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Thursday, October 1, 2020

Sir John de Mohault & Elena de Worth

 8422404. Sir John de Mohault & 8422405. Elena de Worth

~1240, John de Monte Alto born in England, s/o 16844808. Roger de Montalt & 168448089. Cecilia de Arundel. (S) Parentalia, 1851, P115.

~1250, Elena born in England.

Elena 1st married to Robert Stockport.

[––John & Elena––]

By 1268, John married Elena.

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England. [While on crusade.]

7/26/1276, To Luke de Tany, seneschal of Gascony … Elias de Hauvill, lately arrested … as he has found … John de Monte Alto, … who mainperned … (S) CCRs.

10/3/1276, John de Middelton acknowledges that he owes to John de Monte Alto £200. (S) CCRs.

7/16/1277, Nicholas de Meynill acknowledges that he owes to John de Monte Alto 20 marks. (S) CCRs.

10/24/1281, Fines of those who trespassed in Schirewode forest … John de Monte Alto a pledge for Thomas de Chaworth. (S) CFRs.

1/23/1282, Protection with clause volumus until Christmas for John de Monte Alto going beyond seas as envoy of the king. (S) CPRs.

2/2/1282, Theobald de Verdun acknowledges that he owes to John de Monte Alto £110. (S) CCRs.

8/18/1282, Robert de Pinkeny acknowledges that he owes to John de Monte Alto £20. (S) CCRs. [John appeard in the court of Chancery on this date.]

1283, John and Elena jointly enfeoffed in the manor of Lillingston, Oxford. (S) See 6/4/1294.

12/16/1283, John de Maunecestre acknowledges that he owes to John de Monte Alto 40 marks. (S) CCRs.

12/25/1284 at Bristol, John de Monte Alto acknowledges that he owes to William de Sancto Claro and John de la Bere and the other executors of the will of Richard de Tany 50 marks. (S) CCRs.

9/10/1285, Order to cause John de Monte Alto to be acquitted of a mark … last in eyre in co. Oxford for the common summons … the king has pardoned him. (S) CCRs.

11/20/1286-11/19/1287, Receipts of John de Monte Alto and Vincent de Hilton for the pay of the army of South Wales. (S) UKNA.

7/11/1287, Parties 1. John de Monte Alto and Elena de Stokep't his wife. 2. Thomas son and heir of Richard de Wrth and Margery his wife. Witnesses, Sir Geoffrey de Chedele, Sir Richard de Stokep't, Kts., Henry de Trafford, … Quitclaim in consideration of 5 marks, of all party 1's right and claim in all the lands and tenements etc., of which Richard de Wrth' died seised in fee in the manor of Poninton', and to 60 shillings which the said Richard de Wrth' was under bond to pay to them annually for term of life of Elena. (S) UKNA.

9/12/1289, Writ of aid for John de Monte Alto, appointed to take the bodies of certain persons, whose names have been given to him, in the counties of Surrey and Sussex, some to be imprisoned in the prison of Guldeford and others to be brought to the king. (S) CPRs.

1/19/1290, Simon de Monte Alto, … and John de Monte Alto acknowledge that they owe to William de Hamelton 90 marks ; to be levied in default of payment of their lands and chattels in cos. Wilts and York. (S) CPRs.

By 1290, John knighted.

2/8/1290, John de Monte Alto, knight, acknowledges that he owes to Roger Fleg 10 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Northampton. (S) CCRs.

10/24/1291, Writ to take the proof of age of William son and heir of John de Hardredeshill who was born in the county of Lincoln, … and seeks his lands &c. which are in the wardship of John de Monte Alto. (S) CIsPM.

6/13/1293, John de Sancto Johanne acknowledges that he owes to John de Monte Alto £15. (S) CCRs.

1294, John died.

4/20/1294, Writ for IPM of John de Monte Alto. Buckingham: Okle. A messuage, 230a. arable … Adam his son, aged 26 [24] and more, is his next heir. Northampton: Solegrave. A manor … Oxford: Great Lillingston. 100a. arable, … (S) CIsPM.


6/4/1294, Writ of plenius certiorari on the complaint of Helen, late the wife of John de Monte Alto, that lands &c. in Great Lillingston, whereof she was enfeoffed jointly with the said John, had been taken into the king’s hand on his death. Oxford: Lillingston. A messuage and a carucate of land whereof the said John de Monte Alto and Helen his wife were jointly enfeoffed for 11 years before the death of the said John. (S) CIsPM.

7/15/1294, Order to cause Ellen, late the wife of John de Monte Alto, to have seisin of a messuage, a carucate of land, 12½ acres of land, 8s. 5½d. yearly of rent, and of a rent of two hens in Lillingston, … she was jointly enfeoffed thereof with John … (S) CCRs.

By 1306, Elena died.

Family notes:

·         8/16/1306, IPM of Adam de Monte Alto (4211202). Northampton: Sulgrave. The manor … Helen (Elena) late the wife of John de Monte Alto was dowered by them of a third part of 2 parts, but is dead. … (S) CIsPM.

Child of John and Elena:

i. Adam de Mohaut (4211202), born 1269 in England.

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