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Thursday, June 24, 2010

Lord Hugh de Valletort & Lucia le Bret

2495298. Lord Hugh de Valletort & 2495299. Lucia le Bret

~1270, Hugh de Valle Torta born in England, s/o 4990596. Sir John de Valletort & 4990597. Alice Belet.

~1270, Lucia born in Somerset, England, d/o 4990598. Adam le Bret.

11/22/1296, protection with clause volumus, … going beyond the seas on the king’s service … Hugh de Vautort going with John de Berewyk. (S) CPRs.

12/2/1299 at Exeter, Debtor: Hugh de Valle Torta, of Somerset. Creditor: Robert de Newton {Nyweton}, citizen of Exeter. Amount: 10m. (S) UKNA.

1300, Hugh’s father died.

5/19/1300, Debtor: Hugh de Vautort, lord of North Tawton {Chepintauton} of [North Tawton Hundred] Devon … Amount: £105. (S) UKNA. [Also borrowed 10m the following Oct.]

2/2/1301 at London, Debtor: Hugh de Vautort {de Valletorta}, of Devon., of Somerset., and of Cornwall. Creditor: Geoffrey de Norton, citizen of London. Amount: £51 10s. (S) UKNA.

1303, Hugh Vautort lord of Currypool.

6/8/1304 at Exeter, Debtor: Hugh de Vautort {Valle Torta}, lord of the manor of North Tawton {CheppingTanton} [North Tawton Hundred, Devon.], Buckland, Dynham, and Dodscott {Dodecote}, in Devon., and the manor of Curry Pool {Coripole}, Somerset., Roger Arundel, and Peter de Bradstone, of Somerset. Amount: 20m. (S) UKNA.

1310, Hugh Vautort held the advowson of Charlinch as Lord of Currypool manor. [An ancestor Joel Vautort held it in 1245.]

9/1/1310 at Exeter, Debtor: Hugh de Vautort {Valle Torta}, lord of Curry Pool [held North Tawton in North Tawton Hundred, Devon]. Amount: 8m. (S) UKNA.

1310-11, Hugh Vautort granted Charlinch to Adam Brett (4990598).

1311, Hugh de Vautort died.


1311, Adam Brett settled Charlinch on Lucy, widow of Hugh de Vautort, with reversions to her underage children John, Beatrice, Gillian.

By 1314, Lucy died.

4/24/1314, Order to take into the king's hand the lands late of Hugh de Vautort, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.

 (S) Virginia Cousins, Goode, 1887, P460. (S) Hist. of Somerset, V6, 1992, Charlinch.

Children of Hugh and Lucia:

i. John Valletort, born ? in England.

By 1332, John died without heirs, his heir his sister Beatrice.

ii. Beatrice Valletort, born ? in England.

Beatrice married Simon of Bradney.

~1360, Beatrice died without issue, her heir a son of her sister Gillian.

iii. Gillian Valletort, born ? in England.

Gillian married Godfrey Lyf.

iv. Elizabeth Valletort (1247649), born ~1300 in England. [Aka Egelina]