Thursday, November 15, 2012

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.