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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Lord John de Clyvedon & Mary Drokensford

30420694. Lord John de Clyvedon & 30420695. Mary Drokensford

~1280, John de Clivedon born in England, s/o 60841388. Matthew de Clyvedon.

~1285, Mary born in England, d/o §§Philip Drokensford. [Likely related to 4221698. Sir John de Drokensford.]

By 1303, John’s uncle of the same name died.

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

4/1315, Due to a famine in England caused by year-long rains and flooding, King Edward ordered the regulation of food prices.

1315, Bishop Drokensford of Bath and Wells notified all his knights and tenenants that Sir John de Clyevedon had been appointed his steward [and soon after appointed an auditor of all the Episcopal manors.]

2/1316, John attended the Parliament at Lincoln.

2/1/1316, Commission de walliis et fossatis to John de Meryet, Richard de Rodeneye and John de Clyvedon for the sea coast and adjacent parts in the county of Somerset. (S) CPRs.

3/1/1316, Mandate to John de Clyvedon, Walter de Rodneye and John de Erlegh, ordering renewed efforts to produce 100 hobelars and 200 archers from Som for octaves of Trinity at Newcastle-on-Tyne for expedition against the Scots. (S) UKNA.

4/17/1316, The D. & C. to the Bp. … a letter from the king sub privato sigillo ordering the colletion of the money agreed upon in the Parliament at Lincoln. He sends this letter by the hands of John de Clyvedon, seneschal, … who were present at the Parliament.

9/16/1316, John de Clyvedon the Bp’s. Seneschall calls a jury of 12 men …

2/13/1317 at Rockeburne, Conf. … of a charter of Bp. J. Drokensford, … Test. Matthew de Clyvedon, John de Clyvedon, John de Bello Campo de Northone, … .

6/1317, Gift indented by John bishop of Bath and Wells, … Witnesses: Sir John de Clevedon, Sir Matthew de Clyvedon, knights, … (S) Reports, Royal Commission, 1907, P484.

9/18/1317, Commission of oyer and terminer to John de Clyvedon, … (S) CPRs.

5/26/1318, Appointment  as conservator of the peace … John de Erle and John de Clivedon, in the county of Somerset. (S) CPRs.

1319, Appointment by John de Clyvedon, son of Matthew de Clyvedon, Knight, and Maria de Drokensford, the wife of John, to receive possession from the said Matthew of certain lands in Shipham. Given at Alre.

9/21/1320, The patent was formerly issued making John the seneschal of the bishop of Bath and Wells.

By 1321, John’s father died.

5/10/1321, Commitment during pleasure to “his beloved and faithful Matthew de Clyvedon and John de Clyvedon, his brother of the castle, town and barton of Bristol, to keep at the rent of £210 a year. (S) CFRs. [Rescinded because of a previous grant, held for less than a year.]

3/16/1322, At the battle of Boroughbridge, northwest of York, Edward II defeated the forces of the Marcher lords and Thomas, earl of Lancaster.

3/25/1322, Commission to array footmen … and to conduct them to the king at newcastle on Tyne … Ralph de Gorges and John de Clyvedon to raise 2,000 footmen in the counties of Somerset and Dorset, excepting the towns of Bristol and Bath. (S) CPRs. King Edward marched his forces into southeastern Scotland, but was immediately sent into retreat.

6/8/1322, Mandate to supply the number of armed footmen to each borough to be Newcastle by 24 July … John de Clevedon { Welles 3, Yvelcestre 1, … (S) CPRs.

10/14/1322, King Edward, fought the battle of Byland [20 miles north of York] against Robert Bruce, and was nearly captured by the Scots.

12/2/1322, Ralph de Gorges and John de Clyvedon both lodged complaints of person breaking their parks in Somerset. (S) CPRs.

12/16/1322, Sir John de Clyvedon and his heirs received a bond from the bishop for the payment of £6 yearly …

3/15/1323, Commission to arrary all fencible men between 16 and 60 … John de Clivedon and the sheriff, co. Somerset. (S) CPRs.

3/18/1323, Writ … for Edmund, earl of Kent, the king’s brother, appointed as lieutenant on this side of Trent against the incursion of the Scots …. (S) CPRs.

4/9/1324, Quitclaim of Thomas de Lyons to Lord John de Meriet … Witnesses: Lord John de Clivedon knight … (S) UKNA, Bristol Archives.

1324, King Edward II hanged 2 gentlemen at Bristol. There were reports of miracles done around the corpses. John de Clyvedon with others appointed to enquire into the truth of the reports. (S) Proccedings, Somerset, V27, P19.

6/14/1324, Commission to select bowmen … lead them to Plimmuth to go thence to the duchy of Aquitaine … John de Clyvedon and John de Lortye in co. Somerset, 100 out of 200, at Exeter … John de Lorty to be the leader. (S) CPRs.

8/14/1324, Appointment, during pleasure, of John de Clyvedon to be warden of the islands of Gernereye, Gereseye, Serk and Aureneye, as Otto de Grandisono, who holds them for life has retired from them, … for their safe custody, especially as the king of France is attempting to make war on the realm … taking £40 yearly … (S) CPRs.

8/1324, King Edward began the War of Saint-Sardos with his brother-in-law King Charles of France.

7/16/1325, Notification to John de Clyvedon that it is not necessary for him to stay in the islands of Gernereye, … as a treaty of peace is pending between the king and the king of France. (S) CCRs.

12/2/1325, John de Clyvedon acknowledges that he owes to Reginald de Pavely of la Broke, £480; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Somerset. (S) CCRs.

6/22/1326, Commission de walliis et fossatis to John de Bello Campo of Somersete, John Inge and John de Clyvedon in divers places in the county of Somerset. (S) CPRs.

1326-27, John a member of parliament.

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

1327, John de Clyvedon and John de Erle conducted the survey ordered by the king called “Exchequer Lay Subsidies.” (S) Proceeding, Somerset, V38, 1892, P236.

6/7/1327, Sir John de Clevedon appointed as assisstant steward of the bishop’s manors to Sir J. Randolf.

2/20/1328, Commission of oyer and terminer to John de Clyvedon, … (S) CPRs.

6/29/1329, Philippus Drokenesford did homage for the Bishop’s lands [Mary’s brother Philip doing homage for the lands of their deceased brother John Drokensford, Bishop of Bath and Wells.]

5/10/1329, Commitment during pleasure to John de Clyvedon and Gilbert de Berewyk of the guardianship of the bishopric of Bath and Wells. (S) CFRs.

1329, Account of John de Clyvedon of the sale of corn of John de Drokenesford, late bishop of Bath and Wells, seized for his debts to the king. (S) UKNA.

2/21/1330 at Wells, Thomas de Retford … Details of the services … Test. The nobel men John de Erlegh ; John de Clyvedon ; … knights, … [Founding of 2 chantries at the cathedral of Wells.]

8/1331, Indenture made at Somerton [Somerset], … between John de Godelee, dean of Wells, and … Robert de Brent and John de Cadcote are surety … for greater security Sir John de Clyvedon, the elder, lord of Clyvedon, has also affixed his seal. (S) Ancient Deeds, V4, 1902, A.9809.

1332, Indenture made at Somerton … John de Godelee, dean of Wells … Witnesses: … Sir John de Clyvedon and Sir John de Ralegh, knights, … At the request of the said Gilbert, and for the greater security Sir John de Clyvedon, the elder, lord of Clyvedon, has also affixed his seal. (S) A Descr. Catalogue of Ancient Deeds, 1902, P464.

7/1332 at Wells, Grant by Philip de Droknesford … Witnesses: Sirs John de Clyvedone the elder, … knts., John de Durburgh, … (S) CCRs.

1333 at Drokenesford, Gift by Philip de Drokenesford, brother and heir of John de Drokenesford, late bishop of Bath and Wells, to John de Godelee and Sir Hamelin his brother, …. Witnesses: Sir John de Clyvedon the elder, Sir John de Erlegh, Sir Ralph de Fizhours, Sir Hugh de Langelonde knights … .

6/24/1335, Appointment … John de Clyvedon the elder … } to levy 250 marks in the count of Somerset, Bath and Wells excepted, for relief for 100 hobelers and 200 archers. (S) CPRs.

4/1347, Proof of age of Edmund, son and heir of William de Cheyne at Somerset. John de Clyvedone (b.1285), knight, aged 60 years and more, says … John de Membury, knight, aged 60 years, Henry de Lorty, knight, aged 70 years, John de Durburgh, knight, aged 48 years, Robert Martyn, aged 50 years, … agree, … (S) CIsPM.

1348, Sir John died.

(S) Notes & Queries for Somerset and Dorset, Vs5-6, 1897. (S) Report of the Manuscripts of Wells Cathedral, V10, Pt3, 1885. (S) Proceedings, Somerset Arch. And Nat. Hist. Soc., V41, 1895.

Family notes:

·         Maria had a sister Joan who married Philip Crook.

Children of John and Mary:

i. John de Clyvedon (15208758), born ~1305 in England.

ii. Philip de Clyvedon, born ? in England.

iii. Katherine de Clivedon (15210347), born ~1310 in England.