1477524. Sir Henry de Coggeshall & 1477525. Joan de Welle
History of the Welles Family in England and Normandy: With the Derivation from Their Progenitors of Some of the Descendants in the United States
1331, Henry born in England, d/o 2955048. Sir John de Coggeshall & 2955049. Margaret de Staunton.
9/8/1336, Joan born in England, heir of Great Sandford, Essex, d/o 2955050. William de Welles.
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 wife of Humphrey de Staunton: Alesford manor and advoswon, by grant to Humphrey and Margery de Staunton, then to John de Coggeshall, knight and Margaret his wife, who still survive, then to their son John, then to his brother Henry, then to the right heirs of Sir John de Coggeshall; …
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.
Joan’s wardship granted to Guy de Brian. 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.
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.
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.
6/23/1351, Proof of age of Joan, daughter and heiress of William de Welles, held at Great Sampford, Essex: John Walran, knight … present as her godfather at her baptism … (S) Women of the English Nobility and Gentry, Ward, 1995, P25.
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.
Bef. 9/17/1361, Henry’s father died. (S) CPRs.
6/4/1362, Henry, knt. of Codham Hall, Essex, age 30 years and more, heir to his father. (S) CIsPM.
7/6/1362, … a messuage, 140 a. land, … held of Henry de Coggeshale, … by service of rendering 12s. 6d. yearly. (S) CIsPM.
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.
1368, Henry presented to the King.
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.
1371, Henry presented to the King.
1372, Henry and Joan, with Henry’s brother Thomas, sold the manor of Bradker, Shropham with advowsons. (S) History 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) Calendar of Close Rolls.
10/8/1375, Henry a legatee in the will of Thomas de Coggeshall. (S) Testamenta Vetusta, Nicolas, 1826, P94.
2/23/1376, Henry de Coggeshale, knight to John James of Walyngford … recognizance for 100s. … (S) Calendar of Close Rolls.
7/3/1376 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) Calendar of Close Rolls.
1376, Henry, age 44, died. “Henry de Coggeshale (Coggeshall), knight, and Joan his wife: Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Essex.” (S) UKNA, (S) Essex Review, 1898, P46.
(S) History of the Welles Family in England, Welles, P15. (S) Gen. Memoirs of the Extinct Family of Chester of Chicheley, Waters, 1878, P308.
• 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. William de Cogeshale (738762), born bef. 1358 in England.