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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Lord Thomas del Grene & Alice Bottishane

8443440. Lord Thomas del Grene & 8443441. Alice Bottishane

~1265, Thomas de Grene born in Boketon [Boughton], Northampton, England, heir & s/o 16886880. Lord John de Greene.

~1270, Alice born in England, coheir & d/o §§Sir Thomas Bottishane & Senicla ?. [See Family notes.]

Thomas [aka Noinas], a minor when his father died.

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

1294, … Witn: Sir Adam of Hudelston, …, John of Shuttesworthe, Thomas of the Grene. (S) UKNA.

1296, Thomas accompanied King Edward I into Scotland with a force of 25,000.

3/30/1296, King Edward captured Berwick-upon-Tweed, an important Scottish port of northeast England.

4/27/1296, King Edward won the Battle of Dunbar.

6/14/1296, King Edward captured Stirling castle, and then Edinburgh castle in an 8 day seige.

1301, York lay subsidy: Morton’, De Thoma del Grene, 2s 4d. and Uggethorpe, De Thoma del Grene, 10d. (S) Yorkshire Lay Subsidy, 30 Ed. I, 1897, Wapentakes of Giling & Langbaurgh.

By 1305, Alice died. (S) IPM of her father.


8/1/1314, “Thomas del Grene owes the grantor, for 2 bovates of land, a toft with 2 crofts, meadow, and an assart called Botildrode in Forthaye, in Horsford; Grene holds all these in perpetuity from Thomas de Horsford, …” (S) UKNA.

1/20/1315, Order to deliver to Eleanor, late the wife of Henry de Percy … knights’ fees … a twelfth of a fee in Neusom, in York, which Thomas del Grene holds, of the yearly value of 32s. … (S) CCRs.

1319, Thomas, 4th Lord de Greene de Boketon living.

Bef. 2/8/1322, Thomas killed.

Family notes:

·         2/8/1322, Pardon to Adam le fiz Brice de Nieuby for the death of Thomas del Grene. (S) CPRs.

·         6/25/1305, IPM of Thomas de Boltesham. Warwick: Long Ichinton. 7 messuages and 7 virgates of land in villenage … His grandson, Thomas son of Thomas de Bucton [alias de Boketon], aged 12 at the feast of All Saints, 32 Edw. I, is his next heir. Northampton: Braundeston and Braundeston Bery. A capital messuage … A garden, 120a. arable, … Staverton. 17s. 4d. assised rent, 4 hens and 1lb. pepper, … Staverton. £14 10s. 9d. assised rent held for life, by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Senicla sometime his wife … The said Senicla had 4 daughters … Sibyl, deceased, who had a son and heir Nicholas de Couesgrave, who is of full age; Agnes, deceased, who sold her right to Robert Kynne, whereof a fine was levied in the king’s court between them; Isabel, deceased, who had 2 daughters, Agnes and Maud as one heir, who are of full age; and Alice, deceased, who had a son and heir Thomas son of Thomas de Boketon, aged 12. (S) CIsPM.

(S) New England Families, Cutter, 1915, P223.

Child of Thomas and Alice:

i. Thomas del Grene (4221720), born 10/1292 in Boketon, England.

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