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Thursday, July 14, 2011

Sir Simon de Raleigh & Joan le Tort

10161176. Sir Simon de Raleigh & 10161177. Joan le Tort

~1260, Simon born in England, s/o 20322352. Simon de Raleigh & 20322353. Ela de Reigny.

11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.

Simon married Joan, acquiring the manors of Cutcombe Ralegh and Old Knowle in Nettlecombe by fine from Laurence le Tort of Owknolle. [Simon already held the manor of Nettlecombe and Rowdon, and lands in Stogumber and Sampford Brett.] (S) Index to Collinson’s History of Somerset, 1898, P256.

1/2/1285, IPM of John de Mohun. Somerset. Halyngeford. 2 little fees held by Simon de Ralegh. (S) CIsPM.

4/16/1289, “Debtor: Andrew Luttrell, and Simon de Raleigh [of Somerset].” (S) UKNA.

1293, Simon purchased the custody of the cantred of Dinas Powis from Henry de Gamages for 120 marks. (S) Archaeologia Cambrensis, P357.

1293, Ordination by W., Bishop of Bath and Wells, in the church of the Blessed Mary de la Redeclive of Roger de la
Cumbs, at the title of Sir Simon de Ralegh, knight. Dated the first year of the consecration of Bishop W. (S) Two Chartularies of the Priory of St. Peter at Bath, 1893. [William of March became bishop, succeeding Robert Burnell.]

1294, Simon summoned for military service in Wales.

1295, Simon Kinght of the Shire for Somerset.

1296, Simon summoned for military service in Scotland.

1299–1304, Simon sheriff of Glamorganshire.

1301, Simon knighted.

1303, Simon held half a fee at Allecheford of John de Mohun. (S) The History of the Part of West Somerset, Heley, 1901, P187.

7/25/1304, Grant to Simon de Ralegh, and his heirs, of free warren in all their demesne lands in Netelcombe and Roudon, co. Somerset. (S) CChRs, V3.

1304, Simon, knt. of Nettlecombe, and Wrenchester Castle, Glamorganshire, Wales died.

Jaon retired to Rowdon in Stogumber where she founded a chantry.

7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.

6/24/1308, “Creditor: Joan, who was the wife of Simon de Raleigh {Ralegh} [of Devon], deceased.” (S) UKNA.

1315, Joan, a widow, founded a chantry in her manor house at Rowdon.

1332 settlement of her son John on his son John: “… the third part of the manor which Joan, who was the wife of Simon de Ralegh, held in dower the heritage of John de Chewe, … which after the decease of Joan ought to revert to John de Chewe …” (S) Feet of Fines for the County of Somerset, 1898, P159.

 (S) The History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset, Cruttwell, 1791. (S) Knights of Edward I, Pubs of the Harleian Society, Vs:80-84, 1931. (S) Nettlecombe Court, Bush, 1970.

Children of Simon and Joan:

i. John de Raleigh (5080588), born ~1280 in England.

ii. Hawise Ralegh (2539905), born ~1285 in Dorset, England.

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