5908648. Sir Gerard de Wachesham & 5908649. Joan ?
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5/31/1254, Gerard born in England, s/o 11817296. Giles de Wachesham & 11817297. Joan ?.
Gerard married to Joan. (S) History of the County of Huntingdon, V2, 1932.
1272, Gerard’s father died, Gerard inherited half of the manor of Stanstead was held in trust of the king, the other half by John de Verdun. (S) Calendar of IsPM.
5/12/1273, IPM of Gerard’s father: Gerard his son, aged 19 on the day of St. Petronilla last, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.
1282, William de Blundevile held Blomevile manor of Gerard de Wachesham. (S) Hundred of Forehoe: Depham, An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk, V2, 1805.
1283, Gerard had the moiety of 4 fees in Depeham, Morley, … of the manor of Hokering.
1290, Gerard, Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk.
9/8/1290, “… Witnesses: Sir Richard de Holebrok', Sir Gerard de Wachesham, …” (S) UKNA.
6/27/1299, Commission of oyer and terminer to Henry Spigurnel and William de Sutton, on complaint by John de Bocland that Gerard de Wachesham, Giles son of Gerard de Wachesham, and Amice his wife, …, entered his manor of Wachesham and carried away his goods. (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls.
1300, Gerard settled Wortham on himself for life, then on Giles de Wachesham, his son and Amicia his wife.
1300-01, “… quit claim from Gerard of Wachesham, Knight to townsmen of Wortham, of all right and title in 160 acres of Common, called Lynge in Wortham.” (S) UKNA.
4/2/1301, “Debtor: Gerard de Wachesham, knight [of Forehoe Hundred, Norfolk].” (S) UKNA.
1301-3, “Gerard de Wachesham states that he holds the manor of Stanstead in Suffolk of the honour of Boulogne in Haughley by a knight’s fee and suit of court, and nothing else of the king in chief.” (S) UKNA.
1303, Sir Gerard de Wachesham, Knt., nominated Walter de Hiltone as Rector of Marlingford.
1307, “John fil’ Gerard de Wachesham and Johanna his wife … v. Gerard de Wachesham, of the manor and advowson of Marlyngford.” (S) A Short Calendar of the Feet of Fines for Norfolk, 1885, P173.
6/18/1307, Gerard de Waschesham to grant in fee simple to Giles his son the advowson of the Church of Stanstead and the reversion of the manor of Stanstead. (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls.
8/4/1309, Commission of oyer and terminer on complaint of Stephen de Burghersshe that Gerard de Wachesham, … destroyed his turves, dug and placed for drying at Reydon, co. Norfolk. (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls.
8/12/1319, “… Witnesses: Giles son of Sir Gerard de Wachesham, …” (S) UKNA.
~1320, Gerard died.
(S) An Essay towards a Topographical Hist. of the Co. of Norfolk: V2, 1805. (S) The Manors of Suffolk, Copinger, 1905, P206.
Child of Giles and Joan:
i. Giles de Wachesham (2954324), born ~1278 in England.