~1240, Geoffrey Delamare born in England.
~1250, Ida born in England.
[––Geoffrey & Mary––]
~1162, Gerold de Normanville granted to Geoffrey de la Mare in frank marriage with Mary, his daughter, at the door of the church of St. Peter in Stamford, lands and rent in Empingham. (S) Hist. of Rutland, V2, 1935, Empingham.
4/6/1264, King Henry and Lord Edward attacked Northampton, the garrison surrendering the next day. Geoffrey de la Mare, one of the barons holding Northampton against King Henry. [Named in the Dictum of Kenilworth.]
5/14/1264, Lord Edward (I) and his father King Henry III captured by Montfort at the battle of Lewes, Sussex, “at the Mill of the Hide”. An estimated 2700 died.
1264-65, Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, effectively ruled England.
3/5/1265, Appointment of Geoffrey de la Mare and Henry de Hecham to extend the manors of Essendon co. Rutland, Bucland, co. Buckingham, late of Robert de Veteri Ponte. (S) CPRs.
5/28/1265, Lord Edward escaped captivity by feigning participation in a horse race.
8/4/1265, Lord Edward [I] defeated Montfort’s army at the battle of Evesham, Worcester, ending the Baron’s Revolt. Montfort and 2 of his sons were killed.
2/14/1266, Safe conduct until the quinzaine of Easter for Geoffrey de la Mare coming to the king's court, provided that he stand his trial. (S) CPRs.
10/31/1266, The Dictum de Kenilworth allowed those who had opposed the King their lives for a loss of liberties of 3 to 5 years.
10/17/1268, Ratification of the surrender by Roger de Molis to Geoffrey de la Mare of his lands in Sabricceworth. (S) CPRs.
[The lack of succeeding records seems to indicate that Geoffry did not recover his lands; which was true of many of the rebel barons.]
[––Geoffrey & Ida––]
~1269, Geoffrey married Ida.
11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England.
4/13/1273, Robert de Sprouton … to replevy … Joan de Leyham, Margery and Olive, her sisters, Geoffrey de la Mare and Ida his wife their land in Leyham, Lalleford and Berkeford, … (S) CPRs.
[––Geoffrey & Cecilia––]
Geoffrey married Cecily.
1291-99, Geoffrey died. (S) See Family notes: 6/16/1345.
· 6/16/1345, Petitioners: Cecily Gerberge and Geoffrey de la Mare, her son. … The petition states that Ralph (30422358, d.1299) and Joan (23640105) de Croumbewell, John and Mabel de Folvill, and Hugh and Maud de Crescy brought an assize of novel disseisin (bef. 1299) against Cecily Gerberge and others concerning lands in Lincolnshire which formerly belonged to Geoffrey de la Mare (47280210), father of Joan, Mabel and Maud, although they have no right, as Maud is a bastard and Geoffrey had a son, Geoffrey, by Cecily, who was under age at the time of his death; and because he was under age, and the lands held of the Abbot of Peterborough, the Abbot had wardship of him and his lands, and assigned Thurlby to Cecily in dower [in 1342-43]. (S) UKNA.
· Henry de Grey (5910468, 2nd husband of Joan) and Geoffrey de la Mare (47280210, father of Joan) served together in Scotland in 1300, 1301 and 1303. (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Scotland, V5.
i. Maud de la Mare, born ? in England.
Maud married Hugh de Crescy.
Child of Geoffrey and Ida:
ii. Joan de la Mare (23640105), born ~1270 in England.
iii. Mabel de la Mare, born ? in England.
Mabel married John de Foville.
1310, John died. [John and his sons known as the ‘Folville Gang’.]
Child of Geoffrey and Cecily:
Geoffrey de la Mare, born ~1275 in England.
4/12/1293–4/8/1303, Geoffrey in 11 records covering 10 different years, mostly associated with service to Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex. [e.g., (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Scotland, V5, P399, P413, P421.]
[Geoffrey’s birth date estimated on when he first appears in in service to Humphrey de Bohun; which could be as early as age 18.]