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Saturday, August 20, 2011

Lord Henry Fitz Roger & Elizabeth de Holand

15211020. Lord Henry Fitz Roger & 15211021. Elizabeth de Holand

11/30/1318, Henry le Fitz Roger born in England, heir & s/o 30422040. Roger Martel & 30422041. Joan ?.

~1320, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 30422042. Lord Robert de Holand & 30422043. Maud la Zouche.

By 1322, Henry’s father died before his grandfather.

12/6/1322, IPM of Peter fitz Reynaud (60844080). Kent: Sellinge. A moiety of the manor … Henry, son of Roger son of the said Peter, aged 4, is his next heir. … Wilts: Westkynkton. A moiety of the manor … Heir as above, aged 4 on the feast of St. Andrew last. … Somerset: Chywton. The manor … Dorset: Hyneton. A moiety of the manor, … (S) CIsPM.

2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.

7/1/1327, IPM of John de Meriet: [Mariota, or Mary, his wife, long since deceased] … Mary his wife, deceased, who was one of the daughter and co-heirs of William son of Reginald de Mohun ; … heirs of the said Mary were John de Mohun (60844548), of Dunster, of full age; Henry Fitz-Roger (15211020), (of Chuton), aged 8 years; John de Beauchamp (30420994), of Somerset, senior, of full age; John de Bohun, of Midhurst, Sussex, of full age ; and Hugh de Mortimer, of Cheilmersh (Salop), of full age. (S) Proceedings, Vs27-28, Somersetshire A&NHS, 1882, P184.

7/1/1333, Order to escheators in the counties of Warwick, Leicester, Nottingham, Derby and Lancaster, to make inquisition if Roger Martel, tenant in chief of Edward II, was seised in his demesne as of fee of the manor of Glen Martel, co. Leicester … if so, to take the manor into the king's hand, his heir [Henry] being still a minor in the king's ward. (S) CFRs. [1271, Henry’s ggf, Roger Martill (121688162), held the property.]

By 1340, Henry married Elizabeth.

5/23/1340, Licence for Henry le Fitz Roger to enfeoff Matilda de Holand (30422043) of the manor of Cheuton, co. Somerset, … to regrant the same in tail to him and Elizabeth his wife, … (S) CPRs.

5/22/1341, Licence for Henry le Fitz Roger to enfeoff Matilda, late the wife of Robert de Holand, of 2 parts of the manor of Chuton, co. Somerset, … reversion of the third part … which Hugh le Despenser now holds for the life of Matilda, wife of Nicholas de Etecombe by demise of the said Nicholas and Matilda, and for her to regrant the same to him and Elizabeth his wife in fee. (S) CPRs.

5/2/1343, Thomas de Holand, knight, going beyond seas, has letters nominating … Henry le Fitz Roger as his attorneys … (S) CPRs.

5/6/1343, Licence for Henry son of Roger to grant for life to Thomas de Panes the bailiwick of the bedelry of the hundred of Chyuton … (S) CPRs.

6/5/1344, Pardon to John de Seynt More and Elizabeth, his wife, for acquiring to them and the heirs of John from Henry son of Roger 20 acres, … in Magor, … Gloucester. (S) CPRs.

11/1344, IPM of Clemence de Vescy. Dorest: Stourmynstre Mareschall. She held … by the grant of William de Vescy, father of John de Vescy, late her husband … demised the same to one Reginald de Mohun. The said Clemence had no heir begotten of her, but the reversion of the said rent and hundred pertains to John de Bohun of Midhurst, Hugh de Mortuomari of Cheylmerch, John de Mohun of Dunstarr (s/o 30422274), and Henry Filtz Roger (15211020), who are all of full age, and to John de Beauchamp of Somerset (s/o 30420994), aged 15 years, kinsmen and heirs of the said John son of William, because the said John died without heir of himself; which Henry Fitz Roger and John de Beauchamp are as one heir jointly (quasi unus heres conjunctim) of a quarter of the said rent and hundred. (S) CIsPM.

1346, Henry Fitz Roger sued Matthew Fitz Herbert, knight for the manors of Lonnesburgh and Werthorp … (S) Record Series, V23, 1898, P47. [Henry identified his father, grandfather, and great-grandfather and great-grandmother in this document.]

2/12/1348, Henry le fitz Roger granted a market and fair at Chewton Mendip, Somerset. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs.

1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].

3/25/1349, Release by Henry le Fitz Roger, Knt. to John le Ryver. (S) UKNA.

5/31/1349, Elizabeth’s mother Matilda died.

9/5/1349, Henry fitz Roger, knight, acknowledges that he owes to the prior of the Crutched friars near the Tower of London £100; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Dorset. (S) CCRs.

10/24/1351, Henry Fitz Roger or Fitz Rogger: knt. of Chewton, Somerset, died.


2/1/1352, Writ for IPM of Henry fitz Roger. Kent: Sellynge. A moiety of the manor … He died on 18 February [old dating], 26 Edward III. Alan his son, aged 9 1/4 years, is his heir. Wilts: Westkyngton. A moiety of the manor held jointly with Elizabeth his wife, who survives … Sussex: Mershtone. The manor held jointly with Elizabeth … Leicester: Glen Magna. The manor held jointly with Elizabeth his wife … Somerset: Chuyton. The manor held jointly with Elizabeth … Dorset: [multiple smaller properties] (S) CIsPM.

3/10/1352, Whereas Maud late the wife of Robert de Holand lately acquired in fee from Henry Fitz Roger a moiety of the manor of Westkyngton, co. Wilts, … and the same Henry and Elizabeth his wife afterwards acquire the same fee from her, … entered into the tenements without licence, … trespasses … on account of the death of Henry … 12 marks which Elizabeth will pay … (S) CPRs.

1353, Elizabeth, widow of Henry Fitz Roger, was a sponsor at the chapel of Berghstede, parish of Pageham, for the baptism of John, son of Thomas atte More. (S) Sussex Archaeological Collections, V12, 1860, P37.

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

12/6/1384, Order to take of Elizabeth late the wife of Henry fitz Roger an oath, etc. and in presence of William Boneville knight to assign and deliver to her dower … (S) CCRs.

1/1386, John de Bonevill and Elizabeth (3802755, granddaughter) his wife recovered seisin of Chiweton, the manor and hundred in Somerset, against Elizabeth before the justices of the Bench by reason of a gift thereof made by James de Mohun. (S) IPM of Elizabeth.

7/13/1387, Elizabeth died; both buried at Chewton Mendip, Somerset.

9/12/1387, Writ for IPM of Elizabeth late the wife of Henry Fitz Roger, knight. Dorset: She died on Monday before St. Margaret the Virgin last. Elizabeth wife of John Bonevyll, daughter and heir of John Fitz Roger son and heir of the said Henry, aged 17 years and more, is her kinswoman (granddaughter) and heir. Somerset: [See 1/1386.] (S) CIsPM.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, 108. (S) Great Glen, A History of the Co. of Leicestershire: V5, Gartree Hundred, 1964. (S) Hist. of Sussex, V4, 1953, Merston.

Children of Henry and Elizabeth:

i. Alan fitz Roger, born 12/1342 in England.

5/1362, Alan died.

6/26/1364, IPM of Alan son and heir of Henry Fitz Roger. Writ after the death of the said Alan, who died a minor in the king’s wardship. Kent: Sellyngg by Monks’ Horton. A moiety of the manor … came into the king’s hand by the death of Henry Fitz Roger on 24 October, … Alan, named in the writ, died about the feast of the Ascension 4 years ago, as the jurors understand. Thomas Fitz Roger his brother, aged 20 years, is his heir. (S) CIsPM.

ii. Thomas Fitz Roger, born 1344 in England.

11/5/1367, Order to cause Thomas, brother and heir of Alan son and heir of Henry Fitz Roger tenant in chief, to have seisin of the lands of the said Henry. (S) CCRs.

5/6/1382, IPM of Thomas Fitz Roger of Chewton. Kent: … Sellyng by Monks Horton. A moiety of a manor, … Elizabeth (3802755) wife of John Bonevyle son of William Bonevyle, knight, is his kinswoman and heir, to wit, daughter of John Fitz Roger, his brother. She was 11 years of age and no more on the feast of the Assumption last. (S) CIsPM.

iii. John Fitz Roger (7605510), born 1345-52 in England.