Monday, June 28, 2010

2495306 Montacute-Monfort

2495306. Lord William Montacute & 2495307. Elizabeth de Montfort

~1270, William born in England, s/o 4990612. Simon de Montacute & 4990613. Isabel ?.

~1270, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 4990614. Sir Piers de Montfort & 4990615. Maud ?.

Bef. 11/1290, William’s and Elizabeth’s marriage arranged by Queen Leonor of Castile.

6/20/1292, Confirmation to John de Monte Forti, king’s yeoman, of the marriage of William son and hier of Simon de Monte Acuto for the use of his daughter [sister] Elizabeth, grant to him by Eleanor, late queen of England. (S) CPRs.

1301-2, “Grant by Hugh de Broke, …, to William de Montagu, Elizabeth his wife, and the heirs of William, of all his lands and tenements of 'La Hide' in Langley Abbots. Witnesses:- Sirs Simon de Montagu, …” (S) UKNA.

10/26/1302, Simon de Monte Acuto, going to Gascony with John de Hastinges, nominating William de Monte Acuto and Roger de Molton his attorneys for two years. (S) CPRs.

1303, “William Montacute, lord of Aston Clinton to John Mauger of North Petherton: Lease, indented, of a croft called 'Capierescroft': Bucks.” (S) UKNA.

2/24/1308 at Westminster, Edward II crowned king of England.

8/11/1308, Exemption, for life, for William de Monte Acuto in respect of his dwelling-house at Hide, co. Hertford, from livery of stewards, … (S) CPRs.

1/26/1313, Commission to … take thirty of the greater and better ships, … to levy footmen well armed … may be ready and prepared in the port of Sandwich … to set out on the king’s service in the train of William de Monte Acuto … (S) CPRs.

1314, William served in Scotland in the king’s army. (S) CPRs.

1/7/1315, Protection with clause, until Easter, for William de Monte Acuto, going beyond the seas on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.

2/12/1316, Appointment, … for the purpose of raising 1,000 foot soldiers … who are to be marched, at the king’s wages, under the command of Bartholomew de Badelesmere and William de Monte Acuto, against Llewellyn Bren and his followers. (S) CPRs.

3/16/1316, Power granted, during pleasure, to William de Monte Acuto to receive into the king’s peace the Welsh and their adherenets, who have risen in rebellion against the king. (S) CPRs.

1316, William succeeded his father.

8/20/1316, William granted, for his good service to the late and present kings, the marriage of Joan, eldest d/o Lord Thebaud de Verdun & Maud de Mortimer. [4/28/1317, Joan was married to son John – who died by August]. (S) CPRs.

11/16/1316, Inspeximus … of a charter of Richard, late bishop of Durham, … By K. on the information of William de Monte Acuto. (S) CPRs.

6/16/1317, Grant to William de Monte Acuto, steward of the Household [replacing John de Crumbewelle], … tenement with houses … in London, … (S) CPRs.

1317-18, “Roll of William Montague, steward of the household, of the Court of the Marshalsea and Court of the Verge.” (S) UKNA.

9/11/1317, Grant … to William de Monte Acuto, steward of the Household, to whom and to Elizabeth his wife … (S) CPRs.

11/1317–8/1318, William summoned to parliament.

1318, William, steward of the King’s household, appointed seneschal of the Duchy of Aquitaine.

1319-20, “Inventory of goods of William de Montagu at Bordeaux, [France].” (S) UKNA.

1320, “…William de Montagu (Montague); Elizabeth [de Montagu (Montague)], wife of William de Montagu …” (S) UKNA.

1320, William, 2nd Lord Montagu, Knight of the Bath, died in Gascony; buried at St. Frieswide, Oxford.

Bef. 6/8/1322, Elizabeth married 2nd Lord Thomas de Furnival, father-in-law of Joan, who had married her son John. [Fined for marrying without a license.]

9/1329, Indulgence … church of St. Augustine, Bristol, … shall pray for Sir William de Monte Acuto, knight, and the lady Elizabeth, his mother, Katherine, his wife, and their children … (S) Register of Ralph of Shrewsbury, 1896, P8.

1332, Thomas Furnival died.

8/6/1346, Elizabeth gave 46 acres called Stokwell Meade to Christ Church chantry.

1347, Elizabeth provided a grant to fund 2 priests to pray for members of her family in which she named her parents.

1347, “Elizabeth, late wife of Thomas de Furnyvalle” to send 6 men-at-arms and 12 archers to the king at the siege of Calais. (S) Crecy and Calais, Wrottesley.

1354, Elizabeth, patron of Christ Church cathedral of Oxford University, died; buried at Christ Church.

(S) Memorials of the West, Hist. and Desc., Rogers, 1888, ‘Daubeney’. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P120. (S) A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary, Burke, 1831, P359.

Children of William and Elizabeth:

i. William Montacute (30422278), born 1301 in England.

ii. Alice Montacute (1247653), born ~1315 in England.