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Sunday, October 31, 2010

Lord William Gascoigne & Maud de Gawthorp

5908512. Lord William Gascoigne & 5908513. Maud de Gawthorp

~1265, William Gascoygne born in Harwood, England, s/o §§William Gascoigne & Elizabeth Bolton. [Harwood, between Leeds and Knaresborough.]

1270, William heir to his father.

~1285, Maud born in Gawthorp, England, heiress & d/o §§John de Gawthorp.

~1305, William married Maud and moved the family seat to Gawthorp.

1331, William died.

(S) The Baronetage of England, V5, Betham, 1906, P9. (S) Publications of the Thoresby Society, V17, 1908, P113. (S) Yorkshire Archaeological and Topographical Journal, V6, P371.

Family notes:

·         This William was the 6th William in succession in the family.

·         Elizabeth d/o heiress & §§William de Bolton of Aldwark.

·         John de Gawthorp s/o §§Henry de Gawthorpe & Margaret de Hillum.

Child of William and Maud:

i. William Gascoigne (2954256), born ~1310 in Yorkshire, England.

Lord John de Thornhill & Lady Beatrice Talboner

5908488. Lord John de Thornhill & 5908489. Lady Beatrice Talboner

~1265, John born in Yorkshire, England, s/o 11816976. Sir Richard de Thornhill & 11816977. Matilda de Fixby.

~1280, Beatrice born in England, d/o §Sir William Talboner.

1287, John succeeded his father.

8/14/1290, Renunciation and disclaimers by Nicholas de Leycestr' of his right and interest in the advowson and presentation of Thornhill church in favour of John de Thornhyll. (S) UKNA.

12/27/1291, John de Thornhull, staying in Scotland on the king’s service with Brian fitz Alan. (S) CPRs.

4/27/1296, Henry de Percy at the battle of Dunbar, Scotland. A battle of mounted knights, the English commanded by John de Warenne, earl of Surrey. About 100 Scottish knights and lords were taken prisoner including 4 earls.

10/8/1296, Protection with clause volumus  for 1 year, for Ralph de Sancto Audoeno, and John de Thornhill, staying in Scotland with Henry de Percy. (S) CPRs.

7/18/1302 at Hunsworth, Quitclaim by John Tylly and Gena de Gomersale … to John de Thornhyll of an annual rent of 40d, … (S) UKNA.

1303-4, Quitclaim: William, son of Lord Richard of Arcy to John son of Richard of Thornhill claim to 5a in Flkesburgh, Northdale. (S) UKNA.

4/4/1304, IPM of Alice de Lund. York: … Mixendene. A vaccary held of John de Thornhill by service of 13s. 4d. yearly … (S) CIsPM.

11/12/1305, Grant under conditions of a messuage and six acres by John de Thornehill to William son of Ellis de Waddisw' and Agnes his wife.

12/10/1306, John de Thornhill of co. York a mainpernor for the canons of the church of Lincoln. (S) CCRs.

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

1308-09, William son of Nicholas Boteler made a claim respecting a tenement in Midst Rawcliffe against John de Thornhill and others, but did not prosecute . (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Lancaster, V7, 1912.

6/3/1310, Grant and Quitclaim by Jordan de Denay to John de Thornehill' (Thornhill, Yk) his lord of 1½ acres in Thornehill.

2/20/1314, Association of John de Thornhulle as an assessor and collector … Westrighing of the county of York … (S) CPRs.

2/24/1317, John de Thornhill granted a market and fair at Thornhill, Yorkshire. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.

9/25/1318, Commission to … and John de Thornhill, on complaint … assaulted him at Bergh by Derton, co. York, … (S) CPRs.

9/2/1320, John on a commission of oyer and terminer on complaint by Master Henry de Clif’, king’s clerk … co. York. (S) CPRs.

1321, John de Thornhill given wardship during the minority of Richard de Tonge. (S) CIsPM.

1322, John de Thornhill held the manors of Thornhill and Hunsworth of the heir of Richard de Tong, a minor in the King’s wardship, each by the service.

5/18/1322, John died; all lands and tenemants are yearly worth 89s. 4d. of the king by homage and fealty and by the service of knight’s fee. (S) Lancashire Inquests, Extents, and Feudal Aids: 1205-1307, 1907, P46.

5/19/1322, Writ for IPM of John de Thornhull. Lancaster: Folrigg. A capital messuage … Brian his firstborn son, aged 23, is his next heir. York: Thornhill. The manor, with the advowson of the church … Brecetwesel. A bovate and a half of land … Farnley. 4s. yearly rent … Hundesworth. The manor … Suelleshill. A carucate of land … Ovenden, Waddesworth and Stansfeld. 20s. rent from 8 bovates of land … (S) CIsPM.


6/16/1322, John de Thornhull held on the day of his death certain lands in Folrigge in chief … the service of an eighth part of a knight's fee, and a messuage in the town of Thornhull in chief … by knight service, and the manors of Thornhull and Hundesworth … by knight service, and certain lands in Suellushull as of the manor of Fameleye, … by knight service, … Brian his son is his nearest heir and of full age,—to deliver to Brian the said manors, messuage and lands, he having done fealty, saving to Beatrice late the wife of John her dower. (S) CFRs.

7/9/1322, “Rec. of the Grant to Beatrice widow of Sir John de Thornhill by William de Knol, attorney of Brian son & heir of the said Sir John, as her dower, of the manor of Thornhill called Le Grenehalle with all appurtenances except the advowson of Thornhill, with the boat ferry in Thornhill on the Kelder, …, Brettewysel, Farneley Tyas, Soutz Deneby and Waddesworth … Wydehope and Smaleshagh …, Halton, Theuelby, Haytheby and Burton …” [Nottinghamshire.] (S) UKNA.

Beatrice married 2nd William fitz Simon of Shelf.

1325, Grant: Brian of Thornhill (s/o Beatrice) to William, son of Simon of Shelf and wife Beatrice, lands at Cockhill, Shelf, Yorks. (S) UKNA.

10/31/1326, Court Roll of Lady Beatrice of Thornhill (Wadsworth, Yk). (S) UKNA.

1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.

10/3/1327, Court Roll of Lady Beatrice of Thornhill (Wadsworth, Yk). (S) UKNA.

10/6/1328, Court Roll of Lady Beatrice of Thornhill (Wadsworth, Yk). (S) UKNA.

7/1333, Court Roll of Lady Beatrice of Thornhill held at Waddeswurh’ (Waddeswurh’, Yk). (S) UKNA.

11/1334, Roll of Court of Lady Beatrice of Thornhill held at Waddeswurh' (Waddeswurh', Yk). (S) UKNA.

11/7/1335, Court Roll of Lady Beatrice of Thornhill (Wadsworth, Yk). (S) UKNA.

5/6/1336, Court Roll of Lady Beatrice of Thornhill (Wadsworth, Yk). (S) UKNA.

Beatrice died.

(S) Nottinghamshire Archives: Savile of Rufford: Deeds and Estate Papers. (S) Foster’s Yorkshire Pedigrees.

Child of John and Beatrice:

i. Bryan Thornhill (2954244), born 1299 in Yorkshire, England.

Sir John De Savile & Margery de Rishworth

5908480. Sir John De Savile & 5908481. Margery de Rishworth

~1275, John de Seyvill born in Yorkshire, England, s/o 11816960. Peter de Savile & 11816961. Maud ?.

1282, John’s father Peter declared insane; custody of lands and family given to Peter de Eton [Heaton], his near relative. [Peter apparently recovered by 1302.]

~1280, Margery born in England, coheir & youngest d/o 11816962. Henry de Rishworth & 11816963. Alicia ?.

1300, John son of Peter de Seyville com­plained of William, Prior of Pontefract, and Walter de Sutton, his bailiff, … he said that he held of the Prior a house and a carucate of land in Dodesworth by fealty and the service of 10s. a year, and he was not bound to do any other service, …, the Prior did distrain him to do service at his court of Berneslay from 3 weeks to 3 weeks; he claimed £20 damages.

1301, John son of Peter de Seyville claimed against Roger Fitz-Thomas 10 acres of land and 2 acres of wood in Wyrkesburgh [Worsbrough] as his right.

1301, John son of Peter de Sayville sued Elias de Smytheton of Askerne claiming 20 acres of land, … in Calthorn … against 5 other de­fendants.

1302, The 5 defendants of the suit with Elias de Smytheton appeared, and John said that they had no entry in the property except after a demise made by John de Sayville, his grandfather (whose heir he is), to Ralph de Sayville, for a term which has expired.

1302, Quit claim: John son of Peter son of Thomas de Langeley to John son of Peter de Sayvile lands and tenements in Gutlagaues. (S) UKNA.

1303, John son of Peter de Seyville sued William, Prior of Pontefract [who did not appear].

4/1306, John de Sayvile witnessed an agreement between Thomas son of Sir John de Heton and Adam de Pontefracto of Mirfield, relating to lands in Mirfield.

1306, Hugh son of John de Eland released to Thomas de Langfield and Ellen his wife, Jordan de Insula and Isabel his wife, and John de Sayvile and Margery his wife, daughters and heirs of Henry de Rishworth, the rent of 10 marks for the moiety of the vill of Barkesland.

7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.

By 1308, John heir to his father.

1308 at Barnsley, John served in the court of Robert de Boseville, Prior of Pontefract.

9/1310, Robert, Prior of St. John … to answer John de Sayville of a plea … he held 2 messuages, 112 acres of land, 8 acres of meadow, and 20 acres of wood in Dodworth, by homage, fealty and the service of 17s. 6d. a year for all service of the Prior of Pontefact … damages £20. (S) Year Books of Edward II, Selden Society, 1904, P94.

1319, Fine between John de Sayville and Margery his wife, plaintiffs, and Jordan son of Jordan de Insula and Isabel his wife, deforciants, of 27s. rent in Barkesland, Bothamley and Northland, and of 1/3 of the manor of Rissheworth, which Alice, widow of Henry de Rissheworth, holds for life of the inheritance of Isabel. To hold (subject to the life interest) to John and Margery and the heirs of John. Warranty against the heirs of Isabel. Alice was present and did fealty to John and Margery. (S) Feet of Fines.

1320, John and Margery paid a fine of 27s. to be paid from lands in Barkisland, Bothomley, Northland, and a third part of the manor of Rishworth. (S) A Concise History of the Parish and Vicarage of Halifax, Crabtree, 1836, P486.


1/20/1327, King Edward II abdicated in favor of his son, Edward III.

1327, Pardon to John de Sayvill for the death of Robert de Baldok. (S) CPRs.

1328-29, Court held at Wakefield: Order to distrain John de Savile to do suit of court for tenements in Rish­worth late belonging to Henry de Rishworth. (S) Wakefield Court Rolls.

4/1330, The king sues John de Seyville, to permit him to present a parson to the church of Smetheton.

11/29/1331, John [possibly the son] amerced 4d. for not “coming to do suit”. (S) Wakefield Court Rolls.

By 1336, John, Knt. of Golcar and of Rishworth died.

(S) De controversia in curia militari inter Ricardum Le Scrope, Scrope, 1832, P303.

Family notes:

·         John built the Savile-gate road when he started spending half the year at Rishworth and half at Bothom Hall in Huddersfield.

Child of John and Margery:

i. John Savile (2954240), born ~1300 in England.

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Sir John de Ralegh & Margaret le Bret

5080588. Sir John de Ralegh & 5080589. Margaret le Bret

~1280, John born in Somerset, England, s/o 10161176. Sir Simon de Raleigh & 10161177. Joan le Tort.

~1285, Margaret born in England, d/o 10161178. Richard le Bret.

1304, John’s father died.

7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.

6/28/1314, Commission of oyer and terminer … to … on complaint by Ralph, prior of Goldeclyve, that … John de Ralegh … Henry Bardolf … with others, after the king had taken fealty … entered the manor of Preston and Selure, co. Somerset, belonging to the priory, … felled trees … took 23 oxen … and forcibly hendered the escheator … (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls.

1315, John de Ralegh the Lord of the town of Boleham with its members Honesham & Evedon, Devon. (S) Historical Memoirs of the Town and Parish of Tiverton, Dunsford, 1836, P3.

1317, John de Raleigh of Nettlecombe, and his brother Simon rebelled with Thomas of Lancaster. They were pardoned on fines of £100 and £40 respectively.

1320, John witnessed a deed of Walter, Bishop of Exeter. (S) Registrum Collegii Exonienesis, Boase, 2009, P324.

2/8/1322, Writ of aid for John de Lortye and John de Say appointed to arrest Thomas de Gornay, John de Kyngeston, Walter de Pavely of Stratton, John de Ralegh, Simon de Ralegh, Warin de Ralegh, John de Mautravers, John Luterel, Andrew Luterel … (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls.

1323, “Grant, exchange Peter de Brochille to John de Ralegh Aldeston and Aylesbeare 1½ acres.” (S) UKNA.

1325, Sir John de Ralegh owned a house opposite the Dominican convent in Exeter. (S) The History of Newenham Abbey in the County of Devon, Davidson, P83.

1/20/1327, King Edward II abdicated in favor of his son, Edward III.

1327, John recovered the manor of Alford, which had been seized by the crown. In addition, the fines of 1317 were remitted.

1331, John de Raleigh held a fee at Allecheford of John de Mohun. [Previously held by his father Simon.]

1332, John [senior] settled the manor of Allydeford on his son John [of Netelcombe] and his wife Margaret. (S) Feet of Fines for the County of Somerset, P159.

1333, “…Witnesses: the lords John de Ralegh, John de Cheverston, knights, … Exeter …” (S) UKNA.

1336, John de Reylegh of co. Devon sealed a document: a cross betw. Four crosses, crosslet fitchees, … (S) Catalogue of Seals in the Department of Manuscripts.

1337, John a collector of the King’s revenue for Somersetshire.

9/25/1337, John, of Beaudeport [or Churneys], Sheriff of Devon. [This may be the son.]

9/6/1338 at Windsor, John witnessed the ratification of letters of confirmation by the dean and chapter of the church of Exeter. (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls.

7/22/1340, “Endorsement: John de Raleigh {Ralegh}, of Charles [in Shirwell Hundred, Devon.], Sheriff.” (S) UKNA.

1340, John died, Margaret surviving.

(S) The History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset, Cruttwell, 1791. (S) The History of the Part of West Somerset, Heley, 1901, P186-8. (S) Archaeologia Cambrensis, 1868, P357. (S) Nettlecombe Court, Bush, 1970.

Family notes:
• There is also “John de Ralegh” of Surrey at this time.

Child of John and Margaret:

i. John de Raleigh (2540294), born ~1305 in England.

Robert Biccombe of Somerset & Agnes ?

5080576. Robert Biccombe & 5080577. Agnes ?

Robert married Agnes, the co-heiress of a small estate at East Luccombe.

1279, Robert and Geoffrey le Tort jurors of an inquisition.

1284, Robert of Biccombe was found by inquisition to be the tenant of a knight’s fee at Biccombe, held of John de Mohun, deceased. [Another list of the period credits Robert and Geoffrey le Tort with two thirds of a fee there; and Geoffrey is also one of the owners of the adjoining manor of Timberscombe.] (S) Calendar of IsPM, P351.

1285, Robert of Biccombe was found by inquisition to be the tenant of a fee at Biccombe, held of John de Mohun, deceased.

1286, Robert de Bykkombe held one knight’s fee (six hides or 720 acres) in Biccombe of John de Mohun, lord of Dunster, “which appears to have continued in his family for many generations.” (S) History of Carhampton, Somerset, Publ. 1830, James Savage. [Biccombe was one of the manors which were anciently subject to the castle of Dunster.]

1289, Robert of Biccombe was suing Walter of Cloutsham and others for disseising him of an acre of wood and some land at Biccombe, evidently situate in the common fields, 4 perches measuring 3 perches in width, and 6 perches measuring 1 perch in width.

(S) Historical Notes on Some Somerset Manors Formerly Connected with the Honour of Dunster, Somerset Record Society, 1931.

Family notes:
• Richard who held Biccombe of William de Mohun, at the time of the Domesday survey, may have been the progenitor of the family which derived its surname from that place. Little is known about the history of Biccombe before the year 1201, when Alfred of Biccombe was one of the tenants of the Honour of Dunster. Although Richards holding, in 1086, had been only a single virgate [equal to five hides of land or a total of 600 acres], Alfred was responsible for a whole fee.

Child of Robert and Agnes:

i. Robert Biccombe (2540288), born ~1290 in England.

Sir John Malet & Sibylla De St Cleere

5079808. Sir John Malet & 5079809. Sibylla De St Cleere

~1252, John Mallet born in Enmore, Somerset, England, s/o 10159616. Sir Baldwin Malet & 10159617. Mabel De Deandon.

~1265 Sibylla born in Stapleton, Somerset, England, d/o § Sir Robert De St Cleere & Mabilia de Mohun.

1279, John succeeded his father as lord of Enmore manor.

1279, John was in possession of Sutton manor. (S) Sutton Mallet, A History of the County of Somerset, V8, 2004.

“Johannes Malet Miles Dominus de Enemere filius et haeres Balwini Malet Milities Ed. I.” married Sibylla.

1280, entry for “Johannem Malet Dominum de Enemere”. (S) Sir A.M.'s MSS., Vol. I, Sup. II, P16.

1284, John held the estate of Enmore. (S) A History of the County of Somerset, V8, 2004.

By 1288, John, K.B., of Enmore & Deandon died: John Malet 96 acres of land, 14 acres of meadow, … in Deandon, of the heir of Almaric de St Amando, by soccage, … held of John of Grendon, … in Grendon … held of Michael de Spitchwick … in Cator and Shallowford … by military service … of the abbot of Buckfastleigh by military service … “Baldwinus est filius et haeres dicti Johannis Malet et aetat: 4 ann: ”. (S) Dewdon Manor, Dingley, 2007.

1303, Sibilla Malet tenet in Bridewyk “quintam partem f. ”, and Bykeworth[y] et La Venne “nonam partem j. f.”, Schyrewill, Devon. (S) Inquisitions and Assessments Relating to Fuedal Aids, 1899, P361.

(S) Notices of an English Branch of the Malet Family, Arthur Malet, 1885, PP32-3. App’s H1, H2. (S) A History of the County of Somerset, V6, 1992. (S) Magna Britannia, V6, P-CLI.

Family notes:
• “Sibilla Malet tenet … partem f. un. M. in Bridwike de heredibus Baldewini Malet, et iidem heredes de heredibus Johannis de Mohun, et, iidem heredes de Thoma de Ralegh, …” (S) Inquisitions and Assessments Relating to Fuedal Aids, 1899, P336.
• “Sibilla Malet tenet nonam partem un. F. in Bykeworthy et in La Venne de Mabilia Malet, et eadem Mabilia de heredibus Johannis de Moun, et iidem heredes de rege i.c.” (S) Inquisitions and Assessments Relating to Fuedal Aids, 1899, P337.
• Robert de St. Cleere aka "Robert de St. Claro" and "Robert de Saint-Clair".

Children of John and Sibylla:

i. Baldwin Malet (2539904), born 1284 in Enmore, Somerset, England.

ii. Thomas Malet, born ~1286 in Enmore, Somerset, England.
Thomas married the heiress of Monford in Devon.
1311, Knight of Nottinghamshire.

Friday, October 29, 2010

Baron William de Cantelowe & Eve de Braose

5000486. Baron William de Cantelowe & 5000487. Eve de Braose

~1215, William de Cantilupo born in England, s/o 10000972. William de Cantilupe & 10000973. Millicent de Gournay.

~1225, Eve born in England, d/o 47279586. William de Braose & 47279587. Eve Marshall.

1230, Eve’s father died leaving her Totnes.

1238, William’s father William granted custody and marriage of Eva de Braose with the honor of Abergavenny.

1239, William’s father heir to William’s grandfather – all of the same name.

8/27/1239, Matilda, mother of Julian, challenged the custody of William de Cantilupe.

7/25/1241, Grant to William de Cantilupo the younger, that he make take each week in the town of Bergeveny murage for walling the town, for 5 years. (S) CPRs.

4/7/1242, Protection for the following so long as they are on the king’s service beyond seas … W. de Cantilupo, the younger … (S) CPRs.

7/1242, William a member of the army of King Henry III in France at war with King Louis IX. The 2 armies met at the battles of Taillebourgh [6/19] and Saintes, with the superior sized French force winning.

6/19/1242 at Saintes, France, Mandate to … and W. de Cantilupo that, if John fitz Geoffrey can cultivate and enclose with a dyke 60 acres in the heath of Sloudon within the New Forest, … permit this to be done. (S) CPRs.

8/28/1242, Appointment of William de Cantilupo the younger, John de Gray, Philip Basset, and Paulinus Peyvre as constables and leaders of the knights crossing this time to Poitou by order of the king. (S) CPRs.

1/13/1243, Grant to William de Cantilupo the younger of £50 a year … (S) CPRs.

~1243, Willam married Eve [and later became Baron of Abergavenny in her right].

12/1245, Eve a coheir of her maternal uncles Walter and Anselm, who both died the same month.

2/15/1248, Restitution to Roger de Mortuo Mari and Maud his wife, William de Cantilupo and Eva his wife, and Humphrey de Boun and Eleanor his wife, of the castle and town of Haverford, as the right and inheritance of the said Maud, Eva and Eleanor … lands late of Walter Marshal, earl of Pembroke … In the partition of Bridgwater, Eve de Braose, wife of William de Cauntelo, received 2/3rds of the borough and manor. (S) Bridgwater, A Hist. of the Co. of Somerset: V6, 1992. (S) CPRs.

10/20/1248, On the death of John de Mornemue … William de Cantilupo the younger had intruded in the castle of Penros after the death … the said William came to the king and put himself in mercy and surrendered to the king the sesin of the castle … (S) CPRs. [William and John, son of this John, became involved in extended disputes.]

5/26/1250, A charter records the restoration of property, granted to "Margaret Countess of Lincoln", to "William de Vescy and Agnes [de Ferrers] his wife, Reginald de Moun and Isabel [de Ferrers] his wife, William de Fortibus and Matilda his wife, Francis de Boun and Sibil his wife, William de Vallibus and Alienor [de Ferrers] his wife, John de Moun and Joan [de Ferrers] his wife, Agatha de Ferrers in the king´s custody, Roger de Mortimer and Matilda his wife, and William de Cantilupe and Eva his wife.” (S) Cal. of Doc’s of Ireland, V1.

1250, Margery and Hillaria de Hastings, in the nunnery of Alneston, had their tuition committed to William de Cantelupe when their father Henry de Hastings, husband of Ada of Huntington, died.

1251, William received wardship of the heir of Henry de Hastings from Guy de Lusignan. [But not wardship of the lands.]

1251, William heir to his father.

6/25/1251, Grant to William de Cantilupo and John de Munemuth that they may compose their contentions and plaints by the judgment and ordinance of the following, to wit, … Gilbert de Segrave on behalf of William, … Robert Walerand on behalf of John, as arbitrators … by the taking of the castle of Penros by the men of the said William, and its taking into the king's hands and subsequent restitution to the said John, the liberty of the said William therein shall not be in any wise harmed, or cause the disherison of him or his heirs. (S) CPRs.

11/5/1252, Restitution and quit-claim to William de Cantilupo and his heirs, as their inheritance, of the lands late of Eustace de Cantilupo in the manors of Berewesby, co. Northampton, Lubbestorp, co. Leicester, and Baseford, co. Nottingham. (S) CPRs.

1253, William accompanied King Henry III into Gascony to suppress a rebellion. (S) DNB, P199.

6/11/1253, Licence, for William de Cantilupo to make his will … (S) CPRs.

8/6/1253, King Henry left for Gascony from Portsmouth with 300 ships.

1253, William and wife Eve in a lawsuit with Adam Gurdun. (S) Pedes Finium, 1894, P34.

10/23/1253, Henry’s army in camp at Benauge, France [east of Bordeaux].

11/28/1253, Appointment, during pleasure, of William de Cantilupo to the keeping of the castle of Boelt, rendering … 40 marks. (S) CPRs.

3/3/1254 at Meilhan, France, Bond to William de Cantilupo in £200 [by the king]., … granting to William de Catilupo and his heirs free warren in all their demesne lands in England. (S) CPRs, 10/16/1374.

6/7/1254, Charter … John de Berneres, the elder, … Witnesses:- … Geoffrey de Lezygnan and William de Valenciis the king’s brothers, William de Cantilupo, … (S) CPRs.

9/25/1254, William, Knt. of Calne, Wiltshire, Baron of Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire died at Calveston, Bucks; Simon de Montfort the chief mourner at his funeral.


10/15/1254, Writ of extent for William de Cantilupo. Wilts: Calne town, … Suffolk: Badmundefeld manor … The advowson of Wichum church pertains to George, son and heir of Sir William de Cantilupo, aged 3; and the advowson of the chapel within the court is free and exempt from the bishop's jurisdiction … (S) CIsPM. [The market of Calne, would be passed down in his family.]

10/28/1254, Mandate to Eva de Cantilupo to deliver the castle of Boelt which remained in her keeping after the death of William de Cantilupo her husband, to Geoffrey de Langele, … (S) CPRs.

11/18/1254, IPM of Sir William de Kalna alias de Cantilupo. A boy named George, aged not quite 3, is his heir. Wilts: … Warwick: Haston manor … Bedford and Buckingham: Eyton manor, 12 hides … All the rents of the 19 hides were assigned by Sir William de Cantilupo to John de Montealto, with his daughter, and the rents of 3 mills were assigned for life to Lady Agnes de Verdun … (S) CIsPM.

1255, Eve died; son George, 3 years old, succeeding.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P635.

Family notes:

·         Wardship of the lands of William’s heirs was given to Lord Edward. (S) Edward I, Prestwich, 1988, P38.

·         Confirmation by William de Cantilupe to the chapel in his court of Eyton, of the grant made to it by his father, William de Cantilupe, of a messuage and … It appears that Cantilupe had Eyton and it was settled on Millecent, married to Ive Zouche. (S) UKNA.

·         Maurice son of Gerald, deceased, … held the barony of Offaly of Roger de Mortuo Mari and Matilda his wife, William de Cantilupo and Eva his wife, Humphrey de Bohun and Eleanor his wife, daughters of Eva de Breus, fifth heir of Walter and Anselm, the Marshals, by service of 12 knight’s fees. (S) CPRs, 8/23/1273.

Children of William and Eve:

i. Joan de Cantelowe (11820101), born ~1245 in England.

ii. Milicent de Cantelowe (2500243), born ~1249 in England.

iii. George de Cantelowe, born 4/1251 in England.

9/1/1254, Ratification of a marriage to be contracted between George son of William de Cantilupo and Margaret daughter of Edmund de Lacy, as their parents, … have arranged. (S) CPRs.

4/5/1273, Mandate … to deliver to George de Cantilupo, son and heir of William de Cantilupo, … the castle and town of Totten. (S) CPRs.

5/1/1273, George had seisin of the castle of Kilgaran and the manor St. Clare … (S) CPRs.

1272, George died.

11/4/1272, IPM of George de Cantilupo. Wilts.: … Milisanda the wife of Eudo la Zuche, of full age, and John, son of Henry and Joan de Hastinges (age 14), who is under age and in the king's wardship, are his next heirs. … [lots of properties in various counties] … Salop: [11 manors] … Somerset: … George is 21 on Good Friday last … (S) CIsPM.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Sir Nicholas Poyntz & Isabel Dyall

5000480. Sir Nicholas Poyntz & 5000481. Isabel Dyall

~1216, Nicholas Poynz born in England, s/o 10000960. Hugh Poyntz & 10000961. Hawise Malet.

By 4/4/1220, Nicholas’ father died.

1225, Nicholas, co-heir to Robert Bardolf.

7/2/1225, The king has taken the homage of Jordan Foliot (47281512), Isolda de Gray and Ralph Paynel for the portions that fall to them of the lands formerly of Robert Bardolf, their uncle … Kent … security from Robert Wolf, in the place of Matilda Bardolf, his mother, who is one of the heirs …  to keep safely the portion falling to the son and heir [Nicholas] of Hugh Poinz , who is similarly one of the heirs of the same Robert and is under age and in the custody of the king. (S) FRsHIII.

~1230, Isabel born in England, d/o §§Timothy Dyall.

9/1232, Concerning respite of a demand. And to the sheriff of Gloucestershire, concerning the demand he makes for the debts of Nicholas Poinz and Hugh Poinz. (S) FRsHIII.

2/1233, Order to the sheriff of Gloucestershire that since the king has given respite to Ralph fitz Nicholas, …, by reason of the lands of Nicholas Poinz, which are in the custody of the same Ralph, he is to permit him to have peace in the meantime. (S) FRsHIII. [Nicholas a minor]

1235, King Henry III confirmed gifts to the priory of Haliwell by Nicholas Pointz. (S) Hist. of Co. of Surrey, V4, 1912, Camberwell.

2/5/1236, The king has rendered the manor of Bromsgrove to Nicholas Poinz and his parceners as their right and inheritance. (S) FRsHIII.

4/7/1242, Protection for the following so long as they are on the king’s service beyond seas … Nicholas de Poinz … (S) CPRs.

7/1242, Nicholas a member of the army of King Henry III in France at war with King Louis IX. The 2 armies met at the battles of Taillebourgh [6/19] and Saintes [7/22], with the superior sized French force winning.

1249, Nicholas and his cousin William de Forz were asked to warrant John de la Stane ½ knights fee.

10/1251, Nicholas Poynz gives the king 2 m. for taking an assize of novel disseisin before R. Walerand. Order to the sheriff of Gloucestershire to take security. (S) FRsHIII.

1253-4, At the death of his step-father, Nicholas received half of the barony of Curry Malet, Somerset, through his mother.

5/1254, Nicholas Poynz gives the king 20s. for a writ ad terminum. Order to the sheriff of Somerset. (S) FRsHIII.

1257, Nicholas fought in Wales.

1261, The fees of Thokington and Swell held of Richard de Clare, earl of Gloucester [deceased], by Nicholas Poyntz. (S) Trans. Bristol & Glou. Arch. Soc., V12, 1888, P126.

4/12/1263, Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, lead a rebellion of young barons. Nicholas joined the barons’s revolt against King Henry III as a follower of John Giffard (11820106). [Hence John would be with John Giffard in the following events.]

3/28/1264, Grant to William de Kaynes of 30 marks a year at the Exchequer, … The like to Nicholas Poynz. (S) CPRs.

5/14/1264, John with John Giffard at the battle of Lewes against the king. Lord Edward (I) and his father King Henry III captured by Montfort at the battle of Lewes, Sussex, “at the Mill of the Hide”. An estimated 2700 died. Lord Edward and his knights penetrated the center of Montfort’s army, but was flanked on both sides by armored calvary.

10/25/1264, Whereas the king’s beloved and faithful Henry de Sutleg’ lately mainperned for Nicholas Poinz to pay to Cressa son of Mosse, formerly Jew of London, deceased, the £70 in which Nicholas was bound to the aforesaid Jew by his charter for having a certain piece of land that Nicholas granted to Henry forever … (S) FRsHIII.

1265, The moiety of Poyntz Hall assigned to Nicholas, part of Dullingham manor.

1265, John Giffard’s allegiance switched to the king.

1265, John Giffard, in support of Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester, was gathering forces in the forest of Dean.

5/1265, John Giffard one of the knights commanding 500 men at arms at Tullington awaiting to protect Lord Edward who had just escaped as a prisoner of Simon de Montfort.

8/4/1265, John Giffard supported Lord Edward in the defeat of Montfort at the battle of Evesham., Worcester,  ending the Baron’s Revolt. Montfort and 2 of his sons were killed.

11/25/1265, Remission … Nicholas Poynz of all debts, usuries and penalties wherin he was bound by charter to Cresseus son of master Mosseus, Jew of London, deceased. (S) CPRs.

3/1268, Nicholas Poynz gives one mark for an assize to be taken before Robert de Brywes. Order to the sheriff of Cambridgeshire. (S) FRsHIII.

7/6/1268, Pardon to Nicholas Poynz, by testimony of John Giffard, of all trespasses of the non-observance of the Provisions of Oxford. . (S) CPRs.

11/3/1270, Grant to Hagin son of Master Mosseus, Jew of London, … their debtors … Nicholas Poynz … (S) CPRs.

By 1272, Nicholas granted Poyntz Hall to his son Hugh.

1272, Nicholas Poinz, Knt. of Tockington and Swell, Gloucester died in possession of Hoo manor. (S) The History and Topographical Survey of the Co. of Kent, V4, 1798.

[––Post Mortem––]

10/7/1272, IPM of Nicholas Poynz: Curymalet held of the king in chief by knight’s service. Sir Hugh Poynz his son, aged 21 at the feast of St. Bartholomew last, his next heir. (S) CIsPM.

11/22/1273, IPM of Nicholas Poynz at Tokington, Gloucester: Nicholas Pounz held the manor of Tokinton by knight’s service. The capital messuage ... 215 acres ... 13 free tenants ... 14 virgates of land in villenage ... 2 mills, water and wind ... Sum £37 1s 10d. Sir Hugh Poynz is the son and next heir ... age 21 years and more ... enfeoffed of the said manor ... in full seisin for half a year or more before the death of his father. (S) Abstracts of IsPM for Gloucester, Fry, 1903, P73.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P634. (S) Visitations of Essex, Hawley.

Child of Nicholas and Isabel:

i. Hugh Poyntz (2500240), born 8/25/1252 in England.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Lord Reginald de Aslacton & Isabel de Watton

4998720. Lord Reginald de Aslacton & 4998721. Isabel de Watton

~1200, Reginald born in England.

~1210, Isabel born in England, d/o §§Walter de Whatton.

~1230, Reginald married Isabel, receiving a gift of the manor [from which he took his surname.] (S) Whatton, 1825.

(S) Hist. of Nottingham, V1, 1790, Aslacton.

Family notes:

·         Walter de Watton a knight of the 2nd Crusade.

·         1166, Pipe Roll of Robert fitz Ralph, sheriff: Remaldus de Aslacton, 0.5m. (S) Pipe Rolls of Henry II.

·         “Reginaldo de Aslactona” witnessed a charter granted by Lady Adeliza de Whatton to Belvoir Priory [a cousin of Isabel.] (S) The Antiquities of Nottinghamshire, Thoroton, 1790, P262.

Child of Reginald and Isabel:

i. Sir Simon de Aslacton (2499360), born bef. 1231 in England.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Baron Robert de Roos & Lady Isabel D’Aubeney

4997496. Baron Robert de Roos & 4997497. Lady Isabel D’Aubeney

~1225, Robert born in England, heir & s/o 4997476. William de Roos & 4997477. Lucy Fitz Peter.

1234, Isabel born in England, heir & d/o 9994994. William D’Aubeney & 9994995. Isabel ?.

~1230s, Isabel was a King’s ward at Windsor as a child.

Bef. 9/14/1242, Isabel’s father died.

1/13/1243, Isabella d’Aubigny has made fine with the king by 60 m. for marrying herself to whomever she will wish. (S) Fine Rolls, H.III, 108.

[––Robert & Isabel––]

1244, Robert married to Isabel.

5/17/1244, Mandate to Bernard de Sabaudia and Hugh Giffard to deliver Isabel daughter of William de Aubynny, who is in the king’s custody, to Robert son of William de Ros, her husband, and let him take her where he will. (S) CPRs.

5/17/1244, Robert ordered to pay £200 yearly for delivery of Isabel [his wife] on £3,285 14s. 4.5d owed by her father.

1247, Robert received the castle of Belvoir.

1248, Isabella, wife of Robert, and her husband called to account for non-payment of the marriage fine.

10/21/1249, The king has granted to Robert de Ros and Isabella, his wife, daughter and heiress of William d’Aubigny, that they may render those £100 and 50s. which are exacted from them by summons of the Exchequer for William’s debts together with the other debts which William owed to the king. (S) FRsHIII.

7/2/1251, Robert de Ros and Isabella, his wife, give the king one mark of gold in bezants for having a charter of warren, which he has paid … and is quit. (S) FRsHIII.

12/29/1251, The king has granted to Robert de Ros, who has taken to wife Isabella, daughter and heiress of William d’Aubigny, that he may render 100 m. per annum at the Exchequer. (S) FRsHIII.

12/28/1253, IPM of Peter de Goldington. Leicester. Claxton, 12 virgates and 1½ bovate in the manor, held of Sir Robert de Ros. (S) CIsPM.

7/3/1257, Robert obtained a grant of free warren in his lordship of Belvoir.

5/13/1258, Simon de Aslacton acted as a security for Robert de Ros and his wife Isabel.

6/14/1261, Robert de Ros of Belver and Isabel his wife granted a market and fair at Belvoir, Lincolnshire. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs.

1261-2, Grant by Robert de Ros, lord of Beauvier, to Sir Philip Basset, for 40 marcs, of the wardship and marriage of John, son of William de Goldingham, … Witnesses:- Sirs William de Insula, …, Henry Sturmy, …, and Richard Sturmy, knts., … (S) UKNA.

1261, Robert de Ros of Belvoir pardoned for tourneying at Pontefract.

4/12/1263, Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, lead a rebellion of young barons.

10/17/1263, Robert de Ros [one of many] to come to the king at Wyndesor with the horses and arms … (S) CPRs.

5/14/1264, Lord Edward (I) and his father King Henry III captured by Montfort at the battle of Lewes, Sussex. An estimated 2700 died.

1264-65, Simon de Montfort effectively ruled England.

1265, Robert summoned to parliament, 1st Baron of Roos of Helmsley, Yorkshire.

8/4/1265, Lord Edward (I) defeated Montfort’s army at the battle of Evesham, Worcester, ending the Baron’s Revolt.

2/7/1267, Robert de Ros de Beverlac had license to fortify Belver [Belvoir], co. Lincoln, his principle residence. (S) CPRs.

7/1268, Robert de Ros, lord of Belver, made a charter giving the weal of his soul and that of Isabel his wife … (S) Manuscripts of His Grace the Duke of Rutland, 1905, V4, P9.

9/6/1270, IPM of Thomas de Bekering. Lincoln: Bekering. A capital messuage … All held of the fee of Sir Robert de Ros. (S) CIsPM. [Other parts held of Gilbert de Gaunt, cousin of Robert.]

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

5/7/1274, Order to permit Robert de Ros, son and heir of Robert de Ros [this Robert] of Werk, …  Robert son of Robert held the castle and manor of Robert de Ros [this Robert], son and heir of William de Ros of Werk, of the gift and feoffment of Robert de Ros, father of William and Robert, … (S) CCRs.

4/1277, Robert made a pilgrimage to the shrine of St. Edmund at Pontigny in France.

1277, Robert fought in Wales as a banneret under the Earl of Warwick with 4 knights and 4 troops.

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.

1279, Robert owed £2000 in scutage fees for the previous wars of King Henry.

5/1/1281, Mandate to Robert de Ros to deliver up for punishment … Adam de Karleton, and William de Hikeham, lay brethren [of the hospital of St. Katherine without Lincoln] detained in the castle of Belvoir of the said Robert … (S) CPRs.

1282, Robert summoned to serve against the Welsh with 3 knights and 6 troops [3 knights in the name of Isabel].

12/11/1282, King Edward’s forces defeated Llewelyn ap Gruffydd at the Battle of Radnor in eastern Wales. King Edward received the head of Llywelyn at Rhuddlan castle. [Aka Battle of Orewin Bridge.]

6/28/1283, Robert de Ros 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.

5/17/1285, Robert, Knt. of Helmsley and Hunsingore, Yorkshire died; buried at Krikham, Yorkshire.

6/24/1285, IPM of Robert de Ros of Beuveyr alias Beuvayr. Northampton: Stok Daubeney. The manor, … of the inheritance of Isabel his wife. … William his son, aged 30, is his next heir. Nottingham: Orston … of the inheritance of Isabel … Lincoln: Melton. The manor … Offinton. The manor … of the inheritance of Isabel … Wraggeby. The manor … York: Hamelack. The manor with its members [Neuton & Pocle] … [9 manors and many other properties] (S) CIsPM.


1285, Isabel age 50.

4/1291, Domina de Ros [Isabel] ordered to send men into service to meet at Norham on Easter day.

1294, Isabel seized of the fee of Belvoir [Leicester]. (S) Jurisconsult Exercitations, V2, Hargrave, 1811, P34.

1295, Newstead Priory filed a complaint against Isabel and some of her sons.

8/21/1295, Commission on complaint by the prior of Belvoir … that Isabell de Ros, … assaulted his men as they wee carrying his corn at Redemylde and Belvoir, co. Leicester, … (S) CPRs.

11/16/1299, Confirmation of a grant, for life, by Isabella de Ros, lady of Belvoir, to Nicholas her son of the manor of Orston, co. Nottingham, which is held in chief. (S) CPRs.

6/28/1300, Licence … in consideration of a fine made by Robert de Ros … for Isabella de Ros of Belvoir to enfeoff the said Robert of the manor of Botlesford, held in chief by … knight’s fee; and for him to regrant it to her for life. (S) CPRs.

12/28/1300, Pardon to William de Kyselingebury of his outlawry for not rendering account, at the suit of Isabella de Ros before justices at Westminster, for the time that the was her bailiff on the honor of Belvoir. (S) CPRs.

6/15/1301, Isabel died; buried at Newstead Priory, Lincolnshire.

6/23/1301, Order to the same to take into the king's hand the lands late of Isabel de Ros, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P700. (S) Some Historic Mansions of Yorkshire, Wheater, 1889, PP170-2. (S) The Welsh Wars of Edward I, Morris, 1901.

Family notes:

·         1320, “Executors of Isabel de Ros (Roos), Lady of Belvoir … an ancestor of the petitioner, made a fine of £1,000 with the king's ancestors for his ransom to be paid by instalments of £10 per annum by Robert de Ross, and Isabel de Ros continued to pay it during her life … Isabel de Ros (Roos), Lady of Belvoir; William Daubeny …” (S) UKNA.

Children of Robert and Isabel: [5 sons, 3 daughters]

i. Robert de Roos, born ? in England.

Robert married Christina ?.

5/7/1274, Order to permit Robert de Ros, son and heir of Robert de Ros of Werk, …  (S) CCRs.

1280, Robert died before his father.

5/2/1280, IPM of Robert de Ros son of Robert de Ros of Werk. Robert held the manor of Cargou [Cumberland] of Sapientia …, lately commanded the wardship of the same to be delivered to her, saving to Christiana late the wife of the said Robert her dower … he held nothing of the king in chief, and did no other service to the king. (S) CIsPM.

ii. Mary de Roos(121691597), born ~1253 in England.

iii. William de Roos (2498748), born 1255 in England.

6/27/1285, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to deliver to William de Ros, son and heir of Robert de Ros, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage. (S) CFRs.

iv. Joan de Roos (60844705), born ~1265 in England.

Sir John D’Engaine & Joan de Greinville

4997490. Sir John D’Engaine & 4997491. Joan de Greinville

~1225, John Engayne born in England, 4th s/o 9994980. Viel Engaine & 9994981. Rohesia de Montgomery.

1236, Joan born in England, d/o 9994982. Sir Gilbert de Greinville & 9994983. Joyce de Montfichet.

1248, John’s father died; his brother Henry the heir.

~1260, John married Joan.

10/5/1261 at St Paul’s, London, John de Engayne gives one mark for having a writ of trespass before the king [Leicestershire.] (S) FRsHIII.

1264, “Robert de Martivall of Hallaton for Sir John Engayne. … Covenant to pay (ii) forty marks in 3 parts beginning in 1265 or suffer distraint.” (S) UKNA.

1271, John heir to his older brother Henry. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Hertford, V3, 1912.

1271, Colne-Engaine and Gaines, Essex, held by Sir John Engaine by the service of keeping the King’s greyhounds. [As well as Gidding and Dilington of the Abbot of Ramsey. (S) The History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I.]

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England.

4/5/1274, Order to cause John Engayn and Joan his wife, daughter of Joyce (Jocosa) de Muntfichet, to have seisin of the manors of Perstede and Tayden Gernet, saving the claim of the heir of Richard de Muntfichet, sometime Joyce's husband … Joan is her next heir and is of full age. (S) CCRs.

8/16/1274, Order to cause John Engayne and Joan his wife to have seisin of the lands in Byfeld that belonged to Joyce de Mountfychet (9994983) … Joyce at her death held in Byfeld in her demesne as of fee fall to Joan by inheritance … (S) CCRs.

1277, Wilstone manor settled by John de Engayne upon his eldest daughter Joyce on her marriage with Roger, eldest son of William de Huntingfield. (S) Hist. of Hertford, V2, 1908, Tring with Long Marston.

7/4/1277, Roll of fines made for services due to the king in the king's army of Wales … John Engayne, 40 marks, 1 knight's fee … (S) CFRs.

By 1279, John knighted.

1279, Viel de Grafham held 2½ hides of Sir John Engaine, which were of the fee of Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester.

10/28/1279, Commission … complaint by John de Lovetot, John Engayne … and others assaulted them. (S) CPRs.

1282, King Edward left for a Wales expedition taking Queen Eleanor and daughter Eleanor. Edward set up residence at Rhudlan castle, Flintshire, where he held court.

4/23/1282, Simple protection for John Engayne until Michaelmas. (S) CPRs. [Likely attending court.]

7/16/1284, John Engayne and Joan his wife granted a market and fair at Halverton [1 of 2, previously held by Eustace de Grienvil in 1224.]. (S) CChRs.

1287, John and his wife granted the Gaynes Park manor for life to Robert Fitz Walter, … After his death it was to be held by Walter, son of Robert and his wife Joan, who was daughter of John and Joan Engaine, and her heirs.

7/23/1287, Protection for Vitalis de Graffham, going on the king’s service into Wales with John Engayne. (S) CPRs.

10/8/1288, The … have quittance of the common summons for pleas of the Forest in co. Essex … John de Engayne, the elder. (S) CCRs.

10/6/1293 at the Great Court at Broughton, Ralph of Gidding attorney of John Engaine of Dilington of the common suit by Richard Dally. (S) Select Pleas in Manorial and Other Seignorial Courts, V1, 1889, P70.

1295, John Engayne, knight, a witness to a charter of Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford. (S) CPRs, 8/15/1295.

3/25/1296, Waleran de Rocheford knighted while serving in the retinue of John de Engayne. (S) The English Aristocracy at War, Simpkin, 2008, P86.

7/11/1296, Pardon, at the instance of John Engayne, to John de Illeye … (S) CPRs.

1296, “John de Engayne, alias Engayne, Engayn, alias John Engayne the elder: Northamptonshire, Huntingdonshire, Essex, Hertfordshire” died. (S) UKNA, IPM.

1/13/1297, Writ for IPM of John de Engayne alias Engayne, Engayn, alias John Engayne the elder. Northampton: Pytislegh. A capital messuage … Laxton. £15 10s. yearly … Bolewyk. £6 16s. yearly … John his son, aged 30 and more, is his next heir. Huntingdon … Dilyngton. The manor … Great Gydding. The manor … Essex: White Notle. The manor … Hertford: Honnesdone. Part of the manor … (S) CIsPM.


9/3/1297, Joan de Engayne to grant land in Kirby, Dene, Bulwick, Gretton, and Laxton to the prior and convent of Fineshade, retaining land. N'hamp. (S) UKNA, (S) CPRs.

12/12/1298, The following have quittance of the common summons [of the eyre] for common pleas in co. Cambridge: Joan, late the wife of John Engayne. (S) CCRs.

10/30/1302, Writ to escheator(s) of inquiry. What lands John de Engayne held of the king on the day of his death. … Leicester: Halugton in the hundred of Gertre. The manor held of the inheritance of Joan his wife, who is still living and holds the manor. … Northampton: Pihteslee. A messuage, and 14 1/4 virgates of land … Joan late his wife holds the same in dower, … Warwick: Merton. 100s. of land were held by the said John and Joan his wife, daughter and heir of Gilbert de Greyvile, of her inheritance, … (S) CisPM.

6/20/1303, … order to cause Maud de Houby, the third sister and heiress of William [de Kirkeby], to have seisin of the following fees … co. Leicester … a quarter of a fee in Haluton, in the same county, which quarter Joan, late the wife of John Engayne holds, and which is extended at £19 15s. 8d. yearly … (S) CCRs.

11/2/1305, Licence, in consideration of a fine … for the alienation in mortmain by Joan Engayne to the prior and convent of Fynnesheved … in Kirkeby, Deen, Gretton, Bulewyk and Laxton. (S) CPRs.

Joan died.

(S) Theydon Garnon, A Hist. of the Co. of Essex, V4, 1956.

Children of Robert and Isabel:

i. Joyce D’Engaine (23640075), born ~1263 in England.

ii. John d’Engaine, born 1266 in England. [Heir]

John married Ellen ?.

2/17/1297, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to deliver to John Engaigne, son and heir of John Engaygne, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having clone homage. (S) CFRs.

7/22/1298, John, with 2 knights and 7 troopers, at the defeat of Sir William Wallace at the battle of Falkirk, Scotland.

2/12/1301 in Lincoln, John, “lord of Colum”, signed the baron’s letter to the Pope.

1322, John died. (S) The Roll of Arms, of the Princes, Barons, and Knights Who Attended the King, 1864, P13. [Nicholas’ son John his heir.]

1/18/1323, IPM of John Dengayn. Huntingdon: Great Giddyngg. The manor … Dillyington … Grantham … John, son of Nicholas Dengayne, aged 20 and more, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.

6/2/1339, IPM of Helen, late the wife of John Engayne. (S) CIsPM. Northampton: Laxton. A third part of the manor … The manor held for her life jointly with the said John, sometime her husband …  with remainder to Nicholas, his brother, and the heirs male of his body, and further remainders successively to John, son of the said Nicholas, and the heirs male of his body, to Henry, brother of the said John … The said John died without heir of his body, the said Nicholas is dead; and the said John and Henry, sons of the said Nicholas, survive. The said John (2955126), son of Nicholas, aged 30 years, is kinsman and heir. (S) CIsPM.

iii. Nicholas Dengayne (5910252), born ~1268 in England.

iv. Joan d’Engayne (2498745), born ~1270 in England.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Lord Robert de Welle & Isabel de Periton

4997488. Lord Robert de Welle & 4997489. Isabel de Periton

~1220, Robert born in Lincolnshire, England, heir & s/o 9994976. William de Welle & 9994977. Emma de Grainsby.

~1233,  Isabel born in England, coheir & d/o 9994978. Adam De Periton.

1241-2, Robert held the lands of his father; holding 3.5 fees and the 4th part of G. de Gant in Well, Alford, Claxby, Withern, Strubby, Belleau, Swaby, and other places in Calswaith.

10/1247, Robert de Welle gives half a mark for a precipe [removes a plea] from the county court of Lincolnshire. (S) FRsHIII.

7/28/1249, Robert de Tateshall, deceased, had held Maltebi, Lincoln, manor of Robert de Welle. (S) CIsPM.

9/8/1251, Robert de Well’ shall give the king 4 m. of gold at the feast of St. Edward next to come for having a warren in his demesne lands in Lincolnshire and for acquitting that charter. (S) FRsHIII.

2/22/1252, Exemption, for life, of Robert de Welles from assizes, juries or recognitions. (S) CPRs.

1252, Lincolnshire, Robert de Welle gives the king one mark for a writ ad terminum. (S) FRsHIII.

By 1253, Robert knighted.

12/1253, …  Witnesses: Lord Robert de Welle, lord John de Orreby, …, Knights, … (S) UKNA.

~1250, Robert married Isabel.

2/3/1256 at Lincoln, Between Ralph abbot of Croyland, Gilbert de Gaunt, Robert de Well, Robert de Wylgeby, Nicholas de Grendal', Jollan de Hamby and Gilbert de Orreby, querents, and William de Gaunt and Alice his wife, deforciants, of a certain sewer which they claimed to have in the lands of William and Alice in Munby and Hogestorp. (S) Final Concords of the Co. of Lincoln: 1244-1272, 1920.

1258, Robert presented to the chapelry of Well.

1261, Lincolnshire, Robert de Welle gives half a mark for a writ ad terminum. (S) FRsHIII.

1261, Miles Mauger, by his attorney, demands v. Robert of Well and Isabel his wife the moiety of the manor of Hayden with the appurtenances, … Robert and Isabel come and demand view thereof. (S) Curia Regis Roll, No171.

2/27/1263, Association of Robert de Welles, … in a commission of oyer and terminer … county of Lincoln … (S) CPRs.

4/12/1263, Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, lead a rebellion of young barons.

5/6/1263, Between Nicholas de Cantulupo, querent, and Robert de Welle, deforciant, of customs and services which Nicholas demanded of Robert in respect of his free tenement … (S) Final Concords of the County of Lincoln, 1920, Case 131, File 45, no.66.

1263, Miles Mauger who brought a writ of entry v. Robert of Welles and Isabel … moiety of the manor of Hayden asks for leave to recede from his writ. (S) Curia Regis Roll, No172.

4/13/1264, Safe conduct until Easter for Robert de Well[es], coming to the king where he may be in England. (S) CPRs.

4/18/1264, King Henry and Lord Edward broke Montfort and Gilbert de Clare’s siege of Rochester castle.

5/14/1264, Lord Edward (I) and his father King Henry III captured by Montfort at the battle of Lewes, Sussex. An estimated 2700 died.

8/4/1265, Lord Edward (I) defeated Montfort’s army at the battle of Evesham, Worcester, ending the Baron’s Revolt.

1265, Robert died.

9/24/1265, Commitment, during pleasure, to John de Vallibus of the keeping of the lands of Robert de Welles, lately deceased, which lands the said Robert held of the fee of Gilbert de Gaunt, the king's enemy. CPRs. [Gilbert de Gaunt was a paternal cousin of Robert.]


1266, Isabel’s father died.

2/24/1266, Adam’s heirs were: Robert, son of Sir William de Kaynes and of Adam’s eldest daughter; Isabel, late the wife of Sir Robert de Welles, another daughter of full age; and Katharine, wife of John Paynel alias Paenell, a third daughter, of full age; are his heirs. Northampton. Adam held Faxton under John de Balliol for 4 knights’ fees and 4 marks rent. Northumberland. Ellintun alisa Helligtun (manor) … with 4½  makrs rent from the town of Cresuel alias Cressewell … Hayden town was given in free marriage with the said Adam’s daughter. (S) CIsPM.

Aft. 25 Jul 1266–69, Isabel married William de Vescy, Lord Vescy; acquiring in dower Faxton under John de Balliol, previously held by Robert.

1288-89, William de Vescy and his wife Isabel converyed the manor of Faxton to John de Vescy, their son.

1290, William, Justiciar of Ireland, leased out all the dower lands of Isabella, his wife, widow of Robert de Welle.

By 1303, William died.

6/4/1303, Order to cause Isabel, late the wife of William de Vescy, tenant in chief, to have what they have received for the king's use of the £11 4s. 2d. yearly that were assigned to her in dower from the pleas and perquisites of the county of Kildare … to cause dower to be assigned to Isabel from the lands, knights' fees and advowsons of churches that belonged to William in Ireland … (S) CCRs.

By 1314, Isabel granted £20 yearly out of the manor of Faxton to her daughters Cecily and Aline. (S) IPM, 6/25/1315.

Bef. 1/5/1315, Isabel died; buried in Malton Priory, York. (S) CIsPM.

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1/5/1315, IPM of Isabel late the wife of Robert de Welle: Lincoln: Graynesby. The manor, with certain lands in Neuton, held in dower of the inheritance of Robert son and heir of Adam de Welle, who is in the king’s wardship, by service of 3 parts of 1 knight’s fee; Hellawe. The manor, similarly held in dower, by knight’s service. Withren. A plot with 2 houses, … similarly held in dower, by knight’s service. Brunthorp. A plot with a vaccary … similarly held in dower, by knight’s service. Northampton: Faxton. 2 parts of the manor, including a wood within the forest of Rokyngham, a rent in Multon and Waldegrave, a rent of certain tenements … a certain work called ‘lovebone’; the whole worth £12 19s. 9 3/4d. (yearly). And the said Isabel gave £20 rent out of the said 2 parts to Cecily and Aline de Welle her daughters and to the heirs of their bodies, who were seised thereof until the death of the said Isabel. (S) CIsPM.

2/19/1315, IPM of Isabel late the wife of Robert de Welle. Writ of certiorari. Lincoln: Lincoln. A messuage in the suburb, held in dower of the inheritance of Robert, son and heir of Adam de Welle, who is in the king’s wardship. … Swaby. Certain tenements … (S) CIsPM.

4/13/1315, Writ of plenius certiorari of Isabel late the wife of Robert de Welle: to enquire the value of 2 parts of the manor of Faxton, co. Northampton, which the said Isabel held of John de Britannia by knight’s service, and of which Robert son of Adam de Welle, who is in the king’s wardship, is her next heir, out of which the said Isabel granted £20 yearly to her 2 daughters Cecily and Aline de Welle. (S) CIsPM.

6/25/1315, IPM of Isabel late the wife of William de Vescy. Writ concerning lands &c. held in dower … York: Malton. The manor … Langton. The manor, … Gilbert de Aton is next heir of the said William, and of full age. … Northumberland: Toghale. The manor … Swynhou. The manor, … [same heir age 30] Northampton: Faxton. 2 parts of the manor … Her next heir is Robert, son of Adam de Welle deceased, who is in the king’s wardship, aged 19 … And the said Isabel, long before her death, granted by indenture to Cecily and Aline de Welle her daughters, and the heirs of their bodies or of the survivor, for life, £20 of yearly rent issuing from 2 parts of the same manor. (S) CIsPM.

(S) Lincolnshire Notes and Queries, V6, 1901, P55.

Children of Robert and Isabel:

i. Philip de Welles, born ~1251 in England.

By 1282-3, Philip died, his brother William his heir.

ii. William de Welles, born ~1253 in England.

By 1290, William died, his brother Adam his heir.

iii. Adam de Welles (2498744), born ~1256 in England.

iv. Cicely de Welles, born ~1263 in England.

1/27/1317, Order to Gilbert de Toutheby to be intendent to Cicely and Alina de Welle, daughters of Isabell, late the wife Robert de Welle, for the rent of 2 parts of the manor of Faxton, Northampton.

v. Aliena de Welles, born by 1266 in England.

Child of William and Isabel:

i. John de Vescy, born ? in England.

John married Clemencia ?.

1301, John died.

12/18/1301, Order to release to Clemencia, late the wife of John de Vescy, son of William de Vescy, the distraint levied in the lands that she holds in dower … of the said William's inheritance for any debts of William or of John de Vescy, his brother, or of any of his ancestors … in consideration of the grant and surrender that William made to him of the castle, manor and county of Kildare, and of the manor of Sprouston, of which manor the said Clemencia holds 2 parts in dower and Isabel, late the wife of John de Vescy [uncle of this John], William's brother, holds a third in dower. (S) CCRs.

Lord Ralph Fitz Hugh & Joan de la Haye

4997478. Lord Ralph Fitz Hugh & 4997479. Joan de la Haye

~1223, Ralph born in England, s/o 9994956. Hugh Fitz Ralph & 9994957. Agnes de Greasley.

~1225, Joan born in England, d/o §§John de la Haye.

By 1242, Ralph married  Joan.

7/25/1253, Licence, for life, for Ralph son of Hugh to hunt with this dogs the hare, fox, cat and badger through the forests in the counties of Nottingham, Northampton and Buckingham, … except in fence monty and not in warrens ; provided that he take none of the king’s deer. (S) CPRs.

10/24/1254, Ralph son of Hugh to pay 18s … assessment of Jews … for the portion of the debt of Dedo son of Abraham … [In York] (S) CPRs.

1255, Lease by William, son of Robert son of Ingeram of Nottingham … Witnesses: Hugh son of Ralph (9994956), William de Engleby, Ralph son of Hugh (4997478), … (S) UKNA.

1258, Ralph presented to the church of Middle Claydon

1261, Ralph of Greasley and South Muskham, Nottinghamshire, and Ilkeston, Derbyshire died before his father.

 (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P119. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Buckingham, V4, 1927.

Family notes:

·         1251, Philip de Neville of Enderby quitclaimed Oxenton manor to John de la Haye.

Children of Ralph and ?:

i. Eustache Fitz Ralph (2498739), born 1243 in England.

1261, Ralph's daughter and heir Eustacia and her [1st] husband Nicholas Cauntlow granted Claydon Manor to his widow Joan for life, who in return gave up all claim to Hugh’s estates.

Baron William de Roos & Lucy Fitz Peter

4997476. Baron William de Roos & 4997477. Lucy Fitz Peter

Bef. 1200, William born in England, heir & s/o 9994952. Robert de Roos & 9994953. Isabel of Scotland.

~1207, Lucy born in England, d/o 9994954. Peter Fitz Herbert & 9994955. Alice Fitz Robert.

1215, Robert de Ros and his son William joined the confederacy of barons at Stamford.

6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.

12/16/1215, Robert and son William excommunicated by Pope Innocent III.

5/12/1216, Prince Louis [future VIII] of France, after a successful landing, crowned King of England in London. In June, Louis captured Winchester and controlled half of England.

10/19/1216, Henry III succeeded John as King of England. Louis of France also claimed the throne.

5/20/1217, William taken prisoner at the battle of Lincoln supporting the barons and French forces. The Barons, being greatly outnumbered, were besieged and defeated by the troops of King Henry III. [300 knights were captured.]

10/26/1217, William released from custody.

~1224, William married Lucy.

12/23/1226, The king has taken the homage of William de Ros for the lands and fees which Robert de Ros, his father, held of the king in chief and which fall to William by hereditary right. … William rendering £100 to the king for his relief. (S) FRsHIII.

3/20/1228, William de Ros and Robert, his brother, sons of Robert de Ros, have quitclaimed to the abbot and monks of Rievaulx the debt that they exacted from them in the name of their father for 250 m. (S) FRsHIII.

1230, William fought in Brittany.

4/30/1230, from Portsmouth, King Henry, with his brother Richard, Earl of Cornwall, and with the help of Mauclerc, Count of Brittany, invaded Brittany in hopes of recovering Normandy. They established their camp at Nantes, and captured a small castle.

12/17/1233, Pledges for the Bishop of Exeter having the custody of the land and heir of W. d’Avranches: Earl Roger Bigod for 100 m. … William de Ros for 40 m. … Upon the barony of the same bishop, 300 m., by the king. (S) FRsHIII.

Bef. 1/24/1234, William, Knt. of Helmsley and Hunsingore, Yorkshire married Lucy.

1235-39, Edmund, Thomas, and Philip, … gave to Meaux … of land which was their father Simon’s. …, and Sir William de Roos, chief lord (capitalis dominus) of that fee, confirmed those lands to us. (S) Essays Upon the History of Meaux Abbey, Rarle, 1906, P117.

1237, Willelmus de Ros with King Alexander II of Scotland at York where he witnessed a treaty with King Henry II.

7/18/1238, Mandate to Robert de Creppinges to take into the king’s hands all the assarts made by William de Ros in the manor of Lincoln in the forest of Gauteris, … to show why he made them without the king’s assent … (S) CPRs.

7/1242, The battles of Taillebourgh and Saintes against the forces of the Count of Poitou and King Louis IX.  The 2 armies met with the superior sized French force winning. Ironically, many of the French nights opposing King Henry had been rescued by Richard I from prison in the crusades.

1242, William having fought in Gascony, returning home without the King’s sanction – claiming poverty, for which his lands were confiscated. The King’s brother and many other nobles supported William’s in his decision. (S) The Baron’s War, Blaau, 1871, P182.

5/17/1244, Mandate to Bernard de Sabaudia and Hugh Giffard to deliver Isabel daughter of William de Aubynny, who is in the king’s custody, to Robert son of William de Ros, her husband, and let him take her where he will. (S) CPRs.

1246, William incurred the King’s displeasure. (S) Peerage of England, Collins, 1812, P486.

1247, On the death of his grand-aunts, the 2 sisters of his grandmother Rose Trusbut, William became the sole heir to Trusbut and Watre. (S) Some Historic Mansions of Yorkshire, Wheater, 1889, PP170-2.

2/28/1247, IPM of Agatha Trussebut alias Trussebuth. William de Ros is her heir. York: Dicton manor … Buckingham: … (S) CIsPM.

10/3/1249, The king has given respite to his beloved and faithful William de Ros, until Martinmas, from his relief of the lands formerly of Agatha Trussebut [his grand aunt], which he says he does not owe, on condition that he satisfies the king at the Exchequer within the same term for any relief that is owed for the aforesaid lands. (S) FRsHIII.

4/1/1252, Protection with clause volumes for William de Ros gone to Santiago, so long as he be on pilgrimage. (S) Patent Rolls of Henry III, V4.

1253, Ebor … Dominus Eadwardus filius domini regis. Robertus de Vertri Ponte. … Willelmus de Ros. Robertus de Nevill. Rogerus de Mubray. … Johannes de Warenna. … Petrus de Brus. Henricus de Percy. … Willelmus de Stotevill. … Adam de Everingham, … Simon de Steyngrif. … (S) Survey of the Co. of York, 1867, P432.

4/10/1257 in London, William listed 1st in witnessing a charter of Richard, Earl of Cornwall and King of Alemaine, to the friars of Knaresburgh. (S) Knaresburgh and Its Rulers, Wheater, 1907, P307.

1258, William fought in Wales.

1258, William died; buried at Kirkham. (S) A Synopsis of the Peerage of England, Nicolas, 1825, P547.

1266, Lucy living.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P700.

Children of William and Lucy: [6 sons, 2 daughters]

i. Robert de Roos (4997496), born ~1225 in England.

ii. William de Roos (2498738), born ~1240 in England.

iii. Lucy de Roos, born ? in England.

Lucy married Sir William de Kyme.

iv. Alice de Roos (11817061), born ~1250 in England.