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Thursday, July 22, 2010

Sir John Raleigh & Margaret Chandos

2540294. Sir John Raleigh & 2540295. Margaret Chandos

~1310, John born in England, s/o 5080588. John de Raleigh & 5080589. Margaret le Bret.

~1315, Margaret born in England, d/o §Sir Thomas Chandos.

1332, John [senior] settled the manor of Allydeford on his son John and his wife Margaret. (S) The History of the Part of West Somerset, Heley, 1901, P187. [At this time they had no children.]

1340, John heir to his father.

2/10/1342, John, of Beaudeport, Sheriff of Devon.

8/26/1346, John [of Somerset] at the battle of Crecy in the retinue of Richard, Earl of Arundell.

1347, John at the siege of Calais.

1347, John of Nettlecombe and Wrenchester, Wales; heir to his uncle Simon.

1347, John gave 20s in aid towards making the Black Prince a knight for half a knight’s fee at Allecheford which Simon de Ralegh [his grandfather] formerly held.

1350, John presented to the church at Alford.

1365, John Knight of the Shire for Somerset.

1365, John de Ralegh of Netelcombe, knight, to … a tenement … in Watchet. (S) Tenth Report, Royal Comm., 1887, P75.

John married 2nd Ismania Hanham of Gloucestershire.

John eventually inherited all of the family lands upon the death of his 2 brothers without heirs.

1368-9, John granted a charter of all his tenements in “Wrenchelston in Wales” to the rector of Nettlecombe.

1369, John Knight of the Shire for Somerset.

(S) The History and Antiquities of the County of Buckingham, Liscombe, 1847. (S) The History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset, Cruttwell, 1791. (S) The History of the Part of West Somerset, Heley, 1901, P188. (S) Crecy and Calais, Wrottesley, 1898, P170.

Family notes:
• “Declaration by Sir Humphrey Stafford, Sir William Bonvyle, Sir Giles Daubeny, Sir Thomas Beauchamp, Sir John Storton and others that Sir John Ralegh of Nettlecombe married Margaret, the daughter of Sir Thomas Chandos of Herefordshire, that their daughter Joan married Patrick Mathue, that their daughter Imayne married Robert Biccombe and that their son Richard is cousin and heir of Margaret.” (S) UKNA, Somerset

Child of John and Margaret:

i. Joan Raleigh (1270147), born ~1333 in England.

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