~1265, Gilbert born in Leicestershire, England, s/o §§Gilbert de Houby & Maud ?.
11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England.
7/19/1277, Protection with clause volumus for the following, going to Wales on the king's service: … Gilbert de Houby, gone with Edmund, earl of Cornwall. (S) CPRs.
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.
1285, The Prioress of Eaton purchased 1 messuage and 120a. of land, lying in Cleybroke, Leicester, of Gilbert de Houby.
5/23/1286, Robert son of William de Houby came before the king and sought to replevy his land in Houby, which was taken into the king's hands for his default before the king against Gilbert de Houby. (S) CCRs.
By 1290, Gilbert married Maud.
12/5/1292, IPM of Philip Marmyun. Leicester: … Sutton. The manor held for 1 knight’s fee by Gilbert de Houby … (S) CIsPM.
1296, Gilbert de Houby held the manor of Sutton Chainell in the Hundred of Sparkenhoe, Leicestershire, of 3 fees.
By 1299, Gilbert de Houby, knight, died.
5/20/1299, IPM of John Ughtred. Leicester: … Houby. 1 fee held by Maud de Houby … (S) CIsPM.
1302, Maud’s brother died.
8/15/1302, IPM of William de Kirkeby. Leicester: Medburne. … Le Holt. The manor … Drayton. A culture … His sisters, Maud, Mabel, Alice, and Margaret, are his next heirs, and of full age. Kirkeby. The manor. … Cambridge: Orewell. The manor … Margaret aged 50, Alice aged 48, Maud aged 46, and Mabel aged 44 and more. … (S) CIsPM.
10/28/1302, [A very long record] According to the partition by assent of the heirs of William de Kirkeby … … Maud de Houby, 3rd sister and heir of the same William … Maud having done homage [value over £22 yearly] … (S) CFRs.
6/20/1303, … order to cause Maud de Houby, the third sister and heiress of William [de Kirkeby], to have seisin of the following fees … co. Leicester … a quarter of a fee in Haluton, in the same county, which quarter Joan, late the wife of John Engayne holds, and which is extended at £19 15s. 8d. yearly … (S) CCRs.
4/17/1304, Walter Dosevill and Margaret, his wife, Peter Prilly, and Alice, his wife, Maud de Houby and Maud Grymbaud, addressed to … in co. Leicester, for the lands in Medburn that they claim to hold by the late king's charters. (S) CCRs.
1308, Maud’s sister-in-law Christiana died.
1308, John de Houby, and Alice his sister-plaintiffs; Matilda, who was wife of Gilbert de Houby - defendant. Concerning the Manor of Medburn, 9 virgates 84 acres of land, 29 acres of meadow, and 30 shillings rent in Medburn Blaston and Rudde (which Christina, widow of William de Kyrkebi held as dower of the said Matilda's inheritance, with reversion to Matilda and her heirs. Property now settled upon John, younger son of Matilda, with remainder to Alice and her heirs, and then to the right heirs of John). (S) UKNA.
1311, Maud died.
11/20/1311, Writ for IPM of Maud de Houby. Leicester: Medburgne. 18s. 6d. yearly rent, and suit of court, from free tenants, … Walter her son, aged 40 and more, is her next heir. Northampton: Craneford. 27s. and 2 capons rent of assize of freemen from messuages and lands, and 20s. from 2 virgates land held in villenage … (S) CIsPM.
(S) Hist. and Antiq’s of Leicestershire, P264.
· 1222, Alan de Houby held in Leicestershire.
· 1265, Gilbert de Houby & Maud, s/o §§Alan de Houby.
· 5/25/1354, Enrolment of release made by John (7606196) son of Walter de Houby (15212392), knight, for the souls of Gilbert de Houby, Maud his wife, John son of Gilbert de Houby, knight, Alice his wife and John their son, to the warden and chaplains of the chapel of St. Peter, Kyrkeby upon Wrethek.
Child of Gilbert and Maud:
i. Walter de Houby (15212392), born 1291 in Leicester, England.
ii. John de Houby, born ? in England.
John married Alice ?.
8/29/1319, Release by John de Houby, son of Sir Gilbert de Houby, knight, to Roger Beler of Kirkeby, of his right to the manor and advowson of the church of Kirkeby on Wrethk: [Leics.] (S) UKNA.