1227, Giles de Wattisham born in Engand, s/o 23634592. Giles de Wachesham & 23634593. Margery ?.
1247, Giles given Marlingford by his father and mother upon marriage to Elizabeth. (S) Marlingford, An Essay towards a Topo. Hist. of the Co. of Norfolk: V2, 1805.
1267, Giles, age 40, had half a knight’s fee given him by his [step] mother Elizabeth. Elizabeth’s son John, half-brother of Giles, held the other half.
1268, Giles heir to his father.
1272, Gyles held a quarter of a fee and Almaric de Peche an eighth part of a fee in Tunstal manor.
1272, Hugh de Creping held Blomevile’s manor of Giles de Wachesham, as of his manor of Wortham in Suffolk.
1272, “Giles de Wachesham (Wattisham): Suffolk, Norfolk” died. Giles held Stanstead of the king of 1 knight’s fee. (S) UKNA, IPM.
11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England. [While on crusade.]
5/12/1273, IPM of Giles de Wachesham. Suffolk: Thurington. The manor … Greinsvile. ¼ knight's fee … Sir Giles de Wachesham, father of Giles deceased, gave the manor to him and Joan his wife in marriage, and to the heirs of their bodies, and they held the same in his time for 20 years and more as his free tenants by service of 1¾ knight's fee. Gerad his son, aged 19 on the day of St. Petronilla last, is his next heir. Stanstede. The manor … Wachesham. The manor … [over 11 knights’ fees] … Wrtham. The manor … (S) CIsPM.
6/10/1273, Order to the subeseheator in Suffolk to cause Joan, late the wife of Giles de Wacheham, deceased, tenant in chief, to have the manor of Thurlington, taken into the king's hands on account of the death of Giles, and extended at £6 7s. 1.5d. Be it known that the said Joan took oath in Chancery not to marry without licence. (S) CFRs.
(S) An Essay towards a Topographical Hist. of the Co. of Norfolk: V2, 1805, & V11, 1810. (S) Colne, A Hist. of the Co. of Huntingdon: V2, 1932. (S) The Manors of Suffolk, Copinger, 1905, P206.
Child of Giles and Elizabeth:
i. Gerard de Wachesham (5908648), born 5/31/1254 in England.