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.