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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Sir Richard de la Vache & Mabel Mansel

 11820940. Sir Richard de la Vache & 11820941. Mabel Mansel

~1260, Richard born in England, s/o 23641880. Richard de la Vache.

~1265, Mabel born in England, d/o 23641882. Thomas Mansel & 23641883. Margery ?.

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England. [While on crusade.]

1281, Richard married to Mabel.

5/6/1285, Geoffrey de Fontibus acknowledges that he owes to Richard de la Vache £10. (S) CCRs.

1285, Robert’s father died.

1285, Richard and Maud, and Robert and Alice, both redeemed the Maunsel lands from William de Aette and divided Shenley between them. [Under the Dictum of Kenilworth.]

1286, Richard and Maud settled their moiety of Shenley on Robert de Broughton.

1290, Richard and Maud sued for their moiety of Shenley after default of Thomas Poyle.

1/16/1290, Bartholomew de Agmodesham … sought to replevy to Richard de la Vache and Mabel, his wife, their land in Shenle. (S) CCRs.

1294, Richard holding Shenley.

By 1296, Richard knighted.

1296, Grant to Richard le King … Witnesses :- Sir Richard de la Vache, knight, … (S) Rpt. of the Royal Comm. On Hist. Manu’s, Iss15, Pt7, 1898, P127.

1298, Appointment by Richard de la Vache, knight, and Mabel his wife, of William son of Roger le Clerk of Shenley, to the wardship of Richard de la Vache their son, a minor, and of the lands they gave him in Barton, Caldecote and Bourn (Brunne), and of his goods. : Cambs. (S) UKNA.

1/18/1299, Robert de Crendon, knight, and Margery his wife; and Sir John de Segrave, son and heir of Sir Nicholas de Segrave … Witnesses: Sir Richard de la Vache, Sir Laurence de Blontisdone, knights, … (S) UKNA.

6/12/1299, John de la Penne, son and heir of Sir William de la Penne knight, and Sir John de Segrave, knight. … Witnesses: Sir Richard de la Vache, knight, … (S) UKNA.

3/12/1303, Richard de la Vache, knight, granted free warren in Chalfonte St. Giles, Shenle Maunsel and Bekenesfeld, co. Buckingham. (S) CChRs, 1908, P34.

7/15/1305, William Burdeleys presented to the church at Shenley by Sir Richard de la Vache. (S) Hist. & Antiq’s of Buckingham, V4, Lipscomb, 1847, P327.

By 1308, Maud died.


1308, Richard settled his Shenley property on himself for life, with remainder successively to his sons Matthew and Richard and his daughter Maud and their heirs.

7/29/1308, Richard de la Vache and Michael de Meldon acknowledge that they owe to William le Burdeleys 10 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of their lands and chattels in co. Buckingham. (S) CCRs.

Richard died.

(S) Hist. of Buckingham, V4, 1927, Shenley. (S) Hist. of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely, V5, 1973, Barton.

Family notes:

Child of Richard and Mabel:

i. Richard de la Vache (5910470), born ~1290 in England.

ii. Matthew de la Vache, born ? in England.

1303, Matthew named in a charter of Richard de la Vache, knight. (S) CPRs, 12/10/1363.

By 1316, Matthew succeeded to Shenley.

9/20/1344, Release by Walter de Woubourn … Witnesses: Matthew de la Vache, …, Richard de la Vache, knights, … (S) CCRs.

Son: Richard de la Vache. (S) Petitioner of 12/10/1363. [May be a generation missing.]

1427, A brass in Shenley church to the memory of Anne Kirkham, then a widow, speaks of her as cousin and heir to Sir Philip de la Vache, who died in 1408. Philip the heir of oldest son Richard. (Chan. Inq. p.m. 10 Rich. II, no. 39; 14 Rich. II, no. 45).

iii. Maud de la Vache, born ? in England.

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