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Sunday, April 24, 2011

Sir Constantine de Clifton & Katherine de la Pole

5910024. Sir Constantine de Clifton & 5910025. Katherine de la Pole

1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.

~1328, Constantine born in England, s/o 11820048. Adam de Clifton & 11820049. Eleanor de Mortimore.

~1330, Katherine born in England, d/o 3802372. Sir William de la Pole & 3802373. Katherine de Norwich.

[––Constantine & Katherine––]

5/20/1340, Licence for Adam de Clifton to grant to his son Constatine, Katherine his wife, daughter of William de la Pole, … the manor of Little Waltham, co. Essex, and third parts of the manors of Shelley, co. Suffolk, and Hundemandeby, co. York. (S) CPRs.

1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].

6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349.

2/14/1353, IPM of Hugh de Ulram. York: Eston. A chief messuage in ruins … held of Constantine de Clifton by homage and fealty and by service of rendering to the said Constantine 10 1/2d. yearly … The said Constantine and William Squier, his steward, and Emma, late the wife of the deceased, have received and levied and have in their possession all the issues, farms and profits arising from all the said lands &c. … (S) CIsPM.

By 1361, Constantine died; before his father (Adam, d.1/1367).

12/14/1361, Katharine late the wife of Constantine de Clifton: Yorkshire, Suffolk, Essex died. (S) UKNA.

1/20/1362, IPM of Katharine late the wife of Constantine de Clifton. York: Hundmanby. Lands &c. … held by the deceased jointly with Constantine her late husband … She died on 14 December last. John son of the said Constantine and Katharine, aged ? years on the feast of the Assumption last, is their heir. Suffolk: Shellegh. A third part of the manor, held jointly with the said Constantine by gift of Adam de Clifton, knight. Essex: Little Waltham. The manor, held jointly … (S) CIsPM.

(S) The History and Topography of ... Essex, Wright, P201.

Family notes:

·         2/1367, IPM … Adam de Clyfton, the elder, knight [grandfather of John], … John son of Constantine de Clyfton de Clyfton, his kinsman, age 18 at St. Peter’s Chains last, is his heir. (S) CIsPM.

Child of Constantine and Katherine:

i. John de Clifton (2955012), born 8/1/1348 in England.

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