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Monday, August 1, 2011

Lord Jordan Foliot & Lady Margery de Newmarch

11820378. Lord Jordan Foliot & 11820379. Lady Margery de Newmarch

Bef. 5/2/1249, Jordan Folyot born in England, s/o 23640756. Richard Foliot & 23640757. Margery de Stuteville.

~1265, Margery born in England, d/o 23640758. Sir Adam de Neumarche & 23640759. Elizabeth de Mowbray.

11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.

1273 in co. York, Bond by Sir Jordan Folyot to Adam de Novo Mercato, son of Sir Adam de Novo Mercato, for 20 marks to be paid within six years at the manor of the said Sir Adam in the form specified. (S) Ancient Deeds,  V4, 1902. [Jordan is Adam’s son-in-law.]

1275, Richard Foliot states that although Jordan Foliot, his son, obliged himself by an indenture to aquit him of all debts of Jewry which Jordan owed to Benedict de Lundres, a Jew of Lincoln, … for lands and rents which Richard gave him in the vill of Eakring, he did not do so. He asks the king … to order that the £40 …, for this debt, might be levied from Jordan's lands, … (S) UKNA.

By 8/20/1275, Jordan heir to his maternal uncle, Sir Robert de Stuteville. (S) Knights of Edward I, Moor, 1931, P309. [Robert held the town of Grassenhale, and a capital messuage, a water-mill, a wind-mill, 200 acres of pasture, a kar, &c. all valued at £19 3s. 4d. (S) Ess. Tow’s Topo, Hist. of Norfolk, V9, 1808, Gressenhale.]

8/23/1275, Writ … escheateor beyond Trent … Jordan Folyot had shown to the king, that when he immediately after the death of Robert de Stuteville, his uncle, whose heir he was, had entered upon the lands … [inquiry showed Robert held nothing of the king.] (S) Record Series, V23, Yorkshire Archaeological Society, 1898, P1.

1275, Assize of mort dancestor arrainged by Jordan Folyot v. Gilber de Clare, earl of Gloucester, touching the manor of Elsing. (S) House of Commons Papers, V44, 1887, P96.

1275-6, Jordan son of Sir Richard Foliot to Sir William his brother: Grant of his land in Tilney and Islington … late of Robert de Stotevill his uncle. (S) UKNA.

12/12/1276–3/30/1298, Jordan summoned for military service.

7/17/1277, Jordan Folyot summoned against the Scots. (S) CPRs. [King Edward made forays into the Welsh lands of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, prince of Wales, capturing Snowdonia and the isle of Anglesey.]

1277, King Edward was in Chester where he cleared a road through a dense forest, and started construction on the castles of Flint and Rhuddlan. King Edward made forays into the Welsh lands of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, prince of Wales, capturing Snowdonia and the isle of Anglesey.

4/20/1278, Grant in free alms by Geoffrey de Swtwode … Witnesses: Sir Jordan Folyot, Sir William his brother, Sir Osbert de Caly, … knights, … (S) UKNA.

1279, Assize of mort dancestor arrainged by Peter Bozun v. Jordan Folyot. (S) House of Commons Papers, V44, 1887, P182.

1281, Assize of novel desseisin of Ranulph de Neusom v. Jordan Folyot and others. (S) 50th Ann. Rpt. Dep. Keeper, 1889, P165.

3/25/1282, Jordan holds 2 knights’ fees at Cowesby, Nesse, Stivelingeflete, Ripplingham, and Brantingham, Yorkshire.

10/5/1282, Grant, … by Jordan Folyot, lord of Gressinghale, to … St Mary of Wendlinge … (S) Ancient Deeds, 1902, P509.

2/6/1284, Grant to Eleanor, the king’s consort, of all debts owed to the king by Richard and Jordan Folyot. (S) CPRs.

1284-85, Jordan Folyot held lands in Stillingfleet, Newsham, par. Appleton-le-Street, and East Ness, par. Hovingham, all in the Wake fee. (S) Record Series, V23, 1898.

9/14/1287 at Lincoln, Debtor: Jordan Foliot, of Notts., knight. Amount: 10m. (S) UKNA.

7/28/1288, Confirmation by Reginald son of Adam de Gressenhal, … Witnesses: Sir Jordan Folyot, Sir William de Frausham, Sir John L'Estrange (extraneo) and Sir Warin de Hertford, knights, … (S) UKNA.

1289, Richard Foliot conveyed by fine to Jorday and Margery his wife the manor of Fenwick and Norton, Yorkshire, and they conveyed to Richard those of Grimston and Welham in Nottinghamshire, for life. (S) Ess. Tow’s … Co. of Norfolk, Blomefield, 1775, P1014.

9/26/1289, Commission … complaint by William Sessun of Norwich … the said William let and delivered the said houses to Jordan Folyot and John Le Strange for a year and more without any money to be paid … (S) CPRs.

1292, Sir Jordan Foliot presented to Great Smeaton [as did his father in 1240]. (S) Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, V8, 1884, P279.

6/24/1295, Jordano Foliot summoned to Parliament by writ, thereby becoming Lord Foliot.

9/11/1297, The English loss at Stirling. English forces under the command of John, Earl of Surrey, were defeated at the battle of Stirling Bridge by Sir William Wallace.

9/24/1297, The K. to Jordan Folyot. … [who had been summoned to join the prince of Wales in London] enjoins Jordan with horses and arms and his whole power to join John de Warrene, earl of Surrey and Sussex, in Scotland. (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Scotland. [King Edward was in Flanders and the earl had just lost the battle of Stirling Bridge to William Wallace.]

7/22/1298, King Edward defeated Sir William Wallace (Braveheart) at the battle of Falkirk, Scotland. The Scots defensive position was strong, but based on spearmen with support of some cavalry and archers. Edward’s armored knights were repulsed by the amassed spear points. King Edward brought up his Welsh longbowmen. They cut gaps into the Scottish ranks through which the mounted English knights could charge. The Scots were routed, but Wallace escaped.

1299, Jordan’s father Richard died [about 5 weeks before Jordan.]

1299, Jordan, knt, 1st Lord Foliot, of Grimston and Wellow at Nottinghamshire died.

4/9/1299, Writ for IPM of Jordan Foliot. (S) CFRs.


5/2/1299, IPM of Richard Foliot and Jordan Foliot. Derby: Horeston. The castle with the soke was held by the said Richard for life … Jordan, son of the said Richard, was his next heir on the day of his death, and was aged 50 and more. Richard, son of the said Jordan, aged 15 at Christmas last, is his next heir. Nottingham: Grymmeston and Welhawe. The manors and the hamlet of Besthorp, with the soke of Grimmeston … held for life by the said Richard of Jordan his son … Margery his wife, who still survives, was enfeoffed jointly with him by the said Richard his father, for her life. York: Northon and Fenewyk. £10 rent from the manors … Jordan and Margery, jointly enfeoffed by the said Richard, … Norfolk: Ausingg. The manor (very full extent given with names of tenants), where there is a motte built … (S) CIsPM.

6/23/1299 at York, IPM: Richard Foliot and Jordan Foliot. Writ on the death of Jordan Foliot. Richard held nothing of the king on the day of his death. He had a rent of £10 yearly from his son Jordan and Margery his wife, for the term of his life. Jordan, son of Richard, was his nearest heir on the day of his death, and was age of 50 and upwards. Jordan held nothing of the king in chief. Margery is still surviving. Richard, son of the same Jordan, is his nearest heir, and was of the age of 15 on Christmas last past. (S) Yorkshire Inquisitions, 1902, P103.

9/17/1299, Order to deliver the manors of Grymmeston and Wellawe and the hamlet of Beysthorp …  co. Nottingham [1 kingth’s fee], to Margery, late the wife of Jordan Folyot, … Jordan and Margery were jointly enfeoffed of the manors of Norton and Fenewik, co. York, by Richard Folyot, to hold of Henry de Lacy, earl of Lincoln, by 3 knights’ fees, … (S) CCRs.

4/8/1315, Andrew de la Hyde, p., pres. by dame Margery, wid. of 8 Apr. sir Jordan Folyot, kt, to the chap. of Norton juxta Campsale. (S) Record Series, V107, 1943, P128.

7/23/1317, Grant to Margery Foliot, the mother of Richard Foliot, who died whilst on the king’s service in Scotland, … debts … pay off the same by installments of £4 a year … (S) CPRs.

6/6/1325, Richard [grandson of Margery] died under age, his sisters, Margery aged 12, and Margaret aged 11, his next heirs; … Norton. 12a. meadow held of the king in chief as of the honour of Pontefract by service of knight's fee : Margery Folyot holds the manor for life by the enfeoffment of Richard Folyot … . (S) CIsPM.

1328, Lady Margery de Foliot presented to the church at Elsing.

2/22/1330, Margery Foliot, Lady of Wellehagh, granted a market at Wellow, Nottinghamshire.

4/18/1330, Margery died.

5/3/1330, Writ for IPM of Margery de Foliot. Nottingham: Grimiston. The manor …  including rents at Welhawe which pertains to the said manor, and stallage of the market and fair at Welhawe on St. Swithun’s day, held for her life, of the inheritance of Margery and Margaret, daughters of Richard de Folioth … Margery the wife of Hugh de Adstyng, aged 17 years and more, and Margaret the wife of John de Camoys, aged 16 years, daughters of Richard de Foliot, are her next heirs. York: Norton. The manor … Norfolk: Elsinghe. The manor, including a water-mill with an adjoining fishery, held in dower, …  which belonged to Jurdan de Folyot late the husband of the said Margery … Estlexham. The manor … (S) CIsPM.

Children of Jordan and Margery:

i. Richard Foliot, born 4/19/1284 in England.

Richard married Joan de Brewes, d/o 11820322. Lord William de Brewes & 11820323. Mary ?.

Children: Richard (d.1325 underage), Margery (b.1312) wife of Sir Hugh de Hastings (b.1310) [s/o 5910050. Sir John de Hastings]; Margaret (b.1314) wife of Sir John Camois. (S) Ess. Tow’s Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V8, 1808, Elsing.

ii. Joan Foliot (5910189), born ~1290 in England.


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