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Henry de Grey
(-1219)
Isolda
(-Bef 1246)
John de Humez
Richard de Grey of Codnor
(-After 1246)
Lucy de Humez
John de Grey of Codnor
(-Bef 1272)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lucy de Mohun

John de Grey of Codnor 1

  • Marriage (1): Lucy de Mohun 1
  • Died: Bef 5 Jan 1272 2

  General Notes:

JOHN de Grey , son of RICHARD de Grey of Codnor & his wife Lucy de Humez (-before 5 Jan 1272). Inquisitions following a writ dated 5 Jan "56 Hen III", after the death of "John de Grey alias le Grey", name "Henry his son age 14...15...17...is his next heir", and name "Joan daughter of the said John aged 16" in connection with Barton, Yorkshire.

m LUCY de Mohun , daughter of REYNOLD de Mohun of Dunster, Somerset & his [second wife Isabel de Ferrers of the Earls of Derby].

John & his wife had two children: Henry and Joan.

  Noted events in his life were:

Inquisition, 5 Jan 1272. 3 810. John de Grey alias Le Grey.

Writ, 5 Jan. 56 Hen. III.

Henry his son, age variously stated as 14 in next Lent, 14 at the feast of All Saints last, 15 in next Lent, 15, and 17 at the feast of St. Edmund the King and Martyr last, is his heir.

York. Inq. Sunday before the Purification, 56 Hen. III. Barton (extent given), held of the king in chief by doing foreign (service). One Thomas de Codenore came to Barton bringing Sir John de Grey's writ and took seisin and fealty to the use of Joan daughter of the said John, aged 16; but because this was after the date of the king's writ, the escheator took the land into the king's hands.

Nottingham. Inq. (undated.)

Tofneton manor, with the advowson of the church of Adingburi (extent given), held of the honour of Peverel, which is the king's escheat, by service of going with the king in his army, as pertains to 1 knight's fee.

Estsweit township. 2 parts of carucate land, a toft where was in old time the capital messuage of the fee, mill, and the advowson of the church, tenure unspecified; and carucate land held by Robert de Kinmarley of the fee of Codenower, rendering mark yearly and suit at the court of Codenowe.

Writ, 25 Jan. 56 Hen. III.

Mandate from the king's escheator to the subescheator in co. Southampton, reciting writ of ad plenum certiorari, dated 3 Feb. on the complaint of Lucy late the wife of the said John that the escheator had taken into the king's hand the manor of Upton of which she was jointly enfeoffed with the said John.

Southampton. Inq. Sunday after the Octave of the Purification, 56 Hen. III. Upton manor, held, by purchase from William de Arundel, of John de Sancto Johanne by service of 1 knight's fee. Tonewurthe manor with the advowson, held, of the marriage of his wife, of the said John de Sancto Johanne by service of 1 knight's fee.

Writ, 25 Jan. 56 Hen. III.

Norfolk. Inq. Thursday before St. Valentine, 56 Hen. III. Schiringham manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of 12d. at the king's manor of Aylisham.

Essex. Extent and Inq. Friday the feast of St. Agatha, 56 Hen. III. Thurrock manor in the hundred of Chafford (extent given), held of the earl of Fereres by knight's fee.

Writ, 25 Jan. 56 Hen. III.

Kent. Extent, The morrow of the Purification, 56 Hen. III. Eyllesford. 1 knight's fee (extent given), held of the king in chief by doing as pertains to the shield. The church was bestowed by the said John's ancestors upon the master and brethren of Strode.

Kent. Extent, The morrow of the Purification, 56 Hen. III. Ho manor, with the advowsons of the churches of Halesto and Ho St. Mary (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight's fee, doing as pertains to the shield. And John de Cobeham held of him 1/40 knight's fee, doing as pertains to the shield.

Writ, 25 Jan. 56 Hen. III.

Nottingham. Inq. The morrow of St. Valentine, 56 Hen. III. Radeclyve manor (extent given), held by barony pertaining to Tottenton which is held of the king in chief. The advowson of the church pertains to Awis de Eynecurt.

Leicester. Inq. Saturday before St. Valentine, 56 Hen. III. Evynton manor (extent given), including 11s. 8d. rent from 2 villeins of Humberston, held by barony of the honour of Leicester for 3 knights' fees. The advowson of the church pertains to the abbot of Leicester.

Writ, 25 Jan. Inq. The morrow of the octave of the Purification, 56. Hen. III.

Northampton. Neubotil manor (extent given), held by barony of the honour of Leicester by service of 2 knights' fees. The advowson of the church pertains to the prior of Dunstaple.

Derby. Inq. (undated and defective.)

[Codenower] manor (extent given), including 2 parks, 2 mills, the advowson of Henower &c., held of the honour of Peverel of the king's ancient escheat by service of going with the king in his army as pertains to knight's fee.

Henower, held by Nicholas de Henower for 1 knight's fee, 2s. to Codenower manor and suit at Codenower court.

Scirlund, held by Reginald de Grey of the honour of Codenower, service unknown.

Normanton, held by Ranulf le Pouer for 1 knight's fee of the said honour, and suit of court at Codenower.

Beley in the Peak, held by Margery de Beley for 1 knight's fee for foreign service.

Eslessbecke in the Peak, held by Robert de Stredley for knight's fee for foreign service.

C. Hen. III. File 42. (3.)


John married Lucy de Mohun, daughter of Reynold de Mohun and Isabel de Ferrers.1 (Lucy de Mohun died after 5 Jan 1272.)


Sources


1 Charles Cawley, <i>Medieval Lands</i>.

2 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 1 Henry III: 273-287. .... Charles Cawley, <i>Medieval Lands</i>.

3 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 1 Henry III: 273-287.

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