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Sunday, January 8, 2012

Lord Henry Fitz Hugh & Eve Bulmer

30422848. Lord Henry Fitz Hugh & 30422849. Eve Bulmer

~1285, Henry born in England, s/o §§Hugh fitz Henry & Aubrey de Burneton [d/o]

~1285, Eve born in England, d/o §§John Bulmer & Tiffany ?.

1303-4, Henry’s father died.

[––Henry & Eve––]

~1304, Henry married Eve.

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

12/3/1308, Commission … case of novel disseisin … between Henry son of John son of Hugh, and Henry son of Hugh, touching a tenemant in Ingelton, … (S) CPRs.

9/7/1310, Grant, to Robert de Clifford, … Writ de intendendo directed to … Henry son of Hugh, Margaret de Neville, Ranulph de Neville and … (S) CPRs.

2/12/1311, Commission to Henry son of Hugh, … complaint by Bertrand de Munbucher … on his way to Scotland … (S) CPRs.

6/24/1314, Battle of Bannockburn, Scotland, a victory for the Scots, unusual in that it lasted for 2 days. The Scots, commanded by Robert Bruce, were laying siege to Stirling castle, held by the English. As the English attacked across the brook, Robert counter-attacked along a 2000-yard front. King 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. This was the battle in which organized foot-soldiers [primarily pike men] defeated heavily armored mounted knights.

5/20/1315, Grant to Henry son of Hugh, in recompense for the losses and expenses incurred by him on the king’s service in Scotland, of 400 marks, to be received by the hands of Eleanor, late the wife of Henry de Percy, … in the county of York, … (S) CPRs.

2/13/1316, Writ of aid, … Henry son of Hugh, the constable of Bernard castle, … . (S) CPRs.

9/28/1317, Grant … £200 … paid to Henry son of Hugh in part satisfaction of the king’s debts … (S) CPRs.

3/6/1319, Mandate … to Henry son of Hugh, constable of the said castle [Bernard] to deliver … (S) CPRs.

5/15/1321, Henry summoned to parliament by writ. (S) The Historic Peerage of England, Nicolas, P194.

5/24/1321, Assembly of the northern lords at Pomfret, under the earl of Lancaster “… de Pontefracto ad mandatum comitis Lancastriae … videlicet ipse comes primo cum suis, Thomas de Multone, Thomas de Fournivalle, …, Henricus filus Hugonis, Raldulfus de Graystoke, …, Marmadukus de Thwynge, …, Henricus de Percy, Johannes de Marmillone, … barones et banoretti ; … (S) Chronicles of the Reigns of Edward I and Edware II, 1882, P61.

8/20/1321, Pardon to … of anything done against Hugh le Despenser, the son, and Hugh le Despenser, the father … on the testimony of John de Moubray :– Henry son of Hugh, … (S) CPRs.

5/18/1322, Commission to Hugh le Despenser, earl of Winchester, … complaint by John de Britannia, earl of Richmond, that Henry son of Hugh, … [many named] came to his castle of Boghes, co. York, besieged and took it, … left the castle without guards while the Scots were in those parts, … (S) CPRs.

2/1/1323, Writ of aid for Henry son of Hugh to arrest Andrew de Hartcla, whom the king made earl of Carlisle, and who has joined the Scots. (S) CPRs.

8/1/1324, Commission to supervise the array … to certify … number of horse and foot to be armed with steel armour, … Henry le Fitz Hugh } Westtrighting } York. (S) CPRs.

2/17/1325, Commission of oyer and terminer to Henry son of Hugh, … at Alnewyk, co. Northumberland. (S) CPRs.

9/24/1326, Roger de Mortimer and Queen Isabella invaded England, landing at Ipswich, joining up with Henry, Earl of Lancaster and other opponents of the Despensers.

1326-7, Henry Fitz Hugh was mesne lord of Baldersdale.

1/7/1327, Parliament deposed Edward II.

1/13/1327, The lords mentioned came to the Guildhall, and in the presence of the Mayor, Aldermen and a great Commonality to the oath to safeguard Isabella, Queen of England, and Edward, eldest son of the king of England and heir-apparent, in their cause against Hugh le Despenser the younger and Master Robert de Baldock, … Earls: … Barons: Roger de Mortuo Mari, … Henry Fitz Hugh, … (S) CPR&Ms.

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

2/27/1328, Commission of oyer and terminer to Henry son of Hugh, … co. York. (S) CPRs.

By 1328, Eve died.


Aft. 1328, Henry Fitz Hugh of Ravensworth married 2nd Emma, widow of Robert de Hastings, d/o Robert de Cleasby & Amabel.

10/19/1332, Proctection with clause volumus, for 1 year, … Henry Fitz Hugh. (S) CPRs.

3/8/1333, Protection for 1 year for men and servants sent by Henry son of Hugh in the ship Seinte Mariebat of Hertiple to bring victuals and other things for the support of himself and those of his company in the north. (S) CPRs.

7/19/1333, Battle of Halidon Hill, a small rise of 600 ft. 2 miles to the north-west of Berwick, Northumberland. Scots under Sir Archibald Douglas defeated by forces of Edward III. The attacking Scots were felled by the English archers. The English men-at-arms then mounted their horses and completed the rout.

8/21/1334, Commission of oyer … on complant by Henry Fitz Hugh that Robert de Layburne of Musgrave, … entered his free chace at Mikelton in Tesdale, co. York, … (S) CPRs.

10/22/1334, Henry fitz Henry received letters of protection, going with Sir Henry fitz Hugh. (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Scotland.

11/25/1334, King Edward, from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, again invaded Scotland, advancing as far as Roxburgh, where he repaired the castle for his use.

1335-6, Henry Fitz Hugh recovered 30,000 acres of pasture in Mickleton from the lords of the Westmorland border.

12/15/1338, Appointment … to array men … to keep the peace … Henry FitzHugh } York, Northumberland, Lancaster. (S) CPRs.

1337-38, Henry and Emma settled Cleasby, Barforth and other manors on themselves.

1339, Henry FitzHenry. Request for satisfaction on a petition previously submitted for the cancellation of a writ of error issued in favour of Clifford; the petitioner has been summoned to the defence of the northern march. … Henry FitzHugh, father of the petitioner; … (S) UKNA.

12/10/1340, Commission of oyer and terminer to … touching alleged oppressions and extortions by justices and any other ministers of the king … Henry Fitz Hugh, Thomas de Ros of Kendale } Cumberland, Westmoreland. (S) CPRs.

9/17/1345, Commission to Henry Fitz Hugh, William de Dacre, … men of the city of Carlisle, inquisition in the county of Cumberland … determine the account … (S) CPRs.

1022/1346, Commission of oyer and terminer to Nicholas de Cantilupo, Henry Fitz Hugh, William Basset, … (S) CPRs.

1348, James de Cleasby joined with John de Layton [s/o Sir Thomas de Layton] and Christina, his wife, in quitclaiming the manor of Cleasby to Christina’s father, Henry Fitz Hugh, Knt.

9/23/1350, Henry le Scrop, knight, acknowledges that he owes to Henry son of Hugh de Raveneswath and to Henry son of Henry de Raveneswath 400 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in the county of York. (S) CCRs.

11/15/1351, Henry summoned to parliament by writ. (S) The Historic Peerage of England, Nicolas, P194.

5/26/1353, Henry died; his grandson Henry Fitz Hugh his heir.

(S) A Hist. of the Co. of York North Riding, V1, 1914. (S) IPM of Henry fitz Hugh (3802856), 1/13/1425.

Family notes:

·         Aubrey d/o §§William de Burneton.

·         §§Hugh fitz Henry brother and heir of Ranulf, s/o Henry, s/o Ranulf, s/o Henry, s/o Harvey, s/o Akaris s/o Bardolf, brother and heir of Bodin de Ravensworth. (S) Thoroton’s History of Nottinghamshire, V3, Republished by John Throsby, 1796.

Child of Henry and Eve:

i. Henry Fitz Henry (15211424), born ~1305 in England.