ACLAND, John (c.1552-1620), of Broad Clyst, nr. Exeter, Devon.
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Family and Education
b.c.1552, 2nd s. of John Acland of Akeland by Margaret, da. and coh. of Hugh Radcliff of Stepney, Mdx. educ. L. Inn 1573. m. (1) Elizabeth, da. of George Rolle† of Stevenstone, wid. of Robert Mallet of Wooleigh, 1da. d.v.p.; (2) Margery, da. of Henry Portman of Orchard Portman, Som., wid. of Sir Gabriel Hawley of Buckland, Som., s.p. Kntd. 1604.
J.p. Devon from 1583, sheriff 1608-9.
Of a family established in Devon during the Middle Ages, Acland inherited considerable property near