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Sunday, December 4, 2011

Baron John de Tregoz & Lady Mabel Fitz Warin

23640934. Baron John de Tregoz & 23640935. Lady Mabel Fitz Warin

~1240, John born in England, s/o 47281868. Robert de Tregoz.

~1240, Mabel born in England, d/o 47281870. Fulk Fitz Warin.

1249, Fulk Fitz Warin acknowledges that he gave, conceded and by his charter confirmed to Mabil, his daughter, for homage and her service, his entire manor of Lambourn with all appurtenances, to have and hold for herself and the heirs of her body.


1249, Mabel 1st married to William de Crevequer.

Bef. 4/6/1263, William died.

[––John & Mabel––]

1263, John married Mabel.

1264, Mabel’s father died. [A royalist, dying at the Battle of Lewes.]

8/4/1265, John’s father killed at the battle of Evesham. [His father a rebel baron, John had to ransom his lands under the Dictum of Kenilworth.]

1268, John did homage for his lands; and acquitted of 50 marks of £100 due on his lands.

10/19/1268, John de Tregoz, son and heir of Sir Robert de Tregoz, to the lady Juliana [stepmother], late the wife of Sir Robert, of manors to hold in her dower. Witness: John le Strange, Hamo le Strange.

10/24/1270, … it is not to the damage of the forest of Bradene to permit John Tregoz to enclose with a dike and hedge his wood of Shortegrove … grant to the said John … (S) CChRs.

12/3/1271, Licence for life for John Tregoz to hunt with his own dogs the hare, the fox, the badger and the cat through all the king’s forests in the counties of Wilts, Southampton, Gloucester, Somerset and Oxford, and take them away. (S) CPRs.

10/20/1272, Whereas lately before the king a contention was moved between Juliana late the wife of Robert Tregoz and John Tregoz, son and heir of the said Robert, touching her dower, … (S) CPRs.

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

1274, IPM of George de Cantilupo: … Wilts. … Rocle. The manor … held of Sir John Tregoz in chief by service … (S) CIsPM.

1274-75, Thomas de Cantilupe, … agreed, between his sister Juliana, widow of Robert Tregoz, and John Tregoz, that the lands, &c., whereof the said Robert died seised, should be extended … as set forth in the King’s writ … (S) Sessional Papers, 1845, P92.

1275, John Tregoz held half the barony of Somerford Magna, known as Somerford Ewyas. (S) Domesday for Wiltshire, 1865, P325.

9/21/1276, John Tregoz acknowledges that he owes to John la Ware 100 marks … (S) CCRs.

7/6/1277, Licence for John Tregoz to demise for life to Adam de Phileby his manor of Retyr, co. Hereford. (S) CPRs.

1278, John Tregoz held the manor of Allington as of the barony of Ewyas. (S) Domesday for Wiltshire, 1865, P195.

1279-80, At Somerton … between Reginald, abbot of St. Peters of Gloucester, querent; and John Tregoz, deforciant ; for the advowson of the church of Burnham … (S) Somerset Record Society, V6, 1892, P384.

2/20/1280, John Tregoz granted to Roger de Clifford, the elder, for life the manor of Dreiton, co. Sussex, … revert to John and his heirs … CCRs.

1282, John on an expedition into Wales with King Edward I.

12/11/1282, King Edward’s forces defeated Llewelyn ap Gruffydd at the Battle of Radnor in eastern Wales. King Edward received the head of Llywelyn at Rhuddlan castle. [Aka Battle of Orewin Bridge.]

12/15/1284, Enrolment of a grant by Kenewrek Vaghan, lord of Mordukeston, … Witnesses: Sirs John Tregoz, lord of Ewyas, … knights, … (S) CCRs.

1285, John Tregoz and Mabel granted to William de Grandison and Sibyl in tail £87 of land in Iham and Iden, of Mabel’s inheritance, and land in Chipping Lambourne (Berks.) (S) Sussex Fines (S.R.S. vii), 978.

6/12/1285, Grant to John Tregoz … free warren in all his demisne land in Eton, co. Hereford, Lidiard and Alington, co. Wilts, Burnham and Cheleworth, co. Somerset, and Dodinton, co. Northampton. (S) CChRs.

9/10/1285, John granted a fair at Burnham, Somerset; and at Eaton Tregose, Herefordshire. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs.

6/24/1287, Protection, with clause volumus, for the following going to Wales on the king’s service … John Tregoz, until a fortnight after Michaelmas. (S) CPRs.

8/15/1287, An army of 6,700 joined an earl’s force of 4,000 at Rhys ap Maredudd’s castle of Dryslwyn, Wales, and began a siege. They built a trebuchet to attack the castle. [The castle was captured; but Rhys escaped.]

11/1287, Order to William de Braose, Roger Lestrange, John Lestrange, Roger Mortimer of Chirk, Owen de la Pole and John Tregoz to dwell on their lands in Wales untill the rebellion of Rhys ap Maredudd was over.

1290, John Tregoz chief lord of the fee by inheritance. (S) Surrey Archaeological Collections, V40, 1932, P34.

8/10/1293, To the keeper of the forest of Dene. Order to cause John de Tregoz to have in that forest 6 bucks, of the king's gift. (S) CCRs.

1294, John, with King Edward I in Gascony, received permission for his family to reside in the castle of Devises, Wiltshire. [Mabel living.]

11/1294, The English began an unsuccessful 10-day siege of Bordeaux. They then went upstream and captured Rions, Podensac and Villeneuve, then back to Bordeaux. [Captured 1/1295]

1/26/1297, John summoned to parliament by writ. (S) Historic Peerage of England, Nicolas, 1857, P480.

1297, John Tregoz, Guy Ferre the elder and Guncelin de Badlesmere remaind in England as part of the council of the Prince of Wales when King Edward invaded Flanders.

7/22/1298, John at the battle of Falkirk and the defeat of William Wallace.

7/22/1298, King Edward defeated Sir William Wallace (Braveheart) at the battle of Falkirk, Scotland. The Scots defensive position was strong, but based on spearmen with support of some cavalry and archers. Edward’s armored knights were repulsed by the amassed spear points. King Edward brought up his Welsh longbowmen. They cut gaps into the Scottish ranks through which the mounted English knights could charge. The Scots were routed, but Wallace escaped.

2/6/1299, John summoned to parliament. [Also summoned 4/10/1299.] (S) Historic Peerage of England, Nicolas, 1857, P480.

4/1/1300, … ordered … to cause all and singular of … knights, esquires or others having £40 yearly of land … to provide themselves with horses and arms … be with the king at Carlisle at Midsummer next, ready to set out with him at his wages against the Scots … Hereford, with John de Tregoz. (S) CCRs.

6/25/1300, King Edward led his forces north from Carlisle.

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

8/21/1300, John, baron Tregoz of Ewyas Harold (Herf) died. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V2, 1855, P156. [Likely at Caerlaverock castle.]

10/25/1300, IPM: John died seised of the castle of Ewyas-Harold, held by barony; the manor of Eton-Tregoz, Hereford, and estates in other counties. John la Warre, son and heir of Clarice la Warre, 1st-born daughter of the said John Tregoz, who is dead, and Sibill de Graunteson (11820467), 2nd daughter of the said John Tregoz, are the next heirs … John la Warre is age 24[23] years, and the said Sibill 30 years and more.’ (S) Abstracts of Wiltshire IsPM, V37, 1908, P254.

(S) A Gen. and Heraldic Dic., Burke, 1831, P521.

Family notes:

·         There are other “John de Tregoz” contemporary. The “John Tregoz” that served with King Henry III in Gascony in 1254 was likely John’s documented uncle, who appears in records with his father. 11/7/1288, Mabel, widow of John de Tregoz, for £10 is granted that she may marry whomever she wishes. (S) CFRs. [This Mabel must be young enough to remarry.] Bef. 5/24/1297, another Mabel [or this Mabel], widow of John de Tregoz, died. 5/16/1267, Giles de Erdington to enquire by jurors of the county of Salop where John son of Hugh de Val killed John Tregoz in self defense. (S) CPRs.

Children of John and Mabel:

i. Clarice de Tregoz, born ~1263 in England.

Clarice married Roger de la Warre.

Bef. 10/25/1300, Clarice died; son and heir John la Warre, born ~1278.

ii. Sibyl de Tregoz (11820467), born ~1267 in England.