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Friday, January 13, 2012
G25: 30424234 Montfort
30424234. Baron John de Montfort &
30424235. Alice de la Plaunche
~1255, John born in England, s/o 4990614. Sir Piers de Montfort
& 4990615. Maud de la Warre.
Alice born in England, d/o §William de la Plaunche, seigneur of
Heuchin [kinsman of the queen.]
John married Alice.
1268, Peter settled the manor of Ashtead on his John.
8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey,
Edward I crowned king of England.
1280, John’s father Piers sold John’s marriage right to Queen
Eleanor. The Queen arranged John’s marriage to Alice.
1287, John’s father died.
Bef. 3/28/1287, John married Alice, a cousin of the Queen.
1289-90, Alice is one of a group of 4 “damsels” of the chamber
who appear frequently throughout Queen Eleanor’s wardrobe account book. In one
entry she is identified as a kinswoman of the Queen [likely through the Fiennes
4/1290, Induction of William de la Plaunche, clerk, an alien,
to the church of Witechirche by Robert de Wotton, his proctor, at the
presentation of Sir John de Monteforti, knight, but he is not instituted
because he was not in holy orders nor present. (S) Episcopal Registers, Diocese
of Worcester: Register of Bishop Godfrey Giffard, 1902, P455.
Bef. 11/1290, The Queen granted John the marriage of William de
Montagu, s/o Simon de Montague, whom he married to his sister Elizabeth.
4/7/1291, Admission of William de Monte Forti to the church of
Ilmendon, by his proxi, at the presentation of John de Monteforti. (S)
Episcopal Registers: Register of Bishop Godfrey Giffard, 1902, P384.
6/10/1292, John obtained a grant of free warren for his manors
of Esshestede [Ashtead], Neudegate and Redeston, co. Surrey. (S) CChRs.
6/20/1292, Confirmation to John de Monte Forti, king’s yeoman,
of the marriage of William son and hier of Simon de Monte Acuto for the use of
his daughter [sister] Elizabeth, grant to him by Eleanor, late queen of
England. (S) CPRs.
11/27/1293, The following have quittance of the common summons
[of the eyre] in co. Surrey: … John de Monte Forti. (S) CCRs.
4/13/1294, Protection and letters … going beyond seas by the
king’s command … John de Monte Forti, nominating … (S) CPRs. [Going beyond seas
with the king’s daughter Eleanor.]
5/22/1295, Sir John de Monteforti, knt., appointed the sequestrator
[Sir Peter de Leycestria, deacon] of the chruch of Ludham for six months. (S) Register
of John le Romeyn, Lord Archbishop of York, V123, 1913, P327.
11/2/1295, John, knt. 1st Lord Montfort of Beaudesert,
Warwickshire summoned to parliament. (S) A Companion and Key to the History of
England, 1832, P613.
7/28/1296 at Elgin in Moray, Submission and fealty of Johan de
Montfort to Pince mon Seigneur Edward par la gace de Dieu
Roy d Engletere, Seigneru d Irland, ‘t Ducs d Aquitaine. (S) Scotland:
Documents and Records, V1, 1837, P181. [John was submitting as a land holder in
Scotland shortly after John de Balliol, King of Scotland – and renouncing
allegience with the king of France. Many knights submitted over a 5-month
11/23/1296, Order to cause dower to be assigned to Alice, late
the wife of John de Monteforti, tenant by knight service of Edmund, upon her
oath that she will not marry without the king’s licence. (S) CCRs.
4/26/1305, Grant to Richard de Blakeburn, king’s serjeant, … of
the custody of that part of the lands in Scotland, late of John de Monte Forti,
tenant in chief, falling to one of his daughters and heirs; with her marriage.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
4/1309, Alice vs. William Morin of Kineton, Warwickshire … took
away her goods. (S) PA, P18.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P794.
Children of John and Alice: [2 sons, 2 daughters]
i. Maud de Montfort (15212117), born ~1277 in England.
ii. John de Montfort, born 1291 in England. [Heir]
10/23/1303, IPM of Fulk de Lucy. Warwick. Cherlecote. A manor
held of John son and heir of John de Monte Forti. (S) CIsPM and Other Analogous
John involved in the murder of Piers de Gaveston.
1313, John pardoned as an adherent of the earl of Lancaster.
1314, John slain at the battle of Striveling, his brother Peter
iii. Sir Peter de Montfort, born ? in England.
Aft. 1314, Peter, a clerk in holy orders, heir to his brother,
obtained dispensation from his vows.
Peter married Margaret Furnival.
1358, Peter died leaving his sisters as his heirs.
iv. Elizabeth de Montfort (1249361), born ~1295 in England