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Sunday, October 10, 2010

Baron Baldwin Wake & Hawise de Quincy & Ela de Beauchamp

4997404. Baron Baldwin Wake & 4997405. Hawise de Quincy & 121688631. Ela de Beauchamp

~1232, Ela born in England, d/o 9994918. Sir William de Beauchamp & 9994919. Ida Longespee.

~1236, Baldwin Wak born in England, heir & s/o 9994808. Baron Hugh Wake & 9994809. Joan de Stuteville.

By 1242, Baldwin, a minor, heir to his father; his marriage initially granted to his mother; then to Hugh le Bigod.

1250, Hawise born in England, coheir & d/o 9994810. Robert de Quincy & 9994811. Ellen of Wales.

6/12/1253, Commission to Hugh le Bigod, … to pay yearly to Thomas de Sabaudia … 500 marks of the 700 marks … of the fine which Joan Wake his wife made with the king for the wardship of the land and heir [Baldwin] of Hugh Wake, for the marriage of the heir, and for her marrying whom she would … (S) CPRs.

[––Baldwin & Ela––]

~1253, Baldwin 1st married Ela.

10/28/1258, Whereas the king sold to Joan … wardship of the land and heir [Baldwin] … the heir is now almost of age, … (S) CPRs.

2/3/1263, Mandate to Roger de Maubray to deliver Joan daughter of the sometime Simon de Bello Campo, who is in his keeping, to Isabel late the wife of the said Simon and Robert de Stotevill, or to the said Isabel and Baldwin Wake, to bring to the queen as they are enjoined. (S) CPRs.

1264, Hawise age 14, holding the manor of Stevington. [Held 1252-53 by her father.] (S) Hist. of Bedford, V3, 1912, Stevington. [Proof of age for females was at age 14.]

4/6/1264, King Henry and Prince Edward attacked Northampton, the garrison surrendering the next day. Baldwin fought aginst the king at the battle of Northampton.

4/17/1264, Whereas serious disturbance and the most hardfought war has been brought about in the kingdom through [the actions of] Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, Hugh Despenser, and others of their accomplies, as well as by Simon de Montfort junior, Peter de Montfort, Baldwin Wake and certain others opposed to the king who lately detained his castle and vill of Northampton in hostile manner … (S) FRsHIII.

5/14/1264, Baldwin fought with Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester, at the battle of Lewes, in which King Henry III was captured. 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. (S) The Barons’ War, Blaauw, 1844, P240.

4/21/1264, Commitment during pleasure to Hugh le Bygod of all the lands of Baldwin Wake … which have been taken into the king’s hand because the said Baldwin and others were taken fighting against the king in the battle at Northampton. (S) CPRs.

5/1264, IPMs of Roger de Quency (19989506, Hawis’ uncle), Earl of Winchester. … Bedford: Steventon manor … Joan, wife of Sir Humphrey de Boum the younger, of full age, and Hawis (4997405), within age, daughters of the late Robert de Quency, are the next heirs. … The heirs of the said Robert are his daughters, the abovesaid Joan aged 19, and Hawis aged 14. … (S) CIsPM. [Hawis’ father held the reversion of Steventon manor.]

6/12/1264, Safe conduct … John de Grey, constable of the castle of Nottingham, who is commanded to come with all speed bringing … prisoners in his keeping … the king is sending Nicholas brother of Baldwin Wake to conduct him. (S) CPRs. [This was a prisoner exchange for others captured at the battle of Lewes.]

1265, Baldwin inherited Blisworth, which had been held in dower by his grandmother’s brother’s wife Joan.

7/31/1265, Lord Edward (I) defeated Simon de Montfort’s son Simon at the battle of Kenilworth, Warwickshire. Most of Montfort’s forces were captured, Simon taking refuge in the castle. [Simon eventually escaped and joined other opposition forces at Axholme.] In a suprise attack, Baldwin Wake, a banneret, captured.

1266, Ela died.

1266, Hawise received multiple estates as part of the division of her father’s lands.

5/15/1266, Baldwin, Lord Chesterfield,  initially sided with Robert de Ferrers, Earl of Derby at the battle of Chesterfield against royal forces. After the initial day of fighting, Baldwin withdrew his men. [The last major battle of the 2nd Barons War.] (S) The History of Chesterfield, Hall, 1839, P15.

5/29/1266, Safe conduct, … for Baldwin Wake, coming to the king’s court with his proper household to treat for peace, … power to Warin de Bassingburn … to bring him … (S) CPRs.

11/18/1266, Pardon to Baldwin Wake of the king’s indignation and rancor. (S) CPRs.

[––Baldwin & Hawise––]

Bef. 2/5/1267, Baldwin married Hawise.

2/14/1267, Pardon to Baldwin Wake, who has submitted himself in high and low to the king's award touching all trespasses laid to his charge in the time of the late disturbance; on condition that he be of good behaviour and give the sum of 3 years' value of his lands to the persons to whom the king has given the lands, to have those lands again. (S) CPRs.

6/12/1267, Exemption for life of Baldwin Wake from bein put on assizes, juries … against his will. (S) CPRs.

11/15/1269, “a charter wherby Baldwin Wak, knight, son of Hugh Wak gave to the same ten acres of land in the town of Brunne … witnesses, … Sir High Wake, knights, …” (S) Cal. of the Charter Rolls Preserved in the PRO. [Sir Hugh Wake is Baldwin’s brother.]

1272, Baldwin heir to his father of the lordship of Bourne and Deeping.

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.

5/1276, Baldwin Wake requests that he can have the farms of Easter and other issues from the lands that were his mother's as his mother died before Easter in accordance with the statute of Marlborough as he was of full age when she died. (S) UKNA. [The request was granted.]

1276, Baldwin held the manor of Blisworth which he had forteited in 1265. [Likely redeemed for a fee under the Dictum of Kenilworth.]

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.

7/3/1277, Baldwin called to serve against the Welsh. (S) CPRs.

1277, Two carucates of land in Barrow were held of Baldwin, Lord Wake, by the service of half a knight's fee. (S) Cottesmore with Barrow, A Hist. of the Co. of Rutland, V2, 1935.

1280, Baldwin and Hawise sold lands to Robert de Burnell, Bishop of Bath and Wells for £1000.

5/16/1280, To the barons of the exchequer. Order to cause Baldwin Wake, son and heir of Hugh Wake, and co-heir of William Bruere, to be acquitted of the scutage of his fees in cos. Nottingham and Derby, … the late king’s roll of chancery of the 41st year of his reign that Hugh le Bygod … held of the wardship of the aforesaid Hugh Wake in said counties … (S) CCRs.

5/28/1281, Baldwin Wak granted a market and fair at Bourne, Lincolnshire. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.

8/2/1281, Licence for Baldwin Wake to crenellate a chamber in his marsh of Stiventon, co. Bedford. (S) CPRs.

10/27/1281, Ratification to Baldwin Wake and Hawisia his wife of the demise made to them by John de Aysse, vicomte of Tartas, …

2/4/1282, Baldwin, Baron of Liddel Strength, Cumberland, Yorkshire, Warwickshire, Sussex, Lincolnshire, Rutland, Northamptonshire, Hertfordshire, Leicestershire, Guernsey, Buckinghamshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Norfolk, Huntingdonshire, and Bedfordshire died. (S) UKNA.

3/1282, IPM of Baldwin Wake, deceased. Cumberland: Lydel. The manor … [long list of properties and knights’ fees] York: [same] The said Sir Baldwin and Hawis his wife were jointly enfeoffed of 12 bovates … [various properties in multiple counties] … (S) CIsPM.


2/18/1282, Order to the sheriff of Lincoln to levy £100 from the goods late of Baldwin Wak, deceased, … and deliver the same to Hawise, late his wife, for the expenses of his burial, and to levy also £40 therefrom and deliver them to her by reason of her consanguinity. (S) CFRs.

4/13/1282, Order to the sheriff of Lincoln to deliver to Hawise, late the wife of Baldwin Wake, tenant in chief, the manor of Hykam, extended at £17 10s. 3d., which the king has granted to her in dower. (S) CFRs.

5/20/1282, Power to … the goods of Baldwin Wak, deceased, tenant in chief, to the value of £724 18s. 4d. and 4 horses, in which clear debt Baldwin was held … if the goods exceed the said sum in value, the excess shall be delivered by Henry to Hawise, late the wife of Baldwin, that she may satisfy her husband's poorer creditors. (S) CFRs.

10/28/1282, Mandate to Hawisia Wake to pay to Edmund, earl of Cornwall, who has a grant, … lands of her late husband, Baldwin Wake, … by reason of the assignment to her of her dower in the manor of Hicham, … (S) CPRs.

1/4/1283, Mandate … to deliver to Edmund, earl of Cornwall, … manor of Skeldingho … late of Baldwin Wake, … saving to Hawisia, late his wife, … (S) CPRs.

11/1283, Hawise heir to her sister Joan, wife of Humphrey de Bohun.

1283, Hawise Wake stated that her ancestors have given and granted lands and tenements to the priory of Ware … the said ancestors had access to and enclosure of the Priory whenever required … lately the lands and tenements of the deceased Johanna de Bohun [sister of Hawise] have been taken into the King’s hands and Hawise wishes them to be retored to her. (S) Archaeological Studies of Two Manors of Ponsbourne & Newgate Street, Carlile, 1906, P122.

1284, Hawise rendered feudal service for the manor of Stevington. (S) Hist. of Bedford, V3, 1912, Stevington. [Which she held in 1264.]

12/15/1284, IPM of Joan, late the wife of Humphrey de Boun alias de Bohun. Wilts: … Hawis her sister, late the wife of Baldwin Wake, is her next heir, and of full age. (S) CIsPM.

1285, Hawise died.

3/27/1285, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to take into the king's hand the lands late of Hawise Wake, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P466. (S) Corpus Inscriptionum Arabicarum Palaestinae, Sharon, 1997, P183. (S) Hist. of the Co. of Northampton, V4, 1937.

Family notes:

·         6/26/1278, Writ from the King … assigned … to Roger de Munbray, John de Steyngryve and Ida [Wake] his wife, John de Horbiry and Elizabeth his wife, Michael Pihot and Joan his wife, and William de Mountchensy (de Monte Caniso) of Edwardeston and Beatrix his wife, heir of William Beauchamp (de Bello Campo) of Bedford, their reasonable shares which fell to them from the inheritance … which Amicia, William Beauchamp’s widow, lately deceased, held in dower. (S) Yorkshire Inquisitions of the Reignes of Henry III and Edward I, 1902, P10. [This William, brother of Ela de Beauchamp, died 8/1262, leaving as his heir his brother Simon, William’s wife Amicia holding dower. Simon left a daughter Joan that died 1266-7. Joan having no heir, the estates were distributed under the Dictum of Kenilworth.]

Child of Baldwin and Ela:

i. Ida Wake (60844315), born ~1255 in England.

[Ida’s namesake was her maternal grandmother, Ida Longespee.]

ii. Elizabeth Wake, born 1261 in England.

Elizabeth married John de Hoobury.

1284-86, John and Elizabeth held part of Linslade.

1/1/1296, Joan, wife of Ralph Paynel, puts in her place John de Gostewyk to receive the purparty falling to her and Ralph of the manor of Wotton, co. Bedford, which Isabel, late the wife of Simon de Bello Campo, tenant in chief, held in dower of Simon's inheritance. Elizabeth, wife of John de Horbury, puts in her place Hugh le Blunt to receive her purparty of the aforesaid manor.

1315, Elizabeth died without issue, her property passing to her sisters’ descendants, John Pigot and John de Patishull.

iii. Joan Wake (7604761), born 1265 in England.

Children of Baldwin and Hawise: [2 sons, 1 daughter]

i. John Wake (5909718), born 1268 in England.

10/27/1282, Baldwin’s heir John a minor, the king granted custody of the lands in Northamptonshire to Edmund, Earl of Cornwall.

 [Ancestor of consecutive Thomas Wakes of Liddel.]

ii. Hugh Wake (2498702), born by 1281 in England.