John Marshal

Brief Life History of John

When John Marshal was born about 1144, in Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire, England, his father, John FitzGilbert, was 41 and his mother, Sybilla de Salisbury, was 19. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Alice de Coleville. In 1166, at the age of 23, his occupation is listed as master marshal of the king's household. He died in March 1194, in Marlborough, Wiltshire, England, at the age of 51, and was buried in Bradenstoke, Wiltshire, England.

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Family Time Line

John Marshal
1144–1194
Alice de Coleville
1150–1220
Sybil Marshall
1172–1255
Sir John Le Marshal Marshall of Hingham and Hockering
1185–1235
Juliane Marshall
1195–1216

Sources (4)

  • Our royal, titled, noble and commoner ancestors
  • Wikiwand: John Marshal (Marshal of England)
  • The Medieval Lands Project, "JOHN "the Marshal""

Name Meaning

(1997: 186;2007: 634; 2010: NA)

English and Scottish: variant of Marshall .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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