~1320, Margery born in Suffolk, England, d/o 15211326. Sir John de Whelnetham & 15211327. Alice ?.
~1325, John born in England, s/o §§William de Sutton.
1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.
Margery 1st married Sir John de Brokesbourn; then, John de Cockfield, Esq.
6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349. [Usually 2-3 wills were executed in the town of Colchester, Essex, each year. In the 2 years 1349-50, 111 wills were executed.].
[––John & Margery––]
By 1358, John married Margery, a widower.
1358, John de Sutton of Wivenho in Essex presented to the church of Rockland Tofts, Norfolk, in right of Margery.
1365, Margery’s father died.
1369, Sir John de Sutton sen., and Sir John de Sutton, jun. both living.
11/26/1372, Writing indented of Margery who was wife of Sir John de Sutton of Wyvenho knight, being one of the daughters and heirs of Sir John de Whelnetham knight, and John de Bures son and heir of Mary sometime wife of Michael de Bures and sister of the said Margery, being a deed of partition … Great Whelnetham with the advowson and members in the said town and the towns of Little Whelnetham, Hawestede, Brendebradefeld, Bradefeld Seintcler, Noutone, Bury and Stanfeld co. Suffolk, and the manor of Alpheton in the same county after the death of Sir John de Whelnetham their father descended to the said Margery and Mary and to Amice Deschalers, sometime wife of Sir Thomas Deschalers knight, as sisters and coheirs … Amice … died without issue … until the said Mary's death … by common consent of the said Margery and John de Bures [s/o her sister Mary] … Margery the elder sister shall have the whole manor of Alpheton … Dame Margery presented to the said church at the last vacancy … (S) CCRs.
1384, Margery died. (S) Manors of Suffolk, Copinger, 1905, P12.
(S) Ess. Tow’s Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V10, 1809. (S) The Manors of Suffolk, Copinger, 1905, P14. (S) Suffolk Instutite, Volume XV, Part 2, 1914, P100. (S) Ess. Tow’s Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V10, 1809, Titleshale.
Child of John and Alice:
i. Margery Sutton (3802831), born ~1365 in England.