1275, Simon born in Leicestershire, England, s/o 30424712. Robert Pakeman & 30424713. Beatrice ?.
~1285, Alice born in England, d/o §§John le Hunte. (S) See 5/18/1322. [Could be d/o Robert (d.1322).]
Alice 1st married to ? Sylvester of Kent.
1303, Simon’s father died.
1/20/1303, Writ for IPM of Robert Pakeman. Leicester: Kerby, … Simon his son, aged 28, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.
3/8/1303, Order to deliver to Simon, son and heir of Robert Pakeman, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done fealty. (S) CFRs.
[––Simon & Alice––]
By 1305, Simon married Alice.
5/15/1306, Ceremony of purification for Alice after the birth of her son Simon. (S) Proof of age of son Simon.
5/15/1307, Simon sold John de Wiston 30 oak trees for 5 marks [The wood was needed to rebuild a mansion that had burned]. (S) Proof of age of son Simon.
7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.
1313, Simon holding in Kirby Muxloe, 4 miles west of Leicester. 30-75 acres, a small amount of meadow and woodland, with free tenents holding 4.5 virgates, and 8 villein tenants owing labour services. [Typical of woodland areas recently occupied.] The Herle family was the largest holder of Simon’s village. Simon’s family was next.
1313, Simon died.
7/24/1313, IPM of Simon Pakeman of Kerkeby. Leicester: Kereby. A capital messuage, and 5 virgates land , including parcels of wood called Le Gores, Glouchiep, and Pakemones Wynehull, from which there is no profit but housebote and heybote for the capital messuage, because they are within the free chase of the earl of Gloucester, held of the king in chief by service of 1/2 knight’s fee. Simon his son, aged 7 at the feast of Easter, 6 Edw. II, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.
Children of Simon and Alice:
i. Simon Pakeman (7606178), born 3/20/1306 in Leciestershire, England.
5/18/1322, Writ for IPM of Robert, son and heir of John le Honte alias le Hunte of Kereby. Leicester: Kerebi. A messuage and 8a. land, …, which messuage &c. after the death of the said John came to the king’s hands by reason of the minority of the said Robert; and a virgate of land … by service of 3s. yearly. Simon son of Simon Pakeman of Kerebi, aged 16, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.
5/26/1327, Simon, son of Simon Pakeman, of Kerby, deceased: Leicestershire (proof of age). … John de Wiston says the like, and knows … dated 15 May, 34 Edward I., and on that day Alice mother of the said Simon was purified from his birth. … (S) CIsPM.
1331, Simon Pakeman kinsman and heir of Robert le Hunte of Kirby.
ii. Margaret Pakeman, born ~1310 in Leciestershire, England.
1/27/1374, Simon Pakeman and Agnes, his wife, querents, … Plea of covenant. … to hold to Simon and the heirs of his body, of the chief lords for ever … successive remainders to Margaret, the wife of William Mareschal of Stapelton', sister of the aforesaid Simon, and the heirs of her body.