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Monday, October 5, 2020

Sir George de Charnels & Lucia ?

 4221736. Sir George de Charnels & 4221737. Lucia ?

~1265, George de Charneles born in England, s/o 8443472. Nicholas de Charneles.

1296, George succeeded his father. (S) Hist. of Buckingham, V3, 1925, Penn.

1297, IPM of Edmund the King’s brother. Buckingham: … Weston. 1 knight’s fee held by George de Charneles. … Warwick: 1/4 fee held by George de Charneles … Herdebor[ue]; and 1/4 knight’s fee held by George de Charneles … Leicester: … Hynkele. 1/2 fee held by George de Charneles, doing scutage only … (S) CIsPM.

4/1/1300, … ordered … to cause all and singular of … knights, esquires or others having £40 yearly of land … to provide themselves with horses and arms … be with the king at Carlisle at Midsummer next, ready to set out with him at his wages against the Scots. (S) CCRs.

1300, Siege of Caerlaverock castle in Scotland.

1300, George listed in the Galloway roll. [Blazoning the arms of 259 knights who were with King Edward I on his Scottish campaign of 1300.]

1303, Robert the son of Robert de Burstal brought his writ of Formedon against George de Charneles, demanding 20s. (S) Year Books of the Reign of King Edward I, Horwood, 1863, P414.

1304, Nicholas son of Andrew de Astley, was impleaded by Sir George de Charnels.

7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.

1309, George George de Charneles granted the manor of Bilton to Henry de Stodle, parson of Elmesthorpe (Leics.), for life, with remainder to the heirs of his son Nicholas Charneles and his wife Joan. [This manor would eventually be held by George’s granddaughter Maud (527717), wife of Laurence Trussel.] (S) Hist. of Warwick, V6, 1951, Bilton.

10/10/1311, at London, George son of Nicholas de Charneles acknowledges that he owes to John de Longevill, of Little Billyng, £400; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in cos. Warwick and Leicester. (S) CCRs.

1312, George a Knight of the Shire for Warwickshire in parliament.

1312, Sire Jorge de Charnels in the roll of knight bannerets. (S) Seigneurs à la tête d’un groupe de chevaliers combattant sous la même bannière.

8/29/1312, Comission to Henry Spigurnel, John Paynel, and John de Cantilupo, on complaint by George de Charneles that Nicholas de Asteley and Nicholas de Burmyngham with others assaulted him at Rokeby, co. Warwick, besieged a house into which he had fled from them, and made a great fire against the house, not permitting him to leave it until he had found sureties that he would do their pleasure. (S) CPRs.

1316, Sir Jorge de Charnels died before his father, holding the vill of Merrow with the prior of Boxgrave. [Later released by son Nicholas to John Paveley, prior of the hospital of St. John.] (S) Topo. Hist. of Surrey, V2, Pt.1, Brayley, 1842, P101.


1319-20, Lucy, widow of George, held Bilton manor, Leicestershire, in dower.

(S) Hist. of Warwick, V6, 1951, Bilton. (S) Ess. Tow’s Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V9, 1808, Melton Constable.  (S) Hist. of Buckingham, V2, 1908, Weston Turville.

Family notes:

·         William de Charneles, s/o Sir Henry de Charneles of Bedworth, contemporary with George.

Child of George and Lucy:

i. Nicholas de Charnel (2110868), born 1290 in England.

ii. John de Charneles, born ? in England.

6/22/1322, A letter presenting John de Charneles (son of Geroge de Chareles) to the Church of Bolton was handed in to the Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry by Nicholas de Charneles. (S) History of Bolton, Scholes, 1892, P234.

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