3803072. Sir John Fitz William & 3803073. Joan Reresby
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~1285, John born in England, s/o 7606144. William Fitz William & 7606145. Maud Crumwell.
~1305, Joan born in England, d/o 7606146. Sir Adam Reresby & 7606147. Deugya ?.
John’s mother died; his father remarried to Isabel Deincourt.
12/27/1324, “To William Fitzwilliam and Isabel, his wife, to levy a fine to Edmund Deyncourt. In the manor of Emeleye, … To be to the use of William and Isabella. On default of a male heir, then to the use of John Fitzwilliam, and thereafter to specified uses.” (S) UKNA. [This one document indicates John is not a son of Isabel Deincourt – but other evidence supports her as his mother.]
10/2/1325, “1) Sir Thomas de Musgrave 2) Sir John Fitzwilliam 1) bound in 100 marks sterling to 2) [Emmeley].” (S) UKNA.
1327, Gaol delivery at York Castle, Wm son of William of Emley, kt, John his son and Brian of Thornhill, accused of killing Richard Playce at Dringhouses, put themselves on the county are found not guilty.
6/27/1343, “John de Verdonn, Lord of Brikelesworth, acknowledges receipt from Lord John Fitzwilliam, Lord of Emelay, Yorks., of £10 silver …” (S) UKNA.
3/9/1344, “Thomas Flemyngs of Clifton to John Fitzwilliam … the manor of Wath.” (S) UKNA.
11/20/1345, “John Fitzwilliam of Emlay, knight, to William Frankys de Cateby and John de Gray. Confirming a grant made by his mother, Isabella de Emlay, of 20 acres of land and a third part of one toft, with appurtenances, in Sprotburgh and Cateby.” (S) UKNA.
7/25/1348, John named an executor in his mother’s will.
5/29/1348, Demise by John son of Sir William, Knt., to Robt. Loveday of Dalton of one messuage …, the said Robt. holds by demise of Isabella, the grantor's mother, for her life for 24s. 6d. rent; for 40 years after her death at the same rent.
1349, “A note of bequests and gifts. Made by Sir John Fitzwilliam 'in the time of the pestilence', to Lady Joan, his wife, Lady Isabel, his mother, and John, his son, and containing a summary of his possessions in Plumbtre, Sprotburgh and Emelie.” (S) UKNA. [Lady Isabel actually his step-mother.]
8/10/1349, John, knt. of Sprotborough, Emley, Dalton in Kirkheaton, and Darrington, Yorkshire died of the plague.
(S) Plantagenet Ancestry, P331.
Children of John and Joan:
i. Joan FitzWilliam (2954245), born ~1315 in England.
ii. Elizabeth Fitz William, born ? in England.
Elizabeth married Reginald, Lord Mohun.
iii. John Fitz William (1901536), born 2/1328 in England.