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~1240, Gerard born in England, younger s/o §Robert de Lisle & Alice de Insula d/o §Henry Fitz Gerold.
~1245, Alice born in England, heir & d/o 23639010. Henry de Armenters & 23639011. Alice ?.
Aft. 9/16/1257, Alice, wife of Robert de Lisle, heir to her kinsman Warin Fitz Gerald.
1260, Robert de Insula, and Alice his wife, conveyed by fine to Gerard de Insula, son of Robert and Alice, a messuage and two carucates of land in West Hall, Mundford, with the advowson of the church of Mundford.
1262, Gerard’s father died.
1262, A fine was levied between Gerard, and Alice de Insula or L'Isle, of West Hall, Mundford, whereby she releases to Gerard and his heirs, in tail, all liberties, paying a rose only yearly, instead of 10£. perannum, which he was obliged to pay to Robert, her late husband.
8/2/1265, Gerard de Insula and Lady Alice de Insula, his mother, Gerard has granted to Alice the manors of Kyngeston (Berks.), and Mundeford (Norf.); to hold for life, to hold as he held before of her gift, rent a sore sparrowhawk a year, with remainder to Gerard and his heirs. Witnesses: …, Robert de Tybetoft, Philip de Insula …
10/19/1265, Appointment of Antonius Bek to take charge of
the first born daughter and heir [Alice] of Henry de Armenteres tenant in chief,
in place of Peter de Kivilers, to whom the king granted her marriage, to keep
her to the use of the said Peter so long as the said Peter chooses. (S) CPRs. Gerard and adherent of Simon de Montfort.
7/27/1267, Remission and pardon for trespasses at the time of the disturbance … Gerard de Insula : mainprise of William la Zouche and Eudo la Zuche of the county of Essex. (S) CPRs.
7/18/1269, Ratification of the restitution … by Robert de Insula to Gerard de Insula of his lands which the king had given to the said Robert by occasion of trespasses charged against Gerard. (S) CPRs.
11/11/1269, Gerard de Insula and Lady Alice de Insula, his mother: Final concord concerning the manor of Kingston; Alice has acknowledged the right of Gerard in the manor, by her gift, to him and his issue; rent £28 to Alice while she lives and the service of a quarter of a fee, after her death no rent and the service of one fee, reversion to Alice and her right heirs if Gerard dies without issue.
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
1274, Robert de Insula acknowledged that he acquitted Gerard de Insula of the service which Roger Earl of Norfolk demanded of him, for suit of court to his manor of Fornsete, and of homage, relief, and scutage, which the Bishop of Ely demanded for his manor of West Hall.
1275, Gerard de Insula, or Lisle, was found to hold … as part of his barony, and he of the king, and had the assize of beer and bread.
7/6/1277, Protection for the following going to Wales on the king’s service … Gerard de Insula going with the king. King Edward made forays into the Welsh lands of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, prince of Wales, capturing Snowdonia and the Isle of Anglesey. (S) CPRs.
6/28/1283, Gerard de Insula summoned to Shrewsbury by writ from Rhuddlan to the king to hold a colloquium to ordain what should be done with David, brother of Llewellyn, formerly prince of Wales. (S) The Titular Barony of Clavering, 1891, P16.
1284, Gerard held Rob. [Robert] de Insula … half a knight’s fee and the service of one rose, … relief due on the death of Alice de Insula, whose heir the said Robert was.
1/20/1287, Commission … for the preservation of the peace … Gerard de Insula … in Berks. (S) CPRs.
1287, Gerard summoned to consult with Edmund, earl of Cornwall, custos of England; and to be prepared with horse and arms for an expedition into Wales.
1287-8, Gerard of Kingston Lisle in Sparsholt, Berkshire died.
1290, Alice de Armenters de Insula acquired wardship of the manors of Kingston and Mundford from Gerard’s nephew, Warin de Lisle of Rougemont.
1293, Alice a widow.
Bef. 1/20/1297, Alice married Sir Nicholas de Segrave, Lord Segrave, of Stowe, Northamptonshire.
1/10/1303, Commission to … on complaint by Ralph de Monte Hermerii, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, that Nicholas de Segrave and Alice his wife, Warin de Insula, … broke his houses at … co. Berks, carried away his goods and imprisoned and maltreated William Fraunceys his serjeant. (S) CPRs.
7/13/1303, Simon de Nevile of Middle Cotton; and Sir Nicholas de Segrave and Alice his wife … Simon has granted to Nicholas and Alice all the holdings which he had in Middelcotes, Raundes and Ringstede.
1/9/1305, John Spigurnel in Wodeford, knight; and Sir Nicholas de Segrave and Alice his wife … quitclaimed to Nicholas and Alice and Nicholas's heirs all the holdings and lands in the hamlet of Middelcotes and in the vills of Raundes and Ringstede. [Northamptonshire.]
12/21/1312, Thomas son and heir of the late Robert de Cattewith of Northampton; and Sir Nicholas de Seggrave and Alice his wife … a holding in the street called Goldstrete, Northampton, and two cellars and two solars in Wllemongoresstrete.
1312-3, Alice’s manor of Burley, Rutland was settled on Nicholas and Alice and their male issue, with reversion to Alice’s younger son by her first marriage, John de Lisle.
4/25/1313, Simon le Jorz of Wymeswold; and Sir Nicholas de Segrave and Alice his wife, widow of Sir Gerard de Insula, and Maud daughter of Nicholas and Alice … quitclaimed lands of the honour of Tykehil.
2/8/1315, The prioress and convent of Nuneaton, patrons of the church of Burley in the diocese of Lincoln. … the charter of Nicholas granting to Sir Richard de Pulham, chaplain, …, to celebrate for the souls of himself and Alice his wife, in the chapel of Alvesthorp.
1321, Nicholas died.
(S) Topographical History of the County of Norfolk, V2, 1805, P243.
Children of Gerard and Alice:
i. Warin de Lisle (5909752), born aft. 11/11/1269 in England.