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Sir Maurice Bruyn & Elizabeth Retford

475296. Sir Maurice Bruyn & 475297. Elizabeth Retford    

9/14/1385, Maurice Brune born in South Ockendon, Essex, England, s/o 950592. Ingelram Brune & 950593. Elizabeth de la Pole.

~1390, Elizabeth born in England, coheir & d/o 950594. Henry Retford.

8/12/1400, Maurice’s father died.

8/21/1400, Commitment to Joan de Bohun, countess of Hereford, by mainprise of William Marny, ‘chivaler,’ and John Doreward of the county of Essex, of the keeping of all the lands late of Ingeham Bruyn, … by reason of the minority of Maurice his son and heir … ogether with the marriage … (S) CFRs.

2/6/1401, Presentation ... to the church of Southwokyndon, in the diocese of London, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir [Maurice] of Ingelram Bruyn, knight, tenant in chief. (S) CPRs.

12/14/1403, Maurice’s mother died.

Bef. 1406, South Gekendon: [Essex] Beckenham: [Kent] Kingsey: [Buckingham] Description of Officer: Receiver. Lands of Maurice, son of Ingebram Bruyn, a minor. (S) UKNA.

9/24/1407, Maurice, son and heir of Ingram Bruyn: Essex (proof of age). Maurice son and heir of Ingram Bruyn was born at South Ockendon and baptised in the church there on 14 September 1385, and was therefore aged 21 on 14 Sept. last … Thomas Turvylle, 54: on the second day after the baptism Maurice was put to nurse at Aveley, and he was sent to the same place by Alice wife of Robert Marny, knight, aunt of Maurice, to see how Maurice was kept and nursed, and he received a gold ring for his trouble. … (S) CIsPM.

3/20/1413, Henry V succeeded Henry IV as King of England.

7/18/1413, Maurice the Patron for John Aston as Rector of S. Mary the Virgin church in Rowner.

Aft. 1415, Maurice married 2nd Edith ?.

Aft. 4/25/1418, Maurice’s 2nd wife Edith died; “I appoint Sir Maurice Bruyn, my husband, my executor.” [Edith widow of William Croyser.] Her daughter Anne her heir to the manor of Stoke.

1418, Edith died.

5/4/1418, Order to the escheator in the county of Surrey to take into the king’s hand and keep safely until further order all the lands … whereof Edith late the wife of Maurice Bruyn held of the king in chief. (S) CFRs.

[––Maurice & Elizabeth––]

Bef. 1420, Maurice married 3rd Elizabeth.

8/31/1422, Henry VI (an infant) succeeded Henry V as King of England.

11/13/1423, Commitment of the counties of Essex and Hertford to Maurice Bruyn, ‘chivaler’; so that he answer at the Exchequer as sheriff. (S) CFRs.

1/15/1426, Commitment of the counties of Southampton to Maurice Bruyn, ‘chivaler’; so that he answer at the Exchequer as sheriff. (S) CFRs.

6/18/1427, Letters of attorney from Margaret Dyneley and ..., to ..., to deliver seisin to John Kyghelegh and Maurice Bruyn, knights, ..., of the manor of Hakeleston, together with the advowson of the free chapel .... Wilts. (S) UKNA.

12/5/1429, Commitment to Henry Percy, earl of Northumberland, John Typtoft, knight, Maurice Bruyn, knight, … of the keeping of all the castles, lordships, manors, … and other possessions, in the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Hertford, Cambridge and Huntingdon, late of Edmund late earl of March. (S) CFRs.

11/7/1435, Commitment of the counties of Essex and Hertford to Maurice Bruyn, knight; so that he answer at the Exchequer as sheriff. (S) CFRs.

11/12/1434, Commitment to Humphrey duke of Gloucester, by and with the advice and assent of the king's council and by mainprise of John de Grey of Ruthyn, knight, and Maurice Bruyn of the county of Essex, knight, … (S) CFRs.

1435-36, Simon Felbrigg and Maurice Bruyn, knights to John Curson, knight, William Paston, .... : Quitclaim of the manors, lands, etc., they had by the grant of Thomas de Kerdeston, knight. : Norf. Suff. (S) UKNA.

1436, Maurice, High Sheriff of Essex and Herts.

1439-40, Parties: Maurice Bruyn and others & John Moungomery, knight, and Elizabeth his wife; Place or Subject: The manor of Chalton (Chaloughton); County: Hants. (S) UKNA.

11/23/1448, Debtor: Maurice Bruyn of South Ockendon {SoutWokendon} in [Chafford Hundred] Essex, knight, and Henry Bruyn of Rowner {Robnore} in Hants. [Titchfield Hundred], esquire. … Amount £240. (S) UKNA.

1453, Maurice, Sheriff of Essex.

1454-55, Thomas Tyrell, knight. and others to Stephen Wolfe ... of London: Demise of the land, etc., in Essendon, Hatfield and Enfield, with the advowson of the chantry of St. Anne in Hatfield Church, which they had from Maurice Bruyn, knight, and John Fray: Herts. Middx. (S) UKNA.

1460, Maurice, High Sheriff of Hampshire.

Bef. 1461, Maurice transferred Rowner manor to his son Henry. [Probably on his wedding.]

1461, Rowner manor reverted to Maurice after the death of his son Henry.

5/20/1462, Maurice and Elizabeth chartered the manors of South Ockenden and Stifford to Sir John Clay.

6/24/1465, Grant by Sir Maurice Bruyn, … of the manor of Bramcote by Polesworth, (Warwickshire) etc, as Humfrey Stafford, …, William Tracy and … held it by gift of Humfrey, earl of Buckingham. (S) UKNA.

11/8/1466, Maurice died; his son Thomas his heir; buried at South Ockendon, Essex. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Hampshire, V3, 1908.


5/20/1471, Elizabeth died seized of the manors of Carlton Panell, Irby, Worleby and Kellynghollme; the estates passing to the daughters of her son Henry.

(S) The Gentleman’s Magazine, 1822, P319, Amorial Decorations of Fonthill Abbey. (S) A gen. and Heraldic Hist. …, Burke, 1835, P205. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P413.

Children of Maurice and ?:

i. Ingelram Brune, born ~1405 in England.

Bef. 1418, Ingelram married to Anne Croyser, d/o Edith Croyser [Maurice’s 2nd wife], born 1405.

Bef. 1436, Ingelram died. [Anne married 2nd Sir Henry Norbury.]

Children of Maurice and Elizabeth:

ii. Sir Henry Brune, born 1420 in England.

Henry married Eizabeth Darcy, d/o 369382. Sir Robert Darcy. [2 daughters.]

4/12/1459, Sir Henry Bruyn, Kt, the Patron for Hervey Bonzar as Rector of S. Mary the Virgin church in Rowner.

4/1/1461, Sir Henry Bruyn, Kt, the Patron for John Herford as Rector of S. Mary the Virgin church in Rowner.

11/30/1461, Henry died, Rowner manor reverting to this father.

1471, Elizabeth died.

Children: (S) Lincolnshire Notes and Queries, Sympson, 1891, P79.

·         Alice Brune married Robert Harleston, esq.

·         Elizabeth Brune married Thomas Tyrell, descendent of Thomas (738760).

iii. Katherine Brune, born ? in England.

Katherine married Richard Dryland.

iv. Thomas Brune (237648), born ~1430 in England.

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