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Sunday, January 8, 2012
G25: 30422856 Grey
30422856. Lord John de Grey &
30422857. Margaret de Oddingseles
1274, John born in England, s/o 60845712. Robert de Grey & 60845713. Joan de Valoines.
8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey,
Edward I crowned king of England.
1277, Margaret born in England, d/o 15212298. Lord William de Oddingseles
& 15212299. Ela Fitz Walter.
John de Grey married
Bef. 5/27/1295, John’s father died.
6/25/1295, at his father’s estate inquisition, John is 23 years
Bef. 7/8/1295, John did homage for his father’s lands. (S)
Yorkshire Inquisitions, 1902, P14. 1295, Margaret, 18 years old, coheir of her brother Edmund.
1/26/1297, John summoned to parliament at Salisbury. [The
validity of this parliamentary assembly was questionable.]
7/22/1298, John fought in the victory at Falkirk against
1298-1300, John fought in Scotland.
3/14/1300, Restitution to Ralph son of Ralph Basset of Drayton,
… in consideration of 1,000 marks, which Guy, earl of Warwick, … John Grey of
Retherfeld, … have acknowledged themselves in chancery … (S) CPRs.
1300, John at the siege of Caerlaverock castle.
1300, Ela formerly wife of William de Oddingeseles sued Ralph
de Whyteleye of Solihul for a third of a messuage and 25 acres of landin
Solyhull as her dower; and Ralph called to warranty John de Clynton and Ida his
wife, Peter de Bermyngham and Alice his wife, Morice de Kauntonand Ela his
wife, and John de Gray and Margaret his wife, because the said women were the
daughters and heirs of William de Oddingseles; and John de Clynton and Ida
appeared and stated that the said Peter had no wife named Alice, nor had Morice
a wife named Ela, but that Peter had Ela to wife and Morice had Alice. Ralph
denied this, and appealed to a jury, which is to be summoned for the Quindene
of Hillary. (S) Plea Rolls for Staffordshire, V7, 1886.
1304, John, age 30, is the heir of his grandmother Isabel de
1306, John summoned against the Scots.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
10/17/1311, John, Lord of Rotherfield, died.
1311-12, Margaret, widow of John de Grey, holding in dower
Duston for 1 fee. (S) Honors and Kinghts’ Fees, Farrer, 1923, P229.
1/23/1312, Grant to Henry le Scrope … of the custody of the
lands in Ketewelle, co. York, late of John de Grey of Rotherfeld, … custody of
the heir … (S) CPRs.
6/10/1312, Licence for Margaret, late the wife of John de Grey
of Rotherfeld, tenant in chief, to marry whomsoever she will of the king’s
allegience. (S) CPRs.
Margaret married 2nd Sir Robert de Moreby. [1 son,
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of
1331, Richard de la Coppe, presented at Oxburgh by the Lady
Margaret Grey, Widow of John de Grey, lord of Rotherfield, daughter and coheir
of William Odyngsells, Knt. of Maxstoke in Warwickshire. [Richard Rector 4th
& 5th of Edward III.] (S) History of the Counry of Norfolk, V3,
(S) The Visitation of the County of Warwick in the Year 1619:
by William Camden, Publ. 1877, P77. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P628.
Children of John and Margaret:
i. John de Grey (15211428), born 10/9/1300 in England.