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Thursday, December 8, 2011
G25: 23641866 Martin-FitzPeter-Mohun
23641866. Lord William Martin &
23641867. Eleanor Fitz Peter & 121689096. Lord John de Mohun.
~1245, John born in Somerset, England, heir & s/o 243378192.
John de Mohun I & 9954787. Joan de Ferrers.
~1252, Eleanor born in England, d/o 121688160. Sir Reynold
FitzPiers & 60841863. Alice de Stanford.
Bef. 1254, John de Mohun’s father died in Gascony before his
1/20/1257, John, a minor, succeeded his grandfather Reginald as
1257, William de Morteyn born in England, heir & s/o
47283732. Nichols Fitz Martin & 47283733. Maud de Bryan.
[–––John & Eleanor–––]
1267, John de Mohun, heir of Reginald, presented to Luppit
after having proved his patronage in the king’s court. (S) Devonshire Assoc.,
V2, 1928, P161. 1268, John’s mother died.
By 1269, Eleanor 1st married John de Mohun of
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
[John de Mohun is documented as being a minor on the ascension of King Edward.]
1273, Ralph fitz-Urse held of Thomas de Tymmeworth and Lucy his
wife, who held the same of Sir John de Mohun, as of his castle of Dunster. (S)
Proceedings, Vs27-28, Somerset, 1882, P173.
1274, The Hundred jury presented that John de Mohun held the
manor of Cadeleigh in chief of the King appurtenant to his barony of Dunster.
(S) Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Assoc., V42, 1910.
6/3/1275, To John de Loundonia, escheator this side of Trent. …
[addresses parceners of Walter Marshal] … William de Mohun, John de Mohun,
Agatha de Mortuo Mari, … (S) CCRs.
5/11/1276, Order to cause to be restored to John de Mohun, one
of the heirs and parceners of the inheitance of Walter, sometime earl Marshal,
his purparty of the manor of Luton, … (S) CCRs.
11/20/1276, Johannes de Mohun recognoscit servicium iii
feodorum militis pro terris que fuerunt Reginaldi de Mohun … (S) De Antiquis
Legibus Liber, 1846, P-XXIX.
7/1277, John summoned to military service against Lewelleyn in
Wales, to muster at Worcester with the Constable and Earl Marshal.
11/20/1277, John summoned to service in Gascony.
1278, John died in Gascony holding the castle and manor of
Dunstan and 55 knight’s fees in Dorset, Somerset … .
7/5/1279, Grant to Robert Tibbetot of the marriage of the
first-born son and heir of John de Mohun, lately deceased, tenant in chief, or,
in the case of his death, the next heir. (S) CPRs.
7/14/1279, Elearnor holding 27 knight’s fees in dower,
including Allecheford. (S) Calendar of IsPM, P351.
[–––William & Eleanor–––]
Bef. 1/1/1281, William married Eleanor.
1282-3, William summoned to serve in Wales.
1/2/1283, Inspeximus and confirmation of a charter of William
Marign granting to the lady Eleanor de Mohun for life the manors of Kingeston,
Combe Martin, Langacre, Moleton, co. Devon and Ludeford, co. Somerset, at a
rent of 200£ a year. (S) CPRs. [Charter written in 1282.]
6/28/1283, William Martin summoned to Shrewsbury by writ from
Rhuddlan to the king to hold a colloquium to ordain what should be done with
David, brother of Llewellyn, formerly prince of Wales. (S) The Titular Barony
of Clavering, 1891, P16.
5/5/1286, Eleanor’s father died; her brother succeeding.
2/15/1287, Protection with clause … William Martyn, going
beyond seas with Gilbert de Clare. (S) CPRs.
4/11/1289, IPM of Richard of Bedeford: 1.5 acres held of
William Martyn in Werehorn, Kent. (S) CIsPM.
1291, William de Valance v. the King’s Bailiff’s touching
jurisdictions within the Barony of Kemmeys. … William de Valance appeared and
said that in the full county court of Pembroke, it was adjudged that the said
William Martyn, on account of several defaults in making suits which he aught
to make to the county should be compelled to come to the said county court to
answer divers men who had plaints against him. (S) Jottings and Historical
12/4/1293, William obtained charters for a fair and for free
warren at Marwood, Devon. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.
1295-1324, William, 1st Lord Martin, summoned to
parliament by writ.
10/3/1295, Appointment of William Martyn, who is going to
Gascony on the king’s service [with the king’s brother Edmund], to the custody,
during pleasure, of the lands late of Hugh Luvel, deceased … (S) CPRs.
5/15/1296, Grant to William Martyn, staying in Gascony on the
king’s service, of the custody … manor of Baggetrip, late of Adam de Baggetrip.
9/30/1297 at Gaunt in Flanders, … Agreement between John de
Hastingges and William Martyn, lord of Kammoys, who are staying with the king
beyond seas … William son and heir of the former is to marry Eleanor the
eldest daughter of the latter, and Edmund son and heir of the latter is to
marry Jonetta the eldest daughter of the former, … (S) CPRs, 11/3/1297.
1298, On returning
to England, William Martyn’s ship wrecked. William appealed to the king,
informing him that whilst returning from Flanders laden with armour and other
goods, his ship had been cast away and plundered.
4/11/1298, Grant to
William Martyn, who when lately coming with the king from Flanders on the king’s
service lost his horses, armour and other goods to the value of 510£ through a
storm at sea near the port of Sandwich, of the custodies and marriages to that
value this side of Trent, when they fall in. (S) CPRs.
7/22/1298, William fought in the victory at Falkirk against
1300, William served in Scotland.
2/12/1301 in Lincoln, William, Lord of Kemeys, was a signer of
a letter to Pope Boniface VIII asserting the King’s right to dominion over
1302, Charter of Robert de Stokheye … witnesses, … Sir William
Martyn, Sir Thomas de Ralegh, … knights … (S) CChRs, 7/28/1303.
1304, William appointed to treat with the Scots.
4/6/1305, Commission of oyer and terminer to William Martyn,
Henry Spigurnel, Gilbert de Knovill, … touching vagabonds … (S) CPRs.
1/29/1306, Commission of oyer and terminer to William Martyn, Gilbert
de Knovill, … co. Devon … (S) CPRs.
6/22/1307, William Martyn justice in the county of Stafford.
2/25/1308, William present at the coronation of King Edward II.
1310, William chosen as one of the Lords Ordainer of Reform.
6/16/1310, Licence for William Martyn, the elder, to grant to
Henry de Lacy, earl of Lincoln, and Joan his wife, the manor so Blakedon, co.
Somerset, … Langare, … co. Devon, … 3,000 acres of wood in the manor of Holun,
… (S) CPRs.
7/8/1310, Pardon, at the instance of William Martyn, to William
de Beaumund for breaking prison at Exeter. (S) CPRs.
10/22/1315, William Martyn, justice of South Wales. (S) CPRs.
1320, William a Trier of Petitions at parliament.
1321, Wiliam ordered to abstain from attending “Good Peers”
meetings of the Earl of Lancaster.
1321, William and Eleanor conveyed lands to their son William.
11/30/1321, Writ of aid for Hugh de Courtenay and William
Martyn in Cornwall and Devon to assemble, if necessary, all the horse and foot
against the king’s insurgents. (S) CPRs.
1324, William a commander appointed to defend the shores of
Cornwall and Devon.
Bef. 10/8/1324, William died.
(S) The Archaeological Journal, 1880, P72. (S) History of the
Hundred of Carhampton, Savage, P471. (S)
Magna Carta Ancestry, P32.
Children of John and Eleanor:
i. John de Mohun (60844548), born 1270 in England.
Children of William and Eleanor: [2 sons, 2 daughters]
i. Joan Martin (11820933), born ~1290 in England.
ii. William Martin, born ~1294 in England. [Heir]
William married Margaret, d/o John de Hastings.
iii. Eleanor Martin, born ~? in England.
Eleanor married William de Hastings, heir & s/o John de