~1340, Adam born in Devon, England.
~1347, Margaret born in Devon, England, d/o 7604470. Sir Henry of la Pomeroy.
6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349.
2/1365, Martin de Fisshacre, a quitclaim … Witnesses: Nicholas de la Pomeray, …, Adam Cole. (S) CCRs.
~1365, Adam married Margaret.
By 1368, Adam knighted.
1/20/1368, Indenture made between John de Cheverston, Knt, on one part and John de Ferers, Knt, John Daumarle, Knt, and Richard de Greynevyle … Wits. William Botreaux (7604376), … John Dyneham (3802792), … Theobald de Greynevyle (2097248), Thomas Chambernoun, Adam Cole, all Knights. (S) UKNA.
1368, Henry of la Pomeray (7604470), son of Henry of la Pomeray and Johane de Meoles to Thomas of la Pomeray. … manor of Stockleigh Pomeroy, to be held by 2. during his life … Witnesses … Adam Cole … (S) UKNA.
12/1372, Margaret’s father died, her brother John the heir.
1377, Power of attorney by John of la Pomeray, knt. (Margaret’s brother) … to give season to William of la Pomeray, Nicholas of la Pomeroy, James of Chuddelegh (7605226), Nicholas of Kyrkham, Adam Cole, … (S) UKNA.
6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, son of the Black Prince, succeeded Edward III as King of England.
7/12/1379, Adam Cole of Devon to Richard Sergeaux knight. Recognisance for £160, to be levied etc. of his lands and chattels in Devon. (S) CCRs.
1381-82, Sir Adam Cole steward of the household of Edward Courtenay, earl of Devon. (S) Yeo Family History, Cherry.
1383, Adam died.
1/3/1384, Sir Adam Cole, Knt., had died intestate, and the Bishop had commissioned William Malherbe and William Walyrounde, kinsmen of the deceased, to bury him in accordance with his rank. (S) The Reg. of Thomas de Branryngham, Bishop of Exeter, Part 1, P159.
1387, John Pomeray and his wife Joan challenged the entail of properties given to his sisters, Joan (deceased) and Margaret.
By 6/14/1416, Margaret died, her son John the heir of her brother John.
(S) Hist. of Parliament, Roskell, 1993, John Cole of Nethway, Devon.
Children of John and Margaret:
i. John Cole, born ~1365 in Devon, England.
2/10/1386, Debtor: John Cole, the son of Sir Adam Cole, knight, of Devon, and lord of Tamar. (S) UKNA.
By 1391, John 1st married Blanche ?.
12/30/1399, Debtor: John Cole, the son of Adam Cole, knight [John held parts of fees in Wylbury, Fremington Hundred, and in East Stoodleigh, Witheridge Hundred, Devon]. Creditor: James Chudleigh, knight [held part of a fee in Limbury, in Broad Clyst, Cliston Hundred, Devon]. Amount: £20. (S) UKNA.
11/22/1405, John sheriff of Devon.
3/12/1417, IPM of John Pomeray, knight. Cornwall: He held the manor of Tregony … On 27 May 1387 he granted it to Thomas Pomeray, esquire, now knight … he gave these to Edward Pomeray, Margaret his wife and his heirs male by a fine … He died on 14 June 1416. Joan wife of Thomas Pomeray, knight, and John Cole, esquire, are his next heirs, Joan (3802613) being the daughter of Joan (7605227), one sister, and John Cole, the son of Margaret (3802235) his other sister, aged 50 years and more and 40 years and more. Devon: He held the manor of Berry Pomeroy … The others gave the manor to John Pomeray, Joan his wife, … annual value £40 … [Date of death and heirs as above.] (S) CIsPM. [Joan surviving.]
1423, John a MP for Devon.
Bef. 1434, John died.
ii. Margaret Cole (1901117), born ~1373 in Devon, England.