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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Lord Eudo de Morville & Isabel de Wrokeshale

 134224146. Lord Eudo de Morville & 134224147. Isabel de Wrokeshale

~1189, Odo [Ivo] born in England, s/o 94564646. Lord Hugh de Morville & 94564647. Lady Helwise de Stuteville. (S) Busts & Titbits, Hutchings, 2007.

By 1203, Eudo’s father died.

Aft. 1203, The vestry of All Saints Church at Newchurch, Isle of Wight, [by tradition] built by Eudo de Morville of Knighton Manor so that masses might be said for his father who was 1 of the 4 Knights who had murdered Thomas à Becket (d.1170). (S) Busts & Titbits, Hutchings, 2007.

~1205, Isabel born in England, d/o §§Lord Richard de Wrokeshale. (S) Papers and Proceedings of the Hampshire Field Club, Notes on the Manor of Knighton, V3, Whitehead, P11.

Bef. 1216, Eudo married Isabel acquiring large estates in Somerset.

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

Aft. 1216, Eudo de Morville ratifies the gift and grant which his brother Richard made to William Lautrepayer … (S) Sixth Report of the Royal Commission, Pt1, 1877, P481.

Bef. 1237, Eudo de Morville gave half a virgate of land at Wrokeshale and the mill at Radeford, and Richard de Wrokeshale, son of §§Toni, his land at Radeford, to the newly-founded monastery of S. Augustine, Bristol. (S) Coll’s for a Parochial Hist. of Wraxall, Master, 1900, P11.

1237, Eudo died.


8/1237, Mandatum est vicecomiti Dorset' quod de terra quam Eudo de Morvill' tenuit de rege in capite in baillia sua, assignari faciat Isabelle que fuit uxor ejusdem Eudonis rationabilem terciam partem suam nomine dotis sue que eam contingit de terra predicta. [Isable assigned dower lands in Dorset.] (S) CCRs.

9/30/1237, Matthew de Columbariis has made fine with the king by 60 m. for having seisin of a moiety of the land formerly of Eudo de Morville … and make over seisin to Matthew to his use and that of Matilda, his wife, and Elena, her sister, of the manor of Knighton … having retained in the king’s hand the dower that falls to the wife [Isabel] of Eudo until she has surrendered the aforesaid Elena to the king … retained the dower of the aforesaid wife [Isabel] … (S) FRsHIII.

10/1237, Isabella died.

10/17/1237, The king has granted to Ralph de Gorges the marriage of Helena , one of the daughters and heirs of Eudo de Morville and Isabella, his wife, and has committed to … to keep to the use of the same Ralph and Helena … Order to the sheriffs of Somerset, Dorset , Gloucestershire and Hampshire … to partition them, … one moiety and Matthew de Columbariis and his wife, another of the daughters and heirs of the aforesaid Eudo and Isabella, of the other moiety, having retained in the king’s hand that moiety of the land, both of the dower and of the inheritance formerly of the same Isabella, which falls to Matthew and his wife. (S) FRsHIII.

Children of Eudo and Isabel:

i. Matilda de Morville, born ~1220 in England.

1272, Matthew de Columbers died without issue.

Aft. 1272, Maud’s brother-in-law Michael de Columbers, heir of Matthew, arranged for Maud to marry Henry de Cobham [possibly s/o (243369104)], giving the manor of Chesbury in Wilts. (S) Collectanea Topographica et Genealogica, 1834, P148.

6/30/1285, Mandate to all persons not to molest John de Cobham, and Matilda, late the wife of Matthew de Columbar’, and Henry de Cobeham, … Michael, brother and heir of the said Matthew … touching a charter made before the king, … manors of Reuknoll, Henron and Pypardesclyve, with the dowers … granted to the said Matilda and Henry de Cobeham, for her life, … for a rent of £50 yearly. (S) CPRs.

By 1289, Maud died. “Jon le fiz Jon de Yld porta la novele disseisine ver syr Henri de Cobham …” [When Maud died, Henry de Cobham was in London and John son of John of Havering of the Isle of Wight, although still a minor, took possession of the manor of Chisbury. Henry heard of this and returned and ejected John. John then brought an assize of Novel disseisin. The jury found for Henry. (S) BYU, The Year Books, Seipp #1289.020ss.]

i. Elena de Morville (67112073), born 1223 in England.

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