23640998. Sir Gilbert Pecche & 23640999. Maud de Hastings
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
~1220, Gilbert born in England, heir & s/o 47281996. Hamon Pecche & 47281997. Eva ?.
~1220, Maud born in England, d/o 47280400. William de Hastings & 47280401. Margaret le Bigod.
1235-6, Maud held a half a knight’s fee of the honour of the Earl of Ferrers.
By 11/4/1241, Gilbert’s father died.
12/11/1242, The king has taken the homage of Gilbert Peche, son and heir of Hamo Peche, for all lands formerly of Hamo which fall to him by hereditary right. Because Gilbert has made fine with the king by 200m. for having seisin …, order to the sheriff of Cambridgeshire [and Norfolk, Suffolk, Lincolnshire, Kent and Essex] …, he is to cause him to have full seisin of all lands and tenements formerly of Hamo in his county …, and of which Hamo was seised as of fee on the day he set out towards the Holy Land.
1242-3, Gilbert exchanged lands with Robert Blaney.
1242-3, Gilbert Pecche held 3 knight’s fees in Kingston, Wimpole, and Eversden; held by Hamon Pecche in 1166. (S) Co. of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely, V5, 1973.
1243, Geoffrey de Bancs holds in Kingeston, Everesdon and Winepole 3 fees of the barony of Gilbert Peche. (S) Feudal Cambridgeshire, P157.
1246, Gilbert’s father died.
11/12/1246, The king has taken the homage of Gilbert Peche, son and heir of Hamo Peche, for all lands formerly of Hamo which fall to him by hereditary right. Because Gilbert has made fine with the king by 200m. for having seisin of the aforesaid lands and for his relief, order to the sheriff of Cambridgeshire …, he is to cause him to have full seisin of all lands and tenements formerly of Hamo in his county and which fall to him by hereditary right, and of which Hamo was seised as of fee on the day he set out towards the Holy Land. (S) FRsHIII. [It is written in the same manner to the sheriffs of Norfolk, Suffolk , Lincolnshire , Kent and Essex.]
8/12/1247, For Hugh Peche and Ida de Seagrave [Ida is Maud’s sister]. Hugh Peche and Ida, his wife, who was the wife of Stephen of Seagrave, have made fine with the king by £500 for the trespass that Hugh made in abducting (rapiendo) the aforesaid Ida, …. The pledges for the said £500 are Gilbert Peche for £100, William de Say for £100 and Phillip Darcy for £100. (S) FRsHIII.
1249-50, The Prior of Stokes conveyed to Gilbert and his mother, Eve, a common of fishery in the water of Birdbrook, Essex.
[––Gilbert & Maud––]
~1250, Gilbert married Maud.
1254-55, Ralph de Camoys, father of Ela (121684549), released claims for the service of 1 knight's fee in Bourn to Gilbert Pecche, heir of Alice Peverel (189127985) [sister of Asceline Peverel (b.~1115)].
12/1256 at Bernewelle, Gilbert Pecche … upon voidance at the prior and convent … 1 or 2 canon shall seek him, … (S) CPRs, 5/15/1285.
1258, King Henry forced to sign the Provisions of Oxford granting parliament administrative reform. [The beginning of the Baron’s Revolt.]
1260, Prince Llywelyn of Wales invaded the Marches of Wales.
8/1260, Gilbert summoned to service in Wales.
4/13/1261, A papal bull was received absolving the King and Queen and their supporters from abiding with the Provisions of Oxford.
1261, Gilber summoned to London with arms on the King’s business.
4/12/1263, Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, began a rebellion of young barons.
10/28/1263, John de Burgh, Phillip Marmion and Gilbert Peche have similar letters for themselves [The King remitted debts to Jews because of their commitments to render service.] (S) FRsHIII.
5/14/1264, Lord Edward (I) and his father King Henry III captured by Montfort at the battle of Lewes, Sussex.
1264-65, Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, effectively ruled England.
1264-65, Maud died in London; buried in St. Mary Overy, Southwark. (S) Hist. of Buckingham, V4, 1927, Lillingsotne Lovell.
7/31/1265, Lord Edward (I) defeated Simon de Montfort’s son Simon at the battle of Kenilworth, Warwickshire. Most of Montfort’s forces were captured, Simon taking refuge in the castle.
8/24/1265, Simple protection for the following … Gilbert Peche, until All Saints. (S) CPRs.
8/26/1266, Simple protection for the following … Gilbert Peche, for 1 year. (S) CPRs.
6/21/1266, The siege of Kenilworth in Gloucester, ongoing, became the largest siege in the history of England. A garrison of over a thousand surrendered 12/13/1266.
1266, Gilbert married 2nd Joan de Creye, widow of Richard de Dover. [4 sons]
2/2/1267, Pardon to William de Monte Canisio on the mainprise of Gilbert de Peche, … that he will stand to the award of Kenilworth. (S) CPRs. [This shows that Gilbert was a royalist during the rebellion.]
7/14/1270, Pardon, at the instance of Robert de Ufford, to Gilbert Peche, of £50 wherein he was bound to Samuel le Blunt, sometime Jew of London. (S) CPRs.
1271, Gilbert conveyed a messuage and 2 carucates of land in Cherry Hinton, Cambridgeshire and a carucate of land in Sarre, Kent to his daughter and son-in-law, Margery and Nicholas de Criol.
6/14/1271, Gilbert Pecche the younger, querent, and Gilbert Pecche the elder, impedient, … manor of Corby and of the advowson of the church. (S) Final Concords, 1920, P239.
1/26/1272, Gilbert granted a weekly market and annual fair at the manor of Great Thurlow, Suffolk. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs.
2/10/1272, Whereas Nicholas de Cryoill, … with the assent of the king … gave to Gilbert Peche the marriage of Nicholas his son, and afterwards gave to his son and Margery daughter of the said Gilbert whom he married, the manor of Benehale, co. Suffolk, and his said son, with the assent of his father, dowered Margery of the said manor, … the king for 50 marks paid by Gilbert, confirms the said writings. (S) CPRs.
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
1276, Gilbert summoned to service in Wales.
7/3/1277, Gilbert Pecche acknowledged the service of 2 knights and gave £60 [in lieu of military service.] (S) CFRs.
1279, Walter le Chamberlein holds 1 fee in Lancbeche with the advowson of the church of Gilbert Peche. (S) Feudal Cambridgeshire, P189.
1/6/1280, Grant to Aaron … Jew of London, … in compensation of a debt due to him by Gilbert Pecche, … (S) CPRs.
6/1280, Due to debts, Gilbert conveyed to Queen Eleanor of Castile his manor of Westcliffe, Kent.
6/28/1281, Letter for … Gilbert Pecche, going beyond seas, nominating Robert Pecche … attorneys in England … (S) CPRs.
1282-3, Gilbert summoned to service in Wales.
6/28/1283, Gilbert summoned to Shrewsbury by writ from Rhuddlan to the king to hold a colloquium to ordain what should be done with David, brother of Llewellyn, formerly prince of Wales. (S) The Titular Barony of Clavering, 1891, P16.
2/12/1284, Grant to Gilbert Pecche of the manors of La Neylande and Bansted, to be held by him for life. (S) CChRs.
2/12/1284, Order to the same to take into tlie king's hand the lands late of Gilbert Pecche, who has enfeoffed thereof the king and queen Eleanor, his consort. (S) CFRs. The king and queen, in return for his feoffment to them of his estates, settled on Gilbert for his life lands worth £124 a year.
1284, Gilbert Peche settled lands on Joan his wife and John Peche his son. (S) Feudal Cambridgeshire, P166.
2/2/1285, Debtor: Gilbert Pecche, knight, of Kent, and Joan, his wife. Amount: £56. UKNA.
5/6/1286, Letter for the following persons going with the king beyond seas … Gilbert Pecche … (S) CPRs.
3/2/1287, at London, Debtor: Gilbert Pecche, and Robert de Willoughby, knights, of Essex and of Suffolk. Creditor: Pelegrinus de Lucca, merchant. Amount: £40. (S) UKNA.
10/20/1289, Grant by the king and Eleanor his consort to Guy Ferre of the reversion in tail male of the manor of Gestingthorp, which Gilbert Pecche, by fine, holds for life. (S) CPRs.
5/25/1291, Gilbert, Knt., of Great Thurlow, Suffolk; Bourn, Cambridgeshire; Plechedon, Essex; Westcliffe, Kent; and High Ercall, Shropshire died. (S) UKNA.
6/1/1293, Order to deliver to Joan, late the wife of Gilbert Pecche, the advowson of the church of Dalham, which the king has assigned to her as dower of the advowsons of churches that belonged to Gilbert. (S) CCRs. [Knights fees also assigned.]
Children of Gilbert and Maud:
i. John de Pecche, born ~1240 in England.
1274, Gilbert enfeoffed John his son and heir of the manor of Plechedene, Essex. (S) CIsPM, Writ of plenius certiorari on the complaint of Joan late the wife of Gilbert Pecche.
4/24/1289 at London, Debtor: John Pecche, the son of Gilbert Pecche. Amount: £10. (S) UKNA.
By 1302, John died, his brother Gilbert his heir.
ii. Gilbert de Pecche, born ~1252 in England.
Gilbert married Isolde ?.
4/30/1286, Protection for Gilbert son of Gilbert Pecche. (S) CPRs.
6/26/1322, IPM of Gilbert son of Gilbert Becche. Essex: Plichedene. The manor … Gilbert his son, aged 16, is his next heir. Kent: Holyngbourn parish. A messuage, 40a. arable, 40a. pasture, … acquired jointly by the said Gilbert, Iseult his wife and Simon their son … Suffolk: Great Thrillowe. The manor … Great Wratting. 30s. 7d. assised rent … Lincoln: Saltfletby. 200a. arable, 52a. meadow and pasture, and 40s. 5d. rent … Corby. Two parts of a capital messuage with a croft, 110a. arable, 6a. meadow, 14a. pasture, 34a. wood, a windmill, a market, and 59s. 9d. rent. Swafeld. 30s. 2d. rent of free tenants. Billesfeld. A messuage, 40a. arable, 3a. meadow, and 13s. 4d. rent. (S) CIsPM.
i. Margery de Pecche (11820499), born ~1255 in England.