Paternal Family Tree


b Feb 1388 knighted

26 Feb 1388 accused of "divers enormous offences in the county of Derby, against the ministers, officers and servants of the king's uncle John, duke of Lancaster."

Mar 1392 received a commission of array

Feb 1393 received a commission of arrest to pursue a fugitive in a case brought to attention by his uncle John

16 May 1401 appointed Justice of the Peace: Derbyshire

11 May 1402 commissioned to combat propaganda against Henry IV

b 1410 married Margaret Longford

Apr 1410 commissioned to arrest Henry Pierrepoint, a turbulent landowner with interests at Chesterfield and in Nottinghamshire

a 24 Oct 1411 imprisoned at Tower of London

a 1417 enlisted with Thomas for military operations in the English Channel

b 1422 married Isabel Shirley

07 Jun 1438 died at Pooley

buried at St Oswalds Church


Mother: Margaret Longford

John Cockayne c 1410

Alice Cockayne 1395

Mother: Isabel Shirley

John Cockayne 1411

William of Sturston Cockayne c 1410

John Cockayne

Reginald Cockayne

Roger Cockayne


Father: Edmund Cockayne

Grandfather: John Cockayne

1G Grandfather: John Cockayne

2G Grandfather: John Cockayne

3G Grandfather: William Cockayne

Grandmother: Cecilia Vernon

1G Grandfather: William Vernon

2G Grandfather: Richard Vernon

3G Grandfather: Richard Vernon

Mother: Elizabeth Harthill

Grandfather: Richard Harthill