1477120. Sir John Savile & 1477121. Isabela de Eland
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~1325, John born in England, s/o 2954240. John Savile & 2954241. Margerie de Rishworth.
~1340, Isabel born in England, d/o §Thomas de Eland, Esq. & §Joan ?, of Eland and Tankersley.
1347, Sir John at the Siege of Calais. (S) De controversia in curia militari inter Ricardum Le Scrope, Scrope, 1832, P303.
Bef. 1353, John married Isabel, gaining an additional 16th part of the waste of “Risseworthe”. [This was held by Alicia Rishworth, mother of Margerie, “for life” – the implication that both families were prominent in Rishworth, a town of 6,190 acres at the time.]
John, Knt., of Golcar; and of Elland and Tankersley, by his marriage.
2/1356, Sir John joined the Black Prince in Gascony [and was probably at the Battle of Poitiers.]
1359, “Final concord, L. H. Indenture: John Savile and wife Isabel, quer. John de Brampton, parson of Baddesworth, def. Manor of Elands and ½ Manor of Tankersly.” (S) UKNA.
1361, John served in the French campaigns. Accused of the murder of a Wakefield man, John received a pardon for “ … good service done in the war in Brittany in the company on Robert de Herle …”.
1365, Sir John fought in Brittany with Henry, Duke of Lancaster.
4/3/1367, John was a member of John of Gaunt’s retinue that fought at the battle of Najara, Spain.
1370, John purchased the rights of the marriage of 2-year-old Elizabeth Thornhill from the Crown for £126 3s 4d. [She was married to son Henry.]
1373, Sir John and Robert Rokley assembled 30 archers at Plymouth for service in John of Gaunt’s campaign in France.
1374, John, Escheator for York.
1375, 1382, 1384, 1389, John Knight of the Shire.
1380, 1383, 1388, John High Sheriff of Yorkshire.
1384, Richard II granted Sir John an exemption from holding public office against his will. [Probably because of his age.]
6/16/1386 at the palace of John of Gaunt, King of Castile and Leon, John gave a deposition at the commission into the right to carry the arms ‘Azure, a bend Or’ between Richard le Scrope and Sir Robert Grosvenor.
7/10/1396, John founded a chantry at Elland church to pray for John, Duke of Aquitaine and Lancaster, Sir John Sayvill and Isabella his wife and their children, Henry, late Earl of Lancaster, John Sayvill and Margaret his wife, the parents of the said Sir John, Thomas de Eland and Joan his wife, parents of the said Isabella (S) Chantry Surveys, Surtees Soc., ii, P298.
John wrote his will [undated]: “desires to be buried at Elland”; he gives many legacies to sundry people, to his tenants at Golcar and Tankersley, and only mentions John Savile of Shelley, who was executor and proved his will. (S) Halifax Wills, ii, 216.
Bef. 9/23/1399, John died. (S) Will proved.
11/17/1399, in the chapel within the manor of Newstead, near the Priory of St. Oswald's of Nostell, William, Bishop of Pharos, the suffragan of the archbishop, received the vow of chastity of Isabella, widow of Sir John Saville, knt., and gave her the ring and mantle (S) Reg. Scrope, 21a.
1407-8, “Grant by Henry Sayvell' lord of Thornhill' and Henry Sayvill' de Copplay to Isabel daughter of the late John Sayvill' the younger knight … which lady Isabel Sayvill' de Eland holds for the term of her life; …” (S) UKNA.
1421, “Quitclaim: Thomas son of Robert of Eland, Isabel, widow of Sir John Savile and Thomas Savile to lands etc in Eland, Greetland, Stainland, Barkisland, Bothomlay, Northland, Ryssheworth, Heptonstall, Copley, Ederode etc.” (S) UKNA.
Children of John and Isabela:
i. Sir John Savile, born ? in England.
John married Isabel, d/o Sir Robert Radclyffe, of Radclyffe Tower.
3/15/1400, John Savile described himself as “Brother of the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem and Preceptor of Temple Bruer in the Diocese of Lincoln”.
1407-8, John died.
John Savile married Isabel, d/o Sir William Fitzwilliam. [No Children.]
Bef. 1407-8, John died leaving his sister Isabel as heir.
Isabel Savile married Thomas Darcy, 2nd s/o Philip, Lord Darcy.
ii. Henry Savile (738560), born ~1360 in England.