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Sir John Shelley, 1st Baronet, of Michelgrove

Sir John Shelley, 1st Baronet, on memorial brass of his parents.
Clapham church, Sussex.
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Sir John Shelley, 1st Baronet.
His father died 1580.
He mar Jane Reresby [dau of Sir Thomas Reresby, of Thrybergh, Yorkshire, by his wife Mary Monson, dau of Sir John Monson, of South Carlton, Lincolnshire].
In 1604 he recovered the family seat of Michelgrove, Sussex. (It had been confiscated from his uncle in 1585.)
He was cr Baronet 1611.
Sir John and Jane both died in or before 1644.
His admin 14 Nov 1644.
Her admin as a widow 15 Nov 1644.
They had issue:

Sir William Shelley, Knt.,
of Michelgrove.
He mar Christiana Maria Vantelet [dau of Sir James Vantelet].
He died 1635, in his father's lifetime.
Admin 22 Nov 1639.
They had issue:

  1. Sir Charles Shelley, 2nd Baronet,
    of Michelgrove, Sussex.
    He succ his grandfather probably 1644.
    He mar 1stly, 2 Mar 1652 [new style year], to Elizabeth Weston [descendant of Edward III].
    They mar at St Dionis Backchurch, London. At the time regarded as the end of 1651.
    Elizabeth died after 1662.
    He mar 2ndly, post-1666, to Mary Gifford, no issue.
    He died 1681, bur at Rouen, France.
    Mary bur 14 Nov 1699, from St Giles in the Fields, London.
    2nd Baronet had issue by 1st wife:

    1. Sir John Shelley, 3rd Baronet,
      born after 1662.


From SHELLEY in [Complete Baronetage].


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