Family histories with citations for reference and research -- Searching: note that there may be multiple spellings from different sources. -- "It is a revered thing to see an ancient castle not in decay; how much more to behold an ancient family which has stood against the waves and weathers of time!" - Francis Bacon.
Thursday, October 13, 2011
G25: 19989728 Mortimer
19989728. Roger de Mortimer & 19989729.
Isabel de Ferrers
~1158, Roger born in England; s/o 39979456. Hugh de Mortimer.
~1172, Isabel born in England; d/o 39979008. William de Ferrers & 39979459. Goda de
Roger 1st married Millicent de Ferrers, paternal
half-sister of Isabel.
1179, Roger imprisoned [for 2 years] in the death of Cadwallon
1185, Roger succeeded his father.
~1187, Roger married Isabel.
11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.
1191, Roger de Mortimer, who favored John over Richard as king
of England, was attacked by Chancellor William Longchamp, bishop of Ely, and
had his castle of Wigmore reduced. Roger was charged with conspiring against King
Richard I and sent in exile [for 3 years.]
1193, Roger “per breve Regis” paid 10 marks for defence of
1194, Back in the good graces of King Richard, Roger witnessed
one of his charters.
1195, Roger drove the sons of Cadwallon out of Maelienydd and restored
1196, Hugh de Say and and Roger de Mortimer of Wigmore fought
and lost the battle of New Radnor against Rhys ap Gruffydd, losing about 40
knights and many foot soldiers. (S) Dic. of Welsh Biography.
5/27/1199, John crowned king
1201, Roger’s fine paid to not serve King John in France was
1204, Isabel, by fine, acquired manors of her deceased brother
Hugh: “Ysabell de Mortuomar” … fine … “seisina manerioris de Lichelad et de
Langebg q fuerunt Hug de Ferr fratris sui de dono Walkeln patris eorum” in
Gloucestershire. (S) FMG.
1205, Roger going overseas, landed at Dieppe, was captured by
John de Rouvray, and was forced to pay a ransom of 1000 marks.
5/1/1210, Grant of a market and fair at Lechlade,
Gloucestershire to Roger de Mortuo Mari and Isabelle his wife. (S) Gazetteer of
Markets and Fairs.
1211-13, Rogerus de Mortuo Mari held “Lechelad et Langeleg de
hereditate uxoris sue”. (S) FMG.
Bef. 1212, Roger de Mortuo Mari and Isabella his wife granted
the wardship of Walter de Bello Campo, heir and s/o William de Bello Campo, for
a fine of 3000 marks. (S) Biographis Juridica, Foss, 1870, P66.
5/1213, Roger a sponsor of King John’s good faith in the
reconciliation with Archbishop Stephen of Langton.
Bef. 8/19/1214, Roger died; buried at Wigmore, Hereford,
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
2/25/1217, Rex dilecte sibi Isabelle de Mortuo Mari, salutem.
8/13/1218, at Oxford, Isabella de Mortimer gave the king surety
by Hugh de Mortimer , Phillip d'Aubigny and Payn de Chaworth , that she will
come to the Exchequer in the octaves of Michaelmas to satisfy the king of all
that she might owe of the debt that she owes for the fines which she had made
with King John, the king’s father. (S) FRsHIII.
1/1219, Pledges of Isabella de Mortimer to come to the
Exchequer … to hear the sum of her debt to King John , father of King Henry, …,
which King John assigned to Falkes de Bréauté. (S) FRsHIII.
Isabella married 2nd widower Peter Fitz Herbert. [No
1/4/1225, Order to the sheriff of Rutland to place in respite
the demand of 15 m. that he makes … from Peter fitz Herbert for the debt of
Henry de Ferrers. (S) FRsHIII.
4/12/1225, Order to the barons of the Exchequer to place in
respite the demand for 15 m. that they make from Peter fitzHerbert and
Isabella, his wife, for the debt of Henry de Ferrers, brother of the same
Isabella … (S) FRsHIII.
Bef. 6/6/1235, Peter died. (S) FRsHIII.
1235, Isabel did fealty and had livery of the manor of
Lechlade, Gloucester, and other lands.
Isabel built the chapel attached to the Hospital of St. John of
Lechlade where she became a nun: Isabella … filia domini de Ferrers de
6/24/1250, “Dominum Willelmum de Bello Campo, vicecomitem
Wygorn et Isabellam uxorem eius” granted “totam terram suam … in Uplodecoumbe”
to “dominam Isabellam de Mortuo Mare.” (S) FMG.
Bef. 4/29/1252, Isabel died.
·Undated: “Rogerus de Mortuomari … et dominæ
Isabellæ uxoris meæ” donated property to Kington St Michael, witnessed by
“Philippo de Mortuomari”. (S) FMG.
Children of Roger and Isabel:
i. Hugh de Mortimer, born ? in England. [Heir]
7/3/1221, Order to cause that demand he makes by summons of the
Exchequer from Hugh de Mortimer for 510 m. and two sparrowhawks of the fine
which he made with King John, the king’s father, for having seisin of all lands
formerly of Roger de Mortimer, his father. (S) FRsHIII.
1227, Hugh died, his brother Ralph his heir.
ii. Ralph de Mortimer (9994864), born ~1190 in England.
iii. Robert de Mortimer (9994928), born ~1192 in England.