Thursday, August 30, 2012

G27: 94562670 Duke Hugh of Burgundy


94562670. Duke Hugh IV of Burgundy & 94562671. Yolande de Dreux

3/9/1213, Hugh born in Burgundy s/o 189125340. Eudes III, duke of Burgundy, & 189125341. Alice de Vergy.
~1213, Yolande born in Dreux, France, d/o 189125342. Robert de Dreux & 189125343. Aanor Saint-Valery.
7/6/1218, Hugh succeeded his father.
7/14/1223, Louis VIII succeeded as king of France.
2/1225, Salins-les-Bains, in the Furieuse river valley, bought by Hugues IV, duke of Burgundy. (S) Vauban and the French Military, Lepage, 2010, P191.
11/8/1226, Louis IX, age 9, succeeded as king of France. Hugh, duke of Burgundy, attended the hasty coronation at Reims.
1229, Hugh married Yolande.
1229, Pope Gregory wrote to Hugh, duke of Burgundy, urging that he remain loyal to the King of France, and that he urge other princes to keep the peace in during the internal conflict in France. [Louis’ mother Queen Blanche, acting as regent during his minority, was being opposed by several barons. Hugh had joined an attack on the Count of Champagne.]
1/1230, Hugh, duke of Burgundy, served 40 days in the service of King Louis in the invasion of Anjou and Angers against Peter of Brittany.
12/1230, at Melun, Hugh, duke of burgundy, set his seal [with many others] to an ordinance fixing the interest owed to Jews on existing debts, and which forbade any future borrowing from Jews.
1234, Yolande’s father died.
5/1234, Hugh, duke of Burgundy, planned to invade Champagne, but was persuaded by royal injunction to suspened the attack. [Theobald of Champagne was away in Navarre at the time.]
9/1235, King Louis called a parliament at St. Denis attended by 41 barons, with the Hugh, duke of Burgundy, at their head. No distinction was made of peerage; the simple knights mixed with the greatest lords. At this time the principle was established that an equality of suffrages belonged to all who sat in the parliament. (S) Dignities, Feudal and Parliamentary, Betham, 1830, P33.
9/1/1236, ‘Hugo dux Burgundie’ names ‘matrem meam et Guillermum de Vergeio, avunculum meum.’
6/15/1237, Hugues ceded Salins-les-Bains to Count Jean de Chalon.
1239, Hugh joined the crusade at Lyons; meeting up with the forces of the King of Navarre, Count Peter of Brittany, Amaury of Montfort, the counts of Macon, Bar and Nevers, and many of the baronage of France.
1239, The crusaders traveled down the Rhone and sailed from Marseilles to Acre. The King of Navarre was elected their leader [although many supported Hugh.]
1239, Saracen horsemen surprised their forces near Gaza. The Count of Bar and the Lord of Clerment were killed. Hugh escaped; and Amaury of Montfort was captured.
9/1240, After a truce with the Sultan of Damascus, the King of Navarre and the Count of Brittany returned to France.
10/1240, Hugh joined with Richard of Cornwall; who had just arrived with forces from England.
10/8/1240, The crusaders arranged for the release of prisoners and the burial of crusaders killed in Gaza in 1239.
6/1241, The crusaders returned home.
3/29/1242, The Hohenstaufen-Meran counts placed their possessions under the protection of Hugh, duke of Burgundy. (S) New Cambridge Medieval History, V5, 1999, P362.
10/1244, at Cisteaux, Hugh attended King Louis and the king’s brothers, and the Queen Mother [by special permission entering a house of monks] to ask for prayers of their general assembly.
11/1245 at Cluny, Hugh, duke of Burgundy, met with King Louis, the Pope, the Emperor of the East, the Princes of Aragon and Castile, as well as multiple Cardinals and barons. [Likely about the next crusade.]
11/1246, Hugh, duke of Burgundy, Count Peter of Brittany, the Count of Angouleme, and the Count of St. Paul elected by an assembly of magnates and barons, who had pledged that they and their heirs would aid one another to pursue and defend their right against clerics, to receive complaints and decide what to do in each case.
Aft. 1248, Yolande died.
8/12/1248, King Louis left Paris for the crusade.
1249, Hugh left on the crusade, joining with King Louis’ forces at Limesson.
5/13/1249, The crusaders left Cyprus for Damietta in Egypt.
6/23/1249, The crusaders captured Damietta.
11/20/1249, King Louis departed Damietta for Mansourah. A force of 500 under the command of Hugh, duke of Burgundy, was left to defend the city. [Most of the wives, including Queen Margaret remained in Damietta.]
2/1250, King Louis took his cavalry to ford the Tafnis river 4 miles from Mansourah [they had been searching for a place to ford the river for some time.] Once across, they engaged a small Saracen force. On pursuing, the crusaders’ vanguard became engaged by a force far superior in number to theirs. On retreating back through Mansourah many were killed. Putsuing, the Saracens engaged the main force of the crusaders who sent them in retreat. Hugh arrived with crossbowmen; having been delayed while building a raft to cross the river. The bowmen forced the Saracens into a complete retreat. [Although the Saracens attacked the city again over the next several days.]
2-4/1250, While holding Mansourah, many became severely ill [plague] and they began to run out of food.
4/5/1250, King Louis, Hugh, and others led a retreat back to Damietta by way of the river during the cover of night.
4/6/1250, King Louis defeated and captured at the battle of Fariskur by Egyptian forces. Hugh and the papal legate were two of the few leaders to escape captivity or death and make it back to Damietta. While Louis was captive, Queen Marguerite, pregnant, ruled from Damietta. Egyptian forces appeared and starting building siege devices.
5/1250, An agreement was made to release King Louis and others for a ransom. King Louis remained at Acre, but most of the crusaders returned France.
1251, Emperor William of Holland pledged Arles, Besancon, Lausanne and their imperial rights to Hugo, duke of Burgundy for 10,000 silver marks. (S) Nunismatic Chronicle, V19, 1757, P95.
1256, Hugh, duke of Burgundy, expelled the Jews with the king’s approval. (S) Jews of France, Benbassa, 2001, P20.
9/3/1257, Pope Alexander IV wrote to Hugh, duke of Burgundy, urging Hugh to enforce new regulations about Jews not holding office, and being forced to wear special clothing. (S) Church, State, and Jew; Chazan, 1980, P177.
1258, Hugh married Beatrice, d/o Theobald IV of Champagne.
9/1258, Hugh, duke of Burgundy, gave homage to Alfonso of Castile as the new Holy Roman Emperor. (S) Henry III of England, Weiler, 2006, P180.
1259, Hugh bought the estates of Jocerand de Brancion, who had died at Mansourah, from Jocerand’s son. (S) Companion Guide to Burgundy, Speaight, 1996, P339.
1265, Hugh financially aided the crusade of his eldest son, Count Eudes of Nevers, who took 50-60 knights to Acre where they helped prevent the capture of the city. [Eudes of Nevers would not return from the Holy Land.] (S) The Crusades, Richard, 1999, P417.
1265, Hugh’s sister Béatrice Gräfin von Orlamünde  sold her rights to the county to Duke Hugues at Strasbourg.
1/1266 at Paris, Baldwin II, driven from Constantinople, ceded the title King of Saloniki to Hugh to get his support, for 13,000 livres tournois. Hugh transmitted the title to his brother Robert. (S) History of Greece, Finlay, 1877, P120.
10/9/1269, The Bishop of Langres approved an agreement between Hugues, duke of Burgundy, and Jean de Montreal under which the latter transferred his rights in the castles and lands of ‘Montreal et Chastelgirard’ in return for ‘la Mote de Athées ... et ... la terre de Montréal hors la ville.’
4/20/1270 at Saint-Jean-de-Losne, Hugh renounced his claim to the county of Burgundy by agreement with Jeand de Chalon.
11/11/1270, Charles I, King of Sicily, named Hugh as Captain and Vicar-General of the kingdom of Sicily.
9/1272, Hugh wrote his will, appointing his heir and listing all his castles.
10/23/1272, Hugh transferred his duchy to his third son Robert.
10/27/1272, Hugh died.
(S) Saint Louis, Perry, 1901. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy.

Child of Hugh and Yolande:
i. Adelaide of Burgundy (47281335), born ~1233 in Burgundy.

Monday, August 27, 2012

G27: 94562560 Mowbray-Clare


94562560. Nigel de Mowbray & 94562561. Mabel de Clare


~1142, Nele born in England, s/o 189125120. Roger de Mowbray & 189125121. Alice de Gaunt.
~1154, Mabel born in England, d/o 79958112. Count Roger de Clare & 79958113. Maud de St. Hillary.
1160, “Roger de Mobraio and Nigel his son” donated property to the abbey of Saint-Andre-en-Gouffern.
12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.
1/1164,Constitutions of Clarendon … in the fourth year of the papacy of Alexander, in the tenth year of the most illustrious king of the English, Henry II., in the presence of that same king, … in the presence of the following: [10 counts], Richard de Luce, …, Roger Bigot, Reginald de Warren, …, William de Braiose, Richard de Camville, Nigel de Mowbray, … William Malduit-chamberlain, … and many other chiefs and nobles … (S) Yale Law School, The Avalon Project.
1155-65, Roger de Mowbray and his son “Nigellus fillius meus” confirmed a grant to the hospital of St Peter, York.
1164-71, Notification by Nigel de Mowbray to Henry of Blois, bishop of Winchester, of his gift to Southwark of the advowson of the church of Banstead, Surrey. (S) Charters of the Honour of Mowbray, Greenway, 1972, P180.
Bef. 11/1170, Nigel married Mabel.
Bef. 1172, Nigel de Moubray a witness to his father Roger de Moubray’s grant of timber for the building of Templar house at Penhill. (S) Romantic Richmondshire, Speight, P418.
4/1173, Roger and his son Nigel joined the rebellion of King Henry’s eldest 3 sons in rebellion.
1175-6, Confirmation by Nigel de Mowbray to Fountains of part of the forest of Nidderdale … given by Roger de Mowbray. (S) Charters of the Honour of Mowbray, Greenway, 1972, P93.
4/13/1176, Alice of Gaunt and her son “filiorum meorum Nigelli et Roberti” donated property to Fountains Abbey.
1186, Nigellus de Moubray gifted land near Brinklow to Combe.
1188, Nigel’s father died.
11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England. Nigellus de Mumbray attended the coronation. (S) Chronicle of the Reigns of Henry II and Richard I, 1867, P80.
12/12/1189, Nigel departed with King Richard on the 3rd Crusade. Richard commandeered ships and ordered them to Dover to move some of his forces to France. The fleet was then to move to Marsailles to meet up with the combined English and French troops.
7/1190, The English and French armies met at Lyons.
1191, Richard captured the city of Messina, Sicily, after they had refused to let the English ships land.
4/1191, Nigel died in the Greek sea when 24 ships sank in a storm on the way to Cyprus. (S) East Anglian, V2, 1866, P46.
1204, Mabel died.

Child of Nigel and Mabel:
i. William de Mowbray (47281280), born ~1170 in England.

Sunday, August 26, 2012

G27: 94562370 Fulk de Beaufo


94562370. Fulk de Beaufo

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

Fulk de Beaufo, Lord of Hockwold and Wilton, held of Earl Warren [in the reign of King John].

(S) EssayTowards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk, Blomefield, 1805, P178.

Children of Fulk and ?:

i. Emma de Beaufo, born ? in England.

1212, Emma de Belfou held land in South Creake in chief.

1219, Emma was in the king’s gift, her land in Flitcham being worth 30£ a year.

1236, Emma held of the king in chief ½ fee in South Creake which Ralph de Belfou held of her.

1237, Henry III confirmed to Emma the manor of …

Emma gave her share of the family lands to her sister Agatha.

Bef. 12/7/1239, Emma de Beaufoi died. (S) FRsHIII.

(S) Honors and Knight’s Fees, Farrer, 1923, P114.

ii. Margery de Beaufo (47281185), born ~1210 in England.

iii. Agatha de Beaufo, born ~1215 in England.

Agatha married Sir Robert Aguillon.

Daughters: Agatha married Sir Adam de Cockfield; Joan married Sir Ralph fitz Bernard; Isabel married [Sir Luke de Poynings – this is in conflict with Isabel, married to Luke, having records clearly indicating she was the heiress of her father.]; Margery married Sir Giles de Argenton & Jordan de Sackville.

iv. Joan de Beaufo, born ? in England.

Joan married Thomas de Ingaldesthorp.

G27: 94562360 Thweng-Kilton


94562360. Robert de Thweng & 94562361. Maud de Kilton



~1200, Robert born in England, s/o 189124720. Marmaduke de Thweng.
~1205, Maud born in England. Maud.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
Bef. 9/1220, Maud 1st married Richard de Alta Ripa while under age, when a suit about the advowson of Gyesburne had to be postponed until she was of full age.
5/1221, Maud of age and married to Richard.
Maud married 2nd Robert.
1221, Robert de Thweng and his wife Matilda in a suit over the advowson of the church Gyesburne; the convent asserting that the advowson belongs to the convent in virtue of the gift of the said Matilda’s uncle, William de Kilton, of whom she was his next heir. (S) 40 Years in a Moorland Parish, Atkinson, 1891, P285.
1/14-20/1228, Michael, Prior de Giseburne, … versus Robertum de Tweynge, et Matill’ uxorem ejus, venit per attornatum suum, … Roberto et Matill’ seisinam suam de praesentatione sua ad eandem Ecclesiam.
1228, Robert de Tweng confirmed one oxgang of land; 6 carcuates in Kilham, and 7£ of rents in Lindesay, with the homage and service of Rogert de Hotham, all which his father Marmaduke gave in free marriage with Cecily his sister. (S) History and Antiquities of the Seigniory of Holderness, Poulson, 1841, P230.
1230, Marmaduke de Thweng, coroner of Yorkshire, was ill; and appointed his son Robert one of his attorneys against Geoffrey de Neville and Mabel his wife in a plea of death of an ancestor; and offering 100s. to have his parceners John de Amundeville and John de Atton summoned.
Robert’s father died.
1231, Robert a pledge for 100£ for John de Balliol.
1232, Robert de Thweng a prominent leader in the destruction of the barns of papal benefices; a result of the appointment of a papal nominee to the advowson of Kirkleatham; which was of the right of Robert. [Robert used the pseudonym of “William Wither” as leader of the opposition.] Robert appeared before King Henry and justified his actions. King Henry advised Robert to put his greviances to the Pope, and gave him letters of recommendation.
1237, Robert de Thwing, knt., lord of Kilton Castle. (S) A Memorial to Thomas Thwing, Thwing, 1868, P49.
1239, Robert traveled to Rome to put his petitions before the Pope Gregory IX; and carrying a general letter of complaint from the barons of England. [His mission was successful.] Pope Gregory sent Robert back with a letter confirming his rights to Kirkleatham.
6/10/1240, Robert accompanied Richard of Cornwall, son of King Henry, on the 6th crusade. They stopped on the way in Paris where they met with Pope Gregory. Richard rejected the council of the pope, and sent Robert to the Holy Roman Emperor, Frederick II, to expain his reasoning [likely to Cologne.]
10/8/1240, The crusaders arrived at Acre; fighting no battles, but managing to negotiate for the release of prisoners, and the burial of Crusaders killed at a battle in Gaza in 1239. They also helped the Duke of Burgundy rebuild the defenses at Ascalon, and secured Jerusalem for the Church.
By 1/7/1242, The crusaders arrived back in England.
1242, Robert de Thweng acknowledged his gift to his son Marmaduke of the manors of Lithum and Kilton, without the advowsons of the church of Lithum or the chapel of Kilton; which he used to dower Lucia de Brus, Marmaduke’s wife.
1244, The sheriff to make an extent of all lands belonging to Robert de Thweng, and to cause a valuation of all his chattles. (S) Forty Years ina Moorland Parish, Atkinson, 1891, P444.
1246, Robert a plaintiff in a fine about the advowson of the church of Kingerwell; Adam de Seton defovciant. An agreement was made that the presentations would alternate.
7/26/1248, Enrolment of the charter whereby Roald son of Alan son of Roald gave and quit-claimed to King Henry III … Witnesses, … Paulinus Peyvre, … Robert de Tweng. (S) CChRs.
Bef. 1251, Robert died.
(S) Cartularium Prioratus de Gyseurne, V89, 1894, P100. (S) DNB, V19, 1909, P842.

Family notes:

·         Maud de Kilton, neice & heiress of William de Kilton, s/o Ilger de Kilton [William had brothers Adam, Osbert and Ralph].

Child of Robert and Maud:
i. Marmaduke de Thweng (47281180), born ~1223 in England.

Aft. 1228, Marmaduke de Thweng, s/o “Robertum de Tweynge, et Matill’ uxorem ejus”.

Saturday, August 25, 2012

G27: 94560848 Elias Giffard


94560848. Elias Giffard

~1140, Elias born in England, s/o 189121696. Helias Giffard & 189121697. Berta de Clifford.

1152, Walterus de Clifforde confirmed the donation of “medietatem totius manerii de Ullingewike” made to Gloucester St Peter by “Berta soror mea” [my sister] … concessione Helyæ Giffardi filiii sui primogeniti” [eldest son]. (S) FMG.

1159, Elias' father died. (S) Bristol and West of England Arch. Mag., V1, Is1-3, 1843, P31.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

7/18/1163, Helyas Giffardu [and his mother] donated property to St. Peter in Gloucester. (S) FMG.

1165-6, Elias gave 100 marks for livery of his inheritance of 9 knights’ fees.

1166, Gerard Giffard, baron of Fonthill, held a knight’s fee under Helias Giffard of Brimsfield. (S) Collections for Staffordshire, V5, 1902, P12.

1167, Elias confirmed his mother Berta’s grant to the abbey of St. Peter.

1179-80, Grant from Elias Giffard to the Lepers of St. Sepulchre, near Gloucester, for the souls of his father and mother, and for the health of his own soul, of a load of wood in his wood of Brumesfeld such as a horse can carry weekly. (S) Account of the History of Churchdown, Swift, 1905, P20.

1184-87, Elias attempted to reclaim a grant to the church of Boyton made by his father and his uncle Walter.

By 1187, Elias died.

Child of Elias and ?:

i. Elias Giffard (47280424), born 1173 in England.

G27: 94560824 Munchensi-FitzJohn


94560824. Hubert de Munchensi & 94560825. Agnes Fitz John




~1110, Hubert born in England, heir & s/o §Warine de Munchensi.
~1120, Agnes, born in England, d/o 189121650. Payn FitzJohn & 189121651. Sybil ?.
1130, ‘Hub de Montecanesi’ holding land in Norfolk from Hugo Bigod and ‘ubt de Monte Canesi’ land in Suffolk. (S) FMG.
12/22/1135, Stephen crowned king of England.
~1140, Hubert married Agnes.
1150, ‘Hub de Montechan’ witnessed a grant to St. Lazarus church at Wymondham, Norfolk, given by ‘W comes Cicestrie … et regina Adelide.’ (S) FMG.
1151-2, ‘Comes Hugo Bigott, Hubertus de Monte Canisi … Warinus de Monte-Canisi …’ witnessed the charter under which ‘Willielmus … comes Cicestriæ’ founded Old Buckenham Priory, Norfolk. (S) FMG.
12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.
1160, Hugh de Munchensi removed abbot Walkelin and the monks from Abingdon to Colne priory. (S) Monasticon Anglicanum, Dugdale, 1846, P96.
Hubert de Munchensy recognized the right of the abbot of Holme to Little Melton in Norfolk, admitting that he had seizd it “in a time of war, by the counsel of evil men.” (S) Accession of Henry II, Amt, 1993, P69.
Bef. 1164, Hubert de Munchensy granted to William de Vaux land in Stratford. (S) Complete Peerage.
1166, Hubert died: ‘Hubert de Montechanesi’ holding 11 knights’ fees from ‘honore de Eye’ in Suffolk. (S) FMG.
1185, Agnes living with 3 sons: Ralph and William, knights; Hubert a clerk. (S) Complete Peerage.
1189, Agnes held the manor of Holkham [Norfolk] in dower. (S) Norfolk Churches, Bryant, 1898, P57.
Bef. 1198, Agnes died.
(S) Dictionary of National Biography, Stephen, 1894, P209.

Family notes:

·         1114, Hubert de Monte Canisio patron of Abingdon abbey. (S) Monasticon Anglicanum, Dugdale, 1846, P96.
·         Warine de Munchensi s/o Hubert was living in 1140 and is recorded in the Doomsday book.
·         Hubert held Edwardston, Suffolk, on the Essex-Suffolk border.

Child of Hubert and Agnes:
i. Ralph de Munchensi, born ? in England.

Bef. 1189, Henry II granted to Ralph de Monchensi [kinsman of William de Monchensi, living 1280 – his heir] that his land and men should be quit of shires, and hundreds, and suits, … (S) Cotteswold Manor, Baddeley, 1907, P73.
By 1189, Ralph died childless; his heir his brother William.

ii. William de Munchensi (47280412), born ~1145 in England.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

G27: 94560768 John de Gray


94560768. John de Gray

John de Gray the Elder of Eaton in Norfolk, s/o Anschetil de Grey.
1198, John de Gray died at Standlake.
Family notes:
·         A nephew, John de Gray, the younger, the Bishop of Norwich.
Children of John and ?:
i. Eva de Grey (243377351), born ~1170 in Engand.
ii. Henry de Gray (47280384), born ~1175 in England.
iii. Walter de Grey, born ? in England.
1205, Walter, lord Chancellor of England.
1215, Walter, archbishop of York.
8/1220, Walter de Grey, archbishop of York, to Hubert de Burgh, justiciar: his efforts in the matter between Hugh de Bolbec and Roger Bertram; the former refuses to surrender a castle to the latter. (S) UKNA. [Hugh had to be threatened with excommunication and the loss of his own lands. Roger had to deliver a son as a hostage to the Bishop of Durham.] (S) Minority of Henry III, Carpenter, 1990, P207.
iv. Robert de Gray (243382848), born ~1185 in England.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

G27: 94560440 Marmion-Dover


94560440. William de Marmion & 94560441. Lauretta de Dover

By 1230, William born in England, s/o 189120880. Robert de Marmion & 189120881. Avicia Fitz Hugh.

~1235, Lora born in England, d/o 9994834. Sir Richard Fitz Roy & 9994835. Rohesia de Dover.

Bef. 1238, William’s father died.

1243, William a minor in the custody of William de Cantelou.

Bef. 6/7/1248, Lorette married Sir William Marmyon of Tanfield, Yorkshire.

2/18/1250, Remission to Aaron de Eboraco, Jew, of the penalty … for falsification of a charter whereof William Marmiun accused him. (S) CPRs.

1/1252, William granted respite from knighthood. (S) Ancestry of Chamberin and Grant, V3, 2000.

1254, William and Lorette acknowledged that land in Messinham was the right of the prior of Thornholme. (S) King Of Mellcene Thurman Smith, 1955.

10/28/1259, William Marmiun, son of Robert Marmiun, crossed the seas to France with the king. [As did William Marmiun, son of William Marmiun.] (S) CPRs.

1261, An assize of last presentation at the Northamptonshire eyre against William Marmyon and Lauretta, d/o Richard fitz Roy, his wife, to recover the presentation of the church of Lutton.

5/14/1264, William fought against the King at the battle of Lewes. (S) Some Historic Mansions of Yorkshire, V2, 1889, P291.

2/10/1266, Safe coduct until Shrove Tuesday for William Marmiun son of Robert Marmiun coming to the king’s court, staying there and going home again. (S) CPRs.

10/29/1266, Safe conduct until Christmas for William Marmiun coming to the king’s court, on condition that he do no harm in the meantime and stand his trial. (S) CPRs.

7/1/1267, William pardoned and his lands fell under ransom by the Dictum of Keniworth.

10/5/1267, King Henry III granted to Robert Agulon the land which had been that of William Marmion, situate at Berwick, … demising to Robert Agulon the annual rent of 12£, which William Marmion, son of Robert Marmion, used to render … out of … Wygeton and Berwie … (S) De Antiquis Legibus Liber, 1846, P62.

10/10/1267, Whereas William Marmyun, whose lands, by occasion of trespasses which he was said to have done to the king in the disturbance had in the realm, the king conferred upon Robert Aguilon, for the ransom of the said lands … Philip Marmyun, chief lord of the said William, … (S) CPRs.

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

By 1276, William died.

(S) Plantagenet Ancestry, Richardson, P493.

Child of William and Lora:

i. John Marmion (47280220), born ~1260 in England.

Monday, August 13, 2012

G27: 94560390 Tatteshall-FitzRanulf


94560390. Sir Robert de Tatteshall & 94560391. Joan fitz Ranulf




1222, Robert born in England, s/o 189120780. Sir Robert de Tatteshall & 189120781. Matilda d’Aubigny.
~1242, Joan born in England, d/o 243382594. Ralph Fitz Ranulph & 243382595. Anastasia de Percy.
5/7/1243, Robert’s mother Matilda a co-heiress to her brother, Earl Hugh D’Aubigny. Robert acquired the castle and manors of Bukenham, Wimondham, &c. for their capital seat.
Robert’s mother died.
11/27/1243, Of the lands late of H. earl of Arundel … the king has assigned to Robert de Tateshall, son of Robert de Tateshal, the eldest born of the heirs of the said earl, the castle and manor of Bukeham, … (S) CPRs.
5/25/1244, Protection with clause volumus … going on the king’s service to Scotland and Wales … Robert de Tateshal. Robert de Tateshal the younger. … (S) CPRs. [Alexander II of Scotland had invaded north England.]
Bef. 1248, Robert, son of Robert de Tateshale, benefactor of Old Buckenham priory. (S) Index Monasticus, Taylor, 1821, P29.
1248, Robert’s father died.
1249, Reginald de Sprouton held land and tenements in Kypton of the service of a knight’s fee of Robert de Tateshale. (S) Essay Towards … Norfolk, V3, 1769, P825.
7/8/1252, An assize of novel disseisin arramed by Robert de Tatteshale against William de Ferrariis, earl of Derby. (S) CPRs.
5/30/1253, Protection for the following going with the king to Gascony … Robert de Tateshale … (S) CPRs.
7/27/1253, Confirmation of a covenant between Robert de Tatteshale and Oliver son of Alan of the manor of Shaldesburne, which Robert has demised to Oliver for 7 years. (S) CPRs.
8/6/1253, King Henry finally left for Gascony from Portsmouth with 300 ships [to quell a rebellion in Gascony.]
10/23/1253, Henry’s army in camp at Benauge, France [east of Bordeaux].
12/28/1253, Henry’s army in camp at Bazas, France [southeast of Bordeaux].
3/19/1254, Henry’s army in camp at Meilhan, France [south of Bordeaux, near the Spanish border].
8/12/1254, Henry’s retinue in camp at Bordeaux, France.
11/20/1254, Henry’s retinue in camp at Orleans, France.
1/1255, King Henry returned to England.
8/6/1257, Protection … Robert de Tateshale … going on the king’s service into Wales. (S) CPRs. [After a defeat of English forces the prior June.]
9/15/1257, The King, at the instance of Robert de Tateshale, granted that Peter Giffard should not be put on assizes and juries, … (S) Collections – Staffordshire, 1902, P87.
7/1/1259, Robert de Tateshale of Holland, Lincolnshire, sold 70 sacks of wool to Arnold Griffin and associates for delivery the following year. (S) The English Wool Market, Bell, 2007, P159.
9/5/1260, Robert de Tateshall granted free warren. (S) The Topographer, V1, 1789, P328.
1261, Robert and Peter of Savoy in a suit over “tronage.” (S) Medieval History of Boston, 1970, P6.
1262, Robert de Tattershall held 25 knights’ fees.
4/12/1263, Simon de Montfort returned to England to lead a rebellion of young barons.
1263, Henry de Hastyngs, active against the king, beseiged Robert’s castle of Bukenham.
9/12/1263, Whereas … and Robert de Tatteshale shall finish the eyre of the king’s justices … common pleas in the county of Lincoln … (S) CPRs.
5/14/1264, Robert a supported of King Henry who was captured at the battle of Lewes, “at the Mill of the Hide”. An estimated 2700 died. Simon de Montfort effectively ruled England. (S) The Barons’ War, Blaauw, 1871, P369.
5/30/1264, Mandate to the tenants of the lands of Robert de Tateshale, at the instance of the said Robert, to be intendant, in all that concerns the keeping of the lands, to Robert his son and heir, as the said Robert cannot attend to them himself at present. (S) CPRs.
8/4/1265, Lord Edward defeated Simon de Montfort at the battle of Evesham, ending the barons’ revolt.
6/9/1266, Appointment of Robert de Tatreshale as keeper of the peace in the county of Lincoln. (S) CPRs.
3/5/1267, Writ of aid … in favour of Robert de Tateshall, lately deputed by the king to keep the keep in those parts … (S) CPRs.
11/1/1268, … the manors of Wyset, Nettlested, Little Wykes, Hinton, Baynebrigg and Algargarth and the fair of Boston in the rent of Robert de Tatteshall and John de Vallibus are of the ancient demesne of the earldom and honour of Richemund, … (S) CPRs.
3/31/1270, Joan’s father died leaving his 3 daughters as his heirs.
4/1270, Robert de Neville and Robert de Tattershall, husbands of daughters of Ralph fitz-Ranulph, did homage for their thirds of the daughters’ inheritance. (S) Judges of England, Foss, 1848, P331.
6/12/1270, Commission … an assize of darrein presentment which Robert de Nowers arramed … writ against Robert de Tateshall touching the church of Knossinton … (S) CPRs.

1271, Anastasia, widow of Ralph fitz Ranulph, claimed agains the Abbat of S. Agatha’s one third of a house, … as her dower. The abbat vouches to warrnty Robert de Neville junior and Mary his wife, Robert de Tateshale and Joan his wife, and John Haunsard and Anastasia his wife. (S) Record Series – Yorkshire, V17, P46.

1272, Robert died seized of Bukenham manor and castle of Tibenham, Topcroft, Denton, with all the knights fees, with the advowsons of Reydon, Stanhow, Congham St. Mary, and 2 parts of Atleburgh, of Wimondham abbey, a fourth part of Lynn Tolbooth.
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
1310, Joan died.
(S) Topographical History of the County of Norfolk, V1, 1805, Hundred of Shropham. (S) Record Series, Yorkshire, V37, 1906, P126.

Children of Robert and Eve:
i. Emma de Tattersall (47280195), born 1260 in England.
ii. Robert de Tattersall, born 1261 in England.

Robert married Eve, d/o Robert de Tibetot.
1295, Robert summoned to parliament.
1320, Robert summoned to parliament.
1302, Robert died; Eve married 2nd John de Cove.
Children: Robert de Tateshale [born 1287], died bef. 1/1306; leaving his 3 aunts as his heirs an estate valued at 269£ 17s 10.5d.

iii. Joan de Tattersall, born ~1263 in England.
iv. Isabel de Tattersall, born ~1266 in England.

Isabel married Sir John de Orreby.
1/26/1309, Licence for John de Orreby and Isabella his wife to grant to Joan, late the wife of Robert de Driby, 19 messuages, 4 tofts, 138 acres, … in Attleburgh, Besthorpe, New Bokenham, Old Bokenham and Elungham, held in chief. (S) CPRs.

Friday, August 10, 2012

G27: 94560296 Huntingfield-Horbridge


94560296. Sir Roger de Huntingfield & 94560297. Joan de Horbridge

Bef. 1200, Roger born in England; heir & s/o 189120592. William de Huntingfield & 189120593. Isabel Fitz William.

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

Roger 1st married Lucia ?.

~1220, Joan born in England, coheir & d/o §William de Hobrigg, of co. Essex & Agnes Picot. (S) Feudal Cambridgeshire, P125.

1/25/1221, Roger of Huntingfield has made fine with the king by 100 m., for which he has given the king surety, for having seisin of all lands formerly of William of Huntingfield, his father, whose heir he is, which fall to Roger by inheritance, namely of one knight’s fee that he held of the king in chief and of seven knights’ fees that he held of the honour of Eye , and the king has taken Roger’s homage. The pledges of Roger of Huntingfield for the aforesaid fine are: Terricus Teutonicus for 20 m. Waleran Teutonicus for 20 m. Hugh Red for 20 m. Robert Aguillon for 10 m. Osbert Gifford for 10 m. Thomas of Huntingfield for 10 m. John of Bassingbourn for 10 m. (S) FRsHIII.

1228, Roger de Huntingfeld gave 4s annuity out of lands to Suthorp in the parish of Edenham. (S) Monasticon Eboracense … Yorkshire, Burton, 1758, P242.

1229, Roger had letters of protection while traveling with the King in foreign service.

4/19/1230, Order to the barons of the Exchequer to place in respite the demand for debt that they make from Roger of Huntingfield, who has set out with the king in his service. (S) FRsHIII.

1235-6, Roger de Huntingfeld held one knight’s fee in Mendham. (S) Record Society, Lancashire, V48, P111.

1236, Roger married Joan; and granted rent to Longueville Priory.

5/5/1238, The king has taken the homage of Roger of Huntingfield and William of Pitchford , who have two of the daughters and heiresses of William of Howbridge to wife, for the lands which the aforesaid William held of the king in chief and which fall to the aforesaid wives by inheritance, on condition that if Hilary, William’s third daughter, who is reputed to be at Campsey Ash in the religious habit, will come [to claim] her share of the aforesaid lands, Roger and William will render her rightful share to her without contention. (S) FRsHIII.

12/24/1240, Hertfordshire. Matilda of Howbridge, Roger of Huntingfield and Joan, his wife, give 2 m. for having a precipe for summoning H. earl of Hereford from the county court of Hertfordshire before the justices at Newport Pagnell in the octaves of Hilary. (S) FRsHIII.

1242, Roger paid a fine of 200 marks to be exempted from service in Gascony.

1245, Aid grant to the King to marry his first-born daughter, Roger de Huntingfeld 20s. (S) Record Society, Lancashire, V48, P163.

1247, Roger and his sister Isabel Dagworth exchanged land in Fishtoft for land in Southorpe. (S) MCA.

1/14/1248, Petronilla, who was the wife of Oliver de Vallibus, plaintiff, and Roger de Huntingfeld, deforciant, … custody of William, son and heir of Thomas de Pyncebeke, … Thomas held his land of her by knight service. Petronilla quitcalimed all right to Roger and his heirs for 20£. (S) Lincolnshire Notes and Queries, V7, 1904, P135. [Roger’s sister Margery was married to Thomas de Pyncebeke. (S) A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds, 1902, P377.]

4/14/1253, Roger granted a weekly market and yearly fair at him manor of Pettistree, Suffolk. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs. Roger also granted, for life, the he may hunt with eight greyhounds and twenty brachets the hare, fox and cat throughout the forest of Essex except in the fence month and except in warrens. (S) CPRs.

1255, Roger, in Gascony, sent his knight Andrew de Gayzi to assist the king for which he was excused a debt of 60 marks.

7/10/1257, Roger died.

1257, Joan bought the wardship of her son and heir 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.

4/8/1261, Grant to Stephen de Bues [Buet] of the marriage of Joan late the wife of Roger de Huntingfeud, tenant in chief, with any fine she may make with the king for her marriage, as well as with the forfeiture pertaining to him if she marry without the licence of him and the state. [The king granted this marriage to him before.] (S) CPRs.

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

11/4/1269, William’s [her son] 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.

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

1277, Joan presented at Frampton, Lincolnshire.

1287, Joan claimed free warren at Scarning. (S) Essay Towards … Norfolk, Blomefield, 1775, P1056.

1288, Joan presented at Frampton, Lincolnshire.

Bef. 9/7/1297, Joan died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P447. (S) Monasticon Anglicanum, V5, 1825, P56. (S) History and Antiquities of the County of Suffolk, V2, 1846, P406.

Family notes:

·         1218, Agnes Picot coheiress with her 2 sisters of her brother Robert. Agnes d/o Aubrey Picot [died 1185] and Matilda, neice of Ranulf de Glanvill [over age 60 in 1185.] Aubrey, s/o Henry Picot [died bef. 1166], s/o Richard s/o Picot de Grentegrige. (S) Feudal Cambridgeshire, P125.

Children of Roger and Joan: [3 sons.]

i. William de Huntingfield (47280148), born 8/24/1237 in England.

ii. Roger de Huntingfeld, born by 1240 in England.

1260, Roger de Huntingfeld vs John fil’ William de Archys and Katherine his wife, in Buker and Dunington. (S) Feet of Fines, Norfolk, Pt1, 1885, P74.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

G27: 94560288 Basset


94560288. Ralph Basset

~1190, Ralph born in England, s/o §Richard Basset of Weldon.

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

1217, Ralph’s father died.

6/24/1220, Northamptonshire. William de Quatremares gives the king half a mark for having a pone before the justices at Westminster … against Ralph Basset, concerning a knight’s fee with appurtenances in Brampton. (S) FRsHIII.

9/19/1226, Order to the sheriff of Northamptonshire that, having accepted security from Ralph Basset for a debt …, he is to cause him to have peace from the demand …, and he is to cause his livestock taken for this reason to be rendered to him. (S) FRsHIII.

1228-38, The prior of St. Andrew´s, Northampton, granted land to “Radulfo Basset filio Ricardi Basset de Weledon”.

4/20/1230, Ralph Basset of Drayton and Ralph Basset of Weldon [Radulfus Basset de Weledon] both had letters of protection for going beyond seas from Portsmouth. (S) CPRs. [King Henry, with his brother Richard, Earl of Cornwall, and with the help of Mauclerc, Count of Brittany, invaded Brittany in hopes of recovering Normandy. They established their camp at Nantes, and captured a small castle.]

1236-41, 52 charters copied for Ralph Basset of Weldon, constituting an original cartulary. (S) Basset Charters, Reedy, 1995.

By 1237, Ralph Basset of Weldon  enfeoffed William de Cantilupe in a fee in Holt and Barleston.

1240, Ralph Basset of Weledon held a fourth of a fee in Thorp. (S) History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester, Nichols, 1971, P801. [Also 3 parts of a knight’s fee in Cosseby, Leyre, and Frolesworth. Ralph rendered 38£ 13s 4d for Thorkesey.]

1242, Ralph Basset of Weldon, descendent of Geoffrey Riddel [Basset], held 2 knights’ fees indemesne and 3£ in direct fiefs. Geoffrey’s descendent Ralph Basset of Drayton held 2 fees in demesne. (S) Speculum, V35, 1960, P11.

1245, Ralph Basset of Great Weldon, Northants assoicated with the abbots of Peterborough and Abingdon. (S) Feudal Military Service, Sanders, 1956, P64.

1/1247, Ralph Basset of Drayton sued Ralph Basset of Welledon to acquit him of the service which Simon, earl of Leicester, claimed of him for the free tenement he holds of the said Ralph in Schoforton and Crowenho. (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V4, 1883, P104.

9/30/1247, Staff. Ralph Basset, of Welledone, sued the abbot of Crokesdone to hold to a fine levied in the Court of King Henry [I], the grandfather of the present King, before the Justices Itinerant at Leycester, between Geoffrey Ridel, the grandfather of Ralph, whose heir he is, and Bertran de Verdun, whose asignee the abbot is, respecting the land of Madeleye. (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V4, 1883, P109.

1249, John de Chanceux died seised of 1 virgate in Pytchley held of the fee of Ralph Basset of Weldon. (S) Victoria History of Northampton, V4, 1937, P209.

1256, Ralph Basset granted a market, fair, and free warren in Colston Basset. (S) A Topographical History of Nottinghamshire, Curtis, 1844, P70.

Bef. 2/17/1258, Ralph died.

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

Family notes:

·         Richard Basset of Weldon s/o Geoffrey Ridel & Amice ?.

·         1185, Property “in Westone” held by “Sibilla que fuit uxor Galfridi Ridel, et soror Willelmi Mauduit” [Richard’s step-mother], adding that she has “ii filios et i filiam”, but that “Ricardus Basset, qui fuit de prima uxore viri sui” was the heir.

·         4/3/1201, An agreement between “Ricardum Basset filium Galfridi Ridel” and the prior of Launde for the latter to surrender charters received from “Galfrido Ridel”, except for the foundation charter from “Ricardi Basset fundatoris”.

Child of Ralph and ?:

i. Richard Basset (47280144), born by 1228 in England.

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