2955094. Earl John de Vere & 2955095. Maud de Badlesmere
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1308, Maud born in England, d/o 5909950. Bartholomew de Badlesmere & 5909951. Margaret de Clare.
3/12/1311, John born in England, heir & s/o 5910188. Sir Alphonse de Vere & 5910189. Joan Foliot.
Maud 1st married Robert Fitz Payn.
Bef. 12/10/1322, Robert died.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
10/19/1329, Order not to intermeddle further with the lands of Thomas de Veer, … Thomas at his death held no lands in chief of the king … John son of Alfonso de Veer is his next heir and is aged seventeen years. (S) CCRs.
3/15/1330, Licence for Robert de Veer, earl of Oxford, to enfeoff … if he die without issue, to John de Veer. (S) CPRs.
11/15/1330, Confirmation of a demise by Thomas de Weston to John son and heir of Alfonsus de Veer, tenant in chief, of the custody of the lands of his said father … (S) CPRs.
4/17/1331, John heir to his uncle, Robert de Vere, 6th Earl of Oxford.
1331, “John de Veer, Earl of Oxford, states that King Henry II granted to his ancestor, that he and his heirs would always be the chief Chamberlains of the kings of England, which office they held, confirmed by the king's progenitors, until Henry III removed Robert de Veer, the present earl's grandfather, from the post without award or judgment. Robert de Veer, his son and heir, sued from parliament to parliament for a remedy, and in the last parliament, held at Westminster in the fourth year of the present king's reign, a writ was sent to the Treasurer and Barons of the Exchequer that they were to search the remembrances there for evidence against the earl; but this writ was not returned or sued, because of the death of Robert. The new earl now requests that the king and his council consider the charters and muniments which he has for this office, and ordain that a remedy be given him.” (S) UKNA.
3/1/1334, the market at Stony Stratford, Buckinghamshire, held by John de “Veer”, earl of Oxford. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.
Bef. 3/27/1336, John married Maud.
3/27/1336, Licence for John de Veer, earl of Oxford, to enfeoff … to regrant these to him, Matilda his wife and his heirs. (S) CPRs.
1338, Maud age 30, coheir to her brother Giles, 2nd Lord Badlesmere. Giles de Badelesmere, knight: Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Northamptonshire, Suffolk, Rutland, Hertfordshire, Sussex, Kent, Wiltshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Oxfordshire, Cork. Includes assignment of dower to Elizabeth widow of Giles, and partition of the estates between the four co-heirs - Margery, wife of William de Roos of Helmsley, Maud, wife of John de Vere, earl of Oxford, Elizabeth, wife of William de Bohun, earl of Northampton, and Margaret, wife of John de Tiptoft. (S) The Historical Antiquities of Hertfordshire, Chauncy, 1826, P174.
7/7/1338, Appointment of … commissioners … to array the men of the counties … to repel invasions of the French … Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, John de Veer, earl of Oxford, … Essex, Hertford, Cambridge, Huntingdon, Norfolk, Suffolk, Bedford, Buckingham, Middlesex. (S) CPRs.
6/22/1340, … part of a sum due for his wages in the king’s service beyond the seas, … John de Veer, earl of Oxford, 300£ in the county of Nottingham. (S) CPRs.
7/20/1340, Notification to all concerned that John de Veer, earl of Oxford, and Matilda his wife are quit of all manner of debts, accounts, … (S) CPRs.
1341, John attended the king on a trip to Flanders.
1342, John at the great feast and jousting in London of King Edward III.
6/6/1344, John, earl of Oxford arrived in Bayonne under the earl of Derby. From there they captured the town of Bergerac. After multiple other encounters, John was captured at night near the town of Perigord. Within a week John was part of a prisoner exchange that included two French viscounts.
11/20/1344, John de Veer, earl of Oxford, and Matilda his wife, staying in England, have letters … as their attorney in Ireland. (S) CPRs.
8/26/1346, John a commander of the 1st division at the battle of Crecy, north of Paris. The English arrows from their longbows decimated the French knights.
Aft. 5/17/1347, John at the siege of Calais with 131 men in his contingent. (S) English Historical Documents 1327-1485, Myers, 1996, P497.
1347-8, “Partition of the manor of Thaxted in Essex between Marjory, late wife of William de Roos of Helmsley, Maud, wife of John de Vere, Earl of Oxford, Elizabeth, wife of William de Bohun, Earl of Northampton and John son of John Tibetot, son of Margaret; co-heirs of Giles de Badelesmere.” (S) UKNA.
4/8/1348, John de Veer, earl of Oxford, and Matilda his wife, staying in England, have letters … as their attorney in Ireland. (S) CPRs.
6/10/1350, Licence for John de Veer, earl of Oxford, and Maud his wife, to grant to Thomas son of John de Veer, earl of Oxford, and Maud daughter of Ralph de Ufford … manor of Chesham … (S) CPRs.
1355, John sailed with Prince Edward to Bordeaux, and commanded the 2nd division during a raid through Languedoc.
9/19/1356, John in command of the archers of the 1st division at the battle of Poitiers, France. [Froissart lists John 2nd when naming the “most renowned knights” with the prince of Wales.]
5/1/1358, Whereas Roger de Stoneham … to enfeoff John de Veer, earl of Oxford, Maud his wife, … (S) CPRs.
1/24/1359, John, 7th Earl of Oxford, hereditary 8th Master Chamberlain of England, died at the siege of Rheims, France; buried at Colne priory, Essex.
7/13/1360, Licence for Maud late the wife of John de Veer, earl of Oxford, to grant for life to Aubrey de Veer the bailiwick of the forestership of the king’s forest of Haveryng, co. Essex, held in chief. (S) CPRs.
11/20/1361, … John de Sutton, knight, … acquiring in fee from John de Veer, late earl of Oxford, … Licence for them to grant the manors to Maud de Veer, countess of Oxford, for life, with remainders to Aubrey de Veer, in tail male, … (S) CPRs.
5/24/1366, Maud died; buried at Earls Colne, Essex.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P857.
Children of John and Maud: [4 sons, 3 daughters]
i. Thomas de Vere, born ? in England.
1350, Eldest brother John died leaving his brother Robert as heir.
Thomas married Maud de Ufford, d/o Ralph de Ufford & Maud of Lancaster.
Bef. 1359, Thomas’ brother Robert died.
1359, Thomas succeeded his father.
1371, Thomas died.
Robert de Vere, born 1362 in England.
Robert married Philippa, d/o Ingelram de Coucy & Isabel, d/o King Edward III.
1388, Robert sent into exile.
1392, Robert, 9th Earl of Oxford, Duke of Ireland, died, his uncle Aubrey his heir.
ii. Aubrey de Vere (3802824), born 1339 in England.
iii. Margaret de Vere (1477547), born ~1340 in England.