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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Lord Jordan le Forester & Amice ?

 60845570. Lord Jordan le Forester & 60845571. Amice ?

~1255, Jordan Forestre, s/o §§Reginald le Forester.

~1260, Amice born in England.

1263, Jordan’s father died.

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

1273, Petrus Forestarius, Jordan le Forester; and Nicholas le Forester in the Hundredorum rolls.

1275, Jordan le Forest had a view of frankpledge and assize of bread and ale at Waltham.

9/10/1276, Jordan le Forester [and others] in a plea of trespass. (S) CCRs.

1280, Jordan died.

5/25/1280, Grant to Eleanor the king's mother, of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of the lands and heirs of  Jordan le Forester, tenant in chief, with their marriage. (S) CPRs. [Jordan’s brother Richard associated with the grant. (S) CCRs.]


Amice married 2nd Miles de Hastings.

4/15/1285, To the sheriff of Oxford. Order to replevy to Amice, late the wife of Jordan le Forester, tenant in chief, and Miles de Hastingges (d.1305), the manor of Lynham, which he lately took into the king's hands by order of the justices last in eyre in that county, because Amice had married Miles without the king's licence. (S) CCRs.

Family notes:

·         Jordan forester of Twicken Balwick in the forest of Windsor, Berks, hereditary office of his family; lord of the manors of Wolfe in Berks, and Ascot Lyneham and Fen’s-court in Oxfordshire.

Child of Jordan and Amice:

i. Joan le Forester (30422785), born by 1280 in England.

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