4/1258, John de Sudley born in England, heir & s/o 60848464. Bartholomew de Sudeley & 60848465. Joan ?.
~1260, “Sibyl” born in England, d/o 121691152. Sir William de Say & 121691153. Sibyl ?. [Sibyl’s named assumed from her mother’s name. Her name has not been discovered in records.]
8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.
6/29/1280, John age 22 at an IPM of his father.
~1276, John married Sibyl.
1282, John 1st summoned against the Scots.
9/30/1283, John Lestrange, Roger Lestrange, William de Braose the elder, Ralph Basset and John de Sulleye all held land near the Welsh boarder and were among 15 household knights summoned to parliament. (S) Proceedings of the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Conference, 1993, P31.
2/7/1284, John de Sulleye to have 8 live does and 4 lives bucks from the forest of Dene to stock his park of Sulleye, of the king’s gift. (S) CCRs.
1284-5, John de Sulleye and John Botetourt receiving fees and robes as knights of the household.
1286-90, Sir John de Suleye sold a third of the manor at Isenhamstede to the Queen for £10. (S) Eleanor of Castle, Parsons, 1997, P160.
5/11/1287, John de Suleye acknowledges that he owes the prior … Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in Englnd, £200 … co. Gloucester. (S) CCRs.
11/3/1287, John with protection, going to Wales by the king’s command. (S) CPRs.
1288, John, lord of Sudley castle, summoned to Carlisle.
11/4/1293, John de Sulleye leased the manor of Dersete for 9 years to Italian merchants. (S) CPRs.
1294, John summoned to Portsmouth. John’s ship was damaged in an encounter with the French off Bordeaux.
9/15/1299, Confirmation of a demise, for 60 years, by John de Sudleye to Walter, the abbot, and the convent of Wynchecumbe, for £60 … a plot with underwood under Londeleye called the warren. (S) CPRs.
12/29/1299, John summoned to parliament by writ.
1300, John Lestrange and John de Sulleye were household knights summoned to parliament. John de Sulleye was promoted to knight banneret. (S) Proceedings of the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Conference, 1993, P30.
2/12/1301, Johannes Dominus de Sulle joined in the Baron’s Letter to the Pope.
6/1/1301, John received protection for service with the king.
8/2/1302, Commission of oyer … persons who assaulted … at Wynchecombe, co. Gloucester, and despoiled them of their goods. By K. for the men of John de Sulleye, on the information of Walter de Bello Campo. (S) CPRs.
4/5/1304, Pardon to John de Sudleye of 872 17s 1.5 d of the £1372 17s 1.5d in which he is bound … £647 6s 8d for the time that he was on the king’s service in Gascony, to the said John to be annulled. (S) CPRs.
11/7/1305, John de Suleye acknowledges that he owes to …, £20 … co. Gloucester. (S) CCRs.
4/11/1306, John de Sudley, knight, presented William de Ardyngton to the chapel of Sudley. (S) Register of Bishop William Ginsborough, 1907.
4/1306, Sir John de Suleye, knight, with Sir John de Castre, knight, and 4 esquires, on a raid in Nithsdale, Scotland against Robert de Brus. (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Scotland, 1884, P512. [William de Sulleye, brother of John also on the raid.]
8/31/1306, Notification that the king … Edward his son and heir, to grant to Thomas and Edmund, sons of the king and Margaret his constort, sister of Philip king of France (in pursuance of the marriage treaty ...) … Witnesses:– Sir Robert de la Warde, steward of the houshold, Sir John de Sulle, chamberlain, Sir John Hastang, steward of the queen’s household, … (S) CPRs.
10/23/1306, John de Sulleye present when James Steward of Scotland did homage to King Edward for his lands. (S) Notes & Queries, Oxford Journals, 1860, P24.
2/25/1308, John present at the coronation of King Edward II.
5/3/1313, Protection for John going beyond the seas with Queen Isabella. (S) CPRs.
5/23/1313, King Edward and Isabella left from Dover for a trip to France.
6/2/1313, King Edward and Isabella arrived in Paris where 3 of Isabella’s brothers were to be knighted.
7/15/1313, King Edward and Isabella arrived back in England at Dover.
2/20/1314, Protection for … John de Sulleye, Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, Ida de Clynton, … going with the Queen beyond seas on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.
9/12/1317, Licence for John de Sudleye to demise at farm … to … and Henry de Praers 20£ of rent in his manor of Dersete, co. Warwick, held in chief. (S) CPRs.
5/20/1318, John de Sudley granted the priory of Arbury two messuages … in his lordship of Dassett and Chilvers Coton. (S) Hist. of the Co. of Warwick, V2, 1908.
1319, Many rebel barons with the earls of Lancaster and Hereford assembled at Sherborne in Elmedon [Hampshire], swearing allegiance to the reformation of the realm.
6/18/1320, Licence for John de Sudley to enfeoff Ralph de Dercet of the manor of Sudley, … remainders to John [grandson] son of Bartholomew de Sudley and Eleanor de Scales and heirs of their bodies. Licence for the said John to grant to the said John son of Bartholomew and Eleanor … the manor of la Grene, held in chief. (S) CPRs.
2/1321, King Edward issued writs forbidding unlawful assembly because he knew Earl Thomas of Lancaster was meeting with large groups of norther barons. [John apparently allied with this group.]
7/1321, Humphrey de Bohun appeared in London with a large force and took the lead in denouncing Edward’s favorites [the Despencers, who were forced into exile.]
5/15/1321, John summoned to parliament by writ.
8/20/1321, John de Sulligh received a pardon for activities against the Despensers. (S) CPRs.
3/22/1322, King Edward executed Earl Thomas of Lancaster for treason at his castle of Pontefract [one of the barons responsible for the death of Piers Gaveston.]
11/18/1324, Pardon for a fine … to John de Sully for his adherence to the rebels. (S) CPRs.
By 1324, John’s son and heir Bartholomew died, leaving his grandson John as his heir.
10/24/1325, Licence for John de Sudle to grant Edmund son of William de Bereford, the reversion of the manor of Derset, co. Warwick, … to hold for his life. (S) CPRs.
10/2/1326, Licence for John de Sudley to grant in fee tail to John [grandson] son of Bartholomew de Sudley and Eleanor his wife the remainder of 2 parts of the manor of Dersete, co. Warwick, held in chief, which 2 parts Edmund son of William de Bereford holds for life by demise of John de Sudleye. (S) CPRs.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England. [John de Sulleye, a former household kngiht, asked if the new king would swear the same additional clause of the coronation oath as his father had done, and was told that if he did not, he would not be crowned. (S) The 3 Edwards, Prestwich, 2003, P98.]
10/7/1329, Licence … for the alienation in frank almoin by John de Sudeleye of 40 acres … his manor of Sudeleye, co. Gloucester, held in chief, to the abbot and convent of Wynchecombe. (S) CPRs.
5/6/1331, Licence for John de Sudle to enfeoff John de Staunton of 40 acres of meadow in Sudle, held in chief. (S) CPRs.
5/25/1332, Licence for John de Sulleye to enfeoff William de Wotton and Margaret his wife … in Chepyng, Dorset. (S) CPRs.
1336, John, 1st Lord Sudeley of Dassett in Burton Dassett, Warwickshire, died; his heir his grandson John.
4/18/1336, Writ for IPM of John de Sudley the elder. Worcester: Shirrevelench. A carucate of land and 30s. rent … John, son of Bartholomew de Sudley, aged 30 years on the feast of St. Nicholas last, is next heir of the said John de Sudley, the elder. Gloucester: Sudley. The manor … held for life … remainder to John, son of Bartholomew de Sudley, and Eleanor de Scales, and the heirs of their bodies. (S) CIsPM.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P793. (S) Historic Peerage, Nicolas, 1857, P458.
Child of John and Sibyl:
i. Bartholomew de Sudeley (15212116), born ~1277 in Warwick, England.