~1380, John Trethurffe born in Cornwall, England, s/o 3802608. Reginald Tretherf.
~1390, Joan born born in England, d/o 3802610. Ralph Trenewyth & 3802610. Jane Basset.
9/30/1399, Henry IV succeeded Richard II as King of England.
4/1401, Indenture by demise by Reginald Tretherff and John his son to John Lanhergy, for the term of 52 years ... town of Medschole ... (S) Cat. of Ancient Deeds, 1902, P543.
11/30/1405, Commitment to John Tretherf of the county of Cornwall, esquire, and Roger Wyke, of the county of Devon, … of the keeping of all the lands late of Henry Saint John in the counties of Devon and Somerset. (S) CFRs.
11/16/1406, Commitment to John Tretherf of the county of Cornwall, esquire, and Roger Wyke, of the county of Devon, … of the keeping of all the lands late of Henry Seint John … until the full age of the said heir, … together with the marriage of the heir … (S) CFRs.
[––John & Joan––]
~1407, John married Joan.
1/30/1408, Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of taking of John Flory esquire …, and order by mainprise of Edmund Leversegge, Thomas Poulet … of Somerset, and John Trethewy of Cornwall. (S) CCRs.
1411-12, Defeasance, indented, by John Tretherff of a grant to him by John Seyntaubyn of his messuages and lands in 'Nansausan' with the rents and services of the said John Tretherff in Trethurffe and of John Nanskelly and others: [Corn.] (S) UKNA. (2 records) [John Seyntaubyn’s daughter married John Tretherff’s son.]
By 1412, John’s father died.
3/20/1413, Henry V succeeded Henry IV as King of England.
3/1413, Release by Ralph Ady of Lavardrogh to John Tretherf, of his right in a messuage, the third part of a garden, an acre of land and a meadow adjoined, called 'Buthen en Hesk' in the town of Lavardrogh [Cornwall] … Witnesses:— Ralph Trenewyth, … (S) Des. Cat. Anc. Deeds, V4, 1902.
9/29/1413, Debtor: Ralph Trenowth of Trenowth next to Knightenford [St Columb Major, Pyder Hundred, Cornwall]. Creditor: John Tretherf [of Cornwall] Amount: 200m. (S) UKNA.
6/11/1414, Reginald Tretherf presented as new Rector of Ladock, Cornwall, by patron John Tretherf. (S) Parochial Hist. of Cornwall, V2, Polsue, 1868, P386.
1415, John served in France in the of Edward, Lord Courtenay. [Sir Edward de Courtenay fought in the King’s Guard at Agincourt. Later appointed Admiral of the Fleet. Sir Edward was killed 8/15/1416, Battle of the Seine Estuary near Harfleur.]
8/13/1415, King Henry V’s force of 12,000 landing at the mouth of the Seine at Harfleur.
9/22/1415, English capture Harfleur after a siege.
10/25/1415, Battle of Agincourt in northern France. [Documented by 3 eye witnesses.] The English longbows gave “a terrifying hail of arrow shot.” French estimate of their own dead of 4,000 would imply a ratio of nearly 9 to 1 in favour of the English.
[No records found in England during this time period.]
1/19/1419, The capture of Rouen, France. A major event in the Hundred Year's War, where English forces captured the capital of Normandy.
9/1419 at Grauntpound, Cornwall, Indenture being a feoffment by John Tretherf, esquire, to John Thomy of Lavardrogh, of a toft, 1a. land and the third part of a garden, with a parcel of meadow called 'Buthen en hesk,' in Lavardrogh, …. Witnesses:— William Bodrugan, knight, Ralph Trenewth, esquire, and others (named). (S) Des. Cat. Anc. Deeds, V4, 1902.
1420, John Trethurffe MP for Devon with William Bodrugan.
5/1421, John present at the Cornwall elections for parliament.
4/1/1422, Indenture being a feoffment by John Nanskelly … Bodmyn, Grauntpont [Cornwall] … Witnesses:—John Tretherf and' Ralph Trenewith, esquires, … (S) Des. Cat. Anc. Deeds, V4, 1902.
8/31/1422, Henry VI (an infant) succeeded Henry V as King of England.
5/10/1424, Feoffment by Richard Trevaignon, esquire … borough of Graundpond [Cornwall] … Witnesses:—John Tretherf, esquire, … (S) Des. Cat. Anc. Deeds, V4, 1902.
1425, John present at the Cornwall elections for parliament.
9/1427-8/1429, John the escheator for Devon and Cornwall. (S) CFRs. [John did IPMs by royal writ, and inquisition into idocy take ex officio (1 of 9), and others for a total of 17 inquisitions. (S) Essays Presented to Michael Hicks, Clark, 2015, P165.]
6/24/1428, Order to the escheator in the county of Cornwall … diverse other inquisitions taken before John Tretherf, escheator … (S) CFRs.
1/1429, Richard Penpons (1048582) claims that John Tretherf owes him £100 on a bond. JT defends and seeks licence to imparl [delay … 3 other delays granted]. (S) CCP, CP 40/674, rot. 331.
4/20/1430 at Trewethan, Gift in perpetuity. 1 Wm. Bodrugan, kt. Witnesses: ..., Jn. Tretherff, ... [Cornwall] (S) UKNA.
7/1430, Counterpart if demise by John Tretherf, esquire, to to Richard Herry and Joan his wife, ... in the town of Truruburgh ... Witnesses William Brodugan, knight, ... Reginald Tretherf, ... (S) Cat. of Ancient Deeds, 1902, P484.
4/1431, John a commissioner to ascertain the persons liable for a grant to the King in Cornwall. (S) CPRs.
6/14/1431, Reginald Tretherf son of John grants to John his father, Reginald Tretherf, clerk, …, Robert Tretherf, Richard Oliver, clerk, Thomas Treuthgans, …, his manors of Argallas, Trewynyon, Brongolowe, Seyntgerent and Penlen in Cornwall, manors of Comberale, Strete Rale, and Deandeport in Devon and manor of Alveston in Somerset. (St. Enoder). (S) UKNA.
12/1432, John a commissioner of inquiry in Cornwall dealing with wastes at Helston.
1433-43, Plaintiffs: John Tretherf, husband of Johan, sister of the late Rauf Trenewith. Defendants: John, son of the said Rauf. Subject: Manor of Alwyneston, late of the said Ralph. Devon. (S) UKNA.
2/24/1434, Commission to Nicholas, baron of Carreu, John Tretherf, … complaint has been made by the merchants of Genoa dwelling in London … of war in a ship of Fowy, of which John Mistowe was master, forcibly took a carrack of Genoa of the said merchants … (S) CPRs.
1435, John present at the Cornwall elections for parliament.
9/15/1435, Commission to Nicholas, baron of Carreu, John Tretherf, … to address restitution to the merchants for the loss of the ship of the commission of 1434. (S) CPRs.
1436, John Trethurffe MP for Devon.
2/11/1436, Letter of attorney by William Park, son and heir of John Park to Simon Cosvehord and John Spede to deliver seisin to John Tretherf, esquire, of his lands, &c. in Hellan Woles, Knol and Nans next the town of Park [Cornwall] … (S) Des. Cat. Anc. Deeds, V4, 1902.
2/15/1436, Feoffment by John Knol to John Tretherf, esquire, and Joan his wife, of all lands ... in the town of Knol, to wit the whole town of Knol; to hold to them and the heirs and assigns of John. Witnesses: William Bodrugan, knight, Reginald Tretherf, ... esquires, ... [Cornwall] (S) Cat. of Ancient Deeds, 1902, P513.
7/12/1436 at Brodugan, Conditions of feoffment. Wm. Bodrugan, Kt. ... 2 Ld. Humph, Duke of Gloucester, Walter Ld. of Hungerford, Kt, Thos Arundell, Kt, ..., Jn. Tretherff, Wm. Nevyll, esq, ... Wits.: Jn. Trerys, Kt, Remfrey Arundell, Jn. Basset, Reg. Trethereff, Jn. Petyt, esqs. (S) UKNA.
5/1437, John to distribute a tax allowance in Cornwall.
6/1437, Release by John Fraunces of Hayvos to John Tretherf, of his right in the towns of Tretherf, Trewens, and Gonrestyr. (S) Des. Cat. Of Ancient Deeds, V5, 1906, P136.
1444, John died.
7/3/1444, Writ of diem dausit extremum, after the death of John Tretherf, for Devon and Cornwall. (S) CFRs.
(S) Hist. of Parliament, Roskell, 1993.
Children of John and Joan:
i. Reginald Tretherff (950652), born ~1410 in Cornwall, England.
ii. Maud Tretherf, born ? in England.
[Undated] Plaintiffs: John Tretherf (1901304), esquire. Defendants: Thomas Hendour (1901300), esquire, of Devon. Subject: Breach of promise to settle land on Thomas Hendour, his son and heir, on marriage with Maude, complainant's daughter. Cornwall, Devon. (S) UKNA.