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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Lord Gilbert Malet & Alice Picot

 135094284. Lord Gilbert Malet & 135094285. Alice Picot

~1146, Gilbert born in England, s/o 270188568. William Malet & 270188569. Maud de Mortimer.

~1150, Alice born in England, d/o 270188570. Lord Ralph Picot.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

1170, Gilbert’s father died.

12/1170, Gilbert, steward of King Henry II. (S) Handbook of British Chronology, Greenway, 1996, P75.

1171-77, Notification that Roger of Stifford abandoned his case against his lord Gilbert Malet, royal dapifer, of the advowson of Stifford. (S) English Episcopal Acta, 1999, P110.

[––Gilbert & Alice––]

~1171, Gilbert married Alice.

4/1173, King Henry’s 3 eldest son went into rebellion. Gilbert sided with the King.

12/1/1174, at Falaise, Normandy. Gilbert witnessed the treaty between Henry II and King William of Scotland.

12/1174, at Rouen, Normandy. Gilbert Malet attested a royal charter to the abbey of Jumieges.

5/1/1175, at Barfleur, Normandy. Gilbert Malet attested a royal confirmation of a grant to Hugh fitz Osbert.

10/1175, at Marlborough: Henry II, king of England General address. For the sake of the souls of his parents and of Henry I, and for the sake of the saints of Canterbury … Gilbert Malet, steward ('dapifer'); Randulf de Glanvill'; … [a royal charter to the monks of Christ Church, Canterbury.] (S) UKNA.

5/31/1176 at Winchester, Gilbert Malet, Dapifer, witnessed King Henry’s charters to the abbey of St. Albans.

4/17/1177, at Reading. Ralph, Treasurer of St. Hilary of Poitou, Earl William de Mandaville, Earl Hamelin de Warenne, Gilbert Malet, Dapifer … attested a royal charter to the abbey of Mellifont.

By 1180, Institution of Ralph son of Roger of Stifford, clerk, as rector of Stifford, on the presentation of Gilbert Malet. (S) Letters and Charters of Gilbert Foliot, Abbot of Gloucester, 1967, P469.

1182, at Westminster. Confirmation by Gerard de Camvill, … of the gift made by Richard his father to Rainaud bishop of Bath and his successors … of the church of Hengstring’ as prebend … Witnesses … Gilbert Malet … . (S) Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Dean and Chapter of Wells, 1907, P21.

1182, Gilbert Malet and Henry de Newmarch sign charters together. (S) Proceedings – Somerset, Vs64-67, 1919, P6.

1185, Eugenia Picot, who was the daughter of Ralph Pieot of Kent and wife of Thomas Fitz-Bernard, is of the king's gift, aged 30; she has in the hundred of Redefeld a manor worth £25 and it is of the fee of Gilbert Malet. (S) Feudal Cambrigeshire, P109.

1186, Gilber Malet, patron of Rochester cathedral priory. (S) English Episcopal Acta, 1999, P111.

Bef. 1189, The overlordship of Witham of Gilbert de Malet passed to Henry de Newmarche. (S) Notes & Queries, Somerstet and Dorset, Vs5-6, 1897, P239.

9/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.

12/12/1189, Gilbert and his brother, with King Richard, departed on the 3rd Crusade.

7/1190, The English and French armies met at Lyons.

1191, King Richard captured the city of Messina, Sicily.

6/5/1191, King Richard set sail for Acre.

7/1191, King Richard captured Acre. Many of the forces, especially the Germans, returned home.

9/5/1191, King Richard defeated Saladin at the battle of Arsuf.

12/1191, King Richard arrived at Beit Nuba, 12 miles from Jerusalem.

1/1192, King Richard decided to return to Jaffa when they decided they could not begin a siege.

8/1/1192, King Richard conducted a sea assault on Jaffa.

9/9/1192, King Richard turned over command of the crusaders to Henry of Champagne.

1192, Gilbert Malet, a land owner in Kent, reported as on crusade. [Gilbert likely returned about this time.]

1193, Gilbert died in Currey Malet.

(S) Court Household, and Itinerary of King Henry II, Eyton, 1878. (S) English Participation in the Crusades, Siedschlag, 1939, P115. (S) England and the Crusades, Tyerman, 1996, P71.

Child of Gilbert and Alice:

i. William Malet (67547142), born ~1173 in England.

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