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Friday, October 21, 2011

William Fitz Otes & Maud de Dive

19989832. William Fitz Otes & 19989833. Maud de Dive

~1165, William born in England, heir & s/o 39979664. Otes Fitz William & 39979665. Margery Fitz Harding.

~1175, Maud born in England, d/o §§William de Dive & Maud de Wateville.

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

1194, William’s father died.

Aft. 1194, William son and heir of Otto Fitz-William fined in 20 Marks, for relief for the Lands, which he held of the King by Serjeanty, and for half a Knight's Fee, which he held of the King in Capite. (S) History and Antiquities of the Eschequer, Madox, 1969, P320.

1195-1199, William, son of Otho, holds 40s by serjeantry of the Mints in London, and he has not fined. (S) The Athenaeum, Buckingham, 1835, P481.

By 1197, William married Maud.

1198, William, son of Otto, owes 100 marks which his father owed for having the Shrievalty of Essex. (S) Transactions of Bristol and Gloucestershire, V11, 1886-7.

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

5/16/1205, Wilham FitzOtho ordered to make dies for the Royal and Episcopal mints of Chichester, and in the forty-first year of the following reign an inquiry was held into the conditions of tenure under which Otto FitzWilliam, then dead, had held the custody of the king’s die in England. (S) A Catalogue of English Coins, Brooke, 1916.

1213, William living.

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

1217-8, William of Gestingthorpe and Belchamp, Essex, and Lisson Green, Middlesex died.


Maud married 2nd Richard Fitz Hugh.

(S) Descent from a Domesday Goldsmith, Craig, 1990.

Family notes:

·         9/27/1228, Saer of St. Andrew, Richard de Muscegros [brother of Robert] and Simon de Muscegros have performed their fealty to the king for the land formerly of Matilda de Dive, grandmother of Matilda, Alice and Ascelina, wives of Saer, Richard and Simon, who held of the king in chief in Hinxton, which lands fall to Matilda, Alice and Ascelina by hereditary right. (S) FRsHIII.

Child of William and Maud:

i. Otes Fitz William (9994916), born 1198 in England.