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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
G26: 39979236 Stuteville
39979236. Nicholas de Stuteville &
39979237. Gunnora de Gournay
12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.
~1160, Nicholas born in England, s/o 79958472. William de
Stuteville & 79958473. Bertha de Glanville.
~1160, Gunnora [aka Aidieve] born in England, d/o 40003892.
Hugh de Gournay & 40003893. Millicent de Coucy.
Gunnor 1st married to Robert de Gaunt.
4/22/1177, Nicholas’ father died; his brother William the heir.
11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.
12/1189, Nicholas married Gunnora, receiving the manors of
Bedingham and Kimberley, Norfolk, from her father. [Leciester. The bishop of
London gives … 20 marks … if Nicholas de Stuteville and Gunnora his wife have
had entrance into the vill of Saltby … which is in dower of the same Gunnora of
the gift of Robert de Gaunt, late her husband. (S) Memoirs Illustrative …
County and City of York, Vs1-2, 1847, P61.
4/6/1199, King Richard I died.
5/27/1199, John crowned king
9/1199, Nicholas de
Stuteville and Gunnora his wife offered themselves against Maurice son of
Robert the younger. (S) Memoirs Illustrative …, Royal Arch. Inst., 1848, P61.
1201, King John visited
William, sheriff of Yorkshire, and Nicholas at their seat of Baynard castle.
1201, Nicholas de Stuteville
offered 100 marks and three palfreys for respite against claims of Maurice de
Gant. . (S) Magna Carta, Holt, 1992, P151.
1202, Nicholas held the market at Edenham, Lincolnshire.
1203, Nicholas paid 2.5 marks of a 5 marks owed on his market
1203, Nicholas’ brother
William died; his son Robert, a minor, succeeding.
8/5/1205, Nicholas de
Stuteville fined 10,000 marks to have livery of the lands of his brother
William; the king holding the castle of Knaresborough and Boroughbridge until
the sum was paid.
1206, Eustace de Vescy proferred
5 m. for a writ against Nicholas de Stuteville concerning 1000 acres in
Cottingham. (S) Magna Carta, Holt, 1992, P142.
1207, Nicholas de Stuteville,
nephew of Hugh de Gournay, son of Hugh de Gournay.
1208, Thurstan de Montfort proferred
50 m. for two writs against Nicholas de Stuteville an Eustace de Vescy. (S)
Magna Carta, Holt, 1992, P142.
1209, King John ordered the exchequer to collect the debts
of William de Mowbray from his vassals; the largest sum coming from Nicholas de
Stutville. (S) Reign of King John, Painter, 1949, P257. 1210, Nicholas de Stuteville
versus Maurice fitz Robert of a plea of land, … summoned to cross the channel.
(S) Memoirs Illustrative … County and City of York, Vs1-2, 1847, P65.
1214, Sibyl de Valognes, widow and heir of Robert de
Stuteville, demanded against Nicholas de Stuteville, her father-in-law, a third
of the honour of Liddel, Cumberland.
2/9/1214, King John and 12 of his barons [including Nicholas de
Stuteville] sailed for Poitou. King John unsuccessfully invaded France
trying to recover his lands. (S) The Brus Family in England and Scotland,
Blakely, 2005, P54.
1214, King Philip and King John agreed to a 6-year truce at
returned to England.
1215, Nicholas and his son Nicholas joined the baron’s revolt
against King John, claiming to have been unjustly deprived of castles, lands,
rights and liberties.
at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to
agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.
9/30/1215, Robert de Vere, earl of Oxford, witnessed writs
associated with restoring Nicholas de Stuteville the castle of Knaresborough.
(S) The Reign of King John, Painter, 1949, P334.
King John died.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
5/20/1217, Nicholas and the rebel barons, being greatly
outnumbered, were besieged and defeated at the battle of Lincoln by the troops
of King Henry III; their estates forfeited. Nicholas, one of 300 knights
captured, but considered the greatest prize, was imprisoned by the regent,
Bef. 9/1217, Nicholas died.
(S) The Yorkshire
Archaeological Journal, V8, 1884, P287. (S) Early Yorkshire Charters, V7, 1952.
(S) The Minority of Henry III, Carpenter, 1990.
Child of Nichols and Aidieve:
i. Nicholas de Stuteville (19989618), born ~1190 in England.
ii. Robert de Stuteville, born ? in England.
11/7/1217, Yorkshire. Cumberland. Nicholas de Stuteville
has made fine by 1000 m. for his ransom. Robert de Stuteville and Walter of
Sowerby have mainperned for this fine in that if he does not keep a term, all
of their lands are to be forfeited. (S) FRsHIII.