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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Lord Roger de Clifford & Lady Isabel de Vipont

2498704. Lord Roger de Clifford & 2498705. Lady Isabel de Vipont

1242, Roger born in Herefordshire, England, heir & s/o 4997408. Roger de Clifford & 4997409. Maud ?.

1252, Isabel Vieuxpont born in England, eldest d/o 4997410. Robert de Vipont & 4997411. Isabel Fitz John.

1259, Marcher lords Roger de Clifford, Hamo Lestrange and John de Vaux were members of Lord Edward’s entourage [the “bachelors of England” including Henry of Almain, John de Warren and Roger de Leyburn], and distrusted and disliked by the Queen, when Edward made an agreement with Simon de Montfort pledging to the furtherance of reform. (S) Eleanor of Provence, Howell, 2001, P163.

1260-62, For about 2 years Lord Edward [future King Edward I] took a group of knights touring tournaments in Europe including: John of Brittany, Henry of Almain, 2 sons of Simon de Montfort, Roger de Clifford, James Audeley, Hamo Lestrange, and William Bassingbourn. (S) The Tournament in England, 1100-1400, Barker, P115.

1263, Roger joined the barons in revolt under Simon de Montfort [mostly young barons]. Roger de Clifford and Roger de Leybourne ravaged the Welsh marches and took Hereford and Bristol [for which they were excommunicated.]

9/18/1263, Pardon to Roger de Clifford, Roger de Leyburn, John de Vallibus, Hamo Lestrange, John Giffard and Ralph Basset of Dreyton of all trespasses … reason of non-observance of the Provisions of Oxford … (S) CPRs.

8/8/1265, Commitment … to Roger de Clifford of the justiceship of the forest on this side Trent; with mandate to foresters and others to be intendant to him. Grant to the said Roger of the wardship of the lands falling to Isabel, first-born daughter and one of the heirs of Robert de Veteri Ponte, tenant in chief, with her marriage. (S) CPRs.

9/24/1265, Mandate to Bertha de Furnivall to cause the younger daughter [Isabel] and one of the heirs of Robert de Veteri Ponte, whom she has in her keeping to come without delay to the king by John de Vallibus, the bearer of these presents, and some of Bertha's men. (S) CPRs.

[––Roger and Isabel––]

Roger married Isabel.

6/15/1269, “Isabel, wife of Roger son and heir of Roger de Clifford, and eldest daughter and one of the heirs of Robert de Veteri Ponte (Vieuxpont): Herefordshire.” (S) UKNA. [Acquiring Appleby castle.]

1270, “Plea roll of Wiltshire forest eyre 1270, before Roger de Clifford, …” (S) UKNA.

7/18/1270, Roger de Clifford named his son Roger as his attorney as he was leaving on crusade. (S) CPRs.

8/1/1270, Order to Roger de Clifford’ senior to deliver custody of the forest this side of the Trent to the same Roger his son. (S) FRsHIII.

1271, Roger, joined by Maurice de Berkeley (4997416), led a ‘rebellion’ against King Henry III.

9/30/1271, Half a mark fine for old waste in the wood of Bolenhull. (S) Staffordshire Forest Pleas, V5, Pt1, 1884.

10/11/1271, Order to Roger de Clifford junior, justice of the king’s forest this side of Trent.

1272, “Plea roll of Shropshire forest eyre 1271, before Roger de Clifford …” (S) UKNA.

9/2/1272, Order, …, to Roger de Clifford justice of the king’s forest this side of the Trent … . (S) FRsHIII.

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England.

1273, Thomas Corbet  had a precept from Roger de Clyfford, junior, Justice of the Forest, to take a doe in the said Bailiwick, and his greyhounds had took a fecon against his will. Thomas sent the venison to Roger de Clyfford. (S) Staffordshire Forest Pleas, V5, Pt1, 1884.

7/20/1273, Order to Roger de Clifford, justice of the forest on this side Trent … (S) CFRs.

8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.

9/23/1274, Order to all foresters and other ministers of the king's forests to be intendant to Roger de Clifford the elder, to whom the king has committed during pleasure the office of justice of the said forests. Order to Roger de Clifford the younger to deliver the office to Roger the elder. (S) CFRs.

11/2/1274, To Roger de Clyfford, justice of the Forest this side Trent. Order to permit Queen Eleanor, the king's mother, and her men of co. Northampton to have free cheminage by the public and common ways. (S) CCRs.

9/11/1275, Simple protection, for the burgesses of Appelby, … between them and Roger de Clifford the younger and Isabella his wife and Roger de Leyburn and Idonia his wife. (S) CPRs.

7/25/1276, Protection with clause volumus, until Michaelmas, for Roger de Clifford, the younger. (S) CPRs. [Roger’s father is also listed. Likey going to Gascony where King Edward had taken new lands.]

2/2/1277, Protection with clause volumus … going to Wales on the king’s service … Peter de Monti Forti, Payn de Cadurcis, Roger Lestrange, Roger de Clifford the younger, … (S) CPRs.

6/1277, King Edward was in Chester where he cleared a road through a dense forest, and started construction on the castles of Flint and Rhuddlan. King Edward made forays into the Welsh lands of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, prince of Wales, capturing Snowdonia and the isle of Anglesey.

1277, Roger had a quota of 1½ knights fees in recognized quotas in right of his wife.

1280, “Plea roll of Worcestershire forest eyre 1280, before Roger de Clifford.” (S) UKNA.

9/10/1280, Order to cause Roger de Clyfford to have 10 live bucks and 30 live does in the forest of Engelwod in order to stock his parks therewith, of the king's gift. (S) CCRs.

1281, “… Roger de Clifford, justice of the forest; …” (S) UKNA.

6/5/1281, Commission to Geoffrey de Nevill, … to make a perambulation of the bounds … between the land of John de Britannia, earl of Richmond in Richmond, in the county of York and the land of Roger de Clifford and Isabella his wife, Roger de Leiburn and Idonai his wife in Brough, co. Westmoreland, … (S) CPRs.

8/16/1282, To Roger de Clyfford. Notification that the king has given to him power to receive the attorneys whom Alexander de Balliolo will appoint before him in the suit before the king's justices at Westminster. (S) CCRs.

11/6/1282, Roger drowned while crossing a bridge of boats near the Menai Straits in Wales near Bangor. [Died before his father.]

11/12/1282, IPM of Roger de Clyfford the younger. Rutland: Esenden. The manor, held of the inheritance of Isabel his wife … He had a son of Isabel his wife, named Robert, aged 8. Bedford: Eyworth. A messuage and garden … Robert his firstborn son, aged 7, is his next heir … Buckingham: Boclonde. A moiety of a messuage and garden … Lincoln: … York: Maltheby. The manor … Westmoreland: Bruham. The manor … (S) CIsPM.

[––Isabel––]

1282, “Isabel de Clifford, widow of Roger de Clifford; … to establish their rights to lands or dowers …” (S) UKNA.

12/12/1282, Writ for IPM of Roger de Clyfford the younger. Rutland: Esenden. The manor, held of the inheritance of Isabel his wife … by service of 1 knight's fee. He had a son of Isabel his wife, named Robert, aged 8. Bedford: Eyworth. A messuage and garden, 100a. arable … Robert his firstborn son, aged 7, is his next heir. Buckingham: Boclonde. A moiety of a messuage and garden, 110a. arable … Lincoln: Morton … all held, of the inheritance of Isabel his wife … York: Maltheby. The manor … held by the said Roger and Sir Roger de Layburne of the castle of Tyckeil for 1 knight's service when scutage runs, and this by reason of their wives who were daughters and heirs of Sir Robert de Veteri Ponte; and there pertain to the manor 6½ knights' fees each … Westmorland: Bruham. The manor … Heir as above, aged 9 at Easter, 11 Edw. I. … (S) CIsPM. [A total of £253 10s. 11¼d. (S) Records Relating to North Westmorland, Kendal, 1932, St. Ninian, Brougham.]

1282, Isabel became the 1st female “hereditary Sheriff of Westmorland”, sitting in person in her castle of Appleby with the judges. (S) Monthly Magazine and British Register, V48, P5.

2/4/1283, Order to the escheator beyond Trent to deliver to Isabel, late the wife of Roger de Clifford the younger, daughter and one of the heirs of Robert de Veteri Ponte, tenant in chief, the lands which her husband and she held in chief and in their demesne as of fee of her inheritance on the day of his death … (S) CFRs.

1283, “Bartholomew de Castello … manor of Buckland and which, upon Clifford's death, the sheriff seized and detained, and which Isabella and her bailiffs now waste … Isabella [de Clifford], widow of Roger de Clifford.” (S) UKNA.

1/28/1284, Simple protection, for 1 year, for Isabel late the wife of Roger de Clifford the younger. (S) CPRs.

1287-8, “…  Isabel late the wife of Roger de Clifford the younger, …” (S) UKNA.

9/22/1290, Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Isabella, late the wife of Roger de Clifford the younger, to the abbot and convent of Heppe of the advowson of the church of Warchecopp. (S) CPRs.

5/14/1292, Isabella died. “John of St John's and Thomas Peynel Executors of the will of lady Isabel de Clifford.”

[––Post Mortem––]

5/20/1292, IPM of Isabel de Clifford, one of the daughters and heirs of Robert de Verteripont. Westmoreland: Appelby. The castle … Burgh under Staynmore. The manor … Kyrkeby Stephan. The manor … Robert de Clyfford her son, aged 18 at Easter last, is her next heir. York: Malteby. The manor … (S) CIsPM.

1/10/1292, “…  the court of Brough under Stainmore is in the King's hand because of the wardship of the heir of Lady Clifford … [Isabel de Clifford], Lady Clifford.” (S) UKNA.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P215.

Child of Roger and Isabel:

i. Robert de Clifford (1249352), born 9/29/1276 in England.


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