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Monday, June 28, 2010

Sir Henry de Willington & Margaret de Freville

2495308. Sir Henry de Willington & 2495309. Margaret de Freville

~1280, Henry de Wylyngton born in England, s/o 4990616. Sir Ralph de Willington & 4990617. Juliana ?.

~1285, Margaret born in England, d/o 2498720. Sir Alexander de Freville & 2498721. Joan Marmion.

By 5/12/1293, Henry’s father died; his older brother John the heir.

7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.

[––Henry & Margaret––]

By 1308, Henry married Margaret. (S) Arch. and Hist. Notices of the Churches of Cambridgeshire, Hill, 1880.

1313-14, Alexander de Fryvill and Joan his wife to grant the manor of Yatesbury to Henry de Wylyngton, Margaret his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the grantors and the heirs of Joan, retaining Asserton. Wilts. (S) UKNA.

3/24/1314, Protection for Henry de Wylyngton. (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Scotland.

1315, Lords of the manor of Barsham and Shipmeadow in Suffolk were Robertus Barsham, Henry de Wyllington, and Walter de Norwico. (S) Suffolk in the 17th, the Breviary of Suffolk, Reyce, 1902, P111.

4/15/1316, Henry de Wylington the Constable of Trematon [until 11/1/1318.] (S) Castle Community, Rickard, 2002, P145.

5/15/1316, Commitment during pleasure to Henry de Wylinton of the county  of Cornwll. (S) CFRs.

1316, John de Wilyngton granted the manor of Lanteglos and Fowyton, co. Cornwall, to Henry de Wylyngton and Christina de Lomene, wife of Edmund de Wylyngton. (S) CCRs, 7/25/1322. 

12/16/1316, Order to Henry de Wylington, steward of Cornwall, to resume into the king's hand the purchase of tin in that county. (S) CFRs.

5/9/1318, Licence for Henry de Wylyngton to crenellate his dwelling place (manor) of Culverden, co. Gloucester. (S) CPRs.

5/25/1318, Henry de Wylyngton, Lord Steward and Lord Warden of the Stannaries in Cornwall and Devon. (S) CPRs.

2/20/1319, Commission of oyer and terminer ... on complaint by Henry de Wylington that ... assaulted him at Briggewater, co. Somerset, and also his men. (S) CPRs.

10/1320, Sir Henry de Wylyngtone, sheriff and steward of Cornwall. (S) Ancient Deeds, V5, 1906, A.10800.

2/1321, King Edward issued writs forbidding unlawful assembly because he knew Earl Thomas of Lancaster was meeting with large groups of norther barons.

12/27/1321, Order to the sheriff of Gloucester to take into the king’s hand the lands, goods and chattles of … Henry de Wylyngton [many named] … (S) CFRs.

3/11/1322, Writ of aid for Edmund, earl of Kent, … and John de Warenna, earl of Surrey, appointed to arrest Thomas, earl of Lancaster, Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, … John de Moubray, Bartholomew de Badelesmere, Roger de Clifford, John Giffard of Brymesfeld, Henry Tyes, John de Wylyngton and Henry de Wylyngton, and all of their company, and to besiege and take the said Thomas’ castle. (S) CPRs.

3/16/1322, Henry and his older brother John at the battle of Boroughbridge, Yorkshire; fighting with Thomas, Earl of Lancaster and the Marcher Lords, against King Edward II and the Dispensers. Both were captured.

3/26/1322, A commission was assembled to render judgement on Henry de Montfort and Henry de Willington at Bristol. (S) UKNA.

By 8/1322 at Bristol, Henry was drawn for treason and hanged for homicide. [Treason because Henry de Wyllington and Henry de Montfort had drawn up their men ‘en champ entbatailez ove baneres despayez’. They had taken the field against the king with their banners displayed.] (S) Nobles, Knights ... Keen, 1996, P157.

 [––Post Mortem––]

8/4/1322, To Richard Lovel (2495302). Order to certify the king of the tenor of the record and process and the pronunciation of judgment at Bristol upon Henry de Wylyngton and Henry de Monte Forti. (S) CCRs.

10/2/1323, Commisson of oyer … who with others came many times to Bristoll, co. Gloucester, where the bodies of Henry de Monte Forti and Henry de Wylyngton, late rebels, were by judgement of the court hanging as long as they would last, and who, … have made and published idolatrous tales (figmenta) there, … (S) CPRs.

(S) A Gen. and Her. Hist., Burke, 1838, P526.

Family notes:

·         In 1323, miracles were said to be worked by his body hanging in chains in Bristol.

·         Henry bought the manor of Colverden in King’s Barton near Gloucester from Richard de Apperleye. [In a later petition after the death of Henry: Richard de Apperleye states that Henry had menaced him with the great power he had from Roger Damory, and with his great lineage, and had threatened him with being killed or maimed if he did not sell him the tenements.] (S) UKNA.

Child of Henry and Margaret:

i. Henry de Willington (1247654), born 1309 in England.