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Wednesday, June 26, 2013
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.
succeeded King Richard I of England.
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
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
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,
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
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 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
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.