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Monday, October 5, 2020

Lord John Daumarle & Alice de Moeles

 4201534. Lord John Daumarle & 4201535. Alice de Moeles

~1295, John Damarle born in Devonshire, England, s/o §§John de Alba Marlia of Flete. (S) See 3/25/1330.

~1307, Alice born in Devon, England, d/o 8403070. Roger de Moeles & 8403071. Alice le Prouz.

7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.

Alice 1st married to William ?. [1 son, Richard. See 11/8/1346.]

7/26/1317, Commission of oyer and terminer … complaint by Roger de Moeles that John Daumarle, … abducted Alice his wife and carried away his goods at Lusteglegh, co. Devon. (S) CPRs. [Apparently with Alice the daughter, widow of William ?, arranged by Alice the mother, John would marry her daughter, see 11/15/1335. (S) Stolen Women, Dunn, 2013, P170.] Alice de Moelis later said she was not abducted, but took her daughter Alice of her own will.

6/5/1322, To the sheriff of Devon. … concerns Richard de Chaumbernoun, …, William de Cornubia, John Daumarle, John Burnel, Hugh de Chaumbernoun, Oliver de Chaumbernoun, Richard de Merton, …, and to restore their lands … (S) CCRs.

10/29/1324, IPM of John de Benestede. Devon: … Tavy Sancte Marie. 1/2 knight’s fee held by John Daumarle … (S) CIsPM.

[––John & Alice––]

By 1326, John married Alice.

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

3/25/1330, Commission to Thomas de Scobhill and John son of John de Alba Marlia of Flete to collect in the county of Devon the arrears of the scutage due for the army of Scotland of 4 Edward II. (S) CFRs.

11/15/1335, IPM of Alice de Moelys (8403071). Devon: Byddelegh. The manor, … Wydeworth. The manor, … Clyst Wydeworth. The hamlet, … Joan, late the wife of John de Wotton, Iseult, the wife of Oliver de Wylbury, and Alice, the wife of John Daumarle, are her next heirs, and of the age of 30 years and more. (S) CIsPM.

2/2/1336, Order pursuant to an inquisition made … in the counties of Somerset, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall, shewing that Alice de Meolys held the manor of Gidddegh at fee farm … and that Joan late the wife of John de Wotton, Iseult, whom Oliver de Wilbury, and Alice, whom John Daumarle, have respectively taken to wife, daughters of the said Alice, are her next heirs and of full age. (S) CFRs.

1339, John Daumarel of Fleet, Devon, died seised of Gidleigh manor, his son and heir John a minor. (S) UKNA.

4/5/1339, IPM of John Daumarle of Flitte. Devon: Gyddelegh. The manor held, as of the right of his wife … Aveton Giffard. The manor … Stodbery. A carucate of land … Holbogheton. A third part of the manor … Flytte Daumarle. Two carucates of land … Northywysh. A carucate of land … Sydenham Daumarle. A carucate of land … John his son, aged 12 years and more, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.


11/10/1339, To escheator in cos. Somerset, Dorset, Cornwall and Devon. Order not to intermeddle further with the lands which John Daumarle held at his death, restoring the issues thereof, as the king has learned by inquisition taken by the escheator that John held the manor of Giddelegh, co. Devon, as of the right of Alice his wife, who survives him. (S) CCRs.

9/8/1347, Alice Damarel presented to Gidleigh rectory.

1346, Alice in possession of Throwleigh, inherited from her maternal grandfather.

11/8/1346, IPM of John Dauney, knight. Somerset: … Emma his daughter, aged 18 years and more, is his next heir. [No male heir] … Cornwall: … Arwuthol. The manor held to him and the heirs male of his body, with successive remainders to Richard, son of Alice late the wife of John Daumarle, and the heirs male of his body, to Thomas son of Isabel de Kilgath and the heirs male of his body, to William Daunee and the heirs male of his body, to John brother of Nicholas Daunee … (S) CIsPM.

4/12/1348, To escheator in Devon. Order not to intermeddle further with the manor of Cornwode … John Dauneye, knight, at his death, held no lands in chief … but that he held the said manor and advowson for himself and the heirs male of his body … with remainder, in default of such heirs, to Richard son of Alice, who was the wife of John Daumarle … (S) CIsPM.

1348, Alice Damarel presented to Gidleigh rectory.

1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].

Alice died.

(S) Rpt. & Trans. Devonshire, V44, 1912, Pgs 318, P350. (S) Rpt. & Trans. Devonshire, V46, 1914, Pg 197.

Family notes:

·         7/12/1290, IPM of William de Alba Marlia. Writ of plenius certiorari, on the complaint of John de Alba Marl[ia] of Stokes that the escheator had taken into the king's hand a knight's fee in Flente, the wardship whereof with the marriage of the heir of the said William pertained to the said John. (S) CIsPM.

·         6/4/1320, Commission to John de Alba Marlia of Flete to levy with Thomas de Scobhill the scutage of the king's army of Scotland of 4 Edward II in the county of Devon. (S) CFRs.

Child of ? and Alice:

i. Richard ?, born ? in England.

11/8/1346, Richard living.

4/12/1348, Richard living.

Children of John and Alice:

ii. John Damarel, born 1327 in Devonshire, England.

John 1st married Joan, daughter of Sir John Cheverston.

4/7/1349, John de Alba Marlia presented to the rectory of Mary Tavi.

6/10/1355, IPM of Jorl de Bukungton. Devon: … Syggeford. 24s. yearly rent held of John Damarle by knight’s service. … (S) CIsPM.

1/15/1368, Indenture made between John de Cheverston, Knight and Joan, his wife, on one part and John de Ferers, Knt, John Daumarle, Knight, and Richard Greynevill, in the other part, … (S) UKNA.

9/19/1368, John in possession of Gidleigh manor.

1380, John a MP for Devon. (S) CCRs.

John married 2nd Isolda, widow of Thomas Tremayn of Carwithinack (Cornwall).

1392, John died.

8/30/1407, Isabel died.

10/5/1407, IPM of Isabel widow of John Daumarle, knight. Devon: … After the death of her husband, John Daumarle, knight, she held in dower, … She died on 30 Aug. 1407. Nicholas Tremayn, her son and heir, is aged 40 years and more. (S) CIsPM.

iii. Clarice Damarell (2100767), born ~1330 in Devonshire, England.

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