Nicolas Byron

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Nicolas Byron

Born1416
Died1503
NationalityEnglish
OccupationPolitician and Knight
TitleSir
Spouse(s)Joan Bushler
ChildrenSir John Byron (died 1567)
Parent(s)Sir John Byron (died 1450)
Margery Booth

Sir Nicolas Byron KB (1416-1503) was an English nobleman, politician, and knight. He was the younger son of Sir John Byron (died 1450). He was created a Knight of the Bath by Arthur, Prince of Wales on the occasion of Prince Arthur's marriage on 14 November 1501.[1]

Sir Nicholas Byron married Joan Bushler, a daughter of Sir John Bushler[2][3] of Haugham, Lincolnshire and Elizabeth Berkeley. He was the father of Sir John Byron (died 1567). Joan survived her husband and married Sir Gervase Clifton of Clifton, Nottingham.[4]

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  1. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of Peerage, Baronetage ..., Volume 30 p. 164
  2. Shaw, W. A. (1906). The Knights of England. A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, and Ireland, and of Knights Bachelors, Incorporating a Complete List of Knights Bachelors Dubbed in Ireland, Vol. 1. London: Sherratt & Hughes. p. 146.
  3. Yorkshire Archaeological Society (1882). The Yorkshire Archaeological and Topographical Journal (Bradbury, Agnew and Co., Whitefriars, E.C.) 7: 276. 
  4. Collins's peerage of England; genealogical, biographical, and ..., Volume 7 By Arthur Collins, Sir Egerton Brydges