Wednesday, September 26, 2012

G27: 121685152 Brewes-Clare


121685152. Baron William de Brewes & 121685153. Maud de Clare

1175, William born in England, heir & s/o 189118344. William de Braose & 189118345. Maud de Saint Valery.

~1175, Maud born in England, d/o 39979056. Richard de Clare & 39979057. Amicia, Countess of Gloucester.

Bef. 1198, William married Maud, acquiring the town and manor of Buckingham.

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

By 1203, William [the father] had demised much of his English and Welsh lands on his son William.

1207, A tenant of the honour of Bramber brought a recognition against William the elder for 4 knights’ fees. William the elder responded that he could not comply because his son William held the land.

3/13/1208, William became a “hostage” of King John, but was placed in the custody of his brother-in-law Walter de Lacy.

1208, William had to provide his sons John and Giles as hostages to King John. [King John, facing a papal interdict, was taking hostages from any nobles who’s loyalty was suspect. King John at the time was also focused on issues with Scotland.]

1210, William de Broase [the father] initially a supporter of King John, had to flee England for Ireland.

6/10/1210, King John going to Ireland, landed at Waterford, and looked for rebel William. King John recieve homage from the Irish Chieftains who helped in the quest. William escaped, but his wife and son [Maud & William, and a daughter] were captured [probably in Scotland]. King John had them transported to Windsor Castle where they were put in a dungeon.

1210, William, “Willielmus iunior, dominus de Brecheniauc”, starved to death with his mother in Windsor castle, Corfe, England by King John. [A major factor in the future revolt of the barons.]

8/9/1211, William [the father] died in exile in Corbeil, France.

7/28/1213, Maud restored to her father.

1/1214, William’s sons John and Giles were transferred to a new custodian.

10/18/1216, King John died.

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

1217, Maud had letters of conduct to return to England.

1219, Maud sued her brother-in-law Reynold de Brewes over her dower lands.

7/10/1220, Maud living.

(S) King John, the Braoses, and the Celtic Fringe, Holden. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P133.

Family notes:

·         William the younger, “domini mei”, made a grant to Brecon priory.

·         There is a “William de Braose/Brausa/Bruse” in at least 8 records of Henry III between 1223 and 1234 [died bef 5/18/1234]. (S) CPRs, FRsHIII. [This William associated with lands in Wales.]

Children of William and Maud: [4 sons, 1 daughter]

i. John de Brewes (60842576), born 1197 in England.

iv. Walter de Brewes, born ? in England.

By 6/1222, Walter married 23639789. Hawise de Londres, heiress of Kidwelly, Wales.

1233, Walter and his wife Hawise sued the abbot of Gloucester for the church of Hannington, Wiltshire.

Bef. 1/14/1234, Walter died.

i. Maud de Brewes (189134935), born ~1205 in England.

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