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Saturday, August 7, 2010

Steward William de Frome & Elizabeth de Brewes

3802660. Steward William de Frome & 3802661. Elizabeth de Brewes

1307, William de la Frome born in England, s/o §§Reynold de Frome & Margaret ?.

~1323, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 7605322. John de Brewes & 7605323. Sarah ?.

11/11/1329, William de Frome was present at the baptism of the Henry de Moigne, son of John, in the church of Overe, Dorset. (S) Proof of age Henry, 12/13/1350.

7/3/1336, Commission of oyer … on complaint that … William de Frome … Hereford … (S) CPRs.

4/3/1337, Appointment … for the arrest of suspected persons … of ... William de Frome … to arrest and imprison in the castle of Hereford … (S) CPRs.

6/21/1337, William de Frome, merchant of Herfords, a creditor of Walter Marmion of Hundred of Wormlow, Herfords. (S) UKNA.

By 1338, William married Elizabeth.

12/10/1340, Commission of oyer and terminer … touching alleged oppressions and extortions by justices and any other ministers of the king … William de Clynton, earl of Huntingdon, … William de Frome } Gloucester, Worcester, Hereford. (S) CPRs.

5/1341, William on a commission touching on oppressions by the king’s ministers in the counties of Gloucester, Worcester and Hereford. (S) CPRs, V2.

3/31/1344, The bishop appoints William de Frome to be seneschal of the temporalities of the see; Episcopi Herefordensis.

1345, Elizabeth living.


1346, William de Frome was seneschal [steward] at the Great Court held at Herford. (S) The Ancient Customs of the City of Hereford, Johnson, 1882, P72.

9/29/1349, William de Frome a collector of  the 10th and 15th in Hereford. (S) CFRs.

12/6/1350, William on a commission to investigate collecting customs on wool in the counties of Worcester and Hereford. (S) CPRs, V2.

12/13/1350, Proof of age of Henry de Moigne, son and heir of John de Moigne. Dorset: … William de Frome, aged 43 years and more, agrees and says that he was present at the baptism of the said Henry in the church of Overe, and John, father of the said Henry, gave him a bow in memory of the birth of his son and heir. (S) CIsPM.

9/4/1357, Protection … letters nominating John son of William de Frome … (S) CPRs.

7/1/1358, The sheriff of Hertford to pay 10 marks to William de Frome, one of the justices appointed to enquire concerning such servants etc. in that county, for his wages for the 31st year. (S) CCRs.

7/27/1358, Commission … William de Frome … county of Hereford … indictments to be determined before them … (S) CPRs.

7/30/1360, William de Frome of the county of Hereford a mainpernor received the mainprise by writ of dedimus potestatem. (S) CFRs.

3/21/1361, Commission of peace … William de Frome … county of Hereford … (S) CPRs.

11/28/1375, A grant confirmed by Edward III: William gave the Chantry at the Church of Ledbury, Hereford, one Mass-Book of the price of 8 Marks, and two pair of vestments of the price of 40s. (S) Collections Towards the Hist. & Antiq’s of the Co. of Hereford, Duncumb, 1897, P86.

William died.

Family notes:

·         2/19/1323, Commitment at will to Reynold de Frome of the bailiwick of the hundreds of Catteshach and la Stone and the keeping of the gaol of Somerton, co. Somerset. (S) CFRs.

·         Reginald died.

·         2/1337, Rec. of an assize of novel disseisin into whether Margaret, widow of Reginald de Frome, William, Walter and John, his sons, and Peter Coef disseised Richard, son of Geoffrey Coef, of tenements in Compton Chamberlayne: Margaret states that the tenements are in the King's hand, and a day is given to the parties. (S) UKNA.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P360.

Child of William and Elizabeth:

i. John Frome (1901330), born bef. 1339 in England.

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