~1175, John de Humet born in Normandy, s/o 121698316. Jordan de Humet & 121698317. Hawise de Crevecoeur.
11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.
1192, John’s father died.
Aft. 1192, John de Hommet, son of Jordan du Hommet, confirms the gift of the church of Sheringham by Earl Walter Giffard to Notley. (S) Henry II, Harper-Bill, 2007, P112.
1198, John, son of Jordan du Hommet, and ‘accomptant’ in the bailiwick of Lieuvin.
1198, John de Hommet, lord of Sheringham, Norfolk.
5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.
1202, King John refused King Philip’s summons to Paris as his vassal.
1203, King Philip attacked King John’s lands in Normandy and Angiers, capturing Chateau-Gaillard and the city of Rouen.
1203, King John ordered the bailiff of Lieuvin to allow John du Hommet the tallage of his men in the bailiwick.
9/8/1203, The King to Geoffrey fitz Peter … command you make the Earl of Arundel [William d’Albini] to have all the land which the wife of John de Humet held in feud of the said Earl. … for the Earl of Leicester [Simon de Montfort], respecting all the land which the aforesaid wife held in Angoleim for the feud of William de Silly. (S) King John of England, Chadwick, 1865, P282.
9/5/1204, John de Hommet had his land at Sherringham in Norfolk, held by the King. [Cleville became a ducal demesne when King Philip confiscated most of the English lands in Normandy.]
6/1205, John de Humet gave £100 and a palfrey for sesin of his lands in England. (S) Ess Tow’s topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V8, 1808, Sheringham.
1204, John’s older brother [and likely John himself] gave allegiance to King Philip of France; forfeiting his English lands.
1206, King John gave the lands of John de Humez, which had been forfeited due to arms against the king, to Henry de Grey [father of his future son-in-law]. (S) History and Antiquities of Buckingham, V4, 1847, P57.
1207, Royal letter ordered the sheriffs to seize the chattels of Baldwin Wake [son of Agnes Humet] and John de Humet and banish these persons from the realm within 3 weeks. (S) The Medieval English Sheriff, Morris, 1968, P150.
4/1210, Leicestershire. John du Hommet claims and Robert de Angerville in a suit over 1 fee in Ingarsby and Willoughby Waterleys … John claims nothing through his grandmother, but by his mother who was seised of the said land. (S) Curia Regis Rolls, V6, London and Woodbridge, 1922).
11/11/1210, The abbot of Leicester versus John du Hommet; John to present his own parson to the church of Humberston … the advowson is his by the gift of Jordan father of the said John and the abbot has a charter. John says that his father could not grant them the advowson. He only had the keeping of the land of John’s mother, of whose inheritance that land was, and John claims the judgement of the court.
4/1214, John de Humet, a baron in revolt against King John, did not attended the King on his expedition into Poitou. (S) Hist. Essay on the Magna Charts, Thomsin, 1829, P20.
6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta. [King John then arranged for all of the barons to be excommunicated – starting a war.]
10/18/1216, King John died.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
9/12/1217, Prince Louis of France forfeited his claim to the English crown by the treaty at Kingston-on-Thames. A principal provision of the treaty was amnesty for English rebels.
1217-18, John de Humez, William de Quatremains, Thomas Sumer and Vidal Engaine negotiated peace with the king. (S) Pipe Roll Society, V77, 1972, P14.
Bef. 6/8/1223, John, lord of Cleville, died. (S) History and Antiquities of Buckingham, V4, 1847, P57.
(S) Henry II, New Interpretations; Harper-Bill, 2007, P113. (S) The Loss of Normandy, Powicke, 2003, P492.
Child of John and ?:
i. Lucy de Humez (30424579), born ~1200 in Normandy.
4/1/1225, Order to the sheriff of Northamptonshire to place in respite, …, the demand for £14 that he makes from Richard de Gray … for the debt of John de Humet, father of Lucy, wife of the same Richard, whose heir she is. (S) FRsHIII.