~1245, Walter born in England, s/o §§Robert de la More.
1246, Joan de Monte Canisio born in England, d/o §§Roger de Monte Canisio & Agatha ?.
By 1/1249, Joan’s father died.
1/19/1249, IPM of Roger de Monte Canisio, alias de Munchanes. Essex: Stansted town, 228a. arable, 8a. meadow, pasture, rents of assize, &c. (S) CIsPM.
8/22/1265, Simple protection, until Michaelmas, for Walter de Colecestre. (S) CPRs.
7/18/1269, Simple protection, without clause, for 1 year, for Walter de Colecestre and Joan his wife. (S) CPRs.
Bef. 11/18/1269, The king has taken the homage of Walter de Colecestr’ who took to wife Joan sister –– and one of the heiresses of Hubert de Monte Canisio and David de Balcorahigh who took to wife Eufemia sister –– and the other heiress of the aforementioned Hubert deceased for all the lands and tenements which the aforementioned Hubert their brother held of the king in chief on the day he died, and he has rendered those lands and tenements to him. (S) FRsHIII.
1270, Walter de Colchester of Stansted did homage for lands in Stansted. David Baltoratrigh and his wife Euphemia (sister of Joan) also did homage.
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
5/25/1277, William Fraunc, chaplain, puts in his place Walter de Colecestre and … (S) CCRs.
1279, John Engayne, pi. Walter de Colecestre and Joan his wife, impedients. Manor of Colum Engayne with appurts. Impedients quitclaimed. (S) Feet of Fines, Essex.
7/15/1285, Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Walter de Colecestre and Joan, his wife, to William, bishop of Norwich, of the service of 1 knight’s fee, … held of them in Colne Engaine, co. Essex. (S) CPRs.
4/25/1286, Licence for the alienation in mortmain to William, bishop of Norwich, by Walter de Colecestre and Joan his wife of the service of a knight's fee … in Colne Engaine, co. Essex.. (S) CPRs.
Bef. 1292, Walter died. (Daughter Helen’s husband John had possession of Stansted.)
(S) Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 1905, P28. (S) History and Topography of … Essex, Wright, 1836, P462ff.
· Undated writ: IPM of Hubert de Monte Kaniso … Joan, aged 24, and Euphemia, aged 20, his sisters are his heirs, and adds: Agasia late the wife of Roger de Monte Kanisio is dowered of a third part of the … manor [of Stratford, Suffolk]. (S) CIsPM.
· 1271, William de Cheverevill & Alice his wife v. Walter de Colchester, son of Robert de la More, and Joan his wife re land and advowson, Reydon. (S) Suffolk Fines.
· 1271, Roger de Holbrook v. Walter de Colchester and Joan his wife, Robert le Burser and Emma his wife, and Euphemia daughter of Roger de Munchensi of Little Wenham. (S) Suffolk Fines.
· Roger de Monte Canisio, younger gs/o Hubert de Muchensey, s/o Warine de Munchensy. [Roger’s older brother Hubert was the heir.]
Child of Walter and Joan:
i. Helen de Colchester (15211457), born ~1275 in England.
Helen had the right to quarter the arms of Colchester: ‘gules, a cross or, within a bordure of the second’ ; & Montchensy: ‘or, 3 escocheons barry of 6, vair and gules’ ; & Marshal, Earl of Pembroke: ‘party per pale or and vert, a lion rampant gules, armed and langued axure’ ; & De Clare, Earl of Pembroke (Strongbow): ‘or 7 chevronels gules’ ; & MacMurrough, King of Leinster: ‘sable, 3 bargs argent’.