John born in England, s/o §Hugh de Normanville & Alicia de Berkeley.
1190, John de Normanville witnessed a grant by Bernard de Hauden.
1208, John de Normanville had a gem, “A Victory”, in his seal. (S) Seals, Birch, 1907, P-X.
John’s father died.
John, son of Hugh, gave the convent of Maxton, Lilisyhates, between Granrig, Detestrete, Farningdun and the highway from the vale of Anant to Rokisburg.
1220, Earl Patrick of Dunbar involved in a dispute with Dryburgh abbey over the boundaries of Earlston and Caddesley. The monks demanded that John de Normanville give more details of the marches of the estate than was included in his father’s document, as well as a perambulation by another benefactor. (S) Land, Law and People in Medieval Scotland, Neville, 2010, P51.
1221-31, John de Normanville withnessed the grant of the church of Lympetlaw to the Hospital of Soltre. (S) Bulleting of the New York Public Library, V50, 1946, P135.
3/7/1226, Robert d’Aubingy gives 3 m. for a pone against John de Normanville concerning the custody of land formerly of Robert of Fenwick in Fenwick and Matfen, Northumberland. (S) FRsHIII.
1226, John de Normanville, lord of Makeston, bestowed land in the parish to the monks of Melrose.
1227, John de Normanville, superior lord, in an agreement of the Abbacy of Melrose and Baptismal Church of Makerston. (S) History of the Berwickshire Naturalists’ Club, V8, 1879, P265.
~1232, John de Normanville convey to the church of St. Mary of Melrose and the monastery all the lands, common of pasturage, and other easements which it claimed within the manor of Mackestoun under his father, Hugh de Normanville. (S) Notes on the Surnames of Francus, ... French, 1893, P28.
1240, John died, succeeded by his son Walleran [who died in 1259.] (S) The Church Historians of England, Pt.1, 1856, P182.
(S) Origines Parochiales Scotiae, Anderson, 1851, P300. (S) The Monastic Annals of Teviotdale, Morton, 1832, P270. (S) The History and Antiquities of Roxburghshire, V4, Jeffrey, 1864, P187. (S) Caledonia, V2, Chalmers, 1887, P530.
· 1200, Hugh de Normanville, who married Alicia, the daughter of Robert de Berkeley & Cecilia his wife, gave the convent of Maxton, Kelvesete and Faulau, on the confines of Ruderfurde, on both sides of the road from Eckeford to Melros. Hugh and Alicia had 4 sons: John, Walran, Guydo and Thomas.
· Bef. 1199, Robert de Berkeley & Cecilia his wife, gave the convent of Maxton a ploughgate of land in Mackiston, on the east side of Derestrete. [Robert s/o John de Berkeley. Cecilia d/o Liulphus, s/o Maccus.]
· 1116, “Maccus filius Undwyn” witness to the “Inquisitio Davidis”. 1138, Maccus witnessed the foundation charter of King David I of Melrose abbey.
Children of John and ?:
i. Annora de Normanville (9981213), born ~1220 in Scotland.