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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Lord Reynold de Grey & Maud de la Vache

 2955234. Lord Reynold de Grey & 2955235 Maud de la Vache

11/1/1311, Reginald de Grey born in England, s/o 5910468. Henry de Grey.

1317-18, Henry gave his son and heir Reginald the manors of Eton and Waterhall, Buckingham by charter forever, demised to Henry for life. (S) CIsPM of Henry.

~1320, Maud born in Buckingham, England, d/o 5910470. Richard de la Vache.

1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.

[––Reynold & Maud––]

1327, Reynold married to Maud.

1327, Henry de Grey to grant land in Hemingford Abbots and the manor of Toseland (Hunt.), and a messuage, land, and rent in Hemmingby (Lincoln) to Reginald son of Henry de Grey, Maud his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the said Henry andhis heirs, retaining land in other counties. Hunt. Lincoln. (S) UKNA.

1328, Henry de Grey settled the manor of Touseland on his son Reginald and Maud his wife. (S) Hist. of Huntingdon, V2, 1932, Hemingford Abbots.

1337, John, parson of Lenchworth … conveyed the manors of Danbury, Essex, and Shirland, Derbyshire, to Reynold and Maud.

7/10/1337 at the Tower, Henry demised the manor of Purle, Essex to his son Reginald. (S) CIsPM of Henry.

7/10/1337, Reginald de Grey acknowledges that he owes to Henry de Grey, £2,000; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Huntingdon. (S) CCRs.

6/25/1340, Between John Botetourt, complainant, and Reginald de Grey and Matilda his wife, deforciants of the manor of Bobynton. Reginald and Matilda acknowledged the manor to belong to John and his heirs, for which John gave them 100 marks. (S) Stafford Hist. Coll’s, V11, 1890, no.57.

1342, Reginald’s father died.

12/20/1342, IPM of Henry de Grey. Northampton: Bradden. A messuage, 90a. land … Reginald his son, aged 30 years and more, is his next heir. Buckingham: Eton and Waterhall. … Essex: Purle. The manor, … Hertford: Little Munden, Great Munden, Erdeleye and Westmelne. … Gloucester: Kempele. The manor … Huntingdon: Gillyng. The manor …  Wilts: Aston Grey. The manor … Hereford: Wilton on Wye. The castle and manor … (S) CIsPM.

2/6/1343, To escheator in cos. Bedford and Buckingham. Order to deliver to Reginald de Grey son of Henry de Grey the manors of Eton and Waterhall, co. Buckingham, … Henry held no lands at his death in his demesne as of fee in chief … long before his death he gave the said manors to Reginald, and Reginald afterwards also demised those manors to Henry to hold for life by the king's licence, … to wit, the manor of Eton by the service of keeping a falcon until the time of flying, and the manor of Waterhall by the service of finding a man upon a horse without a saddle of the price of 15d. and a bow without the string and slack, without a head when the king has ordered to have them for his service of the manor in his army, and the king has taken Reginald's fealty and has given him respite for his homage. (S) CCRs.

2/24/1343, Reginald 1st summoned to parliament.

1345, Reginald fought in France.

1345, The Earl of Derby, with the Earl of Pembroke, 40 knights and squires, and 300 men-at-arms and archers, sent to defend Aiguillon from an invading French force. At the castle they joined about 120 soldiers already there. The duke of Normandy began a siege. The French attempted to build a bridge over the adjoining rever Garonne, but the English delayed construction by repeated attacks on the workmen. The Duke sent used battering engines to cast stones into the fortress, and siege towers, higher than the walls. The English were able to destroy them with “martinets” which cast large stones. [The were plenty of stones available from the French attacks.]

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

1349, Reginald granted £20 annually for life from the exchequer.

1349, Reginald presented to Bletchley, Bucks.

1353, Richard de Hay owed Reginald £42 8d.

11/20/1360, Reginald last summoned to parliament.

1362, Reginald presented to Bletchley, Bucks.

11/16/1363 at Clipston, Nottingham, Writing of Warin de Insula knight … Witnesses: John duke of Lancastre, Edmund earl of Cantebrigge, Humphrey de Bohun earl of Hereford, Thomas de Veer earl of Oxford, Ralph de Neville, Ralph Basset of Drayton, Reynold de Grey knights. (S) CCRs.

1364, Reginald presented to Bletchley, Bucks.

1369, Reginald presented to Shirley, Derbyshire.

5/4/1370 at Nottingham, Debtor: Gilbert Talbot, knight, lord of Eccleswall. Creditor: Reginald de Grey, knight, lord of Wilton {super Weyam} [Wormelow Hundred, Herefords.]. Amount: 900m. (S) UKNA.

6/4/1370, Reynold de Grey, Lord of Wilton, Herefordshire, died at Shirland, Derbyshire.

6/12/1370, IPM of Reynold de Grey of Wylton on Wee. Bedford: Alricheseye. Rents … He died on Tuesday in Whit week last. Henry de Grey, his son, aged 30 years and more, is his heir. Buckingham: Eton. The manor … Huntingdon: Tousland. The manor, held jointly with Maud his wife in fee tail by grant of Henry de Grey, his father. … of the pourparty of Robert de Brous … Lincoln: Hemmyngby. A manor … Derby: Stretton. The manor … Leicester: … Hertford: Mundene. The manor … Essex: Purlee. A manor, with the hamlet of Gebecrake … He died on 4 June in the above year. Heir as above, aged 28 years and more. Middlesex: Portepole by Holbourne. An inn, with a garden and 11 small shops … He died on 28 May last. Hereford: Wilton on Weye. The castle and manor … includes a fishery with a weir, and a ferry across the Weye … Wilts: Eston Grey. The manor … (S) CIsPM.


7/26/1370, Order to take the fealty of Maud late the wife of Reynold de Grey of Wilton … not to meddle further with the manor of Touslond co. Huntingdon … by grant of Henry de Grey his father the said Reynold at his death held that manor jointly with the said Maud, … of the purparty of Robert de Brous which is in the king's hand. (S) CCRs. [Similar writ for the  manor of Hemmyngby, Lincolnshire.]

8/14/1370, To escheator in Derbyshire. Order to take of Maud who was wife of Reynold de Grey of Wilton upon Wee tenant in chief an oath that she will not marry without the king's licence, and in presence of Henry de Grey knight son and heir of the said Reynold, if being warned he will attend, to assign her dower. (S) CCRs. [Many 1370 records of properties going to Maud.]

4/20/1371, Order to remove the king's hand and not to meddle further with 100 acres of land in Lutturworth [Leycestershire], delivering to Maud late the wife of Reynold de Grey of Wilton upon Wee. (S) CCRs.

9/14/1391, Maud died Shirland, Derbyshire.

10/12/1391, Order to the escheators of Bedford and Buckingliam ; Cambridge and Huntingdon ; Essex and Hertford ; Middlesex ; Hereford and the march of Wales adjacent ; Wilts ; Lincoln ; Derby ; and Leicester to take into the king’s hands the lands late of Maud late the wife of Reynold de Grey of Wilton. Henry de Grey, knight, aged 50 years, is son and heir of the said Reynold and Maud. (S) CIsPM.

(S) Gen. & Her. Dic. of the Peerages, Burke, 1831, P231.(S) Plantagenet Ancestry, P494.

Child of Reginald and Maud: [2 sons]

i. Henry de Grey, born 1341 in England.

12/1376, Henry Grey of Shirland summoned to parliament.

12/20/1391, Order to escheator in the county of Huntingdon … that Maud late the wife of Reynold de Grey of Wilton held the manor of Touleslonde, co. Huntingdon, … being jointly enfeoffed thereof with the said Reynold deceased, … by the gift and feoffment of Henry de Grey, knight, Reynold's father, and that Henry de Grey of Wylton is their son and next heir, and of full age, to cause the said heir to have full seisin of the manor. (S) CFRs.

11/20/1394, Henry Grey of Wilton last summoned to parliament.

1395, Lord Henry died, his son Richard his heir.

ii. Maud de Grey (1477617), born ~1350 in England.

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