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Friday, August 28, 2020

Lord John Mautravers & Hawisia ?

 94560852. Lord John Mautravers & 94560853. Hawisia ?

~1180, John born in England, s/o §§John Mautravers & Alice fitz Geoffrey.

~1190, Hawisia born in England.

Aft. 1193, John’s older brother Walter died, leaving John as the heir.

1200, John’s father died, his mother surviving.

1201, John Maltravers, s/o John Maltravers, vs. Walter de Tuberville and Alice his wife [widow of John the father], respecting lands at  Woolcombe. [John claimed Walter was holding his family charters.]

Aft. 1201, John’s mother died.

1213-14, John Maltravers in a suit with Gilbert de Say over the chapel of Kingston.

1215, Lands escheated in the civil war … to Walo de Cotes, land of John Mautravers in Woodchester. (S) The Household Knights of King John, Church, 1999, P91.

5/5/1215, Revolting Barons formally renounced their allegiance to King John and invited the King of France to invade England. [The barons in revolt together held more castles and knights fees than John did as King.]

5/12/1216, Prince Louis [future VIII] of France, after a successful landing, crowned King of England in London. In June, Louis captured Winchester and controlled half of England.

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

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

9/12/1217, For 10,000 marks and land exchanges, Louis forfeited his claim to the English crown by the treaty at Kingston-on-Thames. A principal provision of the treaty was amnesty for English rebels.

1218, John Maltravers returned to the king’s obediance.

2/25/1219, These are the clerks and knights … tenement of Gyvele … between Walerand parson of Gyvele and John Mautravers, knight. (S) Proceedings, Vs30-32, Somerset, 1885, P16.

2/4/1220, John Maltravers gives the king 40s. for having the record of the plea in the county court of Somerset between William Maltravers, claimant, and John, defendant, concerning a knight’s fee with appurtenances in Gyule. (S) FRsHIII.

11/3/1220, Ralph de Picquigny gives the king half a mark for having a pone before the justices at Westminster at Hilary in 15 days against John Maltravers, concerning 3 hides and a virgate of land with appurtenances in Somerford  [Wilts.] (S) FRsHIII.

1221, John died.

4/26/1221, Order to the sheriff of Gloucestershire to take into the king’s hand without delay all land formerly of John Maltravers in his bailiwick, with all chattels found therein. (S) FRsHIII. [Also to the sheriffs of Wiltshire, Somerset and Dorset.]


1222, Hawisia sued William Mautravers [unknown relation] for a third of her dower.

Hawisia died.

Family notes:

·         §§Alice d/o §§Roger fitz Geoffrey of Somerford, Wiltshire.

·         6/30/1199, At the instance of Walter de Tuberville, John, on his deathbed, gave the house and its land to his wife Alice. (S) Rancor and Reconcilation in Medieval England, Hyams, 2003, P294.

     2/12/1327, IPM of John Giffard (d.1322, hanged for treason) … 7/13/1327, Gloucester: Writ of plenius certiorari, … John Gyffard of Brymmesfeld, … was seised in fee of the manor of Ascheton, … one John Mautravers (47280426) by his charter granted the said manor and the advowson of the church of St. Peter, Chodeford, to Elias Giffard (23640212), sometime deceased, in free marriage with Alice (23640213), sister of the same John Mautravers, … John Giffard held by the form of the said grant on the day he died the said manor and advowson as kinsman and heir of the said Elias and Alice, and that John Lestraunge (2955026) and James Daudele (5910466) are next heirs of the said John Giffard of the manor and advowson. (S) CIsPM.

Children of John and Hawisia:

i. Alice Mautravers (23640213), born ~1210 in England.

ii. John Mautravers (47280426), born ~1215 in England.

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