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Sunday, May 23, 2010

Lord Lawrence Trussell & Maud Charneles

527716. Lord Lawrence Trussell & 527717. Maud Charneles   

~1345, Lawrence born in England, s/o 1055432. Sir Warren Trussell & 1055433. Maud de Saint Philibert.

~1360, Maud born in England, heir & d/o 1055434. Sir Thomas Charnel & 1055435. Maud Garnet.

1366, Maud a minor at the death of her father; [likely her mother] instituted property suits on her behalf.

2/10/1370, St. Peter’s, Rome, “To the archbishop of Canterbury. Madnate to summon those concerned, and make order touching the legitimacy or illegitimacy of Matilda called ‘Charnelles,’ of London, who falsely asserts that she is the legitimate daughter of the late Thomas Charnelles, donsel, eldest son of the late Nicholas de Charnelles, knight, of the diocese of Lincoln, whose lawful heiress Joan, wife of Robert called ‘Charnelles’ alias Mariscall, has, with her husband, petitioned the pope touching the inheritance, Matilda being too powerful to be cited in the lay courts of the city and diocese of London.” (S) Calender of Entries in the Papal Registers, V4, P84.

2/1377, Lawrence quitclaimed his right to St. Philibert manor of Farlington, Yorks; to Sir Brian de Stapleton, husband of his aunt, Alice de Saint Philibert. (S) CCRs.

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

1377, John Charnels states that a Maud Charnels sued by writ of scire facias in Common Bench against John Marchal to recover the manors of Elmesthorpe, Bilton and Swepstone, … to disinherit John Charnels in future; the manors still being in the king's hand. He asks that he might be called to hear Maud's suit … order to proceed to execution of judgments in favour of Maud, daughter of Thomas Charnels, notwithstanding the malicious suggestion by John Charnels that he had enfeoffed the Black Prince with these manors. (S) UKNA.

11/6/1377, Maud daughter of Thomas Charnels by her petition presented in this parliament has shown that in the late king's court by divers writs she sued before Robert Bealknapp and his fellows justices of the Bench against John Marchall parson of Swepston for the manors of Aylmesthorp and Swepston co. Leycester and Beulton co. Warrewyk, and that although by default of defendant she recovered seisin thereof. (S) CCRs. [Buelton (Bilton ) manor granted to her paternal grandfather in 1309.]

7/10/1380, Will of Sir William le Latimer, 4th Lord Latimer: ... ‘Et auxi nous vollons que Laurence Trussel nostre cosyn eit de nostre purchase quarant livere de terre a lui et sez heires mals ...’ (S) Testamenta Eboracensia.

[––Lawrence & Maud––]

Bef. 1383, Lawrence married Maud; acquiring the estate of Bilton, Warwickshire, as dower.

6/25/1383, John Pavey and Joan, his wife, querents, and Lawrence Trussell' and Maud, his wife, deforciants. ... acres of pasture, 10 marks of rent and a moiety of 1 knight's fee in Swepuston', Neweton' and Nethercote, and the manor of Swepuston' and the advowson of the church of the vill of Swepuston'. Leicesterhsire. Plea of Covenant. John and Joan have given them 200 pounds sterling. (S) Feet of Fines.

1385, Laurence and Maude leased the manor of Bilton to Sir Ralph de Ferrers for life.

By 1387, Lawrence of Shottesbrook, Berks., and Elmesthorpe and Swepstone in right of his wife.

2/25/1390, Lawrence a “manpernor” for Ralph de Stafford. (S) CCRs.

1391, Laurence Trussell and Matilda, his wife, sued Elizabeth, formerly wife of John de Gildesburgh, Kt., for a moiety of the manor of Weynton, and lands and rents in Alvythele which William Gernet gave to Henry Gernet and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of their bodies. (S) Pedigrees from the Plea Rolls, Wrottesley.

1394, IPM of Isabel de St. John, late the wife of Luke de Ponynges, knight. ... Warwick: One knight’s fee, held at the time of her death by Lawrence Trussell and Maud his wife, and formerly by Giles de Charnelles. (S) IPM.

1395, William Zouch, of Harringworth, held a fee per Lawrence Trussell. (S) A Topo. Hist. of the Co. of Leicester, Curtis, 1831, P57.

6/1396, Laurence outlawed for non-payment of a debt of £80 owed to John, duke of Lancaster, but was pardoned by the king.

Bef. 7/8/1399, Lawrence died.

9/18/1399, Order to the escheator in the county of Berks. to take into the king's hand and keep safely until further order all the lands in his bailiwick whereof Laurence Trussell was siesed in his desmesen as of fee on the day of his death. (S) CFRs.


9/30/1399, Henry IV succeeded Richard II as King of England.

Bef. 2/1400, Maud married Robert Lytton, knight, controller of the household of Henry IV, when they were dealing with the manors of Elmesthorpe and Bilton.

Bef. 9/19/1409, Maud died.

(S) Plantagenet Ancestry, P718. (S) Hist. of Warwick, V6, 1951, Bilton.

Child of Lawrence and Maud:

i. William Trussell (263858), born 1386 in England. [Heir]

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