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Monday, June 6, 2011

Lord William Bardolf & Lady Agnes de Poynings

7605692. Lord William Bardolf & 7605693. Lady Agnes de Poynings

10/21/1349, William born in England, s/o 15211384. Sir John Bardolf & 15211385. Elizabeth d’Amorie.

~1350, Agnes born in England, s/o 15211386. Michael de Poynings & 15211387. Joan Rokesley.

1363-4, William’s father died.

1366, Michael de Poynings gave a 1000 marks to Queen Philippa for the wardship and marriage of William, son and heir of John Lord Bardolf, to take Agnes his daughter to wife.

[––William & Agnes––]

1366, William married to Agnes.

5/12/1369, Joan, Agnes’ mother, wrote her will naming her daughter “Agnes Bardolf.” (S) Testamenta Vetusta, V1, Nicolas, 1826, P82.

10/2/1371, William, son and heir of John Bardolf, proof of age: Norfolk: Richard de Rysyng, aged 60 years and more, says that the heir was born at Wyrmegeye on Monday the feast of the Eleven Thousand Virgins, 23 Edward III, and was baptized the same day in the parish church there, so that he will be 22 years of age on Tuesday the same feast next. This the deponent knows because in that year he was chamberlain to John, the heir’s father, and as he was riding to fetch the heir’s godfather he fell into a pit and broke his right leg. … John Henk, aged 58 years and more, agrees and says that the heir’s birthday was entered for full evidence in the calendar of a book belonging to the church of Wyrmegeye called ‘le Porthors,’ and he has often read the writing. (S) CIsPM.

1372–74, Parties to Indenture: Indentures between the king and the following who were retained for war-service in France.: William lord Bardolf. (S) UKNA.

7/14/1372, … William Bardolf, lord of Wirmgeye, co. Norfolk, … (S) CPRs, 10/14/1373.

6/25/1373, Licence for William de Bardolf of Wirmgeye to grant for life to Robert Bardolf 20 marks … manor of Halughton, co. Oxford, … expectant on the demise of Nicholas Damory, knight. (S) CPRs.

11/14/1373, Whereas Joh Bardolf, lord of Wyrmegeye, deceased, by deed enfeoffed … manor of Okebrok, co. Derby, … William Bardolf, ‘chivaler,’ lord of Wyrmegeye, his son and heir, released … for 18 marks … (S) CPRs.

10/28/1374, Agnes, “Lady Bardolf my sister”, named in the will of her brother Thomas, Lord Poyings.

1375, Commission of the peace … William de Ufford, earl of Suffolk, William Bardolf of Wermegeye, … Norfolk. (S) CPRs.

12/28/1375, Willelmo Bardolf’ de Wirmegeye summoned to parliament.

7/23/1376, Commission … touching all who have taken out of the county to Scotland … wheat, flour, … William Bardolf of Wirmegey … county of Norfolk. (S) CPRs.

1376-85, William Bardolf of Wormegay summoned to parliament.

2/8/1377, IPM of Simon de Castre, clerk. Norfolk: … Castre in Flegg. The manor … by grant of John Bardolf, lord of Wirmegeye, the reversion belonging to William Bardolf, son of the said John. … William Bardolf is 26 years of age and more. (S) CIsPM.

2/26/1377, IPM of John de Lenne, clerk. Suffolk: Ilketeshale. The manor … held for life by gift and feoffment of Elizabeth de Burgh and John Bardolf and Elizabeth his wife … William Bardolf, son and heir of the said Elizabeth wife of John, … is now 27 years of age and more. (S) CIsPM.

6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, son of the Black Prince, succeeded Edward III as King of England.

4/26/1380, Inspeximus and confirmation, in favor of William Bardolf, of a charter dated Bordeaux, 15 August, 38 Henry III, granting to William Bardulf, the younger (whose kinsman and heir he is), free warren in his demesne lands in Phillingeham, co. Lincoln, Conte’ and Castro, co. Norfolk, and Berlyng and Estden’, co. Sussex. (S) CPRs.

1/2/1377, Licence for William Bardolf of Wirmegeye to grant to Nicholas de Carreu, Robert Bardolf, … for the life of Agnes consort of the said William, daughter of Michael de Ponynges, ‘chivaler,’ the manor of Berlyng … and the manor of Northrongeton, co. Norfolk, held in chief. (S) CPRs.

7/13/1377, Richard II, age 10, crowned king of England.

8/4/1377, “Lord William Bardolfe of Wormegah” summoned to the 1st parliament of Richard II.

1378-9, William Bardolf of Wormegay to grant his manor of Addington to William Walcote for life, with remainder to William son of the grantor. (S) UKNA.

1382-3, “William de Bardolf, knight, to grant the manor of Ruskington to Thomas his son, Avice wife of the said Thomas, and the heirs of their bodies, retaining the manors of Caythorpe, Westborough and Fillingham. Lincoln.” (S) UKNA.

1384-5, “William Bardolf, knight, to settle certain manors on himself for life, with remainder to Thomas his son and his wife Avice and the heirs of their bodies, … Notts.” (S) UKNA.

1/29/1385, “William de Bardolf of Wyrmegeye (Wormegay), knight: Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Surrey, Sussex, Norfolk, Suffolk, Lincolnshire”, 4th Lord Bardolph, died.

2/8/1386, Writ for IPM of William Bardolf of Wyrmegeye, ‘chivaler’ [11 counties and London.] (S) CFRs.


Bef. 4/10/1386, Agnes married 2nd Sir Thomas Mortimer.

5/20/1398, Grant to Agnes, late the wife of William Bardolf, knight, of the wardship of the manors of Cantelee and Strumpsagh, co. Norfolk, of a third part of the manor of Castre … of Berlyng … which Thomas Mortymer, knight, and the said Agnes held … of the said Angnes’s dower … (S) CPRs.

10/13/1399, Henry IV crowned king of England.

5/22/1400, IPM of John de Bourghchier, Knight. Suffolk: … of [Agnes] Lady Bardolf of her manor of Great Wratting, services unknown, annual value 13s. 4d. … (S) CIsPM.

1401-2, Agnes, Lady Bardolf, released the manor of Grays (in Cavendish), Suffolk to Robert, Lord Poynings, and others.

1402, Agnes presented to the church of North Runcton, Norfolk.

1/9/1402-3, Agnes wrote her will.

3/14/1402-3, Agnes had license to go on a pilgrimage to Rome and Cologne with 12 men and 12 horses in her company.

6/12/1403, Agnes died, buried in Trinity Priory, Aldgate, London.

6/15/1403, Writ for IPM of Agnes late the wife of William Bardolf, 'chivaler,' who held in dower or otherwise for life of the inheritance of Thomas Bardolf, 'chivaler,' son and heir of the said William. (S) CFRs.

(S) A Gen. and Heral. Dic., Burke, 1831, P25. (S) Plantagenet Ancestry, Richardson, P56.

Child of William and Agnes:

i. Thomas Bardolf (3802846), born 12/22/1369 in England.

5/13/1386, Commitment to Ralph de Crumwell, 'chivaler,' Thomas son and heir of William Bardolf of Werniegey, and Robert de Bardolf, 'chivaler,' of the keeping of 2/3rds of all the lands late of the said William. (S) CFRs.

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