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Saturday, April 9, 2011

Lord William de Hardreshull & Matilda de Bray

5000208. Lord William de Hardreshull & 5000209. Matilda de Bray

1205, William de Hardredeshull born in England, s/o 10000416. Robert de Hardreshull.

10/19/1216, Henry III succeeded John as King of England.

~1220, Maud born in England, d/o 10000418. Ralf de Bray.

10/11/1222, William de Hardredesfeild made Fine for having the Town of Claworth which concerned him as his inheritance.

1223, William’s father died.

1224, The Sheriff of Warwick and Leycestershires, put into his account that Wil. de Hardredeshill ought 20 Marks for his relief, for having Claworde in Notess. His Fathers name was Robert, and so was his son’s.

1225, William gave 20 marks for livery of his lands, and £447 7s. 5d. for a debt to some Jews.

1225, William a commissioner for levying a 15th in Leicestershire.

1226, Robert de Hardreshull made Fine for his relief, and had the Land which William his father held of the King in Capite in Claworth.

1233, Randulph de Blundevill, earl of Chester, died, the fee of the Hardreshulls going to his 2nd son Hugh.

7/6/1234, Letters of attorney for William de Hardredeshull setting out for Scotland with the king. (S) Rotuli Scotiae.

By 1236, Maud’s father died.

1236-37, Maud de Bray brought suit against John, son of William le Daneys, charged with destroying her property at Offord, inherited from her father, at the value of 100 marks.

By 1239, William married Maud.

1239, for 10 marks, on the death of his aunt Bertha, William obtained custody of lands of his cousin, heir of his uncle Richard, until he would come of age.

1243, Earl Hugh the fees of Chester assigned in dower to his widow Isabel including one in Hartshill, held by William de Hartshill. (S) Hist. of Warwickshire, V4, 1947, Hartshill. [Son Robert died holding this property.]

6/1244, In comitatu Warwyk …  Willelmus Hardredeshull tenet in eadem villa, et servicium quarte partis feodi unius militis … (S) CCRs.

1246, A complaint was made that William de Hartshill, lord of the manor, had made inclosures in Ansley to the injury of his tenants. (S) Victoria Co. Hist. of Warwickshire, V4, Ansley.

1247, Will. de Hardredeshull paid a Mewed Spar-hawk into the Exchequer, for certain Lands which he held in Claworth of the King. Berta de Herdreshill held the whole Town of Claworth, except six Bovats of Land which were held in Dower. William, son of Robert, held one hundred and 12s. Land in Claworth, paying yearly a Mewed Spar-hawk

1259, William heir to his mother of lands in Saleby, Cuckwold, and Kelese of her inheritance.

1261, William de Hardreshull, a descendent of Alan son of Hugh, claimed part of the manor of Great Paxton for 100s. (S) Hist. of Huntingdon, V2, 1932.

1262, William died.

3/17/1262, IPM of William de Hardredeshull alias de Hardricheshull. Robert, his son, aged 22, is his heir. Lincoln: Cukewald manor, … Suthkelleseye, 2 bovates … Northkelleseye manor … Salebi town in Lindres … (S) CIsPM. [Matches closely with his grandson William.]

(S) CIsPM.


Matilda married 2nd Galfridus de Scalariis.

2/20/1263, Remission to Galfridus de Scalariis and Maud his wife, sometime the wife of William de Hardredeshull, deceased, tenant in chief, for a fine of 100 marks, of their trespass in marrying without licence. (S) CPRs.

6/1264, Rex vicecomiti Linc' salutem. … Matillis que fuit uxor Willelmi de Hardredeshull' dudum defuncti, qui de nobis tenuit in capite … (S) CCRs.

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

1286, Maud, widow of William de Ardern, brought an action against William de Broughton and Alice.

1291, Maud died.

10/23/1291, Writ for IPM of Maud late the wife of William de Hardredshull alias Harfedeshull. Lincoln: Saleby. The manor  held as dower through the death of the said William …. William, son of John de Hardredishull, aged 22 at Palm Sunday last, is her next heir. (S) CIsPM.

(S) Manduessedum Romanorum, Bartlet, 1791, P52. (S) Hist. of the Co. of Huntingdon, V2, 1932. (S) Antiq’s of Nottinghamshire, Thoroton.

Children of William and Matilda:

i. Robert de Hardreshull, born 1240 in England.

Robert married Margaret ?.

8/4/1265, Robert killed at the battle of Evesham fighting for the rebel barons; attained.

ii. John de Hardreshull (2500104), born ~1242 in England.

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