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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Lord Henry Esturmy & Margaret Hussee

 60842000. Lord Henry Esturmy & 60842001. Margaret Hussee

~1263, Henry Sturmy born in England, heir & s/o 121684000. Henry Esturmy & 121684001. Laurencia ?.

6/24/1266, Margaret born in England, d/o 121684002. Sir Hubert Husee & 121684003. Margaret de Beauchamp.

11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.

1275, Margaret’s father died.

10/23/1275, Confirmation of the sale made to Margaret late the wife of Hubert Husee, of the custody of the lands late of the said Hubert, during the minority of his heirs [Margaret]; with the marriage of the heirs, for the sum of 80 marks. (S) CPRs.

[––Henry & Margaret––]

1277, Agreement, Dame Margaret Husee and Sir Henry Esturmy, knight, concerning forthcoming marriage between Henry, son and heir of said Sir Henry, and Margaret, daughter and co-heiress of Sir Hubert Husee, to whom Sir Henry gives manor in Wolfhall, Great Bedwyn, in free marriage. (S) UKNA. [“Know all men present and future that I, Henry Esturmy, son of Geoffrey Esturmy, have given … to Henry my son as a free gift on his marriage with Margaret daughter of Hubert Husee, the whole of the manor of Wolfhall. (S) Wardens of Savernake Forest, Brudenell-Bruce, P47.]

2/25/1280, Order to the sheriff of Wilts to deliver Henry Husee from prison, the king, for a fine of £100, having pardoned him his trespass in taking a doe in the forest of Penber without licence. Henry has found pledges for payment thereof, to wit, Henry Esturmy, Richard de Cumbe. Richard Esturmy, … of Wilts. (S) CFRs.

7/12/1284, IPM of Hubert de Huse. Margaret [age 18], Matilda, and Isabella daughters and heirs of Hubert Huse, made at Nethervaene, co. Wilts, … in the presence of Margaret, late the wife of the said Hubert.

1/2/1285, Order to make partition into 3 equal parts of the lands of Hubert Husee, tenant in chief, in the presence of the heirs and parceners of the inheritance, if they wish to be present, and to cause Henry Esturmi and Margaret his wife, Hubert’s eldest daughter and co-heiress, to have as esnecy seisin of their purparty, and to cause John de Dune and Matilda, his wife, Huberts’s second daughter and co-heiress, to have siesin of their purparty, saving to Margaret, late the wife of Hubert, to whom the king granted the wardshop of the lands aforesaid until the heiresses come of age, the custodey of the purparty of Isabella, the third daughter, until Isabella come of age. The king has taken the homage of Henry and the fealty of John. (S) CCRs.

5/6/1286, Margaret’s sister Matilda [born 1267-8] died: IPM, Wiltes, Her sister Margaret, wife of Henry Esturmy, age 24, sister Isabel age 14, her heirs.

Bef. 10/26/1286, Margaret’s mother died.

1295, Henry heir to his father.

12/3/1295, Order to deliver to Henry Sturmy of Wilts, son and heir of Henry Sturmy, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage ; retaining in the king's hand the dower of Laurencia, late the wife of the said Henry the father. (S) CFRs.

1296, Henry Sturmy held 2 vivaries, the fishery of which was worth 5s, at Rushock. (S) Medieval Fish, Aston, 1988, P450.

11/5/1297, King Edward reconfirmed th Great Charter of Liberties and the Charter of the Forests, which gave access to royal forest by free men, pasturing for pigs, collecting firewood, and repealed the death penalty for stealing venison.

1301, Henry Sturmy supported John de Berewyk in the perambulation of Savernake forest which set new bounds, making the forest significantly smaller.

2/19/1301, Henry Sturmy a member of the jury for the inquisiton of John de Meriet [wife Mary] at Marlebergh, Wiltshire.

Bef. 3/29/1305, Henry died. (S) Year Books of Edward II, 1904, Vs2&19, P88.

11/3/1305, IPM of Henry de Sturmy alias Stormy. Southampton: Pollyng. The manor …  including a watercourse … Elvetham. The manor … including a castle … Henry his son, aged 23, is his next heir. Wilts:      Borbach. The manor, with Coulesfeld … held of the king in chief by service of a horseman in his army in war with hauberk, iron cap and barded horse. (S) CIsPM.


7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.

1/4/1315, 2 messuages and 4 virgates of land in Suthampton Stapelford held of the heirs [Margaret & her sister Isabella, on the death of their sister Matilda] of Hubert Huse, worth 15s a year. (S) Proceedings, Somerset, V53, P23.

1316, Request by Margaret widow of Henry Esturmy to Brother John, minister of Easton priory, to deliver to Henry Esturmy her son a chest closed by a lock and all the muniments therein, and a key, wrapped in a red cloth and sealed with her seal which she or her representatives could not trouble said John or brethren from the beginning of the century up to the making of this letter, for any kind of muniments or the chest or the key. (S) UKNA.

1320, Margaret died.

11/16/1320, IPM of Margaret Esturmy. Wilts: Stapelford. A moiety of the manor held of the king in chief by service of 1/2 knight’s fee. Fygheldene. A moiety of the manor similarly held by the like service. Henry Stormy, the elder, her son, aged 30 and more, is her next heir. (S) CIsPM.

(S) Easton Royalconservation Area Statement, 9/2004. (S) Abstracts of Wiltshire IsPM, V37, 1908.

Child of Henry and Margaret:

i. Henry Esturmy (30421000), born 1283 in England.

5/20/1321, Order to deliver to Henry Sturmy, the elder, son and heir of Margaret Sturmy, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said mother, he having done homage. (S) CFRs.

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