Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys,
Sir William Shelley,
mar Elizabeth Petit [dau of John Petit],
he died 1420,
bur in church of St Dunstan-in-the-East, City of London,
This descent comes from [Hutchinson, 2008] but there are issues with it.
Hutchinson identifies this John with John Shelley, MP for Rye in 1410s and 1420s. But those dates seem too early, and the information does not match the entry for John Shelley, MP for Rye in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1386-1421, ed. J.S. Roskell, L. Clark, C. Rawcliffe., 1993.
Hutchinson also says this John mar Beatrice Hawkwood, dau and heiress of the mercenary Sir John Hawkwood (died 1394). But again the dates seem too early.
John Shelley had issue:
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