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Lord Philip de Wellesley & Ismania ?

 5909434. Lord Philip de Wellesley & 5909435. Ismania ?

~1290, Philip de Welleslegh born in Somerset, England, s/o 11818868. Sir Thomas de Welleslegh.

~1305, Ismania born in England.

1310-11, Thomas de Welleslegh to grant the bailiwick and serjeanty east of the Parret to Philip de Welleslegh his son. Somers. (S) UKNA.

By 1313, Philip married to Ismania.

1312-13, Between Philip, son of Thomas de Welleslegh, and Ismania his wife, querents, and William Cherm and Alice his wife, deforciants ; for a messuage and a carucate of land in Middelcote juxta Welles. … for this Philip and Ismania gave them 100 shillings of silver (S) Feet of Fines, Somerset, 1898, no.35.

9/29/1320, Quitclaim of William de Reigny lord of Estludeford … Witnesses, Sirs John de Erle and Thomas de Welleslegh knights, … (S) Devon Archives, 123M/TB135.

10/1325, Between Philip son of Thomas de Wellesleghe, querent, by Thomas de Bruton in his place ; and Walter de Thornhill and Margerie his wife, deforciants ; for a messuage, 30 acres of land, 10 acres of meadow, and 13 shillings rent in Ivelcestre and Sockc deneys juxta Ivelcestre … Philip gave them £20 sterling. (S) Feet of Fines, Somerset, 1898, no.72.

Aft. 1325, Philip’s father died.

1329, Thomas de Wellesleye to release the bailiwick and serjeanty east of the Parret to Philip his son, who now holds it for life, and his heirs. Somers. (S) UKNA, C 143/203/5.

2/21/1330 at Wells, Ordinance by Thomas de Retforde chancellor of Wells and the chapter … Witnesses Sir John de Erlegh, Sir John de Clyvedone, … knights, …, Philip de Welleslegh … (S) Cal. of Manu’s of the Dean and Chap. of Wells, V1, 1907, f.179d.

6/1334, Grant by Ralph bishop of Bath and Wells to Walter de Rodney knight … Witnesses: Sir John de Sancto Laudo, Sir John de Palton knights, Philip de Welleslegh … (S) Cal. of Manu’s of the Dean and Chap. of Wells, V1, 1907, f.194.

8/1/1334 at Bristol, Debtor: Reginald de Montfort, lord of Wellow {Welwe}, merchant, of [Wellow Hundred] Somerset. Creditor: Philip, the son of Thomas de Wellesley {Wellesleigh}, knight, merchant [Philip held half fees in Wheathill, Whitley Hundred, and in Middlecote, Kilmersdon Hundred, Somerset]. Amount: £2000. (S) UKNA. [Philip a wealthy person.]

4/1339, Philip de Welleslegh, querent, and … deforciants; for the manor of Whethull (Somerset), … if Philip die without heirs male … manor and tenements … shall remain to William Banastre and Elizabeth his wife and their issue ; and if they die without issue … to Ralph, Bishop of Bath and Wells … (S) Somerset Record Society, V12, 1898, P200. [Similar record for the manor of Radestoke and the serjeanty east of Perret.] (S) Hist. of Somerset, V10, 2010, Wheathill.

4/5/1339, Licence for Philip de Welleslegh to enfeoff Elias de Corscombe of the serjeanty to the east of Perret, held in chief, and for the latter to re-grant the same to him for life, with remainders to William Banastre and Elizabeth his wife, in tail, to the heirs male of the body of the said Philip, and to Ralph de Salopia, bishop of Bath and Wells, and his heirs. (S) CPRs.

1340, Philip a tenant in Langham, consisting of a mill and a small quantity of land held of the manor of Southwick, and a toft, 30a. of uncultivated land, and 6a. of wood at 'the Frith', held of the abbess. (S) Hist. of Wiltshire, V8, 1965, North Bradley.

4/9/1341 at Welles, Indenture … Witnesses: Walter de Rodeneye, Walter de Pavely, John de Palton knights, Philip de Welleslegh, … (S) Cal. of Manu’s of the Dean and Chap. of Wells, V1, 1907, f.209d.

1344, Philip de Welleslegh to retain the hundred of Wellow, acquired from Reginald de Monte Forti, knight, who retains the manors of Wellow and Farleigh Montford. Somers. (S) UKNA.

2/17/1345, Philip de Welleslegh, Richard Coke, Adam de Lecche, chaplain, and Philip de Halstede to grant messuages, land, and rent in Stert, Charlton Adam, Charlton Mackrel, Bruton, and Milton to the prior and convent of Bruton. Somers. (S) CCRs.

6/11/1347 at Welles, Release by William de Welham to Alan de Kyngeston … Witnesses: Walter de Rodeney, Walter de Pavely, knights, Philip de Welleslegh … (S) CCRs.

10/4/1347, Philip died.


1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].

1348, Ismania died.

7/1348, Writ for IPM of Philip de Welleslegh. Somerset: Peret. A serjeanty for the east of Peret held for his life of the king by service of rendering to the king and his heirs a mewed sparrow-hawk or the price of 2 bezants yearly … The said serjeanty will remain to William Banastre and his heirs by Elizabeth his wife. … The manor of Radestok and a messuage and a carucate of land and 20a. meadow in Middelcote held for his life, jointly with Ismania his wife now deceased, … will remain to the abovesaid William and Elizabeth and the heirs of their bodies … The manor of Whethulle …  and the bedelry of the foreign hundred of Welles … the said Philip died without heir male of his body … Sok. A messuage … He died on Saturday after St. Leonard last. His daughters Joan, aged 24 years, and Elizabeth, aged 21 years and more, are his heirs. (S) CIsPM.

11/25/1350, Writ for IPM of Philip de Welislegh or Wileslegh. Wilts.: La Frithe. A toft, 30a. land … Langthiam. (fn. 1) A water-mill, 3a. land, 3a. meadow … He died on 4 October, 22 Edward III. Joan, his daughter, wife of Ralph de Tudyrleye, of full age, and William, son of William Banastre and Elizabeth, his wife, who was the other heir of the said Philip, aged 3 years, are his heirs. (S) CIsPM.

Children of Philip and Ismania:

i. Joan de Wellesley, born 1324 in Somerset, England.

Joan married Ralph de Tudyrleye.

ii. Elizabeth de Wellesley (2954717), born 1327 in Somerset, England.

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