Friday, November 4, 2011

G25: 23634304

23634304. William de Dacre

~1210, William born in England, s/o §William de Dacre.

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

       4/1236, William appointed sheriff of Cumberland.

1236-37, William de Dacre and John de Mora [undersheriff] keepers of the the manors of the Grey Friars of Carlisle.

1237-38, William, sheriff of Cumberland, charged 4£ for the farm of the Sheriff’s net, which he has by custom in the water.

5/29/1238, Notification to John fitz Philip, Richard de Levinton and William de Dacre that the king is sending them Robert de Creppinges to take part in the extent to be made of the lands [in Northumberland and Cumnberland] to be assigned to A. king of the Scots. (S) CPRs.

11/21/1240, Commission to Henry de Neketon and William de Dacre, sheriff of Cumberland, … counties of Cumberland and Northumberland … (S) CPRs.

1247-8, William Governor of the castles of Scarborough and Pickering.

5/18/1248, William appointed sheriff of Yorkshire. (S) Lists and Indexes, I8, 1897, P161.

1250-51, William de Dacre pays 20 marks for the privilege of being removed from the office of sheriff. [Succeeded by John de Balliol.]

2/28/1251, Exemption for life, at the instance of Robert de Dacre, king’s clerk, of William de Dacre, his brother, from assizes, juries or recognitions. (S) CPRs.

3/1/1255, William de Dacre, Richard de Neuton } Cumberland. [Sale of a part of woods for the relief of the king’s debts.] (S) CPRs.

1258, William, Sheriff of Cumberland.

1268, William, Governor of Carlisle.

8/18/1268, William, Sheriff of Cumberland, attended a meeting of knights at the castle of Maidens in the king’s forest of Engilwode, before Roger de Lancastre, in regard to certain rights of King Henry III. (S) County Records of the Surnames of Francus, French, 2009, P80.

10/24/1268, Commitment during pleasure to Randolf de Dacre of the county of Cumberland … mandate to William de Dacre to deliver the county to him. (S) CPRs.

(S) A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerages of England, Burke, 1831, P153. (S) Extra Series, V12, Cumberland and Westmorland, 1905.

Family notes:

·         William de Dacre, of the North, given command of Scarborough castle by King Henry III. (S) Poetical Sketches of Scarborough, 1813, P57.

·         6/20/1201, William de Dacre witnessed a charter of King John to Anthony Bek, bishop of Durham. (S) CPRs.

Child of William and ?:

i. Ranulph de Dacre (11817152), born ~1240 in England.