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Friday, December 23, 2011

Sir John Fychet & Isabel ?

30422328. Sir John Fychet & 30422329. Isabel ?

~1290, John Fichet born in England, s/o §§Hugh Fichet.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

By 1310, John’s father died.

3/4/1310, John Fychet came before the king and sought to replevy to Robert de Sancto Quinteino the said Robert's land in the suburb of Shafton. (S) CCRs.

By 1314, John succeeded his father at Spaxton.

1314, John Fichet gave to John Tremenet infee a farm called Woutham in Spaxton.

9/18/1317, Commission of oyer and terminer to John de Clyvedon, … on complaint by Walter, bishop of Exeter, that John Fichet, Edmund Fichet, … [many others] broke his park at Norton by Tanton, co. Somerset. (S) CPRs.

4/29/1319, Feoffment by John Fichet, lord of Spaxton, to Master Thomas de Litlington and Maurice de Baunton …

1320, Sir John Fychet of Spaxton a member of parliament. (S) Proceedings, Somersetshire, 1935, P49.

7/1321, Quitclaim by Maurice de Baunton for himself and his heirs to John Fichet and Isabel his wife, of his right in the manor of Spaxton.

1321, John’s lands confiscated by the king for consenting to the death of Walter de Compton, who was slain at Litleton near Somerton by Thomas Jory and Nicholas le Bonde, who were hanged. (S) CCRs, 7/28/1325.

7/28/1325, The sheriff of Somerset ordered to restore lands of John Fychet and Ed. Fychet. (S) CCRs.

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

6/7/1328, Grant by Richard de Wyndesores to Robert de Cormailles … Witnesses: … Sir Alexander Luterel, …, Sir John de Reynny, Sir John Fichet, knts., … (S) Cal. of Manu’s of Dean and Chapter of Wells, V2, 1914, no.212.

3/25/1337 at Bristol, Thomas Lamier', exor of the testament of John Bernard deceased … Witnesses: Roger Turtle, Mayor. … John Fichet. (S) UKNA.

5/1/1337 at Bristol, Quitclaim of Alice who was the wife of John Bernarde … John Fichet, … (S) UKNA.

1337, John of Spaxton, Somerset died.

(S) De controversia in curia militari inter Ricardum Le Scrope, Scrope, 1832, P205. (S) Spaxton: Manors and other estates, A Hist. of the Co. of Somerset, V6, 1992. (S) Somerset Record Society, V68, 1968. (S) Parochial and Family Hist. of the Deanery of Trigg Minor, 1876, V2, Maclean, P42.

Family notes:

·         Fichett de Spaxton: Gules a Lyon ramp. Or, a bendlett ermyn.

·         §§Hugh Fichet s/o §§Robert Fichet of Spaxton (d.1277) & §§Sarah of Eston.

·         1277, Robert Fichet of the village of Spaxton in Somerset had died owing an Exeter Jew, Solomon, the son of Solomon, the sum of £80. Hugh, the son of the deceased debtor, a minor (b.aft.1256), and his guardian, in settling the Fichet estate, asserted that the debt was not owing, but that Adam the clerk of the Chirographer had forged a deed after the death of Robert Fichet, and furthermore that the four Chirographers of the Exeter Chest had been parties to the fraud of placing this false document in the Archa. (S) JCR-UK, The Medieval Jews of Exeter, Adler, 6/24/1931.

·         Sarah born in England, d/o §§Robert of Eston & Beatrice ?. ([Undated] Beatrice, widow of Robert of Eston, gave the capital messuage of Farringdon and land to her daughter Sarah. (S) Hist. of Somerset, V6, 1992, Stogursey.)

Children of John and Isabel:

i. Thomas Fychet (15211164), born ~1315 in England.

ii. Joan Fychet, born ? in England.

Joan married Thomas de Gournay, s/o Hugh de Gournay & Isabel.

1343, Thomas died.


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