1386, John born in England, heir & s/o 738768. Sir John Howard & 3802829. Margaret de Plaiz.
~1390, Joan born in Suffolk, England, d/o 3802830. Richard Walton & 3802831. Margery Sutton.
1391, John age 5 at the death of his mother.
By 1406, John married to Joan.
3/4/1406, Indented charter. Joan [Walton] to hold in her demesne as of fee tail, to herself and her heirs by John Howard son of John Howard, knight , by gift of the same John Howard, knight, Wiggenhall, the manor, … ‘South’ Clenchwarton, the manor, … [sealed with the seal of John Howard, knight]. (S) IPM of Joan.
5/12/1406, Wheras John Walton of Wyvenho and Richard Walton of Wyveno lately acquired 4 messuages … in Berghole, held of the king in chief as in socage, from John Boys in fee and granted the same to John, son of John Howard, knight (militis), and Joan his wife … if Joan should die without such heir during the minority of John … (S) CPRs.
5/14/1409, John Howarde esquire, son of John Howarde knight and of Margaret his wife daughter of John Plays knight, to John Howarde knight and Alice his wife and to the heirs of their bodies. Confirmation of a demise of the manor and advowson of Fersfelde … (S) CCRs.
5/20/1409, Writ for IPM of Richard Walton. Sufflok: East Bergholt, 1 messuage, … Stratford St. Mary, the manor of Overhall … He died on 21 May last. Joan wife of John son of John Howard, knight, is his sister and next heir, aged 22 years and more. Essex: … Maldon and Woodham Mortimer, 8 messuages, 7 shops, … Purleigh, Mundon and Hazeleigh, 3 messuages, … Woodham Ferrers, 1 messuage, … Stapleford Abbots, the manor called Battles, and the manor in Navestock and Stapleford called Albyns, jointly with John son of John de Boys, Thomas Martell, …, who are still living, …. Battles manor is held of John Howard, knight, of the honour of Montfichet as 1 knight’s fee, annual value £6 13s.4d.; … (S) CIsPM.
7/8/1409, Order to John Lestraunge,escheator in the county of Suffolk … inquisition … that Richard Walton held … and that Joan the wife of John the son of John Howard, knight, is the sister and next heir of the said Richard and of full age;—to cause the said John the son (whose fealty the king has taken) and Joan to have full seisin of the premises. (S) CFRs.
9/4/1409, John Howard, son of John Howard, Knight, wrote his will: “My body to be buried in Holy Sepulture. And I appoint the Countess of Hertford [Queen Joan], and John Howard, knight, my father, my executors.” (S) Testamenta Vetusta, V1, 1826, P176.
1410, John, 7th Lord Plaiz of Little Oclee and Moze, Essex, died in the Holy Land; before his father.
10/10/1410, Order to the escheator in the counties of Essex; Norfolk; Suffolk to take into the king's hand and keep safely until further order all the lands in his bailiwick whereof John, son of John Howard, knight, who held of the king in chief, was seised in his demesne as of fee on the day of his death; and to make inquisition touching his lands and heir. (S) CFRs.
10/26/1410, John’s will proved.
11/1/1410, Licence, for 5 marks paid in the hanaper by Joan late the wife of John Howard, knight, son of John Howard, knight, for her to enfeoff John Goldyngham, … in Bergholte, held of the king in chief. (S) CPRs.
11/8/1410, Joan widow of John Howard, knight , son of Lord John Howard, knight , enfeoffed …, all now deceased, with her manors with all their messuages, lands and tenements, a water-mill called Flatford with wardships, marriages, rents, services, common fisheries and all other appurtenances in East Bergholt and Stratford St Mary. (S) IPM of Joan.
1/1/1413, Joan married 2nd Sir Thomas Erpingham [his 2nd.]
3/20/1413, Henry V succeeded Henry IV as King of England.
12/1414, … quer. and Thomas Erpyngham and Joan, deforc., the manor and advowsons [of Woodham Ferrers] … (S) IPM of Joan.
1417-22, Letter of Robert Trenchemere of West Barry, Glamorgan to Sir Thomas Erpingham ... ‘have me recomaundyd to my reverent lady your wife.’ [Joan widow of Sir John Howard.] (S) Armburgh Papers, Armburgh, 1998, P100.
12/13/1424, Joan died.
1/24/1425, Writ for IPM of Joan wife of Thomas Erpyngham, Knight. Cambridgeshire: … She died on 13 December last. Elizabeth her daughter, who survives, is her next heir, aged 14 years and more on 11 June last. … Essex: Little Oakley, the manor and advowson … Maldon and Woodham Mortimer, 8 messuages, 7 shops, … Long before she married Thomas Erpyngham , she enfeoffed … Suffolk: … East Bergholt, a messuage, … Norfolk: … (S) CIsPM.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P437. (S) Hundred of Launditch, Carthew, 1877, P340.
Child of John and Joan:
i. Elizabeth Howard (950707), born 6/11/1410 in England. [Heir]