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Friday, August 28, 2020

Baron Gilbert Pecche & Lady Alice fitz Walter

 94563992. Baron Gilbert Pecche & 94563993. Lady Alice fitz Walter

~1155, Gilbert Pecche born in England, s/o 189127984. Hamo Pecche & 189127985. Alice Peverel.

~1178, Alice born in England, d/o 121698392. Walter Fitz Robert & 121698393. Maud de Lucy.

Bef. 1185, Gilbert’s father died; his brother Geoffrey succeeding.

1185, Alice Peverel and Geoffrey her son fined 100 marks to have their reasonable part of Brunne, as that which had been Matilda de Dover’s; Geoffrey’s aunt. [Opposing claimaint was Albreda (Harcourt) Trussbut.]

9/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.

By 1190, Gilbert heir to his brother Geoffrey.

1190, Gilbert charged scutage of 19 knights’ fees in Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire, and 4 fees in Norfolk and Suffolk.

12/12/1189, Gilbert departed with King Richard on the 3rd Crusade. Richard commandeered ships and ordered them to Dover to move some of his forces to France. The fleet was then to move to Marsailles to meet up with the combined English and French troops.

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, King Richard captured the city of Messina, Sicily, after they had refused to let the English ships land.

5/1191, King Richard captured Cyprus, which he would use as a supply base for his forces.

6/5/1191, The crusaders set sail for Acre. [French forces were already besieging the city.]

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.

9/8/1191, The crusaders arrived a Jaffa to find it’s fortifications destroyed.

12/1191, The crusaders arrived at Beit Nuba, 12 miles from Jerusalem; but decided they could not begin a siege.

8/1/1192, The crusaders conducted a sea assault on Jaffa.

9/2/1192, King Richard made a 3-year truce with Saladin.

10/1192, King Richard left the crusade to return home.

[––Gilbert & Alice––]

~1193, Gilbert married Alice, receiving the manor of Dis in Norfolk. (S) One Thousand Years of Peck History, Peck, 2007, P25.

1194, Gilbert paid scutage of £29 1s 5d on 1.67 knights’ fees and 2.5 marks for half of the honor of Burnne, descended through his mother. (S) Genealogical History, Burke, 1866, P422.

1197, Gilbert Peche … by fine levied at Westminster, acknowledged knight’s fees held of the abbot of S. Edmunds in Dorencheston, Kalesham, … . (S) Camden Series, 1840, P135.

5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.

1204, Gilbert Peche acquited scutage in the county of Shropshire.

1210, Gilbert fined for permission to send 2 knights to Ireland with King John instead of serving himself.

Bef. 7/9/1212, Gilbert died holding 4.25 knighs’ fees in Ramton, Herleston, Hedingley, Lellewarth, Cotenham, and Dainton of the Bishop of Ely. (S) History of the Religious Orders, Kirkpatrick, 1845, P278.


7/21/1213, Alic Pechie gave "Aliciam filiam suam" as a hostage when "Roberti filii Walteri fratris sui" was freed. (S) FMG.

2/21/1214, Alice’s brother returned from exile, and King John ordered Alice’s daughter Alice to be released as a hostage and restored to her mother.

Alice died.

(S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V9, Eyton, 1859.

Child of Gilbert and Alice:

i. Hamon Pecche (47281996), born ~1197 in England.

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