Thursday, April 28, 2011

G23: 5910164

5910164. Stephen de Segrave & 5910165. Alice de Arundel

Search for History and Antiquities of Harwich and Dovercourt

~1277, 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.

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.

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.

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 one 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 one 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 one 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.

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 seven 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.

1340, Alice died.

(S) The History and Antiquities of Harwich and Dovercourt, Taylor & Dale, P148.

Child of Stephen and Alice:

i. John de Seagrave (2955082), born ~1310 England.

G23: 5910148

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

Bef. 10/10/1335, Egeline died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P435. (S) Topographical History of the County of Norfolk, V8, Blomefield.

Children of Robert and Egeline:

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

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

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

G23: 5910146 Bois-Latimer

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

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

1298, Robert, age 30, heir to his father with fees in Smalburgh and Fersfield.

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

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.

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

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 “du Bosco” died.

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) History and Antiquities of the County of Norfolk.

Child of William and Christian:

i. William Carbonel, born ~? in England.

Children of Robert and Christian:

i. Robert de Bois, born 1309 in England.
1333, 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.

G23: 5910144

5910144. Sir John Howard & 5910145. Joan of Cornwall

Search for House of Howard, Brenan

~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.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned 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.

John fought in Scotland.

1316-19, John, Governor of Norwich.

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 sixteen and sixty … 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 one year for John Howard, ‘chivaler,’ going to Gascony on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.

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 fourth 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.

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.

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) An Essay … History of the County of Norfolk, V4, 1775.

Child of John and Joan:

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

G23: 5910100

5910100. Sir Philip de Well & 5910101. Isabel de Kemesky

Search for "King Edward I"

~1293, Philip born in England, s/o §Adam de Well.

1293, 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.

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.

7/27/1313, Order to the same to take into the king's hand the lands late of Westminster. Pernell, daughter and one of the heirs of Edmund de Kemesek, …, deceased, who was taken to wife before proving her age by Thomas de Gardinis who had the wardship of the lands late of Edmund of the demise of Walter de Ailesbires, …. (S) Calendar of Fine Rolls.

10/10/1313, Isabel, wife of Philip, heir to her older sister Petronila.

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 seventh 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) Calendar of Various Chancery Rolls, 1913.

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.

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.

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

2/27/1332, “Philip de Welle: Cambridgeshire, Essex, Suffolk” died holding lands by the courtesy of England of his late wife, Isabel, daughter and heiress of Edmund de Kemesek, of Fordham; heir his son William, age 22. (S) UKNA.

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.

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

Child of Philip and Joane:

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

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

G23: 5910096

5910096. Sir John de Coggeshall

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

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.]

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 his son and Sarra 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.”

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.

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 two 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.]

Child of John and Sarah:

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

G23: 5910080

5910080. Sir Hugh Tirrell & 5910081. Joan Flambergh

The Brights of Suffolk

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

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

Hugh of Great Thornden, Essex.

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

Family notes:
• Edward Tirrell, s/o Lionel; Maud, d/o Sir William Burgate of Suffolk.
• Lionel s/o Geoffrey s/o Edward s/o Richard s/o Henry s/o Walter.
• Walter 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.

G23: 5910052

5910052. Lord Fulk le Straung & 5910053. Eleanor Giffard

Search for Chronicle of the Early Le Stranges

1268, Fulk 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.

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.

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

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

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) Calendar of Close Rolls.

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

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.

12/21/1312, Fulk an adherent of 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; the defeat and end of the rebellion of Thomas, earl of Lancaster against King Edward and the Despensers. The royalist forces were defending their position with dismounted men-at-arms and archers against an attacking calvary.

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.

Bef. 1/ 23/1323 Eleanor died.

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.

1/23/1324, Fulk died [possibly in Gascony] seized of 5 manors in Salop and 4 in Southampton.

(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.

Monday, April 25, 2011

G23: 5910050 Hastings-Valence-Despenser

5910050. Sir John de Hastings & 5910051. Isabel de Valence & 11820441. Isabel le Despenser

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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.

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.

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

Aft. 7/15/1275, at Braxted, Essex, John married Isabel de Valence. [Date of dispensation.]

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

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 one 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 one year. (S) CPRs.

6/20/1286, John de Hasting’, going beyond seas, nominating … for one 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 fifteeth 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 three 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, 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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.
3/20/1322, John a member of the group finding Thomas, Earl of Lancaster guilty of treason and sentenced to death.
1/27/1325, John died.

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

iii. Joan de Hastings, born ? in England.
Joan married William de Huntingfield, s/o Sir Roger de Huntingfield & Joyce D’Engaine.

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

i. Hugh de Hastings (5910220), born by 1310 in England.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

G23: 5910048 Grey-Verdun

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

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1268, John born in England, heir & s/o 11820096. Reynold de Grey & 11820097. Maud de Longchamp.

~1268, 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.

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.

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.]

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

By 1307, John’s father died.

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

1308, John age 40.

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.]

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. King Edward II lost the 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.

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.

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.

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.]

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P889.

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

i. Maud de Grey (30422349), born ~1285 in England.

ii. Joan de Grey, born ? in England.
Joan married Ralph Basset, 2nd Lord Basset of Drayton.

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

G23: 5910026

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

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~1320, Ralph 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.

1337, 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].

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

Bef. 1/20/1360, Ralph married Maud.

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 castel of Tateshale and manor of Scremby-halle in Kyrkeby as her inheritance – found in favor of Maud.] (S) CPRs, 3/20/1431.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P349. (S) Plantagenet Ancestry, P494. (S) The Peerage of Ireland, Lodge, 1789, P166.

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 de Cromwell (2955013), born ~1350 in England.

ii. Ralph de Cromwell, born ? in England.
1404, Ralph a commissioner for peace in Lincolnshire. (S) CPRs.
1417, Ralph died.
[Ralph the direct ancestor of Oliver Cromwell, “Lord Protector of England”.]

iii. Maud de Cromwell (950769), born ~1355 in England.

G23: 5910024

5910024. Sir Constantine de Clifton & 5910025. Katherine de la Pole

~1328, Constantine born in England, s/o 11820048. Adam de Clifton & 11820049. Eleanor de Mortimore.

~1330, Katherine born in England, d/o 3802372. Sir William de la Pole & 3802373. Katherine de Norwich.

5/20/1340, Licence for Adam de Clifton to grant to his son Constatine, Katherine his wife, daughter of William de la Pole, … the manor of Little Waltham, co. Essex, and third parts of the manors of Shelley, co. Suffolk, and Hundemandeby, co. York. (S) CPRs.

Constantine died; before his father.

1363, “Katharine late the wife of Constantine de Clifton: Yorkshire, Suffolk, Essex” died. (S) UKNA.

(S) The History and Topography of ... Essex, Wright, P201.

Family notes:
• 2/1367, IPM … Adam de Clyfton, the elder, knight [grandfather of John], … John son of Constantine de Clyfton de Clyfton, his kinsman, age 18 at St. Peter’s Chains last, is his heir. (S) CIsPM.

Child of Constantine and Katherine:

i. John de Clifton (2955012), born 8/1/1348 in England.

G23: 5910022

5910022. Robert de Weyland & 5910023. Cecily de Baldock

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Robert born in England, s/o §Sir Robert de Weylond.

Cecily born in England, d/o §Thomas de Baldok.

1327, Robert’s father died. (S) A Dictionary of English Surnames.

9/11/1332, Protection with clause volumus, for one year, Robert de Weylond. (S) CPRs.

4/12/1335, Respite from knighthood for three years from Ascension Day for Robert de Weyland, … (S) CPRs. [Robert’s lands and rent had exceeded 40£ yearly for three years.] (S) CPRs.

8/10/1341 at Radwell, Robert de Weylond, kt. to … for life, piece of arable land called Cryspyngiscroft in Charsfeild. (S) UKNA.

11/9/1346, Lord Robert de Weyland witnessed a charter of John le Walsshe, lord of Hutton. (S) UKNA.

1347, Edmund son of Robert de Weyland, knight, and Alianora his wife, vs. Robert de Weyland, chevalier, and Cecilia his wife of the manor of Brandiston and Westerfeld with appurtenances. (S) Feet of Fines, Suffolk.

4/27/1349, Alina, who was the wife of Edward Burnel, recovered against Robert de Weylond her presentation of the church of Loxton. (S) The Register of Ralph of Shrewsbury, V2, 1896, P592.

Robert de Weyland, knt. of Charsfeld, Suffolk, died.

(S) An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk, Blomefield, V6, V8.

Family notes:
• 1326, Robert de Weyland, knight, held Oxburgh.
• 1327, Sir Robert de Weyland held a third part of a fee of Shipden and Cromer.
• Thomas Baldok in records from 1315 to 1340.

Children of Robert and Cecily:

i. Katherine de Weyland (2955011), born ~1350 in England.

ii. Sir Edmund de Weyland, born ? in England.
Edmund married Eleanor, d/o Sir John Wesenham.

iii. Sir John de Weyland, born ? in England.
John married Burga, widow of Sir William de Vaux.

iv. Eleanor de Weyland, born ? in England.
Eleanor an Abbess of Marham.

v. Alice de Weyland, born ? in England.
Alice a nun at Crabhouse.

G23: 5910020

5910020. Sir Otes Botetourt & 5910021. Sibyl Deincourt

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~1310, Otes born in England, s/o 2498728. John Botetourt & 2498729. Maud Fitz Thomas.

1330, Otes of full age, received the manors of Hamerton and Mendlesham, co. Suffolk.

11/11/1345, Otes died.

1346, Sybil held Hamerton in dower.

(S) Plantagenet Ancestry, P365. (S) History of the County of Huntingdon, V3, 1936.

Child of Otes and Sibyl: [4 sons, 2 daughters.]

i. John Botetourt (2955010), born 1332 in England.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

G23: 5910018

5910018. Lord Ralph Basset & 5910019. Joan Sturton

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Joan a kinswoman of Lord William le Latimer.

8/27/1300, Ralph born at Huntingfield, Suffolk, England; heir & s/o 11820036. Lord Richard Basset & 11820037. Joan de Huntingfield.

3/27/1304, Ralph married to Joan.

1314, Ralph’s father died.

1321-2, Ralph, son and heir of Richard Basset of Weldon: Suffolk (proof of age). (S) UKNA.

1322, Ralph, son and heir of Richard Basset of Weldon: Suffolk (proof of age). (S) Women of the English Nobility and Gentry, Ward, 1995, P70. [“Martin Love, aged 60, … present at a banquet with Sir Roger de Huntygfeld, then lord of the manor, and a maid announced to Sir Roger that Lady Joan Basset, Ralph’s mother, had given birth to a son … William le Key, aged 60, … on Sir Roger’s orders went to Norwich to find a doctor for Joan, Ralph’s mother, and on the day of his birth they arrived in Huntingfield. …]

1323, Ralph Basset of Weldon, lord of Madeley Alfac, fought in Scotland against Robert the Bruce. (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire.

1323-4, “Ralph Basset, the Seneschal of Gascony.” (S) UKNA.

1324, Ralph Basset of Weldon a member of the Exceptional Council of Staffordshire.

8/1/1324, Commission to supervise array … not that the king of France is gathering a great army … Ralph Basset of Weldon } Northampton. (S) CPRs.

5/18/1325, Ralph Basset of Weldon to select 250 footmen in the county of Northampton. (S) CPRs.

2/28/1326, Mandate to … commissioners of the peace … Ralph Basset of Weldon } Northampton and Rutland. (S) CPRs.

3/30/1327, Commission to Ralph Basset, of Weldon, … on complaint … at Dyngle, co. Northampton. (S) CPRs.

4/5/1327, Ralph summoned to serve against the Scots.

5/8/1329, Commission of peace … Ralph Basset, of Weldon } in the county of Northampton. (S) CPRs.

9/8/1330, Commission of peace … Ralph Basset, of Weldon, co. Northampton. (S) CPRs.

6/5/1331, Commission of oyer and terminer to Ralph Basset of Weldon … Rokyngham, co. Northamton … (S) CPRs.

3/26/1332, Licence for Ralph Basset of Weldon to enfeoff Andrew, vicar of the church of Ashby St. Legers … of the manors of Weldon and Weston, … them to re-grant … (S) CPRs.

4/5/1334, Licence for Ralph Basset of Weldon to imparke his wood of Halugh co. Northampton, … (S) CPRs.

7/20/1335, Commission to Ralph Basset of Weldon … to survey the wates in the forest … (S) CPRs.

3/30/1339, Licence for Ralph Basset of Weldon, knight, to enfeoff Roger Basset, parson of the church of Arthyngworth, … manors of Weldon and Weston by Asshele, co. Northampton, … (S) CPRs.

1339, Ralph Basset of Weldon, knight, plaintiff … the manors of Weldon and Weston near Sahele … remainder to Ralph, son of the said Ralph, and Joan, daughter of Richard de la Pole, … [Ralph died leaving his brother Thomas as heir.]

Bef. 5/4/1341, Ralph, 2nd Lord Basset, died.

1344, “Joan, widow of Ralph Basset, requests that the justices be ordered by writ to proceed with her plea against Alice by writ of dower concerning the third part of the manor of Loughborough.” (S) UKNA. [Alice (de Beaumont), widow of Henry de Beaumont.]

Bef. 1346, Joan remarried to Robert de Fourneux.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P45.

Family notes:
• The name “Stourdon/Sturdon” does not appear to be in the records of the time in the calendar of patent rolls. The name “Stourton” [various spellings] does appear many times.
• Many genealogies say daughter Joan married Thomas de Aylesbury [deceased by 8/26/1349], and had a son John who by proof of age was born 5/6/1334. This does not seem chronologically likely.

Children of Ralph and Joan: [4 sons, 2 daughters.]

i. Eleanor Basset (2955009), born ~1335 in England.

ii. Joan Basset (3802585), born ~1340 in England.

G23: 5910016

5910016. Richard Knyvet & 5910017. Joan Wurth

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~1305, Joan born in England, d/o §John de Wurth.

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

1311, “Joan, daughter and heir of John de Wurth alias de Worth, and wife of Richard Knyvet of Suthwyk (Southwick): Lincolnshire.” (S) UKNA.

9/6/1322, Commission of oyer … on complaint … [many persons] … Richard Knyvet … broke his close and houses at Aylyngton, co. Huntingdon, by night, … (S) CPRs.

3/24/1324, Grant for life, to Richard de Knyvet of the custody of the forest of Clyve, … By K. (S) CPRs.

1325, “William de Bohun Earl of Northampton to Sr John Engayne, Robert de Teye, Richard Knyvet & William de Dersham to raise by the sale of Timber Rents or other profits of his lands the sum of 6000 French Florins.” (S) UKNA.

4/14/1326, Appointment of Richard Knyvet to follow an arrest Ralph son of Roger la Zousch of Lubesthorp, … indicted in the death of Roger Beler in the county of Leicester, and to bring them before Henry de Lancastre, earl of Leicester, … (S) CPRs.

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

7/22/1327, Writ of aid for Thomas de Southorp’ and Richard Knyvet’, appointed to arrest William son of William de Sancto Mauro, … and other of their confederation, who lately went to Scotland in the company of Dunald de Mar, a rebel, … (S) CPRs.

9/6/1331, “… Witn. Dom.Robert de Thorp, Dom.Robert de Veer, Knts.; Richard Knyvet; …” (S) UKNA.

7/20/1335, Commission to survey the wates in the forest … Ralph Basset of Weldon … and Richard Knyvet, in the forest between the bridges of Oxford and Staunford in the counties of Northampton, Huntingdon, Oxford and Buckingham. (S) CPRs. [Same group to survey the castle of Rokyngham.]

7/26/1337, Richard Knyvet one of 7 persons appointed to buy 1,200 sacks of wool at 8.5 marks a sack in the county of Northampton for the king. (S) CPRs.

1337-8, “Roll of inquisitions of arrentations of the waste in Rockingham forest, made by John de Montgomery, John de Macclesfeld, Richard Knyvet and William de Dalyngton.” (S) UKNA.

10/3/1337, John de Verdon, knight, going beyond seas, … appoints Richard Knyvet as one of his attorneys in England. (S) CPRs.

7/6/1338, Commissions of array and peace … Richard Knyvet } Nottingham. (S) CPRs.

12/5/1339, … a chantry in the church of St. Andrew, Cotherstok, in the diocese of Lincoln, for the good estate of … William de Kyrkeby, Christina his wife, John de Houby, John Knyvet, Joan his wife, Richard Knyvet, Joan his wife, Walter de Houby, … and all other benefactors of the founder of the chantry … (S) CPRs.

8/24/1340, Commission as taxers of the ninth of sheaves, lambs and fleeces … Richard Knyvet } Northampton and Rutland. (S) CPRs.

5/22/1341, Richard Knyvett is associated with the abbot of St. James by Northampton, … in the county of Northampton. [Put on a commission.] (S) CPRs.

3/7/1342, Appointment of Richard Knyvet, … to arrest all persons … (S) CPRs.

1343, “John de holtes to Richard knyvet Johanna his wife & John son of sd. Richard. Lands in Wodenewton. Feoffment. At Appethorpe.” (S) UKNA.

1344, “Henry de Hatton of Harringworth, Richard Knyvet of Southwick, … to grant messuages and land in Maidwell and Wood-Newton to the prior and convent of Fineshade, the said Richard retaining a messuage and land in Southwick, …” (S) UKNA.

10/24/1344, Licence fo the alienation in mortmain to the prior and convent of Fynnesheved … by Richard Knyvet of Sothewyk, a moiety of a mill in Wodeneuton; … (S) CPRs.

3/15/1345, Commission to Master John de Goushull, Richard Knyvet, … counties of Cambridge and Huntingdon … (S) CPRs.

10/8/1346, Commission to John Dengayn, Richard Knyvet, … to find by inquisitions taken by oath of men … (S) CPRs.

8/15/1348, Commission to John Engayne, Thomas de Verdoun, Simon de Drayton, and Richard Knyvet, to make inquisition in the county of Northampton touching scandalous words agains William d Bohun, earl of Northampton, … (S) CPRs.

12/28/1349, Commission of peace … Richard Knyvet, … county of Northampton. (S) CPRs.

2/2/1350, Commission of oyer and terminer … on complaint by Richard Knyvet, keeper of Queen Philippa’s forest of Clyve, … committing damage against the queen in that forest … (S) CPRs.

8/16/1351, Richard Knyvet of Southewyk, 100£ received by the hands of the treasurer … (S) CPRs.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P476.

Child of Richard and Joan:

i. John Knyvet (2955008), born ~1325 in England.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

G23: 5909936

5909936. Sir Walter de Goushill & 5909937. Matilda ?

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Bef. 1271, Walter born in England, s/o 11819872. John de Goushill & 11819873. Agnes ?.

5/15/1292, Commission of oyer and terminer to Walter de Goushull … on complaint by Michael le Hornere of Reneston … co. Nottingham, … (S) CPRs.

1294-97, Walter, Sheriff of Nottinghamshire.

9/1/1295, Commission to Roger de Burton and Walter de Gousehull touching the persons who broke the park … at Oleselee, co. Derby, … (S) CPRs.

1296, Walter fought in Scotland.

By 6/1297, Walter, a knight.

7/30/1297, Appointment of … to assess and collect in the county of … the eighth of movables of lay persons without the cities … fifth of movables of persons of cities … granted to the king by the barons and knights … Leicester { Walter de Gousel … (S) CPRs.

6/6/1301, Mandate Thomas Malet. Walter de Goushull and Henry de Craystok, … to select in the county of Nottingham 1,000 footmen for the Scotch war, and to conduct them to Berwick-on-Tweed, to select as many constables furnished with horses and arms. (S) CPRs.

6/1301, Walter fought in Scotland. [During this expedition King Edward removed the Scot’s ancient coronation stone from Scone.]

1302, Walter & Matilda levied a fine at York. (S) The History of Southwell, in the County of Nottingham, Shilton, 1818, P243.

1307, 1311, Walter, Knight of the Shire for Nottingham.

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

12/18/1309, Commission to enquire touching all prises taken in the county for the king’s use … contrary to the statue made in Parliament at Stamford; … Walter de Gousile } co. Nottingham. (S) CPRs.

12/16/1310, Commission to Walter de Gouselle … } cos. Nottingham … to enforce the statute of Winchester, and to hold an enquiry … (S) CPRs.

4/20/1312, Appointment of Walter de Goushill, Thomas Malet, … Nottingham to be conservators of peace for that county … (S) CPRs.

11/28/1313, Appointment to collect the twentieth and fifteeth for the county of Nottingham … Walter Goushulle … (S) CPRs.

4/13/1314, Appointment … to be conservators of the peace … the king is about to depart for Scotland with his army, … with the usual power to arrest offenders … Walter de Gousle, Robert de Saundeby, } co. Nottingham. (S) CPRs.

10/24/1314, Commission touching allegations against sheriffs and others … Walter de Gouxhill, John Chaynel, … touching Ralph de Crophulle, late sheriff … Nottingham and Derby … (S) CPRs.

1314-16, “…Walter de Goushill, Sheriff of Nottingham …” (S) UKNA.

1315, Sir Walter de Goushill, Sir Roger le Brette, knights, witnessed a grant at Skerington by Laurence Deacovere to Richard de Whatton. (S) CPRs, 5/10/1324.

3/26/1316, Appointment of commissioners of array for the general hosting for the war against the Scots. The muster to the held at Newcastle-on-Tyne … Midsummer. … Walter de Goushille, co. Derby … (S) CPRs.

11/20/1317, Gift: John de Moresburgh … Witn. Sir Walter de Goushill, Sir John de Eyncourt, …” (S) UKNA.

5/20/1318, Commission of oyer … Richard de Wilughby, … Walter de Goushull, … (S) CPRs.

4/5/1323, Commission to Walter de Goushull, Thomas de Longevilers … to array 1,500 footmen in the cos. Of Nottingham and Derby, to lead them to the king at Newcastle upon Tyne … to go against the Scots. (S) CPRs.

5/10/1324, Sir Walter de Goushill witnessed a grant of Laurence Deacovere. (S) CPRs.

Bef. 7/21/1323, Walter de Goushill, of Hoveringham and Barleburgh died.

Matilda, widow, purchased property in Hoveringham from William de Hoveringham.

Family notes:
·         1331, Adam de Gousehull, claiming free-warren in Haverseche, in Darbyshire, makes Thomas de Gousehull, son of Walter son of John, son of Matilda, daughter of Matthew de Hethersege, to be one of the heirs of the said Matthew, to whom it was granted. (S) Quo War. 4 Edward III, rot. 2. Derb.

Child of Walter and Margaret:

i. Thomas Goushill (2954968), born ~1290 in England.

Monday, April 18, 2011

G23: 5909930

5909930. Sir Adam Banastre & 5909931. Margaret Holand

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[Adam likely s/o Thomas the younger.]

~1285, Margaret born in England, d/o 11819862. Robert de Holand & 11819863. Elizabeth de Samlesbury.

2/25/1301, “… Witn. Robert de Lathum, William de Dacre, knights, …, Adam Banastre, …” (S) UKNA.

1307-8, Sir Adam Banastre gave Sir William Banastre, his brother, a rent of £16 11s. 6½d. from his manors, &c., of Broughton, Salefield, Heath Charnock, Adlington, Duxbury and Shevington. (S) Bretherton, A History of the County of Lancaster, V6, 1911.

5/28/1310, “Quitclaim: Roger of Shutilesworth … -- homage due to Adam Banastre, lord of the fee, for his properties in Shevynton -- Given at Wigan.” (S) UKNA.

10/8/1315, The supporters of Sir Adam Banastre met at Wingates, Westhoughton, and took an oath to live and die together. Their first objective was to capture Adam Radcliffe and his brothers; but the party sent on this particular mission murdered Sir Henry de Bury in the process.

10/22/1315, Adam’s followers assembled again at Charnock Richard and set off for Wigan, calling at Standish Church on the way to pick up additional supporters. The group spent that night in Wigan commandeering food for their use. A raiding party was despatched to Clitheroe where they captured the castle and 40 lances. Meanwhile the main force set off for Liverpool, via Knowsley.

10/25/1315, Adam’s followers attacked Liverpool castle without success.

10/27/1315, Adam’s followers attacked Halton Castle situated near the River Mersey by lighting fires at the gates; and a further 50 haketons with 100 lances and 100 basinets were captured.

10/31/1315, Sir Adams forces had reached Manchester where they claimed that what they were doing was in the King’s name.

11/4/1315, Adam’s army reached Preston where they quickly overcame a small force sent to halt them; killing Sir Walter le Vavasour in the exchange. Reinforcements arrived, a large contingent of about 300 men, acting for the Earl of Lancaster. The forces were led by Sir Edmund de Nevill of Middleton, Sir William Dacre, and Sir John and Sir Nicholas de Harrington. After a short battle lasting less than one hour Sir Adam’s troops were completely overrun and put to flight.

11/12/1315, Commission of oyer and terminer to Thomas, earl of Lancaster, Edmund, earl of Arundel, Fulk le Estraunge … on information that Adam Banastre and many others of the county of Lancaster, … commit homicides, arsons, larcenies and other crimes daily … (S) CPRs.

11/1315, Adam, captured at Charnock Richard, beheaded at Leyland Moor for treason by Thomas, Earl of Lancaster and his favourite Sir Robert Holland. [Brother of Margaret.]

Margaret 2nd married Sir John Blackburn. [3 daughters.]

1324, Margaret died.

(S) Ancestry of John Barber White and His Descendants, White, 1913, P109.

Child of Adam and Margaret:

i. Katherine Banastre (2954965), born by 1315 in England.

G23: 5909928

5909928. Sir John de Harrington & 5909929. Juliana Berlingham

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Aft. 1270, John born in England, s/o 11819856. Sir Robert de Haverington & 11819857. Agnes de Cancefield.

~1280, Juliana born in England, d/o §Richard Byrlyngham.

1291, John a minor.

1297, “Debtor: John de Harrington, knight, of Lincs. [Hill Wapentake]”. (S) UKNA.

1297, John de Harrington, Lord of Aldingham and Muchland began the construction of what is now the south-west tower and part of the west wall ending with another tower of Gleaston castle.

11/12/1302, mandate to … John de Haveryngton and others of the commonalty of the franchise of the bishopric of Durham which is now in the king’s hands … (S) CPRs.

1304, John knighted.

1305, John, knight banneret, in the service of King Edward I in Scotland.

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

1308, John 1st summoned to parliament.

10/16/1313, Pardon to Thomas, earl of Lancaster, and his adherents, followers, and confederates, … whether on account of the capture, dentention, or death of Peter de Gavaston … John de Haveryngton. (S) CPRs.

11/2/1315, “… John de Harington (Harrington), justice; …” (S) UKNA.

11/4/1315, John led forces against his father-in-law, Sir Adam Bannister, at Preston.

11/24/1316, Mandate to John de Haverington and others to raise and equip soldiers, men-at-arms, and archers within the duchy, … (S) House of Commons Papers, V33, 1871, P347.

11/1/1318, Pardoned for any outlawry as an adherent of Thomas, earl of Lancaster … John de Haveryngton. (S) CPRs.

2/3/1321, John de Haveryngton a witness to a deed of Thomas, earl of Lancaster at the castle of Pountfreyt. (S) CPRs.

6/12/1324, Commission of oyer and terminer to Ranulf de Dacre, John de Haveryngton and Adam de Skelton touching trespasses committed in the county of Cumberland … (S) CPRs.

1325, the building of the present day castle was started by John. The building work was completed in ~1340. The castle was inhabited by the de Harrington family for 118 years.

1325-47, John summoned to parliament.

6/2/1327, Commission of the peace … to John de Haveryngton, Thomas de Lathum, … for the county of Lancaster. (S) CPRs.

Aft. 1328, John de Haverington heir to his brother Michael of the manor of Witherslack. (S) Records Relating to the Barony of Kendale, V2, 1924.

3/21/1332, Appointment … as keepers of the county … to arrest all disturbers of the king’s peace … John de Haveryngton for the county of Lancaster. (S) CPRs.

12/12/1332, Commission of oyer and terminer to John de Haveryngton, the elder … (S) CPRs.

2/3/1333, John de Haveryngton, the elder, appointed in the county of Lancaster to callout and make ready for the field all men between sixteen and sixty years of age; on information that the Scots are preparing a very large fleet for an invasion of the borders. (S) CPRs. [John was then ordered to Cumberland where the Scots had invaded, serving under Robert de Clifford and Anthony de Lucy.]

7/30/1335, Exemption for life of John de Haveryngton from being put on assizes, juries, … against his will. (S) CPRs.

1336, “… Request for relief in the attack made on the petitioner by Harrington and others, at Whissendine, when they wounded the petitioner's son and servants; … John de Haryngton (Harrington); Walter de Haryngton (Harrington); William de Haryngton (Harrington); Richard de Haryngton (Harrington); …” (S) UKNA.

1341, John had a license to make a park within the manor of Aldingham.

7/2/1347, John of Aldingham, Cancefield and Farleton, Lancashire, died.

(S) Gensis of the White Family, White, 1920, P93. (S) The History and Antiquities of the Counties of Westmorland and Cumberland, Nicolson, P153.

Family notes:
• The name “John de Harrington” does not appear in the Calendar of Patent Rolls for this time period.

Children of John and Juliana:

i. Robert de Harrington, born ? in England. [Heir]
Robert married Elizabeth de Multon.
1334, Robert died.

ii. John de Harrington (2954964), born ~1310 in England.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

G23: 5909926

5909926. Sir Hugh de Venables & 5909927. Katherine de Houghton

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1307, Hugh born in England, s/o 11819852. Hugh de Venables & 11819853. Agatha de Vernon.

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

~1310, Katherine born in England, d/o 11819854. Richard de Houghton.

9/10/1311, William de Cheny asks that the King's commission to him for the keeping of the lands which belonged to Hugh de Venables, until the majority of the heir, age 4, might be amended, granting him the wardship and marriage. (S) UKNA.

Katherine 1st married to Peter de Burnhull. [No children.]

Hugh married 1st to Elizabeth Modburlegh, d/o Ralph. [No children survived to adulthood.]

8/5/1326, Hugh de Venables, lord of Kynderton, on the recognizance rolls of co. Chester.

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

2/26/1327, Hugh de Venables on the recognizance rolls of co. Chester.

4/7/1330, Grant from Adam del Holde to “Hugoi de Venables dno de Kynderton & Katrine uxi ej” of all his lands tenements etc. in Berterton, and to the said Hugh and Katherine and their heirs male, and … in Township of Legh with free ingress and egross thereunto, also to the said Hugh and Katherine and their heirs male the right of digging turf in Legh with one man for two days every year. Remainder failing issue male to the right heirs of the said Hugh. (S) UKNA.

By 1331, Katherine’s husband Peter died.

Hugh married Katherine.

4/11/1331, Hugh de Venables, of Kynderton, on the recognizance rolls of co. Chester for the bailiwick of the town of Northwich.

1334, Hugh de Venables, attermination of a fine of 13 marks.

Hugh knighted.

7/13/1336, Hugh de Venables, Kt., on the recognizance rolls of co. Chester for the farm of a moiety of the town of Middlewich.

1337, Hugh de Venables of Kinderton on the recognizance rolls of co. Chester.

5/11/1337, In the vill of Merton, in the presence of Monsieur Hugh de Venables, Sir John de Arderne and Sir Periz de Thornton and others … agreement was made between the abbot and convent of Vale Royal on the one part and Thomas de Venables, son of William de Venables, on the other part. (S) The Ledger Book of Vale Royal Abbey, 1914.

9/5/1337, Hugh de Venables deputed by Walter de Mauny, captain and admiral of the king’s fleet of ships … to go to sea on the king’s service with ships laden with wools to be taken beyond the seas … power to punish the mariners of the ships in a just and usual manner. (S) CPRs.

3/21/1341-2, Hugh, of Wymbaldestroghford, on the Recognizance Rolls of Chester.

1342, “Grant by "Thomas Dunfoul …" to "Hugoni de Venables dno de Kynderton et Katrine uxi ejus" of all those lands and tenements … in a field called Mereston near Eccleston To hold tothe said Hugh and Katherine for their lives Remainder in tail male to Hugh son of the said Hugh and to Roger brother of the said Hugh the younger Remainder to the heirs general of Hugh the elder.” (S) UKNA.

1343, “… Witnesses:- Hugh le Venables and Ralph le Vernon, knights, and others (named): [Chesh.]” (S) UKNA.

1344, Hugh de Venables witnessed a grant of John, s/o William de Baggelee, knight. (S) Cheshire Record Office.

1346, Richard d/o Richard s/o Stephan de Hulm granted to Hugh de Venables, knight, and Katheine his wife lands. (S) Cheshire Record Office.

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

1348, Hugh on the Recognizance Rolls of Chester.

9/10/1353, Hugh de Venables witnessed a charter of Urian de Sancto Petro, knight. [William de Venables was also a witness.]

4/21/1354, Katherine held in dower a third of the moiety of manor of Wyndhull of Peter de Burnhull [Peter’s sisters held the other two thirds]. (S) Final Concordes for Lancashire, Part 2, 1902.

1354, Hugh de Venables, Knt., constable of the castle of Flint witnessed a deed.

1/12/1355, Hugh de Venables, Kt., granted grant of free warren for himself and his heirs in Kinderton, Sprouston, Mersshton, Witton, Eccleston and Bradwell; … and those … which Philip de Eggerton and Matilda his wife held of the inheritiance the said Hugh.

9/8/1358, Hugh on the Recognizance Rolls of Chester.

Bef. 1/16/1357-8, Hugh, baron of Kinderton, co. Chester died. (S) UKNA.

(S) Ancestry of John Barber White and His Descendants, White, 1913, P197. (S) G.B. Public Rcds. Off. (S) Annual Report of the Deputy Keeper, V36, 1875.

Child of Hugh and Katherine:

i. Joan Venables (2954963), born ~1340 in England.