~1220, Roger de Lyons born in England.
~1225, Joan born in Warwick, England, d/o §§Adam de Napton.
By 1245, Roger married Joan.
By 1245, Adam de Napton gave in Plumpton 44a. arable in demesne, 2.5 a. meadow, 2a. wood within the forest, rents of assize of freemen 6.5d, of villeins 27s, and of cottagers 2s 11.5d held without service of Adam de Napton, who gave the same to Roger de Lyuns with the said Joan his daughter in free marriage, … (S) CIsPM of Joan.
1250, Roger de Leonibus impleaded Ralph de Birston for 2 parts of a fee in Burston. (S) Topo. Hist. of the Co. of Norfolk, Blomefield, 1775, P909.
12/26/1252, Exemption, for life, of Roger de Lyuns from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions. (S) CPRs.
12/24/1257, Norfolk. Roger de Lyuns gives one mark for a writ ad terminum. (S) FRsHIII.
Aft. 8/4/1258, Joanna’s father died.
11/2/1259, Norfolk. Roger de Lyuns gives half a mark for a writ ad terminum. (S) FRsHIII.
1260, Agreement between Walter Pompes, etc., on the one part, and William Purkell on the other. Witnesses Richard de Lyuns, son of Lord Roger Lyuns, Gerard de Lyuns, Richard de Lyuns. Nicholas de Lyuns et al. (S) Lyons Memorial, V3.
1261, Roger de Lyuns gives the king 10 gold bezants for having respite from his knighting, which he has paid to P. Chaceporc and is quit. (S) FRsHIII.
7/17/1268, Whereas the king’s clerks … Guy de Taunton, and Roger de Lyuns to tax ecclesistical benefices [and] temporalities of archbishops … diocese of Bath and Wells, … £10 for their expenses … (S) CPRs. [Multiple records in 1268 on this appointment.]
1/7/1269, … delivered … by the hand of Roger de Lyuns of £154 of the 10th … (S) CPRs.
1/12/1269, Mandate to … to pay … to Roger de Lyuns 100s for a horse lost in the king’s service about the taxation … (S) CPRs.
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade, succeeding King Henry III.
1273, Roger de Lyons held land in co. Wilts. (S) A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames, Bardsley, 1901, P503.
Roger de Leone died.
1278, Joan died; Richard de Lyuns her son, aged 30, is her next heir. (S) CIsPM.
12/20/1278, Writ for IPM of Joan le Lyuns. Northampton: Plumpton. 44a. arable in demesne, 2½a. meadow, 2a. wood within the forest, rents of assize of freemen 6½d., of villeins 27s., and of cottagers 2s. 11½d., held without service of Adam de Napton, who gave the same to Roger de Lyuns with the said Joan his daughter in free marriage, … Richard de Lyuns her son, aged 30, is her next heir. (S) CIsPM.
(S) Lyon Memorial, Lyons, 1905, P435.
· 1330, Dispensation from the prior and brothers of St. Augustine of Northampton to John (2110858) and wife Alice for the souls of ancestors: John (4221716, father) and wife Margerie, Richard (8443432, grandfather) and wife Emma, Roger de Lions (16886864, greatgrandfather).
Child of Roger and Joanna:
i. Richard de Lyons (8443432), born 1246 in England.