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Saturday, September 5, 2020

Baron Gilbert de Sampford & Lady Loretta la Zouche

 47279566. Baron Gilbert de Sampford & 47279567. Lady Loretta la Zouche

1212, Gilbert born in Essex, England, s/o 94559132. John de Samford & 94559133. Alice Basset.

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

~1225, Loretta born in England, d/o 9994932. Lord Roger la Zouche & 9994933. Margaret Biset.

By 1230, Gilbert, a clerk, present at the presentation of a canon of the death of his older brother Alan. [This made Gilbert the heir.]

1231, Gilbert’s father died.

10/23/1231, Gilbert de Sampford has made fine with the king by 40m for his relief of the lands formerly of John de Sampford, his father, whose heir he is, which fall to him by inheritance. Order to the sheriff of Essex and Hertfordshire … Gilbert for rendering the aforesaid 40m he is to cause him to have full seisin of all aforesaid lands in his bailiwick. (S) FRsHIII.

6/7/1233, Orders given to seize the lands of Roger de Somery, William de Montacute and Gilbert de Samford, who had been called to the king at Pentacost to be knighted.

6/22/1233, Gilbert, son and heir of John de Sampford, has made fine with the king by 3 palfreys for having the king’s grace and for having respite from being made a knight. (S) FRsHIII.

1234-41, John de Neville grants to Philip Basset … witness … Gilbert de Samford, Thomas de Samford, …

1235-46, Hubert de Burgh grants to Philip Basset … witness, Lord Gilbert de Samford …

1235-49, John de Lyuns quitclaims to Dame Burga de Benginges 4m of rent which Philip Basset owed … witness, Lord Henry of Bath [Gilbert’s brother-in-law], Lord Gilbert de Samford, …

1236, Gilbert de Sandford, Chamberlain at the Queen's Coronation at Hertfordshire. (S) Speeches of Henry lord Brougham, 1841, P158. [Gilbert de Samford held Blackmore manor, Essex, with the church, in capite by grand serjeantcy of being Chamberlain to the Queen of England, of keeping her chamber and the door of the same, on the day of her coronation, and of having for his fee the furniture of the chamber, the beds, basins, … (S) 22 of the Churches of Essex Architecturally, Buckler, 1856, P144.]

1237, Gilbert de Sanford granted land and springs to the city of London for the construction of the Great Conduit. [Construction not started until 1245.] (S) Water Technology in the Middle Ages, Magnusson, 2003.

1238-49, William de Reimes, knight, grants to Philip Basset …

6/1240, Gilbert Samford witnessed a grant of the manor of Wootton, Somerset, to Philip Basset (23638994). [Philip a maternal uncle of Gilbert.]

10/11/1241, Gilbert de Sanford a surety for Fulk Basset, dean of York. (S) FRsHIII. [Fulk a maternal uncle of Gilbert.]

1241-48, Robert de Guisnes grants to Fulk Basset, bishop of London … witnesses … Lord Philip Basset, …, Lord Gilbert de Samford … witness, Lord Gilbert de Samford, Lord Ralph of Arden, Lord Nicholas de Samford, Lord Roger de Samford, Lord Lawrence de Samford, …

1/23/1243, The king has pardoned to Gilbert de Sanford 10 m. of the 20 m. that the king caused him to have as a prest towards coming to the king in Gascony. (S) FRsHIII.

11/25/1243, John de Burgh gives and grants and confirms to Philip Basset … witness … Lord Gilbert de Samford …

9/16/1248, Sir Gilbert de Saunford a witnesses to a grant of Robert de Ghynes, knt., to Sir Fulk Basset, bishop of Loudon, for £460, of his manors of Toleshunteand Hoyland [in Essex]. (S) Ancient Deeds, V1, 1890, A.508 & A.514.

1249, Gilbert died.

(S) Plantagenet Ancestry. (S) Bassets of High Wycombe, Stewart-Parker, King’s College, Thesis, 2013.

Child of Gilbert and Loretta:

i. Alice de Samford (23639783), born ~1245 in England.

4/5/1249, Fulk Basset, a Bishop of St. Paul’s, London, for 1000m, 100m in gold, to have the wardship and marriage of his great-niece Alice, daughter of Gilbert de Samford. (S) FRsHIII. [All of the Samford holdings eventually fell to Alice.]

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