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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Lord Nicholas de Criol & Margery de Pecche

11820498. Lord Nicholas de Criol & 11820499. Margery de Pecche

~1255, Nicholas de Kiriel born in England, heir & s/o 23640996. Nicholas de Criol & 121691159. Joan d’Auberville.

~1255, Margery born in England, d/o 23640998. Sir Gilbert Pecche & 23640999. Maud de Hastings.

1264-65, Margery a heiress to her mother.

Bef. 11/25/1271, in his minority, Nicholas married to Margery. (S) Patent Rolls, Henry III, 1266-1272, P623.

2/16/1271, Grant to Edward the king’s son of the wardship of all the lands of Nicholas de Crioll, with the marriage of the heirs. (S) CPRs.

[––Nicholas & Margery––]

By 1271, Nicholas married to Margery.

1271, Gilbert Pecche conveyed a messuage and 2 carucates of land in Cherry Hinton, Cambridgeshire and a carucate of land in Sarre, Kent to his daughter and son-in-law, Margery and Nicholas de Criol.

1272, Nicholas’ father died.

2/10/1272, Whereas Nicholas de Cryoill, … with the assent of the king … gave to Gilbert Peche the marriage of Nicholas his son, and afterwards gave to his son and Margery daughter of the said Gilbert whom he married, the manor of Benehale, co. Suffolk, and his said son, with the assent of his father, dowered Margery of the said manor, … saving to Edward the king’s son the value therof during the nonage of Nicholas … the king for 50 marks paid by Gilbert, confirms the said writings. (S) CPRs.

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England. [While on crusade.]

1279, A jury found, that a bridge in Stanford ought to be repaired by Nicholas de Criol. (S) Hist. and Topo. of Kent, V8, 1799, Stanford.

6/10/1280, Nicholas son and heir of Nicholas de Crioll, a minor in the king's wardship. (S) CCRs.

6/28/1281, Nicolas de Criel, going beyond seas, nominating … (S) CPRs.

6/29/1281, Nicholas still had not proved his age. (S) CCRs.

1282, Nicholas son of Nicholas de Criel served in Wales with the King. (S) CCRs, 6/20/1294.

12/11/1282, King Edward’s forces defeated Llewelyn ap Gruffydd at the Battle of Radnor in eastern Wales. King Edward received the head of Llywelyn at Rhuddlan castle. [Aka Battle of Orewin Bridge.]

6/28/1283, Nicholas de Cryoll summoned to Shrewsbury by writ from Rhuddlan to the king to hold a colloquium to ordain what should be done with David, brother of Llewellyn, formerly prince of Wales. (S) The Titular Barony of Clavering, 1891, P16.

4/11/1289, IPM of Richard de Bedeford. Kent: … Werehorn. A capital messuage, with the advowson of the church, … held of Nicholas de Criel of the barony of Eynesford … (S) CIsPM.

6/30/1290 at London, A charter of Nicholas de Cryel, knight, granting in fee simple, to Guy Ferre the younger his manor of Benhale, co. Suffolk, with the advowsons of the priories of Buttele and Leyston, and other appurtenances. (S) CPRs, 6/14/1294.

5/25/1291, Margery’s father died.

12/1/1291, Order to cause Nicholas son of Nicholas de Crioll to be acquitted of £20 …  (S) CCRs.

6/1294, Order to cause Nicholas son of Nicholas de Crioll to be acquitted of £20 … (S) CCRs.

9/1295, Demise by John son of Thomas de Morton to Ralph de Sandwich (Sandwyco), knight … Witnesses:—Sir Nicholas de Kyriell, … (S) Ancient Deeds, V4, 1902, Kent, A.9663.

6/6/1297, Licence for Nicholas de Cryoll, tenant in chief, who is going beyond seas with the king on his service in the company of William le Leybourne, to demise for 7 years to Ralph de Sandwyco the manor of Walemere, co. Kent. (S) CPRs. [Nicholas’ mother 1st married Henry de Sandwyco.]

6/30/1300 at London, A charter of Nicholas de Cryel, knight, granting, in fee simple, to Guy Ferre the younger his manor of Benhale, co. Suffolk. (S) CPRs.

1302, Margery wife of Nicholas de Cryoll gave properties in Blackmanstone, Kent, to Elizabeth de Clifford and her heirs by a fine of 1302 [CP 25(1)/99/77, no.544] (S) IPM of John Pavenham, 7/28/1407.

1302, Sir Nicholas Criol, confirmed the gifts of his ancestor, William Aubervill (243382318), to Langdon Abbey, Kent.

10/12/1302, Nicholas of Leicester, Kent and Suffolk, died.


9/19/1303, Writ for IPM of Nicholas Kyriel. Leicester: Croxston. The manor … Worthyngton. A messuage, 2 virgates of land, and a water-mill, … He died on 12 Oct. 31 Edw. I. Nicholas his son, aged 21 on the day of St. Thomas Archbishop and Martyr, in Christmas week next, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.

11/11/1303, A foot of fine levied in the king’s court before the justices of the Bench, at York, between Margery Criell and John de Pabenham, touching a messuage, 60a. wood, …, in Henewyk by Podynton and Harewode, co. Bedford, and 50s. rent in Undle, co. Northampton. Margery gave to the said John 100 marks of silver. (S) Extract CIsPM, V8, P438.

1/1/1304, Order to cause dower to be assigned to Margery, late the wife of Nicholas de Cryel, tenant in chief, upon her taking oath not to marry without the king's licence. (S) CCRs.

1304, Margery Cryoll by a fine [CP 25(1)/3/37, no.19] gave, …, to John de Pabenham, Elizabeth his wife and the heirs of their bodies the manor of Hinwick, Bedford. (S) IPM of John Pavenham, 7/28/1407.

6/20/1304, Margery had license to remarry.

1305, A foot of fine levied in the same court there before the same justices, between John de Pabenham and Elizabeth his wife, and Margery de Criell, touching the same properties as 1303.

7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

1309, The manor of Thenford [Kent] called ‘Pabenham maner’ in his demesne in fee tail. Margery wife of Nicholas de Cryoll by a fine [CP 25(1)/175/62, no.31] … gave it, …, to John de Pabenham, Elizabeth his wife, and the heirs of the body of Elizabeth. (S) IPM of John Pavenham, 7/28/1407.

1313, Richard Clifford, son and heir of Sir John Clifford, surrendered his rights in various lands to Margery de Crioll, widow of Sir Nicholas de Crioll, Elizabeth, wife of Sir John Pabenham the elder, and Margery Hereward, daughter and heir of Margaret, late the wife of Sir Robert Hereward.

4/14/1318 at Leicester, Nicholas Kiriel, knight, to his very dear lady, his lady Margery Kiriel. Whereas Nicholas (5910500) has granted to Sir Stephen de Segrave his manor of Croxtone Kiriel, Margery must attorn to Stephen for her services for one third of the manor. (S) UKNA.

3/31/1319, Margery wrote her will: To be buried in the Choir of the Friars Minors of Bedeford, on the right of Bertram my son. Masses for my soul, and the souls of Fr. Richard de Clifford, my son Bertram, my daughters Katherine de Braddene and Margaret Hereward, & Robert Hereward. … To Lady Margery le Valence, whatever in my wordrobe was her mother's; also a piece of the true cross, …, which were my sister Johan's. Sir John de Pavenham, and Elizabeth my daughter his wife; Elizabeth their child. … My niece Lady Johan de Playte. To my nephew Sir Gilbert Petche, …

1319, Margery died.

(S) CIPM, Writ to partition lands of John Pabenham, 7/28/1407.

Family notes:

·         There are multiple additional persons of Nicholas’ name alive at this time: Nicholas de Criol, of Great Staughton, co. Huntingdon; Nicholas of the barony of Averenches; …

·         This Margery is often confused with Margery, d/o Peter Dansey & Margery Clifford, married to Nicholas de Criol, s/o John de Criol & Maud de Eastwell.

Children of Nicholas and Margery: [3 sons, 3 daughters]

i. Elizabeth de Criol (5910249), born ~1280 in England.

ii. Nicholas de Crioll (5910500), born 12/29/1282 in England.

5/25/1304, Nicholas son and heir of Sir Nicholas de Cryel, knight, and Sir John de Segrave, lord of Segrave. Nicholas has received from John, …, £400. … Nicholas son and heir of Sir Nicholas de Criel and Eleanor daughter of Sir John de Segrave, lord of Segrave. Nicholas will take to wife Eleanor and will enfeoff her in all his lands and holdings in Leicestershire … Croxton … (S) UKNA. [Held by his grandfather in 1246.]