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Sunday, November 20, 2011

Sir Ralph de Crumbewell & Joan de la Mare & Sir Henry de Grey

23640104. Sir Ralph de Crumbewell & 23640105. Joan de la Mare & 5910468. Sir Henry de Grey

~1270, Ralph born in England, s/o 4997442. Ralph de Cromwell & 243382629. Margaret de Somery.

~1270, Joan born in England, d/o 47280210. Sir Geoffrey de la Mare & 47280211. Ida ?.

11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.

1281, Henry born in England, s/o 5910048. Lord John de Grey & 5910049. Maud de Verdun.

[––Ralph & Joan––]

1289, Ralph’s father died.

By 1291, Ralph married Joan.

1293, Ralph’s mother died.

11/1/1296, Letter for Ralph de Crumpwell, going to Scotland on the king’s service, … (S) CPRs.

1299, Ralph died.

3/2/1299, Writ for IPM of Ralph de Crumwell. Nottingham: Lameleye. A capital messuage, with the advowson of the church … Crumwell. A capital messuage with the advowson of the church, … Loudham. 2 bovates of land … Burton. A culture of land … Ralph his son, aged 7, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.


7/2/1300, Henry de Grey, and 4 in his retinue, given protection for service in Scotland with the king. (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Scotland, V5, P407.

7/9/1300, Siege of Caerlaverock castle in Scotland began.

 [––Henry & Joan––]

By 1301, Joan married 2nd Henry de Grey.

6/6/1301, Licence for Henry de Grey, who has married Joan, late the wife of Ralph de Crumwell (to whom before his death the king granted licence to make a trench 40 feet wide around his wood of Lameleye, within the metes of Shyrewode forest, and to sell the wood growin within the trench), to complete the trench as sell what remains of the wood within the trench. (S) CPRs.

6/28/1301, Henry de Grey given protection for service in Scotland with Henry de Lacy, Earl of Lincoln. (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Scotland, V5, P411.

9/8/1301, Scots using Comyn of Badenoch’s estate as a base, attacked Lochmaben, and then menaced the main English force at Bothwell [commanded by Lord Edward]. The Scots had 240 men-at-arms and 7000 foot soldiers. (S) A History of Dumfries and Galloway, Maxwell, 2009, P82.

9/1302, Henry de Grey and Joan is wife by attorney against Edmund son and heir of Robert de Somerville, … land in Corbrigge … which Isabella formerly wife of Robert de Somerville claimed in dower. (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V7, 1886, P97.

5/26/1303, Henry de Grey given protection with 6 in his retinue for service in Scotland with the king. (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Scotland, V5, P426.

4/8/1306, Henry de Grey given protection with 2 in his retinue for service in Scotland with Amyer de Valencia. (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Scotland, V5, 434. [7/1/1306, Protection extended “staying with Amyer de Valencia”.]

6/19/1306, Battle of Methvin. Aymer de Valence had made camp at Perth. Valence was invited to leave the walls of Perth and join King Robert the Bruce in battle, but he declined. King Robert camped a few miles away at Methven. Before dawn Aymer led a surprise attack on the Scots. Though victorius, King Robert escaped.

1317-18, Henry gave his son and heir Reginald the manors of Eton and Waterhall, Buckingham by charter forever, demised back to Henry for life. (S) CIsPM of Henry.

1323, Henry’s father died.

1323-24, Henry serving in Gascony under Ralph Basset. (S) See 1327.

11/15/1323, IPM of John de Grey. Gloucester: Kempeleye. The manor … Henry his son, aged 42 at the feast of SS. Simon and Jude last, is his next heir. North Wales: Ruthyn. The castle and the cantred of Deffrencloyt … [over 11 knights’ fees] … (S) CIsPM. [Many properties in multiple counties.]

1324, Henry returned to England.

7/23/1324, Order to escheator in the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridge, Huntingdon, Essex and Hertford, to deliver to Henry de Grey, son and heir of John de Grey, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage, and fealty. (S) CFRs.

1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.

1327, Henry de Grey states that while he was in Gascony with Ralph Basset, the Seneschal, at the command of the king's father, his father, John de Grey, died. After his death the king took all his lands and tenements, in Wales, in the Welsh March, and in England, into his hand, and received the issues from them, from the feast of the Apostles Simon and Jude to the feast of St Mary Magdalene. When he returned to England, Henry requested the return of these issues, but could not have this, because of the enmity of Hugh le Despenser the son. He asks the present king that he might have [paymnent] He also requests an allowance for his wages and for horses lost by him in the king's service. (S) UKNA.

1327, Henry de Grey to grant land in Hemingford Abbots and the manor of Toseland (Hunt.), and a messuage, land, and rent in Hemmingby (Lincoln) to Reginald son of Henry de Grey, Maud his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the said Henry andhis heirs, retaining land in other counties. Hunt. Lincoln. (S) UKNA.

3/1328, Henry de Grey entered Roger de Grey's castle of Ruthyn in the marches of Wales by armed force with banners displayed in warlike manner, and occupied it and Roger's lands lands there, and caused the issues thereof to be levied, and took and consumed Roger's goods and chattels there, and still occupies the castle and lands in contempt of the king … the parties consented that arbitrators shall be chosen on both sides … Henry chose J. bishop of Ely and John de Stonore, and Roger chose Roger de Swynnerton, the elder, and John Darcy 'the neveu,' … shall assemble at some convenient place at or before Midsummer next. (S) CCRs.

6/13/1328, Henry present at the parliament at Worcester. (S) CCRs, 6/15/1328.

1328, Henry de Grey settled the manor of Touseland on his son Reginald and Maud his wife. (S) Hist. of Huntingdon, V2, 1932, Hemingford Abbots.

2/25/1329, Henry de Grey, son and heir of John de Grey, acknowledges that he owes to John, bishop of Ely, £80; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Leicester. (S) CCRs.

5/18/1329, Henry de Grey, knight, acknowledges that he owes to Walter Turk, citizen of London, £46; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in cos. Essex and Hertford. (S) CCRs.

1331, Henry de Grey and his companions, justices of trailbaston in Essex. (S) UKNA.

11/26/1331, John, bishop of Ely, owed from Henry de Grey, knight, £80 sterling which the said Henry owes by a recognizance. (S) CCRs.

3/26/1332, Henry de Grey acknowledges that he owes to Robert de Insula £200; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Buckingham. (S) CCRs. [See 1/17/1333.]

5/18/1332, Henry de Grey, knight, son of John de Grey, acknowledges that he owes to John de Preston, citizen of London, £140; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Essex. (S) CCRs.

1/17/1333, To the bishop of Ely. Mandate, at the king's request, to grant a dispensation to John, son of Robert de Insula, knight, and Matilda, daughter of Henry de Grey, knight, to remain in the marriage which they contracted in ignorance that they were related in the fourth degree. (S) Cal. Papal Reg’s, V2, 1895, Regesta 104.

7/2/1333, Henry de Grey and John Dyn, keepers of co. Essex and justices of oyer and terminer. (S) CCRs.

1334-35, John de Bradeston, who has the keeping of Wormelow hundred, states that by sufferance of the sheriffs of Herefordshire Henry de Grey, Lord of Wilton, has accroached royal power to himself in this hundred, to the prejudice of the King and of his franchise of Wormelow. (S) UKNA.

3/18/1337, Henry de Grey acknowledges that he owes to Gerard de Braybrok, £100; to be levied, etc. in co. Buckingham. (S) CCRs.

7/10/1337 at the Tower, Henry demised the manor of Purle, Essex to his son Reginald. (S) CIsPM of Henry.

7/10/1337, Reginald de Grey acknowledges that he owes to Henry de Grey, £2,000; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Huntingdon. (S) CCRs.

1342, Henry died.

12/20/1342, IPM of Henry de Grey. Northampton: Bradden. A messuage, 90a. land … Reginald his son, aged 30 years and more, is his next heir. Buckingham: Eton and Waterhall. … Essex: Purle. The manor, held for his life, of the demise of Reginald his son, with reversion to the said Reginald … Hertford: Little Munden, Great Munden, Erdeleye and Westmelne. … Gloucester: Kempele. The manor … Huntingdon: Gillyng. The manor … gave the said manor to John de Grey and Emma his wife, and to Reginald de Grey and the heirs of his body; and after the said Reginald’s death the said manor descended to John his son and heir by the form of the aforesaid gift, and after his death to Henry his son and heir, and so the said Henry died seised of the manor … Wilts: Aston Grey. The manor … Hereford: Wilton on Wye. The castle and manor … (S) CIsPM.

Family notes:

·         Henry de Grey (5910468) and his wife Joan’s father, Geoffrey de la Mare (47280210) served together in Scotland in 1300, 1301 and 1303. (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Scotland, V5.

Child of Ralph and Joan:

i. Ralph de Crumbewell (11820052), born 1292 in England.

Children of Henry and Joan:

i. Reynold de Grey (2955234), born 11/1/1311 in England.

ii. Matilda de Grey (30422359), born ~1315 in England.