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Henry de Mara born in England, s/o §Sir William de la Mar & Basile ?.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
~1225, Joan born in England, d/o 19962462. John de Neville & 19962463. Hawise de Courtenay.
1236-40, William Longespée granted rents and services in the manor of Little Sheepbridge to Henry de Mara. (S) A History of the County of Berkshire, V3, 1923.
11/26/1248, Grant to Henry de Mara of the land and heirs of Walter de Merk with the marriage. (S) CPRs.
2/9/1250, Protection with clause volumus for Henry de Mara, Matthias de Mara, and Thomas de Warblington, going with R. earl of Cornwall beyond seas. (S) CPRs.
2/2/1251, Appointment of John Silvestre and Henry de Mara to make inquisitions … counties of London, Middlesex, Essex and Hertford, Kent, Surrey and Sussex, and of clippers and counterfieters of new money … (S) CPRs.
7/6/1251, Mandate to Henry de Mara to hasten to the north to go on eyre with the other justices for common pleas … (S) CPRs.
8/7/1252, Appointment to Henry de Mar’ and Reynold de Cobham to enquire touching the death of Matthew the Chaplain of London … (S) CPRs. [9/26 Roger fitz Roger assigned to the inquisition with Henry.]
7/22/1253, Grant to Henry de Mara of 100 marks a year so long as he be in the king’s service. (S) CPRs.
5/29/1254, Appointment, during pleasure, of Henry de la Mare, to keep the castle and manor of Merleberg, with mandate to the constable of Merleberg to deliver the same to him with the issues since the death of Robert de Mucegros. By the queen on the royal command. (S) Epistolæ.
1/11/1255, Mandate to Henry de Mara to deliver to the bailiff of Edward the king’s son, … the wardship of the land and heirs of William son of Walter de Merk with the marriage … (S) CPRs.
6/20/1255, Mandate to Henry de Mara to deliver Marleberge castle to Hugh Garget, king’s serjeant. (S) CPRs.
Henry went on embassy to Rome for the king.
2/10/1256, Notification … university of Oxford … By P. bishop of Hereford, … Henry de Mara and others of the king’s council. (S) CPRs.
2/17/1256, Henry assigned the manor of Cury Revel with the town of Langport in lieu of his 100 marks yearly. (S) CPRs.
5/8/1256, Promise to the dean of St. Martins le Grand, London, … Witnesses:- Sir Henry de Mara, Reynold de Cobham, Simon de Bello Campo, William de Bello Campo, knights, … (S) CPRs.
5/15/1256, Promise to Henry de Mara, for his services on this side and beyond seas, to provide for him 60£ yearly … (S) CPRs.
5/16/1256, Letter from Queen Eleanor to Henry de Mara: Licence for Henry de Mara for good service as above, out of his demesne lands of his manor of Heynton within the forest of Windlesore to assart and bring into cultivation 240 acres of land … By K. and the queen because the said Henry went to Rome for the affairs of the king. (S) Epistolæ.
6/12/1256, Power to Giles, [bishop] elect of Salisbury, Richard, abbot of Westminister, and Henry de Mara, whom the king is sending as envoys to the court of Rome, to contract a loan of 5000 marks in the king’s name … (S) CPRs.
Henry assigned to return to Rome.
Bef. 6/26/1257, Henry died holding Alfescot [Ashtead] manor, his daughter Matilda his heir. [Mandate … 300 marks … assigned to the sometime Henry de Mara, knight, for the journey he was to make to the court of Rome … executor …] (S) CPRs.
(S) A History of the County of Surrey, V3, 1911.
Child of Henry and Joan:
i. Maud de la Mare (4990615), born ~1240 in England.