Saturday, September 8, 2012

G27: 94564642 Flete


94564642. Richard de Flete & 94564643. Juliana ?

1160-61, Richard de Fleet gave Thorney abbey all his land in Cuckroft in Fleet. (S) Occasional Papers, 1954, P18.

1176-77, Richard de Flete appears in the pipe rolls. (S) English Lawsuits, Caenegem, 1991, P418.

1180-90, Richard de Fleet made a grant to the church of St. Mary Magdalene of Fleet. (S) Occasional Papers, 1954, P31.

1189, Richard of Fleet and other local lords invaded Crowland abbey lands with 3000 men and began cutting down trees and digging turves.

9/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.

1190, Richard de Flete owed 100 marks for his daughter [Sara] to be freed from Ralph de Candos, who said he married her. (S) Medieval English Ancestors, Boyer, 2001, P172.

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

~1200, Richard de Flete, at the prayers of his wife Juliana, abandons his right of taking from the peasant-widow and her orphan children a death-duty. (S) The Medieval Village, Coulton, 1989, P176.

Family notes:

·         Richard’s charter for peasant-widows ends with “any infringers of this concession shall suffer perpetual anathema, and with Judas the traitor and the devil and his ministers shall be condemned to the  torture of eternal death.”

Child of Richard and Juliana:

i. Sara de Fleet (47282321), born ~1175 in England.

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