Hugues de Port
(-After 1096)
Orence
(Abt 1065-)
Henry de Port
(-After 1133)
Hawise
(-After 1153)
John de Port
(Abt 1113-Bef 1168)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Matilda

John de Port 1 2

  • Born: Abt 1113
  • Marriage (1): Matilda
  • Died: Bef 29 Sep 1168 1

  General Notes:

JOHN de Port, son of HENRY de Port & his wife Hawise --- (-1168 before 29 Sep). Henry de Port founded the priory of Sherborne as the cell of the abbey of Saint-Vigor de Cérisy by undated charter witnessed by "his wife Hawise and his sons William and John". John de Port confirmed his father´s donations to Sherborne by undated charter witnessed by "his wife Maud and his sons Adam and Hugh", in which he requests burial at the abbey. "John son of Henry de Port" donated land "of Warneford…Weleg" to Montacute priory by undated charter. Military fee certifications in the Red Book of the Exchequer, in 1166, record that "Henricus de Port" used to hold two knights` fees in Hampshire now held by "Johannes de Port".

m MATILDA, daughter of ---. John de Port confirmed his father´s donations to Sherborne by undated charter witnessed by "his wife Maud and his sons Adam and Hugh".

John & his wife had [four] children: Adam, Hugh, Thomas and [Gilbert].

[FMG/Medieval Lands]

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JOHN DE PORT, 3rd but 1st surviving son and heir, confirmed his father's gifts to Sherborne, desiring to be buried there. In 1164 he became one of the sureties for Archbishop Beket. For the souls of his parents and his brother William he gave to Winchester cathedral and Henry the Bishop two mills called the sheriff's mills situate before the bishop's house; and he was a benefactor of the Templars. In 1166 he held in chief 55 knights' fees of the old feoffment and 2 of the new. He married Maud; and died in 1168 before Michaelmas.

[Complete Peerage XI:319, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]


John married Matilda. (Matilda was born about 1125.)


Sources


1 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), XI:319.

2 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), VII:10.

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