ST. JOHN, Henry (c.1568-1621), of Farleigh Chamberlayne, Hants.
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Family and Education
b. c.1568, 1st s. of William St. John by Barbara Gooce or Goore, wid. of Thomas Twyne of Wonston. educ. Magdalen Hall, Oxf. 1585; L. Inn Nov. 1588. m. (1) Anne, ?1s.; (2) by 1600, Ursula, da. of Hugh Stewkley of ‘Marsh’ Som., ?4s. 4da.; (3) c.1614, Margaret, ?da. of Peter Fuller of St. Helens, I.o.W., 1da. suc. fa. 1609.
St. John’s father’s estates were near Stockbridge and both father and son sat for the borough. St. John was involved in a celebrated dispute over his return to the Commons in 1614, in defiance of the chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster. He died 7 Apr. 1621.
Vis. Hants (Harl. Soc. lxiv), 127, 193, 210; W. Berry, Co. Genealogies, Hants, 148; VCH Hants, iii. 458; iv. 444-5; PCC 53 Dale; C142/321/87, 389/104; Chamberlain Letters ed. McClure, i. 130 n, 528; CJ, i. 477.