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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Lord Nicholas Aucher & Petronilla de Cassingham

2500160. Lord Nicholas Aucher & 2500161. Petronilla de Cassingham

~1275, Petronilla, d/o 5000322. Ralph de Cassingham.

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

1280, Nicholas Auchier born in England, s/o 5000320. Henry Aucher & 5000321. Ella ?.

 [––Nicholas & Petronilla––]

1300, Henry Aucher (Nicholas’ father) at the Siege of Caerlaverock castle, where he was made a Knight Banneret for valour. (S) Topo. Hist. of Kent, Seymour, P525. [Nicholas would likely be with him.]

~1300, Nicholas married Petronilla, [Eventually acquiring the Cassingham manor of Keinsham in Rolveden].

2/24/1302, Nicholas witnessed a quitclaim of Sir Robert de Passeleye and his son Edmund to Richard le Waleys III. (S) TNA, GLY/1339.

1302, Nicholas Aucher held a 0.25 fee in Losenham of Ralph de St. Leger, and a 0.25 fee in Maiham of John Malmayns. (S) Honors and Knights’ Fees, Farrer.

1303, Nicholas’ father died.

10/10/1303, IPM of Henry son of Aucher alias Henry Aucher. Southampton: … Byketon … a chapel … 20a. meadow … Wilts.: Fissherton. The manor (extent given with names of tenants) held of the earl of Salisbury by service of 1/2 knight’s fee. [Nicholas] Aucher his son, aged 21 and more, is his next heir. Cambridge: Pampesworth. The manor  held, by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Ela sometime his wife, … Heir as above, aged 24. (S) CIsPM.

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

1309, Nicholas, Lord of the manor of Fisherton, Wiltshire. [Previously held by his father.]

1309-10, Concerning Archbishop Winchelsea’s trees in Kent … to sell [them] at their pleasure … without impediment of complaint from the aforesaid Nicholas and Petronilla, Bertram and Benedicta (Petronilla’s sister), or their ancestors. (S) London and Ashford, 1871-1874, P203.

6/19/1312, Piers Gaveston, sometime Earl of Cornwall, King Edward’s favorite, was executed at Blacklow Hill, Warwickshire, by the earls of Lancaster, Hereford and Arundel.

9/30/1312, Nicholas a commissioners of array in Kent and Sussex to levy 1000 footmen  and lead them to the king. (S) CPRs.

9/18/1313, Nicholas, justice in eyre in Kent, had order to remove the pleas concerning Aymer de Valence, earl of pembrok, who was with the king, to the end of the eyre. (S) CCRs.

1319, Nicholas made a settlement associated with the manor of Fisherton, Wiltshire.

By 1333, Petronial died. (S) See daughter Agnes – 1333.


1336, Nicholas complained that he had been assaulted by Edmund son of Edmund Haclut, knight, John son of Henry Tyks of Rochester, and others. (S) CPRs.

1338, Nicholas made a settlement associated with the manor of Fisherton, Wiltshire.

By 1340, Nicholas died. [Nicholas’ grandson, “heire of Henry Auchere”, owned the lands.]

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P249. (S) A Gen. and Heraldic …, Burke, 1835, P27. (S) History of the Weald of Kent, (London and Ashford, 1871-1874): 2/1: 201-205. (S) Hist. of Wiltshire, V6, 1962, Fisherton Anger.

Children of Nicholas and Petronilla:

i. Agnes Aucher, born ~1300 in England.

9/8/1333, at Westminster. Betw. Isabella, who was the wife of Henry Aucher of Lossenhamme [Agnes’ brother], plt. and Agnes, daughter of Nicholas Aucher, deft., of 1 mess., 1 garden, 115 acr. Land, 11 acr. Wood, 30s. rent, and rent of 2 cocks, 18 hens, 80 eggs, 1 lb. and a moiety of one grain of pepper, and a moiety of cummin, with appurts., in Roluyndenn’. Right of Agnes, who, for the admission, grants to Isabella for her life. After the death of Isabella to remain to Henry her son, and to the heirs of his body, but if none, then after his death to remain to the right heirs of aforesaid Isabella. (S) Arch. Cantiana, V20, 1893, P161.

ii. Henry Aucher (1250080), born ~1305 in England. [Heir]

iii. William Aucher, born in 1316 in England.

1337, William proved his age.

Child: Christina Aucher, born ?. Christina married Arnald de Alkham.

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