Tuesday, June 29, 2010

2498700 Saint John-Courtney

2498700. John de Saint John & 2498701. Isabel de Courtney


1274, John born in England, heir & s/o 30420930. John de Saint John & 30420931. Alice Fitz Peter.

Isabel born in England, d/o 30420928. Hugh de Courtenay & 30420929. Eleanor le Despenser.

7/22/1298, John at the battle of Falkirk, the defeat of William Wallace.

12/29/1299–11/12/1303, John 1st summoned to parliament by writ as “John de St. John, Junior”.

1300, John at the siege of Carlaverock castle.

10/1302, John age 28 at his father’s death.

Aft. 10/1302, “Petition to the King and council by John de Saint John that no grant may be made of his lands in Glasserton, Preston or elsewhere in Scotland.” (S) UKNA.

8/23/1304, Pardon to Roger Pollard, at the instance of John de Sancto Johanne, … in consideration of their service in Scotland. (S) CPRs.

12/3/1304, Grant to John de Sancto Johanne that he may pay off what he owes … at the rate of 50 marks a year. (S) CPRs.

1305, “Thomas de Lancaster … Thomas was exiled by the French, and had to abandon his wife and children, who then died, as John de Haveringe can attest, and John de St John knows well. …” (S) UKNA.

3/15/1306, Pardon to Thomas de la Sale, on testimony of his service in Scotland in the company of John de Sancto Johanne … (S) CPRs.

1307, “John de St John requests letters to Hugh le Despenser, Justice of the Forest, to allow him to enjoy his park within his manor of Sherborne in the county of Hampshire, which his father enclosed by the king's grace, and for which he has his charter.” (S) UKNA.

10/28/1307, Protection with clause volumus, until Easter, for John de Sancto Johanne, … in the train of John de Britannia, earl of Richmond, … staying in Scotland on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

6/24/1308, “William Arnold de Saubynhak … John de St John, Seneschal of Gascony …” (S) UKNA.

5/29/1309, John de Sancto Johanne, going beyond seas, has letters nominating … (S) CPRs.

5/3/1313, John de Sancto Johanne going beyond the seas in the king’s service with Hugh le Despenser, the elder. (S) CPRs.

6/18/1320, John de Sancto Joahnne conservator of peace for the county of Southampton. (S) CPRs.

1/15/1322, Protection for John de Sancto Johanne of Basying. By K. [in the marches of Wales on the king’s service.] (S) CPRs.

3/14/1322–10/10/1325, “John de St. John of Basing” summoned to parliament.

9/20/1322, … appointment during pleasure of John de Sancto Johanne ob Basyng to be keeper of the castle of Odiham … (S) CPRs.

11/28/1322, Writ of aid for John de Sancto Joahanne to arrest Robert Lewer, … had attempted to seize the castle of Odiham … (S) CPRs.

2/12/1323, Licence for John de Sancto Johanne to enfeoff William de Sancto Johanne, parson of the church of Romesbury, … for the latter to regrant it to the said John and Isabella his wife …. (S) CPRs.

11/7/1324, Licence for John de Sancto Johanne of Basyng to grant for life to Hugh son of John de Sancto Johanne of Basyng, the bailiwick of the forestership of Panbere and Evereslegh, held in chief, … by fine of 40s. (S) CPRs.

Bef. 4/24/1326, John died. (S) CPRs.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P646. (S) The Dictionary of National Biography, Smith, 1973, P147.

Family notes:
• There is some confusion with the John de Saint John of Lageham, s/o Roger – an adherent of Simon de Montfort, an Oxfordshire house. This John was summoned to parliament in 1299, died in 1317, leaving heir a son John, age 40, who died 4/8/1349. (S) Dictionary of National Biography, Smith, 1973, P148. [This John is always listed as “of Lageham” in the Calendar of Patent Rolls.]

Children of John and Isabel:

i. Hugh de Saint John (1249350), born 5/26/1310 in England.

ii. Margaret de Saint John (30420995), born ~1312 in England.

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