By 1248, John born in England, s/o §§John de Pabbeham.
1269, John’s father died.
4/12/1269, IPM: John de Pabbeham alias Pabenham. John de Pabeham his son of full age. Bedford. Wylden manor held of the king in chief by service of ¼ knight’s fee. Carleton. A messuage, … by 1/16 knight’s fee ... held of Ralph Meryn by free marriage. Pabenham. A messuage … and Hynewyk manor … both held of William de Bello Campo … service of ¼ knight’s fee. (S) CIsPM, 1904, P220.
[––John & Joan––]
1273, Sir John de Pabenham 1st married Joan, d/o Sir James de la Plaunche & Maud de Haversham.
1/24/1277, Protection, until Midsummer, for the following going to Wales on the king’s service … John de Pabenham. (S) CPRs.
1277, King Edward was in Chester where he cleared a road through a dense forest, and started construction on the castles of Flint and Rhuddlan. King Edward made forays into the Welsh lands of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, prince of Wales, capturing Snowdonia and the isle of Anglesey.
6/6/1277 at York, John de Pabenham granted free warren in their demesne lands of Hynewyk, Harewold, Wilden and Pabenham, co. Bedford/ (S) CPRs, 2/5/1364.
1284, John de Pabenham held land in Hinwick, Wahull of ¼ knight’s fee. (S) Honors and Knights’ Fees, Farrer, 1923, P71.
~1280, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 11820498. Nicholas de Criol & 11820499. Margery de Pecche.
1290, John de Pabenham of Pabenham and Fletemarston the sheriff of Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire.
1290, John de Pabenham assessed 40s aid for the marrying of the King’s eldest daughter.
1295, John de Pabenham, as a baron, summoned to give their attendance at a great council, to meet at Newcastle-upon-Tyne. (S) Baronia Anglica Concentrata, V2.
6/13/1300, Licence … 100s made by John de Pabenham … to grant for life, to Athelina de Pabenham, his daughter, the manor of Carleton, co. Bedford, … he holds … knight’s fee, … (S) CPRs.
[––Elizabeth & John––]
Bef. 1302, Elizabeth married widower Sir John de Clifford.
1302, Margery wife of Nicholas de Cryoll gave properties in Blackmanstone, Kent, to Elizabeth de Clifford and her heirs by a fine of 1302 [CP 25(1)/99/77, no.544]. (S) IPM of John Pavenham, 7/28/1407.
1302, Collectors are charged with 10s. pertaining to John de Pabenham for the aid aforesaid in marrying the King’s daughter.
10/12/1303, Elizabeth’s father Nicholas died.
11/11/1303, A foot of fine levied in the king’s court before the justices of the Bench, at York, between Margery Criell and John de Pabenham, touching a messuage, 60a. wood, …, in Henewyk by Podynton and Harewode, co. Bedford, and 50s. rent in Undle, co. Northampton. Margery gave to the said John 100 marks of silver. (S) Extract CIsPM, V8, P438.
By 1304, John married Elizabeth.
[––John & Elizabeth––]
1304, Margery Cryoll by a fine [CP 25(1)/3/37, no.19] gave, …, to John de Pabenham, Elizabeth his wife and the heirs of their bodies the manor of Hinwick, Bedford. (S) IPM of John Pavenham, 7/28/1407.
1305, A foot of fine levied in the same court there before the same justices, between John de Pabenham and Elizabeth his wife, and Margery de Criell, touching the same properties as 1303.
2/25/1308 at Westminster, John de Pabenham senior and junior attended the coronation of King Edward II.
1309, The manor of Thenford [Kent] called ‘Pabenham maner’ in his demesne in fee tail. Margery wife of Nicholas de Cryoll by a fine [CP 25(1)/175/62, no.31] … gave it, …, to John de Pabenham, Elizabeth his wife, and the heirs of the body of Elizabeth. (S) IPM of John Pavenham, 7/28/1407.
9/3/1312, Licence for John de Pabenham the elder to enclose and empark his woods at Harewold, Carleton, and Wylden, co. Bedford, … (S) CPRs. [1300, Carleton granted to Althelina. 1348, John de Pabenham died leaving Carlton to his brother James. (S) History of Bedford, V3, 1912.]
10/15/1312, John assigned to a commission of oyer & terminer. (S) CPRs.
4/1313 to 11/1314, John de Pabenham, sheriff of the counties of Bedford and Buckingham. (S) UKNA.
1313, Richard son and heir of Sir John de Clifford surrendered to Margery Criol and her co-heirs Elizabeth, wife of Sir John Pabenham the elder, and Margery Hereward, daughter and heir of Margaret, late the wife of Sir Robert Hereward, all his right to lands in Irchester and neighbouring parishes.
10/24/1314, John de Pabenham, late sheriff of the counties of Bedford and Buckingham. (S) CPRs.
1316, A foot of fine between John de Pabenham the elder and Elizabeth his wife, and Alan de Tadelowe, touching a messuage, … in Ircestre, co. Northampton … co. Bedford … the manor of Pabenham.
1319, “Sir John de Pavenham, and Elizabeth my daughter his wife” named in her mother’s will.
1319, Because of an invasion by the Scots, William, archbishop of York; John, Treasurer of England; Sir William, Chancellor of England; and Sir John Pabenham, assembled an army of 8000 to repress the enemy. At Milton, on the river Swale, the English having forded the river, the Scots attacked. Over 4000 English were killed. The mayor of York was killed, and John de Pabenham was captured. (S) Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, Blomefield, 1806, P501.
1322, John de Pabenham summoned to parliament. (S) Notitia Parliamentaria, Willis, 1730, P4.
1323, John died.
2/22/1323, IPM of John de Pabenham, the elder. Huntingdon: Folkesworth. A capital messuage, … John de Pabenham his son, aged 40, is his next heir. Bedford: Wyldene … Karlton the manor held by Aline his daughter for life with reversion to John … Hynewyk the manor held jointly witn Elizabeth his wife and the heirs of their bodies, by the surrender of Margery de Cryollis by fine levied in the king's court, of John Botetourt in chief by service of 1 knight's fee. Harewold … Farndish … (S) CIsPM.
7/2/1323, Commission of oyer … on complaint by Elizabeth, late the wife of John de Pabenham, that John de Pabenham of Wylden, ‘chivaler,’ … [and his sons Simon and John] entered her dwelling place at Wylden, co. Bedford, cut her corn, and carried away other goods, led away 4 horses, a bull and 8 oxen … levied rents and customs due to her from her tenants, and assaulted her servants … (S) CPRs. [.]
7/3/1323, Simple protection for 1 year for Elizabeth late the wife of John de Pabenham. (S) CPRs.
11/16/1324, Commission to … Elizabeth late the wife of John de Pabenham the elder, setting forth that an assize of novel disseisin … Wylden … she had a writing of quit-claim to her of the tenenment made under the seal of the said John de Pabenham, …. (S) CPRs.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
1329-30, Elizabeth de Pabenham brought an assize of novel disseisin against William Lovel and Margery his wife re. the manor of Irchester and 2 carucates of land. Evidence produced showed that "Thomas de Mordoun gave the tenements to William de Clifforth and Richard his brother, to Margery Kiriel, to Elizabeth the present plaintiff and Margaret the mother of Margery who now answers as tenant, and to Amy and Katherine their sisters, jointly for their lives. Elizabeth was seised by virtue of that gift, and survived all the others. (S) Selden Society, V 98, P683.
1340, Elizabeth alienated Wylden to her son Thomas. (S) Hist. of the Co. of Bedford, V3, 1912.
1342, Elizabeth de Pabenham sued for a moiety of the manor of Irchester as her inheritance. This she recovered and settled upon her son Thomas.
1345, On the death of son Thomas, the manor of Irchester was taken into the king’s hands during the minority of his heir; Elizabeth's petition for its restoration to herself being rejected.
12/2/1348 at Pabenham, Grant by William Croyser [2nd husband of Thomas wife] to Lady Elizabeth de Pabenham, mother of Thomas de Pabenham, of 16 marks early rent to be received of his manors of Hynewyk and Pabenham, co. Bedford, to hold for life. (S) CCRs.
6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349.
(S) Notes and Queries, 1901, P73. (S) Irchester with Knuston and Chester-on-the-Water, A Hist. of the Co. of Northampton, V4, 1937. (S) 5/6/1346, Writ for IPM of Thomas de Pabenham [grandson of this John].
· 12/10/1247, Grant … of the wardship of the land and heirs of John de Pabbeham, tenant in chief … with the marriage of the heirs of Eleanor, late the wife of the said John, who holds of the king in chief of her own inheritiance and has done homage to the king for it. (S) CPRs.
· 5/6/1346, Writ for IPM of Thomas de Pabenham [grandson of this John]. Northampton: … Return of Treasurer: Red Book of fees, under scutages for the years 1200, John de Pabenham held a knight’s fee, and in 1204 a quarter of a knight’s fee, for both which he paid scutage to the said king.
Child of John and Elizabeth:
i. John de Pabenham, born 1283 in England.
1306, Sir John created a Knight of the Bath with the Black Prince. (S) Bedford Hist. Rec. Soc., Basset, 1947.
John married Joan ?.
3/9/1323, Sir John with Thomas de la Haye was ordered to levy 300 archers in Essex and Hertfordshire.
8/2/1330, John de Pabeham, knight, and Joan, his wife, querents, … to hold to John and Joan, of the chief lords for the lives of John and Joan. And after the decease of John and Joan the tenements shall remain to James, son of the same John and Joan, and the heirs of his body, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to Edmund, brother of the same James, … (S) Feet of Fines, Bedfordshire.
6/12/1349, Sir John died, his nephew Laurence Pabenham his heir.
7/14/1349, IPM of John. Bedford: Wilden. The manor held of the king in chief as of the honour of Peverel by service of a knight’s fee, by a fine levied between John de Pabenham, father of the said John, and Joan his wife, to hold to the said John and Joan for their lives, with successive remainders to their sons John, James and Edmund and the heirs of their bodies respectively and to the right heirs of the said John de Pabenham the younger. Carlton. A messuage and a carucate of land held of the king in chief by service of a quarter of a knight’s fee. The aforesaid James his brother, is his heir is age 31. (S) CIsPM.
Note: John and Joan had a son James, born 1318 in Bedford, England.
2/1/1355, James and his wife Katherine had a daughter Margery, baptized at Wilden, Bedford. (S) Rpt. Dep. Keeper, V4, 1843, P136.
6/13/1355, Laurence de Pabenham acknowledges that he owes to James de Pabenham £100 to be levied in co. Bedford. (S) CCRs. [With another record with the names switched.]
ii. Thomas de Pabenham (2955124), born ~1310 in England.