The Chronicle of Meaux, in Yorkshire, names "Johannem" as the son of "Baldewinum de Wake".
He was summoned to Parliament in 1295 whereby he is held to have become Lord Wake. 1
1 Jul 1285, Westminster
Grant to Eleanor, the king's consort, of the custody, during minority of John, son and heir of Hawisia, late the wife of Baldwin Wake, of the manor of Warre, which was of the inheritance of the said Hawisia. Mandate in pursuance to the escheator this side Trent.
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edw. I, vol. 2, p. 180
15 Nov 1288, Westminster
Protection, with clause volumus, for... John Wake, now on his way to the king in Gascony, until a fortnight after Michaelmas.
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edw. I, vol. 2, p. 302
18 Jan 1290, Westminster
To Master Henry de Bray, escheator this side Trent. Order to cause John Wake, son and heir of Baldwin Wake, to have seisin of his father's lands, as the king has taken his homage...
Calendar of Close Rolls, 18 Edw. I, p. 63
16 Jul 1290, Westminster
To Roger Lestrange (Extraneo), justice of the Forest this side Trent. Order to cause John Wak to have in the forest of Wauberge ten bucks, of the king's gift.
Calendar of Close Rolls, 18 Edw. I, p. 95
1 Mar 1294, Walsingham
Letters... for John Wake, going to Scotland, nominating Ralph son of William and Philip Bekard his attorneys for two years.
26 Apr 1294, Canterbury
[Protection, with clause volumus, for] John Wake and Joan, his wife, going beyond seas, until Easter.
27 Jun 1294, Dureford
Licence for John Wake, tenant in chief, to grant to William son of Alan de Wytenford, his yeoman, in fee simple a carucate of land in Hadyngton, co. Lincoln, which he holds of the fee of the barony of Brunne.
30 Jun 1294, Portsmouth
Licence for John Wake, tenant in chief, to demise at farm, for seven years, to whomsoever he will, his manors of Lidel, Brunne, Stiviton and Colum.
3 Oct 1294, Westminster
Ratification of a demise and grant by John Wake to Walter de Langeton, king's clerk, of the manor of Buttrecrem and Skringham for a term of seven years from Michaelmas, 22 Edward I., with advowsons of churches, knights' fees and other fees, wards, reliefs, marriages, escheats and all other things that may in any wise fall in, as in a writing is set forth; and grant that if the said John should die before the said term, leaving an heir within age, the said Walter or his heirs shall hold the said manor without impediment for the full term.
11 Oct 1294, Westminster
Licence for John Wake, going to Gascony on the king's service, to let to farm for three years to Henry le Waleys the manor of Lydel, held in chief.
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edw. I, vol. 3, pp. 65, 69, 77, 95, 96
15 Oct 1295, Westminster
To the [treasurer and the barons of the exchequer]. Whereas the king, on 19 July, in the tenth year of his reign, committed by letters patent to Philip Burnell the manor of Bliseworth, co. Northampton, which was in the king's hands because John, son and heir of Baldwin Wake, tenant in chief, was then a minor in the king's wardship, to be held during the king's pleasure, rendered therefor to the exchequer 32l. 8s. 0¼d. at which the manor was extended; and the king, on 18 January, in the eighteenth year of his reign, took John's homage for the lands that his father at his death held of the king in chief, and rendered the land to him: the king orders them to cause John to be acquitted of the ferm of the manor from the said 19th July, on which day the king took his homage, until the said 18th January.
Calendar of Close Rolls, 23 Edw. I, p. 436
18 Apr 1296, Berwick-on-Tweed
Confirmation of a demise, for thirteen years from 14 April, 24 Edward I., by John Wak, lord of Lydel, tenant in chief, who has gone with the king on the king's service to Scotland, made by indenture to Donus de Podio, knight, of 200l. of rent in his manor of Cotyngham, to be received yearly from the freeholders, villeins and cotters (coterellis) there.
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edw. I, vol. 3, p. 186
1 Sep 1296, Berwick-on-Tweed
John Wake acknowledges that he owes to Osbert de Spaldyngton 50l.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. York.
Calendar of Close Rolls, 24 Edw. I, p. 514
20 Aug 1297, Winchelsea
Mandate to Reginald de Wickewan to deliver to John Wak and Joan his wife the manors of Ware, Styvinton, Deping, Brunne, Kelleby and Cestrefeld, which he lately took into the king's hands upon the feoffment thereof of the king by the said John.
18 Oct 1297, Westminster
Appointment of John Wake, Robert de Clifford and John de Hudleston, as captains of the custody of the march of Scotland in the counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland.
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edw. I, vol. 3, pp. 304, 312
12 Sep 1298, Carlisle
Confirmation of a quit-claim by John Wake, lord of Lydel, son and heir of Baldwin Wake, tenant in chief, to William son of Alan of the manor of Suthhicham, with the services of the free tenants, and all the villeins with their issues.
21 Dec 1298, York
Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants of the manors of Cotingham, Wyneton, Kyrkeby Moresheved, Aton, Hemelyngton, Botercram, Cropton, and Middleton, of the first five whereof John Wake has enfeoffed the king, as also of the last three after the deaths of the tenants for life, for Reginald de Wykewan, king's clerk, appointed to take seisin, and receive the fealties of the tenants of the first five, and to receive the fealties of the free tenants of the last three.
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edw. I, vol. 3, pp. 359, 391
5 Jan 1299, Lincoln
Grant, in fee simple with remainder to the right heirs of the said John, to John Wake and Joan, his wife, of the manors of Cotingham, Weneton, Kirkeby Moresheved, Aton, and Hemelington, in the county of York, which the said John surrendered into the king's hands; also of the reversion of the manor of Butercram, which Walter bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, holds for life by demise of the said John, and of the manors of Midelton and Cropton, co. York, which Letitia Wake holds in dower of the inheritance of the said John, with knights' fees, advowsons of churches, and other things pertaining thereto, also heretofore surrendered into the king's hands by the said John Wake....
19 Jun 1299, Cranbrook
Commission of oyer and terminer to John de Cobham and William de Carleton, on complaint by Donus de Podio, touching an ejectment by John Wake of the said Donus from 200l. in rent in the manor of Cotyngham, co. York, held in chief, the said John, which with the king's licence he demised for the three years to the said Donus for the satisfaction of his debts, and which the latter, after seisin, assigned to Otto de Grandisono for the acquittance of the debts which Donus was bound to the said Otto by recognizance at the Exchequer.
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edw. I, vol. 3, pp. 392, 471
Inquisition Post Mortem
597. JOHN WAKE. 2
Writ, 10 April, 28 Edw. I. 
CUMBERLAND. Inq. 30 June, 28 Edw. I.
Lidel. The manor, with its members Randulflevigton, Arturet, Stubhill and Eston, with the forest called Nicolforest, held of the king in chief, rendering 56s. yearly to the king for cornage at the exchequer of the castle of Carlisle, and doing suit at the county (court) of Carlisle, every month, viz.—
Lidel. A manor called the castle (extent given with names of tenants), including a park now worth nothing on account of the war, and a fishery; divers messuages &c. are wasted and burned by the Scots.
Nicolforest. Where were many tenants before the war, but now few.
Stubhill. Where were many manses and tenants who have been slain by the Scots and the town burnt.
Eston. The township used to render 10s. yearly, but now nothing because it is burned and no one inhabits it.
Arturet. The township used to render before the war 23l. 15s. 4d., and now 13l. 13s. 10d.
Randulflevigton. The township used to render before the war 8l. 9d., and now 60s. 4 1/2d.
Carlisle. 40s. rent in the city from divers tenants (named).
Thomas his son, aged 2 years at Mid-Lent last, is his next heir.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c., 8 Oct. 28 Edw. I.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. made at Carlisle on Saturday after the Nativity of the Blessed Mary, 29 Edw. I (defaced).
Solpert. The manor held by Sir Robert Tilliol by cornage and doing suit at the said John’s court at Stubhill every three weeks.
Torpenowe. The manor held by Sir William de Mulcastre by cornage, except a sixth part thereof which Sir Richard Brune holds by cornage.
Brunstayth. The manor held by the same Sir Richard by cornage and by suit of court as aforesaid.
Eston. 40a. land held by John de Eston by cornage, and suit of court as aforesaid; a carucate of land held by Richard de Mulcastre of John de Eston, and by him of John Wake, by cornage and 20d. yearly; and 6 bovates of land held by John de Hardegill by cornage and suit of court as aforesaid.
Northeston. The manor held by Sir Adam del Crokedayke by cornage, rendering 1d. yearly to Sir John Wake, but now worth nothing because wasted by the Scots’ war.
Graynehou. The manor held by John son of Adam del Crokedaik, rendering 15s. yearly, but now worth only 18d. yearly because of the war.
Arthured. 3 bovates of land held by Lady Joan de Mulcastre by cornage and suit of court as aforesaid.
Levington. 4 (?) bovates of land similarly held by Sir Richard de Kirkebride.
Bryarhill (?). The manor held by Robert de Mulcastre by cornage, rendering 1d. yearly.
Arthured. A carucate of land held by Ralph de Arthured by cornage and suit of court as aforesaid; 40a. land similarly held by Ralph de Brantingham; 10a. land similarly held by John son of Sir Simon de Lyndesey; and 10a. land similarly held by Geoffrey de Hardegill.
Carwyndelowe. 20a. land similarly held by William de Nethirby; and 40a. land similarly held by Walter de Ormesby.
Slanelond. The manor held by the same Walter by service of rendering one white spur yearly or 6d.
Lidel. 30a. land held by William Sturgeun by cornage and suit of court as aforesaid; and 18a. land similarly held by Hugh Russel, John de Mora, Agnes de Lidel, Joan de Lidel and Euphemia de Lidel.
Bryndscales. The manor held by Robert de Greshopp by service of rendering 6s. 8d. yearly and doing suit of court as aforesaid: it is now wasted by war.
Arthured. 4 bovates of land held by the prior &c. of St. Mary’s, Carlisle, by cornage and suit of court as aforesaid.
Dregge in Coupland. The manor held by the abbot of Caudre, Patrick de Culwen, and Lady Margaret de Multon, of Sir John de Graystok and John son of Robert de Haverington, and they held the same of Sir John Wake by service of a knight’s fee.
Eston. The advowson of the church.
C. Edw. I. File 94. (3.)
20 Sep 1300, Rose Castle
Appointment of Simon de Lyndeseye to the custody, during pleasure, of the lands of Lidel and le Ermitage, late of John Wake, deceased, tenant in chief, with the issues thereof, for the maintenance of himself and his men, who are on the king's service in Scotland; saving to Joan, late the wife of the said John, her reasonable dower therein.
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edw. I, vol. 3, p. 534