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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Lord William de Montacute & Bertha ?

9981224. Lord William de Montacute & 9981225. Bertha ?

~1210, William de Monte Acuto born in England, s/o 19962448. William de Montacute.

1212, Bertha born.

10/19/1216, Henry III succeeded John as King of England. Louis of France also claimed the throne.

1218, William’s grandfather of the same name died.

1246, William’s father died.

1254, William had summons to attend the King into Gascony, against Alphonse X, King of Castile, who had usurped the province.

1257, Demise by Robert Punsod, to Sir Philip Basset, for 4 years, of all his land and tenement in Warwe. Witnesses:—Sirs William de Monte Acuto, Henry Luvel, and Martin de Leye, and others. (S) Ancient Deeds, V3, 1900.

1257, William summoned against the Welsh. [Against Llewellin ap Griffith, prince of Wales.]

5/15/1258, Phillip Pady gives half a mark for taking an assize of novel disseisin before the king (coram Rege) at Oxford against William de Montagu and others, concerning a tenement in Cassington. (S) FRsHIII.

1258, William summoned against the Welsh. [Against Llewellin ap Griffith, prince of Wales.]

4/12/1263, Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, lead a rebellion of young barons.

10/8/1266, Simple protection … at the instance of William de Monte Acuto, … (S) CPRs.

10/31/1266, The Dictum de Kenilworth allowed those who had opposed the King their lives for a loss of liberties of 3 to 5 years.

Bef. 10/23/1270, William died, son Simon his heir.

(S) A Genealogical and Heral. Dic., Burke, 1831, P359. (S) DNB, V38, Lee, P207.

Family notes:

·         There are specific records of a William de Montagu, s/o Drogo [Drew], s/o William, contemporary and prominent to this William and his father, associated with Alan Basset & Alice de Grey; who are related.

Child of William and Bertha:

i. Simon de Montacute (4990612), born ~1245 in England.

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