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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Lord Thomas Mauduit & Eleanor de Knoville

7606168. Lord Thomas Mauduit  & 7606169. Eleanor de Knoville

10/14/1287, Thomas Maudut born in Wiltshire, England, s/o 15212336. Warin Mauduit & 15212337. Elizabeth ?.

~1296, Eleanor born in England, d/o 15212338. Bevis de Knovill & 15212339. Joan ?.

1300, Thomas’ father died.

9/26/1300, Writ for IPM of Warin Maudit. Wilts: Wermenistre. The manor and 2 carucates of land at Westbury held of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee. Bisschoppestrowe. 1/5 knight’s fee … Thomas his son, aged 14, is his next heir. Southampton: Dene. The manor [1 knight’s fee] … Grately. The manor … [1 knight’s fee]. (S) CIsPM.

2/14/1301, Grant to Robert de Felton of the marriage of Thomas son and heir of Warin Mandut, tenant in chief, a minor in the king's custody. (S) CPRs.

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

11/2/1308, Thomas son and heir of Warin Maudut: Wiltshire (proof of age). Wilts: Peter son of Warin, knight, aged 60, says that the same heir was 21 on the feast of St. Calixtus last, for he was born at Montgomery on that feast, 15 Edw. I, and baptized in the church there on the morrow, and he knows this because the said Warin the father came to Wermenstre on the 15th day after the heir’s birth and held a feast there. … Robert de Lucy, knight, aged 60, … (S) CIsPM.

12/3/1308, Order to deliver to Thomas, son and heir of Warin Maudut, seisin of the lands held by his father in chief of the late king, he having proved his age and done homage. (S) CCRs.

7/12/1309, Debtor: Thomas Mauduit. Creditor: Simon the son of Richard, and Nicola his wife. Amount: £1000. (S) UKNA.

5/5/1310, Agreement made between Robert de Bury and Elizabeth (15212337) his wife, on the one hand, and Thomas Mauduit, lord of Warminster, … (S) UKNA.

[––Thomas & Eleanor––]

1310, Between Thomas Mauduyt and Alianora his wife … and Simon filius Ricardi … of the manor of Bukeworth. “Thomas Mauduit (Maudit), lord of Warminster.” (S) UKNA.

1311, John Goscelun  quitclaimed his right in the bailiwick of the hundred toThomas Mauduit, the lord. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Wiltshire, V8, 1965.

1313, Thomas Mauduit, lord of Warminster. (S) UKNA.

1316, Judgment of Recovery at Sarum to Thos. son of Warin Mauduit and Robert Seal in the sum of 20s. (S) The Wiltshire Arch. and Natural Hist. Mag., 1854, P281.

1316, Piror de Okeburne. Johannes de Anne. Thomas de Querle, et Johannes de Sane to Manifeto. Thomas Mauduyt. (S) Feudal Aids, V2, 1900.

1316, Hundredum de Weremynstre. Thomas Mauduyt. [Within the hundred, Villa de Weremynstre – Thomas Mauduyt.] (S) Feudal Aids, V5, 1908, P212.

1317, A grant of free warren in his demesne lands made to Thomas Mauduit described Westbury Mauduits as lying in Westbury, Westbury Leigh, and Chalcot. (S) Hist. of Wilts., V8, 1965, Westbury.

1318, Richard de la Mote instituted by Thomas Mauduit at Tidcombe. (S) Hist. of Wilts., V16, 1999, Tidcombe.

7/27/1320, Pardon to Robert le Boor for acquiring, without licence, from Thomas Mauduyt, tenant in chief, the bailiwick of bedelry of the hundred of Wermenstre, co. Wilts; … (S) CPRs.

8/20/1321, Pardon … of any actions by reason of anything done against Hugh le Despenser, the son, and Hugh le Despenser, the father, … on testimony of John Giffard of Brummesfeld … Thomas Maudyt. (S) CPRs.

3/1/1322, Enrolment of letters of James, lord of Duglas of Scotland [to show rebellion by high level lords and knights] … 'Sir Know that the conference that has been between us is now in train for performance, because the earl of Her[ford], Sir Roger Dammory, Sir Hugh Daudele, Sir Bartholomew de Badelesmere, Sir Roger de Clifford, Sir John Giffard, Sir Henry Tyeys, Sir Thomas Mauduyt, Sir John de Wylyngton, and I and all the others are come to Pountfreyt, and they are ready to make surety to you that if you complete the matters spoken of in the conference, to wit to come to our aid and go with us in England and Wales, we on the other hand pray you to assign us day and place where we can meet you and complete the matters faithfully, and live and die with us in our quarrel, and we pray you to cause us to have safe-conduct for 30 horsemen to come into your parts.' (S) CCRs.

3/16/1322, Thomas fought at the battle of Boroughbridge, northwest of York, fighting for Thomas, Earl of Lancaster, against Edward II. Thomas was captured.

3/16/1322, Battle of Boroughbridge in Yorkshire. Thomas, Earl of Lancaster and the Marcher Lords, against King Edward II and the Dispensers. The rebel forces of about 700 knights and men-at-arms, against about 4,000 in in the royal forces. An effective use of longbow against calvary. [Rebeling barons lost and retreated to Tutbury castle.]

3/21/1322, William Fitz-William, Sir Waryn del Isle, Sir Henry de Bradebourne, Sir Thomas Mauduyt, Sir William Tuchet, Sir William Cheyne, Barons, and Thomas Page, esquire to the said Earl of Lancaster, were all drawn and hanged at London. (S) Chronicles of the Mayors and Sheriffs of London: Edward II, 1863.


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

2/11/1327, Writ for IPM of Thomas Maudut in the counties of Wilts, Southampton, Oxford, Berks, Bedford and Buckingham. (S) CFRs.

3/1/1327, IPM of Thomas Mauduit: died siezed of the manor of Warminster, held in capite by the service of one soldier, … water mill … market … fees of the hundred … claimed and exercised the privilege of hanging felons on Alkmere Gallows in Longbridge Deverill, … (S) The History of Warminster, 1879.

3/12/1327, To William Trussel, escheator this side Trent. Order to deliver to Eleanor, late the wife of Thomas Mauduyt, tenant in chief of the late king, a third of the manor of Wermenstre, co. Wilts, of the yearly value of £48 8s. 2d., and a third of the manor of Westbury, in the same county, of the yearly value of £9 4s. 1d., which the king has assigned to her as her dower. (S) CCRs.

3/13/1327, Commission of oyer … on complaint by Eleanor late the wife of Thomas Mauduyt, that … Robert Mauduyt and Isabella his wife, and others, carried away a bull, 18 oxen, 160 sheep, 160 lambs and 18 swine, worth 100£, and other goods at Warminster and Westbury, co. Wilts. (S) CPRs.

Eleanor remarried to Richard de Perers, [previously sheriff of Essex and Hertford, and keeper of Colchester castle.]

7/8/1332, Licence for John son of Thomas Mauduyt to enfeoff Robert le Boer … 2 parts of the manor and hundred of Wermynstre, … remaining third now held in dower by Richard de Perers and Eleanor his wife … regrant these to him, Juliana his wife, … (S) CPRs.

(S) Warminster: Manors, A History of the Co. of Wiltshire: V8,  1965, P 96-103. (S) Grateley, A Hist. of the Co. of Hampshire: V4, 1911, P369-71.

Child of Thomas and Eleanor:

i. John Mauduit (3803084), born 2/2/1312 in England.

2/6/1327, Sale for 100 marks to John de Kyngeston of the marriage of John, son and heir of Thomas Mauduyt, tenant in chief. In the event of the death of the said John under age, … (S) CPRs.

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