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Sir Thomas de London & Eve Fitz Warin

 47279578. Sir Thomas de London & 47279579. Eve Fitz Warin

~1180, Thomas de Londres born in Kidwelly, Wales, England, s/o 94559156. William de Londres & 94559157. Margaret verch Caradog.

~1180, Eve born in England, d/o 94559158. Fulk fitz Warin & 94559159. Hawise de Dinan.

1197, Eve’s father died, her brother Fulk fitz Warin (94563740) succeeding.

5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.

 [––Eve & Oliver––]

Eve married 1st widower Oliver de Tracy (378269868) [His 2nd, no children.]

Aft. 1204, Eve’s mother died.

1210, Oliver died; Eva his relict made a fine of 120 marks for assignment of dower and license to marry whom she pleased. (S) Magni Rotuli Scaccarii Normanniae, V2, 1844, P241. [Oliver held 28 knights’ fees.]

By 1211, Thomas’ father died.

1211, Thomas de Londres replaced a timber palisade at Ogmore castle with a stone wall. (S) Welsh Castles, Pettifer, 2000, P102.

[––Thomas & Eve––]

Thomas de Londres married Eve, widow of Oliver de Tracy.

1212, King John sent Sir Thomas Herrington, Sir Ralph Nicholson, and Sir Thomas of London on a secret mission to the Grand Turk Admiralius Murmelinus. (S) The Monthly Review, V20, 1796, P50.

6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.

10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.

10/2/1217, Eva de Tracy possessed Hamedon. (S) DNB, Dunlop, 1895, P141. [It was then given to Oliver, natural s/o King John, who’s mother was possibly Eve’s sister Hawise.]

3/14/1218, Eva agreed to a fine of 60 marks for the possession of Hamedon.

By 1218, Thomas died; Eva de Tracy receiving her dower out of the lands in Wiltshire. (S) Archaeological Journal, V35, 1878, P334. [Rhys Gryg had captured the lands of Thomas de Londres, which is possibly when Thomas died. (S) Minority of Henry III, Carpenter, 1990, P217.]


1/10/1219, Order to the sheriff of Berkshire that, immediately after having viewed these letters, he is to take into the king’s hand all land in his bailiwick of Fulk fitz Warin and Eva de Tracy and her sister on account of the son and heir of Thomas of London, who they detain from the king and who ought to be in the custody of the king. (S) FRsHIII.

1/26/1219,  Order to the sheriff of Devon that if the daughter and heiress of Thomas of London is found in his bailiwick, he is to take her and keep her safely until the king orders otherwise. If she has been abducted outside his bailiwick, he is to take into the king’s hand without delay all land in his bailiwick of Eva de Tracy, her mother. (S) FRsHIII.

10/23/1219, Devon. Eva de Tracy gives the king a palfrey for having a weekly market on Thursdays at her manor of Bovey. (S) FRsHIII.

 [Undated] Eva de Tracy holds the Manor of Esegareston in dower of the inheritance of Hawis of London, and it belongs to the Manor of Kidwelly ; the service by which the said Hawis holds is that if the King or his chief justice comes into the parts of Kidwelly with an army, the said Hawis shall conduct the said army with her banner and all her people through the midst of the parts of Neath to Lagern. (S) Berkshire Archaeological Journal, Vs1-2, 1895, P77.

10/27/1219, William Crassus, the first-born, has made fine with the king by £100 for having the daughter and heiress of Thomas of London as his wife and the following are his pledges for the fine. (S) FRsHIII.

7/21/1220, William Crassus has made fine with the king by £100 for having custody of the lands formerly of Thomas of London, with the marriage of Hawise, his daughter and heiress . (S) FRsHIII.

1221, The advowson of East Garston was unsuccessfully claimed by the Abbot of Gloucester against Eva de Tracy, the widow of Thomas de Londres, the grandson of Maurice de Londres. (S) Cylchgrawn Llyfrgel Genedlaethol Cymryu, Vs2-3, 1942.

6/24/1222, Eva de Tracy has made fine with the king by 200m, which is to be rendered at the terms given to her, for the trespass she made towards the king in that she married Hawise, her daughter, whose marriage pertained to the king, without licence. (S) FRsHIII.

Eve died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, 134. (S) Transactions, Gloucestershire, V31, 1908, P38. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy.

Child of Thomas and Eve:

i. Hawise de London (23639789), born by 1219 in England.

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