950698. Baron John Dynham & 950699. Joan Arches
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1406, John born in England, heir & s/o 1901396. John Dinham & 1901397. Philippe Lovel.
1410, Joan born in Oxfordshire, England, d/o 1901398. Sir Richard Arches & 1901399. Joan Arden.
9/5/1417, Joan’s father died.
1421, Joan age 11 at the death of her mother.
2/13/1427, Commission of oyer … on complaint … that John Denham of Notewyll, co. Devon, knight, John Denham, late of the same, esquire, … arrayed in manner of war, assaulted him at Herton, … (S) CPRs.
12/5/1428, John age 22 at the death of his father.
John married Joan.
11/6/1429, Henry VI crowned King of England.
1430-31, John served in the wars in France with the King.
Aft. 1431, Joan sister and heir of her brother John.
1434, John presented to the church of Dunterton, Devon.
1434, … Roger Champernoun, knight, and Philip Cary, knight, knights of the shire for the county of Devon, commissioners to receive the oath of the following; - Philip Courtenay, ‘chivaler.’ John Dynham, ‘chivaler.’ … (S) CPRs.
7/12/1434, Licence, for 6 marks … for John Dynham, knight, to enfeoff John Wolston … of Nutwell, co. Devon, … to re-enfeoff him and Joan his wife … (S) CPRs.
1/18/1436, Commission of array in the county of Devon, to Thomas, earl of Devon, Philip Courtenay, knight, William Bonvill, knight, Nicholas Carreu, knight, John Dynham, knight, … Roger Chambernon, Thomas Carminowe, … [then Thomas also specified for Cornwall.] (S) CPRs.
1436, John served in the wars in France with the King.
1437, John Denham, knight, named in a list of petitioners for war wages for the months of March, April, and May. (S) UKNA.
4/24/1440, John Dynham, knight, co. Devon, with other for 100 marks of silver, received lands and rents from John Dybbe. (S) Feet of Fines.
1442, John presented to the church of Hemyock, Devon.
1444, John charged with breaking into the Abbot’s close.
1445-57, Queen Margaret wrote a letter to Sir John Denham, Knight, about a debt of John Assh. (S) Letters of Queen Margaret of Anjou, 1863, P144.
1452, Joan coheir to her cousin Joan Lee, inheriting lands in Oxfordshire.
1/25/1457, Sir John died; buried in the church of Black Friars, Exeter, Devon.
1460, Joan sued John Langston over some manors.
Joan retained the manor of Souldern as her own inheritance.
1/26/1496, Joan wrote her will.
Bef. 11/3/1497, Joan died, leaving the manor of Souldern to her son John; buried with John.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P286. (S) The Baronetage of England, Wotton, P220. (S) Souldern, A History of the County of Oxford: V6, 1959. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P286. (S) Testamenta Vetusta, Nicolas, 1826, P431.
• Will of Joan: “Jane, late wife of Sir John Dynham, Knight, … son Oliver … Charles Dynham my brother, to Charles Dynham my son; to my son John Carew ; to my daughter Jane Carew ; to my son Edmund Carew, Knight ; to my daughter Jane Zouche … ; to my daughter Katherine Zouche ; … to my daughter Margaret Zouche ; … to my daughter Cecily Zouche ; … to my son William Zouche ; …”
• All 4 sons died without surviving children, their sisters and their descendents the heirs. (S) UKNA.
Child of John and Joan: [4 sons, 4 daughters]
i. Sir John Dynham, born 1430 in England.
1/15/1460 before dawn, Sir John Dynham, a Yorkist, acting on the orders of the earl of Warwick, captured Lord Rivers, his wife the Duchess of Bedford, and their son Anthony Wydville, as well as 300 of River’s men at Sandwich. John returned to his base at Calais with the prisoners.
6/1460, John with Lord Fauconberg and Sir John Wenlock crossed from Calais and occupied Sandwich, establishing a bridgehead for a Yorkist invasion of England.
3/29/1461, John fought for Warwick at the battle of Towton.
6/28/1461, John raised to peerage “ffor his manhood.”
10/1469, John with other magnates who supported Edward IV were secretly summoned to join him at York. From York over 1000 mounted men followed the King to London.
6/1483, John appointed Captain of Calais.
1486, John made Lord Treasurer to King Henry VII. [Served until his death.]
1487, John made Knight of the Garter.
1501, John died. [His sisters’ children were his eventual heirs.]
(S) The Wars of the Roses, Weir, 1995.
ii. Margaret Dinham (475349), born ~1445 in England.