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Sunday, August 30, 2020

Viscount Henry de Cornhill & Lady Alice de Curci

 79849850. Viscount Henry de Cornhill & 79849851. Lady Alice de Curci

~1145, Henry born in Lukedale in Littlebourn, Surrey, England, s/o 159699700. Gervase de Cornhill.

~1155, Alice de Coucy, born in England, d/o 159699702. William III de Curcy.

~1173, Henry married Alice.

1173-77, Henry de Cornhill the sheriff of Surrey. (S) Natural History … Surrey, V1, Aubrey, 1719, P26.

1176, Alice’s father died; her brother William succeeding.

1182, Henry de Cornhill one of the justices paid for expenses associated with the ship Henry de Schornis, which sailed to Spain for the infanta of Portugal. (S) Judges of England, V1, Foss, 1848, P251.

Aft. 5/9/1183, Henry’s father died.

9/1185, Idem Vicomes (Henry de Cornhill) r.e. de £15 8s of land … (S) History of Staffordshire, V2, 1881, P10.

1186, Henry de Cornhill one of the justices in Dorset, Somerset, Devon, Hants and Wilts.

Bef. 9/1186, Henry de Cornhill received a grant from the crown.

1188, Acknowledgement by Henry de Hastings that he has borrowed 5 marks of silver from Henry de Cornhill. (S) Pipe Roll Soc., V10, 1888, P90.

9/29/1188, Henry de Cornhill elected one of the 1st sheriffs of London [with Henry fitz Eylwine]. (S) Camden Series, V33, 2012, P-II.

By 1189, Notification by John, son of Andrew Bacuinte, the he has made Gervase de Cornhill, and Henry his son, his heirs of all his rights in land and chattels. This was done as well at the hustings of London as in the King’s court at Wesminster. (S) Reports from Commissioners, 1874, P16.

1189-90, William de St. Marlae, bishop of London, attested some accounts of Henry de Cornhill, sheriff of London. (S) Biographia Juridica, Foss, 1870, P582.

7/5/1189, Henry de Cornhill witnesses a royal charter at Chinon in France.

7/6/1189, Henry de Cornhill with King Henry II when he died at Chinon.

11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.

1189-90, King Richard directed his precepts to Henry de Cornhill, sheriff of London, to provide a certain quantity of military accoutrements, stores, and provisions for the king’s use towards his crusade. (S) New Hist. of London, Baldwin, 1773.

4/4/1190 at Canterbury, Henry de Cornhill received a grant by King Richard I. (S) CChRs.

6/1190, King Richard departed on the 3rd Crusade. [Richard would not return to England until 1194.]

1190-92, Henry the sheriff of London; succeeded in the office by his brother Reginald. (S) The Gentleman’s Magazine, 1856, P152.

1191, Henry of Cornhill renders account of £2250 received from the Treasury,  £1300 in white silver and £950 in Pence; and £2500 which he receive from William Puintell, constable of the Tower of London; and £100 received from Richard, archdeacon of Canterbury … (S) Crusade of Richard I, Archer, 1888, P11. [Henry had charge of the mint.]

1192, Henry de Cornhill accounted for the profits of the cambium [coin production] of all England except Winchester. (S) Bankers Magazine, V26, 1872, P17.

1193, Henry de Cornhill died holding half of the manor fo Oxted, Surrey. (S) Hist. of Surrey, V4, 1912, Oxted.


1194, Alice de Curcy married 2nd Warin Fitz Gerold, the king’s chamberlain [who held Curcy in 1212 in her right].

10/1194, Alice, wife of Warin fitz Gerald, heiress to her brother William de Curcy. (S) A Discoverie of Certaine Errours, Brooke, 1724, P100.

5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.

By 1212, Alice died.

(S) Court, Household, and Itinerary of Henry II, Eyton, 1878.

Child of Henry and Alice:

i. Joan de Cornhill (39924925), born ~1175 in England.

Child of Warin and Alice:

ii. Margaret fitz Gerald, born ? in England.

Margaret married 1st to Baldwin de Reviers (d.1188 without heirs), s/o Earl Richard, s/o 159699734. Earl Baldwin de Redvers.

Margaret married Falkes de Bréauté.

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