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Monday, September 7, 2020

Baron Hugh de Sandford & Lady Joan de Noers

 39979034. Baron Hugh de Sandford & 39979035. Lady Joan de Noers

~1180, Hugh de Sanford born in England, s/o §§Hugh de Sanford.

~1190, Joan de Noers, d/o §§Hugh de Noers, the younger.

4/6/1199, John succeeded Richard I as King of England.

9/3/1212 at Durham, Confirmation by the king, to Roger Martell, … Witnesses:- W[illiam], earl of Warenne, William Briwerr, Warin son of Gerold, William de Ros, Hugh de Sanford, … (S) UKNA.

By 1214, Joan’s father died.

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

1222, Hugh de Sandford, grantee of a third of Whest Wittenham, claimed the third of Richard de Sandford who died childless. (S) Hist. of Berkshire, V4, 1924, Long Wittenham.

1222, Hugh de Sandford granted 10s. a year from Wytham, Berkshire, to the Benedictine priory of Littlemore. (S) Hist. of Oxford, V2, 1907, Priory of Littlemore.

7/4/1225, … land that Nicholas of Chilswell, lately hanged for larceny, held of Hugh de Sandford in Chilswell … (S) FRsHIII.

1228, Hugh de Sandford an assignee to make payments for William Painell, going on crusade, from the manor of Brampton. (S) Barontage of England, Dugdale.

1233, Hugh of Hook Norton, Oxford, died. (S) Hist. of Berkshire, V4, 1924, Long Wittenham.


1/26/1234, Joan, who was the wife of Hugh de Sandford , has made fine with the king by 40m for having licence that Agnes, her youngest daughter, might marry herself to whoever she will wish. (S) FRsHIII.

5/3/1234, The king has granted to Joan de Noers that, of the 40m by which she made fine with him to marry Agnes, her youngest daughter, wherever she will wish, she may render 10m each year … (S) FRsHIII.

4/9/1236, …  scutage that he received from the fees of Joan de Sandford … (S) FRsHIII.

1252, Joan died.

(S) A Hist. of the Co. of Buckingham, V2, 1908.

Family notes:

·         §§Hugh de Noers, gs/o Hugh de Misseden, s/o William (d.1141), the founder of the abbey of Missenden in 1133. (S) History and Topography of Buckinghamshire, Sheahan, 1862, P173.

·         1166, Hugh de Sanford holding the manor of Sanderville of the king for a 10th of a knight’s fee. (S) Hist. of Berkshire, V3, 1923, South Moreton. [Land later held by his granddaughter Christine (19989517).]

Children of Hugh and Joan:

i. Christine de Sandford (19989517), born ~1210 in England.

1/26/1234, Order to the sheriff of Berkshire to cause Christiana, who was the wife of William of Sydenham, one of the daughters and heiresses of Hugh de Sandford , to have full seisin without delay of her rightful part that falls to her by inheritance of the lands formerly of the aforesaid Hugh. (S) FRsHIII.

ii. Agnes de Sandford, born ? in Normandy.

1233, Agnes put in the wardship of Robert Wolf. (S) FRsHIII, 1/26/1234.

2/6/1234, … Order to the sheriff of Berkshire … to cause Agnes to have full seisin of her rightful part that falls to her by inheritance of the lands formerly of Hugh in his bailiwick, and concerning which portion the king ordered seisin to be made over to Robert Wolf. (S) FRsHIII.

Agnes married Matthew Hussee (d.1252-53) of Harting and Pulborough, Sussex. (S) Hist. of Berkshire, V4, 1924, Long Whittenham.

Son: Henry Hussee (b.8/1/1240, d.7/23/1290).

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