9/14/1295, John de Denham born in Nutwell, Devon, England, heir & s/o 15211168. Josce de Dyneham & 15211169. Margaret de Hydon.
~1300, Margaret born in England.
3/30/1301, John’s father died.
8/2/1301, John’s wardship to the executors of the will of Edmund, Earl of Cornwall: “during the minority of the heirs, of 2 parts of the lands late of Joyce de Dynham, tenant in chief, together with the marriage of the heirs, worth 2,000 marks. … Mandate in pursuance to Walter de Gloucestre, escheator beyond Trent. Mandate to Margery, late the wife of the said Joyce, to deliver the body of the heir of the said Joyce, which is said to be in her custody, to the said executors to be married.”
1303, Johannes de Denham, heres Jocelini de Denham, tenet terciam partem un. f. in Boclaund et est in custodia domini regis. (S) Feudal Aids IV.
7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.
1309, John, age 14, married to Margaret.
7/18/1310, Grant … who held of John de Dynham, a minor in the king’s custody … (S) CPRs.
5/20/1314, General release by Bertram de Moeles to John de Moeles. [Seal] (S) The John Rylands Library.
9/21/1316, Proof of age of John son and heir of Joice de Dyneham. Geoffrey Daumarle, aged 48, says that the said John was 21 on the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross last, for he was born at Notewille on 14 September, 23 Edward I, and baptized the same day in the church of St. Mary, Limeneston, by Jordan then chaplain to Sir Oliver de Dyneham … Reginald de Clyfford, knight, aged 60, says … he went and saw the said John and gave him a gold ring. … Roger de Cokyngton, knight, aged 58, agrees, … Gervase de Ralegh, knight, aged 60, agrees … John de Vautort, knight, aged 70, agrees … Nicholas de Kyrkham, knight, aged 65, agrees … Elias de Churchulle, aged 45, agrees, and knows it because Oliver de Dyneham gave, on the day of the said John’s birth, the wardship and marriage of Bartholomew, son and heir of Oliver de Bykelegh, to Alice the wife of the said Oliver [de Bykelegh], whom he [himself] afterwards married, … William Dauney, aged 55, agrees … Walter Gamboun, aged 53, agrees … (S) CIsPM.
9/1316, Hugh de Courtenay (grandson of Isabel de Vere – common ancestor) wrote a letter to William de Airmyn in which he requested assistance for his kinsman, John de Dynham, now of age, in obtaining seisin of his lands.
10/18/1316, John performed homage and took livery of his lands. (S) The Note-Book of Tirstram Risdon.
11/6/1318, Jn. de Dynham entered into agreement with Sir Otto de Bodrugan as to the advowson of the church of La Roche, recognized as to John de Dinham.
12/2/1319, Commission of oyer … whereas the king had commanded him, as also other magnates of the realm, to be at Newcastle-upon-Tyne on a day now passed with horses, arms, … to set out against the Scots … [many named] … John de Denham … took and carried away his goods … (S) CPRs.
5/1323, John summoned by writ to a Council.
2/20/1324, John de Dynham summoned for military service in France, to appear at Portsmouth mounted and armed.
8/1324, King Edward began the War of Saint-Sardos with his brother-in-law King Charles of France, who had invaded Aquitaine.
7/27/1325, Commission to … pursue and arrest disturbers of peace … John de Dynham } Devon. (S) CPRs.
2/28/1326, Mandate to … commissioners of the peace … John de Dynham } Devon. (S) CPRs.
1/13/1327, The lords mentioned came to the Guildhall, and in the presence of the Mayor, Aldermen and a great Commonality to the oath to safeguard Isabella, Queen of England, and Edward, eldest son of the king of England and heir-apparent, in their cause against Hugh le Despenser the younger and Master Robert de Baldock, … [serjeants] John de Denham, William de Denham, … (S) CPR&Ms.
1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.
10/18/1328, John received a license to grant his manor of Buckland Denham, Somerset to Maud de Multon. (S) CPRs.
2/21/1329, Receipt of an aid. John gave 30s for the marriage of King Edward’s daughter. (S) UKNA.
1329, John summoned to appear before the Bishop of Exeter for adultery and incest with a cousin. [He did not appear and was excommunicated.]
9/22/1330, “Receipt. William de Faucunberge, sheriff of Devon = (1). John de Dynham = (2). Receipt by (1) from (2) of 40s silver which he raised (fieri fecit) from (2)'s goods and chattels.” (S) UKNA.
2/16/1331, Commission of peace … John de Dynham } in the county of Devon. (S) CPRs.
9/13/1331, The Archbishop arranged for John to appear before the Bishop.
10/20/1331, John had papers to pilgrimage beyond the seas.
1/23/1332, Deed of Acquittance by William Michel and Katherine his wife, … Witnesses, Roger de Ely, … John de Denham, … (S) Cal. of Letter Books, V5, 1903, P283.
1332, John died. (S) CPRs.
5/20/1332, Writ for IPM of John de Dynham. Cornwall: Bodardel. The manor … Brigge. The hamlet … John his son, aged 14 years and more, is his next heir. Somerset: Buclonde Dynham. The manor … Corston. The advowson of the church … Devon: Hertilond. The manor … Harpeford. The manor … Matteford. The manor … Ilstyngton. The manor … [over 31 knights’ fees] (S) CIsPM.
9/20/1332, Assignment of dower to Margaret, late the wife of the said John de Dyneham. (S) IPM of John.
5/3/1340, “Covenant upon coming of age. Lady Margaret who was wife of Sir John de Dynham = (1) John son and heir of Sir John de Dynham = (2) Indenture whereby (1) testifies that (2) is today of full age; …” (S) UKNA.
3/29/1343, Lady Margaret 'de Dyneham' entered into Agreement for adjustment of dower with her son John.
1/11/1343, The suit between Lady Margaret and her son John was finalized. Witnesses:- Sir Reginald de Botreaux, Sir William de Botreaux, Sir John de Ralegh, knights, … (S) Cornwall Record Office.
8/1346, Margaret, late the wife of John de Dynham, knight granted an indult for plenary remission at the hour of death to herself and her legitimate sons, John de Dynham, knight, and Oliver de Dynham. (S) Petitions to the Pope, 1886, 5 Clement VI, f.117.
5/20/1360, “Quitclaim. Peter de Haydon de Coleton = (1). Lady Margaret, widow of Sir John de Dynham, knight (deceased) = (2). (1) to (2), all right in lands, etc., in la Doune (manor of Herpeford).” (S) UKNA.
12/12/1360, Margaret died.
1/23/1361, IPM of Margaret de Dynham. Somerset: Bokelond Dynham. The manor, held in dower … She died on Sunday before St. Andrew last. … Devon: Harpford. The manor … She died on 12 December. The aforesaid John de Dynham, knight, her son, aged 40 years and more, is her heir. (S) CIsPM.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P285.
Children of John and Margaret:
i. John Dinham (3802792), born 1318 in England.
ii. Oliver de Dinham, born ? in England.