Thursday, January 26, 2012

G26: 39924924 Neville


39924924. Hugh de Neville & 39924925. Joan de Cornhill

Hugh s/o §Ralph de Neville & d/o Bertram Rafin. [Hugh brother of Adam de Neville, and cousin of Ralph de Neville, bishop of Chichester.]

~1180, Joan de Cornhill d/o 79849850. Henry de Cornhill & 79849851. Alice de Curci.

11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.

1190, Hugh departed as a personal knight to King Richard on the 3rd Crusade.

7/1190, the English and French armies met at Lyons; where they learned that the German Emperor, leading his forces to the crusade, had died in an accident.

1191, King Richard captured the city of Messina, Sicily, after they had refused to let the English ships land.

6/5/1191, King Richard set sail for Acre on the galley Trenchmere. [The French forces were already besieging the city].

7/1191, King Richard captured Acre.

9/5/1191, King Richard defeated Saladin at the battle of Arsuf.

9/8/1191, King Richard’s forces arrived a Jaffa to find it’s fortifications destroyed.

12/1191, Richard arrived at Beit Nuba, 12 miles from Jerusalem.

1/1192, King Richard decided to return to Jaffa when they decided they could not begin a siege. King Richard moved to Ascalon, on the coast south of Acre, and spent 4 months rebuilding its fortifications.

8/1/1192, King Richard conducted a sea assault on Jaffa, which had been recaptured by Saladin. “Hue de Noefvile, Un ardi serjant e nobile” 1 of 6 knights that played a key role in this assault. (S) Richard I, Gillingham, 2002, P215.

9/2/1192, Richard made a 3-year truce with Saladin when he agreed to let Christians have access to the holy places.

1193, Joan’s father died.

5/1194, Hugh accompanied King Richard on his Normandy invasion.

1194, Hugh given custody of Joan, heiress of Cornhill. (S) The Making of the Neville Family, Young, 1996, P46.

1194-1198, King Richard fought against King Philip II of France, with, Philip slowly retreating back from Normandy.

1198, Hugh married Joan.

1198, Hugh appointed Chief Justice of the Forests.

5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.

5/5/1204, Charter of the Lady the Queen I. on her Dower. John, by the grace of God, … Attesting, the Lords … Henry de Bohum, Earl of Hereford; … William Briwerr, Hugo de Neville, Robert de Trasgoz, Robert de Veteriponte, … (S) King John of England, Chadwick, 1865, P192.

2/24/1205 at Notyngeham, Hugh de Neville withnessed a royal charter of King John to the burgesses of Shrewsbury. (S) Reports, Part 10, 1899, P2.

1206, Hugh de Nevill given custody of the lands of Robert Mauduit. [Restored to Robert the same year.]

1208, Hugh appointed treasurer to King John; to whom he was a privy councilor.

1210, Hugh de Neville a witness to the official account written by King John of his quarrel with William de Briouse. (S) Reign of King John, Painter, 1949, P242.

1213, Hugh appointed warden of the ports in Devon, Cornwall, Dorset and Southampton.

1215, Hugh de Neville, Henry de Cornhill, and Hugh’s son John supported King John against the rebelling barons.

6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, Hugh a signer of the Magna Carta.

5/12/1216, Prince Louis [VIII] of France, after a successful landing, crowned King of England in London. Hugh de Neville supported his effort to be crowned King.  (S) English Historical Review, V110, 1995, P296. [Hugh delivered the castle of Marlborough to Prince Louis.]

10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.

1217, Hugh’s lands in Lincolnshire awared to his relative William de Neville.

1217, Hugh made peace with the king.

4/5/1218, Hugh son of William has made fine with the king by 10 m., for which Hugh de Neville is his pledge … (S) FRsHIII.

4/5/1222, To Brian de Lisle and Hugh de Neville. … pleas of the forest. (S) FRsHIII.

1222, Custodes forestarum. … litteris patentibus … Hugoni de Nevill, custodi foreste Nohamtonie, pro foresta de Clive. (S) CPRs.

3/23/1223, Hugh de Neville has mainperned to render £40 to the king at the Exchequer each year at the terms that the king assigned to him for the fine he made with him for the debts he owed him. (S) FRsHIII.

1223, … presentationis ecclesie de Geiton capienda ad eundem diem, … Bertam comitissam Cestrie et Hugonem de Nevill. (S) CPRs.

1/17/1224, De Forestaria Anglie Commissa Hugoni de Nevill. (S) CPRs.

Joan an heiress to family property.

8/27/1224, Hugh de Neville has made fine with the king by 100 m. for having a moiety of the manor of Stogursey with the castle of Stogursey , and with a moiety of the service of knights and others pertaining to the said moiety, which falls to Joan wife of the same Hugh by hereditary right. (S) FRsHIII.

12/6/1224, Order to the sheriff of Oxfordshire to take into the king’s hand the vill of Newnham that Gundrea de Warenne held in dower, which is an inheritance partible between Joan, wife of Hugh de Neville, and Margaret, wife of Falkes de Bréauté [Margaret the half-sister of Joan]. (S) FRsHIII.

1225, Assignavimus Hugonem de nevill, Brianum de Insula, … justiciarios nostros, … (S) CPRs. [This appointment had to do with perambulations of the forests.]

1226, … Dominus rex commisit Hugoni de Nevill custodiam castri de Lutegareshal cum pertinenciis … (S) CPRs.

7/3/1226, The king has committed the manor of Brill [Bucks] with appurtenances to Hugh de Neville, to be held for as long as it pleases the king. (S) FRsHIII.

1227, … Mandatum est Hugoni de Nevill quod permittat Philippum de Albiniaco capere in foresta de Wauberg … (S) CPRs.

10/22/1227, Hugh de Neville to deliver seisin of the forest of Sherwood to Thomas of Birkin. (S) FRsHIII.

4/28/1228, Hugh de Nevill, protoforester of England, granted free warren in his manor of Stoke-Courcy. (S) De Antiquis Legibus Liber, 1846, P-LX.

5/10/1229, The king, for himself and his heirs, has pardoned and quitclaimed to his beloved and faithful Hugh de Neville and his heirs, for his faithful service, up to the sum of 500 m. of the 5000 m. by which Hugh made fine with King John, father of the king, for having his grace and benevolence, and £83 16s. 6½d. that are exacted from him at the Exchequer of the 200 m. by which he made fine with the king’s father for having seisin of the vill of Wakering, of which the king’s same father disseised him by his will. (S) FRsHIII.

1229, John de Nevill in possession of the estate at West Harnham as a grant from his father Hugh.

1229, H. Dei gratia Rex Anglie … per totam forestam nostram in ballia Hugonis de Nevill in comitatu … (S) CPRs.

1230-31, Hugh de Nevill presents James de Nevill to Gayton, co. Linc. (S) The Genealogist, 1908, P70.

1232, Pro Petro Mulet. … versus nobiles viros R. comitem Cestrie et Lincolnie, Hugonem de Nevill; et Margaretam de Ripariis, … (S) CPRs.

6/15/1232, Hugh de Neville has respite, …, from the demand for scutage … for the king’s army of Poitou after his first crossing. (S) FRsHIII.

By 7/6/1234, Hugh died.

By 8/1/1234, Joan died.

(S) Honors and Knights’ Fees, Farrer, 1923. P142. (S) DNB, V40, 1894, P260.

Family notes:

·         Hugh descended from Gilbert de Neville, commander of the fleet of William the Conqueror.

·         Hugh’s seal, “Viribus Hugonis vires periere leonis”, depicted a man slaying a lion – Hugh had an encounter with a lion in the Holy Land.

·         1199-1215, Agreement for a marriage settlement made between Hugh de Nevill and Peter de Alakeston and Alice, sister of the said Hugh, … (S) Reports from Commissioners, House of Commons, 1874, P23.

·         John de Nevill the heir of Henry de Cornhill who was given a charter by Richard I. (S) Reports of Commissioners, House of Commons, 1870, P12.

·         Another Hugh de Neville: 3/20/1229, Wiltshire. Ernisius, son of Hugh de Neville, the Fat (Crassus), has made fine with the king by 10 m. for his relief of one knight’s fee that Hugh held of the king in chief in Durrington and that falls to Ernisius by hereditary right. (S) FRsHIII.[ Desiderata, his wife, daughter of Stephen de Camera, mother of Ernisius.]

·         There is also a Hugh de Neville of Hale, s/o Henry de Neville, contemporary with this Hugh.

Child of Hugh and Joan:

i. John de Neville (19962462), born ~1200 in England.

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