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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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