Tuesday, September 6, 2011

G24: 15211428


15211428. Lord John de Grey & 15211429. Avice Marmion & 30422705. Katherine Fitz Alan

10/9/1300, John born at Rotherfield, England, heir & s/o 30422856. Sir John de Grey & 30422857. Margaret de Oddingseles.

1302, Katherine born in England, coheir & d/o 60845410. Lord Brian Fitz Alan & 60845411. Maud ?.

5/12/1306, Grant to Henry de Lacy, earl of Lincoln, the king’s kinsman, of the custody, during the minority of the daughters and hiers of Brian son of Alan … the marriage of the 2nd daughter [Katherine.] (S) CPRs.

1307, Katherine age 5, and heir to her uncle Theobald Fitz Alan.

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

Bef. 3/1/1311, John 1st married to Katherine.

1311, John’s father died, John age 10; King Edward II granted the manor of Rotherfield to Thomas Wale for 10 years during John’s minority.

4/24/1312, Grant … custody of the lands late of John de Grey of Rogherfeld, … Duston, co. Northampton, … custody of John son and heir of the same John de Grey, … (S) CPRs.

1312, John heir to his grandmother Joan de Valoines of the manor of Fringford. The manor was held of Hugh le Despenser in his minority. (S) Fringford, A History of the Co. of Oxford, V6, 1959.

1313, John de Ralegh and Joan his wife … land and rent in Mollington … remainder to John son … Katharine daughter … to John de Grey of Rotherfield. (S) Lists and Indexes, V17, P144.

1/20/1314, Pardon to John de Ralegh and Joan his wife for acquiring … successive remainders to their son John … to Katherine his sister … and to John de Grey of Rotherfeld and his heirs. (S) CPRs.

1319, Katherine made proof of age. (S) Siege of Carlaverock, Nicolas, 1828, P222.

~1320, Avice born in England, d/o 23640110. Baron John de Marmion & 23640111. Maud de Furnival.

1321, John, son and heir of John de Grey of Rutherefeld (Rotherfield): Oxfordshire (proof of age). (S) UKNA.

1322, John de Grey complains that a group of malefactors, tenants of the king from Merioneth, Penllyn, Ardudwy, Edeyrnion, Glyndyfrdwy and Dinmael, sent by (par lenvoy) Griffith ap Rees, came to his town of Ruthyn and there attacked his castle, and started to burn down the town, … killed his men …, gravely wounded forty others, destroyed his parks, … killed and carried off his game, and stole the goods of the tenants of the country, both livestock and other goods; and they still rob and destroy in the area. (S) UKNA.

7/21/1322, The following have letters … John de Grey of Rotherfeld, nominating … going to Scotland with the king. (S) CPRs.

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

1327, John fought in Scotland.

John Justice of North Wales.

3/7/1328, John de Grey, late justice of North Wales. (S) UKNA.

Bef. 8/7/1328, Katherine died.

6/16/1329, Commission of oyer and terminer to John de Grey of Retherfeldm Robert de Malberthorp and William de Shareshulle … (S) CPRs.

1330, John received a grant of free warren for all his demesnes.

1/1332, John in a quarrel with Lord William la Zouche de Mortimer, drew his knife on him in the King’s presence. John was sent to prison.

3/27/1332, John pardoned and his lands restored.

11/4/1332, Edward de Bohun, William de Bohun and John de Grey of Retherfeld, mainpernors for Robert de Folevill. (S) CPRs.

1335, John married Avice. Robert de Marmion, Avice’s brother, being infirm, married Avice to John on condition that upon settling the reversion of all his lands on John and Avice in tail the issue of her marriage should take the name of Marmion. (S) Archaeologia, V47, Pt1, 1882, P183.

1336, John fought in Scotland.

1337, Sir John de Grey presented Nicholas Oliver to the church at Oxburgh. (S) History of the Counry of Norfolk, V3, 1769, P491.

8/19/1337, Licience for the alienation in mortmain by John de Grey of Retherfeld to the guardian and Friars Minors of Oxford … (S) CPRs.

1338, Lutton manor settled on Robert son of John, reversion to Maud widow of John Marmion, Joan wife of John Bernak, and Avice wife of John de Grey. (S) Victoria History of the County of Northampton, V2, 1906, P584.

6/26/1338, Licence for John de Grey of Retherfeld to enfeoff John Giffard of Twynford … (S) CPRs.

8/25/1338-57, John, 1st Lord Grey of Rotherfield, summoned to parliament by writ.

3/25/1339, Creditor: John de Grey of Rotherfield [Oxon.], knight. Amount: £20. (S) UKNA.

8/24/1340, Commission … as taxers of the ninth of sheaves, lambs and fleeces … surveryors of the same in the said counties to inform themselves of the true value of each church, … to certify receivers … John de Grey of Retherfeld } Bedford and Buckingham. (S) CPRs.

1/20/1342, To John de Grey of Rotherfield. Order, upon sight of these presents, to come to London, … to treat with the council there for what he and his men ought to receive for their stay at Berwick upon Tweed, as the king wishes him to have the custody of that town, for a moderate time. (S) CCRs.

1342, John in the expedition into Flanders.

11/11/1342, Simon de Wintryngham, chaplain, grant a third of the manor of Willingham to Maud, widow of John Marmyon, Lady Maud, for life, remainders to lord John Gray of Rotherfield and Avice his wife. (S) CIsPM.

1343, Richard de Mousegrave presented to Sedistern by John, son of John de Grey of Rotherfield, attorney of Sir Miles de Stapleton. (S) History of the Counry of Norfolk, V3, 1769, P854.

1343-4, Account of John de Grey of a journey to the Roman Court. (S) UKNA.

7/15/1346 at La Hogue, Pardon, for good service done to the king and especially at the present time in his passage to Normandy … Thomas de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, John de Grey of Retherfeld. By K. [Then many pardons follow “by testimony of John de Grey of Retherfeld”.] (S) CPRs.

12/10/1346, Licence for John de Grey of Retherfeld to crenellate his dwelling-place of Retherfeld Grey, co. Oxford, and Sculcotes, co. York. (S) CPRs.

1347, John at the siege of Calais.

8/24/1347 at Calais, Pardon to Thomas de Wetelache of Orell. By K. and testimony of John de Grey of Retherfeld. (S) CPRs. [Also see 2/24 & 2/28 & 3/14 & 8/18]. [On this date Calais fell to the siege.]

2/22/1348, Licence for John de Grey of Retherfeld to crenellate his dwelling-place of Retherfeld, co. Oxford, and Sculcotes, co. York. (S) CPRs.

4/23/1348, John a founding Knight of the Garter, occupying the 14th stall.

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

1350, William de Aberford presented to Sedistern by Sir Miles de Stapleton and Sir John de Grey. (S) History of the Counry of Norfolk, V3, 1769, P854.

9/7/1350, John de Pothow (Potto); Thomas Dese of Fencote … Pothow and Dese request that they be granted charters of pardon for the deaths of Schat and Rynet respectively, Pothow having been in the company of Grey … John Schat of Gribthorpe; John Grey of Rotherfield; John Rynet. (S) UKNA.

John named steward of the king’s household.

11/3/1350, Commission to Richard, earl of Arundel, Thomas de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, William de Clynton, earl of Huntingdon, John de Grey of Retherfeld, steward of the household, and Bartholomew de Burgherssh, the king;s chamberlain, to deliver from prison William de Thorpe, ‘chivaler’ … detained … for misdeeds in the office of chief justice. (S) CPRs.

11/26/1350, Pardon, at the request of John de Grey of Rotherfield … (S) CPRs.

1351-2, Receipt by Isabel de Wodestok, the eldest daughter of the King, to John de Grey of Rotherfield, banneret, for 15£. farm of the manor of Minster [Lovell]: Oxford. (S) UKNA.

11/5/1351, Pardon to Philip de Carteret for his adherence to the French against the king, … bear himself well … restitution to him of all his lands … By K. on the information of John de Grey of Retherfeld … (S) CPRs.

1353, John a commissioner of array for the counties of Oxford and Buckingham.

1354, John given a grant of free warren in Cornwall and Kingham, Oxfordshire.

7/1/1354, Enrollment of realease by John fitz Bernard, knight, to John de Grey of Retherfeld, knight, … Cornewell and Kengham, … (S) CCRs.

11/15/1355, Commission of oyer and terminer to John de Grey of Retherfeld, … (S) CPRs.

John again named steward of the king’s household.

1/23/1356, Power to John de Grey of Rotherfield, steward of the king’s household, John de Cherleton, the king’s chamberlain, Henry Grene, … justices of oyer … to remove John de Coupeland, sheriff … . (S) CPRs.

1/20/1356 at Roxburgh, John a witness to the charter by which Edward Baliol granted all his rights in Scotland to King Edward III.

8/14/1357, Commission of oyer and terminer to John de Grey of Retherfeld, steward of the household, … (S) CPRs.

5/12/1358, From: Edward III, king of England To: the prior and convent of Canterbury Cathedral Priory … Witnesses: … Edward of Woodstock, prince of Wales, son of Edward III; … William de Bohun, earl of Northampton; Richard fitz Alan, earl of Arundel; …; John Grey, steward of the royal household. (S) UKNA.

10/20/1358, John, son of John Buttetourt', and Maud, daughter of John de Grey of Retherfeld', querents, and John Buttetourt' of Weleye, knight, and Joyce, his wife, deforciants. (S) Feet of Fines, Buckinghamshire.

1359, John Grey of Rotherfield, steward of the household, Chief justice. (S) UKNA.

7/20/1359, John de Grey de Retherfeld, steward of the household, witnessed a confirmation of a royal charter of 1324. (S) Cardiff Records, V1.

9/1/1359, “John de Grey of Rotherfeld (Rotherfield), knight: Sussex, Gloucestershire, Norfolk, Staffordshire, Oxfordshire, Nottinghamshire, Kent, Lincolnshire, Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Yorkshire” died. (S) UKNA.

9/25/1359, Protection, … for Avice late the wife of John de Grey of Rotherfield, … executors of the will of the said John, and for his goods, … (S) CPRs.

1360, Avice coheir to her brother Robert, 3rd Lord Marmion.

2/28/1363, Licence … parson of the chruch of Kirtelyngton, … to found a chantry … in West Tanfeld church according to the ordinance of Avice late the wife of John de Grey of Rotherfield, … (S) CPRs.

1366, Peter Bray presented at Oxburgh by the Lady Avice de Grey, widow of Sir John de Grey, baron of Rotherfield, daughter and coheir to John, lord Marmion. (S) History of the Counry of Norfolk, V3, 1769, P491.

3/20/1379, “Robert Grey of Rotherfield to settle half the manor of Rotherfield, … now held in dower by Avice late the wife of Sir John Grey, Robert's grandfather, …, now held in dower by Matilda late the wife of John Grey, knight, Robert's father, ….” (S) CPRs.

By 1380, Avice died; step-grandson Robert [wife Joan] her heir.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P629. (S) DNB, 1890, P192.

Family notes:

·         Sons John & Robert, half-brothers, married sisters, Elizabeth & Lora de Saint Quintin.

Child of John and Katherine:

i. John de Grey (7605676), born ~1324 in England. [Heir]

Children of John and Avice: [2 sons, 1 daughter]

i. Robert de Marmion (7605714), born by 1342 in England.

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