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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Sir Thomas l’Arcedekne & Alice de la Roche

30422296. Sir Thomas l’Arcedekne & 30422297. Alice de la Roche

~1280, Thomas le Archdeacon born in Cornwall, England, heir & s/o §§Odo le Arcedekne.

~1285, Alice born in England, sister/o William de la Roche, d/o 60844594. Thomas de la Roche.

1302, Henry de Bodreugam complained by bill that Thomas le Arcedekne tuortiously and against the peace came with ofrce and arms and assailed, beat and wounded him … and against the peace took away William, son and heir of B. [an infant heir of William Beyon], who was in his wardship, … [the mother had delivered the infant to Henry after a disagreement with Sir Ralph de Bloyon.] … (S) Elements of Damages, Sedgwick, 1896, P323.

Aft. 1305, Alice died.


Thomas married 2nd Matilda ?.

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

1307, Thomas le Ercedyakene (Archdeacon), knight, requests remedy and an enquiry because his lands have been taken into the king's hand by the sheriff of Cornwall because he did not do service in the Scottish war. However, he and his ancestors have never done such service or owe it. (S) UKNA.

3/17/1308, Conservators of the peace … Thomas Lercedekene } [of Shepestall] co. Cornwall. (S) CPRs.

Bef. 7/11/1309, Thomas de la Hyde, sheriff of Cornwall, with others, had seized cattle of men of Blakemore for a debt in which they were bound to the king. The sheriff was attacked and was besieged until rescued by Thomas le Arcedekne, conservator of the peace, with a great posse. (S) CPRs.

1312, Thomas de Ercedekene requests allowance of the expenses and costs that he has incurred in Tintagel Castle after the time that the late earl of Cornwall had livery of it, as he has been put to great costs in the repair of the turrets and walls. (S) UKNA.

1313, Thomas le Arcedekne held Tintagel castle in Cornwall. (S) The Ancient Castles of England, Woolnoth, 1825.

10/24/1314, Commission of oyer … touching like allegations, that … sheriff of the counties of Somerset and Dorset, … Thomas le Ercedekene, late sheriff of the county of Cornwall, and others, who have been sheriffs … have … inflicted many burthens on the men of those counties, … (S) CPRs.

5/1318, Thomas Arcedekne and John Treiagu made a recognisance of 300 marks with the elder Despenser.

8/1320 at Launceveton, Oliver de Carmenou … granted to John de Carmenou, his brother, … witnesses, Sirs William de Botereux, Thomas le Arcedekne, Odo le Arcedekne, … knights, … (S) CPRs, 2/15/1321.

12/9/1321, To Thomas Lercedekne, Henry Chaumbernoun, and John Treiagu. Order not to proceed further without consulting the king with the execution of their appointment to enquire by the oath of men of Cornwall concerning the names of the malefactors. (S) CCRs.

1321-22, The people of Cornwall make numerous complaints of corruption against Thomas Lercedekne, appointed to seize corn and wine in Cornwall for the King's use. (S) UKNA.

7/30/1322, Matthew de Clyvedon, knight, of the county of Somerset has made fine in 400 marks … he has found as mainpernors Richard Damory, Thomas Lercedekne and Robert de Ardern, knights. (S) CFRs.

8/1324, King Edward began the War of Saint-Sardos with his brother-in-law King Charles of France, who had invaded Aquitaine.

9/13/1324, Thomas Lercedekene by writ summoned to parliament.

12/30/1324, To the sheriff of Cornwall. Order to cause Thomas Lercedekne, whom the king is sending with others of his subjects to the duchy of Aquitaine in his service, to have a good ship sufficiently furnished with mariners and other necessaries at the king's expence. (S) CCRs.

4/6/1326 at London, Debtor: Thomas le Archdeacon {le Ercedekne}, [of Cornwall]. Amount: 120m. (S) UKNA.

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

4/30/1328, Thomas le Ercedekne, knight, acknowledges that he owes to Stephen de Haccombe, knight, 200 marks … (S) CCRs.

1328-29, Bishop Grandisson dedicated the church, completed by Sir Stephen de Haccombe. At the services were the bishop, Hugh Courtenay, earl of Devon, Margaret, relict of Sir Stephen de Haccombe, Cecily, daughter and heiress of Sir Stephen de Haccombe, and wife of Sir John Lercedekene, and Robert de Pyl, clerk, then living, and for the repose of the soul of the founder, Sir Stephen de Haccombe, Jordan de Haccombe (his brother) and his wife Isabella, Sir Thomas Lercedekne and his wife, Matilda. (S) The Ancient Sepulchral Effigies … of Devon, Rogers, 1877, P31.

9/18/1330, Oto de Bodrygan, knight to the Church of Thomas at Glasney … half an acre in Lamoreke … Witnesses: lord Thomas le Arcedekine, Oliver de Carmenou, John de Carmenou, John de Treiagu, knights; John Bylloun of Tredywoyl, Richard de London, Walter de Carndywyou. (S) Cornwall Council.

1331, Thomas died.

[––Post Mortem––]

8/21/1331, IPM of Thomas son of Odo Lercedekne. Cornwall: Elerky, Lanrihorn and Laundegy. The manors, including the advowson of the church of Lanrihorn and a park there with wild beasts … remainder, after the decease of the said Thomas, to John his son and the said John’s heirs by Cicely, … Treberveth. The manor, … Bodduuan. The manor … John his son, aged 25 years and more, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.

7/17/1332, Matilda, late the wife of Thomas Lercedekne, knight, tenant of a part of the lands that belonged to him, puts in her place Richard de la Haye, clerk, to defend the execution of a recognisance for 200 marks made by Thomas in chancery to Stephen de Haccombe, knight, deceased. (S) CCRs.

7/8/1335, Matilda, late the wife of Thomas Lercedekene, knight, of Cornwall, acknowledges that she owes to William Casse 16 marks, … (S) CCRs.

11/16/1343, Commission of oyer and terminer to William de Shareshull, Thomas de Curtenay, John Dauney,  William de Bortriaux, John Inge, … on complaint by Matilda late the wife of Thomas Lercedekne … co. Devon … (S) CPRs.

1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].

Aft. 1348, Matilda Lercedekene v. John Carball. (S) English Law in the Age of the Black Death, Palmer, 2001, P392.

12/2/1348, Indults to persons to choose confessors, … Matilda Lercedekene, damsel, of the diocese of Exeter. (S) Cal. of Entries in the Papal registers, V3, 1897, P309.

9/1/1368, Matilda died, “… Dame Maude Lercedekene, the particulars of whose decease had given rise to dispute in the county of Devon, … (S) Letters from the Mayor and Corporation of the City of London, 1885, P157.

Child of Thomas and Alice:

i. John l’Arcedekne (15211148), born 1305 in England.


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