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Thursday, November 17, 2011
G25: 23639776 FitzAlan-Mortimer
23639776. Baron John Fitz Alan &
23639777. Isabel de Mortimer
9/14/1245, John born in England, s/o 47279552. John Fitzalan & 47279553. Maud de Verdun.
~1250, Isabel born
in England, d/o 4997432. Roger
de Mortimer & 4997433. Matilda de Braose.
Bef. 5/14/1260, John married to Isabel. Her maritagium included
40 librates of land in Doddington, Shropshire.
12/10/1267, John succeeded his father by doing homage for his
lands; which included the barony of Shropshire and a fourth of the barony of
12/6/1268, … the manor and castle of Ledebyry North … ought
therefore to be in the king’s hands, are still in the hands of John son of John
son of Alan by the occupation made thereof in the time of the disturbance
lately in the realm … (S) CPRs.
12/27/1268, John son of John fitz Alan confirmed a grant to
Haghmon Abbey of his father.
4/2/1269, John son of Alan de Arundel mandated to release N.
Liddebiry Manor, of Bishopric of Hereford, which he had captured during the
revolt, on pain the king to “lay upon him as by his council it shall seem fit,
and take measures that for his contempt he shall feel not lightly aggrieved.”
4/12/1269, John refused to pay a debt to the King stating that
in the parts of the March where he resided he was obliged to do nothing at the
5/6/1269, John returned to Arundel castle.
5/15/1270, Confirmation of a lease made by John son of Alan de
Arundel to the abbess and nuns of Fontevrault of his manor of Cheping Norton
for 10 years. (S) CPRs.
11/3/1270, Grant to Hagin son of Master Mosseus, Jew of London,
… that for 4 years the king will make no extent … of the debts wherein … the
following … debtors are bound to them, to wit … Robert de Ferrariis, earl of
Derby, … John son of Alan de Arundel, … (S) CPRs.
1/1/1271, John, at the instance of his father-in-law Roger de
Mortimer, granted a pardon on 100 mark fine of all his debts to Hagin fil.
Master Mosseus, a Jew of London.
3/18/1272, John died at 25; buried in Haughmond abbey,
Shropshire; Richard his son age 5. (S) CIsPM. [Found in 1811, John’s slab was
inscribed: “WOUS KI PASSEZ PAR ICI PRIES PUR L’ALME JOHAN’ FIS ALEINE KI GIT
5/18/1272, Grant to Isabel late the wife of John son of Alan,
who has not yet been dowered out of her husband’s lands … of a third part of
the wards, escheats and reliefs of knights and free tenants of the fee of the
said John … until she be dowered … (S) CPRs.
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
10/18/1273, To Robert Aguilon, keeper of the honour of Arundel.
Order … and to distrain Matilda, late the wife of John son of Alan, and
Isabella, late the wife of John son of John son of Alan, to render to the
keeper the bucks and does in the portion that they hold in dower in the forest …
11/15/1276, Appointment of Isabella de Mortuo Mari, late the
wife of John son of Alan, … to the custody during pleasure of the lands in
Westden and Charleton … (S) CPRs.
4/28/1279, Grant to the abbot of Vale Royal, … 200£ yearly
which Isabella, late the wife of John son of Alan, is bound to render of the
farm of the town of Oswestry … (S) CPRs.
5/27/1280, Appointment of Isabel, late the wife of John son of
Alan, to the custody of the castle and honor of Arundel during her son’s
minority. (S) CPRs.
10/8/1282, For the duration of Richard’s minority, the castle
and manor of Oswaldestre as well as the castle and honor of Arundel was
assigned to Edmund, Isabel’s brother.
10/7/1282, King Edward I authorized payments to Isabel for her
custody of the castles.
10/7/1283, Appointment … during the minority of the heir … late
of John son of Alan, … charged with 100s yearly to Matilda de Verdun and 18£ to
Isabella de Mortuo Mari, which they hold in dower. (S) CPRs.
11/10/1283, To Master Henry de Bray, escheator this side Trent.
Whereas in the assignment of dower made by the late king to Isabella de Mortuo
Mari, late the wife of John son of Alan, tenant in chief of the said king, the
dower falling to her from the towns of … (S) CCRs.
4/15/1284, Assignment of dower of Isabella de Mortuo Mari of
the lands within the manor that belonged to John son of Alan. (S) CCRs.
1284, Isabel married 2nd Ralph D’Arderne.
6/2/1285, Pardon … to Isabella de Mortuo Mari of 100£ due from
her for the farm of the castle of Whitchurch, in consideration of her expenses
in keeping the castle at the time of the last expedition into Wales … Mandate
to Isabella to deliver the castle and honor of Arundel … to R. bishop of Bath
and Wells, … to the use of Richard son of Alan, heir of the said castle and
honor. (S) CPRs.
9/2/1285 at Poling, Isabel married 3rd Robert de
Hasting. [Edward I initially fined Isabel for marrying without licence, but it
was later discovered that her father had repurchased her marriage from Henry
6/6/1287, Order to restore to Robert de Hasteng' and Isabella,
his wife, late the wife of John son of Alan, … believing that Isabella's
marriage pertained to him, because she had married the said Robert, … if she
married without the consent of the said king or of Roger de Mortuo Mari, her
father, … executors of Roger's will the king learns that Robert and Isabella
made fine with the executors for the marriage and forfeiture aforesaid.
earl of Cornwall. (S) CCRs.
By 4/1/1292, Isabel died; buried with John at Haughmond.
Widower Robert de Hastings granted permission to pay off Isabella’s debts at
20£ a year.
(S) Antiquities of Shropshire, Eyton, 1858, P257.
Children of John and Isabel:
i. Richard FitzAlan (11819888), born 2/3/1266 in England.
ii. Maud FitzAlan (60844707), born ~1268 in England.