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Saturday, August 13, 2011

Sir Simon de Brocbury & Joan de la Mare

15210498. Sir Simon de Brocbury & 15210499. Joan de la Mare

1302, Simon born in Herefordshire, England, s/o 30420996. William de Brocbury.

Aft. 7/22/1323, Simon’s father died.

1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England. [1/20/1327, Edward II abdicated.]

~1330, Joan born in England, d/o 30420998. Reginald de la Mare & 30420999. Margery ?.

~1348, Simon married Joan. [Likely his 2nd wife.]

1346, Simon de Brokbury assessed a fifth part of a fee in Brokbury of William de Brokbury.

1/27/1348, James de Brocbury, querent, and Simon de Brocbury, deforciant. 1 messuage, 160 acres of land, 11 acres of meadow, 2 acres of pasture, 5 acres of wood and 37 shillings of rent in Cotynton' and Colewall' [Herefordshire]. James has given him 40 marks of silver. (S) Feet of Fines, CP 25/1/82/42, number 145.

5/1349, Proof of age of Edmund, son and heir of Reynold le fitz Herberd. Hereford: … Simon de Brokbury, aged 46 years and more, agrees … (S) CIsPM.

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

3/5/1362, Simon in Ireland where he served as constable of Newcastle Mckinegan.

3/18/1363, Simon removed as constable.

9/10/1364, Simon traveled to Ireland in the king’s service with the Lionel, duke of Clarence.

1365-65, Simon received a pardon from the duke of Clarence in Ireland, and returned to England.

3/25/1366, Simon de Brockbury presented Robert de la Mare as subdeacon to the church at Brobury. (S) Hereford Bishops’ Registers, The Cantilupe Society.

Simon died.


7/13/1377, Richard II, age 10, crowned king of England.

Aft. 1388, Joan heiress of her nephew Sir Peter de la Mare, s/o her brother Reginald. [In 1376, Peter was Speaker of the House of Commons.] (S) Who’s Who in British History, V1, 1998, P334.

9/6/1400, Joan heiress to her cousin Maculine de la Mare by the death of his wife Alice, as well as their previously designated heirs Peter and Thomas.

Bef. 8/22/1402, Joan died. [Her grandson Roger de Seymour in a suit over the lands of 1400.]

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P553. (S) The Great Governing Families of England, V2, P247. (S) Notes and Queries, V10, 1896, P396. (S) The Seymour Family of Hatch, Somerset, and De La Mare Family of Little Hereford, Reed, 2010.

Children of Simon and Joan:

i. Matilda de la Mar, born ? in England.

Maud married Sir Ralph de Seymour.

Maud married Sir John de Meriet.

Maud married Sir Hugh de Cheney.

1407, Matilda, widow of Hugh, and her nephew Roger de Seymour (3802624), brought suit against James de la Mare over Yatton.

ii. Margaret Brobury (7605249), born ~1350 in England.

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