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Oliver de Port-St. John

Male Abt 1392 - 1437  (~ 45 years)


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  • Name Oliver de Port-St. John 
    Born Abt 1392  Fonmon Castle, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • probably closer to 1405, like his bride and then no longer confused with his contemporary, Oliver St. John of Penmark Place (Odyn's Fee).
    Gender Male 
    Alt. Birth 1414  Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Fact 1 1424 
    Sir Oliver Saint John was presumably an adult or near adulthood in 1424, when he and his father, John Saint John, Knt., witnessed a confirmation charter of Richard Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick


    [Reference: Clark, Cartæ et Alia Munimenta de Glamorgancia 2 (1890): 104-116].

    Note: This may have been Oliver St. John, of Penmark Place (Odny's Fee) and NOT Oliver de Port-St. John of Fonmon Castle, Penmark Castle, and Barry Castle.

    It is possible the first married another Beauchamp Heiress, Eleanor Beauchamp while this one married Margaret Beauchamp. 
    Residence 14 Jun 1436  Westpery, Northampton, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    14 Henry VI - Part I pg. 487
    1436
    June 14 Westminster
    Oliver Seint John, or Seynt Jon, lord of Westpery, co. Northampton, knight, or of Foumonnue in Wales, knight, for not appearing before the justices of the Bench to answer Henry Gray and Thomas Coke, citizens and drapers of London, citizen and skinner of London, touching a like plea of 36L. London.

    Sir Oliver Saint John then styled "lord of Westpery, co. Northampton, knight, or of Foumonnue in Wales, knight," was pardoned for not appearing before the justices of the Bench to answer Henry Gray and Thomas Coke, citizens and drapers of London, touching a plea of debt of £12 16s. 2d. and Richard Denton, citizen and skinner of London, touching a like plea of £36 Reference: Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1429-1436 (1907): 487, which may be viewed at the following weblink:

    http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/patentrolls/h6v2/body/Henry6vol2page0487.pdf 
    Died 1437 
    Person ID I104783383   St. John Origin and Ancestry DNA Database
    Last Modified 17 Apr 2016 

    DNA Tests  Y-DNA-10104 Living (29 Jul 2003)
    Y-DNA-415286 Living (19 May 2015)

    Father John de Port-St. John, of Fonmon,   b. b. 1372, Fonmon Castle Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1424  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Isabella de Paveley, of Paulesbury (Northants) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 12 Jun 1391  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • John Paveley was still alive in 1392 (fn. 66) but must have died shortly afterwards, for by 1395 the manor and advowson had passed to his daughter and heiress Isabel and her husband Sir John St. John of Fonmon (Glam.), subject to the life interest of John Paveley's widow, Joan
    • 1391 May 2 annuity cause

      1391 June 12 cause vacated by surrender and cancelled, because the king granted the above annuity to John Seynt John, knight, and Isabella his wife, in survivorship, 12 June, in his eighteenth year.
    Family ID F4420  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Oliver de Port-St. John,   b. Abt 1392, Fonmon Castle, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1437  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married 1425  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage fact 1430 
    Oliver Saint John, Knt., and his wife, Margaret, sued Thomas Hyde, of Bransford, Worcestershire and Agnes his wife in the Court of Common Pleas regarding waste in Bransford, Worcestershire [Reference: Court of Common Pleas, CP40/677, image 1228d

    The 1430 lawsuit specifically names Margaret, wife of Oliver Saint John, as the heir of Roger Beauchamp, Knt., so there can be no doubt as to her identity.

    http://aalt.law.uh.edu/AALT1/H6/CP40no677/bCP40no677dorses/IMG_1228.htm
     
    Children 
     1. Agnes de Port-St. John  [Birth]
     2. Mary de Port-St. John  [Birth]
    +3. Edith de Port-St. John  [Birth]
     4. Oliver de Port-St. John, of Lydiard Tregoze,   b. abt. 1425,   d. 1492  (Age ~ 67 years)
     5. Elizabeth de Port-St. John,   b. 1432, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1468  (Age 36 years)  [Birth]
    +6. John de Port-St. John, Esq. of Bletso,   b. 22 Jul 1435, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1488, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)  [Birth]
    Documents
    Evidence of marriage Oliver St. John m. Margaret Beauchamp
    Evidence of marriage Oliver St. John m. Margaret Beauchamp
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F3719  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1392 - Fonmon Castle, Glamorgan, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1425 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 14 Henry VI - Part I pg. 487 1436 June 14 Westminster Oliver Seint John, or Seynt Jon, lord of Westpery, co. Northampton, knight, or of Foumonnue in Wales, knight, for not appearing before the justices of the Bench to answer Henry Gray and Thomas Coke, citizens and drapers of London, citizen and skinner of London, touching a like plea of 36L. London. Sir Oliver Saint John then styled "lord of Westpery, co. Northampton, knight, or of Foumonnue in Wales, knight," was pardoned for not appearing before the justices of the Bench to answer Henry Gray and Thomas Coke, citizens and drapers of London, touching a plea of debt of £12 16s. 2d. and Richard Denton, citizen and skinner of London, touching a like plea of £36 Reference: Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1429-1436 (1907): 487, which may be viewed at the following weblink: http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/patentrolls/h6v2/body/Henry6vol2page0487.pdf - 14 Jun 1436 - Westpery, Northampton, England Link to Google Earth
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