Wednesday, June 2, 2010

G21: 1247652

1247652. Sir Ralph Daubeney & 1247653. Alice Montacute

King and Country: England and Wales in the Fifteenth Century

3/3/1304, Ralph born in England, heir & s/o 2495304. Baron Ellis Daubeney & 2495305. Joan ?.

Bef. 4/24/1305, Ralph’s father died.

7/8/1305, Grant t William de Cumbe Martyn, citizen and merchant of Lodon, for 1,000 marks paid on behalf of Margaret, the queen consort, … of the custody, during the minority of the heir, of two parts of the lands in Somerset, late of Elias de Albiniaco, tenant in chief, … and the marriage of the heirs; … (S) CPRs.

2/25/1308, Edward II, age 23, crowned king of England.

7/2/1309, Letter patent notifying that Ralph de Albiniaco, a minor, is the son and lawful heir of Elias de Albiniaco. (S) A Formula Book of English Official Historical Documents, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1909, P68.

~1315, Alice born in England, d/o 2495306. Lord William Montacute & 2495307. Elizabeth de Montfort.

1316, Ralph heir to his mother.

1318, “Ralph Daubeney, son and heir of Ellis Daubeney … Daubeney requests that, whereas he was under-age and the King's ward after the death of his father who held part of his lands by knight's service, and with his wife held the manor of Ingelby to him, his wife and his heirs of Roos by the service of 2 marks yearly, which manor, worth over £100 yearly, was seised in the King's hand after the death of his mother 2 years ago, that the said manor and its issues now be returned to him.… Ingleby, Lincolnshire.” (S) UKNA.

3/15/1318, Writ of certiorari to enquire what lands &c. are held in Pederton and Baryngton of the inheritance of Ralph, son and heir of the said Elias, who is in the king's wardship, in dower, or for life, or by the courtesy of England, or by fee tail, and ought to revert to the said heir. (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls.

4/7/1318, Pedertone and Baryngtone. A messuage, a carucate of land, 201. rent &c. are held in dower by Isabel late the wife of Ralph de Albiniaco ; a messuage, 60a. land, 8a. meadow, 91. lQd. rent &c. were held in dower by Joan late the wife of Elias de Albiniaco, but the said Joan is dead and the king granted the wardship of the said dower to William Poyns alias Poyntz and his executors until the lawful age of the heir ; and a full extent is given of numerous other tenures in the said towns with names of tenants, but none are held by the courtesy of England nor by fee tail, of the inheritance of the said heir. (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls.

7/2/1323, Notification to J. duke of Brittan, … that Ralph de Albiniaco son of Elias de Albiniaco, tenant in chief, deceased, is the heir of the said Elias. (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls.

7/4/1323, Simple protection for one year for William le Jeu, going beyond the seas in the company of Ralph son and heir of Elias de Albiniaco. (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls.

3/16/1326, Ralph took livry of his lands.

1326, Ralph “solemnly created” a Knight of the Bath by King Edward II.

2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned.

Bef. 1/27/1333, Ralph married Alice.

4/1/1335, “Ralph Daubigny … Daubigny requests the grant of an oyer and terminer to Willoughby and others concerning an assault made on his people and for the cutting of his meadow to his great damage since this was done against the peace when Daubigny was in the king's service … Saxilby, [Lincolnshire].” (S) UKNA.

Ralph fought in Scotland and taken prisoner.

10/6/1337, Pardon to Ralph Daubeny, who was lately taken prisoner of war by the Scots and is still detained in Scotland, in consideration of his losses by occasion of such imprisonment, of the 100 marks due by him for the marriage of the son and heir of John de Denham in the county of Devon, tenant in chief, … (S) CPRs.

1337, Ralph released from prison.

2/2/1338, Ralph Daubeney listed as one of defenders of Perth. (S) Calendar of Documents Relating to Scotland.

2/25/1342, Ralph D’Aubeney summoned to parliament. (S) A Genealogical History … Burke, 1866, P160.

Alice died.

Bef. 2/8/1345, Ralph 2nd married Katherine Thweng, d/o Marmaduke, sister of William, Lord Thweng.

8/26/1346, Ralph fought at the battle of Crecy. A decisive victory, a third of the French forces lost [mainly to arrows] to less than 100 Englishmen, this started the decline in importance of the mounted knight, and the rise of England as a European power.

1347, Ralph at the siege of Calais. [Calais would not fall until 8/4/1347.]

1348-49, The Great Pestilence [Black Death] ravaged the country of England.

5/1/1348, 12 chantries founded by William, archbishop of York, … masses and other prayers … for the good estate of … Sir Henry de Percy … Ralph Daubeney, Katharine, his wife, … (S) CPRs.

4/6/1351, Signification … children born out of the ligeance of England … shall be henceforth able to have and enjory their inheritiance after the death of their ancestors in all parts within the ligeance of England … like letter for Giles son of Ralph Daubeney, who was born out of the ligeance of England. (S) CPRs. [Giles was the third child named after Henry, s/o John, Lord Beaumont, and Elizabeth, d/o Guy de Brian.] (S) King and Country, Griffiths, 1991, P47.

1357, Ralph of South Petherton, Somerset, in a deed of his son Giles.

10/10/1367, Commission of oyer and terminer … Ralph de Nevill, Ralph Daubeney, … to arrest and take John Taverner, … impeached for forging the king’s money, gold and silver, … (S) CPRs.

1371, Ralph licensed to enfeoff his son Giles of the manor of Petherton, Somerset.

2/13/1376, Henry Molyns, for non-appearance to answer Ralph Daubeney, knight, touching a plea of debt of 18£. (S) CPRs.

7/16/1377, Richard II crowned king of England.

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

(S) Memorials of the West, Hist. and Desc., Rogers, 1888, ‘Daubeney’. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P120.

Child of Ralph and Alice:

i. Giles Daubeney (623826), born ~1335 in England.

Child of Ralph and Katherine:

ii. Elizabeth Daubeney, born 1353 in England.
2/14/1369, Elizabeth married Sir William Botreaux, born 1337.
1374, Elizabeth, age 21, coheir to her uncle Thomas de Thewng.
1385, William summoned to parliament as a Baron.
1392, William died; Elizabeth surviving.
1427, Elizabeth rebuilt the parish church of North Cadury.
1433, Elizabeth died; buried with William.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P573.

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