STEPHENSON (STEPHENS, STEVENS), John, of Hythe, Kent.
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m. ?Margaret, da. of John Martyn of Horton.
Jurat, Hythe by 1567, bailiff 1569, brodhull rep. 1569, 1573, 1580.
In 1571 the Hythe corporation accepted the lord warden’s nominee for one seat, but refused him a second and elected Stephenson, a fishmonger. The last reference found to him is dated 1592.
Vis. Kent (Harl. Soc. lxxv), 7, 131; HMC 4th Rep. 430; Hythe ass. bks. passim; G. Wilks, Barons of the Cinque Ports and the Parl. Rep. Hythe, 52-4.