~1260, Adam born in England, s/o 9978252. Adam de la Ford & 9978253. Claricia de Albiniaco.
Aft. 1267, Adam’s father died.
6/24/1280, Letters of attorney for Adam de la Forde setting out for Scotland with Robert de Tony. (S) Rotuli Scotiae, P321.
4/24/1286, Adam de la Forde, going beyond seas, nominating … (S) CPRs.
6/24/1286 from Dover, King Edward and Eleanor traveled to Gascony where they would stay for 3 years. [9 knights were assigned to guard the royal children.]
12/27/1289, Adam de la Forde acknowledges that he owes to Master John Lovel 40s.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Somerset. (S) CCRs.
3/17/1298, To escheator this side Trent, Southampton and Wilts. Adam de la Forde, son and heir of Claricia de Albiniaco, has shown the king that although Claricia at her death held nothing of the king in chief, … the king, not wishing to injure Adam in this behalf, but wishing rather to deal graciously with him in consideration of his laudable service to the king in Flanders and elsewhere, orders the escheator not to intermeddle further with the said lands. (S) CCRs.
1298, Rights to hold an annual fair on 31 August and 1 September and a weekly market on Mondays were granted to Adam de la Ford, lord of a moiety of the manor of Great Wishford, Wiltshire. (S) Borough Market Priv’s, Hinterland of Medieval Loncon, 2006.
12/29/1299, The king committed to Adam de la Forde by letters patent under the exchequer seal the custody of the lands that belonged to John de Horsy, tenant in chief, during the minority of William, his son and heir. (S) CCRs, 6/28/1300.
~1300, Adam married 2nd Christina ? [Not the mother of his children, see IPM of Christina.]
1300 at London, Grant by Hugh le Despenser … Witnesses:—Sir John Peyvre, Sir Adam de la Forde, … (S) Ancient Deeds, V1, 1890, Essex, A.750.
1300, Adam at the Siege of Caerlaverock castle in Scotland. (S) Siege of Carllaverock, Nicholas, 1828, P340.
6/28/1300, Order to discharge Adam de la Forde of 20 marks yearly … the king took William's homage for the lands. (S) CCRs.
1301, William Wood granted lands in Wood to Adam de la Ford. (S) Hist. of Somerset, V6, 1992, Bawdrip.
1303, Adam de la Ford held Bawdrip and Ford.
3/6/1305, Enrolment of grant by Richard de Capenore … Witnesses: Sir Ralph de Hengham, justice of the Bench; Sir Marmaduke de Twenge of co. York, Adam de la Forde of co. Southampton, knights; … (S) CCRs.
1305, Adam de la Ford to grant a messuage and land in Stawell to a chaplain in the chapel of St. Mary at Ford in Bawdrip, retaining land in Somerset. Somers. (S) UKNA.
9/12/1305, Roger le Marchaund … sought to replevy his land in Rokeburn … against Adam de la Forde. (S) CCRs.
2/2/1306, Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Adam de la Forde of a messuage, 50 acres of land, and 4 acres of meadow in Stawelle to a chaplain celebrating divine service daily in the new chapel of St. Mary, La Forde. (S) CPRs.
7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.
1307, Sir Adam de la Forde held land in Woodborough.
1310, Dispute associated with the advowson of the church at Woodborough … 4 rectors were presented … one by Sir Adam de la Forde, who then held land in Woodborough … [Adam succeeded because his son presented in 1342.]
1312, Adam in the Great Parliamentary, aka Bannerets’ Roll.
1/1315, To the petition of William Quintin, the forester of Grovele in the forest of Clarendon, showing that he is maliciously indicted by Adam de la Forde and John Bonham of capturing a certain roe-buck … (S) Parliament Rolls, 2005.
1316, Hale manor passed to Adam de la Forde and Christine his wife.
5/8/1321, Adam son of Adam de la Forde, knight, acknowledges that he owes to William de Ayremynn, clerk, 10 marks. (S) CCRs.
1322-23, Adam de la Ford and Christina his wife to retain the manor of Hale by Breamore acquired from Gilbert de Chilton to themselves and the heirs of Adam. [Hants.] (S) UKNA.
1325, Adam died, his heir his son Adam.
2/24/1326, IPM of Adam de la Ford. Southampton: La Hale by Brommore. The manor held jointly with Cristina his wife who survives … by service of finding a footman in the king’s war in England for 40 days, armed with hauberk, doublet and iron cap. … Adam his son, is his next heir, and of full age. Wilts: Great Wychford. A moiety of the manor … Heir aged 31 and more. (S) CIsPM.
4/2/1326, Order not to intermeddle further with the manor of La Hale near Brommore, and to restore the issues thereof to Christina, late the wife of Adam de la Forde. (S) CCRs.
1329, Cristina died.
6/26/1329, IPM of Christina late the wife of Adam de la Forde. Southampton: La Hale. The manor, held for her life jointly enfeoffed with the said Adam … The said Christina had no heir, because she held nothing in the county except for her life. Adam, son of the said Adam de la Forde, to whom belongs the reversion of the said manor by the fine aforesaid, is next heir of the said Adam, and aged 30 years and more. (S) CIsPM.
(S) Hist. of Hampshire, V4, 1911, Hale. (S) Hist. of Wiltshire, V15, 1995, Great Wishford. (S) Hist. of Wiltshire, V10, 1975, Woodborough.
Child of Adam and Christian:
i. Clarisa de la Ford (2494563), born ~1290 in England.
Adam de la Ford and Christina’s only daughter married Sir Robert Brent of Cossington (co. Somers.), in whose family the manor remained for about 2 centuries.
ii. Adam de la Ford, born ~1295 in England.
1332, Adam de la Forde with Robert de Tony, setting out for Scotland in the company of the prince of Wales. (S) Rotuli Scotiae, P326.
1337, Adam de la Forde settled Hale on his wife Katherine for life.
1342, Adam presented the the church a Woodborough.
10/6/1343, at Southampton, Debtor: Robert de Brent, of Somerset [held Cossington and South Brent in Whitley Hundred] Creditor: Adam de la Ford, of Southampton [Hants]. Amount 220m. (S) UKNA.
6/18/1345, Adam de la Ford, deceased. (S) UKNA. [His heir his sister Clarisa.]