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Thursday, September 3, 2020

Lord Edmund de Kemesky & Matilda de Torrington

 47280800. Lord Edmund de Kemesky & 47280801. Matilda de Torrington

10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England.

~1220, Edmund born in England, s/o §§Henry de Kemesky, lord of Great Sampford.

~1225, Matilda born in England, d/o §§Wimar de Torrington.

Bef. 1240, Edmund’s father died; his older brother Tibbald the heir.

1240, Edmund son of Henry de Kemesek and Matilda his wife are associated with Tilbury-juxta-Clare.

By 1242, Edmund heir to his older brother Henry, who was heir to his older brother Tibbald.

By 1246, Edmund married Matilda.

[Undated], Confirmation by Wimar de Torington of the release which Edmund de Kemesek made to John de Eston of all customs which he was wont to pay for the land which he holds of the marriage of Matilda, Wimar's daughter, in Frodham, for 6 shillings 9 pence paid in by the said John yearly to the said Edmund; witnesses: Walter de Isleham, Robert de Fordham and others.

Edmund died.


4/30/1253, Notification, that, whereas John Maunsell, provost of Beverley, received the whole land of Edmund de Kemessk at Estylerbiry at farm for 15 years, … death of the said Edmund, the king seized the land … king gives said land … during the minority of the heirs of the said Edmund. (S) CPRs.

6/8/1253, Grant, to Ralph de Fhosery alias Fosery, of the marriage of Maud de Kemesek, or any fine pertaining to the king if she marry without his consent. (S) CPRs.

Family notes:

·         (S) Hist. of Cambridge, V10, 2002, Fordham.

·         1174, Half of the former royal demesne manor of Fordham, Cambridgeshire, granted to §§Lord Henry de Kemesek.

·         Henry succeeded by his son §§Arnulf Kemesky (d.by1191).

·         1207, Arnulf’s son §§Henry, of age, Lord of Fordham.

·         4/30/1230, Essex. Henry de Kemeseck gives £10 for the fine of passage, to be rendered at the same terms. Order to the sheriff of Essex. (S) FRsHIII.

Child of Edmund and Maud:

i. Edmund de Kemesky (23640400), born 1247 in England.

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