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Thursday, October 1, 2020

Lord Roger de Moeles & Alice le Prouz

 8403070. Lord Roger de Moeles & 8403071. Alice le Prouz

~1272, Roger de Molis born in England, younger s/o 60844696. Roger de Moels & 60844697. Mariota de Manworthy.

1285, Alice le Prouz (Preux) born in England, d/o 16806142. Sir William le Preux & 16806143. Alice de Widworthy.

1295, Roger’s father died, his older brother John (30422348) the heir.

~1296, Roger married Alice. Roger’s older brother John gave Roger and Alice 36s of yearly rent in Alwington for their lives.

1307-08, The Prior of Montacute requests that the king will give him seisin of a messuage, land and a water mill in North Cadbury which his predecessor granted to the Moeles for their lives. … People mentioned: John de Moeles; Roger de Moeles, brother of John de Moeles; John de Seynt Amand. (S) UKNA.

1316, Alice’s father died.

4/26/1316, Writ for IPM of William le Prouz Devon: Aveton Giffard. … Alice his daughter, the wife of Roger de Moeles, aged 30, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.

5/29/1316, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to deliver to Roger de Moeles and Alice his wife, daughter and heir of William le Prouz, tenant in chief, the lands late of her said father, Roger having done fealty. (S) CFRs.

7/26/1317, Commission of oyer and terminer … complaint by Roger de Moeles that John Daumarle (4201534), … abducted Alice his wife and carried away his goods at Lusteglegh, co. Devon. (S) CPRs. [Apparently with Alice the daughter, widow of William ?, arranged by Alice the mother, John would marry her daughter. (S) Stolen Women, Dunn, 2013, P170.] Alice de Moelis later said she was not abducted, but took her daughter Alice of her own will.

8/1/1318, Peter de Honetone instituted to the Rectory of Aveton Giffard on the presentation of Sir Robert de Moeles.

1320, Roger died.


2/7/1323-24, IPM of Roger de Moeles.

6/19/1329, Roger Hoche instituted to the Rectory of Gidleigh on the presentation of Alice de Moeles.

6/25/1329, William de Moelys plaintiff. Lady Alice de Moeles deforciant. Manors of Aveton Giffard, … to hold to the said William and heirs of his body by the said Alice. [No records of this potential marriage.]

Bef. 10/19/1329, Alice requested of Bishop Grandisson that her fathers remains be moved to the church of Lustleigh, which was requested in his will. [He had been buried at Holbeton.]

4/28/1330, Conveyance by Alice late the wife of Roger de Moelys, widow, to John Ganard of Folklond, and Cicely his wife … tenement with a curtilage and land … (S) UKNA.

9/29/1330, Lease by Alice formerly wife of Roger de Moeles … A house and two curtilages in Holboghetone … (S) UKNA.

1331, John de Inge to retain mills in Diptford and Glas acquired of Alice late the wife of Roger de Moeles for her life. The reversion of the mill in Diptford belongs to John de Moeles, and that of the mill in Glas to Margaret late the wife of Nicholas de Moeles and Reginald de Moeles for their lives. (S) UKNA.

5/14/1332, Lady Alice de Moeles granted celebration of divine offices in her chapel of the Virgin Mary at Wallen by Bishop Grandisson.

3/21/1332-33, Richard de Wodeford presented to Widworthy by Alice.

1335, Alice died.

[––Post Mortem––]

11/15/1335, IPM of Alice de Moelys. Devon: Byddelegh. The manor, … Wydeworth. The manor, … Clyst Wydeworth. The hamlet, … Joan, late the wife of John de Wotton, Iseult, the wife of Oliver de Wylbury, and Alice, the wife of John Daumarle, are her next heirs, and of the age of 30 years and more. (S) CIsPM.

1/1/1336, IPM of Alice: She held the manors of Gidleigh, Holbeton, and Widworthy, and the hamlet of Clyffe. “Johanna, que fuit uxor Johannis de Wotton, Isolda, uxor Oliveri de Wybbury, et Alicia, uxor Johannis Daumarle sunt heredes propinquiores eiusdem Alicie, et de etate triginta annorum et amplius.”

3/12/1336, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to make partition of the lands late of Alice de Moeles, tenant in chief, into 3 equal parts in the presence of the heirs and parceners, and to deliver to Joan, late the wife of John de Wotton, eldest daughter, Oliver de Wilbiry and Iseult his wife, second daughter, and John Daumarle and Alice his wife, third daughter, and heirs of Alice aforesaid, their pourparties of the said lands, Joan, Oliver and John having done fealty. [John Daumarle and Alice his wife received the manor of Gidleigh with the advowson. Lands in Throwleigh, rents in Holbeton, … ] (S) CFRs.

(S) Notes & Gleanings, V2, 1904, P15.

Children of Roger and Alice:

i. Joan de Moeles, born ? in England.

Joan married John de Wotton.

Bef. 1336, John died.

ii. Isolda de Moeles, born ? in England.

Isolda married Oliver de Wylbury.

iii. Alice de Moeles (4201535), born ~1307 in England.

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