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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Sir Ralph de Willington & Juliana ?

4990616. Sir Ralph de Willington & 4990617. Juliana ?

~1240, Ralph de Welyngton born in England, s/o 9981232. Sir Ralph de Willington & 9981233. Joan Champernowne.

~1257, Juliana born in England.

7/1260, Ralph, a minor, heir to his father.

7/12/1264, Commitment during pleasure to Ralph de Wylenton of the isle of Lunday, … (S) CPRs.

10/14/1264, Ralph de Wyleton, keeper of the isle of Lundy, to deliver the isle and castle to Humphrey de Bohun the younger. (S) CPRs.

1268, Ralph de Wylington held the manor of Cherrington, Hundred of Kington, by service of a knight’s fee of the Earl of Warwick. (S) A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848.

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England. [While on crusade.]

By 1276, Ralph married Juliana.

1276, Ralph and his wife Juliana made a quitclaim of the manor in Shrivenham Hundred to Reynold de Clifford, who at their instance granted it to Joan de Chambernun. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Berkshire, V4, 1924.

By 1280, Ralph knighted.

6/18/1280, IPM of Geoffrey de Hechelmeton. Wilts: Echelhampton. 1 carucate land held of Sir Ralph de Wyleton … (S) CIsPM.

11/12/1286, Debtor: Ralph de Wilington, knight, of Glos. Creditor: Alexander de Marwell, and Richard de Wherwell, citizens and merchants of Winchester. Amount: £39 2s. 6d., for cloth sold to him and provided on credit. (S) UKNA.

1292, Ralph a Warden of the county of Devon.

10/3/1292, A writ to Ralph de Wylyngton to collect men-at-arms and archers and be at Sandwich on October 15th.

1292, King Edward arbitrated the dispute over the Scottish crown in favor of John de Baliol.

11/30/1292, A writ to Ralph de Wylyngton collect men-at-arms and archers and to join the King at Calais. [Cancelled later by the King.]

1293, Ralph de Willington given licence to erect a castle at Huesberie, Worcester. (S) The History and Co. of Gloucester, Atkyns, 1803, P367.

6/3/1293, Ralph de Wylyngton, of the retinue of Laurence de Hastynges, Earl of Pembroke issued letters of protection. [Richard de Merton, knight, and Thomas de Bathe were with the said Ralph.]

6/1293,  Ralph of Willington Court, co. Gloucestershire, and of Umberleigh, co. Devon died in the King’s service abroad. [Sir Richard de Morton, Sir Geoffrey de Stawell, Sir Robert de Ornes, William Breton, Thomas de Bathe, John le Parker, and John de Wautorte had remained in the retinue of Ralph “up to the 11th of July last.” The beginning of a 9-year war between England and France.]

[––Juliane––]

6/1299, A fine was levied in the king’s court between the said Juliana and Edmund de Wylyngton (her son) and Christiana his wife, concerning Knygheton manor, which Robert de Pudele and Margery his wife held, in dower of the said Margery, of the inheritance of the said Christiana, by which the said Edmund and Christiana acknowledged the manor to be the right of the said Juliana, and that it should remain to her and her heirs after the death of the said Margery. (S) IPM of Juliana, 11/16/1324.

[––Post Mortem––]

11/16/1324, IPM of Juliana, late the wife of Ralph de Wylyngton alias de Welyngton. Writ of certiorari to enquire whether John de Wylyngton is next heir of the said Juliana. Dorset: Knygheton. The manor … John de Wylyngton her son, is her next heir. Devon: Rudelcomb. The manor, … (S) CIsPM.

(S) A Genealogical History of the the Dormant, Burke, P685. (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V18.

Children of Ralph and Juliana:

i. John de Willington, born ~1277 in England. [Heir]

IPM of Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester. Devon: Womberlegh with its members. 16 fees held by the heir [John] of Ralph de Wylyton.

1320, John de Wylyngton states that he holds Lundy Island, which is not part of any county, but that Herbert du Mareis brought an assize of novel disseisin against him in the county of Devon. (S) UKNA.

3/16/1322, John captured at the battle of Boroughbridge; with his brother Henry, fighting with Thomas, Earl of Lancaster and the Marcher Lords, against King Edward II and the Dispensers. [Henry executed.]

6/14/1329, John, pardoned by King Edward III, summoned to parliament.

1337, John died.

ii. Henry de Willington (2495308), born ~1280 in England.

iii. Edmund de Wilington born ~1283 in England.

7/21/1322, Christina, widow of Edmund de Wylington, states that John de Wylington enfeoffed Henry de Wylington his brother and her with the manor of Lanteglos and lands in Fawton, for term of their two lives, but that because a writ has come to him to seize Henry's lands into the King's hand, the Sheriff of Cornwall has expelled her from these lands. She requests a remedy. (S) UKNA.

iv. Reginald de Wilington born ~1286 in England.

5/28/1322, Reginald de Wilington, parson of the church of Atherington, states that although he was never indicted or guilty in any way, the Sheriff of Devon has imprisoned him and seized his goods and chattels into the King's hand, claiming that he was an adherent of John and Henry de Wilington, his brothers, in their rebellion against the King. He is ready to acquit himself of this in any way the King requires, and requests a remedy. (S) CCRs.

v. Ralph de Wilington born ~1290 in England.

Ralph married Eleanor ?.

1340, Licence for Ralph de Willington to alienate Carreg Cennan castle and the commote of Iscennan, co. Carmarthen, to Henry of Lancaster, earl of Derby. (S) UKNA.

Ralph died.

5/21/1348, IPM of Ralph de Wylyngton, knight, Cornwall: Lanteglos by Fawy. The manor held for his life of the Prince by knight’s service, with remainder to Henry de Wylyngton, knight, and his heirs. Reynold de Wylyngton, his uncle, aged 50 years and more, is his heir. (S) Cal. IsPM.

6/20/1350, IPM of Eleanor, late the wife of Ralph de Wylyngton, Berks: Stalput. The manor held for her life of the gift of Walter de Langeleye ..., who enfeoffed the said Ralph and Eleanor thereof jointly, to hold to them and the heirs of Ralph, with remainder to Henry de Wylyngton and his heirs. ... John son of Henry de Wylyngton, aged 7 years and more, is her heir. (S) Cal. IsPM.


Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Sir Peter de Montfort & Maud de la Mare

4990614. Sir Peter de Montfort & 4990615. Maud de la Mare

~1235, Peter de Monte Forti born in England, s/o 9981228. Peter de Montfort & 9981229. Alice de Audley.

~1235, Maud born in England, heir & d/o 9981230. Henry de la Mare & 9981231. Joan de Neville.

[––Peter & Maud––]

~1253, Peter married Maud.

Bef. 6/26/1257, Maud’s father died; her guardianship given to Walter de la Hyde and his wife Joan.

1260, Peter de Montfort had ejected Walter de la Hyde and Joan, his wife, from half the manor of Ashtead, which they held by virtue of the wardship of Maud. (S) Victoria County History, Surrey, V3, P248.

11/8/1260, Simple protection, until Easter, for Peter son of Peter de Monte Forti, staying beyond seas. (S) CPRs.

3/2/1263, Peter de Montfort [the younger] and Robert de Montfort [son of the Earl Simon] attacked and stormed Worcester.

4/12/1263, Simon de Montfort returned to England to lead a rebellion of young barons including Peter. Simon sent Peter and his son Simon to secure Northampton castle, then being held by a supporter Ralph Basset of Drayton.

4/6/1264, King Henry attacked Northampton, capturing Peter, and Peter’s father.

5/14/1264, King Henry and Prince Edward were captured by Simon de Montfort at the battle of Lewes.

5/17/1264, Mandate to … constable of the castle of Windesor to deliver Simon de Monte Forti, son of the earl of Leicester, and Peter de Monte Forti, the elder, who where lately taken at Northampton … as by the form of peace between the king and his barons … they with Peter and Robert sons of the said Peter de Monte Forti, who were also taken at Northampton, are to be delivered.

6/17/1264, Mandate to Peter de Monte Forti, the younger, to deliver the castle of Rockingham to Nicholas de Segrave. (S) CPRs.

6/24/1264, Protection and safe conduct … By K. the justicary and Peter de Monte Forti. (S) CPRs.

12/20/1264, Commitment during pleasure to Peter de Monte Forti of the castle of Whyteton, late of Fulk son of Warin, deceased, … (S) CPRs.

2/16/1265, Prohibition to Simon de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester, Robert de Veer, earl of Oxford, Hugh le Despenser, justiciary of England, Thomas de Clare, Peter de Monte Forti, … going … to Dunstaple to tourney there, upon pain of forfeiture of all lands, … (S) CPRs.

2/18/1265, Pardon to Peter de Monte Forti the elder, … Robert de Monte Forti, Peter de Monte Forti the younger, … for the death of William Gorham of Stapelford. (S) CPRs.

8/4/1265, Peter at the defeat of Simon de Montfort at the battle of Evesham, Worcester, ending the Baron’s Revolt, where he was again taken prisoner [Peter’s father was killed.] Peter’s father’s lands were placed in the custody of Thomas de Clare. Peter spent 2 years as prisoner of Thomas de Clare. (S) CPRs.

5/22/1267, Peter’s paternal lands restored by the dictum of Kenilworth. Letters from Henry III, revoking a gift of the manor of Greatham, formerly belonging to Peter de Montfort, to Thomas de Clare … (S) UKNA.

1268, Peter settled the manor of Ashtead on his son John.

9/1269, Charter of Thomas de Clare, … witnesses : Sirs Henry first-born son of the king of the Romans, … Peter de Monte Forti, Robert, his brother, … knights, … (S) CPRs.

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England. [While on crusade.]

1/7/1273, Grant by Robert, bishop of Durham, … the hospital of Greatham to be founded … of his whole manor of Greatham, which the bishop has by gift of Peter de Monte Forti … along with the advowson of the church … (S) CChRs.

1/14/1275, Letters for Peter de Monteforti, going on pilgrimage to Santiago, Spain, nominating … (S) CPRs.

1275-6, Peter held the market at Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire, previously held by his father. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.

1/25/1277, Peter de Monte Forti acknowledges that he owes to Queen Eleanor, the king's consort, £20. (S) CCRs.

2/2/1277, Protection with clause volumus, until Midsummer, for Peter de Monte Forti, going to Wales on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.

1/8/1278, Protection with clause volumus, until Midsummer, for Peter de Monte Forti, going beyond seas. (S) CPRs

1280, Piers made an agreement with Queen Eleanor for his son John’s marriage, which addressed 50 marks he owed her. (S) Eleanor of Castile, Parsons, 1997, P288.

7/1280, Peter de Montfort and Maud, his wife, and Robert le Veel and Hawise, his wife, sought the manor of Norton, Somerset, which they claimed as the right of Maud and Hawise as daughters and coheirs of Joan de la Mare. (S) Somerset Record Society, V44, P60.

[––Peter––]

5/28/1281, Protection with clause volumus, until a year after 1 August, for Peter de Monte Forti, going beyond seas. (S) CPRs

6/5/1281, Peter de Monte Forti granted a market and fair at Uppingham, Rutland. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.

10/13/1282, Enrolment of release by John son of John de Lodney to Roger Bygod, earl of Norfolk, … Witnesses : Sir John de Wallibus, Sir Peter de Monte Forti, Sir William de Say, Sir Nicholas de Stoteville, Sir Roger de Hales, … knights, … (S) CCRs.

11/10/1283, Order to cause Peter de Monte Forti to be acquitted of £50 in the debts, as the king pardoned him this sum for his good service in the last expedition into Wales. (S) CCRs.

8/2/1285, Order to cause Peter de Monte Forti to have in the forest of Roteland 4 bucks, of the king's gift. (S) CCRs.

1287, Peter de Montfort of Beaudesert, Warwickshire died. (S) A Companion and Key to the History of England, 1832, P613.

3/4/1287, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to take into the king's hand the lands late of Peter de Monte Forti, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.

(S) A Genealogical and Heral. Dic., Burke, 1831, P356. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Warwick, V3, 1945.

Children of Peter and Maud:

i. John de Montfort (30424234), born ~1260 in England. [Heir]

ii. Alice de Montfort, born ? in England.

Alice married Warin de Lisle.

By 12/7/1296, Warin died.

Alice married Robert Fitz Walter (30422600), his 3rd.

1315, Alice going on a pilgrimage to Santiago.

1317, Alice going abroad with Robert.

i. Maud de Montfort (15212117), born ~1273 in England.

[Maud is usually given as d/o her brother John. The timeline, while remotely possible for this, is highly unlikely. The lineage remains.]

iii. Elizabeth de Montfort (2495307), born ~1276 in England.


Monday, September 27, 2010

Baron Simon de Montacute & Isabel ?

4990612. Baron Simon de Montacute & 4990613. Isabel ?

~1245, Simon born in England, s/o 9981224. William de Montacute & 9981224. Bertha ?.

~1245, Isabel born in England.

Bef. 10/23/1270, Simon’s father died: Grant to Philip Basset, for a fine of 500 marks, of the wardship of the lands which William de Monte Acuto held in chief, … with the marriage or marriages of the heirs. (S) CPRs.

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England. [While on crusade.].

1277, Simon served in Welsh wars against Llywelyn ab Gruffydd, prince of Wales.

6/1277, King Edward was in Chester where he cleared a road through a dense forest, and started construction on the castles of Flint and Rhuddlan. King Edward made forays into the Welsh lands of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, prince of Wales, capturing Snowdonia and the isle of Anglesey.

11/13/1278, Licence for Simon de Monte Acuto to demise, for life, … manor of Thurlebyre … (S) CPRs.

1282, Simon with King Edward I at Rhuddlan.

12/1282, Simon at the defeat of Llewelyn ap Gruffydd at the battle of Radnor in eastern Wales. [Aka Battle of Orewin Bridge.]

9/30/1283, Simon summoned to parliament at Shrewsbury for the trial of Llywelyn’s brother Davydd III.

5/26/1285, Licence for Simon de Monte Acuto, … to give land … within his manor of Cheldesy, … in exchange … land in Woneford … (S) CPRs.

9/13/1286, “Debtor: Simon de Montague, knight [of Shepton Montague, Norton Ferris Hundred, Somerset].” (S) UKNA.

2/8/1290, … lands of Simon de Monte Acuto in the counties of Somerset, Devon, Dorset, Oxford and Buckingham, which lands the said Simon has surrendered and quit-claimed to the king forever. (S) CPRs.

1290, Isabel living when Simon confirmed in the possession of Shipton Montacute, Somerset.

[––Simon––]

By 1290, Simon sold the marriage right of his son William to Queen Eleanor.

Bef. 11/1290, Queen Eleanor sold the marriage right of Simon’s son William to John de Montfort (30424234), who arranged for William to marry his sister Eleanor. [Eventually to his daughter Elizabeth (2495307).]

3/6/1292, Writ de intendendo directed to Ela la Lungespeye, countess of Warwick, the king’s kinswoman, in favor of Simon de Monte Acuto son and heir of William de Monte Acuto, in respect of her fealty, … Philip Basset, sometime her husband, … (S) CPRs.

1292-3, “Request by Simon de Montagu to Sir Hugh le Despenser that the charter by which he had been enfeoffed of the manor of Ilsley (Hildeslegh) shall be delivered to Sir Aumary de St. Amand to whom he has conveyed it. (Berks).” (S) UKNA.

6/20/1292, Confirmation to John de Monte Forti, king’s yeoman, of the marriage of William son and heir of Simon de Monte Acuto for the use of his daughter [sister] Elizabeth, grant to him by Eleanor, late queen of England. (S) CPRs.

1/8/1293, “Debtor: Sir Simon Montague {de Monte Acuto}, knight [of Shepton Montague, Norton Ferris Hundred, Somerset]. Creditor: Walter de Wilton. Amount: £10, for 1 horse bought from him. Before whom: William de Gatepath, Mayor of Exeter.” (S) UKNA.

1294, Simon summoned to parliament.

6/14/1294, Simon summoned to meet the king at Portsmouth.

7/7/1294, Pardon to Simon de Mont Acuto for all the trespasses … county of Devon. (S) CPRs.

9/1/1294, Simon accompanied the king to Gascony.

1294, The Gascon War began between England and France, lasting 9 years.

1296, Simon commanded a ship which broke the French siege of Bordeaux (then English).

1297, Simon served in the Gascon War to protect lands in Gascony from Philip IV of France.

1298, Simon de Montacute gave the monor of Poltymore to William Pontington, canon of the Cathedral of Exeter. (S) Devonshire Wills, Worthy, 1896, P476.

5/1298, Simon summoned as a baron to an assembly of the lay estates at York.

7/22/1298, Simon fought at the battle of Falkirk, Scotland. King Edward defeated Sir William Wallace. The Scots defensive position was strong, but based on spearmen with support of some cavalry and archers. Edward’s armored knights were repulsed by the amassed spear points. King Edward brought up his Welsh longbowmen. They cut gaps into the Scottish ranks through which the mounted English knights could charge. The Scots were routed, but Wallace escaped.

1299, “Simon de Montagu (Montague). … Montagu requests that the debts that he owes to the king be respited as he is serving in the Scottish war, and will not be able to continue to serve if he has to pay them. … respites were granted to the petitioner in April 1299 and subsequently in February 1301.” (S) UKNA.

1299, Simon appointed Governor of Corfe castle.

1299, Simon summoned 3 times to serve in Scotland.

1300-09, Simon summoned to parliament.

1300, Lord Simon de Montague, a king’s banneret, and a baron, bore “griffins on a blue banner” at the siege of Caerlaverock castle.

2/1/1310, Mandate to Simon de Monte Acuto, constable of the castle of Corf. (S) CPRs.

2/12/1301 in Lincoln, “Simon Dominus de Monte acuto” signed the baron’s letter to the Pope.

1301-2, “Grant by Hugh de Broke, …, to William de Montagu, Elizabeth his wife, and the heirs of William, of all his lands and tenements of 'La Hide' in Langley Abbots. Witnesses: Sirs Simon de Montagu, …” (S) UKNA.

10/26/1302, Simon de Monte Acuto, going to Gascony with John de Hastinges, nominating William de Monte Acuto and Roger de Molton his attorneys for two years. (S) CPRs.

1304, Aufrica de Connoght, heiress of the Isle of Man, quitclaimed all of her rights to Simon de Montague.

1305, “Simon de Montagu (Montague), lieutenant of John de Hastingges, Seneschal of Gascony.” (S) UKNA.

10/20/1305, “Simon de Montagu requests the king's grace, for his long service, on the matter of 100 marks, which William Martyn and his companions condemned him to pay as a fugitive, whereas he was in the king's court pursuing his business at the time, … The king pardons him those 100 marks, provided he appears before the justices and stands to right.”

5/22/1306 in London, Simon present at the knighting of Prince Edward.

5/30/1306, Pardon to Simon de Monte Acuto, in consideration of his services in Gascony, of £120 8s 3d, … from him and from William de Monte Acuto his father, whose heir he is, … (S) CPRs.

1306, Simon in the King’s retinue as they marched on Scotland.

1306, For his services in Scotland, Simon pardoned of a debt of £120 which his father had owed.

1307, “…  Simon de Mountagu (Montagu); William de Mountagu (Montagu); John Bernevill; Eleanor [of Castile], Queen of England …” (S) UKNA.

1/30/1307, Admiral Simon de Montague appointed as Captain and Governor of the whole fleet. Against the Scots, as well as the parts of Scotland as in the isles between Scotland and Ireland. (S) CPRs.

7/7/1307, at Burgh by Sands, near Carlisle , Simon present when King Edward I died.

2/25/1308 at Westminster, Simon at the coronation of King Edward II.

3/1/1309, Simon appointed to the custody of Beaumaris castle. (S) CPRs.

1310, Simon constituted admiral of the fleet against the Scots. (S) The Chronicle of Man and the Sudreys, Goss, 1874.

4/2/1313, Acquittance to Simon de Monte Acuto, on account of his good service both to the king and to king Edward I, and also his manucaptors, of all suits brought against him in the court of the king’s bench, for his attempt to occupy the land of Man to the king’s disinheritance. (S) CPRs.

1313, Simon summoned to parliament and against the Scots.

10/20/1313m, Licence for Simon de Monte Acuto to crenelltate his dwelling-place of Yerdlyngton, co. Somerset. (S) CPRs.

9/20/1314, Simon de Monte Acuto granted a market and fair at Chedzoy, a fair at Thurlbear, and a fair and market at Yarlington, all in Somerset. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.

1315-16, Simon stationed in the north to watch the frontier during the winter campaign.

1/1316, Simon summoned to parliament.

1317, Simon died.

10/3/1317, Order to the same to take into the king's hand the lands late of Simon de Monte Acuto, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.

(S) A Genealogical and Heral. Dic., Burke, 1831, P359. (S) Baronia Anglica Concentrata, Banks, 1844, P318. (S) DNB, V38, Lee, P207.

Children of Simon and Isabel:

i. Isabella de Montacute (4989125), born ~1265 in England.

ii. William Montacute (2495306), born ~1270 in England.


Sunday, September 26, 2010

Sir Ralph de Albiniaco & Isolde de Sulney

4990608. Sir Ralph de Albiniaco & 4990609. Isolde de Sulney

Bef. 12/7/1213, Ralph de Albini born in Landal, Brittany, France, s/o §§Ralph de Albiniaco & Mahet de Montsorel, d/o §§William de Montsorel, Seigneur de Landal.

Bef. 12/20/1224, Ralph Daubeney heir to his older brother Philip.

1228, Concerning minors (de valettis), they say that Ralph de Albiniaco holds (tenet) the manor of Superton of the gift of our lord the King, who gave it to Philip his father (et illud dedit Philipo patri suo). That land was an escheat of the Norman [lands], and is worth per annum £40. (S) Somersetshire Pleas (Civil and Criminal), Chadwyck-Healey, 1897, P320.

10/12/1229, Concerning defaults, … Ralph de Albiniaco [a minor], … and Thomas de Gooshull, did not come on the first day. Therefore they are in mercy.

~1230, Isolde born in France, heir & d/o §§Joldewyn de Sulney.

2/15/1235, Licence for Philip de Albiniaco, in aid of his pilgrimage to the Holy Land, to pledge the manor of Periton, which is in his custody, with Ralph de Albiniaco, his nephew, for 7 years from Michaelmas, 19 Henry III, the said Ralph to hold the said manor for that term whatever happened to Philip and Ralph in the meantime. (S) Patent Rolls of the Reign of Henry III.

6/6/1235, Licence for Ralph de Albiniaco, kinsman and heir of Philp de Albyniaco, to come to England in safety when he will and to return to his own parts of Normandy and Brittany. (S) CPRs.

1236, Ralph heir to his uncle Philip, who died in the Holy Land, inheriting South Petherton, Barrington, and Chillington, Somerset.

~1243, Ralph held the manor of South Petherton [Original grant by King John, later held by son Elias.]

1/20/1247, Between Norman de Arscy, plaintiff, and Ralph de Albiniaco, tenant, of 6½ carucates of land in Engelby and Brokesholm. … Ralph has given Norman 200 marks of silver. (S) Final Concords of the Co. of Lincoln, 1920.

[––Ralph & Isolde––]

~1248, Ralph d’Aubigny married 1st Isolde.

1/7/1251 at Westminster, The king has pardoned to the men of Ralph d’Aubigny of Petherton and Barrington the 49s. at which they were amerced before R. Passelewe and his associates, justices last itinerant to take the pleas of the forest in Somerset. (S) FRsHIII.

2/8/1252, King Henry III granted Ralph de Albiniaco a fair on vfm Nativity of John the Baptist, to be held at the manor. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs in England.

1253, Ralph with the King in Gascony.

7/18/1259, The king The king has pardoned to Ralph d’Aubigny the 40s. which he owes him for the scutage of a knight’s fee in South Petherton from the king’s last army of Wales. (S) FRsHIII.

[––Ralph––]

~1265, Ralph married 2nd Isabel ?.

8/20/1265, Simple protection, until All Saints, for … Ralph de Albiniaco. (S) CPRs.

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England. [While on crusade.]

9/2/1275, Commission to Ralph de Albiniaco, Oliver Dinaunt and William Everard to enquire as to evildoers who are committing homicides and other crimes in Devon. (S) CPRs.

5/8/1276, Grant to Ralph de Albiniaco, … with a marriage of the value of £200 yearly in land. … (S) CPRs.

1276, Ralph quitclaimed to the King, for 100 marks, all his rights in the Honour of Monmouth.

9/2/1276, Commission to Ralph de Albiniaco, … to enquire as to evildoers … in Devon, to arrest them, … (S) CPRs.

9/14/1276, To the keeper of the forest of Rechich. Order to permit Ralph de Albiniaco to take 12 bucks for the king's use in that forest and in the park of Stapel. (S) CCRs.

1/24/1277, Protection with clause volumus, until Midsummer, … going to Wales on the king’s service … Ralph de Albiniaco … (S) CPRs.

7/15/1277, Radulphus Daubeny appeared in person at the muster at Caermarthen.

6/1277, King Edward was in Chester where he cleared a road through a dense forest, and started construction on the castles of Flint and Rhuddlan. King Edward made forays into the Welsh lands of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, prince of Wales, capturing Snowdonia and the isle of Anglesey.

8/15/1277, Ralph transferred to the service of Edmund, Earl of Lancaster, to be performed in West Wales.

1278-80, The tenants of South Petherton in Somerset hired a lawyer to bring action against their lord, Ralph Daubeny; arguing that their complaints had provoked the lord into seizing their goods to a value of £100. (S) Making a Living in the Middle Ages, Dyer, 2002, P181.

11/4/1280, Appointment, during pleasure, of Ralph de Albiniaco  to the custody of the hundred of Sutperton. (S) CPRs.

By 1282, Ralph a Knight Banneret.

8/2/1282, Ralph ordered to continue in West Wales under the command of the Captianeus of those parts. Ralph a banneret on the roll of the garrison of Caermarthen Castle [as was his brother Philip.] (S) Ency. Brit., V15, 1911, P856.

5/2/1283, Ralph summoned to military service against the Welsh, mustering at Caermarthen.

1283, King Edward continued his Welsh campaign, capturing and executing Dafydd, brother of Llewelyn; completing the conquest of Wales.

6/28/1283, Ralph de Albiniaco summoned to Shrewsbury by writ from Rhuddlan to the king to hold a colloquium to ordain what should be done with David, brother of Llewellyn, formerly prince of Wales. (S) The Titular Barony of Clavering, 1891, P16.

10/28/1283, Grant to Ralph de Albiniaco of the marriage of the heirs of John de Bello Campo, tenant in chief, in lieu of a marriage to the yearly value of £200 in land, which the king formerly promised to him in consideration of his quit claiming to the king his right in the honor of Monemut. (S) CPRs.

7/1/1285, Ralph Daubeny requests the wardship and marriage of the daughter of the son of John de Wyndesore, which is in the King's keeping. The girl was called Alice, and her father, Hugh. (S) UKNA.

7/16/1290, Grant, in fee simple, to Ralph de Albiniaco of the hundred of Suth Perton. (S) CPRs. [After a judgment had been made in court against Ralph.]

1292, Ralph died.

1/25/1292, IPM of Ralph de Albiniaco. Somerset: Suthperton, Baryngton and Cheleton. The manors … Sir Philip his son, aged 40 and more, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.

[––Isabel––]

1294, Isabel surviving her step-son Philip when the fair at South Petherton valued at 13s. 4d.

Family notes:

·         From 1295 lawsuit of son Elias: Elias' mother, Iseult (or Isolde), is stated to be the daughter and heiress of Joldewyn [de Sulney], which Joldeyn was the son and heir of John [de Sulney], brother of Ralph [de Sulney], father of Andrew de Sulney [died before 1/7/1260.]

·         Bef. 1236, Philip Daubeney held South Petherton when he died. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Somerset, V4, 1978.

·         The fact that Ralph is heir to 2 Philip de Albiniaco’s, his father and his uncle, confuses identification of his father.

·         4/7/1318, Pedertone and Baryngtone. A messuage, a carucate of land, 201. rent &c. are held in dower by Isabel late the wife of Ralph de Albiniaco [the grandson] ; a messuage, … were held in dower by Joan late the wife of Elias de Albiniaco, but the said Joan is dead and the king granted the wardship of the said dower to William Poyns alias Poyntz and his executors until the lawful age of the heir ; …, but none are held by the courtesy of England nor by fee tail, of the inheritance of the said heir. (S) CPRs.

Children of Ralph and Isolde:

i. Philip de Albini, born ~1250 in Brittany, France. [Heir]

2/3/1292, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to deliver to Philip de Aubeny, son and heir of Ralph Daubeny, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage. (S) CFRs.

1294, Philip died; brother Elias the heir. (S) UKNA.

ii. Elias Daubeney (2495304), born ~1260 in Brittany, France.


Saturday, September 25, 2010

Sir John de Soules & Hawise ?

4990606. Sir John de Soules & 4990607. Hawise ?

~1250, John de Soulys, born in Scotland, 2nd s/o 9981212. Sir Nicholas de Soules & 9981213. Annora de Normanville.

8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.

1282, John “by treachery” got possession of Cruggleton castle [SE Scotland] while a guest of its owner William Kerlie. [William escaped, but through multiple attempts could not recover his castle.]

1283, Sir John an envoy to Paris to negotiate King Alexander III’s marriage to Yolande de Dreux.

3/19/1286, Alexander III, King of Scotland, died in a fall from a horse. The Guardians awaited the arrival of the infant Maid of Norway, the last descendant of the Canmore dynasty.

8/2/1288, Warrant for payment of £20 to John de Soulys, knight. Edinburgh. (S) UKNA.

1289, Warrant from the Guardians to the Chamberlain of Scotland to pay John de Soulys, knight, his fee. (S) UKNA.

11/6/1289, By the Treaty of Salisbury, the return of the Maid of Norway as Queen was arranged. [d/o Queen Margaret of Scotland, d/o King Henry III.]

2/4/1290, Receipt by John de Soulys, knight, for a sum received from the Chamberlain of Scotland. (S) UKNA.

3/14/1290, John and his brother William present at the parliament in Brigham which confirmed the Treat of Salisbury.(S) The Records of the Parliament of Scotland.

1290, The Maid of Norway died and immersed Scotland in crisis. There were 14 competitiors for the crown.

6/13/1291, at Upsettlington, John and others magnates of Scotland swore fealty to King Edward I.

9/22/1291, Grant to John de Senles of the wardship of the lands late of Hugh Luvel (4990604), tenant in chief, until the full age of [the heir of] the said Hugh. (S) CFRs. [John’s daughter married to Hugh’s son.]

9/24/1291, Order … and to deliver 2 parts of Hugh’s lands to John de Soulys, to whom the king has committed the custody thereof during the minority of Hugh’s heir. (S) CCRs.

2/6/1292, Grant to John de Soules, in extension of a recent grant to him of the custody, … of the lands of Hugh Lovel, … during the minority of the heirs, … (S) CPRs. [Same date:] John de Soules, going to Scotland, nominating … and Robert Luvel for 3 years. (S) CPRs.

3/28/1292, Protection with clause volumus for John de Soules, staying beyond seas, for 1 year. (S) CPRs.

11/6/1292, John Balliol selected as King of Scotland; a solution that was never accepted by the next best claimant, Robert Bruce of Annandale.

11/16/1292, Protection with clause volumus, for 1 year, for John de Soules, going to Scotland. (S) CPRs.

[––John––]

By 1293, John married 2nd Margaret, d/o Merleswain, s/o Waldeve, s/o Merlswain; widow of Hugh de Perisby.

2/9/1293 at Scone, John de Soules, knight, who was ‘infeft’ by Margaret, who was the wife of Hugh de Perisby, in a 4th part of the barony of Ardrossan, comes before the lord king and says that the said Margaret infeft him therein to be held in chief of the lord king, and he offered the lord king his homage.

11/7/1294, Tower of London, Grant to John de Soulys of the custody, during the minority of the heir, of the lands which Eva [Eleanor] Lovel, deceased, held in dower of the inheritiance of Hugh Lovel … with the advowson of the church of the manor of Storketon. (S) CPRs.

7/3/1295, John an envoy to France to negotiate the marriage of Edward Baliol with a daughter of Charles, brother of the French King.

1295, John fell out of favor with the king.

10/3/1295, Appointment … to the custody … of the lands late of Hugh Luvel, … granted to Joh de Soules, but taken … for divers causes ; … (S) CPRs.

10/1295, John sent a letter to the King of France.

4/27/1296, The Scottish army was defeated at the battle of Dunbar by King Edward.

7/10/1296, John Balliol, King of Scotland, captured in the churchyard Stracathro in Angus. [John was released in 1299 to exile to his family’s estates in France.]

1299, John de Soules named “custos regni Scottiae” by John Baliol.

6/10/1299, … charged to prevent the bishop of St. Andrews, … John de Soules, knight, and other of the king’s enemies of Scotland, and who are now in Flanders ready to cross to Scotlan, from putting to sea, … (S) CPRs.

2/23/1300, Sir John de Soulis, identifying himself as “custos regni Scocie”, sent a letter to the King of France. (S) The Guadians of Scotland and a Parliament at Ruhterglen, Sayles, 1927.

1300, John commanded the siege of Stirling castle which he took from the English.

5/1301, Ingram de Umfraville, John Comyn and William Lamberton resigned as joint guardians of Scotland and were replaced by John de Soulis, knight, as sole Guardian. [John appointed because he wasn’t part of either the Bruce or Comyn camps, and was a patriot. John continued in this role during the Wars of Scottish Independence, 1301-04. 70 years later the historian Fordun called him feeble and ineffectual.]

5/21/1301, John, Guardian of the kingdom of Scotland, addressed a letter to Pope Boniface.

9/8/1301, John, using Comyn of Badenoch’s estate as a base, attacked Lochmaben, and then menaced the main English force at Bothwell [commanded by Prince Edward].  John and Sir Ingelram de Umfraville had 240 men-at-arms and 7000 foot soldiers. (S) A History of Dumfries and Galloway, Maxwell, 2009, P82.

1/1302, King Edward and John agreed to a 9-month truce.

1302, John an envoy to Paris to address a possible Anglo-French treaty which was not to include the Scots. In his absence, John Comyn was appointed Guardian.

5/1303, King Edward mounted a major invasion of Scotland. [John de Soulis was still in France. Edward forced most of Scotland in submission. Bruce remained at large, John was defiant in exile in France, and William Wallace was still at large. Edward declared that John and others in exile could not return until William Wallace was captured – the only commoner to defeat Edward in battle.]

5/25/1303, John’s and his wife is mentioned in a letter from the king of France.

1303, John identified as a Scottish commissioner in Paris.

2/9/1304, Return as to the seizure of castle and barony of Durisdeer and lands in Westerkirk and Philipston held of Ingelram de Gynes by John de Soules, a fugitive. (S) UKNA.

2/9/1304, John excepted from the conditions of the capitulation at Strathurd by Edward I. It was provided that he should remain in exile for 2 years.

2/21/1304 at Dumferline, Safe-conduct, until Ascension, … the king in Scotland, for … those … [coming] into the king’s peace, their horses, baggage and other goods … John de Soules, knight …. (S) CPRs.

4/1304, King Edward started the 90-day siege of Stirling castle. King Edward first used the Warwolf siege engine, the largest trebuchet ever constructed.

5/1304, Sir William Oliphant, in charge of the castle at Stirling, asked permission of King Edward I, who personally was in charge of its siege, to send a message requesting authority to surrender to his master, Sir John de Soules. [Edward refused, King Edward eventually took the castle.]

8/13/1304, King Edward's answer to messages sent by the commonalty of Scotland concerning an amnesty to John de Soules. 

Bef. 1305, John permanently banished to France by King Edward.                                    

1305, Maragret de Soulis requests grant of the town of Liddel [Cumberland]. (S) UKNA.

John died in France. (S) Melrose Charter.                 

(S) Robert Bruce and the Community of the Realm of Scotland, Barrow, 2005. (S) Caledonia, V2, Chalmers. (S) POMS.

Family notes:

·         John, a younger son, was not a wealthy land owner, having only the upland barony of Westerkirk in Eskdale; and in right of his wife the barony of Ardross on the Fife coast.

·         The records of John de Soules, knight, nephew of John, can be confused with his records, especially after 1300.

Child of John and Hawise:

i. Muriel Soules (2495303), born ~1283 in Scotland. [Heir]

1305, Richard Lovel, who has married the daughter and heir of John de Soules, requests the king's grace concerning the manor of Old Roxburgh, which belonged to the aforesaid John. (S) UKNA.


Friday, September 24, 2010

Lord Hugh Lovel & Alianor ?

4990604. Lord Hugh Lovel & 4990605. Alianor ?

~1255, Hugh Luvel born in England, s/o 9981208. Henry Lovel & 9981209. Alice ?.

1271-80, Hugh was holding North Stoke. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Somerset, V7, 1999.

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England. [While on crusade.]

4/27/1276, Hugh Lovel mortgaged the manor of Storrington to Sir Henry de Tregoz for 7 years for repayment of £86. (S) CCRs.

1280, Hugh’s father died.

1280, Hugh involved in a lawsuit with his sister Oliva and her husband John de Gournay respecting the manor of Tyntabalt. [ In 1286 another suit over the manor occurred.] (S) Monasticon Anglicanum, Dugdale, 1825, P164.

1280s, Grant By Hugh Lovel, lord of Karycastle to John le Gaunt of Brywton, … in Colle (Cole) on the north side of the water of Bryw. (in Bruton Hundred). (S) UKNA.

10/1280, Hugh Lovel acknowledges that he owes to John Giffard of Brumesfeld £20; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Somerset. (S) CCRs.

5/1281, Hugh Lovel acknowledges that he owes to R. bishop of Bath and Wells 10 marks. (S) CCRs.

9/1283, De debitis domini Hugonis Lovel atterminandis. [Concerning the fixing of instalments for payment of the debts of lord Hugh Lovel.] (S) Parliament Rolls, 2005.

By 1284, Hugh knighted.

1/27/1284 at London, Debtor: Hugh Luvel, knight. Amount: £15. (S) UKNA.

10/18/1264 in Somersetshire [by virtue of a writ of 10/3 in Canterbury], before Robert de Sancto Claro, escheator of the county of Somerset, regarding the age of Hugh Lovel for proof of heirship to the barony of Kari Lovel, worth £150, Lady Eva Lovel (paternal grandmother) being dowered in tierce. (S) The Sinclairs of England, Sinclair, 1887, P386.

1284-5, Robert of Chilton was holding half a fee of Hugh Lovel. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Somerset, V6, 1992.

1285-7, Hugh held West Stretcholt manor.

5/5/1287, Debtor: Hugh Lovell, knight and Lord of Castle Cary [Catsash Hundred], and Thomas le Oldman atte Marsh. Creditor: Sir Robert Burnell, Bishop of Bath & Wells. (S) UKNA.

1270-79, Hugh Lovel, lord of Karycastle, gave land at Cole, Somerset, north of Brue to John le Guant with right to make a sluice gate. (S) UKNA.

1291, Hugh died holding West Stretcholt manor. (S) Pawlett: Manors and other estates, A Hist. of the Co. of Somerset, V6, 1992. “Hugh Luvel alias Lovel: Wiltshire, Somerset, Sussex.” (S) UKNA, IPM.

6/16/1291, Order to the escheator beyond Trent, after takng security from the executors of the will of Hugh Luvel for rendering his debts, to permit them to have free administration of his goods. (S) CFRs.

[––Eleanor––]

9/22/1291, Grant to John de Senles (4990606) of the wardship of the lands late of Hugh Luvel, tenant in chief, until the full age of [the heir of] the said Hugh. (S) CFRs. [John’s daughter married to Hugh’s son.]

9/24/1291, Order to cause dower to be assigned to Eleanor, late the wife of Hugh Luvel, tenant in chief, upon her taking oath not to marry without the king’s license, and to deliver 2 parts of Hugh’s lands to John de Soulys, to whom the king has committed the custody thereof during the minority of Hugh’s heir. (S) CCRs.

11/2/1291, Writ of plenius certiorari de feodis for Hugh Luvel. Wilts: Sturton. 1 knight's fee with the advowson of the church … Somerset: Myltone. 1 knight's fee … [over 13 knights’ fees] … Sussex: [1+ knights’ fees in many partials] … Order to deliver to Eleanor, late the wife of Hugh Luvel, tenant in chief, 11l. 17s. 4¼d. of land and yearly rent in Shepton de Monte Acuto and Northstokes, and 8l. 9s. 7½d. of land and rent, and of 44s. 2d. yearly of land and rent in Castle Cary. (S) CCRs.

3/13/1293, “Debtor: Eleanor {Alianora} Lovell, the [widow] of Hugh Lovel [Hugh held Wincanton, Norton Ferris Hundred, Somerset]. Creditor: Master William Burnell, Dean of Wells, … Before whom: Simon de Burton, Mayor of Bristol; …” (S) UKNA.

11/7/1294, Tower of London, Grant to John de Soulys of the custody, during the minority of the heir, of the lands which Eva [Eleanor] Lovel, deceased, held in dower of the inheritiance of Hugh Lovel … with the advowson of the church of the manor of Storketon. (S) CPRs.

10/3/1295, William Martyn given custody of the lands of Hugh Luvel, previously given to John de Senles. (S) CPRs.

8/7/1296, Order to cause dower to be assigned to Eleanor, late the wife of Hugh Luvel, tenant in chief, from the knights' fees and advowsons of churches that belonged to Hugh, as the king learns that she has not yet been dowered thereof. (S) CCRs.

(S) A Genealogical and Heral. Dic., Burke, 1831, P318.

Child of Hugh and Alianor:

i. Richard Lovel (2495302), born 1276 in England.


Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Lord Alan Fitz Roland & Matilda de Goldington

4990600. Lord Alan Fitz Roland & 4990601. Matilda de Goldington.

~1230, Alan son of Roald born in Aston, England, s/o 9981200. Roland Fitz Alan.

~1240, Matilda born in England, d/o 9981202. Peter de Goldington.

1247, Alan the heir when his father died.

1252, Matilda’s father died.

[––Adam & Matilda––]

4/1/1253, Remission to Alan son of Roald de Aston of the king's rancour against him for taking to wife Maud, eldest daughter and one of the heirs of Peter de Goldington, tenant in chief. (S) CPRs.

1253, A covenant between Alan son of Roald and Maud daughter of Peter de Goldington, his wife, of the one part and Arnald Fedy of the other part touching the wardship and marriage of the said Maud, and the manors of Rople, Claxton and Wurthinton in the counties of Leicester and Lincoln, which wardship Arnald had by gift of the king … Arnald quitclaims all plaint and action which he had against the said Alan for having married the said Maud without his assent, … restores to them the said manors with the advowsons of the churches of Rople and Mere and all the appurtenances as testified in Maud's charter of enfeoffment by her father … Alan gives Arnald 260 marks … Witnesses: … Master William de Kilkenni, archdeacon of Coventry, Sir Henry de Wengham, Sir William de Chaben[ais], Sir William de Grey, … (S) CPRs.

1254, Alan, lord of Aston, held the moor of Abbefeld, Oxford. (S) Hist. of Oxford, V8, 1964, Lewknor.

1/1256-7, Alan son of Roland de Aston had a grant of free warren in Aston Rowant, co. Oxford.

By 1256, Alan knighted.

1/8/1257, Exemption of Alan son of Roald de Aston from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff, &c. He has lands in the county of Leicester. (S) CPRs.

1257, Alan granted free warren in all his demesne lands.

7/11/1257, Ratification of a grant by Arnald Fedyn, sometime king's yeoman, to Alan son of Roald of a grant first made to Arnald of the wardship of the lands whereof Peter de Goldinton, tenant in chief, enfeoffed Maud his younger daughter, then within age, in the counties of Leicester and Lincoln, to whom the said Peter gave no guardian; with the wardship of a third part [dower rights of his wife] of all the lands which the said Peter held in chief in the counties of Northampton and Buckingham; to hold during the minority of the said Maud, with the marriage of the said Maud. (S) CPRs.

5/14/1264, Lord Edward (I) and his father King Henry III captured by Montfort at the battle of Lewes, “at the Mill of the Hide”. An estimated 2700 died. Lord Edward and his knights penetrated the center of Montfort’s army, but was flanked on both sides by armored calvary. [This barons’ revolt started in 1258 with the imposition on the king of the “Provisions of Oxford”. The revolt was led by Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester.]

8/5/1264, Safe conduct until Michaelmas for … with their households, horses, arms, harness and goods, coming to the king; and for their greater security … until the said feast for Alan son of Roald and Agnes his daughter … (S) CPRs. [Apparently some sort of uprising in Oxford.]

7/31/1265, Lord Edward (I) defeated Simon de Montfort’s son Simon at the battle of Kenilworth, Warwickshire. Most of Montfort’s forces were captured, Simon taking refuge in the castle.

9/12/1265, Simple protection, until Easter, for the following … Alan son of Roald. (S) CPRs.

5/18/1266, Simple protection for 1 year for Alan son of Roald. (S) CPRs.

5/1267, Lord Edward suppressed the barons  at the battle of the Isle of Ely, in the fens of the Ouse River in northern Cambridgeshire. The rebels were under the leadership of John d’Eyville. [This battle ended the 2nd Barons War.]

5/21/1267, Protection for 1 year for Alan son of Roald, going to the Holy Land. (S) CPRs.

5/1269, Alan son of Roald gives half a mark for having a writ ad terminum. Order to the sheriff of Lincolnshire. (S) Fine Rolls, H.III, no.554.

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England. [While on crusade.]

1275, Alan, lord of Aston, granted to Osney abbey a fishery called Northlongwater, between Rowney and Queenborough, and 2 islands in Newewerewater. (S) Hist. of Oxford, V13, 1996, Bampton and Weald.

8/1278, To the sheriff of Northampton. Order to cause Isabella, late the wife of William de Hastinges, tenant in chief, to have again seisin of a messuage, 4½ virgates of land, 3 acres of wood and a mill in Cotes and Ravenesthorp, taken into the king's hands by reason of William's death, as the king learns by inquisition taken by the sheriff that Alan son of Roald and Matilda his wife granted the lands, etc., to Isabella and her heirs by a fine made between them in the late king's court before his justices in eyre at Northampton. (S) CCRs.

1279, Alan held Aston manor, and the hamlets of Stokenchurch and Copcourt for half a knight’s fee, besides certain rents in Chalford, and an estate at Wormsley in Stokenchurch.

6/6/1279, Commission of oyer and terminer to … and Robert Malet touching the trespasses of Alan son of Roald de Estwode in removing the accustomed metes and baulks between the wood of Richard de Fuleham and the wood of the said Alan in Stokenchirch, co. Oxford, and not permitting the said Richard to repair the same, and cutting and carrying away the trees growing in the said metes. (S) CPRs.

12/14/1281, Acquittance to Alan son of Roald, late sheriff of Oxford, for the payment, by the king's command, to Thomas de Pampesworth, … of £50. (S) CPRs.

1284, Alan, lord of Aston, held an estate which included 2/3 of the chief messuage in Great Abbefeld, Oxford. (S) Hist. of Oxford, V8, 1964, Lewknor.

1/20/1287,  Commission to Alan son of Roald … in the county of Oxford, to enforce the articles of the statutes made at Winchester … (S) CPRs.

11/25/1290, Robert Bardolf', querent, … Alan, son of Roald, and Maud, his wife, put in their claim. (S) Feet of Fines, Leicestershire, CP 25/1/123/38, number 191.

10/26/1291, IPM of Simon de Scaccario. Oxford: … Abbefeld. A capital messuage &c. … and part of Alan son of Roald rendering 6s. and 1lb. pepper and 1lb. cummin, and to a nun of Merkyate 7s. yearly. … (S) CIsPM.

1294, Sir Alan Fitz Roland involved in the chaining of persons that fled to the church for sanctuary [Alan was execommunicated for his part in the incident, but was later absolved of the crime.]

6/9/1295, IPM of Robert Malet. Oxford: Stockenechirch. A messuage, 100a. arable, 3a. wood, and a horse-mill, held of Alan son of Roald, rendering 21s. yearly. … (S) CIsPM.

1295, Alan died.

6/20/1295, Writ for IPM of Alan son of Roald. Leicester: Kylmundecote. The manor, together with 8 virgates of land … 21 virgates of land in villenage, and 6 marks of assised rent from free tenants … Worthington. 11 virgates of land in bondage, and 114s. 6d. assised rent of free tenants, held, of the inheritance of Maud his wife, of Theobald de Verdon … Claxton. A messuage, 4 virgates of land in demesne, and 10 virgates of land in villenage, of the inheritance of his wife … Roald son of Alan, is his next heir, and of full age. Oxford: Aston [Rouaud]. The manor … Rouard his eldest son, aged 30 and more, is his next heir … (S) CIsPM.

[––Matilda––]

4/12/1304, Isabel, who was the wife of William de Hastingges, querent, and Maud, who was the wife of Alan, son of Roald (Roaldus), deforciant. The manors of Worthynton' and Claxton'. Isabel has acknowledged the manors to be the right of Maud. For this, Maud has granted to Isabel the manors and has rendered them to her in the court, to hold to Isabel and the heirs of her body, of Maud and her heirs for ever, rendering yearly 1 rose. (S) Feet of Fines, Leicestershire, CP 25/1/123/43, number 303.

7/3/1310, Order to send one of themselves who can most conveniently be spared to Is[abella], late the wife of William de Hasting', and to Matilda, late the wife of Alan son of Roald, to receive recognisance from them and to do what is necessary in the matter of a plea between them, wherein the said Is[abella] has impleaded the said Matilda before the king by his writ of the manor of Roppeleye [Hampshire]. (S) CCRs.

(S) A Hist. of the Co. of Oxford: V8: 1964, Aston Rowant. (S) Hist. of the Co. of Buckingham, V3, 1925. (S) Early Yorkshire Charters, V5, Honor of Richmond, Pt2, Farrer, 2013, P94.

Family notes:

·         Contemporary are ‘Alan son of Roland’ of Richmond [York], and ‘Alan son of Roland’ of Dodbrook [Devon].

Child of Alan and ?:

i. Agnes Fitz Alan, born by 1264 in Aston, Oxfordshire, England.

Children of Alan and Matilda:

i. Roland Fitz Alan, born ~1265 in Aston, Oxfordshire, England.

Bef. 1300, Roland died, leaving his brothers John and Henry as heirs.

ii. John Fitz Alan, born ? in Aston, Oxfordshire, England.

By 1316, John died, leaving his brother Henry as heir.

iii. Henry Fitz Alan (2495300), born ~1275 in Aston, Oxfordshire, England.

9/1335, John de Nowers is a plaintiff in a suit which gives the daughters of Peter de Goldington and their descendents for 4 generations, showing Henry as son of Matilda, as well as his heir Roger. (S) FMG, Pedigrees from the Plea Roll, P10-11.


Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Sir John de Valletort & Alice Belet

4990596. Sir John de Valletort & 4990597. Alice Belet

~1235, John de Valle Torta born in England, s/o 9981192. Joel de Valletort.

~1235, Alice born in England, coheir & d/o §§John Belet, s/o §§Michael Belet.

Aft. 1245, John’s father died.

 [––John & Alice––]                                                       

John married Alice [and acquired half of the manor of Sheen].

1250, Emma Belet sued John de Valletort and Alice, his wife, for land in Westshenes. (S) Curia Regis Roll No. 139.

~1255, Grant from Henry, son of Ernold de Teddene … witnesses: Sir Gilibert de Popham, Sir John de Valletort, … (S) Cal. of Charters and Doc’s Relating to Selborne and its Priory, 2009, P24.

[Undated] John de Vautort a witness of a grant by Hubert de Burgh, earl of Kent, to Philip Basset of his messuage of Biestun. (S) Ancient Deeds, V3, Lyte, 1900.

8/4/1258, Mandate … to enquire touching excesses, trespasses and injuries committed … to 4 knights of each county … John de Valle Torta, Middlesex. (S) CPRs.

1263, IPM of Hamo de Creuequer: … 1 knight’s fee held of John de Valle Torta in Tauton, Devon. (S) CIsPM, V1, Henry III.

7/13/1263, IPM of Baldwin de Insula, earl of Devon. Devon: … Tauton, 1 fee held by John de Valle Torta. … (S) CIsPM.

9/21/1265, Appointment … to take into the king’s hands the lands of rebels … knights … in the following counties … Middlesex { John de Vautort. (S) CPRs.

11/1265, Quia testificatum est coram rege per Rogerum de Mortuo Mari quod Johannes de Vautort, … (S) CCRs.

6/11/1266, “1 Thos. son of Ralph. 2 John de Valletort, lord of Clyst St. Laurence. Conceding to 2 all claim to Cremyll, 1a. in Impacombe …” (S) UKNA.

1267, John Vautort granted Charlton manor to the Prior of Merton [Surrey]. (S) A History of Middlesex, V3, 1962.

1270, Grant to John Valletort of a market on Wednesday and a fair for 3 days at Cheping Tawton. (S) History, Gaz. and Directory of the Co. of Devon, White, 1879, P577.

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England. [While on crusade.]

Aft. 1272, John de Valletort named as a “possessor of land in this county of most note” [Somersetshire]. (S) The Hist. & Antiq’s of Somersetshire, Phelps, 1836, P32.

8/19/1274, John a joint cup-bearer to King Edward I on the day of his coronation.

7/6/1277, Protection with clause volumus, … going to Wales on the king’s service … John de Valle Torta. (S) CPRs.

6/1277, King Edward was in Chester where he cleared a road through a dense forest, and started construction on the castles of Flint and Rhuddlan. King Edward made forays into the Welsh lands of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, prince of Wales, capturing Snowdonia and the isle of Anglesey.

By 1281, John de Vautort holding Sutton and Maker.

By 1281, John knighted.

11/1281, Enrolment of grant by Philip son of Philip de Hamme … Witnesses: Sir Robert Tybetot, Sir Hamo Hauteyn; Sir John de Kyrkeby; … Sir John de Valle Torta, Sir William Burnell, Sir Laurence de Sancto Michaele, knights; … (S) CCRs.

4/13/1282, Order to assign dower to Isolda, late the wife of Henry de la Pomereye … Devon … by the oath of …  John de Vautort, knights … (S) CCRs.

6/24/1287, To the sheriff of Devon. Order to cause John de Valle Torta to have seisin of 12s. yearly of rent in Comewell near La Wyk that Alvred de la Porte, who was hanged for felony, held … Alvred held them of the said John … (S) CCRs.

1288, John de Valle Torta granted a messuage and orchard called ‘La Lake’ in Plymouth to a group of Carmelite friars from Bristol. [Grant confirmed in 1295.] (S) Encyclopedia of Plymouth History.

By Alice died before John. [John held some of her lands ‘courtesy of England’ of her inheritance.]

[––John––]

11/21/1289, John de Valle Torta acknowledges that he owes to the bishop of Bath and Wells, and to Bartholomew de Castello 10 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Surrey. (S) CCRs.

10/23/1291, To the sheriff of Devon. Order to cause John de Vautort of Clist to have seisin of 2 ferlings of land in Sutton near Stonhuse, as the king learns by inquisition … William de Sto[n]huse, who was hanged for felony, held, … and that William held it of John. (S) CCRs.

9/25/1295, John de Vautort (b.1246), knight, at the request of Sir Oliver de Dyneham, delivered to John de Vautort the younger his land of Clyst Gyrard by indenture bearing the date of the 23rd year. (S) 9/21/1316, Proof of age of John son and Heir of Joice de Dynham, CIsPM.

8/11/1299, Exemption, for life, of John de Valle Torta from being put on assizes, juries or recognisances, on testimony before the king by Otto de Grandisono of his age and infirmity. (S) CPRs.

1300, John died.

12/23/1300, Order to take into the king's hand the lands late of John de Valle Torta, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.

4/22/1301, IPM of John de Valle Torta. Surrey: Shene. 200a. arable, 12a. meadow … by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Alice his wife … John, son of the said John and Alice, aged 30 and more, is their next heir. (S) CIsPM.

5/13/1301, Order to deliver to John de Valle Torta, son and heir of Alice, late the wife of John de Valle Torta, the lands which his said father held in chief by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of the said Alice, he having done fealty. (S) CFRs.

(S) The Environs of London: V2, Issue 1, Lysons, 1810, P320. (S) Virginia Cousins, Goode, 1887, P460. (S) Hist. of Somerset, V6, 1992, Charlinch.

Family notes:

·         Note: 7/30/1264 at St Paul’s London, Presentation of John de Wintonia to the church of Calstock, in the king’s gift by reason of the wardship of the land and heir of John de Valle Torta being in his hand. (S) CPRs.

·         Alice had a sister Emma who married Jordan Oliver.

·         A large part of the lands of the Valletorts supposedly confiscated for a murder “done by one of them.”

Children of John and Alice:

i. John de Vautort, born ~1267 in England.

12/25/1305 at London, Debtor: John de Vautort {Valle Torta} of Surrey. Amount: £9. (S) UKNA.

4/16/1308 at London, Debtor: John Vautort, son and heir of John de Vautort, of Surrey. Creditor: Godestalk Duker' of Germany. Amount: £183 4d. (S) UKNA.

1318, John de Vautort of Clyst; the heirs of Hugh de Vautort (2495298) of Taunton, and others of whom the town of Sutton (Plymouth) is held. The community of the town of Sutton (Plymouth) have purchased a writ to inquire into what damage would occur if the king granted that they might become free burgesses and their town a free borough … (S) UKNA.

ii. Hugh de Valletort (2495298), born ~1270 in England.

 

Monday, September 20, 2010

Lord Henry de Champernon & Dionisia de English

4990592. Lord Henry de Champernon & 4990593. Dionisia de English

~1225, Henry de Campo Arnulphi born in England, s/o §§Robert de Champernoun.

~1225, Dionisia, d/o §§Gilbert de Engleis [Gilbertus Anglicus] of Stokeley. (S) Rpt and Trans., Devonshire, V28, 1896, P354.

1242-3, Henry, a minor, heir to his father.

1243, Henry, son of Robert de Champernoun, held Coryton and presented to the rectory. (S) Report and Transactions, V46, P214, Devonshire Assoc.

~1245, Henry married Dionisia.

Aft. 1245, Dionisia’s father died. [Her brother Robert the heir. Dionisia eventually Robert’s heiress.]

6/6/1249, Henry and Dionisia named in a land warranty.

6/17/1258, Ralph de Fisserton, Clk., obtained of Bishop Beonescombe … attested by Henry de Champernoun. (S) Ecclesiastical Antiquities in Devon, V3, Oliver, P14.

12/9/1262, Court of Henry and his heirs at Alfricumb, Devon; Henry a plaintiff.

6/1263, Henry , lord of Ilfracombe, presented to the church.

11/23/1265, Ratification of a peace entered into and promised by Nicholas son of Martin, Oliver de Dinah, Henry de Campo Arnulphi in the name of the king or Edward his son and Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, and Henry Pyrot when the said Henry delivered to them the castle of Lanchaveton which he was hold for Simon de Monteforti … (S) CPRs.

11/24/1265, Henry de Chaumbren to deliver the castle to Ralph de Gorges.

4/18/1268, Richard King of the Romans; at Wallingford. Confirmation of gift to Henry de Campo Arnulphi: that he may hold all the lands and fees which were given to him by Isolda de Cardinan in Cornwall [heiress of Andrew de Cardinan]; to hold by service of 22 knight's fees. (S) UKNA, Cornwall Record Office. [Isolda was married to Thomas de Tracy, and then to William de Ferrers.]

Aft. 1268, Grant and quitclaim of Philip de Bodrigan, knight … [witnesses] Sir Henry de Campo Ernulfi, Ralph de Arundel, …, Alexander de Okeston, Guy de Nonant, knights … (S) UKNA.

2/16/1270, A fine between Henry de Chaumbernun, claimant and Hugh de Treverbyn, deforciant, regarding the manors of Trevolonan, Tywardrayth, Ludevon (Ludgvan) and Penalym (Penhallyn in Jacobstow).

6/1270, Henry, lord of Jacobstowe, Cornwall, and a knight, presented to the church.

5/15/1272, Henry granted a market and fair at his manor of Ildefrithecumbe, co. Devon. (S) CChRs.

6/1272, Henry, lord of Ilfracombe, presented to the church.

9/1272, Henry, lord of Jacobstowe, Cornwall, presented Henry de Monti Forti to the church at Ilfracombe. (S) North Devon Handbook, Tugwell, 1857, P87.

11/16/1272, Prince Edward, away on Crusade, became King Edward I when Henry III died.

5/11/1273, IPM of John de Corteney. Devon: … Alfington. … the advowson … and out of the said mills &c. … ½ mark to Henry de Campo Arnulphi and … (S) CIsPM.

12/1276, Henry, lord of Ilfracombe, presented to the church.

7/5/1277, Henry de Chaumbernon given letters of protection to go to Wales in the king’s service. (S) CPRs.

6/1277, King Edward was in Chester where he cleared a road through a dense forest, and started construction on the castles of Flint and Rhuddlan. King Edward made forays into the Welsh lands of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, prince of Wales, capturing Snowdonia and the isle of Anglesey.

4/22/1278, Grant to Henry de Chaumbernun and his heirs of a weekly market on Monday at his manor of Ilfridecumbe, co. Devon. (S) CChRs.

4/22/1279, Henry granted another fair [or a changed date of fair] at Ilfracombe, Devon. (S) Gaz..

9/1279, Henry , lord of Coryton, and a knight, presented to the church.

5/1281, Henry, justice of the gaol delivery at Oxford and Exeter.

5/30/1281, Pardon to Richard de la Hille, in Oxford gaol … on testimony by Henry de Chambernun and his fellows, justices appointed to deliver that gaol, … (S) CPRs.

Henry, of Clist Champernon, died.

[––Dionisia––]

3/27/1284, Dame Dionisia de Campo Arnulphi presented Oliver de Campo Arnulphi, subdeacon, as rector of Jacobstowe, Cornwall. (S) Registers of Walter Bronescombe, V1, 1889, P347.

(S) A Genealogical History of the Commoners, Burke, 1836, P271.

Family notes:

·         1166, Henry de Champernoun held Coryton of Oliver de Tracy. Family supposedly descended from Robert of Gloucester, an illigetimate s/o King Henry I; and from Hawise, d/o Baldwin de Reviers.

·         10/1245, Devon. Gilbert English gives 1m. for having a precipe [to remove a plea] from the county court of Devon to [the justices of the Bench at] Westminster. Order to the sheriff of Devon etc. (S) Fine Rolls, HIII.

Children of Henry and Dionisia:

i. William de Champernoun (60844068), born ~1245 in England.

ii. Richard de Champernowne (2495296), born ~1250 in England.

iii. Oliver de Champernoun, born ? in England.


Sir Edward D’Annay of Cornwall

4990064. Sir Edward D’Annay

~1250, Edward born in England, s/o §John Dawnay & Jane le Cave.

Edward obtained a charter for a weekly Wednesday and Friday market, and a yearly fair, at his manor of Shannock [Sheviock in Crafthole], county Cornwall. [Edward also held diverse lands in the counties of Devon and Somerset.]

8/1270, Edward left on the 8th crusade with Prince Edward.

11/10/1270, Edward arrived in Tunis with the crusaders to find the French forces had been devasted by disease. The French fleet returned, but Prince Edward moved his forces towards Acre.

1272, Edward summoned to New-castle-upon-Tyne, with horse and arms to march against Robert de Brus. [He did not attend as he was on crusade.]

11/16/1272, while on crusade, Edward witnessed Prince Edward become King Edward, the day Henry III died.

8/1274, Edward and the English crusaders returned to England.

(S) The Peerage of Ireland, Lodge, 1789, P72. (S) Baronia Anglica Concentrata, Banks, 2009.

Family notes:
·         Edward brought back a medal from the crusades that was still in the family’s possession in 1789.
·         Effigies of Edward Dawnay and his Lady were in Sheviock church.
·         John Dawnay held the manor of Shannock, co. Cornwall, as well as lands in Devon and Somerset.
·         Jane le Cave 3rd d/o Peter le Cave & Jane Bromflete; d/o Thomas Bromflete.

Child of Edward and ?:

i. Nicholas Dawney (2495032), born ~1280 in England.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Sir Walter de Hamby & Margaret Aungueill

4341760. Sir Walter de Hamby & 4341761. Margaret Aungueill.


1260, Walter born in Utterby, District Ludborough, co. Lincoln, England, s/o §Jollan de Hamby.

1280, “… Witnesses: … Walter de Hamby, Thomas de Langeton, knights, …” (S) UKNA.

1285, Walter married Margaret.

1286, Linc: Feoffment by William le Forster, … Witnesses: - … Walter de Hamby, … knights. (S) A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds, P316.

1287, Walter mentioned in the inquest to the dissiesed Walter atte Bek and his wife Matilda: … the manor of Utterby was sometime the right and inheritance on one Jolan de Hamby, en enfeoffed thereof one Alice Aungueill for a great sum of money, and put her in seisin, …, at last the same Alice desiring the promotion of one Margaret, her daughter, married to Walter de Hamby, son of the said Jolan, and gave to them jointly the said manor …

1290, “… Witnesses: Lords Robert de Welle, …, Walter de Hamby, …” (S) UKNA.

1290-1, “The abbot of Thornton to retain wood and rent in Hanby by Welton acquired from Walter de Hanby (who retains woodland there) … [Lincoln.]” (S) UKNA.

Walter died in Hanby Manor, co. Lincoln.

1300, “Alan de Thorlotoft and Joan his wife to Margaret widow of Walter de Hamby …” (S) UKNA.

Family notes:
• 1243, Joland de Hamby held in Hamby, Slatheby and Hoggistorp 1 knight’s fee of the honor of the earl of Arundel.
• This is only one of several lineages existing of various persons named Walter de Hamby.

Child of Walter and Margaret:

i. John Hambye (2170880), born 1298 in co. Lincoln, England.

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Baron Hugh de St. Philibert & Alice de Blakenham

4221732. Baron Hugh de St. Philibert & 4221733. Alice de Blakenham

~1260, Hugh born in England; s/o 8443464. Hugh de Sancto Phileberto & 8443465. Euphemia de Sulham . (S) CIsPM.

Aft. 1269, Hugh heir to his father Hugh. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Northampton, V4, 1937.

~1272, Alice born in England, d/o 8443466. Bennet de Blakenham & 8443467. Joan de Hastings.

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England. [While on crusade.]

8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.

1279, Hugh de St. Philibert, a minor, received 2 of 4 fees in Adwell as heir of John de Sulham [Richard de la Hyde receiving the other 4].

1283, Hugh de Philibert, lord of the manor of Purley La Hyde. (S) The Hydes of Purley, 2008.

1284, Hugo de Sancto Philiberto tenet Manerion de Creswell, in Com. Berks, per Serjantiam … (S) Fragmenta Antiquitatis, Blount, 1784, P53.

6/1287, Rhys ap Maredudd began a rebellion in south Wales. Edmund, earl of Cornwall, sent to suppress the uprising.

7/17/1287, Protection … Hugh de Sancto Philiberto, gone with Edmund, earl of Cornwall to Wales on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.

2/20/1289, Hugh de Sancto Philberto acknowledges that he owes to Edmund de la Hyde 175 marks. (S) CCRs.

5/5/1289, Drogo de Barentyn acknowledges that he owes Hugh de Sancto Philberto £20. (S) CCRs.

1289, Hugh de Philibert granted Biscot manor to William de Bereford for £9 16s. rent. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Bedford, V2, 1908.

[––Hugh & Alice––]

1291, Hugh married to Alice, acquiring lands in Norfolk and Suffolk.

1296, Hugh a knight of the earl Edmund of Cornwall. (S) Ministers Accounts of the Earldom of Cornwall, V1, Midgley, 1942. [The earl died at Bayonne in France in 1296.]

1296, Hugh served in Scotland.

3/30/1296, King Edward invaded Scotland with a force of 25,000 and captured Berwick-upon-Tweed, an important Scottish port of northeast England, sacked the town and massacred thousands of its inhabitants.

10/20/1297, Quitclaim in fee from Bennet, son and heir of Bennet de Blakenham, to Hugh de Sancto Philberto and his wife Alice, Bennet's sister, and to Alice's heirs, of his manors of Etone Hasting, Westwell, Thormertone, and Southrop, and the advowsons of the church of Etone Hasting and the chapel of Thormerton, with dower from the said manors when it occurs. Witnesses: Warin de Lisle, Richard de Colleshulle, Geoffrey de Turburwill, … on behalf of her husband, who was in Flanders.

1297, Hugh, lord of Sulham, was serving in Flanders. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Berkshire, V4, 1924. [1294, The Gascon War began between England and France, lasting 9 years.]

1/10/1298, Edward son of Edward I to John de Langton: the business of Hugh de St. Philibert. (S) UKNA.

1298, Hugh served in the Scottish wars.

7/22/1298, King Edward defeated Sir William Wallace at the battle of Falkirk, Scotland. The Scots defensive position was strong, but based on spearmen with support of some cavalry and archers. Edward’s armored knights were repulsed by the amassed spear points. King Edward brought up his Welsh longbowmen. They cut gaps into the Scottish ranks through which the mounted English knights could charge. The Scots were routed, but Wallace escaped.

12/20/1298, Pardon to Hugh de Sancto Phileberto and Alice, his wife, by reason of his service in Flanders, Scotland and elsewhere, of the trespass of his wife, while he was in Flanders, in acquiring for herself and her heirs from Benedict de Blakenham the manor of Eton Hastinges, co. Berks, … (S) CPRs.

2/6/1299, Hugh summoned to parliament as a baron.

7/14/1299 at Caerlaverock, Letters of respite of debts for Robert Malet staying in Scotland with the king, …. Same for … Hugh de Sancto Philiberto staying with the king, to the sheriffs of Norfolk, Berks and Gloucester. (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Scotland.

4/1/1300, … ordered … to cause all and singular of … knights, esquires or others having 40£ yearly of land … to provide themselves with horses and arms … be with the king at Carlisle at Midsummer next, ready to set out with him at his wages against the Scots … Oxford and Berks, with Hugh de Sancto Phileberto. (S) CCRs.

7/3/1300, Hugh de Sancto Philiberto received a letter of protection. (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Scotland, V5.

1300, Hugh served King Edward I in South-west Scotland. (S) The Galloway Roll.

1300, Siege of Caerlaverock castle in Scotland.

9/21/1300 at Asserugge, High de Sancto Philiberto, knight, witnessed a charter of Edmund, earl of corwall to St, mary and the church of Hayles … (S) CCRs.

7/16/1302 at Dumfries, Letters of respite of assizes of novel disseisin for Hugh de Sancto Philiberto, attested by Nicholas de Segrave. (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Scotland.

6/20/1304, Commission of oyer … to William Bereford, Hugh de Sancot Philiberto … complaint by Isabella de Kancia … co. Oxford, and led her away and imprisoned her. (S) CPRs.

11/1304, Hugh died; son John a minor. Hugh owed £100 to Benedict, Alice’s brother, for rents of lands in Berkshire.

5/26/1305, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to inspect a writing of agreement made between Hugh de Sancto Phileberto, deceased, tenant in chief, and Benet de Blakenham. (S) CFRs.

(S) A Genealogical History of the Dormant …, Burke, 1831, P469. (S) Sulham, A Hist. of the Co. of Berkshire: V3, 1923, pp. 428-430. (S) The Historic Peerage of England, Nicolas, P416.

Family notes:

·         Hugh inhertied the manor of Sulham from his mother.

·         Before he died Hugh gave a bird [likely a falcon] to the king as a gift. (S) Edward I, Prestwich, P115.

Child of Hugh and Alice:

i. John de Saint Philibert (2110866), born 1292 in England.


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