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Sunday, May 15, 2011

Lord Richard de Combe & Matilda de Londres

7604586. Lord Richard de Combe & 7604587. Matilda de Londres

~1300, Richard de Cumbe born in Wiltshire, England, s/o 15209172. Richard de Combe.

1/1302, Richard’s 1st cousin Richard s/o Simon de Cumbe [this Richard’s paternal uncle] would die a minor in the king’s ward, leaving Richard as the family heir.

~1302, Matilda de Londres born in England, d/o 15209174. Hildebrand de London & 15209175. Margaret de Morley.

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

By 1322, Richard’s father died.

1322, Richard, of age, presented to the living of Fitelton.

1323, Richard gave a portion of the tithes of Hakenestoii, in the parish in Fitelton, to Thomas de London.

8/11/1325, Grant of William son of Hugh atte Melle of Mersham … Witnesses: … Richard de Cumbe; … (S) UKNA.

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

1329, Richard died.

6/1/1329, Writ for IPM of Richard de Combe of Fitelton. (S) CFRs.


6/23/1329, IPM of Richard de Coumbe of Fitelton. Wilts.: Fitelton. A messuage, land, rent, &c., including pasture on Bouledon for 300 sheep …  including pasture on Lyntedon for 500 sheep, … Coumbe by Fitelton and Compton by Eneford. 2 messuages, land and rent, held jointly with Maud his wife, … Richard, his son, aged 9 years on the morrow of the Epiphany last, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.

7/30/1329, Pursuant to an inquisition … Richard de Coumbe of Fitelton held … a messuage and 161 acres of land in Fitelton of the king at fee farm by the service of rendering £12 a year … held divers other lands … Richard de Coumbe, his son, is his next heir and of the age of 9 years,—to deliver to Maud late the wife of Richard, mother of Richard the son, as next of kin, the said messuage and land, to hold to the use of the heir. (S) CFRs.

Bef. 1331, Matilda died.

(S) Wiltshire Notes and Queries, 1913.

Family notes:

·         Richard is not s/o Simon de Cumbe, heir & s/o Richard de Cumbe. Simon [This Richard’s paternal uncle] died in 1300 before his son was born: 10/24/1300, Writ for IPM of Simon de Cumbe … John de Combe his brother, aged 22, is his next heir apparent, but Alice late his wife is pregnant by him (S) CIsPM. A son Richard was born: 9/16/1301, Whereas the king learned … Richard, his son, is his nearest heir and is aged 10 weeks (S) CCRs. Then Richard, Simon’s son, died: 1/23/1302, Order to the same to make inquisition touching the lands late of Richard, son and heir of Simon de Combe, tenant in chief, who has died a minor in the king's ward (S) CFRs.

Children of Richard and Matilda:

i. Sir Richard de Combe, born 1320 in England.

5/10/1341, Licence for the alienation in mortmain to the abbot and convent of Combe, … a messuage in Coventre by Richard de Combe … (S) CPRs.

Richard married Margaret ?.

11/12/1342, … £12 which Richard de Coumbe is bound to render yearly … the rent is paid out of certain lands which Richard holds in Fitelton and not out of the manor of Fitelton, … (S) CPRs.

9/4/1346 by Calais, General pardon, for his good service in the war of France, to … on condition the he do not withdraw from the king’s service, so long as he shall stay this time on this side the seas, without his special licence … Richard de Coumbe of the county of Southampton, … (S) CPRs.

9/1346, Richard at the year-long seige of Calais [a foothold for England in France that would be held for 200 years.]

Richard, lord of Fitelton, Combe, and Todeworth, knighted.

7/12/1352, Licence … for Richard de Combe, knight, to enfeoff … rent, and a fishery in the stank of a mill, in Fitelton, held in chief. (S) CPRs.

Richard died; son Simon his heir. (S) CPRs, 3/8/1390.

ii. Felicia de Combe (3802293), born by 1330 in England.