Thursday, April 16, 2015

486754696 Bois-Houghton

486754696. Ernald de Bosco & 486754697. Emma de Houghton

~1150, Ernald [IV] born in Leicestershire, England, s/o Ernald [III] de Bosco & Isabel de Waterville.
Emma born in England, d/o Pain de Houghton.
1184, Ernald [IV] died; succeeded by his son Ernald [V].
Family notes:
·         Ernauld [II], s/o John de Bois, 2nd s/o Ernauld [I] de Bois.
·         ~1080, Ernauld [II] de Bois-Ernalud, was one of the principal vassals of the Count of Breteuil. (S) Cartulaire de Louviers, V1, Bonnin, 1870.
·         After 1086, Ernald de Bosco gave a carucate of land at Shrewley to the nuns of Pinley, confirmed by Robert, earl of Leicester. (S) British History, Parishes: Hatton.
·         Ernald [III] born in England.
·         1118-26, “Henricus rex Anglie … Normannie salutem. … Testibus … et Ernaldo de Bosco, …” (S) Norman Institutions, Haskins, P297.
·         10/1120, At Rouen, France. Notification to Geoffrey archbishop of Rouen … to the monks of St. Mary of Lire … petition of Earl Robert of Leicester … attested … and Ernald du Bois. (S) English Hist. Rev., 1919, P513.
·         1130, Ernald de Bosco holding Arnald, Leicestershire; Little Halton and Braefield, Northampton; and other lands in the honor of Huntingdon.
·         1131, Ernald de Bosco in the Pipe Roll for Leicestershire.
·         12/22/1135, On the death of King Henry I, Stephen usurped the crown of Empress Matilda, becoming King of England.
·         1143, Ernald de Bois, steward of Robert de Bossu, earl of Leicester. (S) Poems: Lays of the English Church, Moultrie, 1876, Appendix PIII.
·         Bef. 1147, Robert, earl of Licester, and Amicia his wife, and Robert their son, witness a charter of Ernald de Bosco addressed to Alexander, bishop of Lincoln.
·         7/10/1147, Biddlesden Abbey founded by Ernald de Bosco, seneschal of the Earl of Leicester. (S) Hist. and Antiq. of the County of Buckingham, V2, Lipscomb, 1847, P538.
·         ~1150, Ernald [III] de Bois married Isabel, d/o Roger de Wateville of Essex.
·         1152-67, Ernald de Bosco, … withnesses to a charter of Earl Robert Bossu.
·         Bef. 1154, Ernald de Bosco bestowed the lands of Robert de Meperteshall, called Marieland, by his forfeiture to Robert, earl of Leicester. (S) Biddlesden Abbey, Roundell, P278.
·         12/19/1154, Henry II succeeded Stephen as King of England.
·         1/13/1155, At a trial held at Oxford before King Henry II and Robert, earl of Leicester, the King’s Justice, attested by Ernald de Bosco. (S) Court, Household, Itinerary of King Henry II, P3.
·         1155-60, Ernald de Bosco, … attest a charter granted by Cecilia, widow of Robert de Vaudari.
·         Bef. 1159, Ernald de Bosco, … witnessed to an exchange made by Earl Robert Bossu with the house of Chaise Dieu of land in Attleborough and Eton for land in Wolvey.
·         Bef. 1160, In Syresham, Northampton, Riddlesden abbey held lands, called Westinhill, of the gift of Ernald de Bosco. (S) Biddlesden Abbey, Roundell, 1854, P281.
·         ~1160, Ernaldo de Bois built [or rebuilt] Humberstone Church, Leicester.
·         Bef. 1168, Ernald de Bosco, steward of Robert Bossu, earl of Leicester. [This Ernald also held the manor of Thorp near Melton Mowbray to which he gave the name “Ernald”.]
·         1168, Robert Bossu, earl of Leicester, died.
·         By 1173, “Robertus Dei Grat. Lincol. … Abbatia de Bitlesdena … sigilli nostri attestacione … dono Ernaldi de Bosco … (S) Biddlesden Abbey, Roundell, 1854, P285.
·         Ernald [III] died.
·         Isabel de Wateville gave Claybrooke church to Nuneaton, Warwickshire. (S) Nuneaton Priory, Weddington Castle.
Child of Ernald and Emma:
i. Ernauld de Bois (243377348), born ~1170 in England.

486754688 Roger de Camville

486754688. Roger de Camville

~1145, Roger born in England, s/o Walter, lord Camville.
Rogerus de Canuilla" confirmed the donation of land at Theddingworth, Leicestershire to the abbey of St Mary de Pré, Leicester, at the request of "Walteri de Canuilla patris mei", by charter dated to the late 12th century, witnessed by "…Willelmo de Canuilla… (S) FMG.
Roger’s father died.
Bef. 1189, Nigel de Molbrai to Roger de Ardena; the advowson of the church of Hamtona in Ardena, with all land, tenement and wood which Robert, Archdeacon of Lisieux, brother of the said Roger, bought from Ralph de la Haia, to hold of the said Nigel by service of 1/2 knight's fee: … Witn.: Robert de Daiuilla; …; Roger de Canuilla; (S) UKNA.
1199-1204, Ralph, earl of Chester to all his barons … to my burgesses of Coventry … I grant them all free and good laws which the burgesses of Linclon have … Witnesses: Roger, constale of Chester, Robert de Mohaut, steward, … Roger de Camville, … (S) Records of Social and Economic History, V11, 1986, P22.
1215, Roger de Camville claimed the advowson of Pickwell [in Leicestershire] as pertaining to 2 knights’ fees against Hugh de Morwicke and John Sproxton. (S) History of Market Harborough, Hill, 1875, P208.
Family notes:
·         1130, "uxore Rog de Capuilla … filii eius" in Leicestershire. (S) FMG.
·         By 1135, “Roger de Capuilla” deceased, named in the Pipe Rolls of King Henry I – assoicated with the guardianship rights of his widowed wife. (S) Married Women's Property in Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman Law, Buckstaff, 1893, P56.
·         Walter, lord Camville, s/o Roger de Capuilla.
·         Bef. 1189, “Bertramus de Verdun” founded Croxden abbey, for the souls of “Normanni de Verdune patris mei et Lucelinæ matris meæ et Richardi de Humez qui me nutrivit” and for the salvation of “mea et Roehais uxoris meæ”, by undated charter, witnessed by “... Roberto de Verdun, Waltero de Canvile, …” (S) FMG.
Children of Roger and ?:
i. Matilda de Camville (243377345), born ~1165 in England.
ii. Pernell de Camville, born ? in England.
Pernell married Richard de Cuson.
iii. Alice de Camville, born ? in England.
Alice married Robert de Esseby.

Monday, April 13, 2015

243377350 Beauchamp-Grey

243377350. Andrew de Beauchamp & 243377351. Eva de Grey

~1160, Ralph born in England, s/o Ralph Murdac.
~1170, Eva born in Oxfordshire, England, d/o 94560768. John de Grey.
~1175, Andrew born in Engand, s/o Matilda de Limesey, d/o Geoffrey de Limesey.
Eva 1st married Ralph Murdac, a royal judge.
By 1180, "Radulfus Murdac" donated "molendinum unum in Dedinto...Westmulle" to Eynsham abbey, for the soul of "avunculi mei Willelmi de Cheisnei” (S) FMG. [Could be the father.]
9/3/1189, Richard I succeeded King Henry II of England.
Bef. 1190,  “Ranulfus de Glamvilla” founded Leiston abbey, Suffolk, witnessed by “...Willielmo de Valeines, Radulfo Murdac...” (S) FMG.
1192, "Radulfus Murdac" donated his part "in molendino de Clifton" to Eynsham abbey, for the soul of "...Eue de Grai uxoris mee.” (S) FMG.
1192, Ralph, lord of Standlake.
1992-93, Ralph supported Prince John against King Richard. (S) Oxford Historical Society, V49, 1907, P90.
1194, Ralph forfeited Standlake, Deddington, Filkins and Broughton due to rebellion, his lands given to Wido de Diva.
1198, Eva’s father died.
By 1198, Ralph died. (S) Eynsham Cartulary, V1, P420.
5/27/1199, John succeeded King Richard I of England.
1199, Standlake restored to Eva after Ralph’s death.
By 1200, Eva married 2nd Andrew.
1200, Andrew de Beauchamp paid 50 marks for seisin of Radulfus Murdac's former lands in Thenford, Northamptonshire.
4/25/1200, King John confirmed land "juris eis descendit ex parte Roberti Basset et … in Tenford et Purston" to "Andr de Bellocampo et Eve de Gray uxoris eius." (S) Calendars of Ancient Charters, Morant, 1774, P4.
1201-12, “Quieti per Brevia. … Andreas de Bellocampo, j militem …” (S) Red Book of the Exchequer, 1896, Pt1, P146.
1203, … Rex Joannes in acquirenda Dolo urbe … Rex Francorum Philippus castrum … et Andream de Bello-campo, militem fidelissimum, … (S) Recueil des Historiens des Gaules, 1822, P342.
King John gave Assington Manor, Suffolk, to Andrew de Bello Campo. (S) The Manors of Suffolk, Copinger, 1905, P16.
9/16/1205, at Lugareshall, King John grants the Grand Charter of Lynn, by which it became a free burgh … witnesses … Jeffrey fitz Piers, earl of Essex, William, earl of Salisbury, William Birewer, Thomas Basset, Alan Basset, Simon de Pateshall, William de Cantilupe, … Andrew de Beauchamp. (S) Essay Towards Topo. Hist. … Norfolk: Clavering, Blomefied, 1808, P485.
9/28/1205, “Andr’ de Bellocampo lit littas dni R. pat de impli ptectoe …” (S) Rotula Litterarum, 1835, P46.
1208-10, Knight "Andreas de Bello Campo" held land "de Walengi." (S) Testa de Nevill.
1212, "Andreas de Bellocampo" holding one knight’s fee "de honore de Wallingforde" in Northamptonshire. (S) Walford’s Antiquarian Mag., V6, 1884, P21.
1214, Andrew received custody of Standlake wood.
6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.
10/28/1216, King Henry III, 9 years old, crowned at Gloucester.
By 1218, Duklyngtona. Sciant presentes & futuri … Hiis testibus, … Andrea de Bellocampo, … (S) Oxford Historical Society, V49, 1907, P160.
Andrew died.
1219, in Essex, "Johannes filius Andree de Bello Campo debet...esse in custodia domini regis et Eva de Gray mater eius habet custodiam eius et terre sue de Asington per dominum Falk...et ipsa Eva est maritanda" (S) Testa de Nevill.
~1242, Eva died. The manor was divided into four parts, three passing to her daughters Beatrice (relict of Robert Mauduit), Joan (wife of Ernald de Boys), and Alice (wife of Ralph Hareng and formerly of Alan of Buckland), and the fourth to Jolland de Neville, son of her daughter Maud.
(S) BHO, Manors, Standlake.
Family notes:
·         1220, Andrew’s parentage is confirmed by a claim recorded by Bracton, by "Vitalis Engaun et Rogerus Gernet" against "Willelmum de Cantelupo et Maziliam uxorem eius" which recites that "Gaufridus de Limeseia" had "unum filium Walterum…et duas filias Beatriciam et Matillidem", that "Eliam de Bello Campo" was "filium et heredum ipsius Matillidis", and that "Matillis mater sua" had "plures…filios…Willelmum primogenitum et Johannem et Andream." (S) FMG.
Children of Ralph and Eva:
i. Beatrice Murdac, born ? in Oxfordshire, England.
Beatrice married Robert Maudit, s/o Robert Mauduit (121696964).
ii. Alice Murdac, born ? in Oxfordshire, England.
Alice married Alan Fitz Guy of Buckland.
Alice married Ralph Harang.
1246-7, Alice “Murdac” died holding 60s rent in Derneford, which passed to her grandson.
Children of Andrew and Eva:
iii. John de Beauchamp, born ? in Oxfordshire, England.
1219, in Essex, "Johannes filius Andree de Bello Campo debet...esse in custodia domini regis et Eva de Gray mater eius habet custodiam eius et terre sue de Asington per dominum Falk...et ipsa Eva est maritanda" (S) Testa de Nevill.
1225, King John took back Assington manor from John and gave it to Roger de Clare. (S) The Manors of Suffolk, Copinger, 1905, P16.
10/3/1228, "John de Beauchamp" granted delay in repaying to the Exchequer "for Andrew de Beauchamp his father, for a prest that King John…made to him in Poitou." (S) FMG.
1230, Grant to John de Bello Campo, son and heir of Andrew de Bello Campo, … of all the land of Alsinton … (S) CCRsHIII.
iv. Joan de Grey (121688675), born ~1205 in Oxfordshire, England.
v. Maud de Grey, born ? in Oxfordshire, England.
Maud married Jollan de Neville.

243377348 Bois-Bassingham

243377348. Ernauld de Bois & 243377349. ? de Bassingham

~1170, Ernald [V] born in England, s/o 486754696. Ernald de Bosco & 486754697. Emma de Houghton.
1184, Ernald’s father, Ernald [IV] died.
7/6/1189, Richard I succeeded Henry II as King of England.
1196, Ernald de Bois granted Elmsthorpe to William de Charnel. (S) Transactions of the Leicestershire Arch., V4, 1878, P173.
5/27/1199, John succeeded Richard I as King of England.
1203, Ernauld de Bois , lord of Bois-Arnault, steward of the earl of Leicester, dispossed by King Philip Augustus of France. (The lands were given to Roger des Essarts.)
Bef. 1201, “Robert, comte de Leicester, seigneur de Breteuil … Toutes le donations (Eabbays de Lyre) … Ernauld-du-Bois a donne 10 s. de dunois a toujours payables a la fete de Sainte-Croix, en mai …” (S) Des Baux-de-Breteuil, 1872, P21.
1204, Ernauld de Bois transferred his loyalty to Roger de Quincy after the death of Robert de Quincy (brother of Roger).
1205-06, Ernald [V] died; Roger de Basingham owing 700 marks and 7 palfreys for having the wardship of the land and heir [Ernald VI], and for having the marriage of the said heir, and the marriage of his sister – the relict of said Ernald.
Family notes:
·         Ernauld married a sister of Roger de Basingham [Bassingham]. Ernauld’s son had multiple interactions with “Robert de Bassingham”.
Child of Ernauld and ?:
i. Ernauld [VI] de Bois (121688674), born ~1195 in Leicestershire, England.
ii. Emma de Bois, born ? in Leciestershire, England.
Aft. 1216, Ernauld de Bois gave Great Cleybroke and  Little Cleybroke in frank marriage to Nicholas de Haversham in marriage to his sister Emma (sealed “two bars and a Canton, wherein is a Lion passiant.”) (S) The Description of Leicestershire, Burton, 1777, P67.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

243377344 Asteley-Camville

243377344. Thomas de Asteley & 243377345. Matilda de Camville

~1160, Thomas born in England, s/o Philippus de Estlega.
~1165, Matilda coheiress & d/o 486754688. Roger de Camville.
1184-1204, Thomas a seneschal of Waleran, earl of Warwick.
By 1189, Grant from Thomas de Estleia, with consent of his wife Ala (Matilda) and his heir Walter to Rich. de Cusinton of land in Soudleia (Warwickshire). Witn., Hevic, clerk of Chelverdescote, … (S) Historical Manuscripts Commission, 1888, P145.
7/6/1189, Richard I succeeded Henry II as King of England.
5/27/1199, John succeeded Richard I as King of England.
1202-03, Item de oblatis. “Tom de Estleg deb.b.m. p hndo recto ap Westm de tcia pte feod.i.mil.i Badon”. (S) Rotulus Cancellarii, 1833, P142.
1203, Thomas the baliff to Robert, earl of Leicester.
1204, Thomas became the baliff for the new earl of Leicester, Simon de Montfort.
1208, Thomas paid a fine to King John, “fourscore marks and a palfrey, to be discharged of the issues required of him for that Earls lands whilst he had to do with them; but held certain lands by military service of that honor.”
1209, Thomas married Matilda. (S) History of St. Margaret Church, Crick Village.
1208-09, Thomas witnesses to the holding of fees in wardship in Northamptonshire by the king from the honor of Simon de Montfort.
1210, King John seized the lands of Simon de Montfort.
1210, Thomas de Estley bought the advowson of the chapel at Cleys Cotys from the Abbott of Leicester.
1210, Reginald Basset of Wolvey with William de Harecurt & Thomas de Astley (and other knights) that held the honour of Leicester gave 2 palfreys that the cause might be heard before the king.
1211, Thomas paid scutage of 100 marks to not go beyond the sea (the invasion of Ireland.)
1215, Thomas paid scutage to avoid military service. (S) Weddington Castle.
6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.
Aft. 1215, Matilda’s father died.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England.
By 1220, Thomas de Astley added the south aisle, two bays of which still have Early English columns and stiff-leaf capitals to Crick Church. He also added the tower with an early form of broach spire. (He might also have built a north aisle.) (S) Great English Churches.
1220, Thomas assigned gaol delivery in both Leicester and Warwick.
9/30/1221, To the sheriff of Warwickshire, Thomas of Astley. William Basset. Order to take into the king’s hand without delay all of the king’s demesne lands in Warwickshire, namely those demesnes of which King John, the king’s father, was seised at the beginning of the war between him and his barons. … They are to keep all those demesnes and all those escheats safely in the king’s hand, … and to cause all those who hold those demesnes or escheats to know that they are to be before the king on the same day to show their sufficient warrant, if they will have such. (S) Fine Rolls of Henry III.
1221, Thomas, on his death, held lands in Broughton.
9/1240, Matilda died.
Family notes:
·         1166, Philippus de Estlega held 3 knight’s fees in Warwickshire.
·         [Possibly a brother?] 1202-03, “Gloecrsr. Et Walto de Estleg. xiiii. li. nuo i Chiltam” (page 34). “Isti hnt quietant p’ bria. Walt de Estleg” (page 45). “Dorsett’ 7 Sum’sett’. Isti hnt quietant p’ bria. Walt de Estleg” (page 210). (S) Rotulus Cancellarii, 1833.
Child of Thomas and Matilda:
i. Walter de Asteley (121688672), born ~1180 in England.

121688674 de Bois-de Grey

121688674. Ernauld de Bois & 121688675. Joan de Grey

~1195, Ernald [VI] born in Leicestershire, England, s/o 243377348. Ernauld [V] de Bois & 243377349. ? de Bassingham.
5/27/1199, John succeeded Richard I as King of England.
~1205, Joan born in England, d/o 243377350. Andrew de Beauchamp & 243377351. Eva de Grey.
1205-6, Ernald’s father died.
1205-06, Roger de Basingham owing 700 marks and 7 palfreys for having the wardship of the land and heir [Ernald VI], and for having the marriage of the said heir, and the marriage of his sister – the relict of said Ernald.
Aft. 1206, Confirmation by Roger de Basingham, guardian of the land and heir of Ernald de Bosco, of the grant of lands etc. by William le Saer to the abbot and convent of Bruerne. (S) Desc. Cat. of Ancient Deeds, 1900, P277.
1209, With the aid of Ernald de Bosco, the younger, and the Earl of Leicester, an exchange of assets was made between the abbeys in Whitfield and the Canons of St. Mary’s Church in Leicester. (S) Biddlesden Abbey, Roundell, 1854, P278.
8/15/1216, Ernald sided against King John, for which the king ordered “to take into the king’s hand the lands of Ernald de Bosco.”
10/1217, Pledges for Robert of Bassingham and Agnes, his wife: Ernald de Bosco for £60. (S) FRsHIII.
6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.
9/4/1216, Ernald made peace with King John. (S) CCR.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England.
Aft. 1216, Ernauld de Bois gave Great Cleybroke and  Little Cleybroke in frank marriage to Nicholas de Haversham in marriage to his sister Emma (sealed “two bars and a Canton, wherein is a Lion passiant.”) (S) The Description of Leicestershire, Burton, 1777, P67.
5/1218, Of the fine of £100 by which Robert of Bassingham and Agnes, his wife, made fine with the king for having half of the barony formerly of John of Odell, which falls to Agnes by hereditary right, … pledges, namely Ernald de Bosco for £60, … (S) FRsHIII.
Bef. 1219, Earnauld de Bois associated with Anglo-Scottish lords and the Lacy lords.
3/1223, Ernald de Bosco has made fine with the king by £10, of which he is to render a moiety at this Close of Easter forthcoming in the 7th year and the other moiety at Michaelmas next following in the same year, for having seisin of the land that Ernald de Bosco, his father, held in Pebworth and Marston, which was taken into the king’s hand by his order. [Some genealogies separate another generation at this time.]
9/1/1223, Order to the sheriff of Gloucestershire to place in respite the demand of 100s. that he makes from Ernald de Bosco by summons of the Exchequer, until upon his next account at Michaelmas shortly forthcoming in the 7th year. (S) FRsHIII.
5/1224, Pledges for John of Bassingbourn, … Ernald de Bosco for 10m. (S) FRsHIII.
7/1224, Order to the sheriff of Gloucestershire to take into the king’s hand the lands with appurtenances that Ernald de Bosco holds in his bailiwick of the lands of the Normans. (S) FRsHIII.
9/1224, Order to the sheriff of Gloucestershire to place in respite the demand he makes from Ernald de Bosco for the scutage of Montgomery, until upon his next account. (S) FRsHIII.
1228-29, Ernald pardoned for 30 marks of the sum he owed for the scutage of Kerry, in respect to 15 knights’ fees. (S) Pipe Roll.
4/20/1230, Protection of nobles across the seas … Ernauld de Bosco … with Roger de Quincy, …
12/17/1233, Pledges for the fine of the Bishop of Exeter … Ernald de Bosco for 20m. (S) FRsHIII.
1236, An intermediate lordship was held by Arnold Du Bois, of whom Richard Corbet held 1 knight's fee in Houghton. (S) Victoria Hist. of the County of Leicester, V5, 1964.
10/28/1239, The executors of the testament of John of Bassingham have made security to the king by Ernald de Bosco of Gloucestershire and John Marshal [that] they will render to the king £76  at mid-Lent in the 24th year which the same John ought to have paid to the king. (S) FRsHIII.
10/1245, Order to the sheriff of Warwickshire and Leicestershire to place in respite, until the morrow of All Souls in the 30th year, the demand for 100s. … from Ernisius de Bosco …, and to deliver his livestock taken for this reason in the meantime. (S) FRsHIII.
1/25/1246, The king has granted to Ernald de Bosco that he is to pay 5 m. at Easter in the 30th year and 5 m. at Michaelmas in the same year of the 10 m. at which he was amerced before the itinerant justices of forest pleas. Order to the sheriff of Warwickshire and Leicestershire to permit him to have the aforesaid respite. (S) Fine Rolls of Henry III.
1246, Arnold fitz Arnold and Alice his wife vs. Arnold de Bosco and Johanna his wife in Esinton. (S) Cal. of the Feet of Fines, Suffolk, Rye, 1900, P47.
6/11/1246, Beatrice Murdac, Ralph Hareng and Alice, his wife, Ernald de Bosco and Joan, his wife, and Jollan, son of Jollan de Neville, give £20 for their relief of the 4 knights’ fees which Eva de Gray, whose heirs the same Beatrice, Alice, Joan and Jollan are, held in Oxfordshire of B., formerly earl of Devon, whose heir is in the king’s custody. (S) Fine Rolls of Henry III.
10/17/1246, The king has taken the homage of Ernald de Bosco for half a knight’s fee with appurtenances in Assington that John de Beauchamp held of the king in chief and that falls by hereditary right to Joan, wife of the aforesaid Ernald, one of the heirs of the aforesaid John. Order to Henry of Wingham …, having accepted security from Ernald for 50s. for his relief, they are to cause him to have seisin of the aforesaid half a knight’s fee. (S) Fine Rolls of Henry III.
2/16/1253, Ernald appointed justice of all the king’s forests this side of Trent with a salary of 100 marks yearly. At the same time Ernald appointed warden of the castle of Sauvey at 5 marks annually. (S) CPRs.
1/31/1254, Apointment, during pleasure, of Arnold de Bosco, justice of the forest on this side of Trent, to keep the whole bailiwick which Robert de Muscegros had de baillio nostro in the forest of Savernak, in the same manner as the said Robert held it. The like of the said Arnold to the keeping of the king’s forest between the bridges of Stanford and Oxford, with all appurtenances except the keeping of the castle of Rokingham, in the same manner as Geoffrey de Langele held it. By the queen and earl. (S) Epistolae, Letter of Eleanor of Provence.
9/26/1254, Grant to Peter de Neville of the castle of Sauvey … rendering … the same farm as Arnold de Bosco … letters patent directed to Arnold de Bosco, justice of the forest. (S) Patent Rolls of Henry III, Lyte, 1908, P336.
1254-5, Ernald [IV] died; succceeded by his son Ernald V.
(S) Scotland, England and France …, Pollock, P77. (S) Leicestershire Arch. Soc., P202. (S) English Historical Review, 1917, P245.
Children of Ernald and Joan:
i. Joan de Bois (60844337), born ~1225 in Leicestershire, England.
ii. Ernald de Bois [VII], born ~1227 in Leicestershire, England.
1255, Ernald V given respite for the debts of his father.
Ernald married Alice, d/o Henry de Tubney.
1264, Roger de Quincy, earl of Winchester died. Ernald de Bosco held 16.5 knights’ fees in Thorpe, Clabrooke, Elmesthorpe, Busby, Peatlyng and Belgrave.
8/17/1265, Ernald de Bosco had been sick for 3 years (avoiding military service in the civil war.)
1271, Ernauld de Boys held 4 knights’ fees in Warwickshire. (S) Antiq.’s of Warwickshire, V1, Dugdale, P12.
Ernald gave the manor of Claybrooke to John Lovel of Minster Lovel, Oxford, on the marriage of his daughter Isabel with John’s eldest son John.
1276, Arnold de Bosco had assize of bread. (S) Topo. Hist. of the County of Leicester, Curtis, 1831, P31.
4/1277, Ernald died; his son Arnold succeeding (who died in 1279.)
Family note: 11/6/1318, The grant, release and confirmation by Ernald de Bosco of all grants made to the abbot and convent of Leicester by Ernald de Bosco, his great grandfather, Ernald de Bosco, his grandfather, and Ernald de Bosco, his father, of the church of Clifton … (S) CPRs.
iii. John de Bosco, born ~1229 in Leicestershire, England.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

121688672 Walter de Asteley

121688672. Walter de Asteley & 121688673. Isabel ?

~1180, Walter de Asteley born in England, s/o 243377344.  Thomas de Asteley & 243377345. Matilda de Camville.
7/6/1189, Richard I succeeded Henry II as King of England.
By 1189, Grant from Thomas de Estleia, with consent of his wife Ala (Matilda) and his heir Walter to Rich. de Cusinton of land in Soudleia (Warwickshire). Witn., Hevic, clerk of Chelverdescote, … (S) Historical Manuscripts Commission, 1888, P145.
5/27/1199, John succeeded Richard I as King of England.
~1214, Walter married Isabel.
1215, Walter assessed scutage for Poitou, 3 marks per knight’s fee. (Never paid.)
6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England.
1216, King John gave Walter’s lands in Whichford, in the south of Warwickshire, to Alice de Mohun.
1217, Walter received the favour of the king.
1220, Walter the patron of the church at Broughton Astley.
1221, Walter’s father died.
1221, Walter held land in Broughton on the death of his father.
1235, Walter paid 2 marks on 1 knight’s fee for the aid in the marriage of Isabel, sister of the King.
1236, Walter held 3 knights’ fees in Warwickshire: Astley & Milverton, 1.5; Weddington 1, and Hill Morton 1.5.
Bef. 1239, Walter died before his mother.
(S) Historic Peerage, Nicolas, 1857, P33.
Child of Walter and Isabel:

i. Thomas de Asteley (60844336), born ~1215 in Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, England.

60844336 Asteley-Bois

60844336. Thomas de Asteley & 60844337 Joan de Bois

6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.
~1215, Thomas born in Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, England, s/o 121688672. Walter de Asteley & 121688673. Isabel ?.
10/28/1216, King Henry III, 9 years old, crowned at Gloucester.
1221, Thomas grandfather and namesake died, Thomas’ father the heir.
~1225, Joan de Bois, born in Leicestershire, England, d/o 121688674. Ernauld de Bois & 121688675. Joan de Grey.
1236-40, Thomas’ father died.
9/1240, Northamptonshire. William de Ashby , cousin and one of the heirs of Matilda, daughter of Roger de Camville , and Thomas of Astley, cousin (grandson) and one of the heirs of the same Matilda , and Petronilla , wife of Richard de Curcun , cousin and third heir of the same Matilda, have performed fealty for the lands which the aforesaid Matilda held of the barony of Mowbray , which is in the king’s custody. Order to the sheriff of Northamptonshire that, having accepted security from them for rendering their reliefs to the king, namely for £40 from the aforesaid William, £40 from the aforesaid Thomas and £40 from the aforesaid Petronilla, he is cause them to have seisin of the lands that the same Matilda held in his bailiwick of the aforesaid barony. (S) Fine Rolls of Henry III.
1240, Thomas a witness to a charter of Simon de Montfort.
Bef. 10/1241, Thomas witnessed a charter between William Basset and Stephen de Seagrave.
1242, Thomas de Astley one of the King’s justices for the gaol-deliver of Warwick.
1242, Warwic’ et Leicestr’. Thomas de Estleg’ * 28 s. 5d. de vasto an anno de terra ejusdem Henrici. (S) Great Roll of the Pipe for the 26th Year, P186.
1242, Thomas de Astley held Wetintone (Astley, Morton, Milverton) for a knight’s fee. (S) British History, Parishes: Hillmorton.
3/30/1243, The king has granted to Thomas of Astley that, of the £15 that he owes to him for his relief, he is to pay at the Exchequer one moiety at the Exchequer of Michaelmas in the 27th year and the other moiety at the Exchequer of Easter in the 28th year. Order to the sheriff of Northamptonshire to permit him to have the aforesaid respite. (S) Fine Rolls of Henry III.
~1245, Thomas married Joan.
1245, Thomas de Astley held Wetintone for a knight’s fee. (S) Weddington Castle.
1248, Thomas serving Simon de Montfort in Gascony [Bordeaux].
Joan died. Thomas married 2nd Edith, d/o Peter, constable of Melton Constable, Norfolk.
5/3/1254, Protection with clause volumus for the following who are going with the queen to the king in Gascony; … Thomas de Estleg. (S) CPRs.
12/21/1257, Protection with clause for Thomas de Estley, yeoman of W. bishop of Worcester, gone beyond seas on the king’s service, until his return. (S) CPRs.
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. A “Council of 15” was formed to enforce the reforms. Henry conceded because he needed money to finance his son Edmund’s claim to the Sicilian crown.
3/1262, King Henry repudiated the Provisions of Oxford.
1262, Thomas a “baronial keeper” in Warwickshire.
4/12/1263, Simon de Montfort returned to England to lead a rebellion of young barons.
1263, Thomas gave his son Thomas the fee of Hill Morton.
5/14/1264, King Henry and lord Edward captured by Gilbert de Clare at the battle of Lewes, “at the Mill of the Hide”. An estimated 2700 died.
1264-65, Simon de Montfort effectively ruled England.
1/1265, Thomas granted an annual market and fair at Hill Morton, Warwick. (S) CChRs.
5/28/1265, Lord Edward escaped captivity.
8/4/1265, Thomas, a standard bearer of Simon de Montfort at the battle of Evesham against Lord Edward, was killed in the battle. (As was Simon de Montfort.)
(S) General and Heraldic Dic. of the Peerages, John Burke. (S) Gen. Hist. of the Dormant … Sir Bernard Burke. (S) Baronetage of England, V2, Wotton, 1771.
Children of Thomas and Joan:
i. Andrew de Asteley (30422168), born ~1246 in Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, England.
ii. Isabel de Asteley, born ? in Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, England.
Isabel married William de Bermingham, s/o Robert de Bermingham. (Son Peter summoned to parliament in Ireland as Baron Athenry.)
iii. Richard de Asteley, born ? in Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, England.
Children of Thomas and Edith:
i. Thomas de Asteley, born ~1250 in Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, England.
1263 Thomas de Astley, senior, granted the manor and advowson of Hillmorton to Thomas, his eldest son by his second wife. (S) British History, Parishes: Hillmorton.
By 1284, Thomas died without children; his brother Ralph succeeding.
ii. Ralph de Asteley, born ? in Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, England.

iii. John de Asteley, born ? in Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, England.

Friday, April 10, 2015

30422168 Andrew de Asteley

30422168. Andrew de Asteley & 30422169. Sybil ?

~1246, Andrew born in Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, England, s/o 6084436. Thomas de Asteley & 6084437. Joan de Bois.
8/4/1265, Andrew’s father supported Simon de Montfort at the battle of Evesham against Lord Edward and was killed in the battle.
1265, The Astley lands were granted to Warin de Bassingbourn. They consisted of Astley, Weddington, Wileby and Copston in Warwickshire; Lilbourne and Creek in Northamptonshire; Broughton Astley, Cotes and Higham in Leicestershire.
8/24/1266, King Henry called parliament at Kenilworth. The barons proposed a peace settlement between the king and the disinherited.
1266, Andrew restored to the favour of the King, being vouched for by Roger le Strange of Shropshire, and Nicholas Haversham of Northamptonshire.
~1267, Andrew de Astley made restitution under the Dictum of Kenilworth of lands which formerly belonged to a member of the previous rebellion and granted to him by the crown.  Andrew paid Warin de Bassingbourn 320 marks for his father’s estates, selling his lands at Little Copston to the monks of Coombe to raise the money. Andrew also assigned the Astley advowson to his step-mother Edith.
1271, Andrew [likely] departed on crusade with Lord Edward.
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
1275-76, William Trussell died holding Billesley as a knight’s fee from Andrew de Astley as mesne lord.
1279, Andrew held the de Camville fee of Pickwell and Leesthorpe in Leicestershire as 3 knights’ fees.
6/28/1283, Andree de Estleye summoned to parliament at Shrewsbury by writ.
1284, Andrew at assizes of novel disseisin (recent dispossession of lands) and mort d’ancestor … in Warwickshire with Raph de Hengham.
1285, Andrew allowed free warren, view of frankpledge, … for Astley, Milverton, Weddington and Marston Jabbett.
1285, Andrew in a lawsuit with his step-mother over the presentation to the church at Astley. Consequently, Andrew recognized his mother’s right and paid her 40 marks for damages and costs.
1290, Andrew supported in his attempt to recover the advowson of the church at Astley by Ralph de Hengham.
6/24/1295, Andrew, lord Astley, summoned to parliament at Shrewsbury by writ.
3/1296, Andrew summoned to Newcastle with horse and arms to join in a march against the Scots.
7/22/1298, Andrew, and his friend Ralph de Basset, in the calvary, on the right vanguard, at the battle of Falkirk and the defeat of William Wallace.
1300, Edmund de Bassingburn brought an assize of mort d’ancestor against Andrew for the manor of Astley, but was not successful. Andrew held the manor of Astley, which had 20 free tenants, of the earl of Warwick, by service of 1 knight’s fee.
9/29/1300, Andrew, lord Astley, summoned to parliament by writ.
1301, Andrew, of Asteleye and Benetleye, co. Warwick, died.
(S) Retro. Rev., and Hist. and Antiq. Mag., 1828, P140.
Children of Andrew and Sybil:
i. Nicholas de Astley, born 1277 in England.
1300, Nicholas owed £11.6s 8d to William de Normanton, a merchant in Nottingham.
1301, Nicholas, age 24, succeeded his father.
7/4/1302, Nicholas summoned to parliament by writ.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
6/11/1309, Nicholas summoned to parliament by writ.
1308-10, Nicholas a commissioner of the peace in Warwickshire.
1312, Nicholas knighted.
8/29/1312, Complaint by George de Charneles that Nicholas de Asteley … with others assaulted him at Rokeby, co. Warwick, besieged a house into which he had fled… made a great fire against the house, … until he had found sureties that he would do their pleasure. (S) CPRs.
6/24/1314, Nicolas de Astley and his younger brother Giles at the battle of Bannockburn, Scotland, against Robert Brus. Nicholas was taken prisoner, Giles was killed in the battle. (S) St. John Baptist Church, Wolvey.
1316, Nicholas held the manor of Astley of the Earl of Warwick by the service of 1.5 knight’s fees with (Hill) Morton, Milverton, and Marston (Jabbett).
1326, Nicholas died without issue.

ii. Giles de Astley (15211078), born aft. 1288 in England.

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