1477562. Sir Laurence de Pabenham & 1477563. Elizabeth Engaine
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1333, Laurence born in England, 2955124. Thomas de Pabenham & 2955125. Alice de Ufford.
9/1344, Laurence’s father Thomas died when he was age 11. His grandmother Elizabeth petitioned for restoration of the manor of Irchester to herself unsuccessfully; the manor taken into the King’s hands during the minority of Thomas’ heir.
3/10/1345, Inquisition taken in Northampton: Thenford manor … jointly held with Alice his wife, by fine levied in the king’s court, … He died on Saturday after St. Ignatius, … Lawrence his son, aged 11 years, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.
~1345, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 2955126. John Engayne & 2955127. Joan Peverel.
1363, the advowson of Great Staughton was claimed by Laurence de Pabenham as nephew and heir of John de Offord.
2/5/1364, Inspeximus and confirmation to Laurence de Pabenham, ‘chivaler,’ kinsman and heir of John de Pabenham of a charter dated at York, 6 June 5 Edward I, granting to the said John and his heirs free warren in their demesne lands of Hynewyk, Harewold, Wilden and Pabenham, co. Bedford. (S) CPRs. [Possibly his great grandfather.]
1367, Elizabeth coheir with her 2 sisters to her brother Thomas. [The manor was still held by the serjeanty of hunting ‘vermin,’ and the 3 co-heirs made provision among themselves for its performance.] (S) Great Gidding, A History of the County of Huntingdon: V3, 1936.
12/10/1373, “John de Goldyngton … two-thirds of the manor of Eaton, …, to Laurence de Pabenham, knight, Elizabeth his wife, and his heirs.” (S) UKNA. (S) CPRs.
5/26/1376, Whereas John de Wodhull, … by indenture, leased to Thomas de Reynes, Laurnece de Pabenham, … his manors of Wodhull and Langeford, co. Bedford, and Pateshall, co. Northampton, held in chief, … (S) CPRs.
7/13/1377, Richard II, age 10, crowned king of England.
12/21/1382, Commission … for the establishment of quiet, to keep the peace, … Reginald de Grey of Ruthyn, … Hugh le Despenser, … Laurence de Pabenham, … the county of Bedford. (S) CPRs.
Bef. 1391, Laurence remarried.
1/28/1392, Pardon … [multiple persons] Laurence de Pabenham, knight, … for acquiring … (S) CPRs.
1399, Katherine, d/o Laurence de Pabenham, received pardon on payment of a fine of 10 Marks, for acquiring two-thirds of Eaton Manor from her father Lawrence without licence.
1399, Lawrence Pabenham, knight: Essex, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Kent, died seized of manor of Irchester. (S) UKNA, IPM.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P190. (S) Irchester with Knuston, A Hist. of the Co. of Northampton: V4, 1937. (S) Notes and Queries, 1901, P73.
Children of Laurence and Elizabeth:
i. Katherine de Pabenham (738781), born ~1370 in England.
ii. John Offord, born aft. 1380 in England.
2/13/1400, Grant to … custody of all lands late of Laurence de Pabenham, ‘chivaler,’ deceased, … during the minority of John son and heir of the said Laurence and so from heir to heir … (S) CPRs.
11/1/1420, Grant for life to the king’s servitor John Offord of the office of the privy seal, alias John Pabenham son of Laurence Pabenham, ‘chivaler,’ deceased … (S) CPRs.