Friday, July 8, 2011

G24: 9994996

9994996. Baron Oliver de Vaux & 9994997. Petronill de Croun

Search for Bigod Earls of Norfolk

~1180, Oliver born in Norfolk, England, s/o §Robert de Vallibus, younger brother of Hubert. (S) The Judges of England. [Hubert’s son Robert was the baron of Gilsland.]

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

~1190, Petronill born in England, d/o §Wydo de Croun & Isabella Basset.

Petronill 1st married William de Longcamp. [1 son, Henry].

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

Petronill married Henry de Mara.

“Oliverus de Vallibus tenet Vargeburn’ in barunia cum uxore que fuit Henrici de la Mare.”

1205, Oliver de Vallibus held the market at Watton, Norfolk. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.

1211, Oliver gave 500 marks and 5 Palfreys to marry Petronill.

1215, Oliver a baron that met at Stamford where they sent a stern warning to King John.

1215, Oliver supported the baron’s siege of Northampton; then the capture of Bedford.

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

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.

10/18/1216, King John died.

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

9/12/1217, Prince 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.

4/22/1228, Inspeximus … charter of Roger le Bigod, son of Hugh le Bigod, … bound to Alexander, king of Scots, in 600 marks of silver, … pledges … Oliver de Vallibus, Roger son of Osbert and Hamo le Enveise. (S) CChRs.

1228, Oliver paid scutage on 22.5 knight’s fees to avoid service in Wales.

4/30/1230, from Portsmouth, Oliver with King Henry, when he invaded Brittany in hopes of recovering Normandy. They established their camp at Nantes, and captured a small castle. [For which Oliver’s scutage for Wales was forgiven.]

1233, Oliver remained loyal to the crown during the rebellion of Richard Marshall.

8/1/1234, Commission to Thomas de Muleton, Robert de Bello Campo, … Oliver de Vallibus, … as justices in eyre in the county of Norfolk touching all assizes and pleas, … (S) CPRs. [Then in the county of Suffolk later in the month.]

1/1/1235, Oliver de Vallius substituted on eyre for R. le Bygod, earl of Norfolk, in the county of Essex. (S) CPRs.

4/14/1236, Appoinnment … as justices in eyre … Oliver de Vallibus … } Warwick and Leicester, … (S) CPRs.

1237, Oliver de Vallibus grant the manor of Stigand with other lands totalling 5 knights’ fees, to Richard de Rupella [Rokele]. (S) History and Antiquities of the county of Norfolk, V2, 1781.

1244, In the collection of aid for the marriage of the King’s daughter, Oliver held 32.5 knight’s fees.  

Oliver died.

1/14/1248, Petronilla, who was the wife of Oliver de Vallibus, plaintiff, and Roger de Huntingfeld, deforcianr, … custody of William, son and heir of Thomas de Pyncebeke, … Thomas held his land of her by knight service. Petronilla quitcalimed all right to Roger and his heirs for 20£. (S) Lincolnshire Notes and Queries, V7, 1904, P135.

(S) The Bigod Earls of Norfolk in the Thirteenth Century, Morris, 2005, P62. (S) History of the Welles Family in England and Normandy, Welles, 1876, P22. (S) The History and Antiquities of Boston, Thompson, 1856, P505.

Family notes:
·         Isabella Basset likely d/o 94555976. Thomas Basset & 94555977. Cicely de Dunstanville.
·         1190, Wydo de Croun accompanied King Richard I on crusade.
·         « Dns Wydo de croun, qui venit cum Willmo Conqueftore in Angliam, genuit filiun nomine Alanum. Alanus de Croun, fundator prioratus de Freston tempore regis Henriei primi, genuit filium nomine Mauritium. Mauritius de Croun, genuit filiun nomine Widonem, tempore Stephi regis. Wydo de Croun fecundus, tempore Rici regis, genuit filiam noie Petronillam, que nupfit domino Willielmo de Longchampe, cognato Willielmi Longchampe episcopi Eliensis. Petronilla de Croun, uxor Willi Longchampe … Petronilla nupfit cuidam de la Mare … Petronilla tertio nupfit Olivero de Vallibus … » (S) The History and Antiquities of Croyland-abbey, 1856, P39.
Children of Oliver and Petronill:

i. William de Vallibus, born ? in England. [Heir]
William married Eleanor, d/o William de Ferrers & Sybilla Marshall.
5/26/1250, A charter records the restoration of property, granted to Margaret Countess of Lincoln, to William de Vescy and Agnes [de Ferrers] his wife, Reginald de Moun and Isabel [de Ferrers] his wife, William de Fortibus and Matilda his wife, …, William de Vallibus and Alienor [de Ferrers] his wife, …. (S) Calendar of Documents of Ireland, V1, 1875.
1252 William died; his brother John his heir.
1253, Memorandam that Roger de Quincy earl of Winchester came before the king at Windsor on Friday next after Hilary and there put himself (‘misit se’) on the king’s mercy for 300 m. for a trespass that he made in taking to wife Eleanor [de Ferrers] who was the wife of William de Vallibus who was in the king’s gift without the king’s licence. (S) Fine Rolls of Hnery III.

ii. John de Vaux (4997498), born ~1215 in England.

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