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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Steward William de Curci & Lady Avice de Romeilli de Bayeux

 319399404. Steward William de Curci & 319399405. Lady Avice de Romeilli de Bayeux

~1106, William de Courcy born in France, s/o 638798808. William de Curci & 638798809. Emma de Falaise.

~1110, Avice born in France, d/o 638798810. William Meschines & 638798811. Cecilia de Romeili, lady of the honor of Skipton. (S) Camden Series, V33, 2012, P56.

By 1130, William’s father died.

1130-35, Sisters Adeliza (189129291), Avicia (319399405) and Matilda (39979457) coheiresses of their brother Ranulf.

12/22/1135, Stephen of Blois succeeded Henry I as King of England. [Starting a civil war.]

Aft. 1135, William appointed a steward of the king.

1139, The gift of William de Curci, sewer, and William his son, to Abingdon confirmed by King Stephen at the siege of Wallingford.

10/25/1154, Henry II succeeded Stephen as King of England.

By 1156, William died.


1165, Avice accounted for the levy of 1 serjeant in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.

1168, ‘Avicia, mater Willelmi de Curci, tenet feoda duroum militum.’ (S) Camden Series, V33, 2012, P56.

Avicia died in England.

Child of William and Avice:

i. William de Courcy (159699702), born ~1130 in England.

1139-65, William de Curci, steward of the king, grants, for the souls of William de Curci his grandfather, and William his father, to the monks of St. Andrew of Stoke the mill at Northampton called Mervines milne which he bought of Hugh Gulafre.

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