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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.


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.

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