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Sunday, August 15, 2010

G22: 3802836

3802836. Lord William Deincourt & 3802837. Alice de Nevill

1356, William born in England, s/o 7605672. William Deincourt & 7605673. Margaret de Well.

~1366, Alice born in England, d/o 15211412. John de Neville & 15211413. Maud de Percy.

Bef. 6/8/1364, William’s father died before his paternal grandfather.

8/27/1369, Presentation to the church of Braundeston, diocese Lincoln, the king’s gift by reason of the wardship of the land and heir of William Deyncourt. (S) CPRs.

Bef. 2/3/1368, William heir to his grandfather, Lord William Diencourt.

11/11/1375, Commission … to find by inquisition … of the manor of Birton Jorce, co. Nottingham, … held the manor by knight service of the king’s ward William Deyncourt, kinsman and heir of William Deyncourt, ‘chivaler,’ who held in chief … (S) CPRs. [Also see 11/10/1376.]

7/13/1377, Richard II, age 10, crowned king of England.

1379, “William, son of William Deyncourt, knight, kinsman and heir of William Deyncourt: Leicestershire (proof of age).” (S) UKNA.

8/26/1380, William summoned to parliament. [And again 8/22/1381.]

10/15/1381, William, knt. and 3rd Lord Diencourt of Blankney, Lincolnshire and Granby, Nottinghamshire died at age 25; leaving his son Ralph as heir; buried at Kirkby Bellars, Leicestershire.

8/1386, “Alesiae Deyncourt” given items in the will of her father. (S) Wills and Inventories Illustrative of the History, Raine, 1835, P38.

1386-7, “Grantor: John. Lord of Nevill; Grantee: Lady Alice Deyncourt, his daughter; … Grant of the wardship of the lands late of William Deyncourt, her husband; Counties: Buckinghamshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire.” (S) UKNA.

1402-3, Alice’s son Ralph died.

3/12/1406, “Alesiae dominae de Dencourt, sorori meae” given items in the will of her brother Sir Thomas Neville, Lord Furnival. (S) Testamenta Eboracensia, Raine, 1865, P42.

5/11/1406, Alice’s son John died. (S) CPRs, 1/28/1409.

1/28/1409, Revocation of letters patent granting Alesia late the wife of William Deyncourt the keeping of the body of William Deyncourt son and heir of John Deyncourte, ‘chivaler,’ and all his lands during minority, so far as concerns the third part of the town of Rothemerch … (S) CPRs.

11/1419, Alice, Lady Deincourt, a joint tenant with the Franks in the manor of Aynho.

1422, “Maud Clifford, Countess of Cambridge; Alice, Lady of Deyncourt; John, Lord of Talbot and Furneville; … The petitioners say that the fixed bridge in Yorkshire called Turnbrigge, over a watercourse called 'le Dyke', is so low that vessels from the high sea and the city of York, Hull and the towns of Doncaster, Fishlake and other towns cannot pass without impediment.” (S) UKNA.

8/25/1424, Alice Lady Deincourt quitclaimed all rights to the manor and advowsons of Aynho.

1431, “Schedule of a licence to alienate land and rents to religious institutions for the establishment of a perpetual chantry (notwithstanding the statute of mortmain), by Alice Deyncourt for the souls of her husband, parents and all the faithful dead etc.” (S) UKNA.

Alice wrote her will leaving gifts to her family, and to her sister lady Lumley.

6/20/1433, Alice died; buried at Thurgarton. “Deyncourte, Alice, who was the wife of William, sr, kt: Lincs.” (S) UKNA, IPM.

(S) A Gen. and Heraldic Dic. of the Peerages of England, Burke, 1831, P168. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P618. (S) Patriarchy and Families of Privilege, Rosenthal, 1991, P164. (S) The Topographer and Genealogist, Nichols, 1858, P247.

Family notes:
• 6/25/1442, William Lovell, knight, and wife Alice [d/o John Deyncourt], Ralph Cromwell, knight, and wife Margaret [sister of Alice], and 4 others found a chantry for the souls of “Alice late the wife of William Deyncourt, knight, John Deyncourt, knight, and Joan his wife [Alice’s parents] …” (S) CPRs.

Child of William and Alice:

ii. John Deyncourt (1901418), born ~1381 in England. [2nd son]

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