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Saturday, September 5, 2020

Sir William Clarel & Ada Maureward

 47268224. Sir William Clarel & 47268223. Ada Maureward

~1205, William born in England.

~1215, Ada born in England, d/o §§Geoffrey Maureward & Diamanda de Quatremars. [“Ada”, sister & heiress of Sir Adam de Quatremars.]

10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England.

1235, William son of Geoffrey Clarel in a plea concerning land in Misen, Nottinghamshire. (S) CCRs.

1235, Ada’s father died.

[––William & Ada––]

[Henry III] “1) Wm. Maureward. 2) Wm. Clarell. In free marriage with (1)’s sis. Ada, (1) to (2) all lands and wood which (1)’s father and mother Geoffrey Maureward and Ada granted (2).” (S) UKNA.

1236, Diamanda, who was the wife of Geoffrey Maureward, claimant for the third part in Twiverton, Somerset, claimed in dower. Diamanda quitclaimed to her son Geoffrey, who granted to Diamanda 5s yearly from the villeinage of Twiverton for life. (S) Pedes Finium, Somerset, 1892, P82.

1244, William Clarel claimed against Thomas, Prior of Bridlington, ... that they have held a plea in the Court Christian concerning chattels which are not [of a testamentary or matrimonial nature]. (S) Religious and Secular Houses of Yorkshire, V1, Baildon, 1895, P18.

7/2/1248, William Clarel and Ada, his wife, give the king 1m for taking an assize of novel disseisin in the county of Leicestershire against William Malregard, concerning a tenement in Overton. (S) FRsHIII.

7/7/1253, William Clarel had exemption for life to from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions. (S) CPRs.

By 1256, William died. [His son given a respite from knighthood.]

[Diamanda may have married 2nd Adam the Marshall. (S) FRsHII, Somerset, 4/1259.]

Family notes:

·         Bef. 1236, Grant by Geoffrey Maureward, with consent of Dia his wife, to Geoffrey de Sancto Laudo of 8 acres and a half of cornbearing land in his demesne of Twiverton (Co.Som.). Rent, 2 pence and for this grant he paid 40 shillings. (S) UKNA.

Child of William and Ada:

i. William Clarel (23634112), born ~1236 in England.

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