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Friday, August 6, 2010

Sir John le Moigne & Cecily Eyot

3802586. Sir John le Moigne & 3802587. Cecily Eyot

5/28/1354, John de Moygne born in Oure Moigne , Dorset, England, s/o 7605172. Sir Henry le Moyne & 7605163. Joan de Veel.

~1355, Cecily born in England, d/o §Henry Eyot.

[––John & Cecily––]

1363, Henry Eyot v. John Moygne and Cecily his wife; a messuage, 120 acres of land, 1 acre of meadow, 100 acres of pasture in Ouynge; to John and Cecily for life, to hold by render of a rose at Midsummer, reversion to Henry and his heirs. (S) Sussex Fines: V3, 1916.

7/14/1367, Commission of oyer … complaint that … John Moigne, the elder [likely his uncle], John Moigne, the younger, … broke his close, … co. Northampton, … assaulted his men and servants. (S) CPRs.

1374, John heir to his father.

1/10/1374, William Payn of Dorset brought John son and heir of Henry Moigne knight tenant in chief to the city of London, and the same day in the house of the friars preachers London delivered him to the chancellor and treasurer, who seized the said heir into the king's hands, discharging the said William of his wardship. (S) CCRs.

12/10/1374, Commitment to Robert Rous, knight, of the wardship of all the lands late of Henry Moigne, knight, who held in chief, with the issues since the death of Henry, to hold until the lawful age of John, his son and heir, together with the marriage of the said heir, rendering for the wardship the extent of the said lands, and paying for the marriage 200 marks in all. (S) CFRs.

6/15/1375, Proof of age of John, son and heir of Henry Moigne. Dorset: John de Warmwell, aged 64 years and more, says that the heir was 21 years of age on 28 May, 49 Edward III, having been born at Oure Moigne … and baptized in the free chapel of St. Mary in that parish. This the deponent knows because he met Audrey (Etheldrede) Sherard, the heir’s godmother, and asked her where she was going, and she said she was going to the chapel to receive the heir from his baptism, and he [went] with her and saw the baptism. (S) CIsPM.

7/19/1375, Order to cause John son and heir of Henry Moigne tenant in chief to have seisin of his said father's lands. (S) CCRs. [Including the manors of Great Easton (Essex), Shipton Moyne (Gloucestershire), Sopley (Hampshire) and Owermoigne (Dorset), besides lands at Maddington and Beckhampton (Wiltshire) and other property in Somerset, Hampshire, Dorset and the city of London.]

7/13/1377, Richard II, age 10, crowned king of England.

1378, “Other people mentioned: Henry III, King of England; John le Moyne.” (S) UKNA.

1380, John in service overseas.

7/21/1380, Thomas of Woodstock led 5200 men in support of the barons of Brittany, landing at Calais.

11/1380, Thomas began the siege of Nantes. [Forced to retreat the following January.]

By 1383, John knighted.

6/11/1383, To John Moigne knight. Order upon his allegiance … to leave all else, and … to draw to some castle or manor of his nearest the sea coast in Dorset, there continually to abide with his household armed and furnished until Michaelmas next. (S) CCRs.

5/18/1384, Memorandum of acknowledgment in chancery. Peter de Veel knight, to Katherine de Berkleie (15210347) lady of Wotton, sometime wife of Sir Peter de Veel knight his father. Confirmation with warranty of the manor of Ablynton … Peter and Katherine had issue Joan (now deceased) wife of Henry de Moigne (7605172), who had issue John de Moigne, Henry, William, Elizabeth wife of Alan Cheine knight, Agnes and Edith, all now living, …. (S) CCRs.

3/13/1386, John’s maternal grandmother died.

4/19/1386, To escheator in Wiltesir. Order to remove the king's hand … manor of Abblynton … delivering to John Moigne knight any issues thereof taken … at her death Katherine (15210347) who was wife of Thomas de Berkeley of Berkeley knight, late the wife of Peter de Veel (15210346) knight, held the said manor of Abblynton … remainder to John de Veel, now deceased, son of the said Peter and Katherine … remainder to Joan his sister … the said John Moigne son of Joan daughter of the said Peter and Katherine is her cousin and next heir and of full age. (S) CCRs.

4/23/1387, Grant by … to John de Clyvedon, …, William Stourton (1901292) …, of their manor of Wodebergh. Witn. John Roche, John Moigne, Knts., John Stourton (738678), … (S) UKNA.

5/6/1387, Pardon to Thomas Melbourne … for not appearing to answer John Moyne … touching debts … (S) CPRs.

9/1388, Sir John Moigne represented Dorset in parliament.

11/3/1388, Commission to Humphrey de Stafford, John Moigne, … and John Beauchamp, knights, … (S) CPRs.

2/3/1389, “I, John Moigne, sheriff” [of Somerset] sent the writ to William Guldene, bailiff of the liberty of the Countess of Kent of Horethorne, who made no reply. (S) UKNA. [Multiple records in 1389.]

2/4/1389, Commission to John Moigne, knight, sheriff of Dorest, … to enquire touching the evildoers … (S) CPRs.

7/15/1389, Commission of peace … Walter Clopton, Humphrey de Stafford, John Moigne, … Richard Sydenham … in Dorset. (S) CPRs.

10/18/1391, Commission to John Moigne, knight, … to enquire by jury of Dorest … (S) CPRs.

12/6/1391, Commission to Walter Clopton, chief justice, … and John Moygne, … to enquire … Thomas Manston, of Dorset, … (S) CPRs.

9/25/1392, Commission to John Moigne, knight, … escheator of Somerset … (S) CPRs. [1/2/1392–10/24/1392.]

3/10/1393, John Moigne, knight, on a commission in Somerset and Dorset touching wines and other wares which ought to pertain to the king as wreck or otherwise but have been seized and carried off by divers evildoers. (S) CCRs.

1393, Sir John Moigne represented Dorset in parliament.

7/10/1394 at Shipton Moyne, Lease for lives … Tenement called Wodemulleplace, 1¼ virgates of arable land and water mill with its household and common of pasture for 10 beasts where Sir John le Moyn and Walter Estcourt are accustomed to pasture their animals … (S) UKNA.

9/18/1395, “I John Moigne, Sheriff” [Somerset] signify that John Harrywas not found in the bailiwick. (S) UKNA. [Multiple records in 1395.]

8/11/1396, Extent made at Taunton before John Moigne, Sheriff of Somerset. (S) UKNA. [Multiple records in 1396.]

1/1397, Sir John Moigne represented Dorset in parliament.

7/3/1397 at London, Creditor: John Moigne, knight, of Dorset. Amount: £250. (S) UKNA.

5/20/1398, Licence, for 40s. paid in the hanaper by William Stourton, who married Elizabeth, daughter of John Moigne, knight, for the said John to grant the manor of Estanes atte Mount, co. Essex, with its advowson, held in chief, to the said Elizabeth and her heirs tail.

10/13/1399, Henry IV crowned king of England.

12/18/1399, Commission of array … John Moigne, ‘chivaler,’ … county of Dorset. (S) CPRs.

Aft. 1401, John acquired Penleigh as heir of his uncle John de Veel, brother of his mother.

1404, John’s brother, Sir William Moyne, lord of Sawtrey in Huntingdonshire, died.

9/1405-9/1406, John Moigne, knight, to settle the manor of Owermoigne and the advowson of the church there on himself and Cecily his wife for life, with remainder to William son of William Bonevyll, knight, Eustacia his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, remainder tothe right heirs of the grantor, who retains the manor of Radeslo. Dorset. (S) UKNA. [See daughter Hester.]

7/28/1408, Licence … John Moigne, ‘chivaler,’ for him to enfeoff … manor of Ore, co. Dorest … to regrant to him and Cicely his wife … (S) CPRs.


1412, John’s estates worth £174 yearly. [Other lands worth over £50 not included.]

4/30/1414, Writ for IPM for William Stourton (1901292). … Essex: John Moigne, knight, held the manor and advowson of Great Easton in his demesne as of fee and granted them to Elizabeth his daughter then the wife of William Stourton … She was to render nothing for 4 1/2 years and then 40 marks yearly to John Moigne for life, … William and Elizabeth had issue John and Margaret. Elizabeth died, and William has since held by the courtesy of England of the king in chief in grand serjeanty, annual value nil beyond the 40 marks to John Moigne, who is still alive. … (S) CIsPM.

11/1415, John on a commission of watches on the isle of Purbedk.

1417, John made a loan to the king of 20 marks.

3/1419, John on a commission of array.

1423, John attended the Dorset elections.

8/20/1428, John died.

4/22/1429, Writ of diem dausit extremum to the escheator in the counties of Somerset and Dorset after the death of John Moyn, ‘chivaler’, tenant in chief of the king. (S) CFRs.

11/2/1429, Writ of diem dausit extremum to the escheator in the counties of Southampton and Wilts. after the death of John Moygne, ‘chivaler’, tenant in chief of the king. Wiltshire: Maddington, a carucate of arable … held of the king in chief by being the king’s larderer and buyer for the cook-house at the coronation of each king and queen in England and at all other times. [He gave away by charter.] He died on 20 August last. John Stourton , son of Elizabeth one of his daughters and heirs, and John Bonevyle , son of Eustasia his other daughter and heir, are his kin and next heirs. They are respectively aged 26 and more, and 22 and more. (S) E-CIPM 23-343, (S) CFRs.

(S) Westbury: Manors, A Hist. of the Co. of Wiltshire: V8: Warminster, Westbury and Whorwellsdown Hundreds, 1965. (S) Avebury, A Hist. of the Co. of Wiltshire: V12, 1983. (S) Hist. of Hampshire, V4, 1911, Litchfield. (S) Hist. of Parl., Roskell, 1993.

Family notes:

·         Penleigh passed to daughter Elizabeth, then to her son John Stourton, who died seised of the manor.

Child of John and Cicley:

i. Elizabeth Moigne (1901293), born ~1375 in England.

ii. Eustacia Moyne, born ? in England.

Eustacia married Sir William Bonville, s/o 7605508. Lord William Bonville & 7605509. Margaret Dumarle.

1408, John granted Owermoigne in reversion to his younger daughter, Eustacia, and her husband, William Bonville.

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