Person:John Mynne (1)

John Mynne
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Name John Mynne
Gender Male
Birth? circa 1480 probably Windrush, Gloucestershire
Reference Number? Q6250048?
Marriage before 1504 to Catherine Wriothesley

York Herald, according to Wriothesley Pedigrees, and Noble's History of the College of Arms (p123)

The MYNNE family were originally from Gloucestershire, and perhaps through their association with the WRYTHE family, became Heralds, for the eminent Garter Herald, Sir John WRYTHE, had married an Anne MYNNE. During the time of Henry VIII, a John MYNNE of Windrush, Gloucestershire, son of Henry MYNNE and probably a relation of Anne MYNNE, served as York Herald. He succeeded William WRIOTHESLEY (who died in 1513) as York Herald, and married William’s sister Catherine WRIOTHESLEY.

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John Mynne was an English officer of arms. He was the son of Henry Mynne of Gloucestershire, and son-in-law of John Writhe, the Garter King of Arms from 1478 to 1504.

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  1.   Noble, Mark. A history of the College of Arms: and the lives of all the kings, heralds, and pursuivants, from the reign of Richard III ... (London: [s.n.], 1805 (London : Cox, Son, and Baylis)), p123.