~1215, Walkely de Ardren born in England, s/o 33773848. Sir John de Arderne & 33773849. Margaret de Alford.
10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England. Louis of France also claimed the throne.
~1218, Agnes born in England, 33773850. Sir Philip de Orreby & 33773851. Leuca de Mohaut.
1227, Agnes, daughter of Leuka, who is under age [of 14], appeared before the Justices, and William de Stratton, the custos of Agnes, is ordered to prosecute for her, her suit against Roger de Muhaut, the Seneschall of Cheshire, respecting the manor of Elleford; and a day is given to her at Nottingham before the Justices. [Leuca was daughter and heir of Roger de Monhaut of Elford; she married Philip de Orreby the younger, by whom she had an only daughter, Agnes, who married Walkeline de Arderne.] (S) Staffordshire Hist. Coll’s, V4, 1883, Plea Rolls.
1229, Agnes’ father died.
1229, Philip de Orreby (67547700) purchased from Roger de Montalt the custody of Agnes (16886925), daughter of Philip de Orreby the younger, and of his wife Leuca, daughter of Roger de Montalt (33689616), and of the inheritance descended from him in Elleford and Cassinglond, and the disposal of her in marriage, with consent of friends.
6/2/1233, Walkelyn in the court at Chester with Earl John and his barons. (S) Cheshire Domesday Roll.
11/1236, Walkelyn presiding at court “loco Comitis, eo die” with the barons of Kinderton, Dunham, and Montalt.
1237-38, Walkelyn succeeded his father. (S) Grant to Richard de Sondbache.
~1238, Walkelin married Agnes.
1243-44, Fulco de Orreby (Agnes’ paternal uncle) released his rights to Agnes (16886925) of the dower lands previously held by Alicia (675477001, Agnes’ paternal grandmother).
1244-45, Walkelyn presiding with N. de Wilib’, Constable of Chester castle.
6/18/1245 at Lincoln, The men [listed] holding tenements in the vill of Normanneby shall henceforth do suit at the mill to Walkelin and Agnes and the heirs of Agnes at Normanneby for ever; and that they shall henceforth give for their multure the 20th vessel for toll … it happen that the men holding those tenements are unable to grind at the said mill for want of water or by any other hindrance of the same mill, then it shall be lawful for them to grind elsewhere at their will, without hindrance and gainsaying of Walkelin and Agnes and the heirs of Agnes, as long as that defect or impediment, by which they are unable to grind there, shall last. (S) Final Concords of Lincoln, 1920, Case 130, no.77.
8/29/1246, Power to John de Grey, justice [of Chester], to ordain touching the state of the castle of Gannoc [North Wales]; and mandate to Walkelin de Ardern, constable thereof, and the whole garrison to be intendant to him. (S) CPRs.
1248, IPM of Robert de Stokepord. Chester: … Northbury, Torkinton, Offerton, Wichinton, and a moiety of Merton, held of Sir Walkelin de Arderne by service of 3 parts of one knight. … Sharston, a moiety, and one bovate in ... gel town held of Sir Walkelin de Arderne by ½d rent. (S) CIsPM.
1250-58, Walkelyn a justiciar of Chester.
7/2/1250, Mandate to Walkelin de Ardern, [3 others], to go personally to the castles of Gannoc and Dissard in North Wales, and the king's castles and manors in the county of Chester, and to view in what state J. de Grey let them go and in what state A. la Zusche, justice of Chester, accepted them. (S) CPRs.
1253, Walkelyn had a grant of market, fair, and free warren in aldeford and Alderley, Cheshire; and Elleford, Staffordshire.
7/8/1253, Protection with clause for Walkelin de Arderne, crossing with the king to Gascony. (S) CPRs.
7/14/1253, Grant, to Walkelin de Ardern, for his homage and service of £20 a year at the Exchequer, to maintain him in the king's service. (S) CPRs.
8/6/1253, King Henry left for Gascony from Portsmouth with 300 ships. [Various camps. Walkelin in many records during 1254. ]
5/20/1254, Charter granting, at the instance of Walkelin de Ardern, to Robert de Caunvill and his heirs free warren in his demesne lands of Widenton, co. Chester. Witnesses : John de Plessetis, earl of Warwick, William de Valencia, the king's brother, Peter de Sabaudia, William de Grey, John de Burgo, … (S) CPRs.
1254, By fine Walkelyn made a partition with Fulco de Orreby of Agnes’ family estates of the vills of Upton, Frankby, Willaveston and Alvandelegh.
By 1254, Walkelin returned to England. [The King did not return until 1255.]
6/11/1254, Protection with clause volumus for Walkelin de Ardern, staying in the munition of the castle of Gannok [North Wales]. (S) CPRs.
1255, Walkelyn held Knotton, near Newcastle, purchased from John de Leye and his wife Alice, by service of ward at Newcastle for 11 days in war, with lance, breastplate, and helmet, at the king’s cost. [Confirmed by the king in 1257.]
1255-56, Lord Walkelin de Arderne held Elford of Roger de Monhaut. (S) Staffordshire Hist. Coll’s, V5, Pt1, 1884.
5/19/1256, Respite, at the instance of the king's marshal, Walkelin de Arderne, to Eustace de Arderne from making himself a knight. (S) CPRs.
8/10/1256, Execution of writs by sheriffs; at Feckenham … Witn., W[alter de Cantilupe] bishop of Worcester, John de Plessetis earl of Warwick, Robert Waleraund, Nicholas de Turri, Walkelin de Arderne, … (S) Maunscripts of Shrewsbury and Coventry, 4th Rpt., App., Pt X, 1899.
1257, Walkelyn a witness to multiple charters at Windor.
10/22/1257, John de Arderne with Walkelin de Arderne in the march of Wales. (S) CPRs.
By 1262, Walkelyn died.
Child of Wakelin and Agnes:
i. Peter de Arderne (8443462), born ~1240 in England.
5/1262, Peter de Ardern was summoned to answer the complaint of the same Abbot, that he had unjustly taken and detained the cattle of the Abbot in the vill of Eleford, and had taken 4 oxen … Peter stated the Abbot held of him 4 mills in the said vill by the service of 28s per annum, and the above service being in arrear 28s … Peter stated that the rent was in arrear, and that the Abbot had done fealty to Walkeline de Arderne his father, whose heir he is. The Sheriff is ordered to summon a jury … (S) Staffordshire Hist. Coll’s, V4, 1883, Roll No. 116.