Wednesday, August 10, 2011

G24: 15209176

15209176. Henry de Chelrey & 15209177. Alice ?

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Henry born in Berkshire, England, eldest s/o §John de Chelrey.

Alice made a claim of ownership against the manor of the Raumpayn family.

1300-12, Henry de Chelrey owned land near Childrey in Wantage and Uffington.

1313, Henry’s younger brother, Richard de Chelrey, murdered by John de Rampayn. Roger Dammory intervened to obtain a pardon for Henry in some matter associated with this event.

1314, John, Henry’s father, “manucaptor” for Henry.

1314, Henry de Chelrey, knight of the shire for Berkshire in parliament.

1314, Henry’s sister Margaret paid 20£ for the reversion of lands in Childrey.

1317, Henry owed 400£ by Warin de Insula of Kingston Lisle [near Childrey. Henry may have been in the service of Warin. The median income for a baron at the time was about 339£ a year.]

1321, Henry’s brother John in the service of Roger Dammory during the rebellion of Thomas, earl of Lancaster.

Henry died.

Alice widow of Henry de Childrey, who had had a grant of the manor of Rampayns from John Rampayn, the elder, held it by demise. (S) A History of the County of Berkshire, V4, 1924.

1331, Alice de Childrey, Robert Achard and John de Dagenhale paid subsidy on the manor of Rampayns. [Apparently each holding a third.]

(S) Social Mobility in the Fourteeth Century, Jeffries, 1976.

Family notes:
·         Henry de Chelrey [likely Edmund’s great grandfather], approver of lands in 1244.
·         1313, John de Chelrey the agent for a settlement of the Polhampton manor of Blasdon.
·         Chelrey was not far London.

Child of Henry and Alice:

i. Edmund Chelrey (7604588), born ~1303 in England.

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