~1268, Nicholas de Engayne born in England, 2nd s/o 4997490. Sir John Engaine & 4997491. Joan de Greinville.
~1270, Amicia born in England, d/o 11820506. Walter de Fauconberg & 11820507. Agnes Brus.
11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England. [While on crusade.]
4/2/1294, Nicholas Dengayne acquired the manor of Persted, Essex, from Sir John son of Vitalis Engayne and Joan his wife. (S) IPM of Nicholas.
2/12/1301 in Lincoln, Nicholas de Engayne signed the baron’s letter to the Pope.
By 1301, Nicholas married Amicia.
12/15/1302, Grant to Sir John Savery of Cotes, … Coton, viz. in Clyndfeld. The land lies …, and abuts at one head on Meleweye and at the other on a headland of Sir Nicholas de Engayne, knight. (S) Deeds Relating to Grantchester, Cambridgshire.
7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.
6/20/1309, Deed of gift with quitclaim. John de la Haye, of Wildene … eastern headland upon the lands of Nicholas Engayne. (S) UKNA.
1318, Nicholas made a settlement of the manor of Hunsdon. (S) Hunsdon, A Hist. of the Co. of Hertford: V3, 1912.
11/1318, The manor of Halughton, Leicester, called ‘Engaynesmaner’, held of the king, as of the honor of Peverell, in fee-tail … John Engayn, querent, and Thomas de Arderne and Henry de Stradebrok, deforciants, concerning the manor of Halughton and the advowson of the church, whereby the said John acknowledged that Thomas and Henry had the premises by his gift, and they in return granted them to him for life, with remainder to John son of Nicholas Engayn and Joan daughter of Robert Peverell and the heirs of their bodies, and with remainder over to the right heirs of the querent. (S) IPM of Thomas Engayne, knight, 10/13/1367.
11/1318, The manor of Colne Engayne, Essex, acquired jointly by Nicholas and Amice from Thomas de Arderne and Henry de Stradebrok. (S) IPM of Nicholas. [Successive remainders to John Engayne and Helen his wife for their lives, to John son of the said Nicholas and the heirs of his body.]
10/24/1321, Appointment of Nicholas Engaigne as sheriff of Essex and Hertford and the castle of Colccestre. (S) CFRs.
11/24/1321, Commission … to keep the peace … Essex … All of the road of the county are to be guarded … and Nicholas Engayne, chief conservators of the peace in the county. (S) CPRs.
5/1322, Nicholas summoned to parliament as Sheriff of Essex and Hertfordshire. (S) The English Historical Review, 1919, P30.
1322, Nicholas, of Colne, Engaine, and Cotton, Essex, died.
1/13/1323, Order to the executors of the will of Nicholas de Engaigne, late sheriff, … (S) CFRs.
4/14/1323, Writ for IPM of Nicholas Dengayne. Cambridge: Cotes. The manor, held jointly by the said Nicholas and Amice his wife to them and their heirs, by the grant of Joan late the wife of John Dengayne, mother of the said Nicholas … John, son of the said Nicholas and Amice, aged 21 and more, is next heir. Essex: Persted. The manor … Colne Engayne. The manor … (S) CIsPM.
7/20/1323, Order not to intermeddle further with the manor of Cotes, co. Cambridge, … Nicholas Dengayne and Amice his wife were enfeoffed thereof jointly by Joan, late the wife of John Dengayne, and that Amice continued her joint-seisin thereof until the death of Nicholas. Like order concerning the manor of Colne Engayne, co. Essex … Nicholas and Amice jointly acquired the manor … Amice continued her seisin thereof with the said Nicholas until his death … (S) CCRs.
Child of Nicholas and Amicia:
i. John de Engayne (2955126), born 5/1302 in England.
ii. Henry de Engayne, born aft. 1318 in England.
[Named in IPM of Helen, wife of Nicholas’ older brother John, not in 11/1318 acquisition.]