Wednesday, January 4, 2012

G25: 30422816 Dacre-Multon

30422816. Baron Randolph de Dacre & 30422817. Margaret de Multon

~1290, Ranulph de Dacre born at Castle Naworth, Yorkshire, England; s/o 5908576. Sir William de Dacre & 5908577. Joan Garnet.

7/20/1300, Margaret, Baroness Multon, born in Mulgrave castle, England, heir & d/o 60845634. Baron Thomas de Multon, & 60845635. Nicole de Mauley. [Mulgrave the castle of Sir Peter de Malo Lacu.]

7/24/1300, Margaret baptised in the parish church of Lythe by Sir William de Whiteby; Geoffrey Maucovenaunt, knight, her godfather, and Margaret Thweng, wife of Richard de Thwenge, knight and Joan de Mortayn were her godmothers.

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

1312, Randolph [apparently] involved in the murder King Edward II’s homosexual lover and favorite, Piers Gaveston of Gascony.

Bef. 1313, William de Dacre and Thomas de Multon agreed on a marriage arrangement of William’s son Randolph and Thomas’ daughter Margaret.

1313, Thomas de Multon arranged a new marriage of Margaret [age 13] to Robert de Clifford, age 7.

1313, Margaret’s father died leaving her as heir. King Edward II claimed wardship, and Margaret was entrusted to Guy de Beauchamp, earl of Warwick.

10/16/1313, Pardon to Randolph de Dacre, adherent of Thomas, earl of Lancaster, … whether on account of the capture, detention, or death of Peter de Gavaston, … (S) CPRs. [Randolph’s father and brother Edmund also pardoned.]

Bef. 2/20/1316, Randolph kidnapped Margaret from Warwick castle and married her, bringing him considerable wealth.

2/20/1316, Margaret made proof of age [over 14.]

10/28/1317, Ranulph de Dacre pardoned for stealing awai in the nighte out of the king’s custody from his Castell of Warwick of Margaret, daughter and heir of Thomas of Molton of Gilsland, whoe helde of ye Kinge in capite, and was within age, whearof the sayd Ranulphe standeth indighted in Curis Regis. (S) Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmoreland Antiquarian, V4, P470.

1318, Randolph age 28 at the death of his father.

10/30/1317, Order to cause Ranulph de Dacre and Margaret his wife, daughter and heir of Thomas de Multon of Gillesland, to have seisin of her father’s lands, as she has proved her age before the king and he taken Ranulph’s fealty. (S) CCRs.

9/25/1318, Randolph took livery of his father’s land after doing homage.

5/15/1321, Baron Randolph summoned to Parliament as first Lord Dacre of Gillesland.

3/24/1324, Licence for Ranulph de Dacre and Margaret his wife to enfeoff William de Burgh, parson of the church of Dacre, … (S) CPRs.

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

2/26/1328, Ranulph de Dacre, knight, acknowledges he owes to Peter de Middleton, knight, 200 marks. (S) CCRs.

1328, Randolph of Halton had messuages in Poulton.

1330, Randolph, Sheriff of Cumberland and Governor of Carlisle castle.

1330, Ranulph de Dacre held the manor of Burgh-on-Sands. (S) Lists and Indexes, Is17, P285.

1332, Randolph hosted Baliol, fugitive king of Scotland, at his estates.

3/25/1333, Randolph commanded an English force of 800 in the battle of Dornock, Scotland against 50 Scottish defenders. The English forces captured Sir William Douglas, Lord of Liddesdale.

1333, Lord Archibald Douglas, with 3000 men of Scotland, desolated Gilsland.

8/4/1333, Commission to Ralph de Nevill and Geoffrey le Scrope in the county of Cumberland, to hear the complaints of J. bishop of Carlisle and Anthony de Lucy of the one part and Ranulph de Dacre of the other part touching dissensions which have arisen … (S) CPRs.

1335, Randolph crenellated Naworth castle.

5/21/1336, Scottish campaign: Captain … Sir Ranulph de Dacre, banneret, pay commencing for 15 men-at-arms. (S) Knights and Warhorses, Ayton, 1999, P257.

1337, Ranulph granted the castle of Eustace de Maxwell in Galloway [where another set of skirmishes with the Scots occurred.]

1337, Randolph and Bishop Kirkby, of Rose, with forces raised in Cumberland and Westmorland, ended the Scot’s siege of Edinburgh castle, held by the English.

1338, Randle de Dacre obtained a royal licence to impark his wood at Eccleston. (S) Eccleston, A History of the County of Lancaster, V6, 1911.

11/15/1338, Baron Randolph summoned to Parliament as Lord Dacre of Gillesland.

3/20/1339, Randolph died.

1/26/1341, Exemplification … visitation of the king’s hospital … St. Nicholas, Carlisle, … Alice le Norice, Joan Herice and Laurence de Bruscogh, who although non-resident but dwelling in the company of Margaret late the wife of Ranulph de Dacre, and not living according to the said rules … (S) CPRs.

2/1/1343, To the treasurer and barons of the exchequer. Order to deliver to Margaret late the wife of Ranulph de Dacre all the issues received by John e Wodehous and Hugh de Moriceby, a former and the present escbeator. (S) CCRs.

9/1345, Assise … county of Cumberland by Margaret late wife of Ranulph de Dacre, against Richard de Salkeld, and Matilda his wife, … common pasture in Corby, … (S) Rerum Britannicarum Medii, Is31, V17, 1905, P157.

9/29/1348, Agreement between Lady Margaret de Dacre, Lady of Gillisland, and Richard de Salkeld, Lord of the manor of Great Corby: that Corby is in the Barony of Gilsland. (S) UKNA.

12/8/1358, Whereas Randolf de Dacre, deceased, and Margaret his wife, acquired in fee … without the king’s licence … the king, for 100s which Margaret will pay him, has pardone the said trespass … (S) CPRs.

4/30/1360, Pardon to Robert de Louthre … to answer Margaret de Dacre touching a plea of debt of 9£ … (S) CPRs.

12/1361, Margaret died. (S) IPM: 3/10/1362.

(S) A Hist. of the Co. of Lancaster, V8, 1914. (S) A Gen. and Heraldic Dic., Burke, P380. (S) Abbeys, Castles and Ancient Halls, Timbs, 2008, P319-20. (S) Final Concords for Lancashire, Part 2: 1307-77, 1902. (S) Record Series, Yorkshire, V37, P151-2.

Family notes:

·         There is also a Ranulph de Dacre comtemporary that is a forester in Lancaster.

Children of Randolph and Margaret:

i. Mary Dacre, born ? in England.

Mary married Ralph de Vernon, Baron of Shipbrook.

ii. William de Dacre, born ? in England.

William married Katherine de Nevill, d/o Ralph de Neville & Alice de Audley.

1360, William died without male heirs; succeeded by his brother Ranulph.

iii. Ranulph de Dacre, born ? in England.

1376, Ranulph died without male heirs; succeeded by his brother Hugh.

iv. Hugh de Dacre (15211408), born 1335 in England.