Tuesday, January 31, 2012

G26: 39979232 Wake


39979232. Baldwin Wake & 39979233. Agnes de Humet

Baldwin born in England, s/o §Sir Baldwin Wake, s/o Hugh le Wake & Matilda de Busli.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

~11605 Agnes de Humez born in  England, d/o 79958466. William de Humet & 79958467. Lucy ?.

1171, Baldwin Wake [the father] founded Deeping priory. (S) The Thorney Annals, Hart, 1997.

1172, Baldwin’s grandfather Hugh died.

Baldwin married Agnes acquiring half the manor of Wichendon in dowery.

1176, Baldwin Wake assessed 133£ [200 marks] for marrying Agnes without licence. (S) Feudal Assessments … under Henry II, Keefe, 1983, P126.

1177, Baldwin paid his assement in full and was pardoned the offense.

11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England, Baldwin Wake [the father] at the coronation.

9/1190, Baldwin Wake gave £98 6s 8d to have custody of the lands of Eudo de Mumby. (S) Delafield: The Family History, V2, 1945.

1193, Baldwin sent by his son as one of 67 hostages of nobility to Germany to guarantee the ransom of King Richard I. [King Richard released 2/4/1194.]

9/1195, Payments for the passage of Baldwin Wake [Baldwin’s son returning from being a hostage in Germany]. (S) The Itinerary of King Richard I, V51, 1935, P105.

Bef. 1200, Baldwin Wake built a bridge at Ware, supseding the bridge at Hertford. (S) The Country Round Haileybury, Headley, 1920.

1201, Baldwin succeeded his father to the baronies of Bourne and Deeping. (S) Near and Middle East, Pt1, Sharon, 1997, P182.

1201, A suit between Baldwin Wake and the abbot; because the said Baldwin would not suffer the abbot’s tenants to have common in the limits of Deeping. (S) History and Antiquities of Croyland Abbey, Gough, 1783, P168.

1201, Baldwin died.

1201, Agnes’ father William, constable of Normandy, bound himself to the Archbishop of Canterbury that he would not let his grandson Baldwin marry without consent of the King of England. (S) Magna Rotuli Scaccarii Normanniae, 1844, P180.

1202, Agnes received 22s 6d. which had been taken from lands of her dowery.


Bef. 1206, Agnes’ father died.

1207, Agnes obtained a charter from King John. (S) Victoria History of the County of Buckingham, V4, 1969.

Bef. 1213, Agnes, daughter of William du Hommet, with assent of her son Baldwin Wake, grants a messuage at Winchedon to Notley. (S) Henry II, New Interpretations, Harper-Bill, 2007, P114.

By 1233, Agnes died.

(S) A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct, Burke, P663.

Family notes:

·         Agnes de Humez, daughter of William de Humez, and wife of Baldwin Wake, a benefactor of Notley. (S) History and Antiquities of the County of Buckingham, V1, 1847, P223.

·         Both the Wake and Hommet families held lands in Normandy. Baldwin Wake adhered to King John, while the Hommet’s adhered to King Philip. (S) Historical Introductions to the Rolls Series, 1902, P457.

Child of Baldwin and Agnes:

i. Baldwin Wake (19989616), born ~1180 in England.

G26: 39979090 Creke


39979090. Sir Robert de Creke & 39979091. Agnes de Glanville

Robert born in North Creke, co. Norfolk, England, s/o §Bartholowmew, s/o Ralph.

~1180, Agnes born in England, heiress & d/o 79958182. William de Glanville.

By 1189, Robert’s father died.

1190, Robert married Agnes.

11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.

1199, Agnes heiress to her uncle, Roger de Glanville. [Roger de Glanville, baron of the Exchequer, Viscount of Northumberland.]

1199, Countess Gundreda de Glanville sued Robert de Creke for a reasonable dower which had belonged to her late husband, Roger de Glanville [his 2nd wife]. Geoffrey de Lodnes, husband of Alice, daughter of Harvey de Glanville, vouched to warranty the wife of Robert de Creke as daughter and heir of William de Glanville.

5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.

By 1203, Robert de Crek succeeded to Roger de Glanville’s fee of Middleton church.

1206, Bartholomew de Glanville granted to Sir Robert de Creke and Agnes his wife, who was daughter of William de Glanville, two carucates of land in Combes, Suffolk, and to her heirs.  (S) Topographical History of the County of Norfolk, V3, 1769, P768.

Agnes died and Robert remarried to Richemeia ?.

Bef. 1221, Robert de Crek has given William son of Adric,his family and tenement,  

By 1221, Robert de Crek confirmed the gift of Middle church.

5/21/1223, Geoffrey of London, the Red, gives the king one mark for having a precipe upon Robert de Crek, for the 7 m. that he owes him. (S) FRsHIII.

By 1225, Charter of Robert de Creake to Robert de Nerford, 4 acres in the town of Crek for his homage. (S) A Cartulary of Creake Abbey, Bedingfeld, 1966, P13.

By 1232, Robert died. (S) Chronica Joceline de Brakelonda, 1840, P146.

(S) The Dormant and Extinct Baronage of England, Banks, 1807, P187. (S) Records of the Anglo-Norman House of Glanville, Richards, 1882. (S) Suffolk Charters, Mortimer, 1979, P84.

Children of Robert and Agnes:

i. Bartholomew de Creke, born ? in England.

Bartholomew married Margaret, d/o Geoffrey de Haynes & Sarra ?. (S) Catalogue of the Stowe Manuscripts, 1895, P752.

By 1219, Bartholomew de Creke gave land to St. Osyth’s, Essex, for the soul of his mother’s grandfather, Hervey de Glanville.

5/26/1224, De protectione. … Robertus Marmiun, Bartholomeus de Crek, Galfridus Martel, … (S) CPRs.

ii. Isabel de Creake (19989545), born ~1200 in England.

Child of Robert and ?:

i. Peter de Creke, born aft. 1206 in England.

1233, Peter claimed that land given to his brother Bartholomew, that had been seized by Earl Roger Bigod, had been given to him by their father when Peter was only 8 years old. [The jury found for Peter.] (S) Jury, State, and Society in Medieval England, Masschaele, 2008, P63.

12/13/1241, Robert Tholi gives half a mark for having a precipe against Peter, son of Robert de Crek’, [to remove a plea] from the county court of Norfolk to [the justices of the Bench at] Westminster. (S) FRsHIII.

G26: 39979088 Valoynes


39979088. Robert de Valoynes & 39979089. Agnes ?

~1135, Robert born in England, s/o 79958176. Roger de Valognes.

1141-42, Robert’s father died.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

By 1158, Robert’s older brother Peter died without male heirs.

1158-73, Ernald Lovel, one of the most regular witnesses of Turbe's charters, was granted the church of Honington by Robert de Valognes. (S) Anglo-Norman Studies XI, 1988, P130.

1159, Robert de Valognes, claimant, vs. Abbot Robert, over wood of Northaw. Robert, earl of Leicester, adjucated in favor of Robert over the abbot; which was later overturned through the involvement of Queen Eleanor and Pope Alexander. (S) English Lawsuits, Caenegem, 1991, P5.

1165, Robert de Calne held 6.5 knights’ fess of the barony of Robert de Valognes. (S) Battle Abbey Roll.

1166, Richard de Calum held 7.5 fees of Robert de Valognes (S) Colonial England, Holt, 1997, P255. [Robert held 35 fees.]

1170s, Robert de Valognes paid 200 silver marks for over 30 fees. (S) Restoration and Reform, White, 2000, P105.

Bef. 1177, The soke of Blanchappleton granted to Robert de Valognes. (S) 19th Century and After, V87, 1920, P1043.

1177, Robert de Valoines confirmed to the Canons of the Holy Trinity, Aldgate, a grant made by David de Cornhella. (S) Notes and Queries, Vs142-43, 1922, P345.

1181, Robert de Valognes, grandson of Peter, held property called Ruthehyda. (S) Victoria History of the County of Essex, Page, 1965, P103.

1184, Gift of Robert de Valognes. (S) English Episcopal Acta, Karn, 2006, P136.

1184, Robert, lord of Bennington, Hertfordshire, died.

(S) The Dormant and Extinct Baronage of England, Banks, 1807, P187.

Children of Robert and Agnes:

i. Peter de Valoynes, born ? in England.

Peter married Gundreda de Warren.

Children: Lora married Alexander de Balioll [brother if John, King of the Scots]; Christian married William de Mandevile [2nd Peter de Maine]; Elizabeth married David Comyne. (S) History and Antiquities of Hertfordshire, Chauncy, 1826, P60.

ii. Robert de Valoynes, born ? in England.

Robert married Hawise ?.

Robert male heir to his brother Peter.

By 1190, Robert died.

Child: Bef. 1202, Gunnora de Valoynes married 2nd Robert Fitz Walter.

iii. John de Valoines (19989544), born ~1170 in England.

Monday, January 30, 2012

G26: 39979062 Quincy-Chester


39979062. Robert de Quincy & 39979063. Countess Hawise of Chester


1182, Robert born in Buckley, Northampton, England, heir & s/o 39979012. Saire de Quincy & 39979013. Margaret de Beaumont.
1180, Hawise born in Chester, Cheshire, England, d/o 39979010. Hugh de Meschines & 39979011. Bertrade de Montfort.
2/9/1214, Robert sent in place of his father with King John going to Poitou. (S) The Reign of King John, Painter, 1949, P280.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
1217, Robert died in London; buried at the Church of Hospitallers, Clerkenwell, Middlesex. [His brother Roger became the hier.]
[–––Hawise–––]
1217–1219, Hawise granted a rent to the Hospital of Jerusalem.
Hawise 2nd married Sir Warren Bostick.
1219, Gilbert, son of Osbert de Graham, granted a release of land … Lincolnshire, in favour of Hawise de Quincy. (S) Scottish Antiquary, Vs15-17, 1901, P14.
1230, John de Lacy and Margaret his wife exchanged lands with her uncle Earl Roger de Quincy. In a final concord, …, with 4 of Saher’s manors which Hawise de Quency held in dower, to revert to John and Margaret on her death. (S) Women in the 13th Century, Wilkinson, 2007, P34.
10/26/1232, With the king’s permission, Hawise granted the earldom of Lincoln from her brother Ranulph before his death. (S) The Charter is extant in the British Museum.
10/27/1232, Hawise granted a third penny of the county of Lincoln by the King, becoming the Countess of Lincoln the day after the death of her brother. (S) Women in the 13th Century, Wilkinson, 2007, P34.
11/22/1232, Grant, at the instance of Hawisia de Quency, to John de Lascy, constable of Chester, of 20£ which R. sometime earl of Chester and Lincoln, received for the third penny of the county of Lincoln in the name of the earl of Lincoln, and which the earl in his lifetime gave to the said Hawisia, his sister; to hold in the name of the earl of Lincoln to the said John and his heirs by Margaret his wife, daughter of the said Hawisia for ever. (S) CPRs.
2/28/1233, Sheriff of Lincoln commanded to make known to the tenants that they are to answer to Hawisia de Quency for fees held of Ran., earl of Chester. (S) The Reliquary, V26, 1886, P269.
9/12/1233, Hawise de Quincy held 59 knights’ fees in Lincilnshire, and 2 in Yorkshire, of inheritance from her brother. (S) English Historical Review, V35, 1920, P33.
1233, Hawisia resigned her duties to her son-in-law John de Lacy who became earl of Lincoln. (S) Complete Peerage.
1234, Roger de Neweton, sub-deacon, presented by Hawisia de Quency, Contess of Lincoln, is instituted to the church of Winceby. (S) Rotuli Hugonis de Welles, Pt13, 1908, P211.
1235, J. Comes Cestrie summonitus fuit ad respondendum Hugoni de Albiniaco, W. Comiti de Ferariis et Agneti uxori eius et Hawisie de Quency Comitisse Lincolnie quare deforciat … (S) Courts, Henry de Bracton, 1887, P146. [A law suit over the division of the inheritance of the earl of Lincoln.]
1/24/1237, … Hugo Wak’ acquieter ipsame Gratiam de servicio quod Hawisia de Quency … (S) CCRs.
Bef. 2/19/1242, Countess Hawise of Chester died.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P684.

Child of Robert and Hawise:
i. Margaret de Quincy (19989531), born 1208 in Lincoln, England.


G26: 39979060 Lacy


39979060. Baron Roger de Lacy & 39979061. Maude de Clere

~1162, Roger Fitz John, born in Lincoln, England, s/o 79958120. John de Lacy & 79958121. Alice de Mandeville.

11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.

1192, Roger’s father died on the crusade.

1192, “Roger de Lascie, conestable of Chester”, hung Alane de Lec and Peter de Bouencourt for delivering the castles of Notingham and Tikehill, which Roger had captured from the bishop of Ely, to John, earl of Montaingne [later King John.]

1193, Roger took the “de Lacy” title after his grandmother denied his claim to the Lizours titles and estates, leaving his grandmother’s paternal inheritiance to fall to the children by her 2nd husband.

4/17/1194, Returning from captivity, King Richard had a 2nd coronation ceremony. The following Thursday, the agreement between Roger and his grandmother was confirmed by King Richard.

6/6/1194, Rogerus de Lascy, constabularius Cestrie, granted the 1st charter to the townfolk of Pontefract for £200. (S) Greneral Report to the King, 1837, P474.

1195, Roger contributed £45 15s toward the release of hostages held in Germany for King Richard I.

Aft. 1195, Carta Rogeri de Lascy, constable of Chester, … church of Kippax … (S) Record Series, Yorkshire, V25, 1899, P35.

1196, Roger paid 2000 marks to King Richard I for his “Honour of Pontefract”.

1197–1198, Roger, Constable of Cheshire, was commander at Château-Gaillard. Richard I of England, and feudal Duke of Normandy, ordered that the castle be built to protect Rouen and Richard’s duchy of Normandy from the French kings territories to the east.

4/6/1199, King Richard I died in France.

4/1199, Roger swore fealty to Prince John. [Records indicate he was good friends with King John, even loosing £25 and £40 to him while gambling.]

5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.

1199, at Northampton, William Marshall, having returned to England, assembled barons to address their grievances, including Roger de Lacy, constable of Chester. [Those assembled held over 850 knights’ fees.] (S) Reign of King John, Painter, 1949, P12.

1199, Roger de Lascy, constable of Chester, given the castle of Pomfret, for 500 marks and giving his son and heir as a hostage. (S) Annals of Roger de Hoveden, 1853, P460.

11/1200, Roger sent to escort King William of Scotland to Lincoln. [And was present when King William did homage to King John.]

1201, Roger, with 100 knights, sent with William Marshall to defend King John’s lands in Normandy.

8/1203, Roger defends the Château of Les Andelys against an attack by King Philip II of France. (S) Historians’ History of the World: France, 1904, P50.

3/8/1204, Due to the famine of a long siege, Roger exited the Château in an attack on the French forces and was taken hostage. Roger was held captive in Paris, with liberty within the city. King John paid 1000 marks for Roger’s return, and forgave the debt. [As an additional reward, Roger named Sheriff of Cumberland and York, and was given custody of their castles.]

1205, Roger held 43.5 knights’ fees.

2/19/1206 at Carlisle, Grant of King John to the abbot and monks of Abbertbrothoc … witnesses … Roger de Lascy, constable of Chester, … (S) History of Arbroath, Hay, 1899, P48.

1208-09, Peter de Brus made an agreement with his Cleveland tenants within Langbaurgh. Witnesses: Roger de Lacy [Rogero Constabulario Cestria]; Robert de Ros; Eustachia de Vescy; …; Walter de Faucumberge; … (S) Gentry of Angevian Yorkshire, Thomas, 1993.

1209, Robert made a justiciar.

1210-11, Roger de Lacy summoned to provide a force to relieve the siege of Rhuddlan castle, Wales, held by Ranulf [de Blundeville], earl of Chester. (S) Proceedings of the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Conference 1993, P26. [For this service, Ranulph granted Roger exclusive right of governing the minstrels of Chester.]

By 10/1/1211, Alan, son of Roland, constable of Scotland, quitclaimed to Roger de Lacy, constable of Chester the advowson of the church of Kippax, Yorkshire. [Kippax was part of the dowery of daughter Elene.]

1/1212, Roger died in Pontefract; buried in Stanlow Abbey in Cheshire.

(S) The Judges of England: With Sketches of Their Lives, Foss, 1848. (S) The Chartulary of St. John of Pontefract, 1899, P23. (S) History of Pontefract, Fox, 1827. (S) DNB, V31, 1892, P388.

Family notes:

·         Maud de Clere the “sister to the treasurer of York Cathedral.”

·         Bef. 1168, Roger de Clere, or his wife Helewysia, founded a small monastery in the Deanery of Buckros, East Riding, Yorkshire. (S) Monasticon Eboracense … Yorkshire, Burton, 1758, P285. [This document lists multiple donations by “Clere” family members over multiple generations.]

Children of Roger and Maude:

i. Elene de Lacy (39979015), born ~1185 in England.

ii. John de Lacy (19989530), born 1192 in England.

iii. Roger Fitz Richard [de Lacy], born ? in England.

Roger, Baron of Warkworth.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

G26: 39979056 Clare


39979056. Earl Richard de Clare & 39979057. Amicia, Countess of Gloucester

~1153, Richard born in Tonbridge Castle, Kent, England, s/o 79958112. Roger de Clare & 79958113. Maud de St. Hillary.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

1160, Amicia born in Tewkesbury, Gloucester, England; coheir & 2nd d/o 79958114. William Fitz Robert & 79958115. Hawise de Beaumont.

1172, Young King Henry rebelled against his father; Richard sided with King Henry II.

1173, Richard’s father died: Rogerius comes de Clara, succeeded by, Ricardus filius eius. (S) FMG.

7/26/1174 at Northampton, William, earl of Gloucester, and Richard, earl of Hertford, gave assurances to the king of their loyalty. (S) Scholar’s History of England, Ramasay, 1903, P181.

1/15/1177, at Northampton, Richard, earl of Clare, witnessed a royal charter to Thomas, son of Robert fitz Noel.

~1180, Richard married Amicia; her maritagium included the town of Sudbury, Suffolk.

3/1183, at Westminster, Ricardo, Comite de Clare, witnessed a royal charter to the Canons of Butley.

1185, Richard of Clare, earl of Hertford, a witness of the confirmation of lands of the canons of Butley. (S) Feudal Assessments, Keefe, 1983, P105.


1188, Richard and Earl Roger le Bigod disputed the honor of carrying the banner of St. Edmund in battle.

9/3/1189, Richard attended the coronation of King Richard I at Westminster.

1191, Richard one of 7 appointed by the Chancellor to treat with Prince John the questions between King Richard and the Prince.

1191, King Richard restored and confirmed to Richard de Clare, earl of Hertford, and William le Mareschal and Isabella his wife, all lands of Walter Giffard, sometime earl of Buckingham, through his wife, in England and in Normandy. (S) Magni Rotula Scaccarii, Stapleton, P88.

1193, Richard accompanied the Chancellor to Germany to ransom King Richard.

1196, Richard, earl of Hertford, paid 1000£ for livery of his share of his mother’s inheritance, and his proportion of those lands sometime belonging to his ancestor Walter Giffard, earl of Buckingham. (S) Cambridge Portfolio, V1, 1840, P166.

1198, Richard excused himself from a personal attendance on the King at Hereford.

By 1198, Richard divorced Amicia on grounds of consanguinity through the mother of William the Conqueror.

4/6/1199, King Richard died at Chalus-Chabrol in France, where Prince John was in attendance.

1199, at Northampton, William Marshall, having returned to England, assembled barons to address their grievances, including Richard de Clare, earl of Hertford. [Those assembled held over 850 knights’ fees.] (S) The Reign of King John, Painter, 1949, P35.

5/27/1199, Richard attended the coronation of King John.

4/20/1200, King John confirmed the settlement made between Richard de Clare, earl of Hertford, and William le Mareschal, in 1991.

1200, Trial as to whether Amice, formerly wife of the Earl Richard de Clare, unjustly disseised Richard son of William de Sudbury of a free tenement.

1201, Richard disputed the ownership of Saham, Norfolk with Roger de Tony.

1202, Countess Amice held her court at Sudbury.

1/26/1204, Richard, earl of Gloucestershire, granted a fair at Rothwell, Northamtonshire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.

1206, Amice, Countess of Clare, made a claim associated with the advowson of St. Gregory, Sudbury, against the prioress of Eton, who claimed that it had been granted by her father William, earl of Gloucester, to the nuns.

1210, Amicia, Ctss of Gloucester, after the death of her nephew Amaury de Montfort, Comte d’Evreux. (S) FMG.

1210, Richard, earl of Hertford, a witness to the official account written by King John of his quarrel with William de Briouse. (S) Reign of King John, Painter, 1949, P242.

1211, Amicia held 6 knt.’s fees in Kent of Richard.

7/28/1213, After the starvation of Richard’s step-son, William de Brewes by King John in 1210, his wife, Richard’s daughter Maud, was restored to Richard.

2/9/1214, King John set sail for Poitou. Richard de Clare, earl of Hertford, was one of the disaffected vassals that did not attend the king on his expedition. [The following July, King John sent letters to England promising forgiveness for any baron who would cross over and join him.]

1215, The town of Buckingham, originally part of the maritagium of Richard’s daughter Maud, was restored to Richard.

5/1215, Richard joined the confederacy of barons against King John. [44 principal barons were specifically identified.]

6/15/1215 at Runnymead, King John forced to sign the Magna Carta.

11/9/1215, at Bury St. Edmunds, Richard, 1 of only 25 Barons selected by the rest, to enforce the Magna Carta. [Gilbert, his son, was also selected.] (S) An Historical Essay on the Magna Charta of King John, Thompson, 1829, PP301–3.

12/16/1215, Richard and his son Gilbert were excommunicated by the Pope.

3/4/1216, Richard’s lands in counties Cambridge, Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex were granted to Robert de Betun.

10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.

1217, On the death of her sister Isabel, Amice became the sole heir to her father.

10/5/1217, Richard’s fealty and lands returned.

11/1217, Richard, Earl of Hertford and Clare died; buried at Teweksbury Abbey, Gloucestershire.

By 1223, Grant by Amicia countess of Hertford to Silverster the chaplain of one messuage in Sudbury, Suffolk. (S) Women of the English Nobility and Gentry, Ward, 1995, P95.

1/1/1224, Amicia died.

(S) Court Household, and Itinerary of King Henry II, Eyton, 1878. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P192. (S) Manors of Suffolk, Copinger, 1905, P232.

Children of Richard and Amicia: [4 sons, 3 daughters]

i. Gilbert de Clare (19989528), born 1182 in England.

ii. Richard de Clare, born ? in England.

5/4/1228, Richard murdered in London.

iii. Roger de Clare, born ? in England.

Roger married Alice de Dammartin.

iv. Henry de Clare, born ? in England.

v. Maud de Clare (121685153), born ~1175 in England.

vi. Joan de Clare, born ~1180 in England.

1219, Joan married Rhys Gryg [his 2nd.]

Saturday, January 28, 2012

G26: 39979014 FtizRoland-Lacy


39979014. Lord Alan Fitz Roland & 39979015. Elene de Lacy


~1180, Alan of Galloway born in Scotland, s/o 79958028. Roland of Galloway & 79958029. Elena de Morville.
~1185, Elene born in England, d/o 39979060. Baron Roger de Lacy & 39979061. Maude de Clere. (S) POMs.
11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.
8/1196-11/1200, Roland, son of Uhtred, constable of the king of Scots, and Helen [de Moreville], his spouse, with the consent of their heir Alan and their other heirs, have granted and established by their charter to Furness Abbey … as the charter of Avice of Lancaster, wife of Richard de Moreville, donated and established to the same monks. (S) POMS.
Alan married Elene. (S) Calendonia, Chalmers, V2, P949.
5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.
12/26/1199, Alan son of Roland, lord of Galloway, witnessed a grant of King William to the church of Holy Trinity of the bishopric of Moray. (S) POMS.
12/12/1200, Alan succeeded his father in Galloway.
9/25/1201-1205, King William to Kelso Abbey; has granted donation which Alan, son of Roland, and Helen, his mother, made of 5 ploughgates in Oxton in Lauderdale [in exchange] for revenue which abbey used to have in Galloway. (S) POMS.
1201-10, Adam granted Adam son of Gilbert the dispenser, by the same as he held of his father.
Elene died.
1209, Alan married 2nd Margaret d/o 79958030. David of Huntingdon & 79958031. Maud de Blundeville.
1/7/1210, Confirmation of donation of King William of Scotland to the church of St. Cuthbert by Alan, son of Roland, the constable. (S) POMS.
1210, Alan son of Roland of Galloway with King John on his expedition to Ireland. (S) Magna Carta, Leongard, 2010, P177.
By 10/1/1211, Alan quitclaimed to Roger de Lacy, constable of Chester the advowson of the church of Kippax, Yorkshire. [Kippax was part of the dowery of Elene.]
6/1212, Alan met with King John at Carlisle.
7/20/1212, Alan summoned by King John against the Welsh [which was aborted.]
1212, Alan summoned by King John to serve in Ireland. He sent his natural son Thomas with 1000 men and 76 ships to lay waste to the coast of Derry. [Alan’s fleet was estimated to have up to 200 ships.]
8/16/1212, King John gifted Alan 500 marks to pay his squires who had come with him to the king’s service in Wales.
12/25/1212, Alan was present at Durham when King John met with King William.
7/15/1213, Alan granted Irish fiefs with rights of forests, and privileges of markets and fairs. (S) Calendar of Documents Relating to Ireland, V1, P75.
6/3/1214 at Windsor, Alan gave King John a good hunting hound in exchange for two geese.
12/5/1214 at Scone, Alexander II crowned King of the Scots; all 7 Scottish earls were present.
12/1214, Alan given the title of Constable of Scotland [which he held until he died.]
5/5/1215, King John authorized payment to Alan [and his brother Thomas] of 330 marks for prests [military service.]
6/12/1215 at Runnymede, Alan identified in the preamble as a supporter of King John at the signing of the Magna Carta. [King John soon after repudiated the document.]
6/1216-10/1217, Alan confirms to John son of Laurnece of Newbiggin property in Kirkby Thore, Westmorland.
1216, Alan identfied as a rebel against England.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
1217, Alan inherited lands in Lauderdale and Cummingham from his mother.
7/1217, Alan’s Galwegian forces served with Alexander II in an incursion into Northumberland.
9/23/1217, King Alexander II and Alan, constable of Scotland, ordered to surrender Carlisle castle and all other war gains.
1218, Alan complained to King Henry III that he had gained little advantage from his estates in Ireland, but was still ready to serve him faithfully.
1219, Alan did homage to King Henry III for his lands.
4/18/1220, King Henry III, already planning to meet King Alexander II at York, invited Alan to come and do homage for his lands in Ireland.
6/15/1220, Alan swore to observe King Alexander’s oath to marry Joanna, King Henry’s oldest sister.
1221-22, Alan sent levies to assisst in King Alexander’s pacification of Argyll.
1222, Witnesses to a charter of Galloway: Alan, son of Roland of Galloway; Fergus, son of Uchtred; Edgar, son of Donald; … (S) Celtic Monthly, V15, 1907, P28.
10/1224, Alan son of Roland de Galloway, constable of Scotland, to the K., relative to his expedition into Ireland, and the conclusion of peace between Lord William Marshall and Hugh de Lacy. Begs that the K. will grant confirmation of the lands given to himself and his brother, the earl of Athol, by King John. (S) Calendar of Documents Relating to Ireland, V1, 1875, P186.
1225, Alan took over Hugh de Lacy’s Irish lands after Hugh rebelled.
1225, Alan aided Ragnvald Godredsson against Ragnvald’s half-brother Olaf.
3/31/1226, Alan witnessed a charter of King Alexander II at Stirling.
1228, Alan married 3rd  married Rose, d/o of Hugh de Lacy & Lesceline de Verdun.
1228, Alan, Ragnvald Godredsson, and Alan’s brother Thomas attacked the Isle of Man [Held by Ragnvald’s half-brother Olaf.]
10/26/1229, Alan summoned with horses and arms to serve overseas with King Henry III. [Alan did not attend the king.]
5/1230, A Norse fleet sailed into Clyde, landed on Bute, and stormed Alan’s castle of Rothesay. King Alexander led an army in relief. (S) The Wars of Scotland, Brown, 2004, P30.
1231, Alan married a daughter to John de Balliol; and his sister to Walter Bisset.
2/1234, Alan, Lord of Galloway, died; buried at Abbey of Dundrennan, Scotland. (S) The Historians of Scotland, 1880, P51.
(S) A History of Dumfries and Galloway, Maxwell, 1896, P55. (S) Medieval Scotland, Stringer, 1998. (S) Hereditary Sheriffs of Galloway, Agnew, 1893.
Family notes:
·         Another “Alan son of Roland”, a tenant of Wallingford, was deceased by 1212.

Children of Alan and Elene: (S) POMS.
i. Helen of Galloway (19989507), born ~1200 in Scotland.
Children of Alan and Margaret: (S) POMS.
i. Christiana of Galloway, born aft. 1209 in Galloway.

Christiana married William de Forz.
1246, Christiana died without issue.

ii. Devorguilla of Galloway, born aft. 1209 in Galloway.

1228, Devorguilla married to John de Balliol of Bernard castle, Yorkshire.

Children of Alan and ?: (S) POMS.
i. Thomas of Galloway, born ? in Galloway.

Thomas married Isabel, d/o Henry, earl of Athol.
1231, Thomas died.

G26: 39979012 Quincy


39979012. Earl Saire de Quincy & 39979013. Margaret de Beaumont

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

~1160, Saire born England, s/o 79958024. Robert de Quincy & 79958025. Orabilis de Mar.

~1165, Margaret born in Hampshire, England, d/o 79958026. Sir Robert de Beaumont & 79958027. Petronilla de Grandmesnil.

~1173, Saier married Margaret.

4/1173, Saire, in Normandy, a supporter of young King Henry against his father King Henry II. (S) The Angevin Empire, Ramsay, 1903, P168.

1176-78, Montfort. Justices: … William Malet, Hugh de Cressi, Seher de Quinci, … constables of Pontaudemer, Rouen, Nonacourt and Neufachatel. (S) Norman Institutions, Haskings, 1918, P334.

1180-4, Saire castellan of Nonancourt in the Aure.

1188 at Geddington, Charter of King Henry to the church of Bungay. Witnesses … Earl William of Sussex; Earl David, brother of the King of Scots; Rannulf de Glanville; William de Humez; Walter fitz Robert; Seher de Quinci; William Marshall; … Richard de Camville; … (S) Hugh de Puiset – Bishop of Durham, Scammell, P284, 2011.

11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.

1190, Saier de Quincy an envoy to the Scots.

1196, Saire’s father died.

8/1198, Saire with King Richard I at Roche d’Orval.

5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.

8/18/1199, Saire witness to agreement between King John and the Count of Boulogne at Chateau Gaillard.

1200, Seher de Quinci, earl of Winton, held court at Leuchars. (S) Registrum Monasterii S. Marie de Cambuskenneth, 1872, P346.

10/1200, Saire a baron present at Lincoln when William the Lion of Scotland did homage to the English monarch. He obtained large grants and immunities from King John.

1202, King John refused King Philip’s summons to Paris as his vassal. The French court awarded his lands to his nephew Arthur of Brittany. King Philip attacked Norman territories capturing most of Brai.

3/1203, King John granted Saher the manors of Chinnor and Sydenham, Oxfordshire, for 1.5 knights’ fee.

1203, King Philip of France attacked King John’s lands in Normandy and Angiers, capturing Chateau-Gaillard and the city of Rouen. King John sent forces commanded by William Marshall to repel the invasion.

6/1203, Saire, governor of the Castle of Ruil [Vaudreuil] in Normandy with his cousin Robert Fitz Walter. They surrendered the castle after help from King John never arrived. Saire and Robert were imprisoned at Compiegne until a ransom payment of £5000 was made.

7/5/1203 at Rouen, William Marshall wrote to King John: “Know that Robert Fitz-Walter and Saher de Quinci have returned the castle of Valle Rodol to the King of France by our order. … enjoin that they, ald all those who were with them in the castle, may be on that account acquitted of blame.” (S) King John of England, Chadwick, 1865, P235.

5/28/1204 at Rouen, King John acquitted “our faithful Saher de Quincy” 300 marks which are due to the Jews. (S) The Athenaeum, Buckingham, 1835, P724.

1204, Many Normandy barons, having their English-titled lands captured by King Philip of France, moved to England in support of King John.

1204, Saher de Quincy, recovered the advowson of Eynesbury which had been given by his ancestor Simon de St. Liz to St. Neots. (S) Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society, Vs59-62, 1996, P71.

10/21/1204, Margaret’s coheir to her brother Robert fitz Parnel, 4th Earl of Leicester. (S) Women, Art and Patronage, Gee, 2002, P70.  Saher de Quency was granted custody of all his lands except the castle of Mountsorrel, offering 1000 marks for custody in right of his wife, or 5000 marks for full possession.

3/2/1207, Saire, 1st Earl of Winchester, Hampshire.

3/10/1207, After the ratification of the division of Margaret’s brother’s estates, the honor of Leicester divided between Saher de Quency and Simon de Montfort [married to Margaret’s sister.] Simon received the third penny of the town of Leicester and the dignity of seneschal of England; and was forgiven half the promised money for possession; and granted 10£ a year from Hampshire.

1208, Saher de Quincy, earl of Winchester, in a plea as to the advowson of Wimpole, Cambs., said that his grandfather, Saher de Quincy, had held it in Henry II's reign. (S) Northampton Record Society, V15, 1950, P194.

7/25/1210, Saire accompanied King John to Carrickfergus, Scotland.

1211, Saher de Quency and Gilbert de Ghent were pressed for their debts to the crown.

2/1212, Saire, lord of Leuchars and Tranent in Scotland, commanded 100 knights & 100 seargents in William the Lion’s campaign against the MacWilliam rebels of Scotland.

5/1212, Saher de Quency, earl William of Salisbury, and William de Cornhill, archdeacon of Huntingdon, attested letters patent and close at Westminster. [King John was travelling around England.]

1212, Saier de Quincy sent as an ambassador to Emperor Otto IV.

5/15/1213, Saire a witness of the document in which King John resigned his crown to the Pope. (S) The Reign of King John, Painter, 1949, P194.

1213-19, Grant of Maurice de Gant, …. Witnesses: Robert Fitz Walter, Saier de Quincy, and Henry de Bohun.

3/4/1215, Saier de Quincy joined King John in taking the cross of a crusader.

By 5/25/1215, Saher de Quency, earl of Winchester, had joined the barons in revolt.

6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta. [The barons in revolt together held more castles and knights fees than John did as King.]

11/20/1215 at Bury St. Edmunds, Saher, 1 of only 25 Barons, selected by the rest, to enforce the Magna Carta.

1215, Saher de Quincy, earl of Winchester, laid seige to and captured the castle and town of Colchester [later recaptured by King John – Saher moved his forces to Bury St. Edmond’s.] (S) Gentleman’s Magazine, V93, Pt2, 1823, P405.

1216, Saire and Robert Fitz Walter sent by the barons to France to offer the crown to Prince Louis, the Dauphin.

12/16/1215, Saire excommunicated with his son Roger.

1/9/1216, Saire and Robert Fitz Walter returned with 42 ships of French knights. They kept a strong garrison in Montsorell Castle in Leicester on behalf of Prince Louis.  (S) Gentleman’s Magazine, V87, Pt2, 1817, P492.

5/20/1216, Prince Louis crossed to England in 10 warships, with 1200 knight and 900 troops. Louis quickly captured all the Cinque Ports except Dover, held by Hubert de Burgh. Louis captured the town of Lincoln, but not the castle.

6/2/1216, Prince Louis proclaimed King in London. (S) A Primary History of Britain, Smith, 1873, P66.

10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.

1/9/1217, Saire and Robert Fitz Walter returned with 42 ships of French knights. They kept a strong garrison in Montsorell Castle in Leicester on behalf of Prince Louis.  (S) Gentleman’s Magazine, V87, Pt2, 1817, P492.

5/20/1217, the Barons, being greatly outnumbered, were besieged and defeated at the battle of Lincoln by the troops of King Henry III, commanded by Ranulph de Blundeville, earl of Chester. Saire with many others was made prisoner and his estates forfeited.

10/4/1217, Saire’s lands restored following his submission.

1218, Saire, Earl of Winchester went with the Earls of Chester and Arundel to the Holy Land.

1219, Saire a commander at the siege of Damietta.

11/3/1219, Saire died on the way to Jerusalem. He was buried in Acre, the capital of the Kingdom of Jerusalem. His heart was brought back and interred at Garendon Abbey near Loughborough, a house endowed by his wife’s family. (S) Middle Ages in the Highlands, Maclean, 1981, P138.

8/2/1220, To the sheriff of Wiltshire. S. earl of Winchester, who has died, as the king has heard for certain, … (S) FRsHIII.

8/9/1220, To the sheriff of Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire. Order to cause the corn formerly of S. earl of Winchester in his bailiwick, …, to be valued, with chattels found therein, by the view and testimony of law-worthy men, and to cause the same corn and chattels to be delivered to Margaret who was the wife of S. earl of Winchester. (S) FRsHIII.

11/13/1221, Pledges for Isabella de Bolbec, countess of Oxford: Margaret countess of Winchester fo 100 m., … Roger de Quincy for 100 m. (S) FRsHIII.

2/11/1223, Margaret countess of Winchester has made fine with the king by 400 m. that Hawise, her daughter, may be married to Hugh, son and heir of R. de Vere, formerly earl of Oxford, … (S) FRsHIII.

11/18/1228, To the sheriff of Northamptonshire. The king has pardoned to Margaret, countess of Winchester, the third part of her scutage from the knights’ fees she holds of the king in chief in his bailiwick. (S) FRsHIII.

7/13/1229, Margaret, countess of Winchester, gives the king 80 m. for having his grant of the lands of the Normans which are of her fee and which are in her hand, or of other lands that others hold by the same countess of the same lands of the Normans that are of her fee, to have and hold to the same countess for life and to Roger de Quincy, her son and heir, after her death.

8/1231-11/1232, To Margaret de Quincy, countess of Winchester, concerning the Jews of Leicester and one of Margaret agents … Robert, archdeacon of Leicester, sends greeting … (S) Letters of Robert Grosseteste, Bishop of Lincoln, 2009, P65.

11/19/1233, Margaret, countess of Winchester, has made fine with the king by 40 m. for having seisin of the manor of Marden , formerly of Gilbert Basset, which is of the fee of the same countess, without prejudice to the right of each who will wish to claim right in the said manor, and she has given the king surety for the aforesaid 40 m. by Roger de Quincy, her son. (S) FRsHIII.

1/12/1234, Margaret died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P683. (S) The Reign of King John, Painter, 1949.

Family notes:

·         ~1220, Margaret’s seal: Margaret “is robed in the lozenges of de Quincy and stands under an arch, next to a tree on which hangs the shields of de Quincy and Fitzwalter.” (S) Wiltshire Arch. And Nat. Hist. Soc., V89, P135.

·         “Seyrus de Quinci”, granted a charter to Coupar priory for an annual gift of a chalder of corn, which his
father Robert gave them, to be received each year at Leuchars, at Christmas.

Children of Saier and Margaret: [5 sons, 3 daughters]

i. Robert de Quincy (39979062), born 1182 in England.

ii. Roger de Quincy (19989506), born ~1185 in England.

iii. Robert de Quincy (9994810), born bef. 1200 in England. [2nd of the same name.]

iv. Hawise de Quincy (47279565), born ~1205 in England.

v. Arabela de Quincy, born ? in England.

Arabela married Sir Richard de Harcourt.

G26: 39979010 Meschines


39979010. Earl Hugh de Meschines & 39979011. Bertrade de Montfort

By 1139, Hugh de Kevelioc, born in Kevelioc, Monmouthshire, Wales, s/o 79958020. Ranulph de Meschines & 79958021. Maud Fitz Robert.

12/16/1153, Hugh’s father died [poisoned] and he became heir to his family’s estates on both sides of the channel.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

1155, Bertrade born in Leicester, England, d/o 79958022. Simon de Montfort III & 79958023. Amicia de Beaumont.

7/1155, Hugone Comite Cestriae a witness to a charter of King Henry II to the abbot and monks of Shrewsbury. (S) Lancashire Pipe Rolls, Ferrar, 1902, P284.

4/20/1158, Precept to Hugh, Earl of Chester ; and Matilda, Countess of Chester, attested by Thomas the Chancellor. (S) Court, Household, and Itinerary of King Henry II, Eyton, 1878, P36.

~1162, Notification by Hugh, Comes Cestrie, … confirmation of Countess Matilda’s grant of Rapenduna church to the Canons of Calc … (S) Desc. Catalogue of Debryshire Charters, Bemrose, 1906, P243.

1163, Hug. Com. Cestriae witnessed two agreements of King Henry with the Count of Flanders. (S) Tracts Written in Controversy …, V1, 1869, P-LXXII.

1/1164,Constitutions of Clarendon … in the fourth year of the papacy of Alexander, in the tenth year of the most illustrious king of the English, Henry II., in the presence of that same king, … in the presence of the following: Robert count of I`eicester, Reginald count of Cornwall, Conan count of Bretagne, John count of Eu, Roger count of Clare, count Geoffrey of Mandeville, Hugo count of Chester [Hugh de Kevelioc], William count of Arundel, count Patrick, William count of Ferrara, …, and many other chiefs and nobles … (S) Yale Law School, The Avalon Project.

1166, Hugh de Kevelioc, earl of Chester, his feif a palatinate; and viscount de Avranches and Bayeux. (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V1, 1880, P230.

1166, Hugh of Chester, held 198 knights’ fees in England and Wales. (S) War, Government and Aristocracy in the British Isles, Given-Wilson, 2008, P15. [Assessed on the aid of marrying the King’s daughter.]

1167, Hugh Cyveliok confirmed his father’s gift in frank almoign to the nuns of Grenfelt to the bishop of Lincoln.

1169, While living in Montfort, France, Hugh married Bertrade. [Bertrade a cousin of young King Henry, who “gave her away” at the wedding.] They lived in Kevelioc, Merionethshire, Wales.

1171, Hugh in Normandy.

1171, Hugh comfirmed the grants of his father to the abbey of St. Stephen’s in the diocese of Baueux.

1171, Hugh made a gift in frank marriage of his daughter Amicia to Ralph Mainwaring.

4/1173, Earl Hugh part of the revolt of Henry II’s sons.

7/13/1173, Hugh defeated at the Battle of Alnwick. (S) Historical Records of Bisley, Rudd, 1977, P10.

8/20/1173, Hugh was beseiged at the castle of Dol in Brittany.

8/26/1173, Hugh, and 80 other knights, surrendered to King Henry II.

Hugh initially imprisoned at Falaise with the earl and countess of Leicester [Robert de Beaumont & Petronilla de Grandmesnil.]

7/1174, Hugh and the earl of Leicester were returned to England.

8/1174, King Henry returned Hugh to Normandy and imprisoned him at Caen, and then again at Falaise.

9/30/1174, Through negotiations at Montlouis, King Henry II agreed to release all his prisoners except 4: the King of the Scots, the earl of Leicester, the earl of Chester [Hugh], and Ralph de Fougeres. (S) Henry II, Warren, 1973, P138.

10/1174, Hugh made peace with the king.

10/11/1174, Hugh a witness to the Peace of Falaise with William, king of Scotland.

1/15/1177, The king held a great council at Northampton: Robert, earl of Leicester, and Hugh, earl of Chester, are restored in blood honours. (S) Court Household, and Itinerary of King Henry II, Eyton, 1878, P209.

3/16/1177, Hugh witnessed the Spanish award at a council held in London.

1177, Hugh served in King Henry’s Irish campaigns with William fitz Aldhelm.

6/30/1181, Hugh, 3rd Earl of Chester, died in Leek, Staffordshire; buried next to his father.

Grant in fee by Bretteya, Countess of Chester, to Ralph Carbunel of Halton, for his homage and service, of half a knight’s fee which he held of the countess. (S) Reports of Commissioners, House of Commons, 1874, P8.

7/12/1189, Bertrade died in Evreux, Eure, France.

(S) Encyclopedia Gritannica, V6, 1910, P107. (S) Rapport du Comite Consultatif, Stephen, 1891, P164.

Family notes:

·         7/4/1428, Inspeximus and confirmation … [a series of charters to the convent of St. Werbergn, Chester, giving the pedigree of this family starting with] … A charter of Ranulf Meschyn earl of Chester, a charter of Ranulf his son. … A charter of Hugh son of Ranulf, earl of Chester, … (S) CPRs.

Children of Hugh and Bertrade:

i. Maud de Blundeville (79958031), born ~1170 in England.

ii. Earl Ranulph de Blundeville, born 1172 in England.

1187, King Henry married Ranulph, earl of Chester and viscount of the Avranchin, to Constance of Brittany.

4/1194, Ranulph, Earl of Chester, and his brother-in-law David, Earl of Huntingdon, laid seige to the Castle of Nottingham. Joined by newly released from captivity King Richard, they stormed the castle to break the siege.

1196, Ranulph, 4th Earl of Chester, arrested his divorced wife Constance of Brittany, widow of Geoffrey Plantagenet and mother of Arthur of Brittany. He shut her up in the castle of St. James in Normandy.

Before he died, Ranulph gave the Earldom of Lincoln to his younger sister Hawise. (S) Collectanea Topographica Et Genealogica, Madden, 1843, P155.

10/28/1232, Ranulph died; his heart was buried at Wallingford Castle, his body was buried at St Werburg’s, Chester. Ranulph [aka Ralph] had no heirs.

iii. Agnes of Chester (19989505), born ~1175 in England.

iv. Hawise de Chester (39979063), born 1180 in England.

v. Mabel of Chester (973530515), born ~1185 in England.

Friday, January 27, 2012

G26: 39979008 Ferrers


39979008. Earl William de Ferrers & 39979009. Sybil de Braose & 39979459. Goda de Toeni

1130, William born in Oakham, Rutland, England, s/o 79958016. Robert de Ferrers & 79958017. Margaret de Perevel.

12/22/1135, Stephen crowned king of England.

1140, Goda born in Eggington, Derbyshire, England; d/o §Robert de Toeni.

1142, Sybil, born in Bramber, Sussex, England, d/o 79958018. William de Braose & 79958019. Bertha de Gloucester.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

1155, King Henry II confiscated the lands of William Peverel [William’s grandftather] when he fled the country. [William would later make a claim on these lands through his mother. His son William would be granted lands in 1199.] (S) King John, Warren, 1978, P122.

12/1158, The land of the Earl of Ferrers taken into the King’s hands.

By 1159, William succeeded when his father became a monk.

1162, William succeeded his father as earl of Derby.

1164,Constitutions of Clarendon … in the fourth year of the papacy of Alexander, in the tenth year of the most illustrious king of the English, Henry II., in the presence of that same king, … in the presence of the following: Robert count of I`eicester, Reginald count of Cornwall, …, John count of Eu, Roger count of Clare, count Geoffrey of Mandeville, Hugo count of Chester, William count of Arundel, …, William count of Ferrara, …, and many other chiefs and nobles … (S) Yale Law School, The Avalon Project.

1166, William, Earl of Ferrers, Earl of Derby, returned his carta showing that the earl his father had enfeoffed Geoffrey le Sauvage of ½ fee. (S) Honors and Knights’ Fees, Farrer, P101, P188. [William held a total of 79 knights fees.]

1166, William de Ferrieres of Derby, held 79 knights’ fees in England and Wales. (S) War, Government and Aristocracy in the British Isles, Given-Wilson, 2008, P15. [Assessed on the aid of marrying the King’s daughter.]

~1167, Notification by William, Comes de Ferrariis, of the sale by Ralph de Seile, to Ralph de Gresele, fil. Willelmi, for thirteen marks of silver, of his mill of Seal and four virgates of demesne land.

~1170, Charter of William earl Ferrars (de Ferrariis) addressed to all his men and friends, clerk and lay, French and English. (S) Calendar of Documents Preserved in France, 1899.

4/1173, Earl William supported “young” Henry as heir to the throne.

1174, William married Sybil.

6/1174, William sacked and burned Nottingham.

7/31/1174, William submitted to the King, then imprisoned at Caen, Normandy. His Tubury Castle was demolished.

Aft. 1183, William rebelled [unsuccessfully] against King Henry II and his son Richard.

11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.

1189, William lost his honors and estates; mostly conferred upon King Richard’s brother Prince John [who restored the estates to William’s son William once he became King.]

1190, William departed with King Richard on the 3rd Crusade.

7/1190, The English and French armies met at Lyons; where they learned that the German Emperor, leading his forces to the crusade, had died in an accident.

1191, King Richard captured the city of Messina, Sicily, after they had refused to let the English ships land.

6/5/1191, King Richard set sail for Acre. [The French forces were already besieging the city].

1191, William killed at the seige of Acre; buried in Normandy.

7/1191, King Richard captured Acre.

5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.

Aft. 2/5/1228, Sybil, countess of Ferrers, died in England.

(S) The Coucher Book, Or Chartulary, of Whalley Abbey, 1847. (S) The History of Derby ...: From the Remote Ages of Antiquity to the Year MDCCXCI, Hutton, 1817.

Family notes:

·         Robertus comes de Ferrariis donated property to Dore Abbey, for the souls of Sibilla de Braosa, uxoris meæ matris W. filii mei et sua, et … Bertæ (fuit filia Milonis comitis Herefordiæ) matris uxoris meæ.

Children of William and Goda:

i. Hugh de Ferrers, born ? in England.

Hugh married Margery de Say, heiress & d/o Hugh de Say & Mabel of Richard’s castle.

1204, Hugh died. (S) FRsHIII.

ii. Isabel de Ferrers (19989729), born ~1172 in England.

Children of William and Sybil:

i. William de Ferrers (19989504), born ~1175 in England.

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