~1370, John Stoureton born in Somerset, England, s/o 3802584. Lord John de Stourton & 3802585. Jane Basset.
6/1376, Joan born in Somerset, England, d/o 1477358. William Banastre.
[––Joan & Robert––]
Joan 1st married to Robert Affeton.
Aft. 3/16/1381, John’s father died, his older brother William the heir.
~1385, Alice born in England.
11/5/1395, Joan’s father died. Joan the wife of Robert Affeton.
1/17/1396, Writ for IPM of William Banastre. Somerset: He held the under-mentioned serjeanty, beadlery, manors and advowsons of Radestoke and Whethull and rent in Lovyngton. He held the other under-mentioned manors, advowsons and land in parcenary with Alice, Katharine and Elizabeth, daughters of John Wykyng, and John son of Henry Mountfort. Alestperet. The serjeanty, … Radestoke. The manor, with the advowson of the church … Whethull. The manor, with the advowson of the church … Lovyngton. 17s. rent from 2 messuages … Well Foreyn. The rent of a rose from the beadlery of the hundred … Estludeforde. The manor, with the advowson of the church … Fodyngdon. The rent of a rose from the manor, with the advowson of the church … Cherlton Adam. 40s. from a carucate of land, … Joan wife of Robert de Affeton, aged 19 1/2 years and more, is his daughter and heir. (S) CIsPM.
4/28/1396, Order to escheator in the county of Somerset,—pursuant to divers inquisitions shewing that William Banastre held in his demesne as of fee (1) the serjeanty of Alestperet … and (2) the manor of Badestoke and the advowson of the church thereof, the manor of Whethull with the advowson of the church thereof, … and that Joan the wife of Robert de Affeton is William's daughter and next heir, and of full age,—to take the fealty of the said Robert, cause him and Joan to have full seisin of the said serjeanty and remove the king's hand from the premises not held of the king, delivering any issues thereof taken since William’s death to those to whom they belong. (S) CFRs.
5/4/1396, Debtor: John Hone, esquire, of Somerset. Creditor: John Shakel, esquire, John Stourton, and Thomas Bathe, of Somerset. Amount: £40. (S) UKNA.
5/25/1400, Commitment to John Stoureton and William Yerde, by mainprise of William Stoureton of the county of Somerset and … of the keeping of the manor of Fremyngton, co. Devon, late of John late earl of Huntingdon. (S) CFRs.
Robert Affeton died.
[––John & Joan––]
Bef. 1403, John married Joan. (S) Hist. of Somerset, V10, 2010, Wheathill.
3/8/1403, John Stourton, donsel, nobleman, and his wife, damsel, noblewoman, of the diocese of Wells, received an indult to have a portable altar. (S) Lateran Regesta, V5, 1904, 110.
1403, John and Joan presented to the church of East Lydford.
1406, Joan died.
10/24/1406, Order to the escheator of Somerset to make inquisition into the death of Joan late the wife of John Stourton. (S) CFRs.
1407, Edmund drummer, having 4 daughters, sold his manor to John Stourton, Esq. of Preston Pluckett, Somerset.
11/30/1412, Commitment to William Stourton and John Stourton, of the keeping of all the lands late of John Beauchamp … (S) CFRs.
9/26/1413, Commitment to sir William Hankeford, knight, chief justice of the Bench, and John Stourton, the elder, of the keeping of all the lands late of William Stourton (John’s older brother, 1901292 ), by the death of the said William Stourton and by reason of the minority of John (950646) his son and heir … (S) CFRs.
[––John & Alice––]
By 1415, John married 2nd Alice Dennis.
1416, John was granted a license to the Priory of Whitehall, Ilchester, to endow a chaplain with lands to pray for (amongst others) “the soul of Joan, sometime the wife of John Stourton”.
1420, John 1st represented Somerset in parliament. [6 times total to 1436.]
2/7/1423, Richard Reede of Oxeburgh co. Norffolk to … Robert Hille of Spaxton, John Stourton the elder, … Quitclaim of the manor of Loxton co. Somerset. (S) CCRs.
2/12/1424, John Stourton the elder, that he is willing to receive from the constable of the Tower of London, by virtue of the king's writ, Marcellinus de Flisco of Genoa (Janua) esquire, now in the Tower, whom he claims as his prisoner. (S) CCRs. [John had captured him in the county of Somerset, after he had previously escaped from the Tower.]
5/16/1426, Commitment to John Stourton (this John’s nephew) of Stourton the younger and John Stourton the elder, by mainprise of Thomas Beauchamp, 'chivaler,' and John Cheyne of the county of Buckingham, 'chivaler,' of the keeping of all the lands late of John Kendale. (S) CFRs.
10/10/1429, Commitment to William Carent, by mainprise of John Stourton and John Welle, both of Preston, co. Somerset, esquires … (S) CFRs.
[––John & Katherine––]
By 1431, John married 3rd Katherine Payne.
11/26/1431, Commitment of the counties of Somerset and Dorset to John Stourton the elder, during pleasure, so that he answer at the Exchequer as sheriff. (S) CFRs.
1433, Authorization by Walter lord Hungerford for his son Robert Hungerford, Sir John Stourton, ... and John Fortescu, ..., to arrange the ransome of lord Hungerford's prisoner, Jean de Vendome, vidame de Chartres. (S) UKNA.
10/24/1434, John Stourton of Preston named an executor of the will of his daughter Cecily’s husband.
11/8/1434, Commitment to John Stourton and John Hody, … county of Somerset … of the marriage of John [Cecily’s son] son and heir of John Hill … (S) CFRs.
1/3/1436, John Storton the elder, esquire, and John Hody, esquire, knights coming to Parliament. (S) CFRs.
11/10/1438, Will of John Stourton, of Preston, the elder, son of John Stourton, formerly Lord de Stourton, brother of William Stourton, s. and h. of the said John de Stourton; My wife, Katherine (Payne), my brother Master Richard, dead; Lady Abbess of Shafton, my sister Anatasia, William Carent and Margaret his wife (his niece), Cecilia, my daughter, Joan Sydenham, my daughter, John Stourton, Knt., my nephew (received a psalter); William Payne, executor. (S) N&Qs, Somerset & Dorset, V9, P126. (S) Testamenta Vetusta, Nicolas, 1826, P234.
By 1/27/1439, John died. (S) Will proved.
2/1439, IPM of John Stourton. His 3 daughters, Cecily, wife of Thomas Kuriel, knight, aged 34 years ; Johanna, wife of John Sydenham, Esquire, aged 21 years ; and Alice Stourton, aged 7 years ; were his coheirs at law.
(S) History of the Noble House of Stourton, 1899. (S) Hist. & Topo. of South Somerset, Batten, 1894, P99.
Child of John and Joan:
i. Cecily Stourton (369339), born 1405 in England.
Child of John and Alice:
ii. Joan Stourton (77973), born 1416 in England.
Child of John and Katherine:
iii. Alice Stourton, born 1432 in England.