~1195, William Blund born in England, s/o §§William le Blund & Alice ?.
7/6/1189, Richard I succeeded Henry II as King of England.
1199, William Blund [the father] impleaded William son of Rosceline of Hayneford manor, setting forth, that it had been granted to him and Alice his wife, by his ancestor Blund, in dower, for the moiety of the village of Wallesham; and to return to him on the death of Alice. (S) Ess. Tow’s Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V10, 1809, Hayneford.
4/6/1199, John succeeded Richard I as King of England.
1208, William Blund [the father] William Blund conveyed Hayneford by fine to William, son of William son of Rosceline, to hold it of Blund by 1 fee. (S) Ess. Tow’s Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V10, 1809, Hayneford.
Aft. 1208, William’s father died.
· William Blund descended [a minor branch] from Gilbert de Blund or Blount, (who came into England with the Conqueror). Contemporary, Sir William Blund of the direct lineage of Gilbert.
Children of William and ?:
i. Agnes le Blund, born ~1220 in England
Anges married William de Kryketot.
Son: William de Cricketot, born 1238.
4/29/1268, Covenant made between Sir William de Criketot son of Sir William de Criketot of the one part and Robert Burnel, clerk, of the other part, whereby the former granted to the latter the manor of Aessefeud sometime of Sir William le Blund, and of the inheritance of the grantor. (S) CPRs.
ii. Sir William le Blund, born ~1223 in England.
7/12/1245, The lands of William Blund [and many other notables] seized by the king for the reason that he tourneyed at Cambridge against the king’s prohibition. (S) FRsHIII.
5/1/1248, William Blund gives the king half a mark for a writ ad terminum relating to the county of Suffolk. (S) FRsHIII.
6/3/1264, IPM of William le Blund. William de Cricketot, son of William and Agnes de Kyrketot, his elder sister, aged 26, and Robert de Waleynis (4997386) alias de Valeyns, son of Robert and lady Roys' de Waleyns, another sister, aged 17, are his heirs. Essex: Wrabenase manor. 305a. arable, … Norfolk: Cleye. 204a. (land), pasture, 64s. 4d. rent of assize, rents of lambs, geese, fowls, heather, eggs, apples, &c. and of 2 mills, … Suffolk: Asfeld manor … Ixeworth manor …. Walsam manor … (S) CIsPM.
7/4/1264, Grant to Alice la Blunde of the wardship of the lands falling by hereditary right to Robert de Valeines, nephew and one of the heirs of William le Blund, tenant in chief; saving the marriage of the said Robert. (S) CPRs.
11/28/1265, Grant … all the lands late of William le Blund the king’s enemy, … by reason of his forteiture. (S) CPRs.
iii. Roese le Blund (9994773), born ~1225 in England.