Thursday, June 3, 2010

G21: 1477134

1477134. Sir Nicholas Montgomery

The Montgomery manuscripts: (1603-1706) Comp. from family papers by William Montgomery, of Rosemount

Nicholas Montgomery, born in England, s/o §Nicholas Montgomery.

By 7/1381, Nicholas knighted.

1388, 1390, 1411, Nicholas M.P. for Derbyshire.

1/24/1392, “Debtor: Robert le Grosvesnor, knight, … Creditor: Nicholas Montgomery, knight [held fee in Cubley, in Appletree Hundred, Derbys] … Amount: 1000m.” (S) UKNA.

1399, 1401, Nicholas on commission for peace for Derbyshire.

1403-8, Nicholas Constable of Tutbury castle.

11/5/1405, “… Writ to: Sheriff of Notts. Sent by: Chancery. Endorsement: Nicholas Montgomery, Sheriff …” (S) UKNA.

3/3/1406, Commission of oyer and terminer to John Cokeyn the elder, Hugh Huls, Nicholas Montgomery, … his closes and houses at Burton on Trent … (S) CPRs.

1415, a commission was issued to Sir Nich. Montgomery to make musters in Derbyshire of men suitable for the Agincourt expedition. (S) Journal of Derbyshire.

1415-6, “Indentures between the king and the following for service in his invasion of France: Nicholas Montgomery ‘le filz’.”

5/10/1416, Commission of oyer and terminer to … Nicholas Montgomery, ‘chivaler,’ … county of Derby … (S) CPRs.

12/7/1419, “Indenture between Nicholas Montgomery, ‘le filz’, knight, and Robert Waterton, esquire, witnessing that by the King’s order they have exchanged the prisoners in their charge, Montgomery giving up the Duke of Bourbon to Waterton and receiving from him the Duke of Orleans. Nottingham.” (S) UKNA. [Note: both Dukes captured at Agincourt. The Duke of Burbon died 1433 in London. The Duke of Orleans was held by Nicholas and his son Nicholas for 19 years in the castle of Melburn near the river of Trent, Derbyshire. (S) The Montgomery Manuscripts, Montgomery, 1869, P457.]

6/12/1422, “… Writ to: Sheriff of Notts. Sent by: Chancery. Endorsement: Nicholas Montgomery, Sheriff …” (S) UKNA.

12/20/1422, £100 to Sir Nicholas Montgomery, for the custody of the Duke of Bourbon. (S) Minutes of the Privy Council of England.

1424, Nicholas of Cubley and Marston Montgomery, Derbyshire died; buried at St. Andrew, Cubley.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P202. (S) Notes on the Churches of Derbyshire, Cox, 1877, P92.

Child of Nicholas and ?:

i. Maud Montgomery (738567), born ~1380 in England.

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