Thursday, April 28, 2011

G23: 5910164

5910164. Stephen de Segrave & 5910165. Alice de Arundel

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~1277, Stephen born in England, s/o 4997378. Sir John de Seagrave & 4997379. Christian de Plesey.

~1290, Alice born in England, d/o 11819888. Earl Richard Fitzalan & 11819889. Alice Saluce.

8/1304 at Weymuster, John de Segrave lord of Segrave, and John de Mohun, lord of Dunsterre, agreed that John de Mohun, eldest son of the latter is to marry Christiana, daughter of the former, … Witnesses: Payn Tibetoft, … Nicholas de Segrave, … Stephen de Segrave, knights, … (S) CPRs.

3/31/1305, John de Segrave, the elder, Stephen, his son, … acknowledge they owe John de Mohun of Dunsteere 400£ … John de Mohun of Dunsterre acknowledges that he owes John de Segrave, the elder, 10,000£ … (S) CCRs.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

3/10/1308, Remission at the instance of Thomas, earl of Lancaster, to Stephen de Segrave of payment of a fine of 100 marks, … county of Huntingdon, for diverse trespasses and felonies. (S) CPRs.

5/20/1314, Joan widow of Sir Peter de Grisebe, knight, and Sir Stephen de Segrave, knight, son and heir of Sir John de Segrave. Joan has quitclaimed to Stephen a rent of 4 marks from a meadow in Drakelowe called le Neumede. (S) UKNA.

1316, Stephen held lands in Derby.

10/22/1318, Pardon to ... Nicholas de Segrave, Robert de Holand, Stephen de Segrave, William le Latimer, Fulk Lestrange, William Tuchet, … knights, of all felonies and trespasses committed before 7 August last, adherents of Thomas, earl of Lancaster. (S) CPRs.

5/12/1319, Grant by Thomas, earl of Lancaster and Leycestre, steward of England, to Roger Beler, for his good service, … witnesses:- Robert de Holand, … Stephen de Segrave, … (S) CPRs, 5/25/1319.

2/23/1321, Association of John de Brytannia, earl of Rychemund, … in the commission to … Aymer de Valencia, earl of Pembroke, and Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, Bartholomew de Badelesmere, steward of the Household, … Fulk Lestraunge, Stephen de Segrave, … to treat of peace with Robert de Brus. (S) CPRs.

3/22/1322, King Edward executed Earl Thomas of Lancaster for treason at his castle of Pontefract [one of the barons responsible for the death of Piers Gaveston. Protection for one year to Stephen de Segrave in his lands which he holds for life of the demise of Thomas, sometime earl of Lancaster. (S) CPRs.

1322, Stephen and his father John mentioned in a petition of Ralph Stanlowe. “Stanlowe requests restitution of his lands, goods and chattels in Leicestershire seized into the king's hand by the sheriff, as he was not against the king, and on the contrary served in the garrison of Nottingham castle with John Segrave, and joined the king at Caldwell in the retinue of Stephen Segrave.” (S) UKNA.

8/1/1323, Stephen was the constable of the Tower of London on the night Roger Mortimer [lover of Queen Isabella] escaped. Stephen and his guards were drugged. (S) Weir, P156.

6/1/1324, Pardon to Stephen de Segrave in consideration of a payment to be made by the said Stephen and John de Segrave, his father, of the escape of Roger de Morturo Mari of Wygemor, a rebel, from the Tower of London, when the said Stephen was keeper thereof, of which escape the said Stephen was indicted before the king. (S) CPRs.

9/12/1324, Protection with clause volumus, for one year, for Stephen de Segrave,  going with John de Segrave to the duchy of Aquitaine on the king’s service. [Stephen’s brother John was also given protection – both going with their father.]

9/14/1325, Protection with clause volumus for one year for Stephen de Segrave, staying in the duchy of Aquitiane with John de Segrave [others also named staying with the said John.] (S) CPRs.

1325, Stephen died in Gascony, before his father, who died the same year.

3/6/1326, … rent in Thurlaston, and to restore the issues thereof to Alesia, late the wife of Stephen de Segrave, … (S) CCRs.

1326, “Christiana de Segrave, widow of John de Segrave … requests that a writ be sent to the justices of the Bench to proceed in the process so that she is not delayed in her dower, as she brought a writ of dower against Alice de Segrave to vouch to warranty, but John son of Stephen is a minor and his lands and body are in the king's hand.” (S) UKNA.

10/16/1327, Whereas Christinia, late the wife of John de Segrave, lately … demanded against Alesia, late the wife of Stephen de Segrave, a third of the manor of Dalbychaucombe, … as her dower … that Alesia should hold in peace the tenements demanded … Christiana should have … out of the heir’s land in the king’s wardship … (S) CCRs.

1327-30, “Alice, widow of Stephen de Segrave, states that the king has seized into his hand the lands which were held by Stephen because of the minority of John de Segrave his heir, both those held in fee farm and by socage and those held by knight's service, namely the manor of Kineton, held in fee farm and the hundred of Goscote held in socage, the manor of Rosliston with the rent of Coton in the Elms and Linton, a sheepfold called Beggerhowe near Ashbourne, and seven cottages in Southwark, which ought to be in the wardship of the closest relative of the child to whom the inheritance cannot descend. As John's mother, she claims this wardship, and requests delivery of the lands.” (S) UKNA.

1340, Alice died.

(S) The History and Antiquities of Harwich and Dovercourt, Taylor & Dale, P148.

Child of Stephen and Alice:

i. John de Seagrave (2955082), born ~1310 England.

G23: 5910160

5910160.  Baron John de Mowbray & 5910161. Aline de Brewes


9/4/1286, John born in Yorkshire, s/o 11820320. Roger de Mowbray & 11820321. Rose de Clare.

1289, Aline born in England, d/o 11820322. Baron William de Brewes & 11820323. Mary ?.

1297, John’s father died.

11/29/1297, Grant to William de Brewosa, staying with the king in Flanders, of the marriage of John son and heir of Roger de Moubray, tenant in chief, so that he may be married to Alina his daughter. Mandate to Roesia, late the wife of the said Roger, to deliver the said John. (S) CPRs.

At Swansea, Glamorgan, John married Aline, age 8.

7/23/1305, Commission of oyer, … touching the persons who entered the chaces of Kirkeby Malesard and Niddresdale, co. York, … of the inheritance of John de Moubray son and heir of Roger de Moubray, a minor in the king’s custody, … (S) CPRs.

2/23/1306, Grant to John de Moubray of the custody, during the minority of the hier, of the lands in England late of John Comyn of Badenagh … (S) CPRs.

5/22/1306, Sir John, 1 of 267 knighted by King Edward I in London at Westminster abbey.

1307, Livery of lands granted to John de Mowbray. (S) Journal of the House of Lords, V108, P195.
 

8/26/1307-5/15/21, John summoned to parliament.

2/25/1308, John attended the coronation of King Edward II.

1308-19, John summoned against the Scots on multiple occasions.

4/1309, John present at the Dunstable tournament in which 235 knights participated in retinues, and 70 independently.

2/7/1310, Licence, upon fine, for John de Moubray, to demise to Miles de Stapelton, for life … in the manor of Hovyngham, … (S) CPRs.

7/10/1312, Appointment during pleasure of John de Moubray to be keeper of the city of York and of the entire county of York, for the preservation of the peace … with power to inflict punishment … (S) CPRs.

9/25/1313, Commission of oyer and terminer to John de Moubray and Adam de Middleton, … at Foston by Great Kelke, co. York, … (S) CPRs.

3/23/1314, John appointed Captain and Keeper of Newcastle and the county of Northumberland. [At a time when there were many Scottish incursions into England.]

2/26/1315, Commission to John de Moubray, Henry le Scrope, John de Insula, … county of York. (S) CPRs.

8/5/1316, William de Braose and John de Mowbray and Alina his wife granted a market and fair at Bramber, Sussex. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.

11/13/1316, The king lately, by fine of 200£ made by John de Moubray, granted licence to William de Brewosa the elder to grant his manors of Knappe, … and 3,000 acres … co. Sussex, which Mary de Brewosa holds, for her life, in dower of his inheritance to … to regrant the same to the said William … remainder to John de Moubray and Aline his wife … 40 knights’ fees … (S) CPRs.

9/18/1317, John granted the town and borough of Scarborough in Yorkshire [and soon after the custody of the castle.] (S) CPRs.

10/25/1317, Writ of aid for John de Moubray, constable of the castle of Scardeburgh … (S) CPRs.

11/30/1317, Appointment during pleasure to John de Moubray to be keeper of the Isle of Haxholme. (S) CPRs.

3/1318, the King ordered John and William de Ros of Helmsley to seize the castle of Knaresborough, Yorkshire.

1318, William, John’s father-in-law, conveyed the baronies of Bramber and Gower on John.

4/4/1319, John granted a license to enfeoff his son John and his heirs with the manor of Hovingham. (S) CPRs.

10/20/1320, Hugh le Despenser convinced the King dispossess John of the baronies because he had obtained them without license [which was not required]. This led to a confederation of the Lords Marcher, headed by the Earl of Hereford, the Mortimers, and John against the Despensers.

8/20/1321, Pardon, with the assent of Parliament, … to John de Moubray, knight, for resisting … unable to take into the king’s hand the land of Gower in the March of Wales, which the said John had acquired without licence from William de Brewosa … (S) CPRs.

1/1322, John at the siege of the King’s castle of Tickhill in support of Thomas, Earl of Lancaster; causing orders for his arrest. (S) CPRs.

2/26/1322, Aline and son John imprisoned in the Tower. (S) CPRs.

3/11/1322, Writ of aid for Edmund, earl of kent, … and John de Warenna, earl of Surrey, appointed to arrest Thomas, earl of Lancaster, Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, … John de Moubray, Bartholomew de Badelesmere, Roger de Clifford, John Giffard of Brymesfeld, Henry Tyes, John de Wylyngton and Henry de Wylyngton, and all of their company, and to besiege and take the said Thomas’ castle. (S) CPRs.

3/16/1322, John taken prisoner at the battle of Boroughbridge. (S) The Chronicle of Lanercost, Maxwell, 1913, P236.

3/23/1322, John, 2nd Lord Mowbray, Baron of Axholme, Lincolnshire, taken to York and hanged; his estates forfeit. John buried at Friars Preachers, York.

1323, Aline granted into the custody of her family enemy Hugh le Despenser.

6/16/1324, Hugh, earl of Winchester, forced Aline to grant him custody of Bramber and other estates of her father totaling 21.25 knight’s fees. [This continues over several records.] (S) CPRs.

11/24/1326, Earl Hugh le Despenser executed for treason.

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

1327, After the fall of the Despensers, Aline recovered her estates.

10/28/1328, Grant to Roger de Swynnerton of what pertains to the king of the marriage of Alina, late the wife of John de Moubray, tenant in chief. (S) CPRs.

Bef. 10/22/1329, Aline married 2nd Sir Richard de Peshale.

1329, 1331, Sir Richard de Peshale made complaints against his step-son John about intrusions on his property.

1/28/1331, Commission … touching alleged oppressions by Richard de Peshale and Alina his wife, daughter and heiress of William de Brewosa, late lord of the land of Gower, … (S) CPRs.

Bef. 7/20/1331, Aline died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P599.

Child of John and Aline:



i. John de Mowbray (2955080), born 11/29/1310 in Yorkshire, England.

G23: 5910148

5910148. Lord Robert de Scales & 5910149. Egeline de Courtenay

1279, Robert born in England, heir & s/o 11820296. Robert de Scales & 11820297. Isabel Burnell.

Egeline born in England, d/o 30420928. Hugh de Courtenay & 30420929. Eleanor le Despenser.

Robert served with his father and King Edward I in the Scottish wars. (S) A Vision of Britain Through Time.

1305, Robert age 26 at this father’s death.

5/22/1306, Robert created a Knight of the Bath. (S) History of the Antiquities of the County of Norfolk, V5. [267 knights created on this date by King Edward I.]

11/3/1306–3/14/1322, Robert, 2nd Lord Scales, summoned to parliament.

2/25/1308, Robert summoned as a peer to Edward II’s coronation as king of England.

1315-6, “Robert de Scales to settle the manors of High Ho and Islington (Norfolk), and Rivenhall (Essex) on himself, Egelina his wife, and his heirs, retaining the manors of Middleton and Fouldon (Norfolk), Newsells (Herts), and Haslingfield (Camb.).” (S) UKNA.

9/1/1315, Licence for Robert de Scales to enfeoff Isabella de Scales [his mother] of his manors of Hoo and Islington, co. Norfolk, and of his manor of Rewenhale, co. Essex, held in chief, … regrant the same to him and Egelina his wife … (S) CPRs.

4/10/1317, Exemption, for life, at the request of Elizabeth de Bourgh, the king’s kinswoman, of Robert de Scales from being put on assizes, juries, … against his will. (S) CPRs.

4/24/1319, Commission to Robert de Scales, … touching the seizure of the ship called ‘la Mariole,’ … in the port of Bishops Lenne, co. Norfolk. (S) CPRs.

1320, “…  by a writ of oyer and terminer to Norwich, Stanton and Scales … Walter de Norwiz (Norwich); [Hervey] de Stanton; Robert de Scales.” (S) UKNA.

7/1/1324, Commission de walliis et fossatis to Robert de Scales, … along the caost for the parts of Mersland, co. Norfolk, … (S) CPRs.

3/20/1325, “Robert de Scales alias de Scalys: Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk” died; holding the manor of Scales of the honor of Bologne, by one fee and paying 10s. per annum to Dover castle.

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

1332, “Robert de Scales, son and heir of Robert de Scales. … Scales request that he be granted his lands which are held by his mother at fee farm, … Egelyne [de Scales], widow of Robert de Scales; …” (S) UKNA.

Bef. 10/10/1335, Egeline died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P435. (S) Topographical History of the County of Norfolk, V8, Blomefield.

Children of Robert and Egeline:

i. Robert de Scales (2955074), born 1312 in England.

ii. Eleanor de Scales (7606059), born ? in England.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

G23: 5910146 Bois-Latimer

5910146. Sir Robert de Bois & 5910147. Christian le Latimer


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1268, Robert born in England, s/o 11820292. Robert de Bois.

1298, Robert, age 30, heir to his father with fees in Smalburgh and Fersfield.

1294, Christian born in England, d/o 11820294. Sir William le Latimer & 11820295. Lucy de Thweng.

Christian married 1st to Sir John Carbonel of Wadingfield, co. Suffolk.

12/25/1305, “Debtor: Robert de Boys {Bosco}, knight, of Norfolk [held Little Ellingham, Wayland Hundred, Norfolk.” (S) UKNA.

1307, Lands called Sanford and other lands in Stonfold, held by Lord Robert de Boys.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

1308, Robert married Christian and settled Fersfield on her for life. In dower of Christian he held a third part of the manor of Carbonels in Waldingfield-Magna, co. Suffolk.

1308, Robert and Christiana conveyed the manor of Burston on her son William Carbonels.

1310, “Debtor: Robert de Boys {de Bosco} knight, of Norfolk and of Suffolk [held manor of Fersfield in Diss Hundred].” (S) UKNA.

1310, Deed of attornment by Robert de Bosco and Christian his wife [who was the wife of Sir John Carbonel, kt.] to Thos. Carbonel and Elizabeth his wife. (S) The Manors of Suffolk, Copinger, 1905, P238.

1311, Robert “du Bosco” died.

1312, Christian married 3rd Sir Thomas Mose.

1312, Christian de Mose, late the wife of Sir Robert de Bosco, Knt., presented at Fersfield.

1316, Christian presented at Fersfield.

(S) Plantagenet Ancestry, P233. (S) The Gentleman's Magazine, 1864, P749. (S) History and Antiquities of the County of Norfolk.

Child of William and Christian:

i. William Carbonel, born ~? in England.

Children of Robert and Christian:

i. Robert de Bois, born 1309 in England.
1333, Robert Robert, knt. of Fersfield and Garboldisham, Norfolk, and Brokes, Suffolk, died; his sister Alice his heir.

ii. Alice de Boys (2955073), born by 1311 in England.

Child of Thomas and Christian:

i. Mariotta Mose, born aft. 1312 in England.
Mariotta married Sir William Bovill.

G23: 5910144

5910144. Sir John Howard & 5910145. Joan of Cornwall


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~1285, John born in England, s/o 11820288. Sir William Howard & 11820289. Alice Fitton.

~1290, Joan, d/o 11820290. Richard of Cornwall & 11820291. Joan ?.

1297, Joan’s father died.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

8/1308, Sir John, knight, gentleman of the bedchamber of King Edward II, heir to his father.

1309, John married Joan, bringing many estates into the Howard family.

1309, John Howard and Joan his wife had 3 parts of a manor in Tirington, … in Pentney, Asswell, Thorp, … conveyed to them by Richard de Cornwall. [John eldest son of Sir William the judge.]

3/28/1311, “Debtor: John Howard, knight [held part of Terrington, and East Walton, Freebridge Hundred, Norfolk].” (S) UKNA.

John fought in Scotland.

1316-19, John, Governor of Norwich.

6/21/1318, Commission of oyer and terminer to John Howard, … ship, … to Calais to trade … taken by the Scots, … re-taken … to Great Yarmouth, … outrage of L. king of France and Navarre … (S) CPRs.

6/9/1321–6/12/1323, John, Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk. (S) UKNA.

12/1321, John Howard and John de Haustede ordered to seize the lands of contrariant barons [against the Despensers] in Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk. (S) The Reign of Edward II, Dodd, 2006, P89.

1322, John granted various manors in Norfolk to his brother-in-law Richard Cornwall.

6/12/1322, Sir John Howard granted lands for life to Richard de Cornwall, parson of Walsoken. (S) CCRs.

10/31/1322, Commission … to array all the ment between sixteen and sixty … John Howard, the sheriff, to be leader, and James de Norton, co. Norfolk, … (S) CPRs.

1323, “John Howard, former Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk … Howard requests an allowance for his costs in gathering and transporting various victuals for the king's wars in Scotland, and that he not be charged in his account for more than the true price of the goods.” (S) UKNA.

6/28/1324, Protection with clause volumus for one year for John Howard, ‘chivaler,’ going to Gascony on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.

1326/7, “Names of soldiers retained by John Howard to defend the coast at Orwell.” (S) UKNA.

8/16/1326, Appointment of … John Howard … in the ports and town of … Little Yarmouth, Hunstanton, co. Norfolk, … and to see that they join John de Sturmy, admiral of the fleet in the north. (S) CPRs.

9/2/1326, Mandate to John Howard, … arrayers in the county of Norfolk, to select 500 armed men and lead them to Erewell, co. Suffolk, … to stay there at the king’s wages for a month. (S) CPRs.

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

9/29/1327, Commission of oyer … that John Howard, knight, … broke his chests at Gishop;s Lynn, co. Norfolk, and carried away 100£ of his money, charters, writings and other muniments. (S) CPRs.

8/15/1330, Commission of oyer and terminer to John Howard, … on divers petitions from men of Norfolk … (S) CPRs.

1331, Sir John Howard, senior, held the manor of East Winch, by the fourth part of a fee of Hamon L’Estrange.

1335, Sir John, Admiral of the King’s navy in the north, being paid wages of 153£ 7s. 6d. for the year; and created knight banneret.

9/23/1336, Appointment of Robert de Morle, John Howard the elder, and … to arrest all persons hindering with armed force the markets of Great Yarmouth, … (S) CPRs.

1/15/1338, Commission de walliis et fossatis to John Howard the elder, … in Mershlande and the parts of adjoin, co. Norfolk. (S) CPRs.

2/12/1338, Commission of oyer … complaint by John Howard the elder, that … and other broke his stank at Nerford, and carried away the fish there. … Norfolk. (S) CPRs.

6/26/1338, Commision de walliis et fossatis to John Howard the elder, … co. Norfolk. (S) CPRs.

1338, Joan mentioned in a petition of Thomas de Nerford. (S) UKNA.

5/7/1341, Exemption for life of John Howard from being put on assizes, juries, … against his will. (S) CPRs.

John, of East Wynch, died. [His tomb was shaped as a knight with his feet resting on a writhing dragon.]

Aft. 9/25/1342, Joan died; buried with John.

(S) The House of Howard, Brenan, 1907. (S) Plantagenet Ancestry, P233. (S) An Essay … History of the County of Norfolk, V4, 1775.

Child of John and Joan:

i. John Howard (2955072), born ~1310 in England.

G23: 5910100

5910100. Sir Philip de Well & 5910101. Isabel de Kemesky

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~1293, Philip born in England, s/o §Adam de Well.

1293, Isabel born in England, d/o 11820200. Edmund de Kemesky & 11820201. Joane ?.

1/17/1300, Isabel age 7 at the death of her father.

7/15/1300, Grant to Walter de Aylesbury, … of the custody of the lands late of Edmund de Kemesek, tenant in chief, during the minority of Petronilla and Isabella his daughters and heirs, with their marriages, saving knights’ fees and advowsons of chruches. (S) CPRs.

2/6/1303, … the wardship of the lands that belonged to Edmund de Kemesek, tenant in chief, which are in the king’s hands by reason of the minority of Edmund’s heirs … (S) CPRs.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

7/27/1313, Order to the same to take into the king's hand the lands late of Westminster. Pernell, daughter and one of the heirs of Edmund de Kemesek, …, deceased, who was taken to wife before proving her age by Thomas de Gardinis who had the wardship of the lands late of Edmund of the demise of Walter de Ailesbires, …. (S) Calendar of Fine Rolls.

10/10/1313, Isabel, wife of Philip, heir to her older sister Petronila.

10/10/1314, Philip de Well performed homage for his lands.

4/22/1315, To the collectors in co. Essex for the 28th, 31st and 34th years. Westminster. As the lands of Edmund de Kemesek, deceased, tenant in chief of the late king, were in the hands of the late and present king from 17 January, in the 28th year of the late king, until 10 October, in the seventh year of the king's reign, upon which day the king took the homage of Philip de Well, who married Isabel, one of Edmund's daughters and heiresses, both for the purparty falling to Isabel and for the purparty falling to Petronila, her sister, deceased, for all the lands that Edmund held in chief, by reason of the issue begotten between them, as appears by the rolls of chancery; the king orders them to supersede the demand for scutage upon Philip and Isabel in the lands that belonged to Edmund ; provided that scutage of the knights' fees that were held of the heir, etc. The Like to the collectors in cos. Suffolk and Cambridge. (S) Calendar of Various Chancery Rolls, 1913.

1316, Philip, Lord of Fordham.

1320, Philip Knight of the Shire for Cambridgeshire at the Parliament held at York. (S) Notitia Parliamentaria, Willis, 1715, P141.

1321, “Witnesses: Sir William Poucin, Sir Robert de Ros, Sir Philip de Welle, knights, …. At: Little Sampford.” (S) UKNA.

1/30/1324, Witnesses: Sir Robert de Roos, Sir Philip de Wellis, knights, …

1324, Philip summonsed from Essex to the Great Council at Westminster.

1325, Isabel died.

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

2/27/1332, “Philip de Welle: Cambridgeshire, Essex, Suffolk” died holding lands by the courtesy of England of his late wife, Isabel, daughter and heiress of Edmund de Kemesek, of Fordham; heir his son William, age 22. (S) UKNA.

1332-3, Isabela’s mother Joane died; grandson William heir; ... Edmund [de Kemesyk] sometime her husband, …; her heir was William, son of Isabel daughter of the said Edmund and Joan, whom Philip de Welle married, aged 20 years and more.

(S) Knights of Edward I, Moor, 1929, P277.

Child of Philip and Joane:

i. William de Welles (2955050), born 1310 in England.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

G23: 5910096

5910096. Sir John de Coggeshall



1279, John born in England, s/o 11820192. John de Coggeshall & 11820193. Sarra de Plumbergh.

1296, John heir to his father of a moiety of the manor of Hoo Hall, viz. 90 acres of arable, &c. by half of that service; [as did afterward his son.]

Margaret, queen of England, sold to Henry de Bluntesdon, king’s almoner, the custody of the land late of John de Coggeshale, with the marriage of the heirs. (S) CPRs, 3/6/1303.

6/10/1305, John, age 26, heir to his grandfather Ralph de Coggeshall: “…Ralph, John his son and Sarra wife of the said John, now deceased, to them and the heirs of the said Sarra; Pakelesham: manor held with John his son and Sarra the wife of the said John, to John and Sarra and the heirs of the said Sarra; Codham manor; Shaldeford; Dodenhoo manor; Coggeshale manor; heir: his son John, aged 26.”

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

6/5/1314, Appointment of … conservators of the peace … John de Coggeshale, co. Essex, … (S) CPRs.

8/1/1315, “… Witnesses: 'Dominus' William de Goldyngton, knight; Dominus' John of Coggeshall, knight; …” (S) UKNA.

3/26/1316, Appointment of … commissioners of array … for the general hosting of the war against the Scots … at New-castle-on-Tyne … John de Coggeshale, co. Essex, … (S) CPRs.

1318, “John de Cogkesale states that he was arrested and put into York castle gaol without suit or being indicted, at the procurement of his enemies, and that Henry de Baynton, gaoler of that gaol, and William his son, put him in a very harsh prison in order to extort money from him, and later kept him in irons for a whole day, and took two payments of 20s. from him, for which he gave them a pledge to the value of 30s., which they still have.” (S) UKNA.

11/1/1318, Pardon for the adherents of Thomas, earl of Lancaster of any outlawry … John de Coggeshale … (S) CPRs.

1319, “John de Coggeshale (Coggeshall): Essex, Norfolk” died. (S) UKNA. [IPM Essex: marsh called Rugworth, manor of Sutton; Codham manor; rent at Halstede, Little Berdefeld and Reynes; capital messuage at Shaldeforde; Dodinho manor; land at Arkesdene and Critishale; capital messuage and land at Little Bemflete; capital messuage, mill and land at Coggeshale; messuages at Messingg and Inworth; manor of Pakelesham; manor of Bradeker in Norfolk; heir: son John, aged 18.]


Child of John and Sarah:

i. John de Coggeshall (2955048), born 1301 in England.

G23: 5910080

5910080. Sir Hugh Tirrell & 5910081. Joan Flambergh


The Brights of Suffolk

~1265, Hugh born in England, heir & s/o §Sir Edward Tirrell & §Maud/Anne Burgate.

~1270, Joan born in England, coheir & d/o §James Flambergh.

Hugh of Great Thornden, Essex.

(S) The Brights of Suffolk, Bright, 1858, P227.

Family notes:
• Edward Tirrell, s/o Lionel; Maud, d/o Sir William Burgate of Suffolk.
• Lionel s/o Geoffrey s/o Edward s/o Richard s/o Henry s/o Walter.
• Walter born in Normandy, France; Lord of Langham, Essex and of Surrey. 1099, Walter “murdered” Wiliam Rufus, King William II, s/o William the Conqueror. [Supposedly a hunting accident, Walter was never punished – possibly because he did it for William’s brother, King Henry I.]

Child of Hugh and Joan:

i. James Tyrell (2955040), born ~1290 in England.

G23: 5910052

5910052. Lord Fulk le Straung & 5910053. Eleanor Giffard

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1268, Fulk born in Longnor, Shropshire, England, 2nd s/o 11820104. Robert Le Straung & 11820105. Alianore de Blancminster.

8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.

1275, Eleanor born in Brimsfield, Gloucestershire, England, d/o 11820106. John Giffard & 11820107. Maud de Clifford.

6/18/1289, Fulk, age 21 or 22, succeeded his old brother John [who died at 23] of “a very considerable inheritance”. The manor was held in service to Earl Warren. (S) The Battle Abbey Roll, 1889, P4.

10/2/1289, Fulk received seisin of Sutton Manor, which his father had given him before going on crusade.

1294, Fulk licensed to cut down £40 of timber in Chawton forest.

7/14/1294, Licence for Fulk le Strange, going on the king’s service to to Gascony, to sell, cut down … wood … out of his wood of Chalghton … forest of Porcestre ….(S) CPRs. [King Edward was involved in a long war to protect lands in Gascony from Philip IV of France.]

1299, Eleanor, age 24, coheir of her mother’s lands held by her father, received the castle of Corfham and the manor of Culmington in Wales.

4/1/1300, … ordered … to cause all and singular of … knights, esquires or others having 40£ yearly of land … to provide themselves with horses and arms … be with the king at Carlisle at Midsummer next, ready to set out with him at his wages against the Scots … Chester, with Hugh de Aldithelegh and Fulk le Estrange. (S) Calendar of Close Rolls.

2/10/1301, Fulco le Estraunge, Dominus de Corsham, signed the letter to the Pope.

Fulk married Eleanor.

Bef. 6/1306, Fulk heir to the estates and Lord of Whitchurch upon his mother’s death.

6/12/1306, Fulco le Estraunge and his wife Alianore deforciants of Robert de Bracy.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

1/13/1309, Fulk summoned to Parliament as 1st Baron Blackmere [the name comes from a lake adjoining Whitchurch.]

5/28/1309, Fulk attended the tournament at Stepney at which John le Strange, his cousin attended; both in the retinue of the Earl of Lancaster.

12/18/1309, Fulk le Strange (Extraneus), justice co. Salop. (S) CPRs.

6/18/1310, Fulk summoned to muster at Berwick. [Fulk did not attend. He was summoned again on August 2nd, and again did not attend].

9/19/1310, Fulk sent 2 knights for his proffered service.

5/28/1311, Fulk summoned to Berwick with as many followers as he could raise.

8/8/1311, Fulk summoned to parliament in London [and again November 11th.]

2/13/1312, Fulk summoned to parliament at Westminster.

12/21/1312, Fulk an adherent of Thomas of Lancaster; an order was given to sieze his lands.

10/16/1313, Fulk one of the 472 persons receiving pardons at the parliament for being an adherent of the Earl of Lancaster.

11/6/1313, King Edward II declared a general amnesty for all antagonists in the Powys war, including Fulk le Strange, Guffud de la Pole, who had besieged John de Cherleton at Pool castle. [This escalated attacks between both sides.]

12/23/1313, Fulk summoned and then participated in Edward II’s campaigns in Scotland against Robert the Bruce.

6/30/1314, Fulk summoned to muster at Newcastle and to attend the August parliament at York.

11/12/1315, Commission of oyer and terminer to Thomas, earl of Lancaster, Edmund, earl of Arundel, Fulk le Estraunge and William de Acre, … that Adam Banastre, and many others … commit homicides … county of Lancaster. (S) CPRs.

3/28/1316, Commission to Fulk Lestraunge, William Trussel the elder and William Stafford, to deliver the gaol of Stafford … prisoners … (S) CPRs.

1316, Fulk, Lord of Album Monasterium [Whitchurch], held of Earl Warrenne.

1317, Fulk summoned 3 times to service; each time the army was not fielded.

6/8/1318, Fulk summoned to parliament at Lincoln as a “Majores Barones”.

10/22/1318, Pardon to adherents of the earl of Lancaster … Fulk Lestrante (Extraneo), knight, … (S) CPRs.

12/1318, Fulk was at Haughmond for Christmas where he attested a grant of Edmund, Earl of Arundel.

1319-20, Fulk summoned to parliaments at York.

4/7/1320, Confirmation of a grant by Fulk le Estraunge to Richard le Knyght of Hethe. (S) CPRs.

1/19/1321, Fulk with the Archbishop of York and others to treat for peace with Robert the Bruce. (S) CPRs.

2/6/1322, Fulk by writ to raise men-at-arms and foot soldiers against the Earl of Lancaster. [Then ordered to be at Coventry on 2/28.]

3/10/1322, Fulk with King Edward at the defeat of the forces of Earl Thomas of Lancaster at the river Trent.

3/16/1322, Fulk with the King at the battle of Boroughbridge; the defeat and end of the rebellion of Thomas, earl of Lancaster against King Edward and the Despensers. The royalist forces were defending their position with dismounted men-at-arms and archers against an attacking calvary.

4/11/1322, Fulk appointed Seneschal of Gascony at a salary of £500 and reasonable expenses.

5/6/1322, Fulk le Straunge, going beyond the seas on the king’s service, has letters nominating … (S) CPRs.

7/14/1322, Fulk obtained a license to crenellate his manor of Whitchurch.

Bef. 1/ 23/1323 Eleanor died.

4/4/1323, King Edward II sent “Fulconi l’Estraunge senescallo suo Vasconie” letters in Gascony on how he was to handle complaints of the French King about events occuring.

9/13/1323, Pope John XXII sent a letter to Fulk, whom he called Seneschal of the duchy of Aquitaine.

1/23/1324, Fulk died [possibly in Gascony] seized of 5 manors in Salop and 4 in Southampton.

(S) Antiquities of Shropshire, Eyton, 1860, P25. (S) A Chronicle of the Early Le Stranges, Le Strange, 1916.

Children of Fulk and Eleanor: [3 sons, 1 daughter]

i. John le Strange (2955026), born 1/3/1306 in England. [Heir]

ii. Elizabeth le Strange, born ? in England.
Elizabeth married Robert Corbet of Morton.

Monday, April 25, 2011

G23: 5910050 Hastings-Valence-Despenser

5910050. Sir John de Hastings & 5910051. Isabel de Valence & 11820441. Isabel le Despenser


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5/6/1262, John born in Allesley, Warwickshire, England, heir & s/o 11820100. Henry de Hastings & 11820101. Joan de Cantelowe.

Bef. 3/4/1268, John’s father died.

1269, John age 6; John’s custody given to Queen Eleanor.

~1270, Isabel de Valence born in England, d/o 11820102. William de Valence & 11820103. Joan de Munchensy.

11/4/1272, John, s/o Henry and Joan de Hastinges, under age and in the king’s wardship, co-heir of a third of Bridgewater as heir to his uncle George de Cantelowe. (S) CIsPM, V2.

8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.

Aft. 7/15/1275, at Braxted, Essex, John married Isabel de Valence. [Date of dispensation.]

2/26/1281, … castle of Bergenveny, … of the inheritance of John de Hastinges, a minor in the king’s custody … (S) CPRs.

8/11/1283, Commission of oyer and terminer … touching the persons who hunted in the park of John de Hasting’ at Badmundefeld, co. Sussex, while he was a minor in the custody of the king’s consort, and carried away deer. (S) CPRs.

1/11/1284, Letters for John de Hasting’, going to Scotland, … until Midsummer. (S) CPRs.

9/20/1284, Simple protection for one year, in Ireland, John de Hastinges. (S) CPRs.

12/27/1284, Protection, with clause volumus, for John de Hasting’ staying in Ireland on the king’s service, for one year. (S) CPRs.

6/20/1286, John de Hasting’, going beyond seas, nominating … for one year. (S) CPRs. [King Edward and Eleanor traveled to Gascony where they would stay for 3 years.]

6/24/1287, Protection for John de Hastinges, going to Wales on the king’s service [with others in his retinue]. (S) CPRs.

3/8/1289, Protection, with clause volumus, until Whitsunday, for John Hastang, going to the king in Gascony. (S) CPRs. [King Edward and Eleanor returned the following August.]

1/18/1290, John de Hasting’ one of several men [1st in the list] associated with Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, ordered to appear before the king over trespasses against Humphrey de Bohun, and his men of Breighenough and Morgannou. (S) CPRs.

~1290, Isabel le Despenser born in England, d/o 5909748. Hugh le Despencer II & 5909749. Isabel de Beauchamp.

Isabel le Despenser 1st married Gilbert de Clare s/o Thomas. [No children.]

1292, John, Knt. of Bergavenny, Monmouthshire, and Leicestershire, also had claim [unsuccessfully] to a third of Scotland as a grandson of Ada, d/o David, Earl of Huntingdon.

11/4/1292, Notification in favour of John de Hastings that his grant to the king of a fifteeth of the movables of his men and tenants within his liberties of Bergeveny and Kilgarhan in Wales shall not prejudice him. (S) CPRs.

5/4/1293, Protection for John de Hastinges for three years, going to Ireland with earl Gilbert de Clare and Joan his wife. (S) CPRs. [With a special grant to John’s executors if he is killed while gone.]

1294, John fought in Gascony. [King Edward was involved in a long war to protect lands in Gascony from Philip IV of France.]

6/24/1295, John summoned to parliament by writ. [Edward’s “Model Parliament” established a pattern for the Commons, with 2 knights from each county and 2 burgesses from each town.]

8/24/1295, Grant to John de Hastinges of the forfeitures of all his Welsh men and tenants lately in arms against the king in the late war in Wales, whom the king has admitted to his peace and given up to the said John, … (S) CPRs.

8/22/1296 at Berwick upon Tweed, Scotland, The noble men the Lords John earl of Warenne, Roger earl of Norfolk, William earl of Warwick, Patrick earl of Dunbar and March, and Gilbert earl of Angus, Lords John de Hastings, John Wake, Hugh le Despenser, …, barons, witnesses, having been specially called in person … came to the full parliament of the lord king of England … [to revocate any previous agreements between Scotland and King Philip IV of France.]

1/11/1297, Protection, with clause volumus, until Midsummer, for the following, going to Brabant, by the king’s command, with Margaret the king’s daughter, duchess of Brabant :- John Hastinges. (S) CPRs.

8/22/1297, Licence for John de Hastinges, going beyond seas with the king on his service, to demise for life to Agnes de Valencia, the king’s kinswoman, the manor of Blunham, co. Bedford, for 20£ a year. (S) CPRs. [The next day King Edward left England with 500 ships to attack France and assert his rights.]

11/3/1297, The king granted an arrangement for William, eldest son of John de Hastinges was to marry Eleanor, elder daughter of William Martin; and Edmund, son and heir of William Martin to marry Joan, elder daughter of John.

3/28/1299, Licence for John de Hastinges to assign, for life, to William his elder son, land … (S) CPRs.

10/1299, Joan de Clare, countess of Fife, granted for life to John de Hastinges, lord of Bergeveneye, in satisfaction of a debt of 960 marks sterling … impossible for her to pay him through the grievance of the Scotch war … manors of … (S) CPRs, 11/1/1297.

3/28/1300, “Royal letters patent: inspeximus and confirmation of Magna Carta … Witnesses: … John de Hastinge, …” (S) UKNA.

1300, John at the siege of Caerlaverock castle.

2/2/1301, Licence, for John de Hastinges to crenellate his manor and town of Filungeleye, co. Warwick. (S) CPRs.

2/12/1301, John joined in the letter to the Pope.

10/1/1302, Writ of aid directed to John de Hastinges, the king’s lieutenant in the duchy [of Aquitiane], going to Gascony on the king’s service [with multiple knights in his retinue]. (S) CPRs.

8/23/1302, Licence for John de Hastinges to fell and sell the trees in his wood of Brampton. (S) CPRs.

1/10/1303, Grant to John de Hastings that he shall incur no loss by reason of his going bail for Gilbert de Clare, sometime earl of Gloucester and Hertford, deceased, who lately maed fine with the king of 10,000£ for his contempt in going with horses and arms against Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, deceased. (S) CPRs.

10/5/1305, Isabel de Valence died; buried in Coventry Priory.

8/31/1306, Sir John Hastang, steward of the queen’s household. (S) CPRs.

Bef. 11/17/1307, Gilbert de Clare died.

11/1307–1308, John married 2nd widow Isabel le Despenser.

2/25/1308, John attended the coronation of King Edward II.

3/15/1309, Licence for John de Hastinges the elder, to grant in fee to John de Hastinges the younger, the manor of Aston Cauntelou, co. Warwick, … (S) CPRs.

8/1/1309, Licence for John de Hastanges to crenellate his dwelling house at Chebeseye. (S) CPRs.

10/26/1309, John de Hastingges, the elder, going to Gascony on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.

9/27/1310, John de Hastingges and Isabella his wife, staying in Gascony on the king’s service, has letters nominating … attorneys in Ireland … . (S) CPRs. [During this time Edward II was in conflict with the Lords Ordainers in England.]

2/10/1311, Protection in Ireland for John de Hastingges and Isabella his wife, staying in Gascony on the king’s service. (S) CPRs. [The like for him in England.]

2/19/1312, John, knt., 1st Lord Hastings died; buried in Hastings Chapel, Friars Minor church, Coventry.

1/5/1315, Isabella, late the wife of John de Hastinges, staying in England, has letters … in Ireland … (S) CPRs.

By 11/20/1318, Isabel le Despenser married Earl Ralph de Monthermer.

5/1321, Pardon to Ralph de Monte Hermerii and Isabella his wife, late the wife of John de Hastinges, tenant in chief, of the 1,000 marks by which the said Ralph made fine for the trespass committed by the said Isabella in marrying him without licence.

9/19/1322, Licence for Ralph de Monte Hermerii and Isabella his wife, sometime the wife of John de Hastynges, to acquire lands and rents … remainder to Hugh de Hastynges and Thomas his brother, sons of the said John and Isabella, … (S) CPRs.

9/1324, Edward II displeased with his queen, Isabella, put daughters Eleanor and Joan into Ralph and Isabel’s care. The girls and their new guardians stayed at Marlborough Castle.

4/5/1325, Ralph, “S. Radulfi de Monte Hermerii, Com. Gloverniae et Hertford,” age 63, died; buried at Grey Friars church, Salisbury. (S) Annals of Scotland, V2, Dalrymple, P19.

10/1326, Isabel returned the royal daughters to Queen Isabella at Bristol castle.

12/1327, Elizabeth de Clare attended King Edward II’s funeral, leaving her daughters in the care of Isabel, Lady Hastings.

6/1328, Isabel acknowledged a dept of £300 to Queen Isabella.

11/8/1330, Agreement … between Hugh de Hastynges and Margery his wife and John de Cammoys and his wife Margaret by the assent of Lady Isabella de Hastynges the mother of Hugh and of Sir Ralph de Cammoys father of John … by which purparty of part of the inheritance of Richard Foliot was made …

7/6/1332, Licence for Isabella late the wife of Ralph de Monte Hermerii, and sometime the wife of John de Hastynges, to enfeoff Thomas her son … manor of Sutton Scoteneye, … to remain after their death to Hugh de Hastynges and the said Thoma his brother, … (S) CPRs.

12/4/1334, Isabel le Despenser died; buried at Grey Friars, Salisbury, Wiltshire.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P299.

Children of John and Isabel de Valence: [3 sons, 3 daughters]

i. John de Hastings, born 9/29/1286 in England.
1308, Sir John de Hastang bore azure, a chief gules over all a lyon rampant argent, at the first Dunstable tournament. (S) Some Feudal Coast of Arms, 1902, P125.
John married Juliana de Leyburn, d/o Thomas de Leyburn & 1249367. Alice de Tony.
3/20/1322, John a member of the group finding Thomas, Earl of Lancaster guilty of treason and sentenced to death.
1/27/1325, John died.

ii. Elizabeth de Hastings (2955025), born by 1305 in England.

iii. Joan de Hastings, born ? in England.
Joan married William de Huntingfield, s/o Sir Roger de Huntingfield & Joyce D’Engaine.

Children of John and Isabel le Despenser: [2 sons]

i. Hugh de Hastings (5910220), born by 1310 in England.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

G23: 5910048 Grey-Verdun

5910048. Lord John de Grey & 5910049. Maud de Verdun


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1268, John born in England, heir & s/o 11820096. Reynold de Grey & 11820097. Maud de Longchamp.

~1268, Maud born in England, d/o 9994760. John de Verdun & 11820099. Eleanor de Bohun.

8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.

1285, Maud heir to her brother Humphrey de Verdun, clerk.

2/26/1286, Pardon to Reginald de Grey and John de Grey and their households, of their trespasses in taking deer … counties of Nottingham, Northampton, Huntingdon and Rutland during the late troubles in England. (S) CPRs.

2/20/1290, Chirograph between John de Sancto Johanne, lord of Hannak, and John de Monte Alto, … Witnesses:- Sir Reginald de Grey, Sir John de Grey his son, … (S) CPRs.

3/20/1295, Grant to John de Grey, to the use of one of his daughters of the marriage of the son and heir of John de Sancto Petro. (S) CPRs. [John also granted custody of the lands of Urian de Sancto Petro during the mninority of the heir.]

12/7/1297, Commission to John de Grey and Richard de Mascy, to array 300 Welsh foot in the lands of Maylorsexneth, Hope and Englefeld, … valley of Mold, and deliver them Durham or Newcastle on Tyne to march against the Scots. (S) CPRs. [John, earl of Surrey, was captain of the expedition.]

7/22/1301, Sir Reginald de Grey, John de Grey his banneret, 3 knights and 23 horsemen in the retinue of Edward, prince of Wales in Scotland.

By 1307, John’s father died.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

1308, John age 40.

1308-1322, John summoned to parliament by writ.

5/4/1308, Mandate … to deliver the castle of Ruffyn, … to John de Grey, son and heir of Reginald de Grey, deceased, … Walter de Gloucester … power to receive fealty from the heir. (S) CPRs.

1308, John, 2nd Lord Grey of Wilton, Herefordshire, settled property in Essex and Buckinghamshire his son Roger.

8/4/1309, Commission to John de Grey … touching the liberties and customs granted to the Welshmen of Hope … (S) CPRs.

1310, John founded a collegiate church at Ruthin, Denbighshire. [The charter names John de Grey's wife, Maud, and his parents, Reynold and Maud de Grey.]

1311, John settled 13 additional manors on his son Roger.

11/18/1311, Licence for John de Grey to grant to John Amory and William de Beneford the castle of Ruffyn with the cantred of Doffrincloit, together with the lands late of Wenthlian de Lacy, and the manor of Riston, co. Chester, … them to regrant … remainders over to his son Roger … (S) CPRs.

12/31/1312, Writ of aid directed to Roger de Mortuo Mari, justice of Wales, for John de Grey, … the justices appointed to enquire into the complaint of Griffin de la Pole. (S) CPRs.

6/24/1314, John at the battle of Bannockburn. King Edward II lost the battle to Robert Bruce. As the English attacked across the brook, Robert counter-attacked along a 2000-yard front. Edward attempted to flank the Scot’s left with archers, but they were driven back the Scot cavalry. The English front broke against the Scottish spearmen. It was the largest loss of English knights in a single day.

10/2/1315, Mandate in pursuance to John de Grey, justice of North Wales. (S) CPRs.

2/11/1316, Mandate to John de Grey, justice of North Wales, to permit the men of the town of Kaernarvan to buy corn … within the country of Angleseie and take them to Kaernarvan, provided they do the due customs. (S) CPRs.

1319, John settled the castle and lordship of Ruthin on his son Roger.

6/1320, John with the King in France. [King Edward travelled to France to perform homage for his French lands in Gascony and Ponthieu to his overlord and brother-in-law, King Philip V.]

6/9/1320, Establishment of a chantry in the chapel at Thurleigh, for the souls of the said John, Matilda his wife, John his grandfather, Reginald his father and Matilda his mother.

2/14/1322, Writ of aid for Lewelin ap Maddok to raise 400 footment of the land of John de Grey of Diffrencloyt; mandate to the said John, or his bailiff, to deliver the said force … (S) CPRs.

4/9/1322, John de Grey, lord of Diffryncloyt, to raise 200 footment. (S) CPRs.

1322, John with the King in Scotland.

4/12/1323, John de Grey, lord of the land of Driffyn Cloyt, to raise 200 footment. (S) CPRs.

10/28/1323, John de Grey of Ruthyn, holding lands in England and Wales, died. [Richard de Grey of Codenore licenced to take 20 does in the woods for the burying of the body of the said John, as well as to take fish in the stews and fisheries of the said John for the said occasion. (S) CPRs, 11/18/1323.]

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P889.

Children of John and Maud: [2 sons, 3 daughters]

i. Maud de Grey (30422349), born ~1285 in England.

ii. Joan de Grey, born ? in England.
Joan married Ralph Basset, 2nd Lord Basset of Drayton.

iii. Roger de Grey (2955024), born ~1295 in England.

G23: 5910026

5910026. Lord Ralph de Cromwell & 5910027. Maud de Bernake

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~1320, Ralph born in England, s/o 11820052. Ralph de Cromwell & 11820053. Avicia de Bellers.

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

1337, Maud born in England, d/o 11820054. Sir John de Bernake & 11820055. Joan Marmion.

6/20/1342, Whereas John de Oxonia … in consideration of a fine of 100 marks made in his name by Roger son of Roger Beler, Ralph son of Ralph de Crombewelle and John son of John de Folevill … have become mainpernors for the payment … pardoned … (S) CPRs.

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

By 5/12/1356, Ralph heir to his father.

Bef. 1/20/1360, Ralph married Maud.

12/18/1360, Maud age 23, heir to her brother William.

2/1361, “Petitioners: Ralph de Crombwell (Cromwell); Maud [de Crombwell (Cromwell)], wife of Ralph de Cromwell.” (S) UKNA. [Seek against John de Kirketon, ‘chivaler,’ the castel of Tateshale and manor of Scremby-halle in Kyrkeby as her inheritance – found in favor of Maud.] (S) CPRs, 3/20/1431.

7/1/1364, Whereas Ralph de Cromwell, knight, and Maud, his wife, … impleading … castle and manor of Tateshale, … in case they recover the same as of the right of Maud, … (S) CPRs.

4/28/1365, Exemption for life of Ralph de Cromwell from being put on assizes, … appointment as mayor … against his will. (S) CPRs.

3/18/1367, Ralph took livery of Tattershall after the death of Sir John de Kirketon; Maud heir of her great-uncle John de Driby.

2/15/1369, Commission of the peace … John, duke of Lancaster, … Ralph de Crumwell, … (S) CPRs.

3/20/1371, Commission of the peace … to Ralph de Cromwell, … in the parts of Lyndeseye, co. Lincoln. (S) CPRs.

12/12/1373, … John, duke of Lancaster, Ralph de Cromwell, … keepers of the peace in the parts of Lyndeseye, co. Lincoln. (S) CPRs.

8/20/1374, Commission of oyer and terminer … Gilbert de umfravill, earl of Angus, John de Clynton ‘chivaler,’ Ralph de Crombewell, ‘chivaler,’ … Walcote, co. Lincoln … (S) CPRs.

12/28/1375, Ralph de Cromwell was summoned by writ to parliament as 1st Lord Cromwell.

7/13/1377, Richard II, age 10, crowned king of England.

7/7/1379, Commission de walliis, fossatis, &c. to Robert de Wylughby, knight, Ralph de Crumwell, knight, … county of Lincoln. (S) CPRs.

5/8/1381, Licence, for 12£ … by Robert de Cromwell, for him and Agnes his wife to enfeoff Ralph de Cromwell, … knights … (S) CPRs.

7/14/1382, Commission of oyer and terminer to Ralph de Cromwell, … Conynegesby, co. Lincoln. (S) CPRs.

9/3/1384, Appointment of William de Wylughby, Ralph de Cromwell, … to take and imprison … statute of Northampton. (S) CPRs.

3/26/1386, Appointment of Henry de Percy, earl of Northumberland, Robert de Wilughby, John de Beaumont, Ralph de Cromwell, Philip le Despenser, … William de Burgh, … to enquire by jury of the county of Lincoln … (S) CPRs.

1386, Maud named executrix in the will of her uncle Robert de Bernake of Markby, Lincolnshire.

5/13/1389, Licence, for 20£, … “a chaplain to celebrate devine service daily in the parish church of Thatshale fer the good estate of Ralph de Cromwell, knight, and Matilda, his wife, and for their souls after death, and for the sould of Robert de Bernak and others”. (S) CPRs.

4/10/1390, “William Fitzwilliam, knight, son and heir of John Fitzwilliam, knight to John de Clynton, Ralph de Cromwell, …” (S) UKNA.

5/6/1391, Commission to Robert de Wylughby, Ralph de Cromwell, Philip Tylney, … knights, … parts of Holand, co. Lincoln … (S) CPRs.

1394, Maud co-heir to her cousin, Mary de Percy, wife of John de Roos, 5th Lord Roos of Helmsley.

2/14/1396, Pardon … Robert Knolles, knight, … for acquiring in fee, without licence, from Ralph de Crombewell of Tateshale, knight, and Maud, his wife, … manors of Tybenham and Denton Halle … Topcroft and Aldeberth, … (S) CPRs.

11/11/1396, Charter of Ralph Cromwell, knight, granting the chantry of the chapel of St. Nicholas, to John de Burton.

10/1/1397, Demise by Sir Ralph de Cromwell, lord of Tateshale, to Richard Ussher and John Cranmere of Baston, of the lands in Baston lately belonging to Robert de Bernak.

8/27/1398, Ralph, 1st Lord Cromwell, knt. of Tattershall, Lincolnshire and Lutton, Northamptonshire died.

10/13/1399, Henry IV crowned king of England.

2/4/1400 at Westminster, Licence, for 40 marks paid by her to the king, for Matilda late the wife of Ralph de Cromewell of Tateshale, knight, to enfeoff Thomas de Bardolf of Wormygay, knight, Richard Gray of Condore, knight, Robert de Scales of Noysilles, knight, … of her manor of Candelesby … (S) Patent Rolls of Henry IV, V1, P191.

8/20/1400, Charter of Maud, widow of Ralph de Cromwell, granting to Hugh de Goudeby all her lands in Baston in life.

1409, Maud de Bernake presented to the church of Candlesby.

4/21/1410, Charter of Maud de Cromwell, lady of Tateshale, granting to Sir William de Cromwell her son, her manor of Driby, with the advowsons of Driby and of the chantry there founded by Robert de Bernack her uncle.

4/9/1413, Henry V crowned king of England.

1416, Maud wrote her will.

4/10/1419, Maud died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P349. (S) Plantagenet Ancestry, P494. (S) The Peerage of Ireland, Lodge, 1789, P166.

Family notes:
• 1493-1500, “Sir William Knyvet, knight, son of John, son of Elizabeth, daughter of Constantine, son of Elizabeth, sister of Rauf, father of Rauf, late lord Cromwell; and William Fitzwilliam, son of John, son of William, son of William, son of John, son of John, son of Maud, another sister of the said Rauf. v. Juliane Churchestyle, widow, cousin and heir to William [Waynflete], bishop of Winchester, feoffee to uses.: The manors of Hetherset and other land.: [Norfolk].”. (S) UKNA.

Children of Ralph and Maud:

i. Elizabeth de Cromwell (2955013), born ~1350 in England.

ii. Ralph de Cromwell, born ? in England.
1404, Ralph a commissioner for peace in Lincolnshire. (S) CPRs.
1417, Ralph died.
[Ralph the direct ancestor of Oliver Cromwell, “Lord Protector of England”.]

iii. Maud de Cromwell (950769), born ~1355 in England.

G23: 5910024

5910024. Sir Constantine de Clifton & 5910025. Katherine de la Pole

~1328, Constantine born in England, s/o 11820048. Adam de Clifton & 11820049. Eleanor de Mortimore.

~1330, Katherine born in England, d/o 3802372. Sir William de la Pole & 3802373. Katherine de Norwich.

5/20/1340, Licence for Adam de Clifton to grant to his son Constatine, Katherine his wife, daughter of William de la Pole, … the manor of Little Waltham, co. Essex, and third parts of the manors of Shelley, co. Suffolk, and Hundemandeby, co. York. (S) CPRs.

Constantine died; before his father.

1363, “Katharine late the wife of Constantine de Clifton: Yorkshire, Suffolk, Essex” died. (S) UKNA.

(S) The History and Topography of ... Essex, Wright, P201.

Family notes:
• 2/1367, IPM … Adam de Clyfton, the elder, knight [grandfather of John], … John son of Constantine de Clyfton de Clyfton, his kinsman, age 18 at St. Peter’s Chains last, is his heir. (S) CIsPM.

Child of Constantine and Katherine:

i. John de Clifton (2955012), born 8/1/1348 in England.

G23: 5910022

5910022. Robert de Weyland & 5910023. Cecily de Baldock


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Robert born in England, s/o §Sir Robert de Weylond.

Cecily born in England, d/o §Thomas de Baldok.

1327, Robert’s father died. (S) A Dictionary of English Surnames.

9/11/1332, Protection with clause volumus, for one year, Robert de Weylond. (S) CPRs.

4/12/1335, Respite from knighthood for three years from Ascension Day for Robert de Weyland, … (S) CPRs. [Robert’s lands and rent had exceeded 40£ yearly for three years.] (S) CPRs.

8/10/1341 at Radwell, Robert de Weylond, kt. to … for life, piece of arable land called Cryspyngiscroft in Charsfeild. (S) UKNA.

11/9/1346, Lord Robert de Weyland witnessed a charter of John le Walsshe, lord of Hutton. (S) UKNA.

1347, Edmund son of Robert de Weyland, knight, and Alianora his wife, vs. Robert de Weyland, chevalier, and Cecilia his wife of the manor of Brandiston and Westerfeld with appurtenances. (S) Feet of Fines, Suffolk.

4/27/1349, Alina, who was the wife of Edward Burnel, recovered against Robert de Weylond her presentation of the church of Loxton. (S) The Register of Ralph of Shrewsbury, V2, 1896, P592.

Robert de Weyland, knt. of Charsfeld, Suffolk, died.

(S) An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk, Blomefield, V6, V8.

Family notes:
• 1326, Robert de Weyland, knight, held Oxburgh.
• 1327, Sir Robert de Weyland held a third part of a fee of Shipden and Cromer.
• Thomas Baldok in records from 1315 to 1340.

Children of Robert and Cecily:

i. Katherine de Weyland (2955011), born ~1350 in England.

ii. Sir Edmund de Weyland, born ? in England.
Edmund married Eleanor, d/o Sir John Wesenham.

iii. Sir John de Weyland, born ? in England.
John married Burga, widow of Sir William de Vaux.

iv. Eleanor de Weyland, born ? in England.
Eleanor an Abbess of Marham.

v. Alice de Weyland, born ? in England.
Alice a nun at Crabhouse.

G23: 5910020

5910020. Sir Otes Botetourt & 5910021. Sibyl Deincourt


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~1310, Otes born in England, s/o 2498728. John Botetourt & 2498729. Maud Fitz Thomas.

1330, Otes of full age, received the manors of Hamerton and Mendlesham, co. Suffolk.

11/11/1345, Otes died.

1346, Sybil held Hamerton in dower.

(S) Plantagenet Ancestry, P365. (S) History of the County of Huntingdon, V3, 1936.

Child of Otes and Sibyl: [4 sons, 2 daughters.]

i. John Botetourt (2955010), born 1332 in England.

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5910018. Lord Ralph Basset & 5910019. Joan Sturton


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Joan a kinswoman of Lord William le Latimer.

8/27/1300, Ralph born at Huntingfield, Suffolk, England; heir & s/o 11820036. Lord Richard Basset & 11820037. Joan de Huntingfield.

3/27/1304, Ralph married to Joan.

1314, Ralph’s father died.

1321-2, Ralph, son and heir of Richard Basset of Weldon: Suffolk (proof of age). (S) UKNA.

1322, Ralph, son and heir of Richard Basset of Weldon: Suffolk (proof of age). (S) Women of the English Nobility and Gentry, Ward, 1995, P70. [“Martin Love, aged 60, … present at a banquet with Sir Roger de Huntygfeld, then lord of the manor, and a maid announced to Sir Roger that Lady Joan Basset, Ralph’s mother, had given birth to a son … William le Key, aged 60, … on Sir Roger’s orders went to Norwich to find a doctor for Joan, Ralph’s mother, and on the day of his birth they arrived in Huntingfield. …]

1323, Ralph Basset of Weldon, lord of Madeley Alfac, fought in Scotland against Robert the Bruce. (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire.

1323-4, “Ralph Basset, the Seneschal of Gascony.” (S) UKNA.

1324, Ralph Basset of Weldon a member of the Exceptional Council of Staffordshire.

8/1/1324, Commission to supervise array … not that the king of France is gathering a great army … Ralph Basset of Weldon } Northampton. (S) CPRs.

5/18/1325, Ralph Basset of Weldon to select 250 footmen in the county of Northampton. (S) CPRs.

2/28/1326, Mandate to … commissioners of the peace … Ralph Basset of Weldon } Northampton and Rutland. (S) CPRs.

3/30/1327, Commission to Ralph Basset, of Weldon, … on complaint … at Dyngle, co. Northampton. (S) CPRs.

4/5/1327, Ralph summoned to serve against the Scots.

5/8/1329, Commission of peace … Ralph Basset, of Weldon } in the county of Northampton. (S) CPRs.

9/8/1330, Commission of peace … Ralph Basset, of Weldon, co. Northampton. (S) CPRs.

6/5/1331, Commission of oyer and terminer to Ralph Basset of Weldon … Rokyngham, co. Northamton … (S) CPRs.

3/26/1332, Licence for Ralph Basset of Weldon to enfeoff Andrew, vicar of the church of Ashby St. Legers … of the manors of Weldon and Weston, … them to re-grant … (S) CPRs.

4/5/1334, Licence for Ralph Basset of Weldon to imparke his wood of Halugh co. Northampton, … (S) CPRs.

7/20/1335, Commission to Ralph Basset of Weldon … to survey the wates in the forest … (S) CPRs.

3/30/1339, Licence for Ralph Basset of Weldon, knight, to enfeoff Roger Basset, parson of the church of Arthyngworth, … manors of Weldon and Weston by Asshele, co. Northampton, … (S) CPRs.

1339, Ralph Basset of Weldon, knight, plaintiff … the manors of Weldon and Weston near Sahele … remainder to Ralph, son of the said Ralph, and Joan, daughter of Richard de la Pole, … [Ralph died leaving his brother Thomas as heir.]

Bef. 5/4/1341, Ralph, 2nd Lord Basset, died.

1344, “Joan, widow of Ralph Basset, requests that the justices be ordered by writ to proceed with her plea against Alice by writ of dower concerning the third part of the manor of Loughborough.” (S) UKNA. [Alice (de Beaumont), widow of Henry de Beaumont.]

Bef. 1346, Joan remarried to Robert de Fourneux.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P45.

Family notes:
• The name “Stourdon/Sturdon” does not appear to be in the records of the time in the calendar of patent rolls. The name “Stourton” [various spellings] does appear many times.
• Many genealogies say daughter Joan married Thomas de Aylesbury [deceased by 8/26/1349], and had a son John who by proof of age was born 5/6/1334. This does not seem chronologically likely.

Children of Ralph and Joan: [4 sons, 2 daughters.]

i. Eleanor Basset (2955009), born ~1335 in England.

ii. Joan Basset (3802585), born ~1340 in England.

G23: 5910016

5910016. Richard Knyvet & 5910017. Joan Wurth

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~1305, Joan born in England, d/o §John de Wurth.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

1311, “Joan, daughter and heir of John de Wurth alias de Worth, and wife of Richard Knyvet of Suthwyk (Southwick): Lincolnshire.” (S) UKNA.

9/6/1322, Commission of oyer … on complaint … [many persons] … Richard Knyvet … broke his close and houses at Aylyngton, co. Huntingdon, by night, … (S) CPRs.

3/24/1324, Grant for life, to Richard de Knyvet of the custody of the forest of Clyve, … By K. (S) CPRs.

1325, “William de Bohun Earl of Northampton to Sr John Engayne, Robert de Teye, Richard Knyvet & William de Dersham to raise by the sale of Timber Rents or other profits of his lands the sum of 6000 French Florins.” (S) UKNA.

4/14/1326, Appointment of Richard Knyvet to follow an arrest Ralph son of Roger la Zousch of Lubesthorp, … indicted in the death of Roger Beler in the county of Leicester, and to bring them before Henry de Lancastre, earl of Leicester, … (S) CPRs.

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

7/22/1327, Writ of aid for Thomas de Southorp’ and Richard Knyvet’, appointed to arrest William son of William de Sancto Mauro, … and other of their confederation, who lately went to Scotland in the company of Dunald de Mar, a rebel, … (S) CPRs.

9/6/1331, “… Witn. Dom.Robert de Thorp, Dom.Robert de Veer, Knts.; Richard Knyvet; …” (S) UKNA.

7/20/1335, Commission to survey the wates in the forest … Ralph Basset of Weldon … and Richard Knyvet, in the forest between the bridges of Oxford and Staunford in the counties of Northampton, Huntingdon, Oxford and Buckingham. (S) CPRs. [Same group to survey the castle of Rokyngham.]

7/26/1337, Richard Knyvet one of 7 persons appointed to buy 1,200 sacks of wool at 8.5 marks a sack in the county of Northampton for the king. (S) CPRs.

1337-8, “Roll of inquisitions of arrentations of the waste in Rockingham forest, made by John de Montgomery, John de Macclesfeld, Richard Knyvet and William de Dalyngton.” (S) UKNA.

10/3/1337, John de Verdon, knight, going beyond seas, … appoints Richard Knyvet as one of his attorneys in England. (S) CPRs.

7/6/1338, Commissions of array and peace … Richard Knyvet } Nottingham. (S) CPRs.

12/5/1339, … a chantry in the church of St. Andrew, Cotherstok, in the diocese of Lincoln, for the good estate of … William de Kyrkeby, Christina his wife, John de Houby, John Knyvet, Joan his wife, Richard Knyvet, Joan his wife, Walter de Houby, … and all other benefactors of the founder of the chantry … (S) CPRs.

8/24/1340, Commission as taxers of the ninth of sheaves, lambs and fleeces … Richard Knyvet } Northampton and Rutland. (S) CPRs.

5/22/1341, Richard Knyvett is associated with the abbot of St. James by Northampton, … in the county of Northampton. [Put on a commission.] (S) CPRs.

3/7/1342, Appointment of Richard Knyvet, … to arrest all persons … (S) CPRs.

1343, “John de holtes to Richard knyvet Johanna his wife & John son of sd. Richard. Lands in Wodenewton. Feoffment. At Appethorpe.” (S) UKNA.

1344, “Henry de Hatton of Harringworth, Richard Knyvet of Southwick, … to grant messuages and land in Maidwell and Wood-Newton to the prior and convent of Fineshade, the said Richard retaining a messuage and land in Southwick, …” (S) UKNA.

10/24/1344, Licence fo the alienation in mortmain to the prior and convent of Fynnesheved … by Richard Knyvet of Sothewyk, a moiety of a mill in Wodeneuton; … (S) CPRs.

3/15/1345, Commission to Master John de Goushull, Richard Knyvet, … counties of Cambridge and Huntingdon … (S) CPRs.

10/8/1346, Commission to John Dengayn, Richard Knyvet, … to find by inquisitions taken by oath of men … (S) CPRs.

8/15/1348, Commission to John Engayne, Thomas de Verdoun, Simon de Drayton, and Richard Knyvet, to make inquisition in the county of Northampton touching scandalous words agains William d Bohun, earl of Northampton, … (S) CPRs.

12/28/1349, Commission of peace … Richard Knyvet, … county of Northampton. (S) CPRs.

2/2/1350, Commission of oyer and terminer … on complaint by Richard Knyvet, keeper of Queen Philippa’s forest of Clyve, … committing damage against the queen in that forest … (S) CPRs.

8/16/1351, Richard Knyvet of Southewyk, 100£ received by the hands of the treasurer … (S) CPRs.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P476.

Child of Richard and Joan:

i. John Knyvet (2955008), born ~1325 in England.

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5909950. Baron Bartholomew de Badlesmere & 5909951. Margaret de Clare

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1274, Bartholomew born in co. Kent, England, s/o 11819900. Guncelin de Badlesmere & 11819901. Joan FitzBernard.

8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.

4/1287, Margaret born in Bunratty castle, Limerick, Ireland, d/o 2498706. Thomas de Clare & 2498707. Juliane Fitz Maurice.

Margaret 1st married Sir Gilbert de Umfreville, s/o Earl Angus. [No children.]

1294, Bartholomew fought in Gascony.

1301, age 26, Bartholomew succeeded his father.

Bef. 5/23/1303, Gilbert de Umfreville died.

1303-4, Bartholomew fought in Scotland in the retinue of Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester.

By 1305, Bartholomew, knt. of Badlesmere and Snodhurst, Kent, married Margaret.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

6/30/1308, Grant to Bartholomew de Badelesmere and Margaret his wife, on account of his good service to the late king, of the manor of Bourne, co. Sussex, … to the value of 100 marks a year … (S) CPRs.

6/5/1309, The King granted Bartholomew the manor of Bukynghfold, co. Kent. (S) CPRs.

6/30/1309, Licence for William de Monte Forti to grant to Bartholomew de Badelesmere and Margaret his wife the reversion of the manors of Ideshale and Addredele, co. Salop, … (S) CPRs.

10/1308, the Earl of Gloucester granted Bartholomew lands in Northamptonshire.

10/26/1309, Bartholomew summoned to parliament by writ.

3/5/1310, Grant, for life, … to grant to Bartholomew de Badelesmere and Margaret his wife, that upon the death of Bartholomew that reversion of the castle and manor of Chileham, and of all other manors, lands and tenements in the county of Kent held by Alexander de Balliolo, … (S) CPRs.

3/20/1311, Remission of payment of 1,000 marks … which Bartholomew de Badelesmere may be indebted to the king, as well as for the debts of Guncelinus de Badelesmere his father, … (S) CPRs.

7/15/1311, Grant to grant to Bartholomew de Badelesmere and Margaret, his wife, that upon the death of Bartholomew that reversion shall remain over to his heirs. (S) CPRs.

2/15/1312, Mandate to Bartholomew de Badelesmere, late constable of Bristol, under pain of forfeiture … to deliver the castle, town and barton of Bristol, … (S) CPRs.

9/17/1312, Writ … to the mayor, … town of Bristol for Bartholomew de Badelesmere, as constable of the castle of Bristol and keeper of the town and barton there, notwithstanding a former mandate … (S) CPRs.

1/17/1313, Prohibition, directed to all earls, barons, knights and men-at-arms, of a tournament at the town of Newmarket. … Bartholomew de Badelesmere … under pain of forfeiture … (S) CPRs.

6/24/1314, Bartholomew fought at the battle of Bannockburn, and English loss to Robert the Bruce, in the retinue Earl Gilbert de Clare, accused of abandoning the earl, who was killed. [Bartholomew was an executor with Richard de Clare of Gilbert’s estates.]

7/2/1314, Pardon to Bartholomew de Badelesmere for acquiring … without licence, from Gilbert de Clare, sometime earl of Gloucester and Hertford the manors of Sonynden, Hamelden and Thakstede … (S) CPRs.

3/13/1315, Respite … clergy of Wales … by reason of a rebellion of certain Welshmen … Bartholomew de Badelesmere, keeper of the lands in Glamorgan … (S) CPRs.

5/10/1315, Sage conduct … Robert de Arderne … whom Bartholomew de Badelesmere is sending beyond the seas to buy horses for his use. (S) CPRs.

5/28/1315, Power to Guy de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, John de Sandale, the chancellor, and Bartholomew de Badelesmere to treat with Thomas, earl of Lancaster, and others touching the custody of the Scottish Marches. (S) CPRs.

1315, Bartholomew granted free warren at Turville.

8/12/1315, Bartholomew granted markets at Adderley, Shropshire; Ashdon, Essex; Castle Coombe, Wiltshire; Chilham, Kent; … (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.

2/12/1316, Appointment, … for the purpose of raising 1,000 foot soldiers … who are to be marched, at the king’s wages, under the command of Bartholomew de Badelesmere and William de Monte Acuto, against Llewellyn Bren and his followers. (S) CPRs.

7/14/1316, Edward II, king of England To: the prior and convent of Canterbury Cathedral … Witnesses: … Aymer de Valentia, earl of Pembroke; Hugh le Despenser, senior; John de Segrave, senior; Robert de Monte Alto; Bartholomew de Badelesmere; John de Crumbwelle, steward of the household. (S) UKNA.

12/24/1316, Protection … Bartholomew de Badelesmere, going beyond the seas on the king’s service. (S) CPRs. [Bartholomew was sent to get papal support against clergy that had sided with the Scots in the war with Robert the Bruce.]

4/11/1317, Bartholomew de Badelesmere staying on the king’s service beyond seas. (S) CPRs.

8/3/1317, The king, who thought fit to retain Bartholomew de Badelesmere … on account of the expenses incurred by him in going to the court of Rome and elsewhere on his service, … grants … 4,000 marks … out of the issues of the first fruits … which first fruits the Pope granted to the king … (S) CPRs.

12/6/1318, Bartholomew, Steward of King Edward II’s household.

1319, Margaret, at Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, held hostage for £100. Margaret was rescued by Hugh le Despenser. [20 men were imprisoned.]

2/28/1320, Protection … Bartholomew de Badelesmere going to the Court of Rome on the king’s services. (S) CPRs.

12/13/1320, Commission to Bartholomew de Badelesmere, warden of the Cinque Ports, … (S) CPRs.

2/23/1321, Association of John de Brytannia, earl of Rychemund, … in the commission to … Aymer de Valencia, earl of Pembroke, … Bartholomew de Badelesmere, steward of the Household, … to treat of peace with Robert de Brus. (S) CPRs.

4/1321, Margaret coheir to her nephew Thomas de Clare, s/o her brother Richard, and the lordship of Thomond.

1321, Bartholomew, as an opponent of the Despensers, joined the revolt of the Marcher lords.

10/1321, Margaret, at Leeds castle, refused to admit Queen Isabela, causing a siege by King Edward II; and beginning his campaign against the Marcher lords. (S) The Chronicle of Lanercost, Maxwell, 1913, P236.

10/17/1321, Writ … to all the men of Kent … Thomas, earl of Norfolk, … Aymer de Valencia, earl of Pembroke, and John de Britannia, earl of Richemund, to lay siege to the castle of Ledes, which is held against queen Isabella by men of the household of Bartholomew de Badelesmere … (S) CPRs.

11/11/1321, Leeds castle and Margaret captured, imprisoned at Dover castle.

3/16/1322, Bartholomew fought at the battle of Boroughbridge; fighting with Thomas, Earl of Lancaster and the Marcher Lords, against King Edward II and the Dispensers; and was captured while hiding in the house of his nephew, Bishop Henry Burghersh, s/o Robert, at Stow park.

4/14/1322, “Forasmuch as you, Bartholomew de Badelesmere, liege of our lord the king, … treacherously took his town and castle of Gloucester … burned his town of Bruggenorth, … besieged the castle [Tikhull], … with banner displayed as an enemy of the king … went in the company of the attainted traitors, Thomas, late earl of Lancaster, and Humphrey, late earl of Hereford, to Burton-upon-Trent, … this court awards that you be for the treason drawn, for the robberies and homicides hanged, and for the flight beheaded ; forasmuch as you were the king’s steward, it is his will that your head be put over the gate of the town of Cantebury for and ensample to others.” (S) CPRs.

4/22/1322, Bartholomew was dragged 3 miles, hanged and beheaded at Canterbury; buried at Grey Friars. (S) Weir, P143.

10/31/1322, Margaret and her children moved to the Tower in London. (S) CCRs.

11/3/1322, Margaret released from the Tower through mediation of her son-in-law William de Roos. Margaret went to live at the convent of the Minorites at Aldgate.

7/1/1324, King Edward II granted Margaret the right “to go to her friends within the realm whither she will, provided that she be always ready to come to the king when summoned.”

2/1/1327, Edward III crowned king of England.

5/4/1327, Protection, with clause volumus, for two years in Ireland, for Margaret, late the wife of Bartholomew de Badelesmere. (S) CPRs.

1327, “Petitioners: Margaret [de Batelesmere (Badlesmere)], widow of Bartholomew de Badlesmere … Richard de Clare, brother of petitioner; Robert de Welles; Maud [de Welles], sister of petitioner; … states that while she was in the king's prison, Robert de Welles, the husband of Maud, the younger sister, with the aid and maintenance of Hugh le Despenser, had the lands of the inheritance assessed and took Maud's share, both in England and in Ireland, although Margaret did not assent to this division or take anything. She requests that the division might be made again, according to the assessments returned in Chancery, and that she might have the choice of her share, as she is the elder sister.” (S) UKNA.

6/14/1329, Margaret late the wife of Bartholomew de Badelesmere, staying in England, … (S) CPRs.

8/16/1329, John Mautravers, warden of the forest south of the Trent, to deliver to Robert son of Matilda late the wire of Robert de Clifford, and Margaret late the wife of Bartholomew de Badelesmere, as co-heirs of Thomas son of Richard de Clare, the stewardship of the forest of Essex. (S) CPRs, 3/15/1344.

11/19/1329, By petition of Giles de Badlesmere, son of Bartholomew, the judgement against his father was revoked and annulled. (S) CPRs.

12/13/1329, Licence for Margaret de Umfravill, late the wife of Bartholomew de Badelesmere, to grant to Emeline Longespee, for life, her manors of Ereth co. Kent, and Chungelford co. Essex, … (S) CPRs.

8/25/1330, Exemplification, at the request of Margaret late the wife of Bartholomew de Badelesmere, and Giles the son and heir, … manor of Lysnes, co. Kent. (S) CPRs.

10/16/1330, Margaret late the wife of Bartholomew de Badelesmere, staying in England, … (S) CPRs.

10/12/1332, Margaret late the wife of Bartholomew de Badelesmere, staying in England, … (S) CPRs.

Margaret retired to the convent of Minorite Sisters without Aldgate.

10/1333-1/1334, Margaret died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P35.

Family notes:
• Only son, Giles de Badlesmere, married Elizabeth, d/o William de Montacute, earl of Salisbury; who after his death married Hugh le Despenser, and died in 1342. (S) The Historical Antiquities of Hertfordshire, Chauncy, 1826, P174.
• 5/6/1392, Revocation … to Roger Lescrope and Margaret, his wife, … upon the death in the late reign of Giles de Badlesmere, knight, … leaving Marger, wife of William, lord of Roos of Hamelake, Maud, wife of John de Veer, earl of Oxford, Elizabeth, wife of William de Bohun, earl of Northampton, and Margaret, wife of John Tibbetot, his four sisters and heirs, the tow late named being seised thereof, … descended to Robert Tibbetot, knight, their son and heir, … to Margaret, wife of Roger Lescrope, Millicent, wife of Stephen Lescropt, knight, and Elizabeth, wife of Philip le Despenser, knight, his three sisters [daughters] and heirs ; … (S) CPRs.

Children of Bartholomew and Margaret: [1 son, 4 daughters]


i. Margery de Badlesmere (1249375), born 1306 in England.

ii. Maud de Badlesmere (2955095), born 1308 in England.

iii. Elizabeth de Badlesmere (2954975), born 1312 in England.

iv. Margaret de Badlesmere (15210573), born 1315 in England.

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