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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Baron Oliver Deyncourt & Lady Amabilia ?

 121698320. Baron Oliver Deyncourt & 121698321. Lady Amabilia ?

~1165, Oliver Deincourt born in England, heir to the barony of Blankney, and various properties in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Derbyshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire.

1183, Oliver’s father died.

1189-90, Oliver de Aincourt excused from paying scutage for the army of Normandy the previous year. (S) Pipe Rolls of Nottingham and Derby, Yeatman, P50.

~1193, Oliver married Amabilia.

1194, Scutage of the knights for the redemption of King Richard. Oliver de Aincourt, 23s. (S) Pipe Rolls of Nottingham and Derby, Yeatman, P54.

1195, Oliver Deincourt gave to the Canons of Thurgarton a rent of assize of 5 shillings yearly. (S) Magna Britannia, V4, Nottinghamshier, P45.

1201, Oliver , 5th baron Deyncourt, died holding 35 knights’ fees.


1201, Amabilia married Henry Bishop.

1212, Henry holding Amabilia’s dowered lands.

10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England.

1218-19, Henry, acting as Amabilia’s attorney, brought a writ of novel disseisin against tenants in Branston [Lincolnshire], as well as a plea of dower against her son Oliver.

1219, Henry and Oliver appeared before the royal justices at Nottingham in order to settle Amabilia’s claim to the third part of the Deyncourt manors of Granby and Sutton (Notts.), Elmton, Cresswell and Holmesfield (Derb.) and Wooburn (Bucks.)

2/10/1219, Oliver acknowledged Branston to be Amabilia’s dower, and granted her the homage and services of 6 tenants. Oliver also granted her 100s in rent from 4 mills in Wooburn, and a payment of 20 silver marks. Amabilia resigned her right in the remainder of Oliver’s barony.

Amabilia died.

(S) Fine of the Month, Sept. 2007, FRsHIII.

Family notes:

·         By 1086, Walter, 1st baron Deyncourt, had acquired lands in no fewer than 5 English counties.

·         Ralph (d.by1158), 2nd baron Deyncourt.

·         1166, Walter, 3rd baron Deyncourt.

·         1168-83, John, 4th baron Deyncourt.

Child of Oliver & ?.

i. Oliver Deyncourt (60849160), born ~1195 in England.

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