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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Lord John de Lyons & Alice de St. Liz

2110858. Lord John de Lyons 2110859. Alice de St. Liz

~1295, John de Lyuns born in England, s/o 4221716. Sir John de Leons & 4221717. Margerie de Oakley.

~1300, Alice de Lorico born in Rutland, England, heir & d/o 4221718. William de St. Liz, Esq..

11/16/1318, Commission of oyer … on complaint … that John son of John de Lyouns of Werkeworth and Henry de Hokle, with others, assaulted him at Bobenhul by Coventre, co. Warwick, … (S) CPRs.

1319, William, Alice’s father, made over to her “all his goods moveable and immoveable in his manor of Beckbrok, with investiture or livery of his lands.” (S) Battle Abbey Roll, P216.

1319, John, son of Lord John, Kt., to Alice, daughter of Will de Licio.

1321, Alice’s father died.

2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.

1328, Alice living.

1330, Dispensation from the prior and brothers of St. Augustine of Northampton to John and wife Alice for the souls of ancestors: John and wife Margerie [parents], Richard and wife Emma [grandparents], Roger de Lions [great grandfather].

1331, Release to John de Leouns pasture and fishing rights which William de St. John recovered from Margerie, mother of the said John.

1332, John founded a chantry at Warkworth church for 2 secular priests of Chalcombe.

1332, John received a writ of military summons.

8/10/1332, Henry de Beaumont with 2000 English soldiers, in support of Edward Balliol’s claim to the crown of Scotland, in the night battle of Dupplin Moor. The English on the high ground devastated the Scots in an “arrow storm”. [Weeks later Edward Baillol was crowned King of Scotland at Scone.]

1/1334, John attended the tournament at Dunstable.

6/28/1334, Commission of oyer and terminer to William de Shareshull, John de Lyouns and John Brune, … Oxford. (S) CPRs.

1335, John acquired a moiety of Great Childerley manor from his younger brother Richard. (S) Hist. of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely, V9, 1989, Chiderley.

1336, ¼ Knight’s fee held in Compton, Sussex, by John de Lyons [his family holding it in 1279.] (S) Hist. of Sussex, V4, 1953, Compton.

1336, Sir John de Lyons and John Trymenel had licence to grant to the Hospital of St. Leonard for Lepers of Bannebury, land in Grymesbury. (S) The History of Banbury, Beesley, 1841, P79.

10/20/1337, Commission of oyer and terminer to William de Shareshull, John de Lyouns and John de Wardyngton, … co. Northampton. (S) CPRs.

4/1/1338, Commission of oyer and terminer to William de Shareshull, John de Lyouns and John de Hegham, … county of Nottingham. (S) CPRs.

8/3/1338, Commissions of array and peace … overseers appointed … John de Lyouns and Peter fitz Waryn … county of Northampton. (S) CPRs.

9/5/1339, “…  Creditor: John de Lyons, knight, lord of Warkworth [Sutton Hundred, and Great Preston, Fawsley Hundred, Northants …” (S) UKNA.

10/6/1340, Appointment … of John de Lyouns and Simon de Norwicz to arrest John Ward of Great Billyng, … and to imprison them in the Tower of London … (S) CPRs.

9/29/1345, Release by John de Lyons, knight, lord of Warkworth [Northampton], to the prior and canons of Chaucumbe, of a rent issuing out of lands in Grimmisbury and Nethercote. (S) Ancient Deeds, V3, 1900, B.3937.

7/1346, Sir John taxed for half a knight’s fee in Warkworth to fund the knighting of the Prince of Wales. (S) The History of Banbury, Johnson, 1862, P256.

10/1346, Grant … to Sir John de Molyns, knight, and Egidia his wife of the manor of Guldene Morton, co. Northampton. Witnesses: Sir Nicholas de la Beche, Sir John de Lyons, Sir John Murdak, knights, … (S) CCRs.

1346, John, knt., Lord of Warkworth, Northampton died. (S) Effigy of Sir John de Lyons in Warkworth Church.

(S) The Baronetage of England:, 1771, P536. (S) Lyon Memorial, Lyons, 1905, P435.

Family notes:

·         1/5/1440, Thomas Chetwode knight, son and heir of John Chetwode (527714) knight son and heir of Nicholas Chetwode (1055428) knight and of Elizabeth (1055429) his wife daughter and heir of John de Lyons (2110858) knight and of Alice (2110859) his wife daughter and heir of William de Sancto Licio (4221718) esquire, to Robert Large citizen and mercer and alderman and Thomas Morstede citizen of London, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of all lands, rents and services in the town, fields and parish of Great Stucle co. Huntyngton which came to him by inheritance after the death of his father … (S) CCRs.

Child of John and Alice:

i. John de Lyons, born ~1323 in England.

12/21/1346, Release by John son of John de Lyons, knight, to the prior and canons of Chaucumbe [Oxford], of his right in lands and tenements in Horpol and Plumptonpyrie, which his father had granted to them in frank almoin. (S) Ancient Deeds, V1, 1890, B.1543.

1347, John de Lyons held ¼ fee in Compton. [And in 1347 & 1349.]

By 1349, John died. Son: John, died without heirs in 1385.

ii. Elizabeth Lyons (1055429), born ~1325 in England. [Heir]