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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Sheriff John Walton & Margery Sutton

3802830. Sheriff John Walton & 3802831. Margery Sutton

~1355, John born in England.

~1365, Margery born in England, heir & d/o 7605662. Sir John de Sutton & 7605663. Margery de Whelneitham.

6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, son of the Black Prince, succeeded Edward III as King of England.

1/14/1384, Commitment of the counties of Essex and Hertford to John Walton during pleasure, so that he answer at the Exchequer as sheriff. (S) CFRs.

10/18/1385, John Walton, Sheriff, replies that he has imprisoned Thomas Blount in Hertford gaol. (S) UKNA.

11/2/1386, Order to allow John de Walton late sheriff of Essex and Hertford in his account at the exchequer 100 marks. (S) CCRs.

7/4/1387, Aubrey de Veer, John fitz Symond knights, John Walton of Mokkyngge … to Thomas Noket citizen of London, …. Recognisance for 800 marks, to be levied etc. in Essex and the city of London. (S) CCRs.

4/16/1388, Clement Spice, William Pakelesham and William Stuteville clerk to Aubrey de Veer knight and Alice his wife … co. Essex, … Witnesses: Robert Marny, …, Ralph Seyntleger knights, John Walton, Thomas Belhouse, … (S) CCRs.

~1388, John married Margery. (S) Proc. of Suffolk Inst. of Arch., V6, 1888, P233.

9/1393, Margery’s father died; succeeded by her uncle Sir Richard de Sutton.

2/4/1395, William Daunbury to … all his lands in Essex … Witnesses: John Walton, … (S) CCRs.

4/7/1396, Margery’s uncle Richard de Sutton died. His 12-year-old son Thomas (b.1384) the heir.

4/26/1398, Commission to John Walton, Robert Knyvet, John Costantyn … the king,—wishing to be more fully informed as to the willingness and consent of the commonalty of his lieges of the county of Essex to the payment of a sum of 2000 marks … to expound and declare the premises, and certain other matters contained in the said letters, to his lieges of the county of Essex in full county court and elsewhere within the county at suitable times and places … (S) CFRs.

1404, Essex assize record and process, John Boys and others vs. John Walton of Mucking, Essex. (S) UKNA.

5/12/1406, Wheras John Walton of Wyvenho and Richard Walton of Wyveno lately acquired 4 messuages … in Berghole, held of the king in chief as in socage, from John Boys in fee … (S) CPRs.

By 1409, John and Margery died.

(S) The Manors of Suffolk, V6, 1910. (S) Hist. of Essex, V4, 1956, Stapleford Abbots.

Child of John and Margery:

i. Richard Walton, born ? in England.

5/20/1409, Writ for IPM of Richard Walton. Suffolk: East Bergholt, 1 messuage, … Stratford St. Mary, the manor of Overhall … He died on 21 May last. Joan wife of John son of John Howard, knight, is his sister and next heir, aged 22 years and more. Essex: … Maldon and Woodham Mortimer, 8 messuages, 7 shops, … Purleigh, Mundon and Hazeleigh, 3 messuages, … Woodham Ferrers, 1 messuage, … Stapleford Abbots, the manor called Battles, and the manor in Navestock and Stapleford called Albyns, jointly with John son of John de Boys, Thomas Martell, …, who are still living, …. Battles manor is held of John Howard, knight, of the honour of Montfichet as 1 knight’s fee, annual value £6 13s.4d.; … (S) CIsPM.

ii. Joan Walton (1901415), born ~1390 in Suffolk, England.

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