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Monday, August 22, 2011
G24: 15211084 Astley-Wolvey
15211084. Giles de Astley & 15211085. Alice de Wolvey
Aft. 1288, Giles born in Astley, Warwick, England, s/o 30422168.
Andrew de Asteley &30422169. Sybil ?
~1290, Alice born in England, d/o 30422170. Sir Thomas de Wolvey & 30422171. Alice de Clynton, d/o 15212296. Thomas de Clinton & 15212297. Mazera de Bisege.
1301, Giles’ father Andrew, of Asteleye and Benetleye, co.
Warwick, died. Giles’
older brother Nicholas, age 24, succeeded.
1305, Alice’s father died. (S) Effegy, Church of St. John the
Baptist, Holar, 1670.
2/25/1308, Edward II
crowned king of England.
2/3/1314, Grant by Henry de Erdington to Katherin, his
daughter, … Witnesses – Sir Thomas de Clynton knight, Sir Giles de Asteleye
knight, … (S) Report of the Manuscripts of the Late Reginald Rawdon, 1928, P75.
6/24/1314, Nicolas de Astley and his younger brother Giles at
the battle of Bannockburn, Scotland, against Robert Brus. Nicholas was taken
prisoner, Giles was killed in the battle. (S) St. John Baptist Church, Wolvey.
1315-16, Warwick. Henry de Erdynton and Joan his wife, and John
de Cave and Matilda his wife, sued Alice, formerly wife of Giles de Asteleye
and Thomas her son for 5 messauges … in Wythbrok, as the right of the said
Joan, Matilda, and of one Alice daughter of Thomas de Wolfneye, and Thomas son
of the said Alice. Alice formerly wife of Giles appeared by attorney, and also
the said Thomas by the said Henry, his custos, … unless the said Alice, the
coparcener of the said Joan and Matilda, was included in the plea. She is
therefore summoned. (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V9, 1888,
1326, Nicholas, older brother of Giles died, leaving Giles’ son
Thomas as heir.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward
III, age 14, crowned king of England.
5/24/1340, Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Thomas de
Asteleye, knight, … souls of him, Elizabeth his wife, Alice his mother, … (S)
12/23/1341, Licence fo the alienation in mortmain by Thomas de
Asteleye, knight, … for the good estate of the said Thomas, Elizabeth his wife,
Alice de Wolveye and Andrew de Asteleye, for their souls when they are dead, …
5/6/1343, Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Alice late
the wife of Giles de Asteleye … to celebrate devine service daily in the chapel
of St. Mary in the parish of Wolvey for her good estate, for her soul when she
is dead … (S) CPRs.
1/18/1345 at Wolveye, co. Warwick, Grant by Alice, late the
wife of Giles de Asteleye, for the health of herself, Sir Thomas de Asteleye,
her son, the lady Elizabeth, his wife, and William, their son, and of her
children Sir William de Asteleye, Sibilla Basset, Alice de Herthulle, Joan de
Langeton, Alice de Burneby and Margery de Asteleye, and for the souls of Sir
Thomas de Wolveye, her father, dame Alice, late his wife, Sir Giles de Astleye
and Sir Thomas de Clynton, [and] of Nicholas de Asteleye and Alice de Asteleye,
her children, to Robert atte Wode, chaplain, and his successors, celebrating
daily in the chapel of St. Mary, in the parish church of Wolveye, ….
Witnesses:—Sir William de Clyntone, earl of Huntyngdon, Sir Thomas de Asteleye,
Sir John Ryvel, …, Sir Ralph Basset of Sapcote, …, knights, … . (S) Descriptive
Catalogue of Ancient Deeds, V5, 1906.
·Henry de Erdington [married to Joan de Wolvey], s/o Henry, s/o Giles, s/o 486765702. Thomas de Erdington & 486765703.
Roese de Cockfield. · Wolvey
is a neighbouring village in Warwickshire, close to the old Asley fief of
Child of Giles and Alice: i. Thomas de Astley (7605542), born ~1305 in England.