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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Sir Walter de Houby & Alice ?

 15212392. Sir Walter de Houby & 15212393. Alice ?

1291, Walter de Howeby born in Leicester, England, younger s/o 30424784. Gilbert de Houby & 30424785. Maud de Kirby.

Walter’s father died.

1311, Walter’s mother died.

11/20/1311, Writ for IPM of Maud de Houby. Leicester: Medburgne. 18s. 6d. yearly rent, and suit of court, from free tenants, … Walter her son, aged 40 and more, is her next heir. Northampton: Craneford. 27s. and 2 capons rent of assize of freemen from messuages and lands, and 20s. from 2 virgates land held in villenage … (S) CIsPM.

12/28/1311, Order to deliver to Walter, son and heir of Maud de Houby, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said mother, he having done homage. (S) CFRs.

10/28/1312, Order to all bailiffs etc. not to distrain Walter de Houby to take the arms of a knight, he having made fine in 5 marks for respite herein for 2 years. (S) CFRs. [Most fines were 40s-100s for up to 3 years.]

Aft. 1314, Walter knighted.

1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England. [1/20/1327, Edward II abdicated.]

12/5/1339, … a chantry in the church of St. Andrew, Cotherstok, in the diocese of Lincoln, for the good estate of … William de Kyrkeby, Christina his wife, John de Houby, John Knyvet, Joan his wife, Richard Knyvet ((5910016)), Joan his wife, Walter de Houby, … and all other benefactors of the founder of the chantry … (S) CPRs.

1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England.

6/27/1349, Walter died. (S) CIsPM, 2/4/1353 of Walter.

12/4/1349, Writ for IPM to escheator in the county of Leicester, touching the lands late of Walter de Houby. (S) CFRs.

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1352, Walter’s son Anthony forfeited the family lands.

2/4/1353, IPM of Walter de Houby, knight. Leicester: Modburne. 10s. rent … Houby. Certain lands, tenements and rents … remainder to Agnes daughter of Gilbert de Houby, son of the said Walter, and the heirs of her body … gave the said tenements in fee to Alice late the wife of Roger Beler and Katherine late the wife of Henry de Notyngham, who survive. … Walter died on 27 June, 23 Edward III. The said Agnes died in the pestilence on 23 September, 23 Edward III. John de Fritheby, son of Robert de Fritheby and the said Agnes his wife, is her heir and also kinsman and heir of the said Walter and was 15 years of age at St. John the Baptist last and was married in the lifetime of the said Agnes, his mother. (S) CIsPM.

(S) Hist. of Northampton, V3, 1930, Cranford St. John. & (S) Hist. of Leicester, V5, 1964, Melbourne.

Children of Walter and ?:

i. Gilbert de Houby, born ? in England.

Gilbert died before his father.

Daughter: Agnes married Robert Frithby, knight. Son: John de Frithby.

ii. Anketin (Anthony) de Houby, born ? in England.

1352, Anthony forfeited the family lands.

iii. John de Houby (7606196), born ~1330 in England.

10/5/1353 at Kirkeby, Enrolment of release made by John son of Walter de Houby, knight, for the souls of Gilbert de Houby, Maud his wife, … (S) CCRs.

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