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Monday, August 24, 2020

Lord William de Howbrigg & Agnes Picot


189120594. Lord William de Howbrigg & 189120595. Agnes Picot

~1180, William born in England.

By 1185, Agnes born in England, d/o §§Aubrey Picot & Matilda ? [niece of Ranulf de Glanvill].

1185, Agnes’ father died, her mother surviving. Agnes’ brother Robert the heir.

~1211, William married Agnes.

William of co. Essex died.

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1218, Agnes Picot coheiress with her 2 sisters of her brother Robert.

1238, Agnes died.

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, … 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.

(S) Feudal Cambridgeshire, P125.

Family notes:

§§Aubrey, s/o §§Henry Picot (d.bef.1166), s/o Richard s/o Picot de Grentegrige. (S) Feudal Cambridgeshire, P125.

Child of William and Agnes:

i. Matilda de Howbridge, born ~1213 in England.

Bef. 1238, Matilda married William of Pitchford.

William died.

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.

ii. Joan de Howbridge (94560297), born ~1215 in England.

iii. Hillary de Howbridge, born ? in England.

Hillary became a nun at Campsey Ash.

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