Wednesday, July 21, 2010

G22: 2498720

2498720. Sir Alexander de Freville & 2498721. Joan Marmion

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1268, Joan born in England, d/o 4997442. Ralph de Cromwell & 4997443. Mazera Marmion.

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

4/26/1286, Protection, with clause volumus, for the following, going beyond seas with the king … Baldwin de Frivile … Alexander de Frivill … for one year. (S) CPRs.

1/24/1292, Joan’s mother deceased; Joan, age 24, coheir to her grandfather Philip Marmion.

4/1294, … Ralph le Botiler and Matilda his wife in a plea … to present a fit person to the Church of Northbury, … they stated that Philip Marmiun and Joan his wife, the mother of Matilda, of whom she is one of the heirs, by right of Joan had presented … from Joan the right of presentation descended to one Joan and to the said Matilda and to Mazera as daughters and heirs, and from Mazera the right of her purparty descended to one Joan as daughter and heir. And the manor of Northbury,to which the advowson of the Church is appurtenant, after the death of the said Philip and Joan his wife, was assigned to Matilda in purparty of the inheritance of the said Joan her mother. And they complained that whereas the right of presentation belonged to them, the defendants unjustly impeded them, for which they claimed £40 as damages. … the manor of Northbury together with the manorsof Kylpek and Purlebache (Pulverbach) were formerly in the seisin of one Hugh de Kilpek. And after his death the manor of Kilpek was assigned inpurparty to Isabella the eldest daughter and heir of Hugh, who married William Walraund. And the other two manors of Northbury and Purlebache were assigned to Joan the other daughter and heir of Hugh, who married Philip Marmioun; and as the manors of Northbury and Purlebach exceeded in value the manor of Kylpek, the advowson of the Church was assigned to Isabella in purparty. (S) Plea Rolls for Staffordshire.

1294, Alexander, and Joan his wife, acquired the castle of Tameworth, co. Warwick, for their lives by fine from his brother Baldwin de Fryvill, and by service of coming to the coronation completely armed, riding the king’s horse, and challenging to combat all opponents. (S) CPRs, 7/4/1377. [The Marmion family is elsewhere stated to be the ancient holders of the office of defender of the king.]

9/16/1297, Alexander de Fryvill in the county of Worcester appointed to select and retain knights and yeomen to be at London by a fortnight after Michaemas. (S) CPRs.

6/5/1301, Agreement made before the bishop, between Sir Alexander de Frevylle and Eustace de Wyteneye, touching the marriage between the said Eustace and Elizabeth, daughter of the said Alexander. [Witnesses: Sir Robert de Chaundos, the lady Joan de Friville, mother of the lady, and John de Stan', parson of Rippel'.] (S) Episcopal Registers, Diocese of Worcester, 1902, P542.

10/9/1303, Debtor: Alexander de Frevile, knight, of [Maund Whitechurch, Broxash Hundred] Herefords., Eustace de Witney, of Herefords. Creditor: Walter de la Barre [citizen and merchant] of Hereford., and Sibyl, his wife. Amount: 26m. 11s. 6d. (S) UKNA.

1/10/1305, Pardon to Alexander de Fryvill of debts … (S) CPRs.

6/25/1306, Notification of a plea 'de consuetudinibus et serviciis' held at Westminster between Alexander de Fryvill' and Joan his wife, plaintiffs, and Hugh de Quilly, concerning the customs and services of a tenement which the said Hugh holds of the said Alexander and Joan in Radeclive, …; and the said Hugh recognized the tenement to be held of the said Alexander and Joan as of the honour of the castle of Thameworthe, and promised to render the due services; and for this the said Alexander and Joan warrant to the said Hugh all the said lands and tenements in the said vills 'contra participes suos' of the inheritance of Robert Marmyon. Witnesses: Sir Robert Marmyon, … (S) UKNA.

7/6/1307, “Debtor: Alexander de Frevile, Stephen de la Newton, of Herefords. Creditor: Walter de Sandford {Saunford}, burgess of Oxford [Oxon]. Amount: 13½m.” (S) UKNA.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

1310, Joan heir to Isabel, wife of William Walraund, to the manors of Winterborne and Asserton, Wilts.

5/31/1311, Licence to Alexander de Friville to grant, in fee, to Baldwin de Friville his son and to Elizabeth his wife, the manor of le Werldesende, co. Hereford, held in chief. (S) CPRs.

6/24/1311, Debtor: Alexander de Frevill, knight. Creditor: John Stephens, citizen of Hereford. Amount: 10½m. (S) UKNA.

6/5/1314, Appointment to be conservator of the peace … Alexander de Fryville, co. Worcester. (S) CPRs.

1315, Alexander received a military summons to the wars in Scotland.

6/14/1316, Appointment of conservators of the peace … Alexander de Friville, co. Worcester. (S) CPRs.

12/30/1323, Licence for Alexander de Frivill and Joan his wife to enfeoff Baldwin de Frivill of their castle of Tamworth, held in chief; and for him to re-grant it to them for their lives. (S) CPRs.

9/15/1324, Protection with clause volumus, for one year, going to the duchy of Aquitaine on the king’s service … Alexander de Fryvill. (S) CPRs.

2/1/1327 at Westminster, Alexander claimed the office of Champion at the coronation of King Edward III by tenure of Tamworth castle. (S) Tenures of Land & Customs of Manors, Blount, 1874, P269. [The Champion rode on a horse into Westminster Hall and challenged to combat anyone opposed to the king’s title to the crown. The office was given to another Marmion-related knight, Sir John Dymcock.]

4/5/1327, Alexander summoned to be at Newcastle-upon-Tyne with horse and arms to serve against Robert Bruce.

By 6/1328, Alexander died. (S) CPRs, 7/4/1377.

1327-30, Joan de Freville petitioned parliament against the crown’s effort to present at to the deanery of St. Edith, Tamworth. (S) History of the County of Stafford, V3, 1970.

1328, “Petitioners: Joan [de Fryvill (Freville)], widow of Alexander de Freville. … Baldwin [de Fryvill (Freville)], son of petitioner. Nature of request: Joan, widow of Alexander de Fryvill, states that she and her husband held, of her inheritance, the castle of Tamworth, with the advowson of the deanery and prebends of the church of Tamworth …”. (S) UKNA.

1328 Alexander, and Joan his wife, held the castle of Tameworth, co. Warwick, for their lives by fine from his brother Baldwin de Fryvill, …, and that Baldwin, age 36, and son of Alexander is his heir. (S) CPRs, 7/4/1377.

8/25/1328, Joan had livery of castle Tameworth and other lands. (S) CPRs.

10/18/1328, Protection with clause volumus, for one year, … Joan de Fryvill’, for one year. (S) CPRs.

9/1329, Henry Hillary versus Joan, formerly wife of Alexander de Fryvill, …. Manor of Thornton near Horncastre … (S) Collections for a History of Stafford, V11, 1890, P11.

Joan died.

1/18/1340, IPM before William Trussel, escheator this side of Trent, it was found that Baldwin was his mother Joan’s heir and that the castle of Tameworth reverted to him and his heirs at her death. (S) CPRs, 7/4/1377.

(S) Antiquities of Shropshire, Eyton, P199. (S) Peerages of England, Ireland …, Burke, 1831, P214.

Children of Alexander and Joan:

i. Margaret de Freville (2495309), born ~1285 in England.

ii. Baldwin de Freville (1249360), born 1292 in England.

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