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Thursday, August 4, 2011

Lord Walter de Fauconberg & Agnes Brus

  11820506. Lord Walter de Fauconberg & 11820507. Agnes Brus

~1230, Walter de Faucumberge born in England, s/o 23641012. Peter de Fauconberg & 23641013. Margaret  de Montfichet.

~1230, Agnes born in England, d/o 23641014. Peter de Brus & 23641015. Helwise de Lancaster.

4/28/1254, Simple protection without clause for Walter de Faucumberge, who is in the king's service in Gascony with the earl of Leicester. (S) CPRs.

~1255, William married Agnes.

1258, Confirmation in frankalmoign … Witn. Lord William, Earl of Albemarle, Sir Simon de Ver, Sir Sayer de Sutton, …, Walter de Faucunberg, … Walter de Pykering, … (S) UKNA.

4/12/1263, Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, lead a rebellion of young barons. William a supporter of Simon.

8/4/1265, Lord Edward (I) defeated Montfort’s army at the battle of Evesham, Worcester, ending the Baron’s Revolt and freeing his father, who was wounded. Montfort and 2 of his sons were killed.

10/31/1266, The Dictum de Kenilworth allowed those who had opposed the King their lives for a loss of liberties of 3 to 5 years. The only exception was the Montfort family.

11/28/1266 at Kenillworth. Simple protection for 1 year for Walter de Faucumberge, on condition of his good behaviour and that he stand by the award provided. (S) CPRs.

8/21/1268, Acknowledgement by Walter de Faucunberg, knight, that he is bound to Robert de Brus, lord of Annandale, in £150, … for the ransom of his lands … through the foreiture of the said Walter in the time of the disturbance … for further security … sureties … Sirs Marmaduke de Tweng, … (S) CPRs.

1270, Witn. Sir William le Cunestabil, Sir Walter de Faucumberge, Sir Simon le Cunestabil, …, Herbert de St. Quintin, …; (S) UKNA.

1271, Walter’s father died.

1271, Peter, 7th Baron Langbaugh, died leaving a will: To the daughter, Agnes and her husband Walter de Fauconberg:- The castle of Skelton with the Park around the castle. The profits of the boats at Coatham and Redcar. Rights and royalties appertaining to the village of Skelton. The manor of Marske, Redcar, Upleatham, Stanghow and Gerrick. The forest of Skelton with Haia and great park. Aysdale and the Chase of Westwith. Areas of forest towards Danby and Commondale and hunting rights. A quarter part of the 'wreck of the sea' between Yarm and Runswick. … (S) History and Topography of the city of York, Whellan, 1859, P813.

1272, Agnes coheir to her father Peter de Brus, Lord of Skelton. William became lord of Skelton and Sheriff of Langbaugh.

10/30/1272, Grant … of the heirs of Peter de Brus, … the portion contingent on Walter de Faukenberg and Agnes his wife, one of the heirs of the said Peter. (S) CPRs. [The part of Walter de Faucumberge and Agnes his wife.—The castle of Skelton with the park about it and with the profits of the boats of Cotum and Rideker, … (S) CCRs.]

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

5/26/1273, To Marmaduke de Tweng and Lucy his wife. … Walter de Faukenberge and Agnes, his wife, … partition late made in the king’s court of the inheritance of Peter de Brus’ between the said Walter and Agnes, Marmaduke and Lucy, and the other heirs and parceners, there was assigned to Walter and Agnes the castle of Skelton, … Marmaduke and Lucy have withdrawn a certain forest, … of Jarum … Marmaduke and Lucy daily cause them to be withdrawn by Robert de Tweng, their son, … contrary to the form of the partition, … orders Marmaduke and Lucy to permit Walter and Agnes to hold in peace … (S) CCRs.

8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.

5/24/1275, Commission of oyer and terminer on complaint of Hakon de Barkergarth, merchant of Norway, against Walter de Faucumberg relating to ship wrecked on his land at Skelton. (S) CPRs.

6/28/1275, Bond by Walter de Faucunberg, lord of Skelton, to Master Th[omas] archdeacon of York, for a loan of £8 13s 4d to be paid to the said archdeacon, in his house in York. (S) UKNA.

1275, Marmaduke de Thweng and his wife Lucia came to an agreement with Walter de Faucumbert and his wife Agnes [eldest paternal aunt of Lucia] over the advowson of the priory of Guisbrough.

1279, Agnes died.


5/25/1280, For Walter de Fauconberg. The King to Archbishops, & c. greeting. Know ye that we have granted, and by this our charter confirmed to our beloved and faithful Walter de Facunberge, that he and his heirs for ever have free warren in all his demesne lands of Skelton, Stanghow and Mersk, Uplithum, Redker, Grenrig and Estbrune in the Co. of York.

11/13/1281, The king, at the prosecution of Margaret de Ros (23641489), one of the sisters and heiresses of Peter de Brus, tenant in chief, many times ordered the steward to warn Walter de Faucumberg, who married Agnes (11820507), Peter's second sister, Marmaduke de Tweng, who married Peter's third sister (Lucia, 47281181), and John de Bella Aqua, who married Laderina, Peter's fourth sister, to be before the king at a certain day to receive their purparties of Peter's knights' fees … (S) CCRs.

4/23/1283, Walter de Faucumberge, who married Agnes, sister and co-heiress of Peter de Brus, tenant in chief, … to receive his purparty of Peter's fees. (S) CCRs.

1291, Walter settled a dispute between Skelton castle and the Guisborough Priory over encroachment of deer.

1293, Walter holding the market at Skelton of the inheritance of his wife. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs.

6/13/1293, Order to the treasurer and barons of the Exchequer … Walter de Faucumberge the elder of the £40 arrears of the 100 marks … for his service due in the king's army of Wales in 1282, and … the £80 arrears of the £100 amerced before the treasurer and barons for 2 disseisins, and £25 he was amerced for many defaults before the justices of the Bench, … he pay £20 a year. (S) CFRs. [During this time invasions by Scots was severely damaging properties in the north, affecting the ability to raise funds.]

9/27/1293, Witnesses: …, Sir Walter de Fauq'berg, Sir Walter his son, Sir John his son, Herbert de St. Quintin, … (S) UKNA

1295, Walter summoned to parliament as 1st baron Fauconberg.

11/28/1296, Enrolment to be made pursuant to the king's grant to Walter de Faucumberge, who has taken to wife Agnes, sister and one of the heirs of Peter de Brus, that of the £256 7s 2d wherein he is held to the king as well for the debts of Peter and of the late Willlam de Lancastre, as for his own debts, demanded of him by summons of the Exchequer, he pay £50 a year.

1/14/1300, Order to Walter de Faucumberge of The North Riding to be at the exchequer at York on Friday next to treat with the treasurer and barons of the exchequer and others of the king's council of certain affairs touching him and the community of that county. (S) CCRs.

11/2/1304, Walter of Tyse, 1st Lord Fauconberg died.

11/6/1304, Writ for IPM of Walter de Faucumberge. York: Skelton. The castle … Merske. A messuage, 54 bovates of land in demesne, 80a. meadow, 55 bovates of land in bondage, 31 cottars, 400 days work in autumn, and 9 free tenants. Redekere. 24 cottars. Walter his son, aged 40 and more, is his next heir. … Ryse. The manor … Withornwik. The manor … Estbrunne. The manor … (S) CIsPM.

(S) The Hist. & Antiq’s of the Seigniory of Holderness, 1840, P404.

Child of Walter and Agnes:

i. Walter de Fauconberg, born 1260 in England.

12/5/1304, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to dehver to Walter de Fauconberge, son and heir of Walter de Fauconberge, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done fealty. (S) CFRs.

By 1319, Walter de Faucumberge died, his son John age 26 and more. (S) CIsPM.

ii. Joan de Fauconberge, born ~1265 in England.

Joan married Sir John le Fleming, s/o Reiner.

iii. Amicia de Fauconberg (5910253), born ~1270 in England.


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