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Sunday, August 7, 2011
G24: 11821016 Mautravers-Gorges
11821016. Sir John Mautravers & 11821017. Eleanor de Gorges
~1265, John born in England, s/o 23642032. John Mautravers & 23642033. Joan ?.
~1272, Eleanor born in England, d/o 33556036. Sir Ralph de Gorges [II] &
33556037. Elena ?.
8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of
4-8/1272, Eleanor’s father died. (S) CCRs, V16.
John married to Eleanor.
4/27/1286, Simple protection, for three years, for John son of
John Mautravers, staying in England. (S) CPRs.
5/18/1289, John Mautravers and Eleanor, his wife, staying in
England, have letters nominating … in Ireland … (S) CPRs.
3/10/1290, John son of John Mautravers and Eleanor his wife,
staying in England, nominating … (S) CPRs.
11/1291-11/1292, Eleanor’s mother died.
3/28/1292, Protection with clause volumus for … John son of
John Mautravers and Eleanor his wife, staying in England, … (S) CPRs.
Bef. 3/12/1297, John’s father died, holding the honor of Wycht.
(S) IPM on this date made at Wodechestre – Abstracts of Gloucestershire
Inquisitions, V30, 1903, P186. John, son of John Mautravers, is his next heir, aged
24 and more [Other indirect sources say 30].
6/20/1297, Letters for Eleanor wife of John Mautravers, staying
in England, nominating … attorneys in Ireland … (S) CPRs.
7/7/1297, John summoned to be at London with horse and arms for
service in parts beyond seas.
8/23/1297, King Edward left England with 500 ships to attack
France and assert his rights. Because of the refusal of many barons, Edward
only had a small contingent of knights. The army sailed for Flanders to seek
10/9/1297 in Ghent, King Edward and King Philip agreed to
make a truce..
3/29/1298, King Edward arrived back in England.
5/25/1299, Protection with clause volumus, for two years, for
John Mautravers, going to Ireland. By K. … [going with John are Thomas de Novo
Burgo, Thomas de Dumore, Melior le Brun, and Roger Mautravers.]
6/24/1300, John summoned to be at Carlisle to perform service
against the Scots.
6/24/1301, John summoned to be at Berwick-upon-Tweed to perform
service against the Scots.
6/1301, Edward attacked Scotland and removed the Scot’s
ancient coronation stone from Scone, installing it at Westminster.
1302, John identified by the king as one of the magnates of
Ireland on termination of the Scotch war.
6/3/1305, Letters for John Mautravers and Eleanor his wife,
staying in England, nominating … in Ireland … (S) CPRs.
1306, “To Melioro, the harper of Sir John Mautravers, for
playing the harp while the king was bled, 20s.” (S) Lives of the Queens of
England, Strickland, 1864, P319.
5/22/1306, John, 1 of 267 knighted by King Edward I in London
at Westminster abbey. [A call had been sent out to “all who are not knights
but wish to be”. The King and Queen had hosted a grand tournament at
3/5/1306, Robert the Bruce had himself crowned king of Scotland.
Although 67 and in bad health, King Edward marched north with his army.
5/23/1306, John accompanied the Prince of Wales into Scotland
in the retinue of Maurice de Berkeley.
1306, Grant to John Mautravers … free warren in all their
demesne lands in Lychet Mautravers, co. Dorset. (S) CChRs, V3.
10/29/1307, John Mautravers and Eleanor his wife, staying in
England, have letters nominating … in Ireland … (S) CPRs.
12/24/1307, Commission … to be keepers of peace … Nicolas
Pointz, John Maltravers } co. Dorset. (S) CPRs.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
4/28/1308, John Mautravers and Eleanor, his wife, staying in
England, have letters nominating William Denebaud their attorney in Ireland for
two years. (S) CPRs.
9/28/1310, John Mautravers the elder and Eleanor, his wife, going
to Ireland, have letters nominating … attorneys for two years. (S) CPRs.
1312-13, John Mautravers, junior, querent, and John Mautravers,
senior, deforiciant, of the manors of Wickhampton, Langeton and Wolecumbe in
co. Dorset and manors in co. Wilts and co. Gloucester. (S) Full Abstracts of
the Feet of Fines Relating to the County of Dorset, 1896, P321.
5/3/1313, Ralph de Monte Hermerii going beyond seas, with a
retinue that included John, in support of Isabella, queen of England, also
going beyond seas. (S) CPRs.
5/23/1313, King Edward and Queen Isabella left from Dover
for a trip to France.
5/1/1314, Grant to John Mautravers of a weekly market … manor
of Redgel, co. Limerick. (S) CChRs.
5/27/1314, John summoned to attend the king in Scotland.
5/31/1313, Licence, … John de Lenham the elder to grant … in
Farndon, co. Berks, … to John de Lenham the younger and Matilda, daughter of
John Mautravers, … (S) CPRs.
5/26/1314, Appointment … to be conservators of the peace … John
Mautravers the elder, co. Dorset. (S) CPRs.
6/5/1315, Conservator of the peace … John Mautravers, co.
6/24/1314, Edward II lost the battle of Bannockburn to
Robert Bruce. It was the largest loss of English knights in a single day.
Edward barely escaped. 4000 Scots were killed. Stirling castle then fell to
6/30/1316, John summoned to be at Newcastle-upon-Trent to
restrain the incursion of the Scots.
1/4/1317, John to go to his demesnes lands in Ireland for the
defence thereof; and to send a force to oppose the Scots.
12/10/1317, Protection with clause volumus until Easter for
John Mautravers, staying by the king’s command and on his service in Ireland.
9/28/1318, Grant to John Mautravers … free warren in all their
demesne lands …. (S) CChRs, V3.
3/20/1319, John summoned against the Scots.
9/7/1319, King Edward besieged Berwick-upon-Tweed. He had
not brought siege engines and had to have them brought by ship. Learning of the
invasion of York and the defeat at Myton of the Archbishop, Edward abandoned
the siege and returned to England.
2/3/1320, Commission of oyer … on complaint by Roger Dammory
that Edward son of John Mautravers, the elder, … with others, broke his park …
1320, Inquisition at Jeuele … by oath of Ralph de Gorges, John
Mautravers, the elder, … (S) Somerset Record Society, V8, 1894, P223.
5/9/1323, John summoned to attend the Great Council at
11/8/1324, John Mautravers, the elder, staying in England, …
10/15/1325, Commission to John de Bello Campo of Somersete, …
that John Mantravers, the elder, [and his men] attacked a fair being held in
Bere, co. Dorset. (S) CPRs.
John married 2nd Joan Foliot [born 1305], heiress
& d/o Lawrence de Saundford, Kt. [her grandfather.] (S) 36th
Annual Report of the Deputy Keeper, 1875, P62. [And widow of Nicholas de
2/20/1326, John summoned to Portsmouth to go to Guienne with
the earl of Warrene. [Queen Isabella was in rebellion in France building an
army for an invasion.]
1/20/1327, Edward II abdicated in favor of his son.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of
7/7/1329, John Mautravers, the elder, staying in England, … (S)
1330, John summoned to Great Councils at Osney abbey and
10/18/1330 at Nottingham castle, King Edward III, along with
his courtiers John, Humphrey and William de Bohun, captured his mother Queen
Isabella and Roger Mortimer [who was soon executed.]
1331, Alda de Saunforde [sister and heir of Thomas de
Saundford] died … Joan the wife of John Mautravers, aged 26 years, is her next
heir. (S) CIsPM.
8/22/1331, Commission to John Mautravers the elder … to arrest
wherever found … (S) CPRs.
1335, John’s son, the king’s enemy, having been attained and
banished for several years, returned to England.
3/16/1337, John de Warren, earl of Surrey, appointed to arrest
and imprison William, son of William de Percy, parson of the church of Folke,
who with others abducted Joan the wife of John Mautravers, the elder, and goods
of the said John. (S) CPRs.
11/20/1338, Master John de Greydon enfeoffed by John
Mautravers, senior, and Joan his wife, … a sixth part of the baron of
Wich-Malbank. (S) Annual Report of the Deputy Keeper, 1867, P35.
3/14/1339, Licence for John Mautravers the elder to enfeoff …
with remainder to John Mautravers, his nephew, in fee.
1/26/1341, John Mautravers, the elder, knight, staying in
England, … (S) CPRs.
Bef. 9/6/1342, John died. [Joan married 2nd
Alexander de Venables.]
1348, Joan died. (S) IPM. [… And Joan is 26 years. … Joan, who
was the wife of Alexander de Venables knight … next heirs of said Joan are
Joan, a daughter of Nicholas de Percy and wife of Peter de Brewes, and Alice
(age 21) a daughter of John de Maultravers, sister of the aforesaid Joan wife
of Peter de Brewes.]
(S) Collectanea Topographica et Genealogica, 1840, P339.
Child of John and
i. John Mautravers
(5910508), born ~1293 in England.