John Charleton, 4th Baron Cherleton

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John Charleton
Baron Cherleton
Lord Charlton of Powys
Tenure 1374–1401
Predecessor John Charleton, 3rd Baron Cherleton
Successor Edward Charleton, 5th Baron Cherleton
Spouse(s) Alice FitzAlan
Father John Charleton, 3rd Baron Cherleton
Mother Joan de Stafford
Born 25 April 1362
Died 19 October 1401(1401-10-19) (aged 39)
Castle of Pool, Poole, Dorset, England
Arms of Cherleton: Or, a lion gules

John Charleton (or Cherleton or Charlton), 4th Baron Cherleton, 4th Lord Charlton of Powys (25 April 1362 – 19 October 1401)[1]

He succeeded to the titles of 4th Baron Cherleton and 4th Lord of Powys (Feudal baron) on 13 July 1374, on the death of his father, John Charleton, 3rd Baron Cherleton, and held the office of Justice of North Wales from 20 March 1387.

He married Alice FitzAlan, daughter of Richard FitzAlan, 11th Earl of Arundel and Elizabeth de Bohun, before March 1392, without issue.

He died on 19 October 1401, aged 39, at the Castle of Pool, Poole, Dorset. His last will was dated 1395. As he had no children, he was succeeded in the barony and lordship by his younger brother, Edward.


  1. ^  Stephen, Leslie, ed. (1887). "Charlton, John de". Dictionary of National Biography. 10. London: Smith, Elder & Co. p. 126. 
Peerage of England
Preceded by
John Charleton, 3rd Baron Cherleton
Baron Cherleton
Succeeded by
Edward Charleton, 5th Baron Cherleton