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Monday, August 24, 2020

Lord Andrew de Beauchamp & Eva de Grey

 243377350. Lord Andrew de Beauchamp & 243377351. Eva de Grey

~1170, Eva born in Oxfordshire, England, d/o 94560768. John de Grey.

~1175, Andrew de Bello Campo born in Engand, s/o §§Matilda de Limesey, d/o §§Geoffrey de Limesey.


Eva 1st married Ralph Murdac, a royal judge.

By 1180, Radulfus Murdac donated ‘molendinum unum in Dedinto ... Westmulle’ to Eynsham abbey, for the soul of ‘avunculi mei Willelmi de Cheisnei’ (S) FMG. [Could be Ralph’s father.]

9/3/1189, Richard I succeeded King Henry II of England.

Bef. 1190,  “Ranulfus de Glamvilla” founded Leiston abbey, Suffolk, witnessed by ‘... Willielmo de Valeines, Radulfo Murdac ...’ (S) FMG.

1192, Radulfus Murdac donated his part ‘in molendino de Clifton’ to Eynsham abbey, for the soul of ‘... Eue de Grai uxoris mee.’ (S) FMG.

1192, Ralph, lord of Standlake.

1992-93, Ralph supported Prince John against King Richard. (S) Oxford Historical Society, V49, 1907, P90.

1194, Ralph forfeited Standlake, Deddington, Filkins and Broughton due to rebellion, his lands given to Wido de Diva.

1198, Eva’s father died.

By 1198, Ralph died. (S) Eynsham Cartulary, V1, P420.

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

Aft. 1199, King John gave Assington Manor, Suffolk, to Andrew de Bello Campo. (S) The Manors of Suffolk, Copinger, 1905, P16.

1199, Standlake restored to Eva after Ralph’s death.

[––Andrew & Eva––]

By 1200, Eva married 2nd Andrew.

1200, Andrew de Beauchamp paid 50 marks for seisin of Radulfus Murdac's former lands in Thenford, Northamptonshire.

4/25/1200, King John confirmed land "juris eis descendit ex parte Roberti Basset et … in Tenford et Purston" to "Andr de Bellocampo et Eve de Gray uxoris eius." (S) Calendars of Ancient Charters, Morant, 1774, P4.

1201-12, “Quieti per Brevia. … Andreas de Bellocampo, j militem …” (S) Red Book of the Exchequer, 1896, Pt1, P146.

1202, Andrew de Beauchamp in Gascony in support of Robert de Turnham, seneschal of Poitou. (S) Their Roles under King Joyn, Durham e-Thesis, Rickaby, 2011.

1203, … Rex Joannes in acquirenda Dolo urbe … Rex Francorum Philippus castrum … et Andream de Bello-campo, militem fidelissimum, … (S) Recueil des Historiens des Gaules, 1822, P342.

1203, King John transferred Hardwick to Andres de Beauchamp. (S) Hist. of Chesterfield, Hall, 1839, P425.

9/16/1205, at Lugareshall, King John grants the Grand Charter of Lynn, by which it became a free burgh … witnesses … Jeffrey fitz Piers, earl of Essex, William, earl of Salisbury, William Birewer, Thomas Basset, Alan Basset, Simon de Pateshall, William de Cantilupe, … Andrew de Beauchamp. (S) Essay Towards Topo. Hist. … Norfolk: Clavering, Blomefied, 1808, P485.

9/28/1205, “Andr’ de Bellocampo lit littas dni R. pat de impli ptectoe …” (S) Rotuli Litterarum Patentium, Hardy, 1835, V1, Pt1, P46.

1205, Andrew de Beauchamp escorted the king’s treasure to La Rochess. [Prior to King John’s expedition.]

1206, John landed at La Rochelle and recaptured Angiers.

 1206, Andrew captured by the French. Letter of Andrew de Beauchamp notifying that he has pledged his lands and those of his brother E [Elias] to the king that he will repay the 37m that the king loaned to his brother to secure his release from the French king.

6/17/1207, The King to all … Ralph of Norfolk … responsible instead of Andrew de Beauchamp of 200 marks owed to a prisoner delivered for the ransom of Andrew. (S) Rotuli Litterarum Patentium, Hardy, 1835, V1, Pt1, P.V.

1208-10, Knight "Andreas de Bello Campo" held land "de Walengi." (S) Testa de Nevill.

1212, "Andreas de Bellocampo" holding 1 knight’s fee "de honore de Wallingforde" in Northamptonshire. (S) Walford’s Antiquarian Mag., V6, 1884, P21.

1214, Andrew received custody of Standlake wood.

1215, Andrew de Beauchamp removed as sheriff of Oxfordshire. (S) Their Roles under King Joyn, Durham e-Thesis, Rickaby, 2011.

6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.

10/28/1216, King Henry III, 9 years old, crowned at Gloucester.

By 1218, Duklyngtona. Sciant presentes & futuri … Hiis testibus, … Andrea de Bellocampo, … (S) Oxford Historical Society, V49, 1907, P160.

By 1218, Andrew died.


5/31/1218, Alice of Dodbrooke 1 gives the king half a mark that 4 law-worthy knights of the county of Devon are sent to her to hear whom she will make her attorney to win or lose between her and Eva de Gray, concerning Alice’s dower. (S) FRsHIII.

1219, in Essex, "Johannes filius Andree de Bello Campo debet ... esse in custodia domini regis et Eva de Gray mater eius habet custodiam eius et terre sue de Asington per dominum Falk ... et ipsa Eva est maritanda" (S) Testa de Nevill.

1220, ‘Vitalis Engaun et Rogerus Gernet’ against ‘Willelmum de Cantelupo et Maziliam uxorem eius’ … ‘Gaufridus de Limeseia’ had ‘unum filium Walterum … et duas filias Beatriciam et Matillidem’, that ‘Eliam de Bello Campo’ was ‘filium et heredum ipsius Matillidis’, and that ‘Matillis mater sua’ had ‘plures … filios … Willelmum primogenitum et Johannem et Andream.’ (S) FMG. [Andrew’s parentage confirmed by a claim recorded by Bracton.]

12/29/1225, Order to the sheriff of Oxfordshire to cause Eva de Gray to have the scutage that Henry Foliot holds in chief of the same honour in his bailiwick, namely 2 m. per shield for the army of Bedford. (S) FRsHIII.

10/1229, Order to the sheriff of Suffolk to take into the king’s hand the land that Eva de Gray holds in Alciston by bail of King John, and to keep it safely until the king orders otherwise. (S) FRsHIII.

By 1246, Eva died. The manor was divided into 4 parts, three passing to her daughters Beatrice (relict of Robert Mauduit), Joan (wife of Ernald de Boys), and Alice (wife of Ralph Hareng and formerly of Alan of Buckland), and the fourth to Jolland de Neville, son of her daughter Maud.

6/11/1246, For the heirs of Eva de Gray. Beatrice Murdac, Ralph Hareng and Alice, his wife, Ernald de Bosco and Joan, his wife, and Jollan, son of Jollan de Neville, give £20 for their relief of the four knights’ fees which Eva de Gray, whose heirs the same Beatrice, Alice, Joan and Jollan are, held in Oxfordshire. (S) FRsHIII.

(S) Hist of Oxford, V13, 1996, Standlake.

Children of Ralph and Eva:

i. Beatrice Murdac, born ? in Oxfordshire, England.

Beatrice married Robert Maudit, s/o Robert Mauduit (121696964).

ii. Alice Murdac, born ? in Oxfordshire, England.

Alice married Alan Fitz Guy of Buckland.

Alice married Ralph Harang.

1246-7, Alice “Murdac” died holding 60s rent in Derneford, which passed to her grandson.

Children of Andrew and Eva:

iii. John de Beauchamp, born ? in Oxfordshire, England.

1219, in Essex, "Johannes filius Andree de Bello Campo debet...esse in custodia domini regis et Eva de Gray mater eius habet custodiam eius et terre sue de Asington per dominum Falk...et ipsa Eva est maritanda" (S) Testa de Nevill.

1225, King John took back Assington manor from John and gave it to Roger de Clare. (S) The Manors of Suffolk, Copinger, 1905, P16.

10/3/1228, "John de Beauchamp" granted delay in repaying to the Exchequer "for Andrew de Beauchamp his father, for a prest that King John…made to him in Poitou." (S) FMG.

1230, Grant to John de Bello Campo, son and heir of Andrew de Bello Campo, … of all the land of Alsinton … (S) CCRsHIII.

iv. Joan de Grey (121688675), born ~1205 in Oxfordshire, England.

v. Maud de Grey, born ? in Oxfordshire, England.

Maud married Jollan de Neville.

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