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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Baron Oliver Deyncourt & Lady Nicolaa de Camville

 60849160. Baron Oliver Deyncourt & 60849161. Lady Nicolaa de Camville

~1195, Oliver de Aincourt born in England, s/o 121698320. Oliver Deyncourt & 121698321. Amabilia ?.

~1200, Nicolaa born in England, d/o 121698322. Thomas de Camville.

10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.

1201, Oliver’s father died holding 35 knights’ fees, Oliver a minor. Oliver’s wardship and marriage assigned to John de Gray, bishop of Norwich for a fine of 400 marks.

9/1204, The Bishop transferred Oliver’s wardship to Gilbert FitzReinfrey.

By 1211, Oliver’s custody returned to the Bishop.

5/5/1215, Revolting Barons formally renounced their allegiance to King John and invited the King of France to invade England. [The barons in revolt together held more castles and knights fees than John did as King. Intervention by the King of France prevented by the Pope.]

1215, ‘Barons in Arms against King John’. Oliver Deincourt. (S) Hist. Essay on the Magna Charts, Thomsin, 1829, P20.

12/25/1215, All Oliver’s lands [in wardship], which the king had given him [not unusual as a baronial minor to get lands early], together with the lands of those of Oliver’s tenants who were in rebellion, were taken by King John. [Along with those of other rebelling barons.]

5/12/1216, Prince Louis [future VIII] of France, after a successful landing, crowned King of England in London. In June, Louis captured Winchester and controlled half of England.

6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta. [King John soon after repudiated the document.]

1216, King John broke the siege of Lincoln, and held parliament there. [Nicolaa’s paternal grandmother was holding the castle for King John against barons in revolt.]

1/5/1216, Letters of safe conduct issued by King John for Oliver.

5/18/1216, Oliver’s lands granted to John de Lacy, constable of Chester. [A former rebel.]

10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England. Prince Louis of France also claimed the throne.

5/20/1217, English forces, with the aid of previous rebel barons, defeated the French forces at Lincoln, killing the Count of Perche in the battle. Oliver captured at the battle.

9/12/1217, For 10,000 marks and land exchanges, Louis forfeited his claim to the English crown by the treaty at Kingston-on-Thames. A principal provision of the treaty was amnesty for English rebels.

10/1217, Oliver Deyncourt has made fine with the king by £100 for having all lands that fall to him by hereditary right and for his relief. He has found pledges for the aforesaid fine which are written on the dorse of this roll. Order to the sheriffs of Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire to cause him to have full seisin without delay. (S) FRsHIII.

1218-19, Henry Bishop [Oliver’s stepfather], acting as Amabilia’s (121698321) attorney, brought a writ of novel disseisin against tenants in Branston [Lincolnshire], and a plea of dower against Oliver.

1219, Henry and Oliver appeared before the royal justices at Nottingham in order to settle Amabilia’s claim to the third part of the Deyncourt manors of Granby and Sutton (Notts.), Elmton, Cresswell and Holmesfield (Derb.) and Wooburn (Bucks.)

2/10/1219, Oliver acknowledged Branston to be Amabilia’s dower, and granted her the homage and services of 6 tenants. Oliver also granted her 100s in rent from 4 mills in Wooburn, and a payment of 20 silver marks. Amabilia resigned her right in the remainder of Oliver’s barony.

[––Oliver & Nicolaa––]

~1220, Oliver contracted to marry Nicolaa. Nicholaa de la Haye (378270341, paternal grandmother), lady of Brattleby, and castellan and sheriff of Lincoln, granted Oliver the manor of Duddington (Northamptonshire) as a marriage portion on the occasion of the marriage.

1221, Amerciaments. The county of Derby. Oliver de Aincourt. (S) Pipe Rolls of Nottingham and Derby, Yeatman, P99.

Aft. 1222, Nicholaa’s father died.

10/16/1228, The king has given respite to Oliver Deyncourt from the 16m. which are exacted from him by summons of the Exchequer for the king’s first scutage [of Lincoln]. (S) FRsHIII.

8/30/1236, The king has given respite to Oliver Deyncourt from the demand that the barons of the Exchequer exact from him by summons of the Exchequer for a certain service of knights that he does not recognise he owes. (S) FRsHIII.

1237, Oliver Deincourt contributed 2 marks to the aid for the marriage of the sister of King Henry. (S) Fuedal Hist. of Derby, Yeatman, 1886, P418.

9/8/1245, Order to the sheriff of Nottinghamshire to place in respite the demand for £50 which he makes by summons of the Exchequer from Oliver Deyncourt for the amercements. (S) FRsHIII.

1246, Oliver died.

(S) Gen. and Heraldic Dic. of the Peerages, Burke, 1846, P168. (S) Fine of the Month, Sept. 2007, FRsHIII.

Child of Oliver and Nicolaa:

i. John Deyncourt (30424580), born ~1220 in England.

1246, John fil and heir Oliver Deincourt owes £100 for his relief. (S) Pipe Rolls of Nottingham and Derby, Yeatman, P127. [John held 25 knights’ fees. (S) Testa de Nevil.]

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