Monday, January 28, 2013

G28: 189120592 Huntingfield-FitzWilliam


189120592. Sir William de Huntingfield & 189120593. Isabel Fitz William

~1160, William born in England, heir & s/o §Roger Fitz William & Alice de Senlis.
~1160, Isabel born in England, heir & d/o §William Fitz Roger & Aeliva ?.
Isabel 1st married Berenger de Cressy.
Isabel 2nd married Osmond de Stuteville.
9/3/1189, Richard I succeeded King Henry II of England.
Bef. 1194, William married widow Isabel ‘de Gressenhall’; when the abbot of St. Edmunds demanded against the said William and Isabel his wife the land of Wendling, Norf., as a member of the manor of Runton. (S) Honors and Knights’ Fees, Farrer, 1923.
1194, William in a dispute with William de Stuteville over Isabel’s dower.
1195, The abbot of St. Edmunds granted William and Isabel the vill of Wending, Norfolk, for 60s a year. (S) Records of the Anglo-Norman House of Glanville, Richards, 1882, P60.
1197, William and Isabel plaintiffs against William de Stuteville over Isabel’s dower lands. (S) Honors and Kinghts’ Fees, Farrer, 1925, P397.
1198, William de Hungingfeld and Isabel his wife conveyed by fine to William Batail, 60 acres in Swannington. (S) History and Antiquities of the County of Norfolk, Armstrone, 1781, P4.
5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.
1199, William and Isabel plaintiffs against William de Stuteville over Isabel’s dower lands. (S) Early Yorkshire Charters, Farrer, 1952, P35.
9/22/1199 at Caen, France, William de Huntingfeld a witness to a charter of King John to the city of Norwich [a confirmation of a charter of King Richard.] (S) Records of the City of Norwich, 1906, P14.
9/26/1203, William de Huntingfield, deputy of Hubert de Burgh, appointed Constable of Dover castle; giving a son and daughter as hostage for safe holding. (S) Viator, V5, 1975, P243.
1204, William’s mother died.
6/1205, William granted the manor of Clafford, Hampshire; except for the chattels and corn, for £30.
11/1205, William’s £30 fine pardoned.
Aft. 1206, William’s father died.
1207, Isabel died.
1208, William had custody of the lands of his younger brother Roger [a justiciar under papal interdict].
1208-10, William an itinerant justice of fines in Cambridge and Lincoln. (S) Judges of England, Foss, 1848, P83.
1210-11, William sheriff of Norfolk. (S) Vicemonites Norfolciae, 1843, P6.
1212, The Great Inquest of Service: William de Huntingfeld hold the fee of 1 knight in Mendam of the King in chief. (S) Lancanshire Inquests, Pt3, Farrer, 1903, P111.
1213, William gave the King 6 fair Norway goshawks for license to marry his daughter, Alice, widow of Richard de Solers.
1213, William held the office of accountant with Aburey de Vere, Earl of Oxford.
5/12/1214, King John gave the manor of Clafford, which William de Huntingfeld had held, to John de Harecurt. (S) Magni Rotule Scaccarii, V2, 1844, P205.
1214, King John unsuccessfully invaded France trying to recover his lands.
1214, William joined the confederacy of barons against the King with Richard earl of Clare, Roger de Cresci, Gilbert de Clare, and Robert fitz-Walter.
10/1214, King John returned to England.
5/5/1215, The revolting Barons formally renounced their allegiance to John and invited the King of France to invade England. [This was prevented by the Pope.]
6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.
11/20/1215 at Bury St. Edmunds, William elected as one of the 25 to guarantee observance of the Magna Carta. (S) History, Gazeteer and Dir. of Suffolk, 1874, P565.
12/16/1215, William excommunicated with the other barons.
5/12/1216, Prine Louis of France, after a successful landing, crowned King of England in London. In June, Louis captured Winchester and controlled half of England.
1216, William ravaged Essex and Suffolk for Prince Louis of France. King John in retaliation plundered William’s estates in Norfolk and Suffolk.
10/18/1216, King John died.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
11/21/1216 at Hertford, William granted the village of Grimsby, Lincolnshire by Prince Louis, to be held of 2 knights’ fees. Witnesses: Seiher de Quency, earl of Winchester, Robert Fitz-Walter [Commander of the forces of the English barons.] (S) Guide to the Manuscripts, Warner, 1906, P41.
5/20/1217, William fought at the battle of Lincoln; the defeat of Prince Louis’ forces.
6/23/1217, All of William’s lands in Lincolnshire granted to John Marshall.
9/12/1217, For 10,000 marks and some land exchanges, Louis forfeited his claim to the English crown by the treaty at Kingston-on-Thames, called the Treaty of Lambeth. A principal provision of the treaty was amnesty for English rebels.
10/6/1217, William made peace with King Henry III and had his lands restored.
1218, William, son of Roger de Huntingfeld, gave land to the priory of castle-Acre on his founding of the monastery of Mendham, Norfolk. (S) Index Monasticus, Taylor, 1821, P15.
6/1219, William had leave to go to the holy land on crusade in an attempt by the Pope to retake Jerusalem. [Very few English knights went on this crusade.]
Bef. 1/25/1220, William died on crusade.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P446. (S) Monasticon Anglicanum, V5, 1825, P56.

Family notes:

·         Roger Fitz William [de Huntingfeld] s/o Guillaume de Huntingfeld [died 1155] & Sibilla ? [died 1186].
·         Alice de Senlis [likely] d/o Lord Saire de Quincy & Lady Maud de Saint Liz.
·         1196, Charter of Hugh abbot of Sees … all their portion of the church of Mendeham … done with the assent and will of Roger de Huntingfeld, knight, patron. (S) Calendar of Documents Preserved in France, V1, 1899, P240.
·         2/1206 at Woodstock, Roger de Huntingfeld a judge with William de Wrotham, archdeacon of Taunton [chief judge], and John de Gestling. [7/1206 they were in London, 8/9/1206 in Stratford, 8/23/1206 in Colchester, 9/1206 in Canterbury, then at Westminster].

Child of William and Isabel: [1 son, 4 daughters.]
i. Roger de Huntingfield (94560296), born bef. 1200 in England.

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