Tuesday, May 8, 2012

G26: 60845256ii Stapleton


60845256ii. Lord Miles de Stapleton & 60845257ii. Sybil Bellew

Miles born in England, s/o §Nicholas III de Stapleton & Margaret Basset.

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

~1273, Sybil born in England, d/o 121690514. Sir John de Bella Agua & 121690515. Laderina de Brus.

1290, Miles heir to his father.

Miles married Sybil.

1291, Miles served in Scotland under Roger de Mowbray.

1293, Miles in a writ of Quo warranto called upon to prove his title before Hugh de Cressingham and the judges at York.

10/16/1294, Order to permit Miles de Stapelton to enter and hold 16 acres of waste in Hovyngham near Wath … (S) CCRs.

8/20/1295, Order to deliver to the wife of Miles de Stapelton some suitable houses in that castle [Richmond] wherein she may dwell with her household … as Miles is shortly going to Gascon in the king’s service. (S) CCRs.

1295, Miles served in Gascony. [King Edward was involved in a long war to protect lands in Gascony from Philip IV of France.]

1296, After the death of Edmund of Cornwall, Miles named Seneschal of Knaresborough Castle and Steward and joint Constable of Knaresborough Forest.

9/11/1297, Miles at the battle of Stirling castle, Scotland with Prince Edward.

7/22/1298, Miles at the battle of Falkirk, serving under Henry de Lacy, Earl of Lincoln.

3/28/1299, Miles established a chapel dedicated to St. Nicholas in North Moreton Church, near Wallingford, in Berkshire.

1300, Miles summoned to the siege of Caerlaverock. [Not mentioned in the famous poem, but his banner is described.]

10/9/1300, Protection for Miles de Stapelton to accompany the Henry de lacy, earl of Lincoln, to the Papal court in Rome. (S) CPRs.

12/6/1301,  Grant by Henry le Scrope to Sir Miles de Stapelton, of his land with a parcel of wood and waste, namely that land with wood and waste which lies adjacent to the manor of Sir Miles at Kirkeby … (S) Yorkshire Deeds, V50, 1955, P113.

7/11/1302, To Miles de Stapelton, constable of Knaresburgh castle and keeper of the king’s manor of Borough Bridge. Order to cause the king’s mills and ponds to be repaired. (S) CCRs.

4/19/1303, Licence by fine by Miles de Stapelton in frank almoin …  in acres in Middelhathesleye for 9 acres in a meadow. (S) CPRs.

11/27/1304, To Miles de Stapelton, constable of Knaresburgh castle and keeper of the king’s forest there … to cause the king’s works in the castle to be done … (S) CCRs.

10/4/1305, When the Earl of Lincoln requested Miles to manage his household while he would be out of the country, Prince Edward informed the Earl he could not authorize this without permission of the King.

10/25/1305, pardon to Miles de Stapelton, constable of Knaresburth castle, of what belongs to the king for the evasion of … from the gaol of that castle. (S) CPRs.

5/10/1306, Grant to Miles de Stapelton of the marriage of the eldest daughter, a minor in the king’s custody, and one of the heirs of Brian son of Alan, … (S) CPRs.

7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.

10/27/1307, Miles de Stapelton the bailiff of Horderness. (S) CPRs.

1/2/1308, Miles, Steward of the King’s household, traveled with King Edward II to Boulogned for the king’s marriage. (S) CPRs.

6/15/1309, Commission of oyer and terminer to Miles de Stapelton and Henry de Scrope, … (S) CPRs.

10/1/1310, Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Miles de Stapelton … in Westhathelsay … (S) CPRs.

1311, Miles summoned to Roxburgh against the Scots.

6/1312, Miles summoned under pain of forfeiting all he had, to join the king immediately at Battlebridge with all the horses and arms he could muster.

9/12/1312, Licence for Nicholas de Stapelton to demise to Miles de Stapelton, for his life, the manors of Carleton by Snaithe and Kentemere. (S) CPRs.

1/8/1313, Miles summoned as a baron to parliament. [Summoned 2 more times the same year.]

10/1313, Having lost propert to Piers Gaveston, Miles with his wife and three sons, in a long list of adherents of Lancaster who were pardoned for the murder of Gaveston.

1314, Miles called to muster in relief of Stirling.

6/24/1314, Miles slain at the battle of Bannockburn; buried at Langley Abbey, Norfolk.

12/23/1314, The Bishop of Durham granted 11 days pardon for the souls of Miles de Stapelton, knt. and Cecilia [Sybilla] formerly his wife.

(S) Chronicles of Yorkshire, Chetwind-Stapylton, 1884.

Family notes:

·         Margaret Basset d/o Milo Basset.

Child of Miles and Sybil:

i. Gilbert de Stapleton (30422628), born 1291 in England.

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