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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

2498704 Clifford-Vipont

2498704. Roger de Clifford & 2498705. 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 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 Clifford, James Audeley, Hamo Lestrange, and William Bassingbourn. (S) The Tournament in England, 1100-1400, Barker, P115.

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.

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.

1271, Roger, joined by Maurice de Berkeley, led a rebellion against King Henry III.

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) Fine Rolls of Henry III.

10/11/1271, Order to Roger 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) Fine Rolls of Henry III.

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

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.]

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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 one 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.

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.

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

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P215.

Child of Roger and Isabel:

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