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Monday, May 17, 2010

Bond 312340 & 312341

312340. Sir Baldwin de Freville & 312341. Joyce Botetourt {Bond}

1349, Baldwin born in England, heir & s/o 624680. Baldwin de Freville & 624681. Ida de Clinton.

~1350, Joyce born in England, d/o 624682. John Botetourt & 624683. Joyce la Zouche.

1353, Baldwin’s “marriage” to Elizabeth Botetourt arranged.

Elizabeth died before reaching maturity. [No children.]

Bef. 1368, Baldwin married Elizabeth’s sister Joyce.

Baldwin, knt. of Tamworth, Middleton and Stratford; Warwickshire.

8/15/1372, “Power of attorney from Baldwin Frevill', knight, … to William de Beauchamp', knight, … seisin of the manors of Pynleye iuxta Coventre, Wykene, Stratford' iuxta Tamworth', Botyndon' and Haberleye in the counties of Warwick, Gloucester and Worcester, together withall other lands granted by the said Baldwin in his charter.” (S) UKNA.

1372, Sir Baldwin was with the Earl of Penbroke when attacked at sea by Spanish ships off the coast of La Rochelle, France. This was the first known use of fire ships by the Spanish, which destroyed multiple English ships and resulted in the capture of the Earl. (S) Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain …, 1805, P151 …

10/16/1371, “Debtor: William de Peyto, John de Peyto, knight, and Henry de Etyndon. Creditor: Baldwin Frevile, the elder, knight. Amount: £200. Before whom: William de Walworth, Mayor of the Staple of Westminster.” (S) UKNA.

1375, Baldwin age 26 at the IPM of his father. “Baldwin de Frevill, knight: Gloucestershire and the adjacent Marches of Wales, Herefordshire and the adjacent Marches of Wales, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Warwickshire, Leicestershire Wiltshire.” (S) UKNA.

7/4/1377, Exemplification, at the request of Baldwin de Frivill son and heir of Baldwin de Frivill, of … upon the death of Alexander de Fryvill, at Tameworth, … he and Joan his wife held jointly, as tenants in chief, Tameworth Castle, co. Warwick, … by the service of coming to the coronation completely armed with the royal arms of the livery of the king, riding the king’s chief war-horse and challenging to combat all opponents … (S) CPRs.

7/16/1377, Sir Baldwin at the coronation of King Richard II exhibited his claim to be the King’s champion and to do service appertaining to that office by reason of his tenure of the castle of Tamworth – to ride completely armed upon a barbed horse in Westminster Hall, and there to challenge to combat with whomsoever should dare to oppose the King’s title; which service the Barons de Marmion, his ancestors, lords of that castle, had thentofore performed. (S) Fragmenta antiquitatus, Roper, 1679.

1383-84, “Defeasance between Thomas de Beauchamp', earl of Warrewyk' and lord of Gower, and Sir Baldwin de Frevill', defining conditions on which a bond of statute merchant in 1000 pounds from the said Baldwin to the said Earl, due next Easter, would be rendered.” (S) UKNA.

12/30/1387, Baldwin died. (S) Mansions … Warwickshire, Williams, 1899, P60.

By 5/1389, Joyce married 2nd Sir Adam Peshale. “Peasenhall was married to Joyce, daughter of John Lord Botetourt and widow of Baldwin de Freville.” (S) UKNA.

1407, Joyce heir to her niece Joyce Botetourt, wife of Lord Hugh Burnell.

8/12/1420, Joyce did.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P357.

Child of Baldwin and Joyce:

i. Baldwin Freville (156170), born ~1368 in England. [Heir]

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