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Friday, July 8, 2011

Baron Oliver de Vaux & Lady Petronill de Croun

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

~1183, Oliver de Vallibus born in Norfolk, England, younger s/o 378250328. Ranulf de Vallibus & 378250329. Alicia ?.

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

~1190, Petronill born in England, d/o 19989994. Wydo de Croun & 19989995. Isabella Basset.

[––Petronil & William––]

Petronill 1st married William de Longchampe, nephew of William de Longechamp, Bishop of Ely.

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

[––Petronil & Henry––]

Petronill married 2nd Henry de la Mara.

1205, Oliver de Vallibus held the Wednesday market at Watton, Norfolk. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs. [Held in 1204 by his paternal uncle John de Vallibus.] (S) Hist. of Norfolk, V2, 1805, Watton.

[––Oliver & Petronil––]

1211, Oliver gave 500 marks and 5 Palfreys to marry Petronill. “Oliverus de Vallibus tenet Vargeburn’ in barunia cum uxore que fuit Henrici de la Mare.” [Oliver holds Vargeburn of his wife which was of Henry de la Mare.]

1211, Petronilla, the daughter of Guido de Croun, gave to Paganus, Son of William de Mara and his Heirs, her whole Land of Cotun, reserving 2 pounds of pepper yearly rent.

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.

Bef. 8/2/1221, William Lenueise … Witnesses: Roger Bigot, Earl of Norfolk, Oliver de Vallibus, Robert his son, … (S) UKNA.

1227, A grant by Thomas Blundeville, bishop of Norwich, … 2 parts of the demesne tithes of Oliver de Vaux in Shotesham … (S) UKNA.

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 Vallibus substituted on eyre for R. le Bygod, earl of Norfolk, in the county of Essex. (S) CPRs.

4/14/1236, Appointment … 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) Hist. & Antiq’s 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.

By 1261, Petronilla died.

(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 Hist. & Antiq’s of Boston, Thompson, 1856, P505. (S) Hist. of Nottingshire, V1, Throsby, 1790, Cotham. (S) Hist. and Antiquities of Boston, Thompson, 1856, P504ff.

Family notes:

·         ‘… Guy de Croun II (19989994), contemporary of King Richard [1189-99], had a daughter Pertonilla (9994997) that first married William de Longchamp, a relative of William de Longchamp, Bishop of Ely. Then Petronilla married [Henry] de la Mare. Then married Oliver de Valibus.’ (S) The Hist. & Antiq’s of Croyland-abbey, 1856, P39.

Child of William and Petronill:

Henry de Longchampe.

1261, Henry did homage for his lands.

1274, Henry died, his body buried in Swineshead abbey, later interred at Burton Pedwardine.

Child: Alice (d.5/15/1330) married Roger Pedwarden; 5 sons.

Children of Oliver and Petronill:

i. Robert de Vallibus, born ? in England.

Bef. 1221, Robert living.

Robert died young, his brother William became the heir. (S) Hist. of Norfolk, V8, 1808, Hackford.

ii. 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) Cal. of Doc’s 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 300m.  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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