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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Lord Philip de Welle & Isabel de Kemesky

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

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

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

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

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

Aft. 1301, Philip’s father died.

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

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

By 1309, Philip married Isabel.

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

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

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

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

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

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

1316, Philip, Lord of Fordham.

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

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

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

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

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

1325, Isabel died.


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

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

2/19/1332, Philip de Welle died.

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

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

Family notes:

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

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

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

Child of Philip and Joane:

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

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

ii. Richard de Wells, born ? in England.

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

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