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G23: 5909950

5909950. Baron Bartholomew de Badlesmere & 5909951. Margaret de Clare

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1274, Bartholomew born in co. Kent, England, s/o 11819900. Guncelin de Badlesmere & 11819901. Joan FitzBernard.

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

4/1287, Margaret born in Bunratty castle, Limerick, Ireland, d/o 2498706. Thomas de Clare & 2498707. Juliane Fitz Maurice.

Margaret 1st married Sir Gilbert de Umfreville, s/o Earl Angus. [No children.]

1294, Bartholomew fought in Gascony.

1301, age 26, Bartholomew succeeded his father.

Bef. 5/23/1303, Gilbert de Umfreville died.

1303-4, Bartholomew fought in Scotland in the retinue of Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester.

By 1305, Bartholomew, knt. of Badlesmere and Snodhurst, Kent, married Margaret.

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

6/30/1308, Grant to Bartholomew de Badelesmere and Margaret his wife, on account of his good service to the late king, of the manor of Bourne, co. Sussex, … to the value of 100 marks a year … (S) CPRs.

6/5/1309, The King granted Bartholomew the manor of Bukynghfold, co. Kent. (S) CPRs.

6/30/1309, Licence for William de Monte Forti to grant to Bartholomew de Badelesmere and Margaret his wife the reversion of the manors of Ideshale and Addredele, co. Salop, … (S) CPRs.

10/1308, the Earl of Gloucester granted Bartholomew lands in Northamptonshire.

10/26/1309, Bartholomew summoned to parliament by writ.

3/5/1310, Grant, for life, … to grant to Bartholomew de Badelesmere and Margaret his wife, that upon the death of Bartholomew that reversion of the castle and manor of Chileham, and of all other manors, lands and tenements in the county of Kent held by Alexander de Balliolo, … (S) CPRs.

3/20/1311, Remission of payment of 1,000 marks … which Bartholomew de Badelesmere may be indebted to the king, as well as for the debts of Guncelinus de Badelesmere his father, … (S) CPRs.

7/15/1311, Grant to grant to Bartholomew de Badelesmere and Margaret, his wife, that upon the death of Bartholomew that reversion shall remain over to his heirs. (S) CPRs.

2/15/1312, Mandate to Bartholomew de Badelesmere, late constable of Bristol, under pain of forfeiture … to deliver the castle, town and barton of Bristol, … (S) CPRs.

9/17/1312, Writ … to the mayor, … town of Bristol for Bartholomew de Badelesmere, as constable of the castle of Bristol and keeper of the town and barton there, notwithstanding a former mandate … (S) CPRs.

1/17/1313, Prohibition, directed to all earls, barons, knights and men-at-arms, of a tournament at the town of Newmarket. … Bartholomew de Badelesmere … under pain of forfeiture … (S) CPRs.

6/24/1314, Bartholomew fought at the battle of Bannockburn, and English loss to Robert the Bruce, in the retinue Earl Gilbert de Clare, accused of abandoning the earl, who was killed. [Bartholomew was an executor with Richard de Clare of Gilbert’s estates.]

7/2/1314, Pardon to Bartholomew de Badelesmere for acquiring … without licence, from Gilbert de Clare, sometime earl of Gloucester and Hertford the manors of Sonynden, Hamelden and Thakstede … (S) CPRs.

3/13/1315, Respite … clergy of Wales … by reason of a rebellion of certain Welshmen … Bartholomew de Badelesmere, keeper of the lands in Glamorgan … (S) CPRs.

5/10/1315, Sage conduct … Robert de Arderne … whom Bartholomew de Badelesmere is sending beyond the seas to buy horses for his use. (S) CPRs.

5/28/1315, Power to Guy de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, John de Sandale, the chancellor, and Bartholomew de Badelesmere to treat with Thomas, earl of Lancaster, and others touching the custody of the Scottish Marches. (S) CPRs.

1315, Bartholomew granted free warren at Turville.

8/12/1315, Bartholomew granted markets at Adderley, Shropshire; Ashdon, Essex; Castle Coombe, Wiltshire; Chilham, Kent; … (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.

2/12/1316, Appointment, … for the purpose of raising 1,000 foot soldiers … who are to be marched, at the king’s wages, under the command of Bartholomew de Badelesmere and William de Monte Acuto, against Llewellyn Bren and his followers. (S) CPRs.

7/14/1316, Edward II, king of England To: the prior and convent of Canterbury Cathedral … Witnesses: … Aymer de Valentia, earl of Pembroke; Hugh le Despenser, senior; John de Segrave, senior; Robert de Monte Alto; Bartholomew de Badelesmere; John de Crumbwelle, steward of the household. (S) UKNA.

12/24/1316, Protection … Bartholomew de Badelesmere, going beyond the seas on the king’s service. (S) CPRs. [Bartholomew was sent to get papal support against clergy that had sided with the Scots in the war with Robert the Bruce.]

4/11/1317, Bartholomew de Badelesmere staying on the king’s service beyond seas. (S) CPRs.

8/3/1317, The king, who thought fit to retain Bartholomew de Badelesmere … on account of the expenses incurred by him in going to the court of Rome and elsewhere on his service, … grants … 4,000 marks … out of the issues of the first fruits … which first fruits the Pope granted to the king … (S) CPRs.

12/6/1318, Bartholomew, Steward of King Edward II’s household.

1319, Margaret, at Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, held hostage for £100. Margaret was rescued by Hugh le Despenser. [20 men were imprisoned.]

2/28/1320, Protection … Bartholomew de Badelesmere going to the Court of Rome on the king’s services. (S) CPRs.

12/13/1320, Commission to Bartholomew de Badelesmere, warden of the Cinque Ports, … (S) CPRs.

2/23/1321, Association of John de Brytannia, earl of Rychemund, … in the commission to … Aymer de Valencia, earl of Pembroke, … Bartholomew de Badelesmere, steward of the Household, … to treat of peace with Robert de Brus. (S) CPRs.

4/1321, Margaret coheir to her nephew Thomas de Clare, s/o her brother Richard, and the lordship of Thomond.

1321, Bartholomew, as an opponent of the Despensers, joined the revolt of the Marcher lords.

10/1321, Margaret, at Leeds castle, refused to admit Queen Isabela, causing a siege by King Edward II; and beginning his campaign against the Marcher lords. (S) The Chronicle of Lanercost, Maxwell, 1913, P236.

10/17/1321, Writ … to all the men of Kent … Thomas, earl of Norfolk, … Aymer de Valencia, earl of Pembroke, and John de Britannia, earl of Richemund, to lay siege to the castle of Ledes, which is held against queen Isabella by men of the household of Bartholomew de Badelesmere … (S) CPRs.

11/11/1321, Leeds castle and Margaret captured, imprisoned at Dover castle.

3/16/1322, Bartholomew fought at the battle of Boroughbridge; fighting with Thomas, Earl of Lancaster and the Marcher Lords, against King Edward II and the Dispensers; and was captured while hiding in the house of his nephew, Bishop Henry Burghersh, s/o Robert, at Stow park.

4/14/1322, “Forasmuch as you, Bartholomew de Badelesmere, liege of our lord the king, … treacherously took his town and castle of Gloucester … burned his town of Bruggenorth, … besieged the castle [Tikhull], … with banner displayed as an enemy of the king … went in the company of the attainted traitors, Thomas, late earl of Lancaster, and Humphrey, late earl of Hereford, to Burton-upon-Trent, … this court awards that you be for the treason drawn, for the robberies and homicides hanged, and for the flight beheaded ; forasmuch as you were the king’s steward, it is his will that your head be put over the gate of the town of Cantebury for and ensample to others.” (S) CPRs.

4/22/1322, Bartholomew was dragged 3 miles, hanged and beheaded at Canterbury; buried at Grey Friars. (S) Weir, P143.

10/31/1322, Margaret and her children moved to the Tower in London. (S) CCRs.

11/3/1322, Margaret released from the Tower through mediation of her son-in-law William de Roos. Margaret went to live at the convent of the Minorites at Aldgate.

7/1/1324, King Edward II granted Margaret the right “to go to her friends within the realm whither she will, provided that she be always ready to come to the king when summoned.”

2/1/1327, Edward III crowned king of England.

5/4/1327, Protection, with clause volumus, for two years in Ireland, for Margaret, late the wife of Bartholomew de Badelesmere. (S) CPRs.

1327, “Petitioners: Margaret [de Batelesmere (Badlesmere)], widow of Bartholomew de Badlesmere … Richard de Clare, brother of petitioner; Robert de Welles; Maud [de Welles], sister of petitioner; … states that while she was in the king's prison, Robert de Welles, the husband of Maud, the younger sister, with the aid and maintenance of Hugh le Despenser, had the lands of the inheritance assessed and took Maud's share, both in England and in Ireland, although Margaret did not assent to this division or take anything. She requests that the division might be made again, according to the assessments returned in Chancery, and that she might have the choice of her share, as she is the elder sister.” (S) UKNA.

6/14/1329, Margaret late the wife of Bartholomew de Badelesmere, staying in England, … (S) CPRs.

8/16/1329, John Mautravers, warden of the forest south of the Trent, to deliver to Robert son of Matilda late the wire of Robert de Clifford, and Margaret late the wife of Bartholomew de Badelesmere, as co-heirs of Thomas son of Richard de Clare, the stewardship of the forest of Essex. (S) CPRs, 3/15/1344.

11/19/1329, By petition of Giles de Badlesmere, son of Bartholomew, the judgement against his father was revoked and annulled. (S) CPRs.

12/13/1329, Licence for Margaret de Umfravill, late the wife of Bartholomew de Badelesmere, to grant to Emeline Longespee, for life, her manors of Ereth co. Kent, and Chungelford co. Essex, … (S) CPRs.

8/25/1330, Exemplification, at the request of Margaret late the wife of Bartholomew de Badelesmere, and Giles the son and heir, … manor of Lysnes, co. Kent. (S) CPRs.

10/16/1330, Margaret late the wife of Bartholomew de Badelesmere, staying in England, … (S) CPRs.

10/12/1332, Margaret late the wife of Bartholomew de Badelesmere, staying in England, … (S) CPRs.

Margaret retired to the convent of Minorite Sisters without Aldgate.

10/1333-1/1334, Margaret died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P35.

Family notes:
• Only son, Giles de Badlesmere, married Elizabeth, d/o William de Montacute, earl of Salisbury; who after his death married Hugh le Despenser, and died in 1342. (S) The Historical Antiquities of Hertfordshire, Chauncy, 1826, P174.
• 5/6/1392, Revocation … to Roger Lescrope and Margaret, his wife, … upon the death in the late reign of Giles de Badlesmere, knight, … leaving Marger, wife of William, lord of Roos of Hamelake, Maud, wife of John de Veer, earl of Oxford, Elizabeth, wife of William de Bohun, earl of Northampton, and Margaret, wife of John Tibbetot, his four sisters and heirs, the tow late named being seised thereof, … descended to Robert Tibbetot, knight, their son and heir, … to Margaret, wife of Roger Lescrope, Millicent, wife of Stephen Lescropt, knight, and Elizabeth, wife of Philip le Despenser, knight, his three sisters [daughters] and heirs ; … (S) CPRs.

Children of Bartholomew and Margaret: [1 son, 4 daughters]


i. Margery de Badlesmere (1249375), born 1306 in England.

ii. Maud de Badlesmere (2955095), born 1308 in England.

iii. Elizabeth de Badlesmere (2954975), born 1312 in England.

iv. Margaret de Badlesmere (15210573), born 1315 in England.

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