Hugh BURNELL 2nd Baron Burnell, K.G.
(Abt 1347-1420)
(-Aft 1370)
John VI LE STRANGE, 6th Baron Strange of Knockyn
(Abt 1352-1397)
Edward BURNELL of Langley
(Abt 1371-1415)
(-Bef 1415)
Katherine BURNELL
(Abt 1406-1452)


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1. John TALBOT

  • John RADCLIFFE, Esq.+

Katherine BURNELL

  • Born: Abt 1406, Thurning, Norfolk, England
  • Married (1): After 22 Jun 1416
  • Married (2): 1420
  • Married (3): Abt 1451

  Research Notes:

2nd daughter and co-heiress, aged 14 years at her father's death. She was contracted to marry about 22 Jun 1416 (date of settlement) John TALBOT, afterwards 2nd Earl of Shrewsbury. This marriage contract was voided or annulled.

Katherine subsequently married before 8 Dec. 1420 (date of conveyance) (as his 2nd wife) John RADCLIFFE, K.G. in right of his 1st wife, of Attleborough, Norfolk, Foxton and Newnham, Cambridgeshire, etc., and in right of his 2nd wife, of Billingford, East Ruston, and Thurning, Norfolk, and Holdgate, Acton Burnell, Onibury, etc., Shropshire... In the period, 1406-7, or 1417-24, John Radcliffe, Knt., then Constable of Bordeaux, was sued in Chancery by Giles de Taville, merchant, of Algarbe regarding wines captured in the barge St. Katherine of Spain, and sold at Fowey, Cornwall....

[John Radcliffe's] widow, Katherine, married before 1451 John Ferrers.He was appointed commissioner of array in Norfolk in 1450. In 1451 he and his wife Katherine, presented to the church of Billingford, Norfolk. 1


Contrary to some secondary sources, this is not the same Katherine BURNELL who married John STAPLETON of Dormington & Staplelton, Esq., as the sons of this couple, Hugh & John, were roughly the same age as this Katherine BURNELL.

  Marriage Information:

Katherine married John TALBOT about 1418. The marriage ended in Annulment

  Marriage Information:

Katherine also married John RADCLIFFE, K.G., son of James RADCLIFFE of Radcliffe, in 1420.

  Marriage Information:

Katherine also married John STAPLETON of Dormington & Stapleton. (John STAPLETON of Dormington & Stapleton died after 1421.

  Marriage Information:

Katherine also married John FERRERS about 1451.


1 Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, Douglas Richardson, pp. 92, 444-5.

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