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Monday, October 25, 2010

Sir John D’Engaine & Joan de Greinville

4997490. Sir John D’Engaine & 4997491. Joan de Greinville

~1225, John Engayne born in England, 4th s/o 9994980. Viel Engaine & 9994981. Rohesia de Montgomery.

1236, Joan born in England, d/o 9994982. Sir Gilbert de Greinville & 9994983. Joyce de Montfichet.

1248, John’s father died; his brother Henry the heir.

~1260, John married Joan.

10/5/1261 at St Paul’s, London, John de Engayne gives one mark for having a writ of trespass before the king [Leicestershire.] (S) FRsHIII.

1264, “Robert de Martivall of Hallaton for Sir John Engayne. … Covenant to pay (ii) forty marks in 3 parts beginning in 1265 or suffer distraint.” (S) UKNA.

1271, John heir to his older brother Henry. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Hertford, V3, 1912.

1271, Colne-Engaine and Gaines, Essex, held by Sir John Engaine by the service of keeping the King’s greyhounds. [As well as Gidding and Dilington of the Abbot of Ramsey. (S) The History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I.]

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England.

4/5/1274, Order to cause John Engayn and Joan his wife, daughter of Joyce (Jocosa) de Muntfichet, to have seisin of the manors of Perstede and Tayden Gernet, saving the claim of the heir of Richard de Muntfichet, sometime Joyce's husband … Joan is her next heir and is of full age. (S) CCRs.

8/16/1274, Order to cause John Engayne and Joan his wife to have seisin of the lands in Byfeld that belonged to Joyce de Mountfychet (9994983) … Joyce at her death held in Byfeld in her demesne as of fee fall to Joan by inheritance … (S) CCRs.

1277, Wilstone manor settled by John de Engayne upon his eldest daughter Joyce on her marriage with Roger, eldest son of William de Huntingfield. (S) Hist. of Hertford, V2, 1908, Tring with Long Marston.

7/4/1277, Roll of fines made for services due to the king in the king's army of Wales … John Engayne, 40 marks, 1 knight's fee … (S) CFRs.

By 1279, John knighted.

1279, Viel de Grafham held 2½ hides of Sir John Engaine, which were of the fee of Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester.

10/28/1279, Commission … complaint by John de Lovetot, John Engayne … and others assaulted them. (S) CPRs.

1282, King Edward left for a Wales expedition taking Queen Eleanor and daughter Eleanor. Edward set up residence at Rhudlan castle, Flintshire, where he held court.

4/23/1282, Simple protection for John Engayne until Michaelmas. (S) CPRs. [Likely attending court.]

7/16/1284, John Engayne and Joan his wife granted a market and fair at Halverton [1 of 2, previously held by Eustace de Grienvil in 1224.]. (S) CChRs.

1287, John and his wife granted the Gaynes Park manor for life to Robert Fitz Walter, … After his death it was to be held by Walter, son of Robert and his wife Joan, who was daughter of John and Joan Engaine, and her heirs.

7/23/1287, Protection for Vitalis de Graffham, going on the king’s service into Wales with John Engayne. (S) CPRs.

10/8/1288, The … have quittance of the common summons for pleas of the Forest in co. Essex … John de Engayne, the elder. (S) CCRs.

10/6/1293 at the Great Court at Broughton, Ralph of Gidding attorney of John Engaine of Dilington of the common suit by Richard Dally. (S) Select Pleas in Manorial and Other Seignorial Courts, V1, 1889, P70.

1295, John Engayne, knight, a witness to a charter of Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford. (S) CPRs, 8/15/1295.

3/25/1296, Waleran de Rocheford knighted while serving in the retinue of John de Engayne. (S) The English Aristocracy at War, Simpkin, 2008, P86.

7/11/1296, Pardon, at the instance of John Engayne, to John de Illeye … (S) CPRs.

1296, “John de Engayne, alias Engayne, Engayn, alias John Engayne the elder: Northamptonshire, Huntingdonshire, Essex, Hertfordshire” died. (S) UKNA, IPM.

1/13/1297, Writ for IPM of John de Engayne alias Engayne, Engayn, alias John Engayne the elder. Northampton: Pytislegh. A capital messuage … Laxton. £15 10s. yearly … Bolewyk. £6 16s. yearly … John his son, aged 30 and more, is his next heir. Huntingdon … Dilyngton. The manor … Great Gydding. The manor … Essex: White Notle. The manor … Hertford: Honnesdone. Part of the manor … (S) CIsPM.


9/3/1297, Joan de Engayne to grant land in Kirby, Dene, Bulwick, Gretton, and Laxton to the prior and convent of Fineshade, retaining land. N'hamp. (S) UKNA, (S) CPRs.

12/12/1298, The following have quittance of the common summons [of the eyre] for common pleas in co. Cambridge: Joan, late the wife of John Engayne. (S) CCRs.

10/30/1302, Writ to escheator(s) of inquiry. What lands John de Engayne held of the king on the day of his death. … Leicester: Halugton in the hundred of Gertre. The manor held of the inheritance of Joan his wife, who is still living and holds the manor. … Northampton: Pihteslee. A messuage, and 14 1/4 virgates of land … Joan late his wife holds the same in dower, … Warwick: Merton. 100s. of land were held by the said John and Joan his wife, daughter and heir of Gilbert de Greyvile, of her inheritance, … (S) CisPM.

6/20/1303, … order to cause Maud de Houby, the third sister and heiress of William [de Kirkeby], to have seisin of the following fees … co. Leicester … a quarter of a fee in Haluton, in the same county, which quarter Joan, late the wife of John Engayne holds, and which is extended at £19 15s. 8d. yearly … (S) CCRs.

11/2/1305, Licence, in consideration of a fine … for the alienation in mortmain by Joan Engayne to the prior and convent of Fynnesheved … in Kirkeby, Deen, Gretton, Bulewyk and Laxton. (S) CPRs.

Joan died.

(S) Theydon Garnon, A Hist. of the Co. of Essex, V4, 1956.

Children of Robert and Isabel:

i. Joyce D’Engaine (23640075), born ~1263 in England.

ii. John d’Engaine, born 1266 in England. [Heir]

John married Ellen ?.

2/17/1297, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to deliver to John Engaigne, son and heir of John Engaygne, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having clone homage. (S) CFRs.

7/22/1298, John, with 2 knights and 7 troopers, at the defeat of Sir William Wallace at the battle of Falkirk, Scotland.

2/12/1301 in Lincoln, John, “lord of Colum”, signed the baron’s letter to the Pope.

1322, John died. (S) The Roll of Arms, of the Princes, Barons, and Knights Who Attended the King, 1864, P13. [Nicholas’ son John his heir.]

1/18/1323, IPM of John Dengayn. Huntingdon: Great Giddyngg. The manor … Dillyington … Grantham … John, son of Nicholas Dengayne, aged 20 and more, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.

6/2/1339, IPM of Helen, late the wife of John Engayne. (S) CIsPM. Northampton: Laxton. A third part of the manor … The manor held for her life jointly with the said John, sometime her husband …  with remainder to Nicholas, his brother, and the heirs male of his body, and further remainders successively to John, son of the said Nicholas, and the heirs male of his body, to Henry, brother of the said John … The said John died without heir of his body, the said Nicholas is dead; and the said John and Henry, sons of the said Nicholas, survive. The said John (2955126), son of Nicholas, aged 30 years, is kinsman and heir. (S) CIsPM.

iii. Nicholas Dengayne (5910252), born ~1268 in England.

iv. Joan d’Engayne (2498745), born ~1270 in England.

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