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Sunday, May 1, 2011
5910188. Sir Alphonse de Vere & 5910189. Joan Foliot
Aft. 1269, Alphonse born in England, 3rd s/o
23639782. Robert de Vere & 23639783. Alice de Sanford.
8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey,
Edward I crowned king of England.
12/21/1287, A corporal oath was taken associated with the manor
of Newland recorded in the court rolls of Alfonso de Veer. (S) Studies in
Manorial History, Levett, 1938.
~1290, Joan born in England, d/o 11820378. Lord Jordan Foliot
& 11820379. Margery de Newmarch.
8/18/1295, Licence for Robert de Veer, earl of Oxford, and
Alice his wife, to assign for life to Hawisia, their daughter, their manor of
Great Horemod, co. Hertford, which is of the inheritance of the said Alice,
with remainder in fee simple simple to Alfonso, her brother, … (S) CPRs.
Bef. 9/27/1296, Alfonso’s father died.
6/20/1297, Licence, for Alice, late the wife of Robert de Veer,
sometime earl of Oxford, to assign to Hawisia her daughter, for life, her manor
of Great Horemed, co. Hertford, of her own inheritance; with remainders in tail
to Alfonso, brother of Hawisia, … (S) CPRs.
1298, Alphonse served with his brother, Robert, 6th
Earl of Oxford, in Scotland.
1301, Johanne Filiot assessed at Coweby, Yorkshire.
1301, Alphonse married Joan.
1303, Alphonse served with his nephew, s/o Robert, in Scotland.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
1/18/1310 at Laneham, Quit claim of Alice de Veer, countess of
Oxford, to the prior and convent of St. Laurence, Blakemore … witnesses, Hugh
de Vere, Sir Alphonso de Veer, … John Fitz Warin. (S) CPRs, 1/16/1318.
By 1316, Alphonse in possession of lands at Cowesby in right of
1322, Alphonse, age 60, summoned against the Scots.
5/1324, Alphonse summoned to attend the Great Council at
1324, Alphonse presented to the church of Cowesby, Yorkshire as
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of
Bef. 12/20/1328, Alphonse died; holding Great Hormead “by
service of guarding the Queen’s Chamber on the night following the day of her
coronation,” buried at St. Albans Abbey. (S) The King’s Serjeants &
Officers of State, 1911.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P857.
Children of Alphonse and Joan: i. John de Vere (2955094), born 3/12/1311 in England. ii. Margery de Vere, born ~1315 in England. Margery married Maurice de Berkeley, s/o Baron Maurice de Berkeley.