~1255, Richard de Heydon born in Devon, England, s/o §§John de Hydon, s/o §§Richard de Hydone & Felicia ?.
11/23/1262, Confirmation of gift from John de Hydon to William der Germonuill, of a gift of Richard de Hydon, John’s father, to Richard de Sancto Georg' and Clarice mother of William … seal of ‘S. Iohanis Hydon’ with knotted foliage. (S) UKNA, Archives of Cornish Studies Service.
By 1268, Richard’s father died.
1268, at Ivelcestre, Richard de Heydon, querent ; Richard de Weghewod, deforciant ; pasture in Hengesterugge. (S) Somerset Record Society, V6, 1892, P216.
11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England.
5/12/1273, IPM of John de Meriet. Somerset: … Hengstrigge. 1 virgate land, held by Felicia (grandmother) late the wife of Richard de Heydone, by service of 1/16 knight’s fee. (S) CIsPM.
8/1/1282, Gift of pasture and watering rights … [witnesses] Richard de Hydon, William de Hydon, Henry de Ralegh', knights, … (S) UKNA, Archives of Cornish Studies Service.
10/14/1283, Association of Richard de Heydon in the commission directed to Thomas de Sacnto Vigore … to take assizes in Cornwall and Devon. (S) CPRs.
7/6/1284, Writ de etate probanda to Walter de Wymburn and Richard de Heydon [Dorset]. (S) CIsPM, IPM of John Payne.
10/27/1284, Commision … to Thoma de Sancto Vigore and Richard de Heydon, touching an appeal … count of Dorset, … (S) CPRs.
1285, Grant by Peter de Grenham, knight, and Eleanor, his wife, to Sir Adam de Cretyng, knight, of the manor of Woburneford, co. Devon: … Witnesses: Sir Hamo Hauteyn, Sir William Giffard, Sir Peter de Huntingfeld, Sir Robert de Cokefeld, …, Sir Hugh Peverel, Sir Thomas du Pyn, Sir Richard de Heydon, knights; … (S) CCRs, 12/27/1285.
1285, Richard de Hydon (Clayhidon) of Devon died. (S) UKNA.
10/1285 at Hemyoc, IPM of Richard de Hydon, deceased. Devon: Hem[yo]c. The court with garden, rents of free tenants, customers and cottars, 230a. arable, 44a. meadow, 30a. wood, pasture on the hill, rents, customers' works, a watermill, pleas of the internal and foreign hundred, &c. sum £18 10s 10d. Meddesamele alias Maddescamele and Maddeford. Rents of customers and cottars, a watermill, pleas, &c. sum 66s 7d. Wytehedfeld. The court, rents, works, 112a. arable, 4½a. meadow, pleas, pasture on the hill, &c. sum 52s. Hydone. The court and garden, rents, pleas, a water-mill, 73a. arable, 8½a. meadow, 67a. wood, and pasture both on the hills and in the vales, &c. sum £4 10s 9d. Comba Stonton. The court and garden, rents, works, 30a. arable, 4a. meadow, and pasture, sum 21s 6d. (S) CIsPM.
· 1274-75, Richard de Heydon, seneschal to Earl Warren in Yorkshire, contemporary.
· 3/30/1279, Letters for Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, going beyond seas, nominating Richard de Heydon (of Gloucester), his steward, as his attorney until Trinity. (S) CPRs. [Likely not this Richard.]
Children of Richard and Felicia:
i. Margaret de Hydon (15211169), born ~1275 in Devon, England.
4/12/1288, Grant of gift of marriage from Hugh de Curteney, lord of Ok'ton to Sir Oliver de Dynam for £100 silver, the right to give Margaret, daughter and heir of Sir Richard de Hydon, in marriage, until she is of full age. (S) UKNA.