Saturday, June 11, 2011

G23: 7606060

7606060. Sir Giles de Beauchamp & 7606061. Katherine de Bures

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~1290, Giles born in England, 5th s/o 15212120. Walter de Beauchamp & 15212121. Alice de Tony.

[Slightly younger than Edward II, Giles was likely raised with a large group that later surrounded him including Hugh le Despenser, Peter de Gavaston, Gilbert de Clare, … ]

7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.

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

1313, Giles’ older brother Walter granted him lands in Bransford, Worcestershire formerly belonging to their brother Ralph, deceased.

12/31/1313 at Teukesbury, Giles de Bello Campo, knight, witnessed a deed of Gilbert de Clare son of Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford. (S) CPRs, 12/1/1366.

1314, Robert the Bruce was besieging the castles of Berwick and Stirling. Giles in the army of King Edward marched north. The army totaled 15,000, including 2000 armored knights.

6/24/1314, Edward II lost the battle of Bannockburn to Robert Bruce. It was the largest loss of English knights in a single day. 4000 Scots were killed.

4/1315, due to a famine in England caused by year-long rains and flooding, King Edward ordered the regulation of food prices.

1316, Katherine born in England, d/o 15212122. John de Bures & 15212123. Hawise de Muscegros.

2/13/1317, Grant to Giles de Bello Campo, aon account of his good service and to enable him to continue the better in the king’s service, of 40£ a year … (S) CPRs. [Also 8/16/1317]

1317, Giles’ older brother William made him a land grant.

1318, Sir Giles served in the household of King Edward II. [From the description given he likely protected the king’s chamber after the king went to bed.]

11/21/1318, Mandate to Giles de Bello Campo, keeper of the castle of Droslan, to deliver the castle [to Hugh le Despenser the younger] and the town of Droslan and Cantredemaure and town of Neuton, and the money from them to the king. (S) CPRs.

2/10/1319, Commission of oyer and terminer to Giles de Bello Campo, … (S) CPRs.

1319, Giles’ older brother Walter granted him 2/3’s of the manor of Alcester.

1319, Edward II and Robert the Bruce made a 2-year peace agreement.

5/6/1320, Exemption for life, at the request of Giles de Bello Campo, for William Prodhom, … (S) CPRs.

6/2/1321, Mandate to Giles de Bello Campo, constable of the castle of Scardeburgh, to induct Robert de Spyneye into custody of the hospital of the Holy Innocents without Lincoln. (S) CPRs.

11/16/1321, Deliver to Giles de Beauchamp, constableship of the castle of Beaumaris with it armour, victuals, &c. and the shrievalty of Kaernarvon, during pleasure, or to his attorney, as the king cannot do without the presence in his service of the said Giles. (S) UKNA.

2/22/1322, Thomas de Dunstaple, king’s serjeant at arms, with Griffin ap Rees and Giles de Bello Campo, to levy horse and foot for the king’s service [2,200 – 800 in angleseye, 800 in Karnarvan, 600 in Merionyth], march them to Coventy for service against the Scots [led by Robert the Bruce] and rebels [followers of Thomas of Lancaster]. (S) CPRs.

3/16/1322, Giles at the at the battle of Boroughbridge, northwest of York. King Edward defeated the forces of the Marcher lords and Thomas of Lancaster.  The royalist forces were defending their position with dismounted men-at-arms and archers against an attacking calvary.

1322, Giles in the army of Edward II in an invasion of Scotland.

10/14/1322, Giles at the losing battle of Byland near North Allerton against the forces of Robert the Bruce and James Douglas.

10/24/1322, King Edward’s retreating forces reached York.

2/26/1325, Appointment of Giles de Beauchamp and Alan de Cherelton to inspect the levies north and south of Wales and the Marches … to muster at Shrewsbury … (S) CPRs.

9/24/1326, Roger de Mortimer and Queen Isabella invaded England, landing at Ipswich, joined up with Henry, Earl of Lancaster and other opponents of the Despensers.

1/20/1327, Edward II abdicated in favor of his son.

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

4/1328-29 at Westminster, Manor of Statwell … Alianore de Lathum … if Alianore die without heirs … to Giles de Bello Campo and Katherine his wife … if Giles and Katherine died without issue … (S) Feet of Fines.

1329, Giles’ mother settled the manor of Mutton, Wiltshire on him.

Giles married Katherine.

4/1329, Petronilla daughter of John de Ferariis, querent ; and John de Bures and Hawisia his wife, deforciants ; manor of Stawell … the 10£ of rent which John de Annesleye held for his life the heritage of Hawisia, which after the decease of John ought to revert to John de Bures and Hawisia shall remain to Petronilla … if Pertronilla die without heirs … to remain to Alianore de Lathum … then to remain to Giles de Bello Campo and Katherine his wife … revert to John and Hawisia … (S) Feet of Fines, Somerset.

5/27/1330, Protection with clause volumus, for one year, for Giles de Bello Campo, going to Gascony in the king’s service, with John de Eltham, earl of Cornwall [age 14, the king’s brother, and at the time the next heir]. (S) CPRs.

6/9/1330, Licence for John de Bures and Hawaise his wife to enfeoff John de Solariis of 10£ rent in Bikenore, co. Gloucester, … to grant the same to Giles de Bello Campo and Katherine his wife for the lives of the said John and Hawisia, with remainder to the right heirs of Hawisia. (S) CPRs.

8/20/1331, Giles de Bello Campo keeper of the king’s manor and forest of Clarendon. (S) CPRs.

7/19/1333, King Edward, in support of John Balliol, defeated Archibald, lord of Douglas, at the battle of Halidon Hill.

10/3/1333, Grant, for life, to Giles de Bello Campo of the manor of Fresshewater, Isle of Wight, as of the yearly value of 40£, … (S) CPRs.

4/1/1334, Grant to Giles de Bello Campo, in enlargement of the grant to him, … of the custody of the manor, park and forest of Claryndon … shall hld the custody without rendring anything … (S) CPRs.

6/27/1337, Order … to Guy Brian and John Joce … to select 60 archers from those archers that the king ordered Giles de Bello Campo (Beauchamp) to select in the forest of Dean (Dene), and to equip and arm them, and bring them to the king without delay … (S) Gascon Roll Project.

1338, Giles’ older brother William made him a land grant.

12/10/1339, Pardon to Giles de Bello Campo of all accounts … time in which he was constable of the castle of Scardeburgh … (S) CPRs.

5/11/1340, Giles granted free warren in Alcester and allowed to fortify his manor.

3/12/1341, Giles de Belo Campo given a writ for 27£ 18s. 8d. for subsidy of war in France. (S) CCRs.

9/17/1343, Commission of oyer … on complaint by Giles de Bello Campo … entered his free warren at Fersewatere, co. Southampton, hunter therein, mowed his crops … (S) CPRs.

12/8/1344, Grant to Giles de Bello Campo of the marriage of John son and heir of Edmund de Thwenge, … (S) CPRs.

5/10/1345, Licence for Giles de Bello Campo to enfeoff … manor of Freshewatre, Isle of Wight, … remainders to Walter, his son … (S) CPRs.

8/26/1346, Giles de Bello Campo and his son John [who was knighted] fought at the battle of Crecy, north of Paris.

9/4/1346 by Calais, General pardon to [4 persons] for good service in the war in France … By K. and testimony of Giles de Bello Campo. (S) CPRs.

1347, Giles de Bello Campo and his son John at the siege of Calais.

1/26/1348, Grant for life to Giles de Bello Campo of two tuns of wine in the port of Bristol yearly, he paying the king’s right prises for the same. (S) CPRs.

5/22/1349, Pardon, at the request of Giles de Bello Campo … (S) CPRs.

1351, Katherine age 35.

2/3/1352, Baldwin de Friville states that he had brought a writ of formedon against Giles de Beaulchaump, knight, concerning some tenements in Hanbury by Wick, … but that as Giles has claimed that he holds the tenements of lease of the king, … (S) UKNA.

1353, Giles heir to his older brother William.

8/3/1354, Grant, for life, to Giles de Bello Campo, who has surrendered the keeping of the manor, forest and park of Claryndon, … 20£ yearly … (S) CPRs.

1355-6, Transcript of proceedings in Common Bench, John son of Robert de Ferrers, kt v Giles de Beauchamp, kt, wood in Charlton Musgrove. (S) UKNA.

10/1355, Giles de Bello Campo and Katherine his wife to John de (Bello) Campo and Joan daughter of John de Cherleton the younger: Grant of the manor of Al[yncestre] and land and rent in East Wickham, Bexley, Plumstead, and Woolwich; Kent. (S) UKNA, Edw. III.

11/25/1355, Pardon of special grace to Giles de Bello Campo, knight, for all trespasses of vert and venison … (S) CPRs.

6/4/1356, Grant to Giles de Bello Campo of the marriage of John son and heir of John de Sule [Lord John de Sudeley], … (S) CPRs.

2/1/1357, Pardon to Giles de Bello Campo, ‘chivlaer,’ for all trespasses of vert and venison … oppressions done by him … (S) CPRs.

7/10/1358, Commission of the peace … Guy de Brian, Giles de Bello Campo, … county of Worcester. (S) CPRs.

5/16/1359, Commission of oyer … on complaint of John son of Giles de Bello Campo that whereas he as lord of the town Alyncestre, co. Warwick, …. (S) CPRs.

10/12/1361, Giles, knt. of Alcester, Warwickshire died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P675.

Children of Giles and Katherine: [2 sons]

i. John de Beauchamp (3803030), born ~1338 in England.

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