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Sunday, June 26, 2011

Baron Hamo de Crevecoeur & Lady Matilda de Averenches

9994798. Baron Hamo de Crevecoeur & 9994799. Lady Matilda de Averenches

~1210, Hamo de Crevequer born in England, s/o §§Hamone de Blen. (S) Hist. and Topo. Surv. of Kent, V8, 1799, Bleane.

~1210, Maud d’Averenches born in England, d/o 19989598. William de Averenches & 19989599. Cecily de Muneville.   

10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.

Aft. 1216, Matilda heir to her brother, William de Averenches, in the barony of Averenches.

Aft. 1223, Hamo’s father died.

4/20/1230, Hamo de Crevequer [and many others] given protection for going overseas. (S) CPRs.

4/30/1230, from Portsmouth, King Henry invaded Brittany in hopes of recovering Normandy. They established their camp at Nantes, and captured a small castle.

~1230, Hamon de Crevequer, baron of Leeds castle, married Maud. (S) Villare Cantianum:, Philipot, 1776, P158.

12/28/1233, Mandate to the keepers and masters of the king’s galleys and boats at Bristol … to be attending unto Henry de Trublevill … Hamo de Crevequer and Randolf de Hurle } By letters close. (S) CPRs.

2/9/1235, Appointment of Hamo de Crevequoer and Walerand Teutonicus to guard the coast … custody of the Cinque Ports from the port of Hastings to the port of La Pole, … (S) CPRs.

4/10/1235, Hamo and his brother John and others accused of stealing goods from ships under letters of protection. (S) CPRs.

1/27/1236, Grant to Hamo de Crevequoer of the custody during the minority of the heirs, of the lands and heirs of Thomas de Caunvill, with the marriage of the heirs. (S) CPRs.

1242, Hamo traveled to France with the king.

5/20/1242, Hugh X de Lusignan and his step-son King Henry III with his brother Richard arrived at Royen, France with a small contingent; but with 30 tons of gold. They were soon joined by French nobles against the forces of the Count of Poitou and King Louis IX.

7/1242, The 2 armies met at the battles of Taillebourgh with the superior sized French force winning.

7/6/1242 at Saintes, France, Letters of credence to all masters of ships and mariners of England, in favour of Hamo de Crevequor, whom the king is sending to speak with them on urgent business of the king. (S) CPRs.

7/1242, The 2 armies met at the battles of Saintes, with the superior sized French force winning.

9/27/1242, King Henry returned to England arriving at Portsmouth.

1244, Alexander II of Scotland invaded north England.

5/25/1244, Protection with clause volumus for Hamo de Crevequer, who is sent on the king’s service for the defense of the sea, for himself, his knights and serjeants, … (S) CPRs.

8/7/1252, De terra replegianda.—Hamo de Crevequer venit coram rege … (S) CCRs.

5/30/1253, Protection for the following going with the king to Gascony, … Hamo de Crevequer … Hamo son of Hamo de Crevequer … (S) CPRs. [The Hamo, son of Hamo, was a younger brother of this Hamo of the same name, who died in 1269 leaving a son Robert. (S) CIsPM.]

7/19/1253, The king has granted to Hamo de Crevequer that he is to render £20 at the Exchequer per annum. (S) FRsHIII.

8/6/1253, King Henry left for Gascony from Portsmouth with 300 ships to quell a rebellion.

10/23/1253 in camp at Benauge, France, Charter … Witnesses:- … R. earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, … John de Grey, … Hamo de Crevequer, … (S) CPRs.

12/28/1253 at Bazas, France, Inspeximus … Witnesses of the confirmation : - … William de Valencia, the king’s brother, … Hamo de Crevequer, … (S) CPRs.

3/19/1254 at Meilhan, France, Licence, for life, for Hamo de Crevequer to hunt with his own dogs the hare, fox, cat and badger throughout the forests in the county of Essex, except in the fence month. (S) CPRs.

By 1/1255, All of the English forces had returned to England.

7/1255, Pro Hamone Crevequer.—Quia Hamo de Crevequer de speciali mandato regis … [the king warrants Hamon to the justices of eyre in Kent because he was with the king when the eyre was held]. (S) CCRs.

8/9/1257, Protection for … Hamo de Crevequer … Hamo de Crevequer, the elder, … going into service in Wales. (S) CPRs.

12/16/1257, The king has granted to Hamo de Crevequer in the same manner that he may cause the scutage due to the king from the knights’ fees which he holds from him in chief, namely in the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Sussex, Essex, Hertfordshire and Kent, to be levied by his bailiffs, and that he shall answer for it at the Exchequer. (S) FRsHIII.

10/28/1258, Quitclaim: From: Denise daughter of Robert Brende, widow To: 'Dominus' Hamo de Crevequer … For this Hamo has paid 2 marks. … (S) UKNA.

2/11/1263, Pro Amicia que fuit uxor Willelmi de Bello Campo. De dote sibi assignata de feodis. …  dimidium feodum et servicium sex virgatarum terre in Bereford et Estwik' que Hamo de Crevequer tenet; … (S) CCRs.

3/1263, Hamo died. (S) Hist. and Topo. Surv. of Kent, V9, 1800, Buckland.


4/16/1263, Inquisition on the death of Hamo de Crevecoeur at Folkestone: died seized of 825 acres … manor of Folkestone, as of the inheritance of his wife, Matilda de Averenches ; that her eldest daughter, Agnes, was married to John de Sandyco ; that her 2nd daughter Isolda had married Nicholas de Lenham, and by him had a son John, now aged 12; that her third daughter, Elena (or elenor), was married to Bertram de Criol; and that her 4th daughter was married to Henry de Gaunt; that the said 3 daughter and the said son of Nicholas de Lenham were her next heirs. [Later records identify Eleanor as the 2nd daughter.]

5/7/1263, Appointment … to extend the lands which Hamo de Crevequer, deceased, held of the inheritance of Maud de Averinges, sometime his wife, in the counties of Essex, Kent, Herford, Sussex, Bedford and Berks … (S) CPRs.

By 1271, Matilda died.

4/20/1271, Division of the inheritance of Matilda Daverenches, the manor of Foklstone, with its purtenances and the advowsons of the churches, fell in purports to John de Sandwico and Bertran de Criol, in the name of Agnes and Alianor, the eldest daughters and heirs.

(S) Archaeologia Cantiana, V2, 1859.

Family notes:

·         1200-23, From: Hamo de Blen son of §§Etardus de Crevequer To: the prior and convent of Canterbury Cathedral Priory 15 acres of wood and land … (S) UKNA.

·         1217–23, Hamoni de Crevequeor in records.

·         4/9/1220, … de tenemento quod Hamo de Crevequer et Stephs. … (S) Feet of Fines, Sussex, V1, 1903, no.167.

·         1313, John de Segrave (s/o 4997378) and Juliana [Daverenches, d/o Matilda, d/o Agnes] his wife, and Richard de Rokesle and Joan (2498699) his wife, are summoned to answer by what warrant they claim to have the hundred of Folkstone, … They answer that this said manor of Folkstone, of which Terlingham is a limb, … was one seized of Matilda de Averenches, who died seized thereof ; that after her death they descended to Agnes, Alianore, Isolda, and Isabella, as her daughters and heirs ; that Isabella is dead without issue, that in the division … the said manor … assigned to the purports of the said Agnes and Alianor. From Agnes … to her son John … from the said John to the claimant Juliana. … from Alianore, … to the claimant Joan.

Children of Hamo and Matilda:

i. Agnes de Crevecouer, born ? in England.

Anges married John de Sandwich.

ii. Isolda de Crevecouer, born ? in England.

Isolda married Nicholas de Lenham.

Son: John de Lenham (b.1251).

iii. Isabella de Crevecouer, born ? in England.

Isabella married Henry de Gaunt.

iv. Eleanor de Crevecoeur (4997399), born ~1240 in England.