John de Mowbray, 4th Baron Mowbray
He was born on 25 June 1340 at Epworth. As was the custom with sons of the nobility at the time, Mowbray served in the French wars.
On 25 March (Lady Day) 1349, John de Mowbray married Elizabeth Segrave, a daughter of John Segrave, 4th Baron Segrave who eventually succeeded to her father's title and estates, and of Margaret Plantagenet, later created Duchess of Norfolk.
John and Elizabeth had at least two sons, and several daughters:
- John de Mowbray; succeeded his father to the barony and was created Earl of Nottingham by King Richard II.
- Thomas de Mowbray; succeeded his brother and was created Duke of Norfolk.
- Eleanor de Mowbray; married John de Welles, 5th Baron Welles.
- Anne de Mowbray; became Abbess of Barking.
- Joan de Mowbray; married Sir Thomas Grey.
- Margaret de Mowbray; married Sir Reginald Lucy of Dallington, and had issue.
- Burke, Sir Bernard. "Mowbray-Earls of Nottingham, Dukes of Norfolk, Earls-Marshal, Earls of Warren and Surrey." A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, of the British Empire. London: Wm Clowes and Sons, Ltd., 1962. p. 387.
- The West Family Register: Important Lines Traced, 1326–1928: NEHGS Research Library, call number RB/F16/G66/no. 5
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