1396, John Deneys born in England, s/o 623744. John Denys.
~1396, Joan born in England, heir & d/o §§William de Esse [Asshe].
2/5/1405, John’s father died.
5/6/1408, Writ for IPM of John Deneys. Devon: John Deneys of Orleigh held the manor of ‘Horton’ of John Holand, earl of Huntingdon, a minor in the king’s ward, of the castle of Barnstaple by knight service, annual value 100s. He died on 5 Feb. 1405. John his son is next heir, aged 11 years and more. (S) CIsPM.
12/7/1422, Petitioner: George de la Bourse, merchant and burgess of Bruges. Speaking for himself and for his fellow-merchants, states that he has long sued to the Duke of Gloucester and others of the council concerning their goods and merchandise in a ship whose master was Gomes Pita of La Coruña, which were stolen at sea by certain people from Bristol and Barnstaple. … People mentioned: … John Dyttemay, captain of a hulk; John Savage, knight; Nicholas Stokkes; Thomas Passeware; Thomas Vinpere; John Denys; John Morgan; Nicholas Mynes; Angelo, captain of a barge; … (S) UKNA, SC 8/96/4788.
(S) 1564 Visitation of Devon – “Dennys of Orleigh” (S) Parochial and Family Hist. of the Deanery of Trigg Minor, V2, Mclean, 1876, P407.
· There is a “John Deneys of Gydecote” [Devon] (fl.1347-1391) family which is contemporary with this family.
Child of John and Joan:
i. John Dennys (155936), born ~1420 in England.