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Friday, April 10, 2015

Lord Andrew de Asteley & Sybil ?

30422168. Lord Andrew de Asteley & 30422169. Sybil ?

~1246, Andrew de Estleye born in Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, England, s/o 60844336. Thomas de Asteley & 60844337. 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.

7/6/1266, Admission into the king’s peace  Andrew de Estleye of the county of W[arwick], on the mainprise of Roger Lestrange of the county of Salop and Nicholas de Haversham of the county of Northampton. (S) CPRs.

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 succeeded Henry III as King of England.

1275-76, William Trussell died holding Billesley as a knight’s fee from Andrew de Astley as mesne lord.

[––Andrew & Sibyl––]

By 1276, Andrew married Sibyl.

10/15/1276, Andrew de Estley acknowledges that he owes to Stephen de Cornhull 24l. 14s. 6d.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Warwick. (S) CCRs.

1279, Andrew held the de Camville fee of Pickwell and Leesthorpe in Leicestershire as 3 knights’ fees.

1279, John de Astley held of Andres de Astley. William Trussell was one of the 3 lords of Milverton held of Andrew de Astley as 1/9 knight's fee, Andrew holding of the Earl of Warwick (S) Hist. of Warwick, V6, 1951, Milverton.

5/17/1282, Andreas de Estleye summone against the Welch, to muster 5/17. 

6/28/1283, Andrew de Estleye summoned to parliament at Shrewsbury by writ.

12/12/1283, IPM of John le Latimer. Leicester: … Langeton. 6½ virgates and a third part of 1 virgate land, held of the said inheritance, doing Welsh scutage when it runs to Sir Andrew de Asteleye. (S) CIsPM.

1284, Andrew at assizes of novel disseisin (recent dispossession of lands) and mort d’ancestor … in Warwickshire with Raph de Hengham.

1285, Andrew claimed view of frankpledge, gallows, free warren, and waif, but acknowledged that the vill was geldable with the hundred and county, for Astley, Milverton, Weddington and Marston Jabbett. (S) Hist. of Warwick, V4, 1947, Weddington.

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.

1287, Andreas de Estleye summoned to appear with horses and arms at at military council in 3 weeks at Gloucester.

1290, Andrew supported in his attempt to recover the advowson of the church at Astley by Ralph de Hengham.

1294, Andreas de Estley summoned in person to Gascony.

1294, The Gascon War began between England and France, lasting 9 years.

10/9/1294, English forces left Portsmouth for France, arriving and going up the Gironde estuary seizing the towns of Castillon, then Macau, then Bourg and Balye.

6/24/1295, Andrew, lord Astley, summoned to parliament at Shrewsbury by writ. 

3/1296, Andrew summoned in person to Newcastle with horse and arms to join in a march against the Scots.

6/14/1296, King Edward I captured Stirling castle.

8/7/1296, Commission of oyer and terminer … touching the persons who broke the parks of Andrew de Astleye of Astleye and Benetleye, co. Warwick, took his deer and carried them away and fished. (S) CPRs.

3/3/1297, Complaint by the prioress of Nunne Eton, that Andrew de Estleye, Nicholas his son, [many others] lately broke her park at Nunne Eton, co. Warwick, hunted there and in her free warren there and carried away deer and hares. (S) CPRs.

1297, Andrew de Astley and Roger de Clifford to select knights and esquires in the county thought fit for service, to attend Edward, the king's son, and his lieutenant in England, with horses and arms at London a fortnight after Michaelmas. (S) Hist. of Warwick, V4, 1947, Colelshill.

7/22/1298, Andrew, and his friend Ralph de Basset, in the calvary, on the right vanguard, at the battle of Falkirk.

7/22/1298, King Edward defeated Sir William Wallace (Braveheart) at the battle of Falkirk, Scotland. The Scots defensive position was strong, but based on spearmen with support of some cavalry and archers. Edward’s armored knights were repulsed by the amassed spear points. King Edward brought up his Welsh longbowmen. They cut gaps into the Scottish ranks through which the mounted English knights could charge. The Scots were routed, but Wallace escaped.

3/13/1300, Andrew de Estleye acknowledges that he owes to the aforesaid Edmund, earl of Cornwall, 100 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Warwick. (S) CCRs.

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. 

10/1300, Andrew, of Asteleye and Benetleye, co. Warwick, died.

10/15/1300, Writ for IPM of Andrew de Astle. (S) CFRs.

(S) Retro. Rev., and Hist. and Antiq. Mag., 1828, P140. (S) Parliament Writs, 1827, P432. (S) 9/15/1343 record of Thomas de Astley (7605542).

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.

1/26/1301, Nicholas, age 24, succeeded his father. Order to deliver to Nicholas de Estleye, son and heir of Andrew de Estleye, a minor in the king's ward, the lands late of his said father, he having done fealty. (S) CFRs.

7/4/1302, Nicholas summoned to parliament by writ. 

6/11/1309, Nicholas summoned to parliament by writ. 

1312, Nicholas knighted.

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. Sybil de Astley, born ? in England.

Sybil married William Butler, of Warington, Lanc. (S) English Baronetage, V4 [V3, P.2], 1741, P371.

iii. Giles de Astley (15211084), born aft. 1288 in England.