Saturday, December 31, 2011

G25: 30422736 Willoughby-Roscelyn


30422736. Baron John Willoughby & 30422737. Joan Roseclyn

1/6/1304, John born in England, s/o 60845472. Robert Willoughby & 60845475. Margaret Deincourt.

~1305, Joan born in England, d/o 60845474. Sir Thomas Rocelyn.

3/25/1317, Grant to Roger Damory … of the custody of the lands late of Robert de Wylughby, deceased … to hold until the full age of the heir, together with the marriage of the heir. (S) CPRs.

1318, John de Orby, clerk, died, leaving his estate at Gunnebi to John de Willoughby, his heir, son of Richard de Wilughby. (S) The Church Builder, Cutts, 1871, P59.

Bef. 4/14/1317, John, age 13, succeeded his father. (S) Lincolnshire Notes and Queries, V5, 1898, P246. [Custody of lands and heir granted to Roger Damory.]

7/20/1319, Confirmation of the grant to Margaret, late the wife of Robert de Wylughby, tenant in chief, … by Roger Damory of his custody of all the lands and tenements, late of the said Robert de Wylughby, to hold … reserving to himself the kinghts’ fees and advowsons fo churches and the marriage of John, son and heir of the said Robert, … (S) CPRs.

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

John married Joan.

1330, John de Willoughby, confirming a grant of the manor of Lilford, was called upon to justify his claim to …, free warren, view of frank-pledge, freedom from pontage, tolls, sheriff's aids, etc., in Lilford.

Aft. 5/3/1331, John’s mother died.

Bef. 8/1/1336, Joan a coheiress of her father.

9/24/1336, Licence for the alienation in mortmain by John de Wylughby, knight, of … in Ulseby … in Wylughby church … for the good estate of him and Joan his wife, for their souls after death, … (S) CPRs.

1337, Thomas de Newmarch, … named a Custos portuum et littorum in conjunction with Sir John de Wilughby, William Deyncourt, and Adam de Welles. (S) The Newmarch Pedigree, Newmarch, 1868, P19.

10/3/1337, John de Wylughby, going beyond the seas on the king’s service in the company of Robert de Ufford, earl of Suffolk, has letters … (S) CPRs.

7/6/1339, Grant to John de Wylughby of quayage for six years from every merchant ship putting in to the port of his town of Salflet Haven, for repair of the quay there. (S) CPRs.

4/12/1340, Ratification of a demise by William de Clynton, earl of Huntingdon, … lands late of Thomas de Fournivall, … during minority of the heir, with the marriage of the heir, to John de Wylughby … (S) CPRs.

5/28/1341, The sheriff of Lincoln, to pay 1 mark to John de Wylughby, banneret. (S) CCRs.

1342, An abbot’s council convened in a case against the abbot of Swineshead concerning marshland in Gosberton [Lincolne]. Sir John de Wilughby Lord of Eresby, Sir John de Kirketon, and Sir Saier de Rochford, knights, … the said abbot’s counsel. (S) Peterborough Abbey, King, 1973, P135.

5/20/1343, Licence for Robert Tyffour, ‘chivaler,’  and Matilda his wife to enfeoff John de Wylughby, ‘chivaler,’ of one messauage and the lastage of Skyrbek, … Lincoln. (S) CPRs. [John’s wife Johanna named in another document with this couple.]

4/7/1344, John de Wylughby, lord of Eresby, knight, acknowledges that he owes to Ralph de Nevill, lord of Raby, knight, 600£ … (S) CCRs.

10/20/1344, Commission to … find by inquisition … all persons other than religious men holding of the fee of the church, having 100s., 10£., … and so on up to 1,000£ yearly of land and rent, … John de Wylughby, knight, William de Eynecourt, knight } Parts of Lyndeseye, co. Lincoln. (S) CPRs.

4/1/1346, Margery, who was the wife of John de Chaumpayn, … Matilda, who was the wife of Sir Robert Gaynard, knt., held for her life of the inheritance of Margery, and of William, son of Ralph de Bokenham, cousin of Thomas Rocelyn and of Alice, who was wife fo Sir William Dage, knt., of Sir John de Wylughby, knt., and of Joan his wife, of Sir Robert Tyffier, knt., and Matilda his wife, of Sir Thomas de Camoys, knt., and Margaret his wife, sisters and heirs of Sir Thomas Rocelyn, knt., the manors of Whetacre and Great Hauboys, … Norfolk and Suffolk … grants a sixth part of the reversion … to Sir John de Wylughby, knt., Lord of Eresby, and Joan his wife, … (S) Notes and Extracts, Maudslay, 1884, P20.

5/16/1346, Grant to John de Wylughby that, whereas, in consideration of his great charges in defense of the town of Saltflethaven against the sea, … the king … granted … customs … shall continue … for 16 years. (S) CPRs.

8/26/1346, John Willoughby, knight banneret, fought at the Battle of Crecy with the Earls of Northampton and Arundel, arrayed with the Prince of Wales. (S) Crecy and Calais, P5.

12/7/1346, Petition by John de Wylughby, knight, and Joan his wife, of the diocese of Lincoln. For a portable altar. Granted. (S) Calendar of Entries in the Papal Registers, V1, P123.

3/16/1347, By indenture, if Sir John Willoughby takes French prisoners, the ransom received was to be halved with the Black Prince. (S) Renaissance Essays, Hay, 1988, P276.

1347, John de Wylughby to send 8 men-at-arms and 16 archers to the king at the siege of Calais. (S) Crecy and Calais, Wrottesley.

9/12/1347, Petition [to the Pope]. Sir John de Wylughby, knight, and Joan his wife, of the diocese of Lincoln. Signification that thay have built in honour of the Holy Trinity a college of 13 chaplains in their town of Spillesby … pray that the bishop of Carlisle, who lives near they manor of Eresby, may be allowed to institute … (S) Calendar of Entries in the Papal Registers, V1, P126.

2/4/1348, Licence for the alienation in mortmain by John de Wylughby the elder of the advoswons … Overtoynton, Eresby and Kyrkeby, … (S) CPRs.

1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].

6/13/1349, “John de Wylughby (Willoughby), knight: Lincolnshire, Norfolk”, 2nd Lord Willoughby of Eresby, died. (S) UKNA, IPM.

10/5/1349, Prob. Test. … proctors of dame Joan de Wylughby and Sir John de Wilughby, her ex. (S) Testamenta Eboracensia, V3, 1865, P41.

4/16/1350, John, son of sir John de Wylughby, kt., quit-calims to dame Joan de Wylughby, lady d’Eresby his mother, all right of action for waste in those lands she holds in dower in the counties of Lincoln and Norfolk for the term of her life. (S) Calendar of Charters and Rolls Preserved in the Bodleian Library, 1878, P146.

6/18/1350, Licence, for 10 marks, … by John, son of John de Wylughby now deceased, for the alienation in mortmain … to celebrate devine service … for the good estate of the grantor and his mother Joan … soul of the said John, the father. (S) CPRs.

10/1350–9/1351, Lord of the Manor 1. Lady Joan Willoughby. 2. Lord John de Willoughby. (S) UKNA. [Held 18 courts.]

2/13/1351, Joan late the wife of John de Wylughby, knight, going beyond the seas, has letters nominating John Deyncourt, ‘chivaler,’ … (S) CPRs.

Joan married 2nd William Smethewayt.

1353, King Edward III grants to John of Willoughby junior and Joan, his mother, now the wife of William Smethewayt that they may complete the gift of advowsons and lands to the proposed chantry at Spilsby. (S) UKNA.

10/1356–11/1356, Lord of the Manor 1. Lady Joan Willoughby. 2. Lord John de Willoughby. (S) UKNA. [Held 2 courts.]

10/1362–8/1365, Lord of the Manor 1. Lady Joan Willoughby. 2. Lord John de Willoughby. (S) UKNA. [Held 24 courts, 3 great courts.]

(S) Lilford-with-Wigsthorpe, A History of the County of Northampton, V3, 1930.

Family notes:

·         There multiple persons named John de Wylughby at this time.

Child of John and Margaret:

i. John Willoughby (15211368), born 1328 in England.

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