Monday, October 24, 2011

G25: 19989864

19989864. Alan la Zoche & 19989865. Adelicia de Belmeis

Alan born in Brittany, France, s/o §Geoffrey la Zuche, vicomte de Rohan.

~1150, Alice born in England, d/o §Philip de Belmeis & Maud le Meschin.

Alice’s father died.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

By 1159, Alice’s brother Ranulph succeeded their older brother Philip.

By 1167, Adelicia heiress to her brother Ranulph.

1172, Alan la Zuche assessed 20s. for the suctage of Ireland, held in capite in Northamptonshire.

1177, Alan la Zuche owed 40 marks for an unjust disseisin in Sussex with William de Avranches.

1186, Alan la Zouche, son of Geoffrey the Vicomte, for the health of himself, his wife Alice, and their children, and for the souls of Philip de Beumeis senior, Philip Junior, … comfirmed and increased grants to Lilleshall abbey. Witnesses: Roger de Mortimer, … Dame Adheliza de Belmes, William de Belmes her son, Philip de Belmes his brother, and Robert de Horseley.

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

1190-1193, Alan died. (S) Honors and Knight’s Fees, Farrer, 1923, P35.

(S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V2, Eyton, 1855.

Family notes:

·         11/1221, Roger la Zouche was involved in a long suit over presentation at Tong; previously held by his brother William. Roger claimed to be heir of Philip de Belmeis as the successor of his son Philip was Ranulph, Philip’s brother, then to Alice, Ranulph’s sister because Ranulph died without issue, then to Alice’s son William, his brother, then to him the litigant.

·         Philip de Belmeis, s/o Walter de Belmeis. 8/1138, Philip de Belmeis with King Stephen at the siege of Shrewsbury witnessed the king’s charter confirming the foundation of Buildwas abbey.

·         Maud le Meschin, d/o William le Meschin & Cecily de Rumilly.

Children of Alan and Alice:

i. William de Belmeys, born ? in England.

In confirmation to Lilleshall abbey, William de Belmeys son of Alan la Zouch, mentions Adelhiza de Belmeys, his mother.

Bef. 6/1199, William died.

ii. Roger la Zouche (9994932), born ~1185 in England.

iii. Philip la Zouche, born ? in England.