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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Baron Hugh de Kilpec & Lady Egidia de Cantilupe

19989774. Baron Hugh de Kilpec & 19989775. Lady Egidia de Cantilupe

1188, Hugh de Kylpeck born in Herefordshire, England, s/o 39979548. John de Kilpec & 39979549. Julian ?.

~1200, Egidia born in England, [highly likely] d/o 20001944. Baron William de Cantilupe & 20001945. Lady Mecelina de Braci. [Egidia’s birth fits the timeline and the events.]

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

1204, Hugh’s father deceased.

1205, Hugh’s wardship given to William de Cantilupe (20001944).

1207, Hugh’s mother died; Hugh succeeding to office of Custodian of the royal forests of Herefordshire. (S) Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists’ Club, 1871, P60.

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

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

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

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

7/31/1216, Hugh by writ the Custos of the Royal Forests of Herefordshire.

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

11/3/1216, Hugh de Kilpeck received orders from the king to pay the usual panage of his pigs in the wood of Trivelle to Walter de Lacy to store at the castle of Hereford. (S) The History of Ludlow, Wright, 1852, P147.

~1220, Hugh married Egidia.

3/12/1222, Hugh of Kilpeck has made fine with the king by £20, to be rendered in 15 days from Easter forthcoming in the 7th year, for having the king’s windfallen wood from Hugh’s bailiwick in the county of Herefordshire. (S) FRsHIII.

4/4/1222, Hugh granted the right to rebuild his house at Rokel, Wiltshire. (S) Hist. of Wiltshire, V12, 1983, Ogborne St. Andrew.

3/12/1223, Hugh of Kilpeck has made fine with the king by £20 for having the king’s windfallen wood from Hugh’s bailiwick in the county of Herefordshire. (S) FRsHIII.

8/1223, Hugh had letters entitling him to collect the Scutage of Montgomery in 5 counties.

1226, Hugh in a law suit over his estates.

11/12/1227, Hugh’s lawsuit was settled; Hugh giving the 3 plaintiffs 50 solidates of land and 40 marks of silver.

1228, Hugh de Kilpeck tenens de tribus partibus feodi unius militis in Pulrebach jus Hugonis.

4/30/1230, Hugh left from Portsmouth with King Henry on an invasion Brittany in hopes of recovering Normandy. They established their camp at Nantes, and captured a small castle.

10/1230, King Henry abandoned his invasion and returned to England.

1231, Hugh de Kilpeck and William fitz Warine were 2 of 8 barons to negotiate a truce with Llewelyn, prince of Wales, who had invaded Montgomery and Brecon.

11/30/1231, A truce between the Welsh and English for 1 year was arranged.

9/11/1233, Hugh de Kilpeck to let the sheriff of Hereford have wood for a chapel in the king’s chamber at the castle of Hereford. (S) Some Account of Domestic Architecture, V1, 1851, P184.

1235, Hugh paid 2 marks to the aid of the marriage of the King’s sister.

1242-43, Hugh of Kilpeck held the manor of Westonbirt. (S) Hist. of Gloucester, V11, 1976, Westonbirt with Lasborough.

Bef. 2/7/1244, Hugh of Pulverbatch, Shropshire, died leaving 2 daughters as heirs.

(S) Antiquities of Shropshire, Eyton, P196. (S) Archaeologia Cambrensis, 1873, P54.

Family notes:

·         4/1294, … Ralph le Botiler and Matilda (sister of Mazera) his wife in a plea … to present a fit person to the Church of Northbury, … they stated that Philip Marmiun and Joan (9994887) his wife, the mother of Matilda (& Mazera), of whom she is one of the heirs, by right of Joan had presented … from Joan the right of presentation descended to one Joan and to the said Matilda and to Mazera (4997443) as daughters and heirs, and from Mazera the right of her purparty descended to one Joan (2498721) as daughter and heir. And the manor of Northbury, to which the advowson of the Church is appurtenant, after the death of the said Philip and Joan his wife, was assigned to Matilda in purparty of the inheritance of the said Joan her mother. And they complained that whereas the right of presentation belonged to them, the defendants unjustly impeded them, for which they claimed £40 as damages. … the manor of Northbury together with the manorsof Kylpek and Pulverbach were formerly in the seisin of one Hugh de Kilpek (19989774). And after his death the manor of Kilpek was assigned inpurparty to Isabella (121682071) the eldest daughter and heir of Hugh, who married William Walraund (121682070). And the other 2 manors of Northbury and Purlebache were assigned to Joan (9994887) the other daughter and heir of Hugh, who married Philip Marmioun; and as the manors of Northbury and Purlebach exceeded in value the manor of Kylpek, the advowson of the Church was assigned to Isabella in purparty. (S) Plea Rolls for Staffordshire.

·         Undated: Hugh de Kylpeck quit-claims to the canons of Haughmond 2 roads on either side of the vill of Cothercote. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V6, P265.

Children of Hugh and Egidia:

i. Isabella de Kylpeck (121682071), born ~1222 in England.

ii. Joane de Kilpec (9994887), born ~1225 in England.

2/7/1244, The king has taken the homage of Phillip Marmion, who has taken to wife Joan, the younger daughter and the other heiress of Hugh of Kilpeck, for the rightful share which falls to her of the lands formerly of the aforesaid Hugh her father, and the king has committed the share of the aforesaid lands falling to Isabella, the first-born daughter and other heiress of the same Hugh, to W. de Cantilupe to keep until Isabella shall have come to the king and do what she ought to do for it. (S) FRsHIII.