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Thursday, July 22, 2010

Sir Alexander de Mowbray

2954258. Sir Alexander de Mowbray

~1290, Alexander Moubray born in Scotland.

1304, Alexander de Mowbray, a valet at the court of Scotland. (S) POMS.

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

4/5/1312, Order to deliver to the king's yeoman Alexander de Moubray the lands of William de Vispount in Boulton, in Loeneys in Scotland. (S) CCRs.

By 1321, Alexander knighted.

2/14/1321, A list of names of people who have come [from Scotland] with Alexander de Moubray, and for whom he requests the King’s charter of peace, of his grace, without paying the Chancellor's fee, as they do not come well-supplied out of their own country. (S) UKNA.

2/18/1321, Pardon to Alexander de Moubray, a Scot, of his forfeiture of life, limbs and lands, and also of all felonies committed in the realm. (S) CPRs.

2/27/1321, To David, earl of Athole, Robert de Umframvill, earl of Angus (Danegos), … Order to receive into the king's peace, by virtue of the king's commission to them to receive Scots into his peace, the Scots who came into the realm with Alexander de Moubray, a Scotch knight. (S) CCRs.

7/3/1322, To Alexander de Moubray. Order to come to the king immediately with horses and arms in as much power (quanto potentius) as possible, to set out in the king's service against the Scotch rebels. (S) CCRs.

8/4/1322, Order to pay to Alexander de Moubray 3s. daily from the issues of the said castle and honour until further orders, the king having granted that sum out of the aforesaid issues to Alexander in aid of the maintenance of himself and his wife, in consideration of his good service. (S) CCRs.

12/28/1325, IPM of Robert de Mulcastre. Cumberland: Neuland in Bolton and Uckemanby [the manor] … The manor is held of Sir Alexander de Moubray by service of a pair of gilt spurs. (S) CIsPM.

1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.

6/5/1327, Plea commenced between Alexander de Moubray and Walter, abbot of Fountains, and others named in the original writ, by virtue of the king's appointment of justices to hear and determine a trespass committed upon Alexander at Castelbrig by the abbot and others. (S) CCRs.

1331, Alexander de Moubray (Mowbray), king's bachelor. Moubray shows that Edward II was bound to him in £50 3s. as appears by a bill of his wardrobe, whilst he is bound to the king for £12 for victuals that he bought at Carlisle from John de Lowther. (S) UKNA.

9/1332, … a charter of Edward, king of the Scots, … witnesses ; – Henry de Bello Monte, earl of Boughan, … earl of Atholl, … earl of Annegos, Richard Talbot, Alexander de Moubray, … (S) CPRs.

2/10/1333, Order to pay 1,200 marks to John de Felton and Alexander de Moubray, in addition to the £240 which the king has ordered to be paid to them by the king's gift. (S) CCRs.

1333-34, Alexander left the allegiance of King Edward III.

5/1333, Siege of Berwick in Scotland.

7/19/1333, Battle of Halidon Hill, a small rise of 600 ft. 2 miles to the north-west of Berwick. Scots under Sir Archibald Douglas defeated by forces of Edward III.

10/27/1334, Order to deliver all the lands, goods, and chattels which belonged to Alexander de Moubray, who was lately in the king's allegiance, and who, against that allegiance, joined the Scots, which lands, goods and chattels were taken by the escheator into the king's hands for that reason, to Ranulph de Dacre, sheriff of Cumberland. (S) CCRs.

11/25/1334, King Edward, from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, again invaded Scotland, advancing as far as Roxburgh, where he repaired the castle for his use.

3/1335, Alexander surrendered to the king’s peace at at the town of St. John of Perth, and was granted the manor of Boulton in Allerdale. (S) CCRs, 5/14/1341.

1335, King Edward again into Scotland in support of Edward Balliol. The Scots refused to meet the large force in open battle, and instead ravaged towns throughout Scotland.

8/15/1335, The Scots requested a peace meeting with King Edward.

12/20/1335, Notification for the better security of Alexander de Moubray, who lately came into the king’s peace, … on the day of the homage done to the king by Edward, king of Scotland at Newcastle-upon-Tyen, … (S) CPRs.

2/20/1336, To Alexander de Moubray. Order, upon sight of these presents, without further excuse or delay, to come to the king, wherever he shall be, to hold conference upon certain affairs which the king wishes to manifest to him, and further to do what shall be enjoined upon him. (S) CCRs.

3/23/1336, Alexander de Moubray, knight, acknowledges that he owes to Ralph de Rostwold, 20 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Cumberland. (S) CCRs.

1336-37, Receipt by Alexander de Moubray to the King for £20. (S) UKNA.

6/26/1337, Protection for all persons having custody of any goods of Alexander de Moubray, knight, who for certain causes has been arrested by order of the king. (S) CPRs.

1338-39, Particulars of the account of Henry Boys, lieutenant of William Fitz Waryn, constable of Knaresburgh castle, of expenses of the custody of Alexander de Moubray. (S) UKNA.

1357, Alexander de Moubray (Mowbray), Moubray requests that his Scottish lands be included in the other conditions of the treaty in case that peace is arranged between England and Scotland so that he is able to be restored to his land which he has lost by his adherence to the king. He has served the king for a long time in his wars at great cost and leaving his Scottish lands without any recompense or reward. (S) UKNA.

1361, Alexander de Moubray (Mowbray), Moubray requests that he can have restitution of his lands and tenements at Makerstoun which were granted to him by Balliol, but which were subsequently seized by the Patrick and Thomas de Chartres when Roxburgh was lost. These lands have been re-conquered following the battle of Durham (Neville's Cross) and remain in the king's hand. (S) UKNA.

Aft. 1365, Alexander de Moubray of Cumberland died.

(S) Notes & Queries, Oxford Journals, 1897, P271.

Children of Alexander and Elizabeth:

i. Robert de Moubray, born ? in England.

[Undated] Robert de Moubray (Mowbray), son and heir of Alexander de Mowbray: Moubray requests that his small estate and the service done by his father until his death without reward be considered and writs will be commanded to the chamberlain of Berwick to make execution and try the cause there according to the usage and custom of the country as was agreed and made to the people of both sides by indenture of the king so that in case that the purport of his supplication be found true that he be able to freely enjoy his lands since he and his father have lost their inheritance in Scotland because of their adherence and loyalty to the king … (S) UKNA.

3/3/1380, Writ de expensis for £12 16s for Robert de Moubray at parliament representing Cumberland, for 64 days. (S) CCRs.

ii. William de Moubray, born ? in England.

5/16/1389, William Moubray and Margaret, his wife, querents and John Bysshopton', deforciant ... manors of [Colton' and Stokton'] sup[er] Moram ... county of York ... William de Neuwesum and Joan, his wife, held for the life of Joan of the inheritance of John ... after the decease of Joan shall remain to William Moubray and Margaret ... In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to William [Gascoigne and] Elizabeth, his wife, and the heirs of the body of Elizabeth ... (S) Feet of Fines, Yorkshire.

iii. Elizabeth de Mowbray (1477129), born ~1345 in England.

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