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Friday, May 28, 2010

950772 Villers-Mering

950772. Sir John Villers & 950773. Joan Mering

1380, John born in England, s/o 1901544. Richard Villers & 1901545. Elizabeth ?.

~1385, Joan born in England, d/o 1901546. Sir William Mering.

1392, John age 11½ heir to his father.

1394-95, Anketine Houby sued Richard de Assheby and Elizabeth, formerly wife of Richard Vylers, and John Grym, of Brokesby, and others, for forcibly abducting from Sutton, John, the son and heir of Richard Vylers, whose marriage belonged to him, his father having held the manor of Brokesby of him by the service of a knight's fee. (S) Pedigrees From The Plea Rolls, Wrottesley.

1401-2, John, “son and heir of Richard Vylers kinsman and heir of Simon Pakeman:” Leicester, made proof of age. (S) UKNA. [Simon Pakeman is John’s great grandfather.]

7/20/1411, Commission to Henry Bromle … to enquire into the complaint of Nicholas Cailet and John de Vylers, merchants of la Rochelle, … seized good within the port of Suthampton, contrary to treaties … (S) CPRs.

11/25/1416, John died seized of a messuage called Pakeman’s Place, … in Kirby .. in Barton … in Ravinston … in Wiggeston … by knights service, and a pair of gilt spurs; … (S) UKNA, IPM.

(S) The Peerage of England, Collins, 1812, P765.

Family notes:
• 4/28/1421, Revocation … committing to Antony Howby … land in Hochescote, … in the king’s hands by death of John son of Richard Vylers son of Joan sister of Katharine daughter of Simon Pakeman, tenant in chief, and by reason of minority of his heir … John Vylers in Brokesby, parcel of the manor of Brokesby, … held … ‘Pakmons place’, … John his son and hier [of his older brother still under age] and of the age of 12 years and more ; … (S) CPRs.

Children of John and Joan:

ii. William Villiers (475386), born 1404 in England.

i. John Villers, born 1409 in England. [Heir]
Aft. 4/18/1421, John died as a ward of the King, his brother William succeeding.