1357, William Coggeshall, born in Little Stamford Hall, Essex, England, heir & s/o 1477524. Sir Henry de Coggeshall & 1477525. Joan de Welle. [William de Wauter was his godfather.]
~1360, Antiocha born in Milan, Italy, d/o 1477526. Sir John Hawkwood.
10/1372, Sir John Hawkwood’s children [including Antiocha] and mistress taken hostage by Milanese ruler Bernardo Visconti.
1376, William heir to his father, age 18. (S) A Hist. of Coggeshall in Essex, Beaumont, 1889, P199.
4/1377, Induced by a salary of 250,000 florins, Sir John Hawkwood, residing in England, but having spent years in wars overseas, agreed to support militarily Bernabo Visconti and the Republic of Florence.
1377-78, William, meeting Sir John through his uncle Thomas Coggeshale, traveled to Milan, Italy with Sir John.
6/21/1377, Richard II succeeded Edward III as King of England.
5/1378, William with Sir John, and the lord of Milan, received Sir Edward de Berkekely and Geoffrey Chaucer [the poet] as ambassadors of King Richard II of England.
By 3/1379, William married Antiocha in Milan. (S) Gen. … Chicheley, Letter preserved in Venice.
3/3/1379, Letter from Sir John Hawkwood to Louis de Gonzaga of Mantua requesting safe conduct for ‘son-in-law Sir William de Coggeshall’, who had been for some time residing in Milan.
7/26/1379, William Coggeshale, knight: Essex (proof of age). William, son and heir of Henry de Coggeshale, knight, and Joan his wife, both deceased, taken at Halstede. The jurors say that the said William was 21 years of age and more … John Palmere, aged 40 years, agrees and says that at the time of the birth he was a servant of John de Coggeshale, knight, grandfather of the said William, and went with William de Wauton, knight, to the church of Codham for the baptism. … (S) IsPM. [William was still overseas, but the inquisition was held at the request of Sir John Hawkwood.]
7/30/1379, To escheator in Essex. Order to cause William Coggeshale knight, son and heir of Henry Coggeshale knight and of Joan his wife, to have seisin of the lands of his father and mother in the wardship of Thomas de Coggeshale …; as he has proved his age before the escheator and at the petition of John Haukewode, witnessing by letters that the said William is over sea in his company and of full age, the king has respited his homage and fealty until his coming to England. (S) CCRs. [Same for Cambridge.]
1379, William returned to England and took livery of his estates. (S) UKNA.
7/8/1382, A third part of the manor of Flete in Holand'. ... And after the decease of Walter the third part shall remain to Thomas de Percy, knight, William de Coggeshale, knight, ... to hold ... [Lincolnshire] (S) Feet of Fines.
By 1388, Antiocha died.
6/27/1388, William Coggeshale knight to John lord of Cobham and John Hille. Recognisance for 1,000 marks, to be levied etc. in Essex. (S) CCRs.
[––William & Ricarda––]
1388, William married 2nd Ricarda Ingepenne (7605583), widow of Sir Thomas Fychet.
7/10/1388, Commission to William Rykhill … Ricarda, late the wife of Thomas Fychet, knight, whom William Coggeshale, knight, has married, being lately seised … (S) CPRs.
2/14/1389, Commission of 1388 continued: Rykhill … Ricarda, late the wife of Thomas Fychet, knight, whom William Coggeshale, knight, has married, being lately seised … (S) CPRs.
11/1390, Ricarda died.
10/21/1391, Commitment of the counties of Essex and Hertford to William Coggeshale, ' chivaler,' during pleasure, so that he answer at the Exchequer as sheriff. (S) CFRs.
1392, From the tenements of William Coggeshale £1 10s 8d to Holy Trinity church, London. (S) The Church in London, 1977, Aldgate Ward.
5/13/1394, To John Cobham, … William Coggeshale knight who is over sea. … arbitrators shall give notice … that they should abide the award … concerning the matter contained in a petition presented in that parliament by the said Walter Sibile … (S) CCRs.
11/27/1395, Order to proceed to rendering of judgment … Ricarda who was wife of Thomas Fychet knight at her death … the manor of Tremeton, she being sole gave the same by charter to John Cobham knight, … under a condition that if William Coggeshale knight, who was to espouse her, should make her a feoffment for life of lands of his heritage to the value of 200 marks a year, and should pay the debts of the said Thomas and Ricarda amounting to 1,000 marks, the feoffees should give the said manor and members to him for life with reversion to her and to her right heirs … they continued their estate all her life, making no feoffment to the said William for that he fulfilled not the said condition … William's suit, submitting that she was at her death seised of the premises, and that by reason of issue between them begotten he held the same after her death by the courtesy as of her heritage … Ricarda did not make a feoffment under the conditions aforesaid as alleged … (S) CCRs.
[––William & Margaret––]
William married 3rd Margaret ?.
5/30/1395, John Cobham, lord de Cobham … gave and granted the manor of Great Sampford to William de Coggeshale and Margaret his wife, remainder to John Coggeshale (son and heir ofthe said William de Coggeshale) and the heirs of his body, with remainder to Margaret late the wife of John Roppeley esquire and Alice (the daughters of the said William de Coggeshale). (S) CFRs, 7/24/1459.
6/16/1396 at East Tyllebury, William Coggeshale, knight, to Sir John de Cobeham knight, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor of 'East Tyllebury' co. Essex … (S) CCRs.
9/20/1396, William Bourgcher knight, son and heir of William Bourgcher knight, to Dame Eleanor his mother, her heirs and assigns. Quitclaim … Witnesses: William Coggeshale knight, Thomas Coggeshale, … (S) CCRs.
2/12/1397, William Coggeshale knight and John Dorewarde to receive £9 12s for 24 days at parliament at Westminster representing Essex. (S) CCRs. [John Dorewarde married William’s daughter Blanche.]
9/30/1399, Henry IV succeeded Richard II as King of England.
2/10/1401, William Coggeshale knight and Robert Teye to receive £20 16s for 52 days at parliament at Westminster representing Essex. (S) CCRs.
11/25/1402, Gerard Braybrooke and William Coggeshale knights to receive £23 12s for 59 days at parliament at Westminster representing Essex. (S) CCRs.
4/22/1404, William Coggeshale and Robert Rykdon, controllers of the subsidy collection in Essex. (S) CFRs.
1404, ‘Monf William Coggeshale’ of Essex summoned to a Privy Council of King Henry. (S) Privy Council of England, Nicolas, 1834, P86.
10/18/1404, Commitment of the counties of Essex and Hertford to William Coggeshale, ' chivaler,' during pleasure, so that he answer at the Exchequer as sheriff. (S) CFRs.
11/13/1404, William Coggeshale and Robert Litton knights to receive £17 12s for 44 days at parliament at Coventry representing Essex. (S) CCRs.
1406-07, “William Coggeshale, knt., son and heir of Joan daughter and heiress of William de Welle.: Manor of Great Sampford, sometime held by the said William de Welle of King Edward III in chief, and now in the King's hands.: Essex.” (S) UKNA.
6/1408, William Coggeshale, John Basset and John Aleyn, pi. William Gretford of Wytham, … (S) Feet of Fines, Essex.
5/13/1409, William Coggeshale knight of Essex to John son of William Dorewarde of Essex. Recognisance for 1,000 marks, to be levied etc. in Essex. (S) CCRs.
4/1411, William Coggeshale, knight, John Hankewode, esquire, … The manor of Graveshales … quitclaimed to pi. and the heirs of John Hankewode [Antiocha’s brother John]. Cons. 200 marks. (S) Feet of Fines, Essex.
1411, John Tyrell witnessed the electoral indentures which recorded his own return in the company of his father-in-law, Sir William Coggeshall (for whom he subsequently acted as a feoffee).
1411, The Rev’d William Monard requested Sir William recover £12 owed to him by Thomas Kebbyl of London.
12/10/1411, Commitment of the counties of Essex and Hertford to William Coggeshale 'chivaler,' during pleasure, so that he answer at the Exchequer as sheriff. (S) CFRs.
3/20/1413, Henry V succeeded Henry IV as King of England.
5/29/1414, William Coggeshale knight and John Dorewarde to receive £14 8s for 36 days at parliament at Leycestre representing Essex. (S) CCRs.
1414, “Hugh Burnell, knight, lord of Holdgate and of Weoley … Witnesses: William Bourghchere, Gerard Braybrook, William Coggeshale, knights, of Essex, …” (S) UKNA.
1417, … William Coggeshale, knight, and … manors of North Bemflete, Hakevvelle, Pakelesham … advowsons of the churches of North Bemflete, Hakewelle … (S) Feet of Fines, Essex.
8/31/1422, Henry VI (an infant) succeeded Henry V as King of England.
1426, Sir William died at Codham Hall, Wethersfield. (S) Parish of Ashburton, 1890, P126.
10/20/1426, Writ of diem clausit extremum after the death of William Coggeshale, knight ; Essex. (S) CFRs.
(S) The Hist. Antiq.’s of Hertfordshire, Chauncy, 1826, P45. (S) Gen. Memoirs of the Extinct Family of Chester of Chicheley, Waters, 1878, P308.
· 5/30/1395, John Cobham, lord de Cobham … gave and granted the manor of Great Sampford to William de Coggeshale and Margaret his wife. [Afterwards John the son died without heir of his body, in the lifetime of the said William and Margaret his wife, and Alice took to husband John Tyrell knight, and the said John and Alice had issue Thomas Tyrell knight (who still survives [in 1459] and is 40 years of age and more) and died, and afterwards the said Margaret wife of William died without heir male of her body by William, and William survived Margaret and died so seised. John Coggeshale and Alice, and the said Margaret wife of John Roppeley entered into the said manor by virtue of the gift and grant aforesaid. (S) CFRs, 7/24/1459.
· There appear to be contemporary other “William Coggeshale, knight” in the records, especially in the later records. Some associated with Essex. Some of these records might belong to one of these persons.
Children of William and Antiocha: [4 daughters]
i. Blanche de Coggeshall, born ~1380 in England.
Blanche married John Doreward of Bocking [a Speaker of the House of Commons.]
1426, John died. [Son John, born 1400, inherited Coggeshall Hall.]
· In the Church of Upwell: “Edmund de Beaupre, the sonne and heyre of Nicholas de Beaupre and Margaret his wyfe, whyche Margaret was one of the daughters and heyress of Thomas Fodryngaye, Esq; heyre to Syr John Dorward, Knyght, Syr William Coggeshall, Knyght, and Syr John Harsyck Knight”. (S) Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V7, 1807, Upwell and Outwell.
ii. Margaret de Coggeshall, born ~1382 in England.
Margaret 1st married John Roppeley.
Margaret married William Bateman.
iii. Alice Coggeshall (369381), born ~1385 in England.
iv. Maude de Coggeshall, born by 1388 in England.
Maude 1st married Robert Dacres.
Maude 2nd married John St. George.