~1288, William born in England, heir & s/o 2498748. William de Roos & 2498749. Maud de Vaux.
1306, Margery born in England, coheir & d/o 5909950. Bartholomew de Badlesmere & 5909951. Margaret de Clare.
7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.
9/15/1314, The executors of the will of Payn Tybotot found a security in William de Ros of Hamelak of the county of York and William his son of Northumberland, to answer for such debts. so far as the goods suffice. (S) CFRs.
8/1316, William’s father died.
8/20/1316, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to deliver to William de Ros, son and heir of William de Ros of Hamelak, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage. (S) CFRs.
4/1317, William son of William de Ros and [his maternal aunt] Pernel, widow of William de Nereford, sued Simon de Heyford, executor of the will of Roger le Bigod, Marshal of England, in the Court of Common Pleas regarding a debt of £28 18s. 7d. (S) CCPs.
1317, William exchanged Wark, Northumberland with the crown for 300 marks in land.
11/20/1317, William 1st summoned to parliament.
1318-19, William fought in Scotland. Scottish allies of Robert Bruce invaded York and nearly captured Queen Isabella who was visiting the Archbishop.
4/4/1319, John de Moubray (2955080), lord of the Isle of Axholme and of Gower; and John his eldest son and Maud, the son's wife. ... Witnesses: Sir Thomas earl of Lancaster, Sir William de Roos of Helmsley, William le Latymer, Edmund Dayncourt, ... (S) UKNA.
9/7/1319, King Edward besieged Berwick-upon-Tweed.
12/21/1319, King Edward signed a 3-year peace agreement with Robert Bruce.
10/26/1320, King Edward ordered the Gower peninsula in South Wales to be taken into his own hands, prior to awarding it to his favourite Hugh le Despenser, and trampling over the rights of the Marcher lords.
10/1321, King Edward II took to the field with a large army to oppose the lords in revolt in the Despenser War.
1322, William a royalist during the rebellion of the Earl of Lancaster. William had had a retinue of 100 men-at-arms and 60 hoblelars for the month of March ‘quo die recessit’. [Apparently allied against the rebellion instead of being sent to the war in Scotland.] (S) Medieval Warfare, DeVries, 2017.
1322, Protection for William Malbys accompanying William de Ros of Hamlak, going with the King to Scotland. (S) Maltby Family Hist., Verrill, 1916, P29.
7/11/1322, Whereas of late in a war waged in the land by certain magnates against the king he was with the said magnates ... has rendered himself to the will and forfeiture of and to the king ... [many named] ... William de Ros of the county of York has made fine in £40 and has found as mainpernors Thomas de Ros, William de Tweng, George Salvayn, knights. (S) CFRs.
[––William & Margery––]
By 1322, William married Margery.
11/3/1322, Margaret, mother of Margery, released from the Tower through mediation of her son-in-law William de Roos. [In 1321 Margaret had refused admittance of Queen Isabela to Leeds castle.]
1323, John de Lilburn took Knaresborough castle. (S) Gentleman’s Mag., V26, 1902, P132.
6/13/1323, William son of William de Ros of Hamelak acknowledges he owes the executors of the will of William de Ros of Hamelak 400 marks to be levied in co. York. (S) CCRs.
3/27/1324, William de Roos of Helmsley and John de Moubrai state that they and several other knights from Yorkshire were at the siege of Knaresborough, ... Fearing that the castle would be relieved, they promised this, making an obligation of £200 to John de Mauleverer for his damages: ... They ask to be acquitted of this money, as they did this for the King's advantage and to save his castle. (S) UKNA.
5/6/1324, To the bailiffs of the city of York. Order to pay to William de Ros of Hamelak 75 marks out of the ferm of the city ... until the king should provide him with 300 marks of land or rent yearly, or restore the castle of Wark. (S) CCRs.
2/14/1325, William de Ros of Hamelak puts in his place ... to prosecute a recognisance fo £1166 13s 4d made to him in chancery by Bartholomew de Badelesmere, Thomas Botetourt, ... knights. (S) CCRs.
9/10/1326, Licence for William de Ros of Hamelak to enfeoff Master Nicholas de Ros of the castle of Hamelak ... for the latter to regrant the same to him in tail male, with remainder to Margery his wife, and successive remainders in tail to Margaret [must have died young] his daughter and Elizabeth her sister. (S) CPRs.
9/30/1326, To ... Order not to intermeddle ... lands that Mary, late the wife of William de Brewosa, held in Werthorp, co. York, of William de Ros of Hamelak ... (S) CCRs.
1/7/1327, Parliament deposed Edward II.
1/13/1327, The lords mentioned came to the Guildhall, and in the presence of the Mayor, Aldermen and a great Commonality to the oath to safeguard Isabella, Queen of England, and Edward, eldest son of the king of England and heir-apparent, in their cause against Hugh le Despenser the younger and Master Robert de Baldock, … Earls: … Barons: Roger de Mortuo Mari, Hugh Daudele, … Henry de Percy, … William de Roos, … (S) CPR&Ms.
1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.
11/26/1328, Commission of peace in the counties of Lincoln, Nottingham, Derby, Warwick, , Leicester, Northampton and Rutland to William de Roos, William de Kyme, Ralph Basset and William de Clynton, pursuant to the statute of Winchester. (S) CPRs.
2/5/1330, Commission to A. bishop of Worcester, W. bishop of Norwich, Henry, earl of Lancaster, William de Ros, lord of Hamelak, ..., to resume the negotiations for peace between France and England begun at Montreuil. (S) Foedera.
1330, William founded a chantry at Bottesford.
1331, Acknowledgment by William de Roos of 'Hamelak' [Helmsley (co. Yorks.)] that he owes £4,000 to Edward de Bohun, kt. (S) CCRs.
5/12/1332, Commission of oyer and terminer to William de Roos of Hamelak, … in the county of Lincoln, … (S) CPRs.
1332, William de Ros of Hamelak witnessed a royal charter of Edward II confirming the rights to Swansea burgesses to come and go throughout the land doing business. (S) Original Charter.
1334, William entertained the King at Helmesley.
6/3/1335, Licence for William de Ros of Hamelak, who holds a moirty of the water calle ‘Pidsceemar’ in Holderness in fee ... to enclose the whole water with a dyke ... (S) CPRs.
10/16/1336, Appointment of William de Ros of Hamelak, ... to arrest suspected persons ... (S) CPRs.
1338, Margery, age 32, coheir to her brother Giles, 2nd Lord Badlesmere. “Giles de Badelesmere, knight: Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Northamptonshire, Suffolk, Rutland, Hertfordshire, Sussex, Kent, Wiltshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Oxfordshire, Cork. Includes assignment of dower to Elizabeth widow of Giles, and partition of the estates between the four co-heirs - Margery, wife of William de Roos of Helmsley, Maud, wife of John de Vere, earl of Oxford, Elizabeth, wife of William de Bohun, earl of Northampton, and Margaret, wife of John de Tiptoft.” (S) UKNA.
2/8/1339, William had livery of the lands of his deceased brother John.
2/15/1339, Licence for William de Roos of Hamelak to grant for life to William his son of the manor of Warksop … (S) CPRs.
2/20/1339, Exemplification, at the request of William de Roos, who has married Margery one of the sisters and heirs of Giles de Badelesmere, … (S) CPRs.
7/28/1341, Order to cause William de Ros and Margery his wife, eldest sister and co-heir of Giles de Badlesmere ... to have seisin of a third part of the manor of Preston, co. Buckingham, ... (S) CCRs.
5/15/1342, “The king greets … when William de Roos, son of our beloved and faithful William de Roos of Helmsley, marries Margaret, daughter of our beloved and faithful Ralph de Neville, William the son is of so young an age that he cannot consent to the marriage. …. (S) Women of the English Nobility, Ward, 1995, P37.
7/18/1342, William de Roos and Margery his wife, staying in England, have letters nominating … as their attorney in Ireland for two years. (S) CPRs.
1343, William fought in Brittany. King Edward fought an indecisive campaign against the French, returning the same year.
2/3/1343, William , 2nd Lord Roos of Hamlake, died; buried at Kirkham Priory, Yorkshire.
2/20/1343, Order not to intermeddle ... restoring the issues thereof to Margery late the wife of William de Roos of Hamelak ... (S) CCRs.
2/7/1344, IPM of William de Roos of Hamelak. London: Parish of St. Katherine in the Ward of Aldgate. Four shops, old and ruinous, with a garden annexed, ... William his son, aged 15 years, is his next heir. Salop: Aderdeleye, held, of the inheritance of Margery his wife. Kent: Chilham. The manor held with Margery his wife, who still survives, one of the sisters and heirs of Giles de Badelesmere, as of her pourparty of the said inheritance. ... Dorset: Tarente Ruysscheustone. A moiety of the manor held, of the inheritance of Margery his wife, of dame Elizabeth de Bourgh. Norfolk. Suffolk. Buckingham: Preston, of the inheritance of Margery. Wilts: Heghtredeburi, of the inheritance of Margery his wife. York: ... Walter Espek, sometime lord of the manor of Helmesley, ancestor of the said William de Ros ... Helmesley, the castle and manor ... William de Ros, father of the said William, now deceased, ... Seton. The manor ... Leicester: Rademyld. The manor ... Lincoln: Lincoln city ... Beauver ... Uffyngton ... Freston, ... Melton ... Northampton: Stoke Aubeney ... Essex. Nottingham. [A sample of very long list of IsPM.] (S) IsPM, Edward III, File 71.
1/6/1345, Margery late the wife of William de Roos, one of the sister and heirs of Giles de Badelesmere, tenant in chief, staying in England, … according to the law and custom of Ireland of the lands of the said Giles in that land. (S) CPRs.
1345, Margaret a widow; granted wardship William de Comberworth, held of John de Welles, a minor [and her future son-in-law.] (S) CPRs.
12/4/1347, Order to John de Coggeshale, escheator of Essex, to make partition of the manor of Thaxstede, co. Essex, into 4 equal parts, and to deliver to Margery (1249375) late the wife of William de Roos, eldest sister and heir of Giles de Badlesmere, tenant in chief, John de Veer, earl of Oxford, and Maud (2955095) his wife, 2nd sister and heir, and William de Bohun, earl of Northampton, and Elizabeth (2954975) his wife, 3rd sister and heir', their pourparties thereof, retaining in the king's hand the pourparty of John son of John Tibetot until further order [John son of Margaret (15210573), 4th sister.] (S) CFRs.
6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349.
10/13/1349, To Margery late the wife of William de Ros of Hamelak. Order to pay to John de Bello Campo or to his attorney £83 6s. 8d. … which Margery is bound to render yearly at the exchequer for the custody of the lands in cos. Lincoln and Northumberland, which belonged to Adam de Welle (1249372, son-in-law), tenant in chief. (S) CCRs.
10/12/1350, Margery, late the wife of William de Ros, going on pilgrimage to the city of Rome, has letter nominating … Saier de Rocheford, knight, … (S) CPRs.
3/6/1351, Licence for Margery, late the wife of William de Ros of Hamelak, tenant in chief, to marry whomsoever she will of the king’s allegiance. By K. … (S) CPRs.
8/20/1351, Order to the chancellor of Ireland to make a partition into 4 parts of the lands, knights' fees, advowsons of churches, and reversions late of Giles de Badelesmere, who held in chief, in Ireland, … [see 12/4/1347]. (S) CFRs. [Margery, late the wife of William de Roos.]
10/1351, Margery married Sir Thomas Arundel. [11/12/1351: ‘now the wife of Sir Thomas Darundell’]
11/25/1351, Thomas de Arundel, knight, and Margery, his wife, querents ... And after the decease of Thomas and Margery the same castle, manors and tenements shall remain to William de Roos of Hamelak' and his heirs, to hold, to wit, the castle and manor of Chilham ... after the decease of Margery the same manor shall remain to Thomas, son of William de Roos, ... (S) Feet of Fines, Kent, Suffolk, Wiltshire, Dorset, Essex, Shropshire.
10/18/1352, Order to supersede until the quinzaine of Easter next the distraints made upon Thomas Darundell and Margery his wife, eldest sister of Giles de Badelesmere, tenant in chief, John de Veer, earl of Oxford and Maud his wife, second sister, William de Bohun earl of Northampton and Elizabeth his wife, third sister, and John de Tibetot who married Margaret, fourth sister of Giles for their reliefs for the purparties which fall to those heirs of the lands which belonged to Giles. (S) CCRs.
2/14/1353, To ... Escheator of York. Deliver to Margaret late the wife of William de Roos of Hamelak, tenant in chief, the manors ... in the king’s hands by reason of the minority of Thomas, William’s brother and heir ... assigned to Margaret ... of the grant of William de Roos, William’s father, ... CPRs.
Bef. 3/25/1354, Margery married John Avenel.
4/30/1355, Protection with clause volumus for Margery late the wife of William de Ros, whom John Avenel, knight, has taken to wife, who is suing in the court of Canterbury for divorce …. (S) CPRs.
7/4/1355, Order to deliver to Margaret late the wife of William son of William de Ros of Hamelak, tenant in chief, the kinght’s fees which belonged to William at his death … (S) CCRs.
Bef. 7/12/1355, Thomas de Arundel, knight, died at Cockfield, Suffolk.
8/1/1355, Proof of age of John (grandson, 624686), son and heir of Adam de Welle. The lands are in the custody of Margery, late the wife of William de Roos of Hamelak. Walter de Hamby, knight, aged 40 years, says that the said John was born at Brunthorp on Tuesday the eve of St. Bartholomew, 8 Edward III, and baptised on the same day at Wilughby in the church of St. Helen, … (S) CIsPM.
10/20/1355, Licence for John Avenel, knight, now in the king’s prison, … to answer in the cause of divorce which Margery de Roos lately moved against him … (S) CPRs.
6/13/1359, IPM of Elizabeth, late the wife of Hugh Le Despenser (s/o 2954874), formerly wife of Giles De Badelesmere … Sussex: … Bourn and Heghyngton. The manors … belong to Thomas de Roos (1477620), son and heir of Margery de Roos (1249375), sister and one of the heirs of Giles de Badelesmere … Buckingham: … Thomas de Roos, knight, aged 23 years, is her heir. … (S) CIsPM.
8/1359, John Avenel died.
9/27/1361, Licence for Thomas de Roos of Hamelak to enfeoff Simon de Thorl … of the manor of Bourn, … and to grant that the manor of Addirlegh, … which Margery late the wife of William de Roos of Hamelak holds for life, … to grant the said manor and reversion to him and Beatrice, his wife, in tail, … (S) CPRs.
12/14/1361, Margery, Lady de Roos, presented at Chingleford, Essex.
10/18/1363, Margery died. IsPM: Yorkshire, Kent, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire, Buckinghamshire, Wiltshire, Leicestershire, Shropshire, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk. (S) UKNA.
10/22/1363 Writ for IsPM of Margery: York: Thomas de Roos aforesaid, son of the said William de Roos and Margery, aged 25 years and more, is heir of the same William and Margery, and also of William de Roos, his brother, deceased. (S) IsPM. [Many others.]
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P702.
Children of William and Margery: [2 sons, 3 daughters]
i. Elizabeth de Roos (15211181), born ~1324 in England.
ii. William de Roos, born 5/19/1329 in England.
5/4/1344, Letters patent further to the letters patent of 16 Feb 1343 granting John Darcy le Piere the £100 pa which William de Roos of Hamelake used to receive out of the farm of the City of York, to hold during the minority of William's heir. (S) UKNA.
William married 7605293. Margaret de Neville. [No children.]
Bef. 11/25/1351, William died overseas. (S) Feet of Fines [Thomas the heir.]
iii. Maud de Roos (624687), born ~1333 in England.
iv. Thomas de Roos (1477620), born 1/13/1336 in England.