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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Sir Nicholas de Meynell

 15210058. Sir Nicholas de Meynell

~1305, Nicholas de Menyll born in England, natural s/o 30420116. Lord Nicholas de Meynell & 11820295. Lucy de Thweng.

1314-15, Mary daughter of Margery de Muschaunce [Margery de Muschamp, widow of Nicholas de Graham, possibly godfather of Nicholas] to settle half the manors of Wooler, Heathpool, Heatherslaw, Lowick, and Belford on herself for life, with remainder to Nicholas de Meynill (30420116) and the heirs of his body, remainder to Nicholas (15210058) son of Lucy (11820295) daughter of Robert de Twenge and the heirs of his body, remainder to the heirs of Nicholas de Meynill. N'humb. (S) UKNA.

4/4/1316, IPM of Robert de Everingham. York: … The manor was held jointly by the said Robert and Lucy (11820295), by the enfeoffment of the said Henry to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to Nicholas de Meynill, son of the said Lucy, and his heirs. (S) CIsPM.

1315, Nicholas (the father) settled on his son (Nicholas) by Lucy the reversion of Whorlton and other manors if he himself should die without male issue.

5/18/1316, Order to deliver to Lucy (11820295), late the wife of Robert de Everyngham, tenant in chief, the manors of Brotton and Kirkeburne, 10 marks of yearly rent in Skynnergrene, and a moiety of the bailiwick of the wapentake of Langebergh, … she and her husband were jointly enfeoffed … with remainder, in default of issue, to Nicholas de Meynill her son, …  (S) CCRs.

4/26/1322, Nicholas’ father died without legitimate issue, his son Nicholas, known as Nicholas son of Lucy de Thweng, who was allowed to succeed to the barony of his father.

11/8/1323, Writ of certiorari on the petition of Nicholas, son of Lucy daughter of Robert de Twenge … the king lately gave licence to Mary (d.10/18/1322), daughter of Margery de Muschaunce to grant to Thomas de Hibernia a moiety of the manors of Weiloure, Hethpol, Heddreslawe, Lowyk and Belford, co. Northumberland, and to the said Thomas to grant the same to her for life, with successive remainders to the said Nicholas (de Meynill) and the heirs of his body, to the said Nicholas son of Lucy and the heirs of his body, and to the right heirs of Nicholas de Meynill; but that Nicholas de Meynill having died, without heir of his body, the escheator, after the death of the said Mary, ejected the said Nicholas son of Lucy. Northumberland: Wolhor, Hethpol, Hedderslaue, Louwyck and Belforth. A moiety of the manors … The said Nicholas de Menil died on 26 April, 15 Edward II, without heir of his body … (S) CIsPM.

3/18/1324, Order to deliver to Nicholas son of Lucy daughter of Robert de Twenge a moiety of the manors of Wlovre, Hethpol, Heddreslawe, Lowyk, and Belford, … [Mary] she died on 18 October, in the 16th year of the reign … (S) CCRs.

By 1327, Nicholas changed his last name to ‘de Tweng’.

1327, Nicholas de Tweng (Thwing), son of Lucy de Thwing, states that whereas Nicholas de Hunterton gave the moiety of ... which is held of the King in chief, to Menyll so that after his death it would pass to Lucy de Tweng and her heirs, but the lands were taken into the King's hand because Hunterton did not ask his permission … Tweng requests that the inquest be viewed so that the land can be returned to him in exchange for a reasonable fine. (S) UKNA.

5/1333, Enrolment of release by Alice daughter of Joan de Pothow … Witnesses: … Sir Nicholas de Menyll, … (S) CCRs.

10/26/1334, To Nicholas de Meynill and John de Faucomberge. Order to supersede trying or arraying of the men of Shardeburgh … (S) CCRs.

1341, Nicolas died, his daughter Elizabeth his heir.

11/30/1341, Writ for IPM of Nicholas de Meynil. (S) CFRs.

(S) Hist. of York North Riding, V2, 1923, Whorlton.        

Child of Nicholas and ?:

i. Elizabeth de Meynell (7605029), born 1331 in England.

7/4/1344, Commission … reciting that Elizabeth, daughter of Nicholas de Meynill, tenant in chief, a minor in the king's ward, has recovered a moiety of the manors of Wollouere, Hethpol, Hedereslawe, Lowyk and Belford, as daughter and heir of the said Nicholas, … (S) CFRs.

1353, John Darcy settled the manor of Yarm, North Riding, on himself and his wife Elizabeth, daughter of Nicholas de Meynell. (S) Hist. of York North Riding, V2, 1923, Yarm.


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