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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Lord William de Strickland & Elizabeth d’Eyncourt

23641496. Lord William de Strickland & 23641497. Elizabeth d’Eyncourt

~1235, William de Strikeland born in England, s/o 47282992. Sir Robert de Strickland.

~1235, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 47282994. Ralph d’Eyncourt & 47282995. Alice ?.

[––William & Elizabeth––]

6/23/1239, William’s marriage to Elizabeth arranged. Robert de Strikland, knight, at his manor of Great Strickland, grant to William his son and Elizabeth daughter of Ralph Daincourt, knight, on their marriage, his whole manor of Great Strickland, with the services of free tenants, … (S) History and Antiquities of Westmorland, V1, 1777, P89.

1265-75, Grant by William de Styrkeland to Sir William de Pykering of his land, which sometime belonged to Sir Ralph de Anecurt in Brigster and in Syggiswic. (S) Rec’s Relating to the Barony of Kendale, V2, 1924, Sedgwick.

By 1271, Elizabeth heir to her brother Richard D’Aincourt.

By 1271, Elizabeth heir to the manors of Sizergh, Natland, Stainton, Routhworth and Tristermont, with lands at Lowther, hackthorpe, Barton, Sockbridge, Windergh, Whelpside, and Yanwath, co. Westmorland; Blencarn and Drigg, co. Cumberland, Carnforth in Warton, co. Lancashire.

1271, Peter de Brus confirmed to William de Strickland and Elizabeth his wife their lands of Natland, Sizergh, … (S) Rec’s Relating to the Barony of Kendale, V1, 1923, Natland.

1/27/1272, William of Strickland gives half a mark for having a writ ad terminum. Order to the sheriff of Westmorland. (S) FRsHIII.

5/22/1272, Westmorland. William of Strickland and Elizabeth his wife give half a mark for an assize. (S) FRsHIII.

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

By 1276, Elizabeth died.


1276, The King v. William de Strikeland concerning the manor of Strosdermod, co. Westmorland, … William declares he holds it by courtesy of England of the inheritance of Elizabeth, formerly his wife, by whom he has begotten William, his son, without whom he cannot answer.

1276, William de Stirkland, knight, son of Robert, the undersheriff of the counry of Westmorland.

1278, William’s father died.

1278, William in possession of a third part of the manor and advowson of the church of Lowther.

7/7/1279, Partition of the lands of Peter de Brus [died 1272]: Westmoreland. Natelond … held by William de Strickeland by service of 1/3 knight. (S) CIsPM.

1281, Margaret de Ros, sister and coheir of Peter de Brus, lord of Skelton, Yorkshire, dispensed with the customs of pulture [demanding free entertainment and food] and witnesman [act as surety] in the lands of William de Strikeland. (S) The Gentleman’s Magazine, V27, 1847, P69.

11/20/1284 at York, Debtor: William de Strickland, knight, of Westmorland. Amount: 5 sacks of wool, good and passable, worth 60m. (S) UKNA.

6/2/1286 at York, Debtor: William de Strickland, of Westmorland. Amount: 3 sacks wool, worth £24. (S) UKNA.

12/29/1289 at Appleby, Debtor: William, the son of Robert de Strickland [merchant of Appleby, Westmorland]. Amount: 50s. (S) UKNA.

1/18/1291 at Appleby, Debtor: William, the son of Robert de Strickland, of Westmorland. Amount: 1 sack of wool, worth £7. (S) UKNA.

1292, Sir William de Strickland made settlements of the d’Eyncourt lands on his son Walter de Strickland.

1295, William enfeoffed his son Walter and his wife Eleanor, d/o William de Goldington & Christian de Hastings, with lands.

1296, Sir William de Strickland brought a writ of scire facias against Sir William de Goldington. (S) Coram Rege Roll, Westmorland.

1297, Sir William de Strickland claimed damages against Sir William de Goldington in the sum of 20 marks.

1299, William de Strickland collector of the 15ths in the county of Westmorland.

1301, Sir William de Stirkeland and John de Stirkeland, his son, impleaded by John de la Chamber for 4 marks rent, Sir William holding the manor of Great Strickland of Margaret de Ros, of the barony of Kendal, of his own inheritance. (S) Assize Roll, Westmorland, No. 990.

1302, Walter settled Great Strickland on his son John. (S) Feet of Fines, Westmorland.

1304, Sir William de Stickland continued suit against Sir William de Goldington.

1304, William and his son Walter made an agreement over waste in the lands that Walter had inherited from his mother: Haversham, Barton and Hakethorp. William released all of his right in Barton to Walter.

6/6/1305 at York, Debtor: William de Strickland {Stirkeland} [of Westmorland], knight. Amount: 3 sacks of wool, worth 10m. a sack. (S) UKNA.

William died.

(S) The Hist. & Antiq’s of the Counties of Westmorland, V1, 1777, P89.

Family notes:

·         4/1312, John son of Roger de Lancaster vs. Walter de Stirkeland: Walter claimed common pasture in Barton by right of Gervase d’Eyncourt seised in the time of King Henry III, to son and heir Ralph (94565988), to son and heir Ralph (47282994), to son and heir Gervase – no heirs, to Richard brother of Gervase – no heir, to Elizabeth (23641497), sister and heir of Richard, to William her son and heir – no heir, to his brother Walter (11820748), the present claimant. (S) De Banco Roll, Westmorland, No. 192.

Children of William and Elizabeth:

i. William de Strikeland, born ~1268 in England.

1292, William died before his father.

ii. Walter de Strikland (11820748), born ~1270 in England.

iii. Joan de Strickland, born ~1272 in England.

1292, Joan married Robert de Washington.

9/24/1292, Walter, son of Sir William de Strikelande, granted to Robert de Wessington and Joan, the grantor's sister, 9 messuages, 5 bovates, 115½ a. 1 r. land in Natelande. (S) Rec’s Relating to the Barony of Kendale, V1, 1923, Natland.

iv. John de Strickland, born ~1274 in England.

1319, John married [2nd] Alice ?, a widow.

3/1322, John fought at the battle of Boroughbridge with Roger de Clifford under the banner of Thomas, earl of Lancaster, for which he was attained.

8/3/1322, John’s lands restored.

1352, Sir John de Strickland died; his nephew by his brother Robert his heir.

iv. Robert de Strickland, born by 1276 in England.