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Saturday, May 8, 2010

Lord Baldwin de Freville & Maud le Scrope

156170. Lord Baldwin de Freville & 156171. Maud le Scrope   

11/20/1369, Baldwin Frevyll born in Castle of Welegh, Worcester, England, heir & s/o 312340. Baldwin de Freville & 312341. Joyce Botetourt.

~1376, Maud born in England, d/o 312342. Stephen le Scrope & 312343. Margery de Welle.

6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.

1387, Baldwin Frevyle age 19 at the death of his father.

5/8/1388, Commitment to Thomas Grene, ‘chivaler,’ of the keeping of the castle of Tamworth, co. Warwick, … late of Baldwin Frevyle, knight, … until the lawful age of Baldwin, his son and heir, rendering £20 yearly. (S) CFRs.

 [––Baldwin & Joan––]

1389, Baldwin married Joan Greene, d/o Thomas of Greene’s Norton. [No children.]

1389, Baldwin bought back his mother’s share share of Middleton from Sir Adam Peshale for £200 stirling.

7/24/1390, Writ to the escheator to take proof of the age of Baldwin Fryvill, son and heir of Baldwin Fryvill, knight. Proof of age at /brenesgrave, Worcester. The jurors collectively (each being aged 50 years and more) say that the said heir was born in the castle of Welegh and baptised in the church of Northfeld, the parish church of the said castle, on 20 November, 42 Edward III, and so was 21 years of age and more on 20 November last. … they were present in the said church on the said 20 November and saw Baldwin Fryvill, knight, grandfather of the said heir, and Richard Hampton, abbot of Hales, the said heir’s godfathers, lift him from the sacred font. … on Sunday a month after the said 20 November they saw Joyce the heir’s mother purified of her said boy. (S) CIsPM.

1390, Baldwin built a 2nd chaple at Middleton.

1391, Sir Baldwin granted a license to build an oratory at Middleton. (S) Greater Medieval Houses, Emery, 1996, P425.

[––Baldwin & Maud––]

~1392, Baldwin married Maud.

1395, Baldwin Frevyll, son and heir of Baldwin Frevylle deceased, appointed by the king with others to make inquisition in Staffordshire what evildoers and breakers of the peace feloniously ravished Elizabeth who was wife of Roger Colmon at Hondesacre and slew the said Roger. (S) CCRs.

1395-96, “Baldwin Frevill, lord of Ashstead ( Asschesteyde ) to Adam Hyde …”. (S) UKNA.

4/21/1399, Protection with clause volumus for one year … going to Ireland on the king’s service in the company of Edward, duke of Albemarle, … Baldwin, son of Baldwin, son of Baldwin Frevyll, knight, esquire. (S) CPRs.

10/13/1399, Baldwin, continuing family tradition, at the coronation of King Henry IV exhibited his claim to be the King’s champion. (S) Tenures of Land & Customs of Manors, Blount, 1874, P270.

10/4/1400, Baldwin died; buried with his wife at Tamworth church. Baldwin, knt. of Tamworth, Middleton, Marston & Lea, and Stratford; Staffordshire; Ashtead and Mitcham, Surrey …


10/14/1400, Writ for IPM of Baldwin Frevyll, ‘chivaler’; Warwick; Surrey; Nottingham, Salop, Stafford and the adjacent Marches of Wales. (S) CFRs. [Thomas Beaufort, the king’s brother, granted the keeping of the lands and marriage of the heir, a minor in the king’s ward.]

10/19/1400, IPM of Baldwin Frevyll, knight. Surrey … He also gave them the reversion of all his lands which Joyce his mother, … Ashtead manor … He died on 4 Oct. Baldwin his son and heir was aged 5 years on Midsummer day. Warwick: castle of Tamworth … by a charter granted them to Baldwin Frevill and Joan his wife and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to Joyce, widow of Baldwin, father of Baldwin Frevill, and the right heirs of the younger Baldwin. Joan died without heirs and Baldwin married Maud and had issue Baldwin. The elder Baldwin is dead and the manors should to to Adam de Peshale, knight, and Joyce, now his wife. …  heirs of Baldwin Frevill, the grandfather. … (S) CIsPM. [Total over £86.]

Maud became a Minoress nun (a nun in the Second Order of the Order of Friars Minor known as Franciscans.)

1415, Maud and her children legatees in the will of her brother Henry, 3rd Lord Scrope.

1418, Maud & daughter Elizabeth legatees of her brother Stephen.

Bef. 8/4/1420, Maud died. (S) Estate divided between the daughters.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P357.

Family notes:

·         9/20/1436, To the escheator in Warwickshire. Like order concerning lands of the heritage of the said heirs held in dower and otherwise for life by Joyce who was wife of Adam Peshale, late the wife of Baldwin Freville the father; as for a fine etc. the late king respited until a day now past the homages of Thomas Ferers and Hugh Wylughby, who took to wife (as above) sisters and heirs of Baldwin Freville son and heir of Baldwin husband of the said Joyce. (S) CCRs.

·         10/5/1452, Thomas age 50: “Copy of an agreement made between Thomas Ferrers, esq., and Thomas son and heir of the said Thomas and Elizabeth his wife, Robert Aston, son and heir of Joyce, sister of Sir Baldwin Frevylle, knight, and Richard Bingham and Margaret his wife, formerly wife of Hugh Wylloughby (the said Elizabeth, Joyce and Margaret being sisters and coheirs of the said Baldwin Frevylle) concerning the partition of the manors and lands of the said Baldwin. …”. (S) UKNA.

Children of Baldwin and Maud:

i. Elizabeth Freville (78085), born 1394 in Staffordshire, England.

ii. Baldwin Freville, born 6/1395.

5/11/1411, IPM of William de Beauchamp. … Warwick: … the castle and manor of Beaudesert … half to Baldwin Frevyle and the heirs of his body, and failing them to Thomas Botiller and the heirs of his body …  The heirs are now William Botiller of Sudeley, brother of John son and heir of Thomas, aged 23 years and more, and Baldwin son of Baldwin Frevile, knight, a minor in the king’s ward, aged 17 years and more. (S) CIsPM.

1418, Baldwin died unmarried.

iii. Margaret Freville, born ? in England.

Margaret married Hugh Willoughby of Wollaton.

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