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Monday, September 7, 2020

Sir Ralph Bellers & Isolda de Sixtenby

 30424768. Sir Ralph Bellers & 30424769. Isolda de Sixtenby

1269, Ralph Beler born in Leicestershire, England, s/o §Hamo Beler & Maud ?.

~1280, Isolda Sysonby born in England.

1302, Hamo Beler holding holding the manor of Melton. [Held in 1301 by William Kirkeby.] (S) Topo. Hist. of Leicester, Curtis, 1831, P85.

2/1303, Ralph’s father died, buried in Kirkby-Beler church.

3/21/1303, Writ for IPM of Hamo Beler. Leicester: Kettilby Beler alias Kettilby. A messuage, 80a. arable, 5a. meadow, a several pasture of 1/2a., a water-mill, 4s. 6d. rent of free tenants, 23s. 4d. rent of 7 customers and their works, and 4 cottars … He died on Monday after the Purification in the year abovesaid. Ralph his son, aged 33, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.

4/16/1303, Order to the escheator beyond Trent to deliver to Ralph Beler, son and heir of Hamo Beler, tenant in chief, a minor in the king's ward, the lands late of his said father, he having done fealty ; saving to Maud, late the wife of Hamo, her dower. (S) CFRs.

7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.

1316, Ralph Beler witnessed the foundation charter of his cousin Roger Beler of a chantry at Kerby Bellars.

4/14/1318, Nicholas Kiriel, knight, and Sir Stephen de Segrave … the manor of Croxtone Kiriel (Leics.) … Witnesses: Sir Robert de Holande, Sir Nicholas de Segrave, …, knights, Roger Beler, …, Ralph Beler, … (S) UKNA.

1318, Ralph Beler coroner of Leicester.

11/29/1318, Commitment during pleasure to Ralph Beler of the counties of Warwick and Leicester. (S) CFRs.

7/8/1319, Extent made before Ralph Beler, Sheriff of Warwicks, at Pillerton [in Kineton Hundred]. (S) UKNA.

12/1/1319, Ralph replaced as sheriff by William de Nevill. (S) CFRs.

7/8/1320, To the sheriff of Leicester. Order to cause a coroner for that county to be elected in place of Ralph Beler, who is incapacitated by age and infirmity. (S) CCRs.

1322, Ralph and Robert Burdet assessors and collectors for the lay subsidy in Leicestershire.

7/10/1323, Commission … into what happened to goods and chattles of insurrectionists … Master Robert de Ayleston, Ralph Beler and Robert Burdet, in the counties of Warwick and Leicester. (S) CFRs.

1325, Ralph Beler knight of the shire in parliament.

1/1326, Ralph’s cousin Roger Beler murdered by the Folevill gang. [The same gang that 4 years later would abduct Richard Wylughby, the justice presiding over this murder.]

3/27/1326, Writ of dedimus potestatem to Ralph Beler to receive the attorneys of the Alice late the wife of Roger Beler to show cause why Margaret late the wife of Ralph de Frechevill should not be assigned dower. (S) CIsPM.

4/1326, Ralph a member of the jury investigating the murder of his cousin Roger. [Roger la Zousch of Lubesthorp, and others indicted.]

1327, Lay subsidy names for Framland hundred, Leicestershire: … Lady Alice Beler of Somerby, Ralph Beler of Sixtenby and of Kettleby, Alice Beler of Kirkby, … (S) Reports … of the Architectural and Archeological …, V19, 1887, P210.

4/20/1328, Enrolment of grant by John de Moubray, lord of the Isle of Axiholm … Witnesses … Sir Ralph Beler … (S) CCRs.

9/10/1330, Exemption for life of Ralph Beler from being put on assizes, juries or recognizances and from appointment as mayor, sheriff, … against his will. (S) CPRs.

1332, Deed of Ralph son of Ralph Beler, knight, dealing with land at Sysonby (Sixtenby); (Leic.). (S) UKNA.

1338, Ralph died.

Child of Ralph and Isolda:

i. Ralph Bellers (15212384), born ~1300 in England.

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