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~1255, Margery born in England, d/o 23640998. Sir Gilbert Pecche & 23640999. Maud de Hastings.
By 1260, Nicholas born in England, heir & s/o 23640996. Nicholas de Criol & 121691159. Joan d’Auberville.
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.
1271, Gilbert Pecche conveyed a messuage and two 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.
Edward I crowned king of England.
6/28/1281, Nicolas de Criel, going beyond seas, nominating … (S) CPRs.
Nicholas married Margery.
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.
5/25/1291, Margery’s father died.
1291-2, Nicholas conveyed the manor of Benhall, Suffolk to Guy Ferre.
1301, Margeria, wife of Nicholas de Cryoll, gave certain lands to Elizabeth de Clifford, to hold to her and her heirs by fine … [by virtue whereof, one John de Pabenham, and Elizabeth his wife, were seized of the said lands.] (S) The Descent of the Family of Deacon of Elstowe and London, 1898, P232.
1302, Sir Nicholas Criol, confirmed the gifts of his ancestor, William Aubervill, to Langdon Abbey, Kent.
10/12/1303, Nicholas of Leicester, Kent and Suffolk, died.
5/1304-5/1305, Agreements between Margery Criol and John and Elizabeth Pabenham respecting land in Hinwick and Harrold, Bedfordshire, settled on John and Elizabeth.
6/20/1304, Margery had license to remarry.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
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.
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, …
· 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 Eynesford; 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. Nicholas de Cryel, born by 1283 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.]
ii. Elizabeth de Criol (5910249), born ~1285 in England.