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Sunday, May 23, 2010

Sir John Paulet & Elizabeth Reyney

623632. Sir John Paulet & 623633. Elizabeth Reyney 

~1305, John Pawlet born in England, s/o 1247264. Sir William Paulet.

~1305, Elizabeth born in England, heir & d/o §§John de Reyny. (S) Hist. of Somerset, V6, 1992, North Petherton.

1321, Indenture, Abbot of Glastenbiry and William Powlet touching lands in Legh ... for the marriage of John Powlet within age. (S) Coll.’s ... Devon, Pole, 1791, P210.

1321, John married Elizabeth Reigny. [A considerable heiress, her son John would seal a deed with “Reyney”.]

1/24/1327, Edward III succeeded Edward II as King of England.

6/11/1331, “Agreement, indented. Between the Prior of Brutone and William de Poulet. William and wife Thomase are to grant by fine … manor of Cherlton Adam [Charlton Adam, Somerset], which were granted to the ancestors of Thomase by "Willam le fitz Adam de Cherlton" and "Adam le fitz Willam fitz et heir Willam le fitz Adam de Cherltone" and "Willam le fitz Willam fitz Adam de Cherltone" …, in the presence of ... John de Poulet …” (S) UKNA, Devon Records.

1331, John and Elizabeth held a share of Littleton, Somerset [the house.]

1342, John settled Littleton, Somerset, properties in trust for his sons John and William.

1344, John Paulet granted license to have mass in his oratory.

1345, John Powlet held the manor of Leigh. (S) Coll.’s ... Devon, Pole, 1791, P210.

1346, A quarter share of Littleton, Somerset, shared in 1346 between Sir Simon Furneaux, and John and William Paulet.

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

11/1/1348, To John Poulet, … Order to be attendant upon the levying and collecting of the 10th and 15th last granted for 3 years, for the first year of payment in co. Somerset. (S) CCRs.

5/7/1349, Commission to Stephen de Mareys and John de Poulet, … to Levy in the county of Somerset for arrears of the 10th and 15th … (S) CFRs.

7/16/1349, Commission to … John Poulet, William Poulet, … to levy in the county of Somerset the 15th and 10th … (S) CFRs.

By 1350, John knighted.

11/24/1350, “Debtor: John de Poulet, the elder, (knight) of Somerset [held part of a fee in Poulet, North Pederton Hundred, Somerset] Creditor: Nicholas Rook of Worcester, clerk [of Worcs.] Amount: £120.” (S) UKNA.

By 1353, John’s father died, his brother Nicholas the heir.

1356, John, of Leigh-Paulet and Gotehurst in Somerset, died.

(S) Peerage of England, Collins, 1812, P368. (S) BHO, Parishes: Charlton Adam. (S) Hist. of Somerset, V9, 2006, Compton Dundon.

Family notes:

Children of John and Elizabeth:

i. William Paulet, born ~1325 in Somerset, England.

William married ? Kail, d/o Humphrey de Kail. [1412, the lands of the families are united under son Nicholas.]

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

1348, Humphrey de Kail died, succeeded by his son William, who died the same year, leaving a son John a minor.

1349-53, William Paulet died before his father, and was succeeded by his son Nicholas Paulet, then a minor. The custody of his son's lands had been granted by William Paulet to Thomas and Nicholas de Panes (brothers to Sir Robert, prior of Bruton and the Convent there.)

1353, Nicholas Panes presenting as guardian of Nicholas Paulet.

1/18/1358, Thomas de Panis (or Pavis) and Nicholas de Panis (or Pavis) ... Actions real and personal which they had against the Prior and Convent by reason of the custody of the lands and tenements which were of William Poulet in Ch'leton Ada' and Makerel and which may fall to the Prior and Convent by reason of the minority of Nicholas son and heir of William. (S) UKNA.

1358, Thomas and Nicholas de Panes conveyed custody of the lands to Bruton priory, who granted the wardship to Sir John FitzPayn and Peter de Wenyete.

1362, Sir John Beauchamp of Lillesdon presenting during minority of Nicholas Paulet.

1412, Nicholas living, the lands at Charlton held by the Kail and Paulet families were united.

(S) BHO, Parishes: Charlton Adam.

ii. John Paulet (311816), born ~1335 in Somerset, England.

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