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Saturday, November 19, 2011

Baron Enguerrand de Fiennes & Lady Isabelle de Conde

23639794. Baron Enguerrand de Fiennes & 23639795. Lady Isabelle de Conde

1192, Engeram, alias Ingram, born in Guisnes, France, s/o 47279588. William de Fiennes & 47279589. Agnes de Dammartin.

1204, Many English lands were lost to King Philip Augustus in Normandy. [King John compensated many barons with lands in England, including Enguerrand’s father.]

1212, Agnes and 2 of her sons [one being Enguerrand] were given as pledges of fidelity by Reginald Dammartin [Anges’ brother], earl of Boulogne, when rendering homage and fealty to King John of England.

10/18/1216, King John of England died; succeeded by Henry III, age 9.

~1225, Isabelle, alias Mahaut or Isobel, born in Hainault, d/o §§Nichols I de Conde, Seigneur de Conde in Hainault & Isobel ?.

1240, Enguerrand’s father died.

7/1240, The king, upon the death of William de Fiennes, has taken homage from Enguerrand, son and heir of the same William, for the lands that he held of the king in chief. (S) FRsHIII.

9/1/1242, The king has granted to Enguerrand de Fiennes that he may have respite from the 15 m. which he owes him for several scutages. (S) FRsHIII.

3/3/1243, Ingelram [Enguerrand] received the king’s discharge for £10, which he owed for his relief, and had respite for a further debt of 15 marks. (S) FRsHIII.

4/10/1244, Order to the sheriff of Somerset to hand the manor of Martock with appurtenances, formerly of Enguerrand de Fiennes, which he took into the king’s hand by reason of an inquisition into the lands of the Normans and of aliens, … He is to permit Agnes, mother of the same Enguerrand to have free administration of all chattels and property, namely both of corn and rents of the same manor. (S) FRsHIII. [Same to sheriff of Essex.]

5/4/1245, Buckinghamshire. John Deacon gives 40s. for having an assize of novel disseisin at Brill against Enguerrand de Fiennes and Roger de Wimberville, concerning a tenement in Wendover. (S) FRsHIII.

1245, Enguerrand, II du nom, seigneur de Fiennes, de Tingry, de Rumingen, d’Echin, de Colemberg, … married Isabeau de Conde, soeur [sister] de Jacques, and daughter of Nicolas de Conde. (S) Nobiliaire des Pays-Bas, V1, Vegiano, 1865, P225.

3/2/1247, Pledges for Richard of Dover [on a fine of 2000m.] … earl of Gloucester for £1000; … Gilbert of Seagrave for 100m.; … Enguerrand de Fiennes for 50m.; … and John de Balliol for 50m.  (S) FRsHIII.

3/12/1247, Engeram de Fienes granted a market at Martock, Somerset. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs.

1/3/1248, The king has pardoned to Enguerrand de Fiennes the 16m. at which the manor of Wendover and his men of the aforesaid manor were amerced. (S) FRsHIII.

1248, Sir Ingleram de Fienes created a Knight of the Bath. (S) Peerage of England.

6/12/1248, Ingelram accompanied King Louis, leaving from Paris on the 7th crusade.

8/25/1248, Louis and his forces set sail from Aigures-Mortes near Marsailles.

9/1248, The fleet of Louis, carrying 2500 knights, 10,000 men at arms, and 5000 cross-bow men, arrived at Cyprus.

5/13/1249, An estimated 1800 ships carrying the forces left Cyprus for Damietta in Egypt. A storm caused half the ships off course [these landed in Acre].

6/23/1249, King Louis, with a force of 15,000 captured Damietta.

11/20/1249, Louis and his forces traveled along the right bank of the Nile towards Mansourah.

4/6/1250, Louis defeated and captured at the battle of Fariskur by Egyptian forces. A ransom was agreed upon.

1250, Most of the barons returned while King Louis stayed to see that the ransom was paid.

1251, Ingram granted Wendover, England, to Peter of Savoy for 3 years.

1253, Ingelram commanded to send Baldwin his brother with horses and arms to Gascony to serve the king.

8/6/1253, King Henry left for Gascony from Portsmouth with 300 ships. [Various camps, returning 1/1255.]

1257, The King [Henry III] pardoned Ingram de Fenles certain debts due from William de Fenles his father, and also his own relief which he owed the king. (S) Execpta le Rotulis Finium in Turri Londinensi Asservatis, 1836, V2, P-V.

1258, Ingelram de Fiennes licenced to enclose a park in Gayton, Northamptonshire. (S) History … Northamptonshire, Whellan, 1874, P540.

11/6/1258, A royal charter was granted to Ingram de Fiennes. (S) Royal Charter Witness Lists, V292, 2001, P122.

6/1263, Ingelram apprehended young Henry of Almain [s/o 23640580. King Richard of Cornwall, who had joined the rebellion] at Boulogne, while Henri was pursuing John Mansel, a wealthy churchman, and had him imprisoned at Boulogne. (S) The Baron’s War, Blaauw, 1844, P89.

1263, Ingelram given custody of the lands of William de Beauchamp of Bedford during the minority of the heir.

8/4/1265, Ingelram distinguished himself at the battle of Evesham fighting for the King.

8/4/1265, Lord Edward (I) defeated Montfort’s army at the battle of Evesham, Worcester, ending the Baron’s Revolt and freeing his father, who was wounded. Montfort and 2 of his sons were killed.

1267, Enguerrand de Fiennes, seigneur of Fiennes [Pas de Calais], Baron of Tingry and Ruminghen, France; and Wendover, Chokes, … England.

10/10/1268, Protection for 1 year for Enguerrand de Fiennes, executor of the will of Michael de Fiennes. (S) Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research, Vs50-51, 1977, P232.

1269, Ingelram, constable of Dover castle, joined Lord Edward (I) as a crusader; guardianship of his lands given to the Queen until his return.

5/1/1270, Ratification par Enguerrand de Fiennes de la vente faite par son frere Baudouin aux lepreux du Val. (S) Le Cartulaire del la Ville Montreuil-sur-Mer, 1904, P354.

8/19/1270 from Dover, The crusaders left for Tunis.

1270, Enguerrand died [likely of the disease that had already decimated the French forces]. (S) Hist. of the Co. of Cambridge, V5, 1973.


1284, Isabel held Wendover of her son William.

1296, Isabel died [assumed in England.]

(S) Plantagenet Ancestry, P155.

Family notes:

·         Ingeramus de Fiennes had raised a market to the detriment of the borough of Ilchester, Somerset. [Market held by his son William in 1280.]

Children of Ingram and Isobel: [2 sons, 4 daughters]

i. William de Fiennes (4997434), born ~1245 in England.

ii. Giles de Fiennes (60845568), born ~1248 in England.

iii. Maud de Fiennes (11819897), born ~1255 in England.