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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Sir John l’Arcedekne & Cicely Haccombe

15211148. Sir John l’Arcedekne & 15211149. Cicely Haccombe

1305, John Lercedekne born in Cornwall, England, heir & s/o 30422296. Thomas le Arcedekne & 30422297. Alice de la Roche.

By 1314, Cicely born in Devon, England, heir & d/o 30422298. Stephen de Haccombe & 30422299. Margaret ?.

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

 [––John & Cecily––]

12/23/1327, Sir John Lercedekne obtained a licence from the Pope to marry Cecily, daughter and heiress [Stephen], she being with the prohibited degrees of affinity.

1328, Cicely’s father died. [Some records say Jordan, other evidence points to Stephen, e.g. 1328.]

7/19/1328, Bishop Grandisson dedicated the church, completed by Sir Stephen de Haccombe. At the services were the bishop, Hugh Courtenay, earl of Devon, Margaret, relict of Sir Stephen de Haccombe, Cecily, daughter and heiress of Sir Stephen de Haccombe, and wife of Sir John Lercedekene, and Robert de Pyl, clerk, then living, and for the repose of the soul of the founder, Sir Stephen de Haccombe, Jordan de Haccombe (his brother), and others deceased. (S) The Ancient Sepulchral Effigies … of Devon, Rogers, 1877, P31. (S) Journal of the British Archaeological Assoc., 1862, P178.

1331, John, age 25, succeeded his father.

9/15/1331, To William Trussel, escheator this side Trent. Order to deliver to John son of Thomas son of Odo Lercedekne the manors of Elerky, Lanrihorn, and Laundegy, … they should remain to the said John and the heirs that he should beget of the body of Cicely, daughter of [Stephen] de Hatcombe … the king has taken John's fealty. (S) CCRs.

1332, John Lercedekne a knight of the shire for Cornwall. (S) Notitia Parliamentaria, Willis, 1715, P9.

2/10/1333, Commission of oyer and terminer to John de Stonore, John Lercedekene, … touching alleged oppressions … Cornwall … (S) CPRs.

1335, John served in France.

1335, John Lercedekne and Cecily his wife to grant the advowsons of the churches of St. Hugh at Quethiock (Cornw.) and St. Blaise at Haccombe (Devon) to 6 chaplains in the said church of St. Blaise. Cornwall. (S) UKNA.

11/16/1335, John given permission to crenelate his manor at Lercedekne, and granted a weekly market at Shepestall with annual fair of 3 days.

2/12/1336, Sale and quitclaim of ship … to Sir John Darundell, knight … [Witn:] Sir William de Botriaux, Sir John Lercedekne, Sir Ralph Bloyou, Sir John le Pedit, Sir Thomas Lercedekne, knights, … (S) UKNA.

1336, John Lercedekne a knight of the shire for Cornwall. (S) Notitia Parliamentaria, Willis, 1715, P9.

6/12/1337, John Lercedekne, John Dauney, John Darundell, and Ralph Bloyou appointed to arrest Thomas Lercedekne, Kt.

2/14/1338, Release Henry de Pomeray, knight, … to the king, … his right and claim in the castle and manor of Tremeton and 60½ knights' fees in cos. Cornwall and Devon, … Witnesses: Hugh de Courteneye, earl of Devon, William de Brotreaux, John Lercedekne, … William Bodrigan, … knights. (S) CCRs.

11/13/1340, Sir John Lercedekne, Kt. presented to Chudleigh.

1341, Sir John L'Ercedekne made the church of Haccombe a college, pursuant to the intention of his father-in-law, Sir Stephen de Haccombe. (S) Mag. Brit., V6, Devonshire, 1822, Haccombe.

2/25/1342, John summoned to parliament.

2/13/1342, Commission of oyer … on complaint by Hugh de Audele, earl of Gloucester, … his serjeants, had taken certain cattle trespassing at Ludeford, co. Devon, … [many named] Thomas de Courteneye, John Lercedekene, knight, … broke the pund and took away the cattle … (S) CPRs.

2/4/1343, Commission of oyer … on complaint by Edward, duke of Cornwall … John Dauney, ‘chivaler,’ John le Ercediakne, ‘chivaler,’ … Walter de Carmynou, Joan de Carmunou, Joan de Treveygnon, John de Treveygnon, … John de Tregolas, … carried away goods washed ashore at Falemouth and elsewhere … (S) CPRs.

9/28/1344 at Lostwithiel, Debtor: Philip le Clerk, clerk of Sir John Archdeacon {Lercedekne}, knight, … (S) UKNA.

10/20/1344, Commission of oyer … on complaint by John Cole that John Lercedekene, … and others assaulted him at Keneford, … Devon. (S) CPRs.

2/8/1345, John Lercedekne, knight of co. Cornwall, acknowledges that he owes to Edward, prince of Wales, 500 marks; to be levied etc. in co. Cornwall. (S) CCRs.

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

2/23/1351, Sir John Lercedekne, Kt. presented to Chudleigh.

1351, John imprisoned in Launceston Castle, from which he escaped, and then was pardoned in 1352.

5/26/1352, Pardon, at the request of Edward, prince of Wales, … to John son of Thomas Lercedekene, the elder, ‘chivaler,’ of the king’s suit for all felonies … in England … the death of John de Eland, knight, and Thomas de Sibthorpe, clerk, only excepted, as well as for breaking from the king’s prison of Launceveton, in which he was detained, … (S) CPRs.

6/13/1356 at Exeter, Debtor: John Archdeaken {l'Ercedekene}, knight, of Devon [held part of a fee in Buckland and Haccombe, Haytor Hundred, Devon]. Amount: £40. (S) UKNA.

9/19/1357, Sir John de Plimstoke, R. of Calstock, inst. at Chudleigh; Patron, Sir John Lercedekene, Knight. (S) The Register of John de Grandisson, 1899, P1446.

12/21/1361, Sir John Lercedekne presented at Haccombe. [Sir John Lercedekne, and Cecilia his wife, and Joan, relict of Sir Thomas de Mertone, named patrons, after an inquisition had been held as to the vacancy and right of patronage, by Richard Norreys and John de Holonde, Canons of Exeter.]

1/21/1366, At Westminster. Between Adam Pistre, clerk, claimant, and John Lercedekne knight, and Cecilia his wife deforciants ; … to be the right of Adam as by their gift. … After their death … to Ralph, son of John and Cecilia, and … With remainder after his death in default of heirs male to Warin his brother … remainder on his death, on similar conditions, to Richard his brother … in default to Odo, John, Robert, Martin, Reginald, Michael, and the right heirs of the said Cecilia.

9/1/1368, John’s mother died.

6/2/1369, John Lercedekne knight of Cornwall to Peter abbot of Abyndon, John Seymour and Robert Tresilian. Recognisance for 80 marks. (S) CCRs.

11/20/1373, To escheator in Devon. Order … 1 knight's fee in Hamme, Hole and Spiricombe formerly held by John Lercedekne at 100s., … (S) CCRs.

By 1377, Cecilia died before John.

1377, John of Cornwall died. (S) UKNA.

7/1377, IPM of John Lercedekne, knight. Cornwall: He died, leaving Stephen as his firstborn son and heir, whereupon £10 fell due as relief, … Stephen entered and was seised of the said fees in his demesne as of fee, and died, … Stephen’s heir is his brother Warin, knight, who has entered [and is seised] in his demesne as of fee. … Trevrys. 1 knight’s fee. Lerky. 1 knight’s fee. Trevygen. 1 knight’s fee. (S) CIsPM.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P694. (S) The Retrospective Review, Southern, 1827, P300. (S) Devonshire Assoc., Rpts&Trans., V51, 1919.

Child of John and Cicely:

i. Stephen l’Arcedekne, born ? in England.

1377, Stephen died soon after his father.

ii. Warin l’Arcedekne (7605574), born 1354 in England. [2nd son.]

1379, IPM at Lostwhithie:, Sir John Lercedekne was then dead ; that he died seized of the Manor of Elerky, leaving a certain Stephen his son and heir ; which Stephen entered upon the said lands and died, wherewith they descended to Warine his brother as his nearest heir.


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