Biography of Edmund Cockayne

Timeline

In 1356 Edmund Cockayne was born to John Cockayne and Cecilia Vernon at Ashbourne.

Around 1370 John Cockayne was born to Edmund Cockayne and Elizabeth Harthill.

After 1403. Monument to Edmund Cockayne and his first wife Margaret Longford. Camail and Jupon Period. Cockerel Crest. St Oswalds Church.

Battle of Shrewsbury

On 21 Jul 1403 Henry IV King England, with his son the future Henry V King England, defeated the rebel army of Henry "Hotspur" Percy at the Battle of Shrewsbury at the site now known as Battlefield. Henry V King England took an arrow to the side of his face leaving him severely scarred. John Stanley was wounded in the throat. Thomas Strickland fought and was awarded £38 and two of the rebel Henry's horses. Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick fought for the King. Walter Blount, the King's Standard Bearer, was killed by Archibald Douglas 1st Duke Touraine. Edmund Cockayne and Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford were killed. Hugh Shirley was killed ; he was one of four knights dressed as Henry IV King England.
Of the rebels, Henry "Hotspur" Percy, Madog Kynaston and John Clifton were killed. Thomas Percy 1st Earl Worcester was beheaded after the battle. Richard Vernon was hanged.

After 21 Jul 1403 Edmund Cockayne was buried at St Oswalds Church.

Edmund Cockayne was born to Edmund Cockayne and Elizabeth Harthill.

Elizabeth Cockayne was born to Edmund Cockayne and Elizabeth Harthill.

Alice Cockayne was born to Edmund Cockayne and Elizabeth Harthill at Longford.

Edmund Cockayne and Elizabeth Harthill were married.

George Cockayne was born to Edmund Cockayne and Elizabeth Harthill.

Thomas Cockayne was born to Edmund Cockayne and Elizabeth Harthill.

Ancestry

Father: John Cockayne

GrandFather: John Cockayne

Great GrandFather: John Cockayne

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Cockayne

Mother: Cecilia Vernon

GrandFather: William Vernon

Great GrandFather: Richard Vernon

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Vernon

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Vernon