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Monday, September 7, 2020

Sir Thomas Mauduit & Joan de Bassingbourne

 30424672. Sir Thomas Mauduit & 30424673. Joan de Bassingbourne

~1245, Joan born in England.

Aft. 1246, Thomas born in England, s/o 60849344. William Mauduit & 60849345. Eve ?.

By 1260, Thomas’ father died. The King of Almagne acquitted 5 fees of Scutage of Wales in respect to the 5 fees of Thomas Mauduit [which was of the concern of the Master of the Templars.]

4/4/1264, Thomas a minor, wardship was granted to Warin de Bassingbourne.

1/10/1266, Grant to Warin de Bassingburn of the wardship of the and lands and heirs of William Maudut of Werministre, deceased, … with kinght’s fees, advowsons, … and with the marriage of the heirs. (S) CPRs.

5/12/1270, Protection with clause volumus, for 4 years from Easter, for the following going on crusade to the Holy Land … Thomas Maudut … (S) CPRs.

7/12/1270, Licence for Thomas Maudut, who is going with Edward the king's son to the Holy Land, to lease his manor of Werminstre which he holds with his other lands in chief, for 4 years. (S) CPRs.

8/1270, Thomas Mauduit, about to accompany Lord Edward to Palestine, put out to ‘ferm’ his demeesnes of Warminster.

8/19/1270 from Dover, Lord Edward and consort Eleanor, left on the 8th crusade.

11/10/1270, Lord Edward arrived in Tunis to find that King Louis of France had died, the crusader forces had been decimated by disease.

1270-71, Thomas died on crusade.

By 5/1271, Lord Edward moved his forces to Acre. [The crusaders did not start their return 9/1272.]


4/24/1271, Grant to R. king of Almain, of the wardship of the land and heir of Thomas Maudut. (S) CPRs.

10/15/1272, Grant to William de Wintreshull of the marriage of Joan late the wife of Thomas Maudut, … or any fine or forfeiture she may make for a marriage pertaining to the king is she marry without licence … (S) CPRs.

1275, Thomas’ widow Joan held Warminster in dower.

By 1278, Joan died. [Werminstre held by Imbert Guidonis during the minority of the heirs. (S) CPRs, 1/19/1278.]

(S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V4, Eyton, 1857, P66.

Family notes:

·         Some genealogies say that Joan is a niece of 9981328. Sir Warin de Bassingburn & 9981329. Isabel de Sacy, ‘possibly d/o Baldwin’. Some also propose that Thomas is the nephew of Warin de Bassingbourne.

Child of Thomas and Joan:

i. Warren Mauduit (15212336), born ~1265 in England.

1/25/1273, Mandate to Matthew de Columbariis to deliver Warin, son and heir of Thomas Maudut, tenant in chief of Henry III to Edmund earl of Cornwall. (S) CPRs.

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