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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Lord Peter de Geneville & Joan de Lusignan

2498718. Lord Peter de Geneville & 2498719. Joan de Lusignan

1251, Piers de Geynvill born in England, 2nd s/o 4997436. Geoffrey de Geneville & 4997437. Maud de Lacy.

1253, Joan born in France, d/o 4997438. Hughes XII de Lusignan & 4997439. Jeanne de Fougeres.

[––Joan & Bernard––]

“Jeanne” or Joan, 1st married Bernard-Ezy I, sire of Albret in Gascony.

Bef. 5/24/1281, Bernard died.

1283, Geoffrey and Maud granted all their lands in England and Wales to their son Peter.

[––Piers & Joan––]

Bef. 10/11/1283, Peter married Joan.

12/16/1283, Geoffrey de Genevill (4997436) and Matilda, his wife, and Peter, their eldest son, acknowledged that they owe to William de Valencia (11820102) £1200 for the commission of lands that belonged to Maurice son of Gerald in Ireland tenant in chief, deceased, and for the marriage of Gerald, son and heir of the said Maurice, a minor in William's wardship by the demise of Thomas de Clare (2498706), to whom the king granted the wardship and marriage. (S) CCRs.

3/27/1284, Simple protection for Geoffrey de Geynvill and Matilda his wife, and for Peter de Geynvill and Joan his wife going to Ireland. (S) CPRs.

1285, Peter received a grant of murage for his town of Ludlow, Shropshire for 5 years.

7/27/1286, Peter de Genevill and Joan his wife, staying in Ireland, nominating … for 3 years. (S) CPRs.

10/5/1287, Peter de Genevile acknowledges that he owes to John de Berewik and Henry de Gouiz 20 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Salop. (S) CCRs.

5/12/1288, Commission of oyer and terminer … to enquire by the oath of the good men of the king's land of Cardigan, of Edmund de Mortuo Mari's (2498716) land of Melenith and Warthreygnon, of Matilda de Mortuo Mari's (4997433) land of Radenore and Elneyluthmenith, of Ralph de Tony's (2498734) land of Elnoylismenith, of John son of Reginald's land of Blenleveny, of Peter de Geynvill (2498718) and Theobald de Verdun's (4997380) land of Ewyas and Cantrebohan, touching the homicides, arsons, robberies and other felonies committed against the men of Buelt by Humphrey de Bohun (11819896), earl of Hereford and Essex's men of Brechon. (S) CPRs.

11/10/1288 in London, Letter of acquittance by William de Valence, Lord of Pembroke, to Sir Geoffrey de Geynville, the Lady Matilda his wife, and Sir Peter de Geynville, their son and heir, for £107 5s 11d … in full payment of £1200 in which Geoffrey, Matilda, and Peter were bound to the said William for the marriage of Gerald Fitz Maurice. (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Ireland.

12/15/1288, Peter de Genevile acknowledges that he owes to R. bishop of Bath and Wells £40; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Salop. (S) CCRs.

5/17/1289, Peter de Genevill, going beyond seas, nominating … for 1 year. (S) CPRs.

2/18/1290, Peter received a grant of murage for his town of Ludelawe for 3 years. (S) CPRs.

11/9/1291, Protection … Peter de Genevill, staying in Ireland, until Easter. (S) CPRs.

5/10/1292, Protection … Peter de Genevill, staying in Ireland, for 2 years. (S) CPRs.

1292, Peter, Lord de Geneville of Trim, Ireland, and of Hereford, and Ludlow castle Shropshire, died. [Before his father.]

6/8/1292, Writ for IPM of Peter de Genevill alias de Genevile. Hereford: Walterston within the liberty of Ewyas. The manor … held of Geoffrey de Genevile his father and Maud his wife … His daughters, Joan aged 6, Beatrice aged 5, and Maud aged 1 year, are his next heirs. Salop: Staunton Lacy. The manor, including a fishpond, held by the said Peter and Joan his wife … Lodelowe. The castle including toll of the town and fair, and all the knights’ fees … Joan aged 6 at the Purification, Beatrice aged 5 this year, and Maud aged 1 year at the feast of St. Dominic next. Hereford: Malmeshull. The manor … Wlverlowe. The manor … (S) CIsPM.


8/24/1292, Joan received her manors jointly enfeoffed. Johanna, late the wife of Peter de Genevill held part of the manor from Godfrey de Genevill and his wife Matilda with Theobald de Verdun, of the inheritance of Johanne, Beatrice and Matilda, daughters and heiresses of Peter de Genevill. Johanne, Beatrice and Matilda were under age. (S) Gaz. – Ludlow, Shropshire.

1293-96, Joan moved back to Gascony, France. Her lands in England “of an alien dwelling in parts beyond the seas” were retained by the crown.

10/11/1296, Order to deliver to Joan, late the wife of Peter de Genevill, her lands in his bailiwick, which he took into the king's hands by virtue of the king's order to take into his hands the lands of aliens dwelling in parts beyond sea, as Edmund, the king's late brother, and Almaric de la Bret have testified to the king by their letters that Joan, who dwells in Gascony, has hitherto borne herself well and faithfully to the king. (S) CCRs.

5/24/1297, “Johanna que fuit uxor Petri de Geynvill” summoned to military service against the French.

2/17/1298, Protection with clause volumus, for 3 years, for Joan, late the wife of Peter de Genevill, going beyond seas. (S) CPRs.

4/4/1303, Letters for Joan, late the wife of Peter de Geynvill, staying beyond sea. (S) CPRs.

8/1/1303, To the sheriff of Hereford. Order to supersede … the demand by summons of the exchequer from Joan, late the wife of Peter de Geynvill, daughter of Geoffrey de Geynvill, for £223 6s. 8d. by reason of the lands in her hands that belonged to Geoffrey … (S) CCRs.

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

8/1310, Joan’s claims on estates of her deceased brother Guiard, Count of La Marche, ended with her receiving the castles in Couche, Poitou and Peyrat in Limousin, France; expectant on the death of her uncle Sir Guy de La Marche. The king of France also granted her reversion of the towns of Sainte-Hilaire and Pontarion.

6/1/1313, Joan took possession of her new French lands on the death of her uncle Guy.

3/1/1322, Writ of certiorari on the petition of Joan late the wife of Peter de Genevill, deceased. Hereford: Malmeshulle Lacy. The manor  was held by the said Joan by reason of a joint feoffment by the gift of Geoffrey de Genevill, of Lady Margaret late the wife of Sir Edmund de Mortuo Mari, in chief, of the castle of Radnore, by service of a knight’s fee. Wulfarslowe. The manor … held by joint enfeoffment … the aforesaid two manors with other lands &c. in Salop and the Marches to Sir Roger de Mortuomari of Wigemore for £100 yearly during her pleasure, without any writing. Castel Frome. The manor … Salop: Staunton Lacy. The manor … held jointly, … Crysteseht. The manor … The Marches: Walterston and Ewyas Lacy. A third part of the manor … held by the said Joan in dower … (S) CIsPM.

1323, Joan died.

4/18/1323, Order to the same to take into the king's hand the lands late of Joan late the wife of Peter de Genevill, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P592.

Family notes:

·         1292, On the death of his son Piers, Geoffrey placed his 2 younger and unmarried granddaughters Beatrice and Maud at Aconbury Priory. [This disinherited them as coheirs and keeping the estates in England, Wales and Ireland from being broken up on his death.]

Child of Peter and Joan: [3 daughters]

i. Joan de Geneville (1249359), born 2/2/1286 in England.

ii. Beatrice de Genevill, born 1287 in England.

iii. Maud de Genevill, born 8/4/1291 in England.

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