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Sunday, October 2, 2011
G25: 19989506 Quincy
19989506. Earl Roger de Quincy &
19989507. Helen of Galloway
~1185, Roger born in Buckley, Northampton, England,
heir & 2nd s/o 39979012. Saire de Quincy & 39979013.
Margaret de Beaumont.
5/27/1199, John crowned king
~1200, Helen born in Scotland, coheir & d/o 39979014. Lord Alan
12/16/1215, Roger excommunicated with his father, a Magna Carta
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
1217, Roger’s older brother Robert died in London.
1217, Roger a leader with his father in the Baron’s Revolt
against Henry III in Favor of the Dauphin of France.
Roger married Helen.
11/3/1219, Roger’s father Saire died on the way to Jerusalem;
Roger the hier. Along with his English lands, Roger inherited Locres (Leuchars)
in Fife and other Scottish estates.
2/1221, Roger took possessions of his father’s lands.
11/13/1221, Pledges for Isabella de Bolbec, countess of Oxford:
… Margaret countess of Winchester fo 100 m., … Roger de Quincy for 100
m. (S) FRsHIII.
1222. Roger served in Poitou.
2/2/1223, To the sheriff of
Cumberland. The king has rendered to Roger de Quincy, by a fine of 50 m. that
he made with him, the custody of the land of Torpenhow, formerly of Sibyl de
Valognes, which custody pertains to Roger by reason of the son and heir of
Phillip de Valognes, who is the heir of Sibyl and is in Roger’s custody. (S)
FRsHIII. [Eustace de Stuteville, son and heir of Sibyl, also in the custody of
2/12/1229, Order to the sheriffs of
Oxfordshire and Cumberland…, to take into the king’s hand all the land of Roger
de Quincy in his bailiwick, with all property and chattels found therein, and
to keep them safely until the king orders otherwise. (S) FRsHIII.
1229-30, Roger de Quenci,
complainant, and John de Lasey, constable of Chester and Margaret his wife,
deforciants, of the inheritiance of Saer de Quency, at one time Earl of
Winchester in Ketelestan, … of the inheritance of Margaret de Quency, countess
of Winchester, namely, a moiety of the homor of Leycestr’. (S) Feet of Fines,
Dorset. 7/13/1229, Margaret, countess of
Winchester, … to Roger de Quincy, her son and heir, after her death. (S)
9/3/1229, Order to the sheriff of
Oxfordshire to place in respite, …, the demand of 130 m. that he makes from
Roger de Quincy … for several prests made in Ireland and Wales to Saer de
Quincy, former earl of Winchester, his father, in the time of King John. (S)
4/28/1230, The king has given respite to Roger de Quincy from
the 10 m. … for the tallage assessed in a certain land that he holds of the
king in socage, for as long as he will be with the king in overseas parts. (S)
1230, Roger’s neice, Margaret de Quincy, released her claim to
the Quincy inheritance to Roger in exchange for other lands.
11/19/1233, Margaret, countess of Winchester, has made fine
with the king by 40 m. for having seisin of the manor of Marden , formerly of
Gilbert Basset, which is of the fee of the same countess, without prejudice to
the right of each who will wish to claim right in the said manor, and she has
given the king surety for the aforesaid 40 m. by Roger de Quincy, her son. (S)
1/12/1234, Roger’s mother Margaret died.
1234, Roger, a Northamptonshire Baron, received a third of
Galloway when Helen’s father died, becoming constable of Travernent [Scotland]
in right of his wife. (S) Caledonia.: Or, a Historical and Topographical
Account of North Britain, Chalmers, 1888.
2/19/1235, Roger de Quincy, son and heir of Margery de Quincy,
formerly countess of Winchester, has made fine with the king by £100 for his
relief for all lands formerly of the same countess which fall to him by
hereditary right. (S) FRsHIII.
3/27/1235, The king has granted to Roger de Quincy that, of the
fine of £100 which he made with him for his relief of the lands formerly of
Margaret de Quincy, formerly countess of Winchester, his mother … Roger de
Quency has letter directed to the knights and freemen, his tenants, to make him
an aid to acquit his debts. (S) FRsHIII. (S) CPRs.
1235, Helen, daughter of Alan of Galloway, wife of Roger de
Quincy, earl of Winchester, quitclaim of villa of Eddleston. (S) POMS.
1235, After the death of his mother, Roger became 2nd
Earl of Winchester.
1237, Rogerus, earl of Winchester, with King Alexander II of
Scotland at York where he witnessed a treaty with King Henry II.
1/25/1238, To R. earl of Cornwall and Poitou. The king is
sending to him John son of Geoffrey, … requesting and commanding him to give
them credence … The like to each of the following … R. earl of Winchester … (S)
1239, Roger joined in ona letter to Pope Gregory IX complaining about infringement of rights.
1240, John de Nevill covenanted with Roger de Quincey, earl of
Winchester, for the marriage of his son Hugh with Isabel daughter of Roger. (S)
De Nova Villa:, Swallow, 1885, P246.
9/7/1242 at Bordeaux, France, Chater of Matthew son of Griffin
… Witnesses :- H. de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, R. de Quency, earl of
Winchester, John son of Geoffrey, Hugh de Vivona, Richard de Burgo, Gerald son
of Maurice, … (S) CPRs.
11/21/1245, Helen living.
Helen died, buried at Brackley, Northamptonshire.
1/22/1246, Agreement made at Leycester, … between Roger de Quincy,
earl of Winchester, and Roger de Somery, … park of Bradgate … (S) Fragmenta
Antiquitatis, Blount, 1784, P237.
1246, Roger inherited another portion of Galloway on the death
of his wife’s sister, Christian.
1/22/1247, An agreement before judges including Sir John de
Cobham: between Roger de Quincy, earl of Winton, and Roger de Somery … park of
Bradgate, … (S) Cattle, Sheep and Deer, MacDonald, 1872, P565.
1247, The Galwegians revolted, forcing Roger to hold up in a
castle. Faced with a siege and little chance of relief, Roger and a few men
fought their way out and rode off to seek help from King Alexander II of
Scotland, who raised forces to suppress the rebellion. (S) DNB, 1885, P263.
Bef. 6/12/1250, Roger married 2nd Maud de Bohun, d/o
Humphrey, widow of Anselm Marshal, Earl of Pembroke.
9/2/1251, Simple protection, until Easter, for Roger de Quency,
earl of Winchester. (S) CPRs.
8/6/1252, Grant that Roger de Quency, earl of Winchester, one
of the two heirs of Robert, sometime earl of Leicester, … (S) CPRs.
10/20/1252, Maud died at Groby, Leicestershire. [No children.]
Bef. 1253, Lord Roger de Quency, earl of Winchester, constable
of Scotland, and Edmund de Lascy his kinsman: Roger grants Edmund the manor of
Kippax and Scholes for a pair of gloves in grey fur at Christmas; provided the
earl’s previous grants of land there to John de Lungvilers and Robert de
Walecote be ratified: [Yorks]. (S) UKNA.
Bef. 1/17/1253, Roger married 3rd Eleanor de
Ferrers, d/o William de Ferrers, husband of Roger’s daughter Margaret
[William’s 2nd wife, no children.]
1253, Memorandam that Roger de Quincy earl of Winchester came
before the king at Windsor on Friday next after Hilary and there put himself (‘misit
se’) on the king’s mercy for 300 m. for a trespass that he made in taking to
wife Eleanor [de Ferrers] who was the wife of William de Vallibus who was in
the king’s gift without the king’s licence. (S) FRsHIII. [Roger was pardoned
for a fine of 5 marks gold. (S) CPRs.]
3/30/1257, Simple protection for Roger de Quency earl of
Wichester, going to Scoland for the affairs of A. king of Scotland, … (S) CPRs.
1257, Roger appointed by the king to help with disputes between
the King Alexander of Scotland and his nobles.
6/1258, Roger 1 of 12 barons elected for the observance of the
Provisions of Oxford. (S) Simon de Montfort, Maddicott, 1996, P180.
9/5/1259, Protection … Roger de Quency earl of Winchester, gone
to Scotland. (S) CPRs.
5/14/1260, Protection … Roger de Quency, earl of Winchester,
gone to Scotland. (S) CPRs.
5/9/1261, Protection … Roger de Quency, earl of Winchester,
gone to Scotland. (S) CPRs.
3/1262, King Henry III repudiated the Provisions of Oxford.
1262, Roger de Quincey, earl of Winchester and constable of
Scotland, made a grant to the monastery of Lundors. (S) Proceedings …
Antiquities of Scotland, V20, P157.
10/17/1263, Summons to Roger de Quence, earl of Winchester, to
come to the king at Wyndesor with horses and arms which he brought with him at
London, to treat of certain matters touching the realm, … provisions lately
made at Oxford which the king does not propose to infringe in any way … [many
other names appended including the earl of Oxford] … (S) CPRs.
1264, King Henry III formed an army and marched north against
Simon de Montfort and his followers.
4/25/1264, Roger, Constable of Scotland, died; his estates
divided between his 3 daughters.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P685. (S) POMS.
·Roger gave his granddaughter, Joan de Ferrers,
the manor of Eynesbury, Huntingdon, in fee simple before her marriage.
Children of Roger and Helen:
i. Margaret de Quincy (9994753), born 1218 England.
ii. Helen de Quincy (243376345), born ~1220 in England.
iii. Elizabeth de Quincy (23640741), born ~1230 in England.