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Saturday, January 14, 2012
G25: 30424240 Beauchamp
30424240. William de Beauchamp &
30424241. Isabel Mauduit
By 1215, William born in England, s/o 60848480. Walter de
Beauchamp & 60848481. Bertha de Breuse.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
~1220, Isabel, born in England, d/o 60848482. William Mauduit &
60848483. Alice de Newburgh.
1235, William’s older brother Walcheline died.
4/14/1236, William’s father died.
4/16/1236, The king has taken the homage of William de
Beauchamp, son and heir of Walter de Beauchamp , for the lands and tenements
that Walter held of the king in chief. Order that, having accepted security
from William for rendering £100 to the king for his relief, they are to cause
him to have full seisin without delay of all land formerly of Walter, of which
he was seised on the day he died. (S) FRsHIII.
5/4/1236, The king has committed the county of Worcestershire
to William [as sheriff], son of Walter de Beauchamp. (S) FRsHIII.
7/16/1239, The king has granted to William de Beauchamp that,
of the £52 which he owes him of clear debt, he may render £26 … (S) FRsHIII.
11/25/1240, John de Burgo and Hawyse his wife vs. William de
Bello Campo, whom Hugh de Bello Campo called to warranty … (S) Publications, Bedfordshire
Hist. Soc, V5, 1919, P120.
4/2/1241 at Worcester, Release from Henry Lovet to Stephen de
Sedgrave of land … North Pidele [co. Worc.]. Witnesses: … William de Bello
Campo; … (S) Charters and Muniments at Berkeley Castle, Fitzhardinge, 1892, P91.
5/7/1242, Agreement between Sir William de Bello Campo, son of
Walter de Bello Campo, sheriff of Worcester, and Sir Thomas the abbot, and the
convent, of Evesham, touching the liberty of collecting and answering for all
sheriffs' customs and demands … (S) Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds,
8/20/1248, Grant to Peter de Monteforti and William de Bello
Campo of Worcester … [addresses marriage of their children] (S) CPRs.
9/6/1249, A recognition of the grand assize between William
de Bello Campo of Elmeleye, plaintiff, and Henry Hose, ... (S) Civil Pleas
of the Wiltshire Eyre, Clanchy, 1971.
6/11/1250, William de Bello Campo, sheriff of Worcester. (S)
6/24/1250, “Dominum Willelmum de Bello Campo, vicecomitem
Wygorn et Isabellam uxorem eius” granted “totam terram suam … in Uplodecoumbe”
to “dominam Isabellam de Mortuo Mare.” (S) FMG.
1252, Allocate to William de Bello Campo of Worcester, in
the farm of the king's manor of Wych while he was farmer thereof, ... (S)
Calendar of the Liberate Rolls, 1959, P24.
5/30/1253, Protection for the following going with the king to
Gascony … William de Bello Campo of Worcester, with the clause. (S) CPRs.
8/6/1253, King Henry left for Gascony from Portsmouth with 300
10/23/1253, Henry’s army in camp at Benauge, France [east of
12/28/1253, Henry’s army in camp at Bazas, France [southeast of
3/19/1254, Henry’s army in camp at Meilhan, France [south of
Bordeaux, near the Spanish border].
5/4/1254 at Meilhan, France, Bond, at the instance of William
de Bello Campo … (S) CPRs.
8/12/1254, Henry’s retinue in camp at Bordeaux, France.
11/20/1254, Henry’s retinue in camp at Orleans, France.
By 1/1255, King Henry returned to England.
5/8/1256, Promise, by Henry de Wengham, dean of St. Martins le
Grand, London, … Witnesses :- Sir Henry de Mara, Reynold de Cobham, Simon de
Bello Campo, William de Bello Campo, knights … (S) CPRs.
2/10/1258, … the king grants … final concord … between Walter,
bishop of Worcester, and William de Bello Campo, sheriff of Worcester, … (S)
10/18/1261, William de Bello Campo de Aumel [Elmley] summoned as
a “Peer who are of our Council” to meet the king at London about certain urgent
matters. (S) Journals of the House of Lords, V124, P195.
1265, Presentation of James de Bello Campo to the church of
Salewarpe by Sir William de Bello Campo,
the elder, … James now presented is of the age of 12 years, … “it is said he is
not legitimate.” (S) Diocese of Worcester, Register of Bishop Giffard, V1, P4.
Bef. 1/8/1267, Isabel died.
1/1268, William of Elmley and Salwarpe, Worcestershire wrote
his will: … body to be buried in the church of the Friars Minors of Worcester …
to Walter, my son, “a crusader in aid of his pilgrimage to the Holy land for me
and his mother,” the 200 marks, in which Ralph le Botiler and Matilda his wife
are bound. To John, my son … that book of Lancelot … to my daughter Isabella, a
silver cup. To Margaret, my daughter, a silver cup. To Sibilla, my daughter, in
aid of her marriage, that money which William, my son, is bound to me, to with 40 marks, … To Sarah, my daughter, in aid of her marriage, 100 marks. To
William, my eldest son, the crown and cup of Seint Huwe, and to my daughter the
countess, his wife, a ring with a ruby. To Sir D. de Mortuomari, a ring. To Sir
Barthomomew de Suleg’, a ring and my goshawk. … to perform divine service … for
my soul and the souls of Isabella my wife and Isabella de Mortuo Mari and all
the faithful dead, … To Richard le Botiler I leave the heir of William de
Hackeleye to marry him to one of his daughters … executors, Roger de Mortuo
Mari, William, his eldest son, earl of Warwick, Bartholomew Suleg’, … (S)
Register of Godfrey Giffard, V1, 1902, P8.
By 5/2/1268, William, sheriff of Worcester, died. (S) Register of
Godfrey Giffard, V1, 1902, P7.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P53, P674. (S) A Gen. and Heraldic
Dic., Burke, 1831, P30.
·Other records of this time exist for William de
Bello Campo of Eton [died by 1267], married to Joan; William de Bello Campo of
Bedeford the elder [died by 1263, and younger – died 1259], married to Ida; and
William de Bello Campo of Warwick (11819498).
Children of William and Maud:
i. William de Beauchamp (11819498), born ~1235 in England. [Heir]
1/8/1267, William heir to his uncle William, Earl of Warwick.
1/20/1268, Writ: William Maudut … earl of Warwick, … William de
Bello Campo the younger, son of his sister Isabel deceased who was married to
William de Bello Campo the elder, age variously stated as 26 and more, and 30
and more, is his heir. (S) FMG.
ii. Joan de Beauchamp (60848465), born ~1238 in Engalnd.
iii. Walter de Beauchamp (15212120), born bef. 1242 in England.
iv. Margaret de Beauchamp (121684003), born ~1242 in England. v.James de Beauchamp, born 1253 in England.
7/18/1283, Protection, with clause volumus, for three years, to
James de Bello Campo, brother of William de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, going
beyond seas for study. (S) CPRs.