Sir John d’Engaine Knight
- Born: Abt 1235, Northamptonshire, England
- Marriage: Joan de Grenville 141
- Died: 1207-5 Jan 1296, Northamptonshire, England about age -28 141
~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 136:28, 187:5, Sir John Engaine, married to Joan de Greinville, parents of Sir Nicolas Engaine married to Agnes de Fauconberge and Joice d'Engaine who married Sir Roger de Huntingfield. 160
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 141
Sir John Engaine, of Laxton, Pytchley, Blatherwycke, and Bulwick, Northants, Great Gidding and Dillington, Hunts, White Notley and Colne Engaine, Essex, Hunsdon, Herts, &c., 4th son of Sir Viel Engaine, of the same (who died 22 Oct 1248), by Rohese, his wife. He did service for the Abbey of Ramsey in the Army of Wales in 1245. He succeeded his elder brother, Henry (who died unmarried, 28 Jan 1271/2), and had livery of his brother's lands, 23 Feb 1271/2. He was summoned for Military Service from 12 Dec 1276 to 16 Dec 1295, by writs directed Johanni Engayne or Engaygne. He did homage to the Abbot of Burgh in 1275. He was in the Army of Wales in 1287.
He married Joan, daughter and heir of Sir Gilbert de Greinville, of Hallaton, co. Leicester (who was living in 1243), by Joyouse, his wife. On 5 Apr1274 he and his wife had livery of the manors of Prested and Theydon Garnon, Essex, and on 16 August following of lands in Byfield, Northants, which she had inherited as heir of her mother, Joyouse de Muntfichet. He died 5 Jan 1296/7, and was buried in Fineshade Priory. His widow was living 2 Nov 1305.
~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, (Engaine), Vol. V, pp. 71-73
John married Joan de Greinville, daughter of Sir Gilbert de Greinville Knight and Joyouse.141 (Joan de Greinville died after 2 Nov 1305.)