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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

John Fitz Roger & Alice Chedder

7605510. John Fitz Roger & 7605511. Alice Chedder

1345-52, John fitz Henry born in England, 3rd s/o 15211020. Henry Fitz Roger & 15211021. Elizabeth de Holand.

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

~1350 Alice Chedder born in England. (S) The Ancestor, Iss11, 1904, P66.

1352, John’s father Henry died leaving son Alan the heir.

1364-5, Alan died leaving his brother Thomas as heir.

Bef. 4/26/1369, John married Alice.

1370-72, John of Chewton-Mendip, Somerset; Westkington, Wilts, Mapperton, Dorset; Merston, Sussex, Glen-magna, Leicester; and Selling, Kent died.


Alice married 2nd Sir Edmund de Clyvedon. [no children]

1/16/1375, Edmund died.

Alice married 3rd Sir Ralph Carminow of Menheniot, Cornwall.

7/13/1377, Richard II, age 10, crowned king of England.

1382, John’s brother Thomas died, leaving his daughter Elizabeth as his heir.

10/9/1386, Ralph died “by a brase of Greyhounds pulled over a Cliff”.

Alice married 4th Sir John Rodney.

10/13/1399, Henry IV crowned king of England.

12/19/1400, John died.

By 1402, Alice married 5th Sir William Bonville (7605508); father-in-law of her daughter. [No children.]

1402, “William Bonevylle and Alice his wife state that William, brother of Ralph Carmynow, Alice's former husband …” (S) UKNA.

6/17/1407, William and Alice granted to John Carmynowe, …  the manors of Tintern, Polrood, Dizzard, Trefreock, North Tamerton, Roskear, Treveniel, Trehill and Newhall … (S) IPM of William, 2/23/1408.

8/13/1407, William Bonville wrote his will. ... Church of Newenham ... £40 ... to his wife Alice ... devises 500 marks ... Books, Clothes, ... plate ... at her death to be sold for the good of their souls and the soul of his first wife Margaret ... (S) Ecclesiastical Antiq.’s in Devon, Oliver, V3, 1842, P90.

2/14/1408, William Boneville died.

2/23/1408, Writ for IPM for William Bonevyle, knight. Cornwall: Alice, now the widow of William Bonevyll, knight, … (S) CIsPM.

11/12/1408, Order to meddle no further with a messuage in Exeter late of Nicholas de Audeley knight, situate by the south gate, delivering to Alice late the wife of William Bonevyle knight any issues thereof taken; as the king has learned that in his last will by testament William Bonevyle bequeathed the same to her for life. (S) CCRs.

8/30/1412, IPM of John Wadham, knight. Devon: … He held for life 200 a. of hilly land called Kingsdon by the grant of William Bonvyll, knight, with reversion to Alice, widow of William, who survives … (S) CIsPM.

3/27/1426, Alice died; buried in the nave of the church Newnham next to William Bonville.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, 108. (S) Notes and Queries, 1877, P232.

Child of John and Alice:

i. Elizabeth Fitz Roger (3802755), born 8/15/1370 in England. [Heir]

7/6/1386, Order to take the fealty of John Bonevylle, son of William Bonevylle knight, who has taken to wife Elizabeth daughter of John fitz Roger brother of Thomas fitz Roger, being cousin and heir of the said Thomas, and to give John Bonevylle and Elizabeth seisin of her said uncle's lands; as he has proved her age. (S) CCRs.

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