Saturday, March 31, 2012

G26: 47280148 Huntingfield


47280148. Sir William de Huntingfield & 47280149. Emme de Grey

8/24/1237, William born in England, s/o 94560296. Roger de Huntingfield & 94560297. Joan de Hobrugg.

~1240, Emme born in England, heir & d/o 23640192. Sir John de Grey & 23640193. Emma de Glanville.

7/10/1257, William’s father died; his mother buying the wardship of the lands for 100 marks.

2/7/1258, Request to the tenants of Roger de Huntingfeld, deceased, to make a comptent aid to Joan late his wife, who for their tranquillity and advantage … has bought the wardship of the heir and the said lands not without great expenditure of money, whereby she is aggrieved with debt, as the king is informed. (S) CPRs.

1258, William ordered to attend the king at Chester with horse and arms, and served on an expedition to Wales.

6/1258, King Henry signed the Provisions of Oxford. Roger de Leybourne and William de Huntingfeld of Paddlesworth, were supporters of the Provisions. (S) Memories of Malling, Fielding, 1893, P25.

Bef. 1260, William married Emme; acquiring a portion of the lordship of Bacton.

3/1262, King Henry repudiated the Provisions of Oxford.

4/12/1263, Simon de Montfort returned to England to lead a rebellion of young barons, including William.

1/20/1264, Hugh le Bygod and Robert Aguyllun will procure that Roger de Clyfford, Roger de Leyburn, John de Vallibus, Ralph Basset of Drayton, John Gyffard, Hamo Lestraunge, … William de Huntingefeld, … who are blamed for injuries by B. archbishop of Canterbury shall make competent amends … the king and the said Hugh and Robert have appended their seals to this. (S) CPRs.

5/14/1264, King Henry, captured at the battle of Lewes, “at the Mill of the Hide”. An estimated 2700 died.

1264, Emme died.

1264-65, Simon de Montfort effectively ruled England.

8/2/1266, Safe conduct until the octaves of Michaelmas for William de Huntingfeld, coming to the king’s court to treat of his peace. (S) CPRs.

8/4/1265, William, opposed to King Henry III in the Baron’s war, at the Battle of Evesham; losing to Prince Edward.

1267, William pardoned after a trial.

7/28/1267, William de Huntingfeld, William la Zouche of the county of Essex and Eudo la Zouche of the county of Leicester, … remission of the king’s indignation … and pardon … that he will be of good behaviour and will stand to the award of Kenilworth. (S) CPRs.

11/4/1269, William’s lands restored … saving the ransom, according to the form of the award of Kenilworth, of the lands which Joan de Huntingfeld holds in dower of the inheritance of the said William … (S) CPRs.

11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.

1274, William de Huntingfeld held the manor of Toft valued at 30£. (S) History and Antiquities of Boston, Thompson, 1856, P483.

1274-5, William held a forum in the vill of Byng Hall, Suffolk. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.

1275, Joan de Huntingfeld [William’s mother], vs. William de Huntingfeld, assise of novel disseisin, touching a tenement. (S) 44th Annual Report, 1883, P35.

1276, William de Huntingfeld held the manor of Toft by the gift of the ancestors of Petronilla de Vallibus, and that his tenure was by scutage. (S) History and Antiquities of Boston, Thompson, 1856, P483.

1277, 1282-83, William fought in Wales.

1279, William contracted to marry his son Roger to Joyce, d/o Sir John d’Engaine.

1281, John Alunday in an assise of novel disseisin against William de Huntingfeld and others. (S) Annual Report, Vs50-64, 1889, P133.

6/28/1283, William de Huntingfield summoned to Shrewsbury by writ from Rhuddlan to the king to hold a colloquium to ordain what should be done with David, brother of Llewellyn, formerly prince of Wales. (S) The Titular Barony of Clavering, 1891, P16.

7/15/1287, William summoned to the military council at Gloucester.

Bef. 11/2/1290, William died [before his mother.]

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P448. (S) Monasticon Anglicanum, V5, 1825, P56.

Family notes:

·         1/8/1291, Grant to Edmund, the king’s brother, who holds by grant of Henry III … the county of Lancaster, with the honor … that Roger de Huntingfeld son of William de Huntingfeld, deceased, and his heirs, shall do homage to the said Edmund and his heirs; the said William, who held of the honor of Lancaster by knight service, having refused to do homage to the said Edmund on the ground that he had done homage to Henry III. (S) CPRs.

·         There is a William de Huntingfeld [of age in 1244] with a wife named Olivia contemporary in co. Suffolk.

Children of William and Emme: [2 sons.]

i. Roger de Huntingfield (23640074), born ~1264 in England.

ii. William de Huntingfeld, born ? in England.

William died.

10/28/1302, To the sheriff of Lincoln. Order to summon Roger de Huntingfeld to be before the king to show why Geoffrey de Genevill ought not to have the manor of Francton, in accordance with the Dictum of Kenilworth by the agreement of William son of William de Huntingfeld for the ransom of the dower of Joan, late the wife of William [the father] … in the king’s hands by reason of the enmity and rebellion of William in the disturbance in England … Roger, son and heir of William de Huntingfeld, the younger, has now entered …. (S) CCRs.

G26: 47280146 la Wade


47280146. Henry de la Wade

By 1202, Henry born in England, s/o §Henry de la Wade.

1218, Henry still a minor; Thomas de Edinton died holding wardship of lands of Henry de la Wade. (S) CIsPM.

2/15/1225,  Rose of Cockfield has made fine with the king by 100s. on behalf of Henry, son of Henry de la Wade, for having seisin of the land formerly of Henry de la Wade, his father, whose heir he is, which falls to him by hereditary right, …. Order to the sheriff of Oxfordshire that, having accepted security …, he is to cause Henry, who is of full age, as is said, to have full seisin. (S) FRsHIII.

5/30/1235, Protection, until his return, for Henry de la Wade, gone on pilgrimage to Santiago. (S) CPRs.

1238, Henry de la Wade’s serjeanty at Stanton, Oxfordshire, valued at £8. (S) Kings and Their Hawks, Oggins, 2004, P78.

1241, Henry de la Wade sued William Amyot for land in Norton, Oxford, which Henry de la Wade his father died siezed of in the time of King John.

1255, Richard Basset and Henry de la Wade were pledges for Walter de Grey, knight. (S) Publications of the Selden Society, V13, 1899, P203. [Richard’s son married Henry’s daughter.]

1258, Henry de la Wade in a plea of the court of the King’s Bench associated with Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire. (S) The Irish Jurist, Univerisity College, Dublin, 1979, P127.

1260, Thomas, son of Thomas de Arden, sued for forcible ejection by Henry de la Wade for a messuage … at Ragley and Upton. (S) Lordship, Knighthood, and Locality; Coss, 1991, P196.

10/20/1260, Gift, for his good service, to Henry de la Wade, the king’s cook, of the serjeanty of Blacchesden, late of Richard de Grenvill … worth 51s 9.5d … to be held by the said Henry and his heirs … (S) CChRs.

1266, Henry de la Wade keeper of the silver vessels for King Henry III. (S) Topographical Account of the Hundred of Bosmere, Longcroft, P1857, 151.

7/20/1277, Henry de la Wade and John son of Henry de la Wade [and others] to make extent of the lands and tenements late of William de Harecurt in Stanton. (S) 46th Annual Report of the Deputy Keeper, 1886, P309.

By 1279, Henry de la Wade of Bletchingdon and Stanton Wyard in Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, died. (S) Oxfordshire Hundred Rolls of 1279, Hude, 1968, P36.

(S) Wade Genealogy, Wade, 1900. [Genealogist for the New York Public Library, Lenox Branch.]

Family notes:

·         1191, Henry de la Wade held 2 hides in Stanton Harcourt of the gift of the King. (S) Eynsham Under the Monks, Chambers, 1936, P20.

·         1192, Henry de la Wade the falconer to King Richard I. (S) Obligations of Society, Poole, 1946, P69. [This included the tasks of strewing fodder for the king’s beasts; and mowing and carrying hay in the King’s park at Woodstock, where King Henry kept a menagerie of animals.]

·         1202, Custody of the land of Henry de la Wade delivered to Geoffrey de Hauvill.

·         1205, King John granted the Earl of Arundel custody of the land of Wade in Southampton, lately belonging to Juliana de Wade.

·         The above Henry, by a suit of 1349 over Stanton Harcourt, had sons Henry and John, who died without heirs [Indicating that the Henry of 1277 was the father of this John], and daughters Cecily [grandmother of Geoffrey le Archer – a plaintiff], Alianora [Eleanor, great-grandmother of a plaintiff – Ralph Basset of Weldon], Joan [no children] and Elizabeth [no children.] (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V12, 1891, P84.

·         1285, Henry, s/o Henry, was falconer to Edward I.

·         Many records exist for a person named “Henry de la Wade” in records up to 1311.

Child of Henry and ?:

i. Eleanor de la Wade (23640073), born ~1250 in England.

G26: 47280144 Basset


47280144. Richard Basset

By 1228, Richard born in England, s/o 94560288. Ralph Basset.

1255, Richard Basset and Henry de la Wade were pledges for Walter de Grey, knight. (S) Publications of the Selden Society, V13, 1899, P203. [Richard’s son married Henry’s daughter.]

Bef. 2/17/1258, Richard’s father died; Richard his son and hier age 30 and more.

3/28/1258, Richard did homage for his lands.

10/20/1260, Richard Basset of Weldon given the serjeanty of Bletchingdon.

4/11/1261, IPM of William le Bretun alias le Breton. Blatherwik town, capital messuage and one carcuate of land held of Richard Basset of Welledon by service of ¼ knight’s fee. (S) CIsPM.

4/13/1266, Safe conduct … for Richard Basset of Waledon coming to the king’s court, staying there and returning. (S) CPRs.

11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.

1275, Sir Richard Basset of Weldon held the manor of Woodnewton, co. Northampton.

1276, Ralph Basset [his son] held Colston Basset of fee under Richard Basset of Weldon. (S) A Topographical History of Nottinghamshire, Curtis, 1844, P70.

Bef. 7/1/1276, Richard died; holding Maddele, Stafford; and Weledon, Weston, Sutton, and Pitesle in Northampton, Ralph age 30 [or 32] and more. (S) CIsPM. [10/28/1276, Another IPM mentions “the barony of Richard Basset of Welledon” (S) CCRs.]

(S) Collectanea Topographica et Genealogica, 1834, P255. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Transactions of the Leicestershire Arch. Soc., V4, 1878, P26.

Child of Richard and ?:

i. Ralph Basset (23640072), born 1244 in England.

G26: 47279588 Fiennes


47279588. William de Fiennes & 47279589. Agnes de Dammartin

~1170, Guillaume [William] born in Picardy, France, s/o §Ingelram de Fiennes & Sybil de Tyngry.

~1172, Agnes de Dammartin, born in Dammartin-en-Goele, Seine-et-Marne, France, d/o 40003894. Count Aubrey II of Dammartin & 40003895. Mahaut of Clermont.

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

1191, Guillaume’s father died at the siege of Aeon [Acre].

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

1203, William presented gifts through two charters to the abbey of Andres.

1204, William constable of Dover castle.

1204, Many English lands were lost to King Philip Augustus in Normandy. [This was a key reason many barons were unhappy with King John. King John compensated many barons with lands in England.]

4/19/1206, King John granted William de Fienes “such plenary seisin of the manor of Martok, Somerset, as his mother Siby had.”

3/15/1207, Warrant to the sheriffs of two counties to give William possession of the lands his mother Sibyl “gave up before us in our court” and to allow her a reasonable provision.

10/1207, Charter of William de Fiennes, … of Faramus de Tingry, confirming the donation to the abbey of Saint-Josse the Dark made by his grandfather in 1171. … with the noble Pharamus Tingry my grandfather, the agreement Sibille my mother, … I confirm to the brand my own seal and sign of my own hand for this … Anges wife of William de Finnes noble. (S) Charte de Faramus de Boulogne.

1212, William held the manor of Mortok, Somerset in chief of the king.

1212, Agnes and two of her sons were given as pledges of fidelity by Reginald Dammartin [Anges’ brother], earl of Boulogne, when rendering homage and fealty to King John of England.

1214-16, William de Fynes joined the barons in revolt against King John. (S) A New England Family, Graves, 1930, P42.

1215-16, King John gave Hubert de Burgh constableship of Dover castle, saying that it was not consistent that a foreigner who owed allegiance to another sovereign should hold the principal castle of the kingdom.

5/20/1216, Prince Louis of France crossed to England in 10 warships, with 1200 knight and 900 troops. Louis quickly captured all the Cinque Ports except Dover, held by Hubert de Burgh. Louis captured the town of Lincoln, but not the castle. William de Fiennes did homage to Prince Louis. [Many English barons supported Prince Louis hoping to have their Normandy possessions restored.]

6/14/1216, Prince Louis captured Winchester, and controlled half of England.

7/25/1216, King John deprived William of the manor of Martok because of “being with the king’s enemies.” [William then returned his support to King John.]

9/5/1216, King John restored the manor of Wendover to William.

10/18/1216, King John of England died; succeeded by Henry III, age 9.

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

1/27/1217, William given “such seisin in the vill of Martok” as he had before the war.

5/20/1217, Prince Louis’ forces, combined with loyal English barons, lost at the battle of Lincoln to William Marshall.

9/29/1217, Prince Louis left England from Dover.

1/1218 at Buckinghamshire, William de Fiennes gives the king 200 m. for having seisin of the manor of Wendover with its appurtenances … Order to William de Cantilupe to cause him to have the manor, having removed his stock and chattels. (S) FRsHIII. [William acquired Wendover in exchange for the hereditary Office of Constable of Dover castle.]

8/30/1218, Order to the sheriff of Buckinghamshire to cause William de Fiennes to have respite … for the arrears of the fine that he made with the king for his land of Wendover. (S) FRsHIII.

5/19/1221, William paid 100 marks for custody of the lands in Kent of Arnold, Earl of Guisnes. (S) FRsHIII.

1221, William sued William de Cantilupe senior for 7 hides in Eiton of Wendover manor.

Aft. 1223, William’s mother died. (S) History and Antiquities of the County of Buckingham, V2, 1847, P470.

9/20/1229, William de Fiennes has made fine with the king by 40 m., so that her should not cross with the king [across the channel]. (S) FRsHIII.

10/22/1234, Order to the barons of the Exchequer to place in respite the demand they make by summons of the Exchequer from William de Fiennes. (S) FRsHIII.

3/15/1235, The king has given respite to William de Fiennes from the debt that he owes him, both for the prest of Ireland and elsewhere. (S) FRsHIII.

1235-36, William held 2 knight’s fees in Somerset.

3/15/1236,  The king has given respite to William de Fiennes from the debt that he owes him, both for the prest of Ireland and elsewhere. (S) FRsHIII.

1238, William held 6 knights fees of the king in the honor of Boulogne.

10/1239, Order to the barons of the Exchequer to cause William de Fiennes to have respite from several scutages and prests. (S) FRsHIII.

By 10/1240, William died: “The king, upon the death of William de Fiennes, has taken homage from Enguerrand, son and heir of the same William , for the lands that he held of the king in chief.” (S) FRsHIII.

1244, Agnes living.

(S) Sussex Archaeological Collections, V4, 1851, P139-41. (S) Memorials of the Danvers Family, MacNamara, 1895, P308.

Family notes:

·         Ingelram de Fiennes, constable of Dover castle, steward of the Household of King Henry II.

·         Sybil de Tingrie, d/o [Erasmus] Faramus of Boulogne, s/o Guillaume, s/o Geoffrey, s/o Eustace. (S) Recollections of Emanuel School, Maskell, 1904, P12. Sybil was a well-documented patron of the Norman abbey of Bec.

Children of Guillaume and Agnes:

i. Enguerrand de Fiennes (23639794), born 1192 in France.

G26: 47279586 Breuse


47279586. William de Breuse & 47279587. Eve Marshall

1204, William de Brehus born in Brecknock, Surrey, England, s/o 94559172. Reginald de Breuse & 94559173. Alice Briwere.

~1204, Eve born in England, d/o 94559174. William Marshall & 94559175. Isabel de Clare

1208, Reginald de Braose had to provide his son William as a hostage to King John.

7/1213, William is mentioned as a hostage of King John being transferred to a new custodian.

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

Bef. 6/9/1228, William succeeded his father.

7/13/1228, The king has taken the homage of William de Braose for the lands and tenements that Reginald de Braose, his father. (S) FRsHIII.

1229, King Henry invited the Barons of the march, which included the Earls of Pembroke and Gloucester, William de Broase and Roger Clifford to assemble at Montgomery with the intentions of invading Kerry. They assembled to build a new castle. LLywelyn attacked while the castle was under construction and William was captured.

1229, William freed on a promise of a ransom of £2000.

1230, At Aberffraw, William was caught hiding in the chamber of Princess Joan, wife of Llywelyn.

4/28/1230, Order to the sheriff of Herefordshire to place in respite the demand he makes from William de Braose for [the scutage of] Montgomery, until William is delivered from the prison of Llywelyn, who holds him incarcerated. (S) FRsHIII.

5/2/1230, William was publically executed [hanged] by Llywelyn the Great. Eve’s household chaplain excommunicated Llywelyn.

5/1230, Llywelyn wrote a letter to Eve stating that he still desired the arranged marriage of their children Isabella and Dafydd. (S) 13th Century England X, Durham Conference, 2005, P92. [Llywelyn also wrote Eve’s brother William defending his actions.]

1233, 12 knights of Eva de Breusa were involved in settling a suit of Richard fitz Stephen in Dartmouth, Devon. Eva de Breus held the market at Totnes, Devonshire. [Ships coming to Totnes were stopped at Dartmouth and paid customs there.] (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.

8/31/1233, Order to the sheriff of Devon to take the castle of Totnes , which is in the hand of Eva de Braose into the king’s hand, with all appurtenances, and to keep it safely until the king orders otherwise [also ordered for the manor of Eardisland, Herefordshire.] (S) FRsHIII.

1233, Eva de Braose granted custody of the castle of Hay, and given 12 marks to strengthen it. (S) Archaeologia Cambrensis, 1883, P182.

1234, Eva de Braose held 28 knights’ fees. (S) Victoria History of the County of Devon, V1, 1906.

3/30/1237, Grant to Eva de Braose of murage for the town of Hay, to be taken once a week. (S) CPRs.

6/12/1237, Pledges of Eva de Braose for the 800 m. in which she is bound to the king for G. Earl Marshal , concerning which 800 m. letters were directed to the barons of the Exchequer: The Earl Warenne for 100 m. John fitz Geoffrey for 100 m. Earl R. le Bigod for 100 m. He was not present but the earl of Lincoln mainperned for him until he comes. John of Monmouth for 50 m. Hugh d’Aubigny for £100. (S) FRsHIII. [G. Earl Marshall is Eve’s brother Gilbert, who had been dismissed by the King in 1236-37.]

1/30/1242, The king has betaken himself to H. earl of Hereford and Essex for the 650 m. which still remain to be paid to the king from the fine of 800 m. by which Eva de Braose made fine with the king for having the custody and marriage of Eleanor, her daughter. (S) FRsHIII.

1246, Eva died; buried at St. Mary’s Church, Abergavenny. (S) Royal Commission for the Chicago Exhibition, 1893, P454.

(S) William de Braose and St Leonard’s Hermitage, Kirkwood. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P100.

Family notes:

·         Maurice son of Gerald, deceased, … held the barony of Offaly of Roger de Mortuo Mari and Matilda his wife, William de Cantilupo and Eva his wife, Humphrey de Bohun and Eleanor his wife, daughters of Eva de Breus, fifth heir of Walter and Anselm, the Marshals, by service of twelve knight’s fees. (S) CPRs, 8/23/1273.

Children of William and Eve:

i. Eve de Breuse (5000487), born ~1225 in England.

ii. Maud de Breuse (4997433), born ~1226 in England.

iii. Isabela de Breuse, born ? in England.

1230, Isabela pledged to marry Davydd ap Llywelyn, Prince of North Wales, heir & s/o Llywelyn. [Because of her father the marriage was delayed. After the marriage Henry III gave Davydd some of the de Braose lands.]

iv. Eleanor de Breuse (23639793), born ~1230 in England.

Friday, March 30, 2012

G26: 47279584 Bohun-Eu


47279584. Earl Humphrey de Bohun & 47279585. Maud de Eu

By 1201, Humphrey born in Essex, England, s/o of 94559168. Henry de Bohun & 94559169. Maud FitzGeoffrey de Mandeville.

~1205, Maud born in Hastings, Sussex, England, d/o 94559170. Ralph D’Issoudun & 94559171. Alice de Hasting.

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

5/17/1219, Alice, countess of Eu, her son Ralph, and daughter Matilda, made grants to Foucarmont abbey and Roche abbey. (S) Yorkshire Arch. Journal, V9, 1886, P293.

6/1/1220, Humphrey succeeded his father who died on crusade.

1221, Humphrey did homage and had livery of his castle of Caldecot. (S) Historical Tour Through Monmouthshire, Davies, 1904, P41.

1221, Humphrey, earl of Hereford, 52£ and half a mark for Hereford. (S) Royal Treasury of England, Stevens, 1725, P64.

6/1224, Humphrey attended King Henry at the siege of the castle of Bedford, lasting 3 months. The rebellion was led by Falkes de Breaute.

8/18/1224, The King at Bedford in the presence of Hubert de Burg Justiciary, William Earl of Salisbury, William Earl Warren, Gilbert Earl of Gloucester and Hertford, William de Mandeville Earl of Essex, Hugh Earl Bigod, Humphrey Earl of Hereford, Henry Earl of Warwick, … William Briwer, P. fitz Herebert, William de Albini, Thomas de Multon, J. de Monmouth, Robert de Courtenay,  … Relaxation of the subsidy granted to the king by the clergy, for the siege of Bedford. (S) Manuscripts of the Duke of Beaufort, 1891, P556.

4/1226, Humphrey, earl of Hereford, brought a suit of ‘sur disseisin’ against Ela, widow of the William Longespee, earl of Salisbury. (S) English Government in the 13th Century, Jobson, 2004, P121. [With respect to the castle of Trowbridge, Wiltshire, which had been taken by King John.]

1227, Maud, Humphrey’s mother, heiress to her brother William de Mandeville, Earl of Essex, becoming Countess of Essex. Humphrey was given possession of the Honor of Essex with this manor in right of his mother. (S) History of Hoddensdon in the County of Hertfordshire, Tregelles, 1908, P64.

1227, Humphrey joined King Henry’s brother Richard of Cornwall at Stamford to support him in his quarrel with the King.

9/28/1229, Humphrey, earl of Hereford, a witness to a royal grant to the ‘Prioress of Bocland and the Sisters there serving God’. (S) Medieval Nunneries of The County of Somerset, Hugo, 1867, P17.

4/30/1230, Humphrey attended the King from Portsmouth. King Henry, with his brother Richard, Earl of Cornwall, invaded Brittany in hopes of recovering Normandy. They established their camp at Nantes, and captured a small castle.

10/1230, King Henry returned his forces to England. [3 earls, not including Humphrey, remained with forces in France.]

11/8/1233, The fine of Hugh d’Aubigny for having his lands. Pledges of the said Hugh … The Earl Warenne for 500 m. … W. earl of Ferrers for 100 m. … The earl of Hereford for 50 m. … (S) FRsHIII.

5/25/1234, Notification … restore to Ralph son and heir of Savary de Malo Leone … the king has caused these letters patent to be made, sealed with his seal ; and for the greater security … the seals of E. archbishop of Canterbury, … R. earl of Cornwall and Poitou, the king’s brother, W. earl of Warwick, H. earl of Hereford, Walter de Clifford, Philip de Albiniaco and William de Ferariis, son and heir of W. earl of Ferrars … (S) CPRs.

1/25/1235, Grant to Maud, countess of Essex, that in the event of the death of H. earl of Hereford, her son, to whom she had granted certain lands of her fee to discharge her debts, all the lands shall revert to her. (S) CPRs.

1/19/1236, Humphrey served as Marshal of the Household at the Coronation of Queen Eleanor.

8/27/1236, Humphrey succeeded his mother as 7th Earl of Essex.

4/1/1237, Payn de Chaworth has made fine with the king by 200 m. for having custody of the land and heir of Margaret de la Ferté , … He has found Simon de Montfort as pledge for 25 m., H. de Bohun, earl of Essex and Hereford, for 25 m., …. (S) FRsHIII.

1237, Humphrey went on a pilgrimage to Santiago, Spain.

1/13/1238, Form of the composition between the Dean and Chapter of Salisbury and Humphrey de Bohun, Earl of Hereford and Essex, respecting the tithes of the Earl’s demesne of Wivelesford and Maninggford …

1239, Humphrey, earl of Hereford, witnessed 11 royal charters in the first 6 months. (S) Managerial Job Change, Nicholson, 1988, P23.

1239-41, Humphrey, sheriff of Kent.

1241, Humphrey appointed [for a short time] Warden of the Cinque Ports. (S) History of the Castle, Town, and Port of Dover; Percy, 1899, P338.

8/14/1241, Maud died; buried at Llanthony Abbey near Gloucester.

1/30/1242, The king has betaken himself to H. earl of Hereford and Essex for the 650 m. which still remain to be paid to the king from the fine of 800 m. by which Eva de Braose made fine with the king for having the custody and marriage of Eleanor, her daughter. (S) FRsHIII.

4/7/1242, Protection for the following so long as they are on the king’s service beyond seas … H. de Bohun, earl of Essex and Hereford … (S) CPRs.

5/30/1242 at Pons., France, Power to H. de Bohun, earl of Hereford, John fitz Geoffrey, … to receive and make amends for attacks by or upon the men of the king of France during the last truce. (S) CPRs.

7/1242, Humphrey a member of the army of King Henry III in France at war with King Louis IX. The 2 armies met at the battles of Taillebourgh [6/19] and Saintes, with the superior sized French force winning. Humphrey married 2nd Maud de Avenbury. [2 sons: John & Miles, Knt.]

1243, Austin Friars of Broad Street founded by Humphrey Bohun, Earl of Hereford and Essex. (S) A Book About London, Adams, 1890, P196.

1244, Humphrey participated in the repression of the Welsh uprising. David of Wales was at war with Humphrey over the partitioning of the “de Broase” inheritance. [Humphrey’s son Humphrey and David of Wales were both married to sisters who had received part of the inheritance.] (S) Dawn of the Constitution, Ramsay, 1908, P107.

7/12/1245, Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, the 1st witness to a royal charter. (S) Royal Charter Witness Lists of Henry III, V292, 2001, P9.

10/19/1246, Letters of acquittance fo money due to Geoffrey de Castell, citizen of London, from Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, …

2/3/1247, Humphrey joined in the “letter of remonstrance” to Pope Innocent IV over taxes on the clergy.

1248, Humphrey attended parliament.

1249, Humphrey summoned by charges of Lettice de Keynes.

1250, Humphrey attended a crusade to the holy lands.

1252, Humphrey spoke in the defense of Simon de Montfort, who had returned to England to face accusations made in the King’s court. [Montfort was found innocent.]

1253, Humphrey present at the renewal of the charters and excommunication of transgressors.

8/6/1253, Humphrey attended King Henry as he left for Gascony from Portsmouth with 300 ships [to deal with a rebellion.]

10/12/1253, Grant to Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, that the, and Humphrey his son and heir, if he survive the earl, shall pay … debts of the earl to the king. (S) CPRs.

10/23/1253, King Henry’s army in camp at Benauge, France [east of Bordeaux].

11/15/1253, Protection with clause for Humphrey de Bohun for so long as he is on the king’s service in Gascony. (S) CPRs.

12/28/1253, King Henry’s army in camp at Bazas, France [southeast of Bordeaux].

3/19/1254, King Henry’s army in camp at Meilhan, France [south of Bordeaux, near the Spanish border].

8/12/1254, King Henry’s retinue in camp at Bordeaux, France.

11/20/1254, King Henry’s retinue in camp at Orleans, France.

1/1255, King Henry returned to England.

5/10/1257, Mandate to Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, Humphrey de Bohun his son, Reynold son of Peter, Roger de Mortuo Mari, … Walter de Clifford, … Thomas Corbet, John Lestrange, John son of Alan, Fulk son of Warin, Griffin son of Maddoc and Ralph le Botiller, to be of counsel and aid to John de Grey, appointed by Edward the king’s son to keep the march of Wales … and to be captain of his army … (S) CPRs.

6/1258, Humphrey one of 28 that drew up the Provisions of Oxford; and subsequently a member of the Council of 15.

2/1259, Humphrey the leader of the barons attempting to bring peace between the earls of Gloucester and Leicester.

1259, Humphrey the King’s representative to a peace conference with France.

9/1259, A fine levied between Humphrey, son of Humphrey, son of Humphrey de Bohun, plaintiff, and Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, deforicant, … special limitations as to certain lands …

1260, Humphrey an itinerant justice for Gloucester, Worcestor, and Hereford.

8/1/1260, By writ, Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford, summoned to the King at Shrewsbury, to arrive on the 8th of September, with horses and arms, prepared to accompany the King against Llewellyn, son of Griffin, in Wales. (S) Journals of the House of Lords, V124, 1874, P195.

10/18/1261, By writ, summoned to the King at London, to arrive 10/29, about matters touching the King’s person and the state of the crown.

3/1262, King Henry repudiated the Provisions of Oxford.

8/1262, Humphrey wrote a letter to Walter of Merton, the Chancellor, stating that the lands of the late earl of Gloucester were quiet, and that he had equipped his castles.

8/24/1262, Humphrey summoned to be at Montgomery on 9/30 to grant redress to Llewellyn. [Humphrey was ill and could not attend, but a truce was made.]

2/1/1263, King Henry III sent John de Grey to replace Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford, as commander of the army in Wales. (S)

4/12/1263, Simon de Montfort returned to England to lead a rebellion of young barons.

5/25/1263, By writ, Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford, summoned to the King at Worcester, to arrive on the 1st of August, with horses and arms, prepared to accompany the King against Llewellyn, son of Griffin, in Wales. [The writ was cancelled because the King came under siege in London by the rebelling barons.]

1263–1264, Humphrey, Warden of the Cinque ports, sided with the King in the revolt.

10/18/1263, Grant to Richard, king of the Romans, of the wardship of the lands late of Roger de Mowbray … Witnesses :- W. de Valence, the king’s brother; R. le Bigod, earl of Norfolk and marshal of England; Humphrey de Bohom, earl of Hereford and Essex; Robert de Bruys; Roger de Mortuo Mari; Alan la Zouche; Robert Agulon, and others. (S) CPRs.

5/14/1264, Humphrey captured at the battle of Lewes. [Fighting against his son and many other young nobles.]

1264-65, Simon de Montfort effectively ruled England.

8/4/1265, Humphrey’s son Humphrey captured at the battle of Evesham and imprisoned. [Where he died 2 months later.] Simon de Montfort killed in the battle, ending the revolt.

10/6/1265, Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford, sent a letter to King Henry stating that the citizens of Lond had submitted completely and that measures should be taken to set free their commerces and protect their lands.

10/25/1265, Commitent to Gilbert de Clare … of the castle of Brgheny late of Humphrey de Bohun and Maud his wife to hold during the minority of the heir [grandson] of the said Maud. (S) CPRs.

1/24/1266, Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford, constable of England. (S) CPRs.

5/1266, King Henry began a siege of 7 months of Simon de Montfort’s [Jr.] forces at Kenilworth castle.

8/3/1266, Grant of John de Verdon to Sir Maurice son of Gerald and lady Agnes de Valencia his wife, … Witnesses: Sir Edward and Sir Edmund, sons of Henry [III]; Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester; John de Warenna, earl of Surrey; Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford; Thomas de Clare; … (S) CPRs, 11/1/1299.

10/15/1266, Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford, a signer of the Ban of Kenilworth; which provided for rebelling barons to be forgiven and regain their lands. [Followed by the Dictum of Kenilworth.]

1268, Remise and quitclaim by Alice, widow of Richard le Chaumberleyn of Enfield, in favour of Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex.

5/28/1270 at Westminster, Humphrey a witness to a royal grant to Rogert Aguillon.

6/28/1271, Protection with clause volumus, until Michaelmas, for Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford. (S) CPRs.

11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.

10/8/1273, Maud de Avenbury died in Sorges, Gascony where she was buried.

1275, Humphrey obtained permission to eat meat on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays during lent.

9/24/1275, Humphrey died; buried before the high alter at Llanthony Abbey; his grandson Humphrey his heir. [In 1290, Maud de Avenbury’s remains were moved to this abbey by her son John.]

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P99. (S) DNB, V5, 1886, P308. (S) Reports From Commissions, 1874, P4. (S) Simon de Montfort & His Cause, Hutton, 1907. (S) Journals of the House of Lords, V124, 1874. (S) Royal and Other Historical Letters, Shirley, 1866.

Children of Humphrey and Maud:

i. Maud de Bohun, born ~1225 in England.

Maud married Anselm Marshall, 9th Earl of Pembroke.

12/22/1245, Anselm died.

Maud married 2nd Roger de Quincy, s/o Roger. [No children.]

~1252, Maud died.

ii. Humphrey de Bohun (23639792), born ~1227 in Herefordshire, England.

iii. Ralph de Bohun, born ~1229 in England.

1294–1298, Ralph, clerk, served as Prebendary of Wilsden at St. Paul’s, London.

iv. Alice de Bohun (4997469), born ~1230 in England.

v. Eleanor de Bohun (11820099), born ~1232 in England.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

G26: 47279578 London


47279578. Thomas de London & 47279579. Eve Fitz Warin

~1185, Thomas born in Kidwelly, Wales, England, s/o §William de Londres & Margaret of Caradon.

Eve a sister of Fulk Fitz Warin of Berkshire.

Thomas’ father died.

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

~1200, Thomas de Londres replaced a timber palisade at Ogmore castle with a stone wall. (S) Welsh Castles, Pettifer, 2000, P102.

Eve married 1st Oliver de Tracy of Barnstaple, Devon [widower of Eve de Torrington.]

1210, Oliver died; Eva his relict made a fine of 120 marks for assignment of dower and license to marry whom she pleased. (S) Magni Rotuli Scaccarii Normanniae, V2, 1844, P241. [Oliver’s son 189134934. Sir Henry de Tracy succeeded.]

1212, King John sent Sir Thomas Herrington, Sir Ralph Nicholson, and Sir Thomas of London on a secret mission to the Grand Turk Admiralius Murmelinus. (S) The Monthly Review, V20, 1796, P50.

Thomas de Londres married Eve, widow of Oliver de Tracy.

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

Thomas died; Eva de Tracy receiving her dower out of the lands in Wiltshire. (S) Archaeological Journal, V35, 1878, P334.

10/2/1217, Eva de Tracy possessed Hamedon. (S) DNB, Dunlop, 1895, P141. [It was then given to Oliver, natural s/o King John, who’s mother was possibly Eve’s sister Hawise.]

3/14/1218, Eva agreed to a fine of 60 marks for the possession of Hamedon.

1/10/1219, Order to the sheriff of Berkshire that, immediately after having viewed these letters, he is to take into the king’s hand all land in his bailiwick of Fulk fitz Warin and Eva de Tracy and her sister on account of the son and heir of Thomas of London , who they detain from the king and who ought to be in the custody of the king. (S) FRsHIII.

1/26/1219,  Order to the sheriff of Devon that if the daughter and heiress of Thomas of London is found in his bailiwick, he is to take her and keep her safely until the king orders otherwise. If she has been abducted outside his bailiwick, he is to take into the king’s hand without delay all land in his bailiwick of Eva de Tracy, her mother. (S) FRsHIII.

10/23/1219, Eva de Tracy paid a fine for having a weekly market … at her manor of Bovey.

10/27/1219, William Crassus, the first-born, has made fine with the king by £100 for having the daughter and heiress of Thomas of London as his wife and the following are his pledges for the fine. (S) FRsHIII.

7/21/1220, William Crassus has made fine with the king by £100 for having custody of the lands formerly of Thomas of London, with the marriage of Hawise, his daughter and heiress . (S) FRsHIII.

1221, The advowson of East Garston was unsuccessfully claimed by the Abbot of Gloucester against Eva de Tracy, the widow of Thomas de Londres, the grandson of Maurice de Londres. (S) Cylchgrawn Llyfrgel Genedlaethol Cymryu, Vs2-3, 1942.

6/24/1222, Eva de Tracy has made fine with the king by 200 m., which is to be rendered at the terms given to her, for the trespass she made towards the king in that she married Hawise, her daughter, whose marriage pertained to the king, without licence. (S) FRsHIII.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, 134. (S) Transactions, Gloucestershire, V31, 1908, P38. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy.

Family notes:

·         “Eva de Tracy holds the Manor of Esegareston in dower of the inheritance of Hawis of London, and it belons to the Manor of Kidwelly ; the service by which the said Hawis holds is that if the King or his chief justice comes into the parts of Kidwelly with an army, the said Hawis shall conduct the said army with her banner and all her people through the midst of the paris of Neath to Lagern.” (S) Berkshire Archaeological Journal, Vs1-2, 1895, P77.

·         1093, William de Londres companion of Robert fitz Haymon in the invasion and conquest of Glamorgan, Wales.

·         Maurice s/o William de Londres & Matilda ?.

·         Bef. 1136, Maurice in possession of Ogmore, Glamorgan, Wales.

·         1136, the Battle of Maes Gwenllian was fought a short distance away from the castle of Kidwelly. The account mentions Maurice de Londres, Lord of Kidwelly [Carmarthenshire].

·         1137, Maurice acquired the castle when Geoffrey, the constable died.

·         1141, Maurice gave Ewenny priory to the monks of St. Peter’s, Gloucestershire.

·         William de Londres d/o Maurice.

Child of Thomas and Eve:

i. Hawise de London (23639789), born by 1219 in England.

G26: 47279576 Chaworth


47279576. Payn de Chaworth & 47279577. Gundred de la Ferte

Pain, of the honor of Striguil, s/o §Patrick de Cadurcis, s/o Patrick de Cadurcis of Little Brittany.

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

~1199, Patrick’s father died.

~1200, Gundred born in England, heir & d/o 94559154. William de la Ferte & 94559155. Margaret Briwere.

~1210, Pain granted the manor of Lilley to hold at the king’s pleasure for 1 knight’s fee.

1212, A fourth knight’s fee held by Payn de Chawork in succession to Alexander de Riul. (S) Antiquaries Journal, V18, 1838.

Payn married Gundred.

1215-16, Payn de Chaworth one of the ‘barones majores’ in rebellion against King John. (S) Magna Charta Barons, Browing, 2002, P73.

1216, Gundred’s father William died; Pain de Chawork given seisin of William’s lands. (S) Early Yorkshire Charters, Clay, 1939, P54.                                                                                                                     

1216, King John granted the manor of Willian, co. Hertford, to Pain. (S) History of the County of Hertford, V3, 1912.

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

1218, Pain de Chaworth of Kempsford, Gloucesteshire.

8/13/1218, at Oxford, Isabella de Mortimer gave the king surety by Hugh de Mortimer , Phillip d'Aubigny and Payn de Chaworth , that she will come to the Exchequer in the octaves of Michaelmas to satisfy the king of all that she might owe of the debt that she owes for the fines which she had made with King John, the king’s father. (S) FRsHIII.

1223, Pain held the manors of Lilley and Willian.

1224, Pain de Chaworth held Meonstoke Watersund. (S) The Spectator, V100, 1908, P982.

9/5/1226, Order to the sheriff of  Essex and Hertfordshire to take into the king’s hand all the lands of Payn de Chaworth, to be committed to the sergeants and four trustworthy men from each manor. (S) FRsHIII. [Other lands were also confiscated by writs. Pain forfeited the manors of Lilley and Willian; given to Richard de Argentan.] (S) FRsHIII.

4/5/1228, Order to the sheriff of Wiltshire to place in respite the demand for debts that he makes from Payn de Chaworth. (S) FRsHIII.

11/28/1228, It has been attested before the king that his beloved and faithful Payn de Chaworth is not the heir of Hugh de Chaworth … Order to cause Payn to be extracted from the rolls for the same debt … (S) FRsHIII.

11/13/1229, Order to the barons of the Exchequer to place in respite the demand they make by summons of the Exchequer from Payn de Chaworth for the prest of Ireland in the time of King John. (S) FRsHIII.

1230, Payn de Chaworth had 1 knight in the field. (S) Feudal Military Service in England, Sanders, 1956.

12/1232, The manors of Lilley and Willian restored to Pain in a suit made against Richard de Argentan.

1233, Pain and Gundred received Bridgewater castle as her inheritance from her mother.

3/9/1233, Order to the sheriff of Devon to place in respite, …, the demand he makes from Payn de Chaworth … for William de la Ferté, whose daughter and heiress Payn has to wife. (S) FRsHIII.

6/12/1233, William de Percy has made fine with the king by 500 m. for having the custody of his five daughters, certain of the heirs of William Brewer junior , … until the lawful age of his same daughters, with their marriages. … surety … by Reginald de Mohun , …, and by Hugh Wake and Payn de Chaworth , … William, in the name of his aforesaid daugters, to have full seisin without delay of the manor of Ashley with appurtenances …. (S) FRsHIII.

11/8/1233, The fine of Hugh d’Aubigny for having his lands. Pledges of the said Hugh … John fitz Geoffrey for 100 m … Warin de Munchesney for 100 m. … Bertram de Criel for 20 m. … William Mauduit for 40 m. … William Bardolf for 50 m. Thomas of Moulton for 50 m. Hugh Wake for 50 m. … John de Vieuxpont for 50 m. … Payn de Chaworth for 40 m. … William de Percy for 200 m. … (S) FRsHIII.

4/24/1235, The  fine of Aymer de Sacy for the custody of the land and heirs of Warin of Bassingbourn … Hugh de Vivonne for 50 m. Payn de Chaworth for 40 m. Hugh Paynel for 20 m. Reginald de Mohun for 20 m. Roger la Zouche for 10 m. (S) FRsHIII.

1236, Richard de Argentan brought suit to recover Lilley and William, Herts., from Payn de Chaworth. (S) The Reign of Henry III, Carpenter, 1996, P24.

Bef. 2/4/1237, Gundred’s mother Margery died; heiress of her mother of 2 knight’s fees in Costock, Nottinghamshire. Order to the sheriff of Hampshire to cause Payn de Chaworth to have full seisin of all lands formerly of Margaret de la Ferté in his bailiwick on the day she died. (S) FRsHIII.

4/1/1237, Payn de Chaworth has made fine with the king by 200 m. for having custody of the land and heir of Margaret de la Ferté , … He has found Simon de Montfort as pledge for 25 m., H. de Bohun, earl of Essex and Hereford, for 25 m., Aymer de St. Amand for 25 m., Richard de Gray for 25 m., John fitz Geoffrey for 25 m., John de Plessetis for 25 m., Aymer de Sacy for 25 m., and Reginald de Mohun for 25 m. … to have full seisin of the land formerly of the same Margaret, one of the heirs of William Brewer. (S) FRsHIII.

1237, Pain of Kempsford, Gloucesteshire died.

(S) A Genealogical and Heraldic History, Burke, P118. (S) English Baronies: A Study of Their Origin and Descent, Sanders, 1960.                                                                                                    

Family notes:

·         1187, Patrick de Cadurcis accounted for 6£ of knights’ fees of of the honour of Striguil in the scutage of Galway. (S) Dormant and Extinct Baronage, Banks, P263.

·         1189-90, Patrick de Charucis accounted for 40s scutage in Gloucester. (S) Calendar of the Records fo the Corporation of Gloucester, 1893, P71.

·         Payn de Mondoubleau, father of Patick de Cadurcis of Little Brittany, died in 1170. Payn, of Kempsford, co. Gloucester assumed his mother's surname.  Payn lost his English lands 1166–1167, but regained possession by 1168. Payn’s mother was Guiburge de Mondoubleau, d/o Pain de Mundubleil.

·         Mondoubleau a town between Paris and Le Mans.

Child of Pain and Gundred:

i. Patrick de Chaworth (23639788), born ~1218 in England.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

G26: 47279574 Duke Henri II of Brabant


47279574. Duke Henri II of Brabant & 47279575. Marie de Hohenstaufen

1201, Marie born in Swabia, d/o 94559150. Philip of Swabia & 94559151. Irene Angelina.

1207, Henri born in Brabant, s/o 47277606. Duke Henry I of Brabant & 47277607. Maud of Boulogne.

1229, “I Henry, by the grace of God, Duke of Brabant, and I Henry, his eldest son, … these statutes have established in Brussels …” (S) Dictionary of the Anglo-Saxon Language, 1838, P48.

12/1229, Henry and his son Henry granted protection to travel to England. (S) Henry III of England and the Staufen Empire, Weiler, 2006, P43.

2/1231, King Henry III of England granted all of the lands in England of the Duke of Brabant to his brother Richard.

5/27/1234, Henry, duke of Brabant, with the counts of Oldenburg, Cleve, and Holland, led 40,000 crusaders against the Stedingers, East Friciscians in the provence of Stade; killing 8000 of their 11000. The battle took place at Altenesch near Bremen. Henri, son of Henry, showed “military talent” in the battle.

1235, Marie died.

3/7/1235, Safe-conduct, until Midsummer, for H. duke of Brabant, and his son, and their men, coming to England to speak with the king. (S) CPRs.

5/6/1235, Henri with his father escorted Isabella, d/o King John, from London.

5/7/1235, King Henry of England promised Henry, duke of Brabant, that if he or his son should return to England, they would be returned the honor of Eye.

5/24/1235, Isabella and her escorts arrived in Cologne, Germany for her wedding.

7/20/1235 at Worms, Henri and his father attended the wedding of Emperor Frederick II with Isabella.

9/5/1235, Henri succeeded his father as Duke of Brabant and Lothier.

10/2/1235, King Henry III of England confirmed the return of the Honor of Eye to Henri. (S) Social Politics of Medieval Diplomacy, Huffman, 2000, P252.

1236, Henry II, Duke of Brabant, gave a large tract of land around the village of Gaesbeke, near Brussels, to his younger brother Govert [Godfrey], as part of Godfrey’s inheritance. (S) Form Fief to Indenture, Lyon, 1957, P154.

6/14/1237, Henry’s daughter Mathilda married Robert, Count of Artois, s/o King Louis VIII of France.

1238, A “monstrous and inhuman race of men”, with a leader called Khan, began to overun far eastern Europe.

1239, Duke Henry I of Brabant issued an ordinance [in French.] (S) Beeton’s Science, 1870, P854.

1239, Henri married 2nd Sophie of Thuringia.

3/1241, Henry, duke of Brabant, and Henry, count of Lorraine, exchanged letters about the attacks of the Tarters in Bohemia and Poland. Henry, duke of Brabant, sent a copy of the Count of Lorraine’s letter to the Bishop of Paris. (S) Matthew Paris’s English History, 1852, P339.

8/30/1242, Henri, duke of Brabant, received letters guaranteeing safe-conduct for his merchants in return for similar conduct to English merchants. (S) CPRs.

6/1243, Newly elected Pope Innocent IV confirmed Emperor Frederick II’s excommunication. Emperor Frederick sent letters to Henry, duke of Brabant, and many others, assuring them that peace between him and the new pope could be arranged.

Aft. 8/1245, Frederick II was deposed as Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Innocent IV. Henry was offered the title but turned it down. Henry was so well liked that Pope Innocent IV had admitted him into the college of the 7 electors, who were shut up in an island on the Rhine to choose a new emperor. [8/1246, Henrich Raspe was chosen, but died a year later.]

8/1246, Duke Henry attended the court of Emperor Frederick II.

1247, King Henry III of England sent John Maunsel to Brabant to propose a union of Prince Edward of England and one of Duke Henry’s daughters. [Which was never finalized.]

1247, Henry II, duke of Brabant, abolished the right of mortemain throughout all of Brabant. [The presentation of either the right hand of the deceased, or the most valuable domestic article, given to the church.]

1247, Henry, duke of Brabant, was asked by King Henry III of England to send experts to help with the recoinage of England.

7/1247, Henry held a 3-day tournament at Brussels, part of the celebration of the 16th birthday of his daughter Mary, in which many noble knights participated.

9/1247, Henri supported his maternal nephew William II, count of Holland, in his bid for King of Germany. [Elected 10/3/1247, crowned 2/1248; but opposed by Frederick II and Conrad IV.]

2/1/1248, Henri “the Magnanimous” died in Louvain; buried in the Cistercian abbey church of Notre-Dame, Villers-la-Ville, Brussels.

(S) Encyclopaedia Metropolitana, V1, Smedley, 1845, P565. (S) Legends of the 7 Capital Sins, Plancy, 1851, P144. [A book of stories founded in historical research in which people, places and dates were all factual.] (S) Henry III of England and the Staufen Empire, Weiler, 2006.

Family notes:

·         The genealogy of the family was put on the tomb of the son, Henry III. (S) Gothic Tombs of Kingship in France, Morganstern, 2000, P51.

Child of Henri and Marie:

i. Matilda of Brabant (23639787), born 1224 in Brabant.

ii. Henri III of Brabant (47281334), born ~1226 in Brabant.

iii. Mary of Brabant, born 7/1231 in Brabant.

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