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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Sir Stephen de Segrave & Alice de Arundel

5910164. Sir Stephen de Segrave & 5910165. Alice de Arundel

~1281, Stephen born in England, s/o 4997378. Sir John de Seagrave & 4997379. Christian de Plesey.

~1290, Alice born in England, d/o 11819888. Earl Richard Fitzalan & 11819889. Alice Saluce.

By 1304, Stephen knighted.

8/1304 at Weymuster, John de Segrave lord of Segrave, and John de Mohun, lord of Dunsterre, agreed that John de Mohun, eldest son of the latter is to marry Christiana, daughter of the former, … Witnesses: Payn Tibetoft, … Nicholas de Segrave, … Stephen de Segrave, knights, … (S) CPRs.

3/31/1305, John de Segrave, the elder, Stephen, his son, … acknowledge they owe John de Mohun of Dunsteere £400 … John de Mohun of Dunsterre acknowledges that he owes John de Segrave, the elder, £10,000 … (S) CCRs. [This exchanged of debts is usually associated with a marriage contract.]

[-–Stephen & Alice––]

1305, Stephen married Alice.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

3/10/1308, Remission at the instance of Thomas, earl of Lancaster, to Stephen de Segrave of payment of a fine of 100 marks, … county of Huntingdon, for diverse trespasses and felonies. (S) CPRs.

5/20/1314, Joan widow of Sir Peter de Grisebe, knight, and Sir Stephen de Segrave, knight, son and heir of Sir John de Segrave. Joan has quitclaimed to Stephen a rent of 4 marks from a meadow in Drakelowe called le Neumede. (S) UKNA.

1316, Stephen held lands in Derby.

4/14/1318 at Leicester, Nicholas Kiriel (5910500), knight, to his very dear lady, his lady Margery Kiriel. Whereas Nicholas has granted to Sir Stephen de Segrave (5910164) his manor of Croxtone Kiriel, Margery (11820499) must attorn to Stephen for her services for one third of the manor. Nicholas has received from Stephen 200 marks for the manor of Croxtone Kiriel. Nicholas has granted to Stephen 2/3rds of the manor of Croxtone Kiriel (Leics.), with the advowson of Croxton Abbey, except a rent of £6 from the said 2/3rds, and the services of Lady Margery Kiriel for the one third which she holds in dower, with the reversion of the said third, and the services of Roger de Hurst for the rent of £6 which he holds for life, with the reversion of the rent after his death; to hold of Nicholas and his issue at a rent of a rose a year for Stephen's life and for 1 year after his death, and thereafter 100 marks a year. Witnesses: Sir Robert de Holande, Sir Nicholas de Segrave, Sir Ralph de Secchevill, Sir Ralph de Folevill, Sir William Marmioun, Sir John de Neville, knights … (S) UKNA.

10/22/1318, Pardon to ... Nicholas de Segrave, Robert de Holand, Stephen de Segrave, William le Latimer, Fulk Lestrange, William Tuchet, … knights, of all felonies and trespasses committed before 7 August last, adherents of Thomas, earl of Lancaster. (S) CPRs.

5/12/1319, Grant by Thomas, earl of Lancaster and Leycestre, steward of England, to Roger Beler, for his good service, … witnesses:- Robert de Holand, … Stephen de Segrave, … (S) CPRs, 5/25/1319.

2/23/1321, Association of John de Brytannia, earl of Rychemund, … in the commission to … Aymer de Valencia, earl of Pembroke, and Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, Bartholomew de Badelesmere, steward of the Household, … Fulk Lestraunge, Stephen de Segrave, … to treat of peace with Robert de Brus. (S) CPRs.

3/22/1322, King Edward executed Earl Thomas of Lancaster for treason at his castle of Pontefract [one of the barons responsible for the death of Piers Gaveston. Protection for 1 year to Stephen de Segrave in his lands which he holds for life of the demise of Thomas, sometime earl of Lancaster. (S) CPRs.

1322, Stephen and his father John mentioned in a petition of Ralph Stanlowe. “Stanlowe requests restitution of his lands, goods and chattels in Leicestershire seized into the king's hand by the sheriff, as he was not against the king, and on the contrary served in the garrison of Nottingham castle with John Segrave, and joined the king at Caldwell in the retinue of Stephen Segrave.” (S) UKNA.

8/1/1323, Stephen was the constable of the Tower of London on the night Roger Mortimer [lover of Queen Isabella] escaped. Stephen and his guards were drugged. (S) Weir, P156.

6/1/1324, Pardon to Stephen de Segrave in consideration of a payment to be made by the said Stephen and John de Segrave, his father, of the escape of Roger de Morturo Mari of Wygemor, a rebel, from the Tower of London, when the said Stephen was keeper thereof, of which escape the said Stephen was indicted before the king. (S) CPRs.

9/12/1324, Protection with clause volumus, for 1 year, for Stephen de Segrave,  going with John de Segrave to the duchy of Aquitaine on the king’s service. [Stephen’s brother John was also given protection – both going with their father.]

9/14/1325, Protection with clause volumus for 1 year for Stephen de Segrave, staying in the duchy of Aquitiane with John de Segrave [others also named staying with the said John.] (S) CPRs.

1325, Stephen died in Gascony, before his father, who died the same year.

10/4/1325, IPM of John de Segrave, the elder. Oxford: Henton … Buckingham: La Penne. The manor … Northampton: Chaucumbe. The manor … John son of Stephen de Segrave, his kinsman, aged 9 and more, is his next heir. Salop: Stottesdon. The manor … Huntingdon: … Nottingham: … Derby: … [many properties in varous counties] (S) CIsPM.

[––Alice––]

12/12/1325, IPM of Stephen de Segrave. Surrey: Suthewerk. Six cottages and a garden … held jointly with Alesia his wife … John his son, aged 10, is his next heir. Worcester: Northpidele. The manor … held jointly … [cultiple counties, many properties] … Stephen, who died before he had sued his right before the king as heir of John de Segrave, and are in the king’s hand … Derby: … Ashebourne, … which Henry de Segrave sometime held for life of the inheritance of the said John, held jointly with Alesia his wife, who survives, by the gift of John de Segrave, the elder … Warwick: … Langeleye by knight’s service, whereof 28s. 10.25d. are assigned to Christiana, late the wife of John de Segrave the elder, in dower. … Leicester: Segrave. The manor … (S) CIsPM.

12/15/1325, Writ of dedimus potestatem to Ralph Beler to receive the attorneys for the dower of Alice late the wife of the said Stephen. (S) CIsPM.

3/6/1326, … rent in Thurlaston, and to restore the issues thereof to Alesia, late the wife of Stephen de Segrave, … (S) CCRs.

1326, “Christiana de Segrave, widow of John de Segrave … requests that a writ be sent to the justices of the Bench to proceed in the process so that she is not delayed in her dower, as she brought a writ of dower against Alice de Segrave to vouch to warranty, but John son of Stephen is a minor and his lands and body are in the king's hand.” (S) UKNA.

10/16/1327, Whereas Christinia, late the wife of John de Segrave, lately … demanded against Alesia, late the wife of Stephen de Segrave, a third of the manor of Dalbychaucombe, … as her dower … that Alesia should hold in peace the tenements demanded … Christiana should have … out of the heir’s land in the king’s wardship … (S) CCRs.

1327-30, “Alice, widow of Stephen de Segrave, states that the king has seized into his hand the lands which were held by Stephen because of the minority of John de Segrave his heir, both those held in fee farm and by socage and those held by knight's service, namely the manor of Kineton, held in fee farm and the hundred of Goscote held in socage, the manor of Rosliston with the rent of Coton in the Elms and Linton, a sheepfold called Beggerhowe near Ashbourne, and 7 cottages in Southwark, which ought to be in the wardship of the closest relative of the child to whom the inheritance cannot descend. As John's mother, she claims this wardship, and requests delivery of the lands.” (S) UKNA.

9/30/1330, Lady Alice de Segrave; and John Bilknap (3803024) of West Hatch and Robert Writhelok of the same. Alice has demised at farm to John and Robert, for her life, her manor of Westhach (Wilts.); rent £20 a year to be paid at her manor of Northpidele. (S) BCM/D/5/92/6.

11/6/1334 at West Hatch, John Bilknap of West Hatch and John de Swaleweclyve. John Bilknap has granted to John de Swaleweclyve, his heirs and assigns the manor of Westhache with the appurtenances, for the term of the life of Lady Alice de Segrave; rent to Alice £20 a year at her manor of Northpudele. (S) BCM/D/5/92/7.

1340, Alice died.

(S) The Hist. & Antiq’s of Harwich and Dovercourt, Taylor & Dale, P148.

Child of Stephen and Alice:

i. John de Seagrave (2955082), born 1315 England.


Lord Robert de Scales & Egeline de Courtenay

5910148. Lord Robert de Scales & 5910149. Egeline de Courtenay

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

1279, Robert born in England, heir & s/o 11820296. Robert de Scales & 11820297. Isabel Burnell.

~1292, Egeline born in England, d/o 30420928. Hugh de Courtenay & 30420929. Eleanor le Despenser.

By 1297, Robert serving with his father and King Edward I in the Scottish wars. (S) A Vision of Britain Through Time.

7/22/1298, Robert’ father with 7 men in his retinue, at the battle of Falkirk, the defeat of William Wallace. The Scots defensive position was strong, but based on spearmen with support of some cavalry and archers. King 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. (S) The English Aristocracy at War, Simpkin, 2008, P192.

1300, Robert’s father at the siege of Caerlaverock castle; “the handsome and amiable Robert de Scales bore red, with shells of silver.”

1305, Robert age 26 at this father’s death.

5/22/1306, Robert created a Knight. (S) History of the Antiquities of the Co. of Norfolk, V5. [267 total knights created on this date by King Edward I.]

11/3/1306–3/14/1322, Robert, 2nd Lord Scales, summoned to parliament.

7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.

2/25/1308, Robert summoned as a peer to Edward II’s coronation as king of England.

[––Robert & Egelina––]

~1310, Robert married Egelina.

1315-6, “Robert de Scales to settle the manors of High Ho and Islington (Norfolk), and Rivenhall (Essex) on himself, Egelina his wife, and his heirs, retaining the manors of Middleton and Fouldon (Norfolk), Newsells (Herts), and Haslingfield (Camb.).” (S) UKNA.

9/1/1315, Licence for Robert de Scales to enfeoff Isabella de Scales [his mother] of his manors of Hoo and Islington, co. Norfolk, and of his manor of Rewenhale, co. Essex, held in chief, … regrant the same to him and Egelina his wife … (S) CPRs.

4/10/1317, Exemption, for life, at the request of Elizabeth de Bourgh, the king’s kinswoman, of Robert de Scales from being put on assizes, juries, … against his will. (S) CPRs.

4/24/1319, Commission to Robert de Scales, … touching the seizure of the ship called ‘la Mariole,’ … in the port of Bishops Lenne, co. Norfolk. (S) CPRs.

1320, “…  by a writ of oyer and terminer to Norwich, Stanton and Scales … Walter de Norwiz (Norwich); [Hervey] de Stanton; Robert de Scales.” (S) UKNA.

7/1/1324, Commission de walliis et fossatis to Robert de Scales, … along the caost for the parts of Mersland, co. Norfolk, … (S) CPRs.

3/20/1325, Robert de Scales alias de Scalys: Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk died; holding the manor of Scales of the honor of Bologne, by one fee and paying 10s. per annum to Dover castle. (S) CFRs.

[––Egelina––]

4/4/1325, IPM of Robert de Scales alias de Scalys. Essex: Rewenhale. The manor held jointly with Egelina his wife, who survives, of the gift of Isabel de Scales … Robert his son, aged 13 and more, is his next heir. Suffolk: Wyrdlingtone. A moiety of the manor … Norfolk: Middilton. The manor … Hoga. The manor, held jointly with Egelina his wife, … He died on 20 March last. … Blakeburgh. The advowson of the priory of nuns. Islington. The advowson of the church. Northclenchwarton. The advowson of the church, … (S) CIsPM.

5/10/1325, Grant to Egelina, late the wife of Robert de Scales, tenant in chief, for a fine of 200 marks … of the marriage of Robert, son and heir of the said Robert, a minor in the king's ward. (S) CFRs.

5/13/1325, Writ to the escheator in cos. Norfolk &c. having received her oath &c. to cause Egelina, late the wife of Robert de Scales to have dower to be assigned to her. (S) CIsPM.

7/2/1325, Commitment to Egelina de Scales of the wardship of 2 parts of the manor of Middelton, co. Norfolk, and of 5 marks, 8s. 1.5d. of rent in Fouldon, co. Norfolk, late of Robert de Scales … rendering £10 a year in moieties. (S) CFRs.

2/12/1326, … a moiety of the manor of Wrydelyngton, co. Suffolk, and the issues thereof, saving to Egelina, late the wife of Robert de Scales, her dower thereof … (S) CCRs.

2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.

1332, Robert de Scales, son and heir of Robert de Scales. … Scales request that he be granted his lands which are held by his mother at fee farm, … Egelyne [de Scales], widow of Robert de Scales; … (S) UKNA.

1335, Egeline died.

10/10/1335, Writ for IPM of Egelina de Scales in Norfolk, Berwick. Suffolk, Cambridge, Huntingdon, Essex and Hertford. (S) CFRs.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P435. (S) Topo. Hist. of the Co. of Norfolk, V8, Blomefield. (S) Baronia Anglica Concentrata, V1, Banks, 1844, P390.

Children of Robert and Egeline:

i. Robert de Scales (2955074), born 1312 in England.

ii. Eleanor de Scales (7606059), born ~1313 in England.


Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Sir Robert de Bois & Christian le Latimer

5910146. Sir Robert de Bois & 5910147. Christian le Latimer

1268, Robert de Boys born in Norfolk, England, s/o 11820292. Robert de Bois.

1294, Christian born in England, d/o 11820294. Sir William le Latimer & 11820295. Lucy de Thweng.

1298, Robert de Bosco heir to his father.

5/17/1298, IPM of Robert de Bosco. Suffolk: Brokes. The manor … Robert his son, aged 30, is his next heir. Norfolk: Fersfeld. The manor, including a wood called Homwode, a grove called Wyndleye, and common pastures called Brysingham green and Fersfeld, and the patronage of the church … Denton. The manor … (S) CIsPM.

[––Christian & John––]

Christian married 1st to Sir John Carbonel of Wadingfield, co. Suffolk.

12/25/1305, “Debtor: Robert de Boys {Bosco}, knight, of Norfolk [held Little Ellingham, Wayland Hundred, Norfolk.” (S) UKNA.

1307, Lands called Sanford and other lands in Stonfold, held by Lord Robert de Boys.

7/5/1307, Order to deliver to Alice, late the wife of Roger le Bygod, late earl of Norfolk and Marshal of England … in co. Norfolk … Fereshfeld and Sonaleberwe, in the same county, which Robert de Bosco holds, and which are extended at £20 yearly; … (S) CCRs.

7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.

By 1308, John Carbonel died.

[––Robert & Christian––]

1308, Robert married Christian and settled Fersfield on her for life. In dower of Christian he held a third part of the manor of Carbonels in Waldingfield-Magna, co. Suffolk.

1308, Robert and Christiana conveyed the manor of Burston on her son William Carbonels.

1310, Debtor: Robert de Boys {de Bosco} knight, of Norfolk and of Suffolk [held manor of Fersfield in Diss Hundred]. (S) UKNA.

1310, Deed of attornment by Robert de Bosco and Christian his wife [who was the wife of Sir John Carbonel, kt.] to Thos. Carbonel and Elizabeth his wife. (S) The Manors of Suffolk, Copinger, 1905, P238.

1311, Robert de Bosco, or ‘Sir Robert de Bois of Fersfield, who bore ermine, a cross sable’ died.

[––Christian––]

11/16/1311, Writ for IPM of Robert de Bosco. Norfolk: Denton. 8 1/2a. arable … a capital messuage, 40a. arable, … Robert his son, aged 4, is his next heir. Fersfield. 2a. land … Fersfield. The manor, jointly held by the said Robert and Christiana his wife … Garboldisham. The manor, jointly held … (S) CIsPM.

1312, Christian married 3rd Sir Thomas Mose.

1312, Christian de Mose, late the wife of Sir Robert de Bosco, Knt., presented at Fersfield.

1316, Christian presented at Fersfield.

(S) Plantagenet Ancestry, P233. (S) The Gentleman's Magazine, 1864, P749. (S) Hist. & Antiq’s of the Co. of Norfolk.

Child of John and Christian:

i. William Carbonels, born ~? in England.

Children of Robert and Christian:

i. Robert de Bois, born 1309 in England.

7/17/1312, Pursuant to an inquisition … Robert de Bosco held in chief certain lands in Denton … Robert Ms son is his nearest heir and of the age of 4 years … (S) CFRs.

2/7/1316, Order to deliver to … [friend] of Robert son of Robert de Bosco the lands that Robert de Bosco held in Denton, as it appears by inquisition … Robert his son is his nearest heir and is aged 7 years. (S) CCRs.

1/1334, Robert de Bois attended the tournament at Dunstable.

1334, Robert Robert, knt. of Fersfield and Garboldisham, Norfolk, and Brokes, Suffolk, died; his sister Alice his heir.

ii. Alice de Boys (2955073), born by 1311 in England.

Child of Thomas and Christian:

i. Mariotta Mose, born aft. 1312 in England.

Mariotta married Sir William Bovill.


Admiral John Howard & Joan of Cornwall

5910144. Admiral John Howard & 5910145. Joan of Cornwall

~1285, John born in England, s/o 11820288. Sir William Howard & 11820289. Alice Fitton.

~1290, Joan, d/o 11820290. Richard of Cornwall & 11820291. Joan ?.

1297, Joan’s father died.

7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.

8/1308, Sir John, knight, gentleman of the bedchamber of King Edward II, heir to his father.

1309, John married Joan, bringing many estates into the Howard family.

1309, John Howard and Joan his wife had 3 parts of a manor in Tirington, … in Pentney, Asswell, Thorp, … conveyed to them by Richard de Cornwall. [John eldest son of Sir William the judge.]

3/28/1311, “Debtor: John Howard, knight [held part of Terrington, and East Walton, Freebridge Hundred, Norfolk].” (S) UKNA.

1314, John fought in Scotland.

6/24/1314, Battle of Bannockburn, Scotland, a victory for the Scots, unusual in that it lasted for 2 days. The Scots, commanded by Robert Bruce, were laying siege to Stirling castle, held by the English. As the English attacked across the brook, Robert counter-attacked along a 2000-yard front. Edward attempted to flank the Scot’s left with archers, but they were driven back the Scot cavalry. The English front broke against the Scottish spearmen. It was the largest loss of English knights in a single day. This was the battle in which organized foot-soldiers [primarily pike men] defeated heavily armored mounted knights.

4/1315, Due to a famine in England caused by year-long rains and flooding, King Edward ordered the regulation of food prices. [The regulations were suspended in the parliament of 1316.]

1316-19, John, Governor of Norwich.

1316-17, Richard de Bulmer and Clementia his wife enfeoft Sir John Howard and the lady Joan his wife in certain rents in South Wotton, Norfolk. Sir John Howard and Geffrey de Warren were the lords of the town. (S) Hist. of Norfolk, V9, 1808, South Wotton.

6/21/1318, Commission of oyer and terminer to John Howard, … ship, … to Calais to trade … taken by the Scots, … re-taken … to Great Yarmouth, … outrage of L. king of France and Navarre … (S) CPRs.

6/9/1321–6/12/1323, John, Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk. (S) UKNA.

12/1321, John Howard and John de Haustede ordered to seize the lands of contrariant barons [against the Despensers] in Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk. (S) The Reign of Edward II, Dodd, 2006, P89.

1322, John granted various manors in Norfolk to his brother-in-law Richard Cornwall.

6/12/1322, Sir John Howard granted lands for life to Richard de Cornwall, parson of Walsoken. (S) CCRs.

10/31/1322, Commission … to array all the ment between 16 and 60 … John Howard, the sheriff, to be leader, and James de Norton, co. Norfolk, … (S) CPRs.

1323, John Howard, former Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk … Howard requests an allowance for his costs in gathering and transporting various victuals for the king's wars in Scotland, and that he not be charged in his account for more than the true price of the goods. (S) UKNA.

6/28/1324, Protection with clause volumus for 1 year for John Howard, ‘chivaler,’ going to Gascony on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.

8/1324, King Edward began the War of Saint-Sardos with his brother-in-law King Charles of France, who had invaded Aquitaine.

1326/7, Names of soldiers retained by John Howard to defend the coast at Orwell. (S) UKNA.

8/16/1326, Appointment of … John Howard … in the ports and town of … Little Yarmouth, Hunstanton, co. Norfolk, … and to see that they join John de Sturmy, admiral of the fleet in the north. (S) CPRs.

9/2/1326, Mandate to John Howard, … arrayers in the county of Norfolk, to select 500 armed men and lead them to Erewell, co. Suffolk, … to stay there at the king’s wages for a month. (S) CPRs.

2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.

9/29/1327, Commission of oyer … that John Howard, knight, … broke his chests at Gishop;s Lynn, co. Norfolk, and carried away £100 of his money, charters, writings and other muniments. (S) CPRs.

8/15/1330, Commission of oyer and terminer to John Howard, … on divers petitions from men of Norfolk … (S) CPRs.

1331, Sir John Howard, senior, held the manor of East Winch, by the 4th part of a fee of Hamon L’Estrange.

1335, Sir John, Admiral of the King’s navy in the north, being paid wages of £153 7s. 6d. for the year; and created knight banneret.

1336,  Sir John Howard, writes himself ‘of Wigenhale St. German's’ in a grant of land, at Seche, to William Duraunt of South Lynn. (S) Ess. Tow’s Topo. Hist. of the Co. of Norfolk, V9, 1808, St. German’s Wigenhale.

9/23/1336, Appointment of Robert de Morle, John Howard the elder, and … to arrest all persons hindering with armed force the markets of Great Yarmouth, … (S) CPRs.

1/15/1338, Commission de walliis et fossatis to John Howard the elder, … in Mershlande and the parts of adjoin, co. Norfolk. (S) CPRs.

2/12/1338, Commission of oyer … complaint by John Howard the elder, that … and other broke his stank at Nerford, and carried away the fish there. … Norfolk. (S) CPRs.

6/26/1338, Commision de walliis et fossatis to John Howard the elder, … co. Norfolk. (S) CPRs.

1338, Joan mentioned in a petition of Thomas de Nerford. (S) UKNA.

5/7/1341, Exemption for life of John Howard from being put on assizes, juries, … against his will. (S) CPRs.

1341-42, John, of East Wynch, died. [His tomb was shaped as a knight with his feet resting on a writhing dragon.]

Aft. 9/25/1342, Joan died; buried with John.

(S) The House of Howard, Brenan, 1907. (S) Plantagenet Ancestry, P233. (S) Essay … Hist. of the Co. of Norfolk, V4, 1775.

Child of John and Joan:

i. John Howard (2955072), born ~1310 in England.


Lord Philip de Welle & Isabel de Kemesky

5910100. Lord Philip de Welle & 5910101. Isabel de Kemesky

~1290, Philip born in England, s/o §§Adam de Welles. [In order to be married to Isabel, Philip had to be of a prominent family.]

1292, Isabel born in England, d/o 11820200. Edmund de Kemesky & 11820201. Joane ?.

1/17/1300, Isabel age 7 at the death of her father.

7/15/1300, Grant to Walter de Aylesbury, … of the custody of the lands late of Edmund de Kemesek, tenant in chief, during the minority of Petronilla and Isabella his daughters and heirs, with their marriages, saving knights’ fees and advowsons of chruches. (S) CPRs.

Aft. 1301, Philip’s father died.

2/6/1303, … the wardship of the lands that belonged to Edmund de Kemesek, tenant in chief, which are in the king’s hands by reason of the minority of Edmund’s heirs … (S) CPRs.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

By 1309, Philip married Isabel.

1313, Isabel, wife of Philip, heir to her older sister Petronila.

8/12/1313, IPM of Petronilla daughter and one of the heirs of Edmund de Kemesek. Writ concerning the lands &c. of the said Petronilla, whom Thomas de Gardinis married who had the wardship of the lands …  who died before she had proved her age … Great Saunford. Her pourparty of the manor … Isabel her sister, aged 19, the wife of Philip de Welles, is her next heir. (S) CIsPM.

10/10/1313, Order to deliver to Philip de Welles and Isabel his wife, one of the daughters and heirs of Edmund de Kemesek, and sister and heir of Pernell, the other daughter and heir of Edmund, and of full age, the lands late of Edmund, falling to Isabel by reason of the offspring of her and Philip, he having done homage. (S) CFRs.

10/10/1314, Philip de Well performed homage for his lands.

4/22/1315, To the collectors in co. Essex for the 28th, 31st and 34th years. Westminster. As the lands of Edmund de Kemesek, deceased, tenant in chief of the late king, were in the hands of the late and present king from 17 January, in the 28th year of the late king, until 10 October, in the 7th year of the king's reign, upon which day the king took the homage of Philip de Well, who married Isabel, one of Edmund's daughters and heiresses, both for the purparty falling to Isabel and for the purparty falling to Petronila, her sister, deceased, for all the lands that Edmund held in chief, by reason of the issue begotten between them, as appears by the rolls of chancery; the king orders them to supersede the demand for scutage upon Philip and Isabel in the lands that belonged to Edmund ; provided that scutage of the knights' fees that were held of the heir, etc. The Like to the collectors in cos. Suffolk and Cambridge. (S) Cal. of Various Chancery Rolls, 1913.

4/1315, Due to a famine in England caused by year-long rains and flooding, King Edward ordered the regulation of food prices. [The regulations were suspended in the parliament of 1316.]

1316, Philip, Lord of Fordham.

1320, Philip Knight of the Shire for Cambridgeshire at the Parliament held at York. (S) Notitia Parliamentaria, Willis, 1715, P141.

1321, “Witnesses: Sir William Poucin, Sir Robert de Ros, Sir Philip de Welle, knights, …. At: Little Sampford.” (S) UKNA.

1321, Thomas de Kemsek presented as rector to Burnham Norton by Philip de Wells, Knt. (S) Ess. Tow’s Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V7, 1807, Burnham.

1/30/1324, Witnesses: Sir Robert de Roos, Sir Philip de Wellis, knights, …

1324, Philip summonsed from Essex to the Great Council at Westminster.

1325, Isabel died.

[––Philip––]

7/18/1325, To Philip de Welle. Order to cause the body of William, son and heir of Isabella, daughter of Edmund de Kemessek, Philip's late wife, tenant in chief, to be brought to the king, William being a minor, whose marriage pertains to the king by reason of the lands of the said Isabella. (S) CCRs.

2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.

2/19/1332, Philip de Welle died.

3/24/1332, Writ for IPM of Philip de Welle, deceased, tenant in chief. Cambridge: Fordham. 70a. arable, 1a. meadow … held for life, by the courtesy of England after the death of Isabel his wife, of the inheritance of William, son and heir of the said Philip and Isabel, … He died 19 February last. William his son, aged 22 years and more, is his next heir. Essex: Great Sampford. 2 parts of a manor … Suffolk: Ixnigge. A capital messuage … (S) CIsPM.

(S) Knights of Edward I, Moor, 1929, P277.

Family notes:

·         1/17/1299, Commitment during pleasure to Adam de Welles of the castle of Rokingham with the forest between the bridges of Oxford and Staunford. (S) CFRs. [Proposed.]

·         11/21/1301, Adam de Welles, seneschal of the forest between the bridges of Oxford and Staunford. (S) CCRs.

·         There is another Adam de Welle, knight, contemporary, who’s sons are Robert (heir), John and Adam.

Child of Philip and Joane:

i. William de Welles (2955050), born 3/25/1310 in England.

1332-3, Isabela’s mother Joane died; grandson William heir; ... Edmund [de Kemesyk] sometime her husband, …; her heir was William, son of Isabel daughter of the said Edmund and Joan, whom Philip de Welle married, aged 20 years and more.

ii. Richard de Wells, born ? in England.

9/27/1343, “Richard de Lexden knight and Joan his wife to William de Welle knight and Richard his brother …” (S) UKNA.


Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Sir John de Coggeshall & Sarah le Brun

5910096. Sir John de Coggeshall & 5910097. Sarah le Brun.

1279, John de Coggeshale born in Essex, England, s/o 11820192. John de Coggeshall & 11820193. Sarra de Plumbergh.

~1280, Sarah born in England.

1296, John heir to his father of a moiety of the manor of Hoo Hall, viz. 90 acres of arable, &c. by half of that service; [as did afterward his son.]

Aft. 1296, Margaret, queen of England, sold to Henry de Bluntesdon, king’s almoner, the custody of the land late of John de Coggeshale, with the marriage of the heirs. (S) CPRs, 3/6/1303.

6/10/1305, John, age 26, heir to his grandfather Ralph de Coggeshall: “… Ralph, John (father) his son and Sarra [de Plumbergh, mother] wife of the said John, now deceased, to them and the heirs of the said Sarra; Pakelesham: manor held with John his son and Sarra the wife of the said John, to John and Sarra and the heirs of the said Sarra; Codham manor; Shaldeford; Dodenhoo manor; Coggeshale manor; heir: his son John, aged 26.”

6/10/1305, Pursuant to an inquisition … Laurence de Plumbergh (maternal grandfather) granted to Ralph de Cogeshale (paternal grandfather) and John his son and Sarah, wife of John, a messuage 40 acres of land and £4 of rent in Little Beniflete, to hold to them and the heirs of Sarah, and that Ralph held the said tenements on the clay of his death by virtue of the said grant,—to deliver the same to John, he having done fealty. (S) CFRs.

By 1305, Sarah died.

[––John & Isabella––]

~1306, John married 2nd Isabella de Cloville.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

6/5/1314, Appointment of … conservators of the peace … John de Coggeshale, co. Essex, … (S) CPRs.

8/1/1315, “…  Witnesses: 'Dominus' William de Goldyngton, knight; Dominus' John of Coggeshall, knight; …” (S) UKNA.

3/26/1316, Appointment of … commissioners of array … for the general hosting of the war against the Scots … at New-castle-on-Tyne … John de Coggeshale, co. Essex, … (S) CPRs.

8/5/1316, Order to John de Coggeshale, William son of Ralph and Benedict de Cockefeld in Essex to elect an armed footman for cities, boroughs … for the expedition of the said war and thereafter for 60 days going with the king against the Scots … (S) CFRs.

1318, “John de Cogkesale states that he was arrested and put into York castle gaol without suit or being indicted, at the procurement of his enemies, and that Henry de Baynton, gaoler of that gaol, and William his son, put him in a very harsh prison in order to extort money from him, and later kept him in irons for a whole day, and took 2 payments of 20s. from him, for which he gave them a pledge to the value of 30s., which they still have.” (S) UKNA.

11/1/1318, Pardon for the adherents of Thomas, earl of Lancaster of any outlawry … John de Coggeshale … (S) CPRs.

1319, “John de Coggeshale (Coggeshall): Essex, Norfolk” died. (S) UKNA. [IPM Essex: marsh called Rugworth, manor of Sutton; Codham manor; rent at Halstede, Little Berdefeld and Reynes; capital messuage at Shaldeforde; Dodinho manor; land at Arkesdene and Critishale; capital messuage and land at Little Bemflete; capital messuage, mill and land at Coggeshale; messuages at Messingg and Inworth; manor of Pakelesham; manor of Bradeker in Norfolk; heir: son John, aged 18.]

3/24/1319, Writ for IPM of John de Coggeshale. Essex: Rugworth in the hundred of Rocheford. A marsh called Rugworth, containing a capital messuage and 150a. arable … John his son, aged 18, is his next heir … Codham Neville. The manor … Shaldeford. A capital messuage … Dodinho. The manor … Little Bemflete. A capital messuage … Coggeshale. A capital messuage, a water-mill, … Pakelesham. The manor … Norfolk: Bradeker. The manor … (S) CIsPM.

[––Isabella––]

1339, Grant by Isabella de Cloville, formerly wife of John de Coggeshale, to William de Coggeshale, her son, of an acre of land in Pacching Cloville, Essex. (S) Desc. Cat. of Ancient Deeds, 1890, P89.

Child of John and Sarah:

i. John de Coggeshall (2955048), born 1301 in England.

Child of John and Isabel:

ii. William de Coggeshale, born ? in England.


Sir Hugh Tyrrel & Joan Flambergh

5910080. Sir Hugh Tyrrel & 5910081. Joan Flambergh

~1265, Hugh born in England, heir & s/o §§Sir Edward Tirrell & Maud Burgate.

~1270, Joan born in England, coheir & d/o §§James Flambergh.

10/5/1287, James de Plumstede … sought to replevy the land of Edmund Prallyng in Manyngton, which was taken into the king's hands for his default against Walter Tyrel and Hugh Tyrell of Manyngton. (S) CCRs.

Hugh of Great Thornden, Essex, died.

(S) The Brights of Suffolk, Bright, 1858, P227.

Family notes:

·         Edward Tirrell (b~1240), s/o §§Lionel Tirrell (b.~1210); Maud (b~1245), d/o §§Sir William Burgate (b~1220) of Suffolk.

·         Lionel s/o §§Geoffrey (b.~1185) s/o §§Edward (b.~1155) s/o §§Richard (b.~1130) s/o §§Henry (b~1100) s/o §§Walter (b~1075).

·         Walter Tirrell born in Normandy, France; Lord of Langham, Essex and of Surrey. 1099, Walter “murdered” Wiliam Rufus, King William II, s/o William the Conqueror. [Supposedly a hunting accident, Walter was never punished – possibly because he did it for William’s brother, King Henry I.]

Child of Hugh and Joan:

i. James Tyrell (2955040), born ~1290 in England.


Baron Fulk le Strange & Lady Eleanor Giffard

5910052. Baron Fulk le Strange & 5910053. Lady Eleanor Giffard

1268, Fulk Lestrange born in Longnor, Shropshire, England, 2nd s/o 11820104. Robert Le Straung & 11820105. Alianore de Blancminster.

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

1275, Eleanor born in Brimsfield, Gloucestershire, England, d/o 11820106. John Giffard & 11820107. Maud de Clifford.

1276, Fulk’s father died, his older brother John the heir.

9/13/1276, Writ (of certiorari), on the complaint of Fulk son of the said Robert le Estraunge that the escheator had taken the manor of Sutton Madok, whereof the said Robert had enfeoffed him. (S) CIsPM.

6/18/1289, Fulk, age 21 or 22, succeeded his old brother John [who died at 23] of “a very considerable inheritance”. The manor was held in service to Earl Warren. (S) The Battle Abbey Roll, 1889, P4.

7/16/1289, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to dehver to Fulk le Strange, brother and heir of John le Strange, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said brother, he having done fealty. (S) CFRs.

10/2/1289, Fulk received seisin of Sutton Manor, which his father had given him before going on crusade.

1/12/1291, Order to cause enrolment to be made pursuant to the king's grant to Fulk le Strange that of the £66 wherein he is held to the king of arrears of the farm of the manor of Wrokworthyn, he pay 60s at Easter and Michaelmas next and 100s at Easter and Michaelmas following and so from year to year. (S) CFRs.

1294, Fulk licensed to cut down £40 of timber in Chawton forest.

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

7/14/1294, Licence for Fulk le Strange, going on the king’s service to to Gascony, to sell, cut down … wood … out of his wood of Chalghton … forest of Porcestre ….(S) CPRs. [King Edward was involved in a long war to protect lands in Gascony from Philip IV of France.]

1299, Eleanor, age 24, coheir of her mother’s lands held by her father, received the castle of Corfham and the manor of Culmington in Wales.

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 … Chester, with Hugh de Aldithelegh and Fulk le Estrange. (S) CCRs.

1300, Siege of Caerlaverock castle in Scotland.

2/10/1301, Fulco le Estraunge, Dominus de Corsham, signed the letter to the Pope.

11/11/1302 at Shrewsbury, Debtor: Fulk Le Strange, knight, [held Whitchurch, Longnor, etc. in Brimstree and Bradford Hundreds, Salop] and Roger, the son of Thomas Corbet, knight. Amount: £31 11s. (S) UKNA.

[––Fulk & Eleanor––]

By 1305, Fulk married Eleanor.

Bef. 6/1306, Fulk heir to the estates and Lord of Whitchurch upon his mother’s death.

6/12/1306, Fulco le Estraunge and his wife Alianore deforciants of Robert de Bracy.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

1/13/1309, Fulk summoned to Parliament as 1st Baron Blackmere [the name comes from a lake adjoining Whitchurch.]

5/28/1309, Fulk attended the tournament at Stepney at which John le Strange, his cousin attended; both in the retinue of the Earl of Lancaster.

12/18/1309, Fulk le Strange (Extraneus), justice co. Salop. (S) CPRs.

6/18/1310, Fulk summoned to muster at Berwick. [Fulk did not attend. He was summoned again on August 2nd, and again did not attend].

9/19/1310, Fulk sent 2 knights for his proffered service.

5/28/1311, Fulk summoned to Berwick with as many followers as he could raise.

8/8/1311, Fulk summoned to parliament in London [and again November 11th.]

2/13/1312, Fulk summoned to parliament at Westminster.

6/19/1312, Piers Gaveston, sometime Earl of Cornwall, King Edward’s favorite, was executed at Blacklow Hill, Warwickshire, by the earls of Lancaster, Hereford and Arundel. [Piers, apparently a good soldier and administrator, would be replaced by “favorites” who were vicious and power seekers – the law of unintended consequences. 7 Earls would be executed in a short 18 year span  – the last English earl having been executed 236 years before.]

12/21/1312, Fulk an adherent of Earl Thomas of Lancaster; an order was given to sieze his  lands.

10/16/1313, Fulk one of the 472 persons receiving pardons at the parliament for being an adherent of the Earl of Lancaster.

11/6/1313, King Edward II declared a general amnesty for all antagonists in the Powys war, including Fulk le Strange, Guffud de la Pole, who had besieged John de Cherleton at Pool castle. [This escalated attacks between both sides.]

12/23/1313, Fulk summoned and then participated in Edward II’s campaigns in Scotland against Robert the Bruce.

6/30/1314, Fulk summoned to muster at Newcastle and to attend the August parliament at York.

11/12/1315, Commission of oyer and terminer to Thomas, earl of Lancaster, Edmund, earl of Arundel, Fulk le Estraunge and William de Acre, … that Adam Banastre, and many others … commit homicides … county of Lancaster. (S) CPRs.

3/28/1316, Commission to Fulk Lestraunge, William Trussel the elder and William Stafford, to deliver the gaol of Stafford … prisoners … (S) CPRs.

1316, Fulk, Lord of Album Monasterium [Whitchurch], held of Earl Warrenne.

1317, Fulk summoned 3 times to service; each time the army was not fielded.

6/8/1318, Fulk summoned to parliament at Lincoln as a “Majores Barones”.

10/22/1318, Pardon to adherents of the earl of Lancaster … Fulk Lestrante (Extraneo), knight, … (S) CPRs.

12/1318, Fulk was at Haughmond for Christmas where he attested a grant of Edmund, Earl of Arundel.

1319-20, Fulk summoned to parliaments at York.

4/7/1320, Confirmation of a grant by Fulk le Estraunge to Richard le Knyght of Hethe. (S) CPRs.

1/19/1321, Fulk with the Archbishop of York and others to treat for peace with Robert the Bruce. (S) CPRs.

2/6/1322, Fulk by writ to raise men-at-arms and foot soldiers against the Earl of Lancaster. [Then ordered to be at Coventry on 2/28.]

3/10/1322, Fulk with King Edward at the defeat of the forces of Earl Thomas of Lancaster at the river Trent.

3/16/1322, Fulk with the King at the Battle of Boroughbridge in Yorkshire. Thomas, Earl of Lancaster and the Marcher Lords, against King Edward II and the Dispensers. The rebel forces of about 700 knights and men-at-arms, against about 4,000 in in the royal forces. An effective use of longbow against calvary. [Rebeling barons lost and retreated to Tutbury castle.]

4/11/1322, Fulk appointed Seneschal of Gascony at a salary of £500 and reasonable expenses.

5/6/1322, Fulk le Straunge, going beyond the seas on the king’s service, has letters nominating … (S) CPRs.

7/14/1322, Fulk obtained a license to crenellate his manor of Whitchurch, Shropshire.

Bef. 1/23/1323 Eleanor died. [Likely at Whitchurch.]

[––Fulk––]

1323, After Eleanor’s death, Fulk held a third part of Thorney manor by the courtesy of England. (S) Hist. of Nottinghamshire, V1, 1790, Thorney.

4/4/1323, King Edward II sent “Fulconi l’Estraunge senescallo suo Vasconie” letters in Gascony on how he was to handle complaints of the French King about events occuring.

9/13/1323, Pope John XXII sent a letter to Fulk, whom he called Seneschal of the duchy of Aquitaine.

1324, Fulk died [possibly in Gascony].

1/23/1324, Writ for IPM of Fulk Lestraunge alias Extraneus, le Straung. Southampton: Chalghton. The manor … John his son, aged 18, is his next heir … Salop: Wrocworthyn. The manor … Sutton. The manor … Corfham. The castle and Culmynton member thereof held for life by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Eleanor sometime his wife … Whitchurch (de Albo Monasterio). The manor … Nottingham: Thornhagh. A third part of the manor … held by the courtesy of England of the right of Eleanor sometime his wife … John, son of the said Fulk and Eleanor, aged 18 and more, is their next heir … (S) CIsPM.

2/23/1325, Order to escheator in the counties of Hereford, Fulham. Gloucester, Worcester, Salop and Stafford, to take into the king's hand the lands late of Fulk Lestraunge, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.

(S) Antiquities of Shropshire, Eyton, 1860, P25. (S) A Chronicle of the Early Le Stranges, Le Strange, 1916.

Children of Fulk and Eleanor: [3 sons, 1 daughter]

i. John le Strange (2955026), born 1/3/1306 in England. [Heir]

ii. Elizabeth le Strange, born ? in England.

Elizabeth married Robert Corbet of Morton.

iii. Hamo le Strange, born ? in England.

11/28/1330, Order to deliver to Hamo son of Fulk Lestraunge the manor of Chesewordyn, which was taken into the king's hands by reason of the death of John Lestraunge of Chesewordyn, and to restore the issues thereof, as the king learns by inquisition that John held the manor for life of Fulk's grant. (S) CFRs.


Monday, April 25, 2011

Sir John de Hastings & Isabel de Valence

5910050. Sir John de Hastings & 5910051. Isabel de Valence

5/6/1262, John born in Allesley, Warwickshire, England, heir & s/o 11820100. Henry de Hastings & 11820101. Joan de Cantelowe.

Bef. 3/4/1268, John’s father died.

3/7/1269, Grant to William de Valencia (11820102) the king's brother, in consideration of his services to the king and Edward his son, of the marriage of the heirs [John] of Henry de Hastinges (11820100). CPRs.

1269, John age 6; John’s custody given to Queen Eleanor.

~1270, Isabel de Valence born in England, d/o 11820102. William de Valence & 11820103. Joan de Munchensy.

11/4/1272, John, s/o Henry and Joan de Hastinges, under age and in the king’s wardship, co-heir of a third of Bridgewater as heir to his uncle George de Cantelowe. (S) CIsPM, V2.

3/1/1274, Bergeveny with the castle, honour and other appurtenances, Kilgaran with the castle and other appurtenances, a third part of the land of St. Clear, Aston, co. Warwick, Berewik, Little Merston and Stotford, co. Somerset [and] Bademondefeud, co. Suffolk, remain in the king's hand by reason of John de Hastinges, son and heir of Joan de Hastingis (11820101), eldest sister of George de Cantilupo (d.1272), until the full age of the heir of Joan. … the pourparty of John de Hastinges, are assigned to Eudo la Zuch and Millicent (2500243) his wife, the other heir of the said George. (S) CFRs.

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

[–– John & Isabel de Valence––]

7/15/1275, Mandate to the archbishop of Canterbury  to grant a dispensation at the king's request, setting forth that whereas enmity existed between himself and his father king Henry on one side, and Henry de Hastinges and his friends on the other, because he had opposed the king, the king and his brother William de Valentia, earl of Pembroke, their kinsmen and friends, purposed to make marriage between John son of Henry, and Isabella daughter of William, who were in the third and fourth degrees of kindred, for the purpose of settling this enmity. The necessary dispensation is therefore to be granted, if the said marriage will be conducive to peace in England. (S) Cal. of Papal Reg’s Relating to Gr. Br. and Ireland, V1, 1893, 1 Gregory X.

1275, at Braxted, Essex, John married to Isabel de Valence. [Date of dispensation.]

11/12/1275, Order to the sheriff of Buckingliam … the manor of Crendon … of William le Marescal, earl of Pembroke, … has fallen to the pourparty of the heirs of Eva de Browse (47279587), sister and one of the heirs of Walter le Marescal, brother and heir of the said William … deliver the same to Roger de Mortuo Mari and Maud (4997433) his wife, Eudo la Zuche and Millicent (2500243) his wife, John de Hasting (5910050) [John de Hasting, who is within age and in the king's ward] and Humphrey de Boun (11819896), heirs of the said Eva, … (S) CFRs.

2/26/1281, … castle of Bergenveny, … of the inheritance of John de Hastinges, a minor in the king’s custody … (S) CPRs.

2/3/1283, Order to the sheriff of Lincoln to deliver to Milesent de Monte Alto (2500243, maternal aunt), one of the heirs of Thomas de Cantilupo, sometime bishop of Hereford, tenant in chief, who was seised of a messuage in Lincoln … saving to the king the keeping of the pourparty falling to John de Hastinges, the other heir. (S) CFRs.

8/11/1283, Commission of oyer and terminer … touching the persons who hunted in the park of John de Hasting’ at Badmundefeld, co. Sussex, while he was a minor in the custody of the king’s consort, and carried away deer. (S) CPRs.

1/11/1284, Letters for John de Hasting’, going to Scotland, … until Midsummer. (S) CPRs.

9/20/1284, Simple protection for 1 year, in Ireland, John de Hastinges. (S) CPRs.

12/27/1284, Protection, with clause volumus, for John de Hasting’ staying in Ireland on the king’s service, for 1 year. (S) CPRs.

6/20/1286, John de Hasting’, going beyond seas, nominating … for 1 year. (S) CPRs. [King Edward and Eleanor traveled to Gascony where they would stay for 3 years.]

6/24/1287, Protection for John de Hastinges, going to Wales on the king’s service [with others in his retinue]. (S) CPRs.

3/8/1289, Protection, with clause volumus, until Whitsunday, for John Hastang, going to the king in Gascony. (S) CPRs. [King Edward and Eleanor returned the following August.]

1/18/1290, John de Hasting’ one of several men [1st in the list] associated with Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, ordered to appear before the king over trespasses against Humphrey de Bohun, and his men of Breighenough and Morgannou. (S) CPRs.

~1290, Isabel le Despenser born in England, d/o 5909748. Hugh le Despencer II & 5909749. Isabel de Beauchamp.

Isabel le Despenser 1st married Gilbert de Clare s/o Thomas. [No children.]

1292, John, Knt. of Bergavenny, Monmouthshire, and Leicestershire, also had claim [unsuccessfully] to a third of Scotland as a grandson of Ada, d/o David, Earl of Huntingdon.

11/4/1292, Notification in favour of John de Hastings that his grant to the king of a 15th of the movables of his men and tenants within his liberties of Bergeveny and Kilgarhan in Wales shall not prejudice him. (S) CPRs.

5/4/1293, Protection for John de Hastinges for 3 years, going to Ireland with earl Gilbert de Clare and Joan his wife. (S) CPRs. [With a special grant to John’s executors if he is killed while gone.]

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

1294, John fought in Gascony. [King Edward was involved in a long war to protect lands in Gascony from Philip IV of France.]

6/24/1295, John summoned to parliament by writ. [Edward’s “Model Parliament” established a pattern for the Commons, with 2 knights from each county and 2 burgesses from each town.]

8/24/1295, Grant to John de Hastinges of the forfeitures of all his Welsh men and tenants lately in arms against the king in the late war in Wales, whom the king has admitted to his peace and given up to the said John, … (S) CPRs.

11/8/1295, Order to Gilbert de Clare (4997382), earl of Gloucester and Hertford, to take into the king's hand all lands and goods of all alien religious of the power of the king of France in his liberty of Glamorgan … the like to … Roger le Bygod, earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, H. de Bohun (11819896), earl of Hereford and Essex, R. (11819888) earl of Arundel, J. de Hastinges (5910050), Edmund de Mortuo Mari (2498716), … William de Brehus (11820322), W. de Valencia (11820102), earl of Pembroke, and John Giffard (11820106), within their liberties and lands in the parts of the march. (S) CFRs.

8/22/1296 at Berwick upon Tweed, Scotland, The noble men the Lords John earl of Warenne, Roger earl of Norfolk, William earl of Warwick, Patrick earl of Dunbar and March, and Gilbert earl of Angus, Lords John de Hastings, John Wake, Hugh le Despenser, …, barons, witnesses, having been specially called in person … came to the full parliament of the lord king of England … [to revocate any previous agreements between Scotland and King Philip IV of France.]

1/11/1297, Protection, with clause volumus, until Midsummer, for the following, going to Brabant, by the king’s command, with Margaret the king’s daughter, duchess of Brabant :- John Hastinges. (S) CPRs.

8/22/1297, Licence for John de Hastinges, going beyond seas with the king on his service, to demise for life to Agnes de Valencia, the king’s kinswoman, the manor of Blunham, co. Bedford, for £20 a year. (S) CPRs. [The next day King Edward left England with 500 ships to attack France and assert his rights.]

11/3/1297, The king granted an arrangement for William, eldest son of John de Hastinges was to marry Eleanor, elder daughter of William Martin; and Edmund, son and heir of William Martin to marry Joan, elder daughter of John. [Apparently the marriage did not occur, Joan married William de Huntingfield.]

3/28/1299, Licence for John de Hastinges to assign, for life, to William his elder son, land … (S) CPRs.

10/1299, Joan de Clare, countess of Fife, granted for life to John de Hastinges, lord of Bergeveneye, in satisfaction of a debt of 960 marks sterling … impossible for her to pay him through the grievance of the Scotch war … manors of … (S) CPRs, 11/1/1297.

3/28/1300, “Royal letters patent: inspeximus and confirmation of Magna Carta … Witnesses: … John de Hastinge, …” (S) UKNA.

1300, John at the siege of Caerlaverock castle.

2/2/1301, Licence, for John de Hastinges to crenellate his manor and town of Filungeleye, co. Warwick. (S) CPRs.

2/12/1301, John joined in the letter to the Pope.

10/1/1302, Writ of aid directed to John de Hastinges, the king’s lieutenant in the duchy [of Aquitiane], going to Gascony on the king’s service [with multiple knights in his retinue]. (S) CPRs.

8/23/1302, Licence for John de Hastinges to fell and sell the trees in his wood of Brampton. (S) CPRs.

1/10/1303, Grant to John de Hastings that he shall incur no loss by reason of his going bail for Gilbert de Clare, sometime earl of Gloucester and Hertford, deceased, who lately maed fine with the king of 10,000£ for his contempt in going with horses and arms against Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, deceased. (S) CPRs.

10/5/1305, Isabel de Valence died; buried in Coventry Priory. [Likely died in the birth of daughter Elizabeth.]

[––John––]

8/31/1306, Sir John Hastang, steward of the queen’s household. (S) CPRs.

Bef. 11/17/1307, Gilbert de Clare died.

[–– John & Isabel le Despenser––]

11/1307–1308, John married 2nd widow Isabel le Despenser.

2/25/1308, John attended the coronation of King Edward II.

3/15/1309, Licence for John de Hastinges the elder, to grant in fee to John de Hastinges the younger, the manor of Aston Cauntelou, co. Warwick, … (S) CPRs.

8/1/1309, Licence for John de Hastanges to crenellate his dwelling house at Chebeseye. (S) CPRs.

10/26/1309, John de Hastingges, the elder, going to Gascony on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.

9/27/1310, John de Hastingges and Isabella his wife, staying in Gascony on the king’s service, has letters nominating … attorneys in Ireland … . (S) CPRs. [During this time Edward II was in conflict with the Lords Ordainers in England.]

2/10/1311, Protection in Ireland for John de Hastingges and Isabella his wife, staying in Gascony on the king’s service. (S) CPRs. [The like for him in England.]

2/19/1312, John, knt., 1st Lord Hastings died; buried in Hastings Chapel, Friars Minor church, Coventry, Warwickshire.

2/28/1313, Order to the eseheator on this side Trent to take into the king's hand the lands late of John de Hastinges the elder, deceased, tenant in chief. The like to Walter do Islep, escheator in Ireland. (S) CFRs.

[––Isabel––]

1/5/1315, Isabella, late the wife of John de Hastinges, staying in England, has letters … in Ireland … (S) CPRs.

By 11/20/1318, Isabel le Despenser married Earl Ralph de Monthermer.

5/1321, Pardon to Ralph de Monte Hermerii and Isabella his wife, late the wife of John de Hastinges, tenant in chief, of the 1,000 marks by which the said Ralph made fine for the trespass committed by the said Isabella in marrying him without licence.

9/19/1322, Licence for Ralph de Monte Hermerii and Isabella his wife, sometime the wife of John de Hastynges, to acquire lands and rents … remainder to Hugh de Hastynges and Thomas his brother, sons of the said John and Isabella, … (S) CPRs.

9/1324, Edward II displeased with his queen, Isabella, put daughters Eleanor and Joan into Ralph and Isabel’s care. The girls and their new guardians stayed at Marlborough Castle.

4/5/1325, Ralph, “S. Radulfi de Monte Hermerii, Com. Gloverniae et Hertford,” age 63, died; buried at Grey Friars church, Salisbury. (S) Annals of Scotland, V2, Dalrymple, P19.

10/1326, Isabel returned the royal daughters to Queen Isabella at Bristol castle.

12/1327, Elizabeth de Clare attended King Edward II’s funeral, leaving her daughters in the care of Isabel, Lady Hastings.

6/1328, Isabel acknowledged a dept of £300 to Queen Isabella.

11/8/1330, Agreement … between Hugh de Hastynges and Margery his wife and John de Cammoys and his wife Margaret by the assent of Lady Isabella de Hastynges the mother of Hugh and of Sir Ralph de Cammoys father of John … by which purparty of part of the inheritance of Richard Foliot was made …

7/6/1332, Licence for Isabella late the wife of Ralph de Monte Hermerii, and sometime the wife of John de Hastynges, to enfeoff Thomas her son … manor of Sutton Scoteneye, … to remain after their death to Hugh de Hastynges and the said Thoma his brother, … (S) CPRs.

12/4/1334, Isabel le Despenser died; buried at Grey Friars, Salisbury, Wiltshire.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P299.

Children of John and Isabel de Valence: [3 sons, 3 daughters]

i. John de Hastings, born 9/29/1286 in England.

1308, Sir John de Hastang bore azure, a chief gules over all a lyon rampant argent, at the first Dunstable tournament. (S) Some Feudal Coast of Arms, 1902, P125.

John married Juliana de Leyburn, d/o Thomas de Leyburn & 1249367. Alice de Tony.

3/25/1313, Order to the same to deliver to John de Hastinges, son and heir of Sheen. John de Hastinges, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage. (S) CFRs.

3/20/1322, John a member of the group finding Thomas, Earl of Lancaster guilty of treason and sentenced to death.

1/27/1325, John died.

Juliana remarried to William de Clinton (3803074), earl of Huntingdon.

4/18/1345, Indenture between Sir William de Clynton, earl of Huntyngdon and Juliana his wife, and Sir Laurence de Hastynges, earl of Pembroke … which the said earl and Juliana, Laurence’s mother, hold as her dower. (S) CCRs.

Child: Laurence de Hastyngs, earl of Pembroke (b.3/1321, d.8/20/1348); his son John de Hastyngs, earl of Pembroke (d.1375).

ii. Joan de Hastings, born ? in England.

Joan married William de Huntingfield, s/o Sir Roger de Huntingfield & Joyce D’Engaine.

iii. Elizabeth de Hastings (2955025), born by 1305 in England.

Children of John and Isabel le Despenser: [2 sons]

i. Hugh de Hastings, born by 1310 in England.


Sunday, April 24, 2011

Lord John de Grey & Maud de Verdun

5910048. Lord John de Grey & 5910049. Maud de Verdun

~1260, John born in England, heir & s/o 11820096. Reynold de Grey & 11820097. Maud de Longchamps.

~1263, Maud born in England, d/o 9994760. John de Verdun & 11820099. Eleanor de Bohun.

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

~1284, John married Maud.

1285, Maud heir to her brother Humphrey de Verdun, clerk.

2/26/1286, Pardon to Reginald de Grey and John de Grey and their households, of their trespasses in taking deer … counties of Nottingham, Northampton, Huntingdon and Rutland during the late troubles in England. (S) CPRs.

2/20/1290, Chirograph between John de Sancto Johanne, lord of Hannak, and John de Monte Alto, … Witnesses:- Sir Reginald de Grey, Sir John de Grey his son, … (S) CPRs.

11/19/1293, John de Grey and Maud his wife: Release, indented, of land in Debden in exchange for other land there: Essex. (S) UKNA. [Seal Design: shield of arms (barry of six, a bend lozengy), Legend: S'IOHANNIS:DEGREY.]

3/20/1295, Grant to John de Grey, to the use of one of his daughters of the marriage of the son and heir of John de Sancto Petro. (S) CPRs. [John also granted custody of the lands of Urian de Sancto Petro during the mninority of the heir.]

12/7/1297, Commission to John de Grey and Richard de Mascy, to array 300 Welsh foot in the lands of Maylorsexneth, Hope and Englefeld, … valley of Mold, and deliver them Durham or Newcastle on Tyne to march against the Scots. (S) CPRs. [John, earl of Surrey, was captain of the expedition.]

7/22/1298, King Edward defeated Sir William Wallace at the battle of Falkirk, Scotland. 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.

7/22/1301, Sir Reginald de Grey, John de Grey his banneret, 3 knights and 23 horsemen in the retinue of Edward, prince of Wales in Scotland.

9/8/1301, Scots using Comyn of Badenoch’s estate as a base, attacked Lochmaben, and then menaced the main English force at Bothwell [commanded by Lord Edward]. The Scots had 240 men-at-arms and 7000 foot soldiers. (S) A History of Dumfries and Galloway, Maxwell, 2009, P82.

By 1307, John’s father died.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

5/4/1308, John de Pateshulle acknowledges that he owes to John son of Reginald de Grey 25 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Buckingham. (S) CCRs.

1308-1322, John summoned to parliament by writ.

5/4/1308, Mandate … to deliver the castle of Ruffyn, … to John de Grey, son and heir of Reginald de Grey, deceased, … Walter de Gloucester … power to receive fealty from the heir. (S) CPRs.

1308, John, 2nd Lord Grey of Wilton, Herefordshire, settled property in Essex and Buckinghamshire his son Roger.

8/4/1309, Commission to John de Grey … touching the liberties and customs granted to the Welshmen of Hope … (S) CPRs.

1310, John founded a collegiate church at Ruthin, Denbighshire. [The charter names John de Grey’s wife, Maud, and his parents, Reynold and Maud de Grey.]

Aft. 1310, Maud died.

[––John––]

1311, John settled 13 additional manors on his son Roger.

11/18/1311, Licence for John de Grey to grant to John Amory and William de Beneford the castle of Ruffyn with the cantred of Doffrincloit, together with the lands late of Wenthlian de Lacy, and the manor of Riston, co. Chester, … them to regrant … remainders over to his son Roger … (S) CPRs.

12/31/1312, Writ of aid directed to Roger de Mortuo Mari, justice of Wales, for John de Grey, … the justices appointed to enquire into the complaint of Griffin de la Pole. (S) CPRs.

6/24/1314, John at the battle of Bannockburn, Scotland. King Edward II lost the 2-day battle to Robert Bruce. As the English attacked across the brook, Robert counter-attacked along a 2000-yard front. Edward attempted to flank the Scot’s left with archers, but they were driven back the Scot cavalry. The English front broke against the Scottish spearmen. It was the largest loss of English knights in a single day. This was the battle in which organized foot-soldiers [primarily pike men] defeated heavily armored mounted knights.

10/2/1315, Mandate in pursuance to John de Grey, justice of North Wales. (S) CPRs.

2/11/1316, Mandate to John de Grey, justice of North Wales, to permit the men of the town of Kaernarvan to buy corn … within the country of Angleseie and take them to Kaernarvan, provided they do the due customs. (S) CPRs.

1319, John settled the castle and lordship of Ruthin on his son Roger.

6/1320, John with the King in France. [King Edward travelled to France to perform homage for his French lands in Gascony and Ponthieu to his overlord and brother-in-law, King Philip V.]

6/9/1320, Establishment of a chantry in the chapel at Thurleigh, for the souls of the said John, Matilda his wife, John his grandfather, Reginald his father and Matilda his mother.

1321, John son of Reginald de Grey had his chapel and chaplain in his house at Hemingford Grey. (S) Hist. of Huntingdon, V2, 1932, Hemingford Grey.

2/14/1322, Writ of aid for Lewelin ap Maddok to raise 400 footment of the land of John de Grey of Diffrencloyt; mandate to the said John, or his bailiff, to deliver the said force … (S) CPRs.

4/9/1322, John de Grey, lord of Diffryncloyt, to raise 200 footment. (S) CPRs.

1322, John with the King in Scotland.

10/14/1322, King Edward at the losing Battle of Byland, North Yorkshire, against Robert Bruce.

4/12/1323, John de Grey, lord of the land of Driffyn Cloyt, to raise 200 footment. (S) CPRs.

10/28/1323, John de Grey of Ruthyn, holding lands in England and Wales, died. [Richard de Grey of Codenore licenced to take 20 does in the woods for the burying of the body of the said John, as well as to take fish in the stews and fisheries of the said John for the said occasion. (S) CPRs, 11/18/1323.]

[––Post Mortem––]

11/15/1323, IPM of John de Grey. Gloucester: Kempeleye. The manor … Henry his son, aged 42 at the feast of SS. Simon and Jude last, is his next heir. North Wales: Ruthyn. The castle and the cantred of Deffrencloyt … to the said John to hold for life, with successive remainders to Roger his son and the heirs of his body, and to the right heirs of the said John, of the king in chief by service of 3 knight’s fees … Hereford: Wylton upon Wye. The manor, including a castle, fisheries, and a water-mill and ferry on the Wye … Hertford: Holewell. The manor … for life with remainder to Roger his son [half a knight’s fee] … Huntingdon: Toulesland. The manor … with successive remainders to Roger his son and the heirs of his body, and to John son of Ralph Basset of Drayton and the heirs … Essex: Depeden. The manor … for life with remainder to the said Roger and the heirs of his body, … Purlee. The manor … Buckingham: … Sewenston. The manor and the advowson of the church, held for life, … successive remainders to Roger his son and the heirs of his body, to Henry brother of the said Roger, … Stokehamund. The manor … successive remainders to Roger his son … Bedford: Wrast and Brockeburwe, held for life … successive remainders to Roger his son and the heirs of his body, to John son of Ralph Basset of Drayton … Flitte. The manor, held for life jointly with Roger his son, … Harewolde. The manor … successive remainders to the said Roger, to John son of Ralph Basset of Draytone, and to Ralph his brother … [over 11 knights’ fees] … (S) CIsPM. [Many properties in multiple counties not listed.]

7/26/1324, Order to allow to the executors of John de Grey, son of Reginald de Grey, out of the debts due from Reginald to Henry III., the sum of 125 marks, which Henry III., on 17 May, in the 52nd year of his reign, ordered the treasurer and barons of his exchequer to allow to Reginald in the debts due from him, which sum the said king owed to John de Grey, of whom Reginald was the kinsman and heir. (S) CCRs.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P889.

Children of John and Maud: [2 sons, 3 daughters]

i. Henry de Grey (5910468), born 1281 in England.

12/20/1342, IPM of Henry de Grey. Northampton: Bradden. … Huntingdon: Gillyng. The manor … gave the said manor to John de Grey and Emma his wife, and to Reginald de Grey and the heirs of his body; and after the said Reginald’s death the said manor descended to John his son and heir by the form of the aforesaid gift, and after his death to Henry his son and heir, and so the said Henry died seised of the manor … Wilts: Aston Grey. The manor … Hereford: Wilton on Wye. The castle and manor … (S) CIsPM.

ii. Joan de Grey (15210341), born ~1290 in England.

iii. Roger de Grey (2955024), born ~1295 in England.


Lord Ralph de Cromwell & Lady Maud de Bernake

5910026. Lord Ralph de Cromwell & 5910027. Lady Maud de Bernake

~1320, Ralph Crumwell born in England, s/o 11820052. Ralph de Cromwell & 11820053. Avicia de Bellers.

2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.

1336, Maud born in England, d/o 11820054. Sir John de Bernake & 11820055. Joan Marmion.

6/20/1342, Whereas John de Oxonia … in consideration of a fine of 100 marks made in his name by Roger son of Roger Beler, Ralph son of Ralph de Crombewelle and John son of John de Folevill … have become mainpernors for the payment … pardoned … (S) CPRs.

1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].

[––Ralph & Maud––]

~1353, Ralph married Maud.

By 5/12/1356, Ralph heir to his father.

12/18/1360, Maud age 23, heir to her brother William.

2/1361, Petitioners: Ralph de Crombwell (Cromwell); Maud [de Crombwell (Cromwell)], wife of Ralph de Cromwell. (S) UKNA. [Seek against John de Kirketon, ‘chivaler,’ the castle of Tateshale and manor of Scremby-halle in Kyrkeby as her inheritance – found in favor of Maud.] (S) CPRs, 3/20/1431.

By 1364, Ralph knighted.

7/1/1364, Whereas Ralph de Cromwell, knight, and Maud, his wife, … impleading … castle and manor of Tateshale, … in case they recover the same as of the right of Maud, … (S) CPRs.

4/28/1365, Exemption for life of Ralph de Cromwell from being put on assizes, … appointment as mayor … against his will. (S) CPRs.

6/20/1366, Order, upon the petition of Ralph de Cromwell and Maud his wife, sister of William Bernak, to remove the king's hand and not to meddle further with certain parcels of land, the rents, fees and advowsons … (S) CCRs.

3/18/1367, Ralph took livery of Tattershall after the death of Sir John de Kirketon; Maud heir of her great-uncle John de Driby.

10/23/1368, Commitment to Ralph de Crombewell, ' chivaler,' of the wardship of all the lands in Boston which Margaret late the wife of Robert de Ufford, earl of Suffolk, held in dower after the death of Thomas Kayly, knight, sometime her husband, of the inheritance of John (2955012) son of Constantine de Clifton, kinsman and heir (grandson) of Adam de Clifton, a minor in the king's ward, to hold until the lawful age of the said John (future son-in-law). (S) CFRs.

2/15/1369, Commission of the peace … John, duke of Lancaster, … Ralph de Crumwell, … (S) CPRs.

3/20/1371, Commission of the peace … to Ralph de Cromwell, … in the parts of Lyndeseye, co. Lincoln. (S) CPRs.

12/12/1373, … John, duke of Lancaster, Ralph de Cromwell, … keepers of the peace in the parts of Lyndeseye, co. Lincoln. (S) CPRs.

8/20/1374, Commission of oyer and terminer … Gilbert de umfravill, earl of Angus, John de Clynton ‘chivaler,’ Ralph de Crombewell, ‘chivaler,’ … Walcote, co. Lincoln … (S) CPRs.

10/18/1374, Ralph de Crombewell summoned to the proof of age of John, son and heir of Constatine de Clifton and Katherine his wife as he held custody of the said John. (S) CIsPM. [John married to his daughter Elizabeth.]

11/25/1374, Ralph Crumwell summoned to the proof of age of Agnes sister and heir of Thomas son and heir of John Longevillers. (S) CIsPM. [Ralph having custody of 2/3’s of the lands.]

12/28/1375, Ralph de Cromwell was summoned by writ to parliament as 1st Lord Cromwell.

7/13/1377, Richard II, age 10, crowned king of England.

7/7/1379, Commission de walliis, fossatis, &c. to Robert de Wylughby, knight, Ralph de Crumwell, knight, … county of Lincoln. (S) CPRs.

6/28/1380 at Bokenham castle, John de Clyfton knight to Ralph de Crumwell knight, …  lease with warranty for 10 years from Michaelmas 3 Richard II, in consideration of £300 in hand paid, of the manors of Wymondham, Toppecroft and Denton. (S) CCRs.

5/8/1381, Licence, for £12 … by Robert de Cromwell, for him and Agnes his wife to enfeoff Ralph de Cromwell, … knights … (S) CPRs.

7/14/1382, Commission of oyer and terminer to Ralph de Cromwell, … Conynegesby, co. Lincoln. (S) CPRs.

9/3/1384, Appointment of William de Wylughby, Ralph de Cromwell, … to take and imprison … statute of Northampton. (S) CPRs.

3/26/1386, Appointment of Henry de Percy, earl of Northumberland, Robert de Wilughby, John de Beaumont, Ralph de Cromwell, Philip le Despenser, … William de Burgh, … to enquire by jury of the county of Lincoln … (S) CPRs.

1386, Maud named executrix in the will of her uncle Robert de Bernake of Markby, Lincolnshire.

5/13/1389, Licence, for £20, … “a chaplain to celebrate devine service daily in the parish church of Thatshale fer the good estate of Ralph de Cromwell, knight, and Matilda, his wife, and for their souls after death, and for the sould of Robert de Bernak and others”. (S) CPRs.

4/10/1390, “William Fitzwilliam, knight, son and heir of John Fitzwilliam, knight to John de Clynton, Ralph de Cromwell, …” (S) UKNA.

5/6/1391, Commission to Robert de Wylughby, Ralph de Cromwell, Philip Tylney, … knights, … parts of Holand, co. Lincoln … (S) CPRs.

5/28/1392, Commitment to Ralph Crumwell, knight of the keeping of the castle and manor of Bokenham, and the manors of Hilburworth, Topcroft, Babyngle, Westbradenham and Cranewys, late of John de Clifton, 'chivaler,'. (S) CFRs. [John is Ralph’s son-in-law married to his daughter Elizabeth, who was also deceased.]

1394, Maud co-heir to her cousin, Mary de Percy, wife of John de Roos, 5th Lord Roos of Helmsley.

2/8/1395, Order to John Knyvet (1477504), escheator in the county of Norfolk, to take the fealties of (1) Constantine de Clyfton (1477506), son of Constantine [John (2955012)] the son of Adam (11820048) the son of Margery (23640097) the daughter [sister] of Thomas Cayly the son of Emma de Tateshale (47280195) the sister of Isabel the mother of Philip de Orby the father of John the father of Joan the mother of Mary late the wife of John de Roos of Hamelak, ' chivaler,' and kinsman and one of the heirs of the said Mary, and (2) Ralph de Crumwell (5910026), knight, who has taken to wife Maud, daughter of John Bernak (11820054) the son of Alice (23640109) late the wife of William de Bernak, knight, the daughter of Joan de Dryby (47280219), the sister of the aforesaid Isabel, kinswoman and other heir of the said Mary, make a partition into 2 equal parts of all the lands which Mary held of the king in chief or was seised of in demesne as of fee on the day of her death, and cause the said Constantine and Ralph and Maud to have full seisin … (S) CFRs.

2/14/1396, Pardon … Robert Knolles, knight, … for acquiring in fee, without licence, from Ralph de Crombewell of Tateshale, knight, and Maud, his wife, … manors of Tybenham and Denton Halle … Topcroft and Aldeberth, … (S) CPRs.

11/11/1396, Charter of Ralph Cromwell, knight,  granting the chantry of the chapel of St. Nicholas, to John de Burton.

10/1/1397, Demise by Sir Ralph de Cromwell, lord of Tateshale, to Richard Ussher and John Cranmere of Baston, of the lands in Baston lately belonging to Robert de Bernak.

8/27/1398, Ralph, 1st Lord Cromwell, knt. of Tattershall, Lincolnshire and Lutton, Northamptonshire died.

[––Maud––]

9/16/1398, Writ for IPM of Ralph Crumwell of Tateshale, knight; Derby: Westhalum. The manor, with the advowson of the church, … He died on 27 August last. Ralph Crumwell, knight, aged 30 years and more, is his son and heir. Nottingham: Little Markham. A third part of the manor. Tuxford. A third part of a third part of the manor. Crumwell. The manor, with appurtenances in Carlton by Crumwell and Cawnton and the advowson of the church of Crumwell … Lincoln: … jointly with Maud his wife, who is still living, … Tateshale. The castle and manor … Kyrkeby. The manor, … Tumby. The manor, … Rughton. 6 messuages, … Driby. The manor, … Brynkill. The manor, … Boston. A messuage called Grenegarth, 2/3rds of a house called Ledenhall … (S) CIsPM.

10/13/1399, Henry IV crowned king of England.

11/20/1399, IPM of Ralph de Percy, knight. Derby: He held the manor of Dronfield of the king in chief by knight service, by the grant of Ralph de Crumwell, knight, formerly lord of Tattershall, and Maud his wife, to him and the heirs of his body, with reversion failing such heirs to Ralph de Crumwell and Maud and the heirs of Maud, annual value £7 12s. He died overseas on 15 Sept. 1397. Ralph Crumwell is dead. It should descend to Maud and her heirs, because Ralph Percy had no heirs of his body. She is aged 50 years and more. (S) CIsPM.

2/4/1400 at Westminster, Licence, for 40 marks paid by her to the king, for Matilda late the wife of Ralph de Cromewell of Tateshale, knight, to enfeoff Thomas de Bardolf of Wormygay, knight, Richard Gray of Condore, knight, Robert de Scales of Noysilles, knight, … of her manor of Candelesby … (S) Patent Rolls of Henry IV, V1, P191.

8/20/1400, Charter of Maud, widow of Ralph de Cromwell, granting to Hugh de Goudeby all her lands in Baston in life.

1409, Maud de Bernake presented to the church of Candlesby.

4/21/1410, Charter of Maud de Cromwell, lady of Tateshale, granting to Sir William de Cromwell her son, her manor of Driby, with the advowsons of Driby and of the chantry there founded by Robert de Bernack her uncle.

4/9/1413, Henry V crowned king of England.

1416, Maud wrote her will.

4/10/1419, Maud died.

4/12/1419, IPM of Maud widow of Ralph de Cromwell. Huntingdon: … died 10 April last. Ralph Cromwell, knight, her heir i.e. son of Ralph son of Maud, is age 26 years and more. Norfolk: … held the manor of Plasset … manor of Buckenham … by being the king’s butler at his coronation … [total £24, 30 marks, 60s.] … Northampton: … a moiety of the manor of Luddington in the Brook … [£40] … Derby: … manor of West Hallam … [5 marks 100s] … Nottingham: manor of Cromwell … [total £4 10 marks] … Lincoln: … [many properties] … [£28, 140 marks, 209s, 19d.] … (S) CIsPM.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P349. (S) Plantagenet Ancestry, P494. (S) The Peerage of Ireland, Lodge, 1789, P166. (S) IPM of Elizabeth Grey (3802857), 12/30/1427.

Family notes:

·         1493-1500, “Sir William Knyvet, knight, son of John, son of Elizabeth, daughter of Constantine, son of Elizabeth, sister of Rauf, father of Rauf, late lord Cromwell; and William Fitzwilliam, son of John, son of William, son of William, son of John, son of John, son of Maud, another sister of the said Rauf. v. Juliane Churchestyle, widow, cousin and heir to William [Waynflete], bishop of Winchester, feoffee to uses.: The manors of Hetherset and other land.: [Norfolk].”. (S) UKNA.

Children of Ralph and Maud:

i. Elizabeth Cromwell (2955013), born ~1354 in England.

iii. Maud de Cromwell (950769), born ~1357 in England.

iii. Ralph de Cromwell, born ~1363 in England.

7/3/1387, Sir Ralph de Crumwelle the younger and Sir Thomas Gray, lord of Hetton [Yorks., W.R.] and Sir Thomas Doumfrayville. On the marriage of Sir Ralph and Lady Joan Heron, sister of Sir Thomas Gray, which is to take place at Michaelmas next, Gray, Doumfrayville, John de Dranffeld and Hugh de Mitford bound to Sir Ralph and Sir William fitzWilliam in a certain sum of money. (S) UKNA.

1404, Ralph a commissioner for peace in Lincolnshire. (S) CPRs.

1417, Ralph died. [Daughter Maud married William Stannop, knight. Their daughter Maud became ‘Lady Willoughby’. She died in 1503 leaving descendents of Maud de Cromwell (950769) and Elizabeth de Cromwell (2955013) as her heirs. (S) CIsPM, 1/20/1504.

Son: Ralph Cromwell, knight, (b.1392).

[Ralph the direct ancestor of Oliver Cromwell, “Lord Protector of England”.]

iv. Avice de Cromwell (3802847) born ~1365 in England.


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