Noted events in his life were:
• Military Service. He was one of the Royal Commanders at the Battles of Bosworth in 1485 and Stoke in 1487. He was appointed King's Sergeant by Henry VII. in 1504 he became High Steward of Cambridge University. He founded a Chantry at Turvey, whose Chaplains were to teach grammar to the boys of the parish.
John married Lady Edith Latimer in 1481 in Turvey, Bedfordshire, England. (Lady Edith Latimer was born in 1450 in Dorset, England, died on 1 Sep 1504 in Turvey, Bedfordshire, England and was buried in All Saints Churchyard, Turvey, Befford Borough, Bedfordshire, England.)