Wednesday, December 14, 2011

G25: 30420694 Clivedon-Drokensford


30420694. Sir John de Clivedon & 30420695. Mary Drokensford

~1290, John born in England, s/o 60841388. Matthew de Clyvedon.

Mary born in England, d/o §Philip Drokensford.

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

Aft. 4/7/1305, John’s father died; his brother Matthew succeeding.

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. [The regulations were suspended in the parliament of 1316.]

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.

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.

1321, The office of constable of the castle and keeper of the town of Barton and town of Bristol granted by the king to “his beloved and faithful Matthew de Clyvedon and John de Clyvedon, his brother, at the rent of £210 … [This was held for less than a year.]

3/10/1322, King Edward II defeated the forces of Earl Thomas of Lancaster at the river Trent.

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

3/1322, 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.

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.

Aft. 5/9/1324, John’s father died.

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.

11/24/1325, John de Clyvedon, in the room of John Wake, to select footment in the county of Somerset … (S) CPRs.

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.

5/18/1329, Commission of the peace … Richard Lovel, John de Moeles, John de Clivedon } in the county of Somerset.

7/22/1329, Mandate for restitution of the temporalities of the see of Bath and Wells … to John de Clyvedon and Gilbert de Berewyk, keepers of the see while in the king’s hands. (S) CPRs.

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.]

9/18/1331, Commission of oyer and terminer to Richard Lovel, John de Clyvedon the elder, … at Bruggewater, co. Somerset. (S) CPRs.

3/21/1332, Appointment as keepers of the county … to arrest all disturbers of the king’s peace … Richard Lovel, John de Erleye, John de Clyvedon, John de Fosse } for the county of Somerset. (S) CPRs.

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.

1333, Charter of John de Clyvedon granting for life to Simon de Niweton a tenement at Scheham.

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.

By 1336, 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 sister to John Drokensford, Bishop of Bath and Wells, 1309-29.

·         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.]

·         Maria had a sister Joan who married Philip Crook.

·         John married 2nd Emma ? [no children.]

Child of John and Emme:

i. John de Clyvedon, born ? in England.

John married Elizabeth, widow of Sir John de Sancto Laudo.

7/16/1338, John de Clyvedon of King’s Aller in a dispute over the marriage of the heir of John de Knolton with John de Breinton, abbot of Gl. (S) The Great Chartulary of Glatonbury, V63, 1952, P-CLXVIII.

11/1/1339, Commission of oyer and terminer to John Inge, Richard Lovel, John de Clyvedon, … co. Somerset … (S) CPRs.

1348, Sir John died.

Child and heiress: Margaret, married Sir Peter Courtenay, knight; who’s daughter Elizabeth St. Loe married William Botreaux.

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

iii. Philip de Clyvedon, born ? in England.

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