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Friday, June 17, 2011

Sir Richard de Okeley

8443434. Sir Richard de Okeley

~1250, Richard de Ocle born in Great Oakley, Northamptonshire, England, s/o §§Simon de Oakley.

By 1270, Richard’s father Simon died.

1271, Richard de Oakeley owed Dervorguilla 100 marks.

11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.

By 1279, Richard’s father died.

Aft. 1284, Richard’s mother died [she had been occupying Great Childerley since 1279.]

1293, Richard died. (S) Feudal Cambridgeshire, Farrer, 1920.

(S) A Hist. of the Co. of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely, V9, 1989.

Family notes:

·         There is aother Richard de Okeley, s/o Stephen, married to Lucia de Coleshasel, d/o Roger & Matilda ?, in the records of Shropshire at this time. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V7-8, 1858, Eyton, P25.

Child of Richard and Lucia:

i. Margerie de Okeley (4221716), born ~1275 in Great Oakley, Northamptonshire, England. [Coheir]

ii. Sarah de Okeley, born ? in Great Oakley, Northamptonshire, England. [Coheir]

Sarah married Nicholas de Tolethorpe.

1314-15, Nicholas and Sarah holding 1 of 2 manors of Great Oakley.

[Undated] The manor of Newton, Northamptonshire, was constantly associated with Great Oakley, to which it is adjacent, lying with Rushton just north of Kettering. Sarah de Tolethorpe was the daughter and coheir of Richard de Oakley and inherited a moiety of Great Oakley. (S) UKNA, BCM/G/5/5.

By 1329, Sarah died.

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