Sunday, October 21, 2012

G27: 121690944 Willoughby-Bek


121690944. William de Willoughby & 121690945. Alice Bek

~1250, William born in England, s/o 243381888. Robert de Wileby.

~1250, Alice born in England, d/o 243381890. John Beke & 243381891. Eva Grey.

7/13/1270, Protection for 4 years from Easter, with clause volumus, for William son of Robert de Wilgheby, a crusader, going with the king and Edward his son in aid of the Holy Land. (S) CPRs.

8/1270, Lord Edward and the English army left on the 8th crusade, planning to meet up with the French.

11/10/1270, The English arrived in Tunis to find that King Louis of France had died, as well as many others from disease. The French fleet returned the next day. The English moved to Acre.

By 5/1271, Edward moved his forces to Acre; waiting for support to arrive [which never came.]

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

1273-74, King Edward traveled through Gascony where he had to suppress a rebellion of Gaston, vicomte of Bearn.

1274, The last of the English contingent arrived back in England.

8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.

Aft. 7/17/1277, William’s father died.

7/6/1277, William documented as serving against the Welsh.

11/15/1277, Sr William de Wylughby, Kt. S. h., livery of his lands.

3/27/1279, Commission to John Bek and William de Wylegheby to deliver the gaol of Lincoln. (S) CPRs.

4/24/1280, Commission of oyer and terminer to John Bek and William de Wilegheby, on complaint by …. At Skidebrok, co. Lincoln. (S) CPRs.

7/15/1282, Protection with clause volumus for 1 year for William de Wilughby, going to Jerusalem. (S) CPRs.

3/27/1285, Commission to … to deliver the gaol of … and William de Wyleby, who were put in exigent after the last eyre in the county of Oxford for the death of Peter Siward and Agnes his daughter, and have since surrendered. (S) CPRs.

7/1/1285, Pardon to William de Wyleby of Radinges, … for the death of Peter Siward … acquitted … (S) CPRs.

1/16/1297, Licence to William son of William de Wyleghby to grant in fee simple to Adam de Welle a messuage, … in Comberworth … (S) CPRs.

1303-4, Alice’s father died.

12/27/1305, Licence for William de Wylgheby to enfeoff Thomas de Wylgheby of the manor of Boklond with the advowson of the church, which are held in chief. (S) CPRs.

1306, William died.

1310, Alice Bek, sister and coheir of Walter Bek, with her sister Margaret, married to Richard Harcourt, s/o Sir William Harcourt of Stanton, co. Oxon. (S) Baronia Anglica Concentrata, Banks, 1844, P122.

(S) Chapters in the Administrative History of Medieval England, Tout, P183.

Family notes:

·         1287, Philip de Wyleghby, chancellor of the exchequer. [Possibly William’s uncle.]

Child of William and Alice:

i. Robert Willoughby (60845472), born 1270 in Lincolnshire, England.

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