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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Lord Giles de Brewes & Maud de Whitney

15210644. Lord Giles de Brewes & 15210645. Maud de Whitney

By 1270, Giles de Brewosa born in Buckingham, England, s/o 30421288. William de Brewes & 30421289. Agnes de Moels.

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

~1280, Maud born in England, d/o 30421290. Eustace de Whitney.

1/6/1291, Giles’ father died.

[––Giles & Beatrice––]

8/7/1295, Order to deliver to Giles de Brewouse of the county of Oxford and Beatrice his wife, daughter and heir of John de Sancta Elena, tenant in chief, the lands late of her said father, Giles having done fealty ; saving to Juliana [de Farnham], late the wife of John, her dower. (S) CFRs.

1297, Giles resided in co. Buckingham.

6/1/1298, Beatrice died.

6/7/1298, Protection with clause volumus, until Christmas, for Blanche, late the wife of Edmund, the king’s brother, going beyond seas. The like for the following going with her … Giles de Brewosa … (S) CPRs.

10/13/1298, Debtor: Giles de Braose, knight, of Bucks. Creditor: Guy Bonaventure, merchant of Florence. Amount: £30. (S) UKNA.

1298, Beatrice died. (S) Proof of age of daughter Lucy. [Likely in the birth of Lucy.]

1300, Giles fought in Scotland.

6/25/1300, King Edward led his forces north from Carlisle.

7/9/1300, Siege of Caerlaverock castle in Scotland began.

 [––Giles & Maud––]

By 1300, Giles married Maud.

1305, Giles died.

1/7/1305, Writ for IPM of Giles de Brewosa. Dorset: Cnolton. The manor with a hundred including a capital messuage, 311 1/2a. arable … by service of a knight’s fee. John his son, aged 3 1/2 years at the feast of the Purification last, is his next heir. Oxford: Crowell. The manor held for life, by the courtesy of England, of the inheritance of Beatrice daughter and heir of John de Sancta Elena, sometime his wife … Lucy, daughter of the said Giles and Beatrice, aged 7 at the feast of St. Michael last, is his next heir. Berks: West Wytteham. A capital messuage … held for life … Buckingham: Buckingham. The manor, including a capital messuage called the castle of Buckingham, a market and a fair (feria) lasting 2 days … (S) CIsPM. [2+ knights’ fees]

3/24/1305, Order, pursuant to an inquisition shewing that Giles de Brewosa, deceased, held no lands of the king but the manor of Crowell, co. Oxford, by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Beatrice his wife, deceased. (S) CFRs.

Aft. 1305, Maud married 2nd Richard le Wolf.

3/8/1321, Writ to the escheator to enquire, &c., on the complaint of Richard le Wolf and Maud his wife, that the escheator had taken into the king’s hand the manor of Knolton and other lands, &c. of the said Giles, sometime the husband of the said Maud, the wardship whereof, and of John son and heir of the said Giles, pertains to them. Dorset: … La Wodelonde. The manor with the hundred of Knolton … held by the said Giles of the heirs of Nicholas de Meoles, as of a gift of free marriage made to William de Brewosa his father without any service. (S) CIsPM.

[Undated] Execution of judgment of novel disseisin for a third of the manor of Buckingham including profits of the manor court and two-thirds of the mill and a third of the profits of the tolls of market and fair. Mary who was the wife of William de Brewosa v. William de Brewosa sr, John son of Giles de Brewosa, Richard le Wolf & Matilda his wife, Hugh de Undle, Robert de Aldewyncle, and John le Provost de Burton. (S) Univ. of Houston, Buckingham Archives, T1317 A.

Maud died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P360.

Family notes:

·         Contemporary: Giles de Brewose, of the manor of Styneton, co. Norfolk married to Margery [who was killed]. Another Giles de Brewosa, married to Joan de Beaumont. Another married to Mary. [Also of Lincoln, Surrey, and Suffolk.] Multiple records cannot be differentiated.

Child of Giles and Beatrice:

i. Lucy de Brewes, born 1298 in Buckingham, England.

6/5/1307, Appointment … to the custody, during the minority of the heir, of the manor of West Wittneham, in the king’s hands by reason of the minority of the heir of Beatrice, late the wife of Giles de Brewosa, deceased, who held in chief. (S) CPRs.

Lucy married Robert Maltravers.

1313, Proof of age of Lucy daughter and heir of Beatrice de Brewosa, whom Robert Mautravers married. Buckingham: Richard Minne, aged 60, says that the said Lucy was born at Buckingham on Whitsunday, 27 Edw. I, and baptized in the church of St. Peter … completed the age of 15 at the feast of Holy Trinity last; and this he knows well because Beatrice [her] mother died about the feast of Holy Trinity 14 years ago and then she was in the wardship of Giles de Brewosa, and was aged 1 year and more. (S) CIsPM.

Child of Giles and Maud:

i. John de Brewes (7605322), born 5/6/1301 in Buckingham, England.


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