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Thursday, September 10, 2020

Lord Roger de Morteyn

 30417292. Lord Roger de Morteyn

~1238, Roger de Mortain born in Stafford, England.

1261-65, Roger de Morteyn a surety in a concord at Tamworth. (S) Staffordshire Hist. Coll’s, V4, 1883.

1262, Warw. Ralph Basset of Drayton sued Philip Marmiun for sending his serviens … with a great multitude of outlaws and Welshmen … to the mill of the said Ralph … doing damage … £100 … A concord was afterwards made at Tamworth, … sureties … John de Plessetis, earl of Warwick, Peter de Montfort, … Roger de Morteyn, … Thomas de Clinton [for Philip] … (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V4, 1883, P151.

Roger’s 1st wife died.


Roger married 2nd

7/20/1263, Roger staying “in the munition” at Windsor castle received a command from the King. (S) CPRs.

4/6/1264, King Henry and Prince Edward attacked Northampton, the garrison surrendering the next day. Roger captured at the siege.

6/4/1264, Whereas peace has been made and it has been provided by the counsel of the barons that none shall bear arms without licence and that all prisoners taken in the conflict at Northampton shall be brought to the king in London, … John de Grey, constable of the castle of Nottingham, he commands … to come without horses and arms to treat with the king, bringing with him Baldwin Wake, Anker de Freschemvill, Hugh Gobion, Roger de Mortein, Richard de Hemington and other prisoners in his keeping. (S) CPRs.

10/26/1265, Edward the king's son is bound to Roger de Mortain in £1700 66s. 8d., borrowed for the affairs of the king and himself. (S) CPRs.

5/12/1266, To M. countess of Flanders. …  Edward [the king’s son] afterwards prayed her to deliver of the said goods £1800, 66s 8d of Paris to Roger de Morteyn his knight, … (S) CPRs.

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

1274, A fine  between Roger de Morteyn, and Cecilia who had been wife of Richard de la Rokele, quer. and Simon de Walcote, deforc. of the manor of Tyreswell, whereby it was estated on Roger and Cecilia for life; remainder to Nicolas, son of the said Cecilia for life; remainder to John, brother of the said Nicolas for life; remainder to the right heirs of Roger. (S) Hist. of Nottingham, V3, 1796, Tuswell.

Bef. 1282, Roger died.

(S) Sir Roger de Morteyne, Knight Banneret, A Biography, John M Ellis, 2004. (S) Hist. of Staffordshire, V17, 1976, Walsall.

Family notes:

·         Roger not s/o Eustace:

·         [Earlier records of Eustace.]

·         9/30/1221, Order to Eustace de Mortain [and others] take into the king’s hand without delay all of the king’s demesne lands in Notts and Derby, demesnes of which King John, the king’s father, was seised at the beginning of the war between him and his barons. (S) FRsHIII.

·         1223, Eustace died, his son Eustace succeeding.

·         3/1/1223, Eustace (b.by.1202), son and heir of Eustace de Mortain has made fine with the king by 3 palfreys for his relief of the lands formerly of Eustace … the king has taken his homage … (S) FRsHIII.

·         12/17/1230, The king has granted to Eustace de Mortain, who is ready to cross with the king [in April] … debt of 19½ m. … for a prest once made to Eustace de Mortain, his father, in the time of King John [1199-1216] … debt of 5½ m. which he owes the king for Richard Selvain, his uncle, whose heir he is … (S) FRsHIII.

·         By 1234, Eustace died, leaving a daughter as his heir.

·         2/20/1234, Notification to Ralph fitz Nicholas that the king has granted him the marriage portion of the heiress of Eustace de Mortain. (S) FRsHIII.

Child of Roger and ?:

i. Roger de Morteyn (15208646), born 9/29/1262 in Stafford, England.

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