NameSir Knight John de MAXWELL 4th Of Carlaverock , M
Birth Dateabt 1295
Birth PlaceCarlaverock, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Death Dateabt 1346
Death PlaceLondon, England
Death MemoTower of London
Spouses
ChildrenHerbert , M (~1320-)
Notes for Sir Knight John de MAXWELL 4th Of Carlaverock
He [Sir John 2nd] had two sons:

1. Eustace

2. John, successor to Eustace.

Source: THE SCOTS PEERAGE, ed. by Sir James Balfour Paul, Vol V!, Edinburgh, 1906, pp. 471-72.
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Sir John Maxwell [4th] of Carlaverock is described in two undated grants
(ratified by the Prior of St.Andrews 23 January 1323-44) to Dryburgh Abbey of the patronage of Pendaitland Church, as son of the late John Maxwell of Pencaitland, Knight, and as ‘Johannes de Maxwell, miles, quondam filius domini Johannis de Maxwell et heres domini Eustachii de Maxwell fratris sui’. In the ratification he is called John Maxwell, Knight, Lord of Maxwell.

He was captured at the battle of Nevills’ Cross, 17 October 1346, and sent to the Tower of London, and probably

he died soon afterwards.


Source: THE SCOTS PEERAGE, ed. by Sir James Balfour Paul, Vol V!, Edinburgh, 1906, p. 47.
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Sir John de Maxwell, knight,son of the deceased Sir John Maxwell of Pencateland, and heir of Sir Eustace de Maxwell, his brothersucceeded, as appears by charter granted by him to the Abbey of Dryburgh, confirmed by William, Prior of St. Andrews in 1343, being “the patronage of the church of Pencateland, which John de Maxwell of Pencateland, and Sir John Maxwell, knight, Dominus de Maxwell, granted to the abbot and convent of Dryburgh.”

Sir John Maxwell was taken prisoner, with David II, at the battle of Durham 1346, and died shortly after.

Source: THE SCOTTISH NATION ... BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY, by William Anderson, Vol III, Edinburgh, 1867, pp. 124.
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