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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.


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