~1320, Nicholas born in England.
1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.
~1330, Eleanor born in England.
4/21/1338, Commission of oyer and terminer … complaint by Hugh de Normanton … that John Bernak, William Bernak, parson … Nicholas Bernak, … abducted Joan his wife … (S) CPRs.
By 1344, Nicholas married to Eleanor.
6/4/1344 at Hoveringham, General release from John de Flyntham (Flintham), executor of the will of master Thomas de Hotot, to Nicholas Bernak, Eleanor, his wife, William Hacsmall of Flintham, Nottinghamshire, and William Colston of Flintham, of all actions, quarrels and demands. (S) UKNA.
6/16/1346 at Nottingham, Debtor: John de Musters, knight, [held part of a fee in Treswell, Bassetlaw Hundred, Notts] and John de Sutton of Averham [Notts.], and Nicholas Bernak. Amount: £23 14s. (S) UKNA.
1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].
12/7/1348, Quitclaim [in Nottingham] of Richard Damper of Notchekelsay … Witnesses:- Lord Ralph de Cromwell, jnr.; … knts.; John of Sutton, Lord of Averham; … Nicholas Bernak, … (S) UKNA.
6/4/1349, Feoffment by Nicholas Bernak of Hoveringham to William Bernak, parson of Bulwik, of lands which he had by the feoffment of Isabel daughter of Robert de Sibthorp. (S) UKNA.
7/27/1349 at Hoveringham, General release from Henry Gylioth of Flintham, Nottinghamshire, to Nicholas Bernak, of all actions. (S) UKNA.
Child of Nicholas and Eleanor:
i. Margaret Bernake (3803097), born ~1355 in Hoveringham, Nottingham, England.