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Sunday, November 11, 2012
G27: 121698316 Humet-Crevecoeur
121698316. Jordan de Humet &
121698317. Hawise de Crevecoeur
~1140, Jordan born in Normandy, younger s/o 159916932. Richard
du Hommet & 159916933. Agnes de Beaumont.
Hawise born in Normandy, d/o §William de Crevecoeur-en-Auge.
12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.
1160-67, Jordan de Humet and his brother Enguerrand de Humet
witnessed a deed of the abbot of Evesham enfeoffs Simon son of William de
Coctune with the manors of Wrottesley and Levinton.
1172, Jordan du Hommet, brother of William, the constable of
Normandy, owed the service of 3 knights for Clivilla in Caen [of 13 kinghts’
fees.] (S) The Loss of Normandy, Powicke, 2003, P492.
4/1173, Jordan and his father and supporters of King Henry II
during the rebellion of his sons.
12/1/1174, Richard of Hummet, and his sons Enguerrand, Jordan
and Bertram, witnessed treaties of King Henry II with the King of Scots at
Falaise and Valognes, France. (S) English Historical Documents, Handock, 1996, P451.
1176, The Fermor of Southampton charges the crown for the
following vessels chartered from that port … One ship for Jordan de Humez. …
1180, Jordan’s father died; his brother William succeeding.
1183, Jordan de Hommet witnessed a confirmation of his brother
William of a grant of Robert de Bera. (S) Cartularies of Southwick Priory, V1,
9/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.
1190, King Richard departed on the 3rd Crusade. Richard
commandeered ships and ordered them to Dover to move some of his forces to
France. The fleet was then to move to Marsailles to meet up with the combined
English and French troops. Jordan was King Richard’s constable for the crusade.
By 11/1190, Jordan de Humet and Bertran de Verdun joined King
Richard at Acre.
11/1190, Because of quarrels of the crusaders King Richard
promised peace by the Treaty of Messinia. Names of sureties: …, et per Jordanum
de Humez constabularium nostrum, … (S) Gesta Regis Henrici Secundi Benedicti
Abbatis, V2, 1867, P134.
7/1191, Richard captured Acre. Saladin’s city commander agreed
to surrender for a ransom of 200,000 gold pieces, the release of 1500
christians, and the Muslim garrison to be given safe conduct.
9/5/1191, Richard defeated Saladin at the battle of Arsuf.
12/1191, Richard arrived at Beit Nuba, 12 miles from Jerusalem
[decided they could not begin a siege.]
1192, Jordan de Humet, lord of Cleville, constable of Sees,
died on Crusade.
(S) Journal of the Brit. Arch. Assoc., V29, 1873, P369. (S)
Court, Household and Itenerary of King Henry II, Eyton, 1878.
·The rectory and advowson of the church Evington
was appropriated by the gift of Ernald de Bosco and Jordan de Humet to the
abbot and convent of Leicester. (S) The History of Marke Harborough, 1875, P95.
·Jordan du Hommet and his wife Hadeisa confirm a
grant by her father William de Crèvecœur-en-Auge [to Troarn abbey.]
Child of Jordan and Hawise:
i. John de Humez (60849158), born ~1175 in Normandy.