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Sunday, September 6, 2020

Baron William Trussebut & Lady Albreda de Harcourt

 39979810. Baron William Trussebut & 39979811. Lady Albreda de Harcourt

~1120, William born in Yorkshire, England, s/o 79959620. Galfrid fitz Payne.

~1128, Albreda de Harcourt born in Neuberg, Normandy, heiress & d/o 79959622. Rollo de Harcourt & 79959623. Roysia Peverell.

Aft. 1132, William’s father died.

Bef. 1135, William a retainer of King Henry I.

12/22/1135, Stephen crowned king of England.

8/1/1137, Louis VII succeeded as king of France.

1138, William the governor of Bonneville-sur-Touque in France, a hereditary office.

~1147, William married Albreda in France.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.

1166, William acquired as tenant-in-chief most of the lands of Geoffrey FitzPayne [his brother], who died at sea.

1166, William Trussbut holding 10 knights’ fees in Yorkshire. (S) Feudal Politics in Yorkshire, Dalton, Thesis, Univ. of Sheffield, 1990, P286.

1175-76, William of Warter, Yorkshire, Baron of Hunsingore, died.


Albreda de Harcurt, relict of William Trussebut, son of Geoffrey fitz Payne, commanded her bailiffs to support the canons of the church de Bosco-Woodkirk, given to the chapel of Schokirk.

1185, Aubrey made a claim against the estate of her maternal aunt Maud de Dover.

Albreda died.

(S) Some Historic Mansions of Yorkshire, V2, 1889, P165. (S) Collins Peerage, V4, 1812, P431. (S) Old Yorkshire, V3, 1882, P228. (S) Hist. of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely, V5, 1973, Bourn.

Children of William and Albreda:

i. Richard Trussebut, born ? in England.

ii. Hilaria Trussebut, born ? in England.

Eularia married Robert de Bullers.

1212, Eularia named in a suit of the Vicar of Knaresburgh, who had obtained wood from her when his church burnt down.

1213, Eularia named in a suit involving her nephew Robert de Roos.

1217, Hilaria Trussebut “habet litteras de conductu”. (S) CPRs.

1241, Hilaria died without heirs.

[Eularia and her sister Agatha were patrons of the Ribstan Templars.]

iii. Roese Trussebut (19989905), born 1152 in England.

iv. Geoffrey Trussebut, born ? in England.

1190, Geoffrey died without heirs.

v. Robert Trussebut, born ? in England.

1193, Robert died without heirs.

vi. Agatha Trussebut, born ? in England.

Agatha married Hamo Meinselin [Hamo Fitz Hamo.]

1166, Hamo answered for 12 knights’ fees of his own barony and for Agatha’s inherited of Rollo de Harcourt.

9/29/1198, Agatha married 2nd William de Albini, widower of Margaret de Umfreville.

1201, William paid a fine of 600 marks for marrying Agatha.

7/1216-10/1216, Agatha raised money to pay William’s fines [captured by King John at Rochester castle].

 8/6/1216, On a guarantee of 6000 marks, Agatha given seisen of all of William’s lands.

William de Albini gave to the monks of Belvoyr out of every acre of Belver, Walsthorp, Botelesford, Oskington, and Stokes one sheaf of grain for the soul of Agatha his wife, and for the soul of Margery, his former wife; witnessed by his sons William, Odinellsu, Robert and Nicholas.

5/7/1236, William died.

8/8/1236, Protection without term … Agatha Trussebut. (S) CPRs.

1/18/1237, Protection … for Agatha Trussebuth to go beyond seas to sue her rights which are being detained from her in the power of the King of France. (S) CPRs.

3/25/1237, Licence for Agatha Trussebuth to make her will of her goods. (S) CPRs.

6/19/1238, Licence, until Easter next, for Agatha Trussebut to go beyond seas on the king’s affairs ; and mandate to bailiffs to do no damage to her or her men in the meantime. (S) CPRs.

1247, Agatha died.

2/28/1247, IPM of Agatha Trussebut alias Trussebuth. William de Ros (4997476, gs/o her sister Roese) is her heir. York: Dicton manor … Buckingham: … (S) CIsPM.

 [Agath’s seal: + SIGILL’ AGACE · TRVSBVT]

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