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Monday, February 18, 2013
G28: 243382312 Leyburn-Turnham
243382312. Roger de Leyburn & 243382313. Alianor de Turnham
~1194, Roger born in England, s/o §Robert de Leyburn & Margaret
1195, Alianor born in
England, coheir & d/o 486764626. Stephen de Turnham & 486764627. Edelina
Stephen de Turnham, for 300 marks, granted the wardship and lands of the heir
of Robert de Leeburn, and the benefit of the marriage of the said heir. [The
heir was Roger who would marry Stephen’s daughter Alianor.]
5/27/1199, John succeeded
King Richard I of England.
1199, Roger’s father died.
1201, Roger, son of Robert de Leiburne, in the custody of Stephen
1203, Roger still a minor ‘infra etatem, et in custodia Regis.’
1207-8, Roger’s mother Margaret paid a fine for a licence to
3/9/1214, Alianor’s father died.
6/15/1215 at Runnymead, King John forced to sign the Magna
10/1215, King John laid siege to Rochester castle in Kent.
Roger one of the defenders.
11/30/1215, King John captured Rochester castle; Roger de
Leyburn taken prisoner and put in the custody of Peter de Maulay. Roger was
released on paying the moiety [250 marks] of a fine of 500 marks, and giving
security for his good behavior. (S) Archaeological Journal, V21, 1864, P31.
1216, Roger de Leyburn, of full age, given re-seisin of his
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
1/26/1219, Order to the sheriff of Surrey that since Thomas de
Balinghem and his wife, Mabel, Adam de Bendenges and his wife, Alice, Roger of
Leybourne and his wife, Eleanor [Alianore], Ralph son of Bernard and his wife,
Eleanor, and Ralph de Fay and his wife, Beatrice, made fine with King John,
father of King Henry, for five palfreys, for having all land formerly of
Stephen of Thornham which falls to Mabel, Alice, Eleanor, Eleanor, and Beatrice
by hereditary right. (S) FRsHIII.
By 1220, Alianore died. [likely associated with the birth of
1220, A plea brought by Edelina de Broc, suing Richard Malherbe
for 4£ 18s. rent, and William de Bathonia for 25 acres of meadow and 12.5 of
wood in Artingdon, Surrey. They in turn called to warrant the heirs of Stephen
de Turnham who were Thomas de Bavelingham and Mabel his wife, Adam de Bendenges
and Alice his wife, Ralph de Fay and Beatrice his wife, Roger de Leyburn, Ralph
fitz Bernard and Alianore his wife . (S) Honors and Knights’ Fees, Farrer,
11/1221, William de Tatelinton and Clemence his wife with Sibil
de Broc [Clemence and Sibil maternal aunts of Alianor] sued Roger de Leyburn
for the manor of Berewic as their right whereof their mother Damota was siezed
in the time of King Richard.
6/19/1222, Pledges for William Mauduit for his fine for his
relief … Roger of Leybourne for 10 m. (S) FRsHIII.
2/1223, The suit between Roger and Clemence and her sister Sibil
continued at Westminster, at which time Roger appeared. Roger called to warranty
the other heirs of Stephen de Turnham [Alianor’s 4 sisters and their husbands.]
10/1224, Amercements from the assizes of novel disseisin taken
at Shrewsbury … From Roger of Leyburn, half a mark, for disseisin, by the
plevin of William of Hadnall and Adam del Eaton. (S) FRsHIII.
1225, Beatrice de Fay [sister of Alianor] vs. Roger de Leyburn
in a plea of warranty.
8/1226, Roger’s suit with Lilleshull abbey about Berwick chapel
and Harmer Pool resolved.
1228, Roger de Leyburn assessed scutage on knights’ fees in
Oxon and Kent. (S) Palatine Note-Book, V3, 1883, P210.
1229, Roger de Leyburn applies to the justices assigned to the
custody of the Jews for terms of payment of his debt of 73£ 12s 6d to Hamo, the
wealthy Jew of Hereford. (S) Notes and Queries, White, 1891, P353.
11/12/1233, Roger de Leyburn essoignes himself versus Hugh de
Hovill and Beatrice his wife, and versus John, son of Ralph fitz Bernard, … in
a plea of land.
1/20/1235, Roger of Leybourne gives the king 20s. for
attainting twelve jurors by 24 law-worthy knights, before the itinerant
justices in Essex, in the assize of mort d’ancestor. (S) FRsHIII.
2/3/1237, Sibil de Brok versus Roger de Leburn.
1240-5, Sir Roger de Leyburn of Kent bore ‘asure, six lions
rampant, arg’ [born by Edward of Salisbury at the Conquest.] (S) Romantic Richmondshire,
Speight, 1897, P364.
1242-3, Alan de Rumellei held 1 fee in Steeple Aston of Roger
de Leyburn, who held it of the fee of the countess of the Isle of Wight. (S)
Honors and Knights’ Fees, V2, Farrer, 1925, P126.
2/3/1244, John de Leyburn’s widow, Florence, now married to
Matthias de Mara, surrendered Florence’s claim of dower in Berewyk to Roger de
Leyburn, tenant of the manor. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V10, Eyton, 1860,
7/5/1245, Paulinus Peivre witnessed a confirmation of a charter
of Roger de Leyburne to Sir Geoffrey le Despenser. (S) CChRs. [Roger sold Berwick to Sir Geoffrey
for 400 marks, reserving a rent.]
1246-7, ‘Rogerus de Leyburn reddit compotum de ccli de
prestito, per Vicecomitem Essexie.’ [A loan from the King of 200£ out of the
issues of the Pleas of the forest of Essex.]
1247-1250, Sir Roger de Leyburn recorded each year as owing the
debt of 200£.
1250, Roger died.
(S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V1, Eyton, 1854, P173. (S)
Archaeologia Cantiana, V5, 1863, P151.
·Robert de Leyburn, s/o Philip de Leyburn &
Amia fitz Gerold, d/o Robert fitz Gerold [and sister & coheiress of her
brother Ralph fitz Gerold.] (S) Romantic Richmondshire, Speight, 1897, P365.
·1189, Robert de Leyburn attended the 3rd
crusade with King Richard.
·10/29/1192, Stephen de Turnhan, seneschal of
Anjou, appointed by king to bring Queen Berengaria and Joan of Acre back from
Palestine to Chinon Castle. [Robert de Leyburn a member of the retinue.]
Child of Roger and Alianor: i. Roger de Leyburn (121691156), born ~1220 in England.