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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Baron John de Wahull & Agnes de Pinkney

8443392. Baron John de Wahull & 8443393. Agnes de Pinkney

~1245, Agnes born in Scotland, d/o 16886786. Henry de Pinkney & 16886787. Alice de Lindsey.

1248, John born in England, s/o 16886784. Walter de Wahull & 16886785. Hawise de Vivonne.

1254, Agnes’ father died.

1269, John’s father died.

11/5/1269, John granted his lands.

[––John & Agnes––]

1269-72, John married Agnes.

11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.

1276, Reginald de Grey, lord of La Leye, held land of the honor of Wahull of John de Wahull.

12/12/1276, John de Wahull received a military writ as a baron to do service with the king against Llewellyn Prince of Wales.

7/1/1277, at Worcester, John present as summoned with 2 knights, with horses and arms.

1277, King Edward was in Chester where he cleared a road through a dense forest, and started construction on the castles of Flint and Rhuddlan. King Edward made forays into the Welsh lands of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, prince of Wales, capturing Snowdonia and the isle of Anglesey.

1277, John granted the assise of bread and ale in Wahull, holding 30 knights’ fees.

1278, John listed in the Hundred Rolls of Edward I as holding Great Wahull, consisting of 900 acres; and Odell manor in demesne 180 acres of arable land, meadows and pasture, one park, an ancient inclosure of 100 acres, 2 water-mills and a several fishery from the head of the Odell mill-ponds to that of Felmersham.

6/5/1279, IPM of Hugh de Wilyes. Bedford: … a messuage and 1 virgate land with a messuage held of Sir John de Wahull, doing a garland of roses yearly … (S) CIsPM.

4/9/1281, Johannes dominus de Wodhull, for 100 marks silver, released to the lord Reginald de Grey 9 knights’ fees.

4/6/1282, John summoned to attend the king at Worcester at Easter to set out against the Welsh.

5/19/1282, Letters of protection issued for John, with Reginald de Grey.

5/24/1282, John again summoned against the Welsh.

12/11/1282, King Edward’s forces defeated Llewelyn ap Gruffydd at the Battle of Radnor in eastern Wales. King Edward received the head of Llywelyn at Rhuddlan castle. [Aka Battle of Orewin Bridge.]

12/12/1282, Protection for John de Wahull with Reginald de Grey in the king’s service in Wales.

3/14/1283, John summoned to attend the king at Montgomery at Easter to set out against the Welsh.

1283, King Edward continued his Welsh campaign, capturing and executing Dafydd, brother of Llewelyn; completing the conquest of Wales.

6/28/1283, John summoned to Shrewsbury by writ from Rhuddlan to the king to hold a colloquium to ordain what should be done with David, brother of Llewellyn, formerly prince of Wales. (S) The Titular Barony of Clavering, 1891, P16.

10/12/1283, John at the parliament at Acton Burnell passed the statue De Mercatoribus, dealing with merchants and debts.

1284, John de Hastings, overlord of the Huntingdon fee of Wooton, held the vill as half a knight's fee of John de Wahull. (S) Hist. of Northampton, V4, 1937, Wooton.

6/23/1285, John granted his 40s scutage per shield for service against the Welsh in 1282.

6/14/1287, John summoned to join Edmund [the king’s brother], earl of Cornwall, the king’s Locum Tenens in England, [King Edward in France] to speak and treat with the earl.

4/25/1288, John de Wahull acknowledges that he owes to William de Holecote, clerk, 60s … (S) CCRs.

1/30/1290, Ralph de Bello Campo acknowledges that he owes to John de Wahull 45 marks. (S) CCRs.

2/26/1294, John summoned to the king with horses and arms, to be at Portsmouth in September, to serve in Gascony.

1294, The Gascon War began between England and France, lasting 9 years.

12/16/1295, John summoned to the king at Newcastel-upon-Tyne.

3/30/1296, King Edward invaded Scotland with a force of 25,000 and captured Berwick-upon-Tweed, an important Scottish port of northeast England, sacked the town and massacred thousands of its inhabitants.

Bef. 4/5/1296, John died [apparently in Scotland], his heir his son Thomas, age 23.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P187. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Bedford, V3, 1912. (S) Journal of the House of the Lords, V124, 1892, P194-5. (S) Honors and Knights’ Fees, Farrer, 1923.

Children of John and Agnes:

i. Thomas de Wahull (4221696), born 3/18/1273 in England.

1/30/1304, Writ for IPM of Thomas de Wodhull, … Northampton: Pathishull. The manor , … of the barony of Wahull which he held … Bedford: Wahull. The manor … held jointly by the said Thomas and Hawis his wife … by the gift &c. of John de Wahull, father of the said Thomas. … (S) CIsPM.


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