Sunday, July 3, 2011
G24: 9994916 FitzWilliam-Matilda-Newmarch
~1185, James born in England, s/o §Henry de Neufmarche.
~1190, Matilda born.
1198, James’ father died.
1198, Otes born in England, heir & s/o 19989832. William Fitz Otes & 19989833. Maud de Dive.
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James married Matilda.
1204, Jacob de Novo M´cato paid a fine for “hnda terra que fuit fratris sui” in Somerset. (S) FMG.
1206, James succeeded his brother William, paying 200 marks for livery of the lands.
1206, James de Newmarch successfully claimed the advowson of Hardwick church, which had been chartered by Wynebald de Baalun in 1092.
10/15/1207, Thomas Corbet had been serving in Poitou, in lieu of James de Newmarch, out of whose chattels Corbet was entitled to a sum of 20 marks. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V7.
1208-9, James de Novo Mercato held half a fee of the bishop [of Worcester] in Aust and half in Gotherington, Gloucestershire.
1210-12, Jacobus de Novo Mercato holding 1 knight´s fee in Settone in Wiltshire, and 17 in Dorset and Somerset. (S) FMG. [And 2 ½ fees in Gloucestershire.]
1213, James paid an additional relief of £137 13s.
James an opponent of King John.
By 1215, James of Cadbury, Somerset died.
11/1215, John Russel, steward of King John, granted wardship of one of the daughters and coheirs of James de Neufmarche, who he married to his son Ralph. (S) The Household Knights of King John, Church, 1999, P101.
9/21/1216, Safe passage granted to Matilda, “Matill q fuit ux Jacob de Novo Mercato.” (S) CPRs.
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1214, Robert de Vere, 3rd Earl of Oxford, bought of the King the wardship of the heir of William Fitz Oates, a minor, to marry to his niece.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
1219, Otto of age.
8/18/1219, Otto son of William has made fine with the king by six palfreys for having to wife Matilda, who was the wife of James de Neufmarché , if she will give her assent to this. Order to the sheriff of Buckinghamshire that, when he can establish by Matilda’s letters patent that she offers her assent and will to this, then he is to cause Otto to have full seisin without delay of all lands with appurtenances falling to her in his bailiwick. (S) FRsHIII.
Otto married Matilda. (S) FMG.
11/5/1219, Matilda de Leigham gives the king half a mark for having a pone before the itinerant justices against Otto son of William, concerning nine solidates of rent with appurtenances in Gosfield. (S) FRsHIII.
4/25/1220, Robert Mauntel has made fine with the king by 100 m. to keep the counties of Essex and Hertfordshire … by the assent of H. de Burgh, justiciar… His pledges for this fine are … Earl Robert de Vere for 5 m., …, Otto son of William for 5 m., … Peter of Tresgoz for 40s., Thomas de Longueville for 40s., …. (S) FRsHIII.
1220, Otto, son of William. Witness with Henry de Berkeley to grant by Thomas Lord Berkeley.
1221-2, Otes confirms the charter of his grandmother, Margery Fitz Harding of 1190-1206.
1244, Otto fitz William held the manor of Lilystone in Essex for the king by serjeanty of engraving the die of the king’s money in the City of London. Otes held rent of assize in the City of London of 40s 6d. (S) London Eyre of 1244.
5/6/1242, From William son of William and Richard Buscecarl’, for a fine for a trespass, 10 m., by the pledge of Otto son of William and William son of Richard, knight of Elmstead. (S) FRsHIII.
1256, Park Hall held by Otto Fitz-William, of the earl of Gloucester, as two carucates in Gestingthorp and Gosfield, by the service of one knight's fee.
1256-7, Otes of Belchamp, Gestingthorpe, and Gosfeud, Essex, and Lisson Green, Middlesex died.
· “Hawyse” is sometimes given as “Matilda”, due to what appears to be a singular reference, that is likely a transcription error, confusing her name with her mother’s. A reference for “Hawyse”: (S) A Genealogical History …, Burke, 1866, P401.
Children of James and Matilda:
i. Isabel de Neufmarche (33556033), born ~1208 in Cadbury, Somerset, England.
ii. Hawyse de Newmarch (60842579), born bef. 1215 in Cadbury, Somerset, England.
Children of Otes and Matilda:i. Thomas Fitz Otes (4997458), born 1231 in England.