94567584. William Longespee & 94567585. Idonea de Camville
1201, Idonea born in England, heiress & d/o 189135170. Richard de Camville & 189135171. Eustacia Basset.
Children of William and Iodine:
~1205, William born in England, s/o 19989838. Earl William Longespee & 19989839. Ela of Salisbury.
1216, Idonea age 15 at an inquisition of her father. (S) History of the Deanery of Bicester, Blomfield, 1882, P15.
4/22/1216, William’s marriage contract with Idonea. [King John granted “maritagium filium Ric de Campvill que est in custodia nostra.”]
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
3/1225, William, earl of Salisbury [William’s father], wrote his will: … profits of the wardship of the land and heir of Richard de Campvill [Iodine], of which I am now seized, … [William did not name any family members in his will.] (S) Excerpta Historica, 1831, P341.
3/7/1226, William’s father died. [William never given title of earl because his mother, the countess, outlived him.]
9/23/1226, Order to the sheriff of Northamptonshire to place in respite, …, the demand of £20 … from William Longespée and Idonea, his wife, for Richard de Camville, for debts of the Jews. (S) FRsHIII.
5/24/1228, Order to the sheriff of Cambridgeshire to take into the king’s hand all land with appurtenances in Hildersham which is of the inheritance of Idonea de Camville, wife of William Longespée, and which W. earl of Salisbury committed to Roger de Akeny to sustain him.
11/13/1228, The king has granted to William Longespée that he may cause his scutage to be collected by his hand from the knights’ fees he holds of the king in chief of the inheritance of his wife, namely 2 m. per shield for the army of Kerry. (S) FRsHIII. [Order to sheriffs of Oxford, Dorset and Somerset, Berkshire and Northamptonshire and the keeper of the honour of Wallingford.]
1229, William, son of Ela, confirmed a grant she made to an abbey. (S) Meidieval Prosopogoraphy, Vs7-8, 1986.
Idonea’s paternal grandmother died.
11/24/1230, The king has taken the homage of William Longespée for the lands that Nicolaa de la Haye held in dower in Charlton and Henstridge of the honour of Camel, which fall to Idonea, wife of the same William, daughter and heiress of Richard de Camville, by hereditary right, and which William and Idonea ought to held of the king in chief by the service of two knights. (S) FRsHIII. [Nicolaa de la Haye held Swaton … over 14 knights’ fees.]
12/26/1230, Order to the sheriff of Lincolnshire to place in respite the demand he makes from William Longespée and his men for a murder fine and suits of wapentakes and tithings. (S) CPRs.
1231, A claim by “Willelmus Longespei et Idonea uxor eius” against “Oliuero de Ayncurt et Nicholæ uxori eius” concerning “manerium de Dudingtona”, inherited from “Nicholaæ de Haya avie ipsius Idonee cuius heres ipsa est.”
4/7/1233, William Longespée has made fine with the king to render to him the debts that he owes to him. (S) FRsHIII.
9/2/1234, Prohibition … tournament at Northamption … to go to … or any other … W. Longespe. … Ralph de Touny. Philip Basset. … Hugh Wake. John de Grey. Richard de Grey. (S) CPRs.
12/17/1234, Pledges for a fine of the bishop of Worcester … William Longespee for 100 m. (S) FRsHIII.
1/8/1236, The king has granted to his beloved and faithful William Longespée that he may pay those £51 that he owes the king of a prest … (S) FRsHIII.
5/18/1236, Confirmation of a least by William Lungeespe … manor of Halemere … (S) CPRs.
8/3/1236, Inspeimus and confirmation of a charter of Ela, countess of Salisbury, giving, for the good of the souls of earl William Lungespe, her husband, and William Lungespee, her eldest son, and of all her children, to St. Mary of St. Bernard and the nuns at Lacock … (S) The Wiltshire Archaeological Magazine, V35, 1907, P205.
1237-8, Ela contess of Salisbury’s right to be sheriff of Wiltshire in a court suit brought by her won William, who sought custody of the castle of Salisbury and the county of Wiltshire. (S) Women of the English Nobility, Ward, 1995, P152.
6/12/1239, Order to Master Simon Carpenter to set out with the preceptor of London to the wood of W. Longespée near Reading and buy to the king’s use 200 oaks suitable for the fabric of the Tower of London. (S) FRsHIII.
10/20/1239, William Lungspee granted a market at Bicester, Oxfordshire, and a market and fair at Poole Keynes, Gloucestershire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.
12/18/1239, Fine of Walter son of Robert. Pledges for this fine. William Longespée for 60 m. Hugh Wake for 40 m. Thomas de Furnival for 40 m. …. (S) FRsHIII.
1240, William made a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. (S) Genealogical History, Burke, 1866, P168.
4/17/1242, Notification that the 200 marks … which William Lungespeye received … are of the king’s mere gift to the said William in aid of his crossing. … who is going with the king beyond seas, … (S) CPRs.
William wrote his will before going to Gascony. (S) CPRs, 6/30/1254.
5/20/1242, King Henry III with his brother Richard arrived at Royen, France with a small contingent; but with 30 tons of gold. They were soon joined by French nobles against the forces of the Count of Poitou and King Louis IX.
7/3/1242 at Saintes, France, Mandate to … by the counsel of William Lungespeye … to grieve the king’s enemies in the said lands as far as they can. (S) CPRs.
7/1242, The 2 armies met at the battles of Taillebourgh and Saintes, with the superior sized French force winning.
9/15/1242, Power to William Lungespeye, Hugh de Vivona, Nicholas de Molis … to retain … 60 knights to make the raid which they have prepared for … (S) CPRs.
9/24/1242 at Bordeaux, France, Power to W. Lungespeye and Hugh de Vivona to receive into the king’s fealty and service those of the parts of Peregoz … (S) CPRs.
11/2/1242 at La Suave, France, Appointment of William Lungespe as captain fo the king’s expedition, … (S) CPRs.
8/8/1243, The king is sending William Longespe … the king’s lieutenant … [to Bayonne] (S) CPRs.
6/11/1245, Protection … going … to Wales … William Lungespe. (S) CPRs.
1247, William travelled to Rome where he met with the pope. The pope granted him 1000 marks to lead a group in the upcoming crusade. (S) Genealogical History, Burke, 1866, P168.
1/9/1248, Grant to William Lungespe … 30£ a year … for the debts in which he is bound … (S) CPRs.
4/27/1248, William, son of William Lungespe, plaintiff, and William Lungespe and Idonea, his wife, deforciants … the manor of Swaueton, and the manor of Brotelby. (S) Lincolnshire Notes and Queries, V7, 1904, P134.
6/12/1248, William left on the crusade with King Louis IX of France. William took 200 mounted soldiers.
8/25/1248, King Louis and his forces set sail from Aigures-Mortes near Marsailles.
9/17/1248, The fleet of Louis, carrying 2500 knights, 10,000 men at arms, and 5000 cross-bow men, arrived at Cyprus. [Supplies had been sent ahead and were waiting when they arrived.]
5/13/1249, An estimated 1800 ships carrying the forces left Cyprus for Damietta in Egypt. A storm caused half the ships off course. These landed in Acre, where they were attacked while landing at the beaches by horse-mounted bowmen.
6/23/1249, Louis, with a force of 15,000 captured Damietta.
6/27/1249, Protection with clause for William Lungespe, gone to the land of Jersulem, until his return.
11/20/1249, King Louis and his forces traveled along the right bank of the Nile towards Mansourah.
2/1250, William slain fighting Saracens at the battle of AL Mansourah on the Nile. [Robert, Count of Artois also killed in this battle. About 300 knights and 280 Templars died in the battle.]
By 9/21/1252, Idonea died.
(S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy.
Children of William and Iodine:
i. William de Longespee, born ~1233 in England.
William married 11820107. Maud de Clifford.
6/4/1256, William suffered injuries at a tournament at Blyth, Nottinghamshire, from which he died.
Child: Margaret de Longespee married Henry de Lacy, Earl of Lincoln.