Sir John Preston
1297 - 1361

Born: 1297

Marrage: Joan

Father: Sir Lawrence Preston b.1278

Died: 1361 at age 64

Sons:  Sir Symon Preston
         Sir Richard Preston
         Lady Catharine Preston
         Rev John Preston

Sir John de Prestoun was with David II at the Siege of Durham and Battle of Neville's Cross in 1346 and was taken prisoner with his King. Both were later released, but only after the payment of a significant ransom.

Sir John de Preston. Granted land by David II in 1342. He treated with the English in behalf of Scotland in 1360. He was Judge of the Scotch Courts. He married Joan, daughter of the Earl of Leicester.