By 1175, William born in England, s/o 121696900. Hugh Pantulf & 121696901. Christina Fitz Alan.
~1200, Bartholomew son of Peter de Mortun has given to Richard de Lacs the mill pond of Lacon … Witnesses:- Hugh Pantulf, William Pantulf his son, Ivo Pantulf his brother, Alan his brother, Hugh his brother … (S) UKNA.
~1214, Hawise “ born in England, d/o 94563740. Baron Fulk fitz Warin & 189118213. Matilda le Vavasour.
1210, William Pantulf of Wem [Shropshire], knight, served in King John’s Irish campaign.
1/1215, 10 marks paid to Henry fitz Count, Hugh Pantulf, and William his brother, by a trusted agent of King John.
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, William Pantolf held Belvoir castle against King John.
6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.
12/1215, William pardoned by King John on a fine of 15 marks.
10/28/1216, Henry III crowned king of England.
1218, William still owed half of his 15 mark fine as arrears in Salop.
1224, William’s father died.
12/28/1224, Staffordshire and Shropshire. The king has taken the homage of William Pantulf for land formerly of Hugh Pantulf, his father, which he held of the king in chief and which falls to him by inheritance. Order to the sheriff of Staffordshire and Shropshire that, having accepted relief from William by rendering £100 to the king. (S) FRsHIII.
12/14/1225, William Pantulf named a commissioners to render account at Westminster of the tax of the 15th levied in Salop and Staffordshire.
[––William & Hawise––]
Bef. 1/1226, William married to Hawise. [Likely not his first wife.]
5/14/1226, King Henry III reduced William’s relief from £100 to £25 because William held only 5 fees in capite, of the king’s escheats, which were once Robert de Belseme’s.
12/26/1226, A writ-close orders the variances between William Pantulf and Madoc ap Griffith of Bromfield to be settled at Oswestry by arbitration of John fitz Alan, John le Strange, … and the sheriff of Shropshire.
1227, The suit of mordancestor which Alice and Felicia, daughters of Ralph, son of Oviet, arraigned against William Pantulf, respecting half a virgate in Hildulveston [Staffordshire], is dismissed, the plaintiffs not appearing. (S) Staffordshire Hist. Coll’s, V4, 1883, Plea Rolls, No.26.
11/12/1227, Lichfield, complainant: William Pantulf, tenant or deforciant: Robert de Wudecote. (S) Staffordshire Hist. Coll’s, V4, 1883, Feet of Fines: H.III.
9/1228, William Pantulf called into service against the Welsh. (S) Summons to Military Service Against the Welsh, Critchley, 1971.
9/3/1228, Marcher barons were called into service when the negotiations were not going well. The next day King Henry sent a summons to more than 100 others that went into battle against the Welsh [the 1st documented general call to military service of the king.]
10/15/1229, William Pantulf, who holds 5 fees of the king in Shropshire, 25m for the amercements. (S) FRsHIII.
1229, William Pantulf assessed at £10 for 5 fees for the scutage of Keri, subsequently quitted.
1230, William Pantulf levied 3 marks per fee for the scutage of Brittany. On payment of 25 marks, his personal service was exempted.
1231, William Pantulf assessed at £10 for 5 fees for the scutage of Poitou.
1232, William quitted from the scutage of Elvein.
1233, William, of Shropshire and Staffordshire, died.
Hawise married 2nd Hubert Hoese.
2/4/1233, Fulk fitz Warin has made fine by 600m for having, to himself or to whomsoever he will wish to assign it, the custody of the lands and heirs of William Pantulf , who held of the king in chief, until the legal age of the same heirs, together with their marriages. (S) FRsHIII.
7/13/1234, The king’s beloved and faithful Fulk fitz Warin has made fine with him by 600m for having custody of the land and heirs of William Pantulf until the heirs come of age, with their marriage. [300m each for Maud and Rose.] (S) FRsHIII.
9/15/1234, Order to the sheriff of Leicestershire to place in respite the demand of 7m that he makes from Hubert Hoese by summons of the Exchequer for the land of Narborough, which is the marriage portion of Hawise, his wife, for the debt of William Pantulf, formerly her husband. (S) FRsHIII.
4/2/1235, Order to the sheriff of Leicestershire to place in respite, … the demand that he makes from Hubert Hoese by summons of the Exchequer for the debts that William Pantulf, formerly the husband of Hawise, Hubert’s wife, owed to the king. (S) FRsHIII. [Henry Hoese his brother gave surety.]
By 4/9/1235, Hubert died, his son Matthew succeeding. (S) FRsHIII.
(S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, Salt, 1880, P222. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V9, Eyton, 1859, P168. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy.
i. Maud Pantulf (30424225), born ~1231 in England.
6/2/1241, Fulk fitz Warin acknowledged to have received from Maurice le Buttillier 300 marks [half of the 600] for the maritagium of Matilda his niece (nepotis suæ), daughter and heir of William Pantulf, and which Fulk had sold to him on condition that when the son of Maurice should marry Matilda, Maurice should endow her with one-third of all his land. (S) Staffordshire Hist. Coll’s, V4, 1883, Plea Rolls, Salop.
“The History of Wem” states that Wem, the largest of the 28 towns or manors held by William Pantulf, passed by the marriage of Ralph le Boteler with Maud, heiress of William Pantulf IV, into the hands of the Botelers. This was in 1251, and 4 Botelers in succession were barons of Wem. (S) Shropshire Parish Registers, 1908, P-iii.
ii. Rose Pantulf (4221729), born by 1233 in England.
Rose’s father died. After the death of her father, wardship of Rohesia assigned by John FitzAlan to the custody of William Trussell. Rose’s ancestor (243393800, Ivo Pantulf) held land of John fitzAlan’s ancestor William fitzAlan (378236416). (S) FMG. William Trussel, by his marriage with Rohese daughter and heir of William Pantolf of Cublesdon, acquired large estates in Staffordshire and other counties, and Billesley ceased to be the chief seat of the family. (S) Hist. of Warwick, V3, 1945, Billesley.