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Sunday, May 15, 2011
7604448. Sir John le Latimer & 7604449. Joane de Gouis
By 1284, John born in England, 2nd s/o 15208896. Lord William Latimer & 15208897. Alice Ledet.
1287, Joane born in England, d/o 15208898. Sir William de Gouis & 15208899. Petronilla ?.
3/24/1299, Ratification of the sale by Walter de Gloucestre to John le Latimer, of the custody of the lands late of William de Gouiz, … during the minority of the hiers, Joan and Alice, with the marriage, … (S) CPRs. [This John is John’s paternal uncle, (S) CPRs, 3/24/1299.]
7/6/1305, Order to cause John le Latimer and Joan, his wife, one of the daughters and heiresses of William de Gouiz, lately one of the heirs of Alvred de Lincolnia, to be acquitted of scutage, … (S) CCRs.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
John married to Joane by which he acquired the estate of Duntish, co. Dorset.
7/28/1311, IPM of Alice de Gouuiz alias de Gouiz: Endorsed: The said Alice after the death of William de Gouiz her father in 27 Edw. I. was found to be 10 years of age, and the said king sold the wardship and marriage to Sir John le Latymer, for which cause the jury of this inquisition would not say that she was seised of any lands, &c. on the day she died. Her sister, Joan the wife of Sir John de Latymer, aged 24 and more, is her next heir. (S) CIsPM.
8/24/1311, Writ to the escheator to take the said lands, &c., into the king's hand, and warn the said John to come before the king in his Chancery, on the quinzaine of St. Michael next to do and receive what the court shall think fit ; the king having committed the wardship of the said lands, &c. to Alice de Leygrave, his nurse, until the lawful age of the heir. (S) CIsPM.
10/7/1313, William le Latymer [John’s older brother], to whom the king granted the custody of the land and heir of Hugh de Poynz and the marriage of the heir, came into chancery at Westminster, on October 8, and offered marriage to Nicholas son and heir of the said Hugh, to wit Joan daughter of John le Latymer, in the presence of Henry de Bello Monte, Nicholas de Segrave, … knights … (S) CCRs.
1318, John le Latymer v. John Horn and his wife Jeremia in Estshene Mortelake & Wymeldon. (S) Surrey Fines.
4/1320-21, At Westminster, one month after Easter day, between John Le Latymer and Joan his wife, querents, and Lambert de Thrikyngham, deforciant, of the manors of Divelish, Duntysh and Tylleye. Plea of covenant was summoned. John and Joan acknowledged the manors to be the right of Lambert as by their gift. For this Lambert granted them to John and Joan and rendered them at the court. (S) Feet of Fines, Dorset.
12/3/1321, John appointed keeper of the castle and chase of Corfe. (S) UKNA.
5/16/1322, Commission … one footman from every town, … for arming and to conduct them to Newcastle … to serve the king for forty days … Dorset} John le Latymer, John Peverel. (S) CPRs.
12/3/1322, “Robert de Haulde … Extensive list of the damages committed against the king in the warren of Purbeck and Corfe Castle by John le Latimer …” (S) UKNA.
6/14/1324, Commission to John Latymer and John Pever to select130 foot bowmen in co. Dorset, to go to Exeter, where 70 will be selected to go to the duchy of Aquitaine. (S) CPRs.
Bef. 11/19/1325, Joan’s mother Petronilla died. [… Petronilla, late the wife of William de Gouiz, was born and dwelt in parts beyond sea, … held not lands in chief at her death, … held [hamlet of Tyley] … in dower of the inheritiance of Joan, wife of John le Latymer, daughter and heiress of the aforesaid William … died on Monday before St. Andrew last.] (S) CCRs.
12/16/1325, John replaced as keeper of the castle and chase of Corfe. (S) UKNA.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
7/10/1335, Letters of general attorney for John le Latymer going to Scotland. (S) Calendar of Documents Relating to Scotland.
1336, John died, seised of the manors of Norbrith and Lagham; leaving John his son and hier.
4/8/1336, IPM of John le Latymer. In Surrey he has no lanch as tenant in chief of King, but holds manor of Nobright as of the manor of Lageham from Johnde Ifeld and his wife Margaret …. John Le Latymer also held jointly with wife Johanna (still alive) and son Edmund, messuage, 40 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow, 40 acres of wood, 20s rent in Crawestoke, Surrey … as of the Honor of Gloucester, of Hugh Baudele for service of 1lb of pepper. John le Latymer also held jointly with wife Johanna messuage, 60 acres of arable, 2 acres of meadow in Shene, (Surrey) from Archbishop of Canterbury for 17s a year valued at 20s above that rent. Nearest heir is John son of John le Latymer aged over 26. (S) UKNA.
(S) A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain, Burke, 1835, P681.
Children of John and Joane:
i. John le Latymer, born 1310 in England.
5/3/1336, Appointment of John son of John le Latymer, king’s yeoman, to arrest wherever found, … Walter Dawe of Lasham, … who are indicted of the murder of John le Latymer, knight, at Cranstok, co. Surrey …. (S) CPRs. 1338, John died seized of the same properties as his father, his brother Robert his hier. (S) A History of the County of Hampshire, V4, 1911.
ii. Robert Latimer (3802224), born 1323 in England.