Friday, November 30, 2012

G28: 159699702 Curcy


159699702. William de Curcy

~1135, William [III] born in England, s/o §William de Curci & Avice de Romeilli.

Aft. 1139, William’s father and grandfather died.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

1156, William de Curci pardoned 16s. 9d. of the common amercement of Devon.

1/1164, William de Curcy signed the Constitutions of Clarendon. (S) Select Historical Documents, Henderson, 1896, P12.

10/7/1164, Archbishop Thomas Becket filed a complaint in Council against William de Courci.

1165, William de Curci an accountant to the levy for the army of Wales of the sum of 30s. 6d. for for one serjeant for his manor of Islip, Oxon.

1166, William de Curcy, Dapifer, totaling 36.5 knights’ fees, and refers to new feoffment holding of his father of the same barony. (S) Western Antiquary, V6, Wright, 1887, P149.

1167, William de Curci of Islip, Oxfordshire. (S) Somerset Archaeological, Vs66-67, 1921, P123.

1168, “Avicia, mater Willelmi de Curci, tenet feoda duroum militum.” (S) Camden Series, V33, 2012, P56.

1168, Robert Gerbert held one knight’s fief of William de Curci, the steward, of the old feofment. (S) Camden Series, V34, 1846, P64.

3/1170, at Feckenham, Worcestershire, William de Courci attested a royal conformation to Bermondsey priory.

8/1171, William died.

(S) Court, Household, and Itinerary of Henry II, Eyton, 1878. (S) Honors and Kinght’s fees, V2, Farrer, 1923, P104.

Family notes:

·         William [I] de Curci a younger son of Richard de Curci & Wandelmode ?. William [likely] married Emma de Falaise. William I’s elder brother Robert is the head of the Normandy line of the family.

·         10/18/1105, William [I] de Curci had his gift to Abingdon confirmed by King Henry I.

·         1139, The gift of William de Curci [I], sewer, and William [II] his son, to Abingdon confirmed by King Stephen at the siege of Wallingford.

·         1165, William’s mother Avice accounted for the levy of one serjeant in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.

·         William de Curci [III], steward of the king, grants, for the souls of William de Curci his grandfather, and William his father, to the monks of St. Andrew of Stoke the mill at Northampton called Mervines milne which he bought of Hugh Gulafre.

·         Avice de Romeilli, d/o William Meschines & Cecilia de Romeili, lady of the honor of Skipton. (S) Camden Series, V33, 2012, P56.

·         [–––Records of William de Courci of Normandy, contempory with this William–––]

·         1151, William de Curci attested a royal charter in Normandy.

·         1172, William de Curci held 5 fees in demesne of the honor of Courci with the service of 33 knights, and 3 fees of the honor of Ecajeul-sur-Dive in demesne, and the service of 17.25 knights.

·         2/3/1173, at Mont Ferratz, Normandy, William de Curci one of the commissioners for the king in the agreement by which the daughter of Hubert, Comte of Maurianne gives his eldest daughter in marriage to Prince John.

·         Bef. 9/28/1176, William de Courci, seneschal [Chief Justice of Normandy] died; replaced in office by Richard, bishop of Winchester.

Child of William and ?:

i. Alice de Curci (79849851), born ~1160 in England.

ii. William de Curci, born 1165 in England.

1185, William, age 20, in the custody of Robert le Poher.

William married Gundrea ?.

10/1194, William died.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

G28: 159699700 FitzRoger-Cornhill


159699700. Gervase fitz Roger & 159699701. Agnes de Cornhill

By 1130, Gervase succeeded his father, §Roger “nephew of Hubert” & Ingenolda fitz Herlwin .

Agnes born in England, d/o §Edward de Cornhill & Godeleve ?.

12/22/1135, Stephen crowned king of England.

~1136, Agnes’ mother died.

By 1136, Gervase married Agnes and adopted the name Cornhill. Grant in fee by William, archbishop of Canterbury, to Gervase and his wife Agnes, daughter of Godeleve, of land at Eadintune, which was of the said Godeleve. (S) Reports from Commissioners, 1874, P15.

1141, Gervase de Cornhill, justiciar of London. (S) Facsimiles of Royal and Other Charters in the British Museum, Warner, 1903, P23.

1139-54 at London, From Stephen, King of England, to Canterbury Cathedral priory, land at Barksore … witnesses … Henry of Essex; Richard de Luci; Ralph Picot; Gervase de Cornhill. (S) UKNA.

Bef. 1154, Queen Mathilde borrowed money from Gervase de Cornhill.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

1155-56, Gervase de Cornhill a sheriff of London. (S) London and the Kingdom, V1.

11/1158, Gervase with King Henry at the siege of Thours.

1159, The citizens of London, with Gervase de Cornhill, paid the King the sum of 1,000 marks, being the donum of the City. (S) A New History and Survey of the Cities of London, Smith, 1833, P173.

1160, Gervase de Crornhill and John fitz Ralph render 62.5 marks for minting rights in London. (S) Historical Notes on the First Coinage of Henry II, Carlyon-Britton, 1905, P222.

1162-63, Gervase de Cornhill the sheriff of Surrey. (S) Natural History … Surrey, V1, Aubrey, 1719, P26.

1164, Gervase appointed sheriff of Surrey.

1/25/1165 at Westminster, King Henry II gave Gervase de Cornhill the land of Chalk.

1165, Jordan nephew of Gervase de Cornhill owed £100 for taking the widow of Ernisius without licence. (S) Eye Priory Cartulary, Brown, 1994, P78.

1168, Gervase de Cornhill 1 of 7 justices in eyre.

1169, Gervase, sheriff of Kent.

1169, Gervase began a 10-year period of serving as a justice itinerant in various counties.

9/1169, Gervase de Cornhill attested a royal grant.

12/1/1170, Gervase de Cornhill, sheriff of Kent, one of the persons awaiting for archbishop Thomas Becket at Sandwich to search him for concealed letters and to force an oath of fealty to King Henry.

1270-74, Gervase de Cornhill the sheriff of London. (S) The Gentleman’s Magazine, 1856, P152.

1174, Gervase de Cornhill and Reginald de Warren, neither a sheriff of Surrey, muleted the lands of the disaffected in the county.

1174, Gervase represented the citizens of London at at meeting with King Henry.

1177, Gervase de Cornhill an assessor-justiciar in Sussex, Kent, Bucks and Bedford.

1180, Gervase de Cornhill the sheriff of Surrey, and involved in the release of new coinage in England.

12/1/1181, Gervase de Cornhill a justiciar sitting in the Curia Regis at Westminster.

4/29/1182, Gervase de Cornhill a justiciar sitting in the Curia Regis at Westminster.

12/1/1182, Gervase de Cornhill a justiciar sitting in the Curia Regis at Westminster.

5/9/1183, Gervase de Cornhill a justiciar sitting in the Curia Regis at Westminster.

By 1189, Notification by John, son of Andrew Bacuinte, the he has made Gervase de Cornhill, and Henry his son, his heirs of all his rights in land and chattels. This was done as well at the hustings of London as in the King’s court at Wesminster. (S) Reports from Commissioners, 1874, P16.

By 1189, Gervase died.

(S) Court, Household, and Itinerary of Henry II, Eyton, 1878. (S) Geoffrey de Mandeville, Round, 1892. (S) Biographia Juridica, Foss, 1870, P192. (S) Survey of London, Besant, 1908, P346.

Family notes:

·         By 1122, Grant by Ralph, archbishop of Canterbury, to Edward of Cornehille and his wife Godelif, of the land of Edintune. (S) Reports from Commissioners, 1874, P15.

·         1125, “Edwardo de Suthwerke et Willelmo filio ejus” witnesses to the document recording the surrender by the English Cnihtengild of their soke to the priory of Christchurch.

·         Edward de Cornhill, son-in-law of Edward of Southwark.

·         1120-25, Notification, addressed generally, that the canonicatus of St. Mary's, Southwark, shall be established and shall have all its liberties. … attested by …, Robert de Ferrers, Roger nephew of Hubert, …

·        Gervase’s father died on pilgrimage to the Holy Lands.

·         1130, “Gervasius filius Rogeri nepotis Huberti” is prominent in the Pipe Roll.

·         Gervase de Cornhill a magnate of the city of London, sheriff of London, and afterwards sheriff of Kent and Surrey. (S) Crusade of Richard I, Archer, 1888, P11.

·         Gervase de Cornhill mentions in a charter that Ralph fitz Herlwin was his uncle [another sheriff of London in 1155-56.]

·         1185, Gervased de Cornhill mentioned as having given a messuage to the Templars. (S) History of the County of London, V1, Page, 1909.

Child of Gervase and Agnes:

i. Henry de Cornhill (79849850), born ~1145 in Lukedale, England.

ii. Reginald de Cornhill, born ? in England.

1197, Reginald and his wife maud quitcalimed for 80 marks and 50 acres of land stewardship of St. Augustine’s abbey.

1204-5, Reginald one of the custodes of the ports of England.

1209-10, Reginald a justice with John de Gestlin and William de Wrotham.

11/30/1215, Reginald, constable of Rochester castle, taken prisoner by King John at the end of the siege.

iii. Ralph de Cornhill, born ? in England.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

G28: 159699328 Lovel-Kari


159699328. Henry Lovel & 159699329. Alice de Kari

~1140, Henry born in England, s/o 319398656. Ralph Lovel & 319398657. Margaret of Huntingdon.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

1155, Henry’s grandfather died.

1159, Henry heir to his father, paying 5 marks [Ralph, Lord of Castle Kary had adopted the name Lovel.]

1161, Henry first appears in the rolls for Somerset. (S) Complete Peerage.

1162, Henry Lovel answered for scutage on 5 knights’ fees. (S) Fuedal Assessments, Keefe, 1983, P256.

1163-1183, Henry Lovel, lord of Hawick (Roxb) and of Castle Cary (Som), gives two bouini of land to the canons of St. Andrews. (S) Peoples and Languages, … Britain and Ireland, Sharpe.

1163-1183, “Henry Lovel to all his worthy men French and English as well present and future.”

1165, Henry Lovel answered for scutage on 5 knights’ fees. (S) Fuedal Assessments, Keefe, 1983, P256.

1166, King William the Lion of Scotland confirmed a grant of land made to the monks of Jedburgh by Margaret, mother of Henry. (S) History of the Berwickshire Naturalists' Club, 1887, P421.

1166, Henry Lovel of Hawcy witnessed a charter under the great seal of Scotland by King William the Lion at Lochmaben to Robert de Brus II.

1166, Henry certified to have 18 knight’s fees [6.5 were mortain] in the assessment of aid of marriage of Maud, the king’s daughter. (S) History and Antiquities of Somersetshire, Phelps, 1839, P34.

1176, Henry amerced 100 marks for trespassing in the king’s forest.

3/30/1183, Pope Lucius III confirmed Henry’s bestowing of 2 oxgangs of land in Branxholme on  the monks of St. Andrews. (S) The House of Cockburn, Cockburn-Hood, 1888, P11.

1187, Pope Gregory VIII confirmed Henry’s bestowing of 2 oxgangs of land in Branxholme on  the monks of St. Andrews. (S) Bannatayne Club Publications, I97, V1, 1850, P341.

1188, Henry Lovel by a fine of 100 marks licenced to implead Robert de Lovington for lands in Bratton and Brewton, Somerset. (S) Antiquities of the County of Somerset, V1, Collinson, 1791, P215.

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

1194, Henry Luvel, assessed in the third and fourth Scutage, at twenty Shillings for every Fee, to defray the expenses of the Norman army. (S) House of Yvery, Anderson, 1742, P310.

1194, Henry died. (S) Medieval Deeds of Bath and District, Kemp, 1974, P57.

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

1208, Henry [the son] held land by the service of 4 knights: 2 for the honor of Mortain, 2 for the honor of Castle Cary. Henry paid 300 marks and seven palfries for livery of his lands; also holding Hunewy, Pydecumbe, and Colney in the hundred of Brewton, co. Somerset; Pydecumbe and Colney held jointly with his mother Alice and Maud, the widow of his brother [Ralph].

(S) A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct, Burke, 1866, P332.

Child of Henry and Alice:

i. Henry Lovel (79849664), born ~1160 in England.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

G28: 159277172 Toeni-Hainault


159277172. Sir Roger de Toeni & 159277173. Ida of Hainault


8/2/1100, Henry I crowned King of England.
~1104, Roger born in England, s/o 79958530. Sir Ralph IV de Tony & 79958531. Alice of Northumberland.
8/3/1108, Louis VI crowned King of France.
~1110, Ida born in Hainaut, d/o 378220816. Baldwin III Count of Hainaut378220817. Yolende of Gueldre.
1126, Roger’s father died; his mother remarried.
1129-35, Confirmation of the gifts made by Robert de Brus to the canons of Guisborough, co. York … signatories .. the king, … Roger de Toeni, … (S) English Historical Review, V34, 1919, P561.
1130, Roger founded Conches abbey, “Rogerus de Totteneio filius Radulphi junioris” made the donation. (S) FMG.
1130s, Roger de Tosny waged war against his neighbor Hugh de Chateauneuf who had attacked Nogent.
1131-33, King Henry I had his forces occupy Conches when Roger de Toeny, in association with William Talvas, did not appear before the court. (S) History of Normandy, V4, P562.
1132, Hughes II, son of Gervais, fighting with Roger Tosny against William Monvoisin, seigneur de Rosny.
By 1135, Confirmation of various grant of alms made to the monaster of St. Ouen, Conches, by Roger de Toesni the elder, and others. The signatories are : the king and Queen Adelaide, Hugh archbishop of rouen, Auding bishop of Evreux, William earl of Warenne, Amaury count of Everux, Hugh [the king’s sewer], … (S) English Historical Review, V34, 1919, P561.
1135, Roger de Tosny supported Geoffrey of Anjou in his conflict the King of France. (S) Norman Frontier, Power, 2004, P382.
12/22/1135, Stephen crowned king of England.
1135-54, Roger de Tany a tenant of the honour of Boulogne. (S) Families, Friends, Allies : Boulogne, Tanner, 2004, P340.
5/1136, Roger de Tosny sized the ducal castle of Vaudreuil, widening the local conflict. Roger is driven out by the earl of Mellent. (S) Reign of King Stephen, Longman, 2000, P60.
5/12/1136, Roger excutes reprisals agains the Count of Mellant for the buring of Acuigni the previous day.
6/1136, Theobald, count of Blois, began to prosecute the war against Roger de Tosny ; while the earls of Mellent and Leicester [Beaumont brothers] pillaged his lands. (S) Reign of King Stephen, Longman, 2000, P61.
10/1136, Roger de Conches ravages the diocese of Lisieux, pillaging the abbey of Croix-Saint-Leufroi, and burning the church of St. Stephen at Vauvai. Robert of Gloucester captured Roger de Tosny.
5/1137, King Stephen of England liberated Roger de Conches.
8/1/1137, Louis VII succeeded as king of France.
1138, Baldwin, count of Hainault, rode 150 miles across northern France to support Roger and Ida in a war with the Earl of Leicester.
9/7/1138, Roger de Toeni reduces to ashes the town of Bretueil.
1138, Roger is reconciled with the earls of Leicester and Mellent, and with King Stephen. A settlement was made whereby a daughter [Margaret] of Earl Robert would marry Roger’s son [Ralph].
1140, Vincent abbey gives a palfrey to Roger Tosny and two ounces of gold to Ida, the wife of the latter, in exchange for donations in England. (S) Prosopographie des Abbes Benedictins, Gazeau, 2007, P71.
1140, Raoul du Fresne and Girelme, his brother, were witnesses to a charter of Roger de Tosny.
By 1142, Pont St-Pierre given back to Roger de Tosny [previously held by Robert of Leicester].
1142, Roger made a confirmation to Lyre abbey at Pont St-Pierre. (S) Beaumont Twins, Crouch, 2008, P55.
1144, Roger de Conches named as a lord in Normandy of the army of the Count of Anjou.
1145, Robert de Mesnil a witness to a charter of Roger de Tosny associated with Mesnil-Vicomte.
1147, Roger de Tosny, fils de Raoul le Jeune, decharge l’abbe Vincent de l’obligation de reparer ou de refaire la chaussee de l’etang de Fontaine. (S) Prosopographie des Abbes Benedictins, Gazeau, 2007, P71.
12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.
1155, Roger de Conches granted a charter in case of forteiture of the citizens of Plessis-Mahiel; witnessed by Robert de Mesnil.
1156, Roger gave the abbey of Bernay 5 acres of land and vine at Tosny.
1157, Rogo de Toeni in Norfolk and Suffolk, ‘in Holcha’. (S) FMG.
1157-62, Roger granted a charter to Bec concerning the Norfolk manor of East Wretham “to all his men either French or Normans and English.”
9/29/1158, Roger living.
1160, King Louis VII took possession of Nogent  from Roger [but returned it later in the year.]
1162, Roger de Tony, lord of Flamsted, Herts, died.
(S) Parochial and Family History of the Parish of Blisland, Maclean, 1868, P65. (S) Norman Frontier, Power, 2004, P295. (S) Dictionnaire Historique de Toutes Les Communes, Charpillon, 1868 & 1879. (S) Ecclesiastical History of England, Vitalis, 1856.
Family notes:
·         Conches about 4 leagues southwest of Everux.

Child of Roger and Ida:
i. Ralph de Tony (79638586), born ~1130 in England.

Monday, November 19, 2012

G28: 159116048 Quincy-Saint Liz-FitzRichard


159116048. Lord Saire de Quincy & 159116049. Lady Maud de Saint Liz & 243396784. Robert fitz Richard

~1090, Saire born in England.

~1094, Maud born in England, d/o 318232098. Simon de Saint Liz & 319832121. Countess Matilda.

8/2/1100, Henry I crowned King of England.

8/3/1108, Louis VI crowned King of France.

1228, Saher succeeded to the lands of his grandmother, Matilda de Dyve, at Hinxton and Arrington, Cambridgeshire. (S) Essays on Nobility of Medieval Scotland, Stringer, 1985, P114.

[–––Robert & Maud–––]

By 1130, Maud married Robert fitz Richard.

1134, Robert died before his father.

[–––Saire & Maud–––]

Saire married Maud.

12/22/1135, Stephen crowned king of England.

1136, Saher De Quinoy I, Tenant of Anselm de Chokes at Long Buckby, Northamptonshire. (S) Descent from a Hundred Kings, Davis, 1964, P58.

8/1/1137, Louis VII succeeded as king of France.

1/12/1146, Saerus de Quinci dominus de Daventre attested a charter. (S) Book of Seals, Hatton, 1950, P195.

12/19/1154 at Westminister, the coronation of King Henry II.

8/1155, A royal charter in favour of Seiher de Quinci attested by Robert, bishop of Lincoln, Thomas the Chancellor, Earl Reginald of Cornwall, and the earls of Hereford and Essex. (S) Court, Household, and Itinerary of King Henry II, Eyton, 1878, P12.

1155-56, King Henry II granted Long Buckby to Saher de Quency and his heirs as Anselm de Chokes had held it. (S) Medievalia et Humanistica, Is9-12, 1955, P4.

~1156, Saier, Lord of Bradenham, Northamptonshire died.

Matilda de St. Liz, granting land of her dower in Essex, attested by Walter fitz Robert, her son, and by Saher, her son. (S) NEHGR, V112, 1958, P63.

1158, Matilda pardoned taxes in respect of her holdings in Essex. (S) NRH&GR, V112, 1958, P63.

Aft. 1158, Matilda of Senliz gave Daventry a windmill. (S) Harvesting the Air, Kealey, 1987.

Bef. 1166, Matilda died.

(S) Northampton Record Society, V15, 1950, P194-5.

Family notes:

·         Robert fitz Richard, 5th son of Richard fitz Gislebert [aka Benefacta, died 4/15/1136], s/o Gilsebert, earl of Brion, Normandy, s/o Geoffrey, natural s/o Richard, Duke of Normandy. (S) Judges of England, V1, Foss, 1848, P366.

Child of Robert and Maud:

i. Walter Fitz Robert (121698392), born 1130 in England.

Children of Saire and Maud:

i. Saherus de Quincy II, born ~1137 in England.

Saherus, heir to Lord Saire, inheriting all English lands.

1155-6, Long Buckby granted to Saher de Quency and his heirs. (S) Fuedalism and Liberty, Painter 1961, P232.

1158, Saher de Quincy was pardoned 25s ‘danegeld’ in Northamptonshire.

1162, Saher de Quency pardoned 8 shillings.

12/1170, Saher one of those appointed by King Henry II to arrest the archbishop of Canterbury.

2/11/1188 at Geddington, Saher de Quinci attested a royal charter of King Henry II.

(S) Court, Household, and Itinerary of King Henry II, Eyton, 1878.

ii. Robert de Quincy (79958024), born ~1138 in England.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

G28: 135095104 Vere


135095104. Henry de Vere

~1140, Henry born in England, eldest s/o 270190208. Robert de Vere & 270190209. Adela de Montfort.
12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.
Aft. 1170, In Normandy, Henry married 2nd Matilda de Cailli, d/o Lady Hildegurgh, coheiress, inheriting the barony of Mutford, Suffolk.  (S) Magni Rotuli Scaccarii Normanniae, Stapleton, 1844, P64.
1174, Henry de Vere heavily in debt to Jews.
1182, Henry de Vere received exemption from a fine for forest offenses in Northamptonshire. (S) Northamptonshire Record Society, V4, 1930, P96.
1185, Henry de Vere held Wadenhoe. (S) Victoria History of Northampton, V3, 1930, P150.
By 1186, Henry, household knight and lieutenant of his cousin William de Mandeville, earl of Essex and Aumale; appointed by the earl as the constable of Gisors. [Henry had no Norman connections.]
1186, Henry involved in a border conflict with a nearby French garrison. (S) Henry II: New Interpretations, Harpter-Bill, 2007, P96. [Richard de Vals was fortifying a castle between Gisors and Trie – which Henry attempted to stop.]
10/1186, Henry de Vere slew Ralph de Vaux.
10/20/1186, Henry de Veir, constable of Gisors, kinsman of the earl of Albemarle, recently slain Ralf, son of Richard de Vaus, a French knight. (S) Court, Household and Itinerary of King Henry II, Eyton, 1878, P274.
11/28/1186, French King Philip’s knights forced Henry to flee to the protection of King Richard.
9/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.
1189-90 at Rouen, Henry de Vere at the death bed of his cousin William earl of Essex. (S) Citeaux, Achel, 2005, P40.
10/5/1191, Henry de Vere deprived of some of his estates by Chancellor William Longchamp, bishop of Ely. [King Richard I was on crusade.] (S) Historical Introductions to the Roll Series, Stubbs, 1902, P247.
12/1191, ‘Henricus de Ver’ excommunicated [with many others] as an adherent of John, count of Mortain. (S) Gesta Regis Henrici Secundi, V2, 1867, P223.
2/16/1192, [John, count of Mortain, had joined with King Philip of France against his brother King Richard] Letter commanding Hugh, bishop of Lincoln, to impose excommunication against … William Marshall, Geoffrey fitz Peter, William Brewer, Hugh Bardulf, … Gerard de Camville, the earl of Salisbury, … Henry de Vere, … Hugh Bardulf is excepted if he warns William de Stuteville to hand over Scarborough castle, Yorkshire, and Westmorland without delay. (S) English Episcopal Acta, Karn, 2006, P211.
1192, Foulsham, worth £44 16s 3d, to Henry de Vere. (S) Taxation in Medieval England, Mitchell, 1971, P310.
1193, Writ of King Richard in favour of Henry de Vere about Edgmond. (S) Antiauities of Shropshire, V9, 1859, P115.
1193-4, Henry died.
(S) Genealogical Memoirs of the Extinct Family of Chester of Chicheley, V1, Waters, 1878, P47.

Family notes:

·         1204, Matilda de Cailli had remarried to Reginald du Bois.

Child of Henry and Lady?:
i. Walter de Vere (67547552), born ~1170 in England.
Child of Henry and Matilda: [Only child]
i. Henry de Vere, born ~? in England.

1198, Henry de Vere owes 100£ “de relevio terre Osberti de Quaillie.” (S) Loss of Normandy, Powicke, 1999, P489.
1207, Henry a minor.
1232, Henry died without heirs.

G28: 135094284 Malet-Picot


135094284. Gilbert Malet & 135094285. Alice Picot



~1146, Gilbert born in England, s/o 270188568. William Malet & 270188569. Maud de Mortimer.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

Alice born in England, d/o §Ralph Picot.

1170, Gilbert’s father died.

12/1170, Gilbert, steward of King Henry II. (S) Handbook of British Chronology, Greenway, 1996, P75.

1171-77, Notification that Roger of Stifford abandoned his case against his lord Gilbert Malet, royal dapifer, of the advowson of Stifford. (S) English Episcopal Acta, 1999, P110.

~1171, Gilbert married Alice.

4/1173, King Henry’s 3 eldest son went into rebellion. Gilbert sided with the King.

12/1/1174, at Falaise, Normandy. Gilbert witnessed the treaty between Henry II and King William of Scotland.

12/1174, at Rouen, Normandy. Gilbert Malet attested a royal charter to the abbey of Jumieges.

5/1/1175, at Barfleur, Normandy. Gilbert Malet attested a royal confirmation of a grant to Hugh fitz Osbert.

10/1175, at Marlborough: Henry II, king of England General address. For the sake of the souls of his parents and of Henry I, and for the sake of the saints of Canterbury … Gilbert Malet, steward ('dapifer'); Randulf de Glanvill'; … [a royal charter to the monks of Christ Church, Canterbury.] (S) UKNA.

5/31/1176 at Winchester, Gilbert Malet, Dapifer, witnessed King Henry’s charters to the abbey of St. Albans.

4/17/1177, at Reading. Ralph, Treasurer of St. Hilary of Poitou, Earl William de Mandaville, Earl Hamelin de Warenne, Gilbert Malet, Dapifer … attested a royal charter to the abbey of Mellifont.

By 1180, Institution of Ralph son of Roger of Stifford, clerk, as rector of Stifford, on the presentation of Gilbert Malet. (S) Letters and Charters of Gilbert Foliot, Abbot of Gloucester, 1967, P469.

1182, at Westminster. Confirmation by Gerard de Camvill, … of the gift made by Richard his father to Rainaud bishop of Bath and his successors … of the church of Hengstring’ as prebend … Witnesses … Gilbert Malet … . (S) Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Dean and Chapter of Wells, 1907, P21.

1182, Gilbert Malet and Henry de Newmarch sign charters together. (S) Proceedings – Somerset, Vs64-67, 1919, P6.

1185, Eugenia Picot, who was the daughter of Ralph Pieot of Kent and wife of Thomas Fitz-Bernard, is of the king's gift, aged 30; she has in the hundred of Redefeld a manor worth £25 and it is of the fee of Gilbert Malet. (S) Feudal Cambrigeshire, P109.

1186, Gilber Malet, patron of Rochester cathedral priory. (S) English Episcopal Acta, 1999, P111.

Bef. 1189, The overlordship of Witham of Gilbert de Malet passed to Henry de Newmarche. (S) Notes & Queries, Somerstet and Dorset, Vs5-6, 1897, P239.

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

12/12/1189, Gilbert and his brother, with King Richard, departed on the 3rd Crusade.

7/1190, The English and French armies met at Lyons; where they learned that the German Emperor, leading his forces to the crusade, had died in an accident.

1191, King Richard captured the city of Messina, Sicily.

6/5/1191, King Richard set sail for Acre.

7/1191, King Richard captured Acre. Many of the forces, especially the Germans, returned home.

9/5/1191, King Richard defeated Saladin at the battle of Arsuf.

12/1191, King Richard arrived at Beit Nuba, 12 miles from Jerusalem.

1/1192, King Richard decided to return to Jaffa when they decided they could not begin a siege.

8/1/1192, King Richard conducted a sea assault on Jaffa.

9/9/1192, King Richard turned over command of the crusaders to Henry of Champagne.

1192, Gilbert Malet, a land owner in Kent, reported as on crusade. [Gilbert likely returned about this time.]

1193, Gilbert died in Currey Malet.

(S) Court Household, and Itinerary of King Henry II, Eyton, 1878. (S) English Participation in the Crusades, Siedschlag, 1939, P115. (S) England and the Crusades, Tyerman, 1996, P71.

Child of Gilbert and Alice:

i. William Malet (67547142), born ~1175 in England.

G28: 135094272 Wahull


135094272. Simon de Wahull & 135094273. Sibyl ?

~1105, Simon born in England, s/o §Walter de Wahull, s/o Walter “the Fleming”.

12/22/1135, Stephen crowned king of England.

By 1153, Simon, his wife, and his son Walter presented Langford Church to the Knights Templars.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

~1160, Simon died.

(S) A Hist. of the Co. of Bedford, V3, 1912. (S) Honors and Knights Fees, Vs1-3, Farrer, 1923, P63. (S) Journal of the House of Lords, V124, 1892, P194.

Family notes:

·         1085-86, Domesday survey: Walter le Fleming, held 50½ hides in Bedfordshire—extending into the parishes of Astwick, Henlow, Holme, Langford, Milton, Odell, Podington, Stratton, Southill, Thurleigh, Totternhoe, Turvey, and Wymington, nearly 44 hides in Northants, 6 hides 1½ virgates in Hertfordshire, 1 hide and 1 virgate in Buckinghamshire. [These lands had been held by Levenot and Lewin, both of Edward the Confessor.] The barony of Wahull was attached the liability to provide castle-guard of Rockingham in Northants. That castle was constructed by William the Conqueror some time previous to the Survey.

·         1185, The inquest of Templar property listed lands in Sharnbrook and the Langford church as gifts of Simon de Waulle.

Children of Simon and Sibyl:

i. Walter de Wahull (67547136), born ~1130 in England.

ii. Simon de Wahull, born ~1135 in England.

10/17/1173, Simon, an adherent of Robert, earl of Leicester, rescued the countess of Leicester from a ditch at a battle between Framlingham and Bury St. Edmunds. [The countess had been thrown from her horse.]

1176, Simon accounting for 100£ amercement for forest trespass in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

12/5/1189, Simon attested a royal confirmation to the monastery of Peterborough.

1190, Simon accounted for 13£ 10s for the Scutage for Wales.

1201, Simon living. [3 children, who had no heirs.]

iii. Michael de Wahull, born ~1140 in England.

1184-1217, Confirmation by Richard de Clare, earl of Hertford, of an agreement between Michael de Wahull and Boxley abbey repsecting the pasture of Roydon, in Nettlestead, Kent. (S) Pubs. of the Northamptonshire Record Society, 1950, P58.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

G27: 121698688 Mauduit


121698688. Thomas Mauduit

~1185, Thomas Mauduit s/o 243397376. Robert Mauduit & 243397377. Agnes de la Mar.

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

1191, Thomas’ father died. Thomas in the wardship of Robert de Tregoz.

1194, Thomas Maudit impleaded by William Revell, who claimed the advowson of Warminster in right of his wife.

1195, Hugh de Bosco fined 200 marks for the custody of the lands and heirs [with the marriage] of Robert Mauduit.

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

By 1199, Thomas’ mother died; Thomas inherited Holgate.

9/1199, Hugh de Bosco of Wiltshire holding Warminster and its Hundred with the heir of Robert Mauduit [Thomas]. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, Eyton, V4, 1857, P62.

10/1199, Thomas Mauduit suing Robert de Giros for land in La Clie with Hugh de Bosco.

1201, Hugh de Bosco charged with the £200 for the debts of Robert Mauduit.

1203-04, Thomas Mauduit holding Warminster. (S) Victoria History of Wiltshire, 1957, P8.

9/1204, Thomas of age. (S) English Baronies, Sanders, 1963, P28.

1204-5-6, Thomas acquitted for scutage of his Shropshire fife.

1205, Thomas Maudnit, Baron of Holgate, sued Robert de Bolledon, the son of William, to compel him to perform the service of a Knight's fee. (S) Transactions – Shropshire, 1892, P296.

2/1207, Thomas’ debts assessed at £100 of his father’s £200, of which he had paid £33 6s 8d.

8/1207, Hampshire. Thomas Mauduit a surety for Roger fitz Adam who was fined 1000 marks for the king’s good will.

1210, Thomas Mauduit grants to Salop abbey the homage of Henry fitz Sweyn … vill of Clia, … Witnesses: Robert Mauduit, … (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, Vs3-4, Eyton, 1856, P77.

6/1210, Thomas Mauduit and Roger fitz Adam accompanied King John to Ireland. King John launched 700 ships in the attack.

6-8/1210, King John made loans fot Thomas of 3-4 marks at Pembroke, Carridkfergus, and Dublin.

1211, Thomas Mauduit holding castle Holgate barony for the service of 5 knights.

1214, Thomas assessed 3 marks per fee for his Shropshire barony for the scutage of Poitou. [£10 for the fees which had been of Herbert de Castello.]

5/26/1214, Thomas served in Poitou with King John; empowered to personally receive the scutage due from his knights. [King John unsuccessfully invaded France trying to recover his lands.]

6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.

1216, Thomas joined the barons’ revolt against King John.

9/1/1216, Thomas forfeited Warminster as an opponent of King John to Raloh Gernun.

9/13/1216, Thomas’ Castle Holgate given to Hugh de Mortimer of Wigmore.

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

3/16/1217, All of Thomas’ lands in Shropshire and Hampshire given to Robert de Ferrars.

9/14/1217, Thomas returned to the allegiance of the King and was restored to his estates.

1218, Thomas assessed scutage of 10 marks on 5 fees formerly of Herbert de Castello.

7/13/1219, Wiltshire. John Founder gives the king the third part of £63 to summon Thomas Mauduit before the justices at Westminster to answer him for £63. (S) FRsHIII.

2/19/1221, Thomas exempted from his personal scutage of Biham; and authorized to collect his own scutage.

11/9/1222, Thomas granted a weekly market at Holgate until King Henry should come of age. (S) FRsHIII.

1223, … ad assisam nove dissaisino capiendam quani Thomas Maudut aramiavit versus Galfridum do Furnellis de tenemento … (S) CPRs.

1224, Thomas exempted from scutages of Montgomery and Bedford.

1225, Thomas Mauduit given custody of Bridgnorth. (S) History of Shropshire, V3, Page, 1979, P31. [Thomas kept Bridgnorth until 1227.]

12/1225, … Ricardus de Stanesby, Thomas Mauduit, Walterus le Poher, Henricus Luvet … collectors of the 15th … (S) CPRs.

1226, … apud Exoniam, quam Thomas Mauduit aramiavit versus Osbertum Giifard de tenernento in Hanicnolle … (S) CPRs.

1227, John Bonet and Thomas Mauduit commanded to deliver the castle of Salop and Bruges [Bridgnorth] to Henry de Audley. (S) Journal – British Arch. Assoc., V2, 1896, P126.

3/27/1228, The king has granted to Thomas Mauduit that, of the debt of 21 m. which he owes the king and which is exacted from him by summons of the Exchequer, he may render a moiety … order to the sheriff of Wiltshire … (S) FRsHIII.

9/28/1228, Order to the sheriff of Wiltshire to place in respite, …, the demand he makes … from Thomas Mauduit … (S) FRsHIII.

1229, Thomas assessed 10 marks sctuage of Keri on 5 fees in Shropshire [later exempted.]

1229, Matheus filius Hereberti, Thomas Mauduit, Willelmus de Greinvill et Henricus de Brayboef constituti sunt justiciarii ad assisam nove dissaisine … (S) CPRs.

1230, Rex omnibus … protectionem … fuerit in partibus transmarinis. … Henricus de Aldithele. … Willelmus Briwer. … Willelmus Lungespee. … Robertus Tregoz. Hamo Peche. … Willelmus de Percy. … Matheus de Luvayn. … Umfridus de Boun, comes Herefordie. … Thomas Mauduit. … (S) CPRs.

4/30/1230, Thomas sailed from Portsmouth with King Henry as he invaded Brittany in an unsuccesful attempt to recover Normandy.

1231, Thomas Mauduit, Henricus de Brayboef, Nicholaus Avencl et Hugo le Droes constituti sunt justiciarii ad assisam nove dissaisine … (S) CPRs.

12/28/1231, Wiltshire. Thomas Mauduit gives the king 5m. for having a warren in his demesne lands of Warminster. (S) CFRs.

1231-32, Thomas granted free warren for his manor of manor of Warminster in Wiltshire.

1232, Thomas’ 5 Shropshire fees discharged of the scutage of Elvin.

1234-5, Thomas Maudut versus Bathoniensem episcopum de placito quare tenuit se in ecclesia de Werministr'. (S) Curia Regis Rolls, 1972, P391.

7/8/1235, Agreement: advowson to remain for ever with knights Sir Thomas Mauduit and Sir Nicholas Avenel, saving portion of 30m to be assigned in certain places in parish of Warminster for a preb. (S) Bath & Wells, V7, 2001, P71.

9/1235, Thomas Mauduit of Castle Holgate paid by the hand of Robert de Aula, seneschal of Castle Holgate, aid on the marriage of the King’s sister. [10.5 marks]

4/1236, Thomas Mauduit of Castle Holgate paid by the hand of Robert de Aula, seneschal of Castle Holgate, aid on the marriage of the King’s sister. [2nd assessment.]

1240, Thomas’ barony: 5 fees of 1165, 1 fee of William de Castle Holgate, Belswardine at half a fee.

1242, Thomas paid a fine of 80£ to not serve in France. “Thomas mauduit redd. Comp. de .c. et .xx. m. de esidem finibus.”

1242-3, Thomas Maudut tenet duas partes feudi unius militis in Dena de veteri feƱamento de comite Marescallo, et comes de domino rege in capite. (S) Liber Feodorum, 1971, P704.

Bef. 6/10/1244, Thomas died, leaving his body and 20s from is mill of castle Holgate to Haughman abbey.

(S) History of the County of Wiltshire, V8, 1965. (S) Transactions of the Shropshire, 1892, P292. (S) History of the Church of Preen, Sparrow, 1898, P10. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V4, Eyton, 1857.

Family notes:

·         1256, William Mauduit, in a suit about Oxenbold with the prior of Wenlock, gave his title of descent: Robert de la Mare [Henry II], to Agnes his daughter and heir, to Thomas her son and heir, to Robert and Thomas his sons who died without issue, to William their brother, the present plaintiff.

Child of Thomas and ?:

i. William Mauduit (60849344), born ~1215 in England. [3rd son, heir to 2 older brothers.]

G27: 121698392 FitzRobert-Lucy



1130, Walter born  in Little Dunmow, Essex, England, s/o 243396784. Robert fitz Richard & 159116049. Lady Maud de Saint Liz.

1134, Walter’s father died; his mother remarried. (S) Transactions – Essex, V5, 1873, P269.

~1150, Maud born in England, d/o 39979342. Geoffrey de Lucy.

By 1153, Walter sued in the royal courts to recover ancestral lands.

1154, King Stephen directed Walter ot safeguard property for Colchester abbey, a foundation of his aunt.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

1/1156, “Apud Dover in transitu Regis”. Walter fitz Robert witnessed a royal charter granting the earldom of Oxford to Earl Alberic.

6/1162, at Chinon, Normandy. Walter fitz Robert witnessed a royal charter on behalf of the monks of St. Peter of Gant.

1166, Walter son of Robert and Richard de Blenchendone held a fee of one knight of Margaret de Bohun. (S) Women of the English Nobility, Ward, 1995, P145.

Bef. 1166, Walter confirmed a grant by his mother of a wind mill to Daventry.

1168, ‘Walter filii Roberti de fefamento Regis’ reported holding 63.5 knights’ fees. (S) Transactions – Essex, V5, 1873, P269.

By 1170, Maud de Lucy died; William married 2nd Matilda de Bohun.

1170, Walter pays on inheriting fees held of Margaret de Bohun in Blakeney.

4/1173, King Henry’s eldest 3 sons rebelled against their father. King William of Scotland allied himself with the sons.

6-8/1173, The conflicts were confined to Normandy; until Robert de Beaumont arrived in England with an army of Flemings, who then allied with the forces of Scotland against King Henry II.

10/17/1173, Robert de Beaumont, earl of Leicester, at Fornam, St. Genevieve, defeated and captured by combined forces of Richard de Lucy, Humphrey de Bohun and the earls of Cornwall, Gloucester and Arundel. The engagement was begun by Walter fitz Robert, who rushed the Flemings, making a great carnage.  (S) Chronicle of the War Between the English and the Scots, Fantosme, 1840, P18.

1/23/1176, at Northampton. Hugh de Cressi, Walter fitz Robert, and Robert Mantel; justices appointed to Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridge, Huntingdon, Bedford, Bucks, Essex and Herts.

1/15/1177, at the Great Council at Northampton. Walter fitz Robert witnessed a royal charter to the Order of Lepers of St. Lazarus of Jerusalem.

1177, Walter sat on a judicial committee with Hugh de Cressi and Robert Mantell. (S) The Chronicle of the Reigns of Henry II and Richard I, Stubs, 1867, P75.

6/30/1180, at Caen, Normandy, Walter fitz Robert witnessed a royal charter granting the office of Constabulariam to William de Humez, which his father Richard de Humed had held.

11/1181, at Westminster, Walter fitz Robert witnessed a royal charter to the Canons of Waltham, Essex.

12/1181, at Winchester, Walter fitz Robert witnessed a royal charter to Stafford abbey, Essex.

5/1/1182, Walter fitz Robert a justiciar of the Curia Regis at Westminster.

3/1183, at Westminster, ‘Waltero fil. Roberti’ witnessed a royal charter to Canons of Butley.

1184, Walter gave Dunmow priory the church of Burnham in Essex.

1185, Walter fitz Robert of Clare a witness of the confirmation of lands of the canons of Butley. (S) Feudal Assessments, Keefe, 1983, P105.

9/14/1186, at Marlborough, Walter fitz Robert witnessed a royal charter in favor of the Carthusian priory of Witham, Somersetshire.

2/11/1188, at the Great Council at Geddington. Charter of King Henry to the church of Bungay. Witnesses … Earl William of Sussex; Earl David, brother of the King of Scots; Rannulf de Glanville; William de Humez; Walter fitz Robert; Seher de Quinci; William Marshall; … Richard de Camville; … (S) Hugh de Puiset – Bishop of Durham, Scammell, P284, 2011.

7/5/1189, King Henry, having been carried in a dying state to Chinon, Normandy, confirms a grant by ‘Walleran fitz Robert’ to Theobald Walter’s foundation at Swainby, Lincolnshire.

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

1190-94, Walter fitz-Robert involved in a controvery between the earl of Moreton, brother of the King, and the Bishop of Ely, governor of the realm; Walter adhering with the Bishop. (S) Magna Charta Barons, Browning, 2009, P91.

1191, Castle of the honour of Eye [Suffolk], committed to Walter fitz Robert in the truce [Walter supporting King Richard, who was on crusade, against the king’s younger brother – future King John]. (S) Memoriale Fratris Walteri de Coventria, V2, 1873, P326.

1193-4, Walter fitz Robert holding pleas in Essex and Hertfordshire. (S) Judges of England, V1, Foss, 1848, P367.

1198, Walter, Baron Baynard, died in Woodham Walter, Malden, Essex, England.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P344. (S) Court, Household and Itinerary of King Henry II, Eyton, 1878. (S) Harvesting the Air, Kealey, 1987.

Family notes:

·         Walter’s gift of the Hempnall water mill [except for fishing rights], called Twigrind, to Bury St. Edmunds, was made on behalf of the souls of his parents and his 1st wife, Matilda de Lucy, as well as for the salvation of his 2nd wife, Matilda de Bohun, for his heir, Robert, and for all his successors.

·         83 of Walter’s writs are exigent, endowing at least 14 institutions. Daventry priory in Northamptonshire and Dumnow priory in Essex were two of his favorites.

Children of Walter and Maud:

i. Robert Fitz Walter (60849196), born ~1168 in England.

ii. Alice fitz Walter (94563993), born by 1170 in England.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

G27: 121698308 Bertram-Umfreville



121698308. William Bertram & 121698309. Alice de Umfreville

William born in England, s/o §Roger Bertram & 243396617. Ada de Moreville.
12/9/1165, William the Lion, age 22, succeeded King Malcom IV of Scotland.
~1168, Alice born in England, d/o 39979978. Odinel de Umfreville & 39979979. Alice de Lucy.
Aft. 1172, William’s father died; William a minor.
1177, William paid 200£ for relief of his lands. (S) Magna Carta Commemoration Essays, Malden, 2005, P62.
1173-89, Robert de Umfreville whose castle was at Harbotell, granted to Sir William Bertram, lord of Mitford, in free marriage with Alice his sister, among other possessions, the forest of Ellsden and Altercoppes between the brooks of Ellesden and Wodeburne with all privileges except royal power by the payment of one sparrow hawk annually. (S) Proceedings, Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne, 1889, P116.
By 1174, Richard de Moreville has granted, and by his charter established, to Dryburgh Abbey, the donation his mother made of the church of Bozeat, the mill of Nenthorn, and her land from Roxburgh …, and the donation of Ada, his sister, of the teinds of the mill of Longnewton. (S) POMS.
1179, Alice de Warren is charged 200 marcs for succeeding to her own barony of Wormegay … William Bertram 100 marcs ; … (S) Pipe Roll Society, V28, 1907, P22.
1182, William completed payments on his fine of relief for his lands.
1185, Robert Umfraville granted to his brother-in-law, William Bertram, the forest of Elsdon and Ottercops in free forest … saving regal power … by the payment of a sparrow hawk annually. (S) Proceedings – Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne, 1889, P116..
1186 at Carlisle, King Henry II confirmed a charter for Brinkburn priory in Northumberland at the petition of William Bertram confirming grants of William’s father and grandfather. (S) Anglo-Norman Studies, Lewis, 2008, P107.
1189, William Bertram held the marriage portion of Margaret, d/o Ralph de Fougeres. (S) Magna Rotule Scaccarii Normanniae, Stapleton, 1844, P198. [Margaret to marry Waleran, son of Robert comte of Meulan.]
9/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.
1196, William Bertram made payments to the sheriff in respect to Felton.
By 1198, William died.
1198, The sheriff of Northumberland accounted 20s of the chattels of Alice Bertram.
1198-9, Alice paid a fine of 20£ to not be married. [Roger fitz Walter gave 3 good palfreys to have the king’s letter to Roger Bertram’s mother that she should marry him.] (S) British History, Wade, 1839, P45.
[1199] Aleis de Umfravilla [Alici quondam uxor Willi Bertram] gave to the prior and convent of Brinkburn half a mark of silver, to be paid annually out of the mill of Babington for the sould of her spouse, William Bertram. (S) History of Northumberland, Pt2, V1, 1827, P13.
(S) Northumberland Families, V1, 1968. (S) Feudal and Military Antitquities of Northumberland, Hartshorne, 1858, P49.
Family notes:
·         Roger Bertram; s/o William Bertram of Mitford & Alice, d/o William Merley of Morpeth; s/o Richard Bertram, lord of Dignam in Normandy, & Sybil, d/o John, lord of Mitford.
·         Ada de Morveville, born ~1140, d/o 319832116. Hugh de Moreville & 319832117. Beatrice de Beauchamp.
·         1157, Roger Bertram gave 50 marks for a market at mitford.
·         Bef. 1162, Roger Bertram has given and granted to Dryburgh Abbey all the teinds of his mill of Nenthorn in free alms, for the welfare of the soul of Hugh de Moreville, and for himself, his wife Ada and his boys. (S) POMS.
·         1166, Roger Bertram held the barony of Mitford of 5 knights’ fees.
·         1172, Roger Bertram paid 6s 10d scutage for Ireland.
·         William may have had a son named William who died shortly after him.

Child of William and Alice:
i. Roger Bertram  (60849154), born aft. 1185 in England.

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