2/2/1312, John born in Weremynstre, Wiltshire, England, s/o 7606168. Thomas Mauduit & 7606169. Eleanor de Knoville.
~1315, Juliana born in England.
1322, John heir to his father who was attained. John’s wardship was granted to John de Kyngeston.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
2/6/1327, Sale for 100 marks to John de Kyngeston of the marriage of John, son and heir of Thomas Mauduyt, tenant in chief. In the event of the death of the said John under age, … (S) CPRs.
3/6/1327, John Maudut (Mauduit), son and heir of Thomas Mauduit … Maudut requests that the king grant to him his custody and marriage since the king has made grace to those who are of full age of the quarrel with the earl of Lancaster, and he holds in chief of the king. Maudut's father was executed at Pontefract and the lands, goods and chattels were given to Despenser so that he and his mother could have anything of it until now. (S) UKNA.
12/1/1329, John “Mauduyt” listed in the rolls of Wiltshire. (S) Lists and Indexes, V9, PRO.
3/16/1332, Presentation … church of Grateleye, … king’s gift by reason of his custoey of the land and heir of Thomas Mauduyt. (S) CPRs.
4/13/1332, Writ for Proof of age of John, son and heir of Thomas Mauduyt, who held of King Edward II, in chief. Wiltshire: William de Wautone, knight, aged 60 years and more, says that the said John is 21 years of age, for he was born at Weremynstre on the feast of the Purification, 3 Edward II, and baptized in the church there; and this he knows because he was present as a guest, … John de Kyngeston, to whom the king committed the wardship of the lands, &c., was present but had nothing to say. (S) CIsPM.
1332, John, of age, his father’s estates restored by King Edward III, held the manors of Grately, Hampshire and Warminster, co. Wiltshire.
5/3/1332, John “Mauduyt” listed in the rolls of Wiltshire. (S) Lists and Indexes, V9, PRO.
~1332, John married Juliana.
7/8/1332, Licence for John son of Thomas Mauduyt to enfeoff Robert le Boer … 2 parts of the manor and hundred of Wermynstre, … now held in dower by Richard de Perers and Eleanor his wife … regrant these to him, Juliana his wife, … (S) CPRs.
6/9/1332, Order to cause John Mauduyt, son and heir of Thomas Mauduyt, tenant in chief of the late king, to have seisin of his father's lands, as he has proved his age before the escheator, and the king has taken his homage for the said lands. (S) CCRs.
1/1334, John attended the tournament at Dunstable.
2/20/1338, 4/23/1338, John Mauduyt listed in the rolls of Wiltshire. (S) Lists and Indexes, V9, PRO.
4/10/1338 at Lafford, John de Bradeford, priest, admitted to the church of Bukeworth, in the diocese of Lincoln, … on the presentation of Sir John Maudut, knight, … (S) CPRs, 1/3/1346.
9/2/1338, Commission of oyer and terminer to Hugh de Auydeleye, earl of Gloucester, William de Shareshull, Robert de Hungerford, John Mauduyt of Werministre … Wilts. (S) CPRs.
1340, John Mauduyt, sheriff of Wiltshire and receiver of the king’s wool in Wiltshire. (S) UKNA.
12/15/1341, John Mauduyt listed in the rolls of Wiltshire. (S) Lists and Indexes, V9, PRO.
11/11/1342, John Mauduyt, to deliver temporalities of Glastonbury in the county of Wilts. (S) CPRs.
3/28/1343, Appointment of John Mauduyt, sheriff of Wilts, … (S) CPRs.
1343, John heir to his maternal uncle John de Knovill.
8/28/1343, Commission of oyer … to Hugh de Audele, earl of Gloucester, William de Shareshull, … on complaint by John Mauduyt of Weremynstre that … broke his park and houses at Bukworth, co. Huntingdon, … (S) CPRs.
3/1344, John Mauduyt, escheator in the county of Wilts. (S) CPRs.
5/18/1344, Appointment of John Mauduyt, ‘chivaler’, … to arrest wherever found William de Coumbe. (S) CPRs.
3/6/1345, Confirmation of the grant which John Mauduyt, lord of Wermenstre, by his writing made to William Pageham of the whole bailiwick of … manor of Westbury … (S) CPRs.
1346, John assessed as holding half a knight’s fee.
8/26/1346, Sir John Mauduit fought as a knight banneret at the battle of Crecy, north of Paris. Edward III vs. Philip VI, heralded the rise of the longbow as the dominant weapon, and also saw the use of the ribauldequin, an early cannon, by the English. The English longbowmen could fire much more quickly than the Genoese, with a killing range of 250 yards.
1347, John at the siege of Calais. (S) Crecy & Calais, 1898, P35. [Ended 8/1347, held by the English until 1558.]
2/3/1348, Commission of oyer and terminer to Richard de Wylughby, … on complaint by John, archbishop of Canterbury, Elizabeth de Monte Acuto … that … John Maudyt of Wermynstre, ‘chivaler,’ [multiple persons listed] … broke their closes at Norton Skydemor, … co. Wilts … (S) CPRs.
2/2/1350, Commission of peace … John Mauduyt of Wermenstre, ‘chivaler,’ … county of Wilts. (S) CPRs.
1/30/1351 at London, Debtor: John Mauduyt, knight, of Wilts. [held Little Somerford in Startley Hundred, and Fonthill Gifford, Dunworth Hundred and parts of fees elsewhere in Wilts]. Amount: £25 19s. 7d. (S) UKNA.
9/1/1358, Indenture, made at Upton Skydemor … Walter de Skydemour, knt., … John Bavant … Witnesses: Sir John Mauduyt, … (S) Hungerford Cartulary, Wiltshire Record Office.
1361, John received half of the manor of Little Taynton, Gloucester, as an inheritance of his mother. (S) Hist. of Gloucester, V12, 2010, Taynton. [The widow of his maternal uncle John died.]
7/25/1361, Commission to … sheriff of Wilts … whether Roger de Bavent, late lord of Norton Bavent, did or was bount to do suit to the hundred of Wermynstre which John Mauduyt, knight, holds of the king at farm … (S) CPRs.
10/29/1361, John son and heir Thomas died, leaving a daughter Maud as his heir.
4/1/1364, John Mauduyt, knight, died.
4/4/1364, Writ for IPM of John Mauduyt of Wermenstre, knight. Wiltshire: Weremenstre. The manor, held of the king in chief by knight’s service, in joint feoffment with Juliana his wife, who survives, … He died on 1 April last. Maud daughter of Thomas Mauduyt his son, aged 9 years on the feast of St. Leonard last, is his heir. … Huntingdon: Bukworth. The manor, held for his life of William la Souche of Haveryngworth by knight’s service, …, with remainder to Thomas Mauduyt, his son, and Joan his said son’s wife, and the heirs of their bodies. … Joan, after the death of John Mauduyt, claiming the manor by the above grant, entered and holds the manor. (S) CIsPM.
4/4/1365, John Mauduyt of Wermenstre, knight, IPM: Weremenstre, The manor held of the king in chief by knight's service in joint feoffment with Juliana his wife, who survives, by a fine levied in the king's court.
10/6/1369, Julian, who was the wife of John Mauduyt' of Wermynstre, querent, and William Payn, the parson of the church of Bukworth', deforciant. The manor of Dene Mauduyt' and the advowson of the church of the same manor, which William de Wykeham, bishop of Winchester, holds for the life of Joan, who was the wife of Thomas Mauduyt'. Julian has given him 300 marks of silver. (S) Feet of Fines.
11/24/1372, Henry Burton holds Leonard a capital messuage, ruinous and broken down, which with its fruits, herbage and gardens is worth 40d. a year. 7 bovates of land lie uncultivated, each worth 40d. a year; 2½ acres of meadow, each worth 4s. an acre; 4 cottages, each worth 8s. and a toft worth 6d. a year; free rents worth 2s. He pays for all this 9s. a year to the heirs of John Mauduit. (S) UKNA.
8/2/1374 at York, Debtor: Joan, who was the wife of John Mauduit [of Yorks]. Amount: 20m. (S) UKNA.
6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.
4/20/1379, Juliana died.
5/10/1379, Writ for IPM of Juliana, late the wife of John Mauduyt. Southampton: She held the under-mentioned manor in joint feoffment with the said John, her late husband, to wit, to them and the heirs of John. Cratele. The manor, held in chief by knight’s service of the heir of the earl of Hereford. She died on 20 April last. Maud (950771, granddaughter) wife of Henry Grene, knight, aged 24 years and more, is kinswoman and next heir both of her and of the said John, to wit, daughter of Thomas Mauduyt, their son and heir. Wiltshire: … manor of Wermenstre … in joint feoffment with the said John, her late husband, … a third part of a moiety of the manor of Dicherich for life by way of dower, … Wermenstre. The manor, … Westbury. A messuage, 2 carucates of land, 20 a. meadow, 100 a. wood and 100s. rent, with the advowson of the chapel, … Dicherich. A third part of a moiety of the manor, … (S) CIsPM.
(S) Grateley, A Hist. of the Co. of Hampshire: V4, 1911, P369-71.
Child of John and Juliana:
i. Thomas Mauduit (1901542), born ~1333 in England.