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04th Baron of Bletso / 1st Earl of Bolingbroke Oliver de Port-St. John

04th Baron of Bletso / 1st Earl of Bolingbroke Oliver de Port-St. John

Male 1580 - 1646  (66 years)

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  • Name Oliver de Port-St. John 
    Title 04th Baron of Bletso / 1st Earl of Bolingbroke 
    Born 1580  Bedford, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1646  Bedford, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • alt. death: June, 1646
    Notes 
    • St. John, Oliver, fourth Baron St. John of Bletsho and first Earl of Bolingbroke (1580 ? -1646), M.P., Bedfordshire, 1601 and 1604; K.B., 1610; succeeded his father, 1618; created Earl of Bolingbroke, 1624; joined parliamentarians, 1642; named by parliament lord-lieutenant of Bedfordshire, took covenant, and was lay member of Westminster Assembly, 1643; one of commissioners for custody of great seal, 1643. [L150] [1]
    Person ID I8856  St. John Origin and Ancestry DNA Database
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2015 

    Father Oliver de Port-St. John,   b. 1540, Ripton Regis, Huntington, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1618, King's Ripton, Huntingdonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Dorothy Reid 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F3729  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Paulett,   d. Abt 1655 
    Children 
     1. Barbara de Port-St. John  [Birth]
     2. Elizabeth de Port-St. John  [Birth]
     3. William de Port-St. John,   d. 25 Feb 1616, Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Oliver de Port-St. John,   b. 2 Apr 1603, Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1642, Battle of Edgehill Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)  [Birth]
    +5. Paulet St. John,   b. 24 Jul 1608, THURLEIGH,BEDFORD,ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1638  (Age 29 years)  [Birth]
     6. Francis de Port-St. John,   b. 24 Jul 1610, Melchbourne, Bedford, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     7. Dorothy de Port-St. John,   b. 23 Feb 1611, Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1628  (Age 17 years)  [Birth]
     8. Anthony de Port-St. John, Esq.,   b. 10 May 1618, Melchbourne, Bedford, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1673, Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F3730  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1580 - Bedford, Bedfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1646 - Bedford, Bedfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Oliver de Port-St. John 1st Earl of Bolingbroke
    Oliver de Port-St. John 1st Earl of Bolingbroke





  • Sources 
    1. [S264] Ancestry.com. Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes 1-20, 22 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. This collection was indexed by Ancestry World Archives Project contributors. Original data: Stephen, Sir Leslie, ed. Dictionary of National Biography, 1921–1922. Volumes 1–20, 22. London, England: Oxford University Press, 1921–1922. (Reliability: 3).


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