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Friday, August 28, 2020

Baron Guy de Bryan & Lady Eve de Tracy

 94567466. Baron Guy de Bryan & 94567467. Lady Eve de Tracy

10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.

By 1223, Guy born in Okehampton, Devon, England, s/o 189134932. William de Bryan.

~1225, Eve born in England, d/o 189134934. Sir Henry de Tracy & 189134935. Maud de Brewes.

Aft. 1235, Guy’s father died.

By 1242, Guy married Eve. (S) Anglo-Norman Studies III, 1980, Brown, P150.

10/1244, The justiciar of south Wales was ordered to give Guy seisin of all the lands which William his father had held.

1245, Guy, under the Earl of Gloucester, fought against Dafydd ap Llywelyn in Wales.

12/13/1247, Guy de Brian, holding lands in Devon, offered 5 marks silver for a charter for a fair at his manor of Laugharne, in south-west Wales. [It was unusual to request a King’s charter in Wales which had its own laws.]

12/15/1247, Guy de Brion granted a market and fair at his manor of Talachar. (S) CChRs.

1253, Guy in a dispute with the sheriff of Devon over goods stolen from a Gascon merchant ship wrecked off Slapton. [Guy had been in Wales and had not ordered the goods to be taken.]

1256, Llywelyn ap Gruffydd of Gwynedd in north Wales, forged an alliance with Maredudd ap Rhys Gryg of Deheubarth of south Wales, and began a series of successful campaigns, recovering territory from the English.

6/1257, Guy, under the command of Stephen Bauzan, captured at the battle of Cymerau when Rhys Fychan defected back to Welsh alliance. [Bauzan was killed, Guy was one of few survivors, along with his daughter’s father-in-law, Nicholas son of Martin.]

1257, Guy’s town and castle of Laugharne destroyed by the Welsh. [Most of the garrison of the castles had been killed in the battle of Cymerau.]

6/1258, After an ineffectual campaign in Wales, King Henry III made a truce agreement with Llywelyn ap Gruffydd.

6/1258, Guy was released [ransomed with agreement of payment] from captivity.

6/19/1258, Guy’s tenants were requested to make him a competent aid to acquit his ransom; Guy having been lately taken prisoner in Wales in the king’s service and afterwards released by a grievous ransom.

10/1258, Carmarthen castle was committed to Guy by Edward the king’s son.

10/29/1258, Both Guy de Brian and Nicholas fitz Martin granted £100 of the king’s gift and special favour in aid of the payment of their ransoms in Wales. (S) Calendar of the Liberate Rolls, 1959, P436.

7/15/1259, Gudione de Brion’ pardoned, on account of his ransom in the service of the king, of the 5 marks by which he had formerly made a fine with the king for having a fair in his manor of Talaghar’ [in 1247.]

6/29/1263, The Manor of Isleworth hosted a gathering of Earl Simon de Montfort’s rebellious noblemen who held a conference with the King that sowed the seeds for England’s first true Parliament.

1263, Guy granted letters of protection for a year in Ireland.

5/14/1264, Lord Edward (I) and his father King Henry III captured by Montfort at the battle of Lewes, Sussex, “at the Mill of the Hide”. An estimated 2700 died. Lord Edward and his knights penetrated the center of Montfort’s army, but was flanked on both sides by armored calvary.

1264-65, Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, effectively ruled England.

9/18/1264, The barons of the council committed Edward’s castles of Cardigan and Carmarthen to Guy. (S) CPRs.

3/15/1265, Nicholas son of Martin (94567464) to deliver the castle of Kilkaran, Pembrokeshire, to Guy de Brione. (S) CPRs.

8/4/1265, Lord Edward defeated Montfort at the battle of Evesham; ending the barons’ revolt.

1267, Guy a member of a group ordered to carry out the arrangements for a peace treaty with Llywelyn in south Wales.

8/1269, Agreement between the lady Joan de Berkeley (9994833) and Sir Roger de Sumery (486765256), of the one part, … William de Camvile (s/o Richard de Kamvill), and Joan his wife, of the other part, … viz. that the said William and Joan shall receive the manor of Torre Brione, with the advowson of the church, for part of the dower of all the lands which formerly belonged to Sir Guy de Briona (94567466) in the parts of Devon; reserving 2 parts of 5 foreign fees belonging to the said [Sir Roger de Su]mery in the said parts. Witnesses:—Sirs Walter de Vernun … (S) Ancient Deeds, Devon, V3, 1900, D.214.

1270, Fine between Andrew Wake and William de Camville … reversion to the right heirs of Guy de Brian. (S) Old Pembroke, Owen, 1902, P83.

11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.

By 1276, Guy holding the barony of Talacharn, and a third of the barony of St. Clare, and doing suit at the county each month. (S) Antiquities of Langharne and Pendine, Curtis, 1880, P77.

By 1273, Eve died before her father.


2/27/1274-5, Sir Guy de Brian patron of Slapton. (S) Registers of Walter Bronescombe, V1, 1889, P181.

1278-82, Guy died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P31. (S) FRsHIII, Richard Cassidy.

Child of Guy and Eve:

i. Maud de Bryan (47283733), born 12/25/1242 in England.

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