas Russell, Sir‏ 10) 2) 11) 12) 13) 14) 15)
Born ‎± 1520 Strensham, Worcestershire, England‎ 8) 3)
Died ‎9 Apr 1574 Worcester, Worcestershire, England‎, approximately 54 years 8) 2) 3) 13)
Election: Elected as MP for Worcestershire five times through period. ‎between 1542 and 1571 3)
Will signed: ‎9 Feb 1574/75 13)


Sources

1) Source: The Unton Inventories: Relating to Wadley and Faringdon Co. Berks "Edith, who was married to Sir John Russell of Strensham, in Worcestershire, and was mother of Sir Thomas Russell, who continued that family.". Reference: Page xxix (Data from secondary evidence)
2) Source: The Visitation of the County of Worcester made in the year 1569. Reference: Russell Pedigree; pages 116-119 (Questionable reliability of evidence)
3) Source: The History of Parliament . External Link. Reference: Russell, Sir Thomas (c.1520-74), of Strensham and Witley, Worcs. (Questionable reliability of evidence)
4) Source: The History of Parliament . External Link. Reference: Russell, John I (1493/94-1556), and Strensham, Worcs. (Questionable reliability of evidence)
5) Source: England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Record for John Russell. Includes bequests "to my good sonne Sir Thomas Russell Knyght" and "Edith my wife".. External Link. Reference: The National Archives; Kew, England; Prerogative Court of Canterbury and Related Probate Jurisdictions: Will Registers; Class: PROB 11; Piece: 38 (Data from direct source)
6) Source: The four visitations of Berkshire made and taken by Thomas Benolte, Clarenceux anno 1532. Reference: Unton, of Wadley; Pages 221-222 (Questionable reliability of evidence)
7) Source: Chancery: Inquisitions Post Mortem, Series II, and other Inquisitions, Henry VII to Charles I "Robert Russell...Elizabeth Russell, widow, mother of Robert Russell, esquire, his father, long before the decease of the said Robert, the father...The said Robert Russell, son of the said Elizabeth, father of Robert Russell...was seised...by an indenture of agreement between him and Thomas Beynam, esquire, for a marriage to be had between the said Robert Russell, named in the writ, and Elizabeth daughter of the said Thomas Beynam...He died on Saturday after Midsummer last. John Russel is his son and heir, aged 8 and more."Dated: 1502. External Link. Reference: C 142/16/11 (Data from secondary evidence)
8) Source: Victoria County History. Reference: Strensham Manor; A History of the County of Worcester: volume 4 (Data from secondary evidence)
9) Source: The History of Parliament . External Link. Reference: RUSSELL, John I (1493/94-1556), and Strensham, Worcs.
10) Source: Archive of the Webster Family of Battle Abbey. Reference: BAT/1077 (Questionable reliability of evidence)
11) Source: Chancery: Inquisitions Post Mortem, Series II, and other Inquisitions, Henry VII to Charles I " Barton, widow, and all other his lands and tenements within the City of London and the suburbs thereof and in Walworth within the parish of Newington in co. Surrey or elsewhere in the said county: all which premises were sometime the inheritance of Sir Roger Cholemley, knight, late of London, deceased, grandfather of the said John Russell and his heirs male: which said fine shall remain and be to the use of the said John Russell for the term of his life; after his decease to the use of such heirs as he shall have by any wife after the death of Elizabeth his now wife and of the heirs of their bodies; for default, to the use of Richard Ligon of Madresfeld in co. Worcester, esq., for his life; after his decease, to the use of the heirs of the body of Mary Ligon, deceased, late wife of the said Richard Lygon and sister of the said John Russell; and for default, to the use of the right heirs of the said John Russell for ever: Provided always that it may be lawful for the said John Russell at all times to make leases and grants of the said premises for 21 years, 3 lives or otherwise, or by his will to change or determine the said uses". External Link. Reference: Chan. Inq. p. m., ser. 2, vol. 241, No. 126. - IPM for John Russell, son of Thomas Russell (Data from secondary evidence)
12) Source: London, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 Record for Mary Russell. Reference: Database online. (Data from direct source)
13) Source: England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Record for Thomas Russell. Mentions his daughter Mary Lygon. External Link. Reference: The National Archives; Kew, England; Prerogative Court of Canterbury and Related Probate Jurisdictions: Will Registers; Class: PROB 11; Piece: 57 (Data from direct source)
14) Source: The Visitation of the County of Worcester made in the year 1569. Reference: Lygon pedigree (Data from secondary evidence)
15) Source: Monuments On the North side of the Communion table is a flat stone, with the inscription round it in capitals:"Here lyethe the bodye of Penelope, the wife of Robert Walweyn, of Neulande, gentleman, the daughter of Richard Ligon, of Madersfyelde, esquire, the sonne of William Ligon, esquire, sonne of Sir Richard Ligon, knight, the sonne of Thomas Ligon, esquire and Anne his wife, one of the daughters of the lorde Beauchampe, her mother was Marye, the daughter of Sir Thomas Russell, of Strensham, knyghte. Obiit 13 Januarii, 1596."This stone formerly covered a raised monument, which stood where the communion table now is, on the wall; at her feet were these verses:"Hic pia Penelope Walwini conditur uxor,Jamdudum morbis languida, docta mori.""Docta mori, vitae que breves transcendere metasNune anima coelum possidet, ante fide."On the other three sides were thirty-five coats of arms: the principal were Walweyn impaling Ligon; some of the others were Godhead, Russell, Planges, Hodington, Cromeley, Somery, Albany, Haute, earl of Chester, Golafer, Cassy, Cookesey, Thurgrim, Cholmley, Askham, Rydal, Lygon, Bracy, Blanchmister, Giffard, Beauchamp, baron of Powick, D'Abetot, Hulgreve, Sir Gerard de Useslate, Lovestofte, Verdon, Greville.. Reference: Malvern Church: From 'A General History of Malvern, J. Chambers (W. Walcott, 1817)' (Data from secondary evidence)