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Friday, July 23, 2010

Lord Giles de Wachesham & Amice ?

2954324. Lord Giles de Wachesham & 2954325. Amice ?

1278, Gyles de Wattisham born in England, s/o 5908648. Gerard de Wachesham & 5908649. Joan ?.

8/1298, Proof of age of William son and heir of John le Mareschal. Suffolk: … Gerard de Wachesham, knight, aged 40, distant 6 leagues from Denham, says that the said William was 21 years of age on the sixth day before St. Michael, 26 Edw. I., and this he knows because he has a son Giles 2 years younger, who was 19 on the said day. (S) CIsPM.

6/27/1299, Commission of oyer and terminer to Henry Spigurnel and William de Sutton, on complaint by John de Bocland that Gerard de Wachesham, Giles son of Gerard de Wachesham, and Amice his wife, …, entered his manor of Wachesham and carried away his goods. (S) CPRs.

1300, Gerard de Wachesham settled Wortham on himself for life, then on Giles de Wachesham, his son, and Amicia his wife. (S) The Manors of Suffolk, Copinger, 1905, P206.

6/28/1307, Gerard de Waschesham to grant in fee simple to Giles his son the advowson of the Church of Stanstead and the reversion of the manor of Stanstead. (S) CPRs.

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

8/4/1309, Commission of oyer and terminer on complaint of Stephen de Burghersshe that Gerard de Wachesham, … Giles de Wachesham … destroyed his turves, dug and placed for drying at Reydon, co. Norfolk. (S) CPRs.

1315, Gerard de Wachesham the lord of Stansted.

1316, Giles de Wachesham in the Ipswich Recognizance rolls. (S) Oxford Dic. of Family Names, 2016, P2842.

By 1317, Giles knighted.

1317, Walter le Clerk of Gislingham, and Joan his wife, heiress, of John Wachesham, settled the manor and advowson of Marlingford on Sir Giles de Wachesham. [Which reunited the entire manor.]

8/12/1319, “…  abutting S. on land of Avis daughter of Giles de Wachesham and N. on said way; to hold of chief lord of fee by accustomed services. Warranty clause. Witnesses: Giles son of Sir Gerard de Wachesham, …” (S) UKNA.

~1320, Giles heir to his father.

12/2/1322, Indenture of demise by Giles de Wachesham, knight, for the term of his life, to Sir Hugh le Despenser, earl of Winchester, of the manors of Fullebrok and Westhalle, and all his lands in Swynebrok and Toynton, co. Oxford, with knights' fees, advowsons, &c. in exchange for the manor of Bernewell, co. Northampton, and £10 rent in Kerreseye, co. Suffolk. Witnesses, Sirs John de Crumbewell, Richard Dammory, Walter de Beauchamp, Giles de Beauchamp (Bello Campo), John Sturmy, … (S) Ancient Deeds, V5, 1906, A.10769.

4/18/1323, Giles de Wachesham acknowledges that he owes to Hugh le Despenser, earl of Winchester, £55 7s. 5d.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Suffolk. (S) CCRs.

6/12/1323, Commitment during pleasure to Giles de Wachesham of the counties Norfolk and Suffolk and the castle of Norwich, so that he answer at the Exchequer as other sheriffs and keepers hitherto. (S) CFRs.

1/20/1324, Writ of aid for John de Weston, constable of the Tower of London, Giles de Wachesham, and Henry de Amyne, appointed to arrest Thomas Wythod, … to bring them to the king … (S) CPRs.

3/10/1324, Appointment for Giles de Wachesham, sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, … to arrest … who attacked a ship called le Annot of Ditton, laden for London … (S) CPRs.

10/24/1324, “Writ to: Sheriff of Norfolk. Sent by: Chancery. Endorsement: In the name of Giles de Wattisham {Wachesham}, Sheriff.” (S) UKNA. [Multiple records as Sheriff this year.]

8/21/1325, “ Writ to: Sheriff of Norfolk & Suffolk … Endorsement: John Causton replies in the name of Giles de Wattisham {Wachesham}, Sheriff …” (S) UKNA.

1325-6, “Account and official: Giles de Wachesham, sheriff of Norf and Suff, for malt for the Tower of London.” (S) UKNA.

2/26/1326, “…Creditor: Giles de Wattisham {Wachesham} [held manor of Wattisham, Cosford Hundred, Suffolk], knight. Amount: 100s.” (S) UKNA.

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

3/22/1327, “…  in Wortham, lying between …, 1 head abutting on land of Sir Giles de Wachesham, kt, other head on way called Tonneweye …” (S) UKNA.

2/12/1328, To Giles de Wachesham. Order to deliver Hugh de Audeleye all the issues received by him from Hugh’s lands, which were in the king’s hands by reason of the quarrel of Thomas, late earl of Lancaster, … (S) CCRs.

11/16/1332, IPM of Robert de Furneux. Suffolk: … Whatefeld. A messuage, 200a. land by the great hundred, 5a. 1r. meadow, 6a. wood, and 13s. 7d. rent, held of Giles de Wachesham by service of 1 knight’s fee … (S) CIsPM.

1332-3, “The commonalty request that the office of sheriff is filled by a worthy man of sense and reason such as Chastel, . . . or Giles de Wachesham or another suitable man …” (S) UKNA.

1333, Giles de Wachesham and Amicia his wife vs. Walter son of Ralph de Whatefeld … advowson of the church of Naulton. (S) Feet of Fines, Suffolk.

6/24/1335, Giles de Wachesham and Ralph de Bockyng to levy 200 marks in the county of Suffolk for relief from 80 hobelers. (S) CPRs.

4/7/1336, Giles de Wachesham and Ralph de Bockyng to collect the 10th and 15th in Suffolk. (S) CFRs.

3/15/1337, Appointment … to act with … Giles de Wachesham, … lately appointed to arrest all persons openly suspected of breaches of the peace in the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk … (S) CPRs.

1337, “… people mentioned: Edward III, King of England; Ralph de Bockyng (Bocking); Giles de Wachesham …” (S) UKNA.

1337, Giles, knt., died. (S) CPRs.

6/11/1337, Order to the escheator beyond Trent to take into the king's hand the lands late of Giles de Wachesham, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.

(S) An Essay towards a Topographical Hist. of the Co. of Norfolk: V2, 1805.

Child of Giles and Amice:

i. Robert Wachesham (1477162), born ~1310 in England.

ii. Isabel de Wachesham, born ? in England.

1323-24, Berhham manor settled on Walter de Bernham and Maud his wife for life, remainder to Hugh, son of Walter and his wife Isabel, daughter of Gyeles de Wachesham and their heirs. (S) Essay Topo. Hist. Norfolk, V5, Blomefield, 1775, P1350.

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