Wednesday, December 7, 2011

G25: 23640096 Clifton-Caily

23640096. Roger de Clifton & 23640097. Margaret de Caily

Roger born in England, s/o §Sir Gervase de Clifton & Amphilisia Samson.

1281, Margaret born in England, d/o 47280194. Sir Adam de Caily, knt & 47280195. Emma de Tattershal.

2/17/1301, Commission … complaint by Thomas Charles that Ralph de Sancto Mauro and Alice his wife, Roger de Clyfton, … [many named] entered his free warren at Fretenham, hunted therein, … co. Norfolk [similar complaint filed for co. Suffolk by the same Thomas.] (S) CPRs.

1306, Margaret’s father died.

Thomas de Cayley, of Brompton, Yorkshire, gave his sister Margaret in marriage to Roger de Clifton, his esquire.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

1309, Margaret a co-heiress of her 1st cousin Robert de Tattershall.

5/6/1310, Commission … on complaint by Ralph de Camois that William Mareschal, Nicholas le Pykard, Roger de Clyfton, … felled his trees at Flockthorne, co. Norfolk, … (S) CPRs.

Margaret died.

7/30/1316, Thomas de Caley died leaving as his heir Adam de Clifton, son of Roger de Clifton, by Margery his sister, 9 years of age.

Bef. 6/24/1331, Roger de Clifton of Buckenham castle died.

(S) Dormant and Extinct Baronage, Banks, 1807, P268. (S) The Baronetage of England, V2, Betham, 1802, P250.

Family notes:

·         Topcroft. Sir John de Cove was lord in 1319 and in 1330, in right of Eve his wife, daughter of Robert de Tibetot, and relict of Robert Lord Tateshale. On the death of the last Lord Tateshale, a minor, his inheritance came to his three aunts, Emma, married to Sir Osbert [Adam] Caily; Joan, to Sir Robert de Driby, and Isabel, to Sir John de Orreby. About the end of Edward III’s reign, the whole lordship ofthis town was in Sir Adam de Clifton, son of Sir Roger de Clifton, by Margaret, only sister of Sir Thomas de Caily. (S) An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk, V10, 1809.

Child of Roger and Margaret:

i. Adam de Clifton (11820048), born 1307 in England.