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Friday, July 15, 2011

Sir John de Lungvilliers

11817122. Sir John de Lungvilliers

~1200, John de Lungvilers born in England, s/o 23634244. Lord Eudo de Longvilliers & 23634245. Clemence de Maherbe.

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

By 1225, Roger de Montbegon (d.1226), son of Adam gave the Castle and lands of Horneby and Melling to John de Lungvilers [John his nephew]. [Who thereafter remained in seisin of the Castle and lands by that grant down to the day of the death of the said Roger, and tilled the land, taking the corn, and rents and issues, as from his own land.] (S) Final Concords for Lancashire, Pt1, 1899, No.104, (fn.3). [See 1244-45.]

[Undated] Eudo de Longvillers (23634244), with the consent of his wife, Clence, and his heir, John (11817122), confirmed lands in Cononley given by William of Goldsborough [to Bolton priory.] (S) Bolton Priory, Legg, 2004, P18.

10/25/1229, John’s father died. (S) FRsHIII.

1232, IPM of Roger of Monte Vego: … before his death he gave that land to a certain John de Lunguilers, … (S) Henrici de Bracton De Legibus, I70, V1, 1878, P399. [Roger is the half-brother of Clemence (47268489) who was a coheir, John is her son.]


John married 2nd Elena, d/o Sir Robert de de Daiville of Egmanton, co. Notts.

1244-45, Hugh de Ros sues …  the right to that land descended to Adam, as son and heir, and from Adam to Roger de Mount Begon, who was in seisin [see 1225], was in seisin … Roger died without heir of his body, the right of that land reverted to the 3 sisters of the said Adam, viz: to Beatrice (1), Matilda (2) and Agnes (3). … [ reciting 1225-6] Concerning the Castle and lands of Horneby and Melling, they declare that Roger was not in seisin on the day of his death, because more than a year previous, he gave that Castle and those lands to John de Lungvilers … (S) Final Concords for Lancashire, Pt1, 1899, No.104, (fn.3). [Geoffrey de Neville, husband of daughter Margaret, held Hornby in 1274.]

1246, John heir to his grandmother Clemencia (47268489).

6/11/1246, For John de Longvillers. The king has taken the homage of John, son and heir of Clemencia de Longvillers, for half a knight’s fee which the same Clemencia held of the king in chief in Lincolnshire. Order to the sheriff of Lincolnshire that, having accepted security from the same J. for rendering 50s. to the king for his relief, he is to cause him to have seisin of the aforesaid half knight’s fee. The king has taken the fealty of the same John for 2 knights’ fees with appurtenances, which the aforesaid Clemencia held of J. de Lacy, formerly earl of Lincoln, in Yorkshire. Order to the keeper of the lands formerly of the aforesaid earl in Yorkshire, to take security for £10 etc. (S) Fine Rolls, H.III.

1246-7, Of defaults:—they say that the Abbot of Neubo, John de Lunguilers, …, John de Wrydelesford, John de Punchardon, … came not the first day, so fined. (S) Lancashire Assize Rolls, 1903.

1247, Notum sit omnibus Christi fidelibus tam presentibus quam futuris quod anno incarnacionis Domini … His testibus domino Johanne de Lunguilers … Thoma filio Willelmi filii Archili et multis aliis. (S) Honour of Skipton. Early Yorkshire Charters, V7, 1947.

12/1248, [Deed of purchase of Agnes, widow of Thomas de Pennington of the lands and right of marrriage of her sons by her late husband] … Agnes, filia D’ni J[ohannis] de Lungvilers, quondam uxor T[homa] de Oenington, … D’no J[ohanni] de Lungvilers, patri meo, … Hiis Test.:–D’nis J[ohanne de Lungivilers, patre meo ; …

1251, Edmund de Lacy conveyed to John de Longvillers all the land of Farnley which he bought from Walter de Wridellesford. (S) Miscellanea, V8, Thoresby Society, 1904, P282.

Bef. 1253, Lord Roger de Quency, earl of Winchester, constable of Scotland, and Edmund de Lascy his kinsman: Roger grants Edmund the manor of Kippax and Scholes for a pair of gloves in grey fur at Christmas; provided the earl’s previous grants of land there to John de Lungvilers and Robert de Walecote be ratified: [Yorks]. (S) UKNA.

By 1254, Grant by Olyva de la Mare, widow, to Richard de Thornil, her son, …. Witnesses, John de Lungvilers, … (S) West Yorkshire Archive Service, Yorkshire Archaeological Society: Clarke Thornhill of Fixby Collection.

5/3/1254, Protection with clause volumus for the following who are going with the queen to the king in Gascony … John de Lungviller. (S) CPRs.

Bef. 11/5/1254, John of Hornby castle, Lancashire died; his son John his heir, age 24. [The Queen was at the wedding of her son in Las Huelgas in Spain on 11/1, so John must have died overseas.]

(S) Continuation and Additions to the History of Bradford, James, P259. (S) Remains, Historical and Literary, V11, Chetham Society, 1887, P489. (S) Hist. of Lancaster, V8, 1914, Hornby.

Family notes:

·         1384, Assize between the Abbat and Robert de Neville and Joan his wife as to rents in Cleckheaton and Farnley: Assisa … Rogertus de Neuill de Hornebi miles et Johanna vxor eius iniuste, … Eudo de Lungel’ [Recital of a grant by Eudo Longillers] … Johannis de Longuilers [And of another by John de Longillers] … (S) The Coucher Book of the Cistercian Abbey of Kirkstall, 1904, P282.

Children of John and ?:

i. Agnes de Lungvillers, born ~1225 in England.

Agnes married Thomas de Pennington, heir & s/o Alan de Pennington. [1 son Alan.]

By 1248, Thomas died.

Agnes married 2nd Thomas de Greystock.

1254, [Surrender to the Convent by Thomas de Greystock and his wife Agnes of the right of marrying the sons and heirs of the late Thomas de Pennington, whose widow the said Agnes was]: … Thomas de Creistock et Agnes uxor ejus, filia J[ohannes] de Lungevilers, …

(S) Hist. of Lancaster, V8, 1914, Pennington.

ii. John de Longvillers, born 1230, in England.

5/1/1256, Commission … who broke the park of Farlegh, co. York, late of John de Lungvilers, now by grant of the king in the ward of Edward, the king’s son, … (S) CPRs.

6/6/1262, Edward demised to the king … all the lands which are in his hands by reason of his wardship of the land and heir of John de Lungvilers ; … (S) CPRs.

John died. [No records after this date.]

iii. Margaret de Longvillers (5908561), born ~1240 in England.

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