2954876. Lord Gerard de Lisle & 2954877. Eleanor ?
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1304, Gerard de Insula born in England, s/o 5909752. Warin de Lisle & 5909753. Alice Tyeys.
1322, Gerard heir to his father.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
3/1327, Gerard’s father’s attainment revoked; and the escheator was ordered to not meddle in Gerard’s lands.
1327, Gerard knighted.
Gerard 1st married Eleanor ?.
12/1334, Gerard received summons for military service.
3/1335, Gerard received summons for military service and served in Scotland under Richard, Earl of Arundel.
1339, Sir Gerard had a dispute with his mother as to the presentation to the church of Stowe-Nine-Churches (Northamptonshire).
10/24/1339, Commission of oyer … on complaint by Gerard de Insula, knight, that … broke his park at Stowe, co. Northampton … (S) CPRs.
6/1340, Sir Gerard was again in the army of the Earl of Arundel, travelling ‘beyond the seas’ as a knight banneret, engaged in the French campaign.
8/26/1346, Gerard a knight banneret in the division of the Earl of Arundel at the battle of Crecy.
By 1347, Eleanor died.
8/2/1347, Gerard heir to his mother, through which he inherited the Tyeys estates.
Gerard married 2nd Margery Poynings, d/o Michael, widow of Edmund Bacon and Nicholas de la Beche.
1347, Margery abducted by John Dalton from her manor of Beaumys.
3/5/1350, Gerard again accompany the Earl of Arundel, with 30 men-at-arms in return for 100 marks per year, receiving £100 before leaving England.
6/23/1350, Commission of oyer and terminer to William de Shareshull, Gerard de Lyle, … complaint by William de Cantilupo … co. Wilts. (S) CPRs.
9/1350, Gerard received a licence to make a pilgrimage to Rome, along with 7 horses.
10/10/1350, Protection for Gerard de Lysle and Warin de Lysle, ‘chivaler,’ until Easter. (S) CPRs.
6/20/1351, Gerard de Insula, knight; and Sir John de Kyselyngbury and Sir John de Newenham. Gerard has quitclaimed to John and John the manors of Alwartone and Tuernayl and all other lands which he had in Cornwall. (S) Berkeley Castle Muniments.
7/1354, Gerard married Elizabeth, widow of 14-year-old Edmund, Lord St. John of Basing; and fined £100 for marrying her without a license.
8/1354, “Gerard de Insula, dominus de Stowe”, one of the barons who agreed to the appointment of the Pope as arbitrator in the continuing dispute with France.
11/27/1354, Pardon for 100 marks … Gerard de Insula … the said Gerard and Elizabeth, his wife, late the wife of Edmund de Sancto Johanne, … for intermarrying without the king’s licence. (S) CPRs.
12/15/1357, Gerard was summoned to Parliament by writs directed to ‘Gerardo de Insula or del Isle’, whereby he is held to have become Lord Lisle.
6/20/1358, Gerard attended the King at a Royal Council of 6 bishops, … 7 earls, and about 30 barons …
10/1359, Edward III again invaded France, eventually taking Saint-Florentin and Tonnerre. [Edward nearly reached Paris before turning back.]
10/10/1359, Gerard in France commanded with 4 earls and 19 others to attend a council in the king’s absence.
1360, Gerard died holding the manor of Kingston Lisle from his overlord, Robert de Lisle of Rougemont by the service of 1 knight's fee and a pair of gilt spurs or 6d; buried at Stowe-Nine-Churches.
(S) UKNA. (S) The Complete Peerage, Cokayne, 1929. (S) Report of Proceedings on the Claim to the Barony of L’Isle, 1829.
Child of Gerard and Eleanor:
i. Warin de Lisle (1477438), born ~1325 in England.