94556042. Earl Gilbert de Gant
~1180, Gilbert born in England, s/o §Earl Robert de Gaunt & Gunnora ?.
11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.
1191-2, Gilbert’s father died.
1197, Gilbert in the wardship of Robert de Stuteville. (S) Battle Abbey Roll, V3, 1889, P309.
5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.
1202, Gilbert held the market at Barton-upon-Humber.
1203, Gilbert succeeded his father as a minor; placed in wardship to William de Stutevill.
1204, Sempringham versus Gilbert de Gant, case postponed ‘quia magister ordinis de Simplingham obit Curia Regis’ rolls. (S) Inventing Sempringham, Sykes, 2011, P226.
10/13/1204, Final concord entered into between Gilbert de Gant, plaintiff, and Jordan, abbot of Thorenton, tenant of a toft and a half in Barton. (S) Notes … Barton-on-Humber, Brown, 1908, P24.
1206, Gilbert of Gant in a suit with Gilbert, abbot of Sempringham. (S) Inventing Sempringham, Sykes, 2011, P227.
1207, William son of Ranulf made an acknowledgment that he would render yearly to Gilbert de Gant one sor goshawk healthy and sound, to be delivered yearly. (S) Notes and Queries, 1909, P82.
1208, Gilbert was ill and residing at Muker, North Riding, Yorkshire. (S) Pleas before the King, V3, 1952.
1209, Simon de Kyme, Gilbert’s steward, died, succeeded by his son Philip de Kyme.
1210-14, Gilbert de Gant reduced his Jewish debts in the king’s hands by £436 13s 4d.
1211, King John cancelled Gilbert de Gant’s debt of 1000£ to a Jewish moneylander provided Gilbert deposited £800 in the Exchequer within 2 years. (S) Three Crises, Alexander, 1998, P84.
1212, Henry de Armenters held a quarter of a fee of Gilbert de Gaunt. (S) The Ancestor, 1902, P191.
1212, John son of Herbert de Orreby holding 4.5 caructes of Gilbert de Gant by service of being Gilbert’s constable.
6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.
6/20/1215, at Runnymede, a royal charter was attested by the Earl of Clare, William de Mowbray, Eustace de Vesci, Roger de Montbegon, Robert Grelle and Gilbert de Gant. (S) Reign of Henry III, Carptenter, 1996, P9.
1215, Gilbert dispatched to Nottinghamshire to oppose royalists.
1216, King John captured Lincoln, and held parliament there.
5/12/1216, King Louis VIII of France, after a successful landing, crowned King of England in London. In June, Louis captured Winchester and controlled half of England.
1216, Gilbert, an adherent to the barons against King John, created Earl of Lincoln by Prince Louis VIII of France who was at that time occupying London and at the head of the baronial party.
1216, Gilbert’s lands in 5 counties given by King John to Gerard de Rodes.
10/18/1216, King John died.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
5/20/1217, At the battle of Lincoln, Gilbert taken prisoner. The title Earl of Lincoln given to Ranulph de Meschines [Blundaville], Earl of Chester. [Ranulph a cousin of William de Romare.]
9/12/1217, For 10,000 marks and some land exchanges, Prince Louis forfeited his claim to the English crown by the treaty at Kingston-on-Thames; under which Gilbert de Gant was one of many pardoned and forgiven his ransom.
10/1217, at Westminster, Gilbert pledged fealty to King Henry.
1219, Gilbert de Gant gave the wardship of the estates forfeited by Sir Hubert Jernegan to the Norman Robert Marmion, Jun. (S) Historical … Notices of Great Yarmouth, Druery, 1826, P169.
8/21/1219, Gilbert de Gant brought an action of novel disseisin agains the count of Aumale to recover his manor of Edenham in Lincolnshire. (S) Reign of Henry III, Carpenter, P26. [Gilbert succeeded.]
1219, Gilbert owed £810 7s 7d to the crown.
5/28/1220, Lincolnshire. Robert of Burton gives the king half a mark for summoning Gilbert de Gant before the justices at Westminster … 87 acres of land … with appurtenances in Edenham. (S) FRsHIII.
10/12/1223, Gilbert de Gant will answer the king by his hand for the moiety of the scutage of the knights’ fees, namely 62 fees, which he holds of the king in chief, for the army of Wales. (S) FRsHIII.
1223, Gilbert owed £810 7s 7d to the crown. [The same as in 1219.]
7/5/1224, Order to the sheriffs of Yorkshire and Lincolnshire not to distrain Gilbert de Gant to render more than a moiety of the scutage from the knights’ fees he holds of the king in chief in their bailiwicks. (S) FRsHIII.
8/14/1225, Gilbert de Gant gives the king half a mark for having a writ to attaint the twelve jurors of an assize of novel disseisin taken before the justices last itinerant in Lincolnshire . (S) FRsHIII.
1227, Henry de Vaym presented [at Bishop Wells] by Gilbert de Gant, by reason of his wardship of the land and of W. the heir of William de Scremby, to the church of Scremby. (S) Lincolnshire Notes and Queries, V6, P183.
1229, Philip de Orreby constable to Gilbert de Gant. (S) Ancestral Roots, Weis, 2004, P145.
1/14/1230, The king has granted to Gilbert de Gant that, of the £80 which are exacted from him by summons of the Exchequer for the prest of Ireland, Wales and Barham Down in the time of King John, the king’s father, he may render 10 m. each year. (S) FRsHIII.
9/1230-11/1232, Charter of Andrew Lutterell, for the soul of the late Maurice de Gaunt and for his own salvation … ‘Hiis testibus … Gilberto de Gaunt. …’ (S) Cartulary of St. Mark’s Hospital, V21, 1959, P126.
1231, Radulfus de Neovilla et al., were summonsed by Gilbert de Gant in a suit concerning their market at ‘Fingeslegha’, then being held to the damage of Gilbert's market. (S) Medieval and Historiographical Essays, Cate, 1966.
1/19/1232, The abbot of Bardney gives 15 m. for having the king’s charter concerning changing a market at Bardney, … that were bestowed upon the same abbey both by Gilbert de Gant and by others. (S) FRsHIII.
1239, Brian de Bedale sold the manor of Reeth in Swaledale to Gilbert de Gant. (S) History of Bedale, McCall, 1907, P26.
1/1241, Final concord between Gilbert de Gaun ad William of Nevill concerning William’s market at Filey. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.
1241, Gilbert of Folkingham died. [Still a considerable baron as his son held 68 knight’s fees.]
(S) A Gen. History of the Dormant …, Burke, P227. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs. (S) The Minority of King Henry III, Carpenter, 1990. (S) Honors and Knights’ Fees, Ferrar, 1923.
· Gilbert de Gant, baron of Folkingham, came to England with the Conqueror [his uncle]; youngest son of Baldwin, 6th Earl of Flanders, possessing 54 lordships. Gilbert married Alice [heir & d/o Hugh de Montfort.] (S) Old Yorkshire, V1, Wheater, 1881, P24. Gilbert succeeded by his son Walter.
· Walter de Gaunt married Maud de Bretagne [d/o Stephen, earl of Brittany]. 8/22/1138, Walter a commander of Flemings at the Battle of the Standard; the defeat of David, king of the Scots. 1139, Walter died, succeeded by his son Robert.
· Robert de Gant married Gunnora [niece of Hugh de Gournay]. 1156, Robert de Gant became Earl of Lincoln when his nieces, d’s/o Gilbert de Gant & Rohais de Romare [d/o William de Romare, earl of Lincoln] died without children. (S) Synopsis of the Peerage of England.
Children of Gilbert and ?:
i. Juliane de Gant (47278021), born ~1203 in England.
[Undated] Charter of Gilbert de Gant giving to Geoffrey de Armenteres, in free marriage with Juliana his daughter, the service of 2 knights by reducing to Geoffrey and his heirs by Juliana the service due from the fee which his father Henry de Armenters had held. (S) Book of Seals, Hatton, 1950, P205.
ii. Alice de Gaunt, born ? in England.
1219, Alice married John de Orrebi [constable of Gilbert de Gaunt], heir & s/o Herbert de Orreby.
iii. Gilbert de Gant (243382542), born ~1215 in England.
2/23/1242, The king has taken the homage of Gilbert de Gant for all lands and tenements formerly of Gilbert de Gant, his father, which fall to him by hereditary right. Order to the sheriff of Lincolnshire that, having accepted security from Gilbert for £100 to the king’s use for his relief, he is to cause him to have full seisin of all lands. (S) FRsHIII.