~1210, William born in Warwickshire, England, d/o 60849192. Sir Hugh de Odingsels & 60849193. Basilia de Limesi.
~1215, Joan born in England.
10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England.
1238, William’s father died; his brother Gerard succeeding.
4/7/1242, Protection for the following so long as they are on the king’s service beyond seas … William de Oddingesheles … (S) CPRs.
4/9/1242, William granted a market and fair at Solihull, Warwickshire. (S) CChRs.
5/20/1242, William a member of the army of King Henry III arriviiving at Royen, France with a small contingent; but with 30 tons of gold. They were soon joined by French nobles against the forces of the Count of Poitou and King Louis IX.
7/22/1242 at Saintes, the 2 armies met with the superior sized French force winning.
8/25/1242, Order to permit William de Odingeseles to collect, by his hand, the scutage that is owed to the king for his army against his crossing into Gascony from the knights’ fees he has of the gift of David de Lindes’ in his bailiwick, of which he is in seisin … in the same manner to the sheriffs of Essex and Hertfordshire and Norfolk and Suffolk. (S) FRsHIII. [Scutage for 1242 of lands acquired by deed from his maternal cousin Sir Henry Pinkenny, nephew of both David and Gerard de Lindsey.]
6/18/1243 at Bordeaux, France. Grant to William de Oddingseles of a yearly fee of 40 marks of the king’s gift towards discharging his land which is pledged. (S) CPRs. [Military service fee.]
By 1245, William back in England.
8/5/1245, Order to the sheriff of Warwickshire to deliver the livestock of William de Odingeseles, which he took by summons of the Exchequer for the debts that Gerard de Lindes’ owed to the king, because the barons of the Exchequer have been commanded to cause distraint to be made for the aforesaid debts in the other lands which were held of the same Gerard. (S) FRsHIII.
11/6/1245, Mandate to William de Oddingeseles, Roger de Clifford, Geoffrey de Bello Campo, … to say in the parts of Mungumery [Wales] with John Lestrange … in the defence of those parts … (S) CPRs.
12/16/1248, Royal charter: … Witnesses, Richard, earl of Cornwall, … John de Grey, justice of Chester, … William de Odingeseles, … (S) Royal Charter Witness Lists of Henry III, V292, 2001, P34.
12/17/1248, Appointment during pleasure of William de Oddingeseles to the keeping of the castle of Mungumery. (S) CPRs. [William made many repairs to the castle including the drawbridge, knights’ chamber, the “old hall” and stable. (S) Archaeologia Cambrensis, V141, P133.]
5/2/1249, Order by Henry III to William de Oddingeseles, keeper of the castle of Montgomery, to hold an inquisition. (S) The Acts of Welsh Rulers, Pryce, 2005, P255.
1249 at Brackly, William de Valence [the king’s brother] had a great win in a tournament against William de Oddingseles, a knight of the baronial party.
7/21/1249, Mandate to the tenants of the land of Kery to be intendant to William de Oddingeseles so long as he is constable of Mungomery. (S) CPRs.
1250, William granted free warren in Maxstoke. (S) Hist. of Warwick, V4, 1947, Maxstoke.
7/1/1250, Commission to James de Aldidele, William de Oddingeseles, … to hear and determine, … contentions between Thomas Corbet and Fulk son of Warin the younger, touching lands in Balisleg, … (S) CPRs.
11/20/1250, The King orders William de Odingseles, constable of Montgomery, to ascertain whether it would injure the crown to allow Philip fitz Alexander of Montgomery to erect two mills on his own land.
4/23/1251, Order to the sheriff of Shropshire and Staffordshire to distrain Thomas Corbet by his lands and chattels to render 50m. to the king without delay, …, and he is to deliver those monies to William de Oddingeseles to undertake the king’s works on the king’s castle of Montgomery by the view of law-worthy men. (S) FRsHIII.
6/13/1251, William de Odingsells to resign his trust as constable of Montgomery to Guy de Rochefort. (S) CPRs.
1251, William was in an argument before King Henry III with William de Valence and drew a knife. For this his lands were seized and he was imprisoned. [His lands were later restored and he was released.]
1252, Grant by Ela, countess of Warwick, … her lord, Thomas, late earl of Warwick, … Witnesses:- Sirs William de Oddingeseles, … knights, … (S) Desc. Catalogue of Ancient Deeds, 1900, P422.
1256-57, Demise by Sir Lawrence de Sanford … Witnesses:- Fulk, archbishop of Dublin, Sirs William de Oddingeseles, Milo de Hastinges … (S) UKNA.
8/10/1257, The king commands William de Oddingsele to deliver Cecily, daughter and heir of Hugh de Ferariis, a widow by the death of John de Oddingsele, … her marriage belongs to Edward the king’s son … (S) CPRs.
1258, William de Odingsels, had half of the advowson of Long Itchington church of the gift of kinsman David de Lindsey. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Warwick, V6, 1951.
By 1259, William, of Solihull, died.
(S) Cromer, Past and Present, Rye, 1889, P22. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, Vs11-12, 1860, P141. (S) History of the Counry of Norfolk, V3, 1769, P475.
(S) The Manors of Suffolk, 1905 .… Gerard de Limesi married Amy d/o Trian de Hornelade of Bidun Limesi, and had issue:
· Basilia married to Sir Hugh de Odingsells (60849192), leaving 3 sons Hugh, Gerard and Sir William de Odingsells of Warwickshire. Hugh the eldest son succeeded and died without issue. Gerard the 2nd son succeeded; and on his death was succeeded by his brother the 3rd son Sir William de Odingsells who married Joan and had a son Sir William de Odingsells who inherited the one moiety of the manor which came from his grandfather Sir Hugh de Odingsells.
Children of William and Joan:
i. Hugh de Odingseles, born ? in England.
ii. William de Oddingseles (15212298), born 1238 in England.