John Byron (died 1623)

English politician, died 1623

Sir John Byron MP (1562-1623) was an English nobleman, politician, knight, and Member of Parliament for Nottinghamshire in 1597. He was the son of Sir John Byron (died 1600). He had one daughter and ten sons, including some Cavalier commanders in the English Civil War: John Byron, 1st Baron Byron, Richard Byron, 2nd Baron Byron, Sir Robert Byron, Sir Philip Byron, and Sir Thomas Byron.

John Byron

OccupationPolitician and Knight
Spouse(s)Anne Molyneux
Children11, including John Byron, 1st Baron Byron and Richard Byron, 2nd Baron Byron
Parent(s)Sir John Byron (died 1600)
Alice Strelley



  • Burke, Bernard (1869). "Byron". A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the British Empire. p. 169.
  • G., R.C. "BYRON, John (d.1623), of Colwick and Newstead, Notts. Clayton, Lancs". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 16 March 2015.