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Thursday, July 18, 2013

G31: 1947060760 Louvain-Percy

1947060760. Joscelin of Louvain & 1947060761. Agnes de Percy

By 1120, Jocelin born in Brabant, s/o 378250250. Duke Godfrey I of Brabant & 3894121520. Clementia of Burgundy.
1/29/1121 at Windsor castle, King Henry married Joscelins’ older half-sister Adeliza de Louvain. [Joscelin supposedly attended the ceremony.]
5/1133, Most of London including the church of St. Paul the Apostle was destroyed by fire.
~1140, Agnes de Percy, d/o §William de Percy.
12/22/1135, Stephen crowned king of England; usurping Empress Matilda, d/o King Henry I; and starting a civil war that would last until 1153.
1136, Joscelin of Louvain attested Queen Adeliza’s charter in favor of Reading abbey. (S) Sussex Arch. Collections, V140, 2003, P59.
8/1/1137, Louis VII succeeded as king of France.
Bef. 1139, Widowed Queen Adeliza made her brother Jocelin the warden of Arundel castle.
1139, Joscelin’s sister Queen Adeliza remarried to William d’Aubigny, earl of Sussex.
Bef. 4/1151, Joscelin granted the honour of Petworth, Sussex, by his sister Queen Adelisa.
4/23/1151, Joscelin’s sister Queen Adeliza died. Jocelin became a key figure in the retinue of William, earl of Sussex and Arundel.
1153-4, Confirmation of Henry duke of Normandy to Jocelin brother of queen Adeliza of the honour of Petworth as William earl of Arundel and queen Adeliza had given it to him.
[–––Joscelin & Agnes–––]
~1154, Joscelin married Agnes.
12/19/1154, Henry II succeeded King Stephen of England.
1156, Joscelin pardoned part of the ‘danegeld’ fees on his lands. (S) Honors and Knights’ Fees, Farrer, 1925, P17.
1166, Joscelin held 22.5 knights’ fees of the honour of Petworth; ‘fees de verteri.’ (S) Feudal Assessments, Keefe, 1983, P248.
1167-8, ‘Jocelin de Lovein xv m et dimidiam’ in Yorkshire.
12/18/1170, Joscelin de Louvain attendent to Henry the Young King at Windsor in England.
2/2/1171, ‘Goceline the Castellan, brother of the Queen’ attested a charter of King Henry II at Argentan, Normandy.
1172, ‘Jocelinus frater Reginæ’ 6£ in Yorkshire.
c1174, Grant in perpetual farm by Jocelin, the queen’s brother, with the king’s consent and that of Agnes de Percy his wife … Sixle priory of his manor of Ludford … which the king had given him for his service when he gave him Agnes to wife … For this grant the priory gave him and his wife 100£ of silver which he received on his start for Jerusalem for the expenses of his journey.
1174-5, Jocelin made a pilgrimage to Jerusalem.
1175, Agnes’ father died.
4/1175, Agnes de Percy and her sister Maud de Percy [married to William, earl of Warwick] inherited the honor of Topcliffe. (S) Judges, Administrators & Common Law, Turner, 1994, P281. [A knight’s fee held by Marmaduke Darel assigned to Jocelin of Lovain.]
10/1175 at Winchester, Jocelin de Luvain, ‘castellan’, witnessed a royal charter to Whitby abbey.
1176, Charter of Anges daughter of William de Percy, wife of Jocelin the castellan, and Henry her son, … the abbey giving her 5 marks and Henry 2 marks …
8/1177 [or later] ‘Jocelino fratre regine’ subscribed the charter by which Henry II confirmed donations to the cathedral of Chartres.
Bef. 9/1180, Joscelin died.
9/18/1180, Philip Augustus succeeded as King of France.
[Undated] ‘Agnes de Perci … in viduetatis meæ’ confirmed the donation made by ‘Willelmus de Perci pater meus’ to Whitby, for the soul of ‘Jocelini mariti mei defuncti.’
1182, Marmaduke Darel a witness to a charter of Agnes de Percy dealing with the monks of Fountains abbey.
7/20/1182, Final concord between Agnes de Percy and her nephew William son of Alan de Percy [who was illegitimate] … land in Beamsley, Asenby and Litton.
1182-5, Agnes de Percy made a grant to the hospital of St Peter, York, after the death of ‘sponsi mei Jocelini de Luvain’.
9/3/1189, Richard I succeeded King Henry II of England.
1190-1, Agnes de Percy paying ‘xx s per Simonem de Kime, ii milites’ in Lincolnshire.
1191-98, Gift by Agnes de Percy, in her widowhood, for the soul of Jocelin her husband, to Byland abbey of pasture in Moskwith [Topcliffe] for 38 cows and their yearlings. [Confirmed by Henry de Percy.]
1194-5. Agnes de Percy granted delayed scutage payments in Lincolnshire.
1203, Agnes died. [Her sister Maud died childless in 1204: ‘Mathildis de Percy comitissa de Warwic, filia Willielmi de Perci’ donated property to Sawley abbey, for the souls of ‘patris mei Willielmi de Percy et Adalidis de Tunbrige matris meæ et Alani de Percy fratris mei et Agnetis sororis meæ.’]
(S) Early Yorkshire Charters, Farrer, 1963, “The Percy Fee”. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Court, Household and Itinerary of King Henry II, Eyton, 1878.
Family notes:
·         Agnes de Percy, d/o William de Percy [died bef. 4/1175] & Adeliza de Tunbrigge [d/o Richard, earl of Clare].
·         William de Percy, heir & s/o Alan de Percy [died by 7/1138] & Emma de Gent.
·         4/1136, William present at King Stephen’s court.
·         8/22/1138, William fought at the Battle of the Standard on Cowton Moor near Northallerton in Yorkshire between the Scottish and the English, fighting for King Stephen. The Scots had superior numbers, but English archers held off repeated attacks.
·         1145-53, Henry de Percy [brother of William] witnessed a Charter of William de Percy to Whitby abbey.
·         1152-53, Alan de Percy gave land to Whitby abbey, witnessed by his brothers William and Henry.
·         2/1155 at Nottingham, William de Perci witnessed a royal charter to the abbey of St. Hilda of Whitby. (S) Court, Household and Itinerary of King Henry II, Eyton, 1878, P6.
·         1164-66, William married 2nd Sibyl de Valgones, widow of Robert de Ros of Helmsley.
Child of Joscelin and Agnes:

i. Henry de Percy (973530380), born ~1160 In England.