~1225, William born in England, s/o 60842576. John de Brewes & 60842577. Margaret of Wales.
7/1/1232, William’s father died.
~1236, Aline born in England, d/o 47281290. Thomas de Multon & 47281291. Maud de Vaux.
7/15/1245, William of age.
5/14/1247, Gwladys de Mortimer, claimant, and William de Braose, deforciant, concerning Gwladys’ dower that falls to her from the free tenement formerly of Reginald de Braose, sometime her husband. (S) FRsHIII.
~1250, Agnes born in England, d/o 60842578. Nicholas de Moels & 60842579. Hawise de Newmarch.
[––William & Aline––]
By 1253, William 1st married Aline.
3/18/1253, Grant to Nicholas de Molis that when a competent marriage falls to the king to the use of Maud and Agnes, daughters of the said Nicholas, that the king will marry them. (S) CPRs.
~1253, Mary born in England, d/o 4997496. Baron Robert de Roos & 4997497. Isabel D’Aubeney.
1254, Aline died.
1254, For the good of his soul and of Aline his wife, William gave 229 acres to Sele Priory in Crockhurst, Sussex.
[––William & Agnes––]
William married 2nd Agnes.
1257, Release by Matilda Lungespee, widow … Witnesses :- Sirs Walter and Roger de Clifford, William de Breuse, Roger deLeyburne, William de Bello Campo, and John Bek, knights. (S) UKNA.
1257-8, William served in Wales; being summoned by writs.
12/26/1257, Protection for William de Breuse, staying in Wales in the service of the king and Edward his son. (S) CPRs.
2/22/1263, Protection with clause during the Welsh war, for William de Breuse, …, gone to the parts of Wales by the king's order. (S) CPRs.
4/14/1264, Roger de Leyburn at Rochester castle with the Earl Warren and William de Breuse under siege by Simon de Montfort. [24 sextaries of wine and of cider were consumed, and 164 horses were fed within the castle.]
4/18/1264, King Henry and Lord Edward broke Simon de Montfort and Gilbert de Clare’s siege of Rochester castle.
5/4/1266, Whereas William de Breuse owes no ward or service to the king's castle of Kermerdyn, and yet, at the request of the constable of that castle he has frequently given aid to him of his mere will and still does so. (S) CPRs.
6/1/1267, Simple protection for Maud de Moleton, at the instance of William de Breuse. (S) CPRs.
6/15/1271, Commission … trespasses and excesses done to William de Brewys by occasion of the said disturbance [in Kent] … (S) CPRs.
11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England.
[––William & Mary––]
~1273, William de Breouse married 3rd Mary de Roos. [3 sons, 1 daughter]
10/3/1273, Whereas William de Brewes impleaded before … [justices lately in eyre in co. Sussex] … (S) CCRs.
12/8/1276, Safe-conduct … Adam le Botiller, … going to Gower on the affairs of William de Brewesa. (S) CPRs.
1/13/1277, Fulk de Vallibus going to Wales on the king’s service with William de Brewes. (S) CPRs.
1277, King Edward was in Chester where he cleared a road through a dense forest, and started construction on the castles of Flint and Rhuddlan. King Edward made forays into the Welsh lands of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, prince of Wales, capturing Snowdonia and the isle of Anglesey.
8/8/1278, Association … to take an inquisition between William de Breses and Daniel son of Hubert de Cantuaria … (S) CPRs.
1278-86, John de St. John to John de Kirkby: for letters to Edmund, son of Henry III, concerning Monmouth and the Three Castles, and to William de Braose concerning Gower. (S) UKNA.
1279, the Prior of Newton Longville brought an action for trespass against William de Brewes for taking wood from Stockholt Wood in Whittlewood Forest.
1279, William de Breuse was holding the market of Findon, Sussex, which he claimed had been held since the Conquest. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs.
3/1/1280, William granted a market and fair at West Ginstead, Sussex. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs.
3/26/1282, Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, to John de Kirkby: transmits a letter of Robert de Tibetot; the surrender of Carreg Cennan and Llandovery; William Martin should return to Wales when his business is complete; William de Braose. (S) UKNA.
1282, William served in Wales; being summoned by writs.
12/11/1282, King Edward’s forces defeated Llewelyn ap Gruffydd at the Battle of Radnor in eastern Wales. [Aka Battle of Orewin Bridge.]
1283, William summoned to attend the King at Shrewsbury.
5/8/1288, Grant, for a fine of £100, to William de Breus of the wardship of the lands late of Roger de Colevill. (S) CFRs.
4/1290, William, Lord Brewes, at parliament.
1291, William, 1st Lord Brewes, died at Findon, Sussex; buried at Sell.
1/6/1291, Writ for IPM of William de Breus. (S) CFRs.
3/1/1291, Order to deliver to William de Breous, son and heir of William de Breous, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage ; retaining the power to dower Mary, late the wife of William the father, unless she will receive dower of the assignment of William the son. (S) CFRs.
1291, Mary received the manor of Tetbury, Gloucestershire as her dower.
1291-1307, Mary de Breuse requests remedy, stating that she holds at a certain farm the custody of the manor of Bytham, which the king granted to her husband, William, during the minority of Edmund, son and heir of Roger de Colevill. However, parts of these estates have since been granted to Roger's widow, Margaret. (S) UKNA.
9/25/1302, Association … commission … touching the discords between Mary, late the wife of William de Brewose [William’s stepmother] and William son of William de Brewose, … (S) CPRs.
3/7/1312, IPM of Peter de Brewosa. Gloucester: … The said Peter assigned the said manor to Agnes his wife at the church door, for the manors of Manyngford, co. Wilts, and Cheresworth and Seggewyke, co. Sussex, which Mary de Brewose holds for life. … (S) CIsPM.
1314, Mary presented at the church of Manningford Bruce, Wiltshire.
1326, Mary died.
5/23/1326, IPM of Mary, late the wife of William de Brewosa. Wilts: Manyngford Brewes. The manor … by the demise of Peter de Brewes son and heir of the said William … ought to revert to Thomas de Brewes, son and heir of the said Peter, who is of full age. York: Werthorp. 36 tofts, 71 bovates … Thomas de Brewosa, aged 26, is her next heir. … Buckingham: Bukyngham. The manor and the hamlet of Bourton … (S) CIsPM.
7/4/1326, Pursuant to an inquisition … Mary late the wife of William de Brewosa … on the day of her death, held for life 2 parts of the manor of Manyngford Brewes of the grant of Peter de Brewosa (60845798), son and heir of the said William … by fine levied in the court of Edward I, ought to remain to Thomas de Brewosa, son and heir of the said Peter, and that the said Thomas is of full age,—to deliver to him the said manor, he having done fealty. (S) CFRs.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P136.
Child of William and Aline:
i. William de Brewes (11820322), born 1254 in England.
Child of William and Agnes:
i. Giles de Brewes (15210644), born by 1270 in England.
Child of William and Mary:
i. Peter de Brewes (60845798), born ~1275 in England.