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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Lord Peter de Breuse & Agnes de Clifford

 60845798. Lord Peter de Breuse & 60845799. Agnes de Clifford

~1275, Peter born in England, s/o 30421288. Lord William de Brewes & 121691597. Mary de Roos.

~1275, Agnes born in England.

[––Agnes & Henry––]

Agnes 1st married to Henry Hussee, s/o Matthew Hussee & Agnes de Sandeford, d/o 39979034. Baron Hugh de Sandford & 39979035. Lady Joan de Noers. (S) Hist. of Hampshire, V4, 1911, Freefolk.

7/23/1290, Henry died.


1296, Peter’s older brother Richard died. (S) Notes & Queries, Oxford Journals, 1874, P237.

[––Peter & Anges––]

6/30/1300, Peter married Agnes.

1301, Peter de Breuse was granted free warren in Culkerton. (S) Hist. of Gloucester, V11, 1976, Rodmarton.

10/5/1305, £14 yearly of rent in Upton, Dughton and Tettebur[y] … not held of the king in chief but of Peter de Brewos[a]. (S) CCRs.

1307, Kingswood abbey granted a rent of £10 held from Peter de Breuse in Culkerton and Hazleton to Gloucester Abbey. (S) Hist. of Gloucester, V11, 1976, Rodmarton.

1311, Peter died. Henry le Tyeys given the wardship and marriage of the heir of Peter. [Henry married Peter’s daughter Margaret to his son Henry, who died in 1321.]


2/7/1311, Order to the escheator beyond Trent to take into the king's hand the lands late of Peter de Brewosa, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.

3/7/1312, IPM of Peter de Brewosa. Gloucester: Tettebury. The manor, held of William de Brewose by service of 1 knight’s fee … The said Peter assigned the said manor to Agnes his wife at the church door, for the manors of Manyngford, co. Wilts, and Cheresworth and Seggewyke, co. Sussex, which Mary de Brewose holds for life. William de Brewosa, who gave the manor to the said Peter to hold to him and the heirs of his body, held it of the king in chief as parcel of his barony of Brembre. Thomas his son, aged 10 at the Nativity of the Blessed Mary last, is his next heir. Wilts: Manyngeford Brewose. The manor … Mary de Brewosa has it by the grant of Sir Peter de Brewosa as her dower in Tettebury and Manyngeford, by the death of Sir William de Brewosa sometime her husband. … Sussex: Cheresworthe and Seggewyk. The manors are held of the barony of Brembre … Mary holds them in dower by the assignment of William de Brewosa. (S) CIsPM.

5/22/1312, Grant, for a fine of 250 marks, to Agnes, late the wife of Peter de Brewosa, of the wardship of 2 parts of the lands late of Peter, in the king's hand by reason of the minority of Thomas, his son and heir, and extended at £20 14s 5.75d a year, to hold until the full age of the heirs of Peter, with the marriage of Thomas. (S) CFRs.

5/18/1322, Writ to the escheator to assign dower to Agnes late the wife of the said Peter. (S) CIsPM.

Bef. 1322, Henry le Tyeys conveyed a messuage to Peter de Brewes’ widow, Agnes de Clifford.

Aft. 1322, Henry le Tyeys wife Margaret [daughter] in a charter with Agnes de Clifford [mother].

6/6/1323, Agnes late the wife of Peter de Brewosa given protection for 1 year. (S) CPRs.

7/23/1326, Protection with clause nolumus, for 1 year, for Agnes late the wife of Peter de Brewosa. (S) CPRs.

1328 Agnes, widow of Peter de Breuse, held a third of a house and plough-land for the life of John of Doughton by grant of John of Stonor, who impleaded her for waste. (S) Hist. of Gloucester, V11, 1976, Tetbury.

Agnes died.

(S) Baronia Anglica Concentrata, Banks, 1844, P135.

Family notes:

·         An ancient window in Wiston, Sussex: ‘Pp. Dame Annys de Brewes’, includes a display of arms, Azure crusilly a lion rampant or [Brewes], impaling Checky or and azure a fess gules [Clifford]; supporting Agnes being a descendent of Roger de Clifford, of Tenbury, Worcestershire (d.1268).

Children of Peter and Agnes:

i. Thomas de Brewes, born aft. 1300 in England.

7/4/1326, Pursuant to an inquisition … Mary late the wife of William de Brewosa … on the day of her death, held for life 2 parts of the manor of Manyngford Brewes of the grant of Peter de Brewosa, son and heir of the said William … by fine levied in the court of Edward I, ought to remain to Thomas de Brewosa, son and heir of the said Peter, and that the said Thomas is of full age,—to deliver to him the said manor, he having done fealty. (S) CFRs.

ii. Margaret de Brewes (30422899), born ~1310 in England.

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