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Friday, August 28, 2020

Lord Hubert de Munchensi & Agnes Fitz John

 94560824. Lord Hubert de Munchensi & 94560825. Agnes Fitz John

~1120, Hubert born in England, heir & s/o §§Lord Warine de Munchensi.

~1120, Agnes, born in England, d/o 189121650. Payn FitzJohn & 189121651. Sybil ?.

12/22/1135, Stephen crowned king of England.

~1140, Hubert married Agnes.

Aft. 1140, Hubert’s father died.

1150, ‘Hub de Montechan’ witnessed a grant to St. Lazarus church at Wymondham, Norfolk, given by ‘W comes Cicestrie … et regina Adelide.’ (S) FMG.

1151-2, ‘Comes Hugo Bigott, Hubertus de Monte Canisi … Warinus de Monte-Canisi …’ witnessed the charter under which ‘Willielmus … comes Cicestri√¶’ founded Old Buckenham Priory, Norfolk. (S) FMG.

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

1160, Hugh de Munchensi removed abbot Walkelin and the monks from Abingdon to Colne priory. (S) Monasticon Anglicanum, Dugdale, 1846, P96.

[Undated] Hubert de Munchensy recognized the right of the abbot of Holme to Little Melton in Norfolk, admitting that he had seizd it “in a time of war, by the counsel of evil men.” (S) Accession of Henry II, Amt, 1993, P69.

Bef. 1164, Hubert de Munchensy granted to William de Vaux land in Stratford. (S) Complete Peerage.

1166, Hubert died: ‘Hubert de Montechanesi’ holding 11 knights’ fees from ‘honore de Eye’ in Suffolk. (S) FMG. [Hubert held Edwardston, Suffolk, on the Essex-Suffolk border.]


1185, Agnes living with 3 sons: Ralph and William, knights; Hubert a clerk. (S) Complete Peerage.

1189, Agnes held the manor of Holkham [Norfolk] in dower. (S) Norfolk Churches, Bryant, 1898, P57.

Agnes died.

(S) Dictionary of National Biography, Stephen, 1894, P209.

Family notes:

·         1114, §§Lord Hubert de Monte Canisio patron of Abingdon abbey. (S) Monasticon Anglicanum, Dugdale, 1846, P96.

·         1130, ‘Hub de Montecanesi’ holding land in Norfolk from Hugo Bigod and ‘ubt de Monte Canesi’ land in Suffolk. (S) FMG.

·         §§Warine de Munchensi s/o Hubert was living in 1140 and is recorded in the Doomsday book.

Child of Hubert and Agnes:

i. Ralph de Munchensi, born by 1145 in England.

[Undated], Henry II granted to Ralph de Monchensi that his land and men should be quit of shires, and hundreds, and suits, … (S) Cotteswold Manor, Baddeley, 1907, P73.

1185, Ralph named with his mother and brothers.

1189, Ralph died childless; his heir his brother William.

ii. William de Munchensi (47280412), born ~1150 in England.

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