John Charleton, 3rd Baron Cherleton

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Arms of Cherleton: Or, a lion gules

John Charleton (or Cherleton or Charlton), 3rd Baron Cherleton, 3rd Lord Charlton of Powys (c. 1336–1374).[1] He was the son of John Charleton, 2nd Baron Cherleton (d. 1360) and his wife Maud Mortimer.[1] His marriage with Joan de Stafford, a daughter of Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford had been arranged by his brilliant grandfather (John Charleton, 1st Baron Cherleton) in 1343. He succeeded to the title of 3rd Lord Cherleton in 1360.

He is reported in the muster rolls for 1372 as being of the rank of Banneret leading 22 archers and men-at-arms on a naval expedition under the leadership of King Edward III.[2]

He had two sons, John and Edward who later became the 4th and 5th lords Cherleton.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b  Stephen, Leslie, ed. (1887). "Charlton, John de". Dictionary of National Biography. 10. London: Smith, Elder & Co. p. 126. 
  2. ^ "Online muster roll database 1369 - 1453.". Retrieved 2009-07-21. 
Peerage of England
Preceded by
John Charleton, 2nd Baron Cherleton
Baron Cherleton
1360–1374
Succeeded by
John Charleton, 4th Baron Cherleton