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Sunday, May 23, 2010

Baron Giles Daubeney & Eleanor Wyllington

~1335, Giles de Albiniaco born Scotland, heir & s/o 1247652. Sir Ralph Daubeney & 1247653. Alice Montacute.

~1345, Eleanor born in England, d/o 1247654. Henry de Willington & 1247655. Isabel de Whalesborough.

5/23/1349, Eleanor’s father died.

6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349.

4/6/1351, Signification … children born out of the ligeance of England … shall be henceforth able to have and enjory their inheritiance after the death of their ancestors in all parts within the ligeance of England … like letter for Giles son of Ralph Daubeney, who was born out of the ligeance of England. (S) CPRs.

1356, “Court and View 49 Edw III St. Dionysus. Court of Giles Daubeney, soldier.” (S) UKNA.

8/10/1357, William Daubeney and Philippa his wife conveyed the manors of Kempston co. Bedford, and Totenham, co. Middlesex, to Sir Giles Daubeney, s/o Ralph of South Petherton, Somerset, for 200 marks. (S) CPRs.

[––Giles & Eleanor––]

1358, Sir Giles settled Kempston on himself and his wife Eleanor.

1363, Giles granted to William Nywebury and Alice his wife hold for life a messuage, 100 a., 10 a. meadow and 60 a. heath in Kilmersdon, Somerset, with reversion to Giles. (S) 8/24/1403 IPM of son Giles.

10/13/1370, Giles Daubeneye, knight, querent, ... 1 messuage in Kempston'. ... Roger and Joan have granted to Giles the messuage ... Giles has given them 10 marks of silver. (S) Feet of Fines, Bedfordshire.

8/5/1371, Ralph Daubeney licensed to enfeoff his son Giles of the manor of Petherton, Somerset. (S) Gen. Mag., Vs7-8, 1904, P94.

7/18/1374, Commission of oyer and terminer … Giles Daubeney … co. Bedford … (S) CPRs.

2/13/1375, Writing of Laurencia who was wife of William Ingelby, being a quitclaim to Giles Daubeney knight and his heirs of a yearly rent of 40s. to be taken of the manor of Baryngton within the hundred of Southpederton co. Somerset which she had by grant of Ralph Daubeneye knight father of the said Giles in name of her dower. (S) CCRs.

1/16/1377, To the sheriff of Bedford. Order, as lawful and reasonable is, to compel Giles Daubeneye and Fulk de Pembrugge lords of the manor of Kempston and singular their tenants, free men and neifs, to contribute towards the expenses of the knights coming for the commons of Bedfordshire to the last parliament. (S) CCRs.

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

2/16/1378, Commission to John de Cavendish ... Giles Daubeney, ... [look into an assault in Bedfordshire] ... (S) CPRs.

1378, Ralph Daubeney assigned his rights in Barrington to his son Giles. (S) A Hist. of the County of Somerset, V4, 1978.

[––Giles father died––]

11/22/1378, Giles’ father Ralph Daubeney, knight, died. Giles (1901256), under age in the king’s ward, is next heir, being the brother of John, son of Giles (3802512), son of Giles (623826), son of Ralph (1247652), and aged 16 years and more. (S) 10/28/1410, Writ for IPM of Ralph Daubeney, Knight.

11/5/1379, Giles d’Aubeney, Knt., High Sheriff of Bedfordshire. [Arms, Quarterly, Or and Gules, over all a Bend vaire.]

1380, “Robert Bradeshaugh, … to Giles Daubeney, knight : … payment of £40 : ( Beds. ).” (S) UKNA.

10/24/1382, Giles Daubeneye knight and John de la Mare knight to be paid £10 for 25 days at parliament representing Somerset. (S) CCRs.

11/26/1383, Giles Daubeneye knight and William Boneville knight to be paid £15 4s for 38 days at parliament representing Somerset. (S) CCRs.

11/29/1383, Giles Daubeneye knight to William Percehay. Recognisance for 100 marks, to be levied etc. in Somerset. (S) CCRs.

1383-84, John Northampton, citizen of London, and John, his son, and Sir Giles Daubeneye, chivaler, and Alianora, his wife. A third part of the manor of Totenham. (S) Feet of Fines for London, V1, 1892.

7/7/1384, Confirmation with warranty by Hugh de Beauchamp and William de Beauchamp his brother of feoffments … Witnesses: Giles Daubeney, …, John Lorty, knights, … (S) CCRs.

12/14/1384, Giles Daubeneye knight and William Boneville knight to be paid £15 12s for 39 days at parliament representing Somerset. (S) CCRs.

6/14/1386, Sir Giles of Kempston, Bedfordshire, 3rd Baron Daubeny, of Kilmersdon, Somersetshire, died at Barrington; his son Giles as heir, a minor (age 15). (S) UKNA, IPM.

6/28/1386, Order to John Cotom, escheator in the county of Lincoln, to take into the king's hand and keep safely until further order all the lands whereof Giles Daubeneye, ' chivaler,' who held of the king in chief, was seised in his demesne as of fee on the day of his death ; and to make inquisition touching his lands and heir. (S) CFRs.


8/1386, To Richard Virgo escheator in Somerset. Order to take of Eleanor who was wife of Giles Daubeney knight an oath etc., ... (S) CCRs.

1388-89, Giles Daubenay (Daubeney), knight: Bedfordshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Cornwall, Somerset (includes assignment of dower to Eleanor, widow of Giles).” (S) UKNA.

2/19/1389, Commitment in like terms to Eleanor late the wife of Giles Daubeney, ' chivaler,' of the keeping of the manor of South Ingelby in Saxilby and Broxholm, cos. Lincoln and Nottingham, late of the said Giles, tenant of the king in chief, … until the lawful age of his heir. (S) CFRs.

8/6/1400, Eleanor died; son Giles received seisen of Kempston. (S) Guide to the Church of St. Botolph.

8/8/1400, Writ for IPM of Eleanor widow of Giles Daubeney, knight. Bedford: She held a third part of the manor of Kempston, jointly enfeoffed with Giles her husband in fee tail …, annual value £20. She died on 6 Aug. last. Giles Daubeney, knight, son of Giles and Eleanor, his heir, is aged 28 years and more. Nottingham: … a third part of half a pasture … Lincoln: … a third part of the manor of Ingleby … annual value £6 … Somerset: …  £49 12s. rent … Cornwall: … a third part of the manor of Fawton …  annual value £8 … (S) CIsPM.

(S) Memorials of the West, Hist. and Desc., Rogers, 1888, ‘Daubeney’. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Bedford, V3, 1912. (S) Complete Peerage, Gibbs, V4, 1916, P13.

Children of Giles and Eleanor:

i. Katherine Daubeney (311913), born ~1369 in Somerset, England.

ii. Giles Daubeney (3802512), born 11/1371 in England.

iii. Matilda Daubeney (1901289), born ~1375 in England.

iv. Thomas Daubeney, born ? in England.

1403, Thomas co-executor of his brother Giles’ will.

v. William Daubeney, born ? in England.

1403, William co-executor of his brother Giles’ will.

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