Lingen, John (1467 - 1530)

Born / Died

Birth Date: ca. 1467
Death Date: 1530


Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: n.d.
    Union ended: n.d.


From Milewater, Eleanor ( - )

  1. Male offspring: Lingen, John (d. 1546)

Primary Title



  • Knight
    Assumed 1503/4-02-18
    Vacated 1530

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
Sheriff, Herefordshire 1505-12-1 1506-11-27
JP, Herefordshire 1506/7 n.d.
JP, Herefordshire 1509 1511
Commissioner of Gaol Delivery, Herefordshire 1511 n.d.
Commissioner of Gaol Delivery, Herefordshire 1512 n.d.
JP, Herefordshire 1512/13 n.d.
JP, Herefordshire 1515 n.d.
Sheriff, Herefordshire 1516-11-10 1517-11-9
Sheriff, Herefordshire 1520-11-6 1521/2-02-3
JP, Herefordshire 1522 n.d.
Commissioner of Gaol Delivery, Herefordshire 1524 n.d.
JP, Herefordshire 1525 n.d.
Sheriff, Herefordshire 1528-11-7 1529-11-9

Details of Properties


  • Freen's Court, Herefordshire


  • Herefordshire: Aymestrey & Lingen Manors; Stoke Edith Manor & Park
    Acquired via wife
  • Herefordshire: Harton, Kenchester, Sutton St. Nicholas Manors
  • Shropshire: Minton (third); Stony Stretton (in Westbury) & Yockleton Manor
    Patrimony (via father & mother)
  • Warwickshire
  • Worcestershire: Aymestrey & Lingen Manors; Stoke Edith Manor & Park
    Acquired: by 1513
    Acquired via marriage

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1527-1528 Booth Hall, Shrewsbury , Shropshire Sir John Lingen's Entertainer/s

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Sir John Lingen's Entertainer/s Lingen, John (1467 - 1530) Entertainers/Minstrels 1

Bibliographic Sources

Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem and other analogous documents, Henry IV [1405–1413]. London: HMSO, 1904-.
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry VII [1485–1509]. 2 vols. London: HMSO, 1914–16.
Duncumb, John. Collections towards the History and Antiquities of the County of Hereford. 2 vols. Hereford: E.G. Wright, 1812.
Grazebrook, George, and John Paul Rylands, eds. The Visitation of Shropshire, taken in the year 1623.... With additions from the pedigrees of Shropshire gentry taken by the heralds in the years 1569 and 1584, and other sources. Publications of the Harleian Society (Visitation Series) 28–29. 2 vols. London: Harleian Society, 1889.
Historic Herefordshire On Line. 11/21/2005 (
Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, Henry VIII [1509–47]. 21 vols and Addenda (2 vols). London: HMSO, 1864–1932.
List of Sheriffs for England and Wales from the Earliest Times to AD 1831. Public Record Office Lists and Indexes 9. London: HMSO, 1898.
Page, William, A.T. Gaydon and G.C. Baugh, eds. The Victoria History of the County of Shropshire. Victoria History of the Counties of England. 11 vols. London: Archibald Constable, U of London, 1908–98.
Page, William, ed. The Victoria History of the County of Warwick. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. 8 vols. London: Archibald Constable & Co. [vols 1-–2]; Oxford UP [vols 3-–8], 1904–8 [vols 1–2]; 1945–69 [vols 3–8].
Robinson, Charles John. A History of the Mansions and Manors of Herefordshire. London: Longmans, 1873.
Shaw, William Arthur. 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, incorporating a complete list of knights bachelors dubbed in Ireland. 2 vols. London: Sherratt & Hughes, 1906.