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Thursday, November 24, 2011
G25: 23640400 Kemesky-Polstead
23640400. Lord Edmund de Kemesky &
23640401. Petronila de Polstead
1247, Edmund born in England, s/o 47280800. Edmund de Kemesky
& 47280801. Maud ?.
1247, Petronila born in England, coheir & d/o 47280802. Sir
Hugh de Polstede & 47280803. Aubrey Fitz Auger.
Bef. 4/20/1253, Edmund’s father died. (S) CPRs.
6/22/1253, Grant, to John Maunsell and his assigns [for 300
marks], of the wardship of the lands late of Edmund de Kemesek, with the
marriage of the heirs. (S) CPRs.
1257, Petronell and Rose, daughters and heirs of Hugh de
Polsted, had a right of patronage of the church of Burnham All Saints, and in
that of Polsted in Suffolk. (S) Essay … County of Norfolk, V3, 1769, P745. Bef. 12/14/1265, Petronila’s father Hugh died.
1265, Sigillu Petronille de Kemesek, age 18, coheir of her
father: “grant to Robert Walerund for a fine of 40 marks of the marriage of
Pernell and Rose, daughters and heirs of Hugh de Polested, who held in chief.”
2/20/1267, The king presented to All Saints, Burnham for the
heirs of Hugh de Polstede.
5/22/1267, Simple protection for one year, at the instance of
Warin de Bassingburn, for Edmund de Kemesk. (S) CPRs.
Edmund heir to his older brother Henry.
1268, Edmund of age.
1268 in London, Edmund de Kemesek, by his attorney, vs.
Benedict, son of Deulecres, touching a plea of account. (S) Calendar of Plea
Rolls of the Exchequer of the Jews, 1905, P186.
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
7/18/1277, Protection with clause, until Michaelmas, for the
following, going to Wales on the king’s service … Edmund de Kemesak. (S) CPRs.
10/18/1277, Edmund de Kemesek and Isaac le Evesk, a Jew, called
before the king about a debt of the queen, the king’s mother, paid by Edmund to
Isaac. (S) CCRs.
1282, Edmund, Quittance of 60 m. fine for 2 Kt. fees for the
army of Wales. (S) CCRs, 9/28/1299.
1284, Edmund de Kemesek and Petronella his wife, daughter and
coheir above mentioned, grant to Emme, daughter of Robert le Moyne and Roesia
his wife, sister of Petronella, the moiety of the church of All-Saints, in
Burnham, for that turn. (S) An Essay towards a Topographical History of the
County of Norfolk, V7.
1284-86, Edmund de Kemesek v. William Prior of Sempingham of
the advowson of the church of Fordham. (S) Pedes Finium, Cambridge.
1284-86, Mary la Noreyse holds 1 fee in Fordham in chief;
Edmund de Kemeseke holds ½ fee there in chief. (S) Feudal Cambridgeshire, P139.
3/27/1287, “Edmund de Kemesek alias de Kemesyk: Essex, Suffolk,
Cambridgeshire”, Lord of Farnham, Cambridgeshire, died; heir son Edmund age 19
and more. (S)Calendar of IsPM, P413.
By 1/17/1300, Petronilla’s son Edmund died holding the lordship
of Great Samford, Essex, out of which 30 shillings was payable to his mother Petronilla
for part of her dower.
2/6/1303, The the sheriff of Essex and John de Bassingburn …
[collection of aid for the marriage of the king’s daughter] … lands that
belonged to Edmund de Kemesek in Great Saunford, … not to molest or agggrieve
the executors in this behalf. (S) CCRs.
6/14/1305, Petronilla, overlord at Polstede, Suffolk.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
5/23/1308, Petronilla de Kemesek', sometime daughter and 1 of
heirs of Sir Hugh de Polstede. … For certain sum of money, … her share of manor
of Polstede [Polstead], which share is called manor of La Newelond, with
advowsons of churches of knight's fee; to hold of chief lords of fee. Warranty
clause. … describes the seal as “very fair of red wax, with the figure of a
woman holding in her right hand an escotcheon of the arms of Polsted... a
frett... in her left a chief indented... and circumscrib'd Sigillu Petronille
de Kemesek.” Petronilla de Kemesek to settle half the manor of Polstead on
herself for life, remainder to Thomas her son for life, remainder to James de
Lamburne, Joan his wife, and his heirs. Suffolk. (S) UKNA. [Son Edmund already
deceased.] (S) The Manors of Suffolk, 1905, P179.
Child of Edmund and Petronila:
i. Edmund de Kemesky (11820200), born 1269 in England.