Tuesday, July 27, 2010

G22: 2954974

2954974. Earl William de Bohun & 2954975. Elizabeth de Badlesmere & 30421176. Lord Edmund de Mortimer

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1307, Edmund born in England, s/o 1249358. Earl Roger de Mortimer & 1249359. Joan de Geneville.

~1312, William born in Caldecot, Northampton, England, 5th s/o 5909948. Humphrey de Bohun & 5909949. Princess Elizabeth.

Edmund as a youth resided with his brother Roger and the sons of the Earl of Hereford at Windsor.

1312, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 5909950. Bartholomew de Badlesmere & 5909951. Margaret de Clare.

[–– Edmund & Elizabeth ––]

6/27/1316 in the chapel of the manor of Ernwood, Shropshire, Elizabeth 1st married to Edmund de Mortimer.

2/1/1327, Edmund knighted at the coronation of King Edward III.

7/12/1330, Writ of aid for Roger de Mortuo Mari, earl of March, Edmund de Mortuo Mari, his son and their deputies, appointed to survey the array in the counties of … (S) CPRs.

9/19/1330, William assisted King Edward III in the capture of the Roger de Mortimer, Earl of March, Edmund’s father, as well as Edmund and his brother Geoffrey. [Neither Edmund nor Geoffrey were ever charged with crimes.]

12/21/1330, Writ of aid for Thomas Wake, Ebulo Lestraunge, William de Bohun and Edward de Bohun, sent to bring queen Isabella from Berkhamstede to spend Christmas at Windsor. (S) CPRs.

1331, the King restored lands to Edmund including the castle and manor of Wigmore.

11/17/1331, Grant to William de Bohun, the king’s kinsman, towards his sustenance in the king’s service, of the town of Basyngstoke, co. Southampton, and 20£ … (S) CPRs.

11/20/1331, Edmund summoned to parliament by writ.

11/29/1330, Edmund’s father executed.

1330-31, Owen ap Maudoc and Maredudd ap Maudoc of the cantref of Cedewain state that they are the rightful heirs to this cantred, and that their ancestors were seised of it until they were disseised by the Mortimers. Roger Mortimer allowed them to keep a piece of land between the River Severn and Ceri, but Edmund de Mortimer disseised them of this land also, without judgment. (S) UKNA.

1331, Warrant and indenture as to delivery of certain goods to Edmund de Mortimer. (S) UKNA, King’s Remembrancer.

Bef. 1/21/1332 Edmund, Lord Mortimer, died at Stanton Lacy, Shropshire. [Before his mother and paternal grandmother.]

9/16/1332, William granted lands formerly belonging to his uncle, Thomas, Earl of Norfolk. (S) CPRs.

7/7/1333, Grant to John de Moeles of the marriage of Elizabeth late the wife of Edmund de Mortuo Mari tenant in chief, or of her forfeiture if she marry without licence. (S) CPRs.

1334, William received a papal indult of plenary remission.

5/14/1335, William de Bohun, lord of Melynyth. (S) CPRs.

[–– William & Elizabeth ––]

11/13/1335 in Castle Badlesmere, Kent, William married widow Elizabeth de Badlesmere by papal dispensation.

3/1336, at Stratford, co. Essex, Thomas, earl of Norfolk, the marshal, the king’s uncle, quit-claimed to William de Bohun, his nephew of all his right in the farm of 800£ … witnesses:- John, archbishop of Canterbury, the chancellor, … (S) CPRs.

3/16/1337, William created 1st Earl of Northampton [Nottingham]. [William’s seal reproduced the family arms.]

1337, William appointed a commissioner to treat with Philip of France on Edward’s claim to the French crown.

10/3/1337, protection with clause volumus, until Easter, for William de Bohun, earl of Northampton, going beyond seas on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.

1338, Elizabeth, age 25, coheir to her brother Giles, 2nd Lord Badlesmere. “Giles de Badelesmere, knight: Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Northamptonshire, Suffolk, Rutland, Hertfordshire, Sussex, Kent, Wiltshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Oxfordshire, Cork. Includes assignment of dower to Elizabeth widow of Giles, and partition of the estates between the four co-heirs - Margery, wife of William de Roos of Helmsley, Maud, wife of John de Vere, earl of Oxford, Elizabeth, wife of William de Bohun, earl of Northampton, and Margaret, wife of John de Tiptoft.” (S) UKNA.

6/12/1338, William’s older brother Humphrey, earl of Hereford and Essex, granted him the office of Constable of England for life. (S) CPRs.

7/1338, William on the King’s expedition sailing for Antwerp.

6/24/1340, William a leader at the naval battle of Sluys.

3/23/1341, Protection and writ of aid, … for William de Bohun, earl of Northampton, who at the king’s request … for the furtherance of some important business … by his men and servants to the port of Ipswich, … (S) CPRs.

8/14/1341, Assignment to William de Bohun, earl of Northampton, for wages of 280 men of arms, whereof 7, himself included, shall be with the standard and 74 shall be knights, 200 armed men and 250 archers for 40 days … 1,085£ … (S) CPRs.

8/18/1342, William with Robert of Artois, lands in Brest, and then advances across Brittany and captures Vannes.

9/30/1342 in the opening phase of the Hundred Years War, William de Bohun, Earl of Northampton, defeated Charles of Blois at Morlaix. 50 French knights were killed, and 150 captured. William then and took the town of Roch-Dirien by assault.

10/8/1342, William de Bohun, Earl of Northampton, staying beyond the seas on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.

3/1/1343, Licence for … William de Bohun, Earl of Northampton, and Elizabeth, his wife, to the abbot and convent of Waleden … (S) CPRs.

1343, William fought in Scotland with Henry, Earl of Lancaster, marching in relief of Lochmaben castle.

10/1/1343, Whereas Geoffrey de Charniz, knight, lately taken prisoner in Brittany in war against the king, with the licence of William de Bohun, earl of Northampton, whose prisoner he is, has gone to France to find the money for his ransom, … (S) CPRs. [Geoffrey de Charniz was the commander of the French knights at the battle of Morlaix.]

6/22/1344, William de Bohun, Earl of Northampton with other earls and the king in the new chamber at Westminster, before the ninth hour, when the king sealed certain letters. (S) CPRs.

8/16/1346, William attacked accross the bridge over the Seine at Poissy against militia guarding the north bank. William, with the Earl of Warwick, led the crossing of the Somme at Blanche-Taque to secure the northern bank, allowing the English army to cross.

8/26/1346, William fought at the battle of Crecy, commanding the forces on the right wing.

1347, William at the siege of Calais, with 302 men in his contingent. (S) English Historical Documents 1327-1485, Myers, 1996, P497.

1347-8, “Partition of the manor of Thaxted in Essex between Marjory, late wife of William de Roos of Helmsley, Maud, wife of John de Vere, Earl of Oxford, Elizabeth, wife of William de Bohun, Earl of Northampton and John son of John Tibetot, son of Margaret; co-heirs of Giles de Badelesmere.” (S) UKNA.

3/14/1348, Gift to William de Bohun, Earl of Northampton, of 1,611£. (S) CPRs.

4/1349, William appointed Knight of the Garter after the death of Hugh Courtenay.

William became an exporter of wool.

5/4/1352, Licence for William de Bohun, Earl of Northampton, and Elizabeth his wife, to grant to Philip ap Res, Joan his wife, … the manor of Ideshale, … (S) CPRs.

6/8/1355, Elizabeth died; buried at Black Friars, London.

7/3/1355, William de Bohun, Earl of Northampton, going beyond the seas on the king’s service, has attorned … John Dengayne, ‘chivaler,’, Robert de Teye, … to receive all moneys due to him … (S) CPRs.

1356, William acquired the reversion of the lands of John de Neville of Essex.

7/1356, William entertained his cousin Elizbeth de Burgh in London. (S) Medieval London Widows, Barron, 1994, P42.

1357-9, William in Gascony.

2/12/1359, Commission of oyer … on complaint by 7/3/1355, William de Bohun, Earl of Northampton, that … broke his closes at Ipswich, … (S) CPRs.

11/3/1359, Grant to William de Bohun, Earl of Northampton, … in the present voyage to France, that, if he die on the voyage, the executors of his will shall have full and free administration … (S) CPRs.

William de Bohun, earl of Northampton, in the great invasion of France with 2 bannerets, paid 4s a day, with 29 knights, paid 2s a day, 126 esquires, paid 1s a day, and 200 mounted archers, paid 6d a day. (S) History of the Family of Wrottesley, V1, 1903, P130.

10/1359, King Edward, sailing from Sandwich to Calais with 1,100 ships, again invaded France, eventually taking Saint-Florentin and Tonnerre. Edward reached Paris, setting the suburbs on fire, before turning back to Brittany [Edward Edward decided a siege of Paris was not feasible.]

9/16/1360, William died; buried in Walden Abbey, Essex.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P594, P104.

Family notes:
• 1/1/1379, Revocation … believed to be in the king’s gift by reason of the custody of the land and heir of Robert Tibetot, knight, … proved by enrolments … the purparty of William de Bohun, late earl of Northampton, and Elizabeth his wife, one of the sisters and heir of Giles de Badelesmere, and not to that of John Tibetot and Margaret his wife (the other sister and heir of the said Giles), whose son and heir was the aforesaid Robert Tibetot. (S) CPRs.

Children of Edmund and Elizabeth: [2 sons]

i. Roger de Mortimer (15210588), born 11/11/1328 in England.

Children of William and Elizabeth: [1 son, 1 daughter]

i. Elizabeth de Bohun (1477487), born 1336 in England.

ii. Humphrey de Bohun (7605734), born 3/25/1341 in England.