Tuesday, October 26, 2010

G23: 4997498 Vaux

4997498. Baron John de Vaux & 4997499. Joan ?

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~1215, John born in Dalston, England, s/o 9994996. Sir Oliver de Vaux & 9994997. Petronill de Croun.

Joan 1st married Roger de Geyney.

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

6/7/1244, The King’s garden : a pipe of water. A grant … from the reservoir of the King’s well of Perth … Witnesses : William, earl of Mar; Alan (Durward) Hostiarus, Justicary of Scotland; John de Vaux, … (S) Ancient Capital of Scotland, V2, Cowan, 1904, P387.

1252, John heir to William de Vaux, his brother, paying 80 marks for livery of lands at 26 marks per year.

5/1253, The king, concerning 80 m. by which William de Vallibus made fine with the king because he took to wife Eleanor daughter of William de Ferrers earl of Derby without the king’s licence, has granted to John de Vallibus, brother and heir of the same William, that he is to pay 26 m. 8s. 10½d. to the king per annum. (S) Fine Rolls of Henry III.

4/4/1254, Protection with clause, for John de Vallibus as long as he be on the king’s service in Gascony. (S) CPRs. [King Henry in Gascony to deal with a rebellion.]

8/27/1254, at Bordeaux, John de Vallibus witnessed a grant by King Henry to Robert de Morley, which had been made at the instance of John. (S) CPRs.

9/20/1255, Announcement of change in Scottish council by King Alexander III to King Henry III; … Witnessed: … [4 bishops, 4 abbots] … [8 earls] … Alan Durward … Roger de Mowbray … John de Vaux … Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, … Robert of Roos, … Nicholas Soulis, … Margaret, daughter of Henry III, queen of Scots.

1256, John’s debt remainder of 40 marks reduced to payments of £10 per year. (S) Fine Rolls of Henry III.

1257, John paid a scutage tax of £10 for 5 knight’s fees to avoid service in Wales.

10/1/1257, Protection of those who stay in Wales in the service of Edward the king’s son … John de Vallibus … (S) CPRs.

1258-9, “Grantor: John de Vaux; Grantee: Catesby Nunnery; Place or Subject: Grant of a messuage and land in Duddington; County: [Northamptonshire].” (S) UKNA.

1259, Marcher lords Roger Clifford, Hamo Lestrange and John de Vaux were members of Lord Edward’s entourage [the “bachelors of England”], and distrusted and disliked by the Queen, when Edward made an agreement with Simon de Montfort pledging to the furtherance of reform. (S) Eleanor of Provence, Howell, 2001, P163.

John “de Vallibus” of Frieston, Lincolnshire and Walton, Norfolk married Joan.

1263, John de Vallibus and John de Mucengros joined others in a letter agreeing to submit questions arising from the provisions of Oxford to the King of France.

8/18/1263, Roger de Leyburn, John de Vaux, Ralph Basset, Hamo Lestrange and John Giffard issued letters patent giving their full support to Lord Edward. (S) Edward I, Prestwich, 1988, P41.

9/18/1263, Pardon to Roger de Clifford, Roger de Leyburn, John de Vallibus, Hamo Lestrange, John Giffard and Ralph Basset of Dreyton of all trespasses … reason of non-observance of the Provisions of Oxford … (S) CPRs.

12/18/1263, The king has committed his counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, together with his castle of Norwich and appurtenances, to John de Vaux. (S) Fine Rolls of Henry III.

4/1264, John de Vallibus, knight of Roger le Bygod, earl of Norfolk and marshall of England, fought at the battle of Northampton. (S) CPRs, 1/24/1266.

6/4/1264, John de Vallibus, constable of the castle of Norwich, to bring his prisoners from the battle of Northampton ot the king. (S) CPRs.

6/27/1264, Mandate to John de Vallibus to deliver the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk to Hervey de Stanhou. (S) CPRs.

8/4/1265, John a royalist at the battle of Evesham; the defeat of Simon de Montfort.

1265, John granted land by King Henry III. Sir John already owned land around Boston in Lincolnshire. The sea provided comparatively easy access to his estates in both Boston and Cley. Boston was a very important port and paid more tax than any other English port other than London. Cley was also a prosperous port and its tax assessment was three times that of Holt. Norwich was the second city in England, and Norfolk the wealthiest county.

11/24/1265, Grant to John de Vallibus son of Oliver de Vallibus, for his service to the king and Edward his son, of the houses near Garthere within the city of London, late of John Lorene, the king’s enemy. (S) CPRs.

5/8/1266, John de Vallibus, appointed to the keeping and defence of the parts of Norfolk and Suffolk. (S) CPRs.

3/4/1267, John de Vallibus, keeper of the king’s fleets in the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk. (S) CPRs.

3/5/1267, Protection to all those whom John de Vallibus shall cause to come to the parts of Len to fight the king’s enemies in the Isle of Ely. (S) CPRs.

4/6/1267, Pardon, at the instance of John de Vallibus, to Roger de Huntingfield for the death of Maurice de Eggefeld. (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls.

7/30/1268, Remission … to Humphrey de Bassingvurn of the king’s indignation … restitution to him of his lands by John de Vallibus and Robert de Turbervill, to whom the king had given them. (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls.

1271, Roger Bygod was paying John de Vallibus, the itinerant justice, an annual fee.

8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.

10/9/1277, “John de Vallibus” granted a market and fair at Reepham manor, Norfolk. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516. [2/3/1288, the market passed to William de Ros and Matilda his wife, youngest daughter and coheiress of John de Vallibus.]

1278, John granted a market and fair at Resham manor, Norfolk.

1280-1, “Accord of suit moved before dominus John de Vallibus and his fellow itinerant justices at Derby …” (S) UKNA.

1281, “John de Vaux, justice in eyre at York.” (S) UKNA.

10/13/1282, Enrolment of release by John son of John de Lodney to Roger Bygod, earl of Norfolk, … Witnesses : Sir John de Vallibus, Sir Peter de Monte Forti, Sir William de Say, Sir Nicholas de Stoteville, Sir Roger de Hales, … knights, … (S) CCRs.

1283, John served in Wales.

6/28/1283, John de Vallibus 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.

1284, John, Steward of Aquitaine. (S) A Synopsis of the Peerage of England, Nicolas, 1825, P659.

1284-5, “Lincolnshire: Particulars of partial payments for amercements of the eyrs of John de Vallibus, with which the Sheriff charged himself (onerat se) on his profer.” (S) UKNA.

5/25/1285, John de Vallibus going beyond the seas on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.

3/15/1287, protection, with clause volumes, for John de Vallibus, going to Gascony to the King, until Midsummer. (S) CPRs. [Robert Houel and Robert de Sandcroft traveling with John.]

By 2/3/1288, John, great-grandson of Robert, died, leaving two daughters, his co-heirs. (S) Houses of Austin canons: The priory of Pentney, A History of the County of Norfolk, V2, 1906. John de Vaux died seized of the lordship of Wisset. Upon the partition of his large possessions [totaling 44 knight’s fees], the following year, between his daughters, Petronel, who married to Sir William de Nerford, had this manor assigned her, charged with £14 rent, per annum; to be paid to Sir William de Roos, who married Maud, her sister. Sir William held the same of the King, in capite, as of the honor of Richmond, by the service of one Knight’s fee. (S) Topographical and Genealogical, The County of Suffolk, Page, 1844.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P701. (S) History of the Welles Family in England and Normandy, Welles, 1876, P23.

Family notes:
• “The various Deeds of different reigus from that of Henry III inclusive, amount to 206. The greatest part of them were transcribed, under the direction of the Lord John de Vallibus, before the year 1288.” (S) Bibliotheca ms. Stowensis, 1819, P160.

Children of John and Joan:

i. Petronil de Vaux, born ~1255 in England.
Petronil married Sir William Nerford.

ii. Maud de Vaux (2498749), born 1261 in England.

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