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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.

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