Pye, John, Sir, 1st Baronet -1697)
Sir John Pye, of Hone, in Marston on Dove, Devon, was the second son of Sir Robert Pye, Auditor of the Exchequer, and Mary, daughter and coheir of John Croker of Batsford in Gloucestershire. A zealous Royalist, he married, 27 February 1649, Rebecca, daughter of Nicholas Rayton, of Enfield in Middlesex. He was created a baronet 13 January 1665. He died in 1697 and was succeeded by his only son and heir Sir Charles Pye, 2nd Baronet.