1901412. Earl Richard de Vere & 1901413. Alice Sergeaux
By 1385, Richard born in England, heir & s/o 3802824. Aubrey de Vere & 3802825. Alice Fitz Walter.
9/1/1384, Alice born in Kilquyt, England, 3rd d/o 3802826. Sir Richard Sergeaux & 3802827. Philippe de Arundel. (S) The Well in the Desert, Holt, 2008, P113.
Alice Sergeaux 1st married to Guy Saint Aubyn of St. Erme, Cornwall. (S) Calendar of Fine Rolls.
9/30/1393, Alice’s father died.
1396, Alice Sergeaux coheir to her brother Richard.
9/13/1399, Alice an heir to her mother.
9/29/1399, Imprisoned Richard II resigned as king of England.
10/13/1399, Henry IV crowned king of England.
Bef. 1400, Richard married to Alice, d/o John Holand, Duke of Exeter, brother of Richard II. [No children.]
4/23/1400, Richard’s father died.
1400, The Commons pray the King [Henry IV] that Richard Earl of Oxford who had married Alice the daughter of King Richard’s sister, may be restored to the Office of Chamberlain of England, being his due inheritance, and taken away by violence by King R.2. (S) Robert Cotton’s Records from the Tower of London.
8/4/1400, Order to the escheator in the county of Oxford, …, the king has taken the homage and fealty due from William Marny, ‘chivaler,’ by reason of his having issue by Elizabeth his wife, one of the sisters and heirs of Richard the son of Richard Sergeaux, ‘chivaler,’ and Philippa his wife, … of the inheritance of the said Elizabeth, Philippa, whom Robert Passele has taken to wife and who is of full age …, Alice, a minor, whom Guy de Sancto Albino has taken to wife, … and Joan, a minor, the fourth daughter …. By K. (S) Calendar of Fine Rolls.
4/29/1401, Richard’s mother died.
10/16/1401, Grant, … to the king’s kinsman Richard son and heir of Aubrey de Veer, late earl of Oxford, a minor, … 100£ yearly … (S) CPRs.
7/3/1403, Licence for the sub-prior and convent of Thremhale, of the patronage of Richard, earl of Oxford, a minor in the king’s custody, … (S) CPRs.
4/6/1405, Grant to Richard, earl of Oxford, of 100£. Yearly during his minority … in addition to 100£. yearly already granted. (S) CPRs.
12/21/1406, Grant, … to the king’s kinsman Richard son and heir of Aubrey de Vere, late earl of Oxford, that without proving his age he may have livery of the manors of Canefield and Dounham [held by Philippa during his minority] … Grant, … Philippa late wife of Robert de Veer, late duke of Ireland, and Richard son and heir of Aubrey de Vere, late earl of Oxford, … manors of Langeley and Bradley, co. Berks … (S) CPRs. [Philippa was Richard’s aunt, wife of deceased Robert de Vere, duke of Ireland, granddaughter of Edward, the Black Prince.]
1/5/1407, Richard, earl of Oxford, granted John Stoke for life the offices of parker and warrener of his park and warren of Castlecampes, co. Cambridge. (S) CPRs.
1407, Richard, 11th Earl of Oxford, married Alice Sergeaux.
11/3/1410, Commission of oyer and terminer to Richard Veer, earl of Oxford, … touching certain treasons … county of Essex. (S) CPRs.
4/9/1413, Henry V crowned king of England.
1415, Richard invested as a Knight of the Garter.
8/6/1415, Richard wrote his will: “Richard de Vere, Earl of Oxford, August 6, 1415. My body to be buried in the Conventural Church of the Priory of Colne, in Essex, where my ancestors are interred. To Alice, my wife, all my good and chattels, to pay my debts and my funeral expences, and to dispose of the remainer to pious purposes.” (S) Testamenta Vetusta, Nicolas, P193.
8/1415, Richard in King Henry V’s force of 10000 landing at the mouth of the Seine. Richard and the Duke of York were in command of the rear guard.
9/22/1415, Richard with Henry V at the siege-conquest of Harfleur.
10/25/1415, With Henry V’s contingent of 5000, Richard a commander at the battle of Agincourt, with 30 men-at-arms and 100 archers. Each man-at-arms had a paige attending, and 2 or more horses. French forces numbered 20,000. Henry chose a spot where the superior French forces had to compress between two patches of woods. The French attacked across a mud field in the range of the English longbowmen. Due to an attack in his rear by French camp followers, Henry ordered the killing of prisoners – many French nobility. After 3 hours of battle, French to English losses were 3 to 1. (S) Mr. Hunter's Critical and Historical Tracts, Hunter, P26. (S) Dictionary of Battles, Eggenberger, 1967.
12/5/1415, … manor of Chesham, co. Buckingham, … under the grant of Richard de Veer, earl of Oxford, and Alice his wife … (S) CPRs.
6/6/3/1416, Safe conduct for John lord of Lyne, prisoner of Richard earl of Oxford. (S) Rymer’s Foedera, V9.
2/15/1417, Richard, Earl of Oxford, died; buried at Earls Colne.
10/16/1420, IPM of Philippa, sister of Alice: … descended to Alice, now countess of Oxford, … Elizabeth mother of Thomas Marney, knight, deceased, as daughters and heirs of Richard Sergeaux and his wife Philippa. (S) CIsPM.
Bef. 10/13/1421, Alice married 3rd Nicholas Thorley.
1426, Alice obtained a papal indult for plenary remission.
5/8/1452, Alice died; buried with Richard.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P859.
Child of Richard and Alice: [2 sons]
i. John de Vere (950706), born 4/23/1408 in England.