5910016. Richard Knyvet & 5910017. Joan Wurth
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~1305, Joan born in England, d/o §John de Wurth.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
1311, “Joan, daughter and heir of John de Wurth alias de Worth, and wife of Richard Knyvet of Suthwyk (Southwick): Lincolnshire.” (S) UKNA.
9/6/1322, Commission of oyer … on complaint … [many persons] … Richard Knyvet … broke his close and houses at Aylyngton, co. Huntingdon, by night, … (S) CPRs.
3/24/1324, Grant for life, to Richard de Knyvet of the custody of the forest of Clyve, … By K. (S) CPRs.
1325, “William de Bohun Earl of Northampton to Sr John Engayne, Robert de Teye, Richard Knyvet & William de Dersham to raise by the sale of Timber Rents or other profits of his lands the sum of 6000 French Florins.” (S) UKNA.
4/14/1326, Appointment of Richard Knyvet to follow an arrest Ralph son of Roger la Zousch of Lubesthorp, … indicted in the death of Roger Beler in the county of Leicester, and to bring them before Henry de Lancastre, earl of Leicester, … (S) CPRs.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
7/22/1327, Writ of aid for Thomas de Southorp’ and Richard Knyvet’, appointed to arrest William son of William de Sancto Mauro, … and other of their confederation, who lately went to Scotland in the company of Dunald de Mar, a rebel, … (S) CPRs.
9/6/1331, “… Witn. Dom.Robert de Thorp, Dom.Robert de Veer, Knts.; Richard Knyvet; …” (S) UKNA.
7/20/1335, Commission to survey the wates in the forest … Ralph Basset of Weldon … and Richard Knyvet, in the forest between the bridges of Oxford and Staunford in the counties of Northampton, Huntingdon, Oxford and Buckingham. (S) CPRs. [Same group to survey the castle of Rokyngham.]
7/26/1337, Richard Knyvet one of 7 persons appointed to buy 1,200 sacks of wool at 8.5 marks a sack in the county of Northampton for the king. (S) CPRs.
1337-8, “Roll of inquisitions of arrentations of the waste in Rockingham forest, made by John de Montgomery, John de Macclesfeld, Richard Knyvet and William de Dalyngton.” (S) UKNA.
10/3/1337, John de Verdon, knight, going beyond seas, … appoints Richard Knyvet as one of his attorneys in England. (S) CPRs.
7/6/1338, Commissions of array and peace … Richard Knyvet } Nottingham. (S) CPRs.
12/5/1339, … a chantry in the church of St. Andrew, Cotherstok, in the diocese of Lincoln, for the good estate of … William de Kyrkeby, Christina his wife, John de Houby, John Knyvet, Joan his wife, Richard Knyvet, Joan his wife, Walter de Houby, … and all other benefactors of the founder of the chantry … (S) CPRs.
8/24/1340, Commission as taxers of the ninth of sheaves, lambs and fleeces … Richard Knyvet } Northampton and Rutland. (S) CPRs.
5/22/1341, Richard Knyvett is associated with the abbot of St. James by Northampton, … in the county of Northampton. [Put on a commission.] (S) CPRs.
3/7/1342, Appointment of Richard Knyvet, … to arrest all persons … (S) CPRs.
1343, “John de holtes to Richard knyvet Johanna his wife & John son of sd. Richard. Lands in Wodenewton. Feoffment. At Appethorpe.” (S) UKNA.
1344, “Henry de Hatton of Harringworth, Richard Knyvet of Southwick, … to grant messuages and land in Maidwell and Wood-Newton to the prior and convent of Fineshade, the said Richard retaining a messuage and land in Southwick, …” (S) UKNA.
10/24/1344, Licence fo the alienation in mortmain to the prior and convent of Fynnesheved … by Richard Knyvet of Sothewyk, a moiety of a mill in Wodeneuton; … (S) CPRs.
3/15/1345, Commission to Master John de Goushull, Richard Knyvet, … counties of Cambridge and Huntingdon … (S) CPRs.
10/8/1346, Commission to John Dengayn, Richard Knyvet, … to find by inquisitions taken by oath of men … (S) CPRs.
8/15/1348, Commission to John Engayne, Thomas de Verdoun, Simon de Drayton, and Richard Knyvet, to make inquisition in the county of Northampton touching scandalous words agains William d Bohun, earl of Northampton, … (S) CPRs.
12/28/1349, Commission of peace … Richard Knyvet, … county of Northampton. (S) CPRs.
2/2/1350, Commission of oyer and terminer … on complaint by Richard Knyvet, keeper of Queen Philippa’s forest of Clyve, … committing damage against the queen in that forest … (S) CPRs.
8/16/1351, Richard Knyvet of Southewyk, 100£ received by the hands of the treasurer … (S) CPRs.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P476.
Child of Richard and Joan:
i. John Knyvet (2955008), born ~1325 in England.