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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Sir Thomas de Welleslegh

 11818868. Sir Thomas de Welleslegh

1261, Thomas de Wellesleigh born in Somerset, England, s/o 23637736. Thomas de Welleslegh.

1289, Thomas’ father died.

8/23/1289, IPM of Thomas de Welleslegh alias de Wellesle. Somerset: Estperet. The bailiwick, held of the king in chief by serjeanty of rendering a mewed sparrowhawk yearly or 4s., and it is worth 26s. 8d. yearly by receiving an ox or 5s. 4d. from disseisors convicted by assize of novel disseisin in the bailiwick. Wellesle. A messuage with garden, 45a. arable, 5a. meadow, and the foreign hundred of Welles', held of the bishop of Bath and Wells, service unspecified. Thomas his son, aged 28, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.

10/12/1289, Order to the same to deliver to Thomas de Wellesleye, son and heir of Thomas de Wellesleye, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage. (S) CFRs.

4/4/1290, A charter by Robert de Brandon, succentor of Wells, granting to Roger de Wooton, clerk, a messuage … Witnesses to the charter : Thomas, Dean of Wells, … Adam Canum, Thomas de Welleslegh, … (S) Two Chartularies of the Priory of St. Peter at Bath, 1893, no.487.

1297, Thomas de Welleslegh mainperned by Walterum de Welleslegh, and Gilbertum le Clerk. (S) Antiquae Constitutiones Regni Angliae, Prynne, 1672, P739.

11/1298, Grant by John de Wytteneye, vicar in the church of St. Andrew, Wells, to Edmund de Wellesleye, hundredar of the foreign hundred of Wells, his heirs and assigns, of a tenement in Chamborleynestrete, Wells, which John had of the gift of William de Clone, chaplain. Edmund gave 4 marks. Witnesses: Thomas de Wellesleye, knt. … (S) Cal. of Manu’s of the Dean and Chap. of Wells, V2, 1914, no.141.

By 1299, Thomas knighted.

1299 at Wells, Grant by John de Lynforde, … Witnesses:—Sir Thomas de Wellesleghe, and Philip de Wyke, knights, … (S) Ancient Deeds. V3, 1990, A.4432.

~1300, Petition of Thomas de Welleslegh. Welleslegh, who holds the serjeanty of East Parrott of the King in fee, requests remedy … the Queen's stewards and other ministers have prevented him from carrying out summonses, attachments, executions of the King's writs, distresses and all other commands of the King or his ministers in those parts of the bailiwick of East Parrott, which he and his ancestors have been accustomed to do in the time of Queen Eleanor as well as since Henry I gave the serjeanty to his ancestors. (S) UKNA.

12/1301, Grant … to Maurice de Essa, chaplain, vicar in the church of Wells … Witnesses: Sir John de Wyke, Thomas de Welesleghe, knts., … (S) Cal. of Manu’s of the Dean and Chap. of Wells, V2, 1914, no.157.

1303, Thomas de Welleslegh tenet di. f. in Wethull de Willelmo Martyn i.e. (S) Fuedal Aids, V4, 1906, Hundred de Whitlegh, Somerset.

4/12/1305, A charter of Walter de Haselschawe, Bishop of Bath and Wells, granting … Witnesses : Sir Gilbert de Onovyle … Sir Thomas de Welleslegh ; knights, … (S) Two Chartularies of the Priory of St. Peter at Bath, 1893, no.623.

4/1306, A grant by Walter de Heselschawe, bishop of Bath and Wells … Witnesses: Sir Gilbert de Cnovyle, Sir Nicholas de Langelond, Sir Thomas de Welleslegh, knts, … (S) Cal. of Manu’s of the Dean and Chap. of Wells, V2, 1914, no.161.

7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.

1308, An agreement indented made between Walter de Haselschaue bishop of Bath and Wells and … witnessed by Sir Thomas de Gornay, Sir Thomas de Welleslegh, … knights, … (S) Cal. of Manu’s of the Dean and Chap. of Wells, V1, 1907, f.178d.

1310-11, Thomas de Welleslegh to grant the bailiwick and serjeanty east of the Parret to Philip de Welleslegh his son. Somers. (S) UKNA.

1312-13, Between Philip, son of Thomas de Welleslegh, and Ismania his wife, querents, and William Cherm and Alice his wife, deforciants ; for a messuage and a carucate of land in Middelcote juxta Welles. … for this Philip and Ismania gave them 100 shillings of silver (S) Feet of Fines, Somerset, 1898, no.35.

5/8/1318, A grant made by John bishop of Bath and Wells to John Dacres his yeoman … witnessed by Sir Matthew de Clyvedon, Sir John de Clyvedon, Sir John de Bello Campo of the marsh, Sir Thomas de Welleslegh knights, … (S) Cal. of Manu’s of the Dean and Chap. of Wells, V1, 1907, f.142.

1324 at Wells, Grant by John de Welleslegh, lord of Welleslegh, to Warin de Welleslegh, son of Alice de Welleslegh, and to Ellen his wife, for their lives, of a messuage and garden at Byestewall, … Witnesses: Sir Thomas de Welleslegh, knt., Edmund de Welleslegh, … (S) Cal. of Manu’s of the Dean and Chap. of Wells, V2, 1914, no.206.

10/1325, Between Philip son of Thomas de Wellesleghe, querent, by Thomas de Bruton in his place ; and Walter de Thornhill and Margerie his wife, deforciants ; for a messuage, 30 acres of land, 10 acres of meadow, and 13 shillings rent in Ivelcestre and Sockc deneys juxta Ivelcestre … Philip gave them £20 sterling. (S) Feet of Fines, Somerset, 1898, no.72.

1329, Thomas de Wellesleye to release the bailiwick and serjeanty east of the Parret to Philip his son, who now holds it for life, and his heirs. Somers. (S) UKNA, C 143/203/5.

Thomas died.

Child of Thomas and ?:

i. Philip de Wellesley (5909434), born ~1290 in England.

8/1/1334 at Bristol, … Creditor: Philip, the son of Thomas de Wellesley {Wellesleigh}, knight, merchant [Philip held half fees in Wheathill, Whitley Hundred, and in Middlecote, Kilmersdon Hundred, Somerset]. Amount: £2000. (S) UKNA.


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