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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Lord John de Bella Aqua & Laderina de Brus

 121690514. Lord John de Bella Aqua & 121690515. Laderina de Brus

~1235, John de Bellew born in England.

~1235, Laderina born in England, d/o 23641014. Peter de Brus & 23641015. Helwise de Lancaster.

~1258, John married Laderina.

9/22/1269, Assignment of lease … Witn.: Sir John de Melsa and Sir John de Bella aqua, kts., … (S) UKNA.

1272, Laderina de Brus, 1 of 4 daughters, coheirs of her father, Peter de Brus, Lord of Skelton.

9/28/1272, IPM of Peter de Brus. … Westmoreland: Kirkeby in Kendal castle, … [to La Dereyne] excepting the dale of Kentemere, which is assigned to Sir John de Bella Aqua and La Dereyne his wife, and with the advowson of the priory of Konigesheved, and ¼ of wreck in the sea in Cliveland … (S) CIsPM.

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England.

12/16/1272, Order in favour of Robert de Ros and Margaret (23641489) his wife, one of the sisters and heiresses of the said Peter de Brus, for delivery to them of the castle of Kirkeby in Kendale, with all Kendale that was in the hands of Peter at his death, in demesnes, villeinages, rents and services of freemen and of others, except the dale of Kentemere, which is assigned to John de Bella Aqua and Laderina his wife, and with the advowson of the priory of Coningesheved. (S) CCRs. [John and Laderina also received the manor of Carleton-in-Balne.]

4/20/1274, IPM of Peter de Brus … extent of lands: … by the petition of John de Bellew, who has taken to wife Laderina, sister and one of the heirs of Peter. …

3/25/1275, Grant of Ralph s. of Hugh de Milford to Sir John de Raygate, kt., his lord. Witn.: Sir John de Bella Aqua, … (S) UKNA.

6/15/1276, Roger Lestrange (Extraneus) in a suit before the king between him and John de Bella Aqua. (S) CCRs.

4/28/1277, Order to cause John de Bella Aqua to have again such seisin of the dale of Kentemere. (S) CCRs.

1277, John served in Wales. (S) See 3/20/1297.

1277, King Edward was in Chester where he cleared a road through a dense forest, and started construction on the castles of Flint and Rhuddlan. King Edward made forays into the Welsh lands of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, prince of Wales, capturing Snowdonia and the isle of Anglesey.

9/12/1278, John de Bella Aqua in the suit before the king between Roger le Estraunge and him for a trespass committed upon him by Roger. (S) CCRs.

11/13/1281, Whereas the king, at the prosecution of Margaret de Ros, one of the sisters and heiresses of Peter de Brus, tenant in chief, many times ordered the steward to warn Walter de Faucumberg, who married Agnes, Peter's second sister, Marmaduke de Tweng, who married Peter's third sister, and John de Bella Aqua, who married Laderina, Peter's fourth sister, to be before the king at a certain day to receive their purparties of Peter's knights' fees, which had been insufficiently divided … (S) CCRs.

Ladernia died.


1282, John served in Wales. (S) See 3/20/1297.

12/11/1282, King Edward’s forces defeated Llewelyn ap Gruffydd at the Battle of Radnor in eastern Wales. King Edward received the head of Llywelyn at Rhuddlan castle. [Aka Battle of Orewin Bridge.]

5/9/1283, Order to the sheriff of York … after taking security from John de Bella Aqua for paying the said sum at the next eyre of the justices in those parts … amerced before William de Burneton and Nicholas de Stapelton, appointed to hear and determine certain trespasses in the county of York … (S) CFRs.

6/12/1283, John created lord of Bellew by writ.

9/16/1286, Enrolment of grant by William son of Nicholas de Burstal … Witnesses: Sir John de Bella Aqua, … (S) CCRs.

6/23/1288, John de Bella Aqua and William le Vavasur acknowledge that they owe to William de Hamelton 7 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of their lands and chattels in co. York. (S) CCRs.

1293, John de Bellew makes a gift to Petronilla de Newmarch, a recluse at Womersley, of a quarter of corn from his manor of Burn, parish of Brayton, near Selby. (S) Surtees Society, V90, 1893, P156.

12/3/1293, King Edward granted leave to John de Bella aqua, who had married Ladernana, one of the heirs and coparceners of William de Lancaster, long dead, to pay, by annual installments of £10, the sum of £62 5s 6d, for the said William’s debts. [Ladernia’s mother a sister and coheir of William de Lancaster.] Nicholas, son of Isabel [Sibil], who had married Miles de Stapleton, aged 15, an heir; and her daughter Joan, wife of Aucher, son of Henry, aged 24.

3/20/1297, Order to release the demand made upon John de Bella Aqua for scutage for the service of one knight's fee for the king's armies of Wales of the fifth and tenth years [John had served at those times]. (S) CCRs.

11/22/1299, Quitclaim from William de Merston in the wapentake of Ainsty, knight … Witnesses: Sirs John de Bella Aqua, Simon de Kyme, … knights, … (S) UKNA.

1301, John died.

8/18/1301, IPM of John de Bella Aqua alias de Belbwe. York: Tibethorpe. The town held, of the inheritance of Laderana sometime his wife … Estbrunne. 4 1/2 bovates … Suthbrunne. 14 bovates … Nicholas, son of Isabel daughter of the said John and Ladrana and sometime the wife of Miles de Stapelton, deceased, aged 15 and more, and Joan another daughter of the said John and Ladrana, aged 24 and more, are their next heirs. Thorp Arches. The manor, including a park, ‘heckes’ for taking fish in the Wherf in the pond of the fulling mill, 4 tofts and 5 bovates … Nicholas, son of Sibyl [previously called Isabel] daughter of the said Laderana and sometime the wife of Miles de Stapelton, aged 15, and Joan another daughter, the wife of Aucher son of Henry, aged 24 and more, are next heirs of the said John and Laderana. Carleton manor. Certain lands and tenements … Lancaster: Esshton. A moiety of the manor of the inheritance of Laderna … Westmoreland: Kentemer in Kendale. The vale, including a fulling mill, held, of the inheritance … [5+ knights’ fees in York.] (S) CIsPM.

 (S) The Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, V1, 1892, P139. (S) Yorkshire Inquisitions, Brown, 1902, P165.

Children of John and Laderina:

i. Isabel de Bellew (60845257), born ~1260 in England.

ii. Joan de Bellew, born ~1265 in England.

Joan married Aucher son of Henry.

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