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By 1254, William born in England, heir & s/o 30421288. William de Brewes & 23640645. Aline de Multon.
6/28/1283, William de Brousa 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.
Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.
1/6/1291, William’s father died.
1294, William fought in Gascony. [King Edward was involved in a long war to protect lands in
Gascony from Philip IV of France.]
10/3/1295, Protection … William de Brewosa, going to South Wales on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.
4/27/1296, King Edward invaded
with a force of 25,000 and won the battle of Dunbar against the forces of John Comyn and his son. Scotland
8/28/1296 at Berwick-on-Tweed, Pardon, for services in the Scotch war, at the instance of William de Brewosa, to Henry Scurlag … (S) CPRs. [King Edward had captured Berwick-upon-Tweed, an important Scottish port of northeast England, sacked the town and massacred thousands of its inhabitants.]
9/30/1297 at Gaunt in Flanders, … Agreement between John de Hastingges and William Martyn … Witnesses: … Sir William de Brewuse, Sir Walter de Beauchamp, steward of the household, … (S) CPRs, 11/3/1297.
11/29/1297, Grant to William de Brewosa, staying with the king in Flanders, of the marriage of John son and heir of Roger de Moubray, tenant in chief, so that he may be married to Alina his daughter. Mandate to Roesia, late the wife of the said Roger, to deliver the said John. (S) CPRs.
3/29/1298, King Edward arrived back in England.
1298-1306, William active in the wars in Scotland.
7/22/1298, William fought at the battle of Falkirk; the defeat of William Wallace.
1299-1332, William summoned to parliament by writ.
10/28/1299, Commission … to enquire … whether William de Brewose and his ancestors form the time when the land of Gower with the lordship thereof come into their hands by grant of John, sometime king of England, … power … tenants to come to their court of Sweyneseye … as the said William avers, … (S) CPRs.
3/28/1300, “Royal letters patent: inspeximus and confirmation of Magna Carta … Witnesses: … William de Breous', …” (S) UKNA.
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 … Surrey and Sussex, with William de Brewosa. (S) CCRs.
2/12/1301 at Lincoln, William joined in the barons’ letter to the Pope.
6/1301, King Edward attacked
Scotland and removed the Scot’s ancient coronation stone from Scone, installing it at . Westminster
9/25/1302, Association … commission … touching the discords between Mary, late the wife of William de Brewose [William’s stepmother] and William son of William de Brewose, … (S) CPRs.
2/20/1303, William de Brewosa in a suit touching his liberties claimed in Pembroke. (S) CPRs.
10/4/1304, William de Brewosa, lord of the castle, manor, honor and rape of Brembre, and the 5 hundreds within that rape, … (S) CPRs.
10/19/1304, Pardon … on testimony by William de Brewosa of his service in Scotland. (S) CPRs.
11/12/1305, Commission … petitions of Wiliam de Brewosa’s men and tenants of Guwer and Sweyneseye … divers trespasses of the said William … (S) CPRs.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
7/25/1313, Confirmation of a grant, for life, by William de Brewosa to John Iweyn of the entir town of Lotharn, … (S) CPRs.
8/5/1316, William de Braose and John de Mowbray and Alina his wife granted a market and fair at Bramber, Sussex. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.
11/13/1316, The king lately, by fine of 200£ made by John de Moubray, granted licence to William de Brewosa the elder to grant his manors of Knappe, … and 3,000 acres … co. Sussex, which Mary de Brewosa holds, for her life, in dower of his inheritance to … to regrant the same to the said William … remainder to John de Moubray and Aline his wife … 40 knights’ fees … (S) CPRs.
Bef. 4/27/1317, William married Elizabeth de Sully, d/o Ramond. [No children – after his death she married Simon de Mountbreton.] CPRs, 5/13/1326.
6/1/1322, Grant to Hugh le Despenser, the younger, and Eleanor his wife, of the king’s reversion … which William de Brewosa holds for life of the inheritance late of John de Moubray, a rebel, … will fall into the king’s hands by forfeiture. (S) CPRs.
6/16/1324, Licence for Aline, late the wife of John de Moubray, … which William de Brewosa, the elder, holds for life fof the inheritance of the said Aline. (S) CPRs.
Bef. 5/1/1326, William, 2nd Lord Brewes of Bramber, Sussex died. [IPM: Finding by inquisition that Aline, late wife of John de Moubray, and John de Bohoun, son and heir of Joan late wife of James de Bohun, are the next heirs of William de Brewosa alias Brewose, and are of full age.] (S) CIsPM.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P137.
Children of William and Mary:
i. Joan de Brewes (11820443), born ~1285 in England.
ii. Aline de Brewes (5910161), born 1289 England.