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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Sir John Botetourt & Dame Katherine de Weyland

2955010. Sir John Botetourt & 2955011. Dame Katherine de Weyland

1332, John Butetourte born in England, s/o 5910020. Otes Botetourt & 5910021. Sibyl Deincourt.

11/11/1345, John’s father died.

~1350, Katherine born in England, d/o 5910022. Robert de Weyland  & 5910023. Cecily de Baldock.

1376, Sir John, lord of Mendham, Suffolk, died.


12/15/1376, Indenture between John son of Sir John Knyvet (2955008) knight and Joan (Johannam) his wife of the one part and Dame Katherine who was wife of Sir John Buttourt of the other part, witnessing that whereas the said Katherine has sued for dower of the manor of Mendlesham against the said John and the said Joan daughter and heir of the said John Buttourt, it is agreed amicably between them that the said John and Joan have assigned and delivered to her dower thereof as follows … (S) CCRs.

 (S) An Ess. Tow’s a Topo. Hist. of the Co. of Norfolk, Blomefield, 1807, P173. (S) Plantagenet Ancestry, P365. (S) Proceedings of the Suffolk Inst., V5, 1886, P255.

Family notes:

·         John’s cousin, Lord John Botetourt, married to Joyce la Zouche, of Worcestershire and Staffordshire was living at the same time.

Children of John and Katherine:

i. Joan Botetourt (1477505), born ~1370 in England.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Baron Eustace de Hacche & Avice ?

2500106. Baron Eustace de Hacche & 2500107. Avice ?

1233, Eustace born in England.

~1250, Avice born in England.

5/1267, Lord Edward (I) suppressed the barons  at the battle of the Isle of Ely, in the fens of the Ouse River in northern Cambridgeshire. [This battle ended the 2nd Barons War.]

[––Avice & Thomas––]

Avice 1st married Thomas Trimenel.

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England. [While on crusade.]

1274-5, John de Northwick mortgaged his lands in Broughton Hackett and the advowson of the church to Eustace de la Hache. (S) A History of the Count of Worcestor, V4, 1924.

1275, Thomas Trimenel held a moiety of the manor of Moreton and claimed to have gallows and the assize of bread and ale. (S) Hist. of Warwick, V5, 1949, Moreton Morrell.

Thomas died.

[––Eustace & Avice––]

~1275, Eustace married Avice, widow of Thomas Trimenel.

5/30/1275, Letters for Eustace de Hacche nominating John de Hacche, the younger, his attorney in Ireland for 2 years. (S) CPRs.

1276, Eustace, “serviens” to the king, a member of the royal household who looked after the transport of workmen, commanded crossbowmen, …

1277, Eustace, a knight banneret, helped King Edward organize and train his army. [Eustace rose to a banneret of great reputation.]

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.

12/28/1277, Eustace de Hacche and Philip de Arcy, executors of the will of John de Wauton. (S) CFRs.

12/26/1278, Order to the sheriff of Dorset to deliver to Eustace de Hacche the manor of Lolleworth, co. Dorset. (S) CFRs.

1279, Eustache de Hacche lord of half the vill called Sale Moreton, Warwickshire.

1/2/1280, Commission of oyer and terminer to Eustace de Hacche touching the persons who assaulted Elias de Rokele … in the wood of Old Belaund, co. York. (S) CPRs.

2/10/1281, Appointment of Eustace de Hacche to the manor of Cumpton in Hennermersh, to hold of the king to farm … yearly rent of £41. (S) CPRs. [Prominent soldiers, especially bannerets, were generally landholders.]

1281, Eleanor de Westhache; and Sir Eustace de Hache, knight, and Amicia his wife. n.d. Eleanor has granted to Eustace and Amicia a messuage and 2 carucates of land in Westhache, which she inherited on the death of her brother Robert de Westhache, with all appurtenances except the land of Rodewellemore, which was given to her in free marriage; Eustace and Amicia have given her £... (S) UKNA.

1281-83, Eustace de Hacche witnessed multiple documents of the king and queen. (S) Eleanor of Castile: Queen and Society, Parsons, 1997, P201.

1/25/1282, Grant to Eustace de Hacche, and his heirs, of free warren in all his demesne lands in Hacche, co. Wilts, and Morton and Cestreton, co. Warwick. (S) CCRs.

12/11/1282, King Edward’s forces defeated Llewelyn ap Gruffydd at the Battle of Radnor in eastern Wales. King Edward received the head of Llywelyn at Rhuddlan castle. [Aka Battle of Orewin Bridge.]

7/22/1283, Eustace was the 1st administrator in the building of Caernarvon castle, Wales. (S) Castle Studies, Kenyon, 2010. [The King visited him there on this date. (S) CCRs.]

1283, Sir Eustace de la Hache presented to the church of Moreton. (S) Episcopal Registers, Diocese of Worcester, 1268-1301, 1902, P-CCXXV.

5/7/1283, Protection in Ireland, with clause volumus, … for Eustace de Hacche, staying in Wales on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.

1283-4, Eustace, Bogo de Knoville, William de Leyburn, William le Latimer, … were professional captains in the king’s service.

2/12/1284, Grant to Eustace de Hacche for the marriage of the heirs of John de Hardreshull, tenant in chief. (S) CPRs. [Eustace would marry his daughter to John’s son.]

3/2/1284, Dothelan. To prior and convent of St. Thomas by Stafford. ... Witnesses Henry de Laci earl of Lincoln, Richard de Burgo, earl of Ulton [Ulster], Otto de Grandisono, Reginald de Grey, Nicholas de Sedgrave, William de Leyborne, William de Latymer, Eustace de Hacche ... (S) UKNA.

6/24/1284, Peter de Watevill acknowledges that he owes to Eustace de Hacche 8 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Surrey. (S) CCRs.

2/23/1285, Order not to molest … for 20 oaks delivered by him to Eustace de Hacche … for the works of Queen Eleanor, the king's consort, in the castle of Hereford, and for 10 oaks delivered for fuel for the king's daughters then in Eustace's custody. (S) CCRs. [King Edward’s daughters under age: Joan of acre (4997383, b.1272), Margaret (b.1275), Mary (b.1279), Elizabeth (b.1282).]

1286, Eustace, a prominent royal servant, purchased the manor of Pachenesham and Leatherhead from Peter de Wateville, to hold of Walter de Thorp. (S) Surrey History Centre Archives.

10/13/1287 at London, Debtor: Richard de Eton'. Creditor: Eustace de Hacche, knight. AmountL 30s. (S) UKNA.

1288, Eustache Hasche requests the keeping and marriage of an unknown child until that child comes of age ... at this time Hacche was regularly granted lands and marriages of the heirs of his tenants. (S) UKNA.

11/6/1289, Grant to Eustace de Hacche for a fine of 40 marks, of the marriage of the heir or heirs of Roger de la Hide, tenant in chief. (S) CPRs.

7/1/1290 at London, Debtor: Simon le Constable, knight, of [Holderness Wapentake, E.R.Yorks. ] and of Lincs. Creditor: Eustace de Hacche, knight. Amount: £220. (S) UKNA.

1290-91, Eustace erected a manor house at Pachesham, Surrey.

11/23/1292, To the keeper of the forest of Gillingham. Order to cause Eustace de Hacche to have in that forest 12 oaks fit for timber to make anew a hall, of the king's gift. (S) CCRs.

1292-3, Eustace accused of seizing upon horses and carts that did not belong to him in Kingston market place, and for carrying timber to his manor of Pachevesham. (S) The Victorian Hist. of the Co. of Surrey, V3, Copthorne Hundred.

3/29/1293, at London, Debtor: Robert Hoppegras, of Wilts. Creditor: Eustace de Hacche, knight. Amount: £21. (S) UKNA.

11/28/1293, Eustace de Hacche, staying in England with the king, nominating William de Hacche in Ireland for 3 years. (S) CPRs.

4/15/1294, Commission to Guy Ferre, Master John Lovel, Eustace de Hacche and … to make an extent of the dower which Henry, count of Bar, has assigned to the king’s daughter, Eleanor, in marriage, an to see that it amounts to the yearly value of £15,000 of Tours. (S) CPRs.

1294, The Gascon War began between England and France, lasting 9 years.

11/24/1294, Letters for Eustace de Hacche, going to Gascony on the king’s service in the company of Edmund, the king’s brother, … William de Hardreshull, going with the said Eustace … (S) CPRs.

1295, Eustace with John de Botetourt and William Hamelyn on a commission of gaol delivery.

1296, Eustace made the governor of Portsmouth.

1296, Eustace accompanied the Earl of Lancaster on an expedition into Gascony.

1297, Eustace raised to peerage as Lord Hacche. (S) A Political Index to the Histories of Great Britain and Ireland, V1, 1788, P28.

7/22/1298, Eustace fought at the Battle of Falkirk, Scotland. Eustace lost 5 horses in the battle. King Edward defeated Sir William Wallace. The Scots defensive position was strong, but based on spearmen with support of some cavalry and archers. Edward’s armored knights were repulsed by the amassed spear points. King Edward brought up his Welsh longbowmen. They cut gaps into the Scottish ranks through which the mounted English knights could charge. The Scots were routed, but Wallace escaped.

11/25/1298, Commission of oyer … on complaint by Eustach de la Hacche that William son of Warin … carried away his goods at Wanentinge, co. Berks, while he was on the king’s service and under his protection in Scotland. (S) CPRs.

11/16/1299, Protection with clause volumus, … going to Scotland with the king :- … William de Hacche, going with Eustache de Hacche. (S) CPRs.

1/7/1299, Order to John Wogan, justiciary of Ireland at the instance of Eustace de Hacche, to commit during pleasure to William de Hacche the castle of Athelon. (S) CFRs.

2/6/1299, Eustace summoned to parliament as a baron.

11/18/1299, Order to cause Eustace de Hache, constable of Marleberge castle [Marlborough, Wiltshire], to have in the king's forest of 7ak 90 oaks fit for timber, in order to repair the king's fishpond at Marleberge and his mills and houses at La Berton. (S) CCRs. [The king also request “bream and pikes in order to stock the fishpond at the castle of Marleberge.”]

4/1/1300, … ordered … to cause all and singular of … knights, esquires or others having £40 yearly of land … to provide themselves with horses and arms … be with the king at Carlisle at Midsummer next, ready to set out with him at his wages against the Scots … Northampton, Warwick and Leicester, Wilts, with Eustace de Hacche. (S) CCRs.

6/1300, Eustace at the siege of Carlaverock, Scotland.

1300, Protection for Eustace in Ireland; Pardon at instance of Eustace to Henry son of Peter; Pardon at the instance of Eustace of Thomas le Keu. (S) CPRs.

2/25/1301, Eustace de Hacche has besought the king by his petition in the parliament at Lincoln to cause the debts in which Eustace and the debts in which William de Hardeshull (son-in-law) are bound to the king at the exchequer for the times of their ancestors to be allowed to Eustace, in part payment of a debt in which he asserts the king is bound to him for the arrears of his wages for the time when he was in the king's service in Gascony; the king, in consideration of the good service rendered to him in those parts by Eustace, orders the treasurer and barons to search the rolls of the exchequer concerning the debts of Eustace and William of the time of their ancestors, and to cause allowance thereof to be made. (S) CCRs.

5/21/1301, “Eustace Lord of Hacche”, a signer of a letter to Pope Boniface.

1302-03, Eustace served in the Scottish wars.

2/24/1303, An English invasion force, coming by Borthwick castle near Catcune, were decimated by Scotish archers in the third and last skirmish of the battle of Roslin Muir [aka Roslin Glen]. The Scots were commanded by Sir Simon Fraser. English forces under John de Seagrave and Ralph de Confreys had already been defeated.

11/21/1304, Release by Isabel, late the wife of Hugh Bardolf, … Witnesses: Henry de Lacy, earl of Lincoln, and Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex; John Lovel of Tichemersh, John de Ferrariis, Edmund de Malo Lacu, and Eustace de Hacche, knights … (S) CCRs.

1/22/1305, Eustace summoned to parliament as a baron.

1305, Eustace served in Scotland.

4/8/1305, Petitioners: Eustace de Hacche (Hatch). Hacche asks that the king send his writ to Baret and Clare, late disbursers of the king's money at Bourg in Gascony, to ascertain the state of his account in those parts, and how much he is owed by the king. (S) UKNA.

1305, Eustace died; executors were Avis de Hacche and Thomas de la Forde.


9/20/1306, Letter from Edward I to Avice, widow of Eustace de La Hacche, and his other executors: on behalf of one of the debtors, now in his service. (S) UKNA.

1307, The executors of Hatch request the money due to Hatch for his fee, robes, wages and replacement of horses for the time he was in the King's service in Gascony and Scotland. (S) UKNA.

1308, Amice settled the manor of Moreton Daubeney on herself for life, with remainder to (her son) Nicholas Trimenel and Margery his wife in tail male.

8/10/1308, Grant for life to Avice late the wife of Eustace de Hacche of £20 of land yearly, for which the king has assigned to her the manor of Rodeston, co. Northampton, extended at £27 2s. 6.5d. a year, … in recompense of the manor of Pachenesham, co. Sussex, which Peter de Vatevill (Watevill) and Agnes his wife granted to the said Eustace and Avice and the heirs of Eustace. (S) CFRs.

6/29/1309, John de Onedale, knight, acknowledges that he owes to Amice de Hacche and Thomas de la Forde, executors of the will of Eustace de Hacche, £20. (S) CCRs.

(S) The Siege of Carlaverock, Nicolas, 1828, P204. (S) The Welsh Wars of Edward I, Morris, 1996.

Child of Avice and Thomas:

Nicholas Trimenel, born by 1275 in England.

Nicholas married 2nd Margery ?.

Child: daughter Avice [who received Morton and Merhulle in 1312.]

Child of Eustace and Avice:

i. Juliana de Hache (1250053), born 1276 in England.

Lord John de Hardreshull & Joan Nevill

2500104. Lord John de Hardreshull & 2500105. Joan Nevill

~1242, John born in England, s/o 5000208. William de Hardreshull & 5000209. Matilda de Bray.

~1250, Joan Nevill, d/o §§Sir Philip Nevill of Scotton.

1264, John’s father died; his older brother Robert the heir.

8/4/1265, John’s brother Robert, a confederate of the rebel barons, killed at the battle of Evesham. The lands were given to Warrin de Bassingburn of Weedon. Margaret, wife of Robert, was allowed certain lands in Kelesy, Poulton-heath, and Paxton for maintenance of herself and her children.

1266, By the Dictum of Kenilworth, the lands of his brother Robert were restored excepting the manor of Hartshill.

~1268, John married Joan.

10/28/1271, John de Hardredeshull gives half a mark for an assize to be taken before R. Fulton’. Order to the sheriff of Huntingdonshire. (S) FRsHIII.

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England.

4/9/1273, Joan’s father died; the heir was Joan’s brother Robert [who did homage 8/19/1274.]

1273-76, John granted his interests in Great Paxton to Remy de Melinge. (S) Hist. of Huntingdon, V2, 1932.

1276, John died.

7/25/1276, IPM of John de Hardreshull. Lincoln: Cokewalde. A toft … held of the king in chief by serjeanty of finding a man with an axe (hachia) when the king shall go into Wales … Nortkellesheye. A capital messuage … 2 water mills, 75s. rent of assize, 82s. 10d. rent of natives and cottars, 2½lb. pepper, 1lb. cummin and a pair of gloves, and a fishery worth 2s. yearly … Warwick: Hardredeshull. The manor … worth £19 18s. 11½d., of which £10 is assigned to Joan late the wife of the said John, to be held in tenancy of the king's special grace and by his writ. William his son, aged 5, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.


9/10/1276, To the sheriff of Warwick, … Order to cause to be assigned to Joan, late the wife of John de Hardreshull, tenant in chief, £6 12s. 11½d. yearly of land in Hardreshull and 23s. 6d. yearly of land in the same manor … (S) CCRs.

11/15/1277, Joan, late the wife of John de Hardreshull, tenant in chief, has made fine with the king in £30 that she may marry whom she will in the king's fealty. (S) CFRs.

Joan married 2nd John de Cancellis.

3/9/1284, John de Monte Alto granted to John de Cancellis the custody of the manor of Hardredeshull, which belonged to John de Hardredeshull, deceased, until William, son and heir of John de Hardredeshull, come of age. (S) CCRs.

1288, John died.

11/14/1288, Order to the same to take into the king's hand the lands late of John de Cancellaria, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.

By 1306, Joan died.

6/25/1306, Grant to John de Wysham of the custody, during the minority of the heir, of the lands in Kelleseye and Hardreshull, which Joan de Chaunceux [Chancellis] held in dower of the inheritance of John son and heir of William de Hardredreshull, tenant in chief. (S) CPRs.

(S) The Dormant and Extinct Baronage of England, Banks, 1837, P198.

Family notes:

·         Philip de Nevill s/o §§Sir Robert de Nevill & Eustache Trian.

·         “Johannes, filius et heres domini Willielmi” exchanged lands in Ansley and Hartshill for some in Keliesie, that had been granted to his sister [in-law] Margaret.

Children of John and Joan:

i. William Hardreshull (1250052), born 4/15/1269 in England.

ii. Erneburga de Hardreshull, born ? in England.

5/24/1293, Erneburga created an abbess of Polesworth.

5/21/1301, To …, escheator this side Trent. Order to restore to Erneburga de Hardreshull, elected abbess of Pollesworth … (S) CCRs.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

John Neuton of Yorkshire & Joan ?

2495034. John Neuton & 2495035. Joan ?

John born in England, s/o §Adam de Neutona.

3/5/1319, Confirmation … grants of parcels of land … by John son of Adam de Neutona of the homage of Ralph nephew of Master Angotus and of a rent of 2s. in Neuton Willardeby, and Elvele ; … (S) CPRs.

John 1st married Petronilla ?.

11/20/1320, Pardon to Roger de Badyngton, clerk, for acquiring without licence, … in Faxton from John de Neuton of Faxton and Pertonilla his wife, tenants in chief; …

3/14/1328, Licence for alienation in mortain … in Neuton in Makerfield, … to grant … held for life by William son of John de Neuton, … (S) CPRs.

John married 2nd Joan.

1/28/1332, Pardon to John de Neuton of his outlawry in the county of Norfolk … to answer touching the death of Robert Saltfot … on condition that he surrender at once at Norwich prison. (S) CPRs.

11/15/1335, John de Neuton on a commission toching the state of the hospital of St. Leonard, York. (S) CPRs.

4/14/1337, Commission of oyer … to Robert, earl of Suffolk, John Bardolf of Wyrmegey, … at Little Yarmouth, co. Suffolk, … John de Neuton, … Walter de Neuton, … assaulted him there … (S) CPRs.

4/28/1338, Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Snayth of pavage for three years, to be taken by … and John de Neuton.

11/30/1351, Commission to … John de Neuton and … to attach and bring before the king and council Nicholas de Hethe … (S) CPRs.

2/18/1353, Licence, for 100s. paid to the king by John de Neuton of Snayth, for Henry Grammary, ‘chivaler,’ to grant to the said John, Joan, his wife, William, his son, and the heirs of said John, five messaughes, …. In Snayth, Goldale, Hethernsale, … Burton by Birne, held in chief as parcel of the manor of Snayth, … (S) CPRs.

John of Snaith in Yorkshire died.

Bef. 7/15/1387, Joan died.

Family notes:
• 7/15/1387, Order to William Holme, escheator in the county of York, Westminster, to cause Thomas Daunay of Escrik and Elizabeth, his wife, daughter and heir of John de Neuton, who held of the king in chief, to have full seisin of all the lands which Joan late the wife of the said John held for life of Elizabeth’s inheritance … homage due from him by reason of his having had issue by Elizabeth. (S) Calendar of Fine Rolls.
• 2/12/1391, Pardon … and John Daunay, having lately acquired, in fee, from Elizabeth, late the wife of Thomas Daunay of Escrik, twelve messuages, four tofts, five bovates and 120 acres of land, … rent … called a third part of the soke of Snayth, together with the service of all her free tenants in Snayth, Cowyke, Goldale, Hethensale, Balnehek, Littlehek, Whitlay, Barlay and Burton by Birne, co. York, held in chief, … re-granted the premises to her and the heirs male of Thomas Daunay her said husband begotten of her body, … with remainder to the right heirs of Joan de Neuton, mother of the said Elizabeth, further, the said Elizabeth having granted to the said John Daunay, his heirs and assigns, for the term of her life, … (S) CPRs.

Child of John and Joan:

i. Elizabeth Newton (1247517), born ~1330 in England.