19989516. Earl John de Plescy & 19989517. Christine de Saundford
~1210, John born in Normandy, s/o §Hugh de Plessetis.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
Christine born in England, d/o §Hugh de Sanford & Joan de Noers.
Christine 1st married to William de Sideham.
11/15/1224, The king has granted to Hugh Despenser a moiety of the manor of Chalgrove with the capital messuage, and to Hugh de Plessetis, Drogo de Barentin and Nicholas de Boleville the other moiety with appurtenances formerly of Peter de Maulnay, in order to sustain them in the king’s service for as long as it pleases the king. … the above said Hugh, Drogo and Nicholas to have full seisin of the other moiety of the aforesaid manor with appurtenances, saving to Alexander of Dorset the corn that he bought from Peter’s bailiffs from the land that Peter had in Chalgrove. [Hugh de Malaunay , who once held the manor of Chalgrove , …, whose heirs they are not, by reason of the aforesaid manor which he gave them by charter.] (S) FRsHIII.
3/27/1231, Order to the sheriff of Oxfordshire to place in respite, …, the demand he makes by summons of the Exchequer from Drogo de Barentin, Hugh de Plessetis and John de Plessetis for the manor of Chalgrove , which they hold by bail of the king, for the debt of Hugh de Maulnay. (S) FRsHIII.
John’s father died. [His brother Hugh living 10/11/1240.]
John married Christine acquiring the baronies of Okenarton and Kydelington, and the manor of Suttesdon in Oxfordshire. (S) The Judges of England, V2, Foss, 1848, P444.
6/23/1231, Because John de Plessetis and Drogo de Barentin are in the king’s service in Wales [in Kerry, Powys, against Llewelyn ap Iorwerth], order to the sheriff of Oxfordshire to place in respite the demand of 19½ m. (S) FRsHIII.
10/1/1231, Order … to place in respite, …, the demand of 10 m. … from Drogo de Barentin and John de Plessetis for the debt that Hugh de Maulnay and Peter de Maulnay owed to the king. (S) FRsHIII.
6/22/1232, Order to … place in respite the demand … from Drogo de Barentin, John de Plessetis and William of Huntercombe for the debts of Hugh de Maulnay by reason of the manor of Chalgrove , formerly of the same Hugh, being in their hand. (S) FRsHIII.
1/7/1233, Writ de intendo to the tenants of the manor of Chalfgrave, in favor of John de Plessetis and Drogo de Barentyn, … licence to tallage that manor, … as he is causing his demesnes throughout England to be tallaged. (S) CPRs.
7/8/1233, Pledges for Henry de Berneval … John de Plessetis for 10 m. … (S) FRsHIII.
11/30/1233, Eustace de Greinville has made fine with the king by 100 m., for himself and Joan, his wife, and for Thomas de la Haye and Alexandria, his wife, … Pledges for Eustace.: Ralph de la Haye for 100s.William Mauduit for 5 m. John de Beauchamp for 5 m. John de Plessetis for 5 m. … William de Cantilupe junior for 5 m. … (S) FRsHIII.
1233-4, Christine’s father died.
5/30/1234, Appointment of John de Plessetis to the custody of the castle of Devizes with the manor of Rudes and the forest of Chippenham. (S) CPRs.
5/1236, Walter de Burgh received the custody of the manors of Devizes and Rowde from the king’s beloved and faithful John de Plessetis. (S) FRsHIII.
4/1/1237, Payn de Chaworth has made fine with the king by 200 m. for having custody of the land and heir of Margaret de la Ferté , … He has found … H. de Bohun, earl of Essex and Hereford, for 25 m., … John de Plessetis for 25 m., Aymer de Sacy for 25 m., …. (S) FRsHIII.
9/25/1237 at York, By treaty, Alexander II of Scotland asserted to King Henry of England that he was owed Northumberland as dowry of Joanna. King Henry acknowledge a grant of Tynedale in Northumberland, as well as the Earldom of Chester. … witness … John du Plessis … (S) POMS.
3/18/1238, The king has given respite to John de Plessetis, …, from the 20 m. by which he made fine for having the custody of the land and heiress of William Avenel. (S) FRsHIII.
3/1/1239, John de Plessetis gives the king 100 m. for having custody of the portion which falls to Peter [Picot] son of Muriel, who is underage, of the lands formerly of Stephen de Somery, his uncle, until Peter comes of age, and for having the marriage of the aforesaid Peter and of the other heirs of the aforesaid Muriel. (S) FRsHIII.
11/18/1240, The king has committed the manor of Rowde with appurtenances and stock found therein to John de Plessetis to hold at farm. (S) FRsHIII.
12/15/1240, John de Plessetis has made fine with the king by 100 m. for having the custody of the land and heirs of Nicholas Malemains until the legal age of the same heirs, together with their marriage. (S) FRsHIII.
1/2/1241, Grant to the K.’s citizens of Cork … Witnesses, … Bertram de Cryoul, Roger de Montalt, Robert de Mucegros, Paulinus Peyvre, John de Plessetis, ….
12/9/1241, The king has granted to John de Plessetis the custody of the lands and of Eleanor and Isabella, daughters and heiresses of John Biset, together with their marriage, the custody and marriage of one of whom the king granted to him of his gift and the custody and marriage of the other for the 100 m. (S) FRsHIII.
9/7/1242 at Brodeaux, France, Charter to Matthew Fitz Griffin … Witnesses, Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, Roger de Quency, earl of Winchester, … Hugh de Vivon, … Gerald Fitz Maurice, John de Plessetis, … (S) Calendar of Document Relating to Ireland, 1875, P384.
12/12/1242 at Bordeaux, France, Charter, granting to William de Insula, … Witnesses:- William Longespee, Jon son of Geoffrey, Hugh de Vivona, John de Grey, Robert Tresgoz, John de Plesseto, Paulinus Peyvre, … (S) CPRs.
1243, John de Plessy married 2nd Margaret, heir and sister of Thomas, Earl of Warwick; and widow of John le Mareshcal. [This was an arranged marriage, John a “foreign favorite” of King Henry III.] (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, 1880, P203.
1244, John appointed constable of the Tower of London.
9/24/1245, Grant in fee to Ralph Pel de Lu … Wintesses, Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, … John de Plessetis, …
1247, John named earl of Warwick for life by agreement and fine with William Mauduit and Alice his wife.
5/21/1247, Grant to William, bishop of Leighlin, … Witnesses … John de Plessetis, earl of Warwick, …
8/1247, John de Plessetis, Comes Warwici, granted permission to fell oaks in the forest of Dene.
1249, Charter of Warren for Thomas Gredley. The King to the Archbishops, … These bein witnesses:- John of the Parks, earl of Warwick, John Maunsel, provost of Beverley, … (S) Remains, Chetham Society, V1, 1861, P91.
2/4/1250, The K. gives in frankalmoign to the church of Holy Trinity, Dublin, … Witnesses, Richard earl of Cornwall, the K.’s brother, John de Plessetis, earl of Warwick, …
1252, Christine’s mother died leaving her heirs half of Great Missenden.
1253, John de Plessetis, earl of Warwick, gives the King two marks for sesin of the mediety of the lands which were Joan de Saunford’s in Messeden, Bucks [having married her daughter]. (S) Archaeologia Cantiana, V2, 1859, P325.
1253, John in the retinue of King Henry going to Gascony.
John, traveling with letters of safe conduct from the King of France, was imprisoned at Pontes and not released until the following year. (S) The Judges of England, V2, Foss, 1848, P444.
8/24/1254 at Bordeaux, Charter … granting to Robert de Quency and his heirs a yearly fair at his manor of Ware, co. Hertford, … Witnesses:- … J. de Plessetis, earl of Warwick, … (S) CPRs.
9/1254 at Bordeaux, John de Plessis, earl of Warwick, obtained letters of safe conduct from King Louis IX of France and made a trip through Poitou, in the company of Gilbert de Segrave and William Mauduit. (S) DNB, V15, 1909, P1307.
11/20/1254 at Orleans, France, Charter … Witnesses:- Richard de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, … John de Plessitis, earl of Warwick, Geoffrey and William de Valencia the king’s brothers, … [This charter sealed under the great seal again on 8/13/1355.] (S) CPRs.
12/10/1254, at Paris, France, Charter … Witnesses : Richard de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, John de Plessitis, earl of Warwick, … (S) CPRs.
8/30/1256, Philippa countess of Warwick gives the king 40s. for having a writ of entry at the Bench against John de Plessy earl of Warwick [in right of his wife] and for having two other writs, namely one against the abbot of Oseney and another against Philip Basset. (S) Fine Rolls of Henry III.
6/1258, Henry signed the Provisions of Oxford. These limitations by parliament [led by Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester] granted money to Henry in exchange for administrative reform.
1258, The 24 named by the King and by the Barons elected 4 persons of their number; viz. John Mansel treasurer of York, Roger le Bigod earl of Norfolk, Hugh Bigod, chief justiciary, and John de Plessetis, earl of Warwick, to elect a council for the King. (S) House of Commons Papers, V6, 1826, P104. [A “Council of 15” was formed to enforce the reforms.]
9/20/1260, Marlborough, Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, John de Plessis, earl of Warwick, Henry of Almain, the king’s nephew, John Mansel, treasurer of York, Eudo la Zouche, Humphrey de Bohun, junior, Robert de Tweng, … (S) The Royal Charter Witness Lists of Henry III, V292, P130.
1/1261, King Henry decided to secretly send an emissary to the Pope to have the Provisions of Oxford voided.
1261, John named sheriff of Warwick and Leicester.
3/1262, King Henry repudiated the Provisions of Oxford.
1262, Warw. Ralph Basset of Drayton sued Philip Marmiun for sending his serviens … with a great multitude of outlaws and Welshmen … to the mill of the said Ralph … doing damage … 100£ … A concord was afterwards made at Tamworth, … sureties … John de Plessetis, earl of Warwick, Peter de Montfort, … Roger de Morteyn, … Thomas de Clinton [for Philip] … (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V4, 1883, P151.
10/17/1263, John, earl of Warwick, [one of many] to come to the king at Wyndesor with the horses and arms … (S) CPRs.
2/26/1263, John du Plessis died; buried in the choir of Misseden abbey, Bucks. [William Mauduit of Hamselp succeeding as earl of Warwick]. (S) The Reign of Henry III, Carpenter, 1996, P227.
(S) A History of the County of Buckingham, V2, 1908. (S) Calendar of Document Relating to Ireland, 1875.
· Christine’s sister Agnes married Matthew Hussee.
· Joan de Noers, d/o Hugh de Nuiers, gs/o Hugh de Misseden, s/o William, the founder of the abbey of Missenden in 1133. (S) History and Topography of Buckinghamshire, Sheahan, 1862, P173.