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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Baron Henry de Vere

 135095104. Baron Henry de Vere

~1129, Henry born in England, eldest s/o 270190208. Robert de Vere & 270190209. Adela de Montfort.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.


Aft. 1170, In Normandy, Henry married 2nd Matilda de Cailli (b.abt.1190), d/o Lady Hildegurgh (33773573), coheiress, inheriting the barony of Mutford, Suffolk.  (S) Magni Rotuli Scaccarii Normanniae, Stapleton, 1844, P64.

1174, Henry de Vere heavily in debt to Jews.

1182, Henry de Vere received exemption from a fine for forest offenses in Northamptonshire. (S) Northamptonshire Record Society, V4, 1930, P96.

1185, Henry de Vere held Wadenhoe. (S) Victoria History of Northampton, V3, 1930, P150.

By 1186, Henry, household knight and lieutenant of his cousin William de Mandeville, earl of Essex and Aumale; appointed by the earl as the constable of Gisors. [Henry had no Norman connections.]

1186, Henry involved in a border conflict with a nearby French garrison. (S) Henry II: New Interpretations, Harpter-Bill, 2007, P96. [Richard de Vals was fortifying a castle between Gisors and Trie – which Henry attempted to stop.]

10/20/1186, Henry de Veir, constable of Gisors, kinsman of the earl of Albemarle, recently slain Ralf, son of Richard de Vaus, a French knight. (S) CH&I.H.II., P274.

11/28/1186, French King Philip’s knights forced Henry to flee to the protection of King Richard.

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

1189-90 at Rouen, Henry de Vere at the death bed of his cousin William earl of Essex. (S) Citeaux, Achel, 2005, P40.

10/5/1191, Henry de Vere deprived of some of his estates by Chancellor William Longchamp, bishop of Ely. [King Richard I was on crusade.] (S) Historical Introductions to the Roll Series, Stubbs, 1902, P247.

12/1191, ‘Henricus de Ver’ excommunicated [with many others] as an adherent of John, count of Mortain. (S) Gesta Regis Henrici Secundi, V2, 1867, P223.

2/16/1192, [John, count of Mortain, had joined with King Philip of France against his brother King Richard] Letter commanding Hugh, bishop of Lincoln, to impose excommunication against … William Marshall, Geoffrey fitz Peter, William Brewer, Hugh Bardulf, … Gerard de Camville, the earl of Salisbury, … Henry de Vere, … Hugh Bardulf is excepted if he warns William de Stuteville to hand over Scarborough castle, Yorkshire, and Westmorland without delay. (S) English Episcopal Acta, Karn, 2006, P211.

1192, Foulsham, worth £44 16s 3d, to Henry de Vere. (S) Taxation in Medieval England, Mitchell, 1971, P310.

1193, Writ of King Richard in favour of Henry de Vere about Edgmond. (S) Antiauities of Shropshire, V9, 1859, P115.

1193-4, Henry died. [By 1204, Matilda de Cailli had remarried to Reginald du Bois.]

(S) Genealogical Memoirs of the Extinct Family of Chester of Chicheley, V1, Waters, 1878, P47.

Child of Henry and Lady ?:

i. Walter de Vere (67547552), born ~1160 in England.

Child of Henry and Matilda: [Only child]

i. Henry de Vere, born ~1175 in England.

1198, Henry de Vere owes £100 “de relevio terre Osberti de Quaillie.” (S) Loss of Normandy, Powicke, 1999, P489.

1207, Henry a minor.

1232, Henry died without heirs.

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