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Thursday, September 3, 2020

Sir Reginald de Valletort & Joan Basset

 47281162. Sir Reginald de Valletort & 47281163. Joan Basset

~1195, Reginald de Vautorte born in England, s/o §§Roger de Valletort & Alicia ?.

~1206, Joan born in England, d/o 39979038. Thomas Basset & 39979039. Philippa Malbank.

1206, Reginald’s father died.

10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England.

11/12/1216, Reginald de Vautort, 11th ‘noble’ signer of King Henry’s re-granting of the Magna Carta. (S) Hist. Essay on the Magna Charta of King John, Thomson, 1829, P105. [Reginald had to be connected at court for his daughter to become a mistress of Richard of Cornwall (23640580), s/o King John.]

1/18/1219, Order to the sheriff of Devon that since Reginald de Vautorte has mainperned before the king’s council for the scutage … he is to cause him to have peace. (S) FRsHIII.

4/2/1219, Edith who was the wife of Richard King … summoning before the itinerant justices in Devon to answer her … and Reginald de Vautorte for 38s. (S) FRsHIII.

By 1220, Reginald married to Joan. [Joan of full age at 14.]               

5/19/1220, Nottingham, Oxfordshire. Henry, earl of Warwick, for himself and Phillippa, his wife, and Reginald de Vautorte, for himself and Joan, his wife, and Alice, sister of Phillippa and Joan, have performed homage for the lands in his bailiwick formerly of Thomas Basset, whose heirs are Phillippa, Joan and Alice. (S) FRsHIII.

1221, Reginald holding his mother’s manor of Callington.

7/16/1222, Order to the sheriff of Devon to place in respite the demand he makes from Reginald de Vautorte. (S) FRsHIII.

9/5/1225, Devon. The king has granted Reginald de Vautorte respite from the 600m which are exacted from him by reason of the dispute that has arisen between Reginald and the bishop of Winchester. (S) FRsHIII.

12/30/1225, Reginald paid 100s towards his debts. (S) FRsHIII.

1/20/1227, Reginald de Vautorte has made fine with the king by £100, so that he and his heirs are quit from the demand of 600m by which Roger de Vautorte [Reginald’s father] made fine with King John, the king’s father, for having that part of the lands that remained to Henry de Novant from the partition made between Henry and William de Braose, which Henry granted to Roger and his heirs. (S) FRsHIII.

1241-45, Henry, earl of Warick, and Philippa his wife, and Reginald de Valletort, and Joan his wife, and Dame Alice Basset, the heirs of Thomas Basset, mentioning Philippa Maubane, relect of the said Thomas Basset, … (S) Rpt. of Royal Comm. On Hist. Manu’s, Iss9, 1883, P404.

4/30/1245, Reginald de Vautorte has made fine with the king by 600m for having seisin of the manors of Cliston, Clawton and Brixham [Devon] which Isabella de Bolbec, formerly countess of Oxford, held in dower of the gift of Henry de Nonant, formerly her husband. (S) FRsHIII.

1245-46, Reginald died, his brother Ralph his heir to all lands held of the king. (S) FRsHIII, 3/28/1246.


10/19/1247, Joan, who was the wife of Reginald de Vautorte, has made fine with the king by £100, which is to be rendered at the octaves of the Purification of the Blessed Mary, that she might marry herself to whomever she will wish by the king’s licence. (S) FRsHIII.

[Undated] Simon de Witewell to Joan relict of Reginald de Valletort.

Joan married 2nd Sir William Courtenay, brother of John, lord Courtenay.

Joan died.

(S) Historic Peerage of England, Nicolas, 1857, P485. [S] Note-Book of Triston Risdon, 1897, P73.

Family notes:

·         1140, §§Roger de Valletort [1162 paid scutage], (d.1166) [holding the barony of Trematon, co. Cornwall by service of 2 knights and 4 esquires]. His son and heir §§Reginald (fl.,1168). His son and heir §§Roger [& Alicia] [(fl.1195), (d.1206)].

Child of Reginald and Joan:

i. Joan Valletort (23640581), born ~1230 in England.

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