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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Baron Jordan de Say & Lady Lucy d’Aunay

 159918672. Baron Jordan de Say & 159918673. Lady Lucy d’Aunay

~1090, Jordan de Sai born in Normandy.

~1095, Lucy born in England.

8/2/1100, Henry I succeeded William Rufus as King of England.

1108, Jordan witnessed the charter of Henry I King of England confirming the foundation of Holy Trinity, London. (S) FMG.

1130, Pipe Roll records Jordano de Sai in Oxfordshire.

7/15/1131, Jordan ‘de Saio prope Argentomum’ and Lucy his wife founded the abbey of Aunay with Richard de Humet (159916932), constable of the King in Normandy, and his wife [Agnes], a d/o Jordan de Say. (S) Proc’s of the Somerset A&NH Soc., 1898, P205. The donations included a moiety of the their land in Asnieres, and the tythe of the mills, toll, orchards and cattle of Aunay and Ermilly, with the tythe of eels, and 2 acres of land in which the grange of the monks was built, 2 gerbs of the whole tythe of Remilly and 2 gerbs of tythe of Bauquai, alon with the church of Kirtlington, Oxon, in England. (S) Magni Rotuli Scaccarii, Stapleton, 1844, P.clxxxvii. [These donations comfirmed by the king in the time of Henry II. (S) FMG.]

Jordan died.

Aft. 1155, Lucy, mother-in-law of Richard Humez (159916932), gave half a mark to the nunnery of St. Michael at Little Wothorpe, Lincolnshire, on condition that they should pray for her while living, and observe the anniversary of her death. (S) Hist. of Stamford, Lincoln, Drakard, 1822, P594. [Nunnery founded in 1156. Lucy later gave another half mark. That deed  in 1822 was in the possession of the Marquis of Exeter.]

Child of Jordan and Lucy:

i. Agnes de Beaumont (159916933), born ~1115 in England.

i. William de Say (79959336), born ~1117 in England.

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