~1250, Peter born in England, s/o §§Robert de la Mare.
1272, Peter’s father died.
10/20/1273, Order to permit Peter de la Mare to cultivate and sow the lands that belonged to Robert de la Mare, his father. (S) CCRs.
11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England. [While on crusade.]
1/4/1275, Grant, at the instance of Luke de Tany, to Peter de la Mare, that he be not be distrained for 2 years from Christmas, 3 Edward I. to take the arms of a knight. (S) CPRs.
11/16/1277, Peter de la Mare, constable of Bristol castle. Order to deliver without delay all the king's money in his custody to Orlandinus de Podio and his fellows, merchants of Lucca, for the expedition of certain of the king's affairs. (S) CCRs.
10/12/1278, Order to cause Peter de la Mare, constable of Bristol castle, to have 80 oaks fit for timber in the forest of Dene, to make therewith a chamber in the said castle and repair other houses there. (S) CCRs.
1279, Peter de la Mare, the Constable of Bristol Castle, put in charge of a team that produced over £40,000 worth of silver pennies, halfpennies and farthings in 2 years, at least half a million coins per month. Every coin was made by hand, by striking a piece of silver between 2 dies.
9/12/1279, A process issued against Peter de la Mare, Constable of Bristol Castle, and his men for breaking sanctuary and taking from their refuge William de Lay, who had escaped, from the prison. Peter and his men had to walk to the church, St. Philip and Jacob, for 4 weekly market days, in their breeches and shirts, from the church of the Minor Friars, and to be flogged along the way. Peter was additionally ordered to build a stone cross, costing at least 100s, and feed 100 poor people on a certain day every year. (S) Bristol Past and Present, V1, Nicholls, 1881, P145. [The cross stood “on the south side of the Old Market, near the corner of Tower hill.”]
5/19/1280, Peter de la Mare, constable of Bristol castle. (S) CCRs.
8/10/1281, To Peter de la Mare, keeper of the exchange of Bristol. Order to pay to Bonruncinus Walteri and his fellows, merchants of Luk', £500 of imprest. (S) CCRs.
3/16/1282, To Peter de la Mare, constable of Bristol Castle. Order to cause to be delivered to Edward le Marchaunt and Stephen Attemulun, sailors of Bristol, a ship that they with others lately rescued. (S) CCRs.
6/5/1283, Peter de la Mare, constable of Bristol castle. (S) CCRs.
3/30/1284, Peter de la Mare, constable of Bristol castle. (S) CCRs.
1/1/1285, Pardon to Peter de la Mare, the Constable of Bristol Castle, for the death of William de Lay, prisoner, whom he caused to be beheaded for breaking prison, and also for the escape. (S) CPRs.
5/8/1285, Peter de la Mare, Constable of Bristol Castle, and custodian of the King's Seal for creditors and debtors at Bristol. (S) UKNA.
12/25/1287, Peter de la Mare, Constable of Bristol Castle, and custodian of the King's Seal for creditors and debtors at Bristol. (S) UKNA.
12/25/1289, Peter de la Mare, Keeper of the Castle and of the King's Seal for Debts at Bristol. (S) UKNA.
10/1291, Peter died.
10/13/1291, (S) Writ of certiorari for Peter as to the value of his lands &c. and of the marriage of his heir. Devon: Monekochamton. The manor … Lynynton. The manor … Gloucester: Chirinton. A messuage &c., 160a. arable, 12a. pasture … Hampton. A messuage … The marriage of Robert son and heir of the said Peter is worth 200 marks. Hertford: Offeleye. The manor … Wilts: Stupellavinton. 3 carucates … Cnabbewlle by Draycote. 2 virgates … Robert his firstborn son, aged 18 at the Purification next, is his next heir, and his marriage is worth £150. Hereford: Cayreradok in Irchenefeld. The manor … Oxford: Mersbaldindon. The manor … Heiford ad Pontem. The manor … The marriage of his heir is worth 400 … (S) CIsPM.
10/4/1300, Order not to put John de la Mare in default … in the suit before them between William son of Richard le Sheresman of Huthe, demandant, and Hawisia, late the wife of Peter de la Mare, tenant, concerning 13 acres and a rood of land in Huthe, concerning which Hawisia vouched John to warranty, as he was in the king's service by his order on that day. (S) CCRs.
(S) Hist. of Wiltshire, V14, 1991, Draycot Cerne.
· A ‘Peter de la Mare’, knight, died in 1273, succeeded by his son Robert. This family was assoicated with Claydon in Buckingham. Peter Lord in 1234. Robert lord in 1302. Peter lord in 1312. [Peter 1 of 16 knights drowned when a “bridge of boats” between Snowdonia and Anglesea failed. (S) Annales Cestrienses Chronicle of the Abbey of S. Werburg, 1887.]
Child of Peter and Hawise:
i. Robert de la Mare (5909388), born 5/2/1275 in England.