Featured Post

||| LINK to author's Amazon page

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Sir John Paulet & Elizabeth Creedy

311816. Sir John Paulet & 311817. Elizabeth Creedy    

~1335, John Poulet born in England, s/o 623632. John Paulet & 623633. Elizabeth Reyney.

~1340, Elizabeth born in Devonshire, England, heir & d/o §§William Creedy.

6/1348, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349.

1356, John Pawlet’s father died.

2/16/1361, To escheator in Herefordshire and Gloucestershire and the march of Wales adjoining. Order to deliver in dower to Philippa who was wife of Roger de Mortuo Mari earl of March, … the fees and parts of knights' fees in his bailiwick … one knight's fee in Cherlton late held by John Poulet (at 50s.) … one knight's fee in the same town now held by Humphrey de Keyl (at 50s.), … (S) CCRs.

6/21/1377, Richard II succeeded Edward III as King of England.

1378, Elizabeth died.


John married 2nd Idonea Kail, daughter of John Kail of Somerset. (S) UKNA, 1400-01, IPM of John Poulet.

7/1380, John, in the army of 5200 under Thomas Plantagenet, Earl of Buckingham, landed at Calais. They marched towards Paris, meeting the French at Trois [Troyes].

1380, John on the expedition, in aid of the Duke of Brittany against the French. John was knighted at St. Omer’s. [His son Thomas knighted at Trois.] (S) Chronicles of England, France, Spain, ..., Froissart, V1, 1839, P606.

11/1380, The army laid siege to Nantes.

12/12/1381, Grant by Robert Marchaunt … Witnesses: Sir John de Bourwarsshe, Sir John de Paulet, … at Vexford. (S) UKNA.

1384, John Kail, Idonea’s father, died, leaving Idonea’s brother Thomas as the heir.

10/2/1384, To escheator in Gloucestershire. Order to assign dower [to Idonea’s mother] in presence of John Poulet knight, to whom the king committed parcel of the said lands. (S) CCRs.

12/6/1385, John Strecche and John Paulet to be paid £25 12s for 64 days at parliament representing Devon. (S) CCRs.

6/28/1387, Petition of John Poulet knight and Roger Boys of Devon, to proceed in a plea between them and the king [dealt with lands of Thomas de Welyngton in Gloucester, of which John held by grant]. (S) CCRs.

9/26/1387, “Debtor: Roger de Hillersdon of Devon … John Paulet, Sheriff, replies that the writ was delivered too late to be executed in the time set.” (S) UKNA.

1388, Sir John Poulet, High Sheriff of Devon.

7/4/1388, Order by writ of nisi prius to command an inquisition to be taken between the king and John Poulet knight concerning the manor of Lanteglas to be taken before one of the justices of the Common Bench or the justices of assize in Cornwall. (S) CCRs.

5/26/1390, “Petitioners: William Dykere of Cleeve … John Paulet, knight, sheriff of Devon; …”. (S) UKNA.

1391, John heir to his mother [of considerable wealth], sealed a document with the arms of Reyney. (S) BHO, North Petherton. [John held the manor of Rhode of North Petherton, previously held of the Reigny family.]

1391, John died. I.P.M.: “John Paulet, knight: Wiltshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Berkshire, Devon, Cornwall.” (S) UKNA.

12/2/1391, Order to the escheator to take into the king’s hands the lands of John Paulet, ‘chivaler’; Devon and Cornwall; Wiltshire; Berkshire; Gloucester. (S) CFRs. [John died holding Melcombe manor, inherited from his mother Elizabeth, d/o John de Reigny. (S) Hist. of Somerset, V6, 1992, North Petherton.]


1394-95, Idonea succeeded her brother Thomas Kail as heir. (S) BHO, Parishes: Charlton Adam.

9/15/1400, Idonea wife of John Poulet died. (S) IPM of Idonea, 10/13/1400.

(S) Peerage of England, Collins, 1812, P368. (S) BHO, Parishes: Charlton Adam.

Family notes:

·         By 1286, The second fee in Charlton Adam was divided between John de Perham, who held ¾ of a fee, and Humphrey de Kail, who held the remaining ¼ fee. [John de Perham the g-g-grandfather of John; Humphrey the g-grandfather of Idonea.]

Children of John and Elizabeth:

i. Thomas Paulet (155908), born ~1360 in Somerset, England.

ii. William Paulet, born ? in England.

William married Eleanor de la Mere, d/o Philip of Noney Castle, Somerset.

1413, Eleanor died.

8/8/1435, William died.

Children: Sir John Paulet, born ? in England. He married Constance Poynings, d/o Hugh. 1470, he died. Children: Sir John Paulet, married his cousin Alice Paulet, d/o William (77954). Margaret Paulet married her cousin Sir Amyas Paulet, s/o William (77954).

iii. Dionysia Paulet, born ? in England.

Dionysia married John Popham of Hintworth, Esq.

Children of John and Idonea:

1401, 1403, The Crown presented at Charlton as guardian of the heirs of Idony.

7/31/1413, IPM at Devon: … Idonea widow of John Poulet … Thomas brother of John, … Holcombe Burnell, the manor … Idonea inherited it and married John Poulet. They had issue John and Thomas. John the father died. Idonea held it and died, and John the son died without heirs of his body. Thomas has now died without heirs of his body … Richard Karle is his next heir in blood, being the son of Richard, son of Richard son of Thomas brother of Humphrey father of William father of John father of Idonea mother of John and Thomas his brother. Richard is aged 50 years and more. (S) CIsPM.

i. John Paulet, born 1387-90  in England.

9/13/1407, IPM of Emma widow of Robert Lucy. Somerset: John Kayel gave 1 messuage, 200 a. and 30s. rent in Ashway to Robert Lucy and Emma his wife … Robert died without heirs by Emma. She survived and died on 2 Sept. 1407. John son and heir of John Poulet, under age in the king’s ward, is next heir of John Kayel, being son of Idonea, daughter of John Kayel. (S) CIsPM.

3/17/1412, John Paulet died.

3/25/1413, Writ for IPM of John Poulet, son of Idonea, widow of John Poulet. (S) CIsPM.

ii. Thomas Paulet, born 1388-91 in England.

3/19/1413, Thomas Paulet died.

4/5/1413, Writ for IPM of Thomas Poulet, son of Idonea, widow of John Poulet. (S) CIsPM.

No comments: