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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Lord Henry Beaumont & Elizabeth Willoughby

1901420. Lord Henry Beaumont & 1901421. Elizabeth Willoughby

5/11/1380, Henry de Bello Monte born in Folkingham, Lincolnshire, England, heir & s/o 3802840. Sir John de Beaumont & 3802841. Katherine de Everingham.

1393, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 3802842. William Willoughby & 3802843. Lucy le Strange.

9/1396, Henry succeeded his father.

1/4/1397, Whereas … priory and order of Sempyngham … the priory being of the patronage of Henry, son and heir of John de Bello Monte, knight, tenant in chief, a minor in the king’s wardship, … (S) CPRs.

2/15/1397, Commitment to Katharine late the wife of John Beaumont, 'chivaler, of the keeping of two-thirds of all the lands late of the said John Beaumont, tenant of the king in chief, to hold the same from the time of John's death until the lawful age of Henry, his son and heir, rendering £166 8s. yearly. (S) CFRs.

7/4/1399, Henry Bolingbroke [1st cousin of Richard II] landed at Ravenspur; then proceeded through the Lancastrian lands in the north and took York. [Henry IV invaded while Richard II was in Ireland. Henry likely supported this invasion because he was knighted as part of the coronation ceremonies.]

9/20/1397, IPM of John de Bello Monte, knight. Leicester: Whytewyk. The manor … Henry, born at Folkyngham and aged 16 years on the feast of the Assumption last, is his son and heir. Kent … Middlesex … Nothumberland … (S) CIsPM.

10/13/1399, Henry created a Knight Bachelor at the coronation of King Henry IV.

12/8/1399, Inspeximus and confirmation to Dame Katharine, lady of Beaumont, … of an indenture … the keeping of all lands late of John de Beaumont, ‘chivaler,’ and all lands, rents and services late of Margaret his mother … during the minority of Henry, son and heir of the said John, … for this they will pay him [Edward, duke of Albemarle] 2,300 marks. (S) CPRs.

5/11/1402, Grant … of the custody of all lands in Lakynton Pygot, co. Warwick, late of Thomas Boyville, ‘chaviler,’ deceased, tenant in chief of Henry de Bello Monte, a minor in the king’s custory, … (S) CPRs.

1403-4, “Henry son and heir of John de Bello Monte (Beaumont), knight: Lincolnshire (proof of age).” (S) UKNA.

6/26/1404, To John Slory escheator in Lincolnshire. Order to take the fealty of Henry de Bello Monte, son and heir of John de Bello Monte knight, and to give him seisin of his father's lands; as he has proved his age before the escheator, and the king has taken his homage. (S) CCRs.

1404-13, Henry, 5th Lord Beaumont of Folkingham, Lincolnshire summoned to parliament.

[––Henry & Elizabeth––]

Bef. 7/4/1405, Henry married Elizabeth.

1405, Henry and Elizabeth papal indults for a portable altar. [For a young couple, usually when the wife is pregnant.]

8/2/1407, The king granted lands, rents, and services, not exceeding the value of 24 marks yearly, to Henry, lord Beaumont, “the king’s kinsman”. (S) CPRs.

2/10/1408, To the escheator in Norhamptonshire. Order to take of Christiana who was wife of John Cressy the elder an oath etc., and in presence of Henry de Bello Monte to whom the king has granted the keeping of her husband's lands, … (S) CCRs.

11/16/1408, Licence for the king’s consort Joan, queen of England, to demise at farm the castle, town, manor, lordship and hundred of Odiam, co. Southampton, … to the king’s kinsman Henry, lord of Beaumont, … (S) CPRs.

1409, Henry sold multiple manors to William Wilcotes.

12/15/1409, Henry, lord of Beaumont and Folkyngham, in London, granted Nicholas Saxton, esquire 100s. yearly for life. (S) CPRs.

2/8/1410, Grant to the good men of the town of Barton on Humbre of pavage … and expended by the supervision of Henry, lord of Beaumont (de Bello Monte), ‘chivaler.’ (S) CPRs.

1410-11, Henry on a commission for peace to treat with France.

1410-11, “Particulars of the account of Henry, lord Beaumont, of journeys to Picardy [France].” (S) UKNA.

2/28/1412, Grant to the king’s kinsman Henry, lord of Beaumont, … keeping of all manors … late of John Cressy, … during the minority of said John … (S) CPRs.

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

3/22/1413, Writs issued for a parliament to meet at Westminster on Monday 15 May. Lords spiritual … Lords temporal: The earls of Devon, Arundel, Westmorland, Salisbury, and Warwick, and the earl marshal; Hugh Stafford, Edward Charlton of Powys, William Clinton, Thomas de la Warre, John Oldcastle, Henry le Scrope of Masham, William Roos of Helmsley, Henry Fitzhugh, William Ferrers of Groby, Thomas Morley, Hugh Burnell, Thomas Berkeley, John de Welles, Ralph Cromwell, Ralph baron Greystoke, Thomas Dacre of Gilsland, John Harrington, Robert Willoughby, John Lovell of Tichmarsh, Richard Grey of Codnor, Reginald Grey of Ruthin, Peter Mauley, Thomas Camoys, William la Zouche of Harringworth, Henry de Beaumont, William de Botreaux, John Latimer, Richard Strange, Robert Poynings, Gilbert Talbot, John Clifford, and John Talbot of Furnivall. [47 ‘spiritual’, 38 ‘temporal’, 73 knights, 178 burgesses.] (S) Parliament Rolls, Henry V, May 1413.

6/14/1413, Henry wrote his will. [Will probated in London 9/10/1413.]

6/1413, Henry died; buried at Sempringham, Lincolnshire.


8/12/1413, To the escheator in Lincolnshire. Order to take of Elizabeth who was wife of Henry de Bello Monte knight an oath etc., and in presence of the next friends of John son and heir of the said Henry, a minor in ward of the king, or of their attorneys, to assign her dower. (S) CCRs.

7/8/1414, To the escheator in Lincolnshire. Order to give Elizabeth who was wife of Henry de Bello Monte knight livery of the knights' fees and parts of fees, taken into his hand by her husband's death and by reason of the nonage of John his son and heir, which the king has assigned to her, … [long list] (S) CCRs.

2/5/1424, To the escheator in the county of Suthampton. Order, upon petition of Elizabeth who was wife of Henry Beaumont knight, to give her livery of dower of a messuage and other lands in the town of Alton … (S) CCRs.

11/14/1427, Elizabeth died.

11/20/1427, Writ for IPM of Elizabeth widow of Henry de Bello Monte, Knight. City of Lincoln: … She held the following in dower by endowment of Henry de Bello Monte from the inheritance of John son and heir of Henry. She held the following in dower by endowment of Henry de Bello Monte from the inheritance of John son and heir of Henry. … She died on 14 November last. John de Bello Monte is her son by Henry and her next heir. He turned 18 on 15 August last. Hampshire: … Leicestershire: … [long] … Lincolnshire: … [long] … (S) E-CIPM 23-99.

 (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P64. (S) A Gen. and Heraldic Dic. of the Peerages of England, Burke, 1831, P42.

Children of Henry and Elizabeth: [2 sons, 5 daughters]

i. John Beaumont (950710), born 8/15/1409 in England.

ii. Elizabeth Beaumont, born ? in England.

Elizabeth married 1st Thomas Nevell, knight.

Elizabeth, Lady Deincourt, married 1st William, Lord Deincourt, knight.

7/27/1447, Elizabeth died, her brother John her heir.

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