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Saturday, October 10, 2020

Roger Dygge Esq. & Albina ?

 1250084. Roger Dygge Esq. & 1250085. Albina ?

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

~1320, Roger born in Kent, England, s/o 2500168. Thomas Dygge. (S) The Genealogist, 1916, P198.

~1335, Albina born in England, d/o 2955116. Lord Roger de Northwode & 2955117. Juliane de Say.

7/12/1349 at Maghefeld, Grant of John, archbishop of Cantebury, … Witnesses :– … Sir Roger Dygge, steward of the archbishop’s household, … (S) CPRs.

By 1357, Roger married Albina.

9/1357, Roger Digg and Aubina his wife, of the diocese of Canterbury. (S) Cal. of Entries in the Papal Reg., V3, 1897, P590.

10/30/1361, “Endorsement: Richard de Hurst, Sheriff, replies that he has sent the writ to Roger Digg {Digge}, Bailiff of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Liberty of Croydon.” (S) UKNA.

1362, Roger a legatee of the will of Edmund Stablegate of the City of Cantebury.

 3/1362, Agnes held the manors of Yokes and Wichling ... in dower of Roger de Northwode, knight, ... with the assent of John de Northwode, his son and heir, and the reversion of the manors was granted ... to John, son of Roger Digge, and Juliana his wife. (S) IPM of Agnes, widow of Christopher Shuckburgh, formerly wife of Roger de Northwode, knight, 5/28/1405. [Marriage contract of their children John and Juliana.]

6/8/1362, The Sheriff replies that he has sent the writ to Roger Digg {Digge}, Bailiff of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Liberty of Croydon. (S) UKNA.

7/8/1362, Inquisition and return: Extent made at West Malling [in Larkfield Hundred, Kent] before Roger Digg {Dygge}, Steward of the Liberty of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

10/13/1362, Extent made at West Malling [in Larkfield Hundred, Kent] before Roger Digg {Dygge}, Steward of the Liberty of the Archbishop of Canterbury. (S) UKNA.

5/1/1365, Commission to … Roger Dygge … to make inquisition … town of Romeneye … of the archbishopric of Canterbury … (S) CPRs.

1366, “Robert Tibetot, knight, to grant the manor of Kingstone to Roger Digge for life, retaining one-fourth of the manor of Kingsdown. Kent.” (S) UKNA.

1367, Roger Dygge, [and others] were seised of the manor of Padelesworth and the advowsons [Kent], to hold at the will of Richard Charles. (S) IPM of Richard Charles, 1377.

1367, A deed of Roger Digge and Albina his wife with a seal, ‘5 eagles on a cross, the arms of Digges.’ (S) Arch. Cantiana, V15, 1883, P21.

1367-70, Roger Digg a lawyer for the Nuns at Dartford. (S) English Nuns and the Law, Makowski, 2011, P175.

8/21/1368, Lease of the manors of Northwode to Sir John de Northwode Kt., and Joan his wife, for Life. Witnessed by Roger Dygge: ‘SIGILLUM ROGERI DYGGE’. (S) Arch. Cantiana, V2, Kent Arch. Soc.

3/1369, Due to an outbreak of the plague in London, the royal court was moved to Windsor.

5/10/1369, Licence for William de Say, ‘chivaler,’ to enfeoff Robert de Bealknap, … and Roger Digge, of the manors of Westgrenewich and Codeham, co. Kent, … (S) CPRs.

1369, Commission  to Ralph Spigurnal, ... Warden of the Cinque Ports, Henry Auger, Roger Digge and others to inquire into a shipwreck, goods carried away and hidden in a house in Sandwich. (S) CPRs.

7/6/1370, Commission of array in the county of Kent … Roger Digge … keepers of the peace … (S) CPRs.

1371-2, “Geoffrey Lucy, knight, … in Luton and Wodecrofte to …, Roger Dygge, William Haldene, … Bedford.” (S) UKNA.

9/30/1373, “The chapter of Canterbury Cathedral Priory To: Mgr John Digg', clerk; Roger Dygg' The priory confirms John and Roger's estate in 35 acres of land or pasture next to 'Goryswode'. … leases John and Roger 9 acres of pasture next to 'myddelgore' for a term of 80 years. … John and Roger's other lands in the parishes of Ickham and Adisham …” (S) UKNA.

10/26/1373, “From: Edward III, king of England To: …; Robert Bealknappe; …; Roger Dygge; … The land drainage and sea defences in Kent between the vill ('villa') of 'Newynton' on the shore of the River Thames ('aqua Thamis'') and Dover and from there along the shore of the marsh to Appledore in Romney Marsh are so damaged by the sea and fresh water flooding that great losses have occurred. The king, wishing to provide a remedy, assigns them to survey the walls and other defences to find out by whose fault the losses have occurred and who holds lands, pastures or fisheries there. They are to carry out distraints, amercements and anything else necessary to pay for the repair, renewal and clearing of the sea defences. They are to appoint wardens ('custos') for the protection of the sea defences, to hear the accounts of the collectors of money for repairing the defences, to distrain for arrears of these collections and to hear and determine any disputes. They are to compel any who resist to repair the defences.” (S) CPRs, 1370-1374, P314.

7/28/1374, Roger Dygge and others assigned to arrest persons named in a list. (S) CPRs.

1374, Roger Dygge and others commissioner to overlook banks … “lying betwxt the towns of Hethe and Newenden” and impress laborers as necessary in co. Kent.

11/29/1374, Commission to … Roger Digge … to survey the superfluous and unnecessary houses and buildings in divers castles and manors of the king in the county of Kent, and to inform themselves for what they could be sold. (S) CPRs.

7/18/1375, Commission de walliss et fossatis to Robert Beleknap, … Roger Dygge … (S) CPRs.

9/16/1375, Roger a legatee of the will of his brother John Digge: “I leave John Dygge son of my brother my silver and gilt cup with cover and six silver dishes … I wish that everything that remains in my disposition by the will of Roger my brother shall be disposed by my executors.”

9/4/1376, Roger died. (S) UKNA.

1377 [bef. 6/21], IPM of Roger Digge and John Digge, clerk. Gillyngham. A marsh, held by Roger Digge by the courtesy of England, of the inheritance of Albina his wife, of John Northwode, knight, ... It descended to John Digge, son and heir of Albina, a minor in the wardship of the said John Northwode. Wykham by Ledes. The manor, held by the said John Digge, clerk, uncle of the said John son of Roger, ... John died on Thursday before Michaelmas, 50 Edward III, and Roger on Monday after the Assumption in the same year. John Digge, son of the said Roger, aged 18 years and more, is kinsman and next heir of John Digge, clerk, to wit, son of Roger his brother. (S) IsPM, Kent, File 41.

6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.

2/14/1380, IPM of Roger: At Sythyngbourne, Kent. He held the under-mentioned land and marsh for life by the courtesy of England in right of Albina, his wife, the reversion belonging to John, his son by the said Albina. Gillyngham. 6 a. ... worth by the year 5s. only because the marsh is flooded by the sea-water of Medway, held of John Northwode, knight, as of his manor of Northwode Chasteneres,  by knight’s service and payment of 20s. rent yearly. Since his death the said John de Northwode, knight, has taken the issues of the 6 a. by reason of the minority of the heir. He died on 4 September, 49 Edward III. John, his son, aged 21 years on Sunday after St. Martin last, is next heir of him and the aforesaid Albina. (S) IsPM, Richard II, File 8.

(S) Hist. of Romney Marsh, Holloway, 1849, P105.

Family notes:

·         Albina is buried in the church of Barham, co. Kent. ‘Allbina la femme Rogeri Digge gift icy, Dien de s’alme eit mercy. Amen” (S) Gentleman’s Mag., V73, 1793, P21.

·         There is a contemporary “Roger Dygge” that is a Merchant of Cantebury and Kent. (S) UKNA – Multiple records. [Died 1373.]

Child of Roger and Albina:

i. John Dygge (625042), born 11/1359 in Kent, England.

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