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G24: 11820294

11820294. Lord William le Latimer & 11820295. Lucy de Thweng

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2/1268–2/1270, William’s grandfather of the same name died.

~1268, William born in England, s/o 15208896. Lord William Latimer & 15208897. Alice Ledet.

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

3/24/1278, Lucy born in England, d/o 23640590. Robert de Thweng & 23640591. Maud Hansard.

Lucy’s uncle Marmaduke was assigned custody of Lucy who was raised at Kilton castle.

6/28/1284, William le Latymer [William’s father], escheator north of Trent, present at the proof of age of Lucy, heiress of Peter de Brus of Skelton castle.

2/27/1285, Grant to William le Latymer [William’s father], for service in the expedition into Wales, of the custody of Lucy, daughter and heiress of Robert de Twenge, tenant in chief, of the following lands late of the said Robert, … manor of Broughton with the hamlet of Skynergryne, … manor of Jarum, … manors of Daneby and Lelum. (S) CPRs. [Jarum was an inheritance from Peter de Brus.]

2/20/1290, Order to Thomas de Normanvill … to defray the expenses of Lucy, daughter and heir of Roger de Tweng, a ward of the crown, with her governess and maid, from 3/22/1285 to 6/2/1286, at sixpence per day, for robes, linen, shores, &c., 10£. 17s. 4d. (S) Notes & Queries, 6th Series, V2, 1880, P436.

By 8/1294, William married to Lucy.

7/22/1298, William at the battle of Falkirk and the defeat of William Wallace.

7/19/1299, William le Latymer, the K.’s captain and liertenant in the Marches of Scotland, … (S) Calendar of Documents Relating to Scotland, 1884, P274.
11/16/1299, Protection … for William le Latimer, the younger, going to Scotland with the king. (S) CPRs. [Fulk Lestrange going with William.]

1299-1305, William “junior” summoned to parliament.

4/1/1300, … ordered … to cause all and singular of … knights, esquires or others having 40£ yearly of land … to provide themselves with horses and arms … be with the king at Carlisle at Midsummer next, ready to set out with him at his wages against the Scots … Warwick and Leicester, with Eustace de Hacche. (S) Calendar of Close Rolls.

1300, William at the siege of Caerlaverock castle.

5/1300, William keeping the castle and town of Berwick.

1301, To William le Latimer junior, for his own wages at 4s daily, and those of 1 knight at 2s daily and 6 esquires, each at is daily, from 20 July, when the horses were valued, until 22 Sept., by an account made with him at Bothwell on that date, £39. To William le Latimer, 200 marks. For 56 men at arms at Berwick, from 21 May to 17 July, £173 17s. For crossbowmen at Berwick, £97 7s 6d, for archers there, £202 5s 8d. (S) 1301 Account Book of Wages for the Scottish War. [These wages were only documented for bannerets and their retinues.]

1303, William le Latymer, John de Segrave and Robert de Clifford, leaving Dunfermline, appointed to attend in a ‘chivauchee’ from the said town … to the water of Forth, they are to search strictly … if they find any strangers, to arrest them with horses and harness …  (S) Calendar of Documents Relating to Scotland, 1884, P375.

1303, Lucy was abducted from the manor house [sources indicate she was not happy in her marriage.]

12/12/1303, William le Latimer, the younger, granted a market and fair at Sinnington, North Riding, Yorkshire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.

2/12/1304, Pardon to William le Latimer, the younger, who was impleaded before the justices of the bench, by the abbot of Whyteby, of the unjust detention of the abbot’s beasts, and was convicted … of impounding them, killing them and consuming them in his household, … (S) CPRs.

Bef. 12/15/1304, William’s father died, William succeeding to a moiety of town and hundred of Corby, and half the barony of Waldon, Northamptonshire. (S) CPRs.

4/1305, William was given power to arrest the abductors and take back his wife Lucy. [He was not successful.] Lucy became the mistress of Nicholas Meinill, lord of Whorlton. [One son – Nicholas son of Lucy.] This Nicholas was an enemy of William.

1305, Lucy began divorce proceedings, claiming consanguinity. William was excommunicated for not paying legal fees. William appealed to Rome and had the excommunication lifted.

5/26/1306, Grant in fee simple to William le Latimer of two parts of the manor of Lambynby … co. Cumberland, … forfeited … by the rebellion of Christopher de Seton … (S) CPRs.

4/1307, Lucy was summoned to answer charges of adultery with Nicholas Meinill [both eventually found guilty.]

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

5/8/1309, Commission … on complaint by William le Latimer that Hamo Gruscy … broke his house in [the city of York]. (S) CPRs.

1309, Lucy, guilty of adultery, was ordered to Watton priory, but could not be found.

7/16/1309, William le Latimer, going beyond seas on the king’s service, has letters … (S) CPRs.[Thomas de Styveton going on the service of William.]

8/26/1309, … castle of Rokyngham … forest between the bridges of Oxford and Stamford, … William le Latimer, late constable of the castle and steward of the forest … (S) CPRs.

1/1310, Lucy and Nicholas agreed to separate and Lucy was fined 40£ [Nicholas fined 50£].

2/10/1311, Whereas William le Latimer and Lucy his wife, daughter and heir of Robert de Twenge, quit-claimed to the king the manor of Daneby in Balkhoumor, co. York, late of Peter de Brus, … which were of the inheritiance of the said Lucy ; … the king, of special grace, has given the said William all the foregoing, the be held by him for life … remainder to William son of the said William and Lucy … (S) CChRs. [Part of Lucy’s loss of lands due to her behavior.]

8/3/1311, Grant to William le Latymer [for 700 marks] of the custody of the lands of Nicholas Pointz, … during the minority of the heirs, with knights’ fees, advowsons of churches, reversions of dowers and of lands held for life of his inheritiance, … with the marriage of the heir. (S) CPRs.

1/23/1312, Appointment … of William le Latimer to the custody of the castle of Scardeburgh, … (S) CPRs.

Bef. 7/1312, Lucy and William’s divorce was finalized. Lucy had to grant William the manor of Sinnington for life. Lucy was now free to remarry; and married Robert de Everingham, a household knight.

8/25/1312, Exemption for life, for William le Latimer in respect to this houses in the town of Westminster from livery of stewards, chamberlains, marshals and other ministers of the king. (S) CPRs.

1312, Lucy again abducted from her manor by Nicholas Meinill; but was soon returned.

1/17/1313, William and others to abstain from attending a tournament at Newmarket. (S) CPRs.

5/23/1313, Licence for Robert de Everingham and Lucy his wife to enfeoff … their manor of Jarum, co. York, … remainder failing such issue to Nicholas de Menhille, son of the said Lucy, … (S) CPRs.

5/29/1313, William le Lateymer going beyond the seas on the king’s service. (S) CPRs. [King Edward and Queen Isabella left from Dover for a trip to France.]

6/18/1313, William le Lateymer staying beyond the seas on the king’s service. (S) CPRs. [They would arrive back at Doven 7/15/1313.]

10/7/1313, William le Latymer, to whom the king granted the custody of the land and heir of Hugh de Poynz and the marriage of the heir, came into chancery at Westminster, …, and offered marriage to Nicholas son and heir of the said Hugh, to wit Joan daughter of John le Latymer, in the presence of Henry de Bello Monte, Nicholas de Segrave, … knights … (S) CCRs.

2/3/1315, Order to assign to Sibyl, wife of William le Latymer, dower of the lands of her late husband William de Huntingfeld, … manor of Eye, … having married William le Latymer without the king’s licence. (S) CCRs.

2/3/1315, Commission … on complaint by William le Latymer that, whereas certain Scots, lately come under his conduct from Scotland to England to seek a sum of money in which he was bound to his creditors in Scotland, … [were robbed on their return] (S) CPRs.

1316, Lucy’s husband, Robert de Everingham, killed fighting the Scots.

11/19/1316, Commission … on complaint by William le Latymer … carried away his goods at Fraunkton, co. Lincoln. (S) CPRs.

By 1318, Lucy married Bartholomew de Fanacourt, a Frenchman.

10/22/1318, Pardon to ... Nicholas de Segrave, Robert de Holand, Stephen de Segrave, William le Latimer, Fulk Lestrange, William Tuchet, … knights, of all felonies and trespasses committed before 7 August last, adherents of Thomas, earl of Lancaster. (S) CPRs.

1/28/1319, Protection with clause volumus for one year for William le Latymer. (S) CPRs.

9/7/1319, King Edward besieged Berwick-upon-Tweed.

12/21/1319, King Edward signed a peace agreement with Robert Bruce.

2/6/1321, Licence … meadow in Sithestan and Belton, held of William le Latymer by service … (S) CPRs.

7/28/1322, Grant … Witnesses, Aymer de Valencia, earl of Pembroke, … Sirs William de Ros, William le Latemer and Henry de Beaumund, barons. (S) CPRs.

6/1/1323, Appointment of William le Latimer and William de Herele to receive in the king’s name the oath to be made on behalf of Robert de Brus, and the oaths of other magnates in the land of Scotland … to observe the truce for 13 years and to receive the hostages for Thomas Randolf, earl of Moray. (S) CPRs. [William also appointed as guard and leader of the envoys of Robert de Brus.]

2/6/1327, Pardon of the trespass of Nicholas de Menyll, deceased … remainder to Nicholas son of Lucy de Tweng, in tail … (S) CPRs.

2/18/1327, Licence for William le Latymer to grant his manor of Corby, held in chief, the William, his son, in tail, … in default to Thomas, another son, … and Thomas le Latymer, of Werdon and Warin, his son, in tail make, … (S) CPRs.

Bef. 3/8/1327, William died. (S) CPRs.

3/8/1339, Lucy and Bartholomew received lands from Robert de Fanacourt, who had received them from Adam de Everingham, older brother of Robert. (S) CPRs.

2/10/1346, Lucy and Bartholomew granted lands to John Darcy junior and his wife Elizabeth, to hold for Lucy’s lifetime, in return for 50 marks rent. [Elizabeth was Lucy’s granddaughter by her son Nicholas Meinill.] (S) CPRs.

1346, Lucy died; buried at Guisborough with Robert de Everingham.

(S) Baronia Anglica Concentrata, P276. (S) 13th Century England, V9, Prestwich, 2003, P153.

Family notes:
·         10/6/1359, Inspeximus … letters … ordaining of Thomad de Thweng, rector and patron of the church of Lythom, … for the good estate of the said Thomas … Robert de Thweng, Maud, his wife, Marmaduke Thweng, Lucy, his wife, Marmaduke de Thweng, Isabel, his wife, Marmaduke, William, Robert, John and Nicholas, brother of the said Thomas, … (S) CPRs.

Child of William and Lucy:

i. Christian le Latimer (5910147), born 1294 in England.

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