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~1325, John born in England, s/o 15211380. Sir Robert Erpingham.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
7/15/1346 at La Hogue, Pardon for good service done to the king and especially at the present time in his passage to Normandy, to … John de Erpyngham. By K. and testimony of Hugh le Despenser. (S) CPRs.
8/26/1346, John and his father fought at the battle of Crecy.
1346 at Calais, Pardon for good service … John de Erpyngham, chivaler, on the testimony of Hugh le Despenser. (S) Crecy and Calais.
1346-47, John at the siege of Calais.
3/18/1354, Commission of oyer … to John Ufford, Henry Grene, … on complaint by Walter de Burton that … John Erpyngham, ‘chivaler’ … and others assaulted him at Norwich … (S) CPRs.
1357, Barth. Appleyerd and John de Erpyngham v. Wm. De Bokengham and Johanna his wife, in Intewode … (S) A Short Calendar of the Feet of Fines for Norfolk, 1886, P332.
1365, A view of arms for the Leet of Mancroft … fully armed men … John de Erpyngham with 1 armed man and 2 archers.
1366, Quitclaimed by John de Erpingham, … Manor of Ingworth and advowson of 1 moiety of church of Ingworth and a watermill. (S) UKNA.
9/13/1366, Names of 24 citizens to elect Bailiffs for the ensuing year; for Conesford … John de Erpyngham … [city of Norwich]
1/12/1367, At this assembly [city of Norwich] were present … John de Erpyngham …
1367, Indenture … Oliver de Calthorp, knight, demised to Ralph Burgeys, parson of Lesyngham, … Witnesses:—Robert de Erpingham, John de Erpyngham, knight, and … (S) A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds, V6, 1915.
9/12/1367, Names of 24 citizens to elect 4 Bailiffs … for Conesford … John de Erpyngham … [city of Norwich]
1368, Grant by Oliver de Calthorp, to William Dickes, of Calthorp, of land in Calthorp. Witnesses:—Sir John de Erpyngham, knight, … (S) A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds, V2, 1894.
3/8/1370, Robert de Erpyngham and son John de Erpyngham, knights, in a deed of Isabel de Stockport. (S) De Antiquis Legibus Liber, Fitz-Thedmar, 1846, P-CXXIX.
John’s father died.
11/10/1372, Commission of oyer … on complaint by the abbot of St. Benet’s Hulme … that John de Erpyngham, ‘chivaler, Thomas, his son, … lay in wait … at Thwayte, co. Norfolk, chased him thence to Totyngton and assaulted him there. (S) CPRs. [John could be deceased at the time of this record.]
(S) Memorials of the Cranes of Chilton, Appleton, 1868, P64. From his tomb: “Here lies Sir John de Erpingham, knight, formerly Lord of the Manor, who died the first day of the month of August, A.D. 1370, on whose soul may God have mercy. Amen”. (S) The Records of the City of Norwich, 1906. [Date apparently wrong.]
Children of John and ?:
i. Sir Thomas Erpingham, born ~1350 in England.
1399, Thomas, Chamberlain of the Royal Household, a Baron of the Cinqueports, Warden of Dover Castle.
Thomas created a Knight of the Garter.
6/20/1415, Thomas named as the uncle of Sir John Phelip in John’s will, son of his sister Julian.
10/25/1415, Thomas fought at the battle of Agincourt.
6/27/1428, Thomas died; buried in Erpingham, Norfolk.
ii. Julian Erpingham (3802845), born ~1360 in