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Thursday, June 3, 2010

Lord William Clarel & Lady Elizabeth de Reygate

1477132. Lord William Clarel & 1477133. Lady Elizabeth de Reygate

~1340, William born in Yorkshire, England, heir & s/o 2954264. Thomas Clarel & 2954265. Isabel Comyn.

~1345, Elizabeth born in Yorkshire, England, d/o 2954266. William de Raygate.

Bef. 1359, William heir to his cousin, Sir Thomas Comyn, inheriting the manor of Ulceby, Lincolnshire.

Aft. 10/17/1361, William’s father died.

1/24/1368, A capital messuage in Haleyscrofte, which belonged to William de Roumersh; and a moiety of the lands which descended to William, son of Robert de Grenehill, partitioned by William Clarell and Gilberte, rector of Roumersh. (S) UKNA, 1/24/1369, Quitclaim, Bag C/583.

6/19/1368, Grant. Margery d. of John Smyht of Conisburgh to Wm. Clarell of Aldwerk. A toft in Adwik. Witn.: Thos. de Reresby. (S) UKNA.

Aft. 1368, Elizabeth’s father died.

6/11/1369 at Aldwark, Grant. 1) Wm. Clarell. 2) Gilbert, rector of Roumersh. ... (1) to (2) manors of Aldwerk, Addewik and Neuton upon Darwent, with lands ... Witn.: Sir Thos. de Rerisby, Jas. Clarell, ... (S) UKNA.

11/25/1369, Wm. Clarell, lord of Addewyk, Jas. his brother … witnesses to a deed of High Curson. (S) UKNA.

1370, Commission to William de Fyncheden, ..., William Clarel and ..., complaint by Gerard son of John Salvayn, ‘chivaler, ...

By 1371, William of Aldwick, … Yorkshire an adult.

5/2/1373, 1) Wm. Stacy, chaplain. 2) Wm. Clarell. (1) to (2) all lands (1) holds in Addewyk, Roumersh, Kylnchirst, Newton upon Darwent, Penyston and Thorp next Kymberworth, with manor of Aldewerk and Dalton. (S) UKNA.

1375, Elizabeth coheir to her brother, James, inheriting Stiverton and Woodhall in Yorkshire.

5/1/1375, Partition. Wm. Clarell and wife Eliz., Wm. de Gastryk and wife Julianna. Partition of estate of Jas. de Raygate, bro. of Eliz. and Julianna; manor of Kylingholme. (S) UKNA.

2/11/1375, Grant: Wm. Clarell, Lord Hulsby, to Sir Gilbert, rector of Romersh, Yorks. (S) UKNA.

1376, William died.

3/18/1376, Order to the escheator(s) of  Lincoln and York to take into the king's hand the lands whereof William Clarell, who held by knight service of the heir of William Deyncourt, a minor in the king's ward was seised in his demesne as of fee on the day of his death. (S) CFRs.

6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.


3/29/1380, Grant. 1) Eliz. [w]. of Wm. de Raygate, widow. 2) John de Ledes. (1) to (2) manors of Steveton and Wodhall near Milford, with lands, etc. in South Nilford and Farburn inherited from bro. Jas. de Raygate. (S) UKNA.

Bef. 1/14/1382, Elizabeth married Sir Thomas de Leeds.

6/23/1385, Inquest taken at court of Thos. Clarell of Ulseby. Eliz. widow of Wm. Clarell never enfeoffed in manor of Ulseby.

Sir Thomas died.

3/9/1388 at York, Debtor: Elizabeth, who was the wife of Thomas de Leeds, knight, lady of Steeton [Staincliffe or Ainsty Wapentake, W.R.Yorks]. Creditor: Edmund Fitzwilliam. Amount: £100. (S) UKNA.

5/3/1388 at Fairburn, Defeasance of grant. 1) Eliz. d. of Wm. de Raygate and late wife of Thos. de Ledes. 2) John de Clifford, treasurer of St. Peter's, York ... Grant by (1) to (2) of lands in Milford and Fairburn void on payment of £54. Witn.: Wm. Gascoyne, ..., (S) UKNA.

7/12/1390, 1) Eliz. widow of Sir Thos. de Ledys, kt. Sir John Elys, kt. 2) Thos. Clarell. Sir John Seyvill, kt. ... (1) to (2) manors of Steveton and Wodehall with lands in Milforth, Lumby and Scherburn, and Aldewark water mill, paying 38 marks p.a. to Eliz. for life. (S) UKNA.

Bef. 11/29/1391, Elizabeth died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P202.

Family notes:

·         1386-97, Settlement papers, Clarell, Yorkshire: William, wife Eliz. de Raygate, and Thomas. (S) UKNA.

Child of William and Elizabeth: [2 sons, 1 daughter]

i. William Clarell Esq., born ~1360 in England.

10/16/1377, Henry de Retford, at the petition of the King’s mother, Joan of Kent, granted a royal pardon for the death of William Clarell esquire of Yorkshire. (S) English Parliament in the Middle Ages, Richardson, 1981, P81.

ii. Thomas Clarell (738566), born bef. 1368 in England.

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