~1300, John born in England.
1/18/1327, John Bulkenap a juror at the IPM of Stephen de Segrave (5910164) at New Sarum. (S) Wiltshire Inquisitions, British Record Society, 1908, P446.
1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.
9/30/1330, Lady Alice de Segrave (5910165); and John Bilknap of West Hatch and Robert Writhelok of the same. Alice has demised at farm to John and Robert, for her life, her manor of Westhach (Wilts.); rent £20 a year to be paid at her manor of Northpidele. (S) BCM/D/5/92/6.
5/1331, John Byleknapp a juror for the inquisition of the extent of the manor of Sutton Maundeville. (S) Wiltshire Inquisitions Post Mortem, British Record Society, 1914, P76.
10/1331, John Bilknap and his wife Alice granted Roger Ashford for 2 messuages ... in West Hache, which he had by gift of John. Roger grants the property back to John and his heirs of his body with remainder to right heirs of John. (S) Feet of Fines, Wiltshire.
11/6/1334 at West Hatch, John Bilknap of West Hatch and John de Swaleweclyve. John Bilknap has granted to John de Swaleweclyve, his heirs and assigns the manor of Westhache with the appurtenances, for the term of the life of Lady Alice de Segrave; rent to Alice £20 a year at her manor of Northpudele. (S) BCM/D/5/92/7.
1346, John Beleknappe was a lawyer in London.
1346, John de Wybourne relinquished the property of Crofton to Sir Robert Belknap.
1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].
1348 at Doneheuede St. Mary, John Bilknap a juror in the IPM of Robert de Litelton of Henlegh. (S) Wiltshire Inquisitions Post Mortem, British Record Society, 1914, P186.
6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349.
5/16/1354, Commission to Robert de Halsham and John Belknap … touching a complaint … evildoers took a ship laden with their goods and merchandise on the sea by Calais … (S) CPRs.
7/16/1356, Hugh Nevill, John Bilknap and Robert Elnsted received a commission in the diocese of Chichester, Sussex, regarding the maintenance of a chapel by the bishop. (S) CPRs.
1361, John Bilknap had a commission together with Robert Herle (S) CCRs.
5/10/1367, Commission of oyer and terminer to Robert de Thorpe, Thomas de Westminster. Lodelowe, Edward de Sancto Johanne, Robert Bealknapp, John Wyn and John Bealknapp, on information that, whereas a plea is pending before the justices of the Bench between Roger de Assheford and Joan, his wife, and John Botiller and Margaret, his wife, demandants … (S) CPRs.
Child of John and Alice:
i. Robert Belknap(1901512) , born ~1325 in England.