~1300, John born in Yorkshire, England, s/o 5908480. John De Savile & 5908481. Margery de Rishworth.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
By 1336, John’ father died.
1336, John did homage.
1336, John de Seyville did fealty during the minority [of the heir] of John de Heton, and acknowledged that he holds of the said heir the manor of Guldekerres [Golcar] and 4 bovates of land there, by homage and fealty and the service of 3d. yearly at Martinmas. (S) Wakefield Court Rolls. [Yorkshire]
1339, “Lease: John le Saivyll to John son of John del Skyre piece of land called Cuganderode and croft called le Schare in Gouldekeues at 2s 4d p.a. for 19 years. Goldcross.” (S) UKNA.
1343, John de Sayvill did fealty, and acknowledged that he held the moiety of a knight's fee in Smytheton [Kirk Smeaton] and Grymston, by homage, suit of court, etc., and a white farm (pro alba firma) of 3s. 7d. (S) Pontefract Rolls.
1344-45., Hugh de Coppelay claimed as his right 15s. rent in Barkesland against William de Langfeld, and 15s. rent there against John Sayvel and Margery his wife, and 15s. rent there against Alice de Rishworth.
1346, Aid of 40s. to marry the King's eldest daughter. From John Savill for one eighth of a knight's fee in Smehton [Kirk Smeaton], of the fee of Skerchebeuf, 5s. …
1350, Sir John Savile of Tankersley purchased the wardship of Isabel Eland, daughter of Sir John de Eland, from the Lord of the Honour of Pontefract, for £200. (S) Concise Hist. of the Parish and Vicarage of Hallifax, Crabtree, 1836, P441.
Bef. 1353, John died.
(S) Autobiography of Sir John Savile, Baron of the exchequer, copied in the Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, xv, 421. (S) De controversia in curia militari inter Ricardum Le Scrope, Scrope, 1832, P303.
Child of John and Margerie:
i. John Savile (1477120), born ~1325 in England.