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Saturday, February 18, 2012
G26: 40638464 Malet
40638464. William Malet& 40638465. Maria ?
~1180, William born in Enmore, Somerset, England,
s/o 81276928. William Malet & 81276929. Maud De Kitemore.
5/27/1199, John crowned king
12/1/1213, The King to Andrew de Cancella, … We send you
William Malet, our huntsman, with 40 foxhounds, 6 greyhounds, and 6 varlets,
and one horse, to hunt the fox in our forest of Treville, ordering you to find
necessaries for him … (S) Researches into the History of the British Dog, V2,
1866, P31. 10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
~1223, William succeeded his father as lord of Enmore manor.
1/17/1226, Order to … place in respite, …, the demand they make
… from Robert de Muscegros for as much as pertains to him of the debt of
William Malet, … (S) FRsHIII.
~1252, William Malet of Enmore, died.
(S) The Origin of the Malets of Enmore, G. E. G. Malet.
·There are other deeds of this period by which we
learn that he had another son, named Raymund, to whom, and to his wife
Melicent, his mother Maria gave property in Heathcombe.