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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Lord Henry de Lorty

 60841036. Lord Henry de Lorty

~1252, Henry de Urtiaco born in Somerset, England, s/o 121682072. Richard de Lorty & 121682073. Matilda ?.

1253, Henry’s father died.

1254, Henry’s paternal grandmother died.

1254, IPM of Sabina de Urtyaco. The son [Henry] of Richard de Urtiaco, deceased, is her heir. (S) CIsPM.

2/17/1256, The king confirms to Henry de Mara … the wardship of the manor of Cury Revel with the town of Langport and other appurtenances and the manor of Stoke, late of Sabina de Urtiaco [Henry a minor.]

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England.

1274, Henry de Lorty holding the hundreds of Abdick and Bulston in Somerset. [Henry had 2 younger brothers, Walter & John.]

11/10/1280, Grant to Henry de Lortiaco alias Urtiaco of the advowson of the church of Corirevel, co. Somerset, … [Henry had turned the advowson over to the king, who through inquisiton found that the advowson did belong to his ancestors as Henry had claimed.]

6/3/1281, Order to the sheriff of Somerset to permit Henry de Urtiaco to hold the hundreds of Boleston ancl Abedik, as he held the same before, until the next parliament. (S) CFRs.

1282, Henry de Lorty in service as a knight. [Henry’s brother Walter (d.1306) knighted in 1289.]

1288, The abbot of Glastonbury [Somerset] claimed that Henry de Lorty was harrassing the abbey' s men from Zoy, Othery and Ham in Langport.

1/1/1289 at London, Debtor: Henry de Urtiaco {de les Urtyes}, knight [who held the manor of Curry Rivel, Bulstone Hundred], of Somerset. Amount: £20. (S) UKNA.

1290, Henry lost the hundreds of Abdick and Bulston, held of the king, because of an incorrect claim of a grant. [Restored soon after.]

9/18/1291 at Winchester, Debtor: Henry del Urtiaco [held manor of Cory Rivel in Bulstone Hundred and vill of North Perrott in Houndsborough Hundred, Somerset] and Walter Pasancin. Amount: £44 17d. bonorum sterlingorum. (S) UKNA.

1294, Henry de Lorty allowed to assart and inclose 60a. in Broadway in Neroche forest [Somerset], his woodland in the manor comprised 2,000a.(S) UKNA.

3/24/1297, Henry, lord of Bulston, ordered to cease demanding suit of court from John de Mohun, lord of Dunster, who was under royal protection. [Henry held more than 20 librtes of land.] (S) CCRs.

1298, Henry in the King’s service. [See 10/19/1298.]

7/22/1298, King Edward defeated Sir William Wallace (Braveheart) at the battle of Falkirk, Scotland. The Scots defensive position was strong, but based on spearmen with support of some cavalry and archers. Edward’s armored knights were repulsed by the amassed spear points. King Edward brought up his Welsh longbowmen. They cut gaps into the Scottish ranks through which the mounted English knights could charge. The Scots were routed, but Wallace escaped.

10/19/1298, Order not to put Henry de Urtiaco in default because he did not appear on Saturday before St. Margaret at the taking of the assize of mort d'ancestor that he arramed concerning a messuage, a carucate of land, and 19s. 4d. yearly of rent in Pipelpenne and Northpenret, as he was in the king's service by his order on that day. (S) CCRs.

4/8/1303, Order to respite until Michaelmas next the suit before them in the exchequer between the king, demandant, and Henry de Urtiaco, deforciant, concerning the Hundreds of Abbedik and Bolston, co. Somerset, provided that Henry set out with the king for Scotland. (S) CCRs.

1303-04, Henry served in Scotland.

7/28/1304, Pardon to Henry de Urtiaco, in consideration of his service in Scotland, of all the issues of his hundreds of Bulston and Abbedyk, co. Somerset. (S) CPRs.

1304, Henry Lorty received a grant of free warren at Stoke. (S) Hist. of Somerset, V7, 1999, Stoke Trister.

7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.

8/30/1308, IPM of Robert de Sancto Claro. Somerset: … Andredesye. A messuage and 15a. land, held of Henry de Urtiaco, knight, by service of 1 mark yearly. (S) CIsPM.

3/18/1310, Pardon to Henry cle Urtiaco of all issues of the hundreds of Bulleston and Abbedyk since 7/28/1304. (S) CPRs.

1321, Henry de Urtiaco died.

9/15/1321, IPM of Henry de Urtiaco. Somerset: Stoke Tristre and Coklyngton. The manors with the advowsons of the church of Coklyngton and the chapel of Stoke, … Cory Ryvel. The manor with the advowson of the church, and the township of Langport, held by the said Henry and Sibyl his wife for life … which manor the said Sibyl holds, with reversion to John son and heir of the said Henry … Putteneye. The manor with the advowson of the chapel … Knolle. The manor … John his son, aged 24 and more, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.


10/18/1321, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to deliver to John de Urtiaco, son and heir of Henry de Urtiaco, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage ; saving to Sibyl late the wife of Henry her dower. (S) CFRs. [A 2nd wife. She pays 40m in 1324 to remarry whoever she wishes.]

(S) Wadham College, Oxford, Jackson, 1893. (S) Knights of Edward I, Jurica, 1976, Univ. of Birmingham, Thesis. (S) Hist. of Somerset, V3, 1974, West Camel.

Family notes:

·         There are multiple persons named “Henry de Urtiaco” in various counties, including Wiltshire, Dorset, Surrey and Gloucester. This Henry is of Somerset, but not of North Perret. That Henry (b.~1280) is the son of Walter de Urtiaco (d.1306), brother of this Henry. Walter held North Perret of this Henry, his chief lord.

Child of Henry and ?:

i. John de Lorty (30420518), born ~1273 in Somerset, England.

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