Collectanea Topographica Et Genealogica, Volume 8
Sir John Babington of Dethick and Kingston, Knt. aet. 26 and upward at his father's death was returned 1433 in the roll of Derbyshire gentry, holden under the Earl of Warwick; styoed 'superstes[, 13 Edw. IV. 1474. His name before knighthood occurs, 14 Edw. IV. in a list of nobles and gentlemen, chiefly of Derbyshire, who bound themselves, in peace and war to support Lord Hastings the celebrated Champberlain. Sheriff of Derby, and Notts 19 Edw. IV 1479 or 1480. 1 Ric. III. he was foeffee of Richard Whalley for some property in Notts. Slain on Richard's part as Bosworth, 1485, by Sir James Blount, Provost Marshall.
In a window in Stanley church, was 'Babington quartering Dethick' and 'Orate pro bono statu in Dno Johannis Babington, militis, qui istam fenestram fieri fecit.'
Sir John married Isabel, only daughter of Henry Bradbourne, of Brandbourne and the Hough, in Ashbourne, co. Derby, Esq. The only brother of Isabel carried on the male line of Bradbourne, now extinct. They sold Bradbourne at a very early period, and the Hough circa 1594 to Sir Humphrey Ferrers, of Tamworth.
Upon a slab at Ratcliff on Soar: 'Hich jacet Isabella quondam uxor Johannis Babington de Dethyck armigeri, ac Dni de Kingston, que obiit 18 die Mar. 1486.'"
|Offspring of Sir John Babington of Dethick and Kingston and Isabel Bradbourne (-aft1486)|
|Thomas Babington (-1518)|| |
|Henry Babington (-aft1518)|| |
|Beatrice Babington|| |
|Anne Babington (c1460-1505)||1460 England||1505 England|| James Rolleston (c1458-)|
|Elizabeth Babington|| |
|Margaret Babington|| |
|Isabel Babington|| |
|Offspring of Thomas Babington of Dethick and Isabel Dethick (-c1464)|
|John Babington (-1486)||England||18 March 1486 Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom|| Isabel Bradbourne (-aft1486)|
|William Babington (-1553)|