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Wednesday, July 6, 2011

G24: 9994956

9994956. Baron Hugh Fitz Ralph & 9994957. Agnes de Greasley

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Hugh born in England, s/o §Ralph fitz Hubert. (S) Magna Britannia et Hibernia.

~1213, Agnes born in England, d/o 19989914. Ralph de Gisele & 19989915. Isabel de Muschamp.

7/22/1219, Robert de St. Amand gives the king 5 m. for summoning Hugh son of Ralph before the justices at Westminster … to answer him for 40 m. in the county of Lincolnshire. (S) FRsHIII.

Hugh married Agnes.

6/19/1228, To the keeper of the honour of Peverel . … by the letters of Ralph of Greasley that he sent to the king, that the same Ralph is ready, if it pleases the king, to divest himself, to the use of Hugh son of Ralph and Agnes, his wife, daughter and heiress of the same Ralph, of all lands that he held of the king in chief, namely two knights’ fees with appurtenances in Cleiden’, which is of the honour of Peverel of Nottingham, and one knight’s fee with appurtenances in Greasley, which is of the same honour, the king, agreeing …, has taken the homage of Hugh for the aforesaid fees. (S) FRsHIII.

1234, Two of the three fees held by Hugh Fitz Ralph of the honour of Peverel correspond to Middle Claydon. (S) A History of the County of Buckingham, V4, 1927. [Formerly held of Ralph de Gresley.]

9/4/1234, Appointment of William de Staunton, Hugh son of Ralph, John de Aenecurt, and Alexander de Vilerz, as justices at Nottingham. (S) CPRs.

5/1/1236, Hugh son of Ralph given custody of the counties of Nottingham and Derby. (S) CPRs.

11/24/1238, From Hugh son of Ralph, sheriff of Nottinghamshire , 5s. (S) FRsHIII.

3/26/1240, Hugh son of Ralph gives half a mark for having a pone. (S) FRsHIII.

5/4/1244, Pledges for John de Bassingourn: … Ralph de Berners for 5 m. … Phillip of Kyme for 10 m. … Hugh son of Ralph for 5 m. … (S) FRsHIII.

6/15/1238, Nottinghamshire. Hugh son of Ralph owes 65 m. for dead wood and windfallen wood, which the king granted to him in Willey and which the men of those parts had previously purchased. (S) FRsHIII.

4/10/1251, Hugh granted free warren in his lands.

4/10/1252, Hugh granted a market and fair at Ilkeston, Derbyshire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.

1261-1267, Hugh Fitz Ralph, owner of the manor of Greseley, Nottingham, by 1 knight’s fee, died leaving his granddaughter Eustache his heir. (S) A Synopsis of the Peerage of England, Nicolas, P247.

(S) Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, Weis, 1992, P148.

Family notes:
·         IPM of Hugh: Eustachia, wife of Sir Nicholas de Cantilupo, is daughter and heir of Ralph son of Hugh, and is of full age.
·         By 1268, Nicholas de Cantilupo died; Claydon Manor reverting back to Eustachia.

Children of Hugh and Agnes:

i. Ralph Fitz Hugh (4997478), born ~1230 in England.

ii. Alice Fitz Hugh, born ~1234 in England.
Alice married Sir Simon de Dryby.
1280, … And the aforesaid Simon and Alice  say that the aforesaid tenements were the right of Hugh Fitz Ralph, the grandfather of Eustachia [is Ralph’s daughter], whose heir she is. And the same Hugh granted to Simon and Alice, and their heirs, in free marriage the whole land and tenements, which he had or ought to have in Askeby, Anderby, Stavenesby, Waynflet, Gretham, and in Markeby … And William and Eustachia say that the same Eustachia is the heir of the same Hugh by blood, and they have cognizance of the charter, and admit it, and warrant. (S) Lincolnshire Notes and Queries, V3, P239.

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