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Saturday, April 21, 2012

G26: 47283732 FitzMartin

47283732. Nicholas Fitz Martin & 47283733. Maud de Bryan

~1235, Nicholas born in England, heir & s/o 94567464. Nicholas fitz Martin & 94567465. Isabel de Bonville.

12/25/1242, Maud born in England, d/o 94567466. Guy de Bryan & 94567467. Eve de Tracy.

Bef. 1257, Nicholas married to Maud.

3/17/1265, Safe conduct to Nicholas son of Martin, serjeant In the munition of the castles of Kermerdin, Kardiagan and Kilgaran, coming to the king wherever he may be in England. (S) CPRs.

5/1267, Nicholas granted 10 oaks in Melksham forest.

1268, Nicholas, justice of Surrey, allowed 50 marks for his expenses.

8/28/1269, Pardon at the instance of Nicholas son of Martin, … (S) CPRs.

3/1/1270, The king’s son Edmund granted Nicholas  the castles and counties of Kermerdyn and Kardigan. (S) CPRs.

1273, Nicholas son of Martin, lord of Cemais, granted to Phillip Fychan and five other freeholders of Bayvil a quitclaim of services and privileges, including three days' reaping and one day's ploughing yearly and freedom to buy and sell everywhere in Cemais outside the franchises of Newport except when the fair at that town was being held. (S) Welsh Journals Online, National Library of Wales.

Maud’s mother died before her maternal grandfather.

1273, Maud, age 31, inherited the barony of Barnstaple, Devon, from her grandfather Henry de Tracy. (S) Devon, V9, Pt2, Phillimore, 1985, P1-38.

10/1273, Nicholas acknowledged owing suit to the Earl of Pembroke for his land of Kemeys.

1274, Nicholas charged with waste in Kilgarran, Pembrokeshire. [Which had been delivered to Maud’s father in 1265 by Nicholas’ father.]

1274, Nicholas, of Kemes, died before his father. (S) History of Cilgerran, Phillips, 1867, P89.

By 8/21/1274, Maud married 2nd Sir Geoffrey de Camville. (S) The Reliquary, V18, 1878, P23.

9/24/1276, Maud and Geoffrey had livery of her grandfather’s lands.

Bef. 9/29/1279, Maud died; her lands passed to William fitz Martin. (S) Devon, V9, Pt2, 1985, P1-38.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P31.

Family notes:

·         Bef. 3/22/1282, Nicholas [the father] died; … Somerset. [William, grandson] of the deceased, aged 25 and more, is his next heir … Devon. William son of Nicholas, son of Nicholas is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.

·         The lives of the fathers of Nicholas and Maud are highly connected in records of the time as surviors of the battle of Cymerau, Wales, in 1257.

·         The records of Nicholas the father and the son are likely mixed.

Child of Nicholas and Maud:

i. William Martin (23641866), born 1257 in England.