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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Sir Baldwin de Freville & Elizabeth de Montfort

1249360. Sir Baldwin de Freville & 1249361. Elizabeth de Montfort

6/24/1292, Baldwin born in England s/o 2498720. Alexander de Freville & 2498721. Joan Marmion.

~1295, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 30424234. Baron John de Montfort & 30424235. Alice de la Plaunche.

1296, Elizabeth’s father died.

5/31/1311, Licence to Alexander de Friville to grant, in fee, to Baldwin de Friville his son and to Elizabeth his wife, the manor of le Werldesende, co. Hereford, held in chief. (S) CPRs.

1314, Elizabeth’s eldest brother John de Montfort died, her brother Peter the heir.

3/6/1315, Order to the treasurer and barons of the Exchequer to cause enrolment to be made pursuant to the king's grant to Alexander de Frivill, at the instance of Baldwin de Frivill, that of the residue of his debts he pay 100s. a year, and to discharge him from £162 9s. 10d., which Edward I pardoned him. (S) CFRs.

5/24/1315, Enrolment of grant from John de Cromwell, knight, to Sir Ralph de Cromwell, knight, his son, … Witnesses: Sir Henry Beaufuiz, knight; Sir Baldwin de Frevill, knight; Sir Richard de Moundevill, knight; Sir Thomas de Sandwyco, knight; … . (S) CCRs.

[––Baldwin & Elizabeth––]

By 1316, Baldwin married Elizabeth.

10/24/1317, Commitment during pleasure to Baldwin de Frivill of the keeping of the king's portion in the town of Thameworth, co. Warwick, at the rent of 4?. 16s. a year. (S) CFRs.

1/2/1322, Order to the sheriff of Worcester to take into the king's hand and to keep safely until further order all the castles, lands, goods and chattels of … [many named] … Baldwin de Fryvill, … (S) CFRs. [Persons believed associated with the revolt of Earl Thomas of Lancaster.]

9/20/1322, Baldwin de Previll of the county of Hereford has made fine in 100 marks. (S) CFRs. [Baldwin also a mainpernor of Peter de Grandisono.]

12/30/1323, Licence for Alexander de Frivill and Joan his wife to enfeoff Baldwin de Frivill of their castle of Tamworth, held in chief; and for him to re-grant it to them for their lives. (S) CPRs.

4/29/1324, Peter de Monte Forti of Bello deserto, querent … 1 messuage, 2 carucates and 2 virgates of land and 15 shillings of rent in Ollenhale and Beltesert in the county of Warwick. … Endorsed: Maud (15212117, Elizabeth’s sister), who was the wife of Bartholomew de Suleye, and Baldwin de Frivill' and Elizabeth, his wife, put in [their] claim etc. Henry de Monteforti puts in his claim. (S) Feet of Fines, Warwickshire, CP 25/1/286/32, number 228.

8/1324, King Edward began the “War of Saint-Sardos” with his brother-in-law King Charles of France, who had invaded Aquitaine.

9/21/1325, Protection … going with the king beyond seas … Henry de Lancastre, earl of Leicester, … Baldwin de Frevill … going with the said earl. (S) CPRs.

1/24/1327, Edward III succeeded Edward II as King of England.

1327, Baldwin summoned to parliament.

By 6/1328, Baldwin’s father died.

1328, Baldwin de Fryvill (Freville). Fryvill requests remedy as his father made a fine for an indictment for taking venison in the forest of Feckenham for which he has the king's charter. (S) UKNA.

1328 Alexander, and Joan his wife, held the castle of Tameworth, co. Warwick, for their lives by fine from his brother Baldwin de Fryvill, …, and that Baldwin, age 36, and son of Alexander is his heir. (S) CPRs, 7/4/1377.

8/1328, Joan, widow of Alexander de Fryvill, states that she and her husband held, of her inheritance, the castle of Tamworth, with the advowson ... and that, by fine ..., they granted the castle and advowsons to Baldwin, their son and heir, ... After Alexander's death, she presented to the vacant deanery, but was prevented by the king, ..., in ignorance of the feoffment. (S) UKNA.

3/27/1329, Grant by Baldwin de Freville, knt., to John Le Taylour and Amable, his wife, of a piece of meadow at a rent of 16d. (S) UKNA.

1330, Lord Baldwin De Freville entertained King Edward III at Tamworth Castle while he used the royal forest of Cannock Chase.

8/11/1332, Baldwin de Frivill, knight, acknowledges that he owes to Nicholas de Fontibus, chaplain, 50s.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Warwick. (S) CCRs.

5/1333, Suit of the King against Baldwin de Fryville for the next presentation to the Prebend of Wylmerscote, in the church of St. Edith of Tamworth, claimed by the King owing to the minority of Ralph, kinsman and heir of Ralph le Botiler, one of the coheirs of Philip Marmion, Baldwin stated that King Edward, the King's father had acknowledged a presentation made by Joan, daughter of Mazera (his mother), and he claimed it as part of her purparty. (S) Coll’s for a Hist. of Staffordshire, 1891.

2/14/1335, “Debtor: Baldwin de Freville, knight [held half a fee in Loxley, Barlichwey Hundred, Warwicks] Creditor: Sir Ralph Basset, of Drayton [Staffs], knight. Amount: £100.” (S) UKNA.

4/28/1336 at York, Debtor: Baldwin Frivill {Fryvyle} [family held land in Etton, Harthill Wapentake, E.R.Yorks]. Creditor: William de Melton, Archbishop of York. Amount: 60s. (S) UKNA.

6/8/1339 at Exeter, Debtor: Baldwin de Frevyle, knight, of Warwicks., of Worcs., of Herts., of Norfolk, and of Wilts. Creditor: William Pypard, knight. Amount: £2000. (S) UKNA.

1/18/1340, IPM before William Trussel, escheator this side of Trent, it was found that Baldwin was his mother Joan’s heir and that the castle of Tameworth reverted to him and his heirs at her death. (S) CPRs, 7/4/1377.

1340, Sir Fouk de Birmingham advanced Sir Baldwin Freville, Lord of Tamworth, 48 marks upon mortgage of 5 mills. (S) The Hist. of Birmingham, Hutton, 1836, P319.

1342-3, The right of presentation to the prebend of Wilnecote was disputed between Baldwin de Freville I, Joan's son and heir, and the king, guardian of the Butler heir. (S) Colleges: Tamworth, St Edith, A Hist. of the County of Stafford: V3, 1970.

6/1342, The truce between England and France ended.

7/15/1342 at London, Debtor: Baldwin de Frevile, knight, of Staffs. Amount: £7. (S) UKNA.

1342-43, Baldwin de Frevill, knight to William de Clynton, Earl of Huntingdon: Licence to give land in Whitacre to Maxstoke Priory notwithstanding the Statue of Mortmain; Warw. (S) UKNA.

1342-43, Sir Baldwin de Freville, in the retinue of Sir Walter de Mauny, has his warhorse valued at £52, 2nd only to Sir Walter’s at £100. (S) Warhorses and Military Service Under Edward III, Ayton, 1990, P320.

11/1342, King Edward arrived at Brest, and began a siege of Vannes.

10/3/1343, Baldwin, knt. of Tamworth, Warwickshire, died in France. IsPM: Staffordshire, Herefordshire, Wiltshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Norfolk. (S) UKNA.

11/4/1343, Writ for IPM of Baldwin de Frevill, de Fryvyll. Stafford:  Wygynton. 1a. land, parcel of the castle of Tamworthe, which castle is situated in co. Warwick … Drayton by Tamworthe. A water-mill … He died in parts beyond the sea, … Baldwin his son, aged 26 years at the feast of the Assumption last, is his next heir. Hereford: Great Tatyndon. … He died in parts beyond the sea, on 3 October last … Wilts: … Worcester: Crowenest. The hamlet … Warwick: Tampworth. A castle, lands, three water-mills and rent (extent given), including a fishery … Middelton. A capital messuage, … Norfolk: Welyngham. A certain manor … (S) CIsPM.


1348, Petitioner: Richard de Wotton, chaplain, prebendary of Bonehill in the collegiate church of Tamworth. … People mentioned: …; Baldwin de Freville [the father]; Baldwin de Freville [the son]. (S) UKNA.

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

1358, Elizabeth coheir to her brother Peter.

(S) Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain …, 1805, P163. (S) Mansions … Warwickshire, Williams, 1899, P60. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P356.

Child of Baldwin and Elizabeth:

i. Baldwin de Freville (624680), born 8/15/1317 in England.

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