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Monday, September 7, 2020

Sir William le Pruz & Alice ?

 33612284. Sir William le Pruz & 33612285. Alice ?

~1219, William le Prouz born in England s/o 67224568. Peter le Prouz & 121683713. Mary de Vernon.

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

Aft. 1219, William’s father died.

~1225, Alice born in England.

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

12/1239, The men of Cadeleigh give 5m for summoning William le Pruz before the king. Order to the sheriff of Devon to take … (S) FRsHIII.

By 1244, William married Alice.

5/10/1254, Fulk de Ferrers & his wife Lucy sold Throwleigh manor to William le Pruz of Gidleigh.

1262, Settlement between William le Prouz and William de Widworthy that allowed the latter to present his clerk to the church on that occasion, after which William le Prouz, his wife Alice [children of Wm. & Wm.] and their heirs would have sole possession of the advowson.

6/18/1266, IPM of Roger de Tony. Devon: … Sutauton manor … including 50s rent from William le Pruz who owes relief when it happens … (S) CIsPM.

8/21/1267, Pardon to … as it appears by inquisition made by John de Curteney and William le Pruz … (S) CPRs.

1270, William le Preux sheriff of Devon.

10/21/1270, IPM of William le Pruz, Knight. William, his son, aged 25, is his heir. Devon: Giddeley manor … Stodbyri manor … Hacche manor … Colton … (S) CIsPM.


10/28/1286, Release of Alice, widow of William le Prutz, to John de Chuddelegh, of Ashton and Shapleigh Hylyon [Devon/Cornwall]. (S) Devon & Cornwall, Ns&Qs, V11, 1922-23, P374.

 (S) Visitations of Cornwall, Vivian, 1887, P94. (S) Church and Landscape, Probert, Thesis, 2002, University of Birmingham. (S) Devon Ns&Qs, V4, 1906, P232.

Family notes:

·         4/13/1219, Roger Bavet gives the king the third part of 30m for summoning William le Pruz before the itinerant justices in Devon to answer him for the 30 m. he owes. (S) FRsHIII.

Child of William and Alice:

i. William le Pruz (16806142), born 1245 in Devonshire, England.

1/20/1271, The king has taken the homage of William le Pruz son and heir of William le Pruz deceased for all the lands and tenements which the same William his father held of the king in chief on the day he died. [Devon]. (S) FRsHIII.

ii. Hugh le Pruz, born ? in Devonshire, England.

8/21/1288, Order to … after taking a fine from William le Prouz and Hugh his brother, detained in the prison of Exeter for a trespass of venison in the forest of Bradene, to deliver them to bail, … (S) CFRs.

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