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Sunday, November 20, 2011

Baron Roger de Huntingfield & Lady Joyce D’Engaine

23640074. Baron Roger de Huntingfield & 23640075. Lady Joyce D’Engaine

~1263, Joyce born in England, d/o 4997490. Sir John D’Engaine & 4997491. Joan de Greinville.

~1264, Roger born in England, heir & s/o 47280148. William de Huntingfield & 47280149. Emme de Grey.

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

By 1279, Roger’s father by covenant arranged for Roger to marry Joyce.

By 1279, Wilstone manor to be settled by John de Engayne upon his eldest daughter Joyce on her marriage with Roger, eldest son of William de Huntingfield. (S) Hist. of Hertford, V2, 1908, Tring with Long Marston.

[––Roger & Joyce––]

8/28/1279, Roger married to Joyce.

1286, Roger a mainpernor of Breouse. (S) UKNA.

Bef. 11/2/1290, Roger’s father died.

1/8/1291, Grant to Edmund, the king’s brother, who holds by grant of Henry III … the county of Lancaster, with the honor … that Roger de Huntingfeld son of William de Huntingfeld, deceased, and his heirs, shall do homage to the said Edmund and his heirs; the said William, who held of the honor of Lancaster by knight service, having refused to do homage to the said Edmund on the ground that he had done homage to Henry III. (S) CPRs.

4/12/1291, Licence to Roger de Huntingfeld to give the advowson of the church of Bokesworth to the master and scholars of the House of St. Michael, Cambridge. (S) Document Relating to the University and Colleges of Cambridge, V1, 1852, P7.

1292, Roger knighted. (S) The English Aristocracy at War, Simpkin, 2008, P12.

10/14/1292, Order to cause Roger de Huntingfeld to be acquitted of £20 … forfeited … by reason of his absence in an inquisition at Bergeveny … because it is testified … that Roger was suffering from such serious illness … that he could not by any means to thither … (S) CCRs.

10/20/1292, Roger de Huntingfeld of Lincolnshire sold 16 sacks of wool from Vaudey abbey for delivery the next year to Frisoto and Balterio de Monte Claro (Lucca) Riccardi. (S) The English Wool Market, Bell, 2007, P177.

5/1/1293, Roger de Huntingfeld acknowledges that the owes John de Grey 120 marks. (S) CCRs.

1293-94, Roger de Huntingfield to John de Langton, chancellor: request for the appointment of a commissioner to receive the appointment of attorneys by himself and his wife. (S) UKNA.

6/8/1294, Roger summoned by the King; leaving for an expedition to Gascony.

10/9/1294, English forces left Portsmouth for France, arriving and going up the Gironde estuary seizing the towns of Castillon, then Macau, then Bourg and Balye.

~1295, Roger de Huntingfeld settles, gives and concedes to God and the Church of the Holy Cross of Bungaie … town of Medefeld … for the health of the souls of my father and mother and of my ancestors and successors. (S) Longman’s Magazine, V32, 1898, P420.

3/30/1296, Roger called to service in Scotland. King Edward invading Scotland with a force of 25,000, captured Berwick-upon-Tweed, an important Scottish port of northeast England, sacked the town and massacred thousands of its inhabitants.

5/1297, Roger called to service in Scotland. Battle of Lanark, Scotland. William Wallace led an uprising against the English and killed the Sheriff of Lanark.

1297, Roger de Huntingfeld held one knight’s fee in Mendham. (S) Record Society, Lancashire, V48, P111. [Held by his grandfather of the same name in 1235-6.]

11/28/1297, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to deliver to Roger de Huntingfeld, grandson and heir of Joan de Huntingfeld (94560297), tenant in chief, the lands late of his said grandmother, he having done fealty. (S) CFRs.

1298, Roger called to service in Scotland.

7/22/1298, King Edward defeated Sir William Wallace (Braveheart) at the battle of Falkirk, Scotland. The Scots defensive position was strong, but based on spearmen with support of some cavalry and archers. Edward’s armored knights were repulsed by the amassed spear points. King Edward brought up his Welsh longbowmen. They cut gaps into the Scottish ranks through which the mounted English knights could charge. The Scots were routed, but Wallace escaped.

8/27/1300, Roger was having a banquet at his manor when work came that his daughter Joan had given birth to a son. (S) Proof of age of Ralph Basset, 12/14/1321.

1300, Roger called to service in Scotland. [Siege of Caerlaverock castle began the previous July.]

2/12/1301, Rogerus de Huntingfelde dominus de Bardenham a signer of the Baron’s letter to the Pope.

6/7/1302, 1. Roger, son of Sir William de Huntyngefeld, kt and wife Joyce. 2. Thomas de Alderheg' of Huntyngefeld [Huntingfield]. (1) acknowledge themselves bound to (2) for payment of £40 of sterlings. (S) UKNA.

10/28/1302, To the sheriff of Lincoln. Order to summon Roger de Huntingfeld to be before the king to show why Geoffrey de Genevill ought not to have the manor of Francton, in accordance with the Dictum of Kenilworth by the agreement of William son of William de Huntingfeld for the ransom of the dower of Joan, late the wife of William [the father] … in the king’s hands by reason of the enmity and rebellion of William in the disturbance in England. (S) CCRs.

1302, Roger died, survived by Joyce.

12/5/1302, Order to the same to take into the king's hand the lands late of Roger de Huntingfeld, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.


3/4/1303, Order to the same to deliver to William, son and heir of Roger de Huntingfeld, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage; saving to Joyce, late the wife of Roger, her dower. (S) CFRs.

3/6/1303, Order not to intermeddle further with the manor of Huntingfeld … Roger and Joyce, his wife, jointly held the manor … of the gift and feoffment of Simon de Ellesworth by a fine … that Joyce continued her seisin of the manor … held of the honour of Eye … (S) CCRs.

1312, Joyce died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P449. (S) Monasticon Anglicanum, V5, 1825, P56.

Family notes:

·         Early contemporary is Sir Roger de Huntingfield, in 1271 lord of Huntingfield, Norfolk; and of Mendham, Suffolk. (S)

Children of Roger and Joyce: [2 sons, 1 daughter.]

i. William de Huntingfield, born 1279 in England.

William married Joan de Hastings, d/o John de Hastings & Isabel de Valence.

1307, Joan died. [1 son – Roger.]

William married Sibyl de Fourneaux.

Bef. 9/24/1313, William died.

ii. Roger de Huntingfield, born ~1281 in England.

Roger married Eleanor ?.

12/29/1328, Roger died.

iii. Joan de Huntingfield (11820037), born ~1283 in England.