2955088. Sir John de Molyns & 2955089. Egidia Maudit
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~1305, John born in France, s/o §Vincent de Moleyns & Isabel ?.
~1310, Egidia born in England, cousin & heir of John Maudit married to Margaret de Pogeys.
John married to Egidia.
8/28/1325, “John Mauduit of Somerford to settle the manor of Whitley (Wilts.), …, with remainder to John de Molyns, Egidia his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, …” (S) CPRs.
9/2/1325, John de Molyns has letters nominating James de Molyns … his attorneys [going beyond seas on the king’s service]. (S) CPRs
10/20/1325, Power to John bishop of Winchester and John de Britannia, earl of Richemund, to prorogue the truce with John duke of Brittany, … this patent was delivered by the Chancellor to John de Molyns … (S) CPRs.
10/14/1326, “Record of case of John Molyns, charged with counselling William Boyvile and Nicholas Firkeloc to kill Peter Pugeys and his son and heir John at Stoke Pogeys.” (S) UKNA.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
9/24/1329, John Molyns, going beyond seas on the king’s service in the company of William de Monte Acuto, has letters nominating … (S) CPRs.
10/19/1330, John with William de Montacute in support of Edward III made a night raid on the Castle of Nottingham, taking Roger Mortimer, Earl of March, prisoner.
3/28/1331, Pardon to John de Molyns, king’s yeoman, for entering Nottingham Castle with others armed, and being present when Roger de Mortuo Mari, late earl of March, was arrested, and for adherence to the Despensers; with general pardon. (S) CPRs.
8/8/1331, Exemption for life, of John de Molyns, king’s yeoman, from being put on assizes, juries, … against his will. (S) CPRs.
12/23/1331, Grant, for life, to John de Molyns, king’s yeoman, that he shall hold his houses in the manors of Stoke Pugeys and Ditton, co. Buckingham, quit of livery … to crenellate the dwelling houses of the said manors. (S) CPRs.
1332, John, a member of the court of King Edward III and a Gentleman of the King’s Privy Chamber.
5/21/1333, “John Mauduyt of Somerford and Agnes his wife to enfeoff … with remainder to John de Molyns, Egidia his wife, …” (S) CPRs.
1/23/1334, Licence for John de Molyns and Egidia his wife to crenellate the site of the manor of Weston Turvill, co. Buckingham. (S) CPRs.
1/31/1335, “Petitioners: Thomas West. … John de Molins and Egidia his wife …” (S) UKNA.
John participated in the wars with Scotland.
3/24/1336, Confirmation of a grant in fee by John de Molyns, knight, … (S) CPRs.
12/4/1336, John granted the marriage of John son and heir, or other heir, of John de Wodehill [Wahull], … (S) CPRs.
4/1/1337, Appointment of John de Molyns to survey the king’s castles, towns, … in the Isle of Wyght, co. Southampton, Holdernessse, co. York, and elsewhere … war-horses and other great horses, to order these … (S) CPRs.
6/23/1337, Grant in fee, with the assent of the council, to John de Molyns, for his assiduous attendance at the king’s side … (S) CPRs.
9/1/1337, Mandate to John de Molyns, steward of the king’s chamber, … (S) CPRs.
1337-38, John by charter given patronage of the Abbey of Burnham, founded by Richard, King of the Romans. John endowed the abbey with the condition that priests were to for the souls of himself, his wife Egidia, and for Vincent and Isabel de Moleyns, his parents.
2/16/1338, Licence for John de Molyns to enfeoff Robert de la Hay, … of the manors of Dachette, Fulmere and Brehull, co. Buckingham, Henle, co. Oxford and Henle, co. Surrey, … for the said John and Egidia his wife … with remainders … to John son of the said John de Molyns, and to William brother of the said John son of John, in tail male, … (S) CPRs.
5/15/1338, Confirmation of a grant by queen Philippa to John de Molyns … the manor of Langeleye Mareys … (S) CPRs.
1338, “…The king wishes John de Stonore, John de Molyns, Robert Parnyng, …, two or three of them, to be assigned as justices to inquire …” (S) UKNA.
1339, John, Treasurer of the Chamber of the King, Marshall of the King’s Hawks & Falcons.
1339, John on the expedition to Flanders.
7/15/1339 at Antwerp, Pardon, in regard to his labours and charges in the king’s service … to John de Molyns, his heirs … of all his debts … and also of all accounts which his is bound to render of moneys received in those times for the king’s service as well beyond the seas as in England and Scotland. (S) CPRs.
12/12/1339, Grant in fee to John de Molyns … 100£ yearly …
for the support of his estate of banneret lately granted to him by the king. (S)
1339-40, Roger de Puttenahm witnessed charters of Sir John de Molyns, the King’s yoeman.
6/22/1340, John de Molyns assigned 1000£. of the county of Oxford for money that had been loaned to the king. (S) CPRs.
John created a Knight Banneret.
10/7/1340, Nicholas de la Beche granted the mesne lordship of Puttenham to Sir John Molyns, chivaler, with the homage and service of Roger de Puttenham.
11/25/1340, Pardon to John de Molyns and Egidia his wife for acquiring to them … the manor of Guldenemorton … (S) CPRs.
10/8/1340, Pardon to John de Molyns for the death of Hermann de Nuce. (S) CPRs.
12/5/1340, Whereas for reasons very greatly affecting him and the business of the realm, the king lately ordered his kinsman, William de Bohun, earl of Northampton, constable of England, … to attach John de Molyns, knight, and bring him before him at the Tower of London without delay … the said John … broke from prison and escaped … (S) CPRs.
7/24/1341, Pardon to Richard Talbot, knight, … for not having the body of John de Molyns, knight, before William de Bohun … to hear and determine oppressions of the king and his people in the county of Buckingham … (S) CPRs.
9/25/1345, Restitution to John de Molyns of the manors of Stoke Pugeys, Ditton, Dachet, … as he held the same before they were taken into the king’s hands. (S) CPRs.
2/18/1346-7, John summoned to Council by writ.
1346-7, “John de Moleyns, knight, to settle his manors of Cucklington, Stoke Trister, and Bayford, with the advowsons of their churches, on himself and Egidia his wife for life, with remainder to William his son and the heirs of his body.” (S) UKNA.
6/26/1346, Grant to John de Molyns that, from the present passage of the king beyond the seas until his return to England, he shall not be put in any office … against his will. (S) CPRs.
9/29/1351, Licence for John de Molyns and Egidia, his wife, to grant to Roger de Bello Campo, Sibyl his wife, … (S) CPRs.
12/4/1352, Whereas … indicted … done in Queen Philippa’s park in Haveryng atte Boure … as John de Molyns, her steward, has testified … (S) CPRs.
4/27/1353, Wheras Walter de Mauny, knight, … granted to John de Molyns, knight, … manor of Chardesle, … with remainders in tail male to William, his son, and to John brother of the said William, who has since died without heir male of his body, … (S) CPRs.
1353, John “in such esteem with Queen Philippa that she made him Steward of all her lands and lordships, with power to supervise her Castles, and to repair them, in case of need.”
2/18/1355, Whereas Adam atte Hache has been divers times indicted before John de Molyns and his fellows, justices lately appointed for divers trespasses at Haveryng atte Boure, co. Essex, … (S) CPRs.
9/24/1359, Because the king that John de Moluns, ‘chivaler,’ now detained in the prison of Notingham castle, shall stay henceforth with his wife Egidia in safe keeping in Cambridge castle, his has appointed William de Molyns, son of the said John, … to receive him … bring him to Cambridge castle … (S) CPRs.
6/30/1360, General pardon to Egidia late the wife of John de Molyns. (S) CPRs.
1368, Egidia died.
(S) Notes & Queries for Somerset and Dorset, 1899, P337.
Child of John and Egidia:
i. William de Moleyns (1477544), born ~1335 in Lincolnshire, England.