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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Sir Hugh Giffard & Sibyl de Cormeilles

 121689286. Sir Hugh Giffard & 121689287. Sibyl de Cormeilles

~1200, Hugh born in England.

~1205, Sibyl born in England, d/o §§Walter de Cormeilles.

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

[––Hugh & Sibyl––]

~1223, Hugh married Sibyl.

4/13/1236, Appointment, during pleasure, of Hugh Giffard, who is a member of the king's household, to the custody of the Tower of London, with all the rights belonging to it of the Jewry [the Jews’ quarter in the city] and of the water of Thames; he taking from the king yearly for the custody £20 and 2 robes, for his maintenance. (S) Dic. of London, Jenkins, 1918, Jews’ Almshouses. (S) CPRs.

11/27/1236, Mandate to William le Breton and Hugh Gifford to meet at Suwerch to tallage the borough of Suwerch. (S) CPRs.

10/8/1238, Notification to Hugh Giffard, constable of the Tower of London, delivered … (S) CPRs.

6/18/1239, Lord Edward, s/o King Henry III born.

1239, Hugh and Sybil entrusted with the custody of Lord Edward, s/o King Henry III.

9/9/1239, The king has taken the homage of Hugh Gifford , who took to wife Sibyl, sister and one of the heirs of Alice of Crowcombe, who is dead, and the homage of John le Brun, nephew and another of the heirs of the aforesaid Alice, and the homage of Robert Archer, who took to wife Alice, niece and the third of the heirs of the same Alice, and the homage of Simon de Solers, who took to wife Isabella, another niece and the fourth heir of the aforesaid Alice. (S) FRsHIII.

3/16/1241, Writ of liberate to the treasurer and chamberlains for payment to Hugh Giffard or the messenger of Sibyl his wife of £10 a year to the use of the said Sibyl, to whom the king has granted the same for her life, in consideration of her good service to the queen at the time of her first childbearing. (S) CPRs.

9/1/1242, The king has granted to John fitz Geoffrey the marriage of the sons and heirs of John de Vieuxpont by the fine of 200m. Order …, to Hugh Gifford and Bernard of Savoy by another writ to deliver aforesaid heirs to him. (S) FRsHIII.

10/13/1242, Liberate. Towards the expenses of Edward, the king’s son. To the same. They are to pay 20 m out of the king’s treasure to Hugh Gifford and Master William Brown … (S) FRsHIII.

6/15/1243, To the barons of the Exchequer. … £20 which they delivered to Hugh Gifford towards the expenses of Edward, the king’s son, … (S) FRsHIII.

3/24/1244, Grant during pleasure to Hugh Giffard of the land late of Walter de Lake in Ixning for his maintenance in the king's service. (S) CPRs.

5/17/1244, Mandate to Bernard de Sabaudia and Hugh Giffard to deliver Isabel daughter of William de Aubynny, who is in the king's custody. (S) CPRs.

1/2/1246, Grant to Hugh Giffard of the custody of the land and heirs of Adam de Beissin, during the minority of the heirs, with the marriage of the heir. (S) CPRs.

5/16/1246, IPM of Margaret alias Margery le Cormeilles. Her daughters, Alice, the wife of Robert le Archer, and Isabel, the wife of Simon de Solers, are her heirs by Walter de Stokes, her husband. Gloucester: The jury know of no land held by any Margaret de Cormailles of the king in chief, but one Albreda de Marmiun sometime held certain lands of the king in chief in dower, which lands Henry de Penebrigg' now holds of Hugh Giffard, and he of the king in chief. (S) CIsPM.

Bef. 1256, Hugh died.


1256, Sibyl and son Walter granted permission to live in Boyton castle [Wilts.].

[Undated] The wardship of Robert le Beysin, as a tenant in capite, fell to the Crown, and the King granted the said wardship to Sir Hugh Giffard, whose widow, Sibill Giffard, sold it to Sir Baldwin Freville. (S) Staffordshire Hist. Coll’s, V4, 1883, Shusions.

Children of Hugh and Sibyl:

i. Walter Giffard, born ~1225 in England.

5/22/1264, Walter elected bishop of Bath and Wells.

11/1/1266, Walter became Archbishop of York.

10/13/1269, Walter officiated at the translation of Edward the Confessor's relics.

1270, Walter appointed a tutor to the sons of the King.

11/20/1272, On the death of King Henry, while Lord Edward was returning from crusading, Walter received the Great Seal, 1 of 3 appointed to govern until the return of Lord Edward.

4/22/1279, Walter, bishop of York, died, buried at York Minster, his brother Godfrey his heir.

ii. Mabel Giffard, born ? in England.

Mabel became the abbess of Shaftesbury.

iii. Godfrey Giffard, born ~1235 in England.

9/3/1263, M. Godfrey Giffard, s/o Hugh Giffard, Can. adm. (S) Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae, V7, Bath and Wells, 2001. [Gives history of appointments.]

1267, Godfrey rector of Aldingfleet.

6/13/1268, Godfrey became bishop of Worcester.

1289, Godfrey 1 of 4 of King Edward’s negotiators for the return of the Maid of Norway to Scotland.

By 1300, Godfrey had become infirm.

1302, Godfrey wrote his will naming Lady ‘Sybil de Bodaringham, my niece' [(30422321, d/o Alice (60844643)].

1/26/1302, Godfrey, bishop of Worcester, died.

iv. Alice Giffard (60844643), born ~1245 in London, England.

[Alice married ? Mandeville (60844642), born ~1240 in England.]

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