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Monday, October 31, 2011

Simon de Raleigh of Somerset & 20322353. Ela de Reigny

20322352. Simon de Raleigh & 20322353. Ela de Reigny

~1230, Simon born in Somerset, England, 2nd s/o §Warin de Ralegh & Margaret ?.

Ela born in England, heiress & d/o §Milo de Reigni of Glamorgan.

Simon moved from Nettlecombe to Wrenchester castle, Glamorgan.

1242, Warine de Ralegh, with consent of Margaret his wife, enfeoffed Simon, his second son, of the lands of Allingofrd to the held by him and Ela de Regni, his wife, by the yearly rent of 3s. 4d. and such services as appeared due by the grant of Reginald de Mohun.

Simon died.

Ela 2nd married Sir Henry de Gamorges. (S) Descendents of John Gamache, 1906.

(S) Archaeologia Cambrensis, 1868, P356-7. (S) Nettlecombe Court, Bush, 1970.

Family notes:

·         Sir Warin’s widow, lady Margaret, gave her daughter-in-law, Lady Hawise, a vessel of silver containing a piece of the Holy Cross and a ring of St. Lazarus which had belonged to Berengaria, Queen of Richard I. [Note: her granddaughter is also named Hawise.]

·         Bef. 1222, Sir Milo de Reigny founded a castle in Glamorgan which was attacked in 1222. (S) Stewart William’ Glamorgan Historian, V7.

Child of Simon and Ela:

i. Simon de Raleigh (10161176), born ~1260 in England.