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Thursday, October 8, 2020

Baron Henry Alard

 2500162. Baron Henry Alard

~1280, Henry born in England, s/o §Gervase Alard.

6/29/1302, Alice, widow of William Hewe, acknowledged herself indebted to Henry Alard de Wynchelse in the sum of £4. (S) Cal. Letter-Books of the City of London, 1900, folio 53b.

1307, Henry held land of the King in Westham of the Honour of Eagle.

1307-08, Henry Alard of Winchelsey to have a grant of land in West Ham called `Hylond' and salt marsh on the sea there. [Sussex]. (S) UKNA.

10/8/1311, Grant during pleasure to Henry Adlard of the bailiwick of Wynchelsee. (S) CFRs.

4/3/1313, Petition of Henry Alard, son of Gervase Alard, complains that the Sheriff of Sussex, by procurement of the Prior of Wilmington, is distraining and executing his office in his lands, although they are in the franchise of Pevensey, a member of the Cinque Ports, and he has no jurisdiction there. (S) UKNA.

4/6/1313, The king has received complaint from Henry Alard, of Winchelse, that the bailiffs of the countess of Artois at Calais lately arrested without cause in that port his ship called 'la Jouette de Winchelse,' of the value of 100 marks sterling, together with her tackle and goods found in the same to the value of §50 sterling, and they have refused to restore the same to him; wherefore the king requests the countess to cause the same to be restored to the said Henry without delay. (S) CCRs.

5/3/1313, … [many named in Sussex] … Henry Alard … of the port of Peveneshe, are about to set out with the king for parts beyond sea, … (S) CCRs.

5/23/1313, King Edward and Isabella left from Dover for a trip to France.

6/5/1313, The silken pavilion in which Edward and Isabella were sleeping caught fire. Their possessions were destroyed and Isabella received burns to her arms.

7/15/1313, Edward and Isabella arrived back in England at Dover.

1315, Henry given safe conduct for his men he was sending to France with goods to trade. (S) CPRs.

1316-18, Petition of the Mayor and barons of the commonalty of Winchelsea. … request remedy and the deliverance of Taverner and the Alards who are arrested and imprisoned in Cornwall at Falmouth for purchasing corn and charging their ships to conspire with the king's enemies, when they had bought it to sell in Winchelsea. People mentioned: … Henry Alard, baron and merchant of Winchelsea; Robert Alard, baron of Winchelsea, and brother of Henry Alard. (S) UKNA.

1319, Henry Alard, baron of Winchelsea, died. Robert son of John Allard, and Robert Bateille executors of the will of Henry Alard of Winchelsee. (S) TNA AMS5899/1.

Family notes:

·         4/10/1235, Mandate to the barons of the Cinque Ports, on complaint … that their ships in passing with wines and other victual by the port of Mulet on the coast of Brittany, were taken by Hamo de Crevequer, John his brother, William Beaufiz, Stephen Alard, Henry Alard, John Alard, … (S) CPRs.

Child of Henry and ?:

i. Isabel Alard (1250081), born ~1305 in Winchelsea, England.

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