Saturday, September 15, 2012

G27: 94567466 Brian-Tracy


94567466. Guy de Bryan & 94567467. Eve de Tracy

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

By 1223, Guy born in Okehampton, Devon, England, s/o §William de Brian.

~1225, Eve born in England, d/o 189134934. Sir Henry de Tracy & 189134935. Maud de Brewes.

Aft. 1235, Guy’s father died.

By 1242, Guy married Eve. (S) Anglo-Norman Studies III, 1980, Brown, P150.

10/1244, The justiciar of south Wales was ordered to give Guy seisin of all the lands which William his father had held.

1245, Guy, under the Earl of Gloucester, fought against Dafydd ap Llywelyn in Wales.

12/13/1247, Guy de Brian, holding lands in Devon, offered 5 marks silver for a charter for a fair at his manor of Laugharne, in south-west Wales. [It was unusual to request a King’s charter in Wales which had its own laws.]

12/15/1247, Guy de Brion granted a market and fair at his manor of Talachar. (S) CChRs.

1253, Guy in a dispute with the sheriff of Devon over goods stolen from a Gascon merchant ship wrecked off Slapton. [Guy had been in Wales and had not ordered the goods to be taken.]

1256, Llywelyn ap Gruffydd of Gwynedd in north Wales, forged an alliance with Maredudd ap Rhys Gryg of Deheubarth of south Wales, and began a series of successful campaigns, recovering territory from the English.

6/1257, Guy, under the command of Stephen Bauzan, captured at the battle of Cymerau when Rhys Fychan defected back to Welsh alliance. [Bauzan was killed, Guy was one of few survivors, along with his daughter’s father-in-law, Nicholas son of Martin.]

1257, Guy’s town and castle of Laugharne destroyed by the Welsh. [Most of the garrison of the castles had been killed in the battle of Cymerau.]

6/1258, After an ineffectual campaign in Wales, King Henry III made a truce agreement with Llywelyn ap Gruffydd.

6/1258, Guy was released [ransomed with agreement of payment] from captivity.

6/19/1258, Guy’s tenants were requested to make him a competent aid to acquit his ransom; Guy having been lately taken prisoner in Wales in the king’s service and afterwards released by a grievous ransom.

10/1258, Carmarthen castle was committed to Guy by Edward the king’s son.

10/29/1258, Both Guy de Brian and Nicholas fitz Martin granted 100£ of the king’s gift and special favour in aid of the payment of their ransoms in Wales. (S) Calendar of the Liberate Rolls, 1959, P436.

7/15/1259, Gudione de Brion’ pardoned, on account of his ransom in the service of the king, of the 5 marks by which he had formerly made a fine with the king for having a fair in his manor of Talaghar’ [in 1247.]

4/12/1263, Simon de Montfort returned to England to lead a rebellion of young barons.

1263, Guy granted letters of protection for a year in Ireland.

5/14/1264, King Henry captured at the battle of Lewes; Simon de Montfort became effective ruler of England.

9/18/1264, The barons of the council committed Edward’s castles of Cardigan and Carmarthen to Guy. (S) CPRs.

3/15/1265, Nicholas son of Martin to deliver the castle of Kilkaran, Pembrokeshire, to Guy de Brione. (S) CPRs.

8/4/1265, Lord Edward defeated Montfort at the battle of Evesham; ending the barons’ revolt.

1267, Guy a member of a group ordered to carry out the arrangements for a peace treaty with Llywelyn in south Wales.

1270, Fine between Andrew Wake and William de Camville … reversion to the right heirs of Guy de Brian. (S) Old Pembroke, Owen, 1902, P83.

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

By 1276, Guy holding the barony of Talacharn, and a third of the barony of St. Clare, and doing suit at the county each month. (S) Antiquities of Langharne and Pendine, Curtis, 1880, P77.

By 1273, Eve died before her father.

2/27/1274-5, Sir Guy de Brian patron of Slapton. (S) Registers of Walter Bronescombe, V1, 1889, P181.

Aft. 1278-82, Guy [likely] died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P31. (S) FRsHIII, Richard Cassidy.

Family notes:

·         1219, William de Brian  a witness to the charter to Haverford of William Marshall, Earl of Pembroke.

·         9/5/1229, Order to the sheriff of Berkshire to place in respite, … the demand of 10 m. 7s. 8d. that he makes from William of Brians … for the prest of King John made to Thomas le Breton, whose heir he is, in Ireland. (S) FRsHIII.

·         7/20/1231, Order to the sheriff of Oxfordshire to place in respite the demand he makes by summons of the Exchequer from the fee formerly of Randulf de Praeres in his bailiwick, which is in the hand of William de Brion. (S) FRsHIII.

·         9/12/1235, Order to Henry Kytte, William Brien and Askeltillus son of Alice to receive the king’s wines that are in Nottingham castle. (S) FRsHIII.

·         12/2/1262, Guy de Bryan [the younger] sold for life the manor of Portlemouth. (S) Reports and Transactions, Devonshire, V43, 1911, P225.

·         1278-82, Guy de Brionne junior granted a charter to Laugharne in which he refers to Guy de Brionne senior [who is not listed as a witness.] (S) British Borough Charters, Ballard, 2010, P-XLII.

·         This Guy is likely a younger brother of William de Brian.

Child of Guy and Eve:

i. Maud de Bryan (47283733), born 12/25/1242 in England.

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