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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Lord Robert de Pykering & Maud ?

 2955136. Lord Robert de Pykering & 2955137. Maud ?

1293, Robert de Pikeryng born in England, 2nd s/o 5910272. Thomas de Pykering.

~1295, Maud born in England, d/o John ?. [See 1337, a sister Alice.]

Aft. 1310, Maud 1st married John de Eboraco. [12/29/1305, “Grant to Edward son of John de Eboraco, the king's godson.” (S) CPRs. Robert de Pykering and Thomas Serf, named in 1337 & 1342, testified at John’s son John’s proof of age at York, 3/6/1332. John born 9/1310.]

By 1322, Maud 2nd married widower Walter de Osgodeby.

12/31/1322, Order to assign to Walter de Osgodeby and Matilda his wife, late the wife of John de Ebor[aco], tenant in chief, her dower of the lands of the said John. (S) CCRs. [Matilda received dower of land and rents in Santon.]

1/19/1327, Walter de Osgodeby puts in his place Richard de la Haye to prosecute a recognisance for 46s. 8d., (S) CCRs.

[––Robert & Maud––]

By 1331, Robert married Maud.

1331, Plaintiffs: Thomas de Pykeryng, chevalier, and Elizabeth his wife. Of 20 messuages, 120 acres ..., in Ellerton in Spaldyngmore, Aghton, and Beilby, ..., to Thomas and Elizabeth and the heirs of Thomas. ... remainder, … to Richard son of the said Thomas, … remainder to Robert, brother of Richard, and the heirs of his body; remainder to the right heirs of Elizabeth. As to all the residue, remainder to the said Robert and Maude his wife, and the heirs of the body of Robert; remainder to the said Richard and the heirs of his body; remainder to the right heirs of Elizabeth. (S) Feet of Fines, York.

2/4/1332, Pardon to Robert de Pykering and Matilda, his wife, sometime wife of John de Eboraco, tenant in chief of the late king, for intermarrying without licence, and for the like trespass of Matilda marrying Walter de Osgodeby, since deceased, after the death of the aforesaid John. (S) CPRs.

3/6/1332, Proof of age of John son and heir of John de Eboraco. … Robert de Pykeryng, aged 40 years and more, says the like, and knows it because he was at Barton upon Humbre, and on the day of the said John’s birth he was coming from Barton with the said John’s father to Spaldington, and stayed for the night at the house of Peter del Hay. (S) CIsPM.

1332, Petitioners: Robert de Pikeryng (Pickering) and Maud de Pikeryng (Pickering), his wife. Robert and Maud de Pikeryng show that, following the death of her first husband, John de Everwyk, Maud married Walter de Osgodeby, and sued for dower from Everwyk's estate, securing 40s of land and rents in Santon. This was enrolled, but since no licence was enrolled, and Everwyk held in chief of the king, the escheator has since seized the property into the king's hands. Following Osgodeby's death, Maud has since married Robert, and they request pardon for Maud's trespass. (S) UKNA.

1336, Robert’s father died.

1337, “William” brought a suit against Robert and Maud … tenements … Trewith. Robert and Maud … were in the seisin of on John … died seised as of fee … descended to this Maud and to Alice her sister … who entered and made partition … Robert and Maud hold these tenements in parcenary with Alice … John the father of Maud and Alice gave these tenements to Robert and Maud in fee tail … (S) Rerum Britannicarum, V31, Iss2, Pt1, 1883, P140.

1337, Robert de Pykeryng and Maude his wife give 20s for license of concord with Thomas Serf in a plea of covenant concerning a tenement in Carleton near Snayth. (S) Feet of Fines, York.

5/2/1340 at York, Agreement: Thomas son & heir of Sir Robert de Sywardeby and John de Neuton For defeasance of a Bond in £20 …  in the hands of Robert de Pikeryng & the said Maude his wife, by which attornment he would be seised … (S) Yorkshire Deeds, V3, Brown, 2013, P16.

1342, Thomas Serf to retain a messuage and land at Carleton in Balne acquired from Robert Pykeryng and Maud his wife. York. (S) UKNA.

1343, Plaintiff: Henry le Scrop of Manefeld and Agnes his wife. Deforciants: Robert de Pykeryng of Ellerton and Maude his wife. One messuage in York. They gave 100s. Quitclaim by the heirs of Maude. (S) Feet of Fines, York.

6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349.


1350, Thomas de Ughtred, Robert de Pikering, …, to view and repair the banks upon the streams of Use, Ayre, and Done, in the parts of Merskland, and Osgodcrosse. (S) Hist. of Imbanking, Dugdale.

Robert died.

Family notes:

·         1360, James de Pykering, knt., demanded against Robert son of Adam Warde 4 bovates and 80 a. land in Helsyngton [Westmorland] ... which Thomas de Pykeryng gave to John his son and Margaret wife of the said John and their issue with remainder to Robert de Pykeryng and his heirs; he states that John and Margaret died without issue and that Robert had a son and heir James, the demandant. (S) BHO, Barony of Kendal, Kendal, 1923.

Child of Robert and Maude:

i. James de Pykeryng (1477568), born ~1332 in England.

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