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Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Baron Peter Fitz Herbert & Alice Fitz Robert & Sibil de Dynaunt

9994954. Baron Peter Fitz Herbert & 9994955. Alice Fitz Robert & 243376321. Sibil de Dynaunt

~1175, Peter son of Herbert born in Blaen Llyfni, Wales, s/o 19989908. Herbert Fitz Herbert & 19989909. Lucy Fitz Walter.

~1190, Alice born in England, d/o 19989910. Robert FitzRoger & 19989911. Margaret de Chesney.

11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.

~1200, Sibil born in Wales, d/o §§Joceus de Dynaunt.

Aft. 1199, It is agreed between Herbert son of Herbert and Peter his son as to the marriage of Alice daughter of Robert son of roger, whom Peter has taken to wife, that Herbert has given and granted to Peter to endow the said Alice all his tnenment of Yorkshire, … (S) Introduction to the Curia Regis Rolls, Quartich, 1944, P254.

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

[––Peter & Alice––]

11/28/1203, Piers FitzHerbert married 1st to Alice. “Sciant presentes et futuri quod ita convenit inter Herebertum filium Hereberti et Petrum filium ejus de maritagio Alicie filie Roberti filii Rogeri, …”

1204, Peter’s father Herbert conveyed to him estates in Yorkshire including Alcester.

Bef. 7/18/1204, Piers’ father died.

1205, Peter succeeded his father.

1206, Peter fitz Herbert, “curialis”, brought a suit  coram rege against William de Braose for a third of the lordship of Brecon. (S) King John, the Braoses, and the Celtic Fringe, Holden. [Claim through his mother.]

1210-12, “Petrus filius Herberti” holding 1 knight´s fee Manekeford, Wiltshire, and 3 in Yorkshire.

1211, Peter with King John who made a successful incursion into Wales.

1211, King John granted Blaenllyfni, Wales to Peter fitz Herbert. (S) King John, the Braoses, and the Celtic Fringe, Holden.

12/17/1211, Grant by King John to Battle Abbey of all grants made by his ancestors. Witnesses: …, William, Earl of Salisbury (fratre nostro), William Marescall, Earl of Pembroke, Saher, Earl of Winchester, Peter fitz Herbert, William Briwerr, Hugh de Neville. (S) UKNA, 3/22/1227.

1211-12, Peter FitzHerbert and William de Botreaux, as tenants in chief, held their fees in Warwickshire, of the manor of Alcester, as 3 parts of a knight's fee. (S) Hist. of Warwick, V3, 1945, Alcester.

5/15/1213, Peter fitz Herbert a witness of the document in which King John resigned his crown to the Pope. (S) The Reign of King John, Painter, 1949, P194.

5/24/1213, From: Geoffrey Fitz Piers (189118338), earl of Essex, justiciar; Reginald, count of Boulogne; Ranulf de Blundeville, earl of Chester; William, earl of Warenne (and Surrey); William the Marshall, earl of Pembroke. To: William d'Aubigny, earl of Arundel (and Sussex); William de Ferrers (19989504), earl of Ferrers; William Briwere (189118346); Robert de Roos (9994952); Gilbert fitz Reinfrid (47282030); Roger de Mortimer (19989728); Peter son of Herbert. They will ensure that King John will observe the terms of the settlement made between him and the Church in England. (S) UKNA.

1214-15, Peter fitzHerbet, sheriff of Yorkshire.

1214-16, Peter fitz Herebert obtained the honor of Bernstaple, Devonshire from King John with 18 knight’s fees. (S) Note-Book of Tristram Risdon, 1897, P152.

1215, Giles de Braose, bishop of Hereford, supporting the baron’s revolt captured Blaenllyfni castle.

6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Winsor, Peter, at the signing of the Magna Carta, a “liegemen” for King John named in the preamble.

5/12/1216, Prince Louis [future VIII] of France, after a successful landing, crowned King of England in London. In June, Louis captured Winchester and controlled half of England. [Peter apparently supported Prince Louis.]

1216, King John seized the manor of Watlington and gave it to Peter FitzHerbert. (S) Hist. of Oxford, V8, 1964, Watlington.

10/18/1216, King John died.

10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.

[––Peter & Sibil––]

Peter married 2nd Sibil.

3/20/1217, King Henry took Peter’s lands for being an opponent of his father: “terris Petri filii Herberti” to “fratri nostro Olivero filio Regis.”

9/12/1217, Louis forfeited his claim to the English crown by the treaty at Kingston-on-Thames, called the Treaty of Lambeth. A principal provision of the treaty was amnesty for English rebels.

5/26/1218, The king dispatched Peter fitz Herbert … to call upon Walter de Lacy, Hugh de Mortimer, and Henry de Monmouth, … permitting Reginald de Braosa do have possession of the lands of his father. (S) Collectanea Topographica et Genealogica, 1840, P71.

1219, “Petrus filius Herberti" holding land “in Walinton … hundredo de Puritona.” (S) Hist. of Oxford, V8, 1964, Watlington.

6/13/1220, Peter appointed to make assize of arms in Kent. Petrus filius Hereberti … Matthæus filius Hereberti to make assize in Berkshire and Wiltshire.

4/8/1222, Order to the sheriff of Yorkshire to place in respite the demand he makes from Peter fitz Herbert by summons of the Exchequer. … Peter fitz Herbert gives the king 40m.  for having custody of the land and heir of John son of Hugh , with the marriage of the same heir, …. Falkes de Bréauté is his pledge. (S) FRsHIII.

3/22/1224, Order to the sheriff of Berkshire to place in respite the demand he makes from Peter fitzHerbert … for the last scutage of Poitou from the time of King John. (S) FRsHIII.

8/18/1224, The King at Bedford in the presence of Hubert de Burg Justiciary, William Earl of Salisbury, … William Briwer, P. fitz Herebert, … Relaxation of the subsidy granted to the king by the clergy, for the siege of Bedford. (S) Manuscripts of the Duke of Beaufort, 1891, P556.


By 1225, Peter married 3rd Isabel de Ferrers, widow of Roger de Mortimer, d/o William de Ferrers & Goda de Toeni. [No children.]

1/4/1225, Order to the sheriff of Rutland to place in respite the demand of 15 m. that he makes … from Peter fitz Herbert for the debt of Henry de Ferrers. (S) FRsHIII.

1/1225, King Henry reissued the Magna Carta, which became the official text. (S) Hist. Essay on the Magna Charta of King John, Thomson, 1829, P130. [Witnesses: … Hubert de Burgh, the King’s Justiciary; Randolph Earl of Chester and Lincoln, William Earl of Salisbury, William Earl of Warren, Gilbert de Clare Earl of Gloucester and Hertford (19989528), William de Ferrers Earl of Derby, William de Mandeville Earl of Essex, Hugh le Bigod Earl of Norfolk (19909646), William Earl of Ablemarle, Humphrey de Bohun Earl of Hereford (47279584), John de Lacy Constable of Chester (19989530), Robert de Ros, Robert fitz Walter, Robert de Vipont, William de Brewer, Richard de Montifichet, Peter Fitz Herbert, Matthew Fitz Herbert, William de Albiniac, Robert Gresley, Reginald de Bruce, John de Monmouth, John Fitz Alan, Hugh de Mortimer, Walter de Beauchamp, William de Saint John, Peter de Mauley, Brian de Lisle, Thomas de Muleton, Richard de Argentine, Walter de Neville, William Mauduit, John de Baalun.]

4/12/1225, Order to the barons of the Exchequer to place in respite the demand for 15 m. that they make from Peter fitzHerbert and Isabella, his wife, for the debt of Henry de Ferrers, brother of the same Isabella … (S) FRsHIII.

10/5/1226, Peter fitzHerbert has respite from rendering his account for the time that he was sheriff of Yorkshire … (S) FRsHIII.

11/17/1227, Order to the sheriff of Gloucestershire to place in respite, …, the demand … from Peter fitzHerbert for a certain scutage from the manor of Okehampton , formerly of Matilda de Courtenay , in Devon. (S) FRsHIII.

9/28/1228, Order to the sheriff of Rutland to place in respite, …, the demand of 15 m. … from Peter fitzHerbert for Henry de Ferrers , and the demand of 45s. … for his soke of Oakham …, which money Peter ought not to pay, as he says, … (S) FRsHIII.

6/11/1230, Order to the sheriff of Yorkshire to place in respite the demand of 8 m. that he makes from Peter fitzHerbert for the prest made to him in Ireland in the time of King John. (S) FRsHIII.

1231, Peter Fitz Herbert was admonished not to disturb the nuns in their possessions in Wallop for which he had sued them. (S) Hist. of Hampshire, V4, 1911, Nether Wallop.

3/12/1232, Order to the sheriff of Berkshire to place in respite, …, the distraint … upon Peter fitz Herbert to render his scutage to the abbot of Abingdon , which the abbot exacts from him for the army of Painscastle,…. (S) FRsHIII.

10/20/1232, Order to the sheriff of Warwickshire to place in respite, …, the demand he makes … from W. bishop of Worcester for the scutage of Kerry from the 2 knights’ fees that Peter fitzHerbert holds in his bailiwick. (S) FRsHIII.

10/1233, Peter’s castles of Blenlevenny and Dinas attacked by Llywelyn ap Iorwerth (19989730) and Richard Marshall, earl of Pembroke.

Bef. 6/6/1235, Peter, baron of Bernstaple, Devonshire, died; his son Herbert fitz Peter, his heir, had seisin on this date; Isabel surviving. Peter buried at Reading.

(S) Archaeologia Cambrensis, 1858, V4, P24. (S) A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners …, Burke, 1835, P728. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Record Series - Yorkshire, V23, 1898, P46.

Family notes:

·         Descended from Herbert fitz Herbert (19989908), whose brother William, treasure of the church of York, and afterwards archbishop … Reginald Fitz Peter’s (121688160) father, Peter fitz Herbert (9994954), married Sibil (243376321), daughter and co-heiress of Joceus de Dynaunt, … Hawyse (94559159), the other heiress, married Fulk fitz Warine (94559158). The descent is set out in a suit in 1346 … William fitz Warine … plaintiff, and Reginald fitz Peter’s great grandson, Matthew fitz Herbert, the defendant. (S) Record Series – Yorkshire, V23, 1898, P46.

Child of Peter and Alice:

i. Lucy Fitz Peter (4997477), born ~1207 in England.

ii. Herbert fitzPiers, born ? in England.

1248, Herbert died, succeeded by his brother Reynold.

Child of Peter and Sibil:

ii. Reynold FitzPiers (121688160), born ~1220 in Wales.