~1223, William de Guuiz born in England, s/o 60835592. Robert de Gouiz.
~1225, Beatrice de Lyncoln born in England, d/o 60835594. Thomas de Lincolnia.
By 1241, William’s father died.
7/25/1251, The king has granted to William de Gouiz that he may 20m. per annum at the Exchequer of the £500 he owes him of the debt of Robert de Gouiz, his father. (S) FRsHIII.
4/23/1252, Because Ralph de Gorges has not yet received £10 … which the king granted him … because William de Guuyz has delivered 10m. to the same Ralph … for the debts of Robert de Gouiz, his father, order to the same treasurer and chamberlains to cause William to be quit from the aforesaid 10m. (S) FRsHIII.
1253-54, Peter Chaceport, complainant, and William de Gouiz, impedient, of 3 acres of land in Deuelisse and the advowson of the church of Melleburn. (S) Feet of Fines, Dorset.
2/4/1262, Dorset. William [de] Gouiz gives half a mark for a pone. (S) FRsHIII.
4/12/1263, Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, began a rebellion of young barons.
1263, In the Baron’s war of Simon de Montfort, William was a royalist of Dorset. (S) The Baron’s War, Blaauw, 1871, P374.
5/14/1264, William served with King Henry and Prince Edward when they were captured by Simon de Montfort at the battle of Lewes. (S) The Antiquary, V9, 1884, P15.
5/14/1264, Lord Edward (I) and his father King Henry III captured by Montfort at the battle of Lewes, Sussex, “at the Mill of the Hide”. An estimated 2700 died. Lord Edward and his knights penetrated the center of Montfort’s army, but was flanked on both sides by armored calvary.
7/21/1264, For the praiseworthy service which Robert fitz Payn and William de Gouiz [cousins] have given to the king, and for the damages they have sustained in his service at Lewes in the conflict there, he has pardoned to them on this occasion, by his special grace, their relief that they owe him for the lands and tenements falling to them by hereditary right from the lands and tenements formerly of Alured of Lincoln, lately deceased, their uncle. (S) FRsHIII.
6/8/1264, IPM of Alfred de Lincoln. Robert son of Payn, son of Margery his eldest sister, Beatrice de Gouiz, his second sister, and Aubrey (Albreda) de Lincoln, his youngest sister, all of full age, are his heirs. Dorset: Wynterburn and Langeton manors, with the advowson of Wynterburn (extents given), held of the king in chief in barony by service of 2 knights; and 25 fees are held of those manors. … (S) CIsPM.
7/11/1264, The king has taken the homage of William de Gouiz, another of the heirs of Alfred of Lincoln, lately deceased etc., for all lands and tenements falling to him by hereditary right from the lands and tenements formerly of the aforesaid Alvred. [William was nephew and coheir, with Robert fitz Payn – also at the battle of Lewes, of Midsummer Norton, Somerset, on the death of Aubrey de Lincoln, along with Aubrey’s sister Albreda.] (S) FRsHIII.
9/15/1264, Grant to William de Gouiz, and his heirs, of free waren in all his demesne lands of Deuelis, co. Dorset. (S) CChRs.
9/20/1264, Grant to William de Gouiz of a market and fair to the held at the manor of Dewlish. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs.
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
Bef. 1/1278, Beatrice died holding a third of the barony of Winterbourne, Dorset; her son William her heir. (S) Englaish Baronies, Sanders, 1963, P99.
Children of William and Beatrice:
i. William de Gouiz (15208898), born ~1245 in England.
ii. Brian de Gouiz, born ? in England.