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Thursday, June 3, 2010

Clement de Paston & Cecily Leach

1477152. Clement de Paston & 1477153. Cecily Leach

~1265, Clement born in England, s/o 2954304. Walter de Paston & 2954305. Cecily de Peche.

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England.

~1275, Cecily born in England, d/o §§William le Leche Esq. (S) Hist. of Norfolk, V11, 1810, Paston.

1290, Clement heir to his father, his mother surviving.

9/1291-1301, Agreement made in the court of (John) Earl Warenne at Gimingham between Clement de Paston and Geoffrey Playz of Knapton re causeway of the latter at Wdemylle, referring inter alia to drying of turves. (S) UKNA.

~1295, Clement married Cecily and acquired a manor in Baketon called Leches.

7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.

1314, Clement and Cecily  had the grant of an oratory, or chapel in his house at Paston. (S) Hist. of Norfolk, V11, 1810, Paston.

8/5/1314, “To this Clement, the sonn of Walter of Paston, John Bishopp of Norwich granted licence to keepe a chappell in his house for him and his familie. This Clement purchased divers lands of John Earle of Warren …”

1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.

8/14/1339, To William Trussel, escheator this side of Trent . Order not to intermeddle ... of land of ... Clement de Paston [many persons named] ... (S) CCRs.

1341, Indenture concerning Clement de Paston and William his son. (S) Paston Letters, Part1, 1971, Page XI.

11/20/1348, “Agreement between Clement de Paston and William his son that although William is bound to Clement in £40, he should pay but 40 marks, within a year.” (S) UKNA.

1349, Clement de Paston granted a water-mill and two pieces of land for life to his son William de Paston.

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

7/8/1349, “By Clement son of Walter de Paston of Thomas Purdhon to deliver seisin in messuage in Paston and in his tenants in Paston, Bacton, Edingthorpe and Mundesley, except chamber with solar at east end of hall in said messuage, following tenor of charter made to said William.” (S) UKNA.

6/6/1352, Clement died.

(S) Norfolk Archaeology, V4, 1855, PP12-13.

Family notes:

·         1320, Petitioners: Benedict de Paston and William le Leche of Baketon (Broughton), Lincolnshire, state that their uncle, Richard de Bromholm, whose heirs they are, died seised of certain tenements in Kirton in Lindsey, held of the manor of Kirton in Lindsey, but that, because they were under age and not living in that region, Margaret, Countess of Cornwall, in whose hand the manor was, seized these tenements; and when they came of age she would not let them have their inheritance.

Child of Clement and Cecily: [1 son, 2 daughters]

i. William Paston (738576), born ~1300 in England.

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