~1205, Giles de Wathisham born in England, s/o 47269184. Osbert de Wachesham & 47269185. Isabella de Valoins.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
[––Giles & Margery––]
By 1226, Giles married Margery.
1227, Giles’ father died.
1227, Blomevile manor was conveyed by Giles de Wachesham to Alan de Creping, who was to hold it at half a fee of the said Giles and his heirs.
4/1230, Giles de Wattisham going overseas in service of the king with Richard de Argentein.
4/30/1230, From Portsmouth, King Henry invaded Brittany in hopes of recovering Normandy. They established their camp at Nantes, and captured a small castle. [Returning in October.]
1232 Giles de Wachesham and Margery his wife conveyed a carucate of land in Colne to Ralf de Berford and Isabel his wife as dower of Isabel.
Giles married 2nd Elizabeth ?.
1234, Giles witnessed a grant of Theobald son of Will. De Leyston.
1235, Giles’ mother died.
1235 Giles de Wachesham did homage for the lands of his mother Isabel. The manor of Colne was held in fee of the Argenteins by the Wacheshams of Wattisham and Stanstead in Suffolk, by a rent of 4s a year.
3/17/1235, The king has taken the homage of Giles of Waxham, son and heir of Isabella of Waxham , for 1 knight’s fee and the 4th part of a knight’s fee with appurtenances that Isabella, his mother, held from the king in chief in Suffolk and that fall to Giles by hereditary right. Order to the sheriff of Suffolk that, having accepted security from Giles for rendering £6 5s to the king for his relief of the aforesaid fees with appurtenances, of which Isabella was seised on the day she died, he is to cause him to have full seisin, as aforesaid. (S) FRsHIII.
5/7/1243, Giles de Wachesham held 2 fees of Hugh d’Albini, recently deceased. (S) Hist. & Antiq’s of Castle Rising, Taylor, 1850, P28.
1247, Son Giles given Marlingford by Giles.
4/5/1248, Giles of Wattisham has made fine with the king by 20m. for a charter to have a warren in 4 of his manors. (S) FRsHIII.
6/4/1252, Suffolk. Giles of Wattisham gives the king one mark for having a pone [to remove a plea] to [the justices of the Bench at] Westminster. (S) FRsHIII.
1268, Giles died; Elizabeth surviving; son Giles age 40.
1268, Giles de Wechesham alias de Wachesham, de Wachisham (Wattisham): [Norfolk]: Marlingford manor; [Suffolk]: Wortham manor, Wattisham manor, Stanstead manor, Wortham manor (assignment of dower). (S) UKNA, IPM.
(S) Colne, A Hist. of the Co. of Huntingdon: V2, 1932. (S) The Manors of Suffolk, Copinger, 1905, P206. (S) Topo. Hist. of the Co. of Norfolk, V2, 1805.
Child of Giles and Margery:
i. Giles de Wachesham (11817296), born 1227 in England.
Child of Giles and Elizabeth:
i. John de Wachesham, born ~1235 in England.