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Saturday, September 5, 2020

Baron Payn de Chaworth & Lady Gundred de la Ferte

 47279576. Baron Payn de Chaworth & 47279577. Lady Gundred de la Ferte

~1190, Pain born in Monmouthshire, England, s/o 94559152. Patrick de Cadurcis.

~1197, Gundred born in England, heir & d/o 94559154. William de la Ferte & 94559155. Margaret Briwere.

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

~1199, Patrick’s father died. Payn, of Kempsford, co. Gloucester, assumed mother’s surname. [Chaworth.]

~1210, Pain granted the manor of Lilley to hold at the king’s pleasure for 1 knight’s fee.

1212, A fourth knight’s fee held by Payn de Chawork in succession to Alexander de Riul. (S) Antiquaries Journal, V18, 1838.

[––Payn & Gundred––]

~1214, Payn married Gundred.

6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.

1215-16, Payn de Chaworth one of the ‘barones majores’ in rebellion against King John. (S) Magna Charta Barons, Browing, 2002, P73.

1216, Gundred’s father William died; Pain de Chawork given seisin of William’s lands. (S) Early Yorkshire Charters, Clay, 1939, P54.

1216, King John granted the manor of Willian, co. Hertford, to Pain. (S) History of the County of Hertford, V3, 1912.

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

1217, Pain de Chaworth of Kempsford, Gloucesteshire, held 12.5 fees in Montgomery. (S) Battle Abbey Roll, V1, Powlette, 1889, P229.

8/13/1218, at Oxford, Isabella de Mortimer gave the king surety by Hugh de Mortimer , Phillip d'Aubigny and Payn de Chaworth , that she will come to the Exchequer in the octaves of Michaelmas to satisfy the king of all that she might owe of the debt that she owes for the fines which she had made with King John, the king’s father. (S) FRsHIII.

1223, Pain held the manors of Lilley and Willian.

1224, Pain de Chaworth held Meonstoke Watersund. (S) The Spectator, V100, 1908, P982.

9/5/1226, Order to the sheriff of  Essex and Hertfordshire to take into the king’s hand all the lands of Payn de Chaworth, to be committed to the sergeants and 4 trustworthy men from each manor. (S) FRsHIII. [Other lands were also confiscated by writs. Pain forfeited the manors of Lilley and Willian; given to Richard de Argentan.] (S) FRsHIII.

4/5/1228, Order to the sheriff of Wiltshire to place in respite the demand for debts that he makes from Payn de Chaworth. (S) FRsHIII.

11/28/1228, It has been attested before the king that his beloved and faithful Payn de Chaworth is not the heir of Hugh de Chaworth … Order to cause Payn to be extracted from the rolls for the same debt … (S) FRsHIII.

11/13/1229, Order to the barons of the Exchequer to place in respite the demand they make by summons of the Exchequer from Payn de Chaworth for the prest of Ireland in the time of King John. (S) FRsHIII.

1230, Payn de Chaworth had 1 knight in the field. (S) Feudal Military Service in England, Sanders, 1956. [Likely serving himself to prove his loyalty to the king.]

4/30/1230, from Portsmouth, King Henry invaded Brittany in hopes of recovering Normandy. They established their camp at Nantes, and captured a small castle. [Returning in October.]

12/1232, The manors of Lilley and Willian restored to Pain in a suit made against Richard de Argentan.

1233, Pain and Gundred received Bridgewater castle as her inheritance from her mother.

3/9/1233, Order to the sheriff of Devon to place in respite, …, the demand he makes from Payn de Chaworth … for William de la Ferté, whose daughter and heiress Payn has to wife. (S) FRsHIII.

6/12/1233, William de Percy has made fine with the king by 500m for having the custody of his 5 daughters, certain of the heirs of William Brewer junior , … until the lawful age of his same daughters, with their marriages. … surety … by Reginald de Mohun , …, and by Hugh Wake and Payn de Chaworth , … William, in the name of his aforesaid daugters, to have full seisin without delay of the manor of Ashley with appurtenances …. (S) FRsHIII.

11/8/1233, The fine of Hugh d’Aubigny for having his lands. Pledges of the said Hugh … John fitz Geoffrey for 100m … Warin de Munchesney for 100m … Bertram de Criel for 20m … William Mauduit for 40m … William Bardolf for 50m Thomas of Moulton for 50m … Hugh Wake for 50m … John de Vieuxpont for 50m … Payn de Chaworth for 40m … William de Percy for 200m … (S) FRsHIII.

4/24/1235, The  fine of Aymer de Sacy for the custody of the land and heirs of Warin of Bassingbourn … Hugh de Vivonne for 50m. Payn de Chaworth for 40m. Hugh Paynel for 20m. Reginald de Mohun for 20m. Roger la Zouche for 10m. (S) FRsHIII.

1235-37, Gundred’s mother Margaret died; coheiress of her mother of 2 knight’s fees in Costock, Nottinghamshire. Order to the sheriff of Hampshire to cause Payn de Chaworth to have full seisin of all lands formerly of Margaret de la Ferté in his bailiwick on the day she died. (S) FRsHIII.

1236, Richard de Argentan brought suit to recover Lilley and William, Herts., from Payn de Chaworth. (S) The Reign of Henry III, Carpenter, 1996, P24.

4/1/1237, Payn de Chaworth has made fine with the king by 200m. for having custody of the land and heir of Margaret de la Ferté [sister of Gundred, who’s heir is living] , … He has found Simon de Montfort as pledge for 25m, H. de Bohun, earl of Essex and Hereford, for 25m, Aymer de St. Amand for 25m, Richard de Gray for 25m, John fitz Geoffrey for 25m, John de Plessetis for 25m, Aymer de Sacy for 25m, and Reginald de Mohun for 25m … to have full seisin of the land formerly of the same Margaret, one of the heirs of William Brewer. (S) FRsHIII. [Margaret’s heir died soon after, and Payn’s son Patrick became Margaret’s heir.]

5/1237, Pain of Kempsford, Gloucesteshire died.

(S) A Genealogical and Heraldic History, Burke, P118. (S) English Baronies: A Study of Their Origin and Descent, Sanders, 1960.          

Child of Pain and Gundred:

i. Patrick de Chaworth (23639788), born ~1215 in England.

6/5/1237, William de Cantilupe senior pledging 20m. for Patrick de Chaworth, son and heir of Payn de Chaworth, nephew and heir of Margaret de la Ferté. (S) FRsIII. [Margaret is Gundred’s sister.]

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