Monday, July 4, 2011

G24: 9994928

9994928. Baron Robert de Mortimer & 9994929. Margery de Say & 47281514. William de Stuteville

Search for Shropshire: Its Early History

~1192, Robert born in England, s/o 19989728. Roger de Mortimer & 19989729. Isabel de Ferrers.

~1192, Margery born in Shropshire, England, heir & d/o 19989856. Hugh de Say & 19989857. Mabel Marmion.

~1195, William born in England, eldest s/o §Osmund de Stuteville & Isabel ?.

1197, Hugh de Ferrars obtained by fine of 300 marks the right to marry Margery, a minor, becoming Baron of Richard’s castle in Herefordshire.

5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.

By 8/1204, Hugh died; Margery returning to wardship of the King, her lands given to William de Cantilupe [sheriff].

8/11/1205, Margery’s marriage given to Thomas de Galwey. Thomas de Galway, offered King John 1000 marks “that he might have the land of Hugh de Say”.

9/1207, Thomas paid a fine of 1000 marks to have the lands of Hugh de Say.

Aft. 1207, Thomas fell out with the King and was never married to Margery.

[–––Robert & Margery–––]

1210, Robert, of Essex, obtained the right to marry Margery by fine, becoming baron of Richard’s castle, which included 23 knight’s fees. [There were many legal proceedings by Robert against the “de Say” families over these lands.]

1212, Robertus de' Mortuo Mari tenet Tametebir', Cliftun, Sapy, Cura, Iadefen, Sheldesleg', Sutton, et Stanfort per servicium iiijor militum et quinte partis unius militis de dono domini regis cum filia et herede Hugonis de Say. (S) Testa de Nevill, 1920. [Robert held lands of the daughter of Hugh de Say.]

7/1213, Robert de Mortimer proffers "to serve the King for a year with nine other knights, and at his own cost, if he may be quit of the debt which he owes the King for his fine for having his wife.”

7/30/1215, Margaret de Say, in presence of the King at Brug, names Robert de Mortimer her husband as her Attorney to sue Gilbert de Say and all others against whom she wished to proceed in obtaining her inheritance.

12/3/1215, Robert de Mortimer has restitution of the land of Berewic in Sussex which, having been the property of Mabel de Say, mother of Mortimer’s wife, was now in the hand of Robert Marmion Senior.

5/12/1216, King Louis VIII of France, after a successful landing, crowned King of England in London. In June, Louis captured Winchester and controlled half of England. Robert remained loyal to King John.

8/9/1216, Robert granted all such lands in Worcestershire that were held by tenants adverse to the King.

8/12/1216, Robert granted a weekly market and a yearly fair at Richard’s castle by King John. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.

10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England on the death of King John.

Robert Mortimer, and Margaret de Say, according to the tenor of the charter of Osbert Fitz-Hugh, founder of the church of Blessed Mary of Westwood. (S) Houses of Benedictine nuns: Priory of Westwood, A History of the County of Worcester: V2, 1971.

1219, Robert died.

7/3/1219, Order to the sheriff of Essex to cause Margaret de Say , who was the wife of Robert de Mortimer, to have, without delay, her rightful dower of the lands formerly of Robert, her former husband, which fall to him by inheritance in his bailiwick. (S) FRsHIII.

[–––William & Margery–––]

William de Stutevill married Margery.

11/23/1219, William de Stuteville has made fine with the king by two palfreys for having Margaret who was the wife of Robert de Mortimer to wife with all lands and tenements that fall to her by inheritance. Order to the sheriff of Herefordshire to cause William to have full seisin without delay of all lands and tenements that fall to her by inheritance in his bailiwick. (S) FRsHIII.

12/26/1219, William Crassus, the first-born, has made fine with the king by £100 for having the daughter and heiress of Thomas of London as his wife … his pledges …: Earl W. Marshal for 50 m. … Fulk fitz Warin for 10 m. Walter of Clifford for 10 m. … William de Stuteville for 10 m. … Hugh de Mortimer for 10 m. Roger of Clifford for 10 m. (S) FRsHIII.

7/5/1221, Peter, son of Peter son of Edwin gives the king the third part of £37 for doing justice against William de Stuteville and Margaret, his wife, … (S) FRsHIII.

1222, Margery and husband William conveyed a moiety of the manor of Dodderhill to her mother Mabel for her lifetime.

1229, William paid 40 marks for 23 knights’ fees.

1231, William pardoned for marrying Margaret, relict of Robert Mortimer, by fine of two palfreys and 20s in silver without licence.

1232, Margaret died, and William retained custody of her lands by courtesy of England.

1233, William, a baron of the marches, delivered his son Osmund as a hostage for his fidelity.

1242, William gave a fine of 15 marks to be exempted from going to Gascony.

1257, William confirmed the donations of his father Osmund, and Isabel his mother, and of Wimer, Roger his son, and all his ancestors … excepting to himself the advowson of the churches of St. Peter and St. Paul, of Wesenham-Thorp, before the justices at Westminster.

William married 2nd Ermetrude, widow of Stephen de Cressi, without the king’s licence, nor that of Bertran de Bevill, the king’s valet, to whom the marriage had been granted.

1259, William died; his son Robert his heir.

(S) Shropshire: Its Early History and Antiquities, Anderson, 1864. (S) An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk, Blomefield, 1775, P1013.

Family notes:

·         William’s father, Osmund de Stuteville, died at Joppa in the Holy Land. 

Child of Robert and Margery:

i. Hugh de Mortimer (4997464), born 1212-17 in England.

Children of William and Margery:

i. Robert de Stuteville, born aft. 1222 in England.

Robert married Joan, d/o William Talbot of Gainesburgh, Lincolnshire.

By 8/20/1275, Robert died; his heir his nephew Jordan Folyot by his sister Margery.

ii. Margery de Stuteville (23640757), born by 1232 in England.