John De Mortimer of Grenden

1300–3 January 1334 (Age 34)
Wigmore, Herefordshire, England

The Life of John

John De Mortimer of Grenden was born in 1300, in Wigmore, Herefordshire, England. He had at least 1 daughter with Joan de Gray. He died on 3 January 1334, in Grendon, Northamptonshire, England, at the age of 34.

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Family Time Line

John De Mortimer of Grenden
1300–1334
Joan de Gray
1302–1337
Alice (of Wellingborough)
1333–1417

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

World Events (2)

1315 · Famine Strikes Europe

Age 15

A famine caused by cold winters and wet summers across Europe caused millions to die due to starvation. Desperation from hunger caused high levels of crime, stampedes in bread lines in London, infanticide, and even cannibalism throughout Europe.
1328 · First War of Scottish Independence

Age 28

The First War of Scottish Independence began after England invaded Scotland in 1296. The Treaty of Edinburgh was signed in 1328 which declared peace between the two kingdoms and brought the war to an end.

Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Edmund Mortimer & Fiennes in Family Group Records Collection, Archives Section, 1942-1969; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9QY-WS6Q?cc=2060211&wc=WWF8-F69%3A352086301%2C352633301

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