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Lord Thebaud de Verdun & Lady Elizabeth de Clare & Maud de Mortimer & Lord John de Burgh & Baron Roger de Amory

 2498690. Lord Thebaud de Verdun & 2498691. Lady Elizabeth de Clare & 5910379. Maud de Mortimer & 60842364. Lord John de Burgh & 30422770. Baron Roger de Amory

9/8/1278, Theobald de Verdun born in England, heir & s/o 4997380. Thebaud de Verdun & 4997381. Margery de Bohun.

1286, Maud [aka Matilda] born in England, d/o 2498716. Edmund de Mortimer & 2498717. Margaret de Fiennes.

6/24/1298, Theobald knighted at Northumberland.

7/22/1298, Theobald [and his father] fought with Edward I in his Scotland campaign at the battle of Falkirk. (S) Rolls of Arms of Edward I, 1996.

1299, Theobald “the younger”, 2nd Lord Verdun, summoned to Parliament.

4/24/1402, John son of Thomas, Theobald son of Theobald de Verdun, and Alan son of William son of Warin acknowledge that they owe to Gerard de Orum £105. (S) CCRs.

4/28/1302, Licence for Edmund de Mortuo Mari to grant in free marriage with Matilda his daughter to Theobald de Verdun the younger, the castle and manor of Donmask, in Ireland, held by him in chief and for Theobald de Verdun the elder to grant in fee simple to the said Theobald and Matilda land to the value of 200 marks a year in his manor of Loghfinedy. (S) CPRs.

5/8/1302, Theobald, remaining in England, nominated John de Killey as his attorney in Ireland.

[–––Thebaud de Verdun & Maud de Mortimer –––]

7/29/1302 at Wigmore castle, Herefordshire, Thebaud married Maud.

11/7/1302, The King summoned the militaty tenants of the Crown to be at Berwick-upon-Tweed on May 26th … Thomas, earl of Lancaster, … John de Ferrers, Hugh le Despencer, … Ralph Basset of Drayton, Theobald de Verdun, senior, Theobald de Verdun Junior, … (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V8, P25.

2/22/1307, Theobald “the younger” summoned to Parliament. [Last use of “The Younger”]

8/24/1309, Theobald succeeded his father.

9/28/1309, Order to the escheator this side of Trent to deliver to Theobald de Verdun, son and heir of Theobald de Verdun, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage. (S) CFRs.

3/4/1309-10/24/1314, Theobald summoned to Parliament. [Theobald appointed his brother Milo guardian of his estates in Ireland when he attended parliament in England.]

4/1309, Theobald present at the Dunstable tournament in which 235 knights participated in retinues, and 70 independently.

8/10/1310, Theobald at Alton, Staffordshire for the birth of his daughter Margery. (S) Proof of age of Margery.

8/29/1310, Theobald back in Ireland. (S) Proof of age of Margery.

11/8/1310, Theobald authorized to take possession of his lands in co. Meath and co. Dublin, paying £275. 10s.

9/25/1311, Order to the treasurer and barons of the Exchequer of Dublin to cause enrolment to be made pursuant to the king's grant to Theobald de Verdun that of the debts of his ancestors and himself he pay £20 a year. (S) CFRs.

9/18/1312, Matilda died in complications of childbirth; buried at Croxton abbey, Leicestershire.


4/30/1313, Theobald named a justice and a lieutenant of Ireland, and to maintain in the king’s service 20 men-at-arms, with a fee of £500 granted to him. (S) CPRs.

5/23/1313, Theobald de Verdun, justiciary of Ireland. (S) CFRs.

1313, John le Petyt promised to restore cattle which he took from “a hibernicus of Theobald de Verdun”. (S) Colonisation and Conquest of Medieval Ireland, Smith, 1999, P82.

1314, Theobald [and other noblemen] summoned to parliament in England “about the affairs of Ireland”. The same year he was appointed Chief Governor of Ireland.

[–––John de Burgh–––]

~1280, John de Burgo born in England, 2nd s/o 60845206. Earl Richard de Burgh & 60845207. Margaret ?.

9/16/1295, Elizabeth born in Caerphilly, Glamorgan, Wales, d/o 4997382. Gilbert de Clare & 4997383. Joan of Acre.

1296, Elizabeth’s widowed mother assigned Bristol castle as her residence for her and her children. Leaving her children at Bristol Castle, under the care of persons appointed by the king, Joan retired to Wales.

5/12/1297, at Dublin, John Harald, in the court of Common Pleas, accused Ric. de Burgo, earl of Ulster, John de Burgo senior, and John de Burgo junior, in the death of Ric. Harald. (S) Cal. of the Justiciary Rolls, … of Ireland.

1304, John became the heir when his older brother Walter died.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

[–––John de Burgh & Elizabeth de Clare –––]

9/30/1308 at Waltham abbey, in the King’s presence, John de Burgh married to Elizabeth de Clare. [Apparently John returned to Ireland and Elizabeth, age 13, remained in England.]

11/18/1308, Order to deliver to … merchants of Gascony, a ship … during a voyage from Gascony to Ireland, was driven by the wind into the port of Beaumaris in Wales and was there broken by the force of the sea … the king wishing to shew favour to the said merchants at the request of John de Burgo. (S) CCRs.

1309-10, Final Concord Parties: John de Burgh and Elizabeth his wife; Richard de Burgh, Earl of Ulster. (S) UKNA. [The grants included lands and manors in Antrim, Connacht, and Munster.]

10/15/1309, Elizabeth left for Ireland. [Elizabeth’s sister Margaret, wife of Piers Gaveston, had just returned from Ireland.]

6/18/1313, John de Burgh murdered at Galway in Ireland.

1313-16, Elizabeth returned to England by Edward II [the King controlled marriages of women with large land holdings.]

[–––Thebaud de Verdun & Elizabeth de Clare –––]

By 1316, Theobald de Verdun “abducted” Elizabeth from Bristol castle. [Likely because of her land holdings in Ireland.]

2/4/1316, Elizabeth married 2nd to Theobald, Lord Verdun. [They were fined by the king for marrying without his permission.]

7/27/1316, Theobald died in Alton castle, Staffordshire; buried at Croxton abbey. [The last of this line.] Elizabeth was pregnant at the time. Elizabeth retired to Amesbury abbey where her daughter Isabella was born.


7/30/1316, IPM of Theobald de Verdon alias de Verdun. Stafford: Alveton. The castle with its members, … Elizabeth late his wife is pregnant of a living child. His daughters, Joan aged 13, Elizabeth aged 10, and Margery aged 7, are his next heirs. Salop: Stoke upon Tyrne. The manor … Lodelowe. A moiety of the town … Elizabeth his wife is pregnant, but unless it shall be of a male child, his heirs are his daughters. Warwick: Braundone. The manor … [multiple hamlets and properties] … Leicester: Neubold. The manor … Luttreworth. The manor … Oxford: Farnham. The manor and the hamlet of Sere … Wilts.: Stoke Verdon. The manor … Hereford: Webbeleye. The castle and manor … Marches of Wales: Ewyas Lacy. The castle and a moiety of the manor … Buckingham: … [misc. properties & knights’ fees in various counties] … (S) CIsPM.

8/8/1316, Sir Gilbert de Clare the elder, sometime earl of Gloucester and Hertford, espoused Lady Joan daughter of the late King Edward, of whom he begat Gilbert the late earl, Eleanor the wife of Hugh le Despenser the younger, Margaret late the wife of Peter de Gavaston, and Elizabeth late the wife of John de Burgo; and thus the said Eleanor, Margaret, and Elizabeth are sisters and heirs of the said earl, and the said Elizabeth is 17 and more. (S) CIsPM.

10/7/1316, Commitment to Nicholas de Verdon and Miles his brother of the residue of the lands late of Theobald de Verdon … in Ireland … after deducting the dower falling to Elizabeth late his wife according to the law and custom of those parts … (S) CCRs.

1/1317, King Edward II sent Elizabeth a ring worth £10.

Aft. 3/1317, Elizabeth with her cousin Isabel of Lancaster, d/o Henry, and her maternal aunt Mary, both nuns at Amesbury, went on pilgrimage to Canterbury together.

1317, Elizabeth, widow of Theobald, assigned “2 hides in Ashow” as part of her dower [passed down from his great grandmother Rohese de Verdun who held it in 1242.]

7/13/1317, Grant during good behaviour to John de Horseley, for good service to the king's niece, Elizabeth de Burgo, of the bailiwick of the hundred of Munslowe, co. Salop. (S) CFRs.

[–––Roger de Amory–––]

By 1285, Roger born in England, younger s/o §§Sir Robert de Amory, Knt., & Juliana ?, of Bucknell & Woodperry, Oxfordshire.

Aft. 7/12/1285, Roger’s father died, his older brother Richard the heir. [His mother still living.]

5/22/1306, Roger, 1 of 267 knighted by King Edward I in London at Westminster abbey.

12/10/1306, Roger Amory of the county of Buckingham a mainpernor for Master Walter de Istelep of the keeping of the archbishopric of Dublin. (S) CFRs.

7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.

8/18/1307-5/26/1319, Roger appointed: keeper of Caythorpe manor, keeper of Corfe castle and Purbeck forest, keeper and constable of Knaresborough honour and castle, keeper of Merton manor, keeper of Nidd manor, keeper of St. Briavels castle and the forest of Dean, keeper of Washlingstone and Littlefield hundreds, keeper of the lands of Henry de Percy, and keeper of the lands of Theobald de Verdon. (S) CFRs.

10/1308, Roger witnessed a grant in Northamptonshire to Bartholomew de Badlesmere, a retainer of the earl of Gloucester.

4/1309, Roger d’Amory participated in the tournament at Dunstable; an assembly of 305 knights. [Barry nebuly of 6 Ar and Gu a bend Az.]

7/1309, Roger, with about 20 others, besieged Thomas de la Hyde, Sheriff of Cornwall.

8/1313, Roger’s older brother Richard granted him the manor of Bletchingdon.

6/24/1314, Roger de Amory, an Oxfordshire knight, fought at the battle of Bannockburn in the retinue of Elizabeth’s brother, Earl Gilbert de Clare. (S) Edward II, Warner, 2017, P94.

6/24/1314, Battle of Bannockburn, Scotland, a victory for the Scots, unusual in that it lasted for 2 days. The Scots, commanded by Robert Bruce, were laying siege to Stirling castle, held by the English. As the English attacked across the brook, Robert counter-attacked along a 2000-yard front. King Edward attempted to flank the Scot’s left with archers, but they were driven back the Scot cavalry. The English front broke against the Scottish spearmen. It was the largest loss of English knights in a single day. This was the battle in which organized foot-soldiers [primarily pike men] defeated heavily armored mounted knights.

By 1315, Hugh de Audley (60845658) with Roger Damory (30422770) and William Montacute (2495306) highly influential with the king. [All 3 had fought at the Battle of Bonnackburn.] (S) Edward II, Warner, 2017.

1/5/1315, Commitment during pleasure to Roger Dammory of the castle and honour of Knaresburgh. (S) CFRs.

1/8/1316, Appointment … of Roger Dammory to be surveyor and superior keeper of the king’s venison … late of Henry de Percy, deceased, … in the custody of Eleanor, late the wife of the said Henry de Percy, … he shall inform the said Eleanor … (S) CPRs.

1316, Roger one of the Marcher barons suppressing a Welsh uprising with Henry, Earl of Lancaster [who led the opposition to Piers Gaveston, the Despensers, and anyone else who had influence with the King.]

1316, King Edward II and Roger de Amory visited pregnant Elizabeth at Amesbury. [Apparently to arrange the marriage of Elizabeth to Roger, a favorite of the King.]

8/7/1316, Commitment to Roger Dammory of the wardship of the lands late of Theobald de Verdoun, tenant in chief, until the full age of the heir. (S) CFRs.

1/15/1317, Grant, for life, to Roger Dammory, that he may maintain himself more fittingly in the king’s service, of 200 marks a year, … (S) CPRs.

1317, Roger’s castles of Knaresborough in Yorkshire and Alton in Staffordshire captured by Lancaster.

3/1317, King Edward with Roger traveled to Amesbury to arrange Roger’s marriage to Elizabeth. [He was a younger s/o a minor lord, and she was the granddaughter of a king.]

 [–––Roger de Amory & Elizabeth de Clare –––]

4/1317, Elizabeth married 3rd Roger; date of a grant to the married couple.

5/3/1317, Grant to Roger Damory and Elizabeth de Burgo, his wife, the king’s kinswoman, … the manor of Sandhalle, co. York, … promised to him for his good service against the Scots at Stryvelyn [Bannockburn], and also on account of his marriage with the said Elizabeth.

5/22/1317, Whereas the king lately took the homage of Hugh le Despenser the younger, who married Eleanor the eldest sister and one of the heirs of Gilbert de Clare, late earl of Gloucester and Hertford, of Hugh de Augele the younger, who married Margaret, another of the sisters and co-heiresses … and of Roger Damory, who married Elizabeth, the third sister and co-heiress, … (S) CPRs.

10/1317, Roger was with King Edward at York as they started to head back to London. This same month the Earl of Lancaster seized Knaresborough castle, and in November, Alton castle. Roger was the custodian of both castles.

11/15/1317, Elizabeth inherited the title of Lady of Clare with the decease of her brother Earl Gilbert, along with a third of his estates as coheir. [Gilbert’s wife was her 1st husband’s sister.] (S) IPM of Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, CIsPM. [Elizabeth’s received lands worth £1,287 yearly.]

11/20/1317, Roger 1st summoned to parliament. Roger was highly influential with King Edward II; part of the alliance called the “Middle Party”.

11/24/1317, At a secret meeting in London, Roger made an indenture with Pembroke and Bartholomew Badlesmere of “mutual restraint”.

12/1317, Roger attended Christmas festivities with King Edward II at Westminster.

2/3/1318, Grant during pleasure to Roger Damory of the custody of the castle of Corf. By writ of secret seal. (S) CPRs.

3/15/1318, Roger accompanied King Edward to his his stepmother’s funeral at Greyfriars Church.

3/20/1318, Sale to Roger Damory, in consideration of £200 … of the marriages of Margery and Isabella, the daughters of Theobald de Verdun, tenant in chief. (S) CPRs.

6/1318, Roger the primary convincer of King Edward II to provide safe conduct for Lancaster. [Who was meeting the King and ended in a peace treaty.]

8/12/1319, King Edward II with the consent of the prelates, earls, barons and nobles in the Parliament at York, granted to Roger Damory and Elizabeth his wife, the king's niece, the manor of 'Sandhall', Yorkshire, … and the manor of 'Halghton', Oxfordshire, … Also the manor of Vauxhall ('Fauxhall'), Surrey, … also grants Roger an annual payment of 100 marks, … (S) UKNA.

9/7/1319, Roger with 82 men in support of King Edward at the siege of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Scotland.

1319, An account of Roger showed that he had at least 50 people in his household, consuming in a day 40 gallons of ale, 8 gallons of wine, 50 eggs, 2 ducks, 6 hens, and various quantities of beef, pig, and different types of fish.

1320, Matilda de Burgh, wife of Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester, died. Her dower lands were divided among Gilbert’s sisters: Eleanor de Clare (2954875), Margaret de Clare (60845659) and Elizabeth de Clare (2498691), each receiving lands worth about £900 yearly.

6/1320, Roger accompanied King Edward II to France when he went to do homage for his French lands. (S) CPRs.

By 3/1321, Roger, removed from his influence on the King by the Despensers, allied himself with the Marcher lords.

7-8/1321, Roger stayed at New Temple in London during the parliament.

8/20/1321, Pardon to Roger Damory, … of any actions by reason of anything done against Hugh le Despenser, the son, and Hugh le Despenser, the father, … (S) CPRs.

1321, Roger joined the forces of Earl Thomas of Lancaster in the Despenser War.

12/6/1321, Writ of aid for Oliver de Ingham and Robert Lewer appointed to seize into the king’s hands all the lands and goods of Roger Dammory, Hugh Daudele [husband of Elizbeth’s sister], the younger, … Henry le Tyes, … John Mautravers, the younger, … and Bartholomew de Badelesmere in the counties of Oxford, Berks, Wilts and Gloucester. (S) CPRs.

3/10/1322, Roger wounded in a battle on the river Trent, when Lancaster’s forces were attacked by King Edward. Roger was sent to Tutbury castle while the others retreated to Pontefract.

3/11/1322, Roger captured at Tutbury. [Roger a gold and silver vessel worth £140 in his possession.]

3/13/1322, Lord Geoffrey le Scrope, judge of pleas of the King’s army held at Tutbury; where he pronounced sentence on Roger de Amory and others. [20-22 were all sentenced to be hanged, drawn, and quartered, but in the case of Roger Damory, who had married the King's niece, execution was respited.]

3/1322, Roger died of his wounds while a prisoner at Tutbury castle. [Buried at St. Mary’s, Ware, Hertfordshire.]

3/1322, Elizabeth captured at her castle of Usk; imprisoned at Barking abbey with her children. [William de Burgh (30421182), Isabel de Verdun (1249345), Elizabeth Damory (15211385).] (S) CCRs.

3/16/1322, To the abbess of Berkyngg'. Order to cause the body of Elizabeth de Burgo, late the wife of Roger Damory, within her abbey, to be kept safely, and not to permit her to go out of the abbey gates in any wise until further orders. (S) CCRs. [To the aforesaid Elizabeth. Order not to go out of the abbey gates or to marry any one without the king's special licence.]

[––– Elizabeth de Clare –––]

5/20/1322, Order to the eseheator beyond Trent, … held … the manor of Litlyngton, co. Cambridge, of Roger Damory as of the right and pourparty of Elizabeth his wife, one of the sisters and heirs of Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester … Hugh Daudele the younger as of the right and pourparty of Margaret (60845659) his wife, second of the sisters and heirs of the said earl … the said Roger and Hugh adhered of late to certain the king's enemies and rebels … (S) CFRs.

1322, Elizabeth, “la dame de Bourg”, released by King Edward II [her maternal uncle] and her lands restored.

12/1322, Elizabeth spent Christmas with King Edward II at York.

4/5/1323, Commission … to array 200 footmen to the king at Newcastle upon Tyne to go against the Scots, Elizabeth de Burgo, lady of the land of Gower. (S) CPRs.

1324, Edward II coerced Elizabeth into giving his favorite Hugh le Despenser [her brother-in-law.] the lordship of Usk [worth £770 yearly] for a lessor lordship of Gower [worth £300 yearly], both in Wales. [This united the powerful Welsh Marcher lords against Hugh.]

5/1326, Elizabeth, aware of the imminent invasion of Queen Isabella, wrote a secret indictment of King Edward and Hugh le Despenser concerning her lands forfeited. She said that the king had arrested her counsellors and would take her lands away for the rest of her life if she did not submit. (S) Edward II, Warner, 2017, P162.

2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.

2/3/1327, Commitment to William de Burgh (Elizabeth’s son), son of John de Burgh and kinsman and heir of Richard de Burgh, earl of Ulster in Ireland … lands late of the said earl in England, … the king's kinswoman [1st cousins], Elizabeth de Burgo, lady of Clare, of the county of Essex, having mainprised for the said William. (S) CFRs.

2/1327, Elizabeth had the lordship of Usk restored by Queen Isabella. (S) A Collection of Scare and Valuable Tracts, V2, Scott, 1812, P69.

12/1327, Elizabeth attended King Edward II’s funeral, leaving her daughters in the care of Isabel, Lady Hastings [sister of executed Hugh le Despenser (2954874).]

1/21/1328, Order to cause William de Burgh (30421182), son and heir of John de Burgh, kinsman and heir of Richard de Burgh, late earl of Ulster in Ireland, to be discharged of the extent of the castles, lands, and liberty of Ulster, which were in the king's hands by reason of the heir's minority, … the king took his homage for the lands that the said earl, his grandfather, held of the late king in chief, and to discharge Elizabeth de Burgo of her mainprise for payment of the extent. (S) CCRs.

2/18/1328, Commission … to be present at and supervise the taking of the extents of the lands of Theobald de Verdon, deceased, … excepting those assigned in dower to Elizabeth, the wife of Theobald, having been taken again into the king’s hands by reason of error in a partition previously made in the time of the late king. (S) CPRs.

9/9/1330, Elizabeth de Burgo staying in England has letters … (S) CPRs.

1331-36, a “Roger Damory” lived in Elizabeth’s household.

10/16/1331, Promise to pay Elizabeth de Burgo, the king’s kinswoman, sometime wife of Roger Damary and executrix of his will, £1500 … assigned to her of the sum of £8141 8s. 6d., wherein Edward II was bound to him. (S) CFRs.

7/12/1332, To Joan, late the wife of Roger de Mortuo Mari, to Mary, countess of Pembroke, to Elizabeth de Burgo, and Margaret, late the wife of Bartholomew de Badelesmere. Order to send, each of them, men-at-arms to the place where the king shall ordain at Michaelmas next to take passage to Ireland. (S) CCRs.

10/21/1333, Licence for Elizabeth de Burgo, the king’s kinswoman, to enfeoff … with remainder to Henry de Ferariis and Isabella, his wife, in fee tail … (S) CPRs.

6/15/1334, Pardon to the king’s kinswoman Elizabeth de Burgo, late the wife of Roger Damory, … of £12000 … showing these recognisances were made by compulsion. (S) CPRs.

4/1/1335, Grant to the king's kinswoman, Elizabeth de Burgo, late the wife of Roger Dammory,—on her petition shewing that she was seised with her husband and after his death of certain lands in Staundon, co. Hertford, … (S) CFRs.

5/4/1336, Petitioners: William la Zouche de Mortimer; Eleanor la Zouche, wife of William la Zouche de Mortimer and co-heir of Gilbert de Clare; Hugh Daudelegh (Audley); Margaret Audley, wife of Hugh Daudelegh and co-heir of Gilbert de Clare; Elizabeth de Burgh, co-heir of Gilbert de Clare. The petitioners and their wives, the 3 co-heirs of Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester and Hertford (d.1314) , request that the king order an inspection of the records regarding debts owed to Edward I by Gilbert's father, Gilbert (d.1295) . They state that these debts had been paid from the earl's goods and chattels seized into his hands by Edward I, and had been discharged by the Exchequer, but they are still being charged upon the executors of his son. (S) UKNA.

1336, Henry de Ferrariis gave his mother-in-law, Elizabeth de Burgh, “one pipe of white wine”. (S) Medieval London Widows, 1300-1500, Sutton, P33.

3/4/1337, Elizabeth de Bourgh requests permission to give the castle of Tregrul, held of the King, to Thomas de Chedworthe and …, for them to grant it to her for term of life, with remainder to Henry de Ferrers and Isabel his wife and to the heirs of their bodies. (S) UKNA.

7/26/1337, Respite for life, to the king’s kinswoman, Elizabeth de Burgo, late the wife of Roger Dammory, of all debts, … (S) CPRs.

7/27/1337, Elizabeth the patron of the priory of Langeneth in South Wales, by whose ancestors it was founded . (S) CFRs.

8/13/1337, Release to Elizabeth de Burgo, the king’s kinswoman, late the wife of Roger Dammory, … manor of Ilketleshale, co. Suffolk, … remainder to John Bardolf, Elizabeth his wife, daughter and heir of the said Roger and Elizabeth, in exchange for the manors of … which she holds for life with remainder to her said daughter in fee, … (S) CPRs.

1338, Elizabeth used a large portion of her remaining wealth to endow Clare College in Cambridge [founded in 1326.]

6/26/1338, Elizabeth de Burgo, late the wife of Roger Damory, as executrix of his will, … (S) CPRs.

1338-39, Elizabeth, living in London, had 206 salmon purchased for her household. (S) Medieval London Widows, Barron, 1994, P33. [Elizabeth bought 17 tons of wine in 1339-40.]

1339, Henry de Ferariis gave his mother-in-law, Elizabeth de Burgh, “one ton of Rhenish wine”.

4/26/1342, Exemplification at the request of Elizabeth de Burgo, the king’s kinswoman, … Liberties of the earl of Gloucester and Hertford …(S) CPRs.

8/17/1342, Elizabeth de Burgo, lady of Clare, staying in England, … (S) CPRs.

10/15/1342, … Elizabeth de Burgo, who has obtained the lordship of the said towns of Usk and Kaerlion, … (S) CPRs.

6/10/1345, Commitment to Andrew de Bures … of the keeping of the lands in the earldom of Ulster and elsewhere in Ireland, which the king's kinswoman Elizabeth de Burgo, lady of Clare, has of the grant of Richard de Burgo (60845206), sometime earl of Ulster … (S) CFRs.

6/14/1345, Elizabeth de Burgo has made petition … she with John son of Richard de Burgo, sometime earl of Ulster, late her husband, was enfeoffed jointly … (S) CPRs.

1347, “Elizabeth de Burgh” to send 10 men-at-arms and 20 archers to the king at the siege of Calais. (S) Crecy and Calais, Wrottesley.

10/28/1349, Order to Thomas Cary, escheator in the counties of Somerset and Dorset … manor of Estmordon, co. Dorset … held … of Elizabeth de Burgo … (S) CFRs.

12/12/1351, Licence for 10£ to be paid to the king by Elizabeth de Burgo, for her and John Bardolf and Elizabeth, his wife, to grant for life to John de Lenne the manor of Ilketlesale, co. Suffolk, … (S) CPRs.

Aft. 1353, Elizabeth was using a seal: Clare impaling De Burgh in a border sprinkled with tears between roundels charged with Clare, Verdon and Damory. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Huntingdon,  V2, 1932.

7/5/1353, Commission … to survey the hall of Clare in the university of Cambridge, founded by the king’s kinswoman Elizabeth de Burgo, … (S) CPRs.

9/25/1355, “Elizabeth de Burg, dame de Clare” wrote her will. Her body to be buried in Sisters Minories, beyond Aldgate, London. (S) Testamenta Vetusta: Being Illustrations from Wills, of Manners, Customs, Nicolas, 1826.

1357, Elizabeth is listed as a frequent visitor of Queen Isabella at Hertford castle.

1358, Elizabeth resided in London from May to September. (S) Medieval London Widows, Barron, 1994, P40.

1359, Elizabeth had 281 salmon purchased for her household. (S) Medieval London Widows, Barron, 1994, P33.

4/20/1360, Elizabeth de Burgo, [the king’s] kinswoman granted a market and fair at Buntingford, Hertfordshire. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs.

11/4/1360, Elizabeth died.

11/6/1360, IPM of Elizabeth de Burgo (2498691). Lincoln: Cathorp. The manor … She died on 4 November, 34 Edward III. Elizabeth (15211385), daughter of the said Roger and Elizabeth, married to John Bardolf, knight, aged 30 years and more, is the said Roger’s heir to the said manor. … Dorset: [8 manors] … Elizabeth (15210591), daughter of William de Burgo (30421182), her kinswoman [granddaughter], married to Lionel [s/o King Edward III], earl of Ulster, aged 20-22 years and more, is her heir. … The king, wishing to shew special grace to his son Lionel, earl of Ulster, and Elizabeth his wife, kinswoman and heir of Elizabeth de Burgo, orders … Warwick: … Fleckenho. The manor, … reversion belongs to William de Ferariis (grandson, 624672), kinsman and one of the heirs of Theobald de Verdon, aged 24 years and more. … The reversion of the manor of Braundoun and the hamlet of Bretford belongs to Bartholomew de Burghasch, son and heir of Elizabeth, daughter and one of the heirs of Theobald, and the said Bartholomew is 30 years of age and more … Leicester: … Neubold Verdoun. The manor … Cotesbech. The manor … reversions belong to John de Croppehull, knight, and Margery (2955189) his wife, daughter and one of the heirs of Theobald; the said Margery is 40 years of age and more. … Hertford: …  (S) CIsPM.

12/1/1360, Nicholas Damory, … executors of the will of Elizabeth de Burgo, staying in England, … (S) CPRs.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P851, P152.

Family notes:

·         6/17/1327, Writ of recipiendi attornatos. Whereas the late king in the partition of the lands and tenements late of Theobald de Verdon, tenant in chief, according to the extents made on his death, into 4 parts between the heirs … viz.—Joan the wife of Thomas de Furnivall, the younger, and Elizabeth and Margery (2955189), her sisters, daughters of the said Theobald by his first wife, and Isabel (1249345), daughter of the same Theobald by Elizabeth, who was the wife of John de Burgo, his second wife, had at the suit of the said Thomas and Joan after her proof of age, 7 September, 12 Edward II, assigned to the said Thomas and Joan the castle and manor of Alveton … (S) CIsPM.

Children of Thebaud and Maud:

i. Johanna de Verdun (5908539), born 8/9/1303 in Ireland.

ii. Elizabeth de Verdun, born 1306 in Ireland.

6/11/1320, Elizabeth married Bartholomew de Burghersh, 3rd s/o Robert de Burghersh & Maud de Badlesmere.

3/16/1322, Bartholomew captured in the Earl of Lancaster’s revolt at the battle of Boroughbridge. Queen Isabela arranged for his release.

10/16/1328 at Salisbury, the King instructed “Chancellor Burghersh” to open Parliament in his name.

9/12/1329, King Edward sent Bartholomew and William de Montague to Avignon, France [then the seat of the Papacy] to meet with Pope John XXII.

10/19/1330, King Edward and his knights captured the Queen, her lover Roger de Mortimer, and Bartholomew. Roger was executed soon afterwards. Bartholomew sent to the Tower with the Queen.

1334, Bartholomew was again in the graces of the King and was named Treasurer. He became a chief advisor to the King and adminstered the Queen’s dower lands in Ponthieu.

1341, Bartholomew, Baron of Burghersh; heir to his brother Henry, Bishop of Lincoln and Lord Treasurer.

8/26/1346, Bartholomew fought at the Battle of Crecy in the King’s division.

7/1/1355, Appointment of the king’s son Thomas, … Richard, earl of Arundel, and Bartholomew de Burgherssh, constable of Dover Castle and wardin of the Cinque Ports, as guardians of the realm and the king’s lieutenants there, during his absence for the expedition of the war with France. (S) CPRs.

8/3/1355, Bartholomew died at Dover, Kent; buried at Grey Friars in London.

5/1/1360, Elizabeth died, buried with Bartholomew.

(S) Plantagenet Ancestry, Richardson, 2004. (S) The Gentleman’s Magazine, Jeffries, 1827, P202. (S) Weir, 2005.

iii. Margery de Verdun (2955189), born 8/10/1310 in Alton, Staffordshire, England.

Child of John & Elizabeth:

i. William de Burgh (30421182), born 9/17/1312 in Ireland.

Child of Thebaud and Elizabeth:

i. Isabel de Verdun (1249345), born 3/21/1317 in England.

Child of Roger & Elizabeth:

i. Elizabeth d’Amorie (15211385), born 5/1318 in England.

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