Tuesday, January 31, 2012

G26: 39979232 Wake


39979232. Baldwin Wake & 39979233. Agnes de Humet

Baldwin born in England, s/o §Sir Baldwin Wake, s/o Hugh le Wake & Matilda de Busli.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

~11605 Agnes de Humez born in  England, d/o 79958466. William de Humet & 79958467. Lucy ?.

1171, Baldwin Wake [the father] founded Deeping priory. (S) The Thorney Annals, Hart, 1997.

1172, Baldwin’s grandfather Hugh died.

Baldwin married Agnes acquiring half the manor of Wichendon in dowery.

1176, Baldwin Wake assessed 133£ [200 marks] for marrying Agnes without licence. (S) Feudal Assessments … under Henry II, Keefe, 1983, P126.

1177, Baldwin paid his assement in full and was pardoned the offense.

11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England, Baldwin Wake [the father] at the coronation.

9/1190, Baldwin Wake gave £98 6s 8d to have custody of the lands of Eudo de Mumby. (S) Delafield: The Family History, V2, 1945.

1193, Baldwin sent by his son as one of 67 hostages of nobility to Germany to guarantee the ransom of King Richard I. [King Richard released 2/4/1194.]

9/1195, Payments for the passage of Baldwin Wake [Baldwin’s son returning from being a hostage in Germany]. (S) The Itinerary of King Richard I, V51, 1935, P105.

Bef. 1200, Baldwin Wake built a bridge at Ware, supseding the bridge at Hertford. (S) The Country Round Haileybury, Headley, 1920.

1201, Baldwin succeeded his father to the baronies of Bourne and Deeping. (S) Near and Middle East, Pt1, Sharon, 1997, P182.

1201, A suit between Baldwin Wake and the abbot; because the said Baldwin would not suffer the abbot’s tenants to have common in the limits of Deeping. (S) History and Antiquities of Croyland Abbey, Gough, 1783, P168.

1201, Baldwin died.

1201, Agnes’ father William, constable of Normandy, bound himself to the Archbishop of Canterbury that he would not let his grandson Baldwin marry without consent of the King of England. (S) Magna Rotuli Scaccarii Normanniae, 1844, P180.

1202, Agnes received 22s 6d. which had been taken from lands of her dowery.


Bef. 1206, Agnes’ father died.

1207, Agnes obtained a charter from King John. (S) Victoria History of the County of Buckingham, V4, 1969.

Bef. 1213, Agnes, daughter of William du Hommet, with assent of her son Baldwin Wake, grants a messuage at Winchedon to Notley. (S) Henry II, New Interpretations, Harper-Bill, 2007, P114.

By 1233, Agnes died.

(S) A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct, Burke, P663.

Family notes:

·         Agnes de Humez, daughter of William de Humez, and wife of Baldwin Wake, a benefactor of Notley. (S) History and Antiquities of the County of Buckingham, V1, 1847, P223.

·         Both the Wake and Hommet families held lands in Normandy. Baldwin Wake adhered to King John, while the Hommet’s adhered to King Philip. (S) Historical Introductions to the Rolls Series, 1902, P457.

Child of Baldwin and Agnes:

i. Baldwin Wake (19989616), born ~1180 in England.

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