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Saturday, June 19, 2010

Lord Henry de Coggeshall & Lady Joan de Welles

1477524. Lord Henry de Coggeshall & 1477525. Lady Joan de Welles

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

1331, Henry born in Essex, England, d/o 2955048. Sir John de Coggeshall & 2955049. Margaret de Staunton.

9/8/1335, Joan born in England, heir of Great Sandford, Essex, d/o 2955050. William de Welles & 2955051. Agnes ?.

4/1337, Amfrid de Staunton and Margery his wife, pi. … in Alesford. pI. … with successive remainders to John de Coggeshale, knight, and Margaret his wife and the heirs of their bodies, John son of John and Henry his brother and the heirs of their bodies, and the right heirs of John de Coggeshale, knight. (S) Feet of Fines, Essex.

7/24/1343, IPM of Margery, late the wife of Humphrey de Staunton (Margery is Margaret’s (2955049) sister-in-law remarried). Essex: … The said Humphrey and Margery died without heir of their bodies, … Alesford [or Aleford]. The manor with the advowson of the church … remainders to John de Kogeshale, knight, and Margaret his wife, who still survive … to John son of the same John, knight, and the heirs of his body, to Henry brother of the said John … She died on 18 July in the year aforesaid. (S) CIsPM.

1346-7, Henry’s older brother John killed at the siege of Calais.

1347, Joan heir to her father inheriting the Manor and advowson of East Tilbury, held of the Countess of Heresford. (S) Women of the English Nobility and Gentry, Ward, 1995, P25.

5/18/1347, Grant to Bartholomew de Burgherssh ‘le piere’ of the marriage of the daughter and heir [Joan] of William de Welle, tenant in chief, the king’s ward. Mandate to John de Coggeshale [father of Henry], sheriff of Essex and escheator in that county, for livery to him of the body of the heir. (S) CPRs.

4/26/1349, Grant to Guy de Briane of the keeping of the lands late of William de Welle, tenant in chief, to hold during the nonage of the daughter [Joan] and heir of the said William with her marriage … (S) CPRs. [John de Coggeshale paid £400 to Guy for Joan’s marriage to his son Henry. (S) Women of the English Nobility and Gentry, Ward, 1995, P25.]

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

9/1349, John de Coggeshale and Margaret his wife, pi. by Geoffrey Baldewyn in his place. William deTeye …, def. The manor of Little Bemflete and the advowson of the church … with remainders to Henry their son and the heirs male of his body and the right heirs of John. Cons. 100 marks. (S) Feet of Fines, Essex.

[––Henry & Joan––]

5/15/1351, Writ de etate probanda for IPM of Joan, daughter and heir of William de Welles. Essex: Proof of age. John Walram, knight, aged 60 years, says that the said Joan was 15 years of age at the Nativity of the Blessed Mary last. He knows this because he was present at her baptism as her godfather  in the church of Great Sampford on the said feast in 9 Edward III, and her name was written in the missal of the church. Thomas de Tendryng, aged 50 years … had a son John born at Great Sampford on the same day … Joan’s father, was at Great Sampford when she was born, … Simon Maynard, aged 60 years, agrees and says that he met one Margery Kellehog, midwife of Agnes, mother of the said Joan, coming with the said Joan from the church from the baptism … Henry de Coggeshale, son of John de Coggeshale, has married the said Joan and they have lawful issue. (S) CIsPM.

7/3/1351, To Thomas de Lacy, escheator in Essex. Order to cause Henry de Coggeshale and Joan his wife, daughter and heir of William de Welles, tenant in chief, to have seisin of all the lands … county of Cambridge … escheatro in Norfolk and Suffolk. (S) CCRs.

1353, IPM of William Crocheman. Essex: Great Sampford. 154a. … held of Joan, daughter and heir of William de Welle, as of the manor of Great Sampford, in the king’s custody by the death of William de Welle and the minority of the said Joan … (S) CIsPM.

By 1356, Henry married Joan.

10/19/1356, Quitclaim from Roger son of William Cok of Great Sampford, to Sir Henry de Coggeshale and Joan his wife of all the lands, etc.in Great and Little Sampford formerly of Rose Stuffere and which Sir Henry and Joan had of the foeffment of John Cok, called Sayer. (S) Essex Record Office, Archives Online.

6/4/1361, Henry’s father died, Henry age 30. (S) CIsPM.

11/13/1361, Order to escheator in the county of Essex … John de Coggeshale held in his demesne as of fee on the day of his death the manors of Benflet, Codham, Coggeshale, Sharnhalle, Hakewell, Pagesham and Roghirde, together with the advowsons of the churches of Hakewell, Benflet and Asshenden, and the chapel of the manor of Sharnhall, … and that Henry, son of the said John, is his next heir and of full age … (S) CFRs.

6/4/1362, Henry, knt. of Codham Hall, Essex, age 30 years and more, heir to his father. (S) CIsPM.

7/6/1362, IPM of Eufemia de la Beche at Essex. Raureth … rent, held of Henry de Coggeshale … (S) CIsPM.

7/6/1362, … a messuage, 140 a. land, … held of Henry de Coggeshale, … by service of rendering 12s. 6d. yearly. (S) CIsPM.

4/10/1363 at Dedham, Quitclaim. Dominus Henry de Coggeshall and Domina Joan his wife to to Thomas atte Tye of Tilbury: one messuage, one acre of land and orchard seised into the hands of said Joan as lady of the manor of [East] Tilbury as an escheat on the death of John son and heir of John atte Ponde. (S) SEAX, T/A 856/1, D/Q 18/15-17.

5/20/1366, Association of Henry de Coggeshale … in the commission of peace in the county of Essex to Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, …. (S) CPRs. [Replacing John Batailles.]

2/10/1367, Commission of array … Thomas, earl of Oxford, Henry de Coggeshale, … in the county of Essex. (S) CPRs.

1/25/1368, IPM of John son and heir of William Crocheman. Essex: … he held 153a. arable, 4a. meadow, 1a. pasture, 4 1/2a. wood and 18d. rent in Samford of Henry de Kokeshale and Joan his wife, daughter and heir of William de Welle … (S) CIsPM.

1368, Henry, lord of the manor of East Tilbury, the patron of the living for St. Catherine’s, East Tilbury, Essex. (S) Corona Monastica, Jones, P311-319.

11/28/1368, Commitment to Margaret late the wife of John de Huntercombe, ‘chivaler,’ and Henry de Cogeshale, 'chivaler,' of the wardship of two parts of all the lands late of the said John … (S) CFRs.

4/1369, Henry de Coggeshale, ‘chivaler,’ pi. John son of John de Goldyngton, knight, and Joyce his wife, def. The manor of Sturmere and the advowson of the church … 200 marks. (S) Feet of Fines, Essex.

4/1371, Grant … Robert Fordman … half an acre in East Tilbury in Church Field, between pasture called Holewellemad in the land of Henry de Coggeshall, knight, to south, and pasture of Robert Goshalm to east and west. (S) Feet of Fines, Essex, V3, P162.

1371, Henry, lord of the manor of East Tilbury, the patron of the living for St. Catherine’s, East Tilbury, Essex. (S) Corona Monastica, Jones, P311-319.

1372, Henry and Joan, with Henry’s brother Thomas, sold the manor of Bradker, Shropham with advowsons. (S) Hist. of Norfolk, V1.

4/21/1373, Grant by Henry de Coggeshale knight and Thomas his brother to Thomas Sharedelowe knight of the manor of Bradeker in Shropham and Hockham in exchange for the manor of Newehalle in Boreham, Springfield Parva, Baddow Parva, Waltham, Broomfield and Hatfield Peverel, Essex. (S) UKNA.

11/22/1373, Exemption for life of Henry de Coggeshale, ‘chivaler,’ of the county of Essex, from being put on assizes, juries, … against his will. (S) CPRs.

1373-4, “Thomas de Shardelowe, knight to Henry de Coggeshale, knight, and Thomas his brother: Grant of the manor of New Hall [in Boreham] in exchange for that of Bradeker in Shropham and Hockham: Essex, Norf. … Grant by Henry de Coggeshale knight and Thomas his brother to Thomas Sharedelowe knight of the manor of Bradeker in Shropham and Hockham in exchange for the manor of Newehalle in Boreham, Springfield Parva, Baddow Parva, Waltham, Broomfield and Hatfield.” (S) UKNA.

5/10/1374, Order to deliver in dower to Joan who was wife of Humphrey de Bohun earl of Hereford and Essex … one knight’s fee in Tillebery held by Henry de Coggeshale at 100s. … (S) CCRs.

2/23/1375 at London, Henry de Coggeshale knight to John James of Walyngford. Recognisance for 100s … (S) CCRs.

7/3/1375 at London, Charter of John de Gildesburgh, giving warranty to Henry de Coggeshale knight, Robert de Teye knight, … all the lands, rents, … in the town of Heyestre late of Gilbert de Stanford knight … (S) CCRs.

9/27/1375, Joan died.

9/29/1375, Henry, age 44, died. “Henry de Coggeshale (Coggeshall), knight, and Joan his wife: Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Essex.” (S) UKNA, (S) Essex Review, 1898, P46.

[––Post Mortem––]

9/30/1375, Henry de Coggeshale, knight, and Joan his wife. Suffolk: The said Joan held: Exning. The manor called ‘Well Hall’. … William her son, aged 18 years and more, is her heir. Cambridge: They held the following as of the right and inheritance of the said Joan Fordham …  all formerly belonging to William de Welles, knight, Joan’s father, and held of the king in chief by knight’s service … Joan died on 27 September last, and Henry on 29 September. Essex: Great Sampford. The manor (extent given), held by Joan in fee simple, one moiety of the king in chief by knight’s service, … Est Tylleberri. The manor, held by Henry and Joan in fee simple, as of her right, together with the advowson of the church, … Henry Held manors of Pakelesham, Ruggeweerde in Great Sutton, Codham, … (S) CIsPM.

10/8/1375, Henry [unknown to be deceased] a legatee in the will of Thomas de Coggeshall. (S) Testamenta Vetusta, Nicolas, 1826, P94.

 (S) Hist. of the Welles Family in England, Welles, P15. (S) Gen. Memoirs of the Extinct Family of Chester of Chicheley, Waters, 1878, P308.

Family notes:

·         1406-07, “William Coggeshale, knt., son and heir of Joan daughter and heiress of William de Welle.: Manor of Great Sampford, sometime held by the said William de Welle of King Edward III in chief, and now in the King's hands.: Essex.” (S) UKNA.

Child of Henry and Joan:

i. [?] Unknown child identified in Joan’s proof of age, born 1351 in England.

ii. William de Coggeshale (738762), born 1357 in England. 

iii. Thomas de Coggeshall, born ? in England.

1422, Thomas de Coggeshall, of Sandon, died.


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