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Monday, July 4, 2011

Baron Ralph de Tony & Pernel de Lacy

9994936. Baron Ralph de Tony & 9994937. Pernel de Lacy

~1190, Ralph de Touny born in England, s/o 19989872. Roger de Toeni & 19989873. Constance de Beaumont.

1/1194, Roger de Tany provided his 4-year-old son Roger as a hostage to effect the release of King Richard as a prisoner in Germany. Roger’s son was put in guardianship of his cousin the Count of Hainault. (S) Troubadour’s Song, Boyle, 2005, P222. [King Richard was captured returning from crusading.]

1195, The hostages were released when Emperor Henry of Germany renounced the remaining 17,000 marks to support Richard’s war with King Philip.

4/6/1199, John succeeded Richard I as King of England.

1204, Ralph, his father, and some of his brothers, were excluded by the King of France from the terms of the pacification in Normandy.

1208-9, Ralph’s father died.

~1210, King John ordered Ralph’s lands of Saham and Ryhcot to be restored to him.

~1213, Pernel [als Petronilla] born in Ireland, d/o 19989748. Walter de Lacy & 19989749. Margaret de Braose.

5/26/1215 at Partenay, France, The witnesses to the king's charter are W. archbishop of Bordeaux, …, R. earl of Chester, W., earl Ferrers, Robert de Mortuo Mari, John, constable of Chester, John son of Robert, Richard de Monichet, Ralph de Tony, …, Brian de Insula. (S) Cal. of Papal Reg’s, V1, 1893, Regesta 9. [Ralph de Nivelle presented the King’s charter to the persons who were in France.]

6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.

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

6/27/1218, King Henry gave Ralph the manor of Newport at Essex.

1/1219, Pledges of Isabella de Mortimer to come to the Exchequer … and to hear judgement there: The earl of Salisbury. William Brewer. Osbert Gifford. Ralph de Tany. (S) FRsHIII.

6/18/1222, To the sheriff of Essex . Order … the manor of Newport with its appurtenances …, he is to cause his beloved and faithful Ralph de Tany to have the rent of the same manor …, with the arrears from the time at which he was seised of that manor. (S) FRsHIII.

8/29/1223, Order to the sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk to place in respite the demand that he makes from Ralph de Tany … for horses of value, palfreys and hawks … (S) FRsHIII.

9/22/1224, Order to the sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk to place in respite the demand that he makes from Ralph de Tany … for horses, birds, and other debts … (S) FRsHIII.

9/20/1226, Order to the sheriff of Norfolk to place in respite the demand he makes from Ralph de Tany … for several scutages … (S) FRsHIII.

4/30/1230, Order to place in respite the demand of £77 12d. that they make from the king’s beloved and faithful Ralph de Tany …, for as long as Ralph will be with the king in overseas parts in his service by his order. (S) FRsHIII.

1230, Ralph went overseas with the king.

4/30/1230, from Portsmouth, King Henry invaded Brittany in hopes of recovering Normandy. They established their camp at Nantes, and captured a small castle.

[––Ralph & Pernel––]

1232, Ralph married Pernel.

1233, Ralph and John de Monmouth were appointed generals of the Poitevin mercenaries in the Welch marches.

9/2/1234, Prohibition … tournament at Northamption … to go to … or any other … W. Longespe. … Ralph de Touny. Philip Basset. … Hugh Wake. John de Grey. Richard de Grey. (S) CPRs.

1235, Ralph de Toni taxed 8s. 4d. for a small fee in Carneton, Bluston, and Helveston in respect to aid granted on the marriage of the King’s sister Isabella to the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick. (S) Manor and Lordship of Blisland.

9/25/1237 at York, By treaty, Alexander II of Scotland asserted to Henry that he was owed Northumberland as dowry of Joanna. [Henry acknowledge a grant of Tynedale in Northumberland, as well as the Earldom of Chester.] … Radulpho de Thaeny … (S) POMS.

8/20/1238, … if Ralph de Thoeny recover the custody of the manors of Multon and Wilfirton, which are of his fee without the earldom, … (S) CPRs.

6/20/1239, The king has granted to Ralph de Tany that he is to have respite for 3 years … on account of his pilgrimage to the Holy Land , … from the debts he owes … (S) FRsHIII.

1239, Ralph died at sea while on pilgrimage.


By 1/1241, News of the death of Ralph de Toeni reached England.

6/12/1241, The king has granted the below-written manors to Petronilla, who was the wife of Ralph de Tany , to have at farm until the legal age of Ralph’s heir, namely the manor of Flamstead in Hertfordshire for £50, the manor of Necton in Norfolk for £43 15½d., the manor of South Tawton in Devon for £37 8s. 1½d., and the manor of Kirtling in Cambridgeshire for £46 10s. 4d., … Petronilla will give the queen £40 at the same terms each year over and above the aforesaid farms … (S) FRsHIII.

3/28/1242, The king has given respite to Petronilla, who was the wife of Ralph de Tany , from the demand for £20 of the debts of Roger de Tany senior … (S) FRsHIII.

6/20/1251, Mandate to Pernell de Thoeny to deliver the castle [Painscastle] to him [H. de Boun, earl of Essex and Hereford]. (S) CPRs.

8/4/1251, Simple protection, until Christmas, for Pernell de Tony, gone on pilgrimage to Santiago. (S) CPRs.

5/17/1252, By the fine of £100 which Petronilla de Tany has made with him, of which she has paid 5 m. of silver in gold … the king has granted her that she might freely marry herself when and to whom she will wish. (S) FRsHIII.

[––Petronella & William––]

1253-55, Pernel married 2nd William de St. Omer.

10/15/1256, Mandate to William de Sancto Omero and Pernell de Thoeny his wife to restore to Roger de Thony, son and heir of Ralph de Thony, who is of full age and has done homage … his lands, charters, … in the keeping of the said Pernell. (S) CPRs.

5/16/1262, William de St. Omer and Petronilla, his wife, give half a mark for a pone. (S) FRsHIII.

4/4/1263, William de St. Omer and Petronilla, his wife, give half a mark for having a writ ad terminum at the Bench. (S) FRsHIII.

5/12/1264, Mandate to William de Sancto Omero and Pernell his wife to deliver to him Ralph de Tony son and heir of the said Roger who is in their keeping. (S) CPRs.

11/25/1288, Pernel  had quittance of the common summons of the eyre for common pleas in Wiltshire.

By 1290, Pernel died.

3/9/1290, Pernel examined by the Bishop of Worcester regarding the marriage of her granddaughter, Alice de Tony (15212121), to Walter de Beauchamp. Register of Bishop Godfrey Giffard, Part 3, 1900, P367. [The bishop found them to be within the 4th degree, and as they were ignorant at the time of contract ..., he decreed the marriage and the issue thereof to be lawful.]

Family notes:

·         Henry III held the Castle of Launceston and all the Co. of Cornwall, as well in fee as in demesne. Henry gave the castle with its appurtenances to his brother Richard, King of the Romans with the manor of Bliston [Blisland]. The said Richard gave it to Ralph de Tony and his heirs, to hold of the said Earl in chief, and that William St. Omer then held it with Petronilla his wife, who had been the wife of the said Ralph, in the name of dower.

Children of Ralph and Pernel:

i. Constance de Tosny (243369100), born 1233 in England.

ii. Roger de Tony (4997468), born 9/29/1235 in England.