Sunday, June 30, 2013

G30: 973530162 Thornham-Fossard

973530162. Robert de Turnham & 973530163. Joanna Fossard

~1159, Robert of Thornham born in Kent, England, younger s/o §Robert de Turnham.
~1182, Joanna born in England, d/o §William Fossard, junior [s/o William, s/o Robert, gggs/o Nigel F. Fossard].
9/3/1189, Richard I succeeded King Henry II of England.
12/12/1189, Robert de Turnham and his brother Stephen with King Richard departed on the 3rd Crusade.
7/1190, The English and French armies met at Lyons; where they learned that the German Emperor, leading his forces to the crusade, had died in an accident.
1191, Stephen de Turnham the Admiral of the English crusader fleet, Robert a fleet commander. (S) History of the Royal Navy, V1, Nicolas, 1847, P435.
1191, The crusaders captured the city of Messina, Sicily, after they had refused to let the English ships land.
4/1191, 24 ships sank in a storm on the way to Cyprus.
6/15/1191, King Richard sailed for Palestine leafing Richard de Camvill and Robert of Turnham as justiciars in Cyprus.
1191, At the battle of Cyprus, Robert commanded a force that defeated a group of Cypriot rebells.
7/1191, The crusaders captured Acre. Many of the forces, especially the Germans, returned home.
9/5/1191, The crusaders defeated Saladin at the battle of Arsuf.
12/1191, The crusaders arrived at Beit Nuba, 12 miles from Jerusalem, but decided not to besiege the city.
8/1/1192, The crusaders conducted a sea assault on Jaffa, which had been recaptured by Saladin.
9/29/1192, King Richard assigned Robert’s brother Stephen de Turnham to escort Queen Berengaria and Joan of Acre back from Palestine to Rome.
10/9/1192, King Richard turned the crusade over to Henry of Champagne, and left to return to England; but was captured in route. [King Richard’s release would require a “king’s ransom.”]
4/1193, Robert arrived back in England ‘cum hernasio regis.’ (S) DNB, Stephen, 1909, P1297.
1/17/1194, After traveling down the Rhine, Queen Eleanor and her contingent arrived at the imperial court in Germany with the 67 hostages and the rest of the intial 100,000 silver marks of ransom for King Richard. Robert of Thornham was one of the hostages.
4/1194, King Richard returned to England from captivity. [It only took King Richard 2 weeks to recover his lands and castles, the last to fall being Nottingham castle; after which he supposedly meets Robin Hood in Sherwood forest.]
1194, Robert appointed sheriff of Surrey. (S) Medieval English Sheriff, Morris, 1968, P163.
 [–––Robert & Joanna–––]
1/9/1195 at Brionne, Robert of Thornham, seneschal of Anjou, with King Richard. (S) Itinerary of King Richard I, Landon, 1935, P100.
1195, Robert granted the marriage of Joanna.
1196, Robert led an army into Brittany in an [unsuccessful] attempt to capture Arthur, duke of Brittainy [Richard’s cousin and lineal successor to the throne of England on the death of King Henry II.]
1196-7, Robert married Joanna, who was underage.
1197 at Angers, Robert of Thornham, seneschal of Anjou, gave a charter in favor of Montmoutier’s priory of Carbay, attested by Andrew de Vitre. (S) Charters of Duchess Constance of Brittany, Everard, 1999, P197.
1197, Alexander, a monk of Ford abbey, Lincolnshire, appointed as Father Abbot of Fountains, immediately went to France to seek an interview with Sir Robert de Thornham, who had recently obtained judgement assigning him the grante and lands at Wharrom; asking [unsuccessfully] for Sir Robert to waive his claims. [Robert did waive his claims after the death of King Richard.] (S) Transactions – East Riding, V1, 1893, P10.
1199, Robert de Turnham, seneschal of Anjou. (S) English Ecclesiastical Studies, Graham, 1929, P225.
4/6/1199 at King Richard died. Prince John went immediately to Chinon to take control of King Richard’s treasures in Normandy, which were in the custody of Robert de Turnham. (S) History of Great Britain, V5, Henry, 1800, P228.
5/27/1199, John succeeded King Richard I of England.
1199, Robert de Turnham paid 5 marks ‘pro habendo feodo ispius quod captum fuit occasione Judeorum.’ (S) Jewish Communities, Dobson, 2010, P46.
9/1200, Robert de Thornham demanded advowson of the church of Doncaster against the abbot of St. Mary’s, York. [Robert claimed the right of his wife as ggd/o Robert Fossard; Robert Fossard having paid 500 marks silver for the entire town of Doncaster.] (S) Secular Jurisdiction of Monasteries, Shirley, 2004, P137.
11/22/1200, at Lincoln, Robert de Turnham [and his brother Stephen] a witness when King William the Lion of Scotland did homage to King John.
1201, Robert appointed seneschal of Anjou and Gascony.
12/12/1201, Letters sent requiring the Gascon bishops to supply their service To Robert of Thornham as if to the King in person. (S) Magna Carta, Holt, 1985, P44.
12/4/1202, A letter to Robert Turnham, seneschal of Poitou: “… Martinus Algeis senescallum nostrum Gwasconiae et Petragor. …” [King John divided Gascony and Poitou.] (S) Loss of Normandy, Powicke, 1999, P30.
1203, Robert [unsuccessfully] laid siege to the city of Angers; during which he was captured.
1204, Robert [imprisoned], 1 of 8 ‘curiales’, relieved as sheriff of multiple counties. (S) Reign of Henry III, Carpenter, 1996, P157. [7 curiales relieved of 13 sheriffdoms.]
1205, Robert ransomed from captivity.
9/1205, Robert regained his lost sheriffdom in all of his counties. (S) Reign of Henry III, Carpenter, 1996, P158.
1206, Robert’s claim of the advowson of Doncaster settled with a concord. (S) Secular Jurisdiction of Monasteries, Shirley, 2004, P138.
1206, Robert with King John landed at La Rochelle and recaptured Angiers.
10/26/1206, King John and King Philip agreed to a truce; after which King John returned to England.
2/21/1207, Robert of Burgate 1 of 2 witnesses to an order sent by the king for Robert of Thornham to take corn to Flanders. (S) Household Knights of King John, Church, 1999, P68.
1207, Robert, high sheriff of Surrey.
1207, Robert named seneschal of Poitou.
1208, When Robert returned to England from Poitou, he spent the night at Taunton castle. (S) King’s Bishop, Barefield, 1968, P106.
4/26/1211, Robert died in the presence of the Bishop of Winchester; leaving estates worth over £400 yearly. (S) Magna Carta, Holt, 1992, P311.
7/10/1212, A great fire swept through London, on the south side of the river, killing about 3000.
By 1214, Joanna died.
(S) English Historical Review, 1964, P516.
Family notes:
·         1168, William Fossard rendered 21£ for 31.5 knights’ fees. (S) Scutage and Knight Service, Baldwin, 1897, P76.
·         1180, Both William Fossard senior and junior were living; the younger witnessing a grant of his father. (S) Jews of Angevin England, Jacobs, 1893, P70.
·         1185, William Junior in a charter of Gilbert de Monte. (S) FMG.
·         The Crusade memories of Robert of Turnham appear in the Meaux chronicle. (S) England and the Crusades, Tyerman, 1988, P66.

Child of Robert and Joanna:
i. Isabel de Turnham (486765081), born aft. 1200 in England. 


Friday, June 28, 2013

G30: 973528578 Warenne-Pierrepont

973528578. William de Warren & 973528579. Beatrix de Pierrepont

~1145, William born in England, s/o 1947057156. Reginald de Warrenne & 1947057157. Alice de Wormegay.
12/19/1154, Henry II succeeded King Stephen of England.
Bef. 1179, ‘Reginaldus de Warenna” donated property to St Mary Overey Priory; Southwark, with the consent of “Aliciæ uxoris meæ et Willielmi filii mei”, for the souls of “Isabellæ comitissæ dominæ meæ … Willielmi comitis Warennæ fratris mei … Willielmi de Wormengay patris Aliciæ uxoris meæ.’
1179, William’s father died.
1180, William de Warenne accounted for the fines of his parents. (S) Honors and Knight’s Fees, Farrer, 1925, P323.
[Undated] ‘Willielmus de Warenna’ donated property to St Mary Overey Priory; Southwark, for the souls of ‘patris mei Reginaldi et matris meæ Aliciæ et Beatricis uxoris meæ et Reginaldi filii nostri et Beatricis et Isabellæ filiarum nostrarum.’
1086, William de Warenne held land in Hillington, Freebridge hundred, Norfolk. (S) Honors and Knight’s Fees, Farrer, 1925, P442.
9/3/1189, Richard I succeeded King Henry II of England.
12/21/1192, Returning from crusading, King Richard was captured near Vienna. [The time of “Robin Hood”.]
1193-94, William a justice itinerant in the counties of Essex and Hertford.
3/12/1194, King Richard, having been released on “a king’s ransom”, landed at Sandwich.
1194, William given custody of the honor of Gloucester [until 1196.]
1194, William given custody of the heir of Hugh de Chandos for a 40 mark fine.
1194-5, William de Warenne a keeper of Bristol castle. (S) Accounts of the Constables of Bristol Castle, Sharp, 1982, P78.
1195, Warenne served as a royal justice at Oxford.
1195-1200, William a justicar at the Curia Regis at Westminster.
1196, William de Warenne of Wormegay [a cousin of Earl Warenne], appointed the Chief Justice of the Jewish Exchequer. (S) Christians and Jews in Angevin England, Jones, 2013, P123. [William would hold this position until his death.]
1198-99, William served as an itinerant justice.
5/27/1199, John succeeded King Richard I of England.
William, for a 500 mark fine, married 2nd Milicent ?, widow of Richard Muntfichet, lord of Stansted, Essex.
1199-1200, William served as an itinerant justice.
11/13/1203, William d Hastings owed a debt of £100 sterling to the Jews which was acquitted by William de Warenne who bought the debt. [This allowed him access to his mortgaged lands.]
3/28/1204, “The King … to William de Warren, G. de Norwich, T. de Neville [Justiciaries of the Jews] …” (S) King John of England, Chadwick, 1865, P219.
5/5/1204, ““The King … to William de Warren … guardians of the Jews … we have granted to Robert Agulun …” (S) King John of England, Chadwick, 1865, P219.
Bef. 9/1208, William died; his daughter Beatrice his heir. (S) Synopsis of the Peerage of England, 1825, P675.
(S) DNB, P832. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Biographia Juridicia, Foss, 1870, P705.

Children of William and Beatrice:
i. Reginald de Warenne, born ? in England.

Bef. 1205, Reginald died; his sister his heiress.

ii. Beatrice de Warren (486764289), born ~1170 in England.

[Undated] ‘Beatrix filia Willielmi de Warenna’ confirmed her father´s donation of property to St Mary Overey Priory, for the souls of ‘fratris mei Reginaldi cuius corpus ibi requiescit.’

iii. Isabel de Warenne, born ? in England.

Isabel married Geoffrey de Merlay.

G30: 973528576 Bardulf-Hanselyn

973528576. Baron Thomas Bardulf & 973528577. Rose Hanselyn

~1120, Thomas born in England, s/o §William Bardulf.
Rose born in England, heir & d/o §Ralph Hanselyn, Baron of Schelford, Nottingham, s/o Ralph Hanselyn.
8/1/1137, Louis VII succeeded as king of France.
Thomas’ marriage to Rose arranged by Duke Henry of Normandy.
12/19/1154, Henry II succeeded King Stephen of England.
1157, Henry II King of England confirmed the property of the abbey of Blanchelande, including donations by ‘Engelgerius de Bohon … Ricardus Avenel … Doon Bardouf et Thomas frater eius.’
Aft. 1159, Honor Piperelli de Londonia, … de quibus Thomas Bardulf, j militem; … (S) Red Book of the Exchequer, Hall, 2012, P732.
By 1164, Thomas obtained from William, brother of King Henry II, the Lordship of Bradewell by service of 1 knight’s fee. (S) Magni Rotuli Scacarii, Stapleton, 1844, P216. [‘Willelmus frater regis H[enrici]’ gave land at Bradewelle in Essex to Thomas Bardulf who gave 3 parts thereof with ‘tres filiabus suis in maritagio … Roberto de Sancto Remigio et Willelmo Bacun et Baldewino de Tony – husbands of 3 daughters of Thomas. These same lands were seized by the escheator when his son Doun died in 1203.]
1171, Thomas levied £75 scutage for Ireland of the fees of Raphe Hanselyn [but since he was in service, he likely did not have to pay.]
7/30/1171 at Valognes in Normandy, Thomas Bardulf witnessed a royal charter giving the vill of Grinsted to Richard de Luci. [Other witnesses include: William, earl de Mandeville, Richard de Camvill, Reginald de Curtenay, Hugh de Cressi, William de Stutevill.]
By 1172, Rose’s father died.
1172, Thomas paid £25 scutage rather than attend King Henry II into Ireland.
4/15/1173, K. Henry held his Easter court at Alencon. Notable supporters in attendance: … Hugh de Lacy, … Richard de Luci … Thomas Bardulf, Humphrey de Bohun.
4/1173, King Henry’s 3 eldest surviving sons: Henry, Richard & Geoffrey rebelled against him; supported by their mother. Thomas Bardulf listed as one of the ‘most notable of the King’s supporters’. [Note that “Doun” is not listed.]
10/11/1174, Louis VII stopped supporting King Henry’s sons, effectively ending their rebellion.
8/10/1175 at York, King Henry held his court. In attendance were Prince Henry, King William of Scotland, King William’s brother David of Huntingdon, and many nobles of Scotland who do homage. King Henry issued a charter to St. Clements nunnery at York witnessed by Earl William de Mandeville; Richard de Luci; Richard de Humet, constable; Ranulf de Glanvill; Reginald de Curtene; Thomas Basset; Hugh de Cressi; and Thomas Bardulf.
3/12/1176, ‘Thomas Bardolf et Roeis uxor eius’ settled a dispute with the monks of Bardenay.
~1177, Confirmation by Thomas Bardolf of the gifts of Ralf Hanselin I and Ralf Hanselin II in Rusltington. (S) Lincolnshire Notes and Queries, V17, 1922, P19.
3/1179 at Gloucester, Thomas Bardulf witnessed the king’s confirmation of the foundation of Westwood abbey by Richard de Luci.
1179 at Winchester, Thomas Bardulf witnessed the dissolution of the convent of Amesbury. (S) Feudal Assessments, Keefe, 1983, P104.
9/18/1180, Philip Augustus succeeded as King of France.
1181-89, Henry II King of England confirmed the possessions of Bec abbey, including the donation of ‘ecclesiam de Bernouville’ made by ‘Thome Bardolfi et Rohais uxoris sue.’
By 1187, ‘Thomas Bardul’ donated rent from his mill of Elwadeston on the Derwent with his daughter Mathildis [a nun there] by consent of his wife Rohais, mother of Mathildis, of whose inheritance was the mill, to Caen Holy Trinity.
2/1187, ‘Thoma Bardulfi’ subscribed the charter under which Henry II granted duty exemptions to the Cistercians of Dunes.
11/1187 in Normandy near Bur-le-roi, Thomas Bardulf witnessed royal charters to the Norman abbey of St. Stephen at Caen, and the abbey of St. Mary de Longues near Bayeux.
1/1188 at Cherbourg in Normandy, Thomas Bardolf witnessed a royal charter to the abbey of L’Essay. [Other witnesses: William fitz Ralph, seneschal of Normandy; William de Humez; Saher de Quenci; Hugh de Cressi and Alured de St. Martin.]
1188, Thomas Bardolf died holding 25 knights’ fees in England and a position as castellan. (S) Feudal Assessments, Keefe, 1983, P109. [Each son succeeded to lands.]
9/3/1189, Richard I succeeded King Henry II of England.
 (S) A Gen. and Heraldic Dictionary, Burke, 1831, P25. (S) Court Household, and Itinerary of King Henry II, Eyton, 1878. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Pedigree – Washington Family, Welles, P277.
Family notes:
·         The descendants for 10 generations of the Bardolf lineage are given in a confirmation of a grant of 5/10/1438 to Anne and Joan, daughters of Lord Thomas Bardolf and Avice de Cromwell. [This genealogy is different than most based on chronological evidence. The lineage is preserved.]
·         1154, Dodo Bardol a witness to the charter of Richard de la Haie and his wife Matildis of the foundation of the abbey of Blanchelande. (S) Magni Rotuli Scacarii, Stapleton, 1844, P216. [Under this genealogy, this is a brother of Thomas, and the source of his son’s name, who appears to have died after 1157.]
·         Thomas’ coast of arms: ‘Azure three cinquefoils or’ having the field crusilly.
·         Hugh Bardolf; who was prominent contemporary to Thomas in the records of King Henry II [1168 holding 2 knights’ fees], and the reign of King Richard I; died 1204; was the son of Ralph Bardolf. [This Hugh had a different coat of arms, which was also used by Hamelin Bardulf – 1162, lord of Bungay, Suffolk.]
·         1170-74, 1174, William Bardolf, sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk. [This William had a son named Walter – born ~1160.]

Children of Thomas and Rose:
i. Doun Bardolf (486764288), born ~1145 in England.
ii. Thomas Bardolf, born ? in England.

Thomas married Adela d/o Sir Robert Corbet, lord of Alcestre, Warwick.
1173, Doon Bardolf, son of Thomas Bardolf and his wife Rohese, commanded ‘the new castle of Drincourt (Neufchatel-en-Bray) when besieged by the young King Henry’ with his brother Thomas. (S) FMG.
1179-80, Thomas castellan of the castle at Verneuil, Normandy. (S) Battle Abbey Roll, V1, 1889, P58.
1197, Thomas castellan of the castle at Verneuil, Normandy. (S) Loss of Normandy, Powicke, 1999, P71.
1190-91, ‘Thomæ Bardulfo, x s’, in Essex and Hertfordshire … ‘honor Piperelli de Londonia’ paying ‘li milites et vi pars … in diversis comitatibus.’
1197, Thomas died. (S) Magni Rotuli Scaccarii Normanniae, Stapleton, P226. [Thomas’ lands given in custody to Hugh Bardolf.]
1198, Thomas’ brother Doon succeeded to his lands for a fine of 500 marks. [No heirs.]

iii. Mathildis Bardolf, born ? in England.

1187, Mathildis a nun at Caen Holy Trinity.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

G30: 973515264 William Lovel

973515264. Baron William Lovel & 973515265. Maud ?

~1120, William born in England, s/o 638797312. Earl William of Yvery & 638797313. Auberic de Meulan.
12/19/1154, Henry II succeeded King Stephen of England.
1155, William’s father died. William’s oldest brother Waleran of Yvery succeeded to the Norman lands. William’s older brother Ralph succeeded to the English lands.
1159, William’s brother Ralph died, Ralph’s son Henry succeeding.
1174, Richard le Kempe v. William Lovel in Berton. (S) Feet of Fines for Norfolk, Pt1, 1885, P84.
1188, William d’Ivry granted rent to West Dereham priory. (S) Complete Peerage.
Bef. 1189, King Henry I granted the marriage of Robert Grelli to William Luvel.
1189, William Luvel sold the marriage of Robert Grelli to William de Longchamp.
9/3/1189, Richard I succeeded King Henry II of England.
By 1190, Maud gave her son William ‘Minster Lovel’ so that he might make provision for his wife Isabel should he not return from crusading. (S) Medieval Miscellany, Whitehead, 1965, P199.
1190, William’s son William left on the crusade with King Richard I.
1194, William granted lands to the Bishop of Ely who gave him 40 marks to acquit his inheritance, or pay the fees to succeed his brother [Waleran].
Bef. 1196, William, lord of Minster Lovel, Oxford died.
(S) A Gen. and Heraldic Dic., Burke, P319. (S) Transactions of Lancashire and Cheshire, V53, 1902, P42.

Child of William and Maud:
i. William Lovel (486757632), born ~1160 in England. 


G30: 973512768 Mohun-Brewer

973512768. Reginald de Mohun & 973512769. Alicia Brewer

~1179, Alicia born in England, d/o 189118346. Sir William Briwere & 189118347. Beatrice de Vaux.
~1183, Reginald born in England, s/o 1947025536. William III de Mohun & 1947025537. Lucy ?.
1186, ‘William de Moion’ granted tithes of his mills of Moion, Tesseium and Belcodreium to the Holy Trinity of Luzerne, for the soul of ‘his mother Godeheut’, witnessed by ‘Willelmo de Sancto Johanne, Gaufrido [Reginald] et Johanne et Roberto de Moion.’
9/3/1189, Richard I succeeded King Henry II of England.
1189, King Richard gave Somerset and Dorset to his brother John, earl of Mortagne.
10/1193, Reginald’s father died.
5/27/1199, John succeeded King Richard I of England.
1202, Robert, heir & s/o Richard Perceval, charged 15 marks for seizin of lands of Bodecombe, held of Reginald, s/o William de Moion.
1203, Hubert de Burgh, Chamberlain of England, ordered to induce Reginald, a minor, to exchange his lands near Lyon, France for lands in England.
1204, Reginald given livery of most of his inheritance.
~1204, Confirmation by Reginald de Moyun at the prayers of his mother … to the canons of Bruton … testibus:- Lucia matre mea, …
1204, Reginald married Alice. (S) South Devon, Rowe, 1907, P37.
7/15/1205, Reginald given livery of Dunster castle and other lands to compensate for his loss of lands in Normandy. (S) Forests & Deer Parks – Somerset, Greswell, 1905, P74.
Aft. 1203, Reginald’s mother died.
By 1208, Reginald’s uncle John de Mohun died; Reginald his heir.
1208, Reginald the heir to Godehold de Moion, mother of John de Mohun, of the vill of Brinkley, Radfield Hundred. (S) Feudal Cambridgeshire, Farrer, 1920, P115. [John is Reginald’s uncle, who had been given Brinkley by Reginald’s father. Godehold is Reginald’s paternal grandmother.]
1209, Alicia Briwere, wife of Reginald, mentions “Comitis Willm. De Mohun” in a charter. (S) Journal – British Arch. Assoc., V12, 1856, P316.
6/6/1210, King John launched successful attacks in Ireland [which he split Ireland into shires ruled by the crown from Dublin]. King John launched 700 ships in the attack. Reginald served with King John.
1210-12, ‘Reginaldus de Moun’ holding one knight´s fee in Warwickshire.
1212, ‘Reginaldus de Moiun’ held ‘Dunestorre … in capite domino rege per servicium xl militum et dimidii de conquestu Anglie … in hundredo de Karenton’, in Somerset.
7/10/1212, A great fire swept through London, on the south side of the river, killing about 3000.
1213, Reginald died; Alice surviving.
[–––Alice–––]
Alice married 2nd William Painel of Brampton, Devon.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
5/4/1218, Somerset. Robert of Newburgh gives the king a palfrey for having a writ to summon Alice de Mohun to be before the justices at Westminster on the morrow of Trinity [to answer] concerning a knight’s fee with appurtenances in Sirineton’, into which Alice has no entry except by the intrusion which she made in that land after the death of Azalia, Robert’s grandmother , who held that fee in dower by the gift of Robert of Glastonbury, her former husband, whose heir he is, and of which he says he is unjustly deforced. (S) FRsHIII.
1/30/1222, Assize of novel disseisin which William Hoese and Margaret, his wife, arraigned before the king’s justices when they were to come to the parts of Warwick against Alice de Mohun, concerning a tenement in Stourton. (S) FRsHIII.
9/27/1227, William Paynel assigned Alice de Mohun his wife and Hugh de Samford to make part payments of debts in each of the 3 years after starting out on his pilgrimage to the Holy Land with the manor of Bampton as security.
1228, William Paynell died on his pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
1228, Henry III King of England ordered the sheriff of Devon to release ‘dotem suam ... Willelmum filium et heredi predicti Willelmi [to] Alicia de Moyun que fuit uxor Willelmi Paynel’.
11/18/1228, The king granted custody of the land and heir of William Paynel to Herbert son of Matthew, saving to Alice who was William´s wife her corn that she had caused to be sown pertaining to her dower.
1233, ‘Hugo Wack" vs. ‘Margeriam de Feritate et Willelmum de Percy’ relating to an agreement ‘cum Alicia de Moun et predicto Hugone’ concerning share of land which was held by ‘Willelmi Briwere.’
1234, Fees of William Briwere ‘porcio Alicie de Moyun.’
1238, Alice de Mohun, asked by what warrant she holds Axminster hundred, comes and proffers a charter of King John. (S) Crown Pleas of the Devon Iyre of 1238, Summerson, 1985, P43.
(S) The Archaeological Journal, 1880, P65. (S) Report and Transactions, V18, 1886, P352. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Two Cartularies – Priory of Bruton, 1894, P239.

Children of Reginald and Alice:
i. William de Mohun, born ? in England.

Bef. 1193, William died.

ii. Reginald de Mohun  (486756384), born 1205 in England. 

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

G30: 756539736 Oliver de Tracy

756539736. Oliver de Tracy

~1130, Oliver born in Devonshire, England, s/o §Henry de Tracy & Hawise ?.
12/22/1135, Stephen crowned king of England.
1146, ‘Henricus de Traci … cum filio meo Olivero’ donated property to Barnstaple Priory.
12/19/1154, Henry II succeeded King Stephen of England.
1164-5, Oliver’s father died.
1165, Oliver de Tracy [I] charged scutage on 25 knights’ fees.
1166, Oliver de Tracy held 23.5 fees of the honor of Barnstaple. [Oliver accounts for £16 13s 4d on 25 fees of the honour of Barnstaple. (S) Reports and Transactions, V29, 1897, P487. [Henry de Champernoun held Coryton of Oliver de Tracy. Roger de Champeaux held of Oliver de Tracy.]
1167-8, ‘Oliverus de Traci’ owing ‘.D. m p parte sua de Honore de Barnestapl’ in Devonshire.
1168, Oliver returned 30.5 knights’ fees.
1172, ‘Oliverus de Tracieio’ with 1 knight ‘de vicecomitatu de Cerenciis’ and 4 knights in his own service, holding enfeoffments in the duchy of Normandy.
1176-7, ‘Oliverus de Traci … pro parte sua de honore de Berdestapl’ in Devonshire.
1178, Oliver de Traci accounted for £232 19s 8d for his part of the Honour of Barnstaple. (S) Report and Transactins – Devonshire, V37, 1905, P428.
1183, Oliver’s son Oliver imprisoned [he would be released in 1186.]
1184, Oliver died. (S) Report and Transactins – Devonshire, V34, 1902, P729.
(S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy.
Family notes:
·         1110, William de Tracy witnessed a charter with Rohesia, his wife, and three children Turgis, Henry, and Gieve. [This family is not ancestral to William de Tracy, one of the murderers of Thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury.] William became a monk the same year at Mont Saint-Michel.
·         Henry de Tracy succeeded his father William.
·         1139, Henry de Tracy put down the insurrection of William de Mohun, capturing 104 of William’s knights in calvary engagement. (S) War and Chivalry, Strickland, 1996, P195. [King Stephen bestowed part of the honor of Barnstaple on Henry de Tracy, who was succeeded by his son Oliver.]
·         1146, Henry de Tracy confirmed a grant to St. Martin by Juhel of Totnes [Henry a grandson of Jehuel]; who at the time shared the fief with Philip de Braose [son-in-law of Juhel.] (S) Report & Transactions of Devonshire, 1902, P728.
·         1153, Henry de Traci, lord of Barnstaple, Devonshire, an adherent of King Stephen, marched to Kary and besieged William de Mohun at his castle. Henry’s siege was broken by forces of Robert, earl of Gloucester. (S) History and Antiquities of Somersetshire, V1, Phelps, P379.

Child of Oliver and ?:
i. Oliver de Tracy (378269868), born ~1155 in Devonshire, England.


G30: 378220820 Lorraine-Flandre-Formbach-Louvain

378220820. Thierry II, Duke of Upper Lorraine & 378220821. Gertrude de Flandre & 3026005449. Hedwig von Formbach & 3026005450. Henry III, count of Brussels and Louvain

~1052, Thierry born in Lorraine, s/o §Gerard, duke of Upper Lotharingia & Hadwide de Namur.
7/17/1054, Henry IV crowned King of Germany.
~1055, Hedwig born in Germany, d/o §Friedrich Graf von Formbach & Gertrud von Haldensleben.
~1057, Henry born in Louvain, s/o §Henri de Louvain & Adelheid van Betuwe.
1060, Hedwig’s father died.
9/21/1062, Henry’s father died.
8/11/1170, Thierry’s father died; Thierry a minor.
1070-78, Theirry supported King Henry IV in his wars with Saxony.
1071, Thierry opposed in succession by his younger brother Gerard.
~1072, Gertrude born in Flanders, d/o 756441640. Robert I, Count of Flanders & 756441641. Gertrude of Saxony.
 [–––Gerhard and Hedwig–––]
~1072, Hedwig 1st married Gerhard von Supplingenburg.
4/14/1073, Thierry ceded Saitois and other territories [became county of Vaudemont] to his brother Gerard to end the 2-year war.
4/22/1073, Pope Gregory VII succeeded Pope Alexander II. [Thierry supported King Henry IV in his conflicts with Pope Gregory over investiture.]
1073, Louis, comte de Mousson, [unsuccessfully] claimed the title of duke [in right of his wife] from Thierry. Thierry was supported by Emperor Heinrich IV and his brother in the succession election.
1075, Gerhard von Supplingenburg died.
2/27/1076, Godfrey ‘the Hunchback’, duke of Lower Lorraine, assassinated. [The German King attempted to take control of Lorraine by granting the duchy ot his infant son.]
[–––Thierry and Hedwig–––]
~1078, Thierry married widow Hedwig.
1078, Thierry, ‘dux Metensis’ [Duke of Metz]. (S) Medieval Germany, Jeep, 2001, P763.
1078-79, Henry III succeed his father as count of Brussels and Louvain.
1079, Duke Thierry petitioned [unsuccessfully] the Pope to marry Agnès d'Aquitaine, widow of Pierre, comte de Savoie.
Bef. 1080, ‘Haduydis ducissa … consentientibus filiis suis duce Teoderico atque comite Girardo’ made a donation to Remiremont.
1/28/1080, Thierry’s mother died.
~1080, ‘post obitum ductricis Hadewidis’ the donation to Remiremont confirmed by ‘dux Theodericus filius eius.’
1080, Sigebert received the lands of Wadgassen from Emperor Henry IV through the intercession of Duke Thierry II of Lorraine. (S) Canes Palatini, Jackman, 2010, P25.
 [–––Henry and Gertrude–––]
Gertrude 1st married Henry.
3/21/1084, King Henry IV of Germany crowned Holy Roman Emperor.
5/25/1085, Pope Victor III succeeded Pope Gregory VII.
Aft. 9/20/1085, After the death of Hermann II, count plalatine of Lotharingia, Henry added the title of Count of Brabant. (S) History of the Netherlands, Grattan, 1830, P30.
1086, ‘Henricus … Bracbatensis patriæ comes et advocatus’ founded Afflighem abbey.
9/16/1087, Pope Urban II succeeded Pope Victor III. [Consecrated 3/12/1088.]
By 1090, ‘Teodericus dux Lotharingie’ donated the church at Nancy to the abbey of Molesme with the consent of ‘filio suo Simone.’
1091, ‘Heinricus comes Lovaniensis’ witnessed the charter by which Henri de Verdun Bishop of Liège approved the foundation of Flône.
10/10/1091, Pibo Bishop of Toul granted privileges to the monastery of Toul Saint-Léon and named ‘dux Theodericus et Simon puer eius filius, et frater ducis Gerardus comes et Renardus comes Tillensis.’
By 1093, Hedwig died.
1/1095, A donation to Flone by ‘Henricus Lovaniensis comitis’ married to ‘filie Roberti Flandriensis comitis.’
2/5/1095, Henry III died in a tournament at Tournai, in a joust against Gosuin de Forest; buried at Nivelles.
[–––Thierry and Gertrude–––]
8/15/1095 at Han-sur-Lesse, widow Gertrude married 2nd Thierry.
1095, Thierry took the cross of a crusader [but do to ill health did not leave on the crusade; sending a substitute in his place]. (S) Age of Pilgrimage, Sumpton, 2003, P197.
1/6/1099, Henry  V became King of Germany.
7/29/1099, Pope Paschall II succeeded Pope Urban II.
1108, Thierry’s brother Gerard died.
1113, Emperor Heinrich V granted Thierry the title of Marquis.
3/19/1114, ‘Theodoricus ... Lotharingorum princeps, dux et marchio’ made donations to Saint-Dié in the presence of ‘suorum filiorum ... Simonis, Theodorici, Gerardi, Henrici.’
12/30/1115, Thierry ‘the Valiant’ died; Gertrude surviving.
By 4/11/1126, Gertrude died.
(S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy.
Family notes:
·         959, Lorraine divided into 2 independent duchies, Upper [Metz, Toul, Verdun and Trier] and Lower.
·         Henri de Louvain s/o §Lambert [Baldric] de Louvain & Uda de Lotharingia [d/o Gozelon I, duke of Lower Lotharingia], s/o §Lambert I [le Barbu], comte de Louvain & Gerberge of Lower Lotharingia.
·         Adelheid van Betuwe d/o §Eberhard Graaf van Betuwe en Teisterbant.
·         Friedrich Graf von Formbach s/o §Thiemo I Dietmar, s/o §Graf Berthold.
·         Gertrud von Haldensleben d/o §Konrad Graf von Haldensleben.
·         Hadwide de Namur, d/o §Albert I Comte de Namur [died by 1010] & Ermengarde of Lower Lotharingia.
·         Aft. 1075, ‘Hadewidis ductrix’ founded the abbey of Châtenois.
·         Gerard von Metz, s/o §Gerhard Graf von Metz & Gisela ?
·         11/1048, On the death of his older brother, Gerard Graf von Metz appointed Duke of Upper Lotharingia by Emperor Heinrich III.
·         10/15/1062, At the court of Emperor Henry IV a judgment of Udo Bishop of Toul names ‘regnante Henrico IV Rom. Rege, Duce Gerardo, Ardulpho Tullensi comite.’
·         4/11/1067, ‘Gerardus … Lothariensium dux’ donated property to Echternach abbey naming ‘uxoris mea Hadvidis filiique nostre Theoderici … patris mei Gerhardi matrisque meæ Gislæ.’
·         8/11/1170, Gerard Graf von Metz died [apparently poisoned.]

Child of Gerhard and Hedwig:
Lothar von Supplingenburg, born 6/1075 in Germany.

8/30/1125, Lothar elected King of Germany.
4/12/1137, Lothar died.

Child of Thierry and Hedwig:
i. Simon I of Lorraine (1513002724) born ~1083 in Lorraine.

12/30/1115, Simon succeeded his father.
By 1113, Simon married [his stepsister] Adelaide de Louvain. [See below.]
8/5/1122, Mathieu named as the son of Simon in a charter.
4/11/1126, Charter of Duke Simon which refers to his ‘deceased mother’ Gertrude.
3/30/1130, ‘Simon ... dux Lotharingiæ et marchio’ made donations to the abbey of Bouxières-aux-Dames, in the presence of ‘soror mea domina Hara abbatissæ.’
4/10/1132, ‘Lotharingiæ ducem Symonem’ excommunicated by ‘Alberonis Archiepiscopi.’
By 1138, ‘Simon ... Lotharingorum dux’ renounced claims over property of ‘ecclesia de Sancti-Remigii-Monte’, brought by ‘patris mei beatæ memoriæ ducis Theodorici’, with the support of ‘uxore mea ... ducissa Adelide ... cum Matthæo ... unico  nostro filio.’
1/1139, Simon died; buried at Sturzelbronn.
Adelaide retired to the Cistercian abbey of Notre-Dame du Tart, near Dijon.
10/1155, ‘Judit Romaricensis ecclesie abbatissa’ donated property at the request of ‘Aledis mater ducis Mathei.’
Child: Matthias I, duke of Lorainne (756501362), born 1119.
Child: Agatha of Lorainne (378236603), born ~1123.
Agatha married Renaud III, count of Burgundy (378236603). Child: Beatrice, countess of Burgundy (189118301), married Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I (189118300).

ii. Gertrude [Petronella] of Lorraine born ~1090 in Lorraine.

1113, Gertrude married Floris II ‘the Fat’, count of Holland.
Child: Count Dirk VI who married Sophie of Luxemburg. Their child 94555208. Count Floris III of Holland, who married 94555209. Ada of Huntingdon.

Child of Henry and Gertrude:
i. Adelaide de Louvain (1513002725) born by 1095 in Louvain.

By 1113, Adelaide married [her stepbrother] Simon I of Lorraine. [See above.]

Child of Thierry and Gertrude:
i. Thierry of Alsace (189110410) born ~1105 in Alsace.


G30: 756501362 Lorraine-Hohenstaufen

756501362. Matthias I, duke of Lorainne & 756501363. Bertha von Hohenstaufen

1119, Mattheu born in Lorraine, s/o 1513002724. Simon I de Lorraine & 1513002725. Adelaide de Louvain.
8/30/1125, Matthew’s paternal half-uncle became Lothair III Supplinburger, King of Germany.
~1127, Bertha born in Germany, d/o 378236600. Duke Frederick II Hohenstaufen & 378236601. Judith of Bavaria.
8/5/1122, Mathieu named as the son of his father in a charter.
8/1/1137, Louis VII succeeded as king of France. [Matthew had more French relatives, but was more closely associated with the Germans.]
12/4/1137, King Lothair of Germany died; succeeded [1138] by Conrad III Hohenstaufen, King of Germany.
By 1138, ‘Simon ... Lotharingorum dux’ renounced claims over property of ‘ecclesia de Sancti-Remigii-Monte’, brought by ‘patris mei beatæ memoriæ ducis Theodorici’, with the support of ‘uxore mea ... ducissa Adelide ... cum Matthæo ... unico  nostro filio.’
1/1139, Mathieu succeeded his father.
Bef. 3/25/1139, Mathieu married Bertha.
1142, ‘Matheus … Lotharingorum Dux et marchio’ donated property to Tart abbey, with the consent of ‘uxoris mee Berthe ... fratris mei Balduini et Agathe sororis mee.’
1/13/1143, ‘Matheus Lotharingorum dux et marchio’ donated property ‘loco predium de Wulvelingen’ to Kloster Stürtzelbronn, with the consent of ‘coniugis mee Berthe et Balduini fratris mei’, for the soul of ‘progenitoris mei Symonis’, which names ‘Theodericus … comes … cum uxore sua Adelheide et filio suo Gotefrido.’
1148, Mathieu founded the abbey of l’Etange.
1149, Duke Matthew of Lotharingia, Duke Henry of Limburg, with 8 counts, plus clergy and nobles attended the court of King Conrad at Frankfurt. (S) Warrior Bishop – Albero of Trier, Balderich, 2008, P70.
3/9/1152 at Aachen [Aix-la-Chapelle], Frederick Barbarossa [Hohenstaufen] crowned King of Germany. [Matthew’s brother-in-law, who was married to Matthew’s niece Beatrice, daughter of his sister Agatha.]
8/1152, Duke Matthew of Lorraine attended the synod at Trier. At the synod, a tribunal was held about a dispute between Matthew and the nuns’ cloister of Remiremont. (S) German Episcopacy, Pixton, 1995, P38.
2/28/1153 at Froidmont, Matthew, duke of Lorraine, battled Stephen, bishop of Metz. More than 2000 of the Bishop’s men were killed. (S) Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, P358.
7/8/1153, Pope Eugene III died; succeeded by Pope Anastasius IV.
10/1154, Matthew, a member of the retinue of King Frederick. Frederick assembled an army near Augsburg; then crossed the Alps, camping near Verona.
11/30/1154, King Frederick stopped for 5 days on the plain of Roncaglia, on the Po river, near Piacenza.
12/3/1154, Pope Anastasius IV died; succeeded by Pope Hadrian IV.
12/25/1154, King Frederick celebrated Christmas near Milan.
1154-55, King Frederick burned the fortress of Rosate; and then destroyed 3 other fortresses around the city; then marched through Vercelli and Turin [cities west of Milan.]
1155, King Frederick attacked Chieri and Asti, which was burnt [the populace had abandoned the town on his approach].
2/1155, King Frederick then laid siege to Tortona [southwest of Milan ]. The fortress fell in 4 days.
4/10/1155, The city of Tottona surrendered. King Frederick set the city in flames.
4/17/1155 at Pavia [half way between Tortona and Milan], Federick crowned King of Italy [they celebrated for 3 days.]
1155, King Frederick proceeded through Lombardy, to Romagna and Tuscany, to Rome.
6/18/1155, Matthias, duke of Lorainne, in Rome at St. Peter’s Basilica, when Frederick Barbarossa crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Adrian IV.
6/1155, Emperor Frederick moved his army to Albano.
7/27/1155, Emperor Frederick captured Spoleto [NNE of Rome, which had failed to pay their tribute], destroying the city.
9/1155, Emperor Frederick captured Verona [half way between Milan and Venice] with an army of 1800.
10/1155, Emperor Frederick returned his army to Germany.
10/1155, ‘Judit Romaricensis ecclesie abbatissa’ donated property at the request of ‘Aledis mater ducis Mathei.’ [Aldeis, Matthew’s mother.]
3/21/1156, ‘Matthæus ... dux Lotharingiæ et marchio’ confirmed the possessions of the abbey of Bouxières-aux-Dames donated by ‘pater meus Simon et avus meus Theodericus’ … in the presence of ‘uxore mea Bertha.’
1158, Mathieu founded the abbey of Clairlieu.
1158, Emperor Frederick with an army of 7 divisions began a siege of Milan.
1158-62, Emperor Frederick campaigned in northern Italy.
9/1/1159, Pope Adrian IV [Hadrian] died; Pope Alexander III and Antipope Victor IV both elected by rival factions [and who later excommunicated each other].
1163-64, Emperor Frederick campaigned in northeastern Italy.
1165, Mathew’s uncle, Henry, bishop of Toul, died.
10/14/1166, ‘Matthæus Lotharingiæ dux et marchio’ granted toll exemptions at Neuf-château to the abbey of Saint-Bénigne de Dijon, with the consent of ‘dominæ Berthæ sucissæ uxoris meæ et Roberti fratris mei et filiorum meorum Simonis et Friderici.’
[10/1166, Emperor Frederick invaded Italy, returning to Germany in 1168.]
1170, ‘Matthæus Lotharingorum dux et marchio’ donated ‘ductu aquæ molendini … Farros-Moulin’ to Saint-Dié, in the presence of ‘uxore mea Bertha et filiis meis Matthæo et Judith comitissa Burgundiæ.’
1172, ‘Matthæus Lotharingiæ dux et marchio’ confirmed rights to Clairlieu abbey.
1175-6, Duke Matthew of Lorraine exempted the Cistercian house of La Crete from paying tolls. (S) Sword, Miter and Cloister, Bouchard, 2009, P159.
5/13/1176, Matthias, duke of Lorainne died; buried at Abbaye de Clairlieu.
[–––Bertha–––]
1176, ‘Simon … dux Lotharingiæ et marchio’ donated property to Bouxières-aux-Dames, at the request of ‘matris meæ dominæ Berthæ filiæ Friderici imperatoris et fratrum meorum Theoderici electi Metensi episcopi, Frederici et Mathæi ac sororis meæ Alidis ducissæ Burgundiæ’, for the soul of ‘patris mei domini Mathæi.’
1177, ‘Bertha … Lotharingorum ducissa … et filii mei Theodericus, Simon Dux et Marchio, Fredericus, et junior eorum Matthæus, soror quoque ipsorum Aleidis Ducissa Burgundiæ [Alix]’ donated property to Mont Saint-Trinité, for the soul of ‘viri mei nobilis ducis Matthæi.’
1194-5, Bertha died; buried at the Abbaye de Clairlieu.
(S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Le Duc de Lorraine Mathieu 1, Emile Duvernoy, 1904. (S) The Deeds of Frederick Barbarossa, Mierow, 1953.
Family notes:
·         Adelaide de Louvain [born bef. 1095] d/o Henry III (3026005450), count of Brussels and Louvain & Gertrude de Flandre (378220821). [Adelaide the step-sister of Simon I. Gertrude de Flandre married 2nd Thierry II, Duke of Upper Lorraine, father of Simon, who died in 1115.]
·         Henry III, count of Brussels and Louvain, s/o §Henri II of Brabant & Adelheid of Orthen [and older brother of 378250250. Duke Godfrey I of Brabant.]

Children of Matthias and Bertha:
i. Simon II of Lorraine, born aft. 1139 in Lorraine.

1176, Simon succeeded his father.

ii. Thierry de Lorraine, born ? in Loraine.

Thierry, still a minor, archdeacon of Mauvages.
1165, Thierry succeeded his grand uncle Henry of Toul as grand-provost of Saint-Die.
1173, Thierry, Bishop of Metz.

iii. Judith de Lorraine (39979493), born ~1144 in Lorraine.iv. Alix of Lorainne (378250681), born 1145 in Lorainne. 


Sunday, June 23, 2013

G30: 756501360 Burgundy-Blois

756501360. Eudes [Odo] II, duke of Burgundy & 756501361. Marie of Blois

1112-18, Odo born in Burgundy, s/o 1513002720. Hugues II de Bourgogne & 1513002721. Mathilde de Mayenne.
1113-19, ‘Hugo Burgundie dux’ donated property to Saint-Bénigne-de-Dijon naming ‘Mathilde coniugis mei et filio mei Oddonis’.
1128, Marie born in Blois, d/o 378220994. Count Thibaut II of Champagne & 378220995. Matilda of Carinthia.
10/20/1131, ‘Hugo dux Burgundiæ” donated land in ‘Flagit et Verne’ to Vergy Saint-Vincent, with the consent of ‘uxore sua Mathilde cum omnibus filiis suis Odone, Hugone, Roberto, Henrico, Raimundo, Walterio.’
12/22/1135, Stephen crowned king of England.
8/1/1137, Louis VII succeeded as king of France.
1138, Odo, son of Hugh II, duke of Burgundy, supported the consecration of the Bishop-elect of Langres, who was opposed by many. (S) Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Williams-Wynn, 1935, P160.
Aft. 2/6/1143, Eudes became Duke of Burgundy on the death of his father.
[–––Odo & Marie–––]
~1143, Odo married Marie.
1143, Count Thibaut II of Champagne did homage to Odo, duke of Burgundy [his son-in-law], recognizing the county of Troyes in fief from the duke.
3/31/1146 at Vezelay, Both King Louis VII of France & Queen Eleanor “took up the cross” of crusaders. [Leaving the next year – many nobles from across France attended the crusade.]
1149, The crusaders returned home.
1150, The Pope called on Duke Odo II as protector of the monk at the monaster of Vezelay who were being attacked by the Count of Nevers. (S) Sword, Miter and Cloister, Bouchard, 2009, P129.
1/8/1152, Marie’s father died; her brother Henry succeeding.
9/19/1152, Pope Eugenius III wrote to Odo, duke of Burgundy, and various other Burgundian nobles. (S) Vezelay Chronicle, Poitiers, 1992, P114.
1153, The Bishop of Langres brought a complaint against Duke Eudes of Burgundy in royal court. (S) France in the Making, Dunbabin, 1985, P264. [Odo refused to perform homage to the Bishop.]
5/1154-4/1155 at Macon, The papal legate Cardinal Odo Bonacassa held a council attended by Burgudian magnates.
6/28/1156, ‘Odo dux Burgundie, Maltrix mater eius …’ witnessed a donation to Grosbois abbey by ‘Henricus Eduensis ecclesie presul.’
9/7/1159, Pope Lucius III succeeded Pope Adrian IV.
9/1162, Eudes died before his mother; buried with his father and grandfather at Abbaye de Citeaux, Cote-d’Or. (S) Life of St. Stephen Harding, Dalgairns, 1898, P79.
[–––Marie–––]
9/1162, Marie became regent for her son, a minor.
1/1/1163, Marie, duchess of Burgundy, wrote to King Louis: “… It is known to your majesty that my son is your man and liege and, may it please you, your relative and whatever he can do is yours; and if he could do more it would be yours. Therefore, with more assurance I ask your highest love for my son. For I have been told that Count Ralph of Perona has a certain unmarried sister who, as I am told, would be suitable for marriage to my son. …” (S) Epistolæ.
4/1165, Marie’s son came of age and took control of the duchy.
Aft. 1165, To the most illustrious king of the French, Louis, her most beloved lord, Marie, duchess of Burgundy, greetings, … I send my messenger to your highness, that you may send word back of whatever day you fix for my very bad son. Indeed, driven out and in exile, I who was once rich, am now like a beggar; once a duchess, now truly without power, suppliant and humble, prostrate at the feet of your royal majesty, miserable and tearful, I beg you to have mercy on me and deign to act so that through your mercy I may recover my dowry which has not yet been given to anyone else. (S) Epistolæ.
1171, ‘Maria ducissa Burgundie’ donated property to Cîteaux specifying that she was acting while ‘Hugo dux Burgundie filius meus’ was on a journey to Jerusalem.
By 1174, Marie an abbes at Fontevraud.
1174, “I Henry, count palatine of Troyes, make known … that I have assigned to Mary, my most beloved sister formerly duchess of Burgundy, 10 pounds in annual rents of Troyes … annually for her life. After her death they will remain ... of the church of Fontevrault for celebrating the anniversary of my sister. … Witness to this were: the countess my wife, …” (S) Epistolæ.
1190, Marie died at Fontevraud.
(S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy.

Children of Odo and Marie:
i. Hugh III Duke of Burgundy (378250680), born 1144 in Burgundy.
ii. Alix of Burgundy, born ? in Burgundy.

Alix married Archambaud of Burbon.

1169, Archambaud died.

G30: 756500480 Albini-Mowbray

756500480. Roger de Albini & 756500481. Amicia de Mowbray

Roger born in France, s/o William d’Aubigny [died 1056] & d/o du Plessis.
~1050, Amicia born in England, d/o §Roger de Mowbrai, earl of Northumberland.
10/25/1066, William I crowned King of England.
1081, ‘Rogerii de Albiniaco, filiique sui Rualoc …’ are named as witnesses at the court of William I, King of England, which records an agreement between the monks of Marmoutier and ‘Gaufridus Nervei filius.’
Aft. 1081, Roger died.
(S) Miscellanea Genealogica Et Heraldica, Bannerman, 2001, P307. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy.
Family notes:
·         Aubigny in the Cotentin of Normandy.
·         Amicia de Mowbray, sister of Robert de Mowbrai, Earl of Northumberland.
·         1080, A charter of Guillaume II Duke of Normandy, confirmed in a charter of King William I, confirmed the foundation of Caen Sainte-Trinité and its possessions, including the donation of ‘quam habebat in Grainvilla, pro filia sua ibi facta monacha’ made by ‘Rogerius de Molbray.’
·         3/1095, Robert de Mowbray, earl of Northumberland, refused to appear at the court of King William Rufus. William besieged and captured Robert, who remained imprisoned for the rest of his life.
·         1126, King Henry I confirmed donations of property to the abbey of Holy Trinity, Lessay by ‘Roger de Albineio and Amicia his wife with the consent of their sons William and Nigel’.

Children of Roger and Amicia:
i. William D’Aubigny (378250248), born ~1075 in England.
ii. Nigel de Albini (378250240), born ~1080 in England.


G30: 756473368 Eu-Sulli

756473368. Henry, Count of Eu & 756473369. Margaret de Sulli

Henry born in Eu, son of §William, count of Eu & Beatrix de Busli, d/o §Roger de Busli & Muriel ?.
1/1096, Henry succeeded his father as Count of Eu, and lord of Hastings. [King William II took over the governing of the Hastings Rape.]
8/5/1100, Henry I crowned King of England.
11/1100, William de Warrene, earl of Surrey; Robert de Belleme, count of Ponthieu; and William, count of Mortain, assembled in England in support of Duke Roberts invasion of England. They were also allied with Henry, count of Eu; and Eustace, count of Boulogne.
1101, ‘Henricus comes Augensis filius comitis Willermi’ came to Treport and granted whatever his father William or his predecessors had given or granted to the abbey of St. Michael of Treport.
1102, Henry, count of Eu, in a writ associated with the Hastings Rape. (S) Liber Poenitenialis, Flamborough, 1974, P210.
1105, Margaret born in Sully-sur-Loire, France, d/o 1512946736. William de Sulli.
1106, Charter of Henry, count of Eu. For the weal of his sould and of his father and mother … to St. Mary of Bec and St. Martin de Bosco … the manor in England called Hou … [Henry’s seal used on this charter. (S) European Monarchy, Durchhardt, 1992, P39.]
11/1106, William, archbishop of Rouen, confirms, with King Henry’s assent, to St. Mary’s, Bec, the church of Nortre-Dame of Ermentrudisvilla, … before the archbishop, … Robert of Belleme; Robert, count of Meulan; Eustace, count of Boulogne; Henry, count of Eu; and the archdeacons.
[–––Henry & Mathilde–––]
Henry 1st married Mathilde ?.
1107, ‘Henricus comes Augensis’ made donations to the abbey of St Michel, Tréport ‘pro salute anime Matildis uxoris mee’ with the consent of "frater meus Robertus.’
1107, Charter of Henry count of Eu, granting freedom from payments and tallage to his brother Robert.
1107, Henry founded Saint-Martin-du-Bosc.
1108, Notification … Northamptonshire … if Henry, count of Eu has dissseised the bishop, Aubrey the chamberlain shall restore seisin to him.
8/3/1108, Louis VI crowned King of France.
[–––Henry & Ermentrude–––]
Henry married 2nd Ermentrude ?.
1109, Gilbert fitz Richard attested the confirmation of the gifts of Henry, count of Eu, to the church of St. Mary, Bec.
6/16/1110 at Dover, Henry, count of Eu, a surety for King Henry of England to the Treaty of Dover, between King Henry and Robert II of Flanders.
By 1113, Confirmation, at the prayer of Henry, count of Eu, of all his gifts to the church of St. Mary, Bec. Attested by the Queen; Ingram de Hastingues; Henry, count of Eu; Gilbert fitz Richard, Ranulf the chancellor; William Peverel, Humphrey de Bohun, William, earl of Warren.
11/1114, Henry, count of Eu, with King Henry at Rouen.
12/1114 at Rouen, Notification to Geoffrey, archbishop of Rouen, Henry, count of Eu, … and the lieges of Normandy, of a grant to the monks of the Holy Trinity, Tiron. [King Henry held Christmas court in Normandy, where he had the Norman barons swear allegiance to his son William Adelin.]
Bef. 1116, King Henry I confirmed the gifts of Henry count of Eu to St. Martin.
4/1116 at Windsor, Confirmation to the monks of Battle of lands given, with the consent of Henry, count of Eu, in the rape of Hastings.
1118, Henry joined Stephen, Count of Aumale, in support of William Clito, son of Robert, Duke of Normandy [brother of King Henry of England], to succession in Normandy.
10/1118 at Rouen, Henry, count of Eu and Hugh de Gournai arrested by King Henry as supporters of Amaury de Montfort. [Apparently reconciled soon after.]
1119, Baldwin, count of Flanders, killed in an attack on Henry, count of Eu. (S) Abbrege des Derniers, Bate, 1651, P68. [Starting a war of succession for Flanders between cousins William of Ypres and Charles the Good, and William Clito, s/o Robert, Duke of Normandy.]
6/1119 at Lisieux, Henry, count of Eu, attended the marriage of Prince William, s/o King Henry. (S) Lordship and Community, Searle, 1974, P209.
8/20/1119, The battle of Bremule, France between King Henry I and King Louis VI of France. [The English winning: Orderic Vitalis … William the Chamberlain also tried to restrain Henry from a conflict, but William of Warenne and Roger of Bienfaite urged him on … Henry, king of England, came down into it with 500 knights … 3 earls, Henry of Eu, William of Warenne, and Walter Giffard.  Besides these Roger son of Richard …, William of Tancarville and William of Roumare, Nigel of Aubigny, and many more … William Clito, son of Robert duke of Normandy, armed himself there … in the battle of the two kings, in which about 900 knights were engaged, only 3 were killed … King Henry purchased the standard of King Louis for 20 marks of silver from the knight who had captured it … ]
9/1119 at Rouen, Henry, count of Eu, a witness to a charter of King Henry to the monastery of Colchester.
[–––Henry & Marguerite–––]
Henry married 3rd Marguerite.
6/1120 at Rouen, Notification … barons of Yorkshire of the grant to the canons of St. Oswald of a yearly fair at Nostell. … attested by Ranulf the chancellor; Henry, count of Eu; … Humphrey de Bohun; Pain fitz John; Ralph de Todeney; …
11/25/1120, Many young English-Norman Nobles died at sea when the ‘White Ship’ sank; including the heir of King Henry.
1121, Henry, count of Eu, returned to England. (S) History of Hastings Castle, Dawson, V2, 1909, P551.
1125, Henry, count of Eu, returned to Normandy. (S) History of Hastings Castle, Dawson, V2, 1909, P551.
1129-30, Henry founded the abbey of Fecamp.
1130-31, Charter of Henry I, with the abbot of Fecamp, and Henry count of Eu, by fine and concord concerning the claim of toll for stalls and the pontage of Winchelsea, which the count claimed against the abbot.
8/1131 at Dieppe, Notification to the archbishop of Rouen … grant to St. Wandrille … a market on Saturday … attested … Henry, count of Eu; Robert de la Hai; Geoffrey fitz Pain …
6/1133 at Winchester, Notification … grant to the church of St. John the Baptist and the hospital of Falaise … attested … Geoffrey the chancellor; Robert de Sigillo; Robert, earl of Gloucester; William, earl of Warren; Robert, earl of Leicester; Henry, count of Eu; Hugh Bigot; Robert de Curci; Humphrey de Buhun; Robert de Ver; Miles of Gloucester; Geoffrey fitz Pain; Pain fitz John; Aubrey de Ver; Richard Basset; …
1135 at Perriers-sur-Andelle, Notification to the bishop of Exeter, … confirmation to the abbey of St. Martin-des-Champs, Paris, of the church of Barnstaple … attested … Robert, earl of Gloucester; Henry, count of Eu; Baldwin de Redvers, William fitz-Odo, …
12/22/1135, Stephen crowned king of England [usurping Empress Matilda, d/o King Henry I, and starting a long civil war that would be fought primarily in England.]
By 1139, Henry had become a monk at Fecamp and turned over administration to his son John.
7/12/1139, Henry died as a monk at Foucarmont [Fecamp].
12/15/1145, ‘Margareta Augensis comitissa, mater Johannis comitis’ died; buried at Fecamp.
(S) Cal. of Doc.’s Preserved in France, V1, Round, 1899. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) English Historical Review, V34, Creighton, 1919.
Family notes:
·         William, count of Eu, descendent of Richard I, duke of Normandy [died 996].
·         1093, William, count of Eu, supported William II of England against the king’s brother Robert, duke of Normandy. (S) Chronica Magistri Rogeri de Houedene, V4, 1871, P421.
·         1/1096 at Salisbury, William, count of Eu, accused of conspiring against King William II. In a trial by combat, William was defeated by Geoffrey Baynard, sheriff of Yorkshire; was blinded and mutilated, and died soon after. (S) Anselm of Bec, Vaughn, 1987, P194.
·         William de Sulli, s/o 319838530. Count Stephen-Henri of Blois & 756441989. Adela of Normandy. [Eldest brother of King Stephen of England.]

Child of Henry and Margaret:
i. John, Count of Eu (378236684), born ~1120 in Eu. 


Saturday, June 22, 2013

G30: 756473352 Mandeville-Vere-Beauchamp

756473352. Earl Geoffrey de Mandeville & 756473353. Rohesia de Vere & 39979672. Payn de Beauchamp.

~1090, Geoffrey born in England, s/o §William de Mandeville & Margaret de Rei.
8/5/1100, Henry I crowned King of England.
1112, Rohesia born in Hedingham, Essex, England, d/o 1512946706. Aubrey de Vere II & 1512946707. Alice FitzRichard.
~1125, Payne born in England, s/o §Robert de Beauchamp.
By 1129, Geoffrey succeeded his father.
1130, ‘Gaufr de Manevilla’ in Oxfordshire owing £846. (S) Struggle for Mastery, Carpenter, 2003, P161.
1130, Geofrey the constable of the Tower of London.
[–––Geoffrey & Rohesia–––]
~1131, ‘Galfridus de Mandavilla’ married ‘Rosam sororem Albredi de Oxenford’.
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.
1135, Richard fitz Urse witnessed a charter of King Stephen to Geoffrey de Mandeville. (S) Sinclairs of England, 1887, P161.
4/1136, King Stephen’s Charter of Liberties issued at Winchester. Geoffrey de Mandeville one of the many barons attending the great council. [There were rumors spread around about this time that King Stephen had died.]
1136, Geoffrey de Mandeville founded the Benedictine priory of Saffron Walden, Essex. (S) History – Abbey of St. Alban, Newcome, 1793, P504.
1136-37, King Stephen wintered in southeast England. At Westminster, King Stephen heard a court case involving the priory of Holy Trinity, London versus Hasculf de Tany, castellan of the Tower of London. Queen Mathilde, William Martel the steward, Robert de Courcy, Aubrey de Vere and Geoffrey de Mandeville where among those present. Hasculf de Tany lost the case to the priory.
1137, Geoffrey appointed castellan of the Tower of London. (S) King Stephen, Matthew, 2002, P178.
12/1137, Payne de Beauchamp held out in a long siege of the castle of Bedford by King Stephen. (S) House of Goldsborough, Goldsborough, 2011, P177.
9/1139, King Henry’s daughter Empress Matilda invaded England.
By 1140, ‘G de Magnavilla et Roeisa uxor eius’ donated property to Hurley Priory, Berkshire.
6-8/1140, Geoffrey made 1st Earl of Essex by King Stephen: “Stephen, King of the English … I have made Geoffrey de Mandeville, Earl of the County of Essex, hereditarily, …”. [This charter is the most ancient of the creation of an earldom in existance.] (S) Peerage Law in England, Palmer, 1907, P241.
8/3/1140, Geoffrey de Mandeville, earl of Essex, and Waler of Meulan 2 of 5 counts that witnessed Queen Mathilde’s foundation of a new Savignac house at Coggeshall.
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.
6/1141, Geoffrey changed sides and received a new Earl charter from Empress Matilda; and appointed hereditary Justice and Sheriff of London, Middlesex, Essex and Hertfordshire; and Constable of the Tower of London.
7/1141 at Oxford, Baldwin de Redvers 1 of 5 of comital rank that were guarantees for an agreement involving Queen Matilda, Geoffrey de Mandeville and Aubrey de Vere. [Empress Matilda: “I make this agreement … my lord the count of Anjou nor myself nor our sons will make any peace or concord with the burgesses of London, unless it be with the permission and agreement of the said Earl Geoffrey, for they are his mortal enemies.”] (S) King Stephen’s Reign, Dalton, 2008, P66. [Geoffrey insisted that the charters of the Empress be taken to Normandy and be ratified by her son and husband.]
9/14/1141, Empress Matilda’s forces defeated at the battle of Winchester by forces led by King Stephen’s wife Mathilde of Boulogne. Empress Matilda’s brother Robert, earl of Gloucester, was captured. Queen Mathilde pursued Geoffrey de Mandeville into Hertfordshire where he attempted to capture Stortford castle.
11/1/1141, King Stephen exchanged by Empress Matilda for Robert, earl of Gloucester.
12/25/1141, Robert de Ferrers attended King Stephen’s Christmas court where he witnessed the royal charter to Geoffrey de Mandeville. (S) Reign of King Stephen, Crouch, 2000.
9/1142, King Stephen besieged Empress Matilda at Oxford [her brother Robert, earl of Gloucester, was out of the country.]
1142, Geoffrey de Mandeville, earl of Essex, and Gilbert de Clare sent against Ely and the castle of Aldreth to expel the supporters of Bishop Nigel. (S) The Norfolk Circuit, Tymms, 1833, P81.
12/1142, Empress Matilda escaped Oxford castle. [Soon after, the Empress’ brother Robert returned to England with her son Henry. They may have returned with the charters to Geoffrey approved by her husband and son.]
1/1143 at Oxford, King Stephen, having captured the city, confirmed grant of Edward the Confessor, previously confirmed by William the Conqueror and King Henry I to the monks of Abingdon. Geoffrey de Mandeville, earl of Essex, signed the confirmation 1st.
9/29/1143, King Stephen held court at St. Albans, ordering the arrest of Earl Geoffrey de Mandeville for supporting Empress Matilda.
10/1143, Geoffrey captured by William, earl of Surrey. He bought his freedom by surrendering the Tower, and Walden and Pleshy castles.
1144, Geoffrey revolted, sacked Cambridge, and besieged Burwell Castle.
9/14/1144, Geoffrey, 1st Earl of Essex, died; shot with an arrow while attacking Burwell Castle; [1163] buried in Temple Church, Holborn. [Geoffrey was under excommunication, so his body could not initially be buried in a church.]
 [–––Payne & Rohesia–––]
In Essex, Rohesia married 2nd Payne de Beauchamp.
1145, King Stephen defeated Empress Matilda’s forces at the battle of Faringdon.
Ricardus de Bellocampo donated ‘ecclesiam de Lamerseia’ to Colne Priory, Essex, with the consent of ‘Adelinæ uxoris meæ’, witnessed by ‘Pagano de Bellocampo, Stephano et Waltero de Bellocampo’.
6/1148, Empress Matilda returned to Normandy, never returning to England.
1150, Paganus de Bellocampo et uxor eius Rohaisa comitissa, founded Chicksand priory, for the soul of ‘Simonis de Bellocampo’.
12/19/1154, Henry II succeeded King Stephen of England.
1155-56, Payne, sheriff of Worcester. (S) Battle Conference, 1991, P97.
By 1156, “Roisia, wife to Paganus de Bello Campo, translatid the college of the chanons irregulars onto Newenham, a college of chanons regular.”
By 1156, ‘Paganum et comitissam Roheis…sponsa mea’, donated property to Thorney Monaster.
1156, Payne died holding 40 manors; buried at St. Pauls, Bedford.
Aft. 10/21/1166, Rohesia, residing with the nuns at Chicksand, attended the funeral of her son Geoffrey. (S) Society of the Antiquaries of London, V4, 1867, P386.
1170, Rohesia witnessed a charter of her son Earl William..
(S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Geoffrey de Mandeville, Round, 1892. (S) King Stephen, King, 2011.
Family notes:
·         1070-75, Geoffrey de Mandeville witnessed the charter by which William I King of England donated Plumstead to St Augustine´s, Canterbury.
·         1086-7, Geoffrey de Mandeville in Brixton, Wallington and Woking Hundreds in Surrey, in Berkshire including in Kintbury Hundred and Lambourn Hundred, properties in Middlesex and Hertfordshire.
·         ‘Godefridus de Magnavilla’ founded Hurley Priory, Berkshire, witnessed by ‘Lecelina domina uxor mea, Willielmus de Magnavilla.’
·         1104, Donations to the abbey of Saint-Sauveur by ‘Nigellus presbyter de Geroville et Rogerus frater eius et Briennius filius ipsius’, witnessed by ‘Rogero de Magnevilla et Gaufrido fratre suo.’
·         Aft. 1104, Geoffrey died.
·         William de Mandeville, s/o Geoffrey de Mandeville.
·         William de Mandeville married Marguerite, d/o §Eudes de Rie, dapifer, of Colchester, Essex & Rohese ?.
·         1115, ‘Walterus de Gant’ restored Bardney Abbey, witnessed by ‘Willielmo nepote meo constabulario Cestriæ, Willielmo de Mandevill.’

Children of Geoffrey and Rohesia:
i. Maud de Mandeville (378236677), born 1138 in Essex, England.

Maud 1st married to Hugh de Bocland.
By 1158, Hugh died. [Hugh de Bocland, assumed to be his son, has succeeded him.] (S) Biographia Juridica, Foss, 1870, P103.
1160, Piers de Lutegareshale married Maud.
Child of Piers and Maud: Geoffrey FitzPiers (189118338), born ~1161 in Northampton, England.

ii. Alice de Mandeville (79958121), born 1139 in Rycott, Oxfordshire, England.
iii. Geoffrey II de Mandeville, born 1142 in Rycott, Oxfordshire, England.

Geoffrey married Eustachia de Champagne.
1163, Geoffrey de Mandeville, earl of Essex, a witness to the Anglo-Flemish Money Fiefs document. (S) Feudal Assessments, Keefe, 1983, P117.
1166, Geoffrey de Mandeville of Essex, held 110 knights’ fees in England and Wales. (S) War, Government and Aristocracy in the British Isles, Given-Wilson, 2008, P15. [Assessed on the aid of marrying the King’s daughter.]
10/21/1166, Geoffrey de Mandeville, earl of Essex, died at Chester while leading forces with Richard de Luci in an expedition against Wales; buried in Chicksand Convent.

iv. Ernulf de Mandeville, born 1140 in Highworth, Wiltshire, England.

~1160, Ernulf married Alice Doyly.
Bef. 4/1178 Ernulf died.

v. Robert de Mandeville, born 1143.

1189, Robert died.

vi. William de Mandeville, born 1144.

1166, William, 3rd Earl of Essex.
7/1175, Thomas Basset with the King and Prince Henry at a council at Woodstock concerning ecclesiastical vacancies. William de Mandeville, was also at this council.
1177–1178, William on a crusade with Philip, duke of Flanders.
1180 in Pleshy Castle, Essex, William married Hawise de Gros and became Earl of Aumale.
1185, William married  Christina, d/o Robert FitzWalter. 
7/6/1189, William was with King Henry II when he died at Chinon, France. He was named joint-Justiciar for Henry’s son Richard I.
11/24/1190, William died in Normandy, France; buried in Shouldham Priory, Albermarle, France.

Child of Payne and Rohesia:
i. Simon de Beauchamp (19989836), born 1145 in England.

Charter founding Newenham priory: Paganus de Bello-campo as its founder, his wife Roisia, and their son Simon de Bello-campo, Lord of Bedford.

“Simon de Bello Campo, sonne to Paganus and Rohisia, confirmid and performid the acte of his mother. He Lyith afore the high altare of S. Paules Chirch in Bedeford.”

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