Friday, December 23, 2011

G25: 30422328 Fychet

30422328. Sir John Fychet & 30422329. Isabel ?

~1280, John born in England, s/o 60844656. Hugh Fichet.

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

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.

1325, The sheriff of Somerset ordered to restore John’s lands.

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

Bef. 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 History of the County of Somerset, V6, 1992. (S) Somerset Record Society, V68, 1968.

Family notes:

·         There are multiple undated deeds in the archives of what are likely this family: e.g. “John Fichet, lord of Spaxton to Christina de la Forde : Demise, indented, for her life, of his mill of La Forde, with land and meadow …”.

·         There are also a John Fychet of Canyngton, Somerset, with a wife Edith, in numerous records contemporary with this John.

·         Fichett de Spaxton: Gules a Lyon ramp. Or, a bendlett ermyn. Fichett de Strengston [in the church of Cannington]: ye same within a border azure.

Children of John and Isabel:

i. Thomas Fychet (15211164), born ~1310 in England.

ii. Joan Fychet, born ? in England.

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

1343, Thomas died.