~1275, Richard de Grimsted born in Wiltshire, England. [This family goes back to the early 1200s in Wiltshire.]
~1280, Edith born in Wiltshire, England, heiress & d/o 15212350. Guy le Tabler & Edith ?.
By 1289, Edith’s father died.
7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.
1309, The manor of Faulston, Wilts., settled on Richard and Edith by the trustees of Guy le Tablier.
1320, Richard de Grimstead granted to his son Thomas, the manor of Fallerston with parts of Croucheston, Throope and Winterbourne Orchestron in Wiltshire and the manor of Apsile in Sussex.
1323, Richard died.
By 1328, Edith died.
(S) Hist. of Wiltshire, V11, 1980, Bishopstone.
Child of Richard and Edith:
i. Thomas de Grymstead, born 1302 in England.
Thomas married Joan ?.
By 5/1328, Thomas died, leaving a son John.
5/10/1328, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to take into the king's hand the lands late of Thomas de Grymstede, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.
By 10/1328, Thomas’ son John died a minor in the king’s ward, his aunts his heirs.
Joan married 2nd Robert de Shawe.
2/3/1362, Order to escheator in the county of Wilts … Joan late the wife of Robert de Shawe … but held in dower by the endowment of Thomas de Grymstede, her first husband, of the inheritance of Joan Maduyt, daughter and heir of Katharine de Grymstede, sister and one of the heirs of the said Thomas … Joan late the wife of Robert de Shawe held in dower … of the inheritance of Nicholas de Benton, son and heir of Margaret de Benton, sister and heir of the said Thomas … (S) CFRs.
ii. Katharine de Grymstede (3803087), born by 1309 in England.
iii. Margaret de Grymstead, born ? in England.
Margaret married Thomas de Benton.
10/16/1328, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to deliver to Thomas de Benton and Margaret (sister of Katherine) his wife, one of the aunts and heirs of John de Grymstede, son and heir of Thomas de Grymstede, tenant in chief, who died a minor in the king's ward, the following lands … with the assent of Ralph de Boukelonde and Katharine his wife, the other aunt and heir of the said John … (S) CFRs. [The manor of Fauston, Wilts, settled on their parents in 1309 was settled on Margaret, except for a third held in dower for Thomas’ wife Joan.]
1340, Margaret died.
Son: Nicholas de Benton.