~1255, Richard born in Wiltshire, England, heir & s/o §§Simon de Cumbe, s/o §§Richard de Coumbe.
11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England.
1275, Conditional grant … [Devon] … Witnesses, Richard de Cumbe, Richard Fortescu, Peter de Cumba, … (S) UKNA.
Aft. 1279, Richard’s father died.
2/25/1280, Richard de Cumbe of Wilts a mainpernor for Henry Hussee who is in prison. (S) CFRs.
1289, Richard de Combe coroner of Wiltshire, and then Sheriff of Wiltshire. (S) Hist. of Wiltshire, V5, 1957, The King’s Govt.
10/31/1289, … Old Sarum … Richard de Coleshill, Robert Daudely, Richard de Cumbe and Thomas le Rus, justices to deliver that gaol, … (S) CCRs.
11/5/1289, Order to cause Richard de Cumbe to have in the park of Melchet, which is within the bounds of the forest, 10 oaks fit for timber for the works of the king's manor of Clarendon [Wilts.] (S) CCRs.
2/3/1290, To John de Insula, keeper of the forest of Chut. Order to cause Richard de Cumbe to have in that forest 20 oaks fit for timber to make a barn in the manor of Fitelton, which he holds at fee-ferm of the king's gift. (S) CCRs.
1290, Grant by Richard de Cumbe, son and heir of Simon de Cumbe, to William de Cumbe and Joan his wife, … (S) Ancient Deeds, Wilts., V2, 1894, C.1991.
11/1290-93, Richard sheriff of Wiltshire. (S) UKNA. [Multiple records during these dates.]
3/23/1291, To the sheriff of Wilts. … 6 marks of yearly rent in Thenenesswendon … have been in the king's hands for a year and a day, and that Richard de Cumbe had the king's year and day thereof … (S) CCRs.
9/21/1291, To John de Insula, keeper of the forest of Choete. Order to cause Richard de Cumbe, sheriff of Salisbury, to have in that forest 10 oaks fit for timber for the works of the castle of Salisbury. (S) CCRs.
1293, Richard died. £14 16s 2d, the yearly value of his lands. (S) See IPM of son Simon.
8/23/1293, IPM of Richard de Cumbe. Wilts: [Fitelton.] A messuage and a carucate of land, … Cumb. A messuage and a carucate of land … Cumpton. A messuage and 6 bovates of land … Todeworth. A messuage [and a carucate of land] … The said Richard and Richard his son held the tenements aforesaid jointly enfeoffed to them and the heirs of Richard the son. Simon (b.1275) his son, aged 18, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM. [Simon’s son and heir Richard would die in 1/1302 as a minor in the king’s ward.]
· 1278-79, Grant by Simon de Combe, son and heir of Richard de Combe, to John Gylis, for 100s. of a messuage with land in Fytelton. (S) UKNA.
· 1274-78, Richard de Cumbe witnessed a grant of Thomas son of Reginald of Wye to Canterbury Cathedral. (S) UKNA.
Children of Richard and ?:
i. Simon de Cumbe, born 1275 in England.
1/27/1293, Simon de Combe, having done fealty, had livery of his father’s lands at Fytilton.
1293, Wiltshire: Particulars of account for Manor of Ludgershall, rendered by Richard de Cumbe, Sheriff, through Simon de Cumbe, son and heir. (S) Records of the Exchequer, PRO Catalogue, London.
Simon married Alice ?.
1300, Simon died.
12/4/1300, Simon de Cumbe. Inquisiton made at Ambresbyre … land in Fiteleton in chief, lands and tenements in the ville of Combe of the Bishop of Winchester by the service on one knight’s fee, 2 marks rent in vill of Compton by 1/7th knight’s fee. John de Combe, brother of the said Simon de Combe, is his next heir-apparent, and is of age 22 years, but the jurors say nevertheless that Alice, who was the wife is pregnant by him. Sum of the extent £14 16s 2d. (S) The Index Library, V37, 1908, P278.
6/8/1301, Inquisition at Netheravon, “The said Alice has borne a son by the same Simon, named Richard, who is aged 10 weeks, and the next heir of Simon.”
Son Richard (d.1302): 8/23/1302, Order to the same to make inquisition touching the lands late of Richard, son and heir of Simon de Combe, tenant in chief, who has died a minor in the king's ward. (S) CFRs. [His heir, his 1st cousin Richard (7604586).]
ii. Richard de Combe (15209172), born 1277 in Wiltshire, England.