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Monday, November 21, 2011

Sir Roger de Beler & Alice ?

23640106. Sir Roger de Beler & 23640107. Alice ?

~1275, Roger born in England, s/o §§William de Beler & Avicia ?.

7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.

~1298, Roger married Alice.

5/12/1319, Grant by Thomas, earl of Lancaster and Leycestre, steward of England, to Roger Beler, for his good service, … withesses:- Robert de Hola`nd, … Stephen de Segrave, … (S) CPRs, 5/25/1319.

9/1321, At Kirkeby Monachorum, Peter the prior … granted in fee tail to Roger Beler and Alice his wife the manor of Kirkeby super Wrethek, co. Leicester, … (S) CPRs.

3/24/1322, Commission of oyer and terminer to Roger Beler, … touching the persons who entered the castles, manors, towns, lands and tenements, late of divers rebels, and in the king’s hands through forfeiture, viz. at … Sondon, Chetelton, Amelcote, … the dwelling-place of James de Stafford in Stafford, that of William de Stafford in Stafford, … (S) CPRs.

7/20/1322, Roger raised to the Exchequer Bench.

4/18/1323, Commission of oyer to Roger Beler, Richard de Wylughby, the elder, … Neubolt, co. Leicester … (S) CPRs.

1325, John de Heriz by fine settled the manor of Gunadeston … on himself … then on Roger Beler for life ; then to Roger, the son of the said Roger Beler, and Margaret the eldest daughter of Richard del la Rivere, knight, … then to Thomas Beler, son of Roger, … (S) Antiquities of Nottinghamshire, V1, Thorton, 1790, P78.

1/1326, Roger Beler [father of Avicia], the founder of the priory, was murdered. … [One of the descendants of his coheirs, Ralph de Cromwell, in 1376 granted a manor at Burrough to Kirby Bellars Priory]. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Leicestershire, V5, 1964. [Ralph buried at Kirkby.]


1/24/1326, Commission to Thomas le Blount, … Henry de Fereres to make inquisition in the county of Leicester touching all persons concerned in the killing of Roger Beler, when he was going from Kirkeby to Leicester, and to arrest all those found guilty herein. (S) CPRs.

3/5/1326, Grant to Alice, late the wife of Roger Beler, tenant in chief, for the marriage of Roger son and heir of the said Roger, a minor. (S) CPRs.

3/14/1326, Appointment of Edmund de Assheby, sheriff of Leicester, to pursue and arrest Thomas de Folevill charged with assent and aid to the escape from England of Ralph son of Roger la Zoucsche of Lubesthorp and Eustace de Folevill and other indicted in the death of Roger Beler. (S) CPRs.

3/27/1326, Writ of dedimus potestatem to Ralph Beler (30424768) to receive the attorneys of the Alice late the wife of Roger Beler to show cause why Margaret late the wife of Ralph de Frechevill should not be assigned dower. (S) CIsPM.

4/14/1326, Appointment of Richard Knyvet to follow and arrest Ralph son of Roger la Zousch of Lubesthorp, … indicted in the death of Roger Beler in the county of Leicester, and to bring them before Henry de Lancastre, earl of Leicester, … (S) CPRs.

1327, Lay subsidy names for Framland hundred, Leicestershire: … Lady Alice Beler of Somerby, Ralph Beler of Sixtenby and of Kettleby, Alice Beler of Kirkby, … (S) Reports … of the Architectural and Archeological …, V19, 1887, P210.

(S) Biographia Juridica, Foss, 1870, P81.

Family notes:

·         4/1326, Ralph Bellers (30424768) a member of the jury investigating the murder of his cousin Roger Belers (23640106).

Children of Roger and Alice:

i. Avicia de Belers (11820053), born ~1300 in England.

ii. Roger de Belers, born aft. 1305 in England.

By 1325, Roger married Margaret d/o Richard del la Rivere, knight.

iii. Thomas de Belers, born ? in England.