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2955082. Baron John de Seagrave & 2955083. Margaret Plantagenet

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~1310, John born in England, s/o 5910164. Stephen de Seagrave & 5910165. Alice de Arundel.

1317-1324, Margaret born in England, d/o 5910166. Thomas of Brotherton & 5910167. Alice Hayles.

1325, John’s father died, followed by the death of his paternal grandfather the same year.

1326, “Christiana de Segrave [grandmother], widow of John de Segrave … requests that a writ be sent to the justices of the Bench to proceed in the process so that she is not delayed in her dower, as she brought a writ of dower against Alice de Segrave [mother] to vouch to warranty, but John son of Stephen is a minor and his lands and body are in the king's hand.” (S) UKNA.

John heir to his uncle John, younger brother of his father.

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

3/3/1327, Grant to Thomas, earl of Norfolk and Marshal of England, the king’s uncle, for service to queen Isabella, and hi sexpenses in the king’s company … of the custody, during minority, of the lands late of Stephen de Segrave and john de Segrave, tenants in chief, in the king’s hands by reason of the minority of John, son and heir of Stephen, and kinsman and heir of John, with the marriage of the heir. (S) CPRs.

1327-30, “Alice, widow of Stephen de Segrave, … As John's mother, she claims this wardship, and requests delivery of the lands.” (S) UKNA.

3/26/1335, “Whereas John Criel has quitclaimed to John de Segrave the manor of Croxtone Criel and the advowson of Croxton Abbey …” (S) UKNA.

1336, Simon de Drayton quitclaimed part of the manor of Barton to John. (S) Barton Seagrave, A History of the County of Northampton: V3, 1930.

John, Baron Seagrave, married Margaret.

1344, John held the manor of Barton in demesne.

1337, “Petitioners: Thomas of Brotherton, Earl of Norfolk; William de Bohun; John de Segrave; Robert de Scales; John de Beauchamp of Somerset; Gilbert Pecche; … Claim by the petitioners that they hold their manors in Suffolk and Cambridgeshire by knight service.” (S) UKNA.

1347, “John de Segrave” to send 10 men-at-arms and 20 archers to the king at the siege of Calais. (S) Crecy and Calais, Wrottesley.

7/10/1340, Commission to John de Segrave, Nicholas de Cantilupo, … to make inquisition in the county of Leicester, touching trespasses … (S) CPRs.

6/10/1342, Commission of oyer … on cimplaint by John de Segrave, knight, … broke his park at Bretteby, co. Derby, … (S) CPRs.

8/20/1342, … Thomas, earl of Norfolk, … confirmation thereof to John de Segrave and Margaret his wife, one of the daughters and heirs of the earl, … (S) CPRs.

1344, John held the manor of Barton in demesne.

1346, John Segrave, James Beler and John Zouche, on the aid then granted to the king for knighting Edward, his eldest son, were assessed at 20s. for half a knight's fee in Oleby and Sixteneby, of the fee of Huntingdon. (S) Nichols’ History, Part II, P284.

1347, “John de Segrave” to send 10 men-at-arms and 20 archers to the king at the siege of Calais. (S) Crecy and Calais, Wrottesley.

11/8/1347, Licence for John de Segrave and Margaret, his wife, to demise … the manor of Suthfeld, … (S) CPRs.

1/1348, “John de Segrave (Seagrave); Margaret de Segrave (Seagrave), wife of John de Segrave and daughter and co-heir of Thomas be Brotherton, earl of Norfolk; Edward de Mountagu (Montagu); Alice de Mountagu (Montagu), wife of Edward de Montagu and daughter and co-heir of Thomas de Brotherton, earl of Norfolk … the manor of Hamstead Marshal …” (S) UKNA.

2/6/1348, John granted his cook, William Bray, 40s. yearly for life. (S) CPRs.

5/22/1348, Whereas John de Segrave and Margaret, his wife, are impeached on the ground that the king’s deer of the forest of Roteland, entering their park of Coldoverton, co. Leicester, cannot get out again … has pardoned John and Margaret their trespass herein … (S) CPRs.

1/22/1350, John de Segrave and Margaret, his wife, staying in England, have letters nominating … (S) CPRs.

6/1350, A matrimonial suit between John and Margaret, in which she alleged that she had been contracted to him before she was of marriageable age.

2/26/1351, Pardon to John de Segrave and Margaret, his wife, of their outlawry in the county of Essex for non-appearance before … (S) CPRs.

3/1351, The suit between John and Margaret went to trial.

12/2/1351, Protection with clause volumus, for two years, for John de Segrave, ‘chivaler.’ (S) CPRs.

4/1/1353, John died.

10/2/1353, Presentation … to the church of Forneset, … Norwich, … king’s gift … by reason of the lands of Margaret late the wife of John de Segrave being in his hands for certain causes. (S) CPRs.

Margaret married 2nd, Sir William Mauny, Knight of the Garter. [Who was likely the cause of the matrimonial problems.]

7/26/1354, Commission to … king’s serjeants at arms, to go to Margaret wife of Walter de Mauny and lead her as quietly and honourably as they can to the king’s castle of Somerton as for certain causes the king wills that she shall stay there for some time, and to deliver her to the constable thereof. (S) CPRs.

2/26/1355, Presentation … king’s gift … of John de Segrave, deceased, and Margaret, his wife, … have been taken into the king’s hands. (S) CPRs.

12/3/1355, Pardon to Walter de Mauny and Margaret, his wife, the king’s kinswoman, late the wife of John de Segrave, … in crossing to foreign parts against his prohibition, … also to the said Walter and Margaret for intermarrying without the king’s licence. (S) CPRs.

3/26/1371, On the petition of the king’s son, John de Hastynges, earl of Pembroke, showing that Walter, lord of Mauny, and Margaret, his wife, … town of Ros, co. Wexford, of the inheritance of Margaret, and Mary de Sancto Paulo, countess of Pembroke, … as forfeit because neither Walter, Margaret, the countess or the earl came in person or sent men to Ireland … for the defence of that land, … (S) CPRs.

9/29/1396, Margaret created Duchess of Norfolk. [The same day as her grandson Thomas created Duke of Norfolk.]

1399, Margaret died.

Child of John and Margaret:

i. Elizabeth Seagrave (1477541), born 10/25/1338 in Lincolnshire, England.

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