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Saturday, October 8, 2011

Lord Nicholas de Stuteville & Devorguilla of Galloway

19989618. Lord Nicholas de Stuteville & 19989619. Devorguilla of Galloway

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

~1188, Devorguilla born in Scotland, d/o 79958028. Lochlan of Galloway & 79958029. Elena de Morville.

~1192, Nicholas born in England, s/o 39979236. Nicholas de Stuteville & 39979237. Aidieve de Gournay.

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

~1213, Nicholas married Devorguilla.

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

1215, Nicholas and his father Nicholas joined the baron’s revolt against King John, claiming to have been unjustly deprived of castles, lands, rights and liberties.

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.

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

5/20/1217, Nicholas and the rebel barons, being greatly outnumbered, were besieged and defeated at the battle of Lincoln by the troops of King Henry III; their estates forfeited. Nicholas and his father were some of the 300 knights captured.

Bef. 9/1217, Nicholas’ father died.                                                   

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.

11/7/1217, Yorkshire. Cumberland. Nicholas de Stuteville has made fine by 1000m for his ransom. Robert de Stuteville and Walter of Sowerby have mainperned for this fine in that if he does not keep a term, all of their lands are to be forfeited. (S) FRsHIII.

3/30/1218, Nicholas took seisin of Brinklow, Warwickshire, “which Eustace de Stuteville had held as bailiff to Nicholas the father, and which has now descended to Nicholas his son.” (S) The Archaeological Journal, V35, 1878, P116.

7/25/1218, Nicholas de Stuteville held the market and fair at Brinklow, Warwickshire.

10/12/1219, Nicholas de Stuteville gives the king 5m. for having an inquisition, by discreet and law-worthy men of the neighbourhoods of Kimberley and Badingham, whether King John, father of King Henry, conferred the churches of Kimberley and Badingham upon John of Brancaster by reason of the lands of Nicholas de Stuteville then being in his hand or because those churches were of his patronage. (S) FRsHIII.

12/1220, Nicholas, allied with Roger Bertram, Richard de Umfraville, Peter de Brus, John de Mowbray, Robert de Vaux, Robert de Ros, and John de Lacy, in operations against northern castles of the count of Aumale, who was in rebellion. [For their support the knights were conceded their scutage of Montgomery for their “faithful service.”]

5/12/1222, Nicholas sent his knight steward, Walter of Sowerby, to the court at York to order people to not show up for the eyre of Brian de Lisle. Nicolas also appealed to the pope for support. [Nicholas amerced 40 marks for leading the boycott.]

6/1223, Nicholas pardoned 30 marks of a 40 mark forest amercement by instance of Hubert de Burgh.

4/25/1229, Order to the sheriff of Yorkshire to take into the king’s hand all land of Nicholas de Stuteville in his bailiwick and to keep it safely until the king orders otherwise. (S) FRsHIII.

4/21/1230, Nicholas de Stuteville gives 100m. for the fine of passage. (S) FRsHIII.

6/1231, Nicholas de Stuteville defended a suit of Thomas de Aslakeby about common pasture in Southwood.

10/1/1231, Nicholas confirmed a 7-year lease to the archbishop of lands at Boltby and Ravensthorpe. (S) Studies in 13th Century Justice, Meekings, 1981, P90.

2/4/1233, Nicholas de Stuteville, William de Insula and William de Sancto Edmundo are appointed as justices to deliver the gaol of York … (S) CPRs.

1233, Nicholas ordered to restore land to his nephew Robert, s/o his uncle Eustace de Stuteville.

10/1233, Nicholas died.


10/19/1233, Order to the sheriff of Yorkshire to cause the younger daughter and one of the heiresses of Nicholas de Stuteville, who is in the custody of D., who was the wife of the same Nicholas, to be delivered without delay to William de Mastac, the king’s kinsman, to whom the king has given the marriage of the aforesaid heiress. (S) FRsHIII.

11/20/1233, Orders were issued to Brian de Insula to receive from Dervorguilla, described as the widow of Nicholas de Stuteville, Margaret his younger daughter and one of his heirs, and to deliver her to William de Mastac, to whom the king had given her marriage; and to cause reasonable dower to be assigned to Dervorguilla for the lands of Nicholas. (S) The English Historical Review, V65, 1950, P89.

7/26/1236, Fines and amercements before W. Raleigh, Yorkshire. From Hugh Wake (son-in-law), for the same with Dervorguilla, who was the wife of Nicholas de Stuteville , 1m. (S) FRsHIII.

Devorguilla died.

(S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516. (S) Early Yorkshire Charters, V7, 1952. (S) The Minority of Henry III, Carpenter, 1990.

Child of Nicholas and Devorguilla:

i. Joan de Stuteville (9994809), born ~1215 in England.

ii. Margaret de Stuteville, born ? in England.

Margaret married William de Mastac.

10/19/1233, Order to P. de Rivallis to cause Hugh Wake, 1 who married one of the daughters and heiresses of Nicholas de Stuteville, and William de Mastac, to whom the king gave another daughter and heiress of the same Nicholas, to have full seisin of all the lands formerly of the same Nicholas. (S) FRsHIII.

6/4/1234, Because Hugh Wake and Joan, his wife, and William de Mastac, to whom the king has given the marriage of the youngest daughter and other heir of Nicholas de Stuteville , have made waste against the king’s prohibition of the woods of the manor of Cottingham, … the aforesaid Hugh, his wife, and William to be before the king wherever he will be in the octaves of Trinity to hear his judgement … against Eustace de Stuteville. [Judgement in favor of Eustace, who had paid £1000 for seisin.]

By 1255, Margaret died, her sister Joan her heir. (S) Hist. of York North Riding, V1, 1914, Kirkby Moorside.