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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Lord Adam de Mohaut & Margery de Gayton

4211202. Lord Adam de Mohaut & 4211203. Margery de Gayton

1269, Adam de Mohant born in England, s/o 8422404. John de Monte Alto & 8422405. Elena ?.

~1280, Margery born in England, d/o 8422406. Walter de Gayton & 8422407. Amice Malet.

1298–1299, Adam de Monte Alto given a letters of protection relating to the Scotland campaign of Edward I. (S) History of Channelkirk, Allan, 1900, P122

By 1303, Adam married Margery.

1306, Adam died in Sulgrave, Northampton. (S) The Reliquary, Jewitt, 1878, P90.

3/26/1306, Grant to Geoffrey de la Lee, king's yeoman, of the custody during the minority of the heirs of the lands in Lillyngston, co. Oxford, late of Adam de Monte Alto, tenant in chief, with the marriage of the heir. (S) CPRs.


8/16/1306, IPM of Adam de Monte Alto. Northampton: Sulgrave. The manor … held jointly with Margery his wife of the heir of Walter de Gayton by service of 1/2 knight’s fee. Amice late the wife of Walter de Gayton, who still survives, was dowered by the said Adam and Margery of a third part of all the lands &c. of the manor; and Helen (Elena) late the wife of John de Monte Alto was dowered by them of a third part of 2 parts, but is dead. … Elizabeth his daughter, aged 2 and more, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.

7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.

Margery married 2nd Nicholas Trimenel.

1308, Amice, widow of Eustace de Hacche, settled Moreton manor herself for life, with remainder to (her son) Nicholas Trimenel and Margery his wife in tail male. (S) Hist. of Warwick, V5, 1949, Moreton Morrell.

Margery married 3rd ? le Waleys.

By 3/17/1317, Margery died.

7/22/1317, IPM of Margery le Waleys. Buckingham: Stokholt in the parish of Ocle by Buckingham. A messuage, 3 carucates of land, …  which tenements she, together with Adam de Monte Alto sometime her husband, acquired … Elizabeth daughter of the said Adam, aged 18 [13], is next heir of that inheritance; and the heirs of the said Margery are the said Elizabeth, and Avice daughter of Nicholas Trimenel. (S) CIsPM.

(S) Notes and Queries, William John Thomas, 1863, P193.

Family notes:

·         Daughter Elizabeth is sometimes listed as d/o Robert Lord Monhault. He died in 1329 without issue and the title became extinct. Adam was of the same family as Robert.

Child of Adam and Margery:

i. Elizabeth Monhault (2105601), born 1304 in England.

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