624686. Lord John de Welles & 624687. Maud de Roos
Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Coloncial And Medieval Families (Royal Ancestry)
8/23/1334, John born in Bonthorpe, Lincolnshire, England, heir & s/o 1249372. Adam de Welle & 1249373. Margaret ?. [Baptized the same day in the church of St. Helen, Willoughby.]
Maud born in England, d/o 1249374. William de Roos & 1249375. Margery de Badlesmere.
1345, John, age 11 at the death of his father; wardship granted to Margaret, widow of William, Lord Roos. [His future mother-in-law]
1349, John, still a minor, asked his father’s executors to make arrangements with the monks of Bardney [Bardolph] to pray daily for his ancestors: Adam de Welles and Margaret his wife; Adam the father of said Adam and Joane his wife; and for himself and Maud his wife.
1355, John summoned against the Scots.
8/27/1355, John given seisin of his lands.
1357-60, John, 4th Lord Welles, summoned to parliament.
[A “John de Welles” is active in France and another is active in Ireland at this time, one born in 1310, the other in 1334. There may not be a way to tell which is which. The one in France died before 4/20/1360. It is possible the records refer to the same person.]
10/11/1361, “John de Welles: Northumberland, Essex, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire” died. (S) UKNA, IPM.
12/9/1388, Maud died. “Maud late the wife of John Welle, knight: Lincolnshire.” (S) UKNA.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P874. (S) A Gen. hist. of the dormant …, Burke, P572. (S) History of the Wells Family of England, Welles, 1876.
• There are multiple “John de Welles”, likely cousins, alive at this time. They can be differentiated by their titles, locations, and chronology.
Children of John and Maud:
i. John de Welles, born 4/20/1352 in England.
John married Eleanor, d/o 1477540. John de Mowbray & 1477541. Elizabeth Seagrave.
8/26/1421, John, 5th Lord Welles, died.
i. Margery de Welle (312343), born ? in England.
iii. Anne Welles, born ? in England.
Anne married James le Boteler.