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1254, John born in England, s/o 16886888. Baldwin de Drayton & 16886889. Idonia de Gimiles.
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
1278, John’s father died.
8/14/1278, John, age 24, did homage for his father’s lands.
1284, John was returned as holding 4½ hides in Islip and Drayton of the king in chief by serjeanty.
1/20/1287, Commission … to enforce the articles and statutes made at Winchester, for the preservation of the peace … to certify the king, or Edmund, earl of Cornwall, supplying his place … Ralph de Rastell and John de Drayton in Huntingdon. (S) CPRs.
1291, John de Drayton: Huntingdonshire, Northamptonshire, died.
4/28/1292, Appointment of John Buteturte to the custody, during the minority of the heir, of the lands late of John de Drayton, tenant in chief, with the marriage of the heir. (S) CPRs.
9/1/1315, Simple protection with clause volumus for one year for Alice, late the wife of John de Drayton. (S) CPRs.
3/5/1319, “Lady Alice, widow of Sir John de Drayton, knight, and Sir Simon de Drayton, knight, her son. ... Alice has leased and demised at farm to Simon, for her life, all her manor of Botilbrigge as fully as she holds it in dower; rent 20 marks a year during her life.”
(S) UKNA. (S) A History of the County of Northampton, V3, 1930.
· 1259, Baldwin de Drayton married Idonia de Gimiles, d/o Robert de Gimiles, acquiring Botolph Bridge manor. (S) UKNA.
Child of Simon and Alice:
i. Simon de Drayton (4221722), born ~1282 in England.
ii. Baldwin de Drayton, born ? in England.
Baldwin married Alice de Prayers.
2/23/1359, Order to deliver to Baldwin son of John de Drayton and to Alice his wife … Botilbrigg … taken into the king’s hand by the death of Margaret late the wife of Simon de Drayton … Margaret held the premises for life … remainder to Baldwin and Alice … (S) CCRs.
iii. Gilbert de Drayton, born ? in England.