10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England.
1223, William de Sancto Martino born in Wiltshire, England, s/o 121682064. Jordan St. Martin & 121682065. Joan Nevil.
Aft. 1231, William’s father died.
~1240, Margery born in England.
1249, Sir Oliver de Ingham and his cousin, William de St. Martin, petition the crown for the restoration of forteited estates associated with the barony of Walter Waleran [William’s maternal ggf]. (S) Wiltshire Arch. And Nat. Hist. Mag., 1885, P254. [The suit was not successful.]
1253, Protection for the following, crossing with the king to Gascony, … William de Sancto Martino … (S) CPRs.
8/6/1253, King Henry left from Portsmouth for Gascony with 300 ships to deal with a rebellion.
12/28/1253, Henry’s army in camp at Bazas, France [southeast of Bordeaux].
1254, Henry’s army in camp at Meilhan, France [south of Bordeaux, near the Spanish border], then Bordeaux, then Orleans.
1/1255, King Henry returned to England.
10/27/1256, at Lincoln. Rogert le Karreter of Stowe, querent, and William de Sancto Martino and his wife Margery impedients, of 2 tofts in Stowe. (S) Final Concords, 1920, P116.
9/23/1258, IPM of Patrick de Chaworth [Chaworces] … Wilts. Standene manor … held of Sir William de Sancto Martino of the fee of Chisingeburi. (S) CIsPM.
[––William & Margery––]
~1259, William married Margery.
1263, William’s mother died.
1/20/1263: IPM of Joan de Neville. … Joan de Nevil held of the king in chief in co. Wilts … William de Sancto Martino is her next heir, aged 32. (S) The Index Library, V37, 1908, P35.
9/23/1268, IPM of Patrick de Chaworces. Wilts: … Standene manor … held of Sir William de Sancto Martino … (S) CIsPM.
1270, John de Wheatley v. William de St Martin, a case heard in the Common Bench, where the defendant justified a distraint which had taken animals belonging to the plaintiff as made on a third party, John de Turberville. (S) The Earliest English Law, V123, 2006.
1271, Memorandum of agreement … Sir Roger de Caleston, knight, and Master Walter Scammel, treasurer of Salisbury, … Witnesses :- Sir William de Sancto Martino. (S) Desc. Catalogue of Ancient Deeds, 1906, P548.
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
9/1274 in London, A charter whereby Isabel de Fortibus, countess of Aumale, … witnesses William de Sancto Martino, … knights, … (S) CChRs.
1277, William served in the king’s army in Wales. (S) CCRs, 7/10/1302.
1277, King Edward was in Chester where he cleared a road through a dense forest, and started construction on the castles of Flint and Rhuddlan. King Edward made forays into the Welsh lands of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, prince of Wales, capturing Snowdonia and the isle of Anglesey.
1282, William served with King Edward in his army in Wales. King Edward set up residence at Rhudlan castle, Flintshire, where he held court. (S) CCRs, 7/10/1302.
12/11/1282, King Edward’s forces defeated Llewelyn ap Gruffydd at the Battle of Radnor in eastern Wales. King Edward received the head of Llywelyn at Rhuddlan castle. [Aka Battle of Orewin Bridge.]
7/18/1284, IPM of William de Brayboef: Wilts. The manor held by reason of Joan de Sancto Martino whom he married, who was enfeoffed thereof by one Joan de Neyvile (121682065) long before he married her, and still survives and holds the manor of Sir William de Sancto Martin heir of the said Joan de Neyvile, rendering 6d yearly or a pair of gilt spurs, and the said William holds of the earl of Lincoln of the honour of Salisbury. (S) CIsPM.
6/12/1285, Inspeximus … Hevery Beleth gave … witnesses … William de Sancto Martino. (S) CChRs.
1291, William died; his son and heir is Reynold de Sancto Martin. (S) CFRs, V1.
6/24/1291, Order to take into the king's hand the lands late of William de Sancto Martino, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.
(S) Wadham College, Oxford, Jackson, 1893.
Child of William and Margery:
i. Reginald de St. Martin (30420516), born ~1260 in England.
8/4/1291, Order to the escheator beyond Trent to deliver to Reynold de Sancto Martino, son and heir of William de Sancto Martino, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage. (S) CFRs.