Thursday, November 3, 2011

G25: 23634242

23634242. John de Monmouth & 23634243. Cecilie Waleran.

~1180, John born in England, heir & s/o §Baderon de Monmouth. (S) The Reign of King John, Painter, 1949, P239.

~1180, Cecilia born in England, d/o 486728262. Walter Waleran & 486728263. Maud Longespee.

John’s father died.

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

1189-90, John’s older brother Gilbert died.

1191, John a minor in the custody of William de Briouse, John’s maternal uncle, for a fine of 1000 marks.

5/27/1199, John crowned king of England. William de Broase paid scutage for John, still a minor.

John married Cecilie.

1201, Cecilie’s father died holding 25 knights’ fees. John paid 120 marks and 2 Norway hawks to have her share of her father’s lands.

1202, John de Monmouth gave an obligation to King John.

1205, John de Monmouth paid 30 marks scutage for 15 knights’ fees.

1208, John had to given 2 infant sons as hostages to King John.

1212, John paid 1000 marks, six destriers [war horses], and 10 hunting horses, in amercements for having the king’s benevolence. [King John was planning an expedition to the continent.] John’s scutage was quit by royal writ.

1214, John summond to the king at Cirencester.

2/10/1215, John appointed one of the custodians of William de Lacy.

1215, John de Monmouth and William de Percy were the only barons supporting King John.

6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.

6/1216, John made custos of the forest of Dean, and constable of St. Brivals castle.

10/18/1216 at at Newark, John with King John when he died.

10/1216, John de Monmouth an executor of King John’s will.

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

1217, The 1st occurrence of “barones de Marchia” was a writ to the men of Rye naming Walter de Lacy, Hugh de Mortimer, Walter and Roger de Clifford, and John de Monmouth.

12/26/1219, William Crassus, … by £100 for having the daughter and heiress of Thomas of London as his wife and the following are his pledges for the fine: Earl W. Marshal for 50 m. John of Monmouth for 10 m. … (S) FRsHIII.

1220, Richard de Fay seized of Mayneston, Herefordshire, held of John de Monmouth. (S) Irish Pedigrees, O’Hart, 1881, P456.

1221, John de Monmouth ordered to allow … John de Lacy … foresters of fee in the forest of Dean, … to have their “forgias itinerantes ad mortuum et siccum.” (S) Iron Making in the Olden Times, Nicholls, 2010, P14.

9/2/1221, Pledges of William fitz Warin and Agnes, his wife, for 100 m.: John of Monmouth . William de Cantilupe . Roger of Clifford.  (S) FRsHIII.

Bef. 11/1222, Cecilie died. John held in right of Cecily “ratione Cecilie quondam uxoris sue filie Walteri Walerand.”

John married 2nd Agnes, d/o Walter de Musgros. [3 sons: John, Walter, Richard.]

1/1224, John had to turn down custody of St. Brivals castle because of illness.

6/1224, John attended King Henry when he began a siege of the castle of Bedford, lasting 3 months. The rebellion was led by Fawkes de Breaute. (S) The Minority of Henry III, Carpenter, 1990, P371.

1225, King Henry reissued the Magna Carta, which became the official text. Barones de Marchia named as Reginald de Braose, John de Monmouth, John fitz Alan, and Hugh de Mortimer.

1226, John founded the Cistercian abbey of Grace Dieu in Wales.

8/1226, Llywelyn, prince of Wales, with his wife Joan and son David, met with King Henry at Shrewsbury. John was attendant to the king.

8/18/1227, John, baliff of the New Forest, ordered to allow three huntsmen of Hubert de Burgh to hunt deer; but they were to be allowed to carry only one bow each. (S) A General History of Hampshire, Woodward, 1861, P217.

1228-29, John de Monemue, knight, sheriff of Wiltshire.

1229, John a mediator in dispute between the town and abbey of Dunstable.

3/1231, John de Monmouth appointed sheriff of Herefordshire. [Held until 7/7/1232.]

12/1231, John a member of the truce negotiations with Llywely, prince of Wales.

1233, Ralph de Tony and John de Monmouth were appointed generals of the Poitevin mercenaries in the Welch marches. They defeated the forces of Richard Marshall at the castle of Monmouth. (S) Topographical and Historical Account of Wainfleet, Oldfield, 1829, P210.

12/26/1233, Richard, Earl of Pembroke, defeated John of Monmouth, supporting the king, in a battle near Grosmount. (S) A History of Wales from the Earliest Times, V2, Lloyd, 1912, P679.

3/1234, John ordered to lay siege to the castles held by Peter des Rivaulx if he would not give them up.

1/14/1236, John carried the canopy at the marriage of King Henry and Queen Eleanor.

4/1238, John summoned to parliament at Oxford to discuss a new revolt in Wales.

1240, John appointed as an arbitrator between Davydd of Wales and the king.

1/2/1242, John witnessed the charter of liberties granted to the citizens of Cork, Ireland.

1242, John to raise 500 footsoldiers for a possible war with France.

6/1244, With the earl of Clare, John repelled the invasion of Davydd in Wales.

By 10/28/1247, John died; his eldest son John succeeding.

(S) Transactions – Bristol and Gloucester, V12, 1888, P258. (S) Lords of the Central Marches, Holden, 2008. (S) Collectanea Archaeologica, 1862, P287. (S) DNB, V38, 1894, P178.

Family notes:

·         1165, Baderon de Monmouth held sub-enfeoffments of 10 fees.

Children of John and Cecilie:

i. Joan de Monmouth (11817121), born ~1200 in England.

ii. William de Monmouth, born ? in England.

1211, William was delivered to King John as a hostage.

1213, William returned to his parents due to ill health [and died soon afterwards.]