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Monday, January 9, 2012
G25: 30422914 Colchester
30422914. Walter de Colchester & 30422915. Joan de Montchensi
Walter born in England, s/o §Walter de Colcestre.
1246, Joan de Monte Canisio born in England, d/o §Roger de Munchensi
& Agatha ?.
Bef. 1/19/1249, Joan’s father died.
8/22/1265, Simple protection, until Michaelmas, for Walter de
Colecestre. (S) CPRs.
Bef. 4/1/1267, Walter’s father killed by Walter de Ponte
[pardoned]. (S) CPRs.
7/18/1269, Simple protection, without clause, for one year, for
Walter de Colecestre and Joan his wife. (S) CPRs.
Bef. 11/18/1269, The king has taken the homage of Walter de
Colecestr’ who took to wife Joan sister –– and one of the heiresses of Hubert
de Monte Canisio and David de Balcorahigh who took to wife Eufemia sister ––
and the other heiress of the aforementioned Hubert deceased for all the lands
and tenements which the aforementioned Hubert their brother held of the king in
chief on the day he died, and he has rendered those lands and tenements to him.
1270, Walter de Colchester of Stansted did homage for lands in
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade. 1279, John Engayne, pi. Walter de Colecestre and Joan his wife,
impedients. Manor of Colum Engayne with appurts. Impedients quitclaimed. (S)
Feet of Fines, Essex.
7/15/1285, Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Walter de
Colecestre and Joan, his wife, to William, bishop of Norwich, of the service of
one knight’s fee, … held of them in Colne Engaine, co. Essex. (S) CPRs.
Bef. 1292, Walter died. (Daughter Helen’s husband John had
possession of Stansted.)
(S) Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland,
1905, P28. (S) History and Topography of … Essex, Wright, 1836, P463.
·Joan carried the right to quarter the arms of:
Colchester; Montchensy; Marshall, earl of Pembroke; de Clare (Stongbow), earl
of Pembroke; and MacMurrough, King of Leinster.
·Joan’s sister Euphemia [born by 1250] married
David Baltoratrigh, who also did homage in 1270.
·Undated writ: IPM of Hubert de Monte Kaniso … Joan,
aged 24, and Euphemia, aged 20, his sisters are his heirs, and adds: Agasia
late the wife of Roger de Monte Kanisio is dowered of a third part of the … manor
[of Stratford, Suffolk]. (S) CIsPM.
Child of Walter and Joan:
i. Helen de Colchester (15211457), born ~1280 in England.