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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Baron William Mauduit & Lady Eugenia fitz Warin

 60849344. Baron William Mauduit & 60849345. Lady Eugenia fitz Warin

~1210, William born in England, s/o 121698688. Thomas Mauduit.

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

~1216, Eve born in England, d/o 94563740. Fulk fitz Warin & 189118213. Maud le Vavasour. [Maud about age 40.]

Bef. 1/1226, Eugenia’s mother died.

[––William & Eugenia––]

By 1232, William 1st married Eugenia.

1230, Robertus de Passleu per attornatum suum petit versus Willielmum Mauduit & Eugeniam uxorem ejus, … Robertus non oftendit dictam commissionem, dicta custodia remansit penes dictos Willielmum & Eugeniam. (S) Placita de Banco, Easter Term, 14 Henry III, Rot. 15.

1236, Elias a creditor of William Mauduit and his wife, Eugenia.

6/11/1236, Wiltshire. William Mauduit and William Luvel give the king 20s for having an appeal before the king at Clarendon upon his first coming there. (S) FRsHIII.

1236, Jacob Crespin a creditor of William and Eugenia Mauduit. (S) Starrs and Jewish Charters, 1930, P36.

1241, Eugenia’s father died, her brother Fulk (47281870) succeeding.

1244, William’s father died.

6/10/1244, The king has rendered to William, son and heir of Thomas Mauduit, all lands which the aforesaid Thomas held of the king in chief and which fall to the same William by inheritance, and he has taken his homage. Order to the sheriff of Hampshire to cause William to have full seisin … (S) FRsHIII. [Also written to the sheriffs of Wiltshire and Shropshire.]

12/1/1246, For the men of Bishopstrow. Order to the sheriff of Wiltshire … the king will inquire whether the men of William Mauduit in the same vill ought to contribute to that amercement of 100s or not. (S) FRsHIII.

1/8/1247, The king has pardoned to William Mauduit the £217 which he owed him for several debts. (S) FRsHIII.

1248, William granted the whole mill of Castle Holgate to the canons of Haughman abbey.

7/2/1249, Hampshire. William Mauduit gives the king one mark for having before the king (coram Rege) a writ concerning a trespass committed against him. (S) FRsHIII.

8/6/1253, William with King Henry as he left for Gascony from Portsmouth with 300 ships.

10/23/1253, Henry’s army in camp at Benauge, France [east of Bordeaux].

11/8/1253 in France, The king granted William Mauduit a yearly [in August] fair at Warminster and a weekly market at Castle Holgate. (S) Gazetter of Markets and Fairs.

12/28/1253, Henry’s army in camp at Bazas, France [southeast of Bordeaux].

3/19/1254, Henry’s army in camp at Meilhan, France [south of Bordeaux, near the Spanish border].

5/8/1254, Wiltshire. Robert Harangod’ and Richard of Wallop give the king 3½ m. for having the writ called si recognoscat against William Mauduit. (S) FRsHIII.

1254, William Mauduit holding land of £20 or more in cos. Salop and Stafford.

1255, William Mauduit holding Castle Holegod [5 hides], with it appurtenances, of the King, doing suit to the County, but not the Hundred, nor did he pay stretward nor motfee. William had a gallows, held pleas of bloodshed, and hue and cry, had an assize of beer, and was entitled to a Writ of Right [empowering him with his own court in his liberty.]

1256, William Mauduit, in a suit about Oxenbold with the prior of Wenlock, gave his title of descent: Robert de la Mare (486794754), to Agnes (243397377) his daughter and heir, to Thomas (121698688) her son and heir, to Robert and Thomas his sons who died without issue, to William (60849344) their brother, the present plaintiff.


1257, William Mauduit and his wife, Eve, gave the advowson of the church of Warminster, Wiltshire to the dean and chapter of Salisbury. “Omnibus … praesens … Willelmus Mauduth, dominus de Wermenistre, … Evae Mauduth uxoris mea, …” (S) Charters and Documents … Salisbury, 1891, P329. [The advowson later held by his son Thomas.]

7/1257, William Mauduit, of Warminster, given letters of protection while serving the King in Wales.

1258, William alienated all his Shropshire barony to Richard, earl of Cornwall; and conveyed Castle Holgate to the Knights Templars.

By 1260, William of Warminster died.

(S) History of Warminster, Daniell, 1879, P150. (S) Transactions of the Shropshire, 1892, P292. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V4, Eyton, 1857, P66.

Family notes:

·         Contemporary, William Mauduit (60848482), Baron of Hanslope, Buckinghamshire.

Child of William and Eve:

i. Thomas Mauduit (30424672), born aft. 1246 in England.

[Eugenia received Westbury from her brother Eudo, who had got it from their brother Fulk. It then became ‘Westbury Mauduits’, to which a grant of free warren is given to Thomas Mauduit (7606168, gs of this Thomas) in 1317. This is evidence that Eugenia was the mother of this Thomas. (S) Hist. of Wiltshire, V8, 1965, Westbury.]

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