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By 1187, William born in England, s/o §Robert de Welle.
~1200, Emma heir & d/o §William De Grainsby.
1207, Willaim de Welle, son and hier of Robert gave 50 marks to have 1 fee in Grenesby of the honor of Richemund, which was William’s father of Emma, wife of the said William de Well, whose heir she is.
William’s father died.
1208, William de Welle warranted land in Sloothby to Ralph son of Ralph de Hoyland.
1210, William served in Ireland.
1215-6, William held in the Wapentake of Calswaith 2.75 fees of Gilbert de Gant.
1216, William de Well made a fine of 20 marks for having grace and benevolence with King John.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
5/1217, William’s lands were granted to Fulk d’Oyri.
9/30/1221, Order to take into the king’s hand without delay all of the king’s demesne lands …, the sheriff of Lincolnshire. Alexander of Pointon. William of Well. Hamo of Moulton. William of Willouhby. (S) FRsHIII.
11/15/1227, Lincolnshire. Gilbert of Rigsby gives the king a palfrey for having licence to make concord with Simon Haunselin, … Jollan de Neville and William of Well are pledges for Gilbert for rendering that palfrey to the king. (S) FRsHIII.
10/15/1229, Lincolnshire. William of Well, who holds three parts of one fee of the honour of Brittany , 5 m. for the same [amercements made in the eyre of the justices last itinerant in his county]. (S) FRsHIII.
1230, A fine between Harod son of Humphrey, plaintiff, and William de Welle, deforciant of 1/6th fee in Withern … the gift of Robert de Well, father of William.
6/27/1230, Lincolnshire. William of Well gives the king 20s. for having a writ to attaint the twelve jurors of an assize of novel disseisin taken at Lincoln before B. de Lisle and Simon of Ropsley, … against Robert de Godefeld and Matilda, his wife, concerning common of pasture in Sutton. (S) FRsHIII.
6/5/1234, Acknowledgment of the receipt in the wardrobe at Theokesbiry … on the part of Stephen de Segrave by the hands of William de Welles, his clerk, of 100£ out of 500£ which he gave the king. (S) CPRs.
Bef. 1241-2, William died.
(S) Lincolnshire Notes and Queries, V6, 1901, P55.
Family notes:· 1195, Robert de Well plaintiff in a fine concerning the advowson of Alford church. 1202, Robert de Well deforciant of the advowson of Stain chapel. 1205-6, Robert, son and heir of William de Welle, witnessed a grant by R. son of Goschelin de Ristun to the chapter of S. Mary of Lincoln.
· Robert de Well, s/o William de Welle married to a sister of Gilbert de Gant, s/o Walter, s/o Ragemer, tenant in 1114.
Child of William and Emma:
i. Robert de Welle (4997488), born ~1220 in England.