Sunday, May 1, 2011

G23: 5910184

5910184. Earl Henry de Beaumont & 5910185. Alice Comyn


~1270, Henry born in Maine, France, s/o 11820368. Vicomte Louis de Brienne & 11820369. Agnes de Beaumont.

~1290, Alice born in Buchan, Scotland, d/o 11820370. Alexander Comyn & 11820371. Joan de Latimer.

1297, Henry served in Flanders.

7/22/1298, Henry fought at the battle of Falkirk.

1301, King Edward I granted Henry 200 marks a year for his military services.

1302, Henry fought with King Edward [his cousin] in Scotland, after which he obtained large land grants in Lincolnshire.

8/20/1302, Grant to Henry de Bello Monte, … for expenses incurred on the king’s service, of 200£ … (S) CPRs.

9/19/1303, Confirmation of a sale … to the use of Henry de Bello Monte, …  for ten marks … (S) CPRs.

1304, Henry at the siege of Stirling castle.

3/2/1305, Confirmation of a sale … for 50 marks, … to the use of Henry de Bello Monte, … (S) CPRs.

9/21/1307, Henry granted the estates in Lincolnshire of Gilbert de Gant [who died in 1298]. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.

10/16/1307, Henry de Bello Monte granted a market in Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.

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

1308, Henry knighted; and appointed Joint Warden of Scotland.

5/1/1308, Henry granted the Isle of Man by the king.

1308, Alice coheir to her uncle Earl John Comyn of Buchan, inheriting lands in Leicestershire and Warwickshire.

1308-1332, Henry, Lord Beaumont, summoned to parliament by writ.

10/10/1309, Commission of oyer … on complaint by Alice de Bello Monte … Pritelwelle, co. Essex. (S) CPRs.

10/26/1309, Licence for Henry de Bello Monte to grant in fee his manors of Flokyngham, Edenham, … co. Lincoln, held in chief, to this sister Isabella, late the wife of John de Vescy, and for her to re-grant the same to him … (S) CPRs.

3/21/1310, Grant, for life, to Henry de Bello Monte of the castle and county of Rokesburgh, … to answer at the Exchequer at Berwick for the issues … (S) CPRs.

1310, Grant to Henry of the lordship of the Isle of Man revoked because of a previous agreement.

1/22/1311, Acqittance, … for Henry de Bello Mone for all sums charged against him in the books of the wardrobe during the period in which he was engaged in the war in Scotland on the service of the king of his late father, … also for replacing his own and his men’s horses. (S) CPRs.

5/1/1311, Grant, for life, to Henry de Bello Monte of the king’s land of Man, rendering for it the same services as the late lords thereof rendered to the kings of Scotland. (S) CPRs.

Henry married Alice; in her right becoming Lord of Whitwic, Leicestershire, and 4th Earl of Buchan in Scotland.

7/14/1311, Grant to Henry de Bello Monte, who has married Alice, one of the nieces and co-heiresses of John Comyn, of the custody of the manor of Whitewyk, co. Leicester, during the minority of the heirs. Master William Comyn surrendered to the kin this manor, which John Comyn his brother, sometime earl of Boghan, had held in chief, … it is the inheritance of Alice and Margaret, the nieces and co-heireses of himself and his late brother. (S) CPRs.

1311, Henri the Constable of the Castle of Dumfries when it was captured by Robert de Bruce. (S) History of the Burgh of Dumfries, McDowal, 1867, P111.

1311, Henry and his sister Isabel de Vescy banished from court for a short time by the lords Ordainers. [They did not like the influence of the “foreigner” on the king.]

1/30/1312, Appointment … of Henry de Bello Monte and Robert de Umfraville, earl of Anegos, to the custody of the castle and town of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, … conservators of the peace for the county of Northumberland. (S) CPRs.

1312, Henry with Edward II and Piers Gaveston in Yorkshire.

4/26/1312, Licence for Henry de Bello Monte to crenellate his dwelling-house at Folkyngham, co. Lincoln. (S) CPRs.

5/1/1312, Henri de Bello Monte’s grant renewed as the Governor of the Isle of Man for life with knight’s fees. (S) The Chronicle of Man and the Sudreys, Goss, 1874. [Parliament later annulled the grant.]

8/3/1312, Protection, until Easter, for Henry de Bello Monte, going beyond seas on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.

12/14/1312, Grant to Henry de Bello Monte of the custody of the purparty of Margaret [sister of Alice], one of the heiresses of John Comyn, late earl of Bogham, … with knight’s fees, advowsons, … (S) CPRs.

4/28/1313, To Edmund de Hastinges, keeper of the town of Berwick-on-Tweed and constable of the castle … Order to deliver Isabella, late the wife of John, Earl of Boghan, to Henry de Bello Monte or William de Felyng, his attorney, to be guarded … (S) CCRs.

1313, The Lady Alice, countess of Buchan, a lady of the Queen’s chamber, given a winter robe. (S) The Household Book of Queen Isabella, Blackley, 1971, P157.

1313, Henry and his sister Isabel acquired the revision of manors in Oxfordshire.

6/24/1314, Henry fought on the side of the English at the battle of Bannockburn and was subsequently deprived of his earldom by King Robert de Brus of Scotland.

9/1314, Henry opened parliament at York with the earl of Pembroke and the Bishop of Exeter. (S) CPRs, 9/7/1314.

1/2/1315, Henry at the funeral of Piers Gaveston.

5/13/1316, Henry de Bello Monte, going beyond the seas, has letters nominating … (S) CPRs.

10/12/1316, Henry de Bello Monte given letters of protection. (S) CPRs.

1317-21, Alice heir to her sister Margery.

5/4/1317, Henry de Bello Monte, superior keeper of the bishopric of Durham. (S) CPRs.

1317, Henry instrumental in the appointment of his brother Louis as Bishop of Durham.

9/1317, while traveling to Durham for Louis’ consecration, Henry , Louis and 2 Cardinals taken prisoner by Sir Gilbert Middleton. [Apparently released soon after.]

6/12/1318, Grant … society of the Bardi of Florence … for 300£ paid by them to Henry de Bello Monte for his stay with men at arms in the Marches of Scotland … (S) CPRs.

1318, Eleanor de Clare, the Queen’s Isabella’s chief Lady-in-waiting, with others including Alice Comyn and Ida de Oddingseles.

6/25/1319, Grant … to Henry de Bello Monte and Alice his wife of the king reversion of the manor of Thoresweye, … co. Lincoln, … which Isabella de Vescy, the king’s kinswoman, holds for life … (S) CPRs.

1320, Henry purchased the lordship of Ditchburn, Northumberland.

3/12/1321, Licence for Henry de Bello Monte to crenellate his dwelling place of Whitewik, co. Leicester. (S) CPRs.

4/24/1321, Grant by Louis, bishop of Durham, … witnesses, Sir Henry de Bello Monte, brother of the bishop, … knights, … (S) CPRs.

5/17/1321, Grant to Henry de Bello Monte of Alice’s sister Margaret’s purparty of their inheritance because Margaret “has adhered to the Scots and rebels”. (S) CPRs.

3/16/1322, Henry fought on the side of King Edward II at the battle of Boroughbridge.

7/2/1322, Writ of aid for Henry de Bello Monte, appointed warden of the Marches for the defence thereof against the Scots, … (S) CPRs.

1322, Henry accompanied Edward II on his Scottish campaign.

10/14/1322, Henry one of two commanders of King Edward at the battle of Byland [20 miles north of York] against Robert Bruce. [This defeat compelled King Edward to recognize Scottish independence.]

5/30/1323, “Our Lord the King being at Bishopthorp near York … caused to be summoned before him at his council there … Edmund, Earl of Kent, his brother, … Hugh le Despenser, Earl of Winton, … Hugh le Despenser, junior, … William le Ros of Hamelake, … to deliberate upon a certain truce between the said king and Robert de Bruce … amongst whom lord Henry de Bello Monte Baron, and sworn one of the king’s privy councilors was called … the said Henry with violent action and disrespectful demeanour, … unwilling to advise … king being troubled … commanded the said Henry to quit the council …” (S) Monumenta de Insula Manniae, Oliver, 1860-62.

6/5/1323, Henry ordered arrested for contempt and disobedience at a truce meeting the prior week.

1324, Henry sent by Edward II as an envoy to France.

9/24/1325, Henry was an escort of Edward III as he did homage at Vincennes, France to King Charles.

2-8/1326, Henry imprisoned at Warwick castle for refusing to pledge allegiance to the king and Hugh le Despenser.

10/1326, Henry, released from prison, joined Queen Isabella at Gloucester.

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

1327, After siding against Edward II, Henry and his wife received land forfeited by the Despensers.

1328, Henry turned against Queen Isabella when she made a truce with Robert the Bruce, which would prevent execution of Henry’s claims to the earldom in Scotland. Henry joined the rebellion of Thomas of Lancaster.

1329, Henry de Beaumont and William Trussel with 2 others excluded from a pardon by Queen Isabella for supporting the rebellion of Thomas of Lancaster. Henry fled to France.

9/15/1329, Grant to Bartholomew de Burgherssh of the manor of Whitewyk, co. Leicester, late of Henry de Bello Monte, … (S) CPRs.

Bef. 3/1330, Henry, still abroad, involved in the plot of the Earl of Kent to restore King Edward II [deceased] to the throne.

12/1330-2/1331, Henry de Percy recovered his possessions in Scotland under the Treaty of Northampton. [The lands of Thomas Wake, baron of Lydel, and Henry de Beaumont, earl of Buchan, were restored soon after.] (S) The Archaeological Journal, V41, 1884, P338.

Henry traveled to Brabant where he found allies to plan an invasion of England. [Although Queen Isabella prepared forces, the invasion never took place.]

Aft. 10/18/1330, King Edward III, now in power, having captured imprisoned his mother and her lover Roger de Mortimer, recalled Henry and other exiles from abroad and restored their lands.

1331, King Edward III applied [unsuccessfully] to King David II of Scotland to restore Henry’s earldom in Scotland.

11/28/1331, Appointment of John, bishop of Winchester, the chancellor, Henry de Bello Monte, the king’s kinsman, William de Monte Acuto, … knights, … as proctors and special messengers of the king to treat with Philip, king of France, or his deputies, touching a journey to the Holy Land … to arrange for a meeting between the two kings in France to make allicance. (S) CPRs.

3/25/1332, Association of … John de Warenna, earl of Surrey, and Henry de Bello Monte, baron, with Geoffrey le Scrope and the other justices of the King’s Bench … (S) CPRs.

6/11/1332, Licence for Henry de Bello Monte and Alice his wife to lease the manors of Lutteburgh and Wihitwik, co. Leicester, held in chief, to whomsoever they will, for twelve years. (S) CPRs.

8/10/1332, Appointment of Henry de Percy, the king’s kinsman, on information that Henry de Bello Monte and a number of men-at-arms have put to sea to make an attack upon Scotland in defiance of the king’s proclamations … (S) CPRs.

12/17/1332, Protection for Henry de Bello Monte, the king’s kinsman, going to Scotland on his service. (S) CPRs.

12/1332, Henry in support of Edward de Balliol fought at the battle of Dupplin Moor in Scotland.

Bef. 10/17/1333, Henry created Earl of Moray in Scotland.

1333, Henry fought at the battle of Halidon Hill.

2/2/1333, Licence for Henry de Bello Monte and Isabella de Bello Monte [his sister], lady of Vescy, to demise to William de la Pole of Kyngeston-upon-Hull, … the manor of Barton, co. Lincoln. … (S) CPRs.

2/10/1333, Henry called to the Scottish parliament as Earl of Buchan, but was not awarded his estates in Scotland.

7/19/1333, Henry was tactical advisor to King Edward at the battle of Halidon Hill in Scotland. [The crossfire involving archers would later be successful at Crecy.]

10/1/1333, Request to Henry de Bello Monte to assist in procuring the assent of the Parliament of Edward de Bailliolo, king of Scotlan, the king’s kinsman, now in session, to the agreements made … (S) CPRs.

10/20/1333 at Rokesburgh, Henry de Bello Monte, earl of Boghan, [with other earls] witnessed a charter of Edward king of Scots. (S) CPRs, 6/19/1334.

1333-39, Henry summoned to the English parliament as Earl of Buchan.

3/31/1334, Protection with clause volumus, for Henry de Bello Monte, earl of Boghan, staying in Scotland on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.

1334, Henry heir to his sister Isabel, Lady of York.

12/23/1334, After a siege, Henry surrendered Dundarg castle in Aberdour. After paying a ransom, Henry and his family were allowed to return to England.

7/25/1335 at Berwick-on-Tweed, Henry, earl of Bughan, witnessed a charter of Edward, king of Scots. (S) CPRs.

8/24/1335, Pardon to … Henry de Bello Monte … in consideration of his charges and services in the war of Scotland, … of all debts … saving only 400 marks which the king lately lent him at York for his deliverance from prison in Scotland. (S) CPRs.

7/20/1336, Grant to … Henry de Bello Monte, and Alice his wife, … manor of Lughteburgh, … (S) CPRs.

1/9/1337, Henry and his wife Alice were in a suit with the king over the advowson of the chuch of Walton, co. Lincoln. (S) CPRs.

7/24/1337, Licence for Henry de Bello Monte to grant in tail to his son, John de Bello Monte, and Eleanor, wife of the latter, the manors of Edenham and Wellebourn, co. Lincoln, … (S) CPRs.

2/10/1338, Pardon, … to Henry de Bello Monte, earl of Bpghan, … of all debts, as well as those of Alice, countess of Boghan, his wife, and her ancestors as his own, … (S) CPRs.

1338, Henry, Justiciar of Scotland.

3/10/1339, Henry, knt. of Folkingham, Lincolnshire, Earl of Boghan [Buchan] died.

5/10/1342, Licence for John de Bello Monte, knight, to enfeoff, … now held in dower by Alice, late the wife of Henry de Bello Monte, … to re-grant the same to him and Eleanor, his wife, … (S) CPRs.

1342, Alice’s son and heir, John, died in a jousting tournament. [His 2-year-old son Henry became the heir.]

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.]

1347, “Alice, late wife of Henry de Beaumont” to send 6 men-at-arms and 12 archers to the king at the siege of Calais. (S) Crecy and Calais, Wrottesley.

7/3/1349, Alice died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P61. (S) Chaloner’s Treatise of the Isle of Man, App. D.

Children of Henry and Alice: [3 sons, 7 daughters]

i. John de Beaumont (2955092), born ~1310 in England.

ii. Elizabeth Beaumont, born ? in England.
Elizabeth married Nicholas de Audley, 3rd Lord Audeley, s/o 5910466. Lord James de Audley & 5910467. Joan de Mortimer. [No childen.]
1391, Nicholas died.
2/19/1395, “Grant by George de Haukeston, kinsman and heir of Richard de Haukeston, his grandfather, to lady Elizabeth, late the wife of Nicholas de Audeley of Helegh, knight, John Tochet, knight and Hugh de Holes, of all his lands &c. in the county named: Salop.” (S) UKNA.

iii. Agnes Beaumont, born ? in England.
Agnes married Thomas de Lucy, 2nd Lord Lucy.

iv. Joan Beaumont, born ? in England.
Joan married Sir Fulk Fitz Warin.

v. Beatrice Beaumont, born ? in England.
Beatrice married Charles I, Count of Dammartin.

vi. Isabel Beaumont, born ? in England.

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