1249744. Sir Richard de Byngham & 1249745. Alice Bertram
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~1240, Richard born in England, s/o §Ralph Bugg.
1260, Richard, son of Ralph Bugg, a Nottingham wool merchant.
Richard married Alice [but there were future questions of the legality of the marriage.]
1294-95, Richard had a charter of free warren in Bingham, Clipston, and Kinoulton.
8/2/1296, Commission to … Richard de Byngham to deliver Lincoln gaol of William Hoddeson, in the custody … (S) CPRs.
1297, Richard a knight of the shire.
9/18/1299, Appointment of … to select in the county … 500 footmen, to repress the increasing malice of the Scots, and to conduct them to Newcastle-on-Tyne … Richard de Byngham, 500 in Nottingham; … (S) CPRs.
10/24/1301, Appointment of … to assess the fifteenth … Richard de Byngham, Nottingham … (S) CPRs.
12/10/1302, Mandate to … collectors in … aid for marrying the king’s eldest daughter, … Richard de Byngham, Nottingham and Derby. (S) CPRs.
1307, Richard de Byngham, and Alice his wife, Quer., … manors of Byngham and Clipston, and of nine messuages of twenty-eight Acres, and eight Bovats of alnd and an half, and 12 Acres of meadow, with the Appurtenances in Guthorpe, Kinalton, Gotegrave, Nottingham, and Rotington, and the Advowson of the Church of Torington,thereby settled on the said Richard, and Alice, and the Heirs Males, which the said Richard shoud beget on the Body of the said Alice; remainder to William, son of Alice Bertram, of Bingham, and the Heirs Males of his body; Remainder to Richard, younger brother of William … [it appears he had these by Alice and later married her.]
Richard died, buried at the church at Bingham.
7/1/1308, Commission to … to levy 1,000 footmen in the county … for the expedition to Scotland, … Thomas Malet and Richard de Byngham; the former to be the leader. … cos. Nottingham and Derby. 500 men. (S) CPRs.
12/11/1310, Commission to Richard de Byngham and Thomas de Swynford, together with any person deputed for the purpose by Peter de Gavaston, earl of Cornwall, to view the castle of Nottingham, … (S) CPRs.
2/26/1312, Commission of Robert de Pykering, canon of York, to receive the vow of chastity of Alice, widow of Sir Richard de Bingham, knight.
1314, Alice late the wife of Richard de Byngham, and William son of Richard de Byngham granted a market and fair a the manor.
11/2/1324, Protection with clause volumus for one year for … Alice late the wife of Richard de Byngham. (S) CPRs.
4/14/1329, Dame Alice, Lady of Bingham, instituted John de Loudham as Rector of Bingham.
11/5/1342, Dame Alice, Lady of Bingham, instituted Richard de Notyngham as Rector of Bingham.
Bef. 1348, Alice died.
(S) A Reappraisal of the Medieval Ancestry of the Cranmers of Aslacton, Matthew Hovious, 2008.
Children of Richard and Alice:
i. William de Byngham, born ? in England.
1345, “William [son of Richard de Byngham], by his attorney, … whereof Ralph Bugg, whose grandson and heir he is … Roger answers that William is a bastard …” It was found by inquisition that William was legitimate.
ii. Richard de Byngham (624872), born ~1290 in England.
iii. Alice de Byngham, born ? in England.
Alice married Richard Sutton.
iv. Thomas de Byngham, born ? in England.
1326, “Avignon: To Thomas son of the late Richard de Bingham, knight, of the diocese of York, the illegitimate son of a married man. Dispensation to be ordained and hold a benefice.”