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Sunday, January 1, 2012

Baron Thomas Bardolf & Lady Agnes ?

30422768. Baron Thomas Bardolf & 30422769. Lady Agnes ?

10/4/1282, Thomas born in Walton at Stone, Hertfordshire, England, s/o 60845536. Hugh Bardolf & 60845537. Isabel Aguillon.

~1295, Agnes born in England.

1304, Thomas’ father died.

8/20/1304, Writ for IPM of Hugh Bardolf alias Bardulf. York; West Riding: Herthill. A capital messuage … Thomas his son, aged 21 on the day of St. Francis last, is his next heir. … (S) CIsPM.

9/1304, Thomas Bardulf, filius praedicti Hughonis Bardulf, est propinquiro haeies ejus, … (S) Calendariun Genealogicum, V2, 1865, P668.

10/1/1304, Grant to Margaret, queen of England, the king’s consort, of the marriage of Thomas son and heir of Hugh Bardolf, tenant in chief. By K. (S) CPRs.

11/23/1304, Grant to Margaret, queen of England, the king’s consort, of all the issues and profits of the lands late of Hugh Bardolf, tenant in chief, until his son and heir obtain seisin thereof. (S) CPRs.

12/14/1304, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to deliver to Thomas Bardolf, son and heir of Hugh Bardolf, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage. (S) CFRs.

5/22/1306, Thomas made a Knight of the Bath [at the same time as Lord Edward (II). 267 persons knighted.]

1306, Thomas served in Scotland.

6/19/1306, Battle of Methvin. Aymer de Valence had made camp at Perth. Valence was invited to leave the walls of Perth and join King Robert the Bruce in battle, but he declined. King Robert camped a few miles away at Methven. Before dawn Aymer led a surprise attack on the Scots. Though victorius, King Robert escaped. [Thomas likely at this conflict – see 11/8/1313.]

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

8/26/1307–[10/23/1330, deceased], Thomas summoned to parliament.

[––Thomas & Agnes––]

By 1308, Thomas married to Agnes.

1308, Thomas Bardolf as plaintiff, brought a writ of customs and services against A., Prioress of B. for the free tenement which she held of him in W.; the prioress replied that Thomas only had an estate of freehold as given in frankmarriage to him and his wife [Agnes]. (S) Selden Soc., V17, 1903, P115.

1308-09, John Cave porta bref d’entre vers Thomas Bardulf et T. le fitz H. Hardulf … (S) Year Books of Edward II.

1308-09, Thomas Bardolf to grant Caistor manor to John de Weyland for life, with remainder to the grantor and his heirs, retaining the manors of Wormegay, Stow Bardolph, Faverswell, Whinburgh, and Cantley. Norfolk. (S) UKNA.

7/20/1310, Licence, upon fine, to Thomas Bardolf to grant, for life, to John de Weylong the manor of Castre, co. Norfolk. (S) CPRs.

9/1310, Thomas Bardolf one of few permitted to fine £100 to avoid service in Scotland. (S) Politics, Finance, and the Church in the Reign of Edward II, 1983, P121.

11/8/1313, Licence, at the instance of Aymer de Valencia, earl of Pembroke, … to Thomas Bardolf to settle the manors of Whinbergh, Cautley, and Caistor on himself, Agnes his wife, and his heirs, retaining the manors of Wormegay, Runcton, Fincham, and Stow (Norfolk), Stoke Bardolf (Notts), Ockbrook (Derby), Westborough (Lincoln), and Barlings (Sussex). Norfolk. Notts. Derby. Lincoln. Sussex. (S) UKNA. (S) CPRs.

7/3/1314, Licence, … Friars Minors of Lenne to retain a well in North Rungeton … from Thomas Bardolf and Robert de Scales, and to lead the water from the well by an underground conduit to their house in Lenne. (S) CPRs.

1315, Thomas summoned to Newcastle-upon-Tyne, with horse and arms, to march against the Scots.

1316, Thomas Bardulf holding Villata de Yaxham, Whineburgh, and Thruston com Gerviston in Kent. (S) Inquisitionas and Assessments, Kent to Norfolk, 1904, P480.

7/1/1316, Licence for Thomas Bardolf to grant his manor of Rungeton and £20 of land in the manor of Stowe, co. Norfolk, held in chief, to John Bardolf, for life, in exchange for the manor of Halughton, co. Leicester … which the said John holds for his life of the inheritance of the said Thomas. (S) CPRs.

10/26/1317, Licence for Thomas Bardolf to enfeoff … in fee his reversion of the manor of Riskyngton, held in chief, which Isabella Bardolf (mother) holds in dower of his inheritance, and for the feoffees to regrant the same to him and Agnes his wife.

5/3/1318, Isabel late the wife of Hugh Bardolf to settle the manors of Watton (Herts) and Addington (Surrey) on herself for life, with remainder to Thomas Bardolf and his heirs. (S) UKNA.

7/1/1318, Isabel (mother), who was the wife of Hugh Bardolf', querent, … The manor of Watton' in the county of Hertford and the manor of Adyngton' in the county of Surrey. … And after the decease of Isabel the manors shall remain to Thomas Bardolf' and his heirs. (S) Feet of Fines, CP 25/1/286/31, no.165.

1319-20, Thomas Bardolf to grant land in West Briggs and Tottenhill, and the advowson of the church of West Briggs, to the prior and convent of Wormegay, retaining his barony. Norfolk. (S) UKNA.

6/18/1320, Appointment … conservators of peace … Thomas Bardolf … } co. Norfolk. (S) CPRs.

11/30/1321, Writ of aid … appointed to assemble, if necessary, all the horse and foot, … Thomas Bardolf, John de Thorp and John Hauward in Norfolk and Suffolk. (S) CPRs.

1322, John de Thorp and Thomas Bardolf appointed wardens to guard the coasts of Norfolk. (S) Ess. Tow’s … Norfolk, Blomefield, 1806, P144.

10/14/1322, King Edward at the losing Battle of Byland, 20 miles north of York, against Robert Bruce, King of Scotland. [This defeat eventually compelled King Edward to recognize Scottish independence.]

11/1322, John Howard with Thomas Bardolf and John de Thorp to raise forces, both horse and foot, and to march with them against the Scots. (S) Collins Peerage, 1812, P53.

5/1323, Thomas heir to his mother, age 40 and more.

5/28/1323, Writ for IPM of Isabel late the wife of Hugh Bardolf. Hertford: Watton. The manor … Thomas Bardolf, aged 30 and more, is her next heir. … (S) CIsPM.

3/10/1324, Thomas Bardolf states that the manor of Emsworth, which was given to Isabel Bardolf his mother by the King, ought to descend to him … Isabel [Bardolf], wife of Hugh Bardolf and mother of petitioner; Hugh Bardolf; William Bardolf, son of Isabel Bardolf. (S) UKNA.

9/5/1325, Commission … to keep the ports, shore and maritime parts … against invaders … to Thomas Bardolf, Constantine de Mortuo Mari, … in the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk. (S) CPRs.

1/24/1326, Appointment of Thomas earl of Norfolk … Robert de Monte Alto and Thomas Bardolf as supervisors of arry in the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk … (S) CPRs.

12/8/1326, Robert de Morlee settled £8 in land in Hingham, … on William de Morlee his son and Cecily his wife, daughter of Monsire Thomas Bardolf, lord of Wormegay, and their heirs. (S) Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of London, 1859, P153. [For the marriage Thomas agreed to pay Robert 666£ 13s 4d in 5 years.]

2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England. Thomas Bardolf served “3 messes of maupygernon”, one for the king, one for the archbishop of Canterbury, and a third for whoever the king named. (S) The Battle Abbey Roll, V1, P10. [An office of coronation inherited through Isabel de Aguillon, the dish consisted of almond milk, brawn of capons, sugar and spices, chicken par-boiled and chopped, … ]

1327, Thomas Bardolf instituted Richard de la Lee to the church of Bradwell-iuxta-Mare.

7/16/1327, Association of … Henry, earl of Lancaster, and John de Warenna, earl of Surrey, Hugh de Courteny and Thomas Bardolf, barons, … annulling fines, sales, and gifts of land … after the time of the exile of Hugh le Despenser, the elder, … (S) CPRs.

12/25/1327, Licence for Thomas Bardolf of Wyrmegeye to enfeoff Simon de Asshlel and … manor of Stronshagh, … for the feoffees to grant the same to the said Thomas, John, his son, and Elizabeth, the wife of John, and the heirs of Thomas. (S) CPRs.

3/1/1329, Association of … Henry, earl of Lancaster, …, Hugh de Courteneye and Thomas Bardolf, barons, … to annul fines … Hugh le Despenser, the younger, … obtained by force and duress. (S) CPRs.

3/20/1329, To Thomas Bardolf, Robert de Malberthorp, and Nicholas de Eton … Order not to proceed to take any assize concerning … after the death of Aymer de Valencia, earl of Pembroke, … (S) CCRs.

5/18/1329, Commission … Thomas Bardolf } in the county of Norfolk. (S) CPRs.

12/15/1329, Thomas Bardolf died, buried in the priory of Shelford, Nottinghamshire.


12/30/1329, Writ for IPM of Thomas Bardolf. Nottingham: Stokebardolf. The manor … a pasture … a fishery … a ferry … a wood … rents and services … Schelford. A moiety of the manor … John his son, aged 17 years and more, is his next heir. Derby: Okebroke. A capital messuage, lands and rents … Heir as above, aged 17 years on the day of St. Hilary last. Middlesex: … Southampton: … Surrey: Adyntone. A capital messuage, lands, rent, &c. … held of the king in chief by service of serving before the king on the day of his coronation 3 dishes of a certain food called ‘Maupygernon’ … Sussex: Birlyngg. The manor … Berewyke and Wengetone. £12, yearly rent in the manors … Plumpton. The manor … held jointly by the said Thomas, John his son, and Elizabeth the said John’s wife, of the earl of Warrenne, as of the barony of Lewes, by service of 11 knights’ fees, … Bercompe and Flechynge. The manors, held jointly with Agnes his wife, who still survives … Hertford: Watton. The manor … Leicester: Haloughton. The manor … Norfolk: Scrowteby. The manor, held jointly with John his son, and Elizabeth the said John’s wife … He died on 15 December in the said year. Castre by Great Yarmouth. The manor held jointly with Agnes his wife … Cantelee. The manor held jointly with Agnes … Qwyneberge. The manor held jointly … Strumpsh[aw]. The manor, held jointly with John his son and Elizabeth the said John’s wife … Roungeton. The manor … Wermyngeye. The manor … Fyncham. The manor … Lincoln: Westburgh. The manor … Riskyngton. The manor … Buckingham: … (S) CIsPM.

1330, The King granted to Agnes, widow of Thomas Bardolf, the manor of Rudkinton, with the members of Lesingham and Diggeby, co. Lincoln, for £26 10s 3.75d. (S) Sketches … Old Sleaford, Creasey, 1825, P327.

6/1/1330, John de Warenne, Earl of Surrey … has Bardolf's lands until the heir is of full age, but Bardolf's widow [Agnes] has successfully sued him for a third of them … John [Bardolf], son and heir of Thomas Bardolf; Agnes [Bardolf], widow of Thomas Bardolf. (S) UKNA.

2/8/1331, Robert de Thorp held of the lady of Bardolf certain tenements in Wrenyngham by knight service. (S) CFRs.

1337, Agnes granted protection, “by birth of the parts of Almain.”

1352, Agnes late the wife of Thomas Bardolf to grant a messuage and land in Ruskington, held by her in dower of the inheritance of John Bardolf, to William Davy of Esthorpe and Christiana his wife for their lives at a yearly rate of 10s. (S) UKNA.

8/23/1352, Agnes late the wife of Thomas Bardolf to release to John Bardolf, son and heir of the said Thomas, her estate … in Riskyngton … she holds in dower … (S) CPRs.

9/14/1356, Agnes late the wife of Thomas Bardolf has shown that Richard Watte of Digby, who is her ‘neif’ of her manor of Riskyngton, which she holds in dower … [‘neif’ appears to be a servant land holder]. (S) CCRs.

12/12/1357, Agnes died at Riskyngton, Lincoln.

12/22/1357, Writ for IPM of Agnes late the wife of Thomas Bardolf. Essex: Bradewell in the hundred of Danesey. The advowson of the church held for life by way of dower after the death of Thomas Bardolf, and two knights’ fees there likewise held by way of dower, held of her by Joan, late the wife of John de Orreby. … John Bardolf, knight, son of the said Thomas and Agnes, aged 30 years and more, is her heir. Northampton: Middelton. A knight’s fee … She died on 12 December last. Leicester: Halghton. A messuage, a mill, … Derby: Okkebrok. A moiety of the town … Nottingham: Stokebardolf. The manor … Sussex: Byrlyngg. The manor … Lincoln: Riskyngton and Dygby. The manors … Westburgh. The manor … She died at Riskyngton on Monday after the Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 31 Edward III. Heir as above, aged 38 years and more. (S) CIsPM.

(S) A Gen. and Heral. Dic., Burke, 1831, P25. (S) Pedigree and History of the Washington Family, Welles, 1879.

Family notes:

·         De antiquis legibus liber: Cronica maiorum et vicecomitum Londoniarum, Stapleton, 1846, Pg.xcvii, says that “contemporary evidence” contradicts Bloomfield’s evidence that Agnes was d/o 11820466. Sir William de Grandison & 11820467. Sibyl de Tregoz. [That Agnes is well documented in her IPM, 12/4/1348, as the wife of John de Northwode.]

Children of Thomas and Agnes:

i. John Bardolf (15211384), born 1315 in England.

2/7/1330, Grant to the king's kinsman, John de Warenna, earl of Surrey, Guildford, of the wardship of 2 parts of the lands late of Thomas Bardolf, tenant in chief, in the king's hand by reason of the minority of the heir [John], to hold until the lawful age of the heir, rendering 300 marks a year. (S) CFRs.

ii. Cecily Bardolf, born ? in England.

Bef. 3/6/1344-45, Cecily married William de Morley, Knt., s/o Sir Robert de Morlee & Hawise le Marshall.

4/30/1379, William died.

11/1386, Cecily died.

iii. Thomas Bardolf, born ? in England.

iv. Edmund Bardolf, born ? in England.