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Monday, June 27, 2011

Sir Robert de Quincy & Helen of Wales

9994810. Sir Robert de Quincy & 9994811. Helen of Wales

Bef. 1200, Robert de Quency born in England, [2nd son of the same name] s/o 39979012. Saire de Quincy & 39979013. Margaret de Beaumont.

~1215, Elen dhu ferch Llywelyn ab Iorwerth born in Wales, d/o 19989730. Llywelyn ap Iorwerth  & 19989623. Joan of Wales.

5/12/1216, Prince Louis [future VIII] of France, after a successful landing, crowned King of England in London. In June, Louis captured Winchester and controlled half of England.

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

1217, Robert’s older brother of the same name died in London. Robert’s older brother Roger became the heir.

1217, Robert’s older brother Roger and their father Simon leaders in the Baron’s Revolt against Henry III in Favor of the Dauphin of France.

5/20/1217, English forces, with the aid of previous rebel barons, defeated the French forces at Lincoln.

11/3/1219, Robert’s father Saire died on the way to Jerusalem; his older brother Roger the hier.

1220, Robert held the fief of La Baroche-sous-Luce.

[––Helen & John––]

1222, Ellen 1st married to Sir John of Scotland, 8th Earl of Chester, 10th Earl of Huntingdon, s/o earl David.

1/12/1234, Robert’s mother died.

Bef. 6/6/1237, Sir John, age 30, died. Helen held Conington and other lands until dower could be provided. (S) Hist. of Huntingdon, V3, 1936, Conington.

1237, Ellen’s mother died.

[––Robert & Helen––]

Bef. 12/5/1237, Robert married to widow Helen by King Henry.

4/11/1240, Ellen’s father died.

12/2/1247, Indult, at the request of Robert de Quenci, to William de Warneford to hold the rectory of Charletun Makerel, in the diocese of Bath, besides 2 benefices with cure of souls, value 20 marks. (S) Cal. of Papal Reg’s, V1, 1893, Regesta 21.

1252-53, Robert de Quincy acknowledged the right of his elder brother Roger, Earl of Winchester, and his heirs male to the manor of Setvington; in the event of Roger's dying without heirs it was to revert to the right heirs of Robert. (S) Hist. of Bedford, V3, 1912, Stevington. [The manor held by daughter Hawise in 1264.]

8/6/1253, King Henry left for Gascony from Portsmouth with 300 ships. [Various camps, returning 1/1255.]

Bef. 10/24/1253, Ellen died.


5/3/1254, Protection with clause volumus for the following who are going with the queen to the king in Gascony ; … Robert de Quency … (S) CPRs. [Lord Edward would marry Leonore at Las Huelgas in Burgos, which the queen attended.]

8/24/1254 at Bordeaux, France, Charter … granting to Robert de Quency and his heirs a yearly fair at his manor of Ware, co. Hertford, … Witnesses:- … J. de Plessetis, earl of Warwick, … (S) CPRs.

9/23/1254 at St. Cross without Bordeaux, Charter … to Robert de Quency, … free warren in all the demesne lands which he has at present in the counties of Wilts and Worcester. (S) CPRs.

8/1257, Robert killed in a tournament at Blie, France.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P466.

Children of Robert and Ellen: [3 daughters]

i. Joan de Quincy, born 1245 in England.

Joan married Humphrey de Bohun, the younger. [No children.]

1264, Joan of full age.

5/1264, IPMs of Roger de Quency (19989506, Hawis’ uncle), Earl of Winchester. … Bedford: Steventon manor … Joan, wife of Sir Humphrey de Boum the younger, of full age, and Hawis (4997405), within age, daughters of the late Robert de Quency, are the next heirs. … The heirs of the said Robert are his daughters, the abovesaid Joan aged 19, and Hawis aged 14. … (S) CIsPM.

1265, Humphrey, as an adherent of Simon de Montfort in the rebellion, forfeited his lands.

11/1283, Joan died.

ii. Hawise de Quincy (4997405), born 1250 in England.