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Saturday, September 5, 2020

Lord Sampson Foliot

 47278026. Lord Sampson Foliot

~1215, Sampson born in England, s/o 94556052. Henry Foliot.

~1233, Sampson’s father died.

3/9/1233, Heir of Henry Foliot [Sampson] in the custody of Andrew de Chanceaux. (S) FRsHIII.

~1240, Geoffrey Foliot held half a knight’s fee of Sampson Foliot. (S) Chinnor, V3, 1874, P15.

1240, Sampson Foliot brought a prohibition against Thomas, parson of Swindon [church of Draycot also mentioned] in Coram Rege. [Sampson won the plea.] (S) Coll. of the Reports of Casses, V3, Eagle, 1826, P1197.

1252, Sampson the High Sheriff of Oxfordshire and Berkshire.

1252,  Sampson appointed governor of Oxford castle.

1255, The village of Aldebur is held of the Countess de I'lsle by the service of half a knight's fee, and Sampson Foliot holds the manor in the name of the award which is between the countess and Roger Foliott ; and the same Sampson holds 5.5 virgates of land belonging to the lordship. There are 12 tenants in servitude. (S) Hundred Rolls, 39 Henry III, P714.

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.

1264-65, Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, effectively ruled England.

8/4/1265, Lord Edward (I) defeated Montfort’s army at the battle of Evesham, Worcester, ending the Baron’s Revolt and freeing his father, who was wounded. Montfort and 2 of his sons were killed. Sampson’s lands were seized after the battle.

11/23/1267, Sampson appointed sheriff of Oxfordshire and Berkshire. (S) Lists and Indexes, Iss8, 1897, P107.

1269, Sampson appointed governor of Oxford castle.

1272, Sampson paid 1 mark aid for the marriage of Isabel the king’s sister.

10/7/1272, Sampson Foliot presented John de Draycote as rector of the church of Noke, Oxfordshire.

1274, IPM of Geoffrey Folyot. He held of Sampson Folyot at Wylehald 6 bovates of land for a fourth of a knight’s fee by scutage. (S) North Oxfordshire Arch. Soc., Vs1-16, 1853, P15.

1278, Rad. de Bungeye, subdeacon, presented to Albury by Sampson Foliot. (S) Lincoln Registers with Corrections by Sir Henry Ellis.

1279, Sampson on a commission into the tenure of all the lands in Oxfordshire.

5/30/1281, Pardon, at the instance of Eleanor, the king's mother, to Sampson Foliot for the death of Roger Folyot his son. (S) CPRs.

By 1285, Sampson died holding the lordship of Noke, Oxfordshire, with the patronage of the church.

(S) Oxfordshire, Dunkin, 1823, P85-88. (S) Hist. of Oxford, V6, 1959, Noke. (S) Hist. of Present Deanery of Bicester Oxon, Blomfield, 1893, P15.

Family notes:

·         Sampson’s sons died in his lifetime.

·         There is an early contemporary “Sampson Foliot” (fl.1220).

Child of Sampson and ?:

i. Joan Foliot (23639013), born ~1240 in Engand.

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