Wednesday, September 7, 2011

G24: 15211448


15211448. Lord John de Montagu & 15211449. Margaret de Monthermer

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

~1329, John born in England, s/o 30422278. Earl William de Montague & 30422279. Katherine de Grandison.

10/14/1329, Margaret born at Stokenham, Devon, England, heir & d/o 30422898. Lord Thomas de Monthermer & 30422899. Margaret de Brewes.

6/24/1340, Margaret’s father died at the battle of Sluys.

7/2/1340, Marriage of Margaret de Monthermer granted to William de Montagu, earl of Salisbury.

2/1/1341 Indemnity to John, bishop of Exeter, with respect to his taking of Margaret daughter and heir of Thomas de Monte Hermerii, tenant in chief, detaining her for some time and then delivering her to William de Monte Acuto, earl of Salisbury, with the king’s will and the assent of Robert de Ferrariis, to whom her marriage had been granted by the king. (S) CPRs.

3/15/1341, To Margaret, late the wife of Thomas de Monte Hermerii. Order to pay to William de Monte Acuto, earl of Salisbury and marshal of England, 100 marks yearly for the maintenance of Margaret daughter and heir of Thomas de Monte Hermerii, deceased, tenant in chief, a minor in the king’s wardship, … allowance … of the manors of Eorlestok, co. Wilts, and Stokenham, co. Devon, which belonged to Thomas, … (S) CCRs.

By 1343, John married to Margaret.

12/20/1343, To Margaret, late the wife of Thomas de Monte Hermerii. Order not to intermeddle further with two parts of all the lands which belonged to Thomas at his death, … the king has rendered the said lands to John de Monte Acuto and Margaret his wife. (S) CCRs.

1/30/1344, John’s father died; his brother William the hier to the earldom.

2/3/1344, Order to discharge Margaret late the wife of Thomas de Monte Hermerii … custody of the manor of Erlestok, co. Wilts, … Stokenham, co. Devon, … the king took the fealty of John de Monte Acuto, who married Margaret, daughter and hier of Thomas, … (S) CCRs.

12/20/1344, Order to cause John de Monte Acuto, and Margaret his wife, daughter and heri of Thomas de Monte Hermerii … to have seisin of all the lands … as Margaret has proved her age … and the king has taken John’s fealty for all the lands … (S) CCRs.

5/24/1346, John de Somerton guardian of William, son and heir of William de Monte Acuto late earl of Salisbury, a minor in the king’s ward, about to proceed with the king to foreign parts … Peter de Grandison, chivaler, guardian of John de Monte Acuto, a minor, about to proceed with the above-named William in the king’s service into foreign parts.

8/26/1346, John fought at the Battle of Crecy.

1347, John at the siege of Calais.

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

5/1349, Margaret’s mother died.

1349, IPM of Margaret de Monte Hermerii, widow of Thomas de Monte Hermerii, deceased, … Margaret, the wife of John de Monte Acuto, daughter and next heir of Thomas de Monte Hermerii and Margaret aforesaid, was 21 years old.

9/29/1351, Roger de Bello Campo … querents ; … the homage and all services of William de Monte Acuto, earl of Sarum, … John de Monte Acuto, … (S) Feet of Fines, Somerset.

5/18/1352, Grant by John de Grandissono, Bishop of Exeter, … manor of Peynton. Witnesses : — Sir John de Monte Acuto and Sir Henry de la Pomeray the younger, knights, … (S) The Manuscripts of the Duke of Somerset, 1898.

John, knight of the household of Edward, the Black Prince.

3/10/1354, Commission of oyer … on complaint by John de Monte Acuto … at Dertemuth, co. Devon, broke his houses … (S) CPRs.

10/24/1355, John de Monte Acuto, knight, now tenant in chief of the castle and manor of Werk upon Tweed, to be in chancery … to show cause why the said castle and manor should not be taken … (S) CCRs.

9/19/1356, John fought at Poitiers, France, with his brother William, earl of Salisbury.

12/15/1357, Johanni de Monte Acuto 1st summoned to parliament by writ.

2/9/1361, Robert de Fienles, staying beyond the seas on the king’s service, has letters nominating John de Monte Acuto, … (S) CPRs.

6/22/1361, William de Brauntone, clerk, was inst. at Clyst. Patron, Sir John de Monte Acuto, Knt. in right of his wife Margarete, … heredis Domini Thome de Montehermeri, Militis, defuncti, … (S) The Register of John de Grandisson, Bishop of Exeter, 1899, P1361.

2/20/1363, John de Monte Acuto, justice of the peace in the county of Southampton. (S) CPRs.

12/24/1363, … ward of the Tower of London, between the tenements of Sir John de Monte Acuto, knight, on the north side, … (S) CPRs.

1364, Edward, the Black Prince, indebted to John for wages and horses.

1365, John leased the castle and barony of Wark to Joan, widow of John Coupland, for 7 years.

10/12/1366, Licence, for 40£ … by John de Monte Acuto, for John de Grauntson to enfeoff him of 8/5 knights’ fees in … co. Wilts, 2 knights’ fess … co. Somerset, and 2 knights’ fees in … co. Hereford. (S) CPRs.

5/16/1367, John de Monte Acuto, knight, querent, and John Graunson', bishop of Exeter, deforciant. The manor of Eton’ Tregoz. John de Monte Acuto has given him 200 marks of silver. (S) Feet of Fines, Herefordshire.

11/2/1375, Commission to John de Monte Acuto [touching the rape of Joan late the wife of Peter Brugge at Romeseye, co. Southampton.] (S) CPRs.

7/13/1377, Richard II, age 10, crowned king of England.

3/2/1380, Commission to A. archbishop of York, … Richard, earl of Arundel, Thomas de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, Hugh, earl of Stafford, William de Latymer, Guy de Briene and John de Monte Acuto, banerets, … that the commons of the realm have fallen into utter destitution … to enquire … (S) CPRs.

10/18/1381, Commission of oyer and terminer to John de Monte Acuto, steward of the king’s household, … (S) CPRs.

11/18/1381, Thomas Gouys, querent, and John de Monte Acuto, knight, and Simon Kyng', the parson of the church of Okforde, deforciants. (S) Feet of Fines, Devon.

12/9/1382, Licence for William de Monte Acuto, earl of Salisbury, to enfeoff … manor of Mertok, co. Somerset, …  remainder to John de Monte Acuto, knight, in fee simple. (S) CPRs.

1383, John’s nephew William, s/o his brother William, earl of Salisbury, died leaving John as heir apparent. [John’s son John would be heir.]

11/29/1384, Commission to Robert, earl of Oxford, Hugh, earl of Stafford, Henry, earl of Northumberland, John de Nevill of Raby, … to examine Guy Briene the elder, … as witnesses necessary to William, earl of Salisbury, in his appeal in the cause before the constable and marshal of England between him and John de Monte Acuto, knight, they being old men, … (S) CPRs. [This suit continued for several years.]

6/20/1385, Protection … Sir John de Monte Acuto, steward of the household, and William Cotyngham, parson of Lokyngton, diocese of York, subclerk of the kitchen, with him. (S) Calendar of Documents Relating to Scotland.

3/20/1388, John de Grandissono, Bishop of Exeter, brother and heir of Peter de Gradissono to John de Monte Acuto his nephew: Grant of land in Ewyas Harold, Monnington, Stradel, Folesyate, Upton Skydemor, Norton, Fyfield, Teffont, Rockley, Poyntington, and Eschelleworth: Heref.

2/25/1389, John, Lord Montagu, died; buried at Salisbury Cathedral.

4/3/1390 at Warblington, Grant by Margaret Mountagu, lady of Stokeynhame, widow.

6/16/1390, Margaret holding their tenement in St. Dunstan’s parish in the city of London in her right.

10/6/1390, Plea of covenant, moiety of the manor of Hurberton. John Wadham, John Hille and William Hanckeford, querents, and Cecily Turbervyle, deforciant. … their successors, Edward Courtenay, earl of Devon, Margaret Courtenay, countess of Devon, John Daumarle, John de Montague [son of Margaret], Margaret de Montague, Thomas Peverell, Margaret Peverell, … (S) Feet of Fines, Devon.

1393, Margaret sued by William Lokhull.

3/24/1395, Margaret died; buried at Warblington [later moved to Selwood priory.] (S) Monthermer Peerage, Parliament Lords, 1860, P90.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P576. (S) Monthermer Peerage, Parliament Lords … Case on Behalf of William Lowndes, 1860.

Children of John and Margaret: [3 sons, 4 daughters]

i. John Montagu (7605724), born 1351 in England.

ii. Richard de Monte Acuto, born ? in England.

5/5/1396, Pardon … Richard de Monte Acuto, son of John de Monte Acuto, knight, deceased, to him for acquiring in fee tail from William de Monte Acuto, earl of Salisbury, brother of the said John, … (S) CPRs.

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