~1197, William born in England, heir & s/o 121696964. Robert Mauduit & 121696965. Isabella Basset.
1199, Alice born in England, heir & d/o 121696966. Waleran de Newburgh & 121696967. Alice de Harcourt.
5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.
Bef. 12/24/1204, Alice’s father died, her half-brother Henry, a minor, succeeding.
[––William & Alice––]
~1214, William married Alice.
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.]
6/24/1215, The royal castle of Rockingham committed to William Mauduit by King John [taken from Roger de Nevill]. (S) Rockingham Castle, Wise, 1891, P7.
1215, William sided with the barons in open revolt against King John.
1215, Falkes de Breaute, one of the king’s appointed leaders to watch London and cut off the revolting barons’ supplies, took the town of Hanslape from William Mauduit and destroyed it. (S) DNB, V2, P1156.
12/16/1215, William excommunicated with the other Surety barons. His lands were seized.
2/29/1216, The castle of Hanslape in Buckinghamshire, formerly of William Mauduit, given to Falcas de Breaute. (S) Bedford Castle, Hartshorne, 1861, P6.
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.
10/18/1216, King John died.
10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England. Prince Louis of France also claimed the throne.
3/11/1217, William Mauduit granted safe-conduct for 8 days to negotiate his father Robert’s release with William Marshall.
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.
5/20/1217, William captured at the battle of Lincoln; soon returned to allegiance to the King.
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.
By 1222, William’s father and older brother died.
By 12/1222, Writ … restored to William Mauduit the land which his brother Robert held of him. (S) Pipe Roll Society, V82, 1974, P96.
1222, William Mauduit, the king’s chamberlain, gave 12d rent to a bell ringer gild at Westminster abbey for an annual ringing for his father’s soul. (S) Parish Gilds of Medieval England, Westlake, 1919, P22.
6/19/1222, William Mauduit has found pledges to answer the king for £100 for his relief of all lands and tenements in his bailiwick of which Robert Mauduit, his father, was seised on the day he died. Order to cause William to have full seisin without delay, and by inheritance, serjeant of the Chamberlain of the Exchequer. (S) FRsHIII.
1/27/1223, William Mauduit has made fine with the king by 30m for having seisin of the manor of Letcombe, which Thurstan Basset gave him for his homage and service, without prejudice to anyone else's right. (S) FRsHIII.
4/5/1223, Simon de Senlis has made fine with the king by 30m and 1 palfrey … pledges … Northamptonshire: William Mauduit for 10m. … (S) FRsHIII.
5/2/1224, Pledges for John of Bassingbourn … William Mauduit for 10m. … (S) FRsHIII.
1225, Alice’s half-brother Henry de Newburgh, earl of Warwick, began an attempt to control Walton, proffering 20s to the the suit transferred from Warwick, where the jurors found for Alice.
1225, William Mauduit a witness to King Henry’s re-issue of the Great Charter [which became the official text, witnessed by 65 persons including 23 barons]. (S) 13th Century England, Prestwich, 1997, P20.
1226, … concerning William Mauduit, Chamberlain of the Exchequer. (S) UKNA [Extract from a Close Roll of 10 Henry III].
1226, William Mauduit granted timber for repairs to his manor. (S) Victoria History of the County of Buckingham, V4, 1969.
11/22/1227, Grant to the prior and canons of Himel … Of the gift of William Mauduit, all his meadow in the meadow of Bernardesheng. (S) CChRs.
1228, Weston, Gloucester, held by William Mauduit and his wife Alice. (S) Pipe Roll Society, V82, 1974.
9/4/1228, King Henry sent a summons to more than 100 barons to go into battle against the Welsh [the 1st documented general call to military service of the king.]
2/12/1229, Order to the sheriff of Northamptonshire that, immediately after having viewed these letters, he is to take into the king’s hand all the land of William Mauduit in his bailiwick, with all property and chattels found therein, and to keep them safely until the king orders otherwise. (S) FRsHIII.
1229, Alice’s brother Henry, earl of Warwick, died. Thomas his son was not given the earldom of Warwick [until 4 years later, and would die in 1242, leaving his sister Margaret as his heir, married to John de Plessy – see 1247].
1230, Sir William Mauduit allowed to attend mass in his own chapel because of the difficulty of reaching his parish church of Tillingham, Essex, especially in winter, but he, his wife, and household were to attend mass in Tillingham at Christmas, Easter, Pentecost, … (S) Women in England in the Middle Ages, Ward, 2006, P180.
1/15/1231, The king has granted to William Mauduit that, of the debt he owes him, he may henceforth render 30 m. each year. (S) FRsHIII.
1232, William bound himself by special writ to the King; delivering up his son William as a hostage.
5/25/1233, Northamptonshire. From William Mauduit, £100 for a trespass of the king’s chamber. (S) FRsHIII.
8/5/1233, Concerning committing to divers people the lands of divers people who were with the Earl Marshal at Wycombe with horses and arms. It is written in the same manner to: … the sheriff of Buckinghamshire for William Mauduit, concerning the land that Peter Blund holds of him in Hanslope. … (S) FRsHIII.
11/8/1233, The fine of Hugh d’Aubigny for having his lands. Pledges of the said Hugh … Bertram de Criel for 20m … William Mauduit for 40m … William Bardolf for 50m Thomas of Moulton for 50m Hugh Wake for 50m … Payn de Chaworth for 40m … William de Percy for 200m … (S) FRsHIII.
11/30/1233, Eustace de Greinville has made fine with the king by 100m, for himself and Joan, his wife, and for Thomas de la Haye and Alexandria, his wife, … Pledges for Eustace.: Ralph de la Haye for 100s.William Mauduit for 5m. … John de Plessetis for 5m. … William de Cantilupe junior for 5m. … (S) FRsHIII.
5/25/1234, Notification … restore to Ralph son and heir of Savary de Malo Leone … the king has caused these letters patent to be made, sealed with his seal ; and for the greater security … the seals of E. archbishop of Canterbury, … R. earl of Cornwall and Poitou, the king’s brother, W. earl of Warwick, H. earl of Hereford, Walter de Clifford, Philip de Albiniaco and William de Ferariis, son and heir of W. earl of Ferrars … (S) CPRs.
3/9/1235, Inspeximus of a charter of Hubert de Burgo, earl of Kent, … witnesses … William Mauduit … (S) CChRs.
6/7/1236, William Mauduit and William Luvel give the king 20s for having an appeal before the king at Clarendon upon his first coming there. Order to the sheriff of Wiltshire. (S) FRsHIII.
1237, William Mauduit a witness to King Henry’s re-issue of the Great Charter [witnessed by 40 persons including 18 barons]. (S) 13th Century England, Prestwich, 1997, P20.
3/1/1239, The king has granted to William Mauduit that, notwithstanding that he did not keep his terms for the debts that he owes to him at the Exchequer, of which he used to render £20 per annum, he may henceforth render £20, both for the same debts and for the £100 … (S) FRsHIII.
5/20/1242, King Henry III arrived at Royen, France with a small contingent; but with 30 tons of gold. They were soon joined by French nobles against the forces of the Count of Poitou and King Louis IX.
7/22/1242 at Saintes, the 2 armies met with the superior sized French force winning.
8/1242, William, or his son William, to join a party of knights and sergeants escorting a treasure-ship. [Returning to England.]
1/8/1243, Acknowledgement of the receipt at Bordeaux … sent on behalf of William Mauduit, the chamberlain, … on behalf of Margery de Pypariis, of 10,000 marks, … (S) Patent Rolls of the Reign of Henry III, V3, 1906, P355.
5/12/1244, William witnessed a lease of Sir Maurice de Berkeley. (S) UKNA.
1244, William Mauduit summoned to military service. (S) 13th Century England, Prestwich, 1997, P22.
4/1245, John du Plessis, married to Alice’s niece, assumed the title of Earl of Warwick.
1247, John de Plessy named earl of Warwick for life by agreement and fine with William Mauduit and Alice his wife.
1/20/1248, Geoffrey de Langley received 3 acres of land at Weston from William Mauduit and Alice his wife. (S) The Langley Cartulary, Coss, 1980.
4/14/1253 at Westminster, Grant to Roger de Huntingfield … witnesses … William Mauduit … (S) Royal Charter Witness Lists, V292, 2001.
4/1257, William, Baron of Hanslope, Buckinghamshire, died; son William succeeding.
Bef. 1263, Alice died.
(S) History and Antiquities of the Newport Pagnell Hundreds, Rarcliff, 1900, P110. (S) Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research, Vs49-50, 1976.
· Contemporary: William Mauduit (60849344) of Warminster, s/o Thomas Mauduit (121698688) in Wiltshire, Shropshire and Hampshire.
Children of William and Alice:
i. Isabel Mauduit (30424241), born ~1218 in England.
ii. Earl William Mauduit, born 1221 in England.
William married Alice, d/o Gilbert de Segrave.
9/1254 at Bordeaux, John de Plessis, earl of Warwick, obtained letters of safe conduct from King Louis IX of France and made a trip through Poitou, in the company of Gilbert de Segrave and William Mauduit. (S) DNB, V15, 1909, P1307.
1257, William age 36 when his father died, succeeded paying £200 for livery of his lands.
2/26/1263, William became Earl of Warwick in right of his mother, on the death of John de Plessis, husband of Margaret de Newburgh, Countess of Warwick, and cousin of William.
1/8/1267, William died leaving William de Beauchamp (11819498) son of his sister Isabel his heir.