Family histories with citations for reference and research -- Searching: note that there may be multiple spellings from different sources. -- "It is a revered thing to see an ancient castle not in decay; how much more to behold an ancient family which has stood against the waves and weathers of time!" - Francis Bacon.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
G25: 30422194 Cornwall
30422194. Walter of Cornwall & 30422195. Margery ?
~1250, Walter born in England, s/o 23640580. Richard of
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
1280, Walter de Cornwall sheriff of London. (S) A Dictionary of
English Surnames, Reaney, 1991, P750.
9/8/1280, Roger Crok acknowledged himself bound to Walter de
Cornwall in the sum of £6 3s … (S) Calendar of Letter Books, City of London, 1899,
1293, Edmund earl of Cornwall gave lands to Walter de Cornwall
his base brother. (S) Parochial Antiquities, V1, 1818, P456.
2/3/1295, Edmund, earl of Cornwall, gave in frank almoin, to
the abbot and monks of Hayles … witnesses, Sir Walter de Cornubia, Sir Reginald
de Boterellis, Sir Theobald de Nevill, steward of Cornwall, Sir Ralph de
Mareschal, knights, … (S) CChRs.
1296-97, St. Stephen’s in Branel given to Walter de Cornwall.
(S) Ministers’ Accounts of the Earldom of Cornwall, 1296-1297, 1942, P-XXIV.
4/1/1300, Confirmation … Edmund earl of Cornwall, assignment in
fee simple to Walter de Cornubia his brother of land to the value of £18 in his
manor of Brannel. (S) CPRs.
9/1301, Cornwall, Branel. The said Margaret [late the wife of
Edmund earl of Cornwall] seeks 1/3 of the manor and of the advowson of the
church as her dower against Walter de Cornubia; who says that the said earl
gave the same to him and his heirs &c, and he offered the earl's charter
which testifies this.
6/25/1302, Inquisition held before the sheriff finding that it
was not to the damage of the king or anyone else if Cornwall gives his manor of
Brannel to the abbot and convent of Hailes … The council does not consent to
the king granting what is requested neither by grace nor by fine for Walter de
Cornwall is a bastard. (S) UKNA.
2/7/1307, Henry de Bodrigan, Kt., and Peter de Brodigan his
brother. Messuage and carrucate of land in Tredowargh … Witd: Sirs Reginald de
Boevile, Walter de Cornubia; Thomas de Pridias, Kts; Henry de Campo Arnulphy …
7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.
1307-8, Walter de Cornubia, de Branell, miles: Ermine, a lion
rampant gules corwned or, on a bordure engrailed …, eight roundels … (S) The
Note-Book of Tristam Risdon, 1897, P209.
10/24/1308, Sir Walter de Cornubia presented Thomas de
Branel at St. Stephen’s-in-Brannel. 7/13/1309, Baldwin, “capellanus de Branel” inst. at St Stephen’s-in-Brannel;
patron, Sir Walter de Cornubia, Knt. (S) The Register of Walter de Stapledon,
Bishop of Exeter, V2, P258.
7/25/1310, Feoffment by William son and heir of Ralph de Tregod
… Withesses : – Sir Walter de Cornwall, Peter de Trelewyth, …. (S) A Desc.
Catalogue of Ancient Deeds, 1902, P497.
8/6/1310, Sir Walter de Cornubia, Knight, procured from Bishop
Stapledon a licence to have a chantry in Capella sua de Brayneis infra limites
ecclesie parochialis. (S) Ecclesiastical Antiquities in Devon, 1840, P15.
1311, Walter, knight of the shire for Cornwall, bore the arms
of Richard of Cornwall. (S) The Curisoities of Heraldry, Lower, 2004, P310.
1312 at Westminster, …; Walter de Cornwaille (Cornwall), knight,
member of parliament for Cornwall; James Peverel, knight, member of parliament
for Cornwall. (S) UKNA.
Bef. 2/20/1313, Walter, knt. of Branell, Cornwall died; William
his son, aged 26, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.
(S) Plantagenet Ancestry, P406.
·1327, William de Cornewaille (Cornwall), knight,
states that the sheriff by colour of his bailiwick has come to his manor and
took his corn and chattels, …. He also has seized the dower lands of his late
mother and holds Cornewaille out of the land so that he can't recover it
because of the support he has in the country. John Treiagu, Sheriff of
Cornwall; Margery de Cornewaille (Cornwall), mother of the petitioner. (S) UKNA.
Children of Walter and Margery:
i. William de Cornwall (15210404), born ~1286 in England.
ii. Margaret of Cornwall (15211097), born ~1290 in England.