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Saturday, June 4, 2011

William Deincourt & Margaret de Welle

7605672. William Deincourt & 7605673. Margaret de Welle

~1330, William Deyncourt born in England, s/o 15210574. Lord William Diencourt & 15210575. Milicent la Zouche.

~1340, Maud born in England, d/o 1249372. Baron Adam de Welles & 1249373. Margaret Foljambe. (S) CPRs.

1/16/1344, Licence for William Deyncourt to grant in tail to William son of William Deyncourt and Margaret daughter of Adam de Well the manor of Blaunkeney (80 acres of wood and knight’s fees excepted) held in chief … Lincoln. (S) CPRs.

6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349. [Usually 2-3 wills were executed in the town of Colchester, Essex, each year. In the 2 years 1349-50, 111 wills were executed.].

By 1356, William married Margaret.

By 1360, William died before his father, leaving his son as heir to his father. “Grant to queen Philippa … of the wardship of lands late of William Deyncourt, ‘chivaler,’ who held in chief, …knight’s fees, advowsons of churches, wards, reliefs, escheats and reversions, … with the marriage of the heir, ; and so from heir to heir. (S) CPRs.

6/16/1360, Writ for IPM of William son of William de Deyncourt in Lincoln. (S) CFRs. [William died before his father.]

 (S) A Gen. and Heraldic Dic. of the Peerages of England, Burke, 1831, P168.

Family notes:

·         11/10/1376, Grant to the king’s serjeant, Richard Lancastre, of the wardship of the manor of Birton Jorce, co. Nottingham, … held the manor by knight service of the king’s ward William Deyncourt, kinsman and heir of William Deyncourt, ‘chivaler,’ who held in chief … (S) CPRs.

Child of William and Margaret:

i. William Deincourt (3802836), born 12/26/1357 in Kirby Bellars, Leicester, England.

Bef. 6/8/1364, William Deyncourt (15210574) died; his grandson William his heir in the wardship of the king. (S) CPRs.

3/8/1379, Order to cause William son of William son of William de Deyncourt, being cousin and heir of William the grandfather, to have seisin of his said grandfather's lands. (S) CCRs.

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