Friday, June 4, 2010

G21: 1477166

1477166. Jordan de Macclesfeld

"Remains, historical and literary, connected with the palatine counties of

By 1297, Jordan born in England, s/o §Thomas de Macclesfeld.

Jordan attended Oxford.

2/18/1309, Jordan, brother and heir of Roger de Macclesfield of Worthinbury. (S) CIsPM.

7/16/1318 … the king’s baliff … after his [Roger de Macclesfield] death … fraudulently occupied them [6 messuages], whilst Jordan, ignorant of his death, was absent studying at Oxford … Jordan his brother is next heir, and of full age. (S) CIsPM.

5/22/1315, Indenture between Jordan de Maclisfeld and Hugh de Boston, exchange of lands … (S) UKNA.

2/21/1329, Inspeximus and confirmation for Jordan son of Thomas de Macclesfeld of … a grant in fee … land in Worthinbur’ …. (S) CPRs. [Original grant of 4/11/1290 was made by Lady Eleanor, the king’s mother.]

1330-1, “Account of Jordan de Macclesfeld of expenses of horses in his custody at Macclesfield.” (S) UKNA.

1334, Jordan made a marriage agreement whereby his daughter Margaret was to marry Richard de Moreton.

1337-8, “Roll of inquisitions of arrentations of the waste in Rockingham forest, made by John de Montgomery, John de Macclesfeld, Richard Knyvet and William de Dalyngton.” (S) UKNA.

10/5/1339, “…Thomas le Barker burgess of Macclesfeld. 2. Robert son of Jordan le Venur and Elena his wife. Witnesses. John de Swynemor then bailiff, Jordan de Macclesfeld mayor, …” (S) UKNA.

6/26/1347, “…Witnesses: Robert de Legh, bailiff; Jordan de Macclesfeld; …” (S) UKNA.

6/7/1351, “Parties: 1. Jordan de Macclesfeld. 2. John his son and the heirs male of his body, … all Jordan's land in the town of Stalegh' which he held of Ang' daughter of Robert de Hurstes of her pure widowhood.”

1356, Jordan wrote his will naming sons John [and John’s wife Alice] & Thomas, and daughters Millicent & Marion [apparently unmarried] & Margaret.

1356, Jordan wrote his will naming sons John [and John’s wife Alice] & Thomas, and daughters Millicent & Marion [apparently unmarried] & Margaret.


1356, Jordan died holding 5 messuages with appurtenances of the king as earl of Chester, by military service.

(S) Norfolk Archaeology, V4, 1855, P16. (S) Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties, Chetham Society, 1876, P169.

Family notes:
• Petition from Jordan de Macclisfeld to the king stating that his muniments were burned with his houses, &c. in Meilorseiseneik in the war of Madoc [1294], and praying for a confirmation to himself of the late queen's said grant. (French.) c. Edward II.

Children of Jordan and ?:

i. John de Macclesfeld, born ? in England.
John married Alice.
1359, John, mayor of Macclesfeld.
1374, John died.

ii. Mary Maxfelde (738583), born by 1356 in England.

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