Richard Lyon (xxxx-1374)

Amongst those who perished in Wat Tyler’s Rebellion was a Richard Lyon, a Famous Wine Merchant, Lapidary, Owner of Liston Hall Manor at Gosfield and one of the Sheriffs of London in 1374. Richard Lyon had been in former days Wat Tyler’s Master, and was seized and beheaded by the rebel leader in gratitude for all his previous favours.

Descendants of Richard Lyons Shreife of London
? Lyons
.. John Lyon of Walden Essex
….. Richard of Walden
….. + Alice daughter of John Harny of Walden Gentleman
…….. Richard Lyon
…….. Gabriel Lyon of London (1684)
……… + Margaret daughter of ? Jewce by the daughter of Mr.Stonhouse of Berkshire
………… Elizabeth
.. Richard Lyon of Walden Esq

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