~1260, John born in England, s/o 4990614. Sir Peter de Montfort & 4990615. Maud de la Mare.
~1270, Alice born in France, d/o §§William de la Plaunche, Seigneur of Heuchin [kinsman of the queen.]
1268, Peter de Montfort settled the manor of Ashtead on his son John.
8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.
1280, John’s father Peter sold John’s marriage right to Queen Eleanor. The Queen arranged John’s marriage to Alice.
By 3/1287, John’s father died.
[––John & Alice––]
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 family.]
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 (2495307).
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.
9/23/1291, Order to cause John de Monte Forti to have in the wood of Hurterugg 10 oaks fit for timber, of the king's gift. (S) CCRs.
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 heir of Simon de Monte Acuto for the use of his sister Elizabeth, granted to him by Eleanor, late queen of England. (S) CPRs.
1293, John de Monte Forti and Alice his wife to enclose land at Henton within the forest of Windsor. (S) UKNA.
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 church of Ludham for 6 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.
1296, John de Montfort died.
5/11/1296, Writ of diem clausit extremum for John de Monte Forti. Rutland: Prestone. The manor with its members, including a wood in the forest and a market, and in Uppingham lands in demesne and 5 virgates of land in bondage. John his son, aged 5 at the feast of the Purification last, is his next heir. Surrey: Astede. The manor … Heir as above, aged 5 at the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist last. Warwick: Ilmedon. The manor, including a rabbit warren … Beaudesert. The castle &c., including a park and a little moor, held with a hide of land in Brayles … Wuytechirche. The manor, including a fishery in the river Stoure … Wellesbourne. The manor, including a rabbit warren … Henleye. The borough, including 69 burgesses … Forewode. A messuage and little park … Wyteleye. The town … Heir as above, aged 5 on Thursday before St. Barnabas, 24 Edw. I. (S) CIsPM.
8/6/1296, Order not to intermeddle further with the lands that John de Monte Forti held at his death. (S) CCRs.
1296, In an extent of John de Montfort's lands in 1296 Henley is styled a borough, having then 69 burgesses who paid £7 18s 10d rent, a park and 2 water-mills, pleas and perquisites of court amounting to £1 18s. (S) Hist. of Warwick, V3, 1945, Henley-in-Arden. John held the vill of Whitley as half a fee. (S) Hist. of Warwick, V3, 1945, Wooten Wawen. [Held by son Peter in 1316.]
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. (S) CPRs.
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:
ii. John de Montfort, born 6/24/1290 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 Doc’s.
1312, 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 his heir.
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