15211394. Lord Geoffrey de Say & 15211395. Maud de Beauchamp
4/30/1305, Geoffrey born in England, heir & s/o 30422788. Lord Geoffrey de Say & 30422789. Idoine de Leybourne.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
~1310, Margaret born in England, d/o 1249356. Guy de Beauchamp & 1249367. Alice de Tony.
3/31/1321, Licence for Geoffrey de Say to enfeoff … his manor of Westgrenewich, co. Kent, … to regrant the manor to the said Geoffrey and Idonia his wife, with remainder to Geoffrey son of the said Geoffrey … remainders to Roger brother … and Ralph brother … (S) CPRs.
Bef. 3/3/1322, Geoffrey age 17 at his father’s death.
1326, “Jeoffrey”, gave proof of age and had livery of his lands.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
1327, Geoffrey summoned to the 1st parliament of King Edward III.
1327, Geoffrey summoned agains the Scots.
1/17/1331, Protection for Geoffrey de Say going overseas in the King’s service. (S) CPRs.
6/15/1332, Licence for Geoffrey de Say to grant to Idonia de Say, his mother, the manors of Bingham, Codham, Edelmpton and Sabricheworth, said to the held in chief, to hold for her life by rent of a rose at Midsummer. (S) CPRs.
7/16/1332, Geoffrey de Say, going beyond seas, has letters nominating … (S) CPRs.
2/25/1333, Geoffrey de Say, going beyond seas, has letters nominating … (S) CPRs.
1333, Geoffrey summoned to parliament.
1333, Geoffrey attended the tournament at Dunstable, his coat the same as Geoffrey de Mandeville, earl of Essex, who died in 1216.
1333, Geoffrey granted view of frankpledge and other liberties at Burham, co. Kent.
7/1334 at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Geoffrey witnessed a quit-claim by David de Strabolgi, late earl of Atholl and steward of Scotland. (S) CPRs, 3/4/1339.
11/25/1334, King Edward, from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, again invaded Scotland, advancing as far as Roxburgh, where he repaired the castle for his use.
1335, King Edward, headquartered at York, made excursions into Scotland.
8/15/1335, The Scots requested a peace meeting with King Edward.
4/10/1336, Geoffrey, a banneret with a retinue of 4 knights, 20 men at arms, and 3 archers, appointed captain and admiral of the fleet from the Thames westward. (S) CPRs, 5/3/1336.
9/1336, Geoffrey assigned to protect ambassadors crossing to France.
Aft. 11/14/1337, Geoffrey’s mother died.
11/1337, Geoffrey in the army of King Edward, claiming the throne of France through his mother, beginning the 100 Years War with the battle of Cadzand, a Flemish island. With 600 men-at-arms and 2000 archers they embarked on the Thames from London. On the third tide they left Margate for Cadsant. The locals and soldiers saw them coming. The French attached the ships with archers. The English landed with battle axes, sword and lances. The English archers then decimated the French. More than 3000 French soldiers were killed. Edward III had the village burnt before returning to England. (S) Chronicles of England, France, Spain, and the adjoining countries …, Froissart, P31.
1339, Geoffrey provided with 2 ships to take his household overseas.
9/20/1339, King Edward, with a force of 12,000 attacked Cambresis, Tournai, Vermandois and Laon [in what is now far northern France.]
6/24/1340, King Edward, with a fleet of 200 ships, won the Battle of Sluys against the French.
5/10/1341, Licence for Geoffrey de Say to enclose 100 acres of land and wood in Bierlyng, co. Kent, … to impark the whold, on condition that he make on his own soil a path … (S) CPRs.
1342, Geoffrey, under the earl of Northampton, commanded the castle of Goy la Foret in Brittany.
6/22/1344, Geoffrey de Say bound to William de Clynton, earl of Huntingdon, for 1,000 marks. (S) CPRs, 6/27/1344.
5/1345, Geoffrey, ‘chivaler,’, sailing to Brittany with the earl of Northampton.
6/22/1345, … Geoffrey de Say was held to William de Clinton, Earl of Huntingdon, for 1000 marks … (S) CPRs, 3/1/1352.
1346, Geoffrey was a given a ship of 60 tons of wine burthen by the King for service in Brittany.
8/26/1346, Geoffrey fought in the 2nd division at the battle of Crecy in the retinue of William de Bohun, earl of Northampton.
9/4/1346 by Calais, Pardon to William Broker … By K. and testimony of Geoffrey de Say. (S) CPRs.
1/10/1347, Grant to the king’s kinswoman, Joan de Bar, Countess of Warenne, wife of John de Warenna, earl of Surrey … William de Clynton, earl of Huntingdon … Geoffrey de Say … appointed before the king as her attorneys in England … (S) CPRs.
Geoffrey at the seige of Calais in the retinue of William de Clynton, earl of Huntingdon.
6/1347, Geoffrey returned to England.
12/1347 at Croydon, Geoffrey de Say visited John Stratford, archbishop of Canterbury. (S) Archbishop John Stratford, Haines, 1986, P91.
1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].
7/25/1349, Geoffrey granted 200 marks yearly to serve the King for life with 20 men-at-arms and 20 archers. (S) CPRs.
4/7/1351, Pardon, at the request of Richard, earl of Arundel, and Geoffrey de Say … (S) CPRs.
3/1/1352, Whereas the king, at the suit of William de Clinton, Earl of Huntingdon, showing that Geoffrey de Say was held to the said William in 1000 marks, … new agreement with Geoffrey … manor of Grenewiche, held in chief … (S) CPRs.
1354, Geoffrey de Say, dominus de Cowdham.
1/21/1356, Geoffrey, lord de Say, at Roxburgh.
1355, Geoffrey constable of Rochester castle.
6/26/1356, Sir Geoffrey, 2nd Lord Say of West Greenwich, Kent, died.
Maud married 2nd Edmund ?.
5/1357, Acquittance by Maud de Say, one of the executors of Geoffrey de Say to her sister [Juliana de Leyburn, her half sister], the countess of Huntingdon, of 100s … in full payment … (S) A Descriptive Catalougue of Ancient Deeds, 1902, P235.
7/29/1361, Licence for Thomas de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, … remainders in tail male … to William de Say, son of Maud de Say, the earl’s sister, … (S) CPRs.
1366, Maud has license to an oratory in her house in St. Dunstan’s, East London.
1368, Maud granted 100 marks annually for service to the King.
1368 at Bermondsey, Dame Maud de Say, late the wife of Sir Geoffrey Say, wrote her will. To be buried in the Church of the Friars Preachers in London, near Edmond my loving husband. … I charge to my son, William de Say, … to John, my son, 40£; to John de Harleston my French and Latin books; to every esquire in my retinue … (S) Testmaneta Vetusta, V1, P83.
7/28/1369, Dame Maud de Say died.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P728. (S) The Historical Antiquities of Hertfordshire, Chauncy, P342. (S) DNB, V50, 1897, P387.
Children of Geoffrey and Maud: [3 sons, 3 daughters]
i. Joan de Say (7605697), born ~1335 in
ii. William de Say, born 1337 in England. [Heir]
1375, William died.
iii. Idoine de Say, born ? in England.
Iodine married John, 3rd Lord Clinton, s/o Lord John de Clinton & Margery Corbet.
iv. Elizabeth de Say, born ? in England.
Elizabeth married Sir Thomas de Aldon.