By 1215, William de Bello Campo born in England, s/o 60848480. Walter de Beauchamp & 60848481. Bertha de Breuse.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
~1218, Isabel born in England, d/o 60848482. William Mauduit & 60848483. Alice de Newburgh.
~1233, William married Isabel.
1235, William’s older brother Walcheline died.
4/14/1236, William’s father died.
4/16/1236, The king has taken the homage of William de Beauchamp, son and heir of Walter de Beauchamp , for the lands and tenements that Walter held of the king in chief. Order that, having accepted security from William for rendering £100 to the king for his relief, they are to cause him to have full seisin without delay of all land formerly of Walter, of which he was seised on the day he died. (S) FRsHIII.
5/4/1236, The king has committed the county of Worcestershire to William [as sheriff], son of Walter de Beauchamp. (S) FRsHIII.
7/16/1239, The king has granted to William de Beauchamp that, of the £52 which he owes him of clear debt, he may render £26 … (S) FRsHIII.
4/2/1241 at Worcester, Release from Henry Lovet to Stephen de Sedgrave of land … North Pidele [co. Worc.]. Witnesses: … William de Bello Campo; … (S) Charters and Muniments at Berkeley Castle, Fitzhardinge, 1892, P91.
5/7/1242, Agreement between Sir William de Bello Campo, son of Walter de Bello Campo, sheriff of Worcester, and Sir Thomas the abbot, and the convent, of Evesham, touching the liberty of collecting and answering for all sheriffs' customs and demands … (S) Ancient Deeds, V3, 1900, D.134.
2/13/1246, The king has pardoned to his beloved and faithful William de Beauchamp of Worcester amerced before the itinerant justices of forest pleas in Oxfordshire [same for Berkshire] … from William de Beauchamp of Worcester for the issues of the manor of Acton Beauchamp. (S) FRsHIII.
8/20/1248, Grant to Peter de Monteforti and William de Bello Campo of Worcester … [addresses marriage of their children] (S) CPRs.
9/6/1249, A recognition of the grand assize between William de Bello Campo of Elmeleye, plaintiff, and Henry Hose, ... (S) Civil Pleas of the Wiltshire Eyre, Clanchy, 1971.
6/11/1250, William de Bello Campo, sheriff of Worcester. (S) CPRs.
6/24/1250, “Dominum Willelmum de Bello Campo, vicecomitem Wygorn et Isabellam uxorem eius” granted “totam terram suam … in Uplodecoumbe” to “dominam Isabellam de Mortuo Mare.” (S) FMG.
1/3/1251, Confirmation, to the bishop of Worcester, appointed to hear the cause between the bishop of Worcester and William de Bello Campo, sheriff of Worcester, [and 4 others], confirming certain sentences of excommunication issued by him against them, for seizing the bishop's cattle. (S) Cal. of Papal Reg’s, V1, 1893, Regesta 22.
1252, Allocate to William de Bello Campo of Worcester, in the farm of the king's manor of Wych while he was farmer thereof, ... (S) Cal. of the Liberate Rolls, 1959, P24.
5/30/1253, Protection for the following going with the king to Gascony … William de Bello Campo of Worcester, with the clause. (S) CPRs.
8/6/1253, King Henry left for Gascony from Portsmouth with 300 ships.
10/23/1253, Henry’s army in camp at Benauge, France [east of Bordeaux].
12/28/1253, Henry’s army in camp at Bazas, France [southeast of Bordeaux].
2/18/1254 at Bazas, Charter granting to William de Bello Campo of Helmele of a weekly market on Wednesday at his manor of Elmele, co. Worcester, and a yearly fair on the eve, the day and the morrow of St. Leonard in the Summer. Witnesses: —John de Plessetis, earl of Warwick, Geoffrey de Lezignan and William de Valencia, the king's brothers, Peter de Sabaudia, John de Grey, Robert Waleraund, William de Grey, Ralph de la Haye … (S) CPRs.
3/19/1254, Henry’s army in camp at Meilhan, France [south of Bordeaux, near the Spanish border].
5/4/1254 at Meilhan, France, Bond, at the instance of William de Bello Campo … (S) CPRs.
8/12/1254, Henry’s retinue in camp at Bordeaux, France.
11/20/1254, Henry’s retinue in camp at Orleans, France.
By 1/1255, King Henry returned to England.
5/8/1256, Promise, by Henry de Wengham, dean of St. Martins le Grand, London, … Witnesses :- Sir Henry de Mara, Reynold de Cobham, Simon de Bello Campo, William de Bello Campo, knights … (S) CPRs.
2/16/1257, Grant by Richard Pancefot … the manor of Benetlegh, co. Worcester … confirmed by William de Bello Campo, of whose fee the said manor is. (S) CPRs.
2/10/1258, … the king grants … final concord … between Walter, bishop of Worcester, and William de Bello Campo, sheriff of Worcester, … (S) CPRs.
10/18/1261, William de Bello Campo de Aumel [Elmley] summoned as a “Peer who are of our Council” to meet the king at London about certain urgent matters. (S) Journals of the House of Lords, V124, P195.
4/12/1263, Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, began a rebellion of young barons.
3/20/1264, Mandate to the knights and freemen of the county of Worcester to come with horses and arms and their whole posse to Oxford by Mid Lent at the latest to give their counsel and aid, and the king will pay their expenses in so coming. Mandate to William de Bello Campo, sheriff of Worcester, to induce and if necessary, compel them by every means to come. (S) CPRs. [Note the battle of Evesham, ending the revolt, takes place in Worcester.]
4/6/1264, King Henry and Lord Edward attacked Northampton, the garrison surrendering the next day.
4/18/1264, King Henry and Lord Edward broke Simon de Montfort and Gilbert de Clare’s siege of Rochester castle.
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.
1265, Presentation of James de Bello Campo to the church of Salewarpe by Sir William de Bello Campo, the elder, … James now presented is of the age of 12 years, … “it is said he is not legitimate.” (S) Diocese of Worcester, Register of Bishop Giffard, V1, P4.
8/4/1265, Lord Edward (I) defeated Montfort’s army at the battle of Evesham, Worcester, ending the Baron’s Revolt. Montfort and 2 of his sons were killed.
6/21/1266, The siege of Kenilworth in Gloucester, ongoing, became the largest siege in the history of England. A garrison of over a thousand surrendered 12/13/1266.
Bef. 1/8/1267, Isabel died.
1/1268, William of Elmley and Salwarpe, Worcestershire wrote his will: … body to be buried in the church of the Friars Minors of Worcester … to Walter, my son, “a crusader in aid of his pilgrimage to the Holy land for me and his mother,” the 200 marks, in which Ralph le Botiler and Matilda his wife are bound. To John, my son … that book of Lancelot … to my daughter Isabella, a silver cup. To Margaret, my daughter, a silver cup. To Sibilla, my daughter, in aid of her marriage, that money which William, my son, is bound to me, to wit 40 marks, … To Sarah, my daughter, in aid of her marriage, 100 marks. To William, my eldest son, the crown and cup of Seint Huwe, and to my daughter the countess, his wife, a ring with a ruby. To Sir D. de Mortuomari, a ring. To Sir Barthomomew de Suleg’, a ring and my goshawk. … to perform divine service … for my soul and the souls of Isabella my wife and Isabella de Mortuo Mari and all the faithful dead, … To Richard le Botiler I leave the heir of William de Hackeleye to marry him to one of his daughters … executors, Roger de Mortuo Mari, William, his eldest son, earl of Warwick, Bartholomew Suleg’, … (S) Register of Godfrey Giffard, V1, 1902, P8.
By 5/2/1268, William, sheriff of Worcester, died. (S) Register of Godfrey Giffard, V1, 1902, P7.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P53, P674. (S) A Gen. and Heraldic Dic., Burke, 1831, P30.
· Other records of this time exist for William de Bello Campo of Eton [died by 1267], married to Joan; William de Bello Campo of Bedford the elder [died by 1263] married to Ida, and William his son the younger [died 1259]; and William de Bello Campo of Warwick (11819498).
Children of William and Maud:
i. William de Beauchamp (11819498), born ~1236 in England. [Heir]
1/8/1267, William heir to his maternal uncle William Mauduit, Earl of Warwick.
1/20/1268, Writ: William Maudut … earl of Warwick, … William de Bello Campo the younger, son of his sister Isabel deceased who was married to William de Bello Campo the elder, age variously stated as 26 and more, and 30 and more, is his heir. (S) FMG.
ii. Joan de Beauchamp (60848465), born ~1238 in Engalnd.
iii. Walter de Beauchamp (15212120), born bef. 1243 in England.
iv. Margaret de Beauchamp (121684003), born ~1244 in England.
v. James de Beauchamp, born 1253 in England.
7/18/1283, Protection, with clause volumus, for 3 years, to James de Bello Campo, brother of William de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, going beyond seas for study. (S) CPRs.