Friday, May 31, 2013

G29: 486752696 Seagrave-Despenser

486752696. Stephen de Seagrave & 486752697. Rohese le Despenser

Stephen born in England, s/o §Gilbert de Segrave.
~1185, Rohese born in England, d/o §Thomas le Despenser [and sister of 23638992. Sir Hugh le Despenser.]
5/27/1199, John succeeded King Richard I of England.
1201, Stephen sued for unjustly occupying a virgate of land in Segrave.
1203, Stephen, constable of the Tower of London with a salary of 50£.
1208, King John, at the request of Hugh le Despenser, brother-in-law of Stephen, forgave a debt of Stephen’s father of 112 marks.
6/15/1215 at Runnymead, King John forced to sign the Magna Carta.
1215, Stephen, loyal to King John during the baronial revolt, received the land of Stephen de Gaunt in Lincolnshire and Leicestershire.
1216, Stephen granted the manor of Kineton, Warwickshire in fee.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
1217, Stephen a justice of the crown.
1217-18, Stephen a justice itinerant in Warwickshire and Leicestershire.
7/26/1218, The king has committed to Stephen of Seagrave and Richard de Brom, clerk , the custody of all lands which pertained to Earl Simon de Montfort in the honour of Leicester within the counties of Warwickshire and Leicestershire.
1217-18, Stephen a justice itinerant in Nottinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Derbyshire.
1219, Stephen sent on the King’s business to the papal legate, receiving payment for his expenses. [Possibly associated with the death of William, earl of Pembroke, and regent of England.]
1220, Stephen given custody of Sauvey castle, Leicestershire; and the manor of Alconbury, Huntingdonshire.
8/2/1220 at York, A final settlement on the issue of lands between England and Scotland was signed between King Alexander and King Henry’s representative, Stephen de Segrave, knight.
1221, Stephen sheriff of Essex and Huntingdonshire.
1221, Stephen fortifying the Tower of London at the King’s cost.
7/25/1221, The king has committed the honour of Boulogne with appurtenances to Stephen of Seagrave to keep for as long as it pleases the king. 
2/5/1222, Robert de Coudray has made fine for having seisin of the land formerly of Warin de Glapion in Cottesmore … surety by William de Cantilupe, Stephen of Seagrave and Walter Daiville.
11/5/1223, The king has granted to Henry of Audley the custody of the land formerly of Warin de Glapion in Cottesmore … land Robert de Coudray, who is dead, … William de Cantilupe, Stephen of Seagrave and Walter Daiville to be quit of the pledge.
2/9/1224, To the sheriff of Essex and Hertfordshire. Order to cause Stephen of Seagrave to have the moiety of the farms of sergeanties, frankpledges and aids of sheriffs, sursises and perquisites and other issues of the aforesaid counties for half a year.
8/14/1225, Order to the sheriff of Warwickshire and Leicestershire to place in respite, … the demand he makes from Stephen of Seagrave for the scutage … from his land of Thurlaston for the army of Bedford.
12/4/1225, Stephen of Seagrave has made fine with the king by 400 m. for having the custody of the land and heirs of Geoffrey de Scalariis, with the marriage of the same heirs.
5/27/1226, Stephen de Segrave headed 1 of 2 itinerant justice circuits [Martin Pateshull headed the other.]
7/1227, Stephen de Segrave a justice itinerant in the Midlands. (S) CChRs Preserved in the Bodlien Library, 1878, P304.
4/1228, Stephen de Segrave in eyre at Huntingdon [followed quickly by eyres in Cambridge, and then Durham.]
2/16/1229 at Lambeth, Stephen de Segrave the senior justice at the Surrey eyre.
5/31/1229, Stephen de Segrave, sheriff of Warwichshire and Leicestershire. (S) Lists and Indexes, I-8, 1897, P144.
4/8/1230, The king has granted his manor of Finedon with all its appurtenances to Stephen of Seagrave, for his homage and service, … from the king and his heirs by a farm of £24.
5/1/1230–10/27/1230, Stephen de Segrave, the keeper of the realm, while King Henry III was absent in Brittany. (S) CPRs.
10/28/1230, Stephen of Seagrave has made fine with the king by £100 for having the marriage of Emma de Caux, who was the wife of John of Seagrave , in order to marry her to whoever he and his heirs or assigns will wish without disparagement, and for having custody of Emma’s lands for as long as she ought to be in custody.
11/26/1230, The king has pardoned to his beloved and faithful Stephen of Seagrave the £100 by which he made fine with him for having the marriage of Emma, daughter of Roger de Caux.
6/1231, Robert de Lexington next senior justice to Stephen de Segrave.
9/5/1231, Stephen of Seagrave has made fine with the king by £100 for having custody of the lands and heirs of William of Duston until the legal age of the heirs, with their marriage.
2/11/1232, The king has betaken himself to Giles of Erdington, by the will and assent of Stephen of Seagrave and Giles himself, for the £100 by which Stephen made fine with him for having custody of the lands and heirs of William of Duston, … Stephen to be quit of the aforesaid £100.
1232, Stephen bought the profits [other than the ferms paid to the Exchequer] of the counties of Bedford, Buckingham, Warwick and Leicester, for life.
7/29/1232, Stephen appointed a chief justiciar on the fall of Hubert de Burgh.
4/27/1233 at Westminster, Egidia, who was the wife of Simon son of Richard , has made fine with the king by 40 m. for having custody of the land and of Egidia, daughter and heiress of William son of Simon … Witness Stephen de Seagrave, justiciar.
10/1233, Stephen threatened with excommunication for giving the king “evil council.”
2/1234, Stephen de Seagrave became the chief of the King’s council. (S) 13th Century England VIII, 1999, P36.
5/1234, Stephen dismissed from his office [believed to be complicit in the death of Richard Marshall.]
6/5/1234, Acknowledgment of the receipt in the wardrobe at Theokesbiry … on the part of Stephen de Segrave by the hands of William de Welles, his clerk, of 100£ out of 500£ which he gave the king. (S) CPRs.
7/12/1234, Stephen of Seagrave has surrendered the manor of Fenstanton to the king. [Stephen has also surrendered the manor of Leyland, and 3 others.]
2/1235, Stephen paid a fine of 1000 marks to be reconciled with the King. [But was not really returned to favor.]
11/1235, Order to the barons of the Exchequer that if Stephen of Seagrave will give them surety for the debts which were lately distrained from him before them for amercements made in the eyre of the king’s justices in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire , … then they are to cause all his lands and chattels taken into the king’s hand for this reason to be replevied to Stephen.
1/2/1136, Stephen de Segrave ordered into exile [but soon returned to the king’s favor.] (S) Curia Regis Rolls, 1972, P32.
6/1236, Stephen finally returned to the King’s favor.
1236, Henry de Audley sent with Hugh le Despenser and Stephen de Segrave to take charge of Beeston castle. (S) Magna Britannia, V2, 1810, P548.
8/1/1236, Stephen de Segrave commissioned to take a Warwickshire attaint.
6/6/1237, To the constables of the castles of Chester and Beeston. The king is sending them Stephen de Segrave, Henry de Aldithelegh and Hugh le Dispenser [Rohese’s brother] to provider for the custody of those castles … (S) CPRs.
1239, Stephen de Segrave a senior justice.
1239, Stephen exempted by name from excommunication by the archbishop of Canterbury.
1240, Confirmation with warranty from Hugh Wak to Stephen de Segrave of all that land which he has in Bringelawe by the gift of Robert de Stutevill with all its appurtenances, to hold for the service of one knight’s fee. (S) UKNA.
Bef. 1241, Grant of James le Breet to Stephen de Segrave … co. Warwick … Witnesses … William Burdun. (S) Desc. Cat. of the Charters and Muniments, Fitzhardinge, 1892, P86.
4/1241, Stephen in the Worcester eyre.
6/8/1241 at Gloucester, Stephen de Segrave attested a concord in ‘coram rege’.
1241, Stephen entered the Augustinian abbey of St. Mary des Pres.
Bef. 10/13/1241, Stephen died.
(S) Fine Rolls of King Henry III. (S) Studies in 13th Century Justice, Meekings, 1981. (S) DNB, V51, Lee, 1897, P205.
Family notes:
·         1166, Gibert of Hereward held Segrave in Leicestershire as a 4th part of a knight’s fee of William, earl of Warwick.
·         9/1191, Gilbert de Segrave, sheriff of Warwickshire and Leicestershire.
·         4/1197, Gilbert de Segrave, sheriff of Warwickshire and Leicestershire.
·         8/12/1247, For Hugh Peche and Ida de Seagrave [de Hastings]. Hugh Peche and Ida, his wife, who was the wife of Stephen of Seagrave, have made fine with the king by £500 for the trespass that Hugh made in abducting (rapiendo) the aforesaid Ida, …. The pledges for the said £500 are Gilbert Peche for £100, William de Say for £100 and Phillip Darcy for £100.

Child of Stephen and Rohese:
i. Gilbert de Segrave (243376348), born ~1210 in England.


G29: 486787856 Mauduit-Hanslope

486787856. William Mauduit & 486787857. Matilda of Hanslope

William born in England, s/o §William Mauduit & Hawise ?.
By 1103, William’s father died; his brother Robert succeeding in lands, and the office of Chamberlain.
Matilda born in England, d/o §Michael of Hanslope. (S) Regesta Regum Anglo-Normannorum, Davis, 1956, P254.
1121-24, Notitia of the livery by John of Bayeux to Bernard the scribe of the land and houses in London which were of Gisulf, … Witness … Robert keeper of the King’s seal; Mark the physician; … William Mauduit; Robert de Vere, Warin Sheriff of Somerset; …
By 1122, Writ of Robert, son of Henry I, informing William of Eynsford and his wife Hawise that he has restored to William Mauduit the land which his brother Robert held of him. (S) Pipe Roll Society, V82, 1974, P96.
Bef. 1129, William attested 3 royal charters. (S) Government of England Under Henry I, Green, 1989, P33.
1129, William’s brother Robert died; leaving a daughter as his heir.
1130, William Pont de L’Arched held Robert’s lands and office, and the marriage of the daughter, for a fine of 1000 marks. William held Shalden, Hartley and Fyfield. (S) Chivalry in Medieval England, Saul, 2011, P27.
1130, William Mauduit receiving money in the ‘camera curie’ [attached to the household.] (S) Norman Institutions, Haskins, 1918, P113.
1130-31, William married Matilda, the marriage a gift of King Henry I. (S) Government of England Under Henry I, Green, 1989, P176.
1130-31, King Henry gave the estates of Michael of Hanslope to William Mauduit. (S) Victoria History – Northampton, 2002, P82.
1131, William Mauduit, lord of Hartley Maudit, near Alton, and of Portchester, the ‘camera curie.’
8/1131 at Arques, Normandy, Notification by Henry I … restored and granted to William, son of Walter de Beauchamp, his dispenser, the land that his father held from whatever lord; and his father's office of dispenser. … Witnesses: … Robert Earl of Leicester; Robert de Vere; Miles of Gloucester; … Payn fitz John; Eustace fitz John; Geoffrey fitz Payn; William Maltravers; William de Albini, … William Mauduit.
8/1132, King Henry crossed to the sea to Normandy, never to return to England. [William likely with King Henry.]
5/1133, Most of London including the church of St. Paul the Apostle was destroyed by fire.
12/22/1135, Stephen crowned king of England; ursuping Empress Matilda, d/o King Henry I; and starting a civil war.
3/1136 at York, William Mauduit at King Stephen’s court. (S) King Stephen, King, 2010, P56.
Winter/1138-39, William Mauduit witnessed royal charters of King Stephen. (S) King Stephen, King, 2010, P100.
9/1139, King Henry’s daughter Empress Matilda invaded England.
By 1141, William changed allegiance to Empress Matilda.
2/2/1141, King Stephen captured at the battle of Lincoln.
4/7/1141 at Winchester, Empress Matilda acknowledged as “Lady of England and Normandy” by Bishop Henry.
5/6-8/1141 at Reading Abbey, William Mauduit, “constable”, with Empress Matilda, and paying a relief of 100 marks. (S) King Stephen, King, 2010, P160.
9/14/1141, Empress Matilda’s forces defeated at the battle of Winchester.
11/1/1141, King Stephen exchanged by Empress Matilda for Robert, earl of Gloucester, her brother.  
12/25/1141, Stephen again crowned King. [The civil war would continue for 12 more years.]
1145-6, William Mauduit constable of Rockingham castle, Northamptonshire. (S) Book of Middle English, Burrow, 2011, P79.
1150, Confirmation by Robert de Chesney, bishop of Lincoln, of the grant his predecessor Alexander made to the chamberlain William Mauduit, concerning the resiting of the church of Hanslope. (S) Pipe Roll Society, V82, 1974, P100.
5/1153 at Leicester, William Mauduit, regranted the chamberlainship of the treasury and 100 librates of land in the agreements of Duke Henry and King Stephen. William also received 13 pence a day, his meals in the household, and various allowances. (S) Pipe Roll Society, V82, 1974, P53.
11/6/1153, At Westminster, the Treaty of Wallingford recognized Duke Henry as the heir of his cousin King Stephen. Stephen was to reign without dispute until his death. William Mauduit’s grants from earlier in the year confirmed.
12/19/1154, Henry II succeeded King Stephen of England.
1155, William Mauduit in Northamptonshire and Earl Patrick in Dorset – Angevin supporters, listed in the pipe roll as ‘terrae datae.’ (S) Anarchy of King Stephen’s Reign, King, 1994, P137.
1155-58, Charter of Henry II for William Mauduit as custodian of Rockingham Castle, issued at Bury St. Edmunds. (S) Scriptore Regis, Bishop, 1961, P-XXVI.
1155-61, Grant by the king's chamberlain, William Mauduit, of the church of Shalden (Hants) to Southviick priory. (S) Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research, V49, 1976, P17. [‘Omnibus sancte matris ecclesie prelatis et subditis, Willelmus Maled' camerarius regis salutem.’]
1156, Warin FitzGerald and William Mauduit chamberlains. [Note: The earliest existing “liberate”, which is of this time, names William as a chamberlain.]
By 1158, William deceased.
(S) Court, Household and Itinerary of King Henry II, Eyton, 1878. (S) Chapters in the Administrative History of Medieval England, Tout, 1920. (S) History and Antiquities of the County of Buckingham, V4, Lipscomb, 1847, P165.
Family notes:
·         1086, William Mauduit ‘Camerarius’ [died 1103] in the Domesday survey holding Fyfield, which in 1130 is held by this William. (S) Herald and Genealogist, V5, 1870, P143.

Children of William and Matilda:
i. Alice Mauduit, born 1135 in England.

Alice married 1st, John de Biden.
1180, John died.
Alice married Fulk de Lisures.
1185, Alice, sister of William Maudit, and widow of Fulk de Lisures, had 2 sons who were knights, 2 sons not knights, 6 daughters who were married, and 3 daughters unmarried. (S) The Lady in Medieval England, Coss, 2000, P28.

ii. William Mauduit (243393928), born ~1140 in England.
iii. Sibilla Mauduit, born ? in England.

Sibilla married Galfridus Ridel, baron of Blaye, France, holding 15 knights’ fees in England.
8/21/1189, Galfridus died. (S) Baronetage of England, V4, 1804, P58.

iv. Robert Mauduit, born ? in England.


Robert died without heirs.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

G29: 486765702 Erdington-Cokefield

486765702. Thomas de Erdington & 486765703. Roese de Cokefield

1160, Thomas born in England, s/o §William de Erdington, s/o §Henry de Erdington of Warwick.
9/3/1189, Richard I succeeded King Henry II of England.
1197, A release from marriage of Thomas de Erdington witnessed by ‘Willelmo filio Alani, Hugone Pantolfe, Roberto Corbet, Johanne Extraneo, Radulfo Basset … William Bagot.’ (S) FMG.
1198-99, Thomas de Erdington deputy-sheriff in Staffordshire under Geoffrey Fitz Piers.
5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.
1200, Ralph de Someri granted Ashton manor to Thomas. (S) A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848, PP100-4.
1204, Thomas de Erdington in dispute over Ashton with John de Montagu. (S) Victoria History – Warwick, V7, 1964, P60.
1205, Thomas appointed bailiff or substitute to Geoffrey fitz Piers. (S) Peerages of England.
1207, Thomas made the Sheriff of Shropshire by King John [served until he died]. (S) The History of the Worthies of England, Fuller, 1840, P70.
9/1207, Thomas the sheriff of Staffordshire. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, Vs3-4, Eyton, 1856, P79.
11/26/1208, Charter of King John to St. Andrew’s Wells … Test: … Thomas de Erdington. (S) Reports of the Royal Commission, 1885, P4.
1209, King John sent an embassy to Spain consisting of a priest known as Robert of London and 2 knights, one being Thomas de Erdington.
2/1210, King John, sending Thomas of Erdington to the papal Curia [Rome], paid Thomas 100£ for the passage. (S) English Historical Review, V110, 1995, P285.
1212, King John granted Wellington to Thomas “as a reward for services rendered in Rome at the time of the Interdict.”
8/2/1212, Thomas, William Briwere, and Alan Basset, part of a council acting on King John’s behalf, approved the taking of 4 Welsh castles by Robert de Vipont. (S) The History of the Princes, the Lords Marcher, Lloyd, 1881, P160.
1213, King John transferred custody of the lands and marriage of the Agatha, widow of Adam de Cockfield, from Geoffrey fitz Peter [deceased] to Thomas de Erdington. (S) Sherington, Chimbnall, 1965, P44.
1213, Henry de Vere a surety of £3000 of the estate of his cousin, William fitz Alan, to Thomas de Erdington, Custos. (S) Transactions – Bristol and Gloucester, V12, 1888, P267.
9/24/1213, Thomas de Erdington was ordered to let William de Ferrers, Earl of Derby, have four pigs, which John le Strange had fed for his own use. (S) LeStrange Records, 1916, P73.
1214, Thomas sent by King John on a secret embassy to Admiralius Murmelius, king of Africa and Spain.
7/1214, Thomas acquired the Lordship of Hen Domen for 5000 marks, and married his daughter to the heir, William Fitz-Alan [died 1215]. [Sale confirmed by King John.]
7/11/1214, Thomas was assigned the lands and marriage of William FitzAlan that had been seized by King John because he was a minor. [Thomas was father-in-law of William FitzAlan, elder brother of John FitzAlan.] (S) The History of Ludlow and Its Neighbourhood, Wright, 1852, P143.
4/1215, Thomas de Erdington, sheriff of Shropshire, at the request of King John asked to name barons in Shropshire that had remained true to the crown. [Thomas named 4.]
1215, Thomas wrote a letter to King John referring to the death at Easter of his daughter Mary’s husband.
1215, Messengers Thomas de Erdington and Henry de Ver dispatched by the King to William de St. John, constable of Southampton castle. (S) History of Southampton, Davies, 1883, P78.
6/15/1215 at Runnymead, King John forced to sign the Magna Carta.
8/1215, Thomas was assigned to make a “an extent” on the manor of Budiford in Warwickshire. (S) The Judges of England, Foss, 1848, P445.
By 1216, Thomas became a monk. King John gave Hen Domen to Gwenwynwyn, Prince of Powys and a new Sheriff of Shropsire was assigned. Much of the honour of Montgomery was given to William de Cantilupe.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
3/20/1218, Thomas died.
1227, Roese, widow of Thomas de Erdington, disposed of her dower in Shawbury. Besford, and Little Withyford. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V8, Eyton, 1859, P72.
(S) Antiquities of Shropshire, Eyton, 1858, P250.

Child of Thomas and Roese:


i. Mary Erdington (243382851), born ~1185 in England.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

G29: 486765256 Somery-d'Aubigny-Chaucombe-Seagrave

486765256. Baron Roger de Someri & 486765257. Nichole D’Aubigny & 4997461. Amabil de Chaucombe & 243376348. Gilbert de Segrave

~1205, Roger born in Sedgley, Staffordshire, England, d/o 973530512. Ralph de Someri & 973530513. Margaret Crassus.
~1205, Nichole born in England, d/o 973530514. William D’Aubigny & 973530515. Mabel of Chester.
~1210, Gilbert born in England, s/o 486752696. Stephen de Segrave & 486752697. Rohese le Despenser.
1211, Roger’s father died; his brother William Percival de Somery succeeding. [his mother surviving and re-marrying to Maurice de Gaunt.]
1212, The Great Inquisition granted the wardship of the estates of Ralph de Somery of Dudley, Worcestershire to the earl of Salisbury. (S) Historical Intrepretation, Bagley, 1973, P109. [Roger de Somery accounted for 50 fees of the old feoffment.]
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
~1220, Amabil born in England, d/o §Robert de Chaucombe & Juliana ?. (S) Magna Britannia Antiqua & Nova, Cox, 1738, P590. [Robert s/o Hugh de Chacombe & Amabel ?.]
1221, Roger’s brother William died; William’s son Nicholas de Somery suceeding.
[–––Roger & Nichola–––]
~1225 at Barrow, Leicestershire, Roger married Nichole.
1228, Roger’s nephew Nicholas de Somery died as a minor without heirs.
1229, Roger succeeded to the family estates and did homage for the lands.
6/25/1229, Allowance of the agreement between Maurice de Gaunt and Roger de Sumery … manors of Duddeleg and Seggesleg to Maurice for 7 years … and the said Roger shall not marry within the said term save with the consent of the said Maurice. (S) CChRs. [Maurice de Gaunt is Roger’s step-father.]
Bef. 7/4/1229, Roger de Sumeri confirmed an agreement between Margaret his mother and William de Englefeld [his nephew, son of his sister Isabel] concerning a grant and exchange of lands at Bradfield, Berkshire.
10/5/1229, Stephen son of Guy gives half a mark for having a pone against Roger de Somery, concerning land in Elmdon [Essex.] (S) FRsHIII.
11/1229, Roger de Somery, who holds half a fee of the king and 2 fees of the honour of Boulogne , £10 for the same and so that he is not made a knight. (S) FRsHIII.
11/1230, Maurice’s step-father died; his mother surviving.
9/23/1232, Order to make respite of the demand of 92£ from Roger de Somery for a debt of his father. (S) Cal. of Fine Rolls, Dryburgh, 2007, P433.
6/7/1233, Because at this Pentecost last past Roger de Somery did not come to the king so that he could gird him with the belt of knighthood, order to the sheriff of Worcestershire to take the honour of Dudley and the other lands of the same Roger. (S) FRsHIII.
By 8/1233, Roger de Somery made peace with the king. (S) Peter des Roches, Vincent, 2002, P403. [Roger gave a hostage, the son and heir of Simon of Frankley.]
1233-34, Roger de Somery fought with the royalists during the “The Marshall’s War.”
7/10/1234, Mandate to Walter de Bello Campo to deliver Ralph de Frankelegh to Roger de Sumery. (S) CPRs.
1235-6, William de Englefeld paid 2 marks in aid, for marrying the King’s sister Isabel to Frederick, emperor of the Romans, for his fee in Middlesex of the honor of Roger de Somery. (S) Delafield, V2, 1945, P804.
10/1238, The men of Alrewas give 20 m. for having a certain writ against Roger de Somery, their lord. (S) FRsHIII.
1240, Roger co-inherited land of his paternal grandmother Hawise Pagnel in Staffordshire: ‘Gervasio Paenel cuidam Hawisie sorori et heredi’, to her grandsons: ‘Radulpho cuidam Willelmi et fratri et heredi, et de Willelmo cuidam Nicholao … filii et heredi, et de Nicholao isti Rogero ut avunculo quia non habuit heredem de corpore sua.’ 
12/1/1240, Lichfield. Roger de Sumery, complainant, vs. Philip de Ruleg. (S) Collections – Staffordshire, V4, 1883, P236.
4/7/1242, Protection for the following so long as they are on the king’s service beyond seas … Roger de Sumery … (S) CPRs.
7/1242, Roger de Someri a member of the army of King Henry III in France at war with King Louis IX. The 2 armies met at the battles of Taillebourgh [6/19] and Saintes, with the superior sized French force winning.
1242-3, ‘Rogerus de Sumery in Bradefeld i. feodum ... Margareta de Sumeri in Bradefeld unum feodum predicti Rogeri ... Willelmus de Englefeld in Englefeld unum feodum de eodem feodo.’ 
11/27/1243, … lands late of H. earl of Arundel … to Robert de Tateshal … manor of Bukenham … to John son of John son of Alan … castle and manor of Arundel … to Roger de Sumery, who espoused Nicholaa … manor of Barwe … to Roger de Muthaud who espoused Cecily [sister of Nicholaa] … castle and manor of Rysinges … the king has taken their homages … (S) CPRs.
4/1244, Roesia de Verdun sued Roger de Sumery over a convention made about land in Seggeslega. [Roger did not appear.] (S) Collections – Staffordshire, V4, 1883, P102.
1244, Roger summoned to receive knighthood; but did not attend. The king seized Newport Pagnell for his refusal [given to William de Beauchamp & Ida Longespee.]
12/28/1244, Roger de Somery gives 3 m. for having a writ [to remove a plea] from the county court of Gloucestershire before the king [coram rege] against Maurice of Berkeley. (S) FRsHIII.
7/11/1245, Mandate to … by letters close … Hugh de Venables, Henry de Aldithelegh, Thomas Corbet, John fitz Alan, Ralph Basset of Periton, Roger de Sumery … D. son of Llwewlin has given seige to the castle of Dissard … to rescue the said castle. (S) CPRs.
10/6/1245, Order to the sheriffs of Warwickshire and Leicestershire and Staffordshire to place in respite, … the demand that they make … from Roger de Somery for the aid generally granted to the king to marry his first-born daughter from the knights’ fees which he does not recognise. (S) FRsHIII.
1/22/1246, Agreement made at Leycester, … between Roger de Quincy, earl of Winchester, and Roger de Somery, … park of Bradgate … (S) Fragmenta Antiquitatis, Blount, 1784, P237.
4/22/1246, Grant to John Maunsel … manor of Bilsington … gift of the heirs [of H. de Albyniaco, late earl of Arundel] … John son of Alan, Roger de Sumery, and Nicholaa his wife, Roger de Monte Alto and Cecily his wife, … (S) CChRs.
7/30/1247, Roger granted a market and fair, and free warren, at Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.
2/8/1248, The king has pardoned to Roger de Somery 130 m. of the £100 at which he was amerced before the king (coram Rege) for the default which he made in the king’s court (curia Regis) against the abbot of Titchfield. (S) FRsHIII.
4/16/1249, A royal charter confirming previous charters of Hugh de Gondeville; Ranulph, earl of Chester; and Roger de Somery.
1250, Nichola died. (S) Reports and Papers – Lincoln and Northampton, V29, 1907, P586.
3/21/1251, Appointment of Roger de Sumery and Robert de Grendon to take inquisition between Thomas Corbert, plaintiff, and Hugh de Say, … deforciants, touching the rescue of the booty in the land of the said Thomas and his man killed; and mandate to the sheriff of Salop, John Lestrange, and John son of Alan to have [a jury of 12 men.] (S) Patent Rolls, Lyte, 1908, P115.
1252, “Rogerus de Somery, tenens manerium de Barewe post Mortem Nicolae …” (S) History and Antiquities of Charnwood Forest, Potter, 1842, P17.
8/6/1253, King Henry left for Gascony from Portsmouth with 300 ships. Roger accompanied the King on the expedition. (S) 13th Century England, Durham Conference, 2003, P45.
10/23/1253, Henry’s army in camp at Benauge, France [east of Bordeaux].
11/3/1253, Roger de Somery granted a fair at Clent, Worcestershire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.
12/28/1253, Henry’s army in camp at Bazas, France [southeast of Bordeaux].
3/19/1254, Henry’s army in camp at Meilhan, France [south of Bordeaux, near the Spanish border].
8/12/1254, Henry’s retinue in camp at Bordeaux, France.
11/20/1254, Henry’s retinue in camp at Orleans, France.
1/1255, King Henry returned with his army to England.
 [–––Gilbert–––]
1231, Gilbert granted the town of Kegworth by Simon de Montfort, lord of Leicestershire.
12/27/1232, The king has granted the manor of Newcastle under Lyme to Gilbert of Seagrave, with the castle , and all lands and tenements in the external vills pertaining to the manor, with the advowson of the church of Stoke and its other appurtenances, without any retention, to have and hold from the king and his heirs to Gilbert and his heirs forever at fee farm, rendering £20 each year [Ranulf, earl of Chester and Lincoln, died without heirs]. (S) FRsHIII.
3/16/1233, Leicestershire. The king has pardoned to Gilbert of Seagrave the 5 m. that are exacted from him by summons of the Exchequer for a prest made to him in Brittany.
12/17/1233, Pledges for the Bishop of Exeter having the custody of the land and heir of W. d’Avranches: Earl Roger Bigod for 100 m. … R. earl of Cornwall for 100 m. … William, count of Aumale, for 100 m. … Geoffrey de Dynham for 40 m. Robert Marmion for 100 m. Gilbert of Seagrave for 40 m. … William LongespĂ©e for 100 m. Elias Gifford for 20 m. Upon the barony of the same bishop, 300 m., by the king. (S) FRsHIII.
 [–––Gilbert & Amabil–––]
By 1237, Gilbert married Amabil.
6/22/1237, The king has granted to Juliana, who was the wife of Robert of Chalcombe , all chattels that Robert left to her in his testament … in part payment of the debt that Robert owed the king, unless Juliana can show that Gilbert of Seagrave ought to acquit Robert of that debt. (S) FRsHIII.
11/17/1238, Order to place in respite the demand from Gilbert of Seagrave for 21½ m. of a prest. (S) FRsHIII.
4/1239 in London, Fine levied … whereby Ralph Basset [of Sapcote, Lincolnshire] and Milicent his wife, convey to Juliana “que fuit uxor Roberti de Chauycumbe,” a carucated of land in Stroby [Lincolnshire] in return for which Gilbert de Segrave and Amabel, his wife, sister of the said Millicent, and co-heir of Robert de Chaucumbe, grant to the said Ralph and Millicent 100s worth of land in Chaucumbe [Northamptonshire.] (S) Descr. Cat. – Berkeley Castle, Fitzharding, 1892, P85.
6/16/1240, John de Neville has made fine with the king by £50 for the trespass of the king’s forest … Pledges for this fine: William de Ferrers, Nicholas de Molis and Gilbert of Seagrave. (S) FRsHIII.
1241, Gilbert succeeded to his father’s estates [Gilbert’s older brother John died in 1231.]
4/8/1242, Gilbert de Segrave appointed governor of Kenilworth castle. (S) CPRs.
5/6/1242, Gilbert de Segrave appointed justice of the forests south of Trent. (S) CPRs.
1242-3, Gilbert de Segrave hekd ½ fee in Raunds of the honor of Peverel. (S) Honors and Knights’ Fees, Farrer, V2, 1925, P204.
1243, Nichole coheir to a fourth of the Albini estates of her brother Hugh.
6/1243, A final concord between Gilbert de Segrave and his step-mother Ida. (S) Studies in 13th Century Justice, Meekings, 1981, P106.
7/21/1244, Northampton and Leicestershire. The king has given respite to Gilbert of Seagrave from the £40 which are exacted from him by summons of the Exchequer for several demands. (S) FRsHIII.
2/17/1245, Because Gilbert of Seagrave was bound to render £37 6d. to Deodona, son of Deulecresse of Nottingham, for Hugh de Didiswurth … order to the justices assigned to the custody of the Jews to cause him to have respite from the same debt. (S) FRsHIII.
9/16/1246, The king has granted to Gilbert of Seagrave and Amabilia, his wife, daughter and heiress of Robert of Chalcombe that, for the debts that Robert owed to the king, for which he made fine … to render £10 each year at the same terms at which Robert was accustomed to render them. (S) FRsHIII.
3/2/1247, Pledges for Richard of Dover [on a fine of 2000 m.] … earl of Gloucester for £1000; … Gilbert of Seagrave for 100 m.; … Enguerrand de Fiennes for 50 m.; … and John de Balliol for 50 m. (S) FRsHIII.
1/17/1248, Quitclaim, for a fine of 100 marks which Gilbert de Segrave has made … of all manier of trespass of the forest done when Gilbert was justice of the forest. (S) CPRs.
4/1251, Gilbert de Segrave a justice of the king’s bench at Westminster.
1251, Baldwin de Vere, heir & s/o Robert de Vere of Addington, in the custody of Gilbert de Segrave [and would marry Gilbert’s daughter Margaret.] (S) Genealogical Memoirs – Chichley, V1, Waters, 1878, P50.
6/24/1251 at Clarendon, Gilbert de Segrave witnesed a royal charter. (S) Royal Charter Witness Lists, V292, 2001, P49.
9/25/1251, Gilbert de Segrave appointed a justice for pleas of the city of London, to be heard in the Tower of London. (S) CPRs.
Bef. 1/1252, Gilbert de Segrave hearing pleas in the city of London.
2/11/1252 at Windsor, Gilbert de Segrave witnesed a royal charter. (S) Royal Charter Witness Lists, V292, 2001, P59.
5/30/1253, Protection for the following going with the King to Gascony … Gilbert de Segrave … (S) CPRs.
10/28/1253, at Beauge, Normandy, Gilbert de Segreave a witness to a charter of King Henry to William de Sancto Homero. (S) CPRs.
11/28/1253, at Bazas, Normandy, Gilbert de Segrave a witnessed a royal grant to William de Cantilupo. (S) CPRs.
9/1254 at Bordeaux, John de Plessis, earl of Warwick, obtained letters of safe conduct from King Louis IX of France and made a trip through Poitou, in the company of Gilbert de Segrave and William Mauduit. (S) DNB, V15, 1909, P1307.
6/16/1254, at St. Macaire, Normandy, Gilbert de Segrave a witnessed a royal grant to Walter, bishop of Worcester. (S) CPRs.
8/25/1254, Letters of credence in favour of Gilbert de Segrave, whom the king has sent to the King of Scotland. (S) CPRs.
1254, While traveling through Poitou, Gilbert de Seagrave and his companions captured and imprisoned, even though they had letters of safe conduct.
Bef. 11/11/1254, After being released from prison in France, Gilbert died on return to England.
[–––Amabilla–––]
2/23/1255, Grant to Hugh de Nede, king’s yoeman, of the marriage of Amabilia late the wife of Gilbert de Segrave, or the fine due if she marry an other than the said Hugh. (S) CPRs.
11/5/1255, Licence for Amabilia late the wife of Gilbert de Segrave to marry this time whom she will, she having satisfied Hugh de Nede, king’s yoeman, to whom the king granted her marriage.
[–––Roger & Amabil–––]
1255, Roger married 2nd, Amabil de Chaucombe, widow of Gilbert de Segrave.
1255, Sir William de Parles acknowledged that he owed Roger de Somery, Baron of Dudley, service of one knight's fee and suit of court at Dudley.
1257-8, “From: William of Bloodden, … To: Roger de Somery 1½ acre of land at 'Borgham'.” (S) UKNA.
5/1257, Roger mustered for King Henry at Glamorgan under the command of Stephen Bauzan to serve in Wales.
6/1257, Roger’s forces were attacked at Coed Llanthen by Maredudd ap Rhys and lost many of their provisions. The next day at Cymerau, the Welsh forces defeated the English and killed their Welsh commander.
10/1/1257, … in Wales in the service of Edward the king’s son and have protection … Roger de Somery. (S) CPRs.
1258, Roger again in service against Llwelyn ap Gruffudd in Wales.
6/1258, King Henry signed the Provisions of Oxford. These limitations by parliament [led by Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester] granted money to Henry in exchange for administrative reform.
2/11/1259, Commission to Peter de Monte Forti, Hugh le Despenser, Roger de Clifford, … touching contentions which have arisen between James de Audithele and Roger de Somery … (S) CPRs.
10/1259, The Provisions of Westminster remedied most of the complaints associated with the Provisions of Oxford. Roger de Sumery chosen as 1 of 12 Commissioners of Parliament, and 1 of 24 Commissioners of the Aid. (S) Constitutional History, Stubbs, 1896, P85.
1/23/1260, Roger held 1 knts. fee of Stanford Manor, Berks.
1260, William de Beauchamp died; Roger re-acquired possession of Newport Pagnell.
8/1/1260, Roger de Somery one of the vassals to the crown summoned to muster at Shrewsbury with horses and arms against Lewellyn ap Griffith. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V7-8, 1858, P26.
2/16/1261, Roger de “Sumery” granted a market at Dudley, Staffordshire.
1261, Roger suffered the King’s indignation for castellating his manor house at Dudley without permission.
3/1262, King Henry repudiated the Provisions of Oxford.
1262, Roger again in service against Llwelyn ap Gruffudd in Wales.
1262, William of Birmingham impleaded by Roger of Somery, lord of Dudley, regarding the extent of services owed for his lands. (S) Oxford DNB.
4/12/1263, Simon de Montfort returned to England to lead a rebellion of young barons.
1263-4, Roger fortified Dudley castle in Warwick.
10/17/1263, Roger de Somery [one of many] to come to the king at Wyndesor with the horses and arms … (S) CPRs.
5/14/1264, Roger de Somery captured with King Henry at the battle of Lewes, “at the Mill of the Hide”. An estimated 2700 died. (S) Transactions – Bristol and Gloucestershire, V9, 1884, P146.
1264-65, Simon de Montfort effectively ruled England.
1265, Overlord, Roger de Somery, remained true to the King.
5/28/1265, Lord Edward escaped captivity.
8/4/1265, Roger fought with Lord Edward, on the side of the King, at the battle of Evesham, the defeat of Simon de Montfort. [And the end of the Baron’s War.]
10/19/1265, Whereas … church of Staunton … lands of Nicholas de Segrave … belonds to Roger de Sumery who married Amabel the mother of the said Nicholas, by reason of her dower as her share … belonging to Gilbert de Segrave sometime her husband … the king grants that his presentation shall not be to the prejudice of the said Roger and Amabel in future voidances. (S) CPRs.
10/31/1266, The Dictum of Kenilworth released to the public – Roger de Somery was one of the 12 members who drew up the privisions.
9/29/1267, Roger a peace commissioner between Henry III and Llwellyn ap Griffin. [Who had conquered most of Wales.]
2/6/1268, Commission to Robert de Nevile … disturbances … county of Warwick … [between] … Roger de Clifford … Roger de Somery … (S) CPRs.
3/14/1268, Roger a peace commissioner between Gilbert de Clare and Llwellyn ap Griffin. (S) CPRs.
1/10/1269, Roger de Somery, Philip Basset, William of Valence, James de Audley and Roger de Clifford [plus some earls and bishops] witnessed documents at parliament. (S) 13th Century England, Coss, 1988, P101.
2/12/1270, Roger granted a market and fair at Newport Pagnell by King Henry III. (S) CChRs, 1257–1300, P131.
1270-1, “Grant by Sir Roger de Somery, to John de Englefeud, …, of licence to sport on the water (ad riperiandam riperiam) called 'Pangeburn,' … John has released to Sir Roger, all his right in the warren belonging to Sir Roger's manor of Bradefeud …” (S) UKNA.
2/11/1271, Commission to … touching the person who broke the park of Roger de Somery of Neuporte Peynell, co. Buckingham, hunter there and carried away deer. (S) CPRs.
5/15/1272, Licence … to sell … to Roger de Somery all the debts wherein William Parles is bound … (S) CPRs.
8/1273, Roger died; held of Newport Pagnell of subsidy of £180 [This property eventually inherited by sisters of grandson John Somery in 1322] and lands in 9 counties. (S) Victoria Country House, Buckinghamshire, V4, P215.
8/26/1273, IPM of Roger de Somery: … part of the barony of Chester falling to him through Nicholaa de Albaniaco his first wife, one of the heirs of Hugh de Albaniaco earl of Arundell … Margaret the wife of Ralph de Cromwelle, Joan the wife of John le Strange, Mabel the wife of Walter de Suyllye, and Maud the wife of Henry de Erdinton, are next heirs of the said Nicholaa, and of full age. (S) CIsPM.
[–––Amabilla–––]
8/1/1276, Protection for two years for Amabilla de Segrave, going beyond seas. (S) CPRs.
12/29/1278, “… people mentioned: Anabel de Segrave, widow of Roger de Somery; …” (S) UKNA.
(S) The Reliquary, V1, 1888, P162. (S) Judges of England, Foss, 1848, P466. (S) History – Newport Pagnell, Ratcilff, 1900, P220. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy.
Family notes:
·         In the manor of Sedgley, west of Dudley, Roger de Somery possessed an iron mine and two ‘great smithies’ (grosse fabricae), works. (S) History of the British Iron and Steel Industry, Schubert, 1957, P107.
·         1283-4, “Nichola, late the wife of Roger de Somery: Buckinghamshire.” (S) UKNA. [If this is Roger’s wife, as to why this inquisition was held at this late date would require access and translation of the document.] Its also possible that Nichole was the wife of a Roger de Somery between these 2 Rogers born about 1230; son on this Roger and father of the next Roger. In either case, the lineage would be maintained.
·         1236, A “Roger de Somery” [s/o Miles] died; his brother Stephen his heir [who in 1239 had multiple persons as his heirs]. (S) FRsHIII.

Children of Roger and Nichole:
i. Joan de Somery (121690977), born ~1225 in England.
ii. Margaret de Somery (243382629), born ~1230 in England.
iii. Mabel de Somery, born ? in England.

Mabel married Walter de Sully.
1285, Walter died.
1311, Mabel died.

iv. Matilda de Somery, born ? in England.

Matilda married Henry de Erdington.
Matilda married 2nd William de Byfield.

Child of Gilbert and Amabil:
i. Nicholas de Segrave (121688174), born 12/17/1238 in England.
Child of Roger and Amabil:
i. Roger de Somery (2498730), born 1256 in England.


Saturday, May 25, 2013

G29: 486765250 Corbet-Valletort

486765250. Baron Thomas Corbet & 486765251. Isabel de Valletort

~1195, Thomas born in England, s/o 243394002. Baron Robert Corbet & 243394003. Emma Pantulf.
5/27/1199, John succeeded King Richard I of England.
Isabel born in England [sister & eventual co-heir of §Reginald de Valletort, Baron of Trematon castle, Cornwall.]
Isabel 1st married to Alan de Dunstanville; household knight of King John. (S) English Historical Review, V110, 1995, P299.
1215, Thomas [apparently – see 1217] in the revolt of barons against King John.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
11/13/1217, Thomas by letters patent to the Earl of Chester had returned to fealty and did homage to the King. [‘Rex … salutem. Sciatis quod Thomas Corbet, filius Roberti Corbet, venit ad fidem et servicum nostrum et fecit nobis homagium.’] (S) CPRs.
1221, Assizes, Robert Corbet and his son Thomas at issue with the Abbot of Buildwas over pasturage.
2/15/1222, King Henry was at Hereford where a truce was made between Llewelyn, prince of Wales, and Fulk son of Warin and Thomas Corbet; with safe conduct given to the prince’s wife. (S) Archaeologia Cambrensis, 1879, P245.
[–––Thomas–––]
10/17/1222, Thomas succeeded his father; fined £100 for relief of his lands.
Aft 1222, Thomas, son of Robert Corbet, sold all of the land in Shrewsbury which belonged to Robert, bishop of Bangor [died 1215] to John, eldest son of John le Strange and all the “commoners” of Shrewsbury for 26£ silver.
10/12/1223, The king has pardoned Thomas Corbet 20 m., in aid of strengthening his castle, of the 100 m. that he owes him for his relief. (S) FRsHIII.
1224, Thomas received a writ to pursue 3 boars through the forests of Shropshire.
10/1/1224, “Eodem modo sctibitur Thome Corbet per omnia et additur ubi dicitur ‘Quia dicto Lewelino,’ ‘et Godescallo de Maghelines, et militibus et servientibus existentibus in castro de Muntgumery.” (S) CPRs. [Thomas acquitted of the scutage of Montgomery.]
1225, Thomas owed 1£ for the scutage of Biham not paid by his father, and 80£ owed on his own relief.
Thomas of Caus married Isabel and was granted Cheriton in Devon by Reginald de Vautort, lord of Trematon, Cornwall.
5/19/1226, By writ, Thomas Corbet quitted of all obligation to do suit to the Hundred of Montgomery, as his father had been quit of such suit.
8/1226, Hugh Anglicus heading a jury of knightly persons investigating Forests of Thomas Corbet.
8/27/1226, Lewellyn, prince of Wales, met with King Henry at Shrewsbury to address concerns of Hugh de Mortimer, Thomas Corbet, Fulk fitz Warin, and other baron marchers with respect to seized lands.
10/1227, Thomas de Muleton and his fellow justices sat at Shrewsbury. Amercements and charges against … Robert Corbet, Emma Corbet, Thomas Corbet. (S) Antiquities of Shorpshire, V7, 1858, P21.
8/15/1228, King Henry III wrote to Llewellyn about the truce which presently existed between Llewellyn on the one hand and Fulk Fitz Warin and Thomas Corbet on the other, which the king had extended. (S) Barons on the Welsh Frontier, Meisel, 1980.
1229, Thomas assessed 10 marks on 5 fees for the scutage of Keri, but had a writ of quittance.
1230, Thomas excused the scutage of Brittany.
1231, Thomas assessed 10£ on 5 fees for the scutage of Poitou.
1232, Thomas excused the scutage of Elvin.
3/10/1233, By writ-close the King abates payments of £20 to be used in fortifications of Caors castle.
6/13/1233, Thomas Corbet, baron of Caus, gave Richard Corbet’s son Reginald [a minor] as a hostage to King Henry.
6/14/1234, Mandate to Philip de Colevill, steward of Walter de Lascy in England, to cause Reginald Corbet, the hostage of Thomas Corbet, in custody at Ludelawe, to be delivered to the said Thomas without delay. (S) CPRs.
7/1/1234, Thomas Corbet, Henry de Audley, and John Fitz Alan to take possession of the castles on the Marches in custody of Peter de Rivaux, by laying siege if necessary.
7/12/1235, Cornwall. Amerced before Andrew of Cardinham , Henry of Bodrugan , Richard de Lankecker and Odo Archdeacon , justices assigned to take the assize of darrein presentment that Thomas Corbet and Isabella, his wife, arraigned against Peter de Saint-Melaine , Nicholas Chancellor and William of Englefield. (S) FRsHIII.
1235-6, Thomas assessed 2 marks per fee on 9 fees for the Aid in marriage of the King’s sister.
1/10/1236, King Henry III confirmed by charter to his “faithful and beloved Thomas Corbet” of forests of his father.
11/18/1236, Thomas Corbet, impedient, allows that 100 acres of disputed land in Ulnesmor the right of abbot Nicholas, …
1236-7, Thomas Corbet withdrew Worthin from all connection with Chirbury Hundred, establishing it as independent.
4/1237, The King summoned John fitz Alan, William fitz Warin, Thomas Corbet, … to meet him at Oxford on matters of North Wales and Powys.
3/8/1238, The king commands Thomas Corbet to provide for the sufficient defence of the march, … and if necessary he may resist the said Leuelin at an opportune season. (S) CPRs.
4/1238, Thomas summoned to Oxford to meet with the King.
1/23/1239, Odo of Hodnet and Thomas Corbet have made fine by 100s. so that the custom of the sheriff taking 5 loads of rye from the manor of Hodnet , 1 load of rye from the manor of Maston’ , and 1 load of rye from the manor of Harton for relief from carriage when King John was at war with Llywelyn , which was lifted in the time of King John, be abolished forever. (S) FRsHIII.
6/28/1239, Odo of Hodnet gives 20s. for having a record before the king (coram Rege) against Thomas Corbet . (S) FRsHIII.
1240, Fulk fitz Warin holding 1 knight’s fee in Alderburi of the barony of Thomas Corbet. (S) Shropshire, Anderson, 1864, P358.
1241, Richard Corbet held 1 knights fee of Wetlesbroc of the barony of Thomas Corbet of Caus.
1241, Gruffyd ap Gwenwynwyn and his mother Margaret began a frequent conflict with his uncle Thomas Corbet of Caus [initially over her dower] when King Henry III invested Gruffydd, on strictly feudal terms, with the lordship of the family lands in Arwystli, Cyfeiliog, Mawddwy, Caereinion, Y Tair Swydd, and Upper Mochnant.
9/1242, Thomas Corbet gives the king one palfrey for having a verdict concerning the £50 exacted from him for the farm of Hintlesham. (S) FRsHIII.
1243, Thomas Corbet amerced 20 marks for trespass.
1245, Thomas assessed £5 on each of 5 knight’s fees to the Aid of the marriage of the King’s daughter.
7/11/1245, Mandate to … by letters close … Hugh de Venables, Henry de Aldithelegh, Thomas Corbet, John fitz Alan, Ralph Basset of Periton, Roger de Sumery … D. son of Llwewlin has given seige to the castle of Dissard … to rescue the said castle. (S) CPRs.
7/1/1246, Thomas given free warren in his demesnes of Caus, Worthin, Forton, Yokethill, and Minsterley.
1247, Thomas Corbert, sheriff of Shropshire. (S) History – Shrewsbury, V1, Phillips, 1837, P24.
1247, Thomas Cobert sued in royal court by Fulk Fitz Warin [III] over the manor of Bausley, Wales. (S) Medieval March of Wales, Lieberman, 2010, P229.
2/27/1248, Thomas granted a fair at Caus, Shropshire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.
5/18/1248, Appointment during pleasure of Thomas Corbet to the keeping of the counties of Salop and Stafford … mandate to all … to be intendant to him as sheriff. (S) CPRs.
6/22/1248, Thomas Corbet to receive the castles of Shrewsbury, Bruges and Ellesmere from John Lestrange. (S) CPRs.
11/22/1248, A fine levied between Thomas Corbet, plaintiff, and Fulk fitz Warin, deforciant, concerning customs and fees requred by Thomas on a knight’s fee held by Fulk in Alberbury.
1249, Reginald fitz Peter suing Thomas Corbet over a fined Thomas had levied with his brother Herbert.
11/1249, Thomas Corbet endeavouring to oust the prior of Chirbury from 15 acres, and Hoel ap Thomas from 6 acres of land in Schylve.
1250, Thomas testified before the barons of the exchequer that her had 5 antecessors since the conquest, and non had rendered relief for the knight’s fees held in capite.
7/1/1250, Commission to James de Aldidele, William de Oddingeseles, … to hear and determine, … contentions between Thomas Corbet and Fulk son of Warin the younger, touching lands in Balisleg, … (S) CPRs.
3/21/1251, Thomas Corbet, plaintiff vs. Hugh de Say, … deforciants, touching the rescue of booty in the land of the said Thomas and him man killed … John Lestrange and John son of Alan to have before them 12 freemen of England at the appointed day and place. (S) CPRs.
4/23/1251, Order to the sheriff of Shropshire and Staffordshire to distrain Thomas Corbet by his lands and chattels to render 50 m. to the king without delay, …, and he is to deliver those monies to William de Oddingeseles to undertake the king’s works on the king’s castle of Montgomery by the view of law-worthy men. (S) FRsHIII.
4/12/1252, Thomas Corbet accusssed of injuries and trespasses in the counties of Salop and Stafford. (S) CPRs.
7/4/1253, Appointment of John le Estraunge, William la Zuche and Robert de Grendon to hear the plaints and injuries … between Thomas Corbet and Fulk son of Warin the younger … and other Welshmen … (S) CPRs.
1254, Thomas assessed £10 on each of 5 knight’s fees to the Aid of the knighting of Prince Edward.
1255, Fulk fitz Warin formally defied his lord, Thomas Corbet, for calling Fulk’s father a traitor and rendered back his homage to him by proxy. (S) Welsh History Review, Vs5-6, 1970, P15.
7/5/1255, Commission to Henry de Mara, … amending of injuries and excesses in the March, and especially for the hearing of the contentions between Thomas Corbet and Griffith son of Wenonewen [Gruffud ap Gwenwynwyn]. (S) CPRs.
1255, Thomas Corbet and Robert Corbet royal commissioners to swear a truce between John le Strange and Llywelyn. (S) Medieval English Ancestors, 2001, Boyer, P233.
10/1255, Thomas Corbet brought a suit against John le Strange [the younger] alleging that he had taken goods worth 700 marks from his manors.
1256 at Shrewsbury, Thomas, before the justices in eyre, claimed [unsuccessfully] that Fulk fitz Warin [IV] had renounced his tenure of Alderbury along with his homage in a bout of anger when Thomas had called his father a traitor. (S) Liberties and Identities, Prestwich, 2008, P150.
5/10/1257, Mandate to Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, Humphrey de Bohun his son, Reynold son of Peter, Roger de Mortuo Mari, … Walter de Clifford, … Thomas Corbet, John Lestrange, John son of Alan, Fulk son of Warin, Griffin son of Maddoc and Ralph le Botiller, to be of counsel and aid to John de Grey, appointed by Edward the king’s son to keep the march of Wales … and to be captain of his army … (S) CPRs.
9/1257, Robert Corbet suing Thomas Corbet of Caus [sheriff of Shropshire] for disseizing him of his free tenement in Cardeston and Waklesburg.
1258, Thomas Corbet summoned to service in Wales with 92 other tenants in chief. (S) Barons of the Welsh Frontier, Miesel, 1980, P120.
7/23/1258, Commission to Peter de Monte Forti, James de Audithele, Thomas Corbet and John Lestrange, … town of Shrewsbury … to stop up a lane beneath the church of the Friars Preachers towards the north, which is very noisome to the friars … to divert it elsewhere … (S) CPRs.
7/29/1259, Appointment of Roger de Monte Alto and Gilbert Talbot … to enquire … touching interruptions of the truce between Richard de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, and Roger de Mortuo Mari and Griffin son of Wenonwen and Thomas Corbet, and to cause amends to be made. (S) CPRs.
10/1259, Thomas Corbert had a writ of attaint against Thomas Hunant … tenement in Hethway.
8/1/1260, Thomas a baron summoned to Shrewsbury with horses and arms for service against Llewelyn.
12/1260, Robert in the custody of the sheriff for a trespass of the forest. Thomas Corbet obtained his release. Robert amerced a fine of 40s.
3/25/1261, Grant to Maurice de Berkele of 40 marks a year … the like to the following … Thomas Corbet 50 marks. … Robert Aguylum, 40 marks, … (S) CPRs.
3/28/1261, Royal charter given at the Tower of London to Thomas Corbet, witnesses: Hugh Despenser, justiciar of England, Nicholas de Molis, John Mansel, treasurer of York, … (S) Royal Charter Witness Lists, 2001, P133.
4/26/1261, Whereas … contentions have arisen between the men of Edward of Muntgumery [the king’s son] and the men of Thomas de Corbet of Cawresland over trespasses done to each other, … appointed … make amends to both parties … (S) CPRs.
1262, Hugh Hager attested Thomas Corbet’s charter to Alderbury priory.
5/23/1263, Protection Thomas Corbeth, Peter Corbeth, Robert Corbeth, …  [involved in border wars with Wales]. (S) CPRs.
12/18/1263, Thomas Corbet to have 50 marks of the king’s gift towards the munition of his castle of Kaus. (S) CPRs.
7/7/1264, Safe conduct for Thomas Corbet with household, horses and harnesses, coming to the king. (S) CPRs.
1264, Gruffydd ab Gwenwynwyn destroyed the castle of Gwyddgrug, a castle of Thomas Corbet. (S) DNB, V12, P16.
11/25/1265, Commitment during pleasure to Thomas Corbet, sheriff of Salop and Stafford, of the castle of Shrewsbury … Hamo Lestrange to deliver the castle to him. (S) CPRs.
6/14/1266, Pardon at the instance of Thomas Corbet, to Peter Corbet, Robert Corbet, Thomas de la Munde, Roger Burnel, … for the death of Henry Pintel, Simon Wear and Marting Russel. (S) CPRs.
9/27/1266, Thomas Corbet restored lands in Addeston [occupied by occasion of the late disturbance and war] to Robert Corbet “faithbul and beloved” of the King, as he has remitted to him his indignation and rancour of mind. (S) CPRs.
1267, Assizes, Thomas Corbet and his son Peter were found to have disseized Willaim fitz Filote … half-viegate in Aston Pigod.
6/8/1267, Grant to Thomas Corbet that whenever he or his heirs hunt in his forest in the county of Salop, they may follow the deer with their own doges into the king’f forest. (S) CPRs.
9/12/1267, Thomas a witness of a charter of King Henry III to the Abbey of Shrewsbury.
10/18/1268, Lord Thomas Corbet witnessed an agreement between the Abbot and Convent of Shrewbury and the burgesses of Shrewsbury. (S) History of Corn Milling, Bennett, 1904, P48.
2/24/1270, Thomas, “Son of Robert Corbet, Lord of Caures” a donor to the abbey of Shrewsbury of tithes from Shelve Mines [lead mines.]
10/25/1271, Pardon at the instance of Thomas Corbet … (multiple entries) … (S) CPRs.
2/11/1272, Grant to Thomas Corbet, for his losses in the king’s service and towards his sustenance, of 400 marks of the eyre in the county of Hereford. (S) CPRs.
1272, Robert Corbet appeared ‘coram Rege’ to question Thomas Corbet as to why Thomas had imprisoned him at Caus.
1272, Thomas founded a chapel of St. Margaret in Caus.
11/16/1272, King Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
8/1273, Roger de Leycestr admitted to the vacant Church of Silverton [Devon] on the presentation of Thomas Corbet.
9/1273, Thomas died; succeeded by his son Peter.
(S) A Genealogical History of Dormant, Burke, 1866, P136. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, Eyton, V7, 1858; & V11, 1860.
Family notes:
·         Contemporary there is a Thomas Corbet of Hadley [‘Tasley’].
·         1198, Thomas Corbet holding lands in Cheriton, Somerset [not Devon.]
·         Bef. 10/15/1207, by a writ of King John, Thomas serving in  Poitou, France, in lieu of James de Newmarch [of Somerset.]
·         1221, Thomas Corbet [likely son of the above Thomas] of age.
·         10/2/1229, Thomas Corbet of Hadley not yet a knight, [who’s wife was named Matilda.]
·         1244-5, Sir Thomas Corbet of Tasseley witnessed a grant of Mabel, d/o Warin de Burwardesley.
·         Bef. 8/20/1247, Thomas Corbet of Hadley died and was succeeded by his son Roger.
·         (S) FRsHIII, (S) Liberties and Identities in Medieval British Isles, Prestwich, 2008, P150.
Child of Thomas and Isabel:

i. Alice Corbet (243382625), born ~1230 in England. 

G29: 486765248 Stafford-Ferrers

486765248. Hervey de Stafford & 486765249. Petronila de Ferrers

~1195, Hervey born in England, s/o §Hervey Bagot & Milicent de Stafford.
Petronila born in England, d/o 19989504. Earl William de Ferrers & 19989505. Agnes of Chester.
1211, Hervey’s father died.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
1219, Milicent de Stafford and her son Hervey were forced to invoke the aid of the crown to collect suctage from their tenents. (S) Collections – Staffordshire, V11, 1908, P6. [Milicent de Stafford and her son Hervey gave £15 to be quit of all arrears of the scutages of King John of the fee of Hervey Bagot.]
1221, Hervey de Stafford attended the King at the siege of Bitham castle, Lincolnshire.
1225, Hervey Bagot summoned to answer the complaint of Roger la Shuche.
1226, Henry de Alditheleg sued Hervey Bagot for the manor of Hortun; Hervey appeared and prayed a view.
1228, John de Saut called to warranty Hervey de Stafford, who appeared at the octaves of St. Martin.
1228, Suit: Roger de la Dune disseised William son of Guy; Roger gave the land to William for his homage, and accepted the homage in the Court of Hervey de Stafford, the capital lord of the fee.
1228, Hervey de Stafford gives 5 marks for licence of concord with Henry de Aldithelega respecting the manor of Hortun, regarding which a duel was waged between them, … Hervey acknowledges the manor to be the right of Henry for rent of 10s per annum.
4/1229, Adam de Shradicote, plaintiff, vs. Hervey de Stafford, tenant, in a plea; Adam gives a half a mark for a licence of concord.
6/1232, 4 knights summoned to elect 12 to make a recognition of a great assize between Hervey de Stafford, plaintiff, and Vivian de Staundon, deforciant … whether he owed to the said Hervey the service of half a knight’s fee …
7/11/1236, Ratification of the truce taken at Theokesbiry between the king and all his men and open adherents, and L. prince of Abbefrau and lord of Snaudon … Henry de Aldithele, John Lestrange and Hervey de Stafford swore on the king’s soul to keep the truce. (S) CPRs.
11/9/1236, Association of … and Henry de Audithelegh with Hervey de Stafford and Fulk son of Warin to receive and make amends for attacks committed in the time of the truce between the king and L. prince of Abberfrau. (S) CPRs.
Bef. 5/12/1237, Hervey died. (S) FRsHIII. [Hervey’s death associated with that of Payn de Chaorcis, Robert de Turvill, and Henry de Longo Campo.]
(S) Collections – Staffordshire, V4, 1883. (S) Peerages of England, Burke, 1831, P488.
Family notes:
·         Hervey took his mother’s surname as she was heir to her brother Robert de Stafford, a more wealthy and connected family.
·         Robert de Stafford, s/o Nicholas, s/o Robert.
·         1176, Robert de Stafford died; succeeded by his son Robert, and younger brother Nicholas, who both died on crusade without issue; leaving Milisent as the heir.
·         1192-3, Hervey Bagot married Milisent de Stafford [and paid a fine of 200 marks for her inheritance; increased to 260 marks the following year.]
·         1200, Fine between Roger, abbot of Evesham, plaintiff, and Hervey Bagot and Millicient, d/o Robert de Stafford, who originally made a grant to the monks of Evesham. (S) History of the Family of Wrottesley, 1903, P31.
·         Hervey Bagot [died 1211], s/o Hervey Bagot [1166, held 3 fees of Robert de Stafford], s/o Hervey fitz Bagod, s/o Bagod, 1086 – held Bramshall of Robert de Stafford.
·         9/23/1224, Margaret Bagot gives half a mark for summoning Roger Martel before the justices at Westminster to acquit her of the service that Milicent of Stafford exacts from her for her free tenement in Blymhill and Brineton. (S) FRsHIII.
·         1228, Hervey’s brother William de Stafford named in a suit.

Children of Hervey and Petronilla:
i. Hervey de Stafford, born ? in England.

7/8/1237, Hervey, son and heir of Hervey of Stafford , has made fine with the king by 500 m. for his relief and for having seisin of both the lands formerly of the same Hervey which fall to him by inheritance. (S) FRsHIII.
Hervey married Mabel de Muscegros, d/o Sir Robert de Muscegros & Hawise Malet.
6/29/1239, Hervey, son of Hervey de Stafford, sued Henry de Aldidelegh … manor of Horton.
Bef. 10/3/1241, Hervey died, his heir his brother Robert. (S) FRsHIII.

ii. Robert de Stafford (243382624), born ~1220 in England.

G29: 486765194 Dunbar-Brus

486765194.  Earl Patrick of Dunbar & 486765195. Eupheme de Brus

1185, Patrick born in Scotland, s/o 973530388. Earl Patrick of Dunbar & 973530389. Ada of Scotland.
5/27/1199, John succeeded King Richard I of England.
~1200, Euphemia born in Scotland, d/o §William de Brus of Annadale & Christine ?.
1200, Patrick’s mother died.
1200, ‘P. comes de Dunbar et P. filius eius’ donated property which ‘Willo de Curteneya et A. uxori …’ to Kelso monastery.
7/6/1208, An agreement was formed between Patrick, earl of Dunbar, and the house of Melrose, concerning the pasture west of the Leader, whereby, the earl with the consent of Patrick, his son and heir, in the presence of William, king of Scots, and Earl David, his brother and other good men.
11/6/1208 at Selkirk, King William has granted settlement in his presence and in his full court of dispute between Patrick, earl of Dunbar, and Melrose Abbey anent pasture on west bank of Leader Water; settlement is made with consent of Earl Patrick's son and heir, Patrick.
1208-12, Earl Patrick of Dunbar for Melrose Abbey; has given, with agreement and consent of Patrick, his son and heir, that whole arable land called Sorrowlessfield beyond Leader Water from west towards monks’ grange, as William Sorrowless most fully held it. He exempts the monks from any earthly, forinsec or secular service.
Bef. 1211, Patrick married Euphemia [Patrick’s step-sister, d/o his father’s 2nd wife.]
1213-32, Patrick, son of earl of Dunbar, to his baillies and sergeants, notifying that he has granted, and established by his charter, to God and St Mary and the new works of the church of Dryburgh 1 mark perpetually from his ferme of Birkenside.
12/6/1214, Alexander II succeeded King William I of Scotland.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
1216, Patrick did homage to King Henry for his lands in Northumberland.
1210, Patrick, earl of Dunbar, and Patrick, his son, and William de Courtenay and his wife Ada, in 1st year of agreement made between them about rent of their land in Hume.
Bef. 10/5/1217, Patrick, earl of Dunbar, and Patrick, his son, announce that abbot and monks of Kelso Abbey, being accountable to William de Courtenay and his wife Ada, in 7th year of agreement made between them about rent of their land in Hume. [Ada, wife of William, is Patrick’s sister.]
11/30/1222, King Alexander II for Coldingham Priory; has granted that resignation and quitclaim which Patrick, son of Earl Patrick of Dunbar, made of villa of Swinwood, as charter of Patrick, and confirmation of Earl Patrick, his father, bear witness.
3/30/1231, Robert de Roos witnessed a quit-claim of Patrick, son of Patrick, earl of Dunbar. (S) POMS.
1231, Patrick’s father became a monk.
12/29/1231, Patrick, son of Earl Patrick of Dunbar acknowledges receipt from the prior of Coldingham at the Vigil of St Thomas the Martyr, of 40 marks sterling of the 200 marks owed him for the quitclaim he made of the demesne land and villa of Swinwood.
6/24/1232, Patrick son of Earl Patrick of Dunbar acknowledges he received from the prior and convent of Coldingham Priory 200 marks which the prior and convent are legally bound to pay him for the quitclaim in perpetuity of the demesne land and villa of Swinwood.
12/25/1232, Patrick’s father Patrick, earl of Dunbar and March, near dying, assembled his friends and neighbors in his castle and kept the festival with them. (S) Monastic Annals of Teviotdale, Morton, 1832, P224.
12/31/1232, Patrick’s father died after a long illness.
Bef. 1233, ‘SIGILL. PATRICII FILII COMITIS PATRICII’, seal of Patrick used on a letter. (S) Ancient Scottish Seals, I-91, 1866, P54.
2/22/1233, Patick given ‘sasine’ of his father’s lands in Northumberland.
1233, ‘SIGILLVM PATRICII COMITIS DE DVNBAR’, great seal of Patrick. [A privy seal shows a lion rampart with the legend ‘SECRETVM P. COMIT.’]
1235, Patrick with other barons led an expedition against an uprising in Galloway.
9/25/1237 at York, By treaty, Alexander II of Scotland asserted to King Henry of England that he was owed Northumberland as dowry of Joanna. King Henry acknowledge a grant of Tynedale in Northumberland, as well as the Earldom of Chester. … witness … Patrick, earl of Dunbar … (S) POMS.
1242, Patrick sent against the forces of rebel Thane of Argyll.
12/1244, Concession and promise to keep the peace sent by Alexander II to King Henry III by the prior of Tynemouth. Witnesses: … Alan Durward, … Patrick, earl of Dunbar, … Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, … Roger de Mowbray, … “our sworn man” Nicholas Soulis, lord of Liddesdale, … [Patrick, 1st in rank of 24 barons who guaranteed the Treaty of Peace with England]
1245, Patrick took part in the settlement of a land dispute between the Canons of Carham and Bernard de Hawden.
12/8/1245, Statement concerning oaths taken by Patrick, earl of Dunbar and Walter Comyn concerning an attack in Ireland against king of England’s land. Witnesses: Patrick, earl of Dunbar, … Jurors: … Roger de Mowbray … Robert de Mowbray … Nicholas Soulis, lord of Liddesdale, … John Comyn, lord of Badenoch, … Richard de Munfichet …
1247, Patrick took the cross of a crusader.
8/1247, Robert, brother of Patrick, held the post of steward to Patrick. (S) Medieval Scotland, Grant, 1998, P116.
8/29/1247, To defray his crusader expenses, Patrick sold his stud of horses in Lauderdale to the Abbot and Convent of Melrose.
4/14/1248 at Berwick, Robert de Roos witnessed a confirmation of Patrick, earl of Dunbar, of a grant by William Greenlaw to Melrose abbey, in the presence of King Alexander. (S) POMS.
By 6/1248, Patrick had left Scotland to join the crusade of King Louis IX of France.
Bef. 12/13/1248, Patrick died at Marseilles on route to the holy land. (S) The Wars of Scotland, Brown, 2004, P42.
7/13/1249, Alexander III succeeded Alexander II as King of of Scotland.
1267, Euphemia died at Whittinghehame.
(S) People of Medieval Scotland. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Scots Peerage, V3, Paul, 1906, P255.

Children of Patrick and Eupheme:
i. Patrick of Dunbar, born ~1210 in Scotland.

3/30/1231, Robert de Roos witnessed a quit-claim of Patrick, son of Patrick, earl of Dunbar. (S) POMS.
12/13/1248, The king has taken the homage of Patric earl of Dunbar for all the lands and tenements that Patric his father held of the king in capite, and to which he succeeds in heritage.
8/10/1255, Power to admit to the king’s protection Patrick, earl of Dunbar, Malise, earl of Stratherne, Nigel, earl of Karrick, Robert de Brus, Alexander, steward of Scotland, Alan Durward (Hostarium), … and all others who adhere to the king, in opposition to those of Scotland who are against Alexander, king of Scotland, and Margaret, queen of Scotland. (S) CPRs.
9/1286, Patrick a competitor in the succession of King Alexander III.
8/24/1289, Patrick died; succeeded by his son Patrick.

ii. Isabel of Dunbar (243382597), born ~1220 in Scotland.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

G29: 486765192 FitzRobert-Balliol


486765192. John Fitz Robert & 486765193. Ada de Balliol

~1192, John born in England, s/o 19989910. Robert Fitz Roger & 19989911. Margaret de Chesney.
5/27/1199, John succeeded King Richard I of England.
Ada born in England, d/o §Hugh de Baliol & Ceciley de Fontaine.
1204-5, John’s father Robert granted the manor of Corbridge, Northumberland. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.
1213, John not of age at his father’s death. John’s mother Margaret paid £1000 for seisin of his property. (S) The Judges of England, Foss, 1848, P71.
John 1st married Joan ?.
1213-15, John, Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk. [His father was sheriff in right of his mother.]
2/9/1214, King John and 12 of his barons [including John fitz Robert] sailed for Poitou. King John unsuccessfully invaded France trying to recover his lands. (S) The Brus Family in England and Scotland, Blakely, 2005, P54.
10/1214, King John returned to England.
1215, John joined the confederacy of barons against King John.
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, John elected as one of the 25 to guarantee observance of the Magna Carta. (S) History, Gazeteer and Dir. of Suffolk, 1874, P565.
1215-16, King John had the barons excommunicated, starting a war.
5/12/1216, Prince Louis [future VIII] of France, after a successful landing, crowned King of England in London. In June, Louis captured Winchester and controlled half of England.
7/1216, John fitz Robert, 1 of 13 baronial leaders selected to hold London until August 15th as the King’s custodians.
10/18/1216, King John died.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
9/12/1217, For 10,000 marks and some land exchanges, Prince Louis forfeited his claim to the English crown by the treaty at Kingston-on-Thames. A principal provision of the treaty was amnesty for English rebels.
1217, John appointed Joint Governor [with John Marshall] of Norwich and Oxford castles.
5/15/1218, Order to Phillip of Oldcoates to place in respite the demand that he makes against John son of Robert for the tallage of Corbridge. (S) FRsHIII.
[–––John & Ada–––]
John married Ada.
1/22/1220, Northumberland. John son of Robert gives the king 2 m. for doing justice against John Vicecomes to render 12½ m. to him. (S) FRsHIII.
1221, Ada’s father died. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.
1221, John fought with the king at the siege of Bitham, Lincolnshire.
2/13/1222, William Baard gives the king half a mark for having a precipe for summoning John son of Robert before the justices at Easter in one month to warrant him a moiety of the manor of Cartington. (S) FRsHIII.
1223, Henry, son of Andrew le Corp, acted as an attorney for John fitz Robert in Northumberland. (S) Regionalism and Revision, Fleming, 1998, P35.
6/1224, John fitz Robert with King Henry as he began a siege of the castle of Bedford [lasting 3 months]. (S) The Minority of Henry III, Carpenter, 1990, P365.
9/1224, Philip de Ardern, clerk, attached to answer John fitz-Robert, wherefore he draws him into a plea in court christian concerning the lay-fee of the said John … Philip comes and says, that he ought not to answer the said John … because he is excommunicated. (S) Collection of Reports, V1, Eagle, 1826, P2.
1224-27, John, sheriff of Northumberland.
1225-6, John an itinerant justice of Yorkshire. (S) Judges of England, V2, Foss, 1848, P194.
4/24/1227, William son of Roscelin and Lecia, his wife, give half a mark for having a pone against John son of Robert, concerning the service of two knights’ fees. Order to the sheriff of Norfolk. (S) FRsHIII.
1/11/1229, John fitz Robert with Roger de Bertram and Brian fitz Alan to go to Berwick to attend Alexander, king of Scotland, to York to meet with King Henry. (S) History of Northumberland, Hodgson, 1827, P18.
1230, John’s mother died.
1230, John fitz Robert leased a manor in London to Roger le Duc for 5 years. (S) Medieval London, Williams, 2013, P57.
1231, John Fitz-Robert took a personal oath to observe the convention relative to Long-Newton between Bishop Poor and John de Baliol. (S) County Palatine of Durham, Mackenzie, 1834, P61.
9/12/1231, Northumberland. The king has granted to John son of Robert that, of the 80 m. which are exacted from him at the Exchequer …, he may render 40 m. at these terms, … (S) FRsHIII.
1232, John in a lawsuit with Simon de Divelston over a fishery.
6/24/1233, The earls and barons, summoned by King Henry to council at Oxford, did not show. The nobles sent messages protesting the placement of Poitevins in high positions.
6/22/1234, John son of Robert gives the king 20s. for having before the justices next itinerant in Oxfordshire the record of a plea … between Margaret de Bascreville, claimant, and him, defendant, concerning one hide of land with appurtenances in Shorthampton. (S) FRsHIII.
3/24/1235, To the sheriff of Northumberland . …, debts at the Exchequer …, namely 60 m. from John son of Robert for trespass against the men of Rothbury, … (S) FRsHIII.
9/24/1236, Order to the sheriff of Northumberland to place in respite the demand that he makes from John son of Robert by summons of the Exchequer for several debts. (S) FRsHIII.
6/17/1237, Pledges for Bartholomew Peche: John son of Robert for 20 m. (S) FRsHIII.
9/28/1237 at York, Grant that John son of Robert and Thomas de Muleton, … shall come to Carlisle … in conjunction with the valuers who will be sent there on behalf of A. King of Scots 200£ worth of land to be assigned to A. King of Scots in the counties of Northumberland and Cumberland. (S) CPRs.
3/16/1238, Mandate to Thomas de Muleton, John son of Robert, … to meet … at Newcastle on Tyne and cause the king’s demesnes in the counties of Cumberland and Northumberland, where castles are not situated, to be extended to the amount of 200£ a year. (S) CPRs.
Bef. 2/20/1241, John, of Warworth, Northumberland; Aynho, Northamptonshire; Clavering, Essex died.
[–––Ada–––]
3/3/1241, Buckinghamshire. The king has granted the manor of Iver with appurtenances to Ada, who was the wife of John son of Robert , until a certain dower has been assigned to her from the lands formerly of the same John. (S) FRsHIII.
3/6/1241, To the king’s escheators in Essex and Hertfordshire. Because the executors of the testament of John son of Robert have given the king surety by John de Balliol and Ada, who was the wife of the aforesaid John , that John and Ada will render a moiety of all debt that John … order to permit Ada and the aforesaid executors to have full administration of all goods and chattels formerly of the same John in their bailiwick. [Written in the same manner to the sheriffs of Northamptonshire, Northumberland and Buckinghamshire.] (S) FRsHIII.
5/7/1241, Ada, who was the wife of John son of Robert , has made fine with the king by 2000 m. for having the custody of the land and heirs of the aforesaid John, namely of Roger and Hugh, together with their marriage, of which 2000 m. she is to render … until the aforesaid debt is paid. (S) CPRs.
Bef. 6/22/1249, Ada’s son and heir Roger died; her grandsons minors.
1250, Ada settled the manor of Stokesly, Yorkshire on her son Hugh and grandson Robert.
7/29/1251, Ada died; buried in Stokesbury, Durham.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P209. (S) Blythburgh Priory Cartulary, Suffolk Records Society, 1981, P7.
Family notes:
·         1/6/1252, Ada de Bayllol’s dower lands extended at 111£ 6d. (S) CPRs.
·         Ceciley de Fontaine, d/o Aleuume, lord of Fontaines. (S) House of Goldsborough, 1932, P155.
·         Ada’s brother was John de Baliol of Bernard castle; an important noble in England and Scotland.
·         Another “John fitz Robert” was mayor of Exeter 1211-12.

Children of John and Ada:
i. Roger Fitz John (243382596), born aft. 1219 in England.
ii. Hugh fitz John, born aft. 1219 in England.

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