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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.


~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.


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.