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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Lord William le Moyne

 60841376. Lord William le Moyne

~1235, William le Moigne born in England, s/o §§William le Moyne.

By 1267, William’s father died.

2/25/1267, Grant, at the instance of Queen Eleanor, to William le Moyne that he may close and strengthen his house at Ogre, co. Dorset, with a good dyke and stone wall, but without making crenellations. (S) CPRs.

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England.

1274, William le Moyne held Shipton Moyne, Gloucester.

1276, Assise of novel disseisin arrainged by Henry le Moyne against William le Moyne and Henry de Newburgh touching a tenemant in Shipton, Gloucester. (S) Ann. Rpt. Dep. Keeper, V45, P305.

5/14/1280, William le Moyne acknowledges that he owes to Stephen de Acton 10 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in cos. Wilts. and Gloucester. (S) CCRs.

~1290, Petitioner William le Moyne requests … a messuage and land in Didmarton [Gloucestershire] … since his mother and brothers are dead without heirs of their body. Robert le Moygne gave a messuage and lands in Didmarton to [Cecilie] Thosard with remainders to the petitioner and his brothers. Thosard held the manor for her life only and leased the manor to the queen. On the queen's death the tenements came into the hand of the king. People mentioned: Cecilie Thosard;  Robert le Moygne son of Cecilie Thosard and brother of the petitioner; John [le Moyne] son of Cecilie Thosard and brother of the petitioner. (S) UKNA.

11/1294, William died, succeeded by son Henry [holding Litchfield in 1308].

12/8/1294, IPM of William le Moyne, alias le Moungne, le Moyune. Essex: Eyeston ad Montem. A messuage &c., 400a. arable, 18a. meadow, 8a. pasture, 2 mills, 62s. rent, works worth 14s, and a grove, held of the king in chief by serjeanty of being buyer and keeper of the king’s larder. Henry his son, aged 50, 40 [30], is his next heir. Wilts: Wynterburn Maydynton. A capital messuage … Gloucester: Scipton Moygne. The manor with the advowson of the church … William 20 years before his death enfeoffed his son Henry … Dorset: Ogres. The manor … including the close of the court containing 3a., pasture for 100 pigs, and the advowson of the church … (S) CIsPM.

(S) Hist. of Gloucester, V11, 1976, Shipton Moyne.

Family notes:

·         [H.II, bef.1189] Geoffrey le Moyne held Shipton Moyne, leaving it to his nephew Robert le Moyne.

·         1200, §§Robert le Moyne held the manor of Shipton Moyne.

·         1211, §§Ralph le Moyne (d.1238), s/o Robert [aka Ralph Monachus], Lord of Great Easton, Essex, held Shipton Moyne, and 1 hide of land by serjeantry which later became the manor of Litchfield. [Ralph granted a rent of 1 mark of silver, payable on the Feast of St. Giles to Hyde Abbey, 'for the soul of his father Robert, who lay buried in the monastery before the altar of the Holy Apostles Andrew and James,']

·         1228, Ralph granted half the manor of Shipton Moyne to Brian de Stopham of Sussex by a rent of 10 marks.

·         Aft. 1228, Ralph held half of the vill of Litchfield of the annual value of £5 by serjeantry.

·         1238, Ralph’s son William held Shipton Moyne.

·         1241, §§William (b.~1215, d.by1267) confirmed his father’s 1211 grant to Hyde abbey.

Child of William and ?:

i. Henry le Moyne (30420688), born ~1265 in England.

2/5/1295, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to deliver to Henry le Moyne, son and heir of William le Moyne, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage. (S) CFRs.

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