Tuesday, June 22, 2010

1901424 Fiennes-Holand

1901424. Sir Roger Fiennes & 1901425. Elizabeth Holand

9/14/1384, Roger baptized at Herstmonceaux, Sussex, England, heir & s/o 3802848. William Fiennes & 3802849. Elizabeth Batisford.

~1395, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 3802850. John Holand & 3802851. Margaret ?.

1399, Roger coheir to his cousin Elizabeth Say, wife of Sir William Heron.

8/22/1407, Roger age 21: “Roger, son of William Fienles (Fiennes), knight: Sussex (proof of age inquests at Lewes and East Grinstead)” (S) UKNA. “Proof of age of Roger, son of William, son of William and Joan Fienles, aunt of Elizabeth, who was the wife of William Heron, deceased, taken at Lewes, on the Feast of St. Peter in cathedra, 8 Hen. IV. The deponents say, that the said Roger was born at Hurstmonceaus, and baptized in the church there, on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 8 Rich. II. (S) Sussex Archaeological Collections, V12, P41.

10/25/1415, Roger fought at the battle of Agincourt with 8 men-at-arms and 24 foot archers.

Bef. 1422, Roger married Elizabeth.

6/26/1423, “… Endorsement: Roger Fiennes {Fyenes}, Sheriff [of Sussex], …” (S) UKNA.

1423-4, “Letters of attorney from William Cheyne, one of the justices of the King's Bench, William Ferrers, and Edmund Wynchyngham, to William Hane, authorising him to deliver seisin to Roger Fenys, knight, …” (S) UKNA.

2/26/1424, Commission to Roger Fenys, knight, Thomas Leukenore, knight, … to enquire by sworn inquest within the county of Sussex as to lands, … concealed or detained from the king. (S) CPRs.

12/12/1429, Commission to Roger Fenys, knight, … to take at Wynchelse … the muster of John, bastard of Clarence, king’s knight, and of the 49 men at arms and 700 archers about to proceed in his company on service abroad, and to certify … the form and sufficiency of their array. (S) CPRs.

1431, “Witnessing that Dame Elizabeth Fenys has delivered to Febyan Hals, "Warderoper", certain items of bedding, hangings, tapestry, saddlery and weapons. Very detailed … e.g. "the great chamber, the chamber by the closet" etc., and specifying certain things that "hung at London". Dame Elizabeth Fiennes, formerly Elizabeth Holland [the indenture mentioned hangings embroidered with the arms of Fiennes and Holland], married Sir Roger Fiennes of Hurstmonceaux, son of Sir William Fiennes of Hurstmonceaux who died in 1402 and brother of Sir James Fiennes, later Lord Say and Sele. Their son, Sir Richard, became Lord Dacre in 1458.” (S) UKNA.

1434-35, Roger, Sheriff of Sussex.

6/26/1435, Commission to Roger Fenys, knight, … to take at Wynchelse … the muster of John Cressy , king’s knight, … who are about to proceed to France. (S) CPRs.

4/11/1437, General pardon to Roger Fenys, alias Fenes, Feneles, Fyneles and Fynes, knight, for all offenses before 1 October last, and for all outlawries, prests or wages of war, or shares of ransoms due to the king, … Exemption also of him for life from … juries, attaints, … being made mayor, sheriff, … and from being made leader or arrayer of men at arms, … against his will. (S) CPRs.

12/23/1439, Commission to Ralph Botiller, knight, Roger Fenys, knight, … to make inquisition touching woll secretly exported without payment of custom … (S) CPRs.

1440, Roger started the construction of Hurstmonceax castle, Sussex.

3/26/1440, Grant, for life, to Roger Fenys, knight, treasurer of the household, of the manors of Hoo and Preston, co. Sussex, … (S) CPRs.

7/1440, Nicholas quitclaimed to Mercy, wife of his deceased father, all right to 1/3rd of the manor of Woodmansterne. Mercy, late wife of Nicholas Carew, esq., demised to Sir Roger Fenys, Nicholas Carew, esq., and others her life interest in Bandon and Nutfield, co. Surrey.

4/1441, Elizabeth living.

1441-3, “Account of Roger Fenys, keeper of the household. King's Remembrancer.” (S) UKNA.

3/30/1442, Commission to … for a loan to the king … William, earl of Arunder, Roger Fienles, ‘chivaler,’ … Sussex … Edmund, earl of Dorset, … Nicholas Carrewe, … Surrey. (S) CPRs.

3/12/1443, Roger on a commission of array for Sussex. (S) CPRs.

1443-9, “Roger Fenys, knt. treasurer of the King's household …” (S) UKNA.

1445, “Thomas Ashburnham v Roger Fiennes kt concerning the manor of Ewhurst.” (S) UKNA.

1446, Roger received seizin of the manor of Southcourt. (S) UKNA.

3/18/1447, Grant for life to the king’s servant, Robert Fenys, esquire, usher of the chamber, of 20£. Yearly from the customs in the port of Southampton immediately after the death of Roger Fenys, knight, his father, who has the same grant of Henry V. (S) CPRs.

3/27/1448, Pardon to the king’s knight, Roger Fenys, late treasurer of the household, of all trespasses, …

4/13/1448, Exemplification, on the oath of the king’s knight, Roger Fenys, treasurer of the household, that … (S) CPRs.

1449, “… Roger Fennys (Fiennes), keeper of the king's wardrobe …” (S) UKNA.

10/29/1449, Roger wrote his will requesting burial at Hurstmonceax.

Bef. 11/18/1449, Roger died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P730.

Children of Roger and Elizabeth: [2 sons, 1 daughter]

i. Margaret Fiennes (950541), born ~1420 in England.

ii. Richard Fiennes (950712), born ~1425 in England.

iii. Robert Finennes, born ? in England.
Robert married Philippe, d/o 1901426. Thomas Dacre & 1901427. Elizabeth Bowet.

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