Friday, June 18, 2010

G21: 1477480

1477480. Lord John Stanley & 1477481. Isabel Lathom

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~1355, John born in England, s/o §William Stanley & §Alice de Mascy.

~1365, Isabel born in England, 2954962. Sir Thomas de Lathom & 2954963. Joan Venables.

7/16/1377, Richard II crowned king of England.

1378, John pardoned in the death of Thomas de Clotton.

1382 settlement of Huyton manor … remainders to Margaret daughter of Thomas and Joan, and her heirs male; to Isabel sister of Margaret; to Cecily sister of Isabel; and to Katherine sister of Cecily; then to Joan and her heirs for ever. (S) A History of the County of Lancaster: V3, 1907.

Isabel 1st married Sir Geoffrey de Workesley of Lancanshire. [Marriage eventually declared unlawful.]

Robert de Workesely states that he has wardship of Elizabeth, daughter of Geoffrey de Workesely and Isabel de Lathom, with the intention of marrying her to his son, but that Mary de Felton, the divorced first wife of Geoffrey de Workesely, who had entered the house of the Minoresses in London, has left the convent, against the will of the Abbess, and is suing false lawsuits to disinherit Elizabeth and to annul her own profession.” (S) UKNA.

By 1385, John married Isabel.

1385, John, Lord-Deputy of Ireland to Robert de Vere, Earl of Oxford, with a grant of Blake castle.

11/1385 at parliament, the Duke of Lancaster, an enemy of Robert de Vere, petitioned [successfully] to have John removed from Lathom and Knowsley, part of the Duke’s palatinate, because he had acquired the lands in right of his wife without properly notifying the Duke. [The Duke eventually returned the lands to John.]

3/2/1386, Protection with clause volumes for one year … going to Ireland on the king’s service … John de Stanley, knight … with 60 men-at-arms and 180 archers … supplying the place of Robert de Veer, marquess of Dublin. (S) CPRs.

1386-1410, John a member of the Privy Council to the king.

2/18/1389, Grant, for life, … to John de Stanley, knight, [warden of Berwick-upon-Tweed] of a plot of land in Ireland called ‘Blakecastell,’ … (S) CPRs.

8/13/1389, Power for John de Stanley, knight, whilst the king’s justiciary in Ireland, to present … beneficies … which shall become vacant … (S) CPRs.

8/20/1389, John “Monseigneur Johau Stanley avera la guarde de la terre d’Irelande” in minutes of the Privy Council.

~1390, Isabel coheir to her neice Ellen Lathom.

2/20/1391, Order to John de Stanley, justiciary of Ireland, to cause the castle of Cragfergus in Ulster to be put into a proper state of defence with men, victuals and artillery, … being so wasted by attacks from the Irish enemies of the king … (S) CPRs.

1397, John purchased multiple manors from John, Lord Strange.

1397, John and Isabel received a papal indult for a portable alter.

1398, John and Isabel received a papal dispensation for being related by 3rd and 4th degrees.

5/11/1398, John Stanley, knight, keeper of the castle of Rokesburgh. (S) CPRs.

3/4/1399, Appointment of John Stanley, controller of the household … so long as he shall stay in Ireland. (S) CPRs.

9/29/1399, Imprisoned Richard II resigned as king of England.

10/13/1399, Henry IV crowned king of England.

2/23/1400, … king’s knight John Stanley, lieutenant of Ireland. (S) CPRs.

7/21/1401, John, by letters of privy seal, called to an assembly at Westminster.

9/13/1403, Henry, prince of Wales, duke of Aquitaine, … at Kelyngworthe granted John de Stanley, his knight, steward of his household, the offices of steward of Maclesfeld and surveyor of the forest … and master forester … (S) CPRs.

12/1404, Sir John created Knight of the Garter (S) The Order of the Garter, Collins, P292.

1405, John and Roger Leke commissioned to seize the city of York and the Isle of Man.

1/15/1406, Licence for the king’s knight John de Stanley, steward of the household, to crenellate a house which he has built in the town of Lyverpole, co. Lancaster [called “The Tower”.] (S) CPRs.

1406, After the forfeiture of Henry Percy, Earl of Northumbeland, the Isle of Man given to Sir John Stanley, Steward of the king’s household, on condition “of rendering to our heirs the future Kings of England, two falcons on the days of their coronation”. [The family held the Isle until 1736 when it again came under the rule of the crown – but still self governing.]

2/22/1307, Grant to the king’s knight John de Stanley, steward of the household, that each year during his life he may buy 500 quarter of wheat, 1000 quarters of malt, 20 tuns of wine and as much salt and fresh fish as can suffice for the victualling of his household and his castle and peel in the Isle of Man, and take the same from Ireland to England or to the said Isle. (S) CPRs.

John, Lord of Mann [also styled King of Man], by feudal authority, delivered the Isle from Papal authority. [The Isle was a center of Druidism who were its primary teachers.]

8/10/1409, John appointed Lieutenant of Ireland, superceding the king’s son the Duke of Lancaster. [After a decisive defeat the Privy Council decided a seasoned soldier and leader was needed.]

1411, John received a papal indult to celebrate mass before daybreak.

4/9/1413, Henry V crowned king of England.

6/29/1413, John again appointed Lord Deputy of Ireland for 6 years, by King Henry V.

10/1413, John landed at Clontarf, Ireland.

1/6/1414, John died at Ardee, Ireland; buried at Burscough Priory, Lancanshire.

10/26/1414, Isabel died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P770. (S) Legislation of Three of the Thirteen Stanleys, Kings of Man, Mackenzie, 1860.

Family notes:
· William Stanley of Stanley and Stourton, forester of Wirral Forest. Alice de Mascy d/o Hamon de Mascy of Timperley, Cheshire. [There are multiple possibilities for Alice's father.]

Child of John and Isabel: [4 sons, 2 daughters]

i. John Stanley (738740), born 1385 in England. [Heir]

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