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Norton, Sir John (d. 1534), soldier

David Grummitt

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Norton, Sir John (d. 1534), soldier, was the eldest son of Reginald Norton of Sheldwich, Kent, and Katherine, daughter of Richard Dryland. This John Norton should not be confused with his namesake of Norton Conyers, Yorkshire, who was knighted in 1501, served as sheriff of that county in 1514, and died in 1520. His ...

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