~1180, Simon of Etchingham born in England, s/o §§William de Echingham.
1206-07, Simon’s father died.
1207, Robert de Hastings claiming against Simon de Etchingham over the stewardship of Count of Eu’s Honour in the Rape of Hastings. (S) The King’s Serjeants, Round, 2013, P362.
10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England.
Bef. 1217, Simon was a witness to a charter of Raoul de Lusignan, earl of Ewe.
8/4/1220, Simon of Etchingham a pledge for Robert son of Robert Savage [of Derby]. (S) FRsHIII.
9/30/1221, Simon of Etchingham and Robert de Vilers in Sussex to take into the king’s hand without delay all of the king’s demesne lands those demesnes of which King John, the king’s father, was seised at the beginning of the war between him and his barons. (S) FRsHIII.
2/15/1225, Justices of all movable objects in Sussex: Simon de Echingham [and 3 others.] CPRs.
7/28/1229, Willelmus de Alta Ripa, Willelmus de Muncellis, Simon de Echingham et Willelmus Bernehus constituti sunt justiciarii ad perambulationem faciendam inter terram. (S) CPRs.
6/13/1230, In Sussex, Simone de Echingham associated with Comes Warennie … (S) CCRs.
4/29/1231, Simon de Echingham, Willelmus Bernehus, Amfridus de Fering et Willelmus de Munceaus constituti sunt justiciarii ad assisam nove dissaisine. (S) CPRs.
1/19/1232, Sussex. … an assize of novel disseisin was taken before Simon of Etchingham and his fellow justices. (S) FRsHIII.
2/8/1232, In Sussex, Simone de Echingham assigned a commission. (S) CCRs.
7/22/1233, Mandate to Sussex', vicecomiti cum with Willelmo Bernehus and Simone de Echingham … (S) CCRs.
5/30/1234, Simon of Etchingham the sheriff of Surrey and Sussex. (S) FRsHIII.
1235, Simon the sheriff of Sussex.
1/16/1236, The king has granted to his beloved and faithful Simon of Etchingham that, of the 30m. at which he was amerced before the king’s justices last itinerant in Sussex for the escape of thieves … (S) FRsHIII.
1236, Simon the sheriff of Sussex.
1240s, Simon de Echingham, for the health and soul … to the Church of S. Martin, at Battle, of the 12 Flemish acres of land in the marsh, held of William de Echingham, his father, by Simon de Godintun, and by him, … given to the monks of Battle. Attested by William de Echingham, his brother … (S) Desc. Cat. of the Original Charters, Phillipps, 1835, P15.
Bef. 1242, Simon died.
(S) N&Qs for Somerset & Dorset, V9, 1905, P250. (S) Echyngham Medieval Family, Charlotte Carpenter Smith, 2011. (S) Echyngham of Echyngham, Hall, 1850, P6.
· 1206, Sibila de Tingrie [married to Ingeram de Fiennes, married to Elizabeth de Echingham] against William de Hechingham (Echyngham) for 4 acres of land with appurtenances in Wendover. (S) Curia Regil Roll, Buckingham.
Child of Simon and ?:
i. William de Echingham, born ? in England.
William married Margery ?.
2/15/1249, Order to the sheriff of Somerset to place in respite all demands that he makes by summons of the Exchequer from William of Etchingham. (S) FRsHIII.
1252, William died, his brother Simon his heir.
By 1257, Margery died.
11/21/1257, Whereas the king has taken the homage of Thomas of Aldham, who has taken to wife Isabella, sister and heiress of Margery, who was the wife of William of Echingham. (S) FRsHIII.
ii. Simon de Echingham (23641984), born ~1215 in England.
4/1/1253, Edward, the king’s son, has taken the homage of Simon de Etchingham, brother and heir of William de Etchingham, for all the lands and tenements … Simon has done surety rendering £35. (S) FRsHIII.