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Sunday, January 1, 2012

Lord John le Strange & Isolda de Walton

30422744. Lord John le Strange & 30422745. Isolda de Walton

~1280, Isolda born in Warwick, England, d/o §§John de Walton of Walton D’Eiville, Warwick. (S) Banks, 1844.

5/18/1282, John born in Ellesmere, Suffolk, England, s/o 60845488. Lord John le Strange V & 60845489. Maud D’Eiville.

By 1296, John married Isolda.

7/9/1300, John at the siege of Caerlaverock castle in Scotland as it began.

1305, John created a Knight of the Bath. (S) Siege of Carlaverock, Nicolas, 1828, P233.

7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.

12/12/1308, John son of John Lestraunge, of Knokyn, acknowledges that he owes to Adam de Osgodby, clerk, 20s.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Stafford. (S) CCRs.

5/28/1309, John attended the tournament at Stepney at which his cousin Fulk le Strange attended; both in the retinue of the Earl of Lancaster. [John bore gules, 2 lions passant argent, within an orle of 8 martlets, or.]

6/28/1309, Debtor: John le Strange, and Hamo le Strange, knights, and sons of Sir John le Strange, knight, the Elder, of Norfolk. (S) UKNA.

8/1309, John’s father died at Berwick.

8/8/1309, Writ for IPM of John Lestrange of Knokyn … Cambridge: Midilton. The manor, held jointly with Maud his wife, who still survives … John his son, aged 27 and more, is his next heir. … (S) CIsPM.

10/6/1309, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to deliver to John le Strange, son and heir of John le Strange, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage ; saving to Maud, late the wife of John, her dower. (S) CFRs.

12/8/1309, Deed of Covenant by Hamon Le Strange [younger brother of John] with John and Isolda Le Strange for voidance of a Bond for £1000 on completion of conveyance of the manor of Hunstanton. (S) UKNA, (S) Archaeologia, V25, P412.

12/12/1309, “Johanni le Strange de Knokyn” summoned to parliament.

1/11/1310 at Shrewsbury, Debtor: John le Strange, lord of Knockyn [in the Marches of Wales] and of Myddle [Pimhill Hundred, Salop.] [and others] … Amount: £35. (S) UKNA.

5/3/1310 at Shrewsbury, Debtor: John Le Strange, lord of Knockin [in the Marches of Wales], knight. Amount: £31 4s. (S) UKNA.

2/14/1311 at Shrewsbury, Debtor: John le Strange, lord of Knockin [in the Marches of Wales], [and others] … Amount: £43 6s. 8d. (S) UKNA.

1311, John died; Isolda surviving and holding the manor of Knokyn jointly; acquired from Hamo le Strange, under Thomas de Halghton, without rendering any service except homage. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, Vs9-10, Eyton, 1859, P370.

2/6/1311, Writ for IPM of John Lestraunge of Knokyn. (S) CFRs.

2/21/1311, IPM of John Lestrange of Knokyn. Cambridge: Middilton. The manor, held by service of 3 knights’ fees, and a pair of gilt spurs … Salop: Nesse and Kynton. The manor … Knokyn. The manor with its members (extent given), including a castle, held jointly by the said John with Iseult his wife, … which manor they acquired from Hamo le Estrange, … Milverlegh, acquired and jointly held … John his son, aged 14 on the day of St. Denis the abbot last. (S) CIsPM.


11/27/1313, Grant … to John de Mortuo Mari of that which pertains to the king of the marriage of Isolda, late the wife of Jehn Lestraunge of Knokyn, tenant in chief, … (S) CPRs.

11/18/1314, Isolda, late the wife of John le Strange, and William de Lodelowe, in a plea of deceit.

8/8/1316, Isolda required to furnish a jury from her lands to determine a complaint related to the forest of Ellesmere.

11/28/1317 in London, Debtor: Margaret, who was the wife of Hamo le Strange, of Hunstanton [Smethden Hundred, Norfolk]. Creditor: Isolda, who was the wife of John Le Strange of Knockin [Lord of Knockin in the Marches of Wales]. Amount: £510. (S) Women of the English Nobility and Gentry, Ward, 1995, P79.

12/2/1317, Grant by the Lady Isolda to Lady Margaret Le Strange of wardship etc. of Hamon son of the said Hamon [Margaret’s son]. (S) UKNA. [For the £510 agreed upon.]

10/1320, Eubelo LeStrange’s sister-in-law, Isolda LeStrange of Knockin, was served by Richard Ludlow of Stokesay, a lawyer and portioner in Westbury. (S) Studies in the Harley Manuscript, Fein, 2000, P69. [Isolda’s attorney received the final payment of the £510 debt.]

1/20/1322, Richard de Leghton was appointed by the King during pleasure as Superior Keeper of the castle of Knockin, a writ of aid for him being directed to Isolda de Knokyn, lady of the castle.

2/14/1322, Isolda or her bailiff to raise 50 foot-soldiers from her lordship of Knockin for the war in Scotland.

4/9/1322, Isolda or her bailiff to raise 50 footmen to go to Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

9/8/1322, Isolda’s attorney, for her at York, made aquitance of the debt of 1317.

5/20/1324, Commission … Griffin de la Pole lately took … the land of the Powys … John de Cherleton, lord of Powys, took into his hands … Isolda le Straunge of Knokyn, and that of Beatrice Corbet of Caus [to furnish a jury] … to do justice therein. (S) CPRs.

Isolda died.

(S) Antiquities of Shropshire, 1860, Eyton.

Children of John and Isolda:

i. John le Strange VII, born 3/10/1297 in England.

11/2/1311, Sale for £300 to the king's yeoman, Roger de Knokyn, of the wardship of 2 parts of the manors of Nesse and Kynton, co. Salop, and Middelton, co. Cambridge, late of John Lestraunge of Knokyn, tenant in chief, in the king's hand by reason of the minority of John, his son and heir. (S) CFRs.

3/1323, John executed after the battle of Boroughbridge; dying without issue.

5/28/1323, IPM of John Lestraunge. Salop: Nesse. Two parts of the manor … Roger Lestraunge his brother, aged 22 at the feast of the Assumption last, is his next heir. … (S) CIsPM.

ii. Roger le Strange (15211372), born 8/15/1301 in England. [2nd son.]