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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Sir John Darcy ‘le Cosyn’

 15210056. Sir John Darcy ‘le Cosyn’

~1295, John born in England.

11/5/1319, Commitment during pleasure to John Darcy ‘le Cosyn’ of the counties of Nottingham and Derby so that he answer at the Exchequer as other sheriff and keeper. (S) CFRs.

1321-22, King Edward at the request of his well beloved and faithful men Robert Darcy, John Darcy his brother, and John Darcy le Cosyn, of his especial grace granted to them Philip Darcy, and Norman Darcy his Enemies and Rebells, taken and detained in his Prison at Yorke, to be delivered or otherwise disposed according to their wills, saving to the said King the eschaet and forfeiture of their Lands and Tenements, Goods, and Chattels, belonging to him on that occasion.

7/30/1322, John Darcy ‘le Cosyn’ a mainpernor for Sayer de Rocheford of the county of Warwick who made a fine of 200 marks after surrendering himself to the king. (S) CFRs.

1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England. [1/20/1327, Edward II abdicated.]

8/12/1328, Thomas Roscelyn requests the restoration of issues from his manors of Walcott and Edgefield, taken into the king's hands due to his adherence to Thomas of Lancaster and given to John Darcy 'le Cosyn'. (S) UKNA.

2/19/1329, John Darcy le Cosin constituted Justice and Keeper of Ireland.

3/2/1329, Order to pay to John Darcy 'le cosyn' £100, the king, who has appointed him justiciary of Ireland, having granted to him £300 of his gift in order to provide for his necessaries for the journey to Ireland. (S) CCRs.

3/8/1329, Order to the sheriff of Northampton to value all goods and chattels, late of William Trussel, knight … to deliver the same to Thomas de Bourne on the security which he has found in Chancery by John Darcy 'le Cosyn' and John Darcy 'le Frere'. (S) CFRs.

3/25/1329, Order to John Darcy 'le Cosyn,' justiciary of Ireland, to deliver … (S) CFRs.

7/2/1329, Grant to John Darcy 'le Cosyn ' of the wardship of the lands late of John de Bermengeham, earl of Loueth. (S) CFRs.

10/21/1331 at London, Creditor: John Darcy le Cosyn. Amount: 20m. (S) UKNA.

2/10/1332, Commitment to John Darcy of the wardship of the lands late of Thomas son of John, earl of Kildare. (S) CFRs.

1333-34, Receipt by John Darcy de Cosyn, Justice of Ireland, to Ralph de Nevill, Steward of the King's Household and Keeper of the of the bishopric of Durham, for £200 for his expenses in Ireland. (S) UKNA.

6/18/1335, Order to John Darcy, justiciary of Ireland, … (S) CFRs.

1335, Particulars of account of Walter de Bermynham of receipts and wages of himself and his men going with John Darcy from Ireland to Scotland. (S) UKNA.

9/1/1337, The king granted the reversion of the manor of Torkeseye after the death of the Countess of Pembroke to John Darcy, ‘le cosyn,’ steward of the king’s household, and the heirs male of his body … The countess attorned to the said John Darcy. (S) See son Philip (3802514), 4/1377.

10/8/1337, Charter of queen Philippa at the Tower of London … granting to the abbot and monks of the abbey of St. Mary, York, … Witnesses :—J. archbishop of Canterbury, … John de Warenna, earl of Surrey, Richard, earl of Arundel, William de Monte Acuto, earl of Salisbury, William de Clynton, earl of Huntingdon, Henry de Ferrariis, John Darcy, steward of the household, … (S) CFRs.

11/11/1337 at Cheuet, Demise. 1. Sir John Darcy le Cosyn, lord of Notton 2. John Esaude of Cheuet. Sir John demises to John Esaude of all the tenement in the vill of Cheuet, which the latter had of the demise of Philippa, queen of England; to hold for a term of 20 years … 25s. yearly. (S) UKNA.

10/15/1340, Grant to John Darcy, le Cosyn, for good service, of the marriage of Philip, son and heir of Norman Darcy, tenant in chief, a minor in the king's ward. (S) CFRs.

2/20/1341, Henry de Alyngton and Ralpli de Derby, in the port of Boston to keep the ‘coket’ seal … By K. and the testimony of John Darcy 'le Cosyn'. (S) CFRs.

6/1/1342, Grant to Thomas de Blakeburn of Ireland, … By K. & C. and the testimony of John Darcy, justiciary of Ireland. (S) CFRs.

1342, John Darcy le Cosyn to grant a messuage, land, and rent in Tewin, Hertingfordbury, and Panshanger to the prior and convent of St. Bartholomew's, Smithfield. Hertf. (S) UKNA.

1/10/1344, Order to release Gawayn de Suththorp, knight, from prison by a mainprise, as John Darcy 'le Cosyn' the elder and William Trussel the elder have mainperned. (S) CCRs.

9/8/1346, John Darcy, king's chamberlain, to the chancellor: issue writs for harness etc. for leaders of archers. (S) UKNA.

2/16/1347, Mandate to John Darcy 'le cosyn' not to intermeddle further with the lands which belonged to the said earl in Ireland … (S) CCRs.

5/30/1347, John Darcy, ‘le cosyn,’ died in Ireland, John his son and heir age 30.

Family notes:

·         John Darcy ‘le Cosyn’ did not marry Emeline Heron. She married John Darcy ‘le piere’, father of John Darcy ‘le fitz’ who married Margery, d/o Henry Gernet (2110870).

·         5/9/1377, Pursuant to a charter whereby the king granted to John Darcy 'le cosyn,' then steward of the household, now deceased, and the heirs male of his body, the reversion of the manors of Temple Neusom and Templehyrst, co. York, … the countess by pretext of the said grant attorned to John in respect of the reversion and is now dead, and that Philip Darcy (3802514), knight, son of John Darcy (7605028) the son of the said John Darcy (15210056) 'le cousyn,' is kinsman and next heir of the latter, and of full age. (S) CFRs.

Child of John and ?:

i. John Darcy (7605028), born 1317 in England.

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