~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.
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.
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.