10/19/1216, Henry III succeeded John as King of England. Louis of France also claimed the throne.
~1240, John de Eyvill born in England, heir & s/o 2110632. Sir Robert de Daiville & 2110633. Dionis Fitz William.
Aft. 6/1242, John’s father died, his brother Adam the heir.
7/18/1263, John de Eyvill appointed Constable of York castle. (S) CPRs. [2 days later John appointed Keeper of the King’s forests North of Trent.]
12/16/1263, John ordered to give up York castle.
3/1/1264, John still holding York castle. “The king has heard that John de Eyvill detains the said castle from him by force.” (S) CPRs.
1264, John de Eyvill, Robert de Vypont, John de Vescy, William Marmion, Adam de Newmarch, …, were rebells with Simon de Montefort earl of Leicester in Yorkshire.
5/14/1264, Edward and his father captured by Montfort at the battle of Lewes, “at the Mill of the Hide”. An estimated 2700 died. Prince Edward and his knights penetrated the center of Montfort’s army, but was flanked on both sides by armored calvary.
8/20/1264, Licence for John de Eyvill and his heirs to enclose a place of his called la Hode co. York, with a dyke and a wall of stone and lime and to crenellate it, and to hold it so fortified and crenellated for ever. (S) CPRs.
9/6/1264, John appointed Constable of Scarborough castle, having also received 60 marks yearly as justice of the forest beyond Trent. (S) CPRs.
12/24/1264, Johanni de Eyvill summoned to parliament by writ.
2/16/1265, John one of the knights prohibited from attending the tournament at Dunstable.
2/19/1265, John attended the Council of Barons.
1265, John and Simon de Montfort the younger occupied the Isle of Axholme for several months.
1/18/1266, Protection and safe conduct, until the quinzaine of Easter, for John de Eyvill, Robert de Eyvill, his brother, Richard le Conestable, …, knights, and Adam de Eyvill, …, esquires, and the servants of the proper household of the said John, their horses, harness and other goods which were in his hands at the time of his retirement from the island of Axhiholm ; provided that they behave faithfully to the king, his first born son, and the other faithful men of the realm. (S) CPRs.
5/15/1266, The Battle of Chesterfield: John de Eyvile, Baldwin Wake, and the Earl of Ferrers, (who 2 days before had withdrawn from his allegiance to the King), with many others, had met together, with horses and arms, in the vill that is known as Cestrefeld. Sir Henry of Almaine, Sir John de Baliol, and others who maintained their fealty to his lordship the King, surprised and attacked them. Many of them being taken prisoners and many slain. The Earl of Ferrers also was taken, and carried to the Castle of Windleshores, As to John de Eyvile and Baldwyn Wake, they took to flight. (S) Chronicles of the Mayors and Sheriffs of London, 1863.
8/9/1266, John led the forces that seized the Isle of Ely, from which they plundered Norwich and Cambridge.
4/11/1266, In support of the Earl of Gloucester, John de Eyvile and his confederates, called the "disherisoned," came to Southwerk and took up their quarters there. The citizens put London in a state of defence, and for greater safety drew up the drawbridge. [John began a plot to seize the King, but it was disclosed by the Countess of Gloucester.] (S) Chronicles of the Mayors and Sheriffs of London, 1863.
5/1267, Prince Edward suppressed the barons at the battle of the Isle of Ely, in the fens of the Ouse River in northern Cambridgeshire. The rebels were under the leadership of John d’Eyville. [This battle ended the 2nd Barons War.]
7/1/1267, John admitted to the King’s peace, given seisin of his lands and remitted for 1 year payments for his ransom. (S) CPRs.
11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England.
[––John & Maud––]
Bef. 5/8/1275, John married Maud, widow of James d’Audelegh (d.1273) of Audley co. Stafford.
2/5/1276, Pardon, for a fine of 200 marks, to John de Eyvill of his trespass in marrying without licence Maud, late the wife of James de Aldithelegh, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.
1275, John Dayvill holding the manor of Thorton-on-the-Hill, and was heavily in debt to the Jews and had to acquire money from the property, which included a mill.
5/27/1275, Justices assigned for the custody of the Jews … should cause cause to be shown all the debts in which John de Eyville is bound to the said Jew [Paytefain, son of Benedict the Jew] … (S) Yorkshire Archaeological Society, 1910, P159.
10/9/1275, Extent of the lands and tenements of John de Eyville in the County of York … before Alexander de Kirketon, sheriff of the county … Torenton-on-Swale [later held by his son John], Thorenton-on-the-Hill, Kilburne, Athelingflet, … total value £77 2s 3.5d. [Egmanton not listed as being held for debt.]
5/16/1276, [York]. John de Eyvill owes 200 marks for a fine and £51 10s. 8d. for many other debts, whereof he shall render at Michaelmas 50 marks. (S) CCRs.
2/7/1277, John de Eyvill, John de Vescy, Ralph de Handesacre, and Thomas de Furnivall charged with the ‘residue’ over £40 of money not collected from the county of York in the 48th and 49th years of King Henry III, because of their ‘disturbance in the realm’. (S) CCRs.
1277, Agreement between Sir John de Eyvill, knight, and Peter Byset, that if John pay 578 marks to Peter, within a month of Easter, 6 Edward, then John may enter the manor of Thornetonon the-Hill, which Peter has of his gift. (S) CCRs.
9/20/1277, To the sheriff of York. Order to deliver to John de Eyvill the manor of Thorrenton near Ulveston. (S) CCRs.
1278, Clemencia de Lungvilers states that John de Eyvill, Adam his brother, Thomas de Eyvill, John de Eyvill, nephew of John de Eyvill, William, John de Eyvill's clerk, John de Husthayt, William de Eyvill of Egmanton and Robert de Eyvill of Egmanton came with force and arms to her manors of Egmanton and Barnburgh, carried off her goods and chattels, and inflicted other outrages upon her. She requests justice. (S) UKNA. [Clemencia was in a suit of assize of novel disseisin that she brought against John de Eyvill and the others.] (S) CCRs.
1279, John de Eyvill by the judgement of the court was to hold to him and his heirs the manor of Egmanton, against Clementia de Lungevillers, to whom he had given the manor of Barneburgh in Yorkeshire, for her life.
8/15/1280, The underwritten have quittance of the common summons [of the eyre] in co. Nottingham. … John de Eyvill. H. earl of Lincoln. John de Nevill. … (S) CCRs.
6/9/1281, John granted free warren in Egmanton.
Bef. 1282, John heir to his older brother Adam.
1282, John served with the king in Wales.
6/28/1283 John summoned to the King at Shrewsbury.
4/23/1287, John de Eyvill acknowledges that he owes to Richard Guydichonis and his fellows, merchants of Lucca, £135 10s. (S) CCRs. [Canceled soon after on payment.]
5/8/1289, John de Eyvill acknowledges that he owes to John de Horbiry 12 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. York. (S) CCRs.
2/14/1290, John de Eyvill acknowledges that he owes to the abbot of Holmcoltran £20; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. York. (S) CCRs.
Bef. 10/1291, John died, his 2nd wife Alice surviving.
(S) Thoroton’s Hist. of Nottinghamshire, V3, 1796. (S) Complete Peerage, V4, 1916, P130.
Children of John and ?:
i. John Dayville (527658), born 1275 in Yorkshire, England.