Norbury and Hyde – Knights

NOngoing research makes me more wary of the validity of my findings. There is a feeling of peace when I am sure of an ancestor. Contentedness follows proof which includes confirmed generational relatives, dates on gravestones and written histories containing agreement. Yesterday I tracked a Sarah White to Peregrine White, the first child born after the Pilgrim’s landed in Plymouth. Born on the ship anchored in the bay. Terribly exciting, but Sarah is most likely a Weedon, and although some have her listed as Weedon (White), it seems it is not so. And, now, disappointing.

Today we have Sir John Hyde of Norbury who could be our Hyde ancestor, however, validating all the information and tossing the misinformation will take time. I am not settled with him yet.  Born in 1245 in Norbury, Cheshire, England, John would certainly provide romance for the middle ages enthusiast.

Sir John Hyde , knt. of Norbury and Hyde , a gallant soldier and one of the companions in arms of the Black Prince, espoused, first, Margaret , dau. of Sir John Davenport , and had two sons, John and Roger , mentioned in settlements of the manor of Norbury , who appear both to have died issueless. Sir John wedded, secondly, one of the daughters of Sir William Baggiley , of Baggiley, and sister and co-heiress of John Baggiley , of Baggiley , by whom he obtained several estates; and the Hydes henceforth used the arms of Baggiley , inverting the colours, and adding a chevron, for difference. By the co-heiress of Baggiley he had, with other issue, (Burke’s Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland )

19th great-grandfather, possibly