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Sunday, October 4, 2020

Lord Thomas Furnival & Joan de Verdun

 5908538. Lord Thomas Furnival & 5908539. Joan de Verdun

1296, Thomas Fournival born in England, s/o 47280222. Lord Thomas de Furnival & 47280223. Joan le Despenser.

8/9/1303, Joan born in Ireland, d/o 2498690. Lord Thebaud de Verdun & 5910379. Maud de Mortimer.

[––Thomas & Joan––]

1316, Theobald de Verdun’s widow Elizabeth assigned dower including Bourton, with reversion to his eldest daughter Joan and her husband Thomas Furnival. (S) Hist. of Warwick, V6, 1951, Bourton-on-Dunsmore.

4/28/1317, Joan, age 13, 1st married to John, s/o Lord William Montacute. [John died by August.]

2/28/1318, Joan, age 14, married to Thomas. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P852.

6/5/1318, Proof of age of Joan. William Aleyn of Staunton, aged 52, says that the said Joan was born at Wotton and baptized in the church of St. Mary, Onebury, and was 14 years of age on 9 August last; and this he knows because he had a daughter, Sibyl, born on the same day. … Partition of 2 parts of the said lands into 4 parts, viz.—between Joan whom Thomas de Furnivall, the younger, has married, Elizabeth, and Margery, daughters of the said Theobald by his first wife, and——his daughter by Elizabeth, late the wife of John de Burgo, and sister of Gilbert de Clare, late earl of Gloucester and Hertford, his 2nd wife, … (S) CIsPM.

10/29/1318 at London, Debtor: Thomas de Furnival {Furnivall} the younger. Amount: 25m. (S) UKNA.

3/3/1322, Writ of aid directed to the men of the counties of York and Nottingham, for Thomas de Furnival, the younger, appointed to levy all the forces of Hallumshire to go against the king's rebels. (S) CPRs.

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

5/3/1327, Writ of scire facias for Theobald de Verdon. Whereas the late king … assigned to Thomas de Furnivall, de Furnyvall or de Fournivall, the younger, and Joan his wife, the eldest of the daughters and one of the heirs of the said Theobald, who had completed her age, the castle and manor of Alveton, … whereas Bartholomew de Burghessh, who took to wife Elizabeth, daughter of the said Theobald, and William le Blount, who took to wife Margery, the third daughter of the same Theobald, and the said Elizabeth and Margery, who have proved their ages, have brought suit that the reasonable pourparties of the said Elizabeth and Margery … (S) CIsPM.

10/31/1327, Thomas de Furnivall the younger mainprised in Chancery at Lenton that John de Chiverdon, king’s clerk, would be of good behavior. (S) CFRs.

2/5/1328, Order to the escheator beyond Trent to resume into the king's hand the lands late of Theobald de Verdon, tenant in chief of Edward II, except the lands assigned in dower to Elizabeth late his wife … because the inquisitions taken are challenged … at the suit of William Je Blount and Margery (2955189) his wife, one of the daughters and heirs of Theobald de Verdon, who has proved her age, asserting that the partition of 2 parts of the lands late of Theobald at the suit of Thomas de Furnival the younger and Joan his wife, the other daughter and heir, was made erroneously. (S) CFRs.

9/16/1329, Commitment to Bartholomew de Burghassh of the keeping of the pourparties of the lands late of Theobald de Verdoun in Ireland … Elizabeth, one of the daughters and heirs of Theobald, whom Bartholomew has taken to wife, and to Margery, second daughter and heir, whom William le Blount has taken to wife … Elizabeth and Margery and Joan, third daughter and heir, whom Thomas de Furnivale the younger has taken to wife, having proved their ages, … (S) CFRs.

10/24/1331, Order to the chancellor of Ireland to make partition of the lands late of Theobald de Verdon … to Thomas de Furnivall and Joan his wife, eldest, Bartholomew de Burgherssh and Elizabeth his wife, second, William le Blount and Margery his wife, third, and Henry de Ferariis and Isabel (1249345) his wife. (S) CFRs.

2/3/1332, Thomas’ father died. [Lands extended at £343 13s 9.75d yearly.]

9/13/1332, Order to cause William Marmyoun to be delivered from prison … mainpernors … Thomas Fournival of co. Nottingham … (S) CCRs.

10/2/1334, Johanna died in childbirth; buried at Croxden abbey [Staffordshire.]


9/27/1339, Thomas’ eldest daughter Maud died.

10/14/1339, Thomas died at Sheffield, S. Yorkshire; buried at Croxden abbey. [Lands extended at £203 yearly. (S) CFRs, 8/24/1340.]

10/16/1339, Order to the escheator beyond Trent to take into the king’s hands the lands late of Thomas Fournivall. (S) CFRs.

(S) Hist. of Buckingham, V3, 1925, Farnham Royal with Seer Green.

Children of Thomas and Joan:

i. Maud Furnival (2954269), born ~1330 in England.

ii. Thomas de Furnival, born by 1332 in England.

8/30/1354, IPM of Elizabeth (2495307) de Monte Acuto. Lincoln: … She died on 6 August, 28 Edward III. William de Monte Acuto, earl of Salisbury, [of full age], is her heir. … York: … Catteclif and Orgrave, held for her life by way of dower, of the inheritance of Thomas de Furnivall, knight, who is of full age. She was sometime wife of Thomas de Furnivall (47280222), grandfather of the said Thomas … Nottingham: … [holding of the heir Thomas de Furnival] … Derby: … [holding of the heir Thomas de Furnival] … Hertford: … (S) CIsPM.

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