~1215, Asceline born in Bedford, England, d/o 60838002. Baron Robert de Albini.
1216, Ralph born in England, s/o 60838000. Almaric de Saint Amand & 60838001. Iseult Pantulf.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
1233, Asceline’s brother Robert died.
6/3/1234, Grant to Amaury de Sancto Amando, to the use of Ralph de Sancto Amando his son, of the marriage of Ascelina, younger sister and one of the heirs of Robert de Aubeny son of Robert de Aubeny, so that if his son die before marrying her; it shall be lawful for Amaury to marry her to whom he will. (S) CPRs.
[––Ralph & Asceline––]
1234, Ralph married Asceline.
2/3/1240, A fine … at Nottingham …, between Isabel de Hoghton, Geoffrey de Bello Campo and Joan his wife, Ralph de Sancto Amando and Ascelina, his wife, plaintiffs, and Hugh son of Baldwin Wak, tenant, … the plaintiffs recognize the premises to be the right of Hugh, … (S) CPRs, 10/29/1374.
1240, Asceline’s sister Joan died; her other sister Isabel, widow of William de Hocton [Houghton], also an heir.
1/10/1241, Order to cause the land formerly of Joan de Beauchamp in Eastcotts to be divided into 2 parts, having accepted security from Ralph de St. Amand for 25m. to the king’s use for his relief, he is to cause Ralph and Ascelina, his wife, one of Joan’s heirs , to have seisin of a moiety. (S) FRsHIII.
4/6/1241, The king has granted to Ralph de St. Amand that, of the 25m. which he owes him for his relief of a moiety of the lands formerly of Geoffrey de Beauchamp and of Joan, his wife, in Eastcotts, he may render a moiety … (S) FRsHIII.
1241, Ralph’s father died on crusade.
1241, Ralph was paid £25 for relief of a remaining half of the lands of Joane de Beauchamp [Asceline’s sister.]
4/8/1242, Because the king granted to the heirs of Aymer de St. Amand, …, that they were to render 50m. per annum of the 300m. which he owed the king … notwithstanding that Ralph de St. Amand, son and heir of the aforesaid Aymer, … henceforth to permit him to have the aforesaid terms. (S) FRsHIII.
1242, Protection with clause volumus for Ralph de Sancto Amando so long as he be beyond seas with the king. (S) CPRs.
5/20/1242, King Henry III arrived at Royen, France with a small contingent; but with 30 tons of gold. They were soon joined by French nobles against the forces of the Count of Poitou and King Louis IX.
7/22/1242 at Saintes, the 2 armies met with the superior sized French force winning.
9/27/1242, King Henry returned to England.
5/25/1244, Protection with clause volumus for Ralph de Sancto Amando going on the king’s service to Scotland and Wales.
7/1245, Ralph died.
7/28/1245, Order to the sheriffs of Devon, Berkshire, Leicestershire, Bedfordshire, and Derbyshire to take into the king’s hand all lands formerly of Ralph de St. Amand in his bailiwick. (S) FRsHIII.
(S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Hist. Sketch of the Parish of Croxall, Ussher, 1881, P169.
Child of Ralph and Ascline:
i. Amaury de Saint Amand (15209500), born 1235 in England.