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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Sir Walter de Goushill & Matilda ?

5909936. Sir Walter de Goushill & 5909937. Matilda ?

~1260, Walter de Gousehull born in England, s/o 11819872. John de Goushill & 11819873. Agnes ?.

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

~1275, Matilda born in England.

1287 plea. Emma de Meinill sister of Robert de Meinill. Cecilia the other sister. Robert’s daughter Isabella died without children. Emma had a son Matthew who died without heirs. Matthew’s sisters were Cecilia and Matilda (23639745). Cecilia had a son Nigel, who had a son Oliver, who had a son John de Longford, defendant. Cecilia de Meinhill, sister of Robert, had a son Adam, who had a son Adam, who had a son Adam de Krideling, the defendant. Matilda de Hathersage (23639745) had a son John (11819872) who had a son Walter Gousel (5909936), plaintiff. (S) Staffordshire Hist. Coll’s, V6, Pt1, 1885, Banco roll, Michaelmas, 15-16 E. I.

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

5/21/1289, To the sheriff of Derby. Order to cause a coroner for that county to be elected in place of Walter de Gousel, lately elected, whom the king has amoved from office because he does not dwell in those parts.

1289, Walter de Gousil, gave to Thomas Basily the Homages, Rents, and Services of certain Tenants which he had at Radcliff. [Previously held by his paternal grandfather.] (S) Hist. of Nottinghamshire, V1, 1790, Ratcliffe.

7/18/1290, Adam de Stavelay acknowledges that he owes to Walter de Gousil 40s.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Derby. (S) CCRs.

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.

3/30/1296, Walter in the army of King Edward invading Scotland with a force of 25,000 which captured Berwick-upon-Tweed, an important Scottish port of northeast England, sacked the town and massacred thousands of its inhabitants.

4/27/1296, King Edward I won the Battle of Dunbar against the forces of John Comyn and his son.

6/14/1296, King Edward I captured Stirling castle, and then Edinburgh castle in an 8 day seige. The defeat was such that the Scot king, John de Baliol, abdicated and went into exile in France.

By 6/1297, Walter, a knight.

7/30/1297, Appointment of … to assess and collect in the county of … the 8th of movables of lay persons without the cities … 5th 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.]

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.

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

1303, Walter a collector of scutage in Nottingham.

7/5/1304, IPM of John de Langeford. Derby: … Barleburg. The manor … The presentation to the church belongs to the said John and Walter de Gousil alternately … (S) CIsPM.

1306, Walter a collector of scutage in Nottingham.

1307, Walter, Knight of the Shire for Nottingham.

7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as 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.

1311, Walter, Knight of the Shire for Nottingham.

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

10/10/1313, Commission to Walter de Goushull, and the sheriff of Nottingham, to hear and determine trespasses … (S) CFRs.

11/28/1313, Appointment to collect the 20th and 15th 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.

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.

1/8/1320, Commission to Walter de Goushull and Reynold Aslakton to levy the scutage of the king's army of Scotland of in the county of Nottingham. (S) CFRs.

1322-23, A jury found that William Baron, and others had forceably pastured the separate grass of Walter de Goushull, with their cattel, to his damage 100s.

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.

1326, Walter de Goushill, of Hoveringham and Barleburgh died.


10/2/1326, IPM of Walter de Goushull. Nottingham: Hoveringham and Flyntham. Two messuages, 4 carucates of land, … All held jointly with Margery his wife, who survives, … Thomas his son, aged 30 and more, is his next heir. Derby: Barleburgh. The manor, with its members in Cressewell, Whitewell, and Coumbes, … Kynwaldmers. A moiety of a water-mill, … Barleburgh. Certain lands &c., held jointly with Margery his wife, … (S) CIsPM.

Matilda died.

(S) Hist. of Nottinghamshire, V3, 1796, Hoveringham, Bevercotes.

Family notes:

·         1331, Adam de Gousehull, claiming free-warren in Haverseche, in Darbyshire, makes Thomas de Gousehull (2954968), son of Walter son of John (11819872), son of [Walter &] Matilda (23639745), 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. [Matilda’s sister Cecilia married ? Langford.]

Child of Walter and Margaret:

i. Thomas Goushill (2954968), born 1295 in England.

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