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John Charlton (also Cherleton or Charleton), 4th Baron Charlton of Powys (25 April 1362 – 19 October 1401)[1]

John Charleton
Baron Cherleton
Lord Charlton of Powys
PredecessorJohn Charleton, 3rd Baron Cherleton
SuccessorEdward Charleton, 5th Baron Cherleton
Born25 April 1362
Died19 October 1401(1401-10-19) (aged 39)
Castle of Pool, Poole, Dorset, England
Spouse(s)Alice FitzAlan
FatherJohn Charlton, 3rd Baron Charlton
MotherJoan de Stafford
Arms of Cherleton: Or, a lion gules

He succeeded to the titles of 4th Baron Cherleton and 4th Lord of Powys (Feudal baron) on 13 July 1374, on the death of his father, John Charleton, 3rd Baron Cherleton, and held the office of Justice of North Wales from 20 March 1387.

He married Alice FitzAlan, daughter of Richard FitzAlan, 11th Earl of Arundel and Elizabeth de Bohun, before March 1392, without issue.

He died on 19 October 1401, aged 39, at the Castle of Pool, Poole, Dorset. His last will was dated 1395. As he had no children, he was succeeded in the barony and lordship by his younger brother, Edward.


  1. ^ Stephen, Leslie, ed. (1887). "Charlton, John de" . Dictionary of National Biography. 10. London: Smith, Elder & Co. p. 126.
Peerage of England
Preceded by
John Charlton
Baron Charlton
Succeeded by
Edward Charlton