2498716. Lord Edmund de Mortimer & 2498717. Margaret de Fiennes
1251, Edmund born at Wigmore castle in
Wales, s/o 4997432. Roger de Mortimer
& 4997433. Matilda de Braose.
1263, Edmund placed in the Canon of Hereford to be educated.
~1268, Margaret born in Normandy, d/o 4997434. William de Fiennes & 4997435. Blanche de Brienne.
11/16/1272, King Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.
1276, Edmund’s older brother Ralph died, leaving Edmund as the heir.
Bef. 1/6/1281, Edmund’s father died.
Edmund rebuilt the castle at Cefnllys, Wales.
10/8/1282, for the duration of his nephew Richard FitzAlan’s minority, the castle and manor of Oswaldestre as well as the castle and honor of Arundel was assigned to Edmund. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, Eyton, P259.
1282, After the battle of Builth, Edmund carried the head of Llywelyn ap Gruffudd to Edward I.
11/24/1282, Edmund succeeded his father, giving up his other positions.
12/1282, Llewelyn ap Gruffydd defeated at the battle of Radnor in eastern Wales. Edmund Mortimer, Roger Mortimer, Hugo le Strante and Grufudd ap Gwenwynwyn approached Llywelyn, at the front of his army, on a promise of doing homage. The two forces immediately engaged. Near dusk, Llywelyn was surrounded and killed. [Edward received the head of Llywelyn at Rhuddlan castle.] (S) Find a Keyper, Powell, 2011, P98.
~1283, Iseult de Mortimer married to Walter de Balun; Edmund de Mortimer giving her and Walter the manor of Arley. (S) FMG.
6/28/1283, Edmund de Mortimer summoned to Shrewsbury by writ from Rhuddlan to the king to hold a colloquium to ordain what should be done with David, brother of Llewellyn, formerly prince of Wales. (S) The Titular Barony of Clavering, 1891, P16.
12/1283, Edmund de Mortuo Mari one of the sureties of Geoffrey de Geneville and Matilda, his wife, and Peter their eldest son for a debt of 1,200£ to William de Valencia. (S) CCRs.
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9/1284, Edmund married Margaret.
12/30/1284, Margaret received her dower lands and 34 knt. fees, with Radnor and Knoklas Castles.
9/8/1285, Walter de Balun leased the manor of Much Marcle to Edmund. Walter was his brother-in-law, 1st husband of Isolda.
1287, Indenture between Edmund de Mortimer and Peter de Mauley for service against Rhys ap Maredudd – lists the values of the horses in Peter’s retinue, has a provision that Mortimer was to compensate Peter for any mounts lost during his service. (S) English Aristocracy at War, Simpkin, 2008, P117.
1/18/1290, Edmund a witness when a trial was held concerning Gilbert de Clare’s attack on Humphrey de Bohun. (S) Knights of Edward I, V3, P207.
2/6/1292, Edmund “de Mortuo Mari” granted a market and fair at Llanyre, Wales. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.
8/1/1295, Edmund summoned to Parliament.
6/1297, Edmund the heir of his younger brother William.
7/1297, Edmund granted a market at Cefnllys, Wales. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.
7/7/1297, Edmund summoned to serve overseas.
8/12/1297, Licence for Edmund de Mortuo Mari … Hugh le Poer … to regrant these to Emund and Margaret his wife … (S) CPRs.
9/1297 at Rochester, Edmund attended a meeting of knights to prepare coastal defenses.
2/12/1301 at Lincoln, Edmund’s seal was recorded. His seal was placed on the famous letter sent to the Pope about the King’s right to Scotland. (S) Catalogue of Seals in the Department of Manuscripts, 1894, P282.
5/10/1301, Edmund heir to his mother’s lands.
1302, Theobald de Verdun held the castle of Donmask for Edmund in fee simple for their to-be-married children.
7/17/1304, Edmund, 1st Lord Mortimer, killed in Wales at the battle of Builth.
9/25/1304, Letters for Margaret, late the wife of Edmund de Mortuo mari, staying in England, … (S) CPRs.
6/19/1305, Order to deliver to Margaret, late the wife of Edmund de Mortou Mari, tenant in chief, … the following knights’ fees … a third of Sutho, co. Huntingdon, which Oliver la Zusche holds, … (S) CCRs.
7/14/1306 at Kingsland, Herefordshire, Margaret, late the wife of Edmund de Mortuo Mari, granted a weekly market and yearly fair. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.
7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.
4/27/1314, Licence for Margaret de Mortuo Mari to demise the manor of Worthy, … (S) CPRs.
4/28/1315, Licence … for Roger de Mortuo Mari of Wyggemore to grant 100 librates of rent in Norton … co. Worcester, … to John son of Edmund de Mortuo Mari, … with remainder failing such issue, to Margaret late the wife of Edmund de Mortuo Mari, for her life, … (S) CPRs.
2/14/1322, Writ of aid for ... to raise 200 footmen … with mandate to Margaret, latte the wife of Edmund de Mortuo Mari, … to deliver the men without delay. (S) CPRs.
1322, Margaret de Mortimer makes two separate requests for the restoration of parts of her dower estates. She asks for the return of the manor and castle of Knucklas and the manor of Pilleth, now held by the Earl of Kent, and the land of Ceri, held by the Earl of Arundel. (S) UKNA.
1322-25, Margaret “Mortemer” requests … restitution of the castle and manor of Bridgwater …. Mortemer was jointly enfeoffed with her husband of the castle and manor of Bridgwater and held it following her husband's death until Roger de Mortimer [son of Edmund de Mortimer] surrendered it to the will of the king and she was ousted. (S) UKNA.
1/3/1326, Appointment … where Margaret, lady Mortuo Mari of Wygemor, mother of Roger de Mortuo Mari of Wygemor, the king’s rebel, … she was accustomed … to hold meetings of suspected persons, for which reason the king has commanded her to be removed from Worcester to the abbey of Elnestowe by Bedford ; … (S) CPRs.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
2/7/1333, Margaret died.
(S) QI, Weir, P340. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P592.