~1265, John de Drokenesford born in England.
11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England. [While on crusade.]
6/5/1290, Michael Crok acknowledges that he owes to John de Drokenesford 33s. 4d. (S) CCRs.
12/14/1291, Robert Poterel, citizen of Winchester, acknowledges that he owes to John de Drokenesford, clerk, 50 marks. (S) CCRs.
12/15/1292 at Tuggehale in the presence of Robert deTibotot, John de Sancto Johanne, Walter de Langeton, keeper of the wardrobe, … and John de Drokenesford, the great seal was delivered to John de Langeton who sealed writs therewith. (S) CFRs.
5/1/1293, John de Foxle acknowledges that he owes to John de Drokenesford, clerk, £10. (S) CCRs.
1/14/1294, To keeper of the park of Broumore. Order to cause John de Drokenesford to have in that park 2 live bucks and 6 live does, in order to stock his park of Eston Crok. (S) CCRs.
1296, Memorandum of crowns, coronets, cups and other things received by John de Drokensford, keeper of the wardrobe in the Tower. (S) UKNA.
1297, Receipts (including loans), Household, necessaries, victualling, knights' fees and wages in war; receipts (including loans), victualling. Wardrobe debentures of John de Drokensford and John de Benstede. (S) UKNA. [1297-99]
By 1298, John knighted.
3/14/1298, Edward I, the king, coming from Flanders, touched about the ninth hour in the port of Sandwich … in the king's chamber at Sandwich, before the king's bed in his presence and by his command, in the presence of Sir R. de Grey, Sir J. de Drokenesford, keeper of the wardrobe, and Sir J. de Benstede, delivered the seal which the king used in England while he was in Flanders. (S) CFRs.
4/1298, Issue rolls and registers of of John de Drokensford. (S) UKNA. [1298-1310]
3/18/1299, Order prohibiting his attempting, or causing to be attempted, anything that may result in the disinheritance of the king or the prejudice of his royal right in the matter of the prebend of Massam, in the church of York, which the king conferred upon John de Drokenesford, his clerk … lest it shall be necessary for the king to provide a remedy in this behalf. (S) CCRs.
7/1300, Letter of Raymund de Pynibus to John de Drokensford and John Benstede: report on lack of progress at the Curia, and plea for financial help for himself. (S) UKNA.
8/2/1301, To the mayor, bailiffs and the whole community of the city of York. The king has enjoined certain of his affairs that he has much at heart upon John de Drokenesford, keeper of his wardrobe, and John de Insula, to be related by them by word of mouth to the mayor, bailiffs and community. (S) CCRs.
1301-02, Receipts (including loans), Household, necessaries, knights' fees and wages in war, wages of huntsmen, falconers, etc, Household of King's children by John de Drokensford. (S) UKNA.
1302, John de Drokenesford, keeper of the wardrobe bought certain silver cups and divers other jewels from goldsmiths of London. (S) CCRs, 11/4/1305.
4/12/1302, Grant by Roger le Bygod, earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, … Witnesses: John de Langeton, archdeacon of Canterbury and the chancellor; … John de Drokenesford, keeper of the king's wardrobe … Hugh Wak; John Filliol; … (S) CCRs.
1/8/1303, Enrolment of release by Thomas de Afton to Sir John de Drokenesford, clerk, of his right in the manor of Afton. (S) CCRs.
4/24/1303, Deed of John de Drokenesford, clerk, witnessing that he has granted to the king the homage and entire service of Robert le Chaumberleyn, lord of Cumpton, co. Wilts, for all the lands that Robert holds of John in the towns of Cumpton and Northington, in that county, and in Dunton, co. Buckingham. (S) CCRs, 1/26/1304.
6/28/1304, A sale by Margaret, queen of England, the king's consort, to to John de Drokenesford, king's clerk, for £360 of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of the lands late of Thomas de Wodehull, tenant in chief, with the marriages of the heirs, which custody and marriage were delivered to her. (S) CPRs.
11/25/1304, John de Wahull’s wardship granted to John de Drokensford. [Married to his daughter.]
2/22/1306, Robert de Barton, clerk, acknowledges that he owes to John de Drokenesford, clerk, £10. (S) CCRs.
2/12/1307, Order to Guy, earl of Warwick, to transmit speedily to Carlisle money … £200 and more, to be delivered to the king's clerk, John de Drokenesford, keeper of the wardrobe. (S) CFRs.
7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.
2/16/1308, John Mauleverer, knight, acknowledges that he owes to John de Drokenesford, clerk, 20 marks. (S) CCRs.
8/12/1308, Queen Margaret sold John’s marriage to John de Drokenesford of Gloucester, King’s clerk. (S) CCRs.
8/16/1308, Assignment to Maneute Francisci, … merchants of the society of the Circuit Albi of Florence, in satisfaction of the debts of Edward I to them and of a loan of £1000 made by them to the king by the hands of the king's clerk, John de Drokenesford, keeper of the wardrobe, … (S) CFRs.
1309, John de Drakensford was appointed Guardian of the land and heir of Hugh de Philibert [John (2110866)].
1310, Last year of John as keeper of the wardrobe. (S) UKNA.
Child of John and ?:
i. Isabel Drokenesford (2110849), born ~1303 in England.