Monday, October 31, 2011

G25: 20322352


20322352. Simon de Raleigh & 20322353. Ela de Reigny

~1230, Simon born in Somerset, England, 2nd s/o §Warin de Ralegh & Margaret ?.

Ela born in England, heiress & d/o §Milo de Reigni of Glamorgan.

Simon moved from Nettlecombe to Wrenchester castle, Glamorgan.

1242, Warine de Ralegh, with consent of Margaret his wife, enfeoffed Simon, his second son, of the lands of Allingofrd to the held by him and Ela de Regni, his wife, by the yearly rent of 3s. 4d. and such services as appeared due by the grant of Reginald de Mohun.

Simon died.

Ela 2nd married Sir Henry de Gamorges. (S) Descendents of John Gamache, 1906.

(S) Archaeologia Cambrensis, 1868, P356-7. (S) Nettlecombe Court, Bush, 1970.

Family notes:

·         Sir Warin’s widow, lady Margaret, gave her daughter-in-law, Lady Hawise, a vessel of silver containing a piece of the Holy Cross and a ring of St. Lazarus which had belonged to Berengaria, Queen of Richard I. [Note: her granddaughter is also named Hawise.]

·         Bef. 1222, Sir Milo de Reigny founded a castle in Glamorgan which was attacked in 1222. (S) Stewart William’ Glamorgan Historian, V7.

Child of Simon and Ela:

i. Simon de Raleigh (10161176), born ~1260 in England.

G25: 20319234


20319234. Sir Hamelyn De Deandon & 20319235. Aubrea de Punchardon

~1230, Aubrea born in England, d/o §William de Punchardon.

1240, Survey of Moor: Hamelin Deaudon of Deaudon, Kt. (S) Report and Transactions, Devonshire, V27, 1895, P145.

1250, Hamlin de Deandon was one of the Knights appointed to make a return of the Great Assize for Devon. (S) Visitation of the County of Devon, 1895, P483.

Family notes:

·         St. Audries, West Quantokshead, was held in the time of King John by William de Punchardon, of the castle of Dunster.

·         At his death William de Puchardon left several daughters, heiresses to his possessions, of whom Aubrea was married to Hamelyn de Deandon of Deandon in Devon, by whom she had a son named Thomas, who died without issue; and two daughters, Mabel, wife of Sir Baldwin Malet of Enmore, and Joan, wife of Roger de Claville. In the partition of the estates this part became the property of Malet. (S) History of Somerset, Collinson, Vol. III, P496

Child of Hamlyn and Aubrea:

G25: 20319232


20319232. Lord William Malet  & 20319233. Sarah De Sully

~1200, William born in Enmore, Somerset, England, s/o 40638464. William Malet & 40638465. Maria ?.

~1200, Sarah De Sully born in Llanmaes, Glamorgan, Wales, d/o §Raymund De Sully. (S) Deed of Henry Lord de Modyford conveying the farm of Hethcumbe to his wife Sara, in 1252.

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

William married Sarah. “Henricus Dnus. de Moydford concedit Will'o. Malet Dno. de Enemere duas ferlingas terrae in villa de Modyford in liberum maritagium cum Sara filia Dni Raymundi de Sully. Tests, Joho. de Erlya.” Sealed by a rose symbol. (S) Sir A.M.'s MSS., Vol I, Sup. II, P4.

Aft. 1252 William succeeded his father as Lord of Enmore.

1252, William gave his wife Sarah the Farm of Hetcumbe. (S) Somerset Parishes, Humphreys, 1905, P364.

1253, William sat as one of the arbitrators in a dispute between the Prior of Bruton and William de la Cumba concerning a right of way. (S) Sir A.M.'s MSS., Vol. I, P7.

1264, William makes over to the Abbot of Glastonbury certain lands.

(S) Notices of an English Branch of the Malet Family, Arthur Malet, 1885, P29-30, App’s F1–3.

Children of William and Sarah:


[Deeds indicate this William predeceased his father.]

ii. Baldwin Malet (10159616), born ~1226 in Enmore, Somerset, England.

G25: 20001946 Gournay-Demmartin


20001946. Hugh de Gournay & 20001947. Juliane of Dammartin

~1145, Hugh born in France, s/o 40003892. Hugh de Gournay & 40003893. Millicent de Coucy.

1151, Hugh’s older brother Gerard died leaving him as heir.

1173, Rebelling against his father King Henry II, young King Henry captured the castle of Gournay, taking 166 prisoners including Hugh and his father.

1174, Bartholomew de Glanville gave account of the lands given in Caistre to Hugh de Gournay junior.

~1175, Juliane born in Dammartin-en-Goele, Seine-et-Marne, France, d/o 40003894. Aubrey II, Count of Dammartin & 40003895. Mahaut of Clermont.

11/1/1179, Philip Augustus crowned king of France.

1180, Hugh’s father died.

1181, Hugh succeeded and took possession of his father’s lands; and confirmed to the chapter of St. Hildevert all the revnues which his father and his ancestors had bestowed; as well as gifting wheat from his mills at Gornay.

1185, Hugh payed 100£ relief for his lands in England and Normandy.

11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.

1190, Hugh granted the manor of Houghton Regis, co. Bedford.

1190, Hugh accompanied King Richard I on the 3rd Crusade from Dover.

3/20/1190, at Rouen, Hamelino Comite de Warenna, Hugone de Gurnai, … witnessed the charter of King Richard founding the chapel of Fumechon in Normandy.

7/1190, the English and French armies met at Lyons; where they learned that the German Emperor, leading his forces to the crusade, had died in an accident.

1191, The crusaders captured the city of Messina, Sicily, after they had refused to let the English ships land.

6/5/1191, The crusaders set sail for Acre on the galley Trenchmere.[ French forces were already besieging the city.]

7/1191, At the capture of Acre, Hugh commanded 100 knights holding the portion allocated to the king of England. [After the battle, King Philip returned to France. Hugh supposedly brought a piece of the True Cross home and placed it in the church of St. Hildevert.]

9/5/1191, The crusaders defeated Saladin at the battle of Arsuf.

12/1191, The crusaders arrived at Beit Nuba, 12 miles from Jerusalem.

8/1192, The crusaders conducted a sea assault on Jaffa.

9/9/1192, King Richard turned over command of the crusaders to Henry of Champagne. [Most of the crusading forces remained for a short time in Palestine after a 3-year truce had been signed.]

1193, King Richard, captured on his return to England, sent Hugh to England to deal with the bishop of Ely, then Chancellor.

1193, In a truce between Richard, king of England and Philip Augustus, king of France, Hugh held lands of both and was allowed to keep them.

By 1193, Hugh married Juliane.

1194, Hugh’s lands were attacked by John, earl of Mortain [later King John], and Robert de Beaumont, earl of Leicester. The earl of Leicester was taken prisoner. Hugh gave allegience King Philip, losing his manors of Houghton and Bledlow.

1196, In another peace agreement between Richard, king of England and Philip Augustus, king of France, Hugh de Gournay was to pay homage to the king of France, and after his death, all his feoff in Normandy would return to King Richard. Hugh’s knights who owed fealty to King Richard were to have their lands returned, but were to continue to do homage for the lands to Hugh during his lifetime.

1197, Hugh de Gournay was bound by the treaty between King Richard and Baldwin, earl of Flanders.

1198, Hugh mentioned in a record of the Chamberlain of London.

5/14/1198 at Chateau Gaillard, Hugone de Gurnai witnessed the charter of King Richard to the abbey of Junieges in Normandy.

1198, Hugh founded the abbey of Bellosane, about 5 miles from Gournay. The charter is witnessed by Walter, archbishop of Rouen.

5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.                                                                    

1199, Hugh witnessed a deed confirmation to the bishop of Lisieux, and another to Hubert, archbishop of Canterbury.

1199, Hugh granted a market at Wendover, Buckinghamshire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.

9/29/1199 at Caen, Hugh witnessed a charter of King John to the monastery of St. Fridiswide at Oxford.

1200, Hugh founded and endowed the altar of the Holy Cross in the church of St. Hildevert at Gournay. Hugh also founded the Cistercian priory of St. Aubin.

5/1200, King John made peace with Philip Augustus at the truce of Le Goulet. Hugh de Gournay was one of the sureties for the exection of the treaty.

4/12/1201, Hubert, archbishop of Canterbury, presided at a ceremony attende by King John, “Regis Angliae Joannis”, when “nobilis viri Hugonis de Gornaco domini” gave a silver chest to the church of St. Hildevert [which had not been completed at the time] to store relics he had brought back from the Holy Land.

10/21/1201 at L’Isle Andelys, Hugh witnessed a charter of King John to the Church of Christ at Canterbury.

11/1201 at Orbec, France, “Sigillum Hugonis de Gornaio”, by charter, gave to the hospital of Lisieux a rent of a thousand eels, payable every year; witnessed by Count William Mareschal, … Henry Biset, …

1202, Hugh regranted the manor of Wendover.

1202, King John, again at war with King Philip, who had captured many Norman towns including most of Hugh’s territory of Brai.

3/20/1202, King John visited Hugh de Gournay at Gournay.

King Philip attacked Gournay, broke the moat, tore down a section of the wall and captured the castle.

7/16/1202 at Rouen, King John ordered R. de Vipont to deliver all the French prisoners taken in the war to Hugh de Gournay.

3/1204, Hugh, a captain of Chateau Gaillard, commanded by Roger de Lacy, earl of Chester, having been besieged by King Philip for 6 months, capitulated due to starvation.

1204, Hugh, along with many other barons seeing the successes of King Philip against King John, again joined the French. Hugh arranged for the surrender of the castle Montfort sur Risle [which King John quickly recovered.] Because King Philip thought Hugh was involved in the quick loss of Montfort sur Risle, he confiscated all of Hugh’s French lands.

Hugh, out of favor with both monarchs, fled to Cambrai.

5/1203, Hugh’s English manors were granted to English barons.

1205, Lands in Norfolk and Suffolk, late of Hugh Gournay the Traitor, given to John le Mareshcal.

12/28/1205 at Marlborough, by deed of King John, “Rex Hugoni de Gurnaco” was pardoned at the instance of Otho, King of the Romans [later Emoperor], and permitted to return to England with his wife and children; and received multiple estates forfeited by barons loyal to King Philip, the largest being the soke of Waltham, Lincolnshire. [These lands were very small compared to his vast holdings lost in Normandy.]

1207, Nicholas de Stuteville, nephew of Hugh de Gournay, son of Hugh de Gournay.

1209, Hugh owed 700 marks associate with the manor of Wendover.

1210, Hugh de Gournay a witness to the official account written by King John of his quarrel with William de Briouse. (S) Reign of King John, Painter, 1949, P242.

1211, Hugh paid a fine of 700 marks for the manor of Wendover.

1213, Hugh had custody of the son and daughter of Robert de Mesnille.

11/1/1213, Hugh gifted custody of the manor of Whorlton-cum-Rudley, Yorkshire and Kingshall, Bucks by King John.

Hugh gave 30£ a year to his daughter Millicent on her marriage from Houghton, Bedfordshire.

5/6/1214, at Niort in Poitou, Hugh witnessed a charter of King John to Ralph de Neville.

9/9/1214, Hugh is identified as infirmed. Hugh arranged for his heir, son Gerard, to perform homage for his lands.

10/25/1214, Hugh de Gornai, seigneur of Gournay-en-Brie, lord of Wendover, Buckinghamshire, Houghton, Bedfordshire, Caister and Cantley, Norfolk, Mapledurham, Oxfordshire died at Rouen, Normandy.

(S) A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary, Burke, 1862, P616. (S) Record of the House of Gournay, Gurney, 1848.

Family notes:

·         This Hugh, in the reign of King John, brought a suit in which he stated that he was the son of Hugh de Gournay and Millicent; and that his father, Hugh, had settled all the lands which Ediva, his mother, had brought him; Ediva the daughter of Earl Warren and wife of Gerard de Gournay.

Children of Hugh and Juliane:

i. Millicent de Gournay (10000973), born ~1195 in England.

ii. Hugh de Gurnay (243382146), born ~1200 in England.

G25: 20001944


20001944. Baron William de Cantilupe & 20001945. Lady Mecelina de Braci

Aft. 1190, William a steward of John, Count of Mortain [future King John.]

7/12/1198, William de Cantilupe, nephew of Fulk de Cantilupe, witessed a comital acta of John, Count of Mortain. [And witnessed another on 12/4/1198.] (S) The Househlold Knights of King John, Church, 1999, P21.

1199, William and Peter de Stock involved in a charter. (S) UKNA.

1200-1204, William, Sheriff of Worcestershire.

1203, William, Justiciar.

1204, The manor of Eton was granted to William de Cantelupe.

8/1204, Margery de Say returning to wardship of the King, her lands [in Herefordshire] given to William de Cantilupe [sheriff].

1205, Wardship of Hugh de Kilpec given to William de Cantilupe.

3/18/1207, William de Cantilupe a witness to King John’s charter incorporating Yarmouth as a free borough.

1209, Hugh de Kilpec came of age, but William continued to administer the estate for some time.

3/11/1211, King John visited William de Cantelupe on his way from Hereford to Abergavenny.

1211, proceedings between William de Cantelupe and Walter prior of Merton, relative to the advowson of the church. William de Cantelupe released for himself and his heirs, in favour of the prior and his successors and the church of St. Mary of Merton, all his right and claim to the advowson of Eton Church.

11/27/1213, King John visited William de Cantelupe on his way from Hereford to St. Brivals.

12/18/1214, King John visited William de Cantelupe on his way from Monmouth to Hereford.

1/11/1215 at London, William a witness to a royal charter to the Abbot of St. Wereburge of Chester. (S) UKNA.

1216, Peter de Montfort, a minor on the death of his father, wardship was granted to William de Cantelupe.

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

10/18/1216, King John died; at Gloucester, Henry, 9 years old, crowned King Henry III.

1216, William a supporter of King Henry III.

1217, William and the loyal barons expelled the French Dauphin from London, Lincoln castle, and the lands southeast.  Ranulph, earl of Chester, William de Forz, earl of Albemarle, William de Ferrers, earl of Derby, William de Cantelupe, lord of Ilkeston, and other barons besieged the castle of Mount Sorrel, Leicestershire.

5/1/1217, King Louis sent the Count of Perche with 20,000 men to break the siege of Mount Sorrel. Faced with the large force, the English troops retreated to Nottingham.

The English forces then under the command of the Regent, William Marshall, attacked the French forces that were holding the city of Lincoln. The English force won killing the Count of Perche in the battle.

9/12/1217, King Louis forfeited his claim to the English crown by the treaty at Kingston-on-Thames.

1218, William, Justiciar of Bedfordshire. (S) FRsHIII.

1218, William witnessed the treaty of Worcester with Llywelyn the Great.

1219, Hugh de Gournay, a minor, in custody of William de Cantilupe. [William’s son would marry Hugh’s sister.]

1221, William de Fiennes sued William de Cantilupe senior for 7 hides in Eiton of Wendover manor.

1223, Hubert de Burgh, leaving London, asked William de Cantelowe to watch over the Exchequer. (S) The Minority of Henry III, Carpenter, 1990, P304.

9/2/1226, Walter de Clifford, John fitz Alan, John le Strange and William de Cantilupe [and others] to attend a meeting on October 25th at Oswestry with Lewellyn, Prince of Wales, and report the result.

8/17/1227, William granted a market and fair for 15 marks at Beaudesert, Warwick [The manor of Peter de Montfort]. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.

4/10/1228, The king has committed the manors of Harborough and Bowden with appurtenances to William de Cantilupe to hold until Michaelmas in the twelth year … (S) FRsHIII.

1228, William 1 of 9 by writ ordered to join the king’s army at Montgomery, going into Wales.

5/6/1321, William granted markets and fairs at Aston Cantlow and Barwick, Warwick. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.

1231, William again called into service to go into Wales.

1232, a day was given to the men of Bromsgrove and the men of Thomas of Warwick and William de Cantilup’ to hear judgement on their plea of toll and the raising of a market at Bromsgrove.

1/12/1233, The king has granted to William de Cantilupe senior, who, by his grant, renders 15 m. each year at the Exchequer for the debts he owes the king. (S) FRsHIII.

12/28/1234, Exemption for life of William de Cantilupo, the elder, and all his demesne lands from suits of counties and hundreds, sheriffs’ aids, hidage, and view of frank pledge. (S) CPRs.

9/24/1235, Exemption, at the instance of William de Cantilupo the elder … (S) CPRs.

1236, William a witness to the confirmation of the Magna Carta.

1/25/1238, To. R. earl of Cornwall and Poitou. The king is sending him … and William de Cantilupo, requesting … to give them credence to things which they will say from him and to do them. (S) CPRs. [Richard had opposed King Henry’s allowing their widowed sister Eleanor to marry Simon de Montfort.]

1239, William, Steward of the King’s household, died.

(S) Dictionary of National Biography, P199. (S) Annals of Windsor, Tighe, 1858, P60. (S) Lords of the Central Marches, 2008, Holden.

Family notes:

·         ~1199, Fulk de Cauntelo was granted the manor of Calne, Wiltshire, which would be passed down through this family for several generations.

Children of William and ?:

i. William de Cantelowe (10000972), born ~1190 in England.

ii. Isabelle de Cantilupe, born ? in England.

1202, Isabelle married Sir Alexander de la Zouche, s/o Geoffrey de la Zouche, Viscount de Porhoet.

iii. Walter de Cantelupo, born ~1195 in England.

Walter, Bishop of Worchester.

1239, Dedicatai sunt ecclesiae Sancti Petri Gloucestriae, de Winchelcumbae, de Persora, Majoris Balverniae a domino Waltero de Cantilupo episcopo Wigorniae. (S) Annals of Winchcombe and Sudeley, Dent, 1877, P98.

1266, Walter died.

iv. Sybilla de Cantelupo, born ~1198 in England.

1210, Sybilla married Geofffrey de Pauncefote, Steward of the King’s Household.

G25: 20001920


20001920. Nicholas Poyntz & 20001921. Juliane Bardolf

~1170, Juliane born in England, d/o 40003842. Hugh Bardolf.

Nicholas of Tockington, Gloucestershire.

11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.

Aft. 1189, Sir Nicholas Poyntz, patron of Tockington, and Richard, rector, consented to pay the abbot 6s a year. (S) Transactions – Bristol and Gloucester, V12, 1888, P141.

By 1190, Reginald Pointz, joining the crusades, gave to his 4 nephews the whole of his portion of the vill of Camberwell. Nicholas soon after controlled half, and gave 10 acres to the nuns of Holiwell.

Nicholas the heir of another nephew, Walter. Nicholas sold Walter’s share to the nunnery of Holiwell for 1/4th part of 3/4th’s of a knight’s fee. (S) Arnold’s Magazine of the Fine Arts, V3, 1834, P149.

5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.

1201-02, Nicholas Poinz of the honour of Gloucester rendered and account of 23 marks of the 2nd scutage, and of fine for knights not transferred, and for 7 knight’s fees; and 12s 6d of one knight’s fee on the honour of Moreton. (S) Historical and Genealogical Memoir of the Family of Poyntz, 1983, P8.

1216, Nicholas and his son Hugh joined the rebel barons against King John, for which they forfeited their lands in Somerset, Dorset, and Gloucester. (S) The Noble Family of Greville, Edmondson, 1766, P8.

7/17/1216, Nicholas and his son captured as opponents of King John at Worcester.

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

1217, Nicholas submitted to King Henry and had his lands returned.

Nicholas married 2nd Johanna de Albiniaco.

1/29/1219, Nicholas Poinz and Johanna his wife granted a market at Ampthill, Bedfordshire for a fee of 5 marks. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.

1219-20, Witnesses: Sir Nicholas Poinz, Sir Hugh his son, Sir Adam son of Nigel, Sir Thomas de Berkeley, … (S) UKNA.

Bef. 4/4/1220, Nicholas’ son and heir Hugh died.

9/28/1232, To the sheriff of Gloucestershire, to place in respite the demand he makes for the debts of Nicholas Poinz and Hugh Poinz. (S) FRsHIII.

Bef. 2/1233, Nicholas died [his grandson Nicholas his heir.] (S) FRsHIII.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P605. (S) Visitations of Essex, Hawley.

Children of Nicholas and Juliane:

i. Hugh Poyntz (10000960), born bef. 1189 in England.

G25: 19989988


19989988. Baron William D’Aubeney & 19989989. Margaret de Umfreville

~1150, William de Albini born in Belvoir, England, heir & s/o 39979976. William D’Aubeney & 39979977. Maud Fitz Robert.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

1168, William a minor when he succeeded his father.

~1170, Margaret born in England, d/o 39979978. Odinel de Umfreville & 39979979. Alice de Lucy.

1185, William a minor described as “William of Belvoir”. (S) Colonial England, Holt, 1997, P182.

11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.

1192, 1194, William fought in Ireland.

1195, William accompanied Richrd I in his invasion into Normandy, for which he was acquitted scutage in Bucks and Bedford.

Margaret died.

1196-98, Wm. de Albini sheriff of Warwick, Leicester, and Rutland.

9/29/1198, William, for a fine of 600 marks, married 2nd Agatha Trussebut, widow of Hamo Fitz Hamo. [No children.]

5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.

1199, William the high sheriff of Bedford and Buckingham.

1/15/1200, King John confirmed a grant of King Richard I of the manor of Orston to William.

1201, William de Albeni rendered £213 6s. 8d. to the crown for having Agatha to wife.

1203, King John confirmed a grant of King Richard of the manor Orston to William de Albini.

1210, William fought in Ireland. King John launched successful attacks in Ireland [which he split Ireland into shires ruled by the crown from Dublin], launching 700 ships in the attack.

1210, Wm. de Albini a surety for King John in the peace agreement with the king of France.

11/30/1214, King John summons the release of Belvoir castle, and threatens that if it were not delivered Wm. de Albini “should never eat more”.

1215, William joined the confederacy of barons at Stamford and was appointed justiciary of Lincolnshire.

6/15/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta. William one of the 25 barons who swore to observe the charters and to compel the king to comply.

10/13/1215, William, appointed by the barons as Governor of Rochester castle, under siege by King John. [Lore says that William refused to let a bowman shoot King John, who was personally in charge of the siege.]

11/30/1215, William surrendered the castle to King John, and was imprisoned in Corfe castle. (S) Freemason’s Quarterly, 1859, P167.

12/16/1215, William and his son William excommunicated by the Pope as rebel barons.

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.

6/1216, William promoted a tournament at Stanford; the prize of tilting – a bear. Robert fitz Walter sent a letter to William de Albini about moving the tournament planned for Stamford to a location near London.

7/1216-10/1216, Agatha raised money to pay William’s fines.

8/6/1216, On a guarantee of 6000 marks, Agatha given seisen of all of William’s lands.

10/18/1216, King John died.

10/27/1216, Wm de Albini submits and gives hostages to King Henry.

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

1217, Muleton castle given to Wm. de Albini.

9/12/1217, Prince Louis forfeited his claim to the English crown by the treaty at Kingston-on-Thames, called the Treaty of Lambeth. A principle provision of the treaty was amnesty for English rebels.

1218, William de Albini of Bevir gave of the scutages of the fees of 33 knights, and 3 knights of the inheritance of his wife, and 2 knights in Oskinton of the gift of King Richard.

1220, Wm. de Albini obtained the wardship of Hugh Nevil.

1222, The sheriff commanded not to exact the White Rent of William Daubigny out of the manor of Oskinton because it was held of knight’s service.

10/3/1223, William d'Aubigny has made fine with the king by 40 m., to be rendered each year at the Exchequer for as long as it pleases the king, for the 6000 m. that he owes of the fine that he made with King John, the king’s father, for his ransom, of which he is to render 20 m. … (S) CPRs.

8/18/1224, The King at Bedford in the presence of Hubert de Burg Justiciary, William Earl of Salisbury, William Earl Warren, … William Briwer, P. fitz Herebert, William de Albini, … Relaxation of the subsidy granted to the king by the clergy, for the siege of Bedford. (S) Manuscripts of the Duke of Beaufort, 1891, P556.

1/14/1230, The king has granted to William d’Aubigny that, of the 86½ m. which are exacted from him … for the prest of Ireland, Barham Down and Poitou made to him in the time of King John, … he may render 5 m. per annum. (S) FRsHIII.

1231, Wm. de Albini founded the hospital and priory of St. Mary at Newsted.

5/7/1236, William died; buried at Newstead, Lincolnshire.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P28. (S) History of Nottinghamshire, V1, 1797, PP218-20. (S) Academia Tertia Anglicanan, Peck, 1727, P85.

Family notes:

·         Undated: William de Albini gave to the monks of Belvoyr out of every acre of Belver, Walsthorp, Botelesford, Oskington, and Stokes one sheaf of grain for the soul of Agatha his wife, and for the soul of Margery, his former wife; witnessed by his sons William, Odinellsu, Robert and Nicholas.

Children of William and Margaret: [4 sons]

i. William D’Aubeney (9994994), born ~1190 in England.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

G25: 19989964


19989964. Eustace de Greinvil & 19989965. Joan Arsic

11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.

~1190, Joan born in England, d/o 39979930. Robert Arsic & 39979931. Sybilla de Crevequer.

1206, Eustace de Greinville held a third of a knight’s fee of Peter de Roches, bishop of Winchester.

Bef. 1210, Grant from Aumaric, earl of Gloucester, son of Aumaric, count of Evreux, to Eustace de Greinville, of 100s of land in his manor of Mapeldurham … by the service of the third of one knight’s fee.

1215, Eustace the constable of the Tower of London.

10/18/1216, King John died.

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

1217, Eustace de Greinville, the king’s steward and guardian of the land and heir of William Bastard. (S) History of the County of York North Riding, V1, 1914. [Eustace styled ‘senescallus noster’.]

1218-19, Eustace de Graynvil in the plea rolls and assizes for Yorkshire. (S) Rolls of the Justices in Eyre, Stenton, 1937.

1219, County of York, boys and girls who to be in custody of the lord of the king: Frethensantha, who had been the wife of Geoffrey Luterel, and daughter of William Paynell, … Henry de Newmarch has her … The daughter of Isabella, sister of the aforesaid Frethesanta, is of the donation of the lord the king. Eustace de Greinville has her. Her land is worth 7£.

1219-20, The king to the sheriff of Yorkshire: Know ye that we have committed to our beloved and faithful Eustace de Greinville, to support himself in our service, … the manor of Barton … which the lord King John had granted to Geoffrey Luterell …

1220 Eustace de Greinville claimed presentation at Barton by royal grant as escheat from Fulk Paynel, who, he maintained, had presented the last parson. (S) History of the County of York North Riding, V1, 1914.

1223-24, Eustace de Greinvill obtained half the town of Hallaton by fine from Robert Arsic and Sybill his wife. (S) Victoria History of the County of Leciester, V5, 1964.

2/29/1224, Pledges for Osbert Gifford. William Brewer for 20 m. … Robert Mauduit for 20 m. … Eustace de Greinville for 10 m. Robert de Vaux for 20 m. (S) FRsHIII.

8/30/1224, Pledges for Walter de Goderville. Osbert Gifford for 30 m. … Eustace de Greinville for 10 m. John de Beauchamp for 10 m. … Ralph de Tany for 30 m. Geoffrey d’Avranches for 10 m. (S) FRsHIII.

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

1226, Confirmation by P. bishop of Winchester to Eustace de Greinville of all the lands and tenetments which Amauric earl of Gloucester …

9/23/1226, Order to the sheriff of Yorkshire to take into the king’s hand … the land that Eustace de Greinville held in Barton by bail of the king, … committed to Phillip Marc to sustain him … saving to Eustace his corn that he had sown in the same land and his other chattels that he has in the same land. (S) FRsHIII.

1228, Eustace named in the muster of the king to go into Montgomery in Wales.

Aft. 6/6/1229, Joan’s father died.

1/18/1230, Oxfordshire. Order to cause all chattels formerly of Robert Arsic in his bailiwick, … to demise them for the same value … to the king’s beloved and faithful Eustace de Greinville. (S) FRsHIII.

1/31/1230, The king has taken the homages of Eustace de Greinville and Thomas de la Haye, who took to wife Joan and Alexandria, daughters and heiresses of Robert Arsic, for the lands formerly of the same Robert which he held of the king in chief and which fall to the same by inheritance.

10/28/1231, Order to the barons of the Exchequer to place in respite the demand they make from Eustace de Greinville for the scutage of Poitou after the first crossing of the king. (S) FRsHIII.

11/30/1233, Eustace de Greinville has made fine with the king by 100 m., for himself and Joan, his wife, and for Thomas de la Haye and Alexandria, his wife, for having the year and day which pertains to the king and the seisin of the manor of Tunstall with appurtenances, which Hubert de Burgh had of the gift of Robert Arsic, father of Joan and Alexandria, whose heirs they are. … Pledges for Eustace.: Ralph de la Haye for 100s.William Mauduit for 5 m. John de Beauchamp for 5 m. John de Plessetis for 5 m. … William de Cantilupe junior for 5 m. … (S) FRsHIII.

10/19/1234, Order that, of the 100 m. by which Eustace de Greinville made fine with the king for himself and Joan, his wife, and Thomas de la Haye and Alexandria, his wife, for having the year and day that pertain to the king, and for having seisin of the manor of Tunstall [Ireland], which Hubert de Burgh had of the gift of Robert Arsic, father of the aforesaid Joan and Alexandria, they are to cause both Eustace, Joan, Thomas and Alexandria and their pledges to be quit, because they did not have that for which they made fine. (S) FRsHIII.

2/16/1237 at Kingstone, Grant from P. bishop of Winchester, confirming to the prior and canons of Seleburne all the land of Sithe, with the mill, which they have by the gift of Eustace de Greinville in the manor of Mapelderham.

Eustace died.

The jury say that Joan Arsic, daughter of Robert Arsic, holds £7 ½ worth of land in Somerton of the king in chief, and she is in the king’s gift. Alexandra her sister holds £7 ½ worth of land in the same vill, likewise of the king in chief, and she is in the king's gift and has married Thomas de Haya. (S) UKNA.

Joan remarried to Stephen Simeon [her attorney.]

12/27/1241, Grant to W. archbishop of York … of the land of Coges, which the said archbishop bought from Joan Arsic, … (S) CChRs. [The plea involved Thomas de la Haye and Alexandria, Joan’s sister.]

1242, Joan’s husband presented to Wilcote church. (S) A History of the County of Oxford, V12, 1990.

1242-3, Barton Ede held of Joan Arsic. (S) A History of the County of Oxford, V11, 1983.

1245, Walter de Grey, son of Robert de Grey of Rotherfield and nephew of Walter de Grey, Archbishop of York, purchased from Joan Arsic and her 2nd husband Stephen Simeon their right to half of Fringford. (S) History of the County of Oxford, Salzman, 1996, P127.

(S) Dormant and Extinct Baronage, Banks, 1807, P5. (S) Calendar of Charters and Documents relating to Slelborne, Pt2, 1894, P63-5. (S) Memoirs  Illustrative, Vs1-2, 1847, P123-5. (S) Pipe Roll of the Bishopric of Winchester, P36. (S) The Peerage of Ireland, V3, 1789, P300.

Family notes:

·         1186, Sir Eustace de Greneville gave 100 marks to have the lands that had belonged to his uncle Gerard de Greinvil.

·         Eustace witnessed the gift to the abbey of Nutley made by William Marshall.

·         1195, Sir Eustace attended King Richard in his invasion of Normandy and was excused from paying scutage.

Child of Eustace and Joan:

i. Gilbert de Greinville (9994982), born ~1210 in England.

Saturday, October 29, 2011

G25: 11989960


19989960. Richard Engayne & 19989961. Sara de Chesney

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

~1160, Richard born in England, s/o 39979920. Richard Engayne & 39979921. Margery Fitz Urse.

~1165, Sara, born in England, coheir & d/o 39979922. William de Chesney & 39979923. Albreda de Poynings.

1177, Richard’s father died.

1177, Richard fined 100 marks for a forest offense. (S) Pipe Roll Society, 1966, P27.

Aft. 1185, Richard heir to his mother.

11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.

Richard married Sara bringing Colne manor into the family; from which time it became known as Colne Engaine.

5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.

1209, Richard of Laxton and Pytchley died.

(S) Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society, 1903, P194.

Family notes:

·         Richard Engayne founded the prior and canons of St. Mary, Castle Hymel, Northamptonshire. (S) Victoria History of the County of Northampton, V2, 1906, P135.

·         4/1241, From a plea: Vitalis s/o Richard, s/o Margaret fitz Urse, d/o Richard fitz Urse & Matilda de Bollers, d/o Baldwin de Bollers, to whom Henry I gave the Honor of Montgomery with Sebilla de la Maleyse, relation of the King. (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V4, 1883, P91.

Child of Richard and Sara:

i. Viel Engayne (9994980), born ~1195 in England.

G25: 19989914


19989914. Ralph de Grisele & 19989915. Isabel de Muschamp

~1195, Isabel born in England, heir & d/o 39979830. Robert de Muschamp.

5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.

1211, Two of the three fees held by Ralph de Gresley of the honour of Peverel correspond to Middle Claydon. (S)

 A History of the County of Buckingham, V4, 1927.

1212, Ralph married Isabel, becoming lord of Muscamp, Nottingham in right of his wife.

6/25/1216, the King’s Sheriff of Nottingham and Derby to give full possession, without delay, to Ralph de Greasley and Isabella his wife, of her inheritance from Robert de Muschamp. [This did not occur until later because of non-payment of £100 and the death of King John.]

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

7/3/1219, Ralph of Greasley and Isabella, his wife, have made fine with the king by £100 for having the land formerly of Robert of Muskham, Isabella’s father, and so they are quit of the … Order to the sheriff … to cause Ralph and Isabella to have full seisin of the land with its appurtenances in his bailiwick of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire without delay. (S) FRsHIII.

Ralph paid the King 500 marks for permission to marry Agnes to Robert Lupus; and if that marriage should fall through, then he would marry her as the King should will. [It either did not work, or did not last.]

By 1223, All 3 of Isabel’s brothers had died without heirs and she inherited the family lands.

6/19/1228, To the keeper of the honour of Peverel . … by the letters of Ralph of Greasley that he sent to the king, that the same Ralph is ready, if it pleases the king, to divest himself, to the use of Hugh son of Ralph and Agnes, his wife, daughter and heiress of the same Ralph, of all lands that he held of the king in chief, namely two knights’ fees with appurtenances in Cleiden’, which is of the honour of Peverel of Nottingham, and one knight’s fee with appurtenances in Greasley, which is of the same honour, the king, agreeing …, has taken the homage of Hugh for the aforesaid fees. (S) FRsHIII.

(S) Fenwick Allie Ancestry, Sellers, 1916, P78.


Family notes:

·         Robert de Muskham, steward to Gilbert de Gaunt. His 3 sons died without children: Ralph, Robert & Andrew.


Child of Ralph and Isabel:

i. Agnes de Greasley (9994957), born ~1215 in England.

G25: 19989910 FitzRoger-Chesney


19989910. Robert Fitz Roger & 19989911. Margaret de Chesney



~1164, Robert born in England, s/o 39979820. Roger fitz Richard & 39979821. Alice de Vere.
~1164, Margaret born in England, heiress & d/o 39979922. William de Chesney & 39979923. Albreda de Poynings.
Bef. 9/1174, Margaret’s father died; Hugh de Cressy given possession of her father’s lands.
Margaret de Cayneto 1st married to Hugh de Cressi. [1 son – Roger.]
1175, Hugh owed 190£ on Margaret’s father’s debts.
By 4/1178, Roger’s father died, the crown holding Warkworth during minority.
1185, Alice of Essex [Robert’s mother] is at the King’s disposal, and is 60 years old; and is aunt to Earl William (of Essex) and sister to Earl Aubrrey (of Oxford), and she has two sons, knights, and one daughter married to John, constable of Chester. Aynho, which is her manor, and which she holds of Earl William, is worth £30 a year . (S) Transactions – Essex, 1889, P244.
1189, Hugh de Cressy died. (S) English Historical Review, V35, 1920, P491.
Robert married Margaret.
11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.
1190, Robert fitz Roger of Clavering holding for 2.5 knights’ fees the manor of Almoner, Norfolk. (S) The Boarstall Cartulary, 1930, P314.
4/16/1191, King Richard granted Robert the lands of Eure, Buckinghamshire. (S) The Register Booke of Inglebye Iuxta Grenhow, 1889, P-XLI.
1191–92, Robert sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk in right of his wife.
1196-97, Robert son of Roger an itinerant justice in Norfolk. (S) Pipe Roll Society, V65, 1952, P-XV.
1197, William de Redham granted his right in the rectory of Limpenhoe by fine to Robert fitz Roger. (S) Essay Towards … County of Norfolk, Blomefield, 1775, P20.
1198, The abbey of Walsingham, near Loddon, founded by Robert fitz Roger de Clavering for Premonstratensian canons. (S) The English Cyclopaedia, Knight, 1867, P1011.
5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.
1199, Robert, son of Roger, obtained a grant to enlarge his house at what became Warkworth castle. (S) Military Architecture in England, Thompson, 1912, P194.
1199-1200, Robert obtained confirmation from King John of the grant of the manor of Clavering. (S) Notes & Queries, 1897, P437.
1201, Robert fitz-Roger sheriff of Northumberland and constable of the castle of Newcastle.
King John granted Robert, son of Roger, baron of Warkworth, a weekly market  at New-town,[near Warkworth], with an annual fair.
5/5/1203 at Porchester, King John specified the details of Queen Isabel’s dower lands in England and Normandy; Robert Fitz Roger a witness.
3/8/1204, King John granted the manor of Rothbury [Robire] and its forest to Robert son of Roger, to be held by 1 knight’s fee. (S) A History of Northumberland, 1940, P344. [The grant included the original rights of the manor, including the power to apprehend and try malefactors, and to hang them; an assize of ale and bread; and a tumbril and a pillory. Roger could also claim all stray cattle and lost property. Anyone found hunting in the forest were fined 10£ to the crown, while Roger could keep the horses, harness, and dogs.]
5/5/1204, Charter of the Lady the Queen I. on her Dower. John, by the grace of God, … Attesting, the Lords … G. Fitz-Peter, earl of Essex; Earl Roger le Bigot; W. Earl of Arundel; A. de Veer, Earl of Oxford; Henry de Bohum, Earl of Hereford; W. de Braosa, Robert fitz-Roger, … (S) King John of England, Chadwick, 1865, P192.
1204, Robert, sheriff of Northumberland.
1204-5, Robert granted the manor of Corbridge, Northumberland, by annual service of 40£.(S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs. [Included Thropton, Snitter, and Newtown.]
1205, Robert completed construction of Warkworth castle.
10/15/1205, King John sent a letter to the Barons of the Exchequer to “compute” with Robert fitz Roger for the farm of the manor of Rothbury, which he had given to him. (S) History of the Berwickshire Naturalists’ Club, V4, P67.
1209, Robert paid 20£ for is manor of Robire.
1209, Robert fitz Roger and ambassador to the King of the Scots. (S) History of the Berwickshire Naturalists’ Club, V6, P233.
By 1211, The chapel of St Mary Magdalene with a garden, 40 acres of demesne and pasture rights were granted by Robert son of Roger, lord of Warkworth. (S) Durham Cathedral, Piper, 1989, P200.
1213, Robert, lord of Warkworth, lord of Clavering, Essex, died; his son John a minor.
Margaret paid £1000 for seisin of Robert’s property, the right to not be distrained to marry, and that she might be quit of her father’s debts to the Jews. (S) The Judges of England, Foss, 1848, P71.
1217, Jordan de Sackvile [Margaret’s brother-in-law], and Vitalis, son of Richard Engayen [Margaret’s nephew] released their right to Ling to Margaret. (S) Essay Towards … County of Norfolk, Blomefield, 1775, P406.
By 1/7/1230, Margaret died.
(S) An Historical, Topographical, … County of Northumberland, V2, 1825. (S) Northumberland Families, V1, 1968, P15. (S) Upper Coquetdale, Dixon, 1903, P367. (S) Memoirs Chiefly Illustrative, V2, 1858, P189.

Family notes:

·         Reign of King John: “Robertus filius Rogeri tenet in capite de domino Rege manerium de Wercwrth.” (S) Archaeologia Aeliana, V25, 1904, P153.
·         Robert founder of the monastery of Langely, co. Norfolk.
·         Margaret’s son Roger de Cressy married Isabel de Rie and had 4 sons, who all died without issue, so the barony of Horford, Norfolk, eventually fell to the heirs of Margaret.

Children of Robert and Margaret:
i. Alice Fitz Robert (9994955), born ~1190 in England.
ii. John fitz Robert (486765192), born ~1192 in England.

Friday, October 28, 2011

G25: 19989908 FitzHerbert


19989908. Herbert Fitz Herbert & 19989909. Lucy Fitz Walter

~1140, Herbert born in Blaen Llyfni, Wales, s/o 39979816. Herbert Fitz Herbert.

1140, Herbert’s grandfather of the same name died. [Chamberlain and Treasurer to King Henry I.]

~1143, Lucy born in England, 3rd d/o 39979818. Earl Milo Fitz Walter & 39979819. Sybill de Newmarch.

1144, Lucy’s father died.

6/8/1154, Herbert’s uncle, William fitz Herbert, archbishop of York, died.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

1161-62, “Herbertus filius Herberti i m” in Wiltshire.

1158-1165, The last of Lucy’s 4 brothers died leaving the sisters as heirs.

1165, Lucy’s last surviving brother, Mahel, died in an accident.

Herbert, heir, succeeded his father in the office of Chamberlain of the King.

1165, Herbert held lands of his father including in Gloucester, held of William, Earl of Gloucester; and in Berkshire and Yorkshire.

1166, Herbert held 1 knight’s fee in Wilts and 3 in Berks, by inheritance. “Herbertus filius Herberti camerarii senioris” held two knights’ fees in Hampshire now held by “Herbertus filius eius”.

Hebert married Lucy, acquiring the castle of St. Michael which became their home [and eventually the forest of Dene].

12/1175, Herbert’s kinsman Reginald, earl of Cornwall died.

5/1177, King Henry granted the kingdom of Limerick, Ireland, to Herbert fitz Herbert,

1175-95, Willelmus filius Hugonis de Bridssale donated property “de feudo Herberti filii Herberti” to Watton convent.

1176-77, Herbertus filius Herberti in Hampshire.

5/1177 at a council at Oxford, , King Henry II offered Limeric, Ireland to Herbert and his brother William. “Hereberti filio Hereberti, et Willelmo fratri comitis Reginaldi, et Joellano de la Pumerai nepoti eorum.”

6/3/1177 at Marlborough, Herbert and William, “Herbertus et Willelmus, fratres Reginaldi comitis CornubiƦ, et Joellanus de Pumeria nepos eorum”, declined the offer of Limerick.

Bef. 9/1184, Herbert forfeited his lands; Geoffrey fitz Piers having custody of his manors.

11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.

Herbert recovered some of wife’s lands.

1190-91, Scutage payments of 33£ 3s 10d by “Herbertus filius Herbertus” in Berkshire and Wiltshire [of a fine of 100 marks.]

1194-95, Scutage payments of “Herbertus filius Herberti” in Hampshire.

1195, Herbert, Sheriff of Gloucestershire.

1197, Herbert, Sheriff of Shropshire.

7/30/1199, Lucy in a charter with Margaret de Bohun of Lanthony abbey: “duas partes de Onedesleye … Margar de Bohun, … inter ipsam et Luciam sororem suam.”

Aft. 1199, It is agreed between Herbert son of Herbert and Peter his son as to the marriage of Alice daughter of Robert son of roger, whom Peter has taken to wife, that Herbert has given and granted to Peter to endow the said Alice all his tnenment of Yorkshire, … (S) Introduction to the Curia Regis Rolls, Quartich, 1944, P254.

~1200, A charter of Herbert son of Herbert of Chalmers, conveying land at Donipace to the church of St. Mary of Cambuskenneth in Clackmannanshire [near Stirling.] (S) Notes on the Surnames of Francus, … in Scotland, French, 1893, P27.

1203, Herbert assessed a Shropshire scutage; 1 mark for ½ a knight’s fee.

Bef. 7/18/1204, Hebert died. (S) FMG.

1208-13, “Henricus de Boun comes Herefordie et domina Lucia que fuit uxor Herberti filii Herberti” held “manerio in Suham et Brokhamt ii milites … in comitatu Glouc.”

1219-20, “Dame Lucia, widow of Herbert fitz Herbert” held shares in 2 Gloucestershire manors.

Lucy buried at Lanthony priory in the chapter house with her father, 3 of her brothers, and her 2 sisters.

(S) Archaeologia Cambrensis, 1858, V4, P24. (S) A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain, Burke, 1835, P728. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V7,  Eyton, 1858.

Family notes:

·         The Historia fundationis cum fundatoris genealogia of the priory of Abergavenny: “Margaretam, Bertam et Luciam” as the three daughters of “Milonem” & his wife, … Lucy married “Herberto filio Hereberti” and inherited “foresta de Dene et aliis terries in Anglia.”

Child of Herbert and Lucy:
i. Peter Fitz Herbert (9994954), born ~1175 in Blaen Llyfni, Wales.

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