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Thursday, September 29, 2011

Sir Emery de Sacy & Agnes ?

19962658. Sir Emery de Sacy & 19962659. Agnes ?

~1190, Aymer de Sacy born in Normandy, s/o §§Rogo de Sacy. (S) See 6/10/1231.

Aft. 1199, Emery’s father died. (S) See 6/10/1231.

~1205, Agnes born in England.

1215, Aimery, s/o Rogo de Sacy, obtained from King John a charter granting him a weekly market every Saturday at Barton Stacey. (S) Hist. of Hampshire, V4, 1911, Barton Stacy.

6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.

5/12/1216, Prince Louis [future VIII] of France, after a successful landing, crowned King of England in London. In June, Louis captured Winchester and controlled half of England.

10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.

1217, Mandatum est Richard filio Rogeri … homines Emerici de Sassy de Berton, … (S) CPRs.

9/12/1217, For 10,000 marks and land exchanges, Louis forfeited his claim to the English crown by the treaty at Kingston-on-Thames. A principal provision of the treaty was amnesty for English rebels.

1219, Aimery forfeited Barton Stacy. (S) Hist. of Hampshire, V4, 1911, Barton Stacy.

9/15/1221, Order to the sheriff of Hampshire to place in respite the demand he makes by summons of the Exchequer from Aymer de Sacy for scutages and other things. (S) FRsHIII.

10/5/1221, The king has given respite to his beloved and faithful Aymer de Sacy , who he has sent on embassy to Poitou, from the £6 10s 10d which are exacted from him for William de [la] Barton for the fine that William made with King John, the king’s father, so that he might be delivered from his prison, until his return from Poitou. (S) FRsHIII.

10/6/1221, The Royal Council sent out Engelard de Cigogne and Emery de Sacy [Engelardum de Cygogny et Emericum de Sacy] to keep and defend the land of Poitou. (S) CPRs. (S) The Minority of Henry III, Carpenter, 1990, P267.

1222, De denariis liberandis. Rex fratri Simoni de Templo … Mandamus … nostris Engelardo de Cygoyny et Emerico de Sacy, … (S) CPRs.

1223, Emericus de Sacy and Alan Basset appointed to meet the king of Jerusalem on his landing in Kent.

9/6/1223, Order to the sheriff of Hampshire to place in respite, until upon his account at the Exchequer of Michaelmas in the 7th year, the demand of £6 10s 10d that he makes by summons of the Exchequer from Aymer de Sacy for the debt of William de la Barton. (S) FRsHIII.

5/2/1224, Pledges for John of Bassingbourn … Aymer de Sacy for 5m. (S) FRsHIII.

8/7/1225, Order to the sheriff of Hampshire to place in respite the demand he makes by summons of the Exchequer from Aymer de Sacy for the debt that he owes the king. (S) FRsHIII.

By 1226, Aimery restored of Barton Stacy, had a lawsuit between him and his men of Barton and Newton postponed. (S) Hist. of Hampshire, V4, 1911, Barton Stacy.

By 1227, Emery married Agnes.

6/10/1231, Grant to Emery de Sacy of the gift made by King John to Rogo de Sacy, his father, of £50 of land in England, that is £47 in Berton and 60s in Sumburn, to be held by himself, his heirs and assigns, by the service of the fee of 1 knight, … (S) CChRs. [King John made the grant in 1199. (S) Hist. of Hampshire, V4, 1911, Barton Stacy.]

11/2/1233, To Thomas de Berkele. The king is sending into his parts Emericus de Sacy together with some other knights to keep the peace of those parts … (S) CPRs.

11/10/1233, Mandate to Thomas de Berkele to deliver his castle of Berkele to Emery [Amury] de Sacy and his fellows. (S) CPRs.

1235, A plea between Emery de Sasy and Fulk de Muntgumery, as to wheter ½h. in Bassingburn which Warin de Bassinburn held of the fee late of William de Cau of Morden belonged to the said fee which the king had lately given to Fulk … [found in favor of Emery.] (S) Feudal Cambridgeshire, Farrer, 1920, P4.

4/28/1235, Grant to Emery de Sascy, for a fine [of 400 marks], of the custody during the minority of the heirs, of the lands and heirs of Warin de Bassingburn, with the marriage of the heirs. (S) CCRs. [He married his daughter Isabel to Warin, s/o Warin.]

8/23/1235, Licence for Emery de Sascy to let his land of Berton to farm for 3 years … (S) CPRs.

11/16/1235, The king has committed his castle of St. Briavels and his forest of Dean with their appurtenances and all issues to his beloved and faithful Aymer de St. Amand to keep at his costs for 1 year …, rendering £40 per annum to the king. (S) FRsHIII.

5/4/1236, The king has granted to his beloved and faithful Aymer de Sacy that, of the fine which he made with him for having custody of the land and heirs of Warin of Bassingbourn (19962656), of which he was bound to render 100m.  per annum, he may henceforth render £40 each year. (S) FRsHIII.

4/1/1237, Payn de Chaworth has made fine with the king by 200m. for having custody of the land and heir of Margaret de la FertĂ© , … He has found Simon de Montfort as pledge for 25m., H. de Bohun, earl of Essex and Hereford, for 25m., Aymer de St. Amand for 25m., Richard de Gray for 25m., John fitz Geoffrey for 25m., John de Plessetis for 25m., Aymer de Sacy for 25m., and Reginald de Mohun for 25m. … to have full seisin of the land formerly of the same Margaret, one of the heirs of William Brewer. (S) FRsHIII.

12/29/1238, John of Barton gives 1m. for having 4 justices to take the assize that he arraigned against Aymer de Sacy. Order to the sheriff of Hampshire. (S) FRsHIII.

By 1241, Emery ordered to France. [While there the King confirmed the charter of 1215, and granted an additional  yearly fair on the vigil and feast of St. Margaret. (S) Hist. of Hampshire, V4, 1911, Barton Stacy.]

3/4/1241, The king has committed the foreign hundred of Alton [and also the hundred of Basingstoke] to Aymer de Sacy to keep for as long as it pleases the king. (S) FRsHIII.

3/7/1242, Mandate to Emery de Sacy, sheriff of Southampton, and William Pepin, that of the treasure which the sheriffs of Gloucester and Wilts have delivered to them, which treasure was deposited at Bristol and Devizes, they are to cause Nicholas de Bolevill … to have 3,000 marks … (S) CPRs.

5/1/1242, Acknowledgement of the payment … by order of the king to Emery de Sacy, sheriff of Southampton, and William Pepin, of £1,638 … to be carried to Portesmuth to make purveyance against the king’s crossing to Gascony. (S) CPRs.

8/17/1242, Mandate to William le Arcevesque [archbishop], if there be necessity by the coming of the king of France to him, to retain, with the counsel of Ralph de Haya and Emery de Sacy, 100 or 120 knights at the king’s pay of the defence of the said William’s castle of Partenay [Poitou, France]; … (S) CPRs.

5/20/1242, King Henry III arrived at Royen, France with a small contingent; but with 30 tons of gold. They were soon joined by French nobles against the forces of the Count of Poitou and King Louis IX.

8/28/1242, To Emery de Sacy. … the king … commands the said Emery, … to come with all speed to the king with the whole of the king’s people who are with him in garrison in the castle of Partenay. (S) CPRs.

1/12/1243, To the treasurer and chamberlains to pay 40m. of the king’s gift out of the king’s treasure to the king’s beloved and faithful Aymer de Sacy. (S) FRsHIII.

11/14/1244, Aymer de Sacy has made fine with the king by 60m.  for having the custody of the land and heir of Richard Foliot who held of the king in chief in Exbury, and for the marriage of the same heir. (S) FRsHIII.

7/20/1245, The king has pardoned to Aymer de Sacy 50m. of the 60m. … fine … for the custody of the land and heir of Richard Foliot … because the aforesaid heir has died. (S) FRsHIII.

2/22/1246, The king has pardoned to Aymer de Sacy £81 of the £141 which he owes. (S) FRsHIII.

1/8/1248, To the king’s bailiffs of Southampton. Order to cause Aymer de Sacy to have 20m. and 2 tuns of wine of the king’s gift. (S) FRsHIII.

5/4/1248, Royal Grant to Peter de Monte Forti to close his wood of Remeham, within the king's new forest of Windleshour, and to make a park there … Witn.: Hugh de Vinou; Ralph son of Nich.; Bertram de Cryoll; Richard de Grey; Peter fitz Mathew; Ralph de Haya; Emery de Sacy; … (S) UKNA.

6/9/1248, The king has pardoned to Aymer de Sacy all the debts which he owed. (S) FRsHIII. [This means his heir will not have to pay the debts.]

7/2/1253, Grant to Warin de Bassingburne, who has taken to wife Isabel daughter and one of the heirs of Emery de Sacy and who by order of the king is going with him to Gascony, that if the lot of humanity befall the said Emery before the king's return, a reasonable part of the lands of the said Emery shall be assigned to the said Warin and his wife, and seisin made without delay … (S) CPRs.

1253, Emery died before King Henry left for Gascony, wife Agnes surviving. (S) UKNA.


7/25/1253, IPM of Emery de Sacy: Isabella, aged 25, and Agnes, aged … his daughters, are his heirs. Southampton. Beitun town, 3 carucates land held of the king in chief by service of 1 knight's fee; … Seleburn, ½ carucate land, a mill, &c. which he sometime gave to the Templars. (S) CIsPM.

7/26/1253, The king has taken the homage of Warin de Bassingburn who took to wife Isabella daughter and one of the heirs of Emery de Sacy … and has rendered to him 1 moiety of all the lands … held of the king in chief falling to the inheritance of the same Isabella, and other moiety … falling to the inheritance of Agnes daughter and the other heir of the aforesaid Emery who is within the legal age and in the king’s wardship the king has committed to the aforesaid Warin until the legal age of the aforesaid Agnes, … the aforesaid Agnes staying with her mother the same William will find all suitable necessaries both in garments and in victuals as long as she is within the legal age … and if it happens that Agnes who was the wife of the aforesaid Emery shall have died the aforementioned Agnes her daughter being within legal age, then he will answer at the Exchequer for the share of the lands which she held in dower falling to aforementioned Agnes according to the value of the same lands up to the sum of the aforesaid £15. … the same Warin to have full seisin … saving to the aforesaid Agnes who was the wife of the aforesaid Emery her rightful dower from the aforesaid lands. (S) FRsHIII.

Children of Emery and Agnes:

i. Isabel de Sacy (9981329), born 1228 in England.

ii. Agnes de Sascy, born ? in England.

Aft. 7/26/1253, Agnes married Sir Peter de Coudray, s/o Fulk.

11/30/1255, The king has pardoned Warin of Bassingbourn £11 of £22 10s. in which he is bound to the king for custody of the daughter [Agnes] and one of the heiresses of Emery de Sacy, … (S) FRsHIII.

Son: Sir Thomas de Coudray (d.1348). [Lands eventually passed to the Popham family.]

Lord William de Champernowne & Eva de Whitchurch

19962466. Lord William de Champernowne & 19962467. Eva de Whitchurch

By 1198, William de Campo Arnulphi born in England, s/o 39924932. Jordan de Chambernun & 39924933. Mabel Fitz Robert.

~1200, Eva born in Berkshire, England, d/o §§Rainald de Whitchurch of Shrivenham, Berkshire.

Bef. 1214, William’s older brother Jordan Champernoun died.

10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.

~1218, William married Eva.

1224, William, of age, disputed the gift of his grandmother, Hawise de Redvers (79849867), of the manor of Fleet, claiming the manor had earlier been given to his father.

1226-27, At Dorcester, on the morrow of the Anunciation of the Blessed Mary, between William de Chambernun, plaintiff, and Roger, the Prior of Christchurch, tenent, by John de Auna, canon, in the Prior's place, of the 4th part of one knight's fee in Flete. … William acknowledged the same to be the right of the Prior and his church of Christchurch, … For this the Prior gave to William 50 marcs of silver. (S) Feet of Fines.

6/10/1226, The king has committed to Thomas of Cirencester the manor of Broomford with appurtenances that W. Longespée, once earl of Salisbury, held by bail of the king, and the manors of Kingkerswell and Diptford with appurtenances that William Brewer, William Chambernun and Elias Coffin held, to keep for as long as etc. (S) FRsHIII.

4/1229, William involved in a dispute with the Abbot of Tewkesbury. (S) CPRs.

10/5/1229, Order to the sheriff of Devon to place in respite, … the demand he makes … from the abbot of Tewkesbury by summons for falling into the [king’s] mercy … to take the assize of darrein presentment between William de Campo Aernulfo, claimant, and the abbot of Forde , defendant, concerning the churches of Bickington and Umberleigh. (S) FRsHIII.

1235, William de Champernowne the mesne lord of Hampton Gay in Heyford. (S) Lower Heyford, A Hist. of the Co. of Oxford, V6, 1959.

~1240, William de Campo Arnulphi, of Umberleigh, Devon, died. (S) The Archaeological Journal, V157, 2000, P449.


8/21/1249, Eva living; her dower is addressed in a grant of Geoffrey de Grandi  Monte.

Eva married 2nd Giles de Clifford. (S) Hist. of Berkshire, V4, 1924, Shrivenham.

1259, Eva died.

10/31/1259, De terris que fuerunt Eve de Chabernun.—Quia Eva de Chabernun, uxor Egidii de Clyfford, viam universe carnis ingressa est, et terre quas tenuit in dotem de terris que fuerunt Henrici filio regis, quondam viri sui, sunt escaeta regis sicut rex accepit, mandatum est Willelmo de Wendling', escaetori regis citra Trentam, quod per sacramentum etc. diligenter inquirat etc. et inquisitionem etc. regi mittat. (S) CCRs.

(S) A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain, Burke, 1838, P526.

Family notes:

·         Lady Joan Champernoun [as she styled herself] founded a chantry at Umberleigh in the reign of Henry III to pray for the soul of her father William de Campo Arnulphi, with the souls of her mother Eva, and Ralph de Willington (9981232), her husband, which Risdon says “lay long neglected until the Lady Joan Champernoun allowed lands for the maintenance of a chaplain.” (S) Monasticon, P481.

Child of William and Eva:

i. Joan Champernowne (9981233), born ~1220 in England.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Sir Ralph de Willington & Olympias Franc

19962464. Sir Ralph de Willington & 19962465. Olympias Franc

~1175, Ralph born in England.

~1185, Olympias born in England, heir & d/o 39924930. William Franc.

6/8/1191, King Richard arrived at the siege of Acre.

1191, Ralph at the siege of Acre with Richard the Lion Heart.

1198, Ralph married to Olympias.

1199, Ralph named in 2 Gloucester lawsuits.

1200, Ralph made fine to have the question of his obligation to Stephen de Turnham, a royal justice, judged by the Justiciar.

1205, Robert de Evercy granted half the vill of Aston to Ralph and Olimpia.

1206, Ralph made payment to the Crown to receive control of half the manors of Yate and Ablington, co. Gloucester, and White Ladies Aston, co. Worcester; granted to him by Robert de Everci, to whom his wife was heir. [Some genealogies have Robert as her father. See Footnotes 1179-1205.]

1208, Ralph had seisin of Robert de Everci’s lands including Yate manor.

3/1215, Walter Gray, Bishop of Worcester, recovered from Ralph de Wilington the manor and advowson of Aston.

1216, Ralph de Wylington and Olimpias his wife filed a suit with regard to the tenancy of 3 hides of land in Side. (S) CCRs.

1216, The sheriff was ordered to restore the manor and advowson of Aston to Ralph.

10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.

2/1217, Ralph ordered to conduct a prisoner from Philip Marc to the Earl Marshal.

1218, Ralph with the consent of his wife Olimpia granted the manor and the advowson of the church of Aston to Silvester of Evesham, Bishop of Worcester. Cecily de Evercy, widow of Robert de Evercy, released all her claim to a third of the manor to William of Blois, who succeeded Silvester as bishop.

1218, Ralph granted a weekly market at Yate manor.

9/9/1218, Dorset. Ralph Monachus has given the king surety by Walter de Verdun, Ralph de Vernay, and Ralph of Williton … (S) FRsHIII.

1219, Ralph represented the Earl of Gloucester in a lawsuit.

1220, Ralph the constable of Berkeley castle.

1220, Ralph and Olympias claim she is the heir of hides in Imber, Wilts as she is the heir of her grandfather Humphrey Franc.

1221, Ralph had custody of the heir of Annore de la More, widow of Robert Bibois. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Warwick, V5, 1949.

1222, Sussex. — In an assize of last presentation to the Church of Thoringe, brought by Ralph de Wilinton, as guardian of Geoffrey, son and heir of Hugh de Felcinton. (S) De Banco Roll.

1222, Ralph, lord of the manor of Sandhurst, and his wife Olympias gave money to erect a chapel in honor of the Mother of our Lord. (S) The Dean’s Handbook to Gloucester Cathedral.

1224, Ralph de Wylington and Olympias, his wife, erected a small chapel whose architect was Helias the Sacrist, a monk of the Gloucester monastery. (S) The Cathedral Church of Gloucester, Masse, 1898, P79.

10/8/1224, Ralph appointed Constable of Bristol Castle, home of Eleanor [imprisoned 40 years], sister of Arthur of Brittany, who had been designated as successor to the throne of England and its French possessions by King John’s older brother Richard the Lionheart [who recanted on his deathbed.]

10/8/1224, The king appointed Ralph de Willington to the castle and berton of Bristol. (S) History of the Parish of Bitton, in the Co. of Gloucester, Ellacombe, 1881, P168.

9/15/1225, Order to the sheriff of Gloucestershire to place in respite, until upon his next account at the Exchequer of Michaelmas in the ninth year, the demand of £26 12s. 10d. that he makes by summons of the Exchequer from Ralph of Willington for the issues of the king’s barton of Bristol , because Ralph will answer the king for them by his hand when he renders account to the king for the expenses incurred in Bristol castle. (S) FRsHIII.

1226, William de Munceaus, constable of Pevensey, was ordered not to exact heckage from Ralph de Wilinton so long as he should be employed on the king’s service. (S) Sussex Archaeological Collections, V49, 1906, P4.

7/4/1226, Mandate to Ralph de Wyliton to permit Geoffrey de Mariscis, justicary of Ireland, to take venison … in the forest of Ralph’s bailiwick … (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Ireland, P215.

5/27/1227, Grant to Ralph de Wilinton, and his heirs, for homage and service of . . . 2 hides of land in Wallehop, …, paying a sore sparrow-hawk yearly. (S) CChRs.

1228, Henry Foliot, Archdeacon of Gloucester, entered into an agreement with Ralph de Wylington and his wife Olumpias respecting the chapel of St. Mary. (S) Cathedral Antiquities: Salisbury, Britton, 1929, P15.

7/6/1229, Grant to Ralph de Wylinton of the moiety of Norton, which Ranulf de Hurnle had of the bail of King John of the lands of the Normans, …, to hold as the Norman holder held it, until the king restore it to the previous holder or his heirs of his free will or by a peace. (S) CChRs.

1231, Ralph de Wilington made Governor of Bristol Castle with the wardenship of the forest and castle of Rainsham, obtained for his support in the king’s service, and made Governor of the castle of Exeter.

1232, Ralph escheator of Gloucester.

6/1232, Radulfus de Wylinton' et Olimpias uxor ejus et Walterus le Escot attornaverunt Ricardum de Gersinton' versus Matillidem Gyffard', … (S) CCRs.

1233, Ralph de Wyliton and Walter de Godarvill ordered to destroy a house of Gilbert Basset at Festerne, and the house of Robert Musard at Musarden. (S) The Hist. & Antiq’s of the Tower of London, V2, P282.

7/6/1233, Ralph de Wyliton appointed Keeper of the town and castle of Devizes [Wiltshire]. (S) CPRs.

8/1233, Ralph ordered by the king to attack the properties of Gilbert Basset and Richard Swiard, opponents of the king.

9/28/1233, Ralph appointed by the king to guard Hubert de Burgh, earl of Kent, in Devizes castle. [Ralph de Williton and Walter de Godavill are commanded to keep Hubert in a vault … 3 pairs of iron rings on him, no person to have speech with him, … have necessary food.

10/1/1233, Ralph summoned to the king to discuss his prisoner. [Some of the king’s supporters wanted Hubert murdered.]

2/28/1235, Pardon … for a fine, of the king’s rancor and indignation against him for trespasses … Ralph de Wylinton. (S) CPRs. [Hubert de Burgh had escaped from Ralph’s custody, but was later recaptured.]

5/1/1236, Exemption for life of Ralph de Wylyton from being made justice of assizes, or justice in eyre for all pleas, or justice for pleas of the forest, and from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions. (S) CPRs.

Bef. 8/1242, Ralph died.


1242, Olimpia was holding one knight's fee of the Earl of Warwick in Poulton, co. Gloucester.

7/11/1244, Order to the sheriff of Gloucestershire to cause the crop … of 11 acres of land in Sandhurst that Olympia of Williton held, and to hand them over to aforesaid Olympia, having accepted security for having the aforesaid land with the crops. (S) FRsHIII.

Olympia died.

(S) A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain, Burke, 1838, P526. (S) Hist. of Worcester, V3, 1913, White Ladies Aston.

Family notes:

·         William Franc born in England, s/o §John Franc & Wymark ?.

·         1179-1205, Wymark, widow of John Franc Chevaler, gave lands to St. Peter's Abbey, Gloucester, for the souls of her husband and her son William, with the consent of her son Robert and of Olimpia, daughter of her son William. This gift was confirmed by Ralph de Wilington and his wife Olimpia.

Child of Ralph and Olympias:

i. Ralph de Willington (9981232), born ~1215 in England.

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Baron John de Neville & Lady Hawise de Courtenay

19962462. Baron John de Neville & 19962463. Lady Hawise de Courtenay

~1195, Hawise born in England, d/o 121683712. Lord Robert de Courtenay.

~1196, John de Neville born in England, s/o 39924924. Hugh de Neville & 39924925. Joan de Cornhill.

~1213, John married Hawise.

10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England. Louis of France also claimed the throne.

1229, John de Nevill in possession of the estate at West Harnham as a grant from his father Hugh.

1231, John de Nevill, son of Hugh, in possession of Harnham, had a grant of 2 oaks in the forest of Pancet for the repair of houses.

1234, John de Nevill, the king’s valet, had a grant of 2 oaks for the construction of a new chamber at Harnham.

By 7/6/1234, John’s father died leaving him as his heir.

7/25/1234, Mandate to all sheriffs to arrest those offenders of the forest, whose names John de Nevill will let them know. (S) CPRs.

By 8/1/1234, John heir to his mother.

10/21/1235, Appointment during pleasure of John de Nevill as chief forester and justice of the whole forest of England; writ de intendendo for him. John paid a fine of 300 marks for the office, and was granted £20 yearly.(S) CPRs.

1235-36, John de Nevill rendered 4 marks, by 3 tallies, to the aid of fees in Somerset for 2 knights’ fees.

4/5/1236, John de Nevill, justicary of the royal forests. The Reliquary, V23, 1883, P147.

5/4/1236, The king has granted to John de Neville, justice of the forest , that, of the £480 19s. 2d. which he owes him at the Exchequer for Hugh de Neville, his father, for several debts that Hugh owed the king, and of the £50 which John owes at the Exchequer for his relief. (S) FRsHIII.

1237, Letters of acquittance … to Robert de Lexeden’, baliff of John de Nevill, son of Hugh de Nevill, …

1240, John de Nevill covenanted with Roger de Quincey (19989506), earl of Winchester, for the marriage of his son Hugh with Isabel daughter of Roger. (S) De Nova Villa:, Swallow, 1885, P246.

1236-41, Dnus John de Nevill presents Edmund de Nevill to Gayton, co. Linc. (S) The Genealogist, 1908, P70.

4/7/1242, Protection with clause volumus for as long as he be beyond seas with the king … John de Nevill …. (S) CPRs.

5/20/1242, King Henry III arrived at Royen, France with a small contingent; but with 30 tons of gold. They were soon joined by French nobles against the forces of the Count of Poitou and King Louis IX.

9/27/1242, King Henry returned to England.

1242-43, John de Nevill held Harnham by barony of the king of the honor of Stoke Curcy.

1244, John accused of malpractices as forest justice, and subsequently removed from office and amerced 2000 marks.

6/1246, John died; his sons John and Hugh underage. (S) CPRs.


8/28/1246, Grant to John de Curtenay [John’s brother-in-law] of the custody [for 2500 marks] during the minority of the heirs of and land and heirs of John de Nevill, with the marriage of the heirs … saving only this that Hawise late the wife of the said John may not marry without the king’s licence. (S) CPRs.

Hawise married 2nd John de Gatesden. (S) The Victoria Hist. of the Co. of Northampton, V4, 1937, P32.

1253 Lady Hawisia de Neville and her husband Sir John de Gatesden made a grant of 40 marks to the abbot and convent of St. Silvester at Skirpenbeck. (S) The White Canons in England, Colvin, 1951.

1254, Hawise and John de Gatesden named in a fine relating to the manor of Trotton, acknowledged to be the right of John.

1257, Letters of acquittance … the abbot and the convent of meldon, to Dame Hawisia de Nevill, wife of Sir John de Gatesden, of 40 marks given to purchase land.

1258, Hawise’s son Hugh was on crusade in the Holy Lands. Hawise was never given the 500 marks promised for Hugh’s participation. Hawise wrote a letter to Hugh encouraging him to appeal to the pope for the money: “We know well that it would be very great dishonor and it would be as we think a great sin to suffer that you and yours be disinherited by your negligence.” (S) Women in England in the Middle Ages, Ward, 2006, P75. (S) The Gentleman’s Magazine, V26, 1846, P265.

1258, Grant by J., abbot, … of the Premonstratensian order, to Dame Hawisia de Neville, wife of Sir John de Gatresdene, of participation in all the prayers of that order, and confirming the grant of the abbot and convent of Maldon of permission to have a priest to celebrate divine service in that church.

1258, Lady Hawisia de Neville a benefactress of Beeleigh abbey. (S) The White Canons in England, Colvin, 1951, P258.

1260, A settlement of Compton was made on John de Gatesden and his wife Hawise de Nevill, daughter of Robert de Courtenay, and widow of John de Nevill. (S) The Victoria Hist. of the Co. of Surrey, V3, 1911, P17.

Bef. 4/11/1262, John de Gatesden died.

6/11/1262, Indenture of lease for term of 4 years by Dame Hawisia, wife of sometime Sir John de Gatesdene, guardian of John, son of Sir Miles de Beauchamp, ….

6/26/1262, Hawise, widow of John de Gatesden, assigned her dower. (S) Complete Peerage of England, V10.

1265, The earl Warenne seized the land of Nigel de Broc and Hawise de Nevill in Bevendean [who a jury later declared “were never against the king”.] (S) Sussex Archaelogical Collections, V6, 1853, P219.

10/17/1265, Simple protection until Easter for Hawise de Nevill. (S) CPRs.

3/28/1267, Simple protection for two years for Hawise de Nevill. (S) CPRs.

1268, Hawise de Nevill levied a fine to exonerate her lands from the claim of murage. (S) A History of the Western Division of the Co. of Sussex, V2, Pt2, 1830, P300.

1269, Hawise died.

Bef. 4/10/1269, Order to John le Moyne, escheator, to take a valuation of all the manors of Hawisia de Neville, widow, deceased, as well as what was held in dower of John de Gatesden, her late husband. (S) Proceedings of Somerset, Vs27-28, 1882, P197.

(S) Honors and Knights’ Fees, Farrer, 1923. P142,324. (S) Reports from Commissioners, House of Commons, 1874, P23&24.

Family notes:

·         John de Nevill the heir of Henry de Cornhill [maternal grandfather, 39924924] who was given a charter by Richard I. (S) Reports of Commissioners, House of Commons, 1870, P12.

Child of John and Hawise:

i. Joan de Neville (9981231), born ~1215 in England.

ii. Hugh de Neville, born ? in England.

2/1240, Hugh married Elizabeth de Quincy (23640741), which by 1254 ended in divorce.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Sir William de Montacute & Agnes ?

19962448. Sir William de Montacute & 19962449. Agnes ?

~1185, William born in England, s/o §§William Montacute & Isabel de Brito.

1212, At Bradford manor in Somerset, John de Montacute is mentioned as the heir of Richard Fitz William [unknown relation.]

10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England. Louis of France also claimed the throne.

1218, William’s father died; his brother John the heir.

5/3/1226, Writ issued in Sussex brought by William de Monte Acuto against John de Monte Acuto and his wife Lucia concerning their daughter Katherine: J. and his wife L. are summoned to answer W. to say why they are setting up a girl, named Katherine, as their daughter and heir when she is not, and J. has no other heir than W.L.

4/1227, The case of William de Monte Acuto vs. John de Monte Acuto heard in court. (S) Studies in 13th Century Justice and Administration, 1981, P-XXVII.

1227, John de Montacute paid a fine of 40 marks for the right to enclose a deer park, Preston Capes, Northamptonshire.

1228, William’s brother John died.

3/17/1228, Order to the sheriff of Northamptonshire to place in respite, until 3 weeks from Easter in the twelfth year, the demand he makes from William de Montagu by summons of the Exchequer for the rest of the fine of 40m.  that John de Montagu made with King John, the king’s father, for enclosing his park of Preston, so that it may be inquired then upon the Exchequer whether William or John ought to answer for that demand. (S) FRsHIII.

5/24/1228, Order to the sheriff of Northamptonshire [and Devon, Somerset and Cornwall] that, immediately after having viewed these letters, he is to take into the king’s hand all land that John de Montagu held in his bailiwick, whoever holds it, with all chattels formerly of the same John, except that land in Preston which he gave to William de Montagu, his brother. (S) FRsHIII.

1233, William had his lands distrained by virtue of the King’s precept for omitting to repair to court at the feast of Whitsuntide, there to receive the dignity of Knighthood, required by law.

1234, William, on doing his homage, was reinstated in his possessions.

1234-35, Agnes died.


1235, William de Montacute came to an agreement with the monks of Daventre for the benefit of his soul and the soul of Agnes his wife … lands in Little Preston …

1235, William de Montacute had a chapel adjoining his house at Little Preston. (S) An Inventory of Historical Monuments, 1981, P277.

1246, William died.

(S) History, Topography, and Directory of Northamptonshire, Whellan, 1874, P429.

Family notes:

·         Walter Brito of Odcombe, Somerset, was maternal uncle of William. (S) Honor’s and Kinghts’ Fees, Farrer, 1923, P200.

Child of William and Agnes:

i. William de Montacute (9981224), born ~1210 in England.

Sir Fulco de Sulis & Ermangard Durward

19962424. Sir Fulco de Sulis & 19962425. Ermangard Durward

~1185, Fulco born in Scotland.

~1195, Ermangard in Scotland, d/o 19989508. Thomas Durward.

1207, Fulco succeeded Ranulph, [his father or possibly his uncle]; who was assassinated in Hermitage castle by his own domestics. (S) Caledonia, V2, Chalmers, 1810, P116.

11/25/1214, Fulk witnessed a grant of Meikleour and Lethendy by King William to Gilbert, earl of Strathearn. (S) POMS.

12/6/1214, Alexander II succeeded King William I of Scotland.

By 11/5/1215, Fulk de Soules has granted and by this his present charter established to Newbattle Abbey one ploughgate of land and 5 acres in the villa of Gilmerton, which Ranulf de Soules son of William de Soules gave in exchange for that ploughgate which Ranulf de Soules his uncle, butler of the king of Scots, had given, in perpetual alms. (S) POMS.

By 9/29/1216, Fulco de Soules, butler of the king, witnessed a gift of land in Leith of Thomas of Restalrig, sheriff of Edinburgh, to Newbatte abbey. (S) POMS.

1222, Cumberland. Fulco de Sules is charged 100 marks and 4 palfreys for the estate of Ranulph de Sules.

1228-41, Fulk died. [From son’s records.]

Family notes:

·         The first Ranulph de Sidis granted a carucate of land, in Gilmerston, to the monks of Newbotle. The second Ranulph confirmed the grant of his uncle. Fulco de Sulis confirmed this charter of the second Ranulph, after his decease.

Child of Fulco and Ermangard:

i. Nicholas de Soules (9981213), born ~1215 in Scotland.

Friday, September 23, 2011

Lord John de Normanville

19962426. Lord John de Normanville

~1170, John born in England, s/o §§Hugh de Normanville & Alicia de Berkeley.

1190, John de Normanville witnessed a grant by Bernard de Hauden.

John, son of Hugh, gave the convent of Maxton, Lilisyhates, between Granrig, Detestrete, Farningdun and the highway from the vale of Anant to Rokisburg, Scotland.

John’s father died.

1208, John de Normanville had a gem, “A Victory”, in his seal. (S) Seals, Birch, 1907, P-X.

12/6/1214, Alexander II succeeded King William I of Scotland.

10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England. Louis of France also claimed the throne.

1220, Earl Patrick of Dunbar involved in a dispute with Dryburgh abbey over the boundaries of Earlston and Caddesley. The monks demanded that John de Normanville give more details of the marches of the estate than was included in his father’s document, as well as a perambulation by another benefactor. (S) Land, Law and People in Medieval Scotland, Neville, 2010, P51.

1221-31, John de Normanville withnessed the grant of the church of Lympetlaw to the Hospital of Soltre. (S) Bulleting of the New York Public Library, V50, 1946, P135.

3/7/1226, Robert d’Aubingy gives 3 m. for a pone against John de Normanville concerning the custody of land formerly of Robert of Fenwick in Fenwick and Matfen, Northumberland. (S) FRsHIII.

1226, John de Normanville, lord of Makeston, bestowed land in the parish to the monks of Melrose abbey, Northumberland.

1227, John de Normanville, superior lord, in an agreement of the Abbacy of Melrose and Baptismal Church of Makerston. (S) History of the Berwickshire Naturalists’ Club, V8, 1879, P265.

~1232, John de Normanville convey to the church of St. Mary of Melrose and the monastery all the lands, common of pasturage, and other easements which it claimed within the manor of Mackestoun under his father, Hugh de Normanville. (S) Notes on the Surnames of Francus, ... French, 1893, P28.

1240, John died, (S) The Church Historians of England, Pt.1, 1856, P182.

(S) Origines Parochiales Scotiae, Anderson, 1851, P300. (S) The Monastic Annals of Teviotdale, Morton, 1832, P270. (S) The Hist. & Antiq’s of Roxburghshire, V4, Jeffrey, 1864, P187. (S) Caledonia, V2, Chalmers, 1887, P530.

Family notes:

·         1116, “Maccus filius Undwyn” witness to the “Inquisitio Davidis”. 1138, Maccus witnessed the foundation charter of King David I of Melrose abbey.

·         1196, Robert de Berkeley & Cecilia fitz Liulphus his wife, gave the convent of Maxton a ploughgate of land in Mackiston, on the east side of Derestrete. (S) Hist. of St. Mary’s, Melrose, Wade, 1861, P274. [Robert s/o John de Berkeley. Cecilia d/o Liulphus, s/o Maccus.]

·         1200, Hugh de Normanville, who married Alicia, the daughter of Robert de Berkeley & Cecilia his wife, gave the convent of Maxton, Kelvesete and Faulau, on the confines of Ruderfurde, on both sides of the road from Eckeford to Melros. Hugh and Alicia had 4 sons: John, Walran, Guydo and Thomas.

Children of John and ?:

i. Annora de Normanville (9981213), born ~1220 in Scotland.

ii. Walleran de Normanville, born ? in Scotland.

1259, Walleran died.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Baron Henry Lovel & Eva ?

19962416. Baron Henry Lovel & 19962416. Eva ?.

~1215, Henry Luvel born in England, s/o 39924832. Richard Lovel.

~1215, Eva born in England.

10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.

1231-40, Henry the bailiff at Oxford. (S) Kent Hundred Rolls, Kent Arch. Soc., 2007.

By 1233, Henry married Eva.

1235, Ralph is in mercy by pledge to Henry Luvel. (S) The 1235 Surrey Eyre, V2&32, 1983, P314.

1244-45, Complaint … withdrew from the Chest a chirography for £24 under the names of Henry Luvel, Ralph Luvel, … (S) Cal. of the Plea Rolls of the Exchequer of the Jews, 1905, P97.

1253, Henry’s father died.

1254, Henry paid £100 for livery of his lands.

5/3/1254, Protection with clause volumus for the following who are going with the queen to the king in Gascony ; … Henry Lovel … (S) CPRs. [Prince Edward would marry Leonore at Las Huelgas in Burgos, which the queen attended.]

1257, Demise by Robert Punsod, to Sir Philip Basset, for 4 years, of all his land and tenement in Warwe. Witnesses:—Sirs William de Monte Acuto, Henry Luvel, and Martin de Leye, and others. (S) Ancient Deeds, V3, 1900, A.5397.

1262, “Henry Luvel (Lovel): Somerset: Castle Cary” died seized of the manor of Castle Kary, in capite of the crown, by barony and the service of 2 soldiers in the king’s army for 40 days. (S) UKNA, IPM. [IPM 1263: Son Richard, age 28 is his heir. (S) CIsPM.]


9/5/1263, Writ to escheator of co. Somerset about Henry Luvel. Richard his son, aged 28, is his heir. Somerset: Kary manor held of the king in chief for a whole barony by service of finding 2 knights in the army with the king at his own charge for 40 days. (S) CIsPM.

10/18/1264 in Somersetshire [by virtue of a writ of 10/3 in Canterbury], before Robert de Sancto Claro, escheator of the county of Somerset, regarding the age of Hugh Lovel for proof of heirship to the barony of Kari Lovel, worth £150, Lady Eva Lovel being dowered in tierce. (S) The Sinclairs of England, Sinclair, 1887, P386.

11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.

Bef. 11/17/1294, Eva died. (S) CPRs.

(S) A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct, Burke, 1866, P332. (S) A Genealogical History of the House of Yvery, Anderson, 1742.

Family notes:

·         There is also a Master Henry Luvel (fl.1246-66), queen’s cook and king’s serjeant, of Berkshire, in the records of this time. (S) CPRs.

Children of Henry and Eva:

i. Richard Lovel, born 1234 in England. [Heir.]

9/21/1263,.. Henry Lovel held in chief by barony, and that Richard Lovel his son is his next heir, and of full age, … [Richard paid £100 for livery of his lands.] (S) CPRs.

1263-4, Richard died leaving his brother Henry as heir.

10/3/1264, IPM of Richard Luvel alias Lowel, Lovel. Hugh [Henry] Lowel, his brother, is his heir, and of full age. Somerset: Kari Lowel barony, tenure unspecified, whereof Lady Eva Lovel is dowered of ⅓ part and more. (S) CIsPM.

ii. Henry Lovel (9981208), born ~1236 in England.

1/1263, Henry, son of Henry Lovel, gives half a mark for taking an assize before the justices of the Bench. Order to the sheriff of Middlesex. (S) CPRs.

Earl Roger le Bigod & Isabella of Scotland

19909646i. Earl Roger le Bigod & Isabella of Scotland

~1195, Isabella born in Scotland, d/o 19989906. King William of Scotland & Ermengarde de Beaumont.

~1209, Roger born in England, s/o 19909646. Earl Hugh le Bigod & 47279561. Matilda Marshall.

1225-28, Roger a ward of his brother-in-law Alexander II of Scotland.

5/1225 at Alnwick, Northumberland, England, Roger, Earl of Norfolk, married Isabella.   

4/22/1228, Inspeximus … charter of Roger le Bigod, son of Hugh le Bigod, … bound to lodge 1,000£ of silver at the New Temple on behalf of Alexander, king of Scots, an to thold the said king harmless, who was bound to deposit that sum there … 500 marks which the said king has given to Isabel, wife of the said Roger, … (S) CChRs.

4/22/1228, A market at Bungay, Suffolk, held by Roger le Bigod, son of Earl Hugh le Bigod. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.

1233, Roger succeeded his father as Earl.

5/2/1235, Ratification of a covenant … and Robert de Mucegros of the whole land of Nicholas de Fescampo in Kenemerthun, … Witnesses:- … [4 bishops], William de Ferariis, earl of Derby, John de Lascy, earl of Lincoln and constable of Chester, Roger le Bygot, earl of Norfolk, … Amaury de Sancto Amando, Geoffrey le Despenser … (S) CPRs.

4/7/1242, Protection for the following so long as they are on the king’s service beyond seas … R. le Bigod, earl of Norfolk … (S) CPRs.

7/1242, Roger a member of the army of King Henry III in France at war with King Louis IX. The 2 armies met at the battles of Taillebourgh [6/19] and Saintes, with the superior sized French force winning.

1245, Roger’s marriage to Isabella annulled on the grounds of consanguinity.

1245, Roger, Earl of Norfolk, lord of Catherlogh, Marshall of Ireland.

6/8/1245, Protection … for R. le Bygod, earl of Norfolk, who has gone to the court of Rome on the king’s affairs, … (S) CPRs. [Sent to the Council of Lyons to complain of “Papal exactions” in England.]

1246, Roger appointed Marshal of England.

1253, Roger’s marriage to Isabella affirmed.

10/23/1253 in camp at Benauge, France, Charter … Witnesses:- … R. earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, … John de Grey, … Hamo de Crevequer, … (S) CPRs.

1255, Posing as knights of Robert de Roos, Richard de Clare and Roger le Bigod entered Edinburgh castle where King Henry’s daughter complained that she was being kept separated from her husband King Alexander. They arranged for multiple knights to enter the castle and escaped with Alexander and Margaret.

9/9/1255, Notification by G. de Lezygnan and William de Valencia, the king’s brother, R. de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, R. le Bygod, earl of Norfolk and Marshall of England, W. de Fortibus, earl of Albaemarle, Edmund de Lacy, earl of Lincoln, and John Maunsel, … received into safe conduct … Alexander, king of Scotland and Margaret, queen of Scotland, his wife, … to the king at Werk … (S) CPRs.

10/18/1263, Grant to Richard, king of the Romans, of the wardship of the lands late of Roger de Mowbray … saving to Dulcia late the wife of the said Roger her dower … Witnesses :- W. de Valence, the king’s brother; R. le Bigod, earl of Norfolk and marshal of England; Humphrey de Bohom, earl of Hereford and Essex; Robert de Bruys; Roger de Mortuo Mari; Alan la Zouche; Robert Agulon, and others. (S) CPRs.

Bef. 7/3/1270, Roger died; buried at the church of Black Friars, London; succeeded by his nephew Roger, s/o his younger brother Hugh.

(S) A Genealogical History of the Dormant …, 1866, Burke, P622.

Lord Hugh de St. Philibert & Abreda ?

16886928. Lord Hugh de St. Philibert & 16886929. Abreda ?

4/6/1199, John succeeded Richard I as King of England.

~1185, Hugh de Sancto Philiberto born in England.

By 1201, Hugh married to Albreda. (S) Battle Abbey Roll.

1202, A fine levied between Hugh de Philibert, and Roger de St. Philibert, whereby Hugh granted to Roger, and his heirs a moiety of Well-Hall manor, to be held of Hugh.

~1205, Albreda born in England.

4/1206, General Protection to the Men, Lands, and Goods of Gefirey de Lucy, Wil. fitz Henry, and Hugh de Sancto Philiberto, while they are beyond sea on the King’s business. (S) Rotu Li Sel Ecti Ad Res Anglicas Et Hibernicas.

7/1/1206, Roger de Sancto Philiberto and Hugh de Sancto Philiberto parties to a Fine concerning land in Bray in Berkshire, in Welles in Norfolk, and in Tremerdred in Cornwall.

1208, Roger de St. Philibert, granted Philberds, Berkshire, to Hugh de St. Philibert. [valued at £12 16s. 4d.]

1210, A fine levied between Hugh de St. Philibert, petitioner, who held Calcecote and several other lordships of the Earl of Clare. (S) Ess. Tow’s Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V6, 1807, Caldecote.

1215-16, Hugh in the Barons’ War against King John.

5/5/1215, Revolting Barons formally renounced their allegiance to King John and invited the King of France to invade England. [The barons in revolt together held more castles and knights fees than John did as King. Intervention by the King of France prevented by the Pope.]

6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.

10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England. Louis of France also claimed the throne..

1216-17, Hugh returned allegiance to the crown.

1219, Mandate to the sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk … lands that belonged to Roger de Sancto Phileberto in Bichampwell immediate payment of £20 … debts of the said Roger … each tenant holds … what yearly value … to leave Hugh de Sancto Phileberto in peace, seeing that he has made peace in the Exchequer touching the part of the debt for which he was answerable. (S) Cal. of the Plea Rolls, 1905, P10. [Roger’s wife, also Albreda, assigned her dower thirds.]

1219, Hugh de St. Philebert v. Reyner fil’ Turstan, … William and Richard sons of Galfrid, and William and Martin  sons of Roger, advowson of Bicham p’va. (S) Feet of Fines, Norfolk.

1221, Hugh de St. Philibert amerced 3s 4½d for 4½ places in the marsh of Overton. (S) Hist. of Hampshire, V4, 1911, Overton.

~1223, Hugh married Albreda.

1223, Foresta de Windlesor in comitatibus Berkesire et Surreye { … Hugo de Sancto Phileberto … } … (S) CPRs.

1224, De protectione. … et Hugone de Sancto Philiberto usque … (S) CPRs.

9/2/1224, Pledges for Henry de Trubleville. W. de Mandeville, earl of Essex, for 40m.  Robert de Turville for 10m.  Hugh of Windsor for 10m.  John de Beauchamp for 20m.  … Geoffrey de Lucy for 20m.  Eustace de Greinville for 10m.  Richard de Redvers for 20m.  Henry son of Reginald for 10m.  Hugh de St. Philibert for 10m.  John son of Richard for 10m.  (S) FRsHIII.

1226, Consimiles literas habent subscripti: … Hugo de Sancto Phileberto, qui est in insula de Gerese, sub eadem forma. (S) CPRs.

1226, Hugo de Sancto Phileberto, Custos de Jersey. (S) Caesarea: or An Account of Jersey, Durell, 1837, P135. [Hugh made governor of the Isle of Jersey.] (S) UKNA.

1229, A fine between Hugh de St. Philibert and Stephen de Scalarys of the moiety of Beacham-Well manor. (S) Ess. Tow’s Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V10, 1809, Rackheath Magna.

1230, … De W. Talebot, H. de Sancto Phileberto, et … Rex omibus … (S) CPRs.

1231, Mandatum … Hugo de Sancto Phileberto ei liberavit custodiendos in reditu suo de Britannia … (S) CCRs.

1242, Hugo de Sancto Phileberto redd. Comp. de … (S) The Great Roll of the Pipe for the 26th Year, P68.

5/8/1244, Hugh was concerned with Robert Rastel in a Fine dealing with Lantonnan in Cornwall.

1249, A fine levied between Stephen de Scalariis, and Beatrix his wife, daughter and heir of Roger de St. Philibert, and Hugh de St. Philibert, of the moiety of Well-Hall manor.

1249, Hugh died: Hugo de Sancto Phileberto. Inq. P. m. Hugo filius dicti Hugonis propinquior haeres ujus, et hatet aetatem viginti quantuor annoru. (S) Calendarium Genealogicum, 1865, P21.


1249, Albreda, widow of Hugh de St. Philibert, had her thirds assigned.

6/15/1249: IPM: Hugh, his son, aged 24, is his heir. Berks. Creswelle town, a certain land  held in chief of the king, whence his ancestors sometime served de la Huse. (S) CIsPM, V1, Henry III, 1904.

(S) Notes and Queries, V10, 1908. (S) Ess. Tow’s Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V7, 1807, Bicham-Well. (S) Hist. of Berkshire, V3, 1923, Bray with the borough of Maidenhead.

Child of Hugh and Albreda:

i. Hugh de Sancto Phileberto (8443464), born 1225 in England.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Lord Baldwin de Drayton & Idonia de Gimeges

16886888. Lord Baldwin de Drayton & 16886889. Idonia de Gimeges

1223, Baldwin born in England, s/o 33773776. Sir Henry de Drayton & 33773777. Ivetta de Bourdon.

~1235, Idonia born in England, d/o §§Robert de Gimeges.

1253, Baldwin’s father died.

8/26/1253, Baldwin son and heir of Henry de Drayton’ has done fealty to the king for all the lands and tenements that the same Henry held of the king in chief. Order to the abbot of Pershore and James Fresell’, king’s escheators, that having accepted security from the aforesaid Baldwin for rendering 50s. for his relief, to cause him to have full seisin of all the lands and tenements. (S) FRsHIII.

[––Baldwin & Idonia––]

By 1254, Baldwin married Idonia.

8/4/1258, Mandate … ordinance … parliament of Oxford … to 4 knights of each county … Baldwin de Drayton } Huntingdon … (S) CPRs.

1/6/1259, Lady Sibyl de Gyming, late lady of Caroby, and Sir Baldwin de Drayton, knight. Grant by Sibyl to Baldwin, in free marriage with her daughter Idonia, of all her land in Overton de Lungewill and in Botilbrigg. (S) UKNA.

1259, Baldwin de Drayton married Idonia de Gimiles, acquiring Botolph Bridge manor. (S) UKNA.

4/6/1264, Baldwin at the battle of Northampton fighting against King Henry III; the garrison surrendering the next day. (S) Family & Dynasty in Late Medieval England, Eales, 2003, P50.

5/14/1264, Baldwin captured at the Battle of Lewes.

5/14/1264, Lord Edward (I) and his father King Henry III captured by Montfort at the battle of Lewes, Sussex, “at the Mill of the Hide”. An estimated 2700 died. Lord Edward and his knights penetrated the center of Montfort’s army, but was flanked on both sides by armored calvary.

6/4/1264, Whereas peace has been made … all prisoners taken in the conflict at Northampton, … shall be brought to the king in London, … to come without horses and arms to treat with the king … in order that exchange may be made of the said prisoners for prisoners taken at Lewes or the prisoners released on sufficient mainprise … Roger de Clifford to bring [prisoners] William de Eyvill, Henry de Penebreg, Baldwin de Drayton. (S) CPRs.

12/18/1264, John fitz Alan, Reginald de Waterville, Simon de Waterville, Baldwin de Drayton’ and John de Vere … lately remained in the vill of Northampton in hostile manner, the king, by the counsel of his magnates staying with him, orders, firmly enjoining him, to take into the king’s hand without delay all lands and tenements and all goods of the king’s aforesaid adversaries … (S) FRsHIII.

1264-65, Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, effectively ruled England.

8/4/1265, Lord Edward (I) defeated Montfort’s army at the battle of Evesham, Worcester, ending the Baron’s Revolt and freeing his father, who was wounded. Montfort and 2 of his sons were killed. [Queen Eleanor had sent archers from her mother’s county of Ponthieu in France.] The town of Henley and the castle were burned down by Royalists.

8/6/1266, Safe conduct until Nativity of the Blessed Mary, for Baldwin de Drayton coming to the king’s court to treat for peace; provided that he stand his trial … (S) CPRs.

Bef. 8/27/1266, Idonia’s father died; her brother Robert the heir.

11/22/1266 at Kenilworth, Pardon to … Baldwin de Drayton … and their proper households, whom Warin de Bassingburn has received into the king’s peace, … condition that they stand to his award by twelve prelates or other magnates, … behave faithfully henceforward. (S) CPRs.

6/24/1269, Baldwin de Drayton, knight, and Emma widow of William de Waldis. Baldwin has demised to Emma the capital messuage with a dovecot and all other buildings in the vill of Overton Longevile and … for a term of 10 years  beginning at the nativity of St. John the Baptist, 53 Hen. III. (S) UKNA.

9/13/1270, Baldwin de Drayton’ gives half a mark for an assize to be taken before Gilbert of Preston. Order to the sheriff of Northamptonshire. (S) FRsHIII.

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

1275, Bridgnorth ; commission of gaol delivery … Baldwin de Drayton, … (S) Ann. Rpt. Dep. Keeper, V44, P43.

1276, Irthingborough, Northt. ; … assise arrainged by Roger de Fecamp against Baldwin de Drayton, … (S) Ann. Rpt. Dep. Keeper, V44, P215. [Same year an assize in Marham, Notts.]

Idonia died before Baldwin.

1278, Baldwin died, seized of Drayton, and of Botolph Bridge in Huntingdonshire in right of his wife, son John, age 24 and more, his heir. (S) CIsPM. [Botilbruge, Huntingdon, held of Robert de Gymeles.]

6/10/1278, Writ for IPM of Baldwin de Drayton. Northampton: Drayton. A capital messuage, fishpond, two dovecotes and a mill, 6 virgates land and £5 4s 7d rent of freemen there and at Islep, perquisites of court, and 19a. land at Lufwyk, held of the king in chief by service of finding a serjeant for 40 days at his own cost. John his son, aged 24 [or 22] and more, is his next heir. Huntingdon: Botilbruge. A messuage, 80a. land, 7a. meadow, a fishery, toll, 6s 6d rent of freemen, and perquisites of the court of Botilbruge, worth 2s yearly, held of Robert de Gymeles. Overton Lungevile. A messuage, dovecot, 80a. land, 7a. meadow, and 46s 6d rent and customs of freemen. (S) CIsPM.

(S) A Hist. of the Co. of Northampton, V3, 1930, P237. (S) Hist. of Huntingdon, V3, 1936, Orton Longueville with Botolphbridge.

Family notes:

·         Botolphbridge given by Henry II (d.1189) to his serjeant Hugh de Lizures.

·         Hugh’s daughter and heir Sybil given in marriage to Robert de Gimeges.

·         1194, Rogert de Gimeges paid scutage for Botolphbridge.


·         Another “Robert de Gimeles and Sybil” granted a moiety of the of manor Botolphbridge to Hugh de Boyeby on his marriage with their daughter Emma. [Creating Paynels or Deens Manor.] This Robert died by 1212, his wife holding lands in right of their son William, and does not fit [although possible by the timeline] as the father of the Sibyl of record. [This family line continues for multiple generations.]

Child of Baldwin and Idonia:

i. John de Drayton (8443444), born 1255 in England.

Lord John del Greene

16886880. Lord John del Greene

10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England. Louis of France also claimed the throne.

~1230, John born in England, heir & s/o §§Walter del Greene, s/o §§Alexander del Greene.

Aft. 1261, John’s father died.

John, 3rd Lord de Greene de Boketon.

8/19/1270 from Dover, Lord Edward and wife Eleanor left on the 8th crusade with a large English army.

1270-1, Sir John on crusade in the holy lands where he died.

(S) New England Families, Cutter, 1915, P223.

Family notes:

·         1202, King John bestowed the lands of Boketon, Northamptonshire on Alexander. Alexander de Greene a knight of the King’s court.

·         1236, Walter de Grene, Walter, 2nd Lord de Greene de Boketon, listed on the rolls of King Henry III.

·         1258, Walter del Grene holding 1 bovate at 22s 1d yearly of Lord Edmund de Lascy in Berwyke. (S) Yorkshire Arch. Journal, V1, 1892, P64.

Child of John and ?:

i. Thomas del Greene (8443440), born ~1265 in England.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Sir Roger de Lyuns & Joanna de Napton

16886864. Sir Roger de Lyuns & 16886865. Joanna de Napton

~1220, Roger de Lyons born in England.

~1225, Joan born in Warwick, England, d/o §§Adam de Napton.

By 1245, Roger married Joan.

By 1245, Adam de Napton gave in Plumpton 44a. arable in demesne, 2.5 a. meadow, 2a. wood within the forest, rents of assize of freemen 6.5d, of villeins 27s, and of cottagers 2s 11.5d held without service of Adam de Napton, who gave the same to Roger de Lyuns with the said Joan his daughter in free marriage, … (S) CIsPM of Joan.

1250, Roger de Leonibus impleaded Ralph de Birston for 2 parts of a fee in Burston. (S) Topo. Hist. of the Co. of Norfolk, Blomefield, 1775, P909.

12/26/1252, Exemption, for life, of Roger de Lyuns from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions. (S) CPRs.

12/24/1257, Norfolk. Roger de Lyuns gives one mark for a writ ad terminum. (S) FRsHIII.

Aft. 8/4/1258, Joanna’s father died.

11/2/1259, Norfolk. Roger de Lyuns gives half a mark for a writ ad terminum. (S) FRsHIII.

1260, Agreement between Walter Pompes, etc., on the one part, and William Purkell on the other. Witnesses Richard de Lyuns, son of Lord Roger Lyuns, Gerard de Lyuns, Richard de Lyuns. Nicholas de Lyuns et al. (S) Lyons Memorial, V3.

1261, Roger de Lyuns gives the king 10 gold bezants for having respite from his knighting, which he has paid to P. Chaceporc and is quit. (S) FRsHIII.

7/17/1268, Whereas the king’s clerks … Guy de Taunton, and Roger de Lyuns to tax ecclesistical benefices [and] temporalities of archbishops … diocese of Bath and Wells, … £10 for their expenses … (S) CPRs. [Multiple records in 1268 on this appointment.]

1/7/1269, … delivered … by the hand of Roger de Lyuns of £154 of the 10th … (S) CPRs.

1/12/1269, Mandate to … to pay … to Roger de Lyuns 100s for a horse lost in the king’s service about the taxation … (S) CPRs.

11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade, succeeding King Henry III.

1273, Roger de Lyons held land in co. Wilts. (S) A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames, Bardsley, 1901, P503.

Roger de Leone died.


1278, Joan died; Richard de Lyuns her son, aged 30, is her next heir. (S) CIsPM.

12/20/1278, Writ for IPM of Joan le Lyuns. Northampton: Plumpton. 44a. arable in demesne, 2½a. meadow, 2a. wood within the forest, rents of assize of freemen 6½d., of villeins 27s., and of cottagers 2s. 11½d., held without service of Adam de Napton, who gave the same to Roger de Lyuns with the said Joan his daughter in free marriage, … Richard de Lyuns her son, aged 30, is her next heir. (S) CIsPM.

(S) Lyon Memorial, Lyons, 1905, P435.

Family notes:

·         1330, Dispensation from the prior and brothers of St. Augustine of Northampton to John (2110858) and wife Alice for the souls of ancestors: John (4221716, father) and wife Margerie, Richard (8443432, grandfather) and wife Emma, Roger de Lions (16886864, greatgrandfather).

Child of Roger and Joanna:

i. Richard de Lyons (8443432), born 1246 in England.