1477554. Sir John de Rochefort & 1477555. Alice Hastings
Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Coloncial And Medieval Families (Royal Ancestry)
~1350, John born in England, s/o 2955108. Sir Saier de Rochford & 2955109. Joan Hillary. [2nd son of same name – hence some of these UKNA records may be of the older brother.]
~1355, Alice born in England, d/o 2955110. Hugh de Hastings & 2955111. Margaret de Everingham.
John educated in England, France, and Italy.
7/16/1377, Richard II crowned king of England.
Bef. 1381, John of Boston, Lincolnshire, married Alice.
11/3/1381, Ralph de Rochefort, knight, John, son of Saher de Rocherfort, knight, the younger, … querents, … John del Chambre of Walpole … deforciants … Westminster, Lincolnsire. (S) Feet of Fines.
5/6/1386, John de Rocheford, the younger, Philip de Tilney, knight, … querents, and John Belle … deforciants. (S) Feet of Fines.
1389-90, “… John son of Saier de Rochefort, knight, the younger, …, John de Rochefort of Boston, … to grant messuages, salterns, land, and rent in Lincoln and its suburbs, Quadring, North Carlton, Middle Carlton, Newball, Langworth, Maidenwell, and Scupholm …, John son of Saier retaining land in Boston, …” (S) UKNA.
6/4/1390, “…Creditor: Philip de Tilney, knight, and John de Rochford, of Boston [Lincs.] …” (S) UKNA.
1390-91, John the younger, knighted. (S) UKNA: John de Rochefort, knight.
6/20/1391, “Debtor: William Seymore, of East Halton. Creditor: Philip de Tilney, knight, of Boston, John Rochford of Boston, …. Amount: £66 13s. 4d.” (S) UKNA.
1391-2, “Philip de Tilneye of Boston, knight, … to grant messuages and land in Boston, … to John de Rochefort, alderman of the gild of Corpus Christi, Boston, and his successors.” (S) UKNA.
9/29/1394, Indenture from James Roos, Knt., … to John de Rochefort of St. Botho the manor of Thetford … if Frederic, s. of Philip de Tilney, kt., and wife Margaret, d. of John de Rochefort, are maintained …
4/14/1398, “Indenture, agreement. 1) James de Roos, kt. … 2) John de Rochefort of St. Botho. Reciting that (1) demised manor of Tetford in Isle of Ely with premises there and in Stretham, Ely, Lyttelport and Berwaye for 8 yrs. (from 1394), …” (S) UKNA.
9/29/1399, Imprisoned Richard II resigned as king of England.
10/13/1399, Henry IV crowned king of England.
2/18/1400, Grant for life to John de Rochefort, ‘chivaler,’ of the office of steward … manors and lands late of Thomas, late earl of Kent, in the county of Lincoln, … (S) CPRs.
3/28/1404, “… John de Rochefort, a justice of the Treasury of the Bishop of Ely, appoints (2) attornies against Thos. de Toppefeld and others in the Treasury court in the suit of Thos. de T. and others against Frary de Tilney and Margaret his wife, …” (S) UKNA.
4/19/1405, “Writ to: Sheriff of Lincs Sent by: Chancery. Endorsement: Reply of John Rochefort, Sheriff.” (S) UKNA.
1405, John summoned to meet King Henry IV at Coventry and accompanied him to Wales.
Sir John de Rochford, a medieval writer, compiled indexes and digests of well known chronicles.
Alice predeceased John.
5/28/1410, “Writ to: Sheriff of Lincs. Sent by: Chancery. Endorsement: Reply of John Rochefort, Sheriff of Lincs.” (S) UKNA.
10/20/1410, Sir John wrote his will.
12/13/1410, Sir John died, buried at Barling Abbey, Lincolnshire next to Alice.
11/26/1412, “Debtor: William Seymore, of Halton. Creditor: John Rochford, of Boston, and Thomas Weston, of Boston, chaplains; and Philip de Tilney, of Boston, knight, now deceased.” (S) UKNA.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P696.
Child of John and Alice: [1 son, 4 daughters]
i. Margaret Rochefort (738777), born ~1380 in England.