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Friday, August 28, 2020

Lord Nicholas de Barenton & Joan Montoft

 94561540. Lord Nicholas de Barenton & 94561541. Joan Montoft

~1200, Nicholas de Barentyn born in England, s/o §§Sir Humphrey de Barenton [II] & 189123081. Amicia de fitz Geoffrey de Mandeville.

~1200, Joan born in England, d/o §§Sir Ralph Montoft.

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

By 1221, Nicholas’ father died.

5/24/1221, Nicholas of Barrington gives the king a palfrey for having a weekly market on Thursdays, until the king comes of age, at his manor of Ramsden , and to have an annual 2-day fair there. (S) FRsHIII.

1228, Nicholas held Barrinton Hall at Triplow, Cambridgeshire.

1234, Nicholas de Barenton, grandson of Humphrey de Barenton [I] who was the s/o Eustace, held lands in Hatfield Regis, Hatfield Peverel and Witherfeld; and was Forester of Hatfield. (S) Arch. Journal, V20, 1863, P164.

~1238, Nicholas settled Barrinton Hall at Triplow, Cambridgeshire on his son Nicholas at his wedding.

10/1243, Essex. … Affidavit. Nicholaus de Barintun’ per Radulfum de Thilteye. … (S) Curia Regis Rolls XVIII, Brand, 1998, P372.

1243-44, Essex. Dominus rex per Willelmum Giffard … versus … H. de Veer comitem Oxon’ Nicholaum de Barrintun’ … (S) Curia Regis Rolls XVIII, Brand, 1998, P165.

1247-50, Dom. Nic. De Barenton, the high sheriff of Essex and Hertford.

1249, Nicholas de Barrington held Appletons manor. (S) History of the County of Essex, V4, 1956.

1/13/1253 at Windsor, Nicholas de Barenton witnessed a charter of Richard de Ulmis to the church of St. Mary, Stratford. (S) CChRs.

By 1263, Nicholas the son died before his father.

3/4/1267, Protection until Michaelmas for Nicholas de Barenton, provided that if the king have given away his lands he shall stand to the said award. (S) CPRs.

Bef. 1272, Nicholas Barrington, hereditary woodward of Hatfield forest, owed 7s for assarts [most royal tenants were paying only a few pence.] (S) Victoria Hist. of Essex, V8, Doubleday, 1923, P173.

1274, Nicholas died.


9/30/1283, Joan de Barenton released to her grandson Nicholas lands that had been settled on her on receiving an annuity of 14 marks.

Joan died.

(S) English Baronetage, V1, 1741, P65ff. (S) Trans. of Essex Arch. Soc., V1, 1878, P256.

Family notes:

·         1100-35 [temp. H.I], §§Lord Eustace de Barenton (d.by.1135), s/o §§Sir Odynell Barenton, had a grant from King Henry I to hold in peace all his lands in Ramelden, Hatfield-Peverel, Writtle, Revensfield, Haring, Berking, Slyford, Chigwell and Splow.

·         1154-89 [temp. H.II], §§Lord Humphrey de Barenton [I], s/o Eustace, a witness to the charter founding Woodham priory in Essex. This same Humfridus de Barenton was a benefactor to the abbey of Waltham St. Cross. This Humphrey married §§Grifilde Marcy, sister of Ralph Marcy, who brought the manor of Kelvedon, Essex, to the family.

·         1188-89 [temp. H.II], §§Humphrey de Barenton [II], heir & s/o Humphrey [I], the high sheriff of Essex and Herfordshire. He married Amicia (189123081, b.~1182), d/o 189118338. Earl Geoffrey Fitz Piers & 189118339. Countess Beatrice de Say. [Other sources give Amicia as natural d/o William, s/o Geoffrey & Beatrice. By timeline, this William was the same age as Amicia; and William’s eldest sister Maud was his heir.]

Child of Nicholas and Joan:

i. Nicholas de Barenton (47280770), born ~1220 in England.

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