Sir John BEAUMONT Knight [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 about 1361 in of Folkingham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. He died 3, 4 on 9 Sep 1396 in Stirling, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. John married Katherine EVERINGHAM 5, 6, 7.
John's will was probated 8 on 26 Oct 1396 in Stowe Park.
JOHN DE BEAUMONT, Knt., K.G., 4th Lord Beaumont, of Folldngham and Barton on Humber, Lincolnshire, Loughborough, Beaumanor, Hugglescote (in Ibstock), and Arnesby, Leicestershire, Privy Councillor, Warden of the West Marches towards Scotland, Admiral of the North, Constable of Dover Castle and Warden of the Cinque Ports, Ambassador to France, son and heir, born about 1361 (aged 8 in 1369). He married KATHERINE DE EVERINGHAM, alleged daughter of Adam de Everingham, Knt., 2nd Lord Everingham, of Laxton, Nottinghamshire, by Joan, daughter of John d'Eiville, Knt. (descendant of Geoffrey Plantagenet) [see ELSING 8 for her ancestry]. They had four sons, Henry, K.B. [5th Lord Beaumont], John, Thomas, Knt., and Richard, and four daughters, Joan, Elizabeth, Eleanor (nun at Amesbury), and Margaret. He was knighted by King Edward III on 23 April 1377. He served in the French wars and against the partisans of Pope Clement VII. He was summoned to Parliament from 20 August 1383 to 13 Nov. 1393. He accompanied John of Gaunt to Spain in the attempted conquest of Castile in 1386. He tilted against the Great Chamberlain of France in a tournament at Calais in 1388. In 1390 he tilted with the famous Bouçicaut at St. Inghelbert. He was created Knight of the Garter in 1393. SIR JOHN DE BEAUMONT, 4th Lord Beaumont, died testate at Stirling 9 Sept. 1396, and was buried at Sempringham, Lincolnshire. His widow, Katherine, was a legatee in the 1410 will of Nicholas Tye, of North Witham, Lincolnsbire. She died shortly before 1 Feb. 1426/7 (date of writ of diem clausit extremum).
JOHN DE BEAUMONT, lord of ffolkingham.
Dated at Beaumaner, 8 Sept. 1396. [fo. 435.]
To be buried in Sempyngham church, near the body of my most honoured lord my father, whom God asoile.
Item Ie devise au Roy mon Baslard noir.
To Sempyngham Priory the little crosa made of our Lord's Cross.
My feoffees of the manor of Byker in Holland, of the manor of Bayous with the appurtenances in Lyndewode, & of the lands & tenements rents and services which I have by purchase from Sir Thomu Kydale in Barton on Humber, to enfeoff Katherine my wife for her life, with remainder to my right heirs for ever.
My feoffees of the Manor of Senkworth in Barkshiro, & of the Manor of Takley co. Oxon., to enfeoff my son John and his heirs male, with remainder to my right heirs.
The feoffees of the Manor of Northcherlton co. Northumb. & Dichborn to enfeoff my son Thomas in like manner.
The feoffees of the Manor of Bolton Percy to enfeoff my son Richard in like manner.
My four daughters Johan, Elizabeth, Alienore, & Margaret.
Executors :my brother John lord of Warwick, Aubyn d'Enderby, Sir John Oustewyk parson of Cosyngton, John Cotome, arid Thomlyn Holm.
Witnesses :John Pite notary, Ric. fflint, clk., Roger del Chambr', et autrez.
Proved at Stowe Park, 26 Oct. 1396.