2498698. Sir Richard de Rokesley & 2498699. Joan de Criol
Richard born in England, s/o §John de Rokesle.
~1280, Joan born in co. Kent, England, d/o 4997398. Bertram de Criol & 4997399. Eleanor de Crevecoeur.
Richard married Joan.
Joan's father died.
10/18/1295, Licence for Eleanor de Criell to enfeoff Richard de Rokesle and Joan her daughter of the manor of Terlingham, held by her in chief. (S) CPRs.
1296, Richard enrolled, pursuant to the ordinance for the defence of the sea-coast, as a knight holding lands in Essex, though a non-resident of the county.
3/1/1296, Richard summoned against the Scots.
3/24/1300, Letters nominating an attorney for one year in Ireland for Richard de Rokesle, staying in England. (S) CPRs.
1300, Richard made a knight banneret by King Edward I at the siege of Caerlaverock castle.
5/20/1301, Licence, … for John de Rokele, tenant in chief, to enfeoff Richard de Rokele, his son, of his manors of Westwode and Rokele, and for the latter to re-grant them to his father, for life. (S) CPRs.
11/4/1301, Richard de Rokesle to collect taxes in co. Kent. (S) CPRs.
11/7/1302, Appointment to the sheriff of Kent and Richard de Rokesle to levy and collect in that county the 40s. on every knight’s fee, … (S) CPRs.
5/10/1306, Richard ordered to perform military service against the Scots; or to appear in the Exchequer to compound for his attendance.
11/1/1307, Richard appointed seneschal and warden of Poitou and Mortrieul in Picardy. (S) CPRs.
2/25/1308, by writ, Richard de Rokesley of Kent and his wife attend the coronation of Edward II and his Queen.
3/18/1308, Commission to Richard de Rokele, seneschal of Ponthieu and Monstreuil, and Thomas de Insula to make an etent of all lands in those counties. (S) CPRs.
6/30/1311, Richard summoned against the Scots.
5/6/1313, Richard de la Rokele obtained letters of protection to accompany Nicholas de Segrave beyond the seas. (S) CPRs.
1313, John de Segrave and Juliana his wife, and Richard de Rokesle and Joan his wife, are summoned to answer by what warrant they claim to have the hundred of Folkstone, … They answer that this said manor of Folkstone, of which Terlingham is a limb, … was one seized of Matilda de Averenches, who died seized thereof ; that after her death they descended to Anges, Alianore, Isolda, and Isabella, as her daughters and heirs ; that Isabella is dead without issue, that in the division … the said manor … assigned to the purports of the said Agnes and Alianor. From Anges … to her son John … from the said John to the claimant Juliana. … from Alianore, … to the claimant Joan. [This John de Segrave is younger s/o Sir John de Segrave & Christine de Plesey.]
6/1315, Richard of Kent and Richard of Suffolk both called against the Scots.
6/13/1317, Richard ordered to receive Cardinals at Dover.
3/14/1318, Appointment of Henry de Cobham, the younger, … Richard de Rokesle and … to be conservators of the peace and of the Stature of Winchester in the county of Kent. (S) CPRs.
1322, Richard died holding the manors of Westwood and Ruxley, Kent. Richard also held the manor of Tottington. (S) Memories of Malling and its Valley, Fielding, 1893, P30.
1322, Inquisition on the death of Richard, son of John de Rokeslee, held at Rochester, … died seized of the manor of Terlingham, which he held, with Joan his wife, had of Alianore de Cryel, … held of the King in capite, … and that Joan, wife of Walter Pateshull, aged 25, and Agnes, wife of Thomas de Poynings, aged 22, are the next heirs.
3/26/1322, Licence for Joan, late the wife of Richard de Rokesle, to grant to Thomas de Cryel of Newenton and the heir of his body, with reversion … to the said Joan … land in Bocton Alluph, held in chief as of the honor of Boylogne, … (S) CPRs.
1323, Joan died.
(S) The Hist. of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of London, Herbert, 1836, P201. (S) The Siege of Carlaverock, Nicolas, 1828, P337. (S) Archaeologia Cantiana, V2, 1859.
• At the same time as this Richard there was another living in Norfolk & Suffolk. Some calls against the Scots called both Richard’s to service.
Children of Richard and Joan:
i. Joan de Rokesley, born 1297 in England.
Joan married Walter Pateshull.
ii. Agnes de Rokesley (1249349), born ~1300 in England.