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Saturday, August 13, 2011

Sir Roger Seymour & Lady Cicilia de Beauchamp

15210496. Sir Roger Seymour & 15210497. Lady Cicilia de Beauchamp

~1315, Roger de Sancto Mauro, born in England, 2nd s/o 30420992. Roger de St. Mauro & 30420993. Joan Damarel.

1331, Cicilia born in Somerset, England, d/o 30420994. John de Beauchamp & 30420995. Margaret de Saint John.

1335, Roger’s father died.

10/18/1339, Commission of oyer and terminer to John de Veer, earl of Oxford, … complaint … that William, abbot of St. Edmunds, … Roger de Sancto Mauro, … and others assaulted him at the town of St. Edmunds and carried away his goods. (S) CPRs.

[––Cicilia & Gilbert––]

Cicilia married 1st to Gilbert de Turbervyle [his 2nd]. [No Children.]

5/19/1343, Cecily’s father died, her brother John, age 12, the heir.

Bef. 8/29/1347, Gilbert died.

[––Roger & Cecilia––]

By 1348, Roger, knt. of Undy near Newport, Monmouthshire, married Cicilia. Roger relocated to Even Swindon, Wiltshire.

6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349.

1351, Cicilia, age 40, heiress to her brother.

1358-9, Roger living by date of a deed.

12/10/1362, IPM of Margaret (30420995) … Margaret who was the wife of John de Bello Campo of Somersete … held … of the gift and assignment of the said John de Bello Campo formerly her husband of the inheritance of Cecilia daughter and one of the heirs of the said John de Bello Campo and of John son of Alianora sister of the said Cecilia daughter of the said John … Margaret died 21 Novermber past … Cecilia of the age of 30 years and more, and John son of Alianora now deceased sister of the said Cecilia and the other daughter … aged 15 years and mores, are the next heirs. (S) Notes & Queries for Somerset and Dorset, V9, 1905, P245.

1363, Cicilia as an heir of her brother John, Lord Beauchamp of Somerset, assigned the manors of Hache, Shepton-Beauchamp, Murifield, and a third part of the manor of Shepton-Malet in com. Somerset; lands in Dorset; manors of Boultry and Haberton in com. Devon; manor of Dourton in com. Bucks; Little-Haw in com. Suff; and 2 parts of the manor of Selling com. Kanc.

1/1365, Roger died, testate.

[––Cecily & Richard––]

Cecily married 2nd Richard Turberville.

Bef. 2/22/1367, Richard died. (S) CFRs.

1368, Charter of Cicely Turberville lady of Hacche Beauchamp co. Somerset, (S) CCRs.

10/16/1369, Writing of Cicely Turbervyle lady of Hacche Beauchamp, being a release to Sir Valentine atte Forde. (S) CCRs, 10/14/1371.

9/3/1370, Writing of Cicely Turberville, giving with warranty … (S) CCRs, 10/14/1371.

4/1/1371, IPM of Emmeline late the wife of Edward de Courtenay, knight. Devon: … Bailleforde. 30s. yearly rent, held of Cecily Turbervyle, as of her manor of Hurberton, by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee. … Thorslegh. 15s. yearly rent, held of Cecily Turbervyle by service of a sixth part of a knight’s fee. (S) CIsPM.

9/14/1371, Valentine atte Forde, chaplain, to retain rent charged on a mill and land in Shepton Beauchamp … granted to him for life by Cecily Turbervill. Somers. (S) CCRs.

1375, Cecily conveyed all her lands and tenements in Woodmansterne and Nutfield' to Richard Freeman and others.

2/24/1386, IPM of Alice late the wife of John de Beauchamp of Somerset, lord of Hacch. Devon: … John de Meryet, knight, kinsman and one of the heirs of the said John de Beauchamp, to wit, son of Eleanor one of his sisters … Cecily Turbervill, aged 50 years and more, is sister and other heir of the said John de Beauchamp. John de Meryet is 36 years old and more. … (S) CIsPM.

1388-92, John Wadham, knight, held half the manor of Harberton of Cecily Turbervyll by a fine made with the king’s licence. (S) CP 25(1)/45/70.

1389-90, Matthew Gourney and Philippa his wife to retain the manor of Curry Mallet … William Beauchamp of Warwick, John de Clynton, … to retain half the manor of Stoke-sub-Hamdon … acquired by them … from Cecily Turbervylle for their lives … (S) UKNA.

10/6/1390, Plea of covenant, moiety of the manor of Hurberton. John Wadham, John Hille and William Hanckeford, querents, and Cecily Turbervyle, deforciant. … their successors, Edward Courtenay, earl of Devon, Margaret Courtenay, countess of Devon, John Daumarle, John de Montague, Margaret de Montague, Thomas Peverell, Margaret Peverell, … (S) Feet of Fines, Devon.

5/1/1391, Licence … William Seymour son and heir of Cecily Tuburvyle formerly the wife of Roger Seymour, knight, for the said Cecily – who lately granted to the said William the manor of Hacche Beauchamp, co. Somerset, … to grant the same together with the advowson and knight’s fees … yearly sum of £20 … (S) CPRs.

6/7/1394, “Cecily late the wife of Roger Seymor (Seymour), knight, one of the sisters and heirs of John de Beauchamp of Somerset” died, leaving her cousin [grandson] Roger Seymour as heir as his father had died the year before. (S) UKNA.

8/11/1394, IPM of Cecily late the wife of Roger Seymour, knight, one of the sisters and heirs of John de Beauchamp of Somerset. The said Cecily by the name of Cecily Turbervylle, lady of Hach Beauchamp, granted the advowson and the reversion of the manor of Shepton Beauchamp which Walter Clopton, knight, holds for life of her inheritance … The said Walter attorned to the grantees, whereupon they granted the rent, reversion and advowson to Cecily for life, with remainder to Robert her son and his heirs and assigns. … She died on 7 June last. Roger Seymour son of William Seymour, aged 27 years and more, is her kinsman and heir. (S) CIsPM.

(S) Peerage of England, Collins, 1812, P146. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P553. (S) Hist. of Surrey, V4, 1912, Woodmansterne.

Children of Roger and Cecily:

i. William Seymour (7605248), born 1349 in England.

ii. Robert Seymour, born ? in England.

10/13/1394, To the escheator in Somerset. Order to give Robert son of Cicely who was wife of Roger Seymour knight, whose fealty the king has taken, livery of a rent of £20, of the advowson of Shepton Beauchamp church, and of the reversion of the manor of Shepton Beauchamp … (S) CIsPM.