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Friday, July 8, 2011

Baron William de Cantilupe & Millicent de Gournay

10000972. Baron William de Cantilupe & 10000973. Millicent de Gournay

~1190, William born in England, s/o 20001944. Baron William de Cantilupe & 20001945. Lady Mecelina de Braci.

~1195, Millicent born in France, d/o 20001946. Hugh de Gornai & 20001947. Juliane of Dammartin.

5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.

1202, King John refused King Philip’s summons to Paris as his vassal. The French court awarded his lands to his nephew Arthur of Brittany. King Philip attacked Norman territories capturing most of Brai.

[––Millicent & Amury––]

By 1203, Millicent 1st married to Amaury of Evreux, Count of Evreux in Normany, and Earl of Gloucester in England. [Uncle of the infamous Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester.]

1203, Millicent with her family fled to Cambrai during the conflict in Normandy between the kings of England and France.

12/28/1205, by deed of King John, Millicent and her family were allowed to return to England.

Bef. 11/1213, Amaury died.

[––William & Millicent––]

Bef. 10/25/1214, William de Cauntelo the younger  married Millicent. [William’s father did not die until 1239.]

6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.

8/23/1215, Hugh de Gournay’s [the father] lands of Wendover given to custody of William de Cantelowe.

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, William and Milicent his wife, formerly wife of Aumarie, Count of Evreux, had dower in Petersfield in Mapledurham. Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester, granted her the manors of Marlow, Buckinghamshire and Burford, Oxfordshire, together with the life grant of the vill of Hambleden, Buckinghamshire.

5/23/1217, All lands of Hugh de Gournay given to custody of William de Cantelowe.

9/12/1217, Prince Louis forfeited his claim to the English crown by the treaty at Kingston-on-Thames, called the Treaty of Lambeth. A principal provision of the treaty was amnesty for English rebels.

12/20/1218, Hugh de Gournay’s lands in Norfolk, Lincolnshire, and Buckinghamshire delivered to William de Catelupe.

1219, Hugh de Gournay (243382146) [Millicent’s brother] under age, and in the custody of William de Cantelupe. (S) An Ess. Tow’s a Topo. Hist. of the Co. of Norfolk, Blomefield, 1810, P202.

4/22/1223, If  William de Cantilupe junior gives surety … for the demand of 10m.  … for an amercement of the king’s forest, then place that demand in respite. (S) Fine Rolls, H.III.

10/23/1224, The king has pardoned to William de Cantilupe junior a moiety of the 18 m. (S) Fine Rolls, H.III.

5/1/1227, Order to place in respite the demand for 5 m. by summons of the Exchequer from William de Cantilupe junior. (S) Fine Rolls, H.III.

9/3/1228, Command is given to William de Cantilupe, … to come to the king at Montgomery with horses and arms, … (S) Lords of the Central Marches, Holden, 2008, P96. William the younger would have attended with his father. [King Henry sent a summons to more than 100 others that went into battle against the Welsh, the 1st documented general call to military service of the king.]

7/5/1229, Sheriff of Buckinghamshire to take into the king’s hand without delay, for trespass of his forest, all land of William de Cantilupe junior in his bailiwick. (S) Fine Rolls, H.III.

Millicent died.


10/15/1232, John earl of Huntingdon, William de Vescy, Henry of Audley and William de Cantilupe junior mainpernors for William Bardolf who made a £1000 fine with the king. (S) Fine Rolls, H.III.

12/17/1233, Pledges for the Bishop of Exeter having the custody of the land and heir of W. d’Avranches: Earl Roger Bigod for 100m.  … William de Cantilupe junior for 40m.  … Upon the barony of the same bishop, 300 m., by the king. (S) FRsHIII.

11/4/1234, Notification … has delivered to J. earl of Lincoln … and William de Cantilupo the younger a coffer with certain things therein for making execution of the will of R. sometime earl of Chester and Lincoln, … coffer was committed to the prior’s [Northampton] custody … (S) CPRs.

3/31/1236, Protection for Peter de Monte Forti, gone to Santiago with William de Cantilupo, the younger, his lord, so long as he be on pilgrimage. (S) CPRs.

1238, Millicent’s brother Hugh de Gournay died leaving a daughter Juliana as his heir.

7/23/1238, Grant to William de Cantilupo the younger, … for a fine of 500 marks, of the custody of the lands, &c. of Juliana (121691073), the daughter and heir of Hugh de Gournay, with the marriage of the said Juliana, together with the custody and marriage of the child when born, whereof Maud late the wife of the said Hugh says she is pregnant … (S) CPRs. [William’s wife Millicent was sister of Hugh.]                         

9/6/1238, William de Cantilupo the younger requested aid of his tenants for the fine he made for the custody and marriage of the heir of the honor of Tamewurth. (S) CPRs.

1239, William heir to his father.

8/27/1239, Matilda (4997409, wife of Hugh, mother of Juliana) challenged the custody of William de Cantilupe of Juliana. [See 7/23/1238.]

1239 William de Cantilupe was given permission to take a house away in Salisbury. (S) Hist. of Wiltshire, V6, 1962, Old Salisbury.

1240, William witnessed a deed of the Abbot of Missenden.

2/12/1241, … William de Cantilupo … touching the keeping of the castle of Nottingham. (S) CPRs.

5/4/1242, Mandate to … and William de Cantilupo to assign out of the lands in the king’s hands with the heirs of Walter de Lacy, to Margery late his wife, reasonable dower, … (S) CPRs.

1242, A royal safe-conduct was granted to 2 sons [Thomas & Hugh] of William de Cantilupe, "our beloved and loyal servant," to study at Paris. (S) The Register of Thomas de Cantilupe, Bishop of Hereford [2nd son].

1/4/1243, Notification by … R. earl of Cornwall and Poitou, brother of the king of England, William de Cantilupo and Bertram de Cryoil, constable of Dover, that … when the king returns from beyond seas to England … (S) CPRs.

1/30/1243, Royal grant to confirm to the Abbot and Convent of Salley the manor of Gisburn in Craven, … by gift of William de Percy son of Henry de Percy Witnesses: William, Archbishop of York; …; William de Cantilupe, …, Robert of Muscegros, … (S) UKNA.

1244, William had 28 knights to garrison the castle of Totnes.

8/12/1244, R. count of Poitou and Cornwall; S. de Monteforti, earl of Leicester; William de Cantilupo, John son of Geoffrey, and John Maunsel have mainperned for the king to the count of Flanders. (S) CPRs.

5/10/1245, William granted a fair at Stafford, Staffordshire. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs.

6/6/1245, Licence for William de Cantilupo to make his will of his goods and moveables, … (S) CPRs.

6/8/1245, Protection … for R. le Bygod, earl of Norfolk, who has gone to the court of Rome on the king’s affairs, and for … William de Munchanesy, … Philip Basset, … and William de Cantilupo, … Signification to the pope that the king has appointed William de Cantilupo, John son of Geoffrey, Ralph son of Nicholas, his proctors … (S) CPRs. [Sent to the Council of Lyons to complain of “Papal exactions” in England.]

7/25/1248, Grant to William de Cantilupo the elder and his heirs that the park in the manor of Stoke in the forest of Blakemore which he enclosed with a dyke and hedge shall remain for ever so enclosed … (S) CPRs.

1/10/1250, Commission to Walerand le Tieis … to enquire and do justice touching the plaints and trespasses between John de Monemuth and William de Cantilupo. (S) CPRs.

1250, William died.

6/28/1250, Writ of extent for William de Cantilupo. Wilts: Calna manor … Caleston manor … Salop: Lideham manor … Wilts: Pulton manor … (S) CIsPM.

(S) Lords of the Central Marches, Holden. (S) A Genealogical and Heral. Dic., Burke, 1862, P616. (S)

Children of William and Millicent:

i. William de Cantelowe (5000486), born ~1215 in England.

ii. St. Thomas Cantilupe, born 1218 in Hambleden, Buckinghamshire, England.

8/23/1282, Thomas, Bishop of Hereford, died at Ferento, Montefiascone, Italy.

iii. Juliana de Cantelupe, born ~1225 in England.

Aft. 1246, Juliana married Robert Tregoz (47281868, his 2nd).

10/19/1268, John de Tregoz (23640934), son and heir of Sir Robert de Tregoz, to the lady Juliana, late the wife of Sir Robert, of manors to hold in her dower.

iv. Agnes de Cantelowe, born ? in England.

Agnes marred Robert de Saint John [stepson of Richard de Lucy.]

v. Nicholas de Cantelowe, born ? in England.

Nicholas (I) married Eustachia fitz Hugh.

Nicholas (I) had a son William (I) (d.1308), who had a son Nicholas (II) (d.1355), who had a son William (II) (d.1375), who had a son William (III) who died 1390 without heirs. (S) CCRs, 12/5/1390. [William (II) had a son Nicholas (III) who married Katherine Paynel (950595), no children.]