Friday, June 18, 2010

G21: 1477486

1477486. Earl Richard Fitzalan de Arundel & 1477487. Elizabeth de Bohun

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1336, Elizabeth born in Derbyshire, Lincoln, England, d/o 2954974. William de Bohun & 2954975. Elizabeth de Badlesmere.

1346, Richard born in England, heir & s/o 2954972. Richard Fitzalan & 2954973. Lady Eleanor Plantagenet.

Richard married to Elizabeth.

9/28/1359, Grant for Richard, earl of Arundel, to grant to Richard, his son, and Elizabeth daughter of William de Bohun, earl of Northampton, in tail, the manor of Medmenham … (S) CPRs.

4/12/1366, Whereas the king … lately granted licence for Richard, earl of Arundel and Surrey, to enfeoff the king’s son John, duke of Lancaster, … licence for the feoffees to grant to the said earl and Eleanor , his wife, daughter of Henry, late earl of Lancaster, … remainder to Richard de Arundell, the younger, and Elizabeth his wife, … successive remainder … to John brother of the said Richard, and to Eleanor his wife, … to Thomas, brother of the said John, … to Joan, countess of Hereford, sister of the said Thomas, … to Alesia, sister of the said Joan, … (S) CPRs.

5/12/1370, Grant to Eleanor, wife of Richard, earl of Arundel, and to Richard de Arundell, the younger, and Elizabeth hs wife, that after the death of the earl, and after the deaths of the earl and Eleanor, respectively, they may enter into any lands … (S) CPRs.

1/11/1372, Richard’s mother died.

1/24/1375, Richard succeeded his father.

5/6/1375, Commission of peace … Richard, earl of Arundel and Surrey, Thomas de Poynges, Robert Bealknap, Edward de Sancto Johanne, … Sussex. (S) CPRs.

1377, Richard, admiral of the king’s fleet in the westwards and southwards; retained by indenture to serve for one quarter of a year, in the company of John, Duke of Lancaster.

7/16/1377, Richard II crowned king of England.

2/26/1378, … Richard, earl of Arundel, admiral of England. (S) CPRs.

4/1/1380, Licence … for his kinsman, Richard, earl of Arundel and Surrey, in fulfillment of the purpose of his father, Richard, the late earl, to annul the priory of Arundell, … (S) CPRs.

7/1380, Elizabeth, Countess of Arundel, kidnapped her neice, Mary de Bohun from Pleshy castle, home of Thomas of Woodstock, where she was living with her elder sister, Thomas’ wife, and brought her to Arundel castle in Sussex. (S) Mistress of the Monarchy, Weir, P181. [Elizabeth was doing this for John of Gaunt, older brother of Thomas, so that he could marry Mary to his son Henry de Derby, future King Henry IV.]

12/14/1383, Appointment of the king’s kinsman, Richard, earl of Arundel, to the custody, during his minority, of the body of the king’s kinsman, Roger, son and heir of Edmund de Mortuo Mari, late the earl of March and Ulster, tenant in chief. (S) CPRs. [1385, Roger would be named the presumptive heir of Richard II. Dying in 1398, his son Edmund’s title usurped by Henry IV leading to the War of the Roses.]

4/1384, at parliament in Salisbury, Richard, Earl of Arundel, launched a verbal attack on King Richard II and his favorites. John, Duke of Lancaster, tried to intercede, alienating his nephew the king.

4/3/1385, Elizabeth died.

1386, Richard, 11th Earl of Arundel, Knight of the Garter.

1387, Richard a member of the “lords appellant” opposing Richard II; in the commission for the trial of Michael De la Pole, and others of the king's favorites, whom the Commons had then impeached.

3/24/1387, Richard, Admiral of the king’s fleet; off Margate encountered and vanquished the united fleets of France and Spain, taking no less than 100 ships, great and small, all laden with wines, comprising 19,000 tons. Richard followed up by entering the port of Brest, reducing one of the castles and burning the other; returning to England in great triumph; Richard made Governor of the castle and town of Brest [on western tip of France].

6/5/1388, … Richard, earl of Arundel and Surrey, captain of the castle and town of Brest, … (S) CPRs.

1388, Richard 1 of 5 “Lords Appellant” in opposition to King Richard II.

5/1389, Richard II declared himself of age, and dismissed the Lords Appellant.

11/5/1389, Discharge of Richard, earl of Arundel and Surrey, admiral of England, from a bond, … he would safely keep John Buke, knight, a prisoner of war lately captured at sea … died. (S) CPRs.

8/15/1390, Richard married Philippe Mortimer, widow of John de Hastings, d/o 7605294. Earl Edmund de Mortimer & 7605295. Philippe of Clarence. [No children.]

3/7/1391, Richard, earl of Arundel and Surrey, granted a market at Castle Acre, Norfolk. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.

3/4/1392, Richard wrote his will.

1394, at the Hilary parliament, Richard accused the Duke of Lancaster, uncle of Richard II, of having too much influence on the king to the detriment of other lords.

11/9/1394, Richard, earl of Arundel, and Philippa, his wife, staying in England, … attorneys in Ireland for one year. (S) CPRs.

1394, Richard accused of treason by the Duke of Lancaster, pardoned.

1394, at the Queen’s funeral, Richard attacked and wounded by Richard II for being late.

6/2/1397, John, duke of Lancaster, Richard, earl of Arundel, Thomas, earl marshal and of Nottingham, … on a commission of peace for Sussex. (S) CPRs.

10/18/1396, Richard, earl of Arundel, staying in England, has letters nominating … in Ireland for one year. (S) CPRs.

9/21/1397, Richard, 10th Earl of Surrey, executed in the Tower of London by his son-in-law Thomas de Mobray, Earl Marshall; buried at the Augustine Friars, Bread Street, London. [The Duke of Lancaster presided over his trial.]

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P336.

Children of Richard and Elizabeth: [3 sons, 5 daughters]

i. Elizabeth Fitzalan (738743), born 1366 in England.

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