30422624. Sir Richard de Plays & 30422625. Margaret de Lancaster
8/1/1296, Richard de Plais born in England, s/o 60845248. Giles de Plays & 60845249. Joan de Burgulio.
~1300, Margaret born in England, d/o §§Roger de Lancaster. (S) Hundred of Launditch, V1, Carthew, 1877, P229.
1302, Richard, age 6, when his father died.
12/29/1302, Confirmation of a grant to Margaret, Queen Consort, of the custody of the lands and heirs of Giles de Playz, tenant in chief, with the marriage of the heirs.
3/1303, Richard’s mother Joan appointed Robert de Elmham to the rectory of Knapton.
7/7/1305, Grant to William Howard and Alice his wife … custody, during the minority of the heirs, of the manor of Knapton, … late of Gyles de Playz, tenant in chief, … (S) CPRs.
7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.
1310, Richard de Plaiz of the county of York. (S) Year Books of Edward II, V3, 1905, P8.
By 1316, Richard knighted. (S) Norfolk Archaeology, V30, 1952, P238.
1316, Richard de Plais held Knapton of the Earle Warren. (S) Hundred of North Erpingham, 1883, P107.
9/15/1317, Order to cause Richard de Plaiz, son and heir of Giles de Plaiz, … to have seisin of his father’s lands, as he has proved his age and the king has taken his homage. (S) CCRs.
11/20/1317, Richard de Playz summoned to parliament.
By 1318, Margaret heiress of her brother John de Lancaster. (S) Hundred of Launditch, V1, Carthew, 1877, P229. (S) Ess. Tow’s Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V7, 1807, Toftes.
By 1319, Richard married Margaret.
1321, Richard de Plays presented Robert de Stevington to the church of Knapton.
1/28/1322, Richard de Plaiz, going with Aymer de Valencia, earl of Pembroke [to the Marches of Wales.] (S) CPRs.
3/14/1322, Richard de Playz summoned to parliament.
7/21/1322, Richard de Plays going on the king’s service to Scotland with Aymer de Valencia, earl of Pembroke. (S) CPRs.
1324, Richard supervisor of the levies for Cambridgeshire.
6/8/1324, Richard de Plays going on the king’s service to the duchy of Aquitaine with Aymer de Valencia, earl of Pembroke, the king’s kinsman. (S) CPRs.
8/1324, King Edward began the War of Saint-Sardos with his brother-in-law King Charles of France, who had invaded Aquitaine.
1325, Richard de Plaiz and Margaret his wife settled Knapton on themselves. (S) Hundred of North Erpingham, 1883, P107.
6/27/1325, Order to cause Richard son of Giles de Playz, kinsman of Ralph son of Richard de Plaiz, to be discharged of the scutage … for the lands of the said Ralph … armies of Scotland of the 5th and 10th years of the late king’s reign, … [Ralph’s father Richard died 1269, Ralph died in 1283.] (S) CCRs.
9/10/1325, Protection for the following going with the king’s son Edward, earl of Chester to … Richard de Playz … going beyond seas on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.
12/12/1325, Mary, late the wife of Aymer de Valencia, earl of Pembroke, going beyond seas … Protection … going with the said Mary … Richard de Plaiz … (S) CPRs.
4/4/1326, Appointment … Edward de Sancto Johanne for Richard de Playz [an arrayer] in the county of Sussex. (S) CPRs.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
1327, Richard a commissioner of the peace for Cambridgeshire.
5/1327, Richard died beyond seas. The hiers of John de Bassingbourne held the manor of Bassingbourne under Richard de Playz. (S) A Family History Comprising Surnames, Gowdy, 1919, P77. (S) CPRs. [Richard de Plaiz, Knt., killed at Helaw. (S) PA, P331.]
8/14/1327, Writ for IPM of Richard de Plaiz. Cambridge: Foulmere. A certain part of the manor, including a capital messuage, 2 parts of a water-mill, and perquisites of court and the market, … He died on Saturday the feast of the Assumption last part. Giles his son, aged 7 years, is his next heir. Norfolk: Wetyngg. 2 parts of the manor, including a capital messuage, and a fishery, … Sussex: Ilford. The manor with its members of Wannyngore, Warplesbourn, and Wourth … Essex: Great Okle. The manor … Bentfield. The manor … [18+ knights’ fees] … (S) CIsPM.
10/11/1327, Order to deliver to Margaret, late the wife of Richard de Plaiz, … assigned to her in dower; … (S) CCRs.
2/25/1328, Grant, … to Richard de Waldegrave, of that which pertains to the king of the marriage of Margaret, late the wife of Richard de Plaitz, tenant in chief, that is, the fine for the marriage, or the forfeiture if she marry without licence. (S) CPRs.
(S) Peerages of England, Burke, 1831, P433. (S) The History of an East Anglian Soke, Hood, 1918, P32. (S) Hist. & Antiq’s of Norfolk, 1781. (S) De Antiquis Legibus Liber:, 1846, P-41.
Child of Richard and Margaret:
i. Giles de Plaiz, born 1320 in England.
7/16/1334, Giles, son of Richard de Plaiz died, his brother Richard his heir. (S) Writ of certiorari, 9/22/1344.
ii. Richard de Plaiz (15211312), born 9/21/1323 in England.