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Sunday, August 21, 2011

Baron John de Pateshull & Lady Maud de Grandison

15211078. Baron John de Pateshull & 15211079. Lady Maud de Grandison

1290, John’s grandfather of the same name died.

1291, John de Pattishall born in England, s/o 30422156. Simon de Pateshull & 30422157. Isabella de Steyngreve.

~1295, Maud born in England, d/o 11820466. Sir William de Grandison & 11820467. Sibyl de Tregoz.

Bef. 12/12/1295, John’s father died; John inheriting lands in Bedfordshire and Yorkshire.

1/8/1296, IPM of Simon de Pateshulle. … held in Stangreve … Nonyton … Waterholme … Schottone … Neuhawe … held of the inheritance of Isabel de Stangrewe, who was wife of the said Simon; and John de Pateshulle son of Simon and Isabel is the next heir, and aged 4 years. (S) Yorkshire Inquisitions, 1902, P26.

By 1301, John’s mother died.

4/15/1306, Grant to Walter de Teye (John’s step-father), in place of £277 17s 5d in which the king is bound to him, … of the marriage of John son and heir of Simon de Pateshull, tenant in chief, a minor in the king’s custody. (S) CPRs.

7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.

9/18/1308, Presentation … reason of the custody of the lands and heir of Simon de Pateshille, deceased, … (S) CPRs.

[––John & Maud––]

1312, John married Maud. (S) Women, Art and Patronage, 2002, P162.

1312, Mabilla de Pateshul, wife of Sir John de Pateshul, lord of Bletsoe, founded the Grey Friars priory at Bedford. (S) Notes & Queries, V85, 1892, P67.

1/10/1313, IPM of Agnes de Pateshull (paternal aunt). Bedford: Bletnesho. The manor, with the advowson of the church, jointly held for life by John de Pabenham the younger and the said Agnes, of the grant and inheritance of Simon son and heir of John de Pateshull, by service of 1 knight’s fee. John son of Simon de Pateshull, aged 20 and more, is her next heir. (S) CIsPM.

4/26/1314, John de Pateshulle, son and heir of Simon de Pateshul, granted to Adam de Osgodegby, king’s clerk, ... lands, … which the said Adam de Osgodeby holds … of the grant of Isabella, daughter and heir of John de Steyngreve, mother of the said John de Pateshulle, in le Newehagh … which upon her death ought to revert to grantor, … (S) Hist. & Antiq’s of the Parish of Hemingsbrough, 1888, P295. (S) CPRs.

12/26/1315, John de Pateshulle, knight, acknowledges that he owes Adam de Osgodeby, clerk, 100s … to be levied … Northampton. (S) CCRs.

2/12/1316, Appointment, … for the purpose of raising 1,000 foot soldiers … who are to be marched, at the king’s wages, under the command of Bartholomew de Badelesmere and William de Monte Acuto, against Llewellyn Bren and his followers in Wales. (S) CPRs.

2/21/1316, John de Pateshulle going with Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, into Wales on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.

7/6/1317, John de Pateshull, knight, acknowledges the he owes … £200; to be levied … counties of Northampton and Bedford. … Enrolment of deed by Isolda, daughter of the late John de Pateshull, acknowledging receipt from John son of Simon de Pateshull of £60, … Dated at Northampton … (S) CCRs.

6/15/1325, IPM of Walter de Teye (John’s stepfather). Bedford: Kaysho. The manor, held jointly with Isabel de Steyngreve his wife, … John de Pateshull, knight, son of the said Isabel, aged 30 and more, is her next heir. … Lincoln: … held jointly by the said Walter and Isabel in fee tail … York: Stayngreve. … John de Pateshill is son and next heir of the said Isabel, and all the above ought to remain to him. (S) CIsPM.

2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.

6/23/1327, Licence for John de Pateshull to crenellate his dwelling-house of Bletnesho, co. Bedford.

5/18/1329, Commission of the peace … John de Pateshull, of Blecheso } in the county of Bedford. (S) CPRs.

1331, John de Pateshull to settle his manor of Keysoe on himself and Mabel his wife …, he and his wife retaining the manor of Bletsoe, and lands in Cardington, Renhold, and Wootton. Bedford. (S) UKNA.

3/28/1332, Commission of oyer and terminer to Ralph Basset of Drayton, John de Pateshull and John de Cantebrigge, in the counties of Bedford and Northampton, … (S) CPRs.

1332, John de Pateshull to settle the manor of Keysoe on himself and Mabel his wife … retaining the manor of Bletsoe, and lands in Cardington, Renhold, and Wootton. (S) Lists and Indexes, V17, P303.

9/13/1332, Licence for John de Pateshull, knight, to grant to William de Pateshull his son, Joan, wife of the latter, … land and rent in Ronhale, … In the event of the death of William and Joan without heir … (S) CPRs.

1/23/1333, Licence, John de Pateshull given licence to enfeoff William his son and Joan his wife with land and rent in Wooton to them and their heirs, and to enfeoff Washbourne and Foxley of the sixth part of the manor of Bromham and that they can enfeoff Pateshull to hold for his life, with reversion to William and Joan. … (S) CPRs.

1333, Katherine de Mountagu (30422279, sister of Maud) requests that the king grant and give licence so that John de Pattishall can enfeoff Huberd and Foxley with the manor of Keysoe, and that they may re-enfeoff Pattishall and his wife with the manor to hold to them and their heirs. (S) UKNA.

1335, John summoned to a council of magnates.

1/18/1337, Commission to John de Pateshull, … in the county of Bedford, … (S) CPRs.

7/6/1338, Commission pursuant to the statutes of Winchester and Northampton … for the defense of the realm … overseers appointed … John de Pateshull } Bedford. (S) CPRs.

9/20/1339, John sailed in the forces of King Edward to France.

9/20/1339, King Edward, with a force of 12,000 attacked Cambresis, Tournai, Vermandois and Laon [in what is now far northern France.]

11/1339, King Edward and the forces of King Philip neared each other at Brabant; however, King Philip retreated without engaging in battle.

12/10/1339 at Antwerp, Flanders, Pardon in consideration of his good service on this side of the seas, to John de Pateshull of the king’s suit for the death of Adam Gaghel … (S) CPRs.

8/1/1340, Commission of the peace … John de Pateshull … } in the county of Bedford. (S) CPRs.

2/25/1342, John summoned to parliament as a baron. (S) Peerages of England, P412.

7/20/1344, Commission of the peace … John de Pateshull, … } Bedford, … (S) CPRs.

1345, John summoned to military service.

1345, The Earl of Derby, with the Earl of Pembroke, 40 knights and squires, and 300 men-at-arms and archers, sent to defend Aiguillon from an invading French force. At the castle they joined about 120 soldiers already there. The duke of Normandy began a siege. The French attempted to build a bridge over the adjoining rever Garonne, but the English delayed construction by repeated attacks on the workmen. The Duke used battering engines to cast stones into the fortress, and siege towers, higher than the walls. The English were able to destroy them with “martinets” which cast large stones. [The were plenty of stones available from the French attacks.]

4/20/1346, Order to the surveyors and arrayers of men at arms, hobelers and archers in the counties of Bedford, Buckingham, Northampton and Lincoln, … not to molest John de Pateshull, who has promised to pay £20 [for 3 men-at-arms] … he is assessed by reason of his lands in the said counties for the king's present crossing. (S) CFRs.

1346, John de Patishull holding the same property Wakes manor in Broham his mother acquired by inheritance in 1297. (S) Hist. of Bedford, V3, 1912, Bromham.

1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].

7/14/1349, John died; buried at Cold Higham, Northamptonshire.

7/22/1349, Writ for IPM of John de Pateshull. Bedford: Caysho. The manor … Bletnesho. The manor … William his son, aged 37 years and more, is his heir. York: Stayngreve and Nonyngton. The manors, together with certain lands &c. in Westnesse, Westnonyngton and Muscotes … The said William and Joan survive. … He died on 14 July last. Heir William de Pateshull … Northampton: Retheresthrop. £42 13s 5d rent and rents of 3 capons and 14 hens yearly … Middelton and Colyngtre. £27 8s 3 1/2d rent, and rents of 4 capons, 6 hens and 6 horse-shoes with nails from divers tenements arrented of old … Pateshull and its members and divers foreign towns of the barony of Wodhull. £22 19s 8 1/2d yearly rent … Grymescote. £15 18s 10d yearly rent for divers lands … Flor. £4 12s yearly rent for a water-mill and other lands … Westhaddon. 60s rent from 3 virgates of land … York; Liberty of Holderness: Elstanewyk. 21 tofts and 20 bovates … by knight’s service, whereof 48 carucates of land make a knight’s fee. … Lincoln: Frysby. 15 bovates of land and a court every 3 weeks. (S) CIsPM.


[Undated] Mabel de Grandison, widow of John de Pateshulle, obtained a licence to live at Elstow abbey with her daughters and maids. (S) Women, Art & Patronage, Gee, 2002, P37.

5/21/1359, Maud heiress to her brother, Otho, lord Grandison. (S) Lives of the Bishops of Exeter, Oliver, 1861, P75.

By 2/1/1360, Maud died; buried at Greyfriars, Bedford.

(S) DNB, V44, 1895, P30.

Family notes:

·         Another John de Pateshulle (d.1329), married to Joan, of Crawley, Buckingham, with a son Thomas, is an early contemporary to this John. A later contemporary, John de Pateshulle, married to Elizabeth, is the nephew of the bishop of Exeter, and an executor of the bishop of Chester.

Children of John and Maud:

i. William de Pateshull, born 1312 in England.

By 1333, William married Joan ?.

9/18/1349, Order to escheator in the counties of Bedford and Buckingham, to deliver to William de Pateshull, son and heir of John de Pateshull, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage. (S) CFRs.

1360, William died without issue leaving his 4 sisters as his heirs.

ii. Sybil de Pateshull, born ? in England.

Bef. 3/15/1337, Sybil married Sir Roger de Beauchamp.

2/1/1360, With the assent of Thomas Wake of Blyseworth and Robert de Tudenham, and of their wives Alice and Katharine, sisters and heirs of William de Pateshull, … has assigned to Roger de Bello Campo and Sibyl, his wife, fourth and eldest sister and heir of the said William, as Sibyl's pourparty … (S) CFRs.

iii. Mabel de Pateshull, born ? in England.

Mabel married Walter de Fauconberg.

Maud died.

2/1/1360, The part of Thomas, son of Walter de Faucomberge and Maud, late his wife, deceased, the aforesaid William de Pateshull's sister, and kinsman and heir of the said William, a minor in the king's ward … (S) CFRs.

iv. Katherine de Pateshull, born ? in England.

Katherine married Sir Robert de Tudenham.

2/1/1360, Notification … Northampton … liberty of Holdernesse, co. York, … Roger and Sibyl and Thomas and Alice has assigned to Robert de Tudenham and Katharine, his wife, who is of full age, the following lands as Katharine's pourparty of the lands late of William de Pateshull … (S) CFRs.

v. Alice Pateshulle (7605539), born ~1325 in England.

2/1/1360, Notification … has assigned to Thomas Wake of Blyseworth and Alice, his wife, who is of full age, the following lands as Alice's pourparty … (S) CFRs.