1411, Margaret born in England; d/o 738738. Thomas de Hulse & 738739. Alice ?.
1412, John Troutbek born in England, s/o 738736. William Troutbeck & 738737. Joanna Rixton.
By 1420, John contracted to marry Margaret. (S) Hist. of Co. Palatine and City of Chester, Ormerod, 1819, P28.
1420, Margaret’s father died.
2/27/1421, To the escheator in Salop and the march of Wales adjacent. Order in presence of the next friends of Margery de Holes, daughter and heir of Thomas Holes, to assign dower to Alice who was wife of Thomas Holes, of whom the king has taken an oath. (S) CCRs.
5/12/1421, Commitment to William Troutebek (738736), esquire, of the keeping of all the lands in England and Wales and in the county of Chester late of Thomas Holes, who held of the king in chief by knight service on the day of his death ; to hold the same from the time of the death of the said Thomas until the lawful age of Margery his daughter and heir, together with the marriage of the heir. (S) CFRs.
8/31/1422, Infant Henry VI succeeded Henry V as King of England.
1431, John married Margaret.
1432, Margaret daughter and heir of Thomas de Holes, then wife of John Troutbek, made proof of her age. (S) A Hist. of the County of Hertford, V2, 1908.
4/6/1433, Quitclaim at Oxhey Richard, Hertfordshire. By David Holes to John Troutbek and Margery his wife of his interest in lands in Oxhey Richard called "Senyt clere londes" of which John and Margery are now seised. (S) UKNA.
1/3/1437, At the death of Queen Katherine of Valois: … the keeping of the castle of Hawardyn and of the manors and lordships of Hawardyn and Mohaudesdale, with the mine of coals there, which Kathaine late queen of England held in dower on the day of her death ; …, rendering for the said keeping, yearly at the Exchequer of Chester at Easter and Michaelmas equally, the £60 which William Troutbek and John his son rendered yearly to the said late queen therefor while they held the said castle, manors and lordships of her at farm. (S) CFRs, 2/28/1437.
7/13/1433, To the escheator in Salop and the march of Wales adjacent. Order to give John Troutebeke and Margery his wife, daughter and heir of Thomas Holes, seisin of the lands of the said Thomas; as the said John has proved his wife's age before Geoffrey Rokelle escheator in Hertfordshire, and the king has taken his fealty. (S) CCRs.
1437, John Troutbeck, esq., and his father appointed park-keepers of Shotwick, and stewards and receivers of Hawarden and Mold. (S) Admin. Of Palatine, Clayton, 1990, P163.
1438, John, Sheriff of Cheshire.
2/27/1439, Commitment to Thomas Stanley, knight, by mainprise of John Troutbek of Chester, esquire, and Thomas Pole of Pole, co. Chester, esquire, of the marriage of John Chauntrell, a minor … (S) CFRs.
7/13/1439, John Troutbek of Cheshire esquire to the king. Recognisance of 500 marks that he shall behave peaceably toward John Hawardyn, his tenants and servants. (S) CCRs.
2/1/1440, “John Troutbek, Chamberlain of Chester” witnessed a gift John del Dedwode.
1440, John married Margaret; and in right of his wife he became Sergeant of the Bridge Gate of Chester, Lord of Little Neston, Oxton, Raby, Barnston and Brunstath.
3/2/1441, John Troutbeck and Thomas Stanley, esq., commanded to provide within the city of Chester 24 pipes of wine for the King’s use upon coming to the city.
3/29/1442, John Troutbek, esquire, Nicholas Morley, esquire; Knights of the Shire coming to parliament. (S) CFRs.
2/14/1443, Nicholas Bolt to John Troutbek of Cestre esquire, …. Gift of all his goods and chattels moveable and immovable, quick and dead in the city and suburbs of London or elsewhere. (S) CCRs.
1/12/1445, Licence for 33s 4d for John Troutbek, esquire, and Margery his wife to grant … a moiety of the manors of Fordesham and Newport … remainder to the right heirs of Margery. (S) CPRs.
10/4/1445, “Grant … John Troutbek and wife Margery … Manors of Mobberley and Brimstage, 185 mess., 40 tofts, 5 mills, 1 dove cote, 2,000a. land, 200a. meadow, 1,000a. pasture, 1,000a. moor, 200a. wood, £7.6.8d. rents in Raby Neston, Pickmere, Cogshall, Kinderton, Newton by Clive and Chester. Which premises (1) received by fine levied in the king's court at Chester. Granted to (2) for lives with remainder successively to William, son of (2), and his heirs, then to heirs of (2), then to heirs of Margery. (S) UKNA.
1445, John named Chamberlain of Chester when his father resigned.
1446, John’s father died, his mother surviving.
12/1/1448, Grant ... Witnesses: William de Bulkley, Deputy Justiar of Chester, John Troutbek, Chamberlain of Chester, and Robert Bothe, Knt., Sheriff of Cheshire. (S) UKNA.
6/2/1449, “Quitclaim. (1) Ellen, daughter of Robert del Mere, (2) Joan, wid. of William Troutbek, esq., and John their son.” (S) UKNA.
10/1450, “John Troutbeck esq, Chamberlain of Chester” witnessed a grant of Thomas Beston. (S) UKNA.
1450, John signed “A defence of the liberties of the Earldom of Chester” addressed to the king by the citizens of Chester. (S) English Historical Documents 1327–1485, Douglas, P553.
10/1450, John Troutbeck, esq. Chamberlain of Chester. (S) UKNA.
1452-54, Plaintiffs: William Denny and Agnes his wife. Defendants: John Troutbek, chamberlain of Chester,`cousin' of the said Agnes. Subject: Profits of lands, etc of the said Agnes in Chester, of which defendant was `overseer.'. Cheshire. (S) UKNA.
5/24/1453, John witnessed a grant of Hamon Mascy of Rixton. (S) UKNA. [Note John’s mother is a “Riston”.]
1455, by a fine levied …, between John Troutbeck, Esq. and Margery his wife, plaintiffs; …; whereby the manor of Oxeye Richard was settled on John and Margery.
8/10/1456, Grant ... Witnesses: Thomas Lord Stanley Justiciar of Chester, John Troutbek Chamberlain of Chester ... (S) UKNA.
2/4/1457, John resigned as Chamberlain of Chester.
1457, Margery died.
6/6/1457, Writ of diem clausit extremum, after the death of: Margery late the wife of John Troutbek esquire; Salop. (S) CFRs.
John married 2nd Alice ?.
1458, John died.
9/2/1458, Writ of diem clausit extremum, after the death of: John Troutbek, esquire; Hertford; Hereford and the adjacent march of Wales; Salop and the adjacent march of Wales; Devon; Wilst; Gloucester and the adjacent march of Wales. (S) CFRs.
1459-60, Plaintiffs: Alice, late the wife of John Troutbek, esq. Defendants: Gilbert Parre, esq, feoffee. Subject: Manor of Oxhey, Hertfordshire. (S) UKNA.
(S) Plantagenet Ancestry, Richardson, P716. (S) Notes & Queries, 1869, P369. (S) The Hist. of the Hundred of Wirral, Mortimer, 1847, P210. (S) Hist. of St. Mary-on-the-Hill Chester, Earwaker, 1898, P183.
Child of John and Margery:
i. William Troutbeck (184684), born 7/20/1432 in Hertfordshire, England.