Monday, January 2, 2012

G25: 30422784 Fiennes-Forester

30422784. John de Fiennes & 30422785. Joan le Forester

~1280, John born in England, s/o 60845568. Sir Giles de Fiennes & 60845569. Sybil de Filliol.

Bef. 1280, Joan born in England, d/o §John Jordain le Forester.

By 1280, Joan’s father died, guardianship granted to Eleanor, the queen’s mother.

1293, John’s father died.

6/2/1294, Order to cause John de Fyenles and Joan, his wife, daughter and heiress of Jordan le Forester, to have seisin … Because Joan proved her age before the king … (S) CCRs.

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

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

1327, Joan de Fiennes was assessed for her property [Woolley] in Shottesbrook for subsidies.

1331, John died.

1332, Joan de Fiennes was assessed for her property in Shottesbrook [Woolley] for subsidies.

Bef. 8/28/1339, Joan, late the wife of John de Fienles, died. (S) CIsPM: The bailiwick of being forester of the fee of the bailwick of La Tuychene in the forest of Wyndsore, held at fee farm, rendering at the king’s castle of Wyndsore 10s yearly. … John de Fyenles, her son, aged 36 years and more, is her next heir.

(S) A History of the County of Berkshire, V3, 1923.

Family notes:

·         The records of this John, and John de Fiennes, s/o William de Fiennes & Blanche de Brienne can be confused. The 2nd John lived in St. Omer, Picardy, France, holding English lands including Mertok, co. Somerset, and Gayton, co. Northampton, which were all forfeited in 1337 because of his adherance to France in the war. That John died in 1340.

·         Jordan le Forester, s/o Reginald le Forester [died 1263.] [Jordan forester of Twicken Balwick in the forest of Windsor, Berks, hereditary office of his family; lord of the manors of Wolfe in Berks, and Ascot Lyneham and Fen’s-court in Oxfordshire.]

·         1275, Jordan le Forest had a view of frankpledge and assize of bread and ale at Waltham.

Child of John and Joan:

i. John de Fiennes (15211392), born 1302 in England.