2498694. Sir Walter de Norwich & 2498695. Catherine de Hedersete
Walter born in England, s/o §Sir John de Norwich.
~1280, Catherine born in England, d/o §Sir John de Hedersete & Margery ?.
Aft. 11/28/1281, Catherine’s father died.
Catherine 1st married to Piers Braunche.
2/18/1297, Protection with clause volumus, … going beyond the seas on the king’s service … Walter de Norwyco …. (S) CPRs.
12/14/1299, Walter, clerk, licenced to inclose a lane adjoining his messuage in Norwich. (S) CPRs.
1301, Walter, Lord of Stoke manor.
1302, Sir John de Norwich, lord of Mettingham [Norfolk], granted free warren. (S) Excusions in the County of Suffolk, Cromwell, 1819, P105.
1304, Sir Nicholas Braunche, knt., sold a manor, watermill and windmill in Stoke to Sir Walter de Norwich and Catherine his wife, relict of Peter Braunche.
6/28/1304, Mandate … by view and testimony of Walter de Norwyco, king’s clerk, … (S) CPRs.
1306, Sir Richard de Bouland granted Walter all the lands and tenements of his manor of Hoe in Shotesham. [Over the next few years Walter bought multiple properties in the area. (S) An Essay Towards a Topo. Hist. of the Co. of Norfolk, Blomefield, 1806, P522.]
6/28/1307, Commission of oyer and terminer … and Walter de Norwico, by jury in the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, … (S) CPRs.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
1308, Walter, the treasurer’s remembrancer, dismissed from service by newly crowned King Edward II.
8/29/1311, Appointment, during pleasure, of Walter de Norwico to be a baron of the Exchequer. (S) CPRs.
10/23/1311, Walter appointed lieutenant of the treasurer by the king.
1314, Walter appointed treasurer “by the king and council”.
7/6/1315, Walter de Norwico, the treasurer, granted 1000 marks to maintain his state more honorably. (S) CPRs.
2/10/1316, Licence for the alienation in mortain by Walter de Norwyco and Katherine his wife to the prior and convent of Holy Trinity, Norwich, … (S) CPRs.
2/12/1316, Grant to Walter de Norwico, the treasurer, in aid of the expenses of his office, of the marriage of Robert son and Heir of Robert de Ufford, deceased, … (S) CPRs.
1316, Sir Walter de Norwich, lord of Mettingham. (S) Kelly’s Directory of Suffolk, V11, 1896, P256.
1316-25, Walter, Keeper of Buckenham castle.
2/12/1317, Grant to Walter de Norwico, the treasurer, in aid of the expenses of his office, of the marriage of Robert son and heir of Robert de Ufford, deceased, tenant in chief, … (S) CPRs.
8/5/1317, Walter requesting relief from the office of the treasurership; the king appointed him Chief Baron of the Exchequer.
8/6/1316, Grant to Sir Walter de Norwyco, knight, and Katharine his wife the manor of Sculthorpe, co. Norfolk, … by John de Warenna, earl of Surrey, in exchange for the manor of Scredyngton, co. Lincoln. (S) CPRs.
4/1318, Walter and various earls, barons, and bishops met at Leicester to confer about the future parliament at York.
2/24/1319, Grant to John de Norwico, king’s yeoman, son of Walter de Norwico, if he shall survive his father, … (S) CPRs.
10/8/1319, Licence, at the request of Robert de Ufford, for the prioress and nuns of Caumpeseye, … By K. on the information of Walter de Norwyco. (S) CPRs.
1320, John Fitz Robert sold the reversion of the manor of Ling, Norfolk, to Walter.
1321, Walter appointed lieutenant of the treasurer by the king.
1/26/1322, Walter, keeper of the office of treasurer, ordered to summon those of the council he desired to ordain the transfer of the exchequer to York.
1322, Walter and Catherine settled multiple estates on their son John, remainder to Thomas, remainder to Roger, brother of Thomas.
6/27/1322 at York, … Alice sometim the wife of Thomas, earl of Lancaster, … witnesses, [bishops & earls] Henry le Scrope, chief justice, Walter de Norwico, …
7/1322, Walter a member of the commission to try the Mortimers.
1323, The judgement passed upon Roger de Mortuo Mari, the uncle, and Roger, the nephew, imprisoned in the Tower, by Walter de Norwico, … (S) CPRs.
1324, Walter summoned to the Great Council at Westminster.
10/1326, Walter, chief Baron and acting treasurer, a member of the king’s Privy Council that convened at Friars Preachers.
1/13/1327, Walter de Norwyco came to the Guildhall, and in the presence of the Mayor, … took an oath to safeguard Isabella, Queen of England, and Edward, eldest son of the king and heir apparent, in their cause against Hugh le Despenser the younger, … (S) Calendar of Plea and Memoranda Rolls of the City of London, V1, 1926.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
1/20/1328, Walter died; buried in Norwich Cathedral. Catherine had dower rights manors in Norfolk and Suffolk, including Blackworth, about 5 miles from the city of Norwich.
1334, Letter to Walter de Norwico, knight, the king’s treasurer, thanking him for what he has done for the Romand and other churches, and urging him to give his help in pacifying the realm, … (S) Calendar of Papal Registers.
9/23/1334, Licence for the alienation in mortain by Katherine late the wife of Walter de Norwico and John son of Walter de Norwico to the prior and convent of Holy Trinity, Norwich, … (S) CPRs.
9/1336, Catherine living at Blackworth.
1/20/1337, Catherine, living in Norwich, held a great dinner on the anniversary of Walter’s death. (S) Medieval Norwich, Rawcliffe, 2006, P181.
1/9/1340, Pardon to Walter de Norwico and Margaret his wife for acquiring in tail from John de Norwico, his father, the manor of Dalham … and the reversion of the manor of Bradefeld, expectant on the demise of Katherine late the wife of Walter de Norwico, knight, … to enter into the manor of Bradefild on the death of Katharine. (S) CPRs.
Bef. 10/14/1343, Catherine died – “The said Katharine is now dead …”. (S) CPRs.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P388. (S) Baronial Opposition to Edward II, Davies, 1967.
• Catherine a sister of Simon de Hedersete, married to Cecilia ?.
Children of Walter and Catherine:
i. John de Norwico (30422628), born ~1300 in England.
ii. Margaret de Norwich (1249347), born ~1305 in England.
iii. Katherine de Norwich (3802373), born ~1310 in England.