1477564. Sir John Cokayne & 1477565. Cicely Irton
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John of Ashbourne, Derbyshire.
1340, 1341, 1351, John represented Derbyshire in parliament.
7/11/1347, Commission of oyer and terminer, … touching the persons who killed William Sautcheverell at Derby. … Inquisition then taken before the justice, … find that the said John Cokayn and the others named above feloniously killed William Sautcheverell at Derby on Friday, the eve of St. Barnabas the Apostle, 19 Edward III.
9/8/1347, John taken into custody; found not guilty [John son of William de le Spenser of Assheborun found guilty.]
1/29/1348, Exemplification, at the request of John Cokayn, … of the tenor of a record and process before … justices assigned to enquire of the death of William Sautcheverell at Derby …
9/15/1348, John Cokayn, Sheriff of Lancaster. (S) CPRs.
3/26/1352, “Quitclaim, Sir Nicholas Beek releases to John Cokayn of Assheburne [Db] all lands etc formerly held by Sir William Wyther or Thomas his son.” (S) UKNA.
5/12/1358, Commission of oyer and terminer … and John Cokayn, on complaint by Thomas le Taverner … (S) CPRs.
1360, “Confirmation by Henry, Duke of Lancaster, Earl of Derby, Lincoln and Leicester, of a quitclaim by Robert de Ferrers, Earl of Derby, to Dale Abbey … given to them by Cicile, daughter and heir of Hugh de Ferrers. Witnesses: …, John Cokayn seneschal of the Duke …” (S) UKNA.
12/15/1361, John Cokayne with Henry, duke of Lancaster, on a commission in the county of Derby. (S) CPRs.
1362-63, “William de Weston, vicar of the church of Crich, John Cokayn, and … to grant a messuage and land in Crich, Morley, Hazlewood, and Duffield … Derby.” (S) UKNA.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P189. (S) The Old Halls, Manors and Families of Derbyshire, Tilley, 1892, P178.
Child of John and Cicely:
i. John Cokayne (738782), born ~1365 in England.