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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Sir John de Engaine & Margaret de la Haye

 263830. Sir John de Engaine & 263831. Margaret de la Haye

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

~1330, John Dayngayn born in Cambridgshire, England, s/o 527660. Sir John Dengayne & 527661. Joan ?.

~1335, Margaret born in Cambridgeshire, England, d/o 527662. Sir John de la Haye & 527663. Joan ?.

6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349.

1349, Margaret heiress to her brother William de la Hay.

By 1355, John married Margaret.

By 1362, John knighted.

1362, Edward de Kendale knight and others v. John Dengayne of Teversham knight and Margaret his wife in Pappesworth-everard. (S) Pedes Finium, Cambridge, 1888, P120.

8/1363, John’s father died.

9/18/1363, Order to the escheator to take into the king’s hands the lands held on the day of his death of John Dengayn of Teversham, Cambridgeshire. (S) CFRs.

3/12/1365, Confirmation to John Dengayne and Margaret, his wife, kinswoman and heir of John de la Haye, of Shepereth, and their heirs, of grants to the latter and his heirs, by charters of Edward II, of free warren in the demesne lands of Papworth Everard, Foxton and Shepereth; and of a market at Foxton every Friday and two fairs yearly. (S) CPRs.

1366, John outlawed in Hertfordshire following his failure to appear in court to answer John Henxteworth for a debt of £40.

1373, John witnessed a deed in which Duke John of Gaunt of was enfeoffed of the Cambridgeshire manor of Landbeach.

5/1375, Margaret, kinswoman and next heir of Alice, widow of Sir Thomas Heslerton, acquired a manor in Fowlmere and lands in Harston. [5/1375, Alice [Madingley], widow of Thomas Heslerton, died. 1328, Alice recovered the manor of Heslarton after her father’s sisters attempted to disseize her. Alice d/o Sir Robert Madingley.]

1376, John, for 200 marks, gave up claim to a manor in Barrington.

10/26/1376, John Dengayne, ‘chivaler’,  sheriff of Cambridge and Huntingdon, and the castle of Cambridge. (S) CFRs.

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

6/22/1377, John Dengayn, ‘chivaler’, appointed sheriff of the counties of Huntington and Cambridge, and the castle of Cambridge. (S) CFRs.

12/1377, John entered into recognizances for £84 as guarantee that he would pay off arrears due on his account at the Exchequer for his term as sheriff.

8/8/1379, Commission to John Dengeyne, …, to search and examine  whether any persons in the county of Cambridge have been omitted from the assessment, or assessed at a smaller sum than they ought. (S) CFRs.

7/18/1380, Commitment to Elizabeth late the wife of John Morteyn, knight, by mainprise of … John de Engayne … (S) CFRs.

1381, Peasant Revolt against new Poll tax. [Aka Wat Tyler’s Rebellion.]

12/1381, John a commissioner to put down riots.

Aft. 1/1382, Margaret died.


1383, John de Engaine held ‘Walewyns’ in Long Stanton for life with remainder to his daughter Mary and her husband, William Blyton of Lincoln.

Bef. 2/1384, John married Joan, d/o John de Northwood & Joan Hert.

5/1388, John represented Cambridgeshire at the ‘Merciless’ parliament.

7/1388, John a commissioner to arrest the widow of Sir John  Chalers.

9/10/1388, Henry Wetynge parson of Fulmer, … to John Dengayne knight and Joan his wife, the heirs and assigns of John Dengayne. Charter of the manor of Pappeworth Everard, which the grantors had by grant of Thomas vicar of Foxton by virtue of a fine levied in the late king's court between the said Thomas, Lawrence Breuley knight, John Granceste and William Castelacre plaintiffs and John Dengayne and Margaret then his wife deforciants, … (S) CCRs.

1391, John sued Sir Roger Northwood for a debt of £36 4s.

4/23/1392, John wrote his will.

1394, John Engaine, knight, of Teversham, Cambs., died.

(S) Hist. of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely, V8, 1982, Foxton. (S) Hist. of Parliament, Roskell, 1993. (S) Hist. of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely, V9, 1989, Papworth Everard.

Family notes:

·         1395, Wm. Castellacre, knt., … to Wm. Blyton of Lincoln, …; the manor of Longestanton called Waleweyns in co. Camb. for 11 years; remainder to Wm. s. of John Dengayne, knt., & the heirs of Wm.'s body; remainder, as of one moiety, to Mary now wife of the said Wm. Blyton of Lincoln & the heirs of her body; remainder to Joan, wife of Baldewin de Sancto Georgio, knt., & the heirs of her body; remainder as to the other moiety to the said Joan & the heirs of her body; remainder to the said Mary & the heirs of her body; remainder as to the whole manor to Thos. Dengayne & the heirs of his body; remainder to Katherine late the wife of John Burgh, knt., & the heirs of her body; remainder to the right heirs of John Dengayne of Taversam. (S) Lancs Record Office: DDTO K 22/12.

Children of John and Margaret:

i. Mary Engaine (131915), born ~1360 in England.

ii. Joan Engaine, born ? in England.

Joan married Sir Baldwin St. George of Cambridgeshire.

1425, Sir Baldwin died.

Child: Son John St. George, his son William St. George, Knt.

Children of John and Joan:

i. William Engaine, born ? in England.

Bef. 1410, William acquired his father’s property in Long Stanton.

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