Thursday, August 11, 2011

G24: 15209498

15209498. Sir John Fitz Nigel

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John born in England, s/o §John Fitz Nigel & Isabel ?.

6/18/1275, Geoffrey Taylefer and Alice Morel his wife for 9 marks grant to John fitz-Nigel jun. a messuage and half a virgate in Adingrave.

1289, John’s father died; John already of full age and a knight.

1290, Sir John Fitz Nigel paid 100s for relief of his lands.

8/27/1294, Pardon, for a fine of 20£, to John son of Nigel for all trespasses said to have been committed by him in the forest of Bernewod, and restitution to him of the bailiwick which he held in the said forest, … (S) CPRs.

8/3/1299, Sir John Fitz Nigel enfeoffed Robert de Harwedon, rector of Thingdon, two bovates of land in Burstall … remainder to John de Handlo [son-in-law of John] and Joane his wife. (S) CPRs.

1305, Sir John de Handlo procured a release of the dowery of Isabel, widow of Sir John Fitz-Nigel, in the manors of Boarstall and Oakley.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

8/16/1311, Commission … on complaint by Henry prior of Drax, … that Thomas de Egmantor … John son of Nigel, … with others, assaulted him at Folquardby, co. York, took away his horse, and carried away his goods. (S) CPRs.

1/20/1315, … manor of Lidyate … Richard, son of Richard de Urmeston, Henry de Leghthe, and John, son of Nigel, son of Roger de Urmeston, put in their claims. (S) Final Concords of the County of Lancaster.

By 1317, John, knight of Boarstall, died.

(S) History and Antiquities of the County of Buckingham, V1, 1847.

Family notes:

·         1266, By inquisition, John’s father’s position, duties, and rights were determined with respect to the forest of Bernwood. John held the position by heredity, and in return for profits, John paid the king 40s a year. (S) Studies in Constitutional History, Petit-Dutaillis, 1915.

·         There is a “John son of Nigel de Stockeld” of York, who’s mother was Agnes, contemporary to this John.

Child of John and ?:

i. Joan Fitz Nigel (7604749), born ~1290 in England.

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