Saturday, May 22, 2010

Bond 475384 & 475385

475384. Lord John Fitz William & 475385. Eleanor Green {Bond}


7/25/1377, John born in England, heir & s/o 950768. William Fitz William & 950769. Maud de Cromwell.

~1380, Eleanor born in England, d/o 950770. Henry Greene & 950771. Maud Mauduit.

Bef. 1397, John married Eleanor.

John, of Sprotborough, Baildon, … Yorks & Plumtree, Notts, received homage from Henry Bowett, Archbishop of York.

4/10/1404, “Confirmation charter from John Fitzwilliam, kt., lord of Sprotborough, …” (S) UKNA.

1/19/1410, “John Fitzwilliam to Thomas Clarell. In consideration of a marriage to be had between John, son and heir of John Fitzwilliam, and Margaret, daughter of Thomas Clarell, …” (S) UKNA.

8/20/1411, “Matilda Fitzwilliam, lady of Hathilsay has received from Sir John Fitzwilliam, her son, 50 marks, her dower …” (S) UKNA.

3/5/1416, John a legatee of his brother William, heir to their father.

7/5/1417, John, Lord of Sprotborough, died.

5/21/1421, Eleanor living.

Bef. 12/21/1422, Eleanor died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P350. (S) The Peerage of Ireland, Lodge, 1789, P167.

Children of John and Eleanor: [6 sons, 2 daughters]

i. Lord John Fitz William, born 5/27/1397 in England.
1/19/1410, John Fitzwilliam contracted to marry Margaret Clarell (369283). [2 sons, 1 daughter]
1421, John died at Rouen, France.

ii. Robert Fitz William, born ? in England.
4/16/1428, “John de Melton of Normanton, to Robert Fitzwilliam, son of Lord John Fitzwilliam, knight.
All lands and tenements in Cusseworth, Yorks., once John Watthe's; all lands and tenements in Derthington, called Walessee, once William of Sprotburgh's, …”. (S) UKNA.

iii. John Fitz William (237692), born ~1415 in England.
[6th son, 2nd of the same name.]

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