le Strange, John III 1a 2a 3a

Birth Name le Strange, John III
Gender male
Age at Death 75 years, 2 months, 23 days


John le Strange, who was a person of great note in his time. In 16th of King John, his father being then living, he was in the Wars of Poitou in France. In 15th of Henry III, 1231, he obtained a grant of the inheritance of Wockwardine for the yearly rent of œ8, to be paid to the King and his heirs and successors. In 21st of Henry III, 1237, he was appointed Sheriff of Salop and Stafford and constituted Governor of the Castles of Salop and Brugges. He was afterwards one of the Baron's Marchers and had command to reside in the Marshes in order to resist incursions by the Welsh. In the contest between Henry III and the Barons he adhered with great fidelity to the King and obtained for his loyalty a grant of the lands
of Walter de Muscegros, which had been forfeited in that rebellion.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1193 Ness & Cheswardine, Shropshire, England   4
Death 1268-03-24 Knockin, Oswestry, Shropshire, England   4
Event Note

D: Bef. 24 MAR 1268/1269

Age: 75y


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father le Strange, John II11681233-01-20
Mother , Amice1170
    Sister     le Strange, Alice 1191
         le Strange, John III 1193 1268-03-24
    Sister     le Strange, Margery 1198


Family of le Strange, John III and de Tregoz, Lucy

Unknown Partner de Tregoz, Lucy ( * 1210 + 1294 )
Name Birth Date Death Date
le Strange, John IV12261275-02-26
le Strange, Hawise12291310
le Strange, Robert12321276-09-10
le Strange, Katherine1237

Source References

  1. Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief,: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition
      • Page: Page: 2506
      • Source text:

        John III Lestrange; old enough to attend on King John in 1213 and to undertake military service against the French 1214; granted by Henry III the manor of Wrockwardine, Salop 25 May 1231; played a part in negotiations between Henry III and
        Prince Llywelyn The Great 1232; Constable of Montgomery Castle 1235 and Bridgnorth, Chester and Shrewsbury Castles 1233-40; Sheriff of Salop and Staffs 1236-48 and Cheshire 1241-2, Justice of Chester 1240 or 41; supported Henry III against
        Simon de Montfort (unlike? his son); married? Lucy, daughter of Robert Tregoz, and died by 26 March 1269.

  2. G. E Cokayne: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom
      • Page: Page: XII/1:350-1
      • Source text:

        JOHN LESTRANGE III, son and heir. In 1213 he attended upon the King to pay a debt on behalf of his father, and in 1214 he was serving in Poitou. In 1219 he was conducting an enquiry into forest matters at Shrewsbury. In 1225 he was directed to
        assist in conducting to Gloucester the fifteenth collected in Staffs and Salop. On 25 May 1231 the King granted to him and his heirs the manor of Wrockwardine. In 1232, and frequently thereafter, he was appointed to see that the truce with
        Llewelin was observed on both sides. In 1235 he was Constable of Montgomery. On 24 October 1236 he was appointed Sheriff of Salop and Staffs. Late in 1240 or early in 1241 he was appointed Justice of Chester. In 1248 he was about to go on
        pilgrimage to Pontigny. In 1249 he had a grant to himself and his heirs of a market and fair at Knockin. In March 1257/8 and again in August 1260 he was summoned to Chester, in October 1261 to London, and in January 1262/3 to Hereford and in
        May to Worcester, in connection with the disturbances in Wales. He is said to have married Lucy, daughter of Robert TREGOZ. He died before 26 March 1269. [Complete Peerage XII/1:350-1, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

  3. Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr.: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition
      • Page: Page: 255-30
  4. http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=PED&db=tamer&id=I8359&style=TABLE