~1160, William de Albini born in Belvoir, Leicester, England, heir & s/o 39979976. William D’Aubeney & 39979977. Maud Fitz Robert.
12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.
1168, William a minor when his father died.
~1170, Margaret born in England, d/o 39979978. Odinel de Umfreville & 39979979. Alice de Lucy.
[––William & Margaret––]
~1188, William married Margaret.
11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.
1192, William served in Ireland.
1194, William accompanied Richard I in his invasion into Normandy, for which he was acquitted scutage in Bucks and Bedford.
5/12/1194, King Richard sailed from Portsmouth with his army and siege engines for Barfleur, from which they traveled to Caen, then Bayeux, then Lisieux.
1196-98, Wm. de Albini sheriff of Warwick, Leicester, and Rutland.
1198, Margaret died.
9/29/1198, William, for a fine of 600 marks, married 2nd Agatha Trussebut, widow of Hamo Fitz Hamo. [No children.]
5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.
1199, William the high sheriff of Bedford and Buckingham.
1/15/1200, King John confirmed a grant of King Richard I of the manor of Orston to William.
1201, William de Albeni rendered £213 6s. 8d. to the crown for having Agatha to wife.
1203, King John confirmed a grant of King Richard of the manor Orston to William de Albini.
1210, William fought in Ireland. King John launched successful attacks in Ireland [which he split Ireland into shires ruled by the crown from Dublin], launching 700 ships in the attack.
1210, Wm. de Albini a surety for King John in the peace agreement with the king of France.
11/30/1214, King John summons the release of Belvoir castle, and threatens that if it were not delivered Wm. de Albini “should never eat more”.
1215, William joined the confederacy of barons at Stamford and was appointed justiciary of Lincolnshire.
6/15/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta. William one of the 25 barons who swore to observe the charters and to compel the king to comply.
10/13/1215, William, appointed by the barons as Governor of Rochester castle, under siege by King John. [Lore says that William refused to let a bowman shoot King John, who was personally in charge of the siege.]
11/30/1215, William surrendered the castle to King John, and was imprisoned in Corfe castle. (S) Freemason’s Quarterly, 1859, P167.
12/16/1215, William and his son William excommunicated by the Pope as rebel barons.
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.
6/1216, William promoted a tournament at Stanford; the prize of tilting – a bear. Robert fitz Walter sent a letter to William de Albini about moving the tournament planned for Stamford to a location near London.
7/1216-10/1216, Agatha raised money to pay William’s fines.
8/6/1216, On a guarantee of 6000 marks, Agatha given seisen of all of William’s lands.
10/18/1216, King John died.
10/27/1216, Wm de Albini submits and gives hostages to King Henry.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
1217, Muleton castle given to Wm. de Albini.
5/20/1217, William a commander at the battle of Lincoln. English forces, with the aid of previous rebel barons, defeated the French forces at Lincoln, killing the Count of Perche in the battle.
9/12/1217, Prince Louis forfeited his claim to the English crown by the treaty at Kingston-on-Thames, called the Treaty of Lambeth. A principle provision of the treaty was amnesty for English rebels.
1218, William de Albini of Bevir gave of the scutages of the fees of 33 knights, and 3 knights of the inheritance of his wife, and 2 knights in Oskinton of the gift of King Richard.
1220, Wm. de Albini obtained the wardship of Hugh Nevil.
3/12/1221, William d’Aubigny has made fine with the king by one good palfrey for having custody of the land with appurtenances in the bailiwick of the sheriff of Lincolnshire formerly of Henry de Neville, and for having the marriage of Hugh, son and heir of the same Henry. (S) FRsHIII.
1222, The sheriff commanded not to exact the White Rent of William Daubigny out of the manor of Oskinton because it was held of knight’s service.
10/3/1223, William d'Aubigny has made fine with the king by 40m., to be rendered each year at the Exchequer for as long as it pleases the king, for the 6000m. that he owes of the fine that he made with King John, the king’s father, for his ransom, of which he is to render 20m. … (S) CPRs.
8/18/1224, The King at Bedford in the presence of Hubert de Burg Justiciary, William Earl of Salisbury, William Earl Warren, … William Briwer, P. fitz Herebert, William de Albini, … Relaxation of the subsidy granted to the king by the clergy, for the siege of Bedford. (S) Manuscripts of the Duke of Beaufort, 1891, P556.
1/14/1230, The king has granted to William d’Aubigny that, of the 86½ m. which are exacted from him … for the prest of Ireland, Barham Down and Poitou made to him in the time of King John, … he may render 5 m. per annum. (S) FRsHIII.
1231, Wm. de Albini founded the hospital and priory of St. Mary at Newsted.
9/22/1233, Order to the sheriff of Lincolnshire that if he is able to establish that Thomas Grelley, by his own authority, violenty ejected and beat the bailiffs of William d’Aubigny that he found in the manor of Swineshead, which the king had committed to William. (S) FRsHIII.
4/23/1235, William d’Aubigny gives the king 2 palfreys for having his confirmation of the manor of Orston with appurtenances in Nottinghamshire and 100 solidates of land in socage in Wilbarston in Northamptonshire , which he has of the gift of King John, father of this king. (S) FRsHIII.
5/7/1236, William died; buried at Newstead, Lincolnshire.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P28. (S) History of Nottinghamshire, V1, 1797, PP218-20. (S) Academia Tertia Anglicanan, Peck, 1727, P85.
· Undated: William de Albini gave to the monks of Belvoyr out of every acre of Belver, Walsthorp, Botelesford, Oskington, and Stokes one sheaf of grain for the soul of Agatha his wife, and for the soul of Margery, his former wife; witnessed by his sons William, Odinellsu, Robert and Nicholas.
Child of William and Margaret: [4 sons]
i. William D’Aubeney (9994994), born ~1190 in England.