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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Sir Nicholas de Charnel & Joan ?

2110868. Sir Nicholas de Charnel & 2110869. Joan ?

1290, Nicholas de Charneles born in England, s/o 4221736. George de Charnels & Lucia ?.  

1309, George George de Charneles granted the manor of Bilton to Henry de Stodle, parson of Elmesthorpe (Leics.), for life, with remainder to the heirs of his son Nicholas Charneles and his wife Joan. [This manor would eventually be held by Nicholas’ granddaughter Maud (527717), wife of Laurence Trussel.]

1313- 1320, Nicholas heir to his father.

1320, Nicholas Knight of the Shire in parliament.

2/1/1327, Edward III crowned king of England.

3/3/1327, Commission of oyer … to John de Nevill, … on complaint by William Trussell that … Nicholas de Charneles, … and others, carried away his good at Magna Petelyng, Leiciester, … (S) CPRs.

5/15/1330, IPM of John de Sancto Johanne of Basing. Warwick: … Bulton in Donesmor. A knight’s fee held by the heirs [Nicholas] of George de Charneles … (S) CIsPM.

3/21/1332, Appointment … as keepers of the county … to arrest all disturbers … Nicholas de Charnels for the county of Leicester. (S) CPRs.

6/22/1322, A letter presenting John de Charneles (son of Geroge de Chareles) to the Church of Bolton was handed in to the Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry by Nicholas de Charneles. (S) History of Bolton, Scholes, 1892, P234.

1336-37, Parties: Nicholas de Charnel', knight, lord of Bilton (Beulton) & Richard des Appes, rector of Bilton. (S) UKNA.

1338, Debtor: Nicholas Charnels, knight, lord of Bilton, of [Knightlow Hundred, Warwicks.] Creditor: William de Sutton of Draycote [Knightlow Hundred, Warwicks.]. Amount: £100. (S) UKNA.

1338-39, The Cambresis-Thierache campaign in northern France [Hainaut]. There were about 1,400 men-at-arms, and nearly 3,000 archers together with their horses. [From 4/10/1339 record, Nicholas appears to have been in this army. Sir Nicholas Charnels mentioned in the chronicles of Froissart as serving in Brittany in the French wars of Edward III.]

4/10/1339, To the bailiffs and men of Great Yarmouth … Order to deliver to John de Molyns and John Charnels, whom the king lately sent to England from parts beyond the sea on his affairs, and who are about to return with their answer, bringing certain things to the king, the ships and pinnaces prepared for war, supplied with men, mariners and armour and other necessaries required for their passage, for bringing the king's things and for their safe conduct. (S) CCRs.

1339, Nicholas represented Warwickshire in parliament.

11/15/1340, Commission to Thomas de Asteleye, Nicholas de Charneles, … in the county of Leicester, to keep the king’s peace, to enforce the statutes, … (S) CPRs.

1341, Nicholas a member of parliament for Leicester. (S) A Topo. Hist. of the Co. of Leicester, Curtis, 1831, P-XXIII. [Son Thomas would represent Leicester in 1343 & 1344.]

5/1341, Proof of age of Laurence de Hastinges, earl of Pembroke. Warwick: … Nicholas de Charnels, knight, aged 50 years and more, says the like, and knows it because at the same time he was esquire of Sir John de Hastinges, father of the said Laurence, and by a writing remaining with the said Sir John, dated Sunday next after St. Cuthbert, 14 Edward II, on which day came John de Waldegrave and announced from the said Sir John the birth of the said Laurence, the truth of the birth is clear to him. (S) CIsPM.

9/15/1341, Association … in the county of Leicester to keep the peace … with Nicholas de Charnels and … (S) CPRs.

7/2/1342, Commission to … William Trussel the elder, Nicholas de Charnels, … Simon Pakeman to make inquisitions touching felonies … county of Leycestre … (S) CPRs.

11/25/1343, William Trussel the elder, Nicholas Charnels, Roger la Zouche and Simon de Pakeman mentioned in an appointment of a commission of peace in the county of Leicester. (S) CPRs, V1, P178.

6/1344 at Westminster, Grant by John de Shulton, parson of Little Dalby church, … Witnesses: Robert de Herle, knight; Nicholas Charneles, knight, …, Simon Pakeman of co. Leicester. (S) CCRs.

1347, Nicholas Charneles, knight, of the retinue of Thomas, Bishop of Durham in co. Northampton, Leicester, and Warwick, at the siege of Calais. [The same year his was later listed in the King’s retinue.]

6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349.

11/5/1349, Commission of oyer and terminer to William Shareshull, Richard de Stafford, knight, … and Simon Pakeman, on complaint by Nicholas de Charnels, ‘chivaler,’ and William, his son, that John de Charnels, parson of the church of Swepston, … broke by night their close and houses at Swepston, co. Leicester … (S) CPRs.

1356, Nicholas appointed to put the Statute of Labourers into effect in Warwickshire.

7/10/1356, Pardon to Nicholas Charnels, ‘chivaler,’ of his outlawry in the county of Surrey … (S) CPRs.

5/1/1360 at the manor of Merewe, co. Surrey. Writing of Nicholas de Charnels knight, being a quitclaim with warranty to brother John Pavely prior of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England … Witnesses: William de Ferariis lord of Groby, Geoffrey de la Launde, Simon Pakeman, Richard de Leycestre, … (S) CCRs.

7/16/1361, … Order to deliver to the king's son John earl of Richemond and to Blanche his wife, …  the moiety of one knight's fee in Hynkelee held by Nicholas Charnels, … one knight's fee in Hastyngs held by Nicholas de Charnell  … (S) CCRs.

Nicholas de Charnel, Lord of Bilton, Warwickshire, died.

(S) Magna Britannia Antiqua & Nova: Staffordshire – Warwickshire, Cox, 1738, P800. (S) Hist. of Warwick, V6, 1951, Bilton. (S) Hist. of Buckingham, V2, 1908, Weston Turville.

Child of Nicholas and Joan:

i. Thomas Charnel (1055434), born ~1310 in England. [Eldest son]