Wednesday, November 30, 2011

G25: 23640876 Sutton-Patrick


23640876. Lord Richard de Sutton & 23640877. Isabella Patrick

1260, Isabella born in England, heir & d/o §William Patrick & Beatrice de Malpas.

1265, Richard born in England, heir & s/o §Robert de Sutton & Joan ?.

11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.

1273, Richard heir to his father of Worsop and Sutton upon Trent, com. Notts, of Aston and Byfield, com. North. And of Theydon Mount, com. Essex, leaving by his wife Joan his son and heir, then of the age of 8 years.

1274, at the IPM of Richard’s father he was age 8.

Isabella 1st married Philip Burnell. [No children.]

Richard married Isabella.

2/4/1284, Order to deliver to Richard de Sutton and Isabella, his wife, late the wife of Philip Burnel, tenant in chief, the manor of Kegeworth, which was taken into the king’s hands by reason of Isabella’s trespass in marrying Richard without the king’s licence, … at the instance of O. bishop of Lincoln [Oliver Sutton – related to Richard] … (S) CCRs.

3/13/1289, IPM of Robert de Marcham alias Markham. … Nottingham. Allerton. A watermill, … held by the said Robert and Richard de Sutton his coparcener, … (S) CIsPM.

6/10/1290, IPM of Beatrice, late the wife of Roderick son of Griffin. … [Chester] … Malpas … She held the aforesaid lands by service of 1.5 knights’ fee … Isabel, the wife of Richard de Sutton, age 30, is her next heir. (S) CIsPM.

1294, The Freeholders of Richard de Sutton in Sutton-Bonington, Kynston, and Normanton paid 20s towards the Aid, to make the King’s son a knight. (S) History of Nottingham, V1, Thoroton, 1797, P16.

8/20/1295, Licence for Richard de Sutton to grant for life to Hugh de Swylington land to the yearly value of 20 marks in his manor of Warsop, held by him in chief. (S) CPRs.

1300, Urian St. Pierre [his mother Idonea was the sister of Beatrice of Malpas] held of Richard de Sutton in free soccage, two burgages in Malpas, and two saltpits in Fulwich, by service of 20d yearly. (S) Archaelolgia Cambrensis, 1876, P92.

1310, Richard taxed 2s 1.5d for land in villata de Byffeld, Northamptonshire.

6/4/1307 in London, Enrolment of indentured deed of Agnes, late the wife of Roger de Somery, witnessing that whereas Sir Richard de Sutton has acknowledged in chancer that he is bound to her in 5,000£ to be paid … (S) CCRs.

1307, Richard settled the manor and advowson of Worksop, held in capite of the king, on his son John and his wife Margaret.

7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.

2/17/1308, Mandate to John son of Adam de Novo Mercato to render homage and fealty to Henry de Bello Monte, … co. Lincoln, … the like to Alice, late the wife of William le Latymer, … Richard de Sutton, Nicholas de Segrave and the abbot of Rughford. (S) CPRs.

3/16/1308, Richard de Sutton, knight, releases to the dean and chapter of Lincoln … out of regard to Oliver (Sutton) late Bishop of Lincoln … of whose consanguinity he is, and to Oliver de Sutton, uncle of the said Richard, and Mr John de Sutton, brother of the said Richard, both cannons of Lincoln. Withess: John de Sutton, the donor’s son and heir. (S) The Register, or Rolls, of Walter Gray, Lord Archbishop of York, 1872, P96.

5/4/1308, Licence, upon fine, for Richard de Sutton to grant, in fee, to his son John de Sutton and Margaret his wife, the manor of Theydon, co. Essex, with the advowson … and the manor of Warsop, co. Nottingham, with the advowson, … (S) CPRs.

Bef. 9/19/1310, Richard of Worksop and Aston le Walls died.

(S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, Salt, P50. (S) Memoris Illustrative of the History and Antiquities, Vs1-2, 1847, P163. (S) The History of the County Palatine of Chester, Hanshall, 1823, P325.

Family notes:

·         Beatrice de Malpas heiress & d/o John de Malpas. Aft. 1272, Beatrice married 2nd Rhodri ap Griffin [no children.]

·         1245, Richard de Sutton [married to Alice] had the church of Warsop at the presentation of John de Lexinton. (S) Warsop Parish Registers, King, 1884, P82.

·         [Not this Richard & John]: 6/28/1307, Adam de Clatercote in Warwick gaol for the death of John son of Richard de Sutton, … (S) CPRs.

Child of Richard and Isabella:   

i. John de Sutton (11820438), born ~1285 in England.

ii. Agnes de Sutton, born ? in England.

11/19/1332, William by the grace of God archbishop of York, … to our beloved in Christ Sir Geoffrey Luterell, knight, and to Agnes, daughter of the late Sir Richard de Sutton, knight, greeting, grace and benediction. … the aforesaid Agnes being entirely ignorant of there being any impediment between them … have since begotten a numerous offspring … related to one another in the third and fourth degree … they may lawfully remain in the said matrimony, by our authority …

G25: 23640758 Neumarche-Mowbray


23640758. Sir Adam de Neumarche & 23640759. Elizabeth de Mowbray

Adam born in England, s/o §Adam de Neufmarche. (S) A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds,  V4, 1902.

~1245, Elizabeth born in Yorkshire, England, d/o 23640640. Baron Roger de Mowbray & 23640641. Maud de Beauchamp.

1/1/1253, Adam de Novo Mercato gives the king one mark for a writ ad terminum. Order to the sheriff of Yorkshire to take etc. (S) FRsHIII. [The Adam of York was a knight.]

12/9/1253, Charter granting to Adam de Novo Mercato and his heirs a weekly market  at his manor of Karleton, co. Lincoln. (S) CPRs. [This Adam had a son and heir John.]

2/5/1254, Adam de Novo Mercato gives the king 20s. for a writ ad terminum. Order to the sheriff of Yorkshire to take etc. (S) FRsHIII.

2/3/1257, For Adam de Novo Mercato. The king, at the instance of Henry de la More, clerk of Cornwall, has pardoned Adam de Neufmarché the amercement which occurred before the justices of the Bench against Henry de Percy. (S) FRsHIII.

11/12/1258, Commitment to Alesia late the wife of Edmund de Lacy of the following fees … Adam de Novo Mercato, 3 fees. (S) CPRs.

4/6/1264, Baldwin Wake, Hugh neville, Adam de Newmarche, Nicholas de Wake, William de Ferrars, Roger Bertram, with other rebel barons captured at the battle of Northampton by King Henry III. (S) The History of England, V1, 1732, P337. (S) Grande Chronique de Matthieu Paris, V9, 1841, P270.

4/20/1264, The king has committed to Richard Folyot the manors of Adam de Novo Mercato of Womersley, Campsall, Thorp’, Bentley and Archsey in Yorkshire, which the king took into his hand because he [Richard] captured him [Adam] while Adam was resisting the king in hostile manner in the conflict that recently took place at Northampton, to keep for as long as it pleases the king. (S) FRsHIII. [Adam’s daughter would marry Richard’s son.]

4/21/1264, Commitment during pleasure to William de Grey of all the lands of Adam de Novo Mercato in the county of Lincoln, … the said Adam was taken fighting against him [the King] in the battle of Northhampton. (S) CPRs.

1/30/1265, Order to Adam de Novo Mercato and Master Adam of Belstead, keepers of the archbishopric of York, that, having accepted security from the executors of G. archbishop of York, lately deceased, for rendering debts to the king. (S) FRsHIII.

3/7/1265, Westminster, … on the testimony of Peter de Monte Forti and James de Aldithele … by the Justiciary, Peter de Monte Forti, Adam de Novo mercato and Giles de Argentein … (S) CPRs.

1/25/1266, Writ of plenius certiorari on the peitition of William, son of William, son of Roger Sturmer, alias de Storemer … the said Adam de Novo Mercato never provided sustenance to the said William … (S) CIsPM.

6/28/1267, Remission … of the kings indignation … and pardon … time of the disturbance … award of Kenilworth. … Adam de Novo of the county of York. (S) CPRs.

1/2/1269, Adam de Novo Mercato gives half a mark for an assize to be taken before Robert de Brywes. Order to the sheriff of Yorkshire etc. (S) FRsHIII.

5/5/1270, To Adam de Novo Mercato, … Nicholas de Hastinges, … taxers of the 20th in the county of York. (S) CPRs.

7/17/1271, Bond by Adam de Novo Mercato, knight, of the county of York, to Bennet son of Deulecresse … the Jew, for 10 marks, … (S) Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds, 1900, P411.

8/12/1271, Whereas by the form of the peace entered into between Louis, king of France, and the king, … lands and fees that ought to come to the king … appointed … abbots of Westminster and St. Albans, and Adam Novo Mercato and John de la Lynde to sue … the king of France. (S) CPRs.

11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.

1273 in co. York, Bond by Sir Jordan Folyot to Adam de Novo Mercato, son of Sir Adam de Novo Mercato, for 20 marks to be paid within six years at the manor of the said Sir Adam in the form specified. (S) A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds,  V4, 1902. [Jordan will become Adam’s son-in-law.]

11/15/1274, Adam de Neumarche acknowledges that the owes to Decanicus Guylelmy, merchant of the king’s mother, … 112£ … to be levied … co. York. (S) CCRs.

1/24/1284 at Lincoln, Memorandum, that Humphrey de Veylly, knight, … Witnesses: Sir Adam de Neumarche, … knights, … (S) CCRs.

By 1290, Adam of Womersley, Campsall, Bentley, &c. died.

(S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Chartulary of St. John of Pontefract, 1902, P595.

Family notes:

·         There are apparently 3 different related Adam’s contemporary to this time, who’s records are intermingled: Adam(1) s/o Henry de Neufmarche [died bef. 1240] & Denise de Tilly, Adam(2) s/o Adam*, and Adam(3) [married to Johanna] s/o John [died 1247] s/o Adam*. [This one appears to be Adam(2)].

·         1225, Adam de Neufmarche [s/o Henry] claimed the advowson of Harthill, Yorks, against Hubert de Burgh and others, in right of his mother [Denise], heir of Otto deTilli & Mabel ?. (S) Complete Peerage.

·         1242-3, Adam de Neufmarche held 1 fee in Barmbrough and Bilham and 1 fee in Warmsworth of the fee of the earl of Warrene. (S) Honors and Knights’ fees, Ferrar, 1923, P417.

·         1264-65, Adam de Novo Mercato, steward of the King, is active in many records contemporary of this time.

Child of Adam and Elizabeth:   

i. Margery de Newmarch (11820379), born ~1265 in England.

[Margery heiress of Gilbert de Sanford, Chamberlain at the Queen's Coronation at Hertfordshire [1236]; whose heiresses were [Alice] married to Robert de Vere, earl of Oxford, and John de Rivers.]

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

G25: 23640756 Foliot-Stuteville


23640756. Richard Foliot & 23640757. Margery de Stuteville

~1220, Richard born in England, s/o 47281512. Jordan Folyot & 47281513. Alice de Cardynan.

By 1232, Margery born in England, d/o 47281514. William de Stuteville & 9994929. Margery de Say.

Richard’s father died.

3/5/1236, Jordan Foliot did not hold of the king in chief save for the fifth part of a knight’s fee in Hoo in Kent, and that Richard Foliot, son and heir of the same Jordan , is not yet of full age, the same Richard has made fine with the king by 25 m. for his relief and for having seisin of all lands formerly of the same Jordan, of which he was seised as of fee on the day he died and which fall to Richard by inheritance . Order that, having accepted security from Richard for rendering the aforesaid 25 m. to the king, he is to cause him to have full seisin without delay of all lands formerly of the same Jordan, which he took into the king’s hand by reason of his death, notwithstanding that Richard is not yet of full age, as aforesaid. (S) FRsHIII.

By 1237, Richard confirmed his father Jordan’s grants of lands in Fishlake to Nun Appleton, with the men and their families.

1240, Sir Richard Foliot presented a rector to Great Smeaton.

Richard married Margery.

Margery died.

~1250, Richard married 2nd Julianna ?.

1251, Richard Foliot, s/o Jordan, quitcalimed to the abbot of Barlinges the manor of Risom. (S) Court Rolls of the Manor of Ingoldmells, 1902, P24.

2/20/1255, Grant to Richard Folyot and Julianna his wife, who be reason of their service to the king were long since disihnerited of all their lands in Normandy, of 10 marks a year from the issues of the county of Exeter ; and grant that if one survive the other, the survivor shall have a moiety thereof for life. (S) CPRs.

6/1258, King Henry signed the Provisions of Oxford. These limitations by parliament [led by Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester] granted money to Henry in exchange for administrative reform. A “Council of 15” was formed to enforce the reforms.

Juliana died.

6/16/1260, Grant to Richard Folyot, in extension of a late grant to him and Juliana his wife, … that his shall receive the whole 10 marks a year for life, although his wife has died. (S) CPRs.

12/7/1261, In a letter by Philip Basset to Richard, King of the Romans, that Philip Basset, Robert Walerand, and Walter de Merton had been elected on the Part of the King, and that John delayhaye, Richard Folyot, and Richard de Midelton had been elected on the Part of the Barons. At issue was who was to have appointment of sheriffs in the counties. (S) Dignity of a Peer of the Realm, 1824, P135.

3/1262, King Henry repudiated the Provisions of Oxford.

3/9/1264, Licence for Richard Foliot and his heirs to enclose his manor of Grimeston, co. Nottingham, with a ditch and wall of stone and lime and to fortify and crenellate it. (S) CPRs.

4/20/1264, The king has committed to Richard Folyot the manors of Adam de Novo Mercato of Womersley, Campsall, Thorp’, Bentley and Archsey in Yorkshire, which the king took into his hand because he [Richard] captured him [Adam] while Adam was resisting the king in hostile manner in the conflict that recently took place at Northampton, to keep for as long as it pleases the king. (S) FRsHIII. [Adam’s daughter would marry Richard’s son.]

6/1/1267, Pardon, at the instance of Richard Foliot, to Jordan de Bramwich … (S) CPRs.

10/22/1268, Richard Foliot granted a market and fair at Wellow, Nottinghamshire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and. [This market would be passed down for multiple generations.]

1271, Power to Richard Folyot to conduct Walter Deuyas, charged with divers trespasses to the king … (S) CPRs.

11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.

1275, Richard Foliot states that although Jordan Foliot, his son, obliged himself by an indenture to aquit him of all debts of Jewry which Jordan owed to Benedict de Lundres, a Jew of Lincoln, … for lands and rents which Richard gave him in the vill of Eakring, he did not do so. He asks the king … to order that the £40 …, for this debt, might be levied from Jordan's lands, … (S) UKNA.

8/17/1275, Richard Folyot came before the king, on Sunday after St. Matthew, and sought to replevy his land in Milton, … (S) CCRs.

1275-6, Jordan son of Sir Richard Foliot to Sir William his brother: Grant of his land in Tilney and Islington … late of Robert de Stotevill his uncle. (S) UKNA.

1277, Assize arrainged by Richard Folyot against the prior of S. Oswalds’s … touching a pond destroyed … (S) 46th Annual Report of the Deputy Keeper.

9/22/1277, Order to cause Richard Folyot to have two live bucks and ten live does to stock his park at Grimeston therewith, of the king’s gift. (S) CCRs.

7/11/1278, Order to cause Richard Folyot to have four bucks in the forest of Shirewode, of the king’s gift. (S) CCRs.

2/6/1284, Grant to Eleanor, the king’s consort, of all debts owed to the king by Richard and Jordan Folyot. (S) CPRs.

1289, Richard Foliot conveyed by fine to Jorday and Margery his wife the manor of Fenwick and Norton, Yorkshire, and they conveyed to Richard those of Grimston and Welham in Nottinghamshire, for life. (S) Essay Towards … County of Norfolk, Blomefield, 1775, P1014.

10/27/1290, Grant to Richard Folyot of the custody of the castle of Horston for life, with the issues thereof. (S) CPRs.

3/24/1291, Grant to Richard Foliot, for life, of a weekly market on Thursday at the manor of Horselegh, co. Derby. (S) CPRs.

1294, IPM: John de Steyngreve, alias Stayngrif, Isabella of the said John de Steyngreve, deft. Is the nearest heir … The said John held 36.5 bovates of land … in Fryseby of Richard Folyot, which the said lands and tenements Jordan Folyot, father of Richard, gave to Simon de Seyngreve, father of the said John, in free marriage with Beatrice his daughter. … [de Inquirendo] of Isabella, … nearest heir to Ida who was the wife of the said John of lands which the said John held by the law of England after the death of the said Ida.

1/8/1296, IPM of Simon de Pateshulle, … Simon held the said lands and tenements of Richard Folyot as those which Jordan Folyot held.

1299, Richard died the same year [about 5 weeks before] as his son Jordan.

6/23/1299 at York, IPM: Richard Foliot and Jordan Foliot. Writ on the death of Jordan Foliot. Richard held nothing of the king on the day of his death. He had a rent of 10£ yearly from his son Jordan and Margery his wife, for the term of his life. Jordan, son of Richard, was his nearest heir on the day of his death, and was age of 50 and upwards. Jordan held nothing of the king in chief. Margery is still surviving. Richard, son of the same Jordan, is his nearest heir, and was of the age of 15 on Christmas last past. (S) Yorkshire Inquisitions, 1902, P103.

(S) Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, V8, 1884, P278.

Family notes:

·         By 8/20/1275, Jordan [the son] heir to his uncle maternal uncle, Sir Robert de Stuteville.

·         10/13/1301, Whereas … by inquisition … Richard Foliot [this Richard] … Jordan Foliot, Richard’s father, held at his death … a fifth of a knight’s fee in Ho, co. Kent, and that Richard [this Richard] made fine before the said king to have seisin of all the lands that belonged to Jordan and that came to him by inheritance ; … pertain to the king … by reason of the minority of the heir … [the Richard, s/o Jordan, born in 1284 would still be a minor in 1301.] (S) CCRs.

·         A “Richard Folyot, knight,” with heirs of his wife in France, died in the city of Exeter before Midsummer, 1264. (S) CPRs, 2/10/1271.

Child of Richard and Margery: 

i. Jordan Foliot (11820378), born bef. 5/2/1249 in England.

Monday, November 28, 2011

G25: 23640740 Comyn-Quincy


23640740. Earl Alexander Comyn & 23640741. Elizabeth de Quincy



~1215, Alexander born in Buchan, Scotland, heir & s/o 47281480. Earl William Comyn & 47281481. Majorie of Buchan.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
~1230, Elizabeth born in Scotland, d/o 19989506. Earl Roger de Quincy & 19989507. Helen of Galloway.
1233, Alexander’s father died; Alexander succeeding. (S) POMS.
1234, Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan and Justiciar of Scotland. (S) The Journal of Jurisprudence, V30, 1886, P196.
1237, Alexander, earl of Buchan, with King Alexander II of Scotland at York where he witnessed a treaty with King Henry II. (S) POMS.
2/1240, Elizabeth married 1st to Hugh de Neville. [Ended in divorce.]
1242, Alexander Comyn, the heir of Buchan, and John Comyn the Red, his nephew, are described as the kinsmen of deceased Henry, earl of Atholl on the mother’s side. (S) The Scots Peerage, V1, 1904, P419.
1243, Alexander named Earl of Buchan after the death of his mother.
12/1244, Concession and promise to keep the peace sent by Alexander II to King Henry III by the prior of Tynemouth. Witnesses: … Alan Durward, … Patrick, earl of Dunbar, … Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, … Roger de Mowbray, … “our sworn man” Nicholas Soulis, lord of Liddesdale, … (S) The History of the Province of Moray, Shaw, 1827, P118.
7/8/1249, King Alexander II died; Alexander III succeeding, age 7. Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, William, earl of Mar, and Robert de Ross were appointed his advisors. (S) The Frasers of Philorth, 1879, P18.
1253-55, Alexander the justiciar of Scotland.
12/17/1253, Alexander, earl of Buchan, justiciar of Scotia, witnessed a statement of recognition that Smeaton belonged to Dunfermline Abbey, in the presence of King Alexander III.
By 1254, Alexander married Elizabeth; and in right of his wife succeeded to the Galloway estates.
9/20/1255, Announcement of change in Scottish council by King Alexander III to King Henry III; … Witnessed: … [4 bishops, 4 abbots] … [8 earls] … Alan Durward … Roger de Mowbray … John de Vaux … Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, … Robert of Roos, … Nicholas Soulis, … Margaret, daughter of Henry III, queen of Scots. [Alexander was one of the earls removed from the royal council.]
12/4/1255, Safe-conduct in coming to the king in England for Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan. (S) CPRs.
1256-69, Alexander, Justiciar of the Scotland.
1257, Alexander returned to the royal council.
1257, “Alexander Comyn come de Buchane” witnessd a charter of King Alexander. (S) The Historians of Scotland, V7, 1877, P93.
1258, Alexander’s brother, Walter, earl of Mentieth, died. [Alexander became the patriarch of the family.]
11/6/1258, Whereas … John de Acre, Mary the queen, spouse of the said John, Walter Comyn, earl of Meneth, Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, William, earl of Mar, Alexander, steward of Scotland, Alan Durward (Hostarius), … have assumed the rule of the realm of Scotland, … the king’s son, the king of Scotland, and the king’s daughter, the queen of Scotland, … (S) CPRs. [Alexander and Margaret, d/o King Henry, both under age.]
4/6/1259, Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, witnessed an indenture of Hugh of Abernathy and William lord of Douglas. (S) The Kingdom of the Scots, Barrow, 2003, P96.
1260, Alexander signed the agreement by which the Queen of Scots was to visit her father in England.
1261, Alexander de Comyn, earl of Buchan, Justiciary of Scotland, Hugh de Abernethy, … composed a court held at Edinburgh. (S) The Fraser of Philorth, Fraser, 1879, P19.
1263, Alexander the sheriff of Dingwall.
1/2/1264, … suggested to the pope that, although, on the marriage of John and Isabella in Scotland, with the consent of the king, the earls of Mar, Buchan and Strathearn, Alan Durward, and other vassals, took an oath of fealty to them, the said earls and Alan, and …,
1264, Alexander fought in the Hebrides.
1264, Alexander the sheriff of Wigtown.
1265, Elizabeth inherited the manor of Galby when her father died.
1265, Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, wrote a letter [preserved in the charter room of Slains castle] about a grant of land of Ellon, by the bishop of St. Andrews, for himself and his sons, for life. (S) Buchan, 1901, P444.
2/25/1266, Safe conduct for the envoys of Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, and Isabel his wife, who are coming to England. (S) CPRs.
7/6/1266, Alexander Comyn earl of Buchan with the earls of Dunbar, Marre, and Carric put their seals on an agreement between the King of Scotland and the King of Norway. (S) An Index, Drawn Up About the Year 1629, 1798, P101.
12/10/1266, Safe conduct for Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, coming to court [in England]. (S) CPRs.
~1267, Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, endowed the Holy Rood for the benefit of his sould, and that of the countess Ysabelle, his spouse. (S) Buchan, 1901, P150.
1270, Elizabeth’s sister Margaret de Ferrers, Countess of Derby, resigned the hereditary office of Constable of Scotland to Alexander.
1271, Sisters Elizabeth, Margaret and Ellen de Quincy involved in the election of the prior of Hospital of St. James, Northamptonshire.
10/14/1271, Writ to the sheriff of leicester to enquire what knights’ fees Roger de Leyburn and Eleanor his wife hold as dower of the said Eleanor, of the inheritance of Roger de Quency late her husband, in order that Margaret de Ferariis, countess of Derby, Ellen, late the wife of Alan la Zouche, and Elizabeth, wife of Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, the co-heirs may know the pourparty which ought to fall to them. (S) Henry III, GBPRO – Probate Records, 1904, P257.
1272, Alan Durward witnessed a charter of Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan.
11/16/1272, Edward I of England ascended to the throne while on crusade.
3/1273 at Scone, Alexander witnessed a charter of Alexander III of Haughton Stother in free forest. (S) Border Liberties and Loyalities, 2010, P264.
1274-75, Alexander, constable of Scotland. (S) POMS.
12/3/1274, Order … partition to be made of the lands of Eleanor de Vallibus, late countess of Winchester, held in dower of the inheritance of Roger de Quency, sometime earl of Winchester, formerly her husband, into equal portions in the preaence of Margaret de Ferariis, countess of Derby, eldest daughter, … Ellen la Zusche, daughter, … Alexander Comyn, earl of Bouhan, and of Elizabeth, his wife, daughter, … (S) CCRs.
1277, Alexander suspended his suit against Elizabeth’s sister Ellen.
1276, Alexander among 178 barons summoned to Worchester by King Edward I against Llewellyn, Prince of Wales. (S) 13th Century England, Prestwhich, 1999, P210. [Alexander did not attend, paying a scutage of 50 marks.]
1278, Alexander summoned to parliament in England as baron Comyn. (S) The History and Antiquities of Charnwood Forest, 1842, P14.
1/18/1281, Letters for Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, and Elizabeth his wife, staying in Scotland, … attorneys in England. (S) CPRs.
4/30/1281, In a full court of the justiciar on the muir of Nigg [Kincardineshire] before the biship of Aberdeen, Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, justiciar of Scotia, Sir Reginald Cheyne, … a dispute was heard and settled between Arbroath abbey and two Kincardineshire landowners. (S) Kingdon of the Scots, Barrow, 2006, P80.
1281, Alexander an emissary in the negotiations of the marriage of Margaret, d/o King Alexander, and Eric of Norway.
1282, Alexander III sent earl Alexander on urgent royal business to the Northern Isles. (S) Medieval Scotland, 1998, P178.
1282, Alexander summoned by King Edward I against Llewellyn, Prince of Wales. [Alexander did not attend, sending his son Roger in his place, sending a letter saying that he was committed to another task.]
4/1282, Elizabeth living.
7/1/1282, Alexander III described Alexander as “our justiciar on the north side of the Scottish seas as far as the remote parts of our islands.” (S) The Kingdom of the Scots, Barrow, 2003, P103.
1285-88, Alexander Comyn, Earl of Buchan … Comyn requests . . . for his damages, losses and service, King Alexander having granted him £20 of fee … (S) UKNA.
1285, Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan and Justiciar of Scotland. (S) The Journal of Jurisprudence, V30, 1886, P196.
Aft. 3/1286, Alexander 1 of 6 Guardians of the infant Maid of Norway, appointed after the death of King Alexander III. [Alexander supported the succession of the Scottish crown to Margaret of Scotland.]
11/27/1286, Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, at Stirling. (S) Robert Bruce, Barrow, 2005, P428.
1287, Alexander Comyn assigned to the abbey of Arbroath a part of his estate lying within his park at Kelly. (S) Buchan, 1901, P429.
1289, Alexander, 6th Earl of Buchan, High Steward of Scotland, died; leaving son John as heir.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P59. (S) Chaloner’s Treatise of the Isle of Man, App. D. (S) Paradox of Medieval Scotland.

Family notes:

·         Another son: Roger. Daughters: Marjory, who was married to Patrick Dunbar, 7th earl of Dunbar; Emma, who was married to Malise, earl of Strathearn; Elizabeth, who married Gilbert de Umfraville, earl of Angus; Elena, who was married to William Brechin; and an unnamed daughter, married to Nicholas de Soulis.

Children of Alexander and Elizabeth: [4 sons, 5 daughters]       
i. John Comyn, born ? in Scotland.

John married Isabel, daughter of Colban, earl of Fife.
Bef. 7/14/1311, John, earl of Boghan, died. [His nieces his heirs.] (S) CPRs., 7/14/1311.

i. Alexander Comyn (11820370), born ~1255 in Scotland.
ii. Master William Comyn, born ? in Scotland.

William, provost of St. Mary’s, St. Andrews.
[His nieces his heirs.] (S) CPRs., 7/14/1311.

G25: 23640736 Emperor Jean de Brienne


23640736. Emperor Jean de Brienne & 23640737. Berengere of Castile-Leon

1170-75, Johan de Brienne born in Champagne, France, s/o §Erard II, count of Brienne-sur-Aulie & Agnes de Montfaucon.

9/18/1180, Philip Augustus succeeded as King of France.

Aft. 1181, Jean’s older brother Andre died.

10/2/1187, Saladin captured Jersalem. [Initiating the 3rd crusade, but never to be retaken.]

10/4/1189, Jean’s uncle Andre died in the Holy land.

2/8/1191, Jean’s father died at the siege of Acre, his older brother Gauthier the heir.

1194, Willelmi et Johannis fratrum eius, a witnesses to their brother’s charter to Beaulieu abbey.

1199, Thibalt, earl of Champagne, brother and heir [in France] of Henry, King of Jerusalem, hosted a tournament at Ecry. Others attending included Baldwin, earl of Flanders and Hainault, Lewis, earl of Blois, Simon de Montfort, and Gaultier and Jean de Birenne.

By 1199, Jean’s older brother Guillaume [William] died.

1204, Berengere born in Castile, d/o 23638788. King Alphonso IX of Leon & 23638789. Berenguela of Castile.

1204, Jean at the siege of Constantinople.

6/1205, Jean’s oldest brother Gauthier died, leaving Jean as heir.

4/1206, Blanche, comtesse de Troyes, fait connaitre la cession de l’Hotel-Dieu de Chalette par Jean, comte de Brienne, a l’abbye de Saint-Loup. (S) Collection des Principaux Cartulaires de Diocese de Troyes, V1, 1875, P192.

1208, After receiving envoys from the Holy Land, King Philip selected Jean de Brienne as husband for the heiress and ruler of the Kingdom of Jerusalem.

1209, Johannes comes Brene and Guillaume I, count of Joigny, jointly sealed a letter attesting to Guillaume, count of Sancerre, as leigeman of Countess Blanche. (S) Littere Baronum, Evergates, 2003, P87.

1209, Jean fought at Beziers in the 4th crusade of the Cathar wars.

King Philip Augustus of France promoted Jean as the future husband of the heir of the kingdom of Jerusalem as “the most worth champion of the Holy Land.” (S) The Historian’s History of the World, 1904, P299.

4/1210, Johannes comes Brene donated property to Basse-Fontaine. (S) FMG.

9/13/1210, Jean landed at Acre in the Holy land.

10/3/1210 at Tyre, Jean married Maria Yolanthe, d/o Conrad de Montferrat & Isabella of Jerusalem, becoming King of Jerusalem. King Philip II of France and Pope Innocent III each provided a dower of 40,000 silver pounds.

1211, King Jean made a 5-year truce with Malik-el-Adil.

7/1/1211, Iohannes … Latinorum Ierusalem rex decimus et comes Brena et domina Maria uxor mea regina, donated property to the church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem.

1212, Maria died.

4/23/1214, Jean married Stephanie, d/o Leo II of Armenia.

7/1214, King Philip notifies Guillaume of Chartres, master of the Templars, … The king state that he and Prince Louis affirmed in the presence of Jean of Brienne, king of Jerusalem, that they will not hear any case brought against Thibaut by Count Henry II’s daughter until Thibaut reaches 21. (S) Littere Baronum, Evergates, 2003, P122.

1217, Jean led crusader forces in an attempt to conquer Egypt in the 5th crusade.

5/11/1219, The crusaders conquered Damietta.

1220, Stephanie’s father died.

2/1220, Jean left the crusade to travel to Armenia to claim the throne. On the trip his wife and infant son died. [Jean no longer had a claim and turned back.]

7/6/1221, Jean arrived back at the Holy lands.

1221, The crusaders made an unsuccessful assault on Cairo. In order to retreat without being slaughtered, the crusaders had to concede Damietta.

9/8/1221, The crusaders arrived back in Damietta.

1222, The crusaders left Damietta.

1223, Jean met with Pope Honorius III and Frederick II at Ferentino where Frederick was pledged to Jean’s daughter Isabella.

Stephanie died.

7/14/1223, Louis VIII succeeded as king of France.

8/6/1223 at Reims, Jean de Brienne, roi de Jerusalem, at the coronation of Louis VIII as King of France [Blanch, older sister of Berengere, crowned Queen.] (S) Livre de Louis VIII.

Jean traveled in France and England seeking a bride.

1224, Jean on pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela visited with King Alfonso IX of Leon in Toled. King Alfonso offered his daughter Berengere as his bride.

1224 in Toledo, Jean married Berengere on his return trip back from Santiago.

Jean visited Germany, where Frederick II demanded he step down as King of Jerusalem and name him as his heir. [He refused.]

1225, Jean traveled to Rome.

11/8/1226, Louis IX succeeded as king of France; Berengerer’s sister Blanche named Regent during the minority of Louis IX.

1228, Frederick II crowned himself King of Jerusalem. [By negotiation, Frederick had obtained access for Christians to Jerusalem from Acre. ]

1228-29, Jean commanded the Papal forces against southern Italy. Jean expelled duke Reginald from the duchy of Spoleto and captured numerous other towns, except Bojano, where his grandson was being raised.

1229, John was invited by the barons of the Latin Empire of Constantinople to become emperor-regent for life, on condition that Baldwin of Courtenay should marry his second daughter and succeed him.

4/1229 at Perugia, Jean named Emperor of Constantinople.

6/1231 at Constantinople, Jean crowned Emperor of Constantinople.

1231, Gui I de la Roche became a vassal of Jean de Brienne, king of Jerusalem, and amassed wealth from the silk industry in Thebes. (S) Courtly Arts, 2006, P66.

1235, Jean, with 160 knights and an an army of citizens, defended Constantinople against the combined forces of Vatatzes, emperor of Nicaea, and Asan, king of Bulgaria.

Jean retired and took the habit of a Franciscan friar.

3/27/1237, Jean, Count of Brienne, King Consort of Jerusalem, Emperor Regent of Constantinople died; Berengere surviving.

1244, Berengere sent her three sons, Alphonse, Jean and Louis to the court of King Louis IX of France.

(S) Jean de Brienne, Empereur de Constatinople Et Roi De Jerusalem, Georges, 1858. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Histoire de Jean de Brienne Roy de Jerusalem, Printed in Paris, 1727. (S) Medieval Popes, Emperors, Kings and Crusaders, Busk, 2005.

Family notes:

·         Erard II de Brienne, son of Gauthier II, Seigneur de Brienne & his wife Humbeline de BaudĂ©ment. (S) FMG.

Child of Jean and Maria:

i. Yolande, Queen of Jerusalem, born 1212 in Acre.

1223, Yolande married to Emperor Friedrich II. [His 2nd]

Child of Jean and Stephanie:

i. Stephanie of Armenia, born ~1215 in Acre.

Bef. 1237, Stephanie died.

Children of Jean and Berengere:

i. Marie of Brienne, born 1225 in Acre.

Marie married Baldwin II of Constantinople.

ii. Alfonso of Brienne, born ~1227 in Acre.

Alfonso married Marie d’Issoudon, countess of Eu.

Alfonso became Great Chamberlain of France.

1270, Alfonso died in Tunis on the 7th crusade.

iii. Jean de Brienne (9994870), born ~1229 in Acre.

iv. Louis de Brienne (11820368), born ~1231 in Constantinople.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

G25: 23640666 King Philip III of France


23640666. King Philip III & 23640667. Queen Marie of Brabant & 11819397. Queen Isabella of Aragon

4/30/1245, Philip born Poissy, France, s/o 47281332. King Louis IX & 47281333. Queen Marguerite of Provence.

8/1248–1250, Philip’s parents on crusade in the Holy Land; his father captured, and ransomed. Philip’s grandmother was regent during the king’s absence.

Aft. 1252, Isabella born in Aragon, d/o 23638794. James I of Aragon & 23638795. Yolande of Hungary.

5/13/1254, Marie born in Leuven, Brabant, d/o 47281334. Duke Henry III & 47281335. Duchess Adelaide of Burgandy.

12/1259, King Louis and Queen Margaret hosted a family Christmas gathering in Paris that included King Henry III of England and Queen Eleanor, Count Charles of Anjou and Countess Beatrice [and possibly the 4th sister Queen Sanchia of the Holy Roman Empire.] Queen Eleanor, Countess Beatrice [eventually Queen of Sicily], and Queen Sanchia all maternal aunts of Philip.

1/1260, Philip’s brother Louis, age 15 and the heir, died of an illness.

2/28/1261, Marie’s father Henri died; her brother John succeeding.

5/28/1262, Philip married to Isabella at Clermont-Ferrand; bringing in dower the counties of Beziers and Carcassone.

3/1267, Philip with his father took up the cross for another crusade.

6/5/1267, King Louis knighted his son Philip [and 52 other young knights], and used the occasion to recruit knights for the next crusade.

7/2/1270, Louis’ crusader ships left the coast of Provence heading for Tunis.

7/21/1270, Louis’ crusader fleet arrived in Tunis. After easily taking the port, they attacked Carthage, 15 miles from Tunis, but did not enter the city. Very quickly, a plague [likely typhus] decimated the crusader forces. Philip’s brother, Jean Tristan, born on the previous crusade died with 10 days of landing.

8/25/1270, Philip, Count of Orleans, and Isabela on the 8th crusade with his father when his father died at Carthage. Louis called Philip to his side on his death bed and instructed him on being a King. Philip was proclaimed King, and messengers were sent to France with the news.

8/1270, King Charles of Sicily, Louis’ brother, and Philip’s uncle, arrived the next day with his forces. Charles took command of the Crusade.  After a few skirmishes, Charles made a lucrative treaty with the emir of Tunis, part of a 10-year treaty.

11/11/1270, The crusader fleet left to return to France. There was a storm, 40 ships were lost and they were forced into the port of Trapani. They decided to return by land rather risk another storm at sea. Philip and his entourage were detained at Sicily because of illness [possibly the plague.]

1/11/1271, Isabela of Aragon, pregnant, fell from her horse while fording a river and suffered a stillbirth.

1/28/1271, Isabella died. [Philip’s sister Isabella and her husband, the king of Navarre, also both died on the return trip, as well as Philip’s uncle Alphonse and his wife Jeanne of Toulouse.]

5/21/1271, Philip returned to Paris, France with the bodies of his wife Isabel [buried at Saint-Denis], his father, his sister Isabelle and her husband Thibaut V, his uncle Count Alfonso of Toulouse and his wife Jeanne, and his brother Jean Tristan.

1271, Philip started the process to have his father canonized.

7/27/1271, Signification to Philip, king of France, of the appointment … king’s clerks, at the king’s [Henry III of England] proctors in all matters … (S) CPRs of Henry III.

8/12/1271, Philip crowned King of France.

8/21/1271, Philip inherited the counties of Poitou, Toulouse and Auvergne from his uncle Count Alfonso; who had died on the crusade.

7/3/1272, Notification that King Henry of England is sending … to his lord and kinsman Philip, king of France, to received from him the county of Agen, the lands of Saintonge … by the form of peace made between Louis, sometime king of France, and the king [Henry], … after the death of Alfonse, count of Poitiers, and Joan, his wife, both deceased. (S) CPRs.

11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne of England while on crusade when his father Henry III died.

1273, King Charles of Sicily wrote to his nephew King Philip of France suggesting he announce himself a candidate for King of the Romans [King Richard had died.] The Pope rejected his nomination.

7/26/1274, King Edward of England, returning from the crusade, arrived in Paris where he performed homage to French King Philip III for his lands in France. [While in France King Edward captured his rebellious vassal Gaston de Bearn.]

8/21/1274 at Chateau de Vincennes, Philip married Marie.

1274-75, Philip III held a parlement to deal with the capture of rebel viscount Gaston VII of Bearn by King Edward I of England. [This would not be completely resolved until 1278.]

8/1275, Marie crowned Queen in the Sainte Chapelle of Paris by the Archbishop of Rheims. Marie and Philip’s prime minister [his “favorite”] became at odds because of her influence on the king and her independent actions.

2/1276, The prime minister accused Marie in the death of Isabella’s eldest son Louis – he had a fever and skin spots that seem to indicate poison. Because of a letter of unknown content, bearing the seal of the prime minister, which got into the king’s possession. Implicated in the origins of this letter, there was a stigma associated with Queen Marie as the possible poisoner of Louis. Marie’s brother, Duke John of Brabant came to Paris to prove by force of arms her innocence. The combat took place with the Duke winning. (S) Medieval Narratives of Accused Queens, Black, 2003, P71.

1276, Marie, literate and a patron of the arts, became actively involved in the education of the future Queen, Jane of Navarre, who had arrived in court as a toddler in 1275.

1/26/1277, Request to all the king’s [Edward I] friends … to not molest … in bringing to the kingdom 18 great horses … bought … for the Welsh war, in accordance with a grant of Philip, king of France, allowing such horses to be bought. (S) CPRs.

6/1278, Pierre de la Brosse, “the favorite”, hanged at Montfaucon, accused of poisoning the king’s eldest son. [Pierre had been surgeon and valet-de-chambre to Philip’s father.] Pierre’s brother-in-law, the bishop of Bayeux, fled to Rome.

1278, Queen Marie and Robert, count of Artois, commissioned the poem ‘Roman de Ham’, a description of an Arthurian gathering and tournament at Hem-Monacu in which royalty played the “parts”. (S) English and International: Studies in the Lieterature, Pearshall, 2010, P96.

3/21/1279, Power to Edmund, earl of Lancaster and count of Champagne, the king’s [Edward I] brother, … to exact from Philip, king of France, the king’s kinsman, the county of Ponthieu, which by the death of Joan, queen of Castile and countess of Ponthieu, falls by hereditary right to Eleanor, the king’s consort. (S) CPRs.

1279 at Amiens, Philip signed the Treaty of Amiens with King Edward I of England; which restored Agenais to Edward.

1279, Philip, influenced by his new Queen, sided with his uncle, King Charles of Sicily, in proposing Charles’ grandson in marriage with the royal Habsburg family, against his mother’s desire that a female grandchild of Queen Eleanor of England be married into the family. [King Charles’ plan succeeded.]

1281, King Philip met with King Pedro III of Aragon at Toulouse, forming an alliance against Castille.

3/30/1282, The revolt of the Sicilians against Philip’s uncle Charles of Anjou ended with the murder of all the French persons on the island. [Known as the Sicilian Vespers.]

11/1283, King Philip assembled his barons and prelates at Bourges.

1284, Philip inherited the counties of Perche and Alencon from his brother Pierre.

2/1284, King Philip again assembled his barons and prelates at Bourges.

1284, Philip and his sons entered Roussillon at the head of a large army on what is called the Aragonese Crusade. [The kingdom of Aragon was offered by Pope Martin IV to his son Charles.]

6/26/1285, Philip besieged the town of Gerona.

9/7/1285, Gerona fell to Philip. The French forces fell to wide-spread dysentary, and combined with a naval defeat at Las Farmiguas Islands, retreated.

9/30/1285, Philip III’s retreating forces defeated at the battle of the Col de Panissars. After the previous defeat of his naval forces, and sickness spreading in his land forces, Philip arranged with King James II of Majorca for himself and the royal family to retreat to France.

10/5/1285, Philip “the Bold” died of illness in Perpignan; buried at Narbonne. [Philip’s body later moved to Saint Denis Basilica in Paris where he is buried with Isabel. “the Bold” refers to his abilities in combat.]

1294, Edmund, earl of Lancaster, and brother of King Edward I, an envoy to King Philip IV. An agreement was reached when Edmund was supported by Jeanne, queen of France, and Marie, mother of Philip IV, part of which included the marriage of King Edward and Margaret, the sister of Philip IV.

1298, Marie of Brabant, queen dowager of France, involved in the arrangement of the marriage of her grandaughter Isabella to Edward of Caernarvon [future King Edward II.] Blanche of Artois, the maternal grandmother was also a party to the negotiations. (S) Queen Isabella, Weir, 2006, P9.

1/25/1308 in Boulogne, France, Marie present when Prince Edward married her granddaughter Isabella.

Marie retired to Picardy.

1/10/1321, Marie died in the convent of Murel, near Meulan. Her body was buried in the convent of Cordeliers of Paris.

(S) Memoires of the Queens of France, V1, Bush, 1843. (S) The Capetians, Bradbury, 2007.

Family notes:

·         Queen Marie brought Adenez, a celebrated French poet who was born in Brabant and had served in the court of her father, to court in Paris where he became known as Adenes le Roi. Adenes documented Queen Marie’s patronage in his poem Cleomades. (S) New General Biographical Dictionary, V1, 1848, P108.

·         Philip III and Marie of Brabant were both book collectors. (S) The Queen Mary Psalter, Stanton, 2001, P219.

Children of Philip and Isabella:

i. Philip IV (5909698), born 5/1268 in France.

ii. Charles of Valois (5909702), born 3/12/1270 in France.

Children of Philip and Marie:

iii. Marguerite of France (11820333), born 1282 in France.

Saturday, November 26, 2011

G25: 23640640 Mowbray-Beauchamp


23640640. Baron Roger de Mowbray & 23640641. Maud de Beauchamp

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

1219, Roger born in England, s/o 47281280. William de Mowbray & 47281281. Agnes D’Aubeney.

Bef. 3/25/1224, Roger’s father William, of Thirsk, Yorkshire died at Epworth; seisin given to Nigel de Mowbray

~1225, Maud born in England, d/o 9994918. Sir William de Beauchamp & 9994919. Ida Longespee.

1230, Roger hier to his older brother Nigel de Mowbray. Hugh de Patshull was given custody of the lands of Nigel.

1231, For 1000 marks, John de Lacy, earl of Lincoln, gained custody of Roger’s lands, with the wardship and marriage.

1234, The earl of Lincoln has the wardship and marriage of Roger de Mowbray. (S) Journal of the House of Lords, V108, P195.

1235, John, earl of Lincoln, assigned the wardship of lands and marriage of Roger to Thomas de Furnival.

1237, Rogerus de Munbrai with King Alexander II of Scotland at York where he witnessed a treaty with King Henry II.

4/13/1238, Notification … tenants of Roger de Moubray, that J. earl of Lincoln … custody of the land and heir of Willaim de Movray, with the marriage of the heir, has granted to Thomas de Furnival the marriage of the said Roger, who is in his custody, to the firstborn daughter of the said Thomas. (S) CPRs.

1241, Seisin [of 17,622 acres] granted to Roger de Mowbray on his doing homage. (S) Journal of the House of Lords, V108, P195.

5/30/1244, … formerly of Nigel de Mowbray … they are to cause the same chattels to be allowed to Roger de Mowbray, brother and heir of the aforesaid Nigel, in part payment of the aforesaid debts. (S) FRsHIII.

1244, Roger paid 88£ 5s for 88 knight’s fees on collection of aid for the marriage of Margaret, the king’s daughter.

12/1244, Concession and promise to keep the peace sent by Alexander II to King Henry III by the prior of Tynemouth. Witnesses: … Alan Durward, … Patrick, earl of Dunbar, … Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, … Roger de Mowbray, … “our sworn man” Nicholas Soulis, lord of Liddesdale, …

1245, Roger paid aid on 88 knights’ fees for making the king’s son a knight.

12/8/1245, Statement concerning oaths taken by Patrick, earl of Dunbar and Walter Comyn concerning an attack in Ireland against king of England’s land. Wintesses: Patrick, earl of Dunbar, … Jurors: … Roger de Mowbray … Robert de Mowbray … Nicholas Soulis, lord of Liddesdale, … John Comyn, lord of Badenoch, … Richard de Munfichet …

1249, William de Essebye held 21 virgates of Roger de Mowbray, by service. (S) History, topography, … Northamptonshire, Whellan, 1874, P345.

11/18/1250, Roger de Mowbray give the king one mark for having the writ quare vi et armis [returnable] before the Bench. (S) FRsHIII.

7/2/1251, Order to the sheriff of Yorkshire to take into the king’s hand the manors of Longeby, Ledemar’ and Kouton’, formerly of William de Landa and Eustachia, his wife, from which Roger de Mowbray unjustly and without judgment ejected William after Eustachia’s death while he was in the king’s service. (S) FRsHIII.

2/24/1252, Roger de Mumbray granted a market and fair at Hovingham, North Riding, Yorkshire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.

1253, Ebor … Dominus Eadwardus filius domini regis. Robertus de Vertri Ponte. … Willelmus de Ros. Robertus de Nevill. Rogerus de Mubray. … Johannes de Warenna. … Petrus de Brus. Henricus de Percy. … Willelmus de Stotevill. … Adam de Everingham, … Simon de Steyngrif. … (S) Survey of the County of York, 1867, P432.

9/20/1255, Announcement of change in Scottish council by King Alexander III to King Henry III; … Witnessed: … [4 bishops, 4 abbots] … [8 earls] … Alan Durward … Roger de Mowbray … John de Vaux … Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, … Robert of Roos, … Nicholas Soulis, … Margaret, daughter of Henry III, queen of Scots.

Bef. 1257, Roger married Maud: Rogerus, s/o Willielmus de Molbray, married Matildam, filiam Willielmi de Bello-campo. (S) FMG.

1258, Roger summoned to Scotland.

6/1258, Roger de Mowbray was one of 12 barons chosen by the barons as commissioners to settle disputes between the king and his subjects. [12 more were selected by the king.]

1260, Roger summoned with horses and arms to Chester to fight in Wales.

1/6/1261, Confirmation of a lease … by Roger de Mumbray, to Simon de Offeham, king’s chaplain, … manor of Ryherse, co. Kent. (S) CPRs.

6/10/1262, Roger de Moubray in the service of Alexander III of Scotland. Alexander wrote to King Henry asking respite for pleas that had been brought against Roger because he needed him in Scotland.

2/3/1263, Mandate to Roger de Muubray to deliver Joan daughter of the sometime Simon de Bello Campo, who is in his keeping, to Isabel late the wife of the said Simon and Robert de Stotevill, or to the said Isabel and Baldwin Wake, to bring to the queen as they are enjoined. (S) CPRs.

1263, Roger, Baron of Thirsk, Yorkshire, died; buried at Black Friars, Pontefract.

10/18/1263, Grant to Richard, king of the Romans, of the wardship of the lands late of Roger de Mowbray … saving to Dulcia [Maud] late the wife of the said Roger her dower … Witnesses :- W. de Valence, the king’s brother; R. le Bigod, earl of Norfolk and marshal of England; Humphrey de Bohom, earl of Hereford and Essex; Robert de Bruys; Roger de Mortuo Mari; Alan la Zouche; Robert Agulon, and others. (S) CPRs.

11/2/1266, Comfirmation of a grant by Richard, king of the Romans, to Maud, late the wife of Rogert de Mumbray of the marriage of Roger son and heir of the said Roger, … also of a grant … of the wardship of the lands of the said Roger. (S) CPRs.

1266-7, Maud coheir [with her sisters Ela and Beatrix] to her niece Joan, d/o Simon de Beauchamp; inheriting Bedeford castle. (S) The Monthly Review, 1807, P44.

10/27/1267, Restitution to Maud de Mubray late the wife of Roger de Mubray, eldest daughter of one of the heirs of [Joan de Bello Campo] who held in chief, of the castle of Bedeford, with mandate to William de Clifford, escheator … (S) CPRs.

1267, Grant to Matilda de Mowbray, wife of Roger de Mowbray, deceased. (S) Journal of the House of Lords, V108, P195.

Bef. 7/15/1270, Maud married Roger le Strange, s/o John le Strange.

11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.

Bef. 4/4/1273, Maud died; buried with Roger.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P598. . (S) Transaction of the Leicester Arch., V1, 1866, P264.

Children of Roger and Maud:

i. Elizabeth de Mowbray (23640759), born ~1245 in Yorkshire, England.

ii. Roger de Mowbray (11820320), born 1257 in Yorkshire, England.

G25: 23640592 Scales-Rocester


23640592. Robert de Scales & 23640593. Alice de Rocester

~1230, Robert born in England, s/o 47281184. Robert de Scales & 47281185. Margery de Beaufo.

1249, Robert’s father died.

1249, Robert de Scales v. William de Wychenton of advowson of Wrydlington. (S) Feet of Fines, Suffolk.

1/24/1250, The king has taken the homage of Robert de Scales, son and heir of Robert de Scales, for all lands and tenements which the same Robert held from the king in chief, and he has rendered the aforesaid lands and tenements to him. Order to Henry of Wingham and his co-escheator in Norfolk that, having accepted security from the aforesaid Robert for 21£ 5s. to the king’s use for his relief, they are to cause the same Robert to have full seisin of all lands and tenements that the aforesaid Robert held from the king in chief in the aforesaid county, of which he was seised as of fee on the day he died. (S) FRsHIII.

3/6/1255, Exemption for life of Robert de Scales from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions and from being made sheriff, escheator, coroner or other bailiff of the king. (S) CPRs.

5/1255, IPM of Peter de Rossa [Roffa], parson of Rewenhale: … the same day he granted by charter to Robert de Scales (his nephew) the manor of Rewenhale, and to Alice wife of the said Robert the manor of Newesel (co. Hertford); and on the Sunday following took their homage … and that if he should recover the said Robert would give him the manor of Hoo in co. Norfolk for life, and the said Alice would give him the manor of Hecelingfeld in co. Cambridge for life … Robert in seisin … until Friday in Whitsum week when the escheators ejected her [Alice]. (S) CIsPM.

6/20/1255, Commission to … because Robert de Scales lately sued before the king for restitution to him of seisin of the manor of Ruhale, which he claimed of the gift of Peter de Roffa [his uncle] by charter … which he produced before the king, … king had taken … upon the death of Peter … same for Alice de Scales touching the manor of Neuseles, co. Hertford, by charter of the gift of the said P. … Mandate … to let Robert and Alice know the days they fix for taking inquisitions. (S) CPRs.

11/24/1255, The king has granted to Robert de Scales a certain inquisition to be made by Roger de Thork’ concerning the manors of Finhale and Neuseles and for that inquisition he will give the king two marks of gold if by that inquisition the aforesaid manors are adjudged to the same Robert and Alice de Scales. (S) FRsHIII.

Alice died.

1256, Constatine de Clenchwarton and Muriel his wife and Basilia her sister, Henry fil’ Alan and Hugh fil’ John v. Thomas de Ingelstorp and Robert de Scales, of advowson of Clenchwarton. (S) Feet of Fines, Norfolk.

Bef. 1257, Robert granted Rainham St. Martin to the priory of Blackburgh [previously granted to his father in 1227.] (S) Topographical History of Norfolk, Blomefield, V7.

Robert married 2nd Clemence ?.

11/3/1259, The king has granted to Robert de Scales that he may render £10 at the Exchequer of Michaelmas in the forty-fourth year of the £80 which he owed to Salomon, Jew of London, whose debts and chattels the king has taken into his hand. (S) FRsHIII.

Bef. 5/18/1267, Robert died. (S) CPRs.

10/3/1267, Grant to Clemence late the wife of Robert de Scales … for a fine of 400 marks … of the wardship of the lands and heirs of the said Robert … with the marriage of the heirs. Licence also for her to marry whomsoever she will of the king’s allegiance. (S) CPRs.

12/28/1267, Acknowledgement that Clemencia late the wife of Robert de Scales paid to Queen Eleanor at Winchester … 100 marks, in part payment of 400 … (S) CPRs.

4/26/1268, Acknowledgement of payment … Clemencia late the wife of Robert de Scales … 100 marks, in part payment of 400 … (S) CPRs.

(S) Peerages of England, Ireland, … Burke, 1831, P469.


Children of Robert & Alice:

i. Robert de Scales (11820296), born ~1250 in England.

ii. William de Scales, born ? in England.

William became a canon at Blackburgh, co. Norfolk.

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