Featured Post

||| LINK to author's Amazon page

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.