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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Lord Henry le Moyne & Joan of Beckhampton

30420688. Lord Henry le Moyne & 30420689. Joan of Beckhampton

~1265, Henry le Moigne born in England s/o 60841376. William le Moyne.

~1280, Joan born in England.

9/17/1287, Henry le Moyne came before the king and sought to replevy a third [dower] of a messuage, of a mill and of a carucate of land to John de Bachampton in Soppelee, which was taken into the king's hands for his default against Agnes, late the wife of John de Lymeseye. (S) CCRs. [Henry won the case. This could be of the inheritance of his mother.]

11/1294, Henry’s father died.

2/5/1295, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to deliver to Henry le Moyne, son and heir of William le Moyne, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage. (S) CFRs.

By 1298, Henry married Joan.

Bef. 1302, A moiety of Beckhampton passed to Joan, wife of Sir Henry le Moyne. [Previously held by Richard of Beckhampton in 1268. (S) Hist. of Wiltshire, V12, 1983, Avebury.]

1302, Henry de Moigne patron of Beckhampton in Avebury parish (Selkley Hundred). (S) Wiltshire Archaeological Magazine, V-X, 1853.

12/7/1302, Henry le Moyne complains that Gregory le Botoner has constructed agate (portam) in the tenement he holds of him in the par. of St. Alban inWodestrete, too narrow and low, contrary to the terms of his feoffment. (S) London Assize of Nuisance 1301-1431, 1973.

7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.

1/3/1308, In the vill of Muleburne, Henry le Moygne with John de Eyston and Nicholas Collard to the beasts of John de Mulburne and detained them against gage and pledge. (S) CPRs.

5/24/1308, Henry le Moigne to settle the manor of Shipton Moyne (Gloucester), with the advowson of the church there, and rent in Lichfield (Hants), on himself, Joan his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, remainder to his own right heirs. Glouc. Hants. (S) UKNA. (S) CPRs.

1/1310, Muleburne vs. Le Moygne: Henry summoned to answer to John de Mulburne about events of 1308. Henry claimed the right to detain the beasts [horses] because John was behind in payments. (S) Year Books of Edward II, 1904.

5/10/1311, Licence, upon fine, for Henry le Moigne to grant his manor of Eyston, co. Essex, … to Thomas de Cobeham, … to re-grant to him and to Joan his wife and their issue, with remainder, failing issue, to his right heirs. (S) CPRs.

7/6/1313, Licence for Henry le Moigne to enfeoff Thomas de Somyngton of his manor of Oure, co. Dorset, … re-grant the same to him and Joan his wife. (S) CPRs.

4/1313-14, Henry Le Moigne and Joan his wife, querents, … and Thomas de Osmynton, deforciant, of the manor of Oure Moigne and advowson of the church … co. Dorset and land and rents in co. Wilts. … (S) Feet of Fines, Dorset, 1896, P322.

4/1315, Due to a famine in England caused by year-long rains and flooding, King Edward ordered the regulation of food prices.

1315, Henry died.

[––Joan––]

3/26/1315, Writ for IPM of Henry le Moigne. Essex: Eystan ad Montem. The manor, held jointly by the said Henry and Joan his wife … John his son, aged 17, is his next heir. Wilts: Maidene Wynterborne. A messuage … Bachamptone. A moiety of the manor, held, of the inheritance of Joan his wife … Dorset: Oure Moyngne. The manor, held jointly with Joan his wife … Gloucester: Shiptone Moygne. The manor, held jointly by the said Henry and Joan … Heir as above, aged 16 and more. (S) CIsPM.

Bef. 3/26/1315, “Henry le Moigne: Essex, Wiltshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire” died. IPM: Henry le Moigne and Joan, his wife, held jointly … in Maidenewynterborne of the King in chief … jointly enfeoffed … by Master Thomas de Cobham … Henry le Moigne held of the inheritiance of Joan … the moiety of the manor of Bachamptone of John de Cobeham … John le Moigne, son of the said Henry and Joan, is their next heir, and is aged 16 years and more. (S) Abstracts of Wiltshire IsPM, V37, 1908, P398.

5/6/1315, Order to deliver to Joan, late the wife of Henry le Moigne, the manor of Eystan on the Hill, in the county of Essex, … Wilts … Dorset … Gloucester … the king having taken her fealty. (S) CCRs.

1316, Joan held the manor of Sopley acquired in 1287 by Henry. [It would be held by Robert Selyman (apparently for life) in 1346, and eventually by Henry le Moyne, grandson of Joan, who would leave it to his sons.]

1316, Lords of Hinton: William de Ablemarle, Edmund le Boteler, and Joan widow of Henry le Moyne. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Hampshire: V5, 1912.

5/12/1317, Richard de Wockeseye to grant land in Shipton Moyne to Joan late the wife of Henry le Moygne, John his son, and his heirs. Glouc. (S) CPRs.

Joan married 2nd Robert Selyman [escheator – died 1346]. (S) Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research, V14, 1936, P3.

2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.

1340, Joan, late the wife of Henry le Moyne died. (S) UKNA, IPM.

4/6/1340, Writ for IPM of Joan, late the wife of Henry le Moyne. Gloucester:  Shipton Moyne. The manor, with the advowson of the church, held for life jointly with the said Henry sometime her husband, of his inheritance … which manor is held of the king in chief by grand serjeanty … John le Moyne, son of the said Henry and Joan, aged 30 years and more, is the next heir of the same Henry. Wilts: Maydene Wynterbourne. A messuage, … Southampton: Lideshullve. £6 13s. 4d. rent from free tenants held for life … Essex: Eyston. The manor, with the advowson of the church … by service of being the king’s larderer. (S) CIsPM.

(S)  Avebury, A Hist. of the Co. of Wiltshire: V12, 1983. (S) Hist. of Hampshire, V5, 1912, Sopley. (S) Hist. of Gloucester, V11, 1976, Shipton Moyne. (S) Hist. of Hampshire, V4, 1911, Litchfield.

Family notes:

·         After Joan’s death in 1340, Beckhampton descended with the manor of Shipton Moyne (Glos.) to their son John, grandson Sir Henry le Moyne, and great-grandson John le Moyne.

Child of Henry and Joan:

i. John le Moigne (15210344), born 1299 in England.


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