~1245, Bogo de Knovill born in England.
1270, Kilcot Wood held by Bevis de Knovill. [Which was held in 1258 by John de Muscegros, and in 1307 held by Bevis’ son.] (S) Hist. of Gloucester, V12, 2010, Newent, Kilcot.
7/31/1272, Sir Bogo de Cnovill and James de Sancto Victore, attorneys of Sir John de Muscegros. (S) UKNA.
[––Bevis & Joan––]
10/27/1274, Commitment during pleasure to Bevis (Bogo) de Knovill of the counties of Salop and Stafford and the castles of Bridgnorth and Shrewsbury, so that he render as much as other farmers thereof used to render. (S) CFRs.
12/10/1274, Commitment during pleasure to Bevis de Knovill of the castles and manors of Oswestry, Certeleye, Stratton, Ellesmere with the hundred, and Wrokeworthyn. (S) CFRs.
1274-75, Bogo de Knoville, Sheriff of Shropshire and Staffordshire, makes 9 petitions. (S) UKNA.
5/8/1275, Edward I to Bogo de Knoville, sheriff of Shropshire: a meeting with Llewellyn ap Gruffydd to amend trespasses against Llewellyn. (S) UKNA.
12/10/1276, Order to Bogo de Knovill, sheriff of Salop and Staffs, to provision the castles of Oswestry and Montgomery. (S) UKNA.
3/5/1277, Henry de Lacy, earl of Lincoln, to Edward I: he has assigned Bogo de Knoville to hold an inquest in his stead. (S) UKNA.
1277, Bevis with King Edward who 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. (S) UKNA, 1296, Petition of Bogo.
1277, Schedule of payment made by Bogo de Knovill to troops in Wales. (S) UKNA.
6/16/1278, Commitment during pleasure to Bevis de Knovill of the castle of Dolvoran and the land of Kedewv, at the yearly rent of 100 marks. (S) CFRs.
11/5/1278, Bevis to surrender the castles of Shrewsbury and Stafford. (S) CFRs.
1/7/1279, Bevis de Knovill, bailiff of the lands of Keddewy and Kery and constable of Dolvoran castle. (S) CFRs.
By 1279, Warin de Maudut (15212336) in the wardship of Bogo de Knoville.
10/25/1279, Commission … to enquire touching the abbot of Glastonbury preventing Bogo de Cnovill (to whom the king committed the custody of Warin son and heir of Thomas Maudut, tenant in chief, during his minority), from re-erecting the gallows lately thrown down by the wind, … and from the judgements of maledfactors taken there. (S) CPRs.
6/25/1280, Grant to Bevis de Knovill, to whom the king committed during pleasure the castles and counties of Kermerdy and Kardygan and the castles of Lampader, Dynavor, Karakenny ancl Landevery with all lands in the king's hand in the parts of West Wales, except the bailiwick of Buelt, at the yearly rent of 400 marks. (S) CFRs.
6/6/1281, Bevis de Knovill, justice of West Wales. (S) CFRs.
1283, Bogo de Knovill to fell the great oaks in the wood of Kilcot in the forest of Dean. Glouc. (S) UKNA.
1283, John, son of Walter de Montgomery, requests pardon for the killing in self-defence of Stephen, son of Roger de Montgomery. This is found by an inquisition taken by Bogo de Knoville, as this occurred in the March, in his jurisdiction and outside the county. Knoville is unwilling to do anything without the permission of the King and his council. (S) UKNA.
5/28/1285, The king's grant to Bevis de Knovill that he recover the terms before granted to him for payment of debts of £53 which he has not kept, to wit, that he pay £26 10s a year. (S) CFRs.
1285, Bevis de Knovill received a grant of free warren in his demesne lands in Kilcot and Little Taynton. (S) Hist. of Gloucester, V12, 2010, Newent.
7/18/1290, Bevis de Knovill, constable of the castle of Montgomery. (S) CFRs.
12/14/1296, Licence for Warin Maudut, tenant in chief, to demise for 6 years to Bogo de Knovill, his manors of Werministre, Westbury, Dene, and Gratelee. (S) CPRs.
7/30/1297, Order to Ralph de Sandwyco, constable of the Tower of London, to deliver Richard Syward from the prison of the Tower, on the mainprise of A. bishop of Durham, Reynold de Grey of the county of Bedford, John Tregoz of the county of Hereford, Bevis de Knovill of Salop, John Buteturt of Essex, and Gocelin de Badlesmere of Kent. (S) CFRs.
Joan died before Bevis.
1307, Bevis died.
7/6/1307, Writ for IPM of Bevis de Knovill. Wilts: Dicherygge. The manor … it is of the inheritance of Joan (deceased) late the wife of the said Bevis. … Marches of Wales: Marthern. The manor … Gloucester: Gravenhull. 7 tenants … Little Teynton. 2 carucates … Kylkoite. A carucate … Bevis his son, aged 30, at the feast of St. Leonard last is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.
· 12/12/1308. IPM of John Waleraund, an idiot deceased. Norfolk: … John de Edeworth, son of Alice one of the said John’s aunts [nee Walerand]; Alice de Everingham, one of the daughters of Cecily [nee Walerand] another aunt; Bevis (Bugo) de Knovill (15212338), son of Joan de Knovill another daughter of the said Cecily; and Maud, late the wife of Richard le Bret, and Cecily de Helioun, whom Peter de Helioun married, daughters of Cecily the third daughter of the said Cecily. (S) CIsPM, Edward II, 1908, P70+.
(S) Hist. of Gloucester, V12, 2010, Taynton.
Child of Bevis and Joan:
i. Bevis de Knovill (15212338), born 11/6/1277 in England.