~1365, John born in Hawkhurst, co. Kent, England, 2nd s/o 625056. Robert de Barret.
~1375, Alice born in Belhouse, Essex, England, heir & d/o 625058. Thomas Belhouse & 625059. Elizabeth de Norton.
6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.
1386, John’s father died.
2/24/1386, To the sheriff of Surrey. Writ of supersedeas omnino, by mainprise of John Baret of Kent, … (S) CCRs.
1397, Alice coheir to her brother John of Belhouse in Aveley, Essex. (S) Hist. of Essex, V8, 1983, Aveley. [The other heiress, Alice’s sister Iseult, was married to Gilbert Lee.]
10/21/1397, John Dran, rector of the parish church at Hawhurst, quit-claims ‘John Baret firmarius meus of all suits, actions ... which he has against him from the beginning of the world.’
1398, Deed of partition between Alicia and her sister Isolda of the manor of Belhouse: ‘… made of the Hall, and great Chamber, and upper and lower Chambers there-unto adjoining ; of the Gatehouse which had 2 chambers in it above and below ; of the Gardens, Stables, Pidgeon House, …’
~1399, John married Alice and moved to Essex. (S) England’s Lost Country Houses.
2/6/1401, ‘John Baret de Alvythlee’ grants a meadow called ‘Belhous mede’ in the parish of Stifford, for 10 years ...
~1405, John died. (S) The Ancestor, V5, 1903, P1.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P44. (S) Visitations of Essex, 1878, P145. (S) Collins’s peerage of England; V6, P584. (S) Families of Lennard and Barrett, Lennard-Barrett, 1908, P342. (S) Hist. of Essex, V8, 1983, Aveley.
Child of John and Alice:
i. Thomas Barrett (156264), born ~1400 in Essex, England.