Wednesday, June 30, 2010
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.
[–––Edmund & Margaret––]
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.
Children of Edmund and Margaret:
2498708. Baron Thomas de Berkeley & 2498709. Joan de Ferrers
1251, Thomas born in England, heir & s/o 4997416. Maurice de Berkeley & 4997417. Isabel de Dover.
~1255, Joan born in England, d/o 9994752. William de Ferrers & 9994753. Margaret de Quincy.
Thomas educated at the Abbot and Prior of St. Augustine’s, and the Master of St. Catharine’s Hospital.
8/4/1265, Thomas fought at the battle of Evesham with Prince Edward.
7/1266, Thomas with Prince Edward at the siege of Kenilworth.
1266, Thomas granted 30 marks for the loss of his horse at Kenilworth.
1267, Thomas married Joan. Joan brought a dower of the manor and advowson of Corton, Leicester [conveyed by her brother Robert], and the manor of Eynesbury, Huntingdon [given by her grandfather Roger de Quincey in fee simple before her marriage.]
8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.
1275-6, “Thomas de Berkele owes £20 for hunting offences, pardoned.” (S) UKNA.
1277, Thomas and Joan recovered the advowson of Coston, Leicestershire.
1277, Thomas served in the 1st expedition against Llywelyn, Prince of Wales.
1279, Thomas’ older brother Maurice killed at a joust at Kenilworth; Thomas becoming the heir.
4/18/1281, Thomas, age 30, performed homage and took livery of his lands.
1282, Thomas served in the King’s expedition into Wales.
6/28/1283, Thomas 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.
1284, Thomas under constraint orders of the Bishop of Worcester.
1287, Thomas recorded as having 2 fairs at Berkeley. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.
4/3/1290, “Amicia widow of Odo le Ercedekene and Sir Thomas de Berkeley … Whereas Lady Joan de Berkeley enfeoffed William de Berkeley, her son … and Sir William died without issue, and Thomas succeeded as next heir of Joan …” (S) UKNA.
1290, Thomas took ill and was sent to Canonbury, a grange of the Abbot of St. Augustine’s , Canterbury until he recovered.
1292, Thomas on the commission into claims to the Scottish crown.
6/24/1295, “Thomas de Berkelegh” summoned to parliament by writ.
1296, Thomas participated in the siege of Berwick. [After the siege the town was sacked and thousands of the inhabitants killed.]
1296, Thomas an ambassador to France.
1307, Thomas an ambassador to Pope Clement V.
7/22/1298, Thomas fought at the battle of Falkirk, the defeat of William Wallace.
1299, Thomas bought all the lands of Henry de Middleton, lord of a part of the manor of Portbury, for 240 marks.
4/1/1300, … ordered … to cause all and singular of … knights, esquires or others having 40£ yearly of land … to provide themselves with horses and arms … be with the king at Carlisle at Midsummer next, ready to set out with him at his wages against the Scots … Gloucester, with Thomas de Berkeleye. (S) Calendar of Close Rolls.
1300, Thomas at the siege of Caerlaverock castle.
2/12/1301, Thomas joined in the baron’s letter to the Pope.
1301, Thomas made a deed settling his estated in case he died in the upcoming battles, included giving 5 marks to each of 5 poor scholars.
1303, Thomas and his son Maurice with the King in Scotland.
2/25/1308, Thomas attended the coronation of King Edward II.
3/19/1309, Joan died; buried at St. Augustine’s, Bristol. Thomas gave the poor bondsmen tenants 10 quarters of wheat and beans to pray for her. [It is said Joan never traveled far from their homes in Gloucester and Somerset.]
6/24/1314, Thomas taken prisoner at the battle of Bannockburn, but released after paying a ransom of 24£.13s.4d. [It would take him 3 years to redeem all his knights and squires.]
4/24/1318, Thomas de Berkeley, lord of Berkeley, and Maurice de Berkeley, son of Maurice, his [Thomas's] son …” (S) UKNA.
6/12/1318, “Thomas de Berkeley, lord of Berkeley; and Thomas de Berkeley, his son, and Isabel his [the son's] wife … Witnesses: Maurice, the grantor’s son, …” (S) UKNA.
7/23/1321, Thomas died.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P69. (S) Berkeley Manuscripts: Abstracts and Extracts, Fosbroke, 1821.
• Thomas’ son Maurice would pay Sir John Veel £100 to travel to the Holy Lands to absolve Thomas’ vow.
• Thomas kept an open house each Christmas for all visitors.
• During Lent Thomas went to Arlingham where he had a fisherman. Thomas spent 30£ annually for fish.
Children of Thomas and Joan: [2 daughters]
i. Maurice de Berkeley (1249354), born 1277 in England.
ii. Thomas de Berkeley, born ? in England.
Ancestor of the Berkeleys of Wymondham.
iii. James de Berkeley, born ? in England.
James a Bishop under the Abbot of Kingswood.
2498706. Lord Thomas de Clare & 2498707. Juliane Fitz Maurice
~1245, Thomas born in England, s/o 9994764. Richard de Clare & 9994765. Maud de Lacy.
~1260, Juliane born in Ireland, d/o 4997414. Maurice FitzGerald & 4997415. Maud de Prendegast.
1257-59, Thomas studied at Oxford.
7/15/1262, Richard’s father died.
5/14/1264, Thomas knighted by Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester, before the battle of Lewes. He fought alongside his brother Gilbert.
8/25/1264, Whereas a certain ordinance or provision of peace has lately been made in the march of Wales between Simon de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, Thomas de Clare, … and other barons on the one part, and Roger de Mortuo Mari, … and their co-marchers on the other part, … (S) CPRs.
Thomas and Gilbert deserted the baronial cause, return support for King Henry.
2/16/1265, Prohibition to Simon de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester, Robert de Veer, earl of Oxford, Hugh le Despenser, justiciary of England, Thomas de Clare, Peter de Monte Forti, … going … to Dunstaple to tourney there, upon pain of forfeiture of all lands, … (S) CPRs.
4/24/1265, Commitment … to Thomas de Clare of the castle of St. Briavels, … (S) CPRs.
5/28/1265, Prince Edward escaped captivity by feigning participation in a horse race. He had the help of Thomas de Clare.
8/4/1265, Thomas fought on the side of the King at the battle of Evesham, the defeat of Simon de Montfort. Peter de Monte Forti, the younger, was Thomas’ prisoner for 2 years until he satisfied his ransom. Peter’s father’s lands were placed in the custody of Thomas.
Peter de Montfort’s lands [the elder, killed at Evesham] were placed in the custody of Thomas de Clare.
10/9/1265, Pardon to G. de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, Thomas de Clare and John Giffard, and their household ; in consideration of their aid to the king and Edward his son at the conflict at Evesham, of all trespasses … and rancor for their having adhered to Simon de Monte Forti, … against the king in the battle of Lewes ; … (S) CPRs.
8/3/1266, Grant of John de Verdon to Sir Maurice son of Gerald and lady Agnes de Valencia his wife, … Witnesses: Sir Edward and Sir Edmund, sons of Henry [III]; …; Thomas de Clare; … Maurice son of Maurice; … (S) CPRs, 11/1/1299.
10/9/1266, Commitment … to Thomas de Clare of the castle of Colecestre, … (S) CPRs.
5/22/1267, “Letters from Henry III, revoking a gift of the manor of Greatham, formerly belonging to Peter de Montfort, to Thomas de Clare …” (S) UKNA.
1267, Thomas took the cross at St. Paul’s.
1267-8, “Thomas de Clare, knight to Adam de Strattone, clerk: Grant, during the minority of John son and heir of William Marmion …” (S) UKNA.
9/1269, Charter of Thomas de Clare, … witnesses : Sirs Henry first-born son of the king of the Romans, … Peter de Monte Forti, Robert, his brother, … knights, … (S) CPRs.
5/12/1270, … Protection with clause volumus, for four years from Easter, for Robert de Ufford, crusader, who is going with the King and with Edward the king’s son to the Holy land. The like for the following crusaders … Thomas de Clare … (S) Fine Rolls of Henry III.
8/1270, Thomas left on the 8th crusade with Lord Edward.
9/18/1270, Grant to Thomas de Clare, gone to the Holy Land, … admitted as his attorneys for four years … (S) CPRs.
11/10/1270, Thomas, with Edward, arrived in Tunis.
2/1271, King Henry wrote Edward of his ill heath and asked Edward to return home. Edward did not; but he apparently sent Thomas back to support the king.
2/15/1272, Pardon, at the instance of Thomas de Clare, to Ralph de Cressy, … (S) CPRs.
4/24/1272, Grant to Thomas de Clare, gone beyond the seas on the king’s affairs, … (S) CPRs.
5/8/1272, To Thomas de Clare. … the church of St. Andrew, Bordeaux, … complaints by the dean … by the king’s men of Gascony are being laid in the court of Philip king of France ; … appointed him with the seneschal of Gascony to hear said complaints … (S) CPRs.
5/18/1272, … land of Gascony … Thomas de Clare, the king’s secretary, whom the king has deputed in his place to further business in those parts … as the king’s lieutenant … (S) CPRs.
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.
9/1274, Pleas before the king. Suit of Thomas de Clare against William de Valence over 1,200 marks and the custody of the castle and honour of Leghey. (S) Calendar of Documents Relating to Ireland, 1877, P183.
1274, Thomas sent to Ireland.
Bef. 2/18/1275 in Ireland, Thomas married Juliane.
6/21/1275, Power to … justiciary of Ireland, and Thomas de Clare to treat with Thachac de Conoghor … (S) CPRs.
6/24/1275, Grant to the good men of Thomas de Clare of li Hyochil in Ireland, at the instance of the said Thomas, their lord, … (S) CPRs.
1/26/1276, Thomas granted the whole land of Thomond, Ireland by the King. Brian Rua the deposed King of Thomond, appealed to de Clare to help him regain his throne. In return Brian Rua promised that he would allow de Clare to colonise all the land between Athsollus (in Quin) and Limerick. Brian Rua and Thomas, with a strong force, expelled Toirdealbach O'Briain and recaptured Clonroad.
3/4/1276, Mandate to Geoffrey de Gyenvill, justicary of Ireland, … Thomas de Clare to have the castle of Bonret … which Robert de Muscegros has quit-claimed to the king, …
5/1276, “William de Beuchamp (Beauchamp), Earl of Warwick … holds Cottesmore in Rutland in chief of the king, Thomas de Clare has given him to understand that he holds it, and has exchanged it with Robert de Mucegros, who has done homage to the king for it. He requests justice.” (S) UKNA.
1277, William de Burgh; together with assistance from the McNamara and O'Dea clans defeated the combined forces of Brian Rua and Thomas de Clare.
1277-8, “Petition of Thomas de Clare, kt, concerning the service of the King's knights in Ireland.” (S) UKNA.
11/14/1278, Charter of K. notifying that Edmund de Bassingburne having surrendered into the K.’s hands to the use of Thomas de Clare the manor of Any in Ireland, … Thomas by his charter enfeoffed Edmund; … Witnesses, … John de Vescy, … Adam de Montalt … (S) Calendar of Documents, Relating to Ireland: 1252-1284, GB PRO.
1280, Thomas attempted to partition Thomond to impose a settlement between opposing factions.
1280, Thomas started the construction of Quin castle. [Attacked and destroyed in 1285.]
5/5/1284, letters for Thomas de Clare and Juliana his wife, staying in England, … (S) CPRs.
8/29/1287, Thomas died in Ireland at the battle of Thomond.
12/11/1291, Grant to Juliana, late the wife of Thomas de Clare, in order that she may better rule and keep herself, her lands and goods, that she may marry whomsoever she will of the king’s allegiance. (S) CPRs.
Juliane married 2nd Adam de Creting.
2/16/1292, Adam de Creting and Juliana his wife, staying in England, … (S) CPRs.
5/6/1292, Protection … Adam de Creting and Juliana his wife, going to Ireland, for two years. (S) CPRs.
11/8/1295, Adam died.
Bef. 1297, Juliane married Sir Nicholas Avenel.
Bef. 9/24/1300, Juliane died.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P34.
Children of Thomas and Juliane: [2 sons, 2 daughters]
i. Gilbert de Clare, born 1281 in Limerick, Ireland.
Gilbert one of 10 boys raised with Edward II in the king’s household.
Gilbert married Isabel le Despenser(11820441). [No children.]
Bef. 11/17/1307, Gilbert died.
i. Margaret de Clare (5909951), born 4/1287 in Ireland.
ii. Maud de Clare (1249353), born ~1288 in Ireland.
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
2498704. Roger de Clifford & 2498705. Isabel de Vipont
1242, Roger born in Herefordshire, England, heir & s/o 4997408. Roger de Clifford & 4997409. Maud ?.
1252, Isabel “Vieuxpont” born in England, eldest d/o 4997410. Robert de Vipont & 4997411. Isabel Fitz John.
1259, Marcher lords Roger Clifford, Hamo Lestrange and John de Vaux were members of Lord Edward’s entourage [the “bachelors of England” including Henry of Almain, John de Warren and Roger de Leyburn], and distrusted and disliked by the Queen, when Edward made an agreement with Simon de Montfort pledging to the furtherance of reform. (S) Eleanor of Provence, Howell, 2001, P163.
1260-62, for about 2 years Lord Edward [future King Edward I] took a group of knights touring tournaments in Europe including: John of Brittany, Henry of Almain, 2 sons of Simon de Montfort, Roger Clifford, James Audeley, Hamo Lestrange, and William Bassingbourn. (S) The Tournament in England, 1100-1400, Barker, P115.
8/8/1265, Commitment … to Roger de Clifford of the justiceship of the forest on this side Trent; with mandate to foresters and others to be intendant to him. Grant to the said Roger of the wardship of the lands falling to Isabel, first-born daughter and one of the heirs of Robert de Veteri Ponte, tenant in chief, with her marriage. (S) CPRs.
Roger married Isabel.
6/15/1269, “Isabel, wife of Roger son and heir of Roger de Clifford, and eldest daughter and one of the heirs of Robert de Veteri Ponte (Vieuxpont): Herefordshire.” (S) UKNA. [Acquiring Appleby castle.]
1270, “Plea roll of Wiltshire forest eyre 1270, before Roger de Clifford, …” (S) UKNA.
7/18/1270, Roger de Clifford named his son Roger as his attorney as he was leaving on crusade. (S) CPRs.
1271, Roger, joined by Maurice de Berkeley, led a rebellion against King Henry III.
8/1/1270, Order to Roger de Clifford’ senior to deliver custody of the forest this side of the Trent to the same Roger his son. (S) Fine Rolls of Henry III.
10/11/1271, Order to Roger Clifford junior, justice of the king’s forest this side of Trent.
1272, “Plea roll of Shropshire forest eyre 1271, before Roger de Clifford …” (S) UKNA.
9/2/1272, Order, …, to Roger de Clifford justice of the king’s forest this side of the Trent … . (S) Fine Rolls of Henry III.
8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.
9/11/1275, Simple protection, for the burgesses of Appelby, … between them and Roger de Clifford the younger and Isabella his wife and Roger de Leyburn and Idonia his wife. (S) CPRs.
7/25/1276, Protection with clause volumus, until Michaelmas, for Roger de Clifford, the younger. (S) CPRs. [Roger’s father is also listed.]
2/2/1277, Protection with clause volumus … going to Wales on the king’s service … Peter de Monti Forti, Payn de Cadurcis, Roger Lestrange, Roger de Clifford the younger, … (S) CPRs.
1277, Roger had a quota of 1½ knights fees in recognized quotas in right of his wife.
1280, “Plea roll of Worcestershire forest eyre 1280, before Roger de Clifford.” (S) UKNA.
1281, “… Roger de Clifford, justice of the forest; …” (S) UKNA.
6/5/1281, Commission to Geoffrey de Nevill, … to make a perambulation of the bounds … between the land of John de Britannia, earl of Richmond in Richmond, in the county of York and the land of Roger de Clifford and Isabella his wife, Roger de Leiburn and Idonai his wife in Brough, co. Westmoreland, … (S) CPRs.
11/6/1282, Roger drowned while crossing a bridge of boats near the Menai Straits in Wales near Bangor [died before his father.]
1282, “Isabel de Clifford, widow of Roger de Clifford; … to establish their rights to lands or dowers …” (S) UKNA.
Isabel became the 1st female “hereditary Sheriff of Westmorland”, sitting in person in her castle of Appleby with the judges. (S) Monthly Magazine and British Register, V48, P5.
1283, “Bartholomew de Castello … manor of Buckland and which, upon Clifford's death, the sheriff seized and detained, and which Isabella and her bailiffs now waste … Isabella [de Clifford], widow of Roger de Clifford.” (S) UKNA.
1/28/1284, Simple protection, for one year, for Isabel late the wife of Roger de Clifford the younger. (S) CPRs.
1287-8, “… Isabel late the wife of Roger de Clifford the younger, …” (S) UKNA.
9/22/1290, Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Isabella, late the wife of Roger de Clifford the younger, to the abbot and convent of Heppe of the advowson of the church of Warchecopp. (S) CPRs.
1/10/1292, “… the court of Brough under Stainmore is in the King's hand because of the wardship of the heir of Lady Clifford … [Isabel de Clifford], Lady Clifford.” (S) UKNA.
Bef. 5/14/1292, Isabel died. “John of St John's and Thomas Peynel Executors of the will of lady Isabel de Clifford.” (S) UKNA.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P215.
Child of Roger and Isabel:
i. Robert de Clifford (1249352), born 9/29/1276 in England.
2498702. Sir Hugh Wake & 2498703. Joan de Belauney
By 1281, Hugh born in England, s/o 4997404. Baldwin Wake & 4997405. Hawise de Quincy.
2/4/1282, Hugh’s father died, his older brother John the heir.
~1285, Joan born in England, d/o §Baldwin de Belauney.
1291, John Wake, son and heir of Sir Baldwin Wake, gave his brother Hugh Wake his manor of Winterborne Stoke, Wiltshire. (S) The Ancestor, 1902, P112.
Hugh married Joan. Baldwin de Bellany, Joan’s father, for her marriage portion gave lands in South Damerham, Hants, and in Fisherton, Wilts. (S) A History of the County of Wiltshire, V8, 1965.
Aft. 12/14/1297, Joan’s father died. (S) CPRs.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
Bef. 5/18/1312, Hugh died.
Bef. 5/24/1325, Joan married 2nd Nicholas de Braybrook.
Bef. 6/20/1329, Joan of Wiltshire died seized of land in Bapton and Fisherton, her son Thomas her heir. (S) UKNA.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P467.
• Hugh and John had an uncle named Hugh Wake of Blisworth, prominent in Northampton at this time.
Children of Hugh and Joan:
i. Hugh Wake, born ? in England.
iii. Muriel Wake (1249351), born ~1310 in England.
2498700. John de Saint John & 2498701. Isabel de Courtney
1274, John born in England, heir & s/o 30420930. John de Saint John & 30420931. Alice Fitz Peter.
Isabel born in England, d/o 30420928. Hugh de Courtenay & 30420929. Eleanor le Despenser.
7/22/1298, John at the battle of Falkirk, the defeat of William Wallace.
12/29/1299–11/12/1303, John 1st summoned to parliament by writ as “John de St. John, Junior”.
1300, John at the siege of Carlaverock castle.
10/1302, John age 28 at his father’s death.
Aft. 10/1302, “Petition to the King and council by John de Saint John that no grant may be made of his lands in Glasserton, Preston or elsewhere in Scotland.” (S) UKNA.
8/23/1304, Pardon to Roger Pollard, at the instance of John de Sancto Johanne, … in consideration of their service in Scotland. (S) CPRs.
12/3/1304, Grant to John de Sancto Johanne that he may pay off what he owes … at the rate of 50 marks a year. (S) CPRs.
1305, “Thomas de Lancaster … Thomas was exiled by the French, and had to abandon his wife and children, who then died, as John de Haveringe can attest, and John de St John knows well. …” (S) UKNA.
3/15/1306, Pardon to Thomas de la Sale, on testimony of his service in Scotland in the company of John de Sancto Johanne … (S) CPRs.
1307, “John de St John requests letters to Hugh le Despenser, Justice of the Forest, to allow him to enjoy his park within his manor of Sherborne in the county of Hampshire, which his father enclosed by the king's grace, and for which he has his charter.” (S) UKNA.
10/28/1307, Protection with clause volumus, until Easter, for John de Sancto Johanne, … in the train of John de Britannia, earl of Richmond, … staying in Scotland on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
6/24/1308, “William Arnold de Saubynhak … John de St John, Seneschal of Gascony …” (S) UKNA.
5/29/1309, John de Sancto Johanne, going beyond seas, has letters nominating … (S) CPRs.
5/3/1313, John de Sancto Johanne going beyond the seas in the king’s service with Hugh le Despenser, the elder. (S) CPRs.
6/18/1320, John de Sancto Joahnne conservator of peace for the county of Southampton. (S) CPRs.
1/15/1322, Protection for John de Sancto Johanne of Basying. By K. [in the marches of Wales on the king’s service.] (S) CPRs.
3/14/1322–10/10/1325, “John de St. John of Basing” summoned to parliament.
9/20/1322, … appointment during pleasure of John de Sancto Johanne ob Basyng to be keeper of the castle of Odiham … (S) CPRs.
11/28/1322, Writ of aid for John de Sancto Joahanne to arrest Robert Lewer, … had attempted to seize the castle of Odiham … (S) CPRs.
2/12/1323, Licence for John de Sancto Johanne to enfeoff William de Sancto Johanne, parson of the church of Romesbury, … for the latter to regrant it to the said John and Isabella his wife …. (S) CPRs.
11/7/1324, Licence for John de Sancto Johanne of Basyng to grant for life to Hugh son of John de Sancto Johanne of Basyng, the bailiwick of the forestership of Panbere and Evereslegh, held in chief, … by fine of 40s. (S) CPRs.
Bef. 4/24/1326, John died. (S) CPRs.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P646. (S) The Dictionary of National Biography, Smith, 1973, P147.
• There is some confusion with the John de Saint John of Lageham, s/o Roger – an adherent of Simon de Montfort, an Oxfordshire house. This John was summoned to parliament in 1299, died in 1317, leaving heir a son John, age 40, who died 4/8/1349. (S) Dictionary of National Biography, Smith, 1973, P148. [This John is always listed as “of Lageham” in the Calendar of Patent Rolls.]
Children of John and Isabel:
i. Hugh de Saint John (1249350), born 5/26/1310 in England.
ii. Margaret de Saint John (30420995), born ~1312 in England.
2498698. Sir Richard de Rokesley & 2498699. Joan de Criol
Richard born in England, s/o §John de Rokesle.
~1280, Joan born in co. Kent, England, d/o 4997398. Bertram de Criol & 4997399. Eleanor de Crevecoeur.
Richard married Joan.
Joan's father died.
10/18/1295, Licence for Eleanor de Criell to enfeoff Richard de Rokesle and Joan her daughter of the manor of Terlingham, held by her in chief. (S) CPRs.
1296, Richard enrolled, pursuant to the ordinance for the defence of the sea-coast, as a knight holding lands in Essex, though a non-resident of the county.
3/1/1296, Richard summoned against the Scots.
3/24/1300, Letters nominating an attorney for one year in Ireland for Richard de Rokesle, staying in England. (S) CPRs.
1300, Richard made a knight banneret by King Edward I at the siege of Caerlaverock castle.
5/20/1301, Licence, … for John de Rokele, tenant in chief, to enfeoff Richard de Rokele, his son, of his manors of Westwode and Rokele, and for the latter to re-grant them to his father, for life. (S) CPRs.
11/4/1301, Richard de Rokesle to collect taxes in co. Kent. (S) CPRs.
11/7/1302, Appointment to the sheriff of Kent and Richard de Rokesle to levy and collect in that county the 40s. on every knight’s fee, … (S) CPRs.
5/10/1306, Richard ordered to perform military service against the Scots; or to appear in the Exchequer to compound for his attendance.
11/1/1307, Richard appointed seneschal and warden of Poitou and Mortrieul in Picardy. (S) CPRs.
2/25/1308, by writ, Richard de Rokesley of Kent and his wife attend the coronation of Edward II and his Queen.
3/18/1308, Commission to Richard de Rokele, seneschal of Ponthieu and Monstreuil, and Thomas de Insula to make an etent of all lands in those counties. (S) CPRs.
6/30/1311, Richard summoned against the Scots.
5/6/1313, Richard de la Rokele obtained letters of protection to accompany Nicholas de Segrave beyond the seas. (S) CPRs.
1313, John de Segrave and Juliana his wife, and Richard de Rokesle and Joan his wife, are summoned to answer by what warrant they claim to have the hundred of Folkstone, … They answer that this said manor of Folkstone, of which Terlingham is a limb, … was one seized of Matilda de Averenches, who died seized thereof ; that after her death they descended to Anges, Alianore, Isolda, and Isabella, as her daughters and heirs ; that Isabella is dead without issue, that in the division … the said manor … assigned to the purports of the said Agnes and Alianor. From Anges … to her son John … from the said John to the claimant Juliana. … from Alianore, … to the claimant Joan. [This John de Segrave is younger s/o Sir John de Segrave & Christine de Plesey.]
6/1315, Richard of Kent and Richard of Suffolk both called against the Scots.
6/13/1317, Richard ordered to receive Cardinals at Dover.
3/14/1318, Appointment of Henry de Cobham, the younger, … Richard de Rokesle and … to be conservators of the peace and of the Stature of Winchester in the county of Kent. (S) CPRs.
1322, Richard died holding the manors of Westwood and Ruxley, Kent. Richard also held the manor of Tottington. (S) Memories of Malling and its Valley, Fielding, 1893, P30.
1322, Inquisition on the death of Richard, son of John de Rokeslee, held at Rochester, … died seized of the manor of Terlingham, which he held, with Joan his wife, had of Alianore de Cryel, … held of the King in capite, … and that Joan, wife of Walter Pateshull, aged 25, and Agnes, wife of Thomas de Poynings, aged 22, are the next heirs.
3/26/1322, Licence for Joan, late the wife of Richard de Rokesle, to grant to Thomas de Cryel of Newenton and the heir of his body, with reversion … to the said Joan … land in Bocton Alluph, held in chief as of the honor of Boylogne, … (S) CPRs.
1323, Joan died.
(S) The Hist. of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of London, Herbert, 1836, P201. (S) The Siege of Carlaverock, Nicolas, 1828, P337. (S) Archaeologia Cantiana, V2, 1859.
• At the same time as this Richard there was another living in Norfolk & Suffolk. Some calls against the Scots called both Richard’s to service.
Children of Richard and Joan:
i. Joan de Rokesley, born 1297 in England.
Joan married Walter Pateshull.
ii. Agnes de Rokesley (1249349), born ~1300 in England.
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2498696. Sir Michael de Ponyings & 2498697. Margery ?
~1273, Michael born in England, heir & s/o 4997392. Luke de Poynings.
6/8/1294, Michael summoned to parliament.
10/18/1295, Protection with clause volumus, until Easter, for Michael de Ponynges going to Scotland on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.
5/14/1296, Commission to … touching … during the absence of Michael de Ponynges in Scotland on the king’s service, broke his park at Slagham, co. Sussex, … (S) CPRs.
10/20/1299, Protection for Michael de Ponynges going with Henry de Percy beyond the seas. (S) CPRs.
3/11/1303, “Request by John, Earl of Warenne, to the Chancellor of England, for protections and exemptions for Sir Michael de Ponyngs and William de Saunford going with him in the Scottish war.” (S) UKNA.
1/18/1308, Protection for Michael de Ponyngges going to France in the company of John de Warenna, earl of Surrey, with the king. (S) CPRs.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
10/8/1309, Feoffment between John son of Thomas de Bassingbourne and Sir Michael de Ponynges, Knt., and his wife, Margery, regarding the manor of Bures, Suffolk for £500 of silver sterling, which the grantor had by feoffment of Dame Isabel, formerly wife of Sir Hugh Bardolph, in Bures. (S) Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch.
3/25/1312, Isabella, Lady Bardolf, widow of Sir Hugh Bardulffes [Michael’s mother], released to Sir Michael de Ponyngges knight and Margaret his wife all her right in the Manor of Bures by deed dated at Barcomb in Sussex. (S) UKNA.
6/7/1314, John de Reydon, son and heir of Sir Robert de Reydon, kt. Hawys, his wife, daughter of Sir Michael de Ponygges, kt. Sir Robert de Reydon, … has endowed and assigned in dower to Hawys, on day on which he betrothed her at door of chapel of St Mary of Smalebregg' in Bures.
6/24/1314, Michael killed at the battle of Bannockburn. Edward II lost the battle to Robert Bruce. It was the largest loss of English knights in a single day.
1316, Margery, widow of Michael de Poynings, holding Pyecombe of the Earl Warenne by military service. [Previously held by Michael’s father.] (S) Pyecombe', A History of the County of Sussex: V7, 1940. [By 7/1316, Pycombe was held in demesne by John de Warrene.]
1327, Margaret, widow of Michael, settled on son Thomas the advowson of Hockwold and Wilton, which she held for life.
11/26/1333, The king has recovered the right of presentation [to the church of Hokewold] in the court of King’s Bench against Margery late the wife of Michael de Ponynges. (S) CPRs.
2/24/1334, Ratification … church of Hokewold, which is of the patronage of Margery, late the wife of Michael de Ponynges, knight. (S) CPRs.
11/12/1334, … the king has recovered the right of presentation [to church of Hokewolde] in the court of the King’s Bench against Margery late the wife of Michael de Ponyges. (S) CPRs.
(S) Poynings, A Hist. of the Co. of Sussex: V7: 1940, P208-212. (S) An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk, Blomefield, P177.
Children of Michael and Margery:
i. Thomas de Poynings (1249348), born ~1295 in England.
ii. Hawise de Poynings, born ? in England.
Hawise married John de Reydon.
Hawise married 2nd Sir John de Wysham.
2498694. Sir Walter de Norwich & 2498695. Catherine de Hedersete
Walter born in England, s/o §Sir John de Norwich.
~1280, Catherine born in England, d/o §Sir John de Hedersete & Margery ?.
Aft. 11/28/1281, Catherine’s father died.
Catherine 1st married to Piers Braunche.
2/18/1297, Protection with clause volumus, … going beyond the seas on the king’s service … Walter de Norwyco …. (S) CPRs.
12/14/1299, Walter, clerk, licenced to inclose a lane adjoining his messuage in Norwich. (S) CPRs.
1301, Walter, Lord of Stoke manor.
1302, Sir John de Norwich, lord of Mettingham [Norfolk], granted free warren. (S) Excusions in the County of Suffolk, Cromwell, 1819, P105.
1304, Sir Nicholas Braunche, knt., sold a manor, watermill and windmill in Stoke to Sir Walter de Norwich and Catherine his wife, relict of Peter Braunche.
6/28/1304, Mandate … by view and testimony of Walter de Norwyco, king’s clerk, … (S) CPRs.
1306, Sir Richard de Bouland granted Walter all the lands and tenements of his manor of Hoe in Shotesham. [Over the next few years Walter bought multiple properties in the area. (S) An Essay Towards a Topo. Hist. of the Co. of Norfolk, Blomefield, 1806, P522.]
6/28/1307, Commission of oyer and terminer … and Walter de Norwico, by jury in the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, … (S) CPRs.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
1308, Walter, the treasurer’s remembrancer, dismissed from service by newly crowned King Edward II.
8/29/1311, Appointment, during pleasure, of Walter de Norwico to be a baron of the Exchequer. (S) CPRs.
10/23/1311, Walter appointed lieutenant of the treasurer by the king.
1314, Walter appointed treasurer “by the king and council”.
7/6/1315, Walter de Norwico, the treasurer, granted 1000 marks to maintain his state more honorably. (S) CPRs.
2/10/1316, Licence for the alienation in mortain by Walter de Norwyco and Katherine his wife to the prior and convent of Holy Trinity, Norwich, … (S) CPRs.
2/12/1316, Grant to Walter de Norwico, the treasurer, in aid of the expenses of his office, of the marriage of Robert son and Heir of Robert de Ufford, deceased, … (S) CPRs.
1316, Sir Walter de Norwich, lord of Mettingham. (S) Kelly’s Directory of Suffolk, V11, 1896, P256.
1316-25, Walter, Keeper of Buckenham castle.
2/12/1317, Grant to Walter de Norwico, the treasurer, in aid of the expenses of his office, of the marriage of Robert son and heir of Robert de Ufford, deceased, tenant in chief, … (S) CPRs.
8/5/1317, Walter requesting relief from the office of the treasurership; the king appointed him Chief Baron of the Exchequer.
8/6/1316, Grant to Sir Walter de Norwyco, knight, and Katharine his wife the manor of Sculthorpe, co. Norfolk, … by John de Warenna, earl of Surrey, in exchange for the manor of Scredyngton, co. Lincoln. (S) CPRs.
4/1318, Walter and various earls, barons, and bishops met at Leicester to confer about the future parliament at York.
2/24/1319, Grant to John de Norwico, king’s yeoman, son of Walter de Norwico, if he shall survive his father, … (S) CPRs.
10/8/1319, Licence, at the request of Robert de Ufford, for the prioress and nuns of Caumpeseye, … By K. on the information of Walter de Norwyco. (S) CPRs.
1320, John Fitz Robert sold the reversion of the manor of Ling, Norfolk, to Walter.
1321, Walter appointed lieutenant of the treasurer by the king.
1/26/1322, Walter, keeper of the office of treasurer, ordered to summon those of the council he desired to ordain the transfer of the exchequer to York.
1322, Walter and Catherine settled multiple estates on their son John, remainder to Thomas, remainder to Roger, brother of Thomas.
6/27/1322 at York, … Alice sometim the wife of Thomas, earl of Lancaster, … witnesses, [bishops & earls] Henry le Scrope, chief justice, Walter de Norwico, …
7/1322, Walter a member of the commission to try the Mortimers.
1323, The judgement passed upon Roger de Mortuo Mari, the uncle, and Roger, the nephew, imprisoned in the Tower, by Walter de Norwico, … (S) CPRs.
1324, Walter summoned to the Great Council at Westminster.
10/1326, Walter, chief Baron and acting treasurer, a member of the king’s Privy Council that convened at Friars Preachers.
1/13/1327, Walter de Norwyco came to the Guildhall, and in the presence of the Mayor, … took an oath to safeguard Isabella, Queen of England, and Edward, eldest son of the king and heir apparent, in their cause against Hugh le Despenser the younger, … (S) Calendar of Plea and Memoranda Rolls of the City of London, V1, 1926.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
1/20/1328, Walter died; buried in Norwich Cathedral. Catherine had dower rights manors in Norfolk and Suffolk, including Blackworth, about 5 miles from the city of Norwich.
1334, Letter to Walter de Norwico, knight, the king’s treasurer, thanking him for what he has done for the Romand and other churches, and urging him to give his help in pacifying the realm, … (S) Calendar of Papal Registers.
9/23/1334, Licence for the alienation in mortain by Katherine late the wife of Walter de Norwico and John son of Walter de Norwico to the prior and convent of Holy Trinity, Norwich, … (S) CPRs.
9/1336, Catherine living at Blackworth.
1/20/1337, Catherine, living in Norwich, held a great dinner on the anniversary of Walter’s death. (S) Medieval Norwich, Rawcliffe, 2006, P181.
1/9/1340, Pardon to Walter de Norwico and Margaret his wife for acquiring in tail from John de Norwico, his father, the manor of Dalham … and the reversion of the manor of Bradefeld, expectant on the demise of Katherine late the wife of Walter de Norwico, knight, … to enter into the manor of Bradefild on the death of Katharine. (S) CPRs.
Bef. 10/14/1343, Catherine died – “The said Katharine is now dead …”. (S) CPRs.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P388. (S) Baronial Opposition to Edward II, Davies, 1967.
• Catherine a sister of Simon de Hedersete, married to Cecilia ?.
Children of Walter and Catherine:
i. John de Norwico (30422628), born ~1300 in England.
ii. Margaret de Norwich (1249347), born ~1305 in England.
iii. Katherine de Norwich (3802373), born ~1310 in England.
2498692. Baron Robert de Ufford & 2498693. Cecily de Valoines
6/11/1279, Robert born in England, s/o 60845680. Robert de Ufford & 4997385. Mary ?.
1280, Cecily, born in England, coheir & 2nd d/o 4997386. Robert de Valoines.
1281, Cecily 12 months old when her father died; inheriting the manor of Hickling and 1/4th the barony of Ixworth.
12/30/1296–9/9/1298, Robert’s father died.
7/21/1301, “Robert de Ufford … Ufford requests that he be granted a rent that is in the king's hand by his minority, so that he can maintain himself in his estate and in the king's service.” (S) UKNA.
1303, Robert, a Knight of the Bath, and a Knight Banneret, with King Edward I on an invasion of Scotland.
11/5/1305, “William the son of Robert Cokerel states that while he was out of the country he was outlawed at the suit of Robert de Uffort, for breaking into his park of Parham; but Robert de Uffort later inquired into the matter, found William not to be guilty, and granted him his letters patent, acquitting him insofar as it lay with him.” (S) UKNA.
4/28/1306, Cecily inherited estates in Norfolk and Suffolk from the Creke family.
6/26/1306, Participation of the manor of Combes … between John de Thorp on the one part, and Edmund de Pakeham and Roesia, his wife, Robert de Ufford and Cecily, his wife, on the other, … (S) CCRs.
11/18/1307, Robert de Ufford, staying in England, has letters nominating … heisattorneys in Ireland for two years. (S) CPRs.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
1/13/1309, Robert, 1st Lord Ufford, summoned to parliament.
1309, William de Valoines willed Overhall manor to Sir Robert de Ufford (of Suffolk) and his wife Cecilia.
9/12/1309, Protection, until Christmas, for Robert de Ufford, going to Ireland. (S) CPRs.
1310-11, “Edmund de Pakenham and Roesia his wife to grant the fourth part of the manors of Combs and Helmingham and the advowson of the fourth part of the church of Combs to Robert de Ufford and Cecily his wife and her heirs, … The said Robert and Cecily retain manors of Rughton and Hickling (Norfolk), and the fourth part of the manors of Combs and Helmingham (Suffolk). Suffolk. Norfolk.” (S) UKNA.
7/11/1315, Commission of oyer … on complaint … that Robert de Ufford and Cicely his wife, Roger le Serjaunt of Rughton, … fished his tank … co. Norfolk. (S) CPRs.
6/11/1316, Robert de Ufford, staying in England, … letters … attorney in Ireland … (S) CPRs.
1316, Robert, age 37, died; Cicely named an executor. (S) CPRs.
10/8/1317, Cicely, late the wife of Robert de Ufford, staying in England, … her attorney in Ireland … (S) CPRs.
10/10/1317, at the inquest of Robert, Cecily is found to hold the manor of Bawdsey and lands in Ufford in dower.
2/7/1319, Cicely, late the wife of Robert de Ufford, going on pilgrimage beyond the seas, … (S) CPRs.
2/21/1321, Licence … by J. bishop of Norwich, … which the nuns hold in frank-almoin of Cicely, late the wife of Robert de Ufford, … (S) CPRs.
1325, Cecily died holding the manor of Hickling from her father; buried with Robert in Woodbridge priory.
(S) Gen. Memoirs of the Extinct Family of Chester of Chicheley, Waters, 1878.
Children of Robert and Cecily: [6 sons, 1 daughter]
i. Robert de Ufford (1249346), born 8/9/1298 in England. [2nd son & heir]
ii. John de Ufford, born ? in England.
6/7/1348, John, named the Archbishop of Canterbury, died of the plague before being consecrated.
iii. Sir Ralph de Ufford, born ? in England.
Ralph married 30421183. Maud of Lancaster. [Her 2nd]
Bartholomew de Burghersh & 2498690ii. Elizabeth de Verdun
1304, Bartholomew born in England, 3rd s/o Robert de Burghersh & Maud de Badlesmere.
1306, Elizabeth born in Ireland, d/o 2498690. Lord Thebaud de Verdun & 5910379. Maud de Mortimer.
6/11/1320, Elizabeth married Bartholomew.
10/1321 at Leeds, Bartholomew taken prisoner as part of a larger assault on the city for denying entrance to the Queen on a previous visit. His mother’s brother was the Lord of Leeds, and his aunt Margaret de Clare was the one who had turned the Queen away. Bartholomew was sent to Dover, and then to the Tower in London.
3/16/1322, Bartholomew captured in the Earl of Lancaster’s revolt at the battle of Boroughbridge. Queen Isabela arranged for his release.
1327, Bartholomew named Constable of Dover Castle, and Warden of the Cinque Ports.
11/20/1327, Bartholomew, identified by King Edward III as “beloved Bartholomew de Burghersh, Constable of Dover”, was commisioned with another lord to escort Edward’s future Queen Philippa of Hainault to England.
10/4/1328, Bartholomew, as an envoy of King Edward, was sent to the Mayor of London to inquire into his conduct at a meeting in which the Earl of Lancaster had publicly aired his grievances against the royal family.
10/16/1328 at Salisbury, the King instructed “Chancellor Burghersh” to open Parliament in his name.
9/12/1329, King Edward sent Bartholomew and William de Montague to Avignon, France [then the seat of the Papacy] to meet with Pope John XXII.
10/18/1330 at Nottingham castle, Bartholomew, along with Queen Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer and others, interrogated the young King Edward and some of his friends about their recent activities in defiance of Roger.
10/19/1330, King Edward and his knights captured the Queen, Roger and Bartholomew. Roger was executed soon afterwards. Bartholomew sent to the Tower with the Queen.
11/28/1330, before the King and Parliament, Bartholomew was stripped of his chancellorship.
1334, Bartholomew was again in the graces of the King and was named Treasurer. He became a chief advisor to the King and adminstered the Queen’s dower lands in Ponthieu.
1339, Bartholomew named Admiral of the Cinque ports.
1341, Bartholomew, Baron of Burghersh; heir to his brother Henry, Bishop of Lincoln and Lord Treasurer.
8/1343, Bartholomew a member of an important retinue sent to the Pope.
6/22/1344, Bartholomew de Burghersh with earls and the king in the new chamber at Westminster, before the ninth hour, when the king sealed certain letters. (S) CPRs.
8/26/1346, Bartholomew fought at the Battle of Crecy in the King’s division.
9/1346, Bartholomew at the year-long seige of Calais [a foothold for England in France that would be held for 200 years.]
1348, Bartholomew named Warden of the Cinque ports.
6/27/1355, Bartholomew named Chamberlain of the Household and Constable of the Tower of London.
7/1/1355, Appointment of the king’s son Thomas, … Richard, earl of Arundel, and Bartholomew de Burgherssh, constable of Dover Castle and wardin of the Cinque Ports, as guardians of the realm and the king’s lieutenants there, during his absence for the expedition of the war with France. (S) CPRs.
8/3/1355, Bartholomew died at Dover, Kent; buried at Grey Friars in London.
5/1/1360, Elizabeth died, buried with Bartholomew.
(S) Plantagenet Ancestry, Richardson, 2004. (S) The Gentleman’s Magazine, Jeffries, 1827, P202. (S) Weir, 2005.
2498690. Lord Thebaud de Verdun & 2498691. Elizabeth de Clare & 5910379. Maud de Mortimer & 60842364. John de Burgh & 30422770. Roger de Amory
[–––Thebaud de Verdun & Maud de Mortimer –––]
9/8/1278, Theobald born in England, heir & s/o 4997380. Thebaud de Verdun & 4997381. Margery de Bohun.
1286, Maud [aka Matilda] born in England, d/o 2498716. Edmund de Mortimer & 2498717. Margaret de Fiennes.
6/24/1298, Theobald knighted at Northumberland.
7/22/1298, Theobald fought with Edward I in his Scotland campaign at the battle of Falkirk, the defeat of William Wallace [Braveheart].
1299, Theobald “the younger”, 2nd Lord Verdun, summoned to Parliament.
4/28/1302, “Edmund de MortuoMari” granted in free marriage his daughter Matilda to Theobald “the younger” with the castle and manor of Donmask in Ireland; held by Theobald “the elder” to grant in fee simple of 200 marks a year. (S) Calendar and Patent Rolls, 1989, Membrane 24.
5/8/1302, Theobald, remaining in England, nominated John de Killey as his attorney in Ireland.
7/29/1302 at Wigmore castle, Thebaud married Maud.
11/7/1302, The King summoned the militaty tenants of the Crown to be at Berwick-upon-Tweed on May 26th … Thomas, earl of Lancaster, … John de Ferrers, Hugh le Despencer, … Ralph Basset of Drayton, Theobald de Verdun, senior, Theobald de Verdun Junior, … (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V8, P25.
2/22/1307, Theobald “the younger” summoned to Parliament. [Last use of “The Younger”]
8/24/1309, Theobald succeeded his father.
3/4/1309-10/24/1314, Theobald summoned to Parliament.
4/1309, Theobald present at the Dunstable tournament in which 235 knights participated in retinues, and 70 independently.
11/8/1310, Theobald authorized to take possession of his lands in co. Meath and co. Dublin, paying £275. 10s.
Theobald appointed his brother Milo guardian of his estates when he attended parliament in England.
10/11/1311, Theobald de Verdun, staying in England, has letters nominating … (S) CPRs.
9/18/1312, Matilda died in complications of childbirth; buried at Croxton abbey.
4/30/1313, Theobald named a justice and a lieutenant of Ireland, and to maintain in the king’s service 20 men-at-arms, with a fee of 500 pounds granted to him. (S) CPRs.
1313, John le Petyt promised to restore cattle which he took from “a hibernicus of Theobald de Verdun”. (S) Colonisation and Conquest of Medieval Ireland, Smith, 1999, P82.
1314, Theobald [and other noblemen] summoned to parliament in England “about the affairs of Ireland”. The same year he was appointed Chief Governor of Ireland.
[–––John de Burgh & Elizabeth de Clare –––]
~1280, John de Burgo born in England, heir & 2nd s/o 121684728. Earl Richard de Burgh & 121684729. Margaret ?.
9/16/1295, Elizabeth born in Caerphilly, Glamorgan, Wales, d/o 4997382. Gilbert de Clare & 4997383. Joan of Acre.
1296, Elizabeth’s widowed mother assigned Bristol castle as her residence for her and her children. Leaving her children at Bristol Castle, under the care of persons appointed by the king, Joan retired to Wales.
5/12/1297, at Dublin, John Harald, in the court of Common Pleas, accused Ric. de Burgo, earl of Ulster, John de Burgo senior, and John de Burgo junior, in the death of Ric. Harald. (S) Calendar of the Justiciary Rolls, … of Ireland.
1304, John became the heir when his older brother Walter died.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
9/30/1308 at Waltham abbey, in the King’s presence, John de Burgh married to Elizabeth de Clare. [Apparently John returned to Ireland and Elizabeth, age 13, remained in England.]
1309-10, Final Concord Parties: John de Burgh and Elizabeth his wife; Richard de Burgh, Earl of Ulster. (S) UKNA. [The grants included lands and manors in Antrim, Connacht, and Munster.]
10/15/1309, Elizabeth left for Ireland. [Elizabeth’s sister Margaret, wife of Piers Gaveston, had just returned from Ireland.]
6/18/1313, John de Burgh murdered at Galway in Ireland.
Elizabeth returned to England by Edward II [the King controlled marriages of women with large land holdings.]
[–––Thebaud de Verdun & Elizabeth de Clare –––]
Theobald de Verdun “abducted” Elizabeth from Bristol castle. [Likely because of her land holdings in Ireland.]
2/4/1316, Elizabeth married 2nd to Theobald, Lord Verdun. [They were fined by the king for marrying without his permission.]
7/27/1316, Theobald died in Alton castle, Staffordshire; buried at Croxton abbey. [The last of this line.] Elizabeth was pregnant at the time. Elizabeth retired to Amesbury abbey where her daughter Isabella was born.
8/8/1316, Sir Gilbert de Clare the elder, sometime earl of Gloucester and Hertford, espoused Lady Joan daughter of the late King Edward, of whom he begat Gilbert the late earl, Eleanor the wife of Hugh le Despenser the younger, Margaret late the wife of Peter de Gavaston, and Elizabeth late the wife of John de Burgo; and thus the said Eleanor, Margaret, and Elizabeth are sisters and heirs of the said earl, and the said Elizabeth is 17 and more. (S) CIsPM.
1/1317, King Edward II sent Elizabeth a ring worth £10.
Aft. 3/1317, Elizabeth with her cousin Isabel of Lancaster, d/o Henry, and her maternal aunt Mary, both nuns at Amesbury, went on pilgrimage to Canterbury together.
1317, Elizabeth, widow of Theobald, assigned “2 hides in Ashow” as part of her dower [passed down from his great grandmother Rohese de Verdun who held it in 1242.]
[–––Roger de Amory & Elizabeth de Clare –––]
By 1285, Roger born in England, younger s/o §Sir Robert d'Amory, Knt., of Bucknell & Woodperry, Oxfordshire & Juliana ?.
Aft. 7/12/1285, Roger’s father died, his older brother Richard the heir. [His mother still living.]
5/22/1306, Roger, 1 of 267 knighted by King Edward I in London at Westminster abbey.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
10/1308, Roger witnessed a grant in Northamptonshire to Bartholomew de Badlesmere, a retainer of the earl of Gloucester.
7/1309, Roger, with about 20 others, besieged Thomas de la Hyde, Sheriff of Cornwall.
8/1313, Roger’s older brother Richard granted him the manor of Bletchingdon.
6/24/1314, Roger de Amory, a knight in service to King Edward II, fought at the battle of Bannockburn in the retinue of Elizabeth’s brother, Earl Gilbert de Clare.
By 1315, Hugh de Audley with Roger Damory and William Montacute highly influential with the king.
1315, Roger appointed the Constble of Knaresborough castle by Edward II.
1/8/1316, Appointment … of Roger Dammory to be surveyor and superior keeper of the king’s venison … late of Henry de Percy, deceased, … in the custody of Eleanor, late the wife of the said Henry de Percy, … he shall inform he said Eleanor … (S) CPRs.
1316, Roger one of the Marcher barons suppressing a Welsh uprising with Henry, Earl of Lancaster [who led the opposition to Piers Gaveston, the Despensers, and anyone else who had influence with the King.]
1316, King Edward II and Roger de Amory visited pregnant Elizabeth at Amesbury. [Apparently to arrange the marriage of Elizabeth to Roger, a favorite of the King.]
1/15/1317, Grant, for life, to Roger Dammory, that he may maintain himself more fittingly in the king’s service, of 200 marks a year, … (S) CPRs.
1317, Roger’s castles of Knaresborough in Yorkshire and Alton in Staffordshire captured by Lancaster.
Elizabeth married 3rd Roger; date of a grant to the married couple.
5/3/1317, Grant to Roger Damory and Elizabeth de Burgo, his wife, the king’s kinswoman, … the manor of Sandhalle, co. York, … promised to him for his good service against the Scots at Stryvelyn [Bannockburn], and also on account of his marriage with the said Elizabeth.
5/22/1317, Whereas the king lately took the homage of Hugh le Despenser the younger, who married Eleanor the eldest sister and one of the heirs of Gilbert de Clare, late earl of Gloucester and Hertford, of Hugh de Augele the younger, who married Margaret, another of the sisters and co-heiresses … and of Roger Damory, who married Elizabeth, the third sister and co-heiress, … (S) CPRs.
11/1317, Elizabeth inherited the title of Lady of Clare with the decease of her brother Earl Gilbert, along with a third of his estates as coheir. [Gilbert’s wife was her 1st husband’s sister.]
11/20/1317, Roger 1st summoned to parliament. Roger was highly influential with King Edward II; part of the alliance called the “Middle Party”.
11/24/1317, at a secret meeting in London, Roger made an indenture with Pembroke and Bartholomew Badlesmere of “mutual restraint”.
12/1317, Roger attended Christmas festivities with King Edward II at Westminster.
2/3/1318, Grant during pleasure to Roger Damory of the custody of the castle of Corf. By writ of secret seal. (S) CPRs.
3/15/1318, Roger accompanied King Edward to his his stepmother’s funeral at Greyfriars Church.
3/20/1318, Sale to Roger Damory, in consideration of 200£ … of the marriages of Margery and Isabella, the daughters of Theobald de Verdun, tenant in chief. (S) CPRs.
6/1318, Roger the primary convincer of King Edward II to provide safe conduct for Lancaster.
8/12/1319, King Edward II with the consent of the prelates, earls, barons and nobles in the Parliament at York, granted to Roger Damory and Elizabeth his wife, the king's neice, the manor of 'Sandhall', Yorkshire, … and the manor of 'Halghton', Oxfordshire, … Also the manor of Vauxhall ('Fauxhall'), Surrey, … also grants Roger an annual payment of 100 marks, … (S) UKNA.
9/7/1319, Roger with 82 men in support of King Edward at the siege of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Scotland.
6/1320, Roger accompanied King Edward II to France when he went to do homage for his French lands. (S) CPRs.
By 3/1321, Roger, removed from his influence on the King by the Despensers, allied himself with the Marcher lords.
7-8/1321, Roger stayed at New Temple in London during the parliament.
8/20/1321, Pardon to Roger Damory, … of any actions by reason of anything done against Hugh le Despenser, the son, and Hugh le Despenser, the father, … (S) CPRs.
Roger joined the forces of Earl Thomas of Lancaster in the Despenser War.
12/6/1321, Writ of aid for Oliver de Ingham and Robert Lewer appointed to seize into the king’s hands all the lands and goods of Roger Dammory, Hugh Daudele, the younger, … Henry le Tyes, … John Mautravers, the younger, … and Bartholomew de Badelesmere in the counties of Oxford, Berks, Wilts and Gloucester. (S) CPRs.
3/10/1322, Roger wounded when Lancaster’s forces were attacked by King Edward II at the river Trent. Roger was returned to Tutbury castle as the main Lancastrian forces retreated.
3/13/1322, Lord Geoffrey le Scrope, judge of pleas of the King’s army held at Tutbury; where he pronounced sentence on Roger de Amory.
Roger died of his wounds while prisoner at Tutbury castle; buried at St. Mary’s, Ware, Hertfordshire.
Elizabeth captured at her castle of Usk; imprisoned at Barking abbey with her children.
[––– Elizabeth de Clare –––]
Elizabeth, “la dame de Bourg”, released by King Edward II and her lands restored.
12/1322, Elizabeth spent Christmas with King Edward II at York.
4/5/1323, Commission … to array footmen to the king at Newcastle upon Tyne to go against the Scots, Elizabeth de Burgo, lady of the land of Gower, for 200. (S) CPRs.
1324, Edward II coerced Elizabeth into giving his favorite Hugh le Despenser [her brother-in-law.] the lordship of Usk [worth £770 yearly] for a lessor lordship of Gower [worth £300 yearly], both in Wales. [This united the powerful Welsh Marcher lords against Hugh.]
5/1326, Elizabeth, aware of the imminent invasion of Queen Isabella, wrote a secret indictment of King Edward and Hugh le Despenser concerning her lands forfeited.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
2/1327, Elizabeth had the lordship of Usk restored by Queen Isabella. (S) A Collection of Scare and Valuable Tracts, V2, Scott, 1812, P69.
12/1327, Elizabeth attended King Edward II’s funeral, leaving her daughters in the care of Isabel, Lady Hastings [sister of executed Hugh le Despenser.]
2/18/1328, Commission … to be present at and supervise the taking of the extents of the lands of Theobald de Verdon, deceased, … excepting those assigned in dower to Elizabeth, the wife of Theobald, having been taken again into the king’s hands by reason of error in a partition previously made in the time of the late king. (S) CPRs.
9/9/1330, Elizabeth de Burgo staying in England has letters … (S) CPRs.
1331-36, a “Roger Damory” lived in Elizabeth’s household.
10/15/1331, promise to pay Elizabeth de Burgo, the king’s kinswoman, sometime wife of Roger Damary, 1,500£ … (S) CPRs.
10/21/1333, Licence for Elizabeth de Burgo, the king’s kinswoman, to enfeoff … with remainder to Henry de Ferariis and Isabella, his wife, in fee tail … (S) CPRs.
6/15/1334, Pardon to the king’s kinswoman Elizabeth de Burgo, late the wife of Roger Damory, … of 12,000£ … showing these recognisances were made by compulsion. (S) CPRs.
1336, Henry de Ferrariis gave his mother-in-law, Elizabeth de Burgh, “one pipe of white wine”. (S) Medieval London Widows, 1300-1500, Sutton, P33.
3/4/1337, Elizabeth de Bourgh requests permission to give the castle of Tregrul, held of the King, to Thomas de Chedworthe and John de Hanfeld, and to their heirs and assigns, for them to grant it to her for term of life, with remainder to Henry de Ferrers and Isabel his wife and to the heirs of their bodies. (S) UKNA.
7/26/1337, Respite for life, to the king’s kinswoman, Elizabeth de Burgo, late the wife of Roger Dammory, of all debts, … (S) CPRs.
8/13/1337, Release to Elizabeth de Burgo, the king’s kinswoman, late the wife of Roger Dammory, … manor of Ilketleshale, co. Suffolk, … remainder to John Bardolf, Elizabeth his wife, daughter and heir of the said Roger and Elizabeth, in exchange for the manors of … which she holds for life with remainder to her said daughter in fee, … (S) CPRs.
1338, Elizabeth used a large portion of her remaining wealth to endow Clare College in Cambridge [founded in 1326.]
6/26/1338, Elizabeth de Burgo, late the wife of Roger Damory, as executrix of his will, … (S) CPRs.
1338-39, Elizabeth, living in London, had 206 salmon purchased for her household. (S) Medieval London Widows, Barron, 1994, P33. [Elizabeth bought 17 tons of wine in 1339-40.]
1339, Henry de Ferariis gave his mother-in-law, Elizabeth de Burgh, “one ton of Rhenish wine”.
4/26/1342, Exemplification at the request of Elizabeth de Burgo, the king’s kinswoman, … Liberties of the earl of Gloucester and Hertford …(S) CPRs.
8/17/1342, Elizabeth de Burgo, lady of Clare, staying in England, … (S) CPRs.
10/15/1342, … Elizabeth de Burgo, who has obtained the lordship of the said towns of Usk and Kaerlion, … (S) CPRs.
6/14/1345, Elizabeth de Burgo has made petition … she with John son of Richard de Burgo, sometime earl of Ulster, late her husband, was enfeoffed jointly … (S) CPRs.
1347, “Elizabeth de Burgh” to send 10 men-at-arms and 20 archers to the king at the siege of Calais. (S) Crecy and Calais, Wrottesley.
12/12/1351, Licence for 10£ to be paid to the king by Elizabeth de Burgo, for her and John Bardolf and Elizabeth, his wife, to grant for life to John de Lenne the manor of Ilketlesale, co. Suffolk, … (S) CPRs.
Aft. 1353, Elizabeth was using a seal: Clare impaling De Burgh in a border sprinkled with tears between roundels charged with Clare, Verdon and Damory. (S) A History of the County of Huntingdon, V2, 1932.
7/5/1353, Commission … to survey the hall of Clare in the university of Cambridge, founded by the king’s kinswoman Elizabeth de Burgo, … (S) CPRs.
9/25/1355, “Elizabeth de Burg, dame de Clare” wrote her will. Her body to be buried in Sisters Minories, beyond Aldgate, London. (S) Testamenta Vetusta: Being Illustrations from Wills, of Manners, Customs, Nicolas, 1826.
1357, Elizabeth is listed as a frequent visitor of Queen Isabella at Hertford castle.
1358, Elizabeth resided in London from May to September. (S) Medieval London Widows, Barron, 1994, P40.
1359, Elizabeth had 281 salmon purchased for her household. (S) Medieval London Widows, Barron, 1994, P33.
4/20/1360, Elizabeth de Burgo, [the king’s] kinswoman granted a market and fair at Buntingford, Hertfordshire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.
11/4/1360, Elizabeth died.
12/1/1360, Nicholas Damory, … executors of the will of Elizabeth de Burgo, staying in England, … (S) CPRs.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P851, P152.
Children of Thebaud and Maud:
i. Johanna de Verdun, born 8/9/1303 in Ireland.
4/28/1317, Joan, age 13, 1st married to John, s/o Lord William Montacute. [John died by August.]
2/28/1318, Joan, age 14, married to Thomas, s/o Lord Thomas de Furnival. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P852.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P852.
10/2/1334, Joan died.
ii. Elizabeth de Verdun (2498690ii), born 1306 in Ireland.
iii. Margery de Verdun (2955189), born 8/10/1310 in Alton, Staffordshire, England.
Child of John & Elizabeth:
i. William de Burgh (30421182), born 9/17/1312 in Ireland.
Child of Thebaud and Elizabeth:
i. Isabel de Verdun (1249345), born 3/21/1317 in England.
Child of Roger & Elizabeth:
i. Elizabeth d’Amorie (15211385), born 5/1318 in England.
2498688. Lord William de Ferrers & 2498689. Ellen de Seagrave
1270, William de Ferrariis born in Leicestershire, England, heir & s/o 4997376. William de Ferrers & 4997377. Anne le Despenser.
8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.
~1279, Ellen born in England, d/o 4997378. John de Seagrave & 4997379. Christian de Plesey.
1/1288, William, age 18 when his father’s inquest was held.
5/18/1288, Grant … to Nicholas de Segrave [grandfather of Ellen] of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of the lands of William de Ferrariis, tenant in chief, in Groby, Neubotle, Farndon, Fairsted, Boulton and Leylond, … (S) CPRs.
~1293, William married Ellen.
1294, King Edward required the presence and aid of Scottish barons including John Comyn, earl of Buchan, Robert Bruce, earl of Carrick, John Comyn of Badenoch, and William de Ferrariis. (S) Annals of Scotland, V1, Dalrymple, 1819, P283.
7/22/1298, William fought with Edward I in his Scotland campaign at the battle of Falkirk.
1300, William, 1st Baron Ferrers of Groby, summoned to parliament.
1305, William’s seal bears his arms, “seven mascles cojoined” … “supported in the brest of a double eagle”. (S) A Treatise on Heraldry, British and Foreign: Woodard, 1896, P275.
6/28/1307, Licence for the alienation in mortmain by William de Ferrariis to the prior and convent of Ulvescroft of 67 acres of waste in Groby, held in chief. (S) CPRs.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
1308, Sir William de Ferrers “bearing the mascles of Quincy” on the Great Roll of Edward I’s knights made shortly after his death. (S) Scotland’s Historic Heraldy, McAndrew, 2006, P118. [The arms of De Quincy are through his grandmother Margaret who granted Groby to his father.]
2/8/1313, Inspeximus … Upon the oath of twelve knights of the household, of the visne of Alkeberwe, viz. William Tuchet, William de Ferrers, … knights, … (S) CPRs.
1318, Ellen died.
William paid fees of 40s for his lands between the Ribble and Mersey.
3/20/1324, William, Knt. of Groby, Leicestershire died.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P387.
Children of William and Ellen:
i. Anne de Ferrers, born 1296 in Groby, Leicestershire, England.
~1311, Edward le Dispenser born in Stoke, Gloucestershire, England;
4/20/1335 in Groby, Edward married Anne. [Edward s/o 2954874. Hugh le Despenser III & 2954875. Eleanor de Clare. (S) Weir, 2005, P246.]
9/30/1342, Edward killed in the Battle of Morlaix at Vannes.
1352, Widow Anne and her brother Thomas were granted the castle of Kilkinney and other estates in Ireland for life by John de Hotham.
1363, the King granted Anne “moiety” of the manor of Burley, Rutland, in exchange for the manor of Yardley, Gobion.
8/8/1367, Anne died.
Sir Edward le Despenser.
ii. Henry de Ferrers (1249344), born 1303 in England.
iii. Thomas de Ferrers, born ? in England.
Aft. 1349, Thomas married Ankaret le Boteler. [They had no children.]
7/1353, Thomas died.
170. John Thomas Chambers & 171. Margaret Feamster
10/23/1767, Margaret born in Augusta Co., VA; d/o 342. William Feamster & 343. Margaret Black.
1786, John married Margaret in Greenbrier Co., VA [now WV].
4/23/1814, “Margaret Chambers” named in the will of her aunt Martha [Feamster] McCrary – who died leaving no children and distributed her estate to her nieces and nephews.
3/20/1822, John received a cash settlement of $319 in the estate settlement of his wife Margaret’s aunt, Martha McCrary of Fayette Co., KY.
9/15/1827, John died in Monroe Co., IN.
(S) William Feamster & Margaret Black family Bible.
Children of John and Margaret:
i. William S Chambers, born 1787 in VA.
William married Mary Polly Meadows.
1/16/1855, William died in Monroe Co., IN.
ii. Rachel Chambers, born 1790 in Estill Co., KY.
4/23/1814, “Rachel Morgan” named in the will of her aunt Martha [Feamster] McCrary.
iii. David Chambers, born 10/22/1792 in Madison Co., KY.
David married Sarah Meadows.
1861, David died in Monroe Co., IN.
iv. John Chambers, born 1794 in Clear Creek Twp, KY.
1815 in IN, John married Nancy Roseberry.
1865, John died in Sullivan Co., IN; buried at Palmers Prairie Cem.
v. Anthony W Chambers, born 1797 in KY.
Anthony married Mary Roseberry.
1848, Anthony died in Monroe Co., IN.
vi. Thomas Chambers, born 1800 in KY.
Thomas married Jerusha ?.
1842, Thomas died in Monroe Co., IN.
vii. Nancy Chambers (88), born 1804 in KY.
168. James M Dowden & 169. Rachel Harrod
4/12/1782, James born in MD; s/o 336. Zephaniah Dowden & 337. Mary Blizzard.
~1790, Rachel born in Nelson Co., KY; d/o 338. William Harrod & 339. Letitia Coombs.
7/14/1795, James lived with his family in Surry Co., NC.
1800, (S) 1800 Census, Wilkes Co., NC. James lives with his parents.
4/18/1808, James married Rachel in Clark Co., IN.
12/12/1809, James, of Clark Co., IN, signed a petition for suffrage along with his father and other members of his family.
1812, James resided in Militia, Clark Co. IN.
1813, James registered land in Jackson Co., IN.
1820, (S) 1820 Census, IN, Jackson Co. James age 26-45; wife 26-45; 1 son under 10, 1 son 10-16, 2 daughters under 10.
1820, James and Rachel sold land to Danaiel McCoy in Jackson Co.
1827, James and Rachel sold land to Robert Holmes in Jackson Co.
1830, (S) 1830 Census, IN, Owen Co., Wayne & Montgomery. James age 40-50, wife 40-50, 2 males 10-20, and 2 females 15-20 live with them. He lives next to his married son William.
1834, James bought land in Monroe Co.
1837, James and Rachel sold land to James Buskirk in Monroe Co.
6/1/1840, (S) 1840 Census, IN, Monroe Co. James, age 50-60, has a wife, age 50-60, 1 daughter at home age 20-30. They live next to their son William.
1850, Rachel died in owen Co., IN.
1857 in Owen Co., IN; James made a petition for bounty land for service in the War of 1812.
12/23/1858, James died in Clark Co., Indiana.
Children of James and Rachel:
i. William Harrod Dowden (84), born 5/9/1809 in Clark Co., IN.
ii. Elizabeth Dowden, born 1813 in Clark Co., IN.
iii. Thomas J Dowden, born 1814 in IN.
iv. Letitia Dowden, born 1815 in IN.
162. John Tanner & 163. Rachel Caine
1752, Rachel born in KY.
1791, Rachel died in KY.
Children of John and Rachel:
i. Elizabeth Tanner (81), born 2/8/1787 in KY.
ii. Sarah Tanner, born 10/18/1794 in KY.
Sarah married Robert S Daugherty, brother of Elizabeth’s husband.
5/1/1854, Sarah died in Stamper’s Creek, Orange Co., IN.
160. Capt. John Dougherty & 161. Isabella Anna Patton
1743, John born in Forks of James River, Augusta [now Rockbridge] Co., VA; s/o 320. Michael Daugherty & 321. Mary Clark.
1755, Isabella born in VA; d/o 322. John Patton & 323. Agnes Snodgrass.
1757, Isabella named in the will of her father in Augusta Co., VA.
1766, John and Henry Daugherty explored KY.
Bef. 1769, John married Isabella; their farm was on Reedy Creek of New River Valley [later Rockbridge Co.]
6/1769, John moved to Augusta Co, VA.
5/3/1774, John in court in Fincastle Co., VA, charged with unlawfully quarreling [in the fray he had part of his left ear bitten off.]
1774 at Fincastle Co., VA, John began military service as a Capt. in the VA militia. One assignment was to deliver horses to the Battle of Point Pleasant.
Aft. 2/7/1775, , John left without his family for KY.
1775, John raised a crop of corn in Locust Thicket near Danville, KY.
3/1776, John continued to explore the area including making a trip to the Falls of Ohio.
1776, John acquired land for his brother Joseph in Jefferson Co., KY [near present Louisville]; settling at Locust Thicket near Danville.
4/20/1776, John opened an account with Henderson’s Transylvania Co.
1776, John continued to live on his land during Indian raids in which his neighbor Archibald NcNeil was killed. [Likely the family was still back in VA.]
1778, John was the Capt. of a militia company.
4/1779, John served in Capt. Benjamin Logan’s Co. in KY.
10/27/1779–2/16/1780, John appeared multiple times in the VA Commissioners’ land court.
10/1782–11/1782, following the “Blue Licks disaster”, Capt. John led a contigent of 42 men, including his brothers Robert and George, in Gen. George Rogers Clark’s expedition against the Indians.
1783, John on the Lincoln Co. [now Boyle], KY tax list.
3/2/1785, John surveyed 1000 acres on Goose Creek in Jefferson Co., adjoining the land of his brother Joseph.
1786, John began selling his land in the Danville area.
1/17/1789, John acquired 1600 acres in Jefferson Co. [now Trimble] on Mill Creek.
1793, John was living in Jefferson Co.; Isabella and the younger children living on Goose Creek near Louisville.
1802, John appointed his son George as an agent to sell his Mill Creek land.
3/7/1811, John settled in Harrison Co., Indian Terr. [IN], where he was appointed Justice of the Peace. [Only son Michael remined in KY.]
1820, (S) 1820 Census, IN, Orange Co., Paoli. John “Dougherty Senr”, over age 45, a daughter 15-26, and wife over age 45.
2/14/1828, John died in Orange Co., IN; buried on family property.
1828, Isabella died soon after John; buried with him.
• The basic family information, including the names of all 11 children, is preserved on one side of a memorial in the Dugger Cem. at Stamper Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Paoli, IN. The other side of the memorial is engraved the Dougherty coat of arms: “Original Coat of arms worn by the Lords of Innisowen of Dougherty Castle on Lock Swilley, Donegal Co. Ire. Its meaning: translated ' For My Hereditary Right.'” There is also an engraving of a castle and under, “Ingraved in stone above the fireplace in main room of the castle: These words: 'Accepted Christianity 652 AD' Our first known ancestor was: Sir Cahir O’Dogherty.”
• John owned thousands of acres and had Dougherty Station just below below Danville on a branch of Clark’s Run then known as Dougherty’s Creek, but now as Balls Branch, near the Wilderness Trace. John built his house on an eminence about 200 yards from the confluence of Dougherty's Creek and Clark’s Run, which was visible from the Trace.
Children of John and Isabella:
i. Michael Daugherty, born ~1769 in VA.
1830, Michael died in Henry Co., KY.
ii. George D Daugherty, born 1773 in Tazwell Co., VA.
3/14/1842, George died in Orange Co., IN.
iii. Naomi Daugherty, born 1774 in VA.
3/12/1795 in Jefferson Co., KY, Naomi married Thomas Motley.
iv. William Dougherty (80), born 10/19/1775 in VA.
v. Sarah Daugherty, born 1776 in KY.
4/2/1807, Sarah married Michael Miller in Jeffeson Co., KY.
8/10/1826, Sarah died in Orange Co., IN.
vi. Ellender Daugherty, born 1777 in KY.
6/19/1789 in Jefferson Co., KY, Elllender married Charles Beasley.
vii. Samuel Daugherty, born 1781 in Danville, Lincoln Co., KY.
Samuel married Mary Bland.
viii. Henry Daugherty, born 1784 in KY.
Bef. 11/14/1846, Henry died in Orange Co., IN.
viii. John Daugherty Jr, born 1788 in Danville, KY.
1/2/1856, John died in IL.
ix. Robert S Daugherty, born 4/15/1791 in KY.
Robert married Sarah Tanner; sister of William’s wife.
(S) 1840, Robert S Daugherty lived in Trimble Co., KY. They appear to have another younger relatives living with them.
1/21/1865, Robert died in Orange Co., IN; buried at Stamper Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Paoli, IN.
x. Mary Daugherty, born 1793 in KY.
3/19/1811, Mary married William Charles in Harrison Co., IN.
1816, Mary died in Orange Co., IN.
158. John N Wilson & 159. Sarah ?
1788, John born in Dulpin Co., NC.
1789, Sarah born in Duplin Co., NC.
1820, (S) 1820 Census, NC, Duplin Co. John is age 26-45, he has a daughter under 10, and a son under 10, and his wife is age 26-45. [This John is the best matching of 3 “John Wilson” persons in the 1820 census for Duplin Co. The other 2 are Sr & Jr, are older, and live next to each other. They could be this John’s father and grandfather.]
1830, (S) 1830 Census, NC, Duplin Co. John is age 30-40, wife age 30-40, 1 son 10-15, 2 daughters 10-15.
1832, court records put Mary Ann and her father John in Duplin Co., NC.
6/1/1840, (S) 1840 Census, NC, Duplin Co. “Jno” is age 50-60, wife age 50-60, 1 son 20-30, 1 daughter 15-20.
1850, (S) 1850 Census, NC, Duplin Co., Slave Schedule. “Jno N Wilson” has 1 black slave, female, age 14.
8/17/1850, (S) 1850 Census, NC, Duplin Co. “Jno N. Wilson”, age 62, born in Duplin Co., NC, is a farmer with land valued at $500. “Sarah Wilson”, age 61, is the only person living with him. They live close to their daughter Mary Ann and her family. [Son James, age 31, married to Ann, with a 1 year old daughter Sarah, also lives nearby.]
7/14/1860, (S) 1860 Census, NC, Duplin Co., Magnolia PO. John age 72, Sarah age 71 are farmers living alone. They live next to their son James who has 5 children.
Children of John and Sarah:
i. James Wilson, born 1818 in Duplin Co., NC.
~1848, James married Annie ?, born 1819 in NC.
ii. Mary Ann Wilson (79), born 12/31/1819 in Duplin Co., NC.
156. Levi Bowen & 157. Phoebe Williams
1765, Levi born in Duplin Co., NC; s/o 312. Clifton Bowen & 313. Martha ?. (S) AGBI.
1813, Levi 2nd married Phoebe.
1820, (S) 1820 Census, GA, Tattnall Co. Levi Bowen: 4 males under 10, 2 males 10-16, 1 male 45 and over [Levi], 1 female 10-16, 1 female 16-26, 1 female 26-45 [Phoebe].
1832, Levi won in the GA, Cherokee land lottery.
1835, Levi, age 70, died in Tattnall Co., GA.
• Levi and Stephen Bowen [born 1750-60] are listed as original settlers of Tattnall Co., GA. (S) Georgia’s Landmarks, Memorials and Legends, PP 645, 945.
Children of Levi and Phoebe:
i. Stephen Bowen (78), born 1815 in NC.
ii. Seaborn Tapley Bowen, born 1825 in GA.
iii. Etheldread Bowen, born 9/2/1836 in GA.
154. Thomas Hall & 155. Sarah Mily Williams
1790, Sarah born in TN.
(S) 1830 Census, AL, Jackson Co. The family lived at Larkin’s Fork in the NW part of the county known as Paint Rock Valley.
3/1836, Thomas and Sarah were members of the Primitive Baptist Church of Larkin’s Fork.
(S) 1840 Census, AL, Jackson Co. “Sally Hall”, age 40-50; has a male 20-30, a female 15-20, and a female under 5 in the household. [The younger persons are likely daughter Cynthia, her husband John, and their daughter Cela.]
By 1842, the families had moved to Dade Co., MO.
10/3/1850, (S) 1850 Census, MO, Dade Co. “Sarah Hall”, age 60, lives with her daughter Cynthia Brewer and her family, which has 5 children at home.
6/28/1860, (S) 1860 Census, MO, Dade Co., Polk Twp. “Sarah M. Hall”, age 68, lives with her daughter Lydia Stocksdale who has 11 children at home.
7/29/1870, (S) 1870 Census, MO, Oregon Co., Moore Twp, Alvin PO. “Sarah Hall”, age 81, lives with her daughter Cynthia Brewer and her family.
6/8/1880, (S) 1880 Census, MO, Oregon Co., Jobe. “Sarah M Hall”, mother-in-law, age 89, lives with her daughter Cynthia Brewer and her family.
1893, Sarah died in Oregon Co., MO; age 103 yrs. 8 months old.
• Another family of Larkin’s Fork was James Hall married to Mary Polly Williams. They were likely related. Both families were members of the Primitive Baptist Church. Descendents in both families indicated that Hall’s were Irish and the Williams’ were “Penn. Dutch”.
Children of Thomas and Sarah:
i. Lydia Hall, born 2/10/1818 in TN.
8/1836 in AL, Lydia married Josiah Stogsdill [aka Stocksdale]; born 1/13/1817 in Pulaski Co., KY.
(S) 1840 Census, AL, Jackson Co. Josiah and Lydia have 2 sons and 1 daughter, all under 5. They live next to Lidia’s mother “Sally” Hall.
12/1/1867, Josiah, a Baptist minister, died in Dade Co., MO; buried in Sinking Creek Cem.
10/17/1869, Lydia died in Dade Co., MO; buried with Josiah.
ii. Cynthia Hall, born 1819 in AL.
1838, Cynthia married John F R Brewer; born 12/11/1818 in AL.
3/1/1888, Cynthia died in Myrtle, Oregon Co., MO.
iii. Celia Caroline Hall (77), born 1/24/1822 in Jackson Co., AL.
iv. Elizabeth Hall, born 1820 in AL.
v. Mary Polly Hall, born 1821 in AL.
vi. James Hall, born 1824 in AL.
152. Moses Couch & 153. Elizabeth Lindley
1765-1770, Moses born.
9/26/1772, Elizabeth born in Orange Co., NC; d/o 306. John Lindley & 307. Sarah Pyle.
~1792, Moses married Elizabeth in SC.
1800, (S) 1800 Census, SC, Greenville Co. Moses, age 26-44; wife [Elizabeth], age 26-44; 1 male, age 10-15 [Jacob]; 1 male under 10 [Linley]; 4 females under 10 [one being Melinda.]
By 1805, the family moved to TN. [This is supported by the 1894 biography of a great-grandson George W Couch.]
1810, (S) 1810 Census, KY, Christian Co. Moses, age 26-44; wife [Elizabeth], age 26-44; 1 male, age 16-25 [Linley]; 2 females 10-16, 1 male under 10 [Avery], 2 females under 10. [Christian Co. is in SW KY on the TN border.]
By 1812, Moses and his family moved from Pulaski Co., KY to AL. [See family notes – they may have moved there in 1810.]
1815, Moses on the tax rolls of Pulaski Co., KY with 70 acres on Flat Lick Creek. His land was valued at $1.50 and acre, and he owned horses valued at $135.
By 12/1815, the family moved to AL [at the time still the MS Terr. Son Lindley remained on the Pulaski Co. tax rolls for succeeding years.]
12/23/1818, Moses, of Madison Co., AL, purchased 159.46 acres from the government at $2.00 an acre. [There were other “Couch” families, likely related, already in the area before Moses arrived.]
6/1819, Moses and his son Lindley signed a petition [signed by 230 settlers] against their ordered removal from Cherokee lands in AL by 7/1819.
9/22/1821, Moses relinquished his land in AL and the family moved back to Pulaski Co., KY.
1822, Moses on the tax rolls of Pulaski Co., KY.
1823, Moses appears to have moved to Lincoln Co., TN [near where he lived in AL.]
1830, (S) 1830 Census, KY, Whitley Co. Moses, age 60-70; Mary, age 50-60; 2 females age 15-20; 1 son 10-15; 1 female under 5.
By 1831, The family moved to Madison Co., IL; across the river from St. Louis, MO. [Relatives of Elizabeth lived in this area.]
Moses married a 2nd time to Mary A ?.
6/25/1834, Moses purchased 40 acres in Marine Township, Madison Co., IL for $1.25 an acre.
10/10/1834, Moses purchased 3 tracts of land from David Taylor for $900.
8/11/1835, Moses paid off a mortage owed B. K. Hart of $212.50. On the same day Moses and his wife Mary A Couch sold most of their lands.
8/21/1835, Moses loaned Zeri Foster $300.
10/3/1835, Moses assigned the Zeri Foster mortgage to William Post.
[It is likely that Moses moved with his sons to AL.]
(S) The Moses Couch Family, 2008, by Michael A Landwehr.
• A “Margaret Couch”, born 1794 in SC, likely a daughter of Moses, was married 11/26/1810 in Pulaski Co., KY to William Duncan.
Children of Moses and Elizabeth:
i. Jacob Couch, born 1785-90 in SC.
1818, Jacob on the tax rolls for Pulaski Co., KY.
ii. Lindley Couch, born 2/7/1793 in SC.
10/1812 in Pulaski Co., KY, Lindley married Susannah Atnip.
Lindley moved with his father to AL, and then returned to Pulaski Co.
3/9/1863, Lindley died in Dade Co., MO; buried in Sinking Creek Cem. near Everton.
ii. Melinda “Linnie” Couch, born 1795 in SC.
6/1815 in Pulaski Co., KY, Linnie married William Stogsdill, a Baptist minister.
1858, Melinda, a widow, made an application for War of 1812 bounty land in Dade Co., MO.
Aft. 6/19/1860, Linna died.
iii. Avery Couch, born ~1805 in TN.
1822, Avery with his father on the tax rolls of Pulaski Co., KY.
1824, Avery married Nancy Tabor in Lincoln Co., TN.
3/1853, Nancy filed for divorce.
Avery married 2nd Martha Hall.
1866, Avery died.
iv. Delilia Couch, born 12/23/1812 in Pulaski Co., KY.
11/2/1831 in Madison Co., IL, Delilia married Charles Literal.
Delila, a widow, married 2nd widower Archibald Harrell.
4/2/1881, Delila died in Grayson Co., TX; buried in White Mound Cem. near Tom Bean.
v. Benjamin Couch (76), born 12/13/1815 in AL.