60841856. Sir John de Courtney & 60841857. Isabel de Vere & 30422336. Lord Oliver de Dinham
7/26/1224, John born in England, heir & s/o 121683712. Robert de Courtenay & 121683713. Mary de Vernon.
~1230, Isabel born in England, d/o 47279564. Earl Hugh de Vere & 47279565. Hawise de Quincy.
1234, Oliver born in England, s/o §Geoffrey de Dynham of Hartland.
5/17/1242, Protection so long as he be with the king beyond seas … Robert de Curtenay, who has sent John his son with the king into Poitou. (S) CPRs.
5/20/1242, King Henry III arrived at Royen, France with a small contingent; but with 30 tons of gold. They were soon joined by French nobles against the forces of the Count of Poitou and King Louis IX.
7/1242, The 2 armies met at the battles of Taillebourgh and Saintes, with the superior sized French force winning.
9/27/1242, King Henry returned to England arriving at Portsmouth.
1242, John heir to his father.
1243, Richard de Langeford held of John de Curtenay of the honour of Okemeton. (S) Reports and Transactions, Devon, Vs61-62.
1244, Alexander II of Scotland invaded north England.
5/25/1244, Protection for the following, going on the king’s service to Scotland and Wales … John de Curtenay. (S) CPRs.
8/28/1246, Grant to John de Curtenay of the custody [for 2500 marks] during the minority of the heirs of and land and heirs of John de Nevill [brother-in-law], with the marriage of the heirs … saving only this that Hawise late the wife of the said John may not marry without the king’s licence. (S) CPRs.
8/8/1248, Protection with clause volumus, going to Gascony on the king’s service … John de Curtenay … (S) CPRs. [King Henry sent Simon de Montfort as Seneschal to put down a baronial revolt in Gascony.]
[–––John & Isabel–––]
~1250, John married Isabel ; her maritagium included the manors of Hillesdon and Wavendon, Buckinghamshire.
5/30/1253, Protection for the following going with the king to Gascony … John de Curtenay. (S) CPRs.
8/6/1253, King Henry left for Gascony from Portsmouth with 300 ships.
2/18/1254, at Bazas, France, Grant to John de Curtenay of 50 marks a year. (S) CPRs.
9/26/1254 at Bordeaux, France, John granted a market and fair at Newton Poppleford, Devon. (S) CPRs.
1/16/1255, Pardon, at the instance of John de Curtenay, who served the king well in Gascony, to … (S) CPRs.
1257-8, John served in Wales. [John held 92 knights fees in Devon. (S) Studies in Taxation, Mitchell, 1914, P285.]
1258, Oliver age 24 at the death of his father. (S) Transactions of Devonshire Assoc., V34, 1902, P423.
1259, Oliver was conveyed the honor of Cardinan, consisting of 71 fees, from Isolda, widow of Robert de Cardinan, a realtive of Oliver. (S) Reports and Trans., Devonshire, V38, 1906, P345.
4/25/1260, John de Curtenay presented William de Stanford as custodian of Bronescombe. (S) Transactions of the Devonshire Assoc., V30, 1898, P415.
3/29/1261, John granted a market and fair at Iwerne Courtney, Dorset.
11/16/1261, Appointment during pleasure of John de Curtenay to keep the castle and town of Tottenes. (S) CPRs.
4/1262, Thomas de Wymundham instituted as Rector at Carswell by John de Courtenay. (S)
12/14/1263, John granted a market and fair at Faulkland, Devon. (S) Ecclesiastical Antiquities in Devon, Oliver, 1840, P39.
3/28/1264, Oliver pardoned for non-observance of the Provisions of Oxford.
5/14/1264, Lord Edward and his father King Henry captured by Simon de Montfort at the battle of Lewes.
6/12/1264, Safe conduct for John de Curtenay, who has been commanded to come to the king with all speed, and the king is sending John de Eyvile, nephew of the said John, to conduct him. (S) CPRs.
12/23/1264, R(ex) perdonavit Johanni de Curtenay c libras de fine cccclxvi £ … pro custodia et maritagio Hugonis filii et heredis Johannis de Neville habenda. (S) De Antiquis Legibus Liber, 1846, P61.
1264-65, Simon de Montfort effectively ruled England.
5/28/1265, Lord Edward escaped captivity, and went to the isle of Axiholm where John de Curtenay and others joined him. (S) CPRs, 1/18/1266.
1265, Oliver fought for the King in the west against Simon de Montfort.
8/4/1265, Lord Edward defeated Montfort’s army at the battle of Evesham, ending the Baron’s Revolt.
11/23/1265, Ratification of a peace entered into and promised by Nicholas son of Martin, Oliver de Dinah, Henry de Campo Arnulphi in the name of the king or Edward his son and Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, and Henry Pyrot when the said Henry delivered to them the castle of Lanchaveton which he was hold for Simon de Monteforti … (S) CPRs.
1/8/1266 at Northampton, John de Curtenay and Robert de Briwes mainperned for Hugh de Nevill. (S) CPRs.
4/6/1269, Letters patent … Edward, the king’s eldest son, William de Valence, Philip Basset, Alan la Zusche, Robert Aguilon, Matthew de Columbers, John de Curtenay and Ralph de Gorges have undertaken for Eleanor, queen of England, to pay Lady Isabel de Forz, countess of Aumale, 1000£ of half the marriage of Avelina her daughter, heir to William de Forz, … (S) CChRs, 5/7/1269.
2/23/1270, Matford hamlet purchased by Oliver de Dynham for 30 marks. (S) Reports and Transactions, Devonshire, V47, 1915, P220. [Which would be held by son Joce in 1301, and grandson John in 1332.]
Bef. 1271, Philip Basset enfeoffed John de Curtenay and Isabel his wife of the manor of Wootton. (S) Honors and Kinghts’ Fees, Farrer, 1923, P135.
9/19/1271, Odo de Prydies, deacon, presented to Cardinham by patron Sir Oliver de Dynham. (S) Registers of Walter Bronescombe, V1, 1889, P122.
1272, Oliver took possession of Hartland Abbey while the bishop of Bronescombe was absent abroad. (S) Monasticon Dioecesis Exoniensis, Oliver, 1846, P204.
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
5/3/1273, John, knt. of Okehampton, Devon died, buried at Ford abbey; his son Hugh, age 24, his heir. Hillesden and Wavendon became vested in Isabel.
[–––Oliver & Isabel–––]
1273, Oliver in the army of Wales. [The death of king Henry, while King Edward was still on crusade, provided opportunities for the Welsh to attack English Marcher lords.]
1274-5, Oliver married Isabel. [2nd marriage for both].
5/10/1276, Plea of assize … Oliver de Dynham, Thomas le Franceys, … (S) Somersetshire Pleas, V41, 1926, P36.
1/24/1277, Protection … going to Wales on the king’s sevice … John de Brus, going with Oliver de Dyneham. (S) CPRs. [King Edward made forays into the Welsh lands of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, prince of Wales, capturing Snowdonia and the isle of Anglesey.]
3/13/1277, Oliver presented to the church of Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire.
6/26/1278, Commission of oyer and terminer to Walter de Wynburn and Oliver de Dynham, by jury … Devon … (S) CPRs.
1/29/1279, Patron Oliver de Dinham presented John de Dineworth at Carswell. (S) Ecclesiastical Antiquities in Devon, Oliver, 1840, P39.
5/19/1280, Oliver paid a fine of 100£ for marrying Isabel without the king’s licence. [Fines were copied over in order each year until they were collected; the fines having been paid not copied. So fines moved up the list and became more visible as uncollected over time. This fine was likely enrolled in 1274.]
7/3/1281, Oliver and Isabel granted a market and fair at Hartland, Devon. (S) Hartland Church Accounts, V1, 1950.
6/28/1283, Oliver summoned to attemd the King at Shrewsbury.
1/1/1285, Association of Humphrey le Kael with Oliver de Dinham … commission to enquire, … Exeter … (S) CPRs.
3/1/1285, Oliver de Dunham, Knt., presented Walter de Bridewelle as subdeacon of Bronescombe. (S) Transactions of the Devonshire Assoc., V30, 1898, P416. [John de Curtenay presented in 1260.]
2/20/1286, Oliver granted a fair at Herton, Devon. (S) CChRs.
1/1288, Oliver in the army of Wales. The Welsh, in rebellion, had taken Newcastle Emlyn castle by siege ; and the English re-captured the castle.
4/12/1288, Grant of gift of the marriage of Margaret de Hydon, heiress of Sir Richard de Hudon, by Hugh de Courtenay to Sir Oliver de Dinham.
5/8/1290, Commission of oyer and terminer to Oliver de Dynham, Gilbert de Knovill, … at Modbury, co. Devon … (S) CPRs.
By 8/11/1290, Isabel died ; buried at the Church of the Black Friars, Exeter, Devon.
1/24/1292, Commission of oyer … to Oliver de Dynham and Henry de Ralegh … (S) CPRs.
6/24/1295, Oliver summoned to parliament by writ.
8/26/1296, Oliver summoned to parliament by writ.
4/5/1297, Letters for Oliver de Dynham, on account of his debility and his good service to Henry III and the present King, nominating Peter de Fysacre his attorney for life. (S) CPRs. [Peter de Fysacre would also be the attorney for Oliver’s son Josce in 1301.]
2/26/1298, Oliver, Lord of Dinham, died ; buried with Isabel ; his heir Josce 24 years and upwards.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P233. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.
· 12/17/1233, Geoffrey de Dynham a pledge of 40 m. for the bishop of Exeter. (S) FRsHIII.
· 1239, Henry de Sancto Hillario, plaintiff, and Geoffrey de Dynham, deforciant, of the manor of Croston. [2/18/1346, Exemplification, at the request of John de Dynham, ‘chivaler.’ (S) CPRs.]
· 1256, At Ivelcestre, Geoffrey de Dynham, querent ; Richard son of Bernard and Idonea his wife, deforciants, land in Boklaunde. (S) Pedes Finium, V1, 1892, P166. [Idonea sister of Oliver.]
Child of John and Isabel:
i. Hugh Courtenay (30420928), born 3/25/1251 in England.
Children of Oliver and Isabel: [2 sons]
i. Josce de Dinham (15211168), born 1274-5 in England.