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Baron Thomas de Multon & Lady Sara de Flete & ady Ada de Moreville & Baron Richard de Lucy

 47282320. Baron Thomas de Multon & 47282321. Lady Sara de Flete & 47282323. Lady Ada de Moreville & 47282322. Baron Richard de Lucy

~1175, Thomas de Muleton born in England, s/o §§Lord Lambert de Multon of Lincolnshire.

~1175, Sara born in England, d/o 94564642. Richard de Flete & 94564643. Juliana ?.

1179, Richard de Luci born in England, s/o 94564644. Reginald de Lucy & 94564645. Amabil Fitz Duncan.

~1185, Ada de Morville born in England, d/o 94564646. Hugh de Morville & 94564647. Helwise de Stutville.

7/6/1189, Richard I succeeded Henry II as King of England.

1190, Richard de Flete owed 100 marks for his daughter [Sara] to be freed from Ralph de Candos, who said he married her. (S) Medieval English Ancestors, Boyer, 2001, P172.

[–––Thomas & Sara –––]

~1194, Thomas married Sara.

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

1199, Richard de Lucy’s father died.

5/27/1199, John succeeded King Richard I of England.

1200, Richard de Lucy of Egremund, son of Reginald de Lucy, gave 300 marks silver for his relief to have his inheritiance in Copeland and Cutebige, for leave to marry whom he wishes, and for his reasonable part of the land he claimed against Baldwin, earl of Ablemarle and his wife, and Robert de Curtenay and Alice his wife. (S) Some Historic Mansions of Yorkshire, V1, Wheater, 1888, P249.

1199, Sara, wife of Tho. de M., brought suit over the advowson of Wadingham, co. Lincoln. (S) Hurstpierpoint, Ellis, 1866, P196.

1199-1202, Thomas de Multone granted a Saturday market at Fleet, Lincolnshire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.

1204, Many Normandy barons, having their English-titled lands captured by King Philip of France, moved to England in support of King John.

2/10/1205, Thomas received the grant of a market at Flete. (S) Market and Fairs in England and Wales.

1206, Thomas Sheriff of Lincolnshire, succeeding Gerard de Camville, paying 500 marks for the appointment. (S) History of the High Court of Chancery, Robinson, 1882, P240.

7/21/1208, Thomas imprisoned in Rochester Castle till he had discharged his debt to the crown. (S) Magna Carta, Holt, 1992, P63.

6/1210, Thomas accompanied King John to Ireland.

6/6/1210, King John launched successful attacks in Ireland [which he split into shires ruled by the crown from Dublin]. King John launched 700 ships in the attack, and used 10 knights as personal bodyguards in this campaign.

2/25/1213, Thomas appointed to investigate the extortion of the sheriffs of Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.

1214, Thomas paid 1000 marks for the wardship and marriage of Richard de Lucy’s daughters.

2/1214, Thomas attended King John as he landed at La Rochelle, France in an expedition into Poitou. (S) Peerages of England, Burke.

5/5/1215, Revolting Barons formally renounced their allegiance to King John and invited the King of France to invade England. [The barons in revolt together held more castles and knights fees than John did as King. Intervention by the King of France prevented by the Pope.]

1215, Thomas, a northern lord, sided with the rebel barons and was one of the confederates at Stamford.

11/30/1215, Thomas and his son Alan taken prisoner by the king at Rochester and placed in the custody of Peter de Mauley at Corfe. His lands were entrusted to Earl Ranulf of Chester.

5/12/1216, Prince Louis [future VIII] of France, after a successful landing, crowned King of England in London. In June, Louis captured Winchester and controlled half of England.

6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta. [King John soon after repudiated the document.]

10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England. Prince Louis of France also claimed the throne.

5/20/1217, English forces, with the aid of previous rebel barons, defeated the French forces at Lincoln, killing the Count of Perche in the battle.

7/29/1217, Thomas’ lands restored when he made peace with the crown.

9/12/1217, For 10,000 marks and land exchanges, Louis forfeited his claim to the English crown by the treaty at Kingston-on-Thames. A principal provision of the treaty was amnesty for English rebels.

4/3/1218, The abbot of Grestain gives a palfrey to the king for having his letters to summon: Thomas of Moulton in Suffolk … he owes him of the arrears of his rent in Brettenham; a… in Pennington in Hampshire; … in Wimbourne. (S) FRsHIII.

7/23/1218, Order to the sheriff of Cumberland that since it has been agreed between the king and Thomas of Moulton concerning a debt which Thomas owed … for his ransom, …, he is to cause Thomas to have full seisin without delay of all of his lands. (S) FRsHIII.

 [–––Richard de Lucy & Ada–––]

1200, Richard married Ada. Hugh de Morevill paid a fine for the marriage inter filiam suam et Ric de Egremunt in Cumberland. (S) FMG.

1200, Richard completed the building of Egremont castle, started by his father declaring “those who held burage tenure in Egremont should find armed men for the defence of the fortress, hold watch and ward and be bound to and in his redemption in case of capture.”

1201, Richard de Lucy vs. Baldwin, earl of Ablemarle and his wife Hawise … continued.

1203, Grant by Richard de Lucy to Adam de Moserthe. (S) Serjeants of the Peace in Medieval England, Brown, P61.

1203-04, Richard de Lucy made a claim to have 4 landservientes, custodes scilicet pacis patrie, and the right to exact from his tenant of Briscoe the reception, entertainment and feeding of 5 foresters and suit for witnessing forest offences. [Richard had 12 mounted serjeants who lived on the people.]

1204, Ada’s father died. Richard paid 900 marks for the purparty of his wife’s inheritance. (S) History of the County of Cumberland, 1794, P498.

1204, Richard de Lucy renders account of 15 marks and one palfrey that there may be an inquire by the oaths of 12 lawful men what customs and services his men were accustomed and ought to pay in Copeland. (S) Transactions, Cumberland & Westmorland, V6, 1883, P156.

8/20/1208, Richard granted a market and fair at Ravenglass, Cumberland, for which Richard owed a good palfrey. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.

1210, Richard de Lucy [and Robert de Vaux] of Cumberland offered fines of £100 [and 750 marks] for King John’s benevolence. Richard was charged with poor custody of the forest of Cumberland. (S) The Reign of King John, Painter, 1949, P257.

1212, Richard de Lucy gave ‘Wolenested … medietatem … hundredum de Tenhrigg’ in Surrey to ‘Odoni de Dammartin cum sorore sua in maritagium’. [Richard’s sister married Eudes de Dammartin.] (S) FMG.

1212, Ricardus de Lucy et Ricardus Gernon [married to Ada’s sister Joan] held land in Cumberland which was held by Hugonis de Morvill cum duabus filiis predicti Hugonis. (S) FMG.

1213, Ada q fuit uxor Ricardi de Lucy de Egremunt, paid a fine for hereditate sua [et] dote sua … q fuerunt predicti Ricardi quondam viri sui, in Cumberland. (S) FMG.

1214, Richard died; buried in St. Bees priory, Cumbria. (S) The Royal Forests of England, Cox, 1905, P91.


[Undated] Ada gave a fine of 500 marks for livery of her inheritance including the forestership and not being compelled to marry. (S) The Royal Forests of England, Cox, 1905, P91.

1214, Thomas de Multon received the custody of the daughters of Richard de Lucy of Egremont, Amabel and Alice.

By 1218, Sara died.

 [–––Thomas de Multon & Ada–––]

8/1218, Thomas married Richard de Lucy’s widow, Ada, mother of his daughter-in-laws; obtaining the office of forester of Cumberland.

8/13/1218, Thomas de Muleton married Ada de Morevill, que fuit uxor Ricardi de Luci, without royal licence, and the King ordered the seizure of omnibus terris ipsius Ade in Cumberlande et Westmerilande et de omnibus terris ipsius Thome in Coplande, cum castro suo de Egremunde. (S) FMG.

9/12/1218, Order to Robert de Vieuxpont that if Thomas of Moulton gives him surety …for the £368 he owes …, and for £164 8s 1d of the debt of Ada de Morville , his wife, of a fine she made … to marry, he is to cause Thomas to have full seisin without delay of his castle. (S) FRsHIII.

1219, Thomas a justices-itinerant for Cumberland.

8/28/1219, The prior of Spalding … and Thomas of Moulton made fine before the justices last in eyre at Lincoln for placing the pleas of his liberties in respite until the arrival of other itinerant justices. (S) FRsHIII.

1220, Fine of the manor of Holbeach, co. Lincoln, between William Mandeville, earl of Essex, and Thomas de Multon. (S) Catalogue of Additions to the Manuscripts, 1901, P197.

2/1/1222, Thomas of Moulton has made fine with the king by £100 and one palfrey, …, for having custody of the forest of Cumberland. (S) FRsHIII.

1222, Thomas was sent a letter by Hubert de Burgh that his activies as custodian were bringing profit to himself at the expense of the king. (S) Minority of Henry III, Carpenter, 1990, P292.

1223, Thomas de Muleton owed de pluribis debitis Ricardi de Lucy ... et ... pro Alda que fuit uxor eiusdem Ricardi, in Essex. (S) FMG.

1223-25, Thomas of Moulton acted as the King’s attorney against William de Forz over the partition of the inheritiance of Alice de Rumilly [and the lordship of Egremont, in which Thomas had a personal interest because of his custody of the daughters of Richard de Lucy, who were still under age.] (S) Proceedings, Am. Phil. Soc., V115, 1971, P244.

1224, Thomas a Justice at Westminster.

6/1224, Justices Thomas de Moulton and Henry de Braybroc, when Falkes de Breauté was incensed at their actions against him, [Thomas fined him £3000] attempted to capture them. Thomas, more fortunate than his colleague, made his escape.

10/31/1224, To the sheriffs of Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk, and Essex and Hertfordshire, concerning the lands, stock, corn, rents and chattels of the count of Brittany to be delivered to Thomas of Moulton, so that he answers therefor. (S) FRsHIII.

2/15/1225, Thomas de Muleton 2nd in seniority on the King’s Bench to Martin Pateshull.

1/1225, King Henry reissued the Magna Carta, which became the official text. (S) Hist. Essay on the Magna Charta of King John, Thomson, 1829, P130. [Witnesses: … Hubert de Burgh, the King’s Justiciary; Randolph Earl of Chester and Lincoln, William Earl of Salisbury, William Earl of Warren, Gilbert de Clare Earl of Gloucester and Hertford (19989528), William de Ferrers Earl of Derby, William de Mandeville Earl of Essex, Hugh le Bigod Earl of Norfolk (19909646), William Earl of Ablemarle, Humphrey de Bohun Earl of Hereford (47279584), John de Lacy Constable of Chester (19989530), Robert de Ros, Robert fitz Walter, Robert de Vipont, William de Brewer, Richard de Montifichet, Peter Fitz Herbert, Matthew Fitz Herbert, William de Albiniac, Robert Gresley, Reginald de Bruce, John de Monmouth (23634242), John Fitz Alan (94559104), Hugh de Mortimer, Walter de Beauchamp (60848480), William de Saint John (121683720), Peter de Mauley (486765080), Brian de Lisle, Thomas de Muleton (47282320), Richard de Argentine, Walter de Neville, William Mauduit, John de Baalun.

1225, John, prior of Coningesheued vs. Thomas son of Lambert de Muleton, land in Egremunt. (S) Transactions of Cumberland and Westmorland, V7, 1907, P229.

1226, Mation Pateshull, Thomas de Muleton, … justices at Westminster … (S) History of Tanbridge Priory, Heales, 1885, P9.

2/9/1227, Thomas of Moulton gives the king 5m. … confirmation of the charter of King John that he made for Richard de Lucy and Ada, his wife, …, concerning the forestership of Cumberland … concerning making a fishery in the forest of Inglewood on the banks of the Eden at Forst, … city of Carlisle. (S) FRsHIII.

2/20/1227, Licence to Thomas de Muleton and Ada his wife to construct a fishery in the forest of Englewud on the river Eden [near Carlisle], rendering yearly at Easter a pair of gilt spurs. (S) CChRs.

10/1227, Thomas de Muleton and his fellow justices sat at Shrewsbury. Amercements and charges against … Robert Corbet, Emma Corbet, Thomas Corbet. (S) Antiquities of Shorpshire, V7, 1858, P21.

5/26/1228, Thomas de Muleton and his colleagues began the Devon eyre.

1229, Thomas de Multon founded the hospital at Skirbech, co. Lincoln. (S) Catalogue of Additions to the Manuscripts, British Museum, 1901, P197.

4/1230, Thomas de Muleton appears in 33 of the feet of fines for the term. (S) Curie Regis Rolls, 1961, P11.

1231, Thomas de Muleton settled his estates at Whaplode and Holbeach on his son Thomas, who’s homage he received in court before his fellow justices.

6/1231, Thomas de Muleton, senior Bench justice, commissioned to survey the earl Marshall’s lands.

2/1232, Thomas 2nd in seniority of the King’s bench behind Stephen of Seagrave, and ahead of William Raleigh. (S) 13th Century England, Gregynog Conf., 2005, P202.

5/3/1232, Pledges for Walter de Fauconberg. Richard de Argentan for 40m. Ralph son of Bernard for 40m. Thomas of Moulton for 80m. Geoffrey de Lucy for 40m. (S) FRsHIII.

1232, Thomas de Muleton and Ada his wife vs. Richard Gernun and Johanna his wife, land in Aykton, a petition of property belonging to Hugh de Morvill, father of Ada and Johanna. (S) Transactions of Cumberland and Westmorland, V7, 1907, P221.

2/6/1233, Order to Thomas of Moulton that unless the castle of Carlisle is surrendered to him, … he is not to permit anything, …, to issue from the castle, …. He is also to take into the king’s hand all the lands of those who will hold the castle and refuse to surrender it, …. (S) FRsHIII.

7/18/1234, The king has given respite to Thomas of Moulton, sheriff of Cumberland, from making the sum of his account. (S) FRsHIII.

8/1/1234, Commission to Thomas de Muleton, Robert de Bello Campo, … Oliver de Vallibus, … as justices in eyre in the county of Norfolk touching all assizes and pleas, … (S) CPRs.

8/6/1235, Thomas of Moulton and William of Lancaster have been assigned to seek aid from all thegns and tenants in cornage and other free men of the counties of Lancaster, Cumberland and Northumberland , excepting those of towns and demesnes and, similarly, those who hold by knight service. (S) FRsHIII.

1235-6, Thomas, ‘Justiciarius de Banco’.

1238, Thomas de Multon presented James de Bussey as subdeacon at Skirbeck [Lincolnshire]. (S) Guide to the Church of S. Botolph, Jebb, 1903, P133.

1239, Thomas died. (S) Transactions, Cumberland, V9, 1888, P226.


1240, Ada died. (S) See son Thomas.

(S) Studies in 13th Century Justice, Meekings, 1981.

Family notes:

·         Matthew Paris’ obit of Thomas, sheriff and justice, described him as “learned in the law, but coveting too much to enlarge his possessions.” (S) Judges, Administrators and the Common Law, Turner, 1994, P108.

·         Ada’s father was one of the murderers of Archbishop Thomas Becket.

Children of Thomas and Sara:

i. Alan de Multon (23641160), born ~1195 in England.

ii. Lambert de Multon (121690408), born ~1205 in England.

11/29/1246, If Thomas of Moulton (47281290) will give him good security that he will answer the king for debts which Lambert of Moulton (121690408), his brother, owed the king, if he was bound to the king in any debts, then he is to permit him and the remaining executors of Lambert’s testament to have free administration of all goods and chattels formerly of Lambert in order to make execution of his testament. (S)( FRsHIII.

Children of Richard and Ada:

i. Alice de Lucy (23641161), born ~1208 in England.

ii. Amabel de Lucy (121690409), born ~1210 in England.

Children of Thomas and Ada:

ii. Thomas de Moulton (47281290), born ~1218 in England.

7/17/1240, Cumberland. Thomas of Moulton, son and heir of Ada de Morville, has made fine by £40 for his relief. (S) FRsHIII.

i. Julian de Multon, born ~1220 in England.

Julian married Robert le Vavasour.

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