Monday, September 12, 2011

G24: 15212120

15212120. Lord Walter de Beauchamp & 15212121. Alice de Tony

Bef. 1242, Walter born in England, s/o 30424240. William de Beauchamp & 30424241. Isabel Mauduit.

~1260, Alice born in England, d/o 4997468. Roger de Tony & 4997469. Alice de Bohun.

1263, Walter of age, had a plea against him by Sir Reynold Fitz Peter for Alcester manor.

8/8/1265, Alice’s marriage to Sir Richard de Brus, s/o Sir Robert. (S) CPRs.

1266, Walter sought recovery of the moiety of the manor of Alcester.

1/1268, William [de Beauchamp] of Elmley and Salwarpe, Worcestershire wrote his will: … to Walter, my son, “a crusader in aid of his pilgrimage to the Holy land for me and his mother,” the 200 marks, in which Ralph le Botiler and Matilda his wife are bound. … (S) Register of Godfrey Giffard, V1, 1902, P8.

1269, Walter married to Alice.

1272, Walter bought half the manor of Alcester for £100.

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

1274, Walter de Beauchamp granted his free burgesses and tenants [of Alcester] the right to hold a Tues market. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.

7/27/1276, Commission … touching a complaint by Alice de Bello Campo, … delivery of her goods, which Henry de Audeley had detained from her at the manor of Blore, co. Stafford, late in her custody, … (S) CPRs.

1277, Walter served his brother, William, 9th Earl of Warwick, in Wales. King Edward made forays into the Welsh lands of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, prince of Wales, capturing Snowdonia and the isle of Anglesey.

1289, Walter and Alice received a dispensation to remain in marriage – related by 4th degree.

1/1/1292, Licence, after appointment of Walter de Bello Campo, steward of the household, Walter de Langeton, keeper of the wardrobe, and … William de Valencia, the king’s uncle … to enclose his stew … (S) CPRs. [The steward of the household also held a banneret title for which they received 24£ a year.]

7/18/1292, Walter received a grant for an annual fair at Alcester. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.

1293, “Gift from Ralph de Tony, knight, to Sir Walter de Beauchamp, knight, Alice, his wife, and Walter, their son, of the manor of Coueleston [Cowsden in Upton Snodsbury] in exchange for the manor of Cressingham. With appointment by Ralph de Thony of William Le Botiler as attorney to deliver possession of the above manor.” (S) UKNA. [Alice and Ralph are siblings.]

9/2/1294, Order to cause Alice, wife of Walter de Bello Campo, steward of the king’s household, to have in that forest [Feckenham] eight bucks of the king’s gift. (S) CCRs.

1294, Walter ordered to relieve Bere castle.

1295, Walter military paymaster for Edmund, earl of Lancaster, in Gascony.

10/3/1295, Writ of aid … for Walter de Bello Campo, steward of the household, sent by the king to those parts [Gascony] to cause ships to be prepared for the passage of the said Edmund [the king’s brother] to Gascony. (S) CPRs.

8/23/1297, Walter attended King Edward as he left England with 500 ships to attack France and assert his rights. Because of the refusal of many barons, Edward only had a small contingent of knights. The army sailed for Flanders to seek additional support.

9/30/1297 at Gaunt in Flanders, … Agreement between John de Hastingges and William Martyn … Witnesses: … Sir William de Brewuse, Sir Walter de Beauchamp, steward of the household, … (S) CPRs, 11/3/1297.

3/29/1298, The English army arrived back in England.

7/22/1298, Walter, with 25 lances, fought at the battle of Falkirk, the defeat of William Wallace.

2/15/1300, Power, during pleasure, to Walter de Bello Campo, steward of the household, to arrest all malefactors throughout the realm. (S) CPRs.

3/28/1300, “Royal letters patent: inspeximus and confirmation of Magna Carta … Witnesses: … Walter de Bello Campo [Beauchamp], Steward of the King’s Household, …” (S) UKNA.

1300, Walter at the siege of Carlaverock, Scotland. [“… a knight who would have been one of the best of all …”] (S) Edward I, Prestwich, 1988, P146.

2/12/1301 in Lincoln, Walter was a signer of the baron’s letter to Pope Boniface VIII.

7/9/1301, Grant to Margaret, queen of England, the king’s consort, of the marriage of Robert son and heir of Warin de Insula, tenant in chief, to the use of Margaret daughter of Walter de Bello Campo, steward of the household. (S) CPRs.

7/18/1302, Walter granted a fair at his manor. (S) Land to the Rear of 8 Church Street, Alcester, Warwickshire, Archaeological Evaluation, 2010, P-ALC09.

2/16/1303, Walter died at Chafont, Buckinghamshire; buried at Grey Friars in Smithfield. Surviving mentioned: wife Alice, daughters Margaret and Eleanor, sons Walter and Humphrey.

7/12/1304, Letters for Alice late the wife of Walter de Bello Campo, nominating … (S) CPRs.

7/7/1307, Edward II, on crusade, became king on the death of his father.

4/23/1309, Protection for Alice going on pilgrimage beyond the seas. (S) CPRs.

4/1310, Alice, wife that was of Walter de Bello Campo, was summoned to answer Edward Burnel of a plea … (S) Year Books of Edward II, V3, 1905, P91.

1313, Alice in a dispute over the advowson of Kemerton.

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

1332, Alice presented to the church of Kemerton.

1334, Alice called by the Pope as a witness of the kindredship of her kinsman Earl John de Bohn and his wife Margaret Basset.

1347, Alice living.

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

 (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P674.

Family notes:

·         Unknown relation: 11/10/1315, Commission … touching the persons who killed Alice de Bello Campo at La Sarette by Bovyndon, co. Hertford. (S) CPRs.

Children of Walter and Alice: [6 sons, 4 daughters]

ii. Giles de Beauchamp (7606060), born ~1290 in England.

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