4/1294, John de Sudeley born in Warwick, England, s/o 15212116. Bartholomew de Sudeley & 15212117. Maud de Montfort.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
~1313, Eleanor born in England, d/o 5910148. Robert de Scales & 5910149. Egeline de Courtenay.
By 1320, John married to Eleanor.
6/18/1320, Licence for John de Sudley [grandfather] to enfeoff Ralph de Dercet of the manor of Sudley, … remainders to John son of Bartholomew de Sudley and Eleanor de Scales and heirs of their bodies. Licence for the said John to grant to the said John son of Bartholomew and Eleanor … the manor of la Grene, held in chief. (S) CPRs.
10/2/1326, Licence for John de Sudley [grandfather] to grant in fee tail to John son of Bartholomew de Sudley and Eleanor his wife the remainder of 2 parts of the manor of Dersete, co. Warwick, held in chief, which 2 parts Edmund son of William de Bereford holds for life by demise of John de Sudleye. (S) CPRs.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
6/15/1329, Inspeximus … dated Thursday before the feast of St. Barnabas the Apostle last, … whereby John de Sudley son and heir of Bartholomew de Sudley demised to Sir Edmund de Bereford, … the said John’s lands with rent … in Derset, by the yearly rent of two coats for himself and a companion, of the suir of Sir Edmund’s eqquires, at Christmas, to be changed to one coat of the suit of Sir Edmund in the event of the latter being made a knight, and of £10 of silver by half-yearly payments from Lady Day 1331. (S) CPRs.
1330-1, John Lord, of Sudeley, knight to Thomas de la Halle of Ashleworth : Grant, indented, of a messuage and land in Sudeley : ( Glos. ). (S) UKNA.
1336, John heir to his paternal grandfather.
4/18/1336, Writ for IPM of John de Sudley the elder. Worcester: Shirrevelench. A carucate of land and 30s. rent … John, son of Bartholomew de Sudley, aged 30 years on the feast of St. Nicholas last, is next heir of the said John de Sudley, the elder. Gloucester: Sudley. The manor … held for life … remainder to John, son of Bartholomew de Sudley, and Eleanor de Scales, and the heirs of their bodies. (S) CIsPM.
5/1/1336, Order to deliver to John son of Bartholomew de Sudley and Eleanor de Scales the manor of Sudley, co. Gloucester, … lands which belonged to John de Sudley the elder, … the king has taken the homage of John son of Bartholomew … (S) CCRs.
1339, John, 2nd Lord Sudley, died.
2/19/1339, IPM of John Suydle or de Sudley. Gloucester: Sudley. The manor held jointly with Eleanor de Scales his wife, who still survives … John, son of the said John and Eleanor, aged 1 year, is his next heir. Warwick: Greve. The manor held jointly with the said Eleanor his wife, of the gift of John de Sudley, his grandfather … Worcester: Lench. A carucate of land and 30s. yearly rent, held jointly with the said Eleanor his wife … (S) CIsPM.
3/11/1340, Order to deliver to Eleanor late the wife of John de Sudle, the manors of Sudele and Greve, having taken her fealty, … held jointly … Sudley … grant of Ralph de Derset, … Greve of the grant of John de Sudley, John’s grandfather, John son of John aged 5 years and more is his next heir. (S) CCRs.
1350-1, Eleanor, Lady de Sudeley to John la Chapmon, Agnes his wife, and Richard their son: Demise, indented, of a messuage in Sudeley: (Glouc.). (S) UKNA.
1352, Alianor, Lady Sudeley, presented William de Greene to the churche of Belne Brocton. (S) A Survey of Worchestershire, V1, 1895, P46.
12/4/1353, Writ of plenius certiorari for John de Siudle. Gloucester: Siudle. He held the manor jointly with Eleanor his wife of the king in chief by barony, … John died seised in service as sole tenant of the king by barony as of hereditary fee, and therefore the marriage of his heir, who is still within age, ought to belong to the king. (S) CIsPM.
12/15/1357, Acceptance of the grant by the king’s daughter Isabel in the form contained in letters patent of his said daughter to Eleanor late the wife of John de Sudleye, tenant in chief, of the wardship of the lands of the said John and the marriage of the heir, lately grant to the said Isabel. (S) CPRs.
9/6/1361, Eleanor died.
10/2/1361, Writ for IPM of Eleanor de Sudleye in Gloucester, Worcester, Warwick. (S) CFRs.
11/16/1361, IPM of Eleanor de Sudley, late the wife of John de Sudley. Warwick: Le Gryve. The manor … demise of John de Sudleye, grandfather of her late husband, to her said husband and herself and the heirs of her husband. … Dersete. The manor … John de Sudleye, son of the said John and Eleanor, aged 24 years and more, is John’s heir. Gloucester: Sudleye. The manor … She died on 6 September, 35 Edward III. … Worcester: Forvelde. The manor … Shirreve Lench. A messuage, a carucate of arable, … (S) CIsPM.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P794. (S) Hist. of Worcester, V3, 1913, Belbroughton.
Children of John and Eleanor: [1 son, 2 daughters]
i. Joan de Sudeley (3803029), born ~1335 in England.
ii. John de Sudeleye, born 1337 in England.
1367, John died without issue.
9/26/1367, IPM of John de Sudley. Gloucester: Suydeleye. The manor … He died on the morrow of St. Laurence last. Thomas, son of Joan his elder sister and William le Botiler, knight, formerly her husband, aged 12 years at the feast of All Saints last, and Margery, younger sister of the deceased, aged 30 years and more, are his heirs. … (S) CIsPM.
12/6/1367, Commitment to William le Botiller of Wemme (Thomas’ much older half brother) of the wardship of a moiety of all the lands in the counties of Warwick, Gloucester and Worcester late of John de Sudleye, knight, who held in chief, to hold the same, with the issues since John's death, until the lawful age of Thomas (1901514), son of Joan late the wife of William le Botiller, and kinsman and one of the heirs of John, rendering £100 Yearly. (S) CFRs.
iii. Margery de Sudeley, born ~1337 in England.
Margery married Robert Massy, knight.
2/14/1368, Notification … with the assent of William Botiller of Wemme, (to whom he has committed the wardship of a moiety of the lands late of John de Sudleye, ' chivaler,' … until the lawful age of Thomas, son of Joan late the wife of William le Botiller, and kinsman and one of the lieirs of John), and of Margery, sister and another of the heirs of John, has assigned to Margery, whose homage and fealty he has taken, the manors of Chepyng Dorset and Gryve, co. Wanvick, and a moiety of the manor of Shirrevelench, … (S) CFRs.
1379, Margery died, her nephew Thomas, son of Joan, her heir.
11/30/1379, Commitment to Thomas son of William Botiller, knight, kinsman and heir of Margery late the wife of Robert Massy, ' chivaler,' sister and one of the heirs of John de Sudleye, 'chivaler,' who held of the king in chief. (S) CFRs.