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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Sir William de Willoughby & Alice Beke

 121690944. Sir William de Willoughby & 121690945. Alice Beke

~1250, William de Wylughby born in England, s/o 243381888. Robert de Wileby.

~1250, Alice born in England, d/o 243381890. John Beke & 243381891. Eva Grey.

By 1269, William married Alice.

7/13/1270, Protection for 4 years from Easter, with clause volumus, for William son of Robert de Wilgheby, a crusader, going with the king and Edward his son in aid of the Holy Land. (S) CPRs.

8/1270, Lord Edward and the English army left on the 8th crusade, planning to meet up with the French.

11/10/1270, The English arrived in Tunis to find that King Louis of France had died, as well as many others from disease. The French fleet returned the next day. The English moved to Acre.

By 5/1271, Edward moved his forces to Acre; waiting for support to arrive [which never came.]

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

1273-74, King Edward traveled through Gascony where he had to suppress a rebellion of Gaston, vicomte of Bearn.

1274, The last of the English contingent arrived back in England.

8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.

Aft. 7/17/1277, William’s father died.

7/6/1277, William documented as serving against the Welsh.

1277, King Edward was in Chester where he cleared a road through a dense forest, and started construction on the castles of Flint and Rhuddlan. King Edward made forays into the Welsh lands of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, prince of Wales, capturing Snowdonia and the isle of Anglesey.

11/15/1277, Sr William de Wylughby, Kt. S. h., had livery of his lands.

3/27/1279, Commission to John Bek and William de Wylegheby to deliver the gaol of Lincoln. (S) CPRs.

4/24/1280, Commission of oyer and terminer to John Bek and William de Wilegheby, on complaint by …. At Skidebrok, co. Lincoln. (S) CPRs.

7/15/1282, Protection with clause volumus for 1 year for William de Wilughby, going to Jerusalem. (S) CPRs.

3/27/1285, Commission to … to deliver the gaol of … and William de Wyleby, who were put in exigent after the last eyre in the county of Oxford for the death of Peter Siward and Agnes his daughter, and have since surrendered. (S) CPRs.

7/1/1285, Pardon to William de Wyleby of Radinges, … for the death of Peter Siward … acquitted … (S) CPRs.

1303-4, Alice’s father died.

12/27/1305, Licence for William de Wylgheby to enfeoff Thomas de Wylgheby of the manor of Boklond with the advowson of the church, which are held in chief. (S) CPRs.

1306, William died.


1310, Alice Bek, sister and coheir of Walter Bek, with her sister Margaret, married to Richard Harcourt, s/o Sir William Harcourt of Stanton, co. Oxon. (S) Baronia Anglica Concentrata, Banks, 1844, P122.

(S) Chapters in the Administrative History of Medieval England, Tout, P183.

Child of William and Alice:

i. Robert Willoughby (60845472), born 1270 in Lincolnshire, England.

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