15211326. Sir John de Whelnetham & 15211327. Alice ?
~1290, John de Whelneitham born in Suffolk, England.
1311, John de Whelnitham and Alice his wife v. Geoffrey de Ketlesberston and Nicholas de Whelnitham associated with Alpheton manor. (S) Manors of Suffolk, Copinger, 1905, P12.
2/20/1314, Commission of oyer and terminer … that John de Whelnetham, with … besieged and burned the house of Christiana de Moese … Suffolk. (S) CPRs.
1316, John de Whelnetham a commissioner of array in Suffolk for service against the Scots. (S) CFRs.
7/20/1318, Petition of John de Whelnetham. Whelnetham requests a grant of warren in his demesne lands in Great Welnetham and elsewhere. [Granted by the king.] (S) UKNA.
2/25/1323, Quitclaim of Agnes, former wife of John le Jeoneue of Coulyngg' … Witnesses: Sir Edmund de Hemegraue, Sir John de Whelnetham, kts., … [Suffolk] (S) UKNA.
6/14/1324, … pursuant to an inquisition made by Bobert de Aspale, John de Whelnetham and John de Ingham … (S) CFRs.
11/3/1324, Edmund de Hemmegrave and John de Whelnethame in Suffolk to enforce new ways of measuring wine and corn. (S) CFRs.
3/15/1325, Order to deliver to Mary, late the wife of Aymer de Valencia, earl of Pembroke, the following of his knights' fees … a fee in Tudenham which John de Whelnetham holds, of the yearly value of £4 … (S) CCRs.
3/6/1326, Letters patent from Edward II to John de Mutford, John de Whelnetham and John Claver in response to a petition from the Abbot of Bury St Edmunds … asking them to hold an inquisition. (S) UKNA.
1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England. [1/20/1327, Edward II abdicated.]
3/4/1327, Commission to Benedict de Cokefeld, John de Whelnetham and John de Westminster. Ingham, on complaint by Peter de Denardeston that Edmund de Sancto Mauro, William Cockerel, knight, Andrew le Forester, John le Neve of Brendilleye, and others, broke his houses at Brendilleye and Meldyng, co. Suffolk, felled his trees there, and carried them away with other goods. (S) CPRs.
11/2/1328, IPM of Bartholomew de Badelesmere. Suffolk: Brendebradefeld. The manor, … whereof 40a. held of John de Whelnetham, by service of 3s. 4 1/2d. and 1lb. of cummin yearly … (S) CIsPM.
2/11/1329, IPM of Jocelin de Badlesmere. Suffolk: Brendebradefeld. The manor, … whereof 40a. held of John de Whelnetham, by service of 3s. 4 1/2d. and 1lb. of cummin yearly. (S) CIsPM.
3/4/1331, … the manor of Brenbradefeld is held of John de Whelnetham and the abbot of St. Edmunds by divers services … (S) CCRs.
9/1339, Grant by Henry de Neuton … Witnesses:- Sir Andrew de Bures, Sir John de Whelnetham, knights, … [Suffolk]. (S) Ancient Deeds, V1, 1890, Suffolk, C.510.
6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349. [Usually 2-3 wills were executed in the town of Colchester, Essex, each year. In the 2 years 1349-50, 111 wills were executed.].
John died in Suffolk, England, buried at Church of St. Thomas a Becket. [Likely during the plague.]
1365, Simon Sudbury, Bishop of London, granted to all who would pray for the soul of Sir John de Whelnetham, Knt., deceased, buried in the church of Great Whelnetha, and for the souls of lady Alice, late his wife, Sir John Brokebourne, Knt. John de Cockfield, Esq. [1st 2 husbands of daughter Margery] 40 days pardon. (S) Topo. Hist. of Suffolk, Page, 1847, P751.]
Children of John and Alice:
i. John de Whelnetham, born ? in England.
i. Margery de Whelneitham (7605663), born ~1320 in Suffolk, England.
11/26/1372, Margery, widow of John de Stutton, sen., daughter and coheir of Sir John de Whenlnetham, and John de Bures, son and heir of Mary, widow of Michael de Bures, and sister of Margery, made partition of the manor of Whelnetham Magna, and the advowson, with Amicia Schalers, widow of Sir Thomas de Schalers. (S) CCRs.
ii. Mary de Whelneitham, born ~1322 in Suffolk, England.
Mary married Michael de Bures.
Son: John de Bures.
iii. Amicia de Whelneitham, born ~1325 in Suffolk, England.
Amicia married Sir Thomas de Schalers. [No children.] (S) Ess. Tow’s Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V1, 1805, Thelton.