'StJohn02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Port of Basing, St. John of Basing, St. John of Faumont (Fanmon)
[This page was originally launched as 'StJohn1' but was reworked and relaunched as 'StJohn2' on 05.11.2003. Renamed 'StJohn02' on 06.11.05.]

                               
The later families of Port of Etwall & Ilam are shown on Port1. If a connection is ever found between those families and the one shown below then part of this page may be moved into that page.
Hugh de Port of Basing, Sheriff of Hampshire (d 1096)
m. Orence
1. Henry de Port, lord of Basing, Sheriff of Hampshire (d after 1153)
  m. Hawise of Basing
  A. Hugh de Port (a 1108, dvpsp)
  B. William de Port (dvpsp)
  C. John de Port, lord of Basing (b c1121, d 1168)
  m. Maud
  i. Adam de Port, lord of Basing, Governor of Southampton Castle (d 28.07.1213)
  m1. Mabel, heiress of Orval (dau of Muriel dau of Roger de St. John)
Adam's wife is sometimes identified as Muriel de St. John, through whom estates came into this family that led to the family name becoming St. John. However, according to TCP, Muriel de St. John was Adam's mother-in-law rather than his wife.
  a. William de Port, later St. John, Governor of Guersey and Jersey (b 1173, d 1239)
  m. Godechilde de Paganel identified on various web site as Godechild, dau of Richard de Paynell
  (1) Geoffrey de St. John
(2) Robert de St. John of Basing (b c1199, d before 25.03.1266-7)
  m. Agnes de Cantilupe (dau of William de Cantilupe)
  (A) Sir John de St. John of Basing (b 1225, d 29.09.1301-2)
  m. Alice FitzPiers (dau of Reynold FitzPiers of Alcester)
  (i) Agnes St. John
  m. (1292) Sir Hugh de Courtenay, Lord of Okehampton, 1st Earl of Devon (d 1340)
  (ii) John de St. John of Basing, 1st Lord (b c1273, d before 04.04.1329)
  m1. (before 1308) Isabel Courtenay (dau of Sir Hugh de Courtenay, Lord of Okehampton)
  (a) Hugh de St. John of Basing, 2nd Lord (b 26.05.1310, d before 25.10.1335)
  m. Mirabelle Wake (a 06.1355, dau of Thomas Wake)
((1)) Edmund de St. John of Basing, 3rd Lord (b c1332, d 18.08.1347)
  m. Elizabeth (d 09.1362)
  ((2)) Margaret St. John (d 19.10.1361)
  m. John de St. Philibert
  ((3)) Isabel St. John (b 29.06.1333, d 16.10.1393)
  m1. (by 08.1347) Henry de Burghersh (dsp)
  m2. (before 29.01.1348/9) Lucas de Poynings, Lord St. John (d c6.1376)
(b) William de St. John
  (c) Margaret de St. John (b c1308, d 19.11.1361)
  m. John de Beauchamp, 2nd Lord of Hacche (b after 04.10.1304, d 19.05.1343)
  m2. Alice
  (iii) Amadeus de St. John
  (iv) Edward de St. John
Edward, reported by 'TUDOR' but not by BE1883, is shown by 'TUDOR' as being older than his brother John but that is unlikely given that he was not his father's heir. TCP does refer to John, 1st Lord, as having a brother Edward. Whilst there are some cross-references which support what is shown here, the following connection comes from 'TUDOR'.
  m. Eve de Hauterive
  A site visitor (TG, 25.08.04) reports that there was an intervening generation not reported here, another Edward St. John who was married to Joan de Hever.
  (a) Edward St. John (b 1304, d 07.1389)
  m. Anastasia de Aton (dau of William de Aton, lord of Vesci)
  ((1)) Margaret St. John
  m. Thomas de Bromflete, Sheriff of Yorkshire (d 1430/1)
  ((A)) Sir Henry de Bromflete, Lord of Vescy (d 16.01.1468)
m1. (before 27.04.1416) Joan Holand (dsp 12.04.1434, dau of Thomas, 2nd Earl of Kent)
  ((i)) Sir Thomas Bromflete (dvpsp before 1431)
  m. Joan (widow of John Fauconberg)
  m2. Eleanor FitzHugh (d 30.09.1457, dau of Henry FitzHugh, 4th Lord)
  BE1883 (Bromflete of Vescy) identifies Eleanor as daughter of William, Lord FitzHugh, but we follow TCP (Vessy) which confirms this and her other marriages.
  ((ii)) Margaret Bromflete (d 12.04.1483)
  m1. John de Clifford, 9th Lord (b 1435, d 28.03.1461)
m2. Sir Lancelot Thirkeld of Threlkeld
  ((B)) Joan Bromflete (d 04.03.1408/9)
  m. Thomas de Faucenberg, 5th Lord (b 1345, d 09.09.1407)
  The following connections are given by 'A History of the Castles, Mansions, and Manors of Western Sussex' by Dudley George Carey Elwes & Rev. Charles Robinson (1876, 'Goring of Burton', by p266).
  (b) Elizabeth St. John
  m. Henry Dyke of Sussex 'of Hampshire'
  ((1)) Eleanor Dyke
  m. William Dering of Surrenden & Petworth
  ((2)) Constantia Dyke
  m. John Goring of Burton (d 16.10.1520)
  (B) William de St. John of Faumont (Fanmon, Glamorganshire) (b c1234, d 1305)
  BE1883 reports that William of Faumont was ancestor of the St. Johns of Bletshoe (Bletsho). The following comes from Visitation (Bedfordshire, 1566, St. John (of Blethsoe)) with dates from 'TUDOR'.
  m. (1266) Isabel Combmartin named by 'TUDOR'
  (i) Henry St. John (dsp)
  (ii) John St. John of Faumont or Fanmon (b c1267)
  m. Beatrix Broye (dau of John Broye)
  (a) Alexander St. John of Fanmon (b c1292)
  m. Elizabeth de Umfreville (dau/coheir of Sir Henry Umfreville of Humfrevyie of Penmarke)
  ((1)) Sir John St. John of Fanmon (b c1319)
  m. Isabel Paveley (dau/heir of Sir John Paveley of Paveley's Pury)
((A)) Sir Oliver St. John of Fanmon (b c1346)
  m1. _ Arundell
  m2. Elizabeth de la Bere (dau/coheir of Sir John Delabere)
  ((i)) John St. John (b c1383)
  m. Elizabeth Paulet (dau of William Paulet)
  ((a)) Sir Oliver St. John of Penmark, later of Bletsho (d 1437)
m. Margaret de Beauchamp (b 1410, d 08.08.1482, dau of John de Beauchamp, 3rd Lord of Bletsho)
  ((b)) Joan St. John (d 05.07.1463)
  m. (c1428) Nicholas Arundell
  ((c)) Isabel (Elizabeth) St. John
  m. William Sydney (d 1454, MP)
  (b) Henry St. John
  (C) Jane de St. John
  m. Sir Andrew de Wake
  b. Robert de Port presumed to be the Robert de Port de l'Arche who married ...
  m. Maud Mareschal (sister of William Mareschal, 1st Earl of Pembroke)
  (1) Julian de Pont de 'Arche (d 15.11.1217)
  m. (by 11.06.1200) Robert de Berkeley (b c1165, dsp 1219/13.05.1230)
  c. Joan (or Alice) de Port or St. John (d by 1213)
  m1. Sir John FitzJohn, Marshal (dsp 03.1194) (not John FitzGilbert, his father)
  m2. Richard de Rivers
  m2. Sibyl de Braose (a 1219, dau of William de Braose of Brecknock and Bramber)
2. Adelidis
3. Emma de Port Y
  m. William de Percy (a 1066, d c1096) Y

Main source(s): TCP (Saint John of Basing), BE1883 (St. John of Basing), 'TUDOR'
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