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Thursday, September 16, 2010

Lord William Trussell & Rose Pantulf

4221728. Lord William Trussell & 4221729. Rose Pantulf

~1230, William born in England, s/o 8443456. William Trussel & 8443457. Maud ?.

By 1233, Rohesia born in England, coheir & d/o 60848450. Baron William Pantulf & 60848451. Hawise fitz Warin.

1233, Rose’s father died. After the death of her father, wardship of Rohesia assigned by John FitzAlan to the custody of William Trussell. [Rose’s ancestor (243393800. Ivo Pantulf) was a feoffee of John fitzAlan’s ancestor William fitzAlan (378236416).]

[––William & Alice––]

William married 1st Alice de Waleton. [No children.]

6/22/1253, Roger de Waleton vs. Ivo de Walton … If Roger should die without issue, the land to revert to Alice his sister and her heirs by the said William Trussel. And Roger did homage in Court to the aforesaid William Trussel. (S) Feet of Fines, Henry III.

By 1260, William’s father died, his older brother Richard the heir.

[––William & Rose––]

By 1260, William married Rose, coheir of Cublesdon, Staffordshire; and Billesley ceased to be the main seat of the family. [After William’s death, his younger brother John became lord of Byllysley.]

8/4/1265, William heir to his brother Richard, slain at the battle of Evesham in support of Simon de Montfort. [Intially Richard’s estates were forfeited when attained, but later recovered.]

1268, IPM of William Maudut, earl of Warwick. Schedule of knights’ fees … Warwick … Billesle, 1 fee by William Trussel. (S) CIsPM.

[William likely died by 1272. There is no mention of his death in CFRs of 11/29/1272 or later. Rohesia’s death in 1294 is recorded in the CFRs.]

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

By 1277, William died holding a knight’s fee in Lamport of John de Wahull; Billesley as a knight’s fee from Andrew de Astley as mesne lord.


10/7/1277, Protection with clause volumus, until 2 February, for Roesia Trussel. (S) CPRs.

4/9/1282, Simple protection for Roysia Trussel until Michaelmas. (S) CPRs.

1284, Roesia Trussel held Cublesdon, of the Barony of Whemme [Shropshire] by serjeantry of one foot soldier with bow and arrows at Tyrley Castle for 8 days a year. (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V1, P224.

3/25/1285, “Debtor: Rose {Roesia} Trussell, Lady of Hales [Bradford Hundred, Salop.], William Trussell, her son, and William Randolph, of Newport {de Nouo Burgo}.” (S) UKNA.

3/25/1289, “Debtor: Rose {Roesia} Trussell, Lady of Cubblesdon', William Trussell, her son, …” (S) UKNA.

6/24/1290, Debtor: Rose Trussell, Lady of Cubblesdon [Roes' Trussel domina de Cubblesdon'. Stafford']; … Amount: 9 sacks of wool, at 10m. a sack. (S) UKNA.

10/1/1291, Roesia Trussel acknowledges that he owes Philip Burnell, £12. (S) CCRs.

1294, Rohesia of Staffordshire and Shropshire died.

3/25/1294, “Debtor: Rose {Rosea} Trussell, the mother of Sir William Trussell, knight, lately deceased [of Acton Trussell, Cuttlestone Hundred, Staffs].” (S) UKNA.

4/6/1294, Writ for IPM of Rose Trussel. Stafford: Cublesdone. The manor … William le Botiler (7606056) of Wemme [a minor and in the king’s wardship] by service of a man on foot with a bow and arrows in time of war at Tyrleg for 15 days at her own charges … William [Trussell] her son, aged 32 on the feast of St. Thomas the Apostle, 22 Edw. I, is her next heir. Stafford: Hales Trussell. The manor … including a fishery, …  the service of one man with an unbarded horse, iron cap, and lance, at Oswestry at her own charges for 6 weeks whilst there is war between England and Wales … Salop: Hales. The manor …  including a fishery in the moat … by service of finding in time of war between England and Wales a man for 40 days with habergeon of raw hide and bacinet, with an unbarded horse, in the castle of Oswestry at her own charges … (S) CIsPM.

(S) A Hist. of the Co. of Northampton, V4, 1937. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Warwick, V3, 1945.

Children of William and Rose:

i. William Trussell (2110864), born 12/21/1261 in England.

ii. John Trussel, born ? in England.