Saturday, September 10, 2011

G23: 7605736

7605736. Sir John Berners & 7605737. Elizabeth ?

~1320, John born in England, s/o 15211472. Ralph de Berners, s/o 30422944. Edmund de Berners & 30422945. Amice ?.

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

Bef. 3/5/1313, John’s grandfather died.

3/22/1336, Berwick Berners was conveyed by John son of Edmund de Berners [John’s uncle and heir to the estates] to John son of Ralph de Berners, and Thomas, son of Richard Berners released the manor of Westhorsley in Surrey to John son of Edmund Berners. (S) A History of the County of Essex, V4, 1956. (S) CCRs.

3/12/1337, Thomas Priour, William Gernoun, John, son of Ralph de Berners, … acknowledge that they owe to Milo de Mounteney, 500£ … co. Essex. (S) CCRs.

Aft. 1347, John died.

1353, John, son of Edmund's son John, held two military fees in Iseldon, one of Elizabeth, wife of John de Berners.

(S) Icklingham Papers, Prigg, 1901, P121. (S) A Topographical History of Surrey, 1850, P72.

Family notes:

·         6/12/1391, “Edmund de Berners lately held the manor of Iseldon … by knight’s service … People mentioned … Amice [de Berners], wife of Edmund Berners; Roger de Berners; John de Nevyll (Nevill); Ralph [de Berners], son and heir of Edmund de Berners; John [de Berners], son and heir of Ralph de Berners; James [de Berners], son and heir of John de Berners; Richard [de Berners], son and heir of James de Berners … Robert, bishop of London, recounts that Berners held the manor of Islington of the bishopric of London as of the castle of Startford by the services of a knight, … The right of the manor descended through the family until it came to Richard, now a minor, … by James' forfeiture … [1388], …” (S) UKNA.

Children of John and Elizabeth:

i. James Berners (3802868), born 1347 in England.

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