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Monday, October 4, 2010

Lord Theobald de Verdun & Margery de Bohun

4997380. Lord Theobald de Verdun & 4997381. Margery de Bohun

1248, Thebaud born in England, s/o 9994760. John de Verdun & 9994761. Margery de Lacy. (S) A Guide to the Study of Heraldy, Montague, 1840, P37.

~1260, Margery born in England, d/o 23639792. Humphrey de Bohun & 23639793. Eleanor de Brewes.

1271, Thebaud age 23 at the death of his older brother Nicholas.

12/26/1271, Grant to Theobald de Verdun of murage for his town of Ludelawe, for 5 years. (S) CPRs.

5/8/1272, Grant to John de Verdun, going to Ireland, that Theobald de Verdun, his son, whom he appointed before the king in his place, shall be admitted as his attorney … (S) CPRs.

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

1274, Theobald’s father died. Theobald, age 26, inherited the “Lacy” lands in England and Wales.

1274, Robert le Waleis, seneschal of Theobald de Verdun in Meath.

12/7/1274, Order to the the escheator on this side Trent to deliver to Theobald de Verdun, son and heir of John de Verdun, deceased, tenant in chief, the lands which his said father held of his own inheritance and by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Roesia de Lacy, [grand]mother of the said Theobald, whose heir he is ; he having done homage. (S) CFRs.

11/7/1274, Order to the justiciary of Ireland and to the escheator of Ireland to deliver to Theobald de Verdun, … the lands which John de Verdun, deceased, his father, held in cliief and by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Margery his wife, mother of Theobald, whose heir he is ; he having made fine in 200 marks for not coming to the king in England to have seisin. (S) CFRs. [Theobald in Ireland.]

10/17/1275, Writ for IPM of John de Verdun. Wilts.: Stok. The manor … Theobald, his son, is his next heir and of full age. Wivelesford in the hundred of Wonderdich. The manor … Leicester: Cotesbeche. The manor … Salop: Stok. The manor … Aldeleg. The manor … Stafford: … [lots of properties] … (S) CIsPM. [Theobald’s age given as 22 and more multiple times.]

1275, Theobald paid £100 to take livery of his lands. He was also sent a certificate dealing with merchandise customs from the time of King John.

11/25/1275, Agreement between Lady Eleanor de Verdun [stepmother (11820099)] and Sir Theobald de Verdun concerning her dower … (S) CCRs.

5/10/1276, Theobald de Verdun, going to Ireland, nominating … for 2 years. (S) CPRs.

6/15/1276, Theobald de Verdun puts in his place [as attorney] Richard de Lyuns and Geoffrey de Boseworth in a suit before the king between him and Eleanor, late the wife of John de Verdun, … (S) CCRs.

[––Theobald & Margery––]

1276, Theobald, Constable of Ireland, married Margery.

11/6/1276, Protection with clause volumus, for 1 year, for Margery wife of Theobald de Verdun. (S) CPRs.

1277, The Bishop of Slaisbury made an “avowry” on Theobald as tenant of the Wiltshire manor of Wilsford.

1277, Thebaud served in Wales.

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.

9/20/1277, Theobald de Verdun in the king's presence gave power to Simon Crowe and John Pikerel to make attorneys in his place in all pleas. (S) CCRs.

1279, Theobald de Verdon held the market and fair at Bretford, Warwickshire. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.

1279, Theobald held a mesne lordship of the family of Verdon, i.e. “2 hides in Ashow”  previously held by his grandmother Roese de Verdon in 1242.

1279, Theobald de Verdun states that the liberty of Meath, once held by Walter de Lascy, Lord of Meath, was taken into the King's hand without judgment for irregularities in an appeal of felony, …, until after Walter's death, when the land was divided between Walter's [grand] daughters and their husbands, Geoffrey de Geynville and John de Verdun. … Walter de Lascy (Lacy), Lord of Meath; Maud [de Geynville (Joinville)], wife of Geoffrey de Geynville; Geoffrey de Geynville (Joinville); John de Verdun; Margery [de Verdun], wife of John de Verdun … (S) UKNA.

1280, Tuesday next before the feast of the Assumption of St. Mary, gaol delivery at Drogheda, "ex parte Uriel," before Theobald de Verdun, justiciary. (S) UKNA.

6/4/1280, Theobald de Verdun, son and heir of John de Verdun, and of Margery his wife, kinswoman and co-heiress of Walter de Lacy, sometime lord of Meath (Mide), … (S) CCRs.

3/3/1281, Commission to … the bailiffs of Geoffrey de Genevill, of Theobald de Verdun, of Ewyas, and of Edmund, the king’s brother, of Monmouth and the 3 Castles, … (S) CPRs.

2/15/1282, Theobald de Verdun acknowledges that he owes to John de Monte Alto £110; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in cos. Warwick and Leicester. (S) CCRs.

5/10/1282, IPM of Wentliana de Lascy, deceased. Complaint of G. de Genevile and Maud (4997437) his wife that Theobald de Verdun (4997380) had deforced them … Wentliana held in dower were never parted between the heirs of Walter de Lascy (19989748), viz.—Margery (9994761) late the wife of Sir John de Verdun and Maud the wife of the said G. de Geneville, … (S) CIsPM. [Margery & Maud sisters.]

1282-3, Thebaud served in Wales.

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.]

1282, Theobald received Dunamase castle, Ireland.

6/28/1283, John 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.

9/30/1283, Theobald summoned to parliament in England.

1284, Theobald is recording as being granted fairs and markets in Ballyleague, Ireland.

9/14/1284, Nicholas de Netterville is recorded as a Knight in the household of Theobald de Verdun, “who has great need of him in the present war in Ireland.” (S) CPRs. [A civil war was ongoing in Thomond.]

9/14/1284, Grant to Theobald de Verdun that he may receive his Irishmen into the king’s peace, … (S) CPRs.

1285, Theobald lost his men and horses, and Gerald FitzMaurice was take prisoner, at the skirmish at the Castle of Leix at Offaly.

5/25/1286, Inspeimus of letters patent of Theobald de Verdun, constable of Ireland, … (S) CPRs.

1286, Theobald was hold of a 4th of the hundred of Bisley.

1288, … Nicholas de Verdun was formerly lord of the vill, … Theobald de Verdun the heir of Nicholas … (S) Plea Rolls for Staffordshire, V6, Pt1, 1885, m6.

5/12/1288, Commission of oyer and terminer … to enquire by the oath of the good men of the king's land of Cardigan, of Edmund de Mortuo Mari's (2498716) land of Melenith and Warthreygnon, of Matilda de Mortuo Mari's (4997433) land of Radenore and Elneyluthmenith, of Ralph de Tony's (2498734) land of Elnoylismenith, of John son of Reginald's land of Blenleveny, of Peter de Geynvill (2498718) and Theobald de Verdun's (4997380) land of Ewyas and Cantrebohan, touching the homicides, arsons, robberies and other felonies committed against the men of Buelt by Humphrey de Bohun (11819896), earl of Hereford and Essex's men of Brechon. (S) CPRs.

1288, Richard Bourke, Earl of Ulster and pretender for Meath, made war on Theobald, beseiging him at Athlone castle. (S) Ireland under Elizabeth and James the First, Spenser, 1890, P282.

10/13/1289, Theobald de Verdun acknowledges that he owes to William de Hamelton, clerk, £30. (S) CCRs.

~1290, Theobald granted his son Theobald the manors of Stoke and Wynelesford in Wiltshire to be held by a quarter of a knight’s fee.

9/1291 at Abergavenny, Theobald arraigned before Edward I for disputes with the prior of LLantony. Theobald’s men, a force of 600, prevented the Sheriff from taking an inquisition at Eways Lacy. Theobald was accused of hiding the perpetrators. Imprisoned and with a loss of liberty; he was freed on paying a fine of £500 and his liberties were restored. (S) Edward I, Prestwich, 1988, P351.

1/12/1292, John, archbishop of Dublin, Theobald de Verdun, and Geoffrey de Genevill acknowledge that they owe to Lapus Bonichi, Gradus Pini and their fellows, merchants of the society of Amanati of Pistoia, £200. (S) CCRs.

8/24/1292, Johanna, late the wife of Peter de Genevill held part of the manor from Godfrey de Genevill and his wife Matilda with Theobald de Verdun, … (S) Gaz. – Ludlow, Shropshire.

6/22/1294, … To: Roger Longespee, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield. Relates to an appeal by 'Dominus' Theobald de verdun, knight. Citing Roger to to appear at Court of Arches. (S) UKNA.

1/3/1296, To Richard de Burgo, earl of Ulster, Geoffrey de Geynvill, … Theobald le Butiller, Theobald de Verdun, … Walter de Lascy, … John Pypard, … Maurice de Carreu, … Maurice de Rocheford, … Request that they will be present with horses and arms on 1 March next at Whytheweyhame, prepared to set out in the king's service, … The king himself proposes to be then in those parts. (S) CCRs.

7/14/1297, King Edward I sent a letter from Westminster to Theobald expressing displeasure at his excuses for sending support for the invasion of Scotland, including infirmity and the death of his oldest son John. He ordered that the 2nd son, Theobald, be sent by sea [to Flanders] “laying aside all excuse”. (S) CCRs.

7/22/1298, Theobald [and his son] fought with Edward I in his Scotland campaign at the battle of Falkirk – blazon “Or fretty gules a label of 3 points azure”. (S) Rolls of Arms of Edward I, 1996.

12/29/1299, Theobald de Verdun, senior, summoned to parliament in London. (S) Notes and Queries, V54, P222.

1300, Theobald imprisoned 2 of his servants for stealing a stone from a ring valued at 1000 marks. He was fined by the king for not sending them to the King’s prison.

2/12/1301 in Lincoln, Theobald was a signer of a letter to Pope Boniface VIII asserting the King’s right to dominion over Scotland.

1302, Theobald held the castle of Donmask for Edmund de Mortimer in fee simple for their to-be-married children.

11/7/1302, The King summoned the militaty tenants of the Crown to be at Berwick-upon-Tweed on May 26th … Thomas, earl of Lancaster, … John de Ferrers, Hugh le Despencer, … Ralph Basset of Drayton, Theobald de Verdun, senior, Theobald de Verdun Junior, … (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V8, P25.

Bef. 1304, Margey died; buried in Lanthony abbey, Gloucester; the family abbey. (S) The History and Fate of Sacrilege, Spelman, 1888, P194.


6/26/1304, Letters for Theobald de Verdun, the elder, staying in England, … (S) CPRs.

6/1306, Theobald summoned to service at Carlisle. (S) CCRs.

11/3/1306,Theobald summoned to Parliament in England.

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

6/20/1308, Theobald de Verdun, the elder, staying in England, has letters … (S) CPRs.

8/24/1309, Theobald died in Alton castle, Staffordshire, buried in Croxden abbey. [Theobald, 1st Lord Verdun of Alton, Staffordshire held large estates in Ireland.]

8/28/1309, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to take into the king's hand the lands late of Theobald de Verdun the elder, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs. [Also to the escheator in Ireland.]

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P851.

Children of Thebaud and Margery: [7 sons, 1 daughter]

i. Thebaud de Verdun (2498690), born 9/8/1278 in England.

ii. Milo de Verdun, born ? in England.

1309-14, Theobald appointed his brother Milo guardian of his estates in Ireland when he attended parliament in England.

iii. John de Verdun, born ? in England.

8/16/1295, Order to restore to John, son of Theobald de Verdun, the manors of Farnham and la Sere, held in chief, which the escheator took into the king's hand because Theobald enfeoffed John thereof without licence. (S) CFRs.

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