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Friday, August 28, 2020

Lord Roger de Huntingfield & Joan de Howbridge

 94560296. Lord Roger de Huntingfield & 94560297. Joan de Howbridge

Bef. 1200, Roger born in England; heir & s/o 189120592. William de Huntingfield & 189120593. Isabel Fitz William.

~1215, Joan born in England, coheir & d/o 189120594. William de Howbrigg & 189120595. Agnes Picot.

10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.


Roger 1st married Lucia ?.

1/25/1221, Roger of Huntingfield has made fine with the king by 100m., for which he has given the king surety, for having seisin of all lands formerly of William of Huntingfield, his father, whose heir he is, which fall to Roger by inheritance, namely of 1 knight’s fee that he held of the king in chief and of 7 knights’ fees that he held of the honour of Eye , and the king has taken Roger’s homage. The pledges of Roger of Huntingfield for the aforesaid fine are: Terricus Teutonicus for 20m. Waleran Teutonicus for 20m. Hugh Red for 20m. Robert Aguillon for 10m. Osbert Gifford for 10m. Thomas of Huntingfield for 10m. John of Bassingbourn for 10m. (S) FRsHIII.

1228, Roger de Huntingfeld gave 4s annuity out of lands to Suthorp in the parish of Edenham. (S) Monasticon Eboracense … Yorkshire, Burton, 1758, P242.

1230, Roger had letters of protection while traveling with the King in foreign service.

4/19/1230, Order to the barons of the Exchequer to place in respite the demand for debt that they make from Roger of Huntingfield, who has set out with the king in his service. (S) FRsHIII.

4/30/1230, from Portsmouth, King Henry invaded Brittany in hopes of recovering Normandy. They established their camp at Nantes, and captured a small castle. [Returning in October.]

1235-6, Roger de Huntingfeld held 1 knight’s fee in Mendham. (S) Record Society, Lancashire, V48, P111.

[––Roger & Joan––]

1236, Roger married Joan; and granted rent to Longueville Priory.

5/5/1238, The king has taken the homage of Roger of Huntingfield and William of Pitchford , who have 2 of the daughters and heiresses of William of Howbridge to wife, for the lands which the aforesaid William held of the king in chief and which fall to the aforesaid wives by inheritance, on condition that if Hilary, William’s third daughter, who is reputed to be at Campsey Ash in the religious habit, will come [to claim] her share of the aforesaid lands, Roger and William will render her rightful share to her without contention. (S) FRsHIII.

12/24/1240, Hertfordshire. Matilda of Howbridge, Roger of Huntingfield and Joan, his wife, give 2m. for having a precipe for summoning H. earl of Hereford from the county court of Hertfordshire before the justices at Newport Pagnell in the octaves of Hilary. (S) FRsHIII.

1242, Roger paid a fine of 200 marks to be exempted from service in Gascony.

1245, Aid grant to the King to marry his first-born daughter, Roger de Huntingfeld 20s. (S) Record Society, Lancashire, V48, P163.

1247, Roger and his sister Isabel Dagworth exchanged land in Fishtoft for land in Southorpe. (S) MCA.

1/14/1248, Petronilla, who was the wife of Oliver de Vallibus, plaintiff, and Roger de Huntingfeld, deforciant, … custody of William, son and heir of Thomas de Pyncebeke, … Thomas held his land of her by knight service. Petronilla quitcalimed all right to Roger and his heirs for £20. (S) Lincolnshire Notes and Queries, V7, 1904, P135. [Roger’s sister Margery was married to Thomas de Pyncebeke. (S) A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds, 1902, P377.]

4/14/1253, Roger granted a weekly market and yearly fair at him manor of Pettistree, Suffolk. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs. Roger also granted, for life, the he may hunt with 8 greyhounds and 20 brachets the hare, fox and cat throughout the forest of Essex except in the fence month and except in warrens. (S) CPRs.

1255, Roger, in Gascony, sent his knight Andrew de Gayzi to assist the king for which he was excused a debt of 60 marks.

7/10/1257, Roger died.


1257, Joan bought the wardship of her son and heir for 100 marks.

2/7/1258, Request to the tenants of Roger de Huntingfeld, deceased, to make a comptent aid to Joan late his wife, who for their tranquillity and advantage … has bought the wardship of the heir and the said lands not without great expenditure of money, whereby she is aggrieved with debt, as the king is informed. (S) CPRs.

4/8/1261, Grant to Stephen de Bues [Buet] of the marriage of Joan late the wife of Roger de Huntingfeud, tenant in chief, with any fine she may make with the king for her marriage, as well as with the forfeiture pertaining to him if she marry without the licence of him and the state. [The king granted this marriage to him before.] (S) CPRs.

8/4/1265, William [Joan’s son], opposed to King Henry III in the Baron’s war, at the Battle of Evesham; losing to Prince Edward.

11/4/1269, William’s [her son] lands restored … saving the ransom, according to the form of the award of Kenilworth, of the lands which Joan de Huntingfeld holds in dower of the inheritance of the said William … (S) CPRs.

11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.

1275, Joan de Huntingfeld, vs. William de Huntingfeld [her son], assise of novel disseisin, touching a tenement. (S) 44th Annual Report, 1883, P35.

1277, Joan presented at Frampton, Lincolnshire.

1287, Joan claimed free warren at Scarning. (S) Essay Towards … Norfolk, Blomefield, 1775, P1056.

1288, Joan presented at Frampton, Lincolnshire.

11/28/1292, IPM of Saer Bataille. Essex: … 100a. arable held by the said Saer of Lady Joan de Huntingfeld by service of 1/4 knight’s fee and suit every 3 weeks at the hundred of Daneseye. (S) CIsPM.

Bef. 9/7/1297, Joan died.

11/28/1297, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to deliver to Roger de Huntingfeld (23640074), grandson and heir of Joan de Huntingfeld, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said grandmother, he having done fealty. (S) CFRs.

 (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P447. (S) Monasticon Anglicanum, V5, 1825, P56. (S) History and Antiquities of the County of Suffolk, V2, 1846, P406.

Children of Roger and Joan: [3 sons.]

i. William de Huntingfield (47280148), born 8/24/1237 in England.

ii. Roger de Huntingfeld, born by 1240 in England.

1260, Roger de Huntingfeld vs John fil’ William de Archys and Katherine his wife, in Buker and Dunington. (S) Feet of Fines, Norfolk, Pt1, 1885, P74.

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