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Sr John “Baron Fanhope” Cornwaille

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Sr John “Baron Fanhope” Cornwaille

  • Birth 1364 England
  • Death 11 Dec 1443 England
  • Burial Ludgate, City of London, Greater London, England
  • Plot destroyed
  • Memorial ID 77259980

Sir John was the son of Sir John Cornewaille, who had been in service to Francis II, Duke of Brittany, and his wife, a niece of the Duke of Brittany. He was born aboard a ship which was docked in Mount's Bay, in Cornwall, and baptized at Marazion, in England.

Sir John excelled in combat and was a tournament champion throughout europe.

As a soldier, Sir John had a long and distinguished career, he served 4 british Kings. He lead the British Vanguard during the battle of Agincourt
Sir John amassed a large fortune. Primarily from the ransomes paid by his capture of french nobility at Agincort.
King Henry IV made Sir John Cornewaille a Knight of the Garter in 1409u. He was created Baron Fanhope and a member of the King's Privy Council on July 17, 1433, and Baron Milbroke on January 30, 1442, by King Henry VI. Sir John's titles became extinct on his death, as he left no legitimate issue.
Sir John died on December 11, 1443, at Ampthill Castle, in Bedfordshire, England. He was buried at Blackfriars Preachers, Ludgate, in Middlesex, England. credited source: Unfortunatley Sir John's tomb was destroyed along the chapel at the priory during the Protestant reformation if the 15th century.

Spouse: Elizabeth Plantagenet Memorial number# 86167748




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  • Created by: Heater
  • Added: 29 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77259980
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sr John “Baron Fanhope” Cornwaille (1364–11 Dec 1443), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77259980, citing Blackfriars London, Ludgate, City of London, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Heater (contributor 46517147) .