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Monday, September 7, 2020

Lord Richard de Grey & Lucy de Humez

 30424578. Lord Richard de Grey & 30424579. Lucy de Humez

~1200, Lucy born in Normandy, d/o 60849158. John de Humez.

~1202, Richard born in England, heir & s/o 47280384. Sir Henry de Gray & 47280385. Isolda Bardolf.

 [––Richard & Lucy––]

6/8/1206, Richard married to Lucy. [Richard’s father held the English lands of Lucy’s father.]

10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.

1219, Richard’s father died.

6/8/1223, Richard de Grey and his wife Lucy given seisin of lands in Norfolk that her father John de Humez held in capite. (S) Hist. & Antiq’s of Buckingham, V4, 1847, P57.

4/15/1224, To the sheriff of Northamptonshire. Order to place in respite, …, the demand he makes from Richard de Gray …, for his passage to Poitou, … from the same Richard by summons of the Exchequer for a loan made to John de Humet, whose land he has. (S) FRsHIII.

4/1/1225, Order to the sheriff of Northamptonshire to place in respite, …, the demand for £14 that he makes from Richard de Gray … for the debt of John de Humet, father of Lucy, wife of the same Richard, whose heir she is. (S) FRsHIII.

4/21/1226, Order to the sheriff of Northamptonshire to place in respite … from Richard de Gray for the fine that John de Humet made with King John for his passage into Poitou and for scutage of the same journey. (S) FRsHIII.

1226, Richard, Governor of the Isles of Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney, and Sarke.

3/23/1228, The king has granted to Richard de Gray that, of the £7 which he owes of the debt of John de Humet, of which he ought to have rendered … (S) FRsHIII.

6/20/1233, Memorandum that Richard de Gray and William, his brother, … a writ of mort d’ancestor under the name of a certain lady … assize is to be taken notwithstanding that she is a Norman. (S) FRsHIII. [This lady might be their mother.]

9/2/1234, Prohibition … tournament at Northamption … to go to … or any other … W. Longespe. … Ralph de Touny. Philip Basset. … Hugh Wake. John de Grey. Richard de Grey. (S) CPRs.

10/22/1235, Appointment of Richard de Gray to the custody of the county of Northumberland. (S) CPRs.

5/12/1236, Richard de Gray to deliver the castles of Bamburg and Newcastle-upon-Tyne to Hugh de Bolbec, the new sheriff of Northumberland. (S) CPRs.

4/1/1237, Payn de Chaworth has made fine with the king by 200m.  for having custody of the land and heir of Margaret de la Fert√© , … He has found Simon de Montfort as pledge for 25 m., H. de Bohun, earl of Essex and Hereford, for 25 m., … Richard de Gray for 25 m., …. (S) FRsHIII.

6/14/1237, Notification … the king has caused William de Ferariis, Emery de Sancto Amando, the steward, Hugh de Vivona, Richard de Grey, Hubert Hose, and others, to swear on his soul that he will cause the prorogation of the truce of L. prince of Abberfraw and lord of Snawdon, for 1 year more … (S) CPRs.

1/25/1238, To R. earl of Cornwall and Poitou. The king is sending to him … Richard de Gray, and William de Cantilupo, … give them credence to things which they will say … (S) CPRs.

1238, Richard, Constable of the castle of Kenilworth.

1239, Richard, Sheriff of Essex and Hertfordshire, and Constable of the Tower of London.

1240, Richard de Grey and Lucy his wife quitclaimed for themselves and the heirs of Lucy, for 200 marks, land in Mildenhall to the Abbot of St. Edmund. (S) Feet of Fines, Suffolk.

1240-2, Richard on crusade with Richard of Cornwall. (S) The Carmelites and Antiquity, Jotischky, 2002, P131.

6/10/1240, The crusaders with Richard of Cornwall went via Paris and Provence.

By 10/8/1240, The crusaders arrived at Acre in the Holy Land.

6/1241, The crusaders started home, returning via Sicily.

1/7/1242, The crusaders arrived back in England.

7/10/1244, Writ of liberate for Richard de Grey for £30, a year of his yearly fee of £30. (S) CPRs.

1/24/1246, Appointment of John Grey, justice of Chester, Richard de Grey, … to do justice touching tolls and prises done in the county of Chester by the bailiffs of John Lestrange, … (S) CPRs.

1246, Richard’s mother Isolda died; Richard did homage for livery of her lands in Nottingham and Derby.

6/18/1246, IPM of Inseult de Grey. Richard de Gray, her son, is her heir. Kent: Hoo, a moiety of the manor held, by an exchange made with her four coparceners, by service of ½ knight's fee, but only 1/5 of the manor came to her by inheritance. (S) CIsPM.

2/26/1248, To all archbishops, … and other in Gascony and Poitou. The king is sending to them Richard de Gray, whom he has appointed as his seneschal of Gascony and Poitou. (S) CPRs.

5/4/1248, Royal Grant to Peter de Monte Forti to close his wood of Remeham, within the king's new forest of Windleshour, and to make a park there. Witn. … Hugh de Vinou, … Bertram de Cryoll, Richard de Grey, … (S) UKNA.

4/24/1252, Appointment during pleasure, of Richard de Grey to the keeping of the islands with the castles of Gernereye and Gereseye, … rendering yearly … 400 marks … (S) CPRs.

1252, Richard and his brother John pledged themselves as crusaders for the King. [Crusade never organized.]

3/17/1253, Grant … in the isle of Alreney … Mandate to Richard de Grey, warden of the islands, to give him seisin … (S) CPRs.

6/24/1253, Richard, warden of the Islands, to assess the small escheats with 12 jurors. (S) CPRs.

6/26/1253, Grant to Richard de Grey of the first competent marriage falling to the king in the realm of Ireland, to the use of a son of his, with the wardship of the lands of such marriage, … (S) CPRs.

7/18/1253, Despatch of Richard de Grey, Nicholas de Molis, and Drew de Barentino to Gascony … touching attacks and trespasses done … against the king. (S) CPRs.

8/6/1253, King Henry finally left for Gascony from Portsmouth with 300 ships to suppress a rebellion.

10/4/1253, Appointment of Richard de Grey as seneschal of Gascony in the room of John de Grey, who is sick; … (S) CPRs.

2/14/1254, Richard de Grey to give seisin of the isles to Edward, the king’s firstborn son and heir. (S) CPRs.

8/12/1254, King Henry’s retinue in camp at Bordeaux, France.

9/1/1254 at Bordeaux, France, Writ of aid directed to the good men of La Reole in favour of Richard de Grey, John de Grey, Nicholas de Molis, Drew de Barentyn … whom the king is sending … (S) CPRs.

10/13/1254, Richard de Grey a pledge for debts of the king to the people of Bordeaux. (S) CPRs.

12/12/1254 at Belviac, France. Charter … Witnesses: Richard de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, John de Plessetis, earl of Warwick, … Richard de Grey, … (S) CPRs.

1/1255, King Henry returned to England..

9/7/1256, Grant, at the instance of Richard de Grey, to the merchants of the ship of Richard de Preus, … wines … quit of any prise … (S) CPRs.

6/1258, King Henry signed the Provisions of Oxford. These limitations by parliament [led by Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester] granted money to Henry in exchange for administrative reform. [Richard supported reformation.]

6/22/1258, Richard appointed Constable of Dover castle and Warden of the Cinque Ports. (S) CPRs.

10/26/1258, Appointment of Richard de Grey, constable of Dover, to keep the king’s chamberlainship of Sandwich. (S) CPRs.

12/24/1258 at Westminster, Appointment … by the counsel of magnates … Present, Richard de Clare, earl of Goucester and Hertford, Hugh le Bigod, the justicary, … Richard de Grey, and others … (S) CPRs.

3/29/1259, Appointment of Richard de Grey to keep the castle of Dovre … to last for 12 years … (S) CPRs.

7/29/1259, Safe conduct, … for brother Velascus nuncio of the pope to the king ; and appointment of Richard de Grey, constable of Dover, to conduct in person … from Whitsand (France) to Dover, and to conduct him in person from Dover to the king. (S) CPRs.

9/8/1259, Mandate to Richard de Grey, constable of the castle of Dover, to deliver that castle and the chamberlainship of Sandwich to Hugh le Bigod … (S) CPRs.

12/1259, King Louis of France and Queen Margaret hosted a family Christmas gathering in Paris that included King Henry III and Queen Eleanor. [Queens were sisters.] Richard accompanied the royal family.

12/24/1259, at Paris, France. Charter granting to Robert Walerand … Witnesses … Richard de Grey, … (S) CPRs.

3/1262, King Henry repudiated the Provisions of Oxford.

7/18/1263, Richard de Grey reappointed to Dover castle and the chamberlainship of Sandwich, and warden of the Cinque ports. (S) CPRs.

12/5/1263, Richard to deliver the chamberlainship and the Cinque ports to Roger de Leyburn. (S) CPRs.

5/14/1264, Richard de Gray, a rebel, fought with Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester, at the battle of Lewes.

5/14/1264, Lord Edward (I) and his father King Henry III captured by Montfort at the battle of Lewes, Sussex, “at the Mill of the Hide”. An estimated 2700 died. Lord Edward and his knights penetrated the center of Montfort’s army, but was flanked on both sides by armored calvary.

1264-65, Simon de Montfort effectively ruled England.

5/28/1264, Richard ordered to deliver the castle of Dover to Simon de Montfort’s son. (S) CPRs.

7/1265, In a suprise attack, Richard de Gray, a banneret, captured by Prince Edward at Kenilworth prior to the battle of Evesham; and the defeat of the barons in revolt.

10/17/1265, Grant for life to Eleanor consort of Edward the king’s son … the manor of Codenore, late of Richard de Grey, the king’s enemy. (S) CPRs.

7/27/1266, Admisssion into the king’s peace … John de Grey, on the mainprise of William de Grey, of the county of Nottingham, … Richard de Grey of the county of Nottingham. (S) CPRs.

10/31/1266, The Dictum de Kenilworth allowed those who had opposed the King their lives for a loss of liberties of 3 to 5 years. The only exception was the Montfort family.

Aft. 1266, Richard’s lands were restored by fine under the Dictum of Kenilworth.

Bef. 9/9/1271, Richard, Lord Grey of Codenore, Derbyshire, died.

(S) A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Burke, P248. (S) The Barons’ War, Blaauw, 1844, P240.

Children of Richard and Lucy:

i. John de Grey, born ? in England. [Heir]

John married Lucy, d/o Reginald de Mohun.

ii. Isabel de Grey, born ? in England.

Isabel married William de Fauconberg, s/o Henry.

iii. Agnes de Grey (15212289), born ~1240 in England.

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