12/25/1304, Laurence Ludelowe born in Herefordshire, England, s/o 4221744. William de Lodelowe & 4221745. Maud de Hodinet.
~1308, Hawise born in Herefordshire, England, d/o 4221746. Sir William Wyne & 4221747. Maud(II) ?.
1316, Laurence’s father died.
7/13/1317, Grant to William Wyne (4221746) of the wardship of the lands late of William de Lodelowe (4221744), tenant in chief, until the full age of the heir [Laurence], at the yearly rent of the extent thereof at the Exchequer. (S) CFRs.
1/20/1321, William le Wyne and Maud, his wife, querents, and Hugh de Say, deforciant. The manors of Westbury, Whelbache and Espeleye, Shropshire. Hugh has granted to William (4221744) and Maud (4221745) the manors and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to William and Maud, of the chief lords for the lives of William and Maud. And after the decease of William and Maud the manors shall remain to Lawrence, son of William de Lodelowe (2110872), and Hawise (2110873), his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to William, brother of the same Lawrence, and the heirs of his body, (2) to John, son of the aforesaid William le Wyne, and the heirs of his body, (3) to Roger, brother of the same John, and the heirs of his body and (4) to the right heirs of Maud. (S) Feet of Fines, CP 25/1/194/10, number 12.
1322, Hawise’s father died.
2/1324, Walter Haket held Whethull manor of Laurence de Lodelowe by service of a knight’s fee, and not of the king or anyone else. After the death of the said Walter the said Laurence took homage and service from Walter his son and heir then of full age, and delivered the manor to him. (S) CIsPM.
1324-25, Hawise’s father died, her brother John the heir. (S) IPM of William Wyne, knight, alias le Wyne: Herefordshire, UKNA.
1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.
[––Laurence & Hawise––]
~1326, Laurence married to Hawise.
10/10/1335, IPM of Theobald de Verdun. Salop: … Suth Stoke. A knight’s fee, held by Laurence de Lodelowe. … (S) CIsPM.
6/15/1339, Order to pay to Laurence de Lodelowe, William de Caynton and Richard de Weston, collectors of wool in co. Salop to have allowance for their labours and expenses in collecting that wool. (S) CCRs.
8/20/1341, To the collectors of the custom of wool, hides and wool-fells in the port of London. … as in subvention of the great expenses which John and John, who came from Bordeaux to England for certain affairs touching the king and that city, incurred by reason of their long stay in England, the king granted to them 6 sacks 1 stone 8¾ pounds of the wool with which John de Notyngham is charged, and 6 sacks 11½ pounds of the wool with which Laurence de Lodelowe is charged for the time when they were supervisors of the king's wool in cos. Rutland and Salop respectively, of the increment of that wool, and the king ordered John and Laurence to deliver the said wool. (S) CCRs.
1341, Laurence knighted.
11/17/1341 in Chancery, Laurence de Lodelowe, knight, one of the collectors of wool in co. Salop, found the following mainpernors … (S) CCRs. [Laurence made a recognizance of £200 for his appearance before the king.]
12/8/1341, Commission … whereas Laurence de Lodelowe, 'chivaler,' William de Caynton, … whom the king appointee! to levy and collect 236 sacks, 5 stones, 1.5 pounds of wool in the county of Salop … granted to him in the last Parliament have behaved negligently in the levying and collection thereof … to attach them by their bodies so that he had them before the king and council at London … (S) CFRs.
9/10/1345, Order to supersede the exigents against Laurence de Ludelowe, knight, … Laurence has besought the king to order the exigents to be superseded, as he is ready to stand to right in all things and he has found in chancery William Stury, knight, … of co. Salop, who have mainperned … (S) CCRs.
11/1/1346, Commission to the sheriff, Laurence de Lodelowe, knight, and John de Hugeford, knight, … to collect in Salop … 40s. on each knight's fee in England as an aid for making the king's firstborn son a knight, to be levied … (S) CFRs.
1347, Laurence’s mother died.
7/4/1347, Writ for IPM of Maud, late the wife of William de Lodelowe. Salop: Hodenet. The manor … The lord of Hodenet and his ancestors were accustomed and ought to have easements of houses within the bailiwick of the said castle and other necessaries pertaining to the said stewardship, viz. staying there with his wife, with a chambermaid and a laundress, within the said bailiwick, at the king’s cost; and the said lord ought to have 2 robes yearly fit for a knight, 2 esquires, 5 grooms, 5 horses, 4 brachets, and 2 greyhounds. … Lawrence de Lodelowe, her son, aged 42 years at Christmas day last, is her heir. (S) CIsPM.
8/20/1347, Order to escheator in the county of Salop,to deliver to Laurence de Lodelowe, son and heir of Maud late the wife of William de Lodelowe, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said mother, he having done fealty, and the king having respited his homage until the king's return to England. (S) CFRs.
10/16/1347, To John de Swynnerton, escheator in co. Salop … to make a legal partition of the knight's fees and advowsons … by reason of the death of Beatrice late the wife of Peter Corbet … Laurence de Ludelowe holds one fee at Westbury extended at 20 marks yearly; … (S) CCRs.
4/18/1348, Laurence de Lodelowe, knight, acknowledges that he owes to Philip de Weston and to Nicholas de Bokelond £50; to be levied etc. in co. Salop. (S) CCRs.
1349, Laurence de Lodelowe, knight, to grant a messuage in Ludlow to the provincial prior and Carmelite friars in England, retaining land and rent at Stokesay and Hodnet. Salop. (S) UKNA.
6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349.
8/17/1350, "Force qe nous auons entenduz qe Laurence de Ludelowe qest assigne vn des gardeins de nostre pees en le conte de Shropshire nest pas sufisant ne couenable pur la garde de nostre dite pees et de faire autres choses qappartignent a son office, vous mandons que remue le dit Laurence facez assigner en son lieu aucun autre homme suffisant del dit conte qi serra plus couenable pur la garde de la pees susdite." (S) The Enforcement of the Statutes of Labourers, 1349-1359, Putnam, 1908.
10/14/1353, Laurence died.
10/18/1353, IPM of Laurence de Lodelowe or de Luddelowe, knight. Salop: Hodenet. The manor (extent given, including a park) held of the king in chief as of the honour of Montgomery by service of being the king’s steward of Montgomery … The lord of Hodenet and his ancestors were accustomed to have the use of houses within the bailey of the said castle and other necessaries pertaining to the said stewardship, viz. in staying there with his wife, 2 squires, a chambermaid and a laundress (lotrice) within the said manor at the costs of the king; and he has also 2 robes yearly for himself and 2 robes for his wife, suitable for a knight and lady, and 5 grooms, 5 horses, 4 brachet hounds and 2 greyhounds altogether at the king’s charges. Whulbache. A carucate of land and 10s. rent of a free tenant held jointly with Hawise his wife, who survives, … Westbury. 60s. yearly rent held jointly … Stoke Say. The manor (extent given, including a wood) … Roulton. Ten marks yearly rent … He died on 14 October last. John his son, aged 26 years at the feast of St. John before the Latin Gate last, is his heir. Hereford: Much Marcle. A virgate of land, … (S) CIsPM.
12/17/1353, Order to John de Swynnerton, escheator in the county of Salop, to deliver to John, son and heir of Laurence de Lodelowe, the lands whereof his father was seised in his demesne as of fee on the day of his death, he having done homage; saving to Hawise, late the wife of the said Laurence, her reasonable dower. (S) CFRs.
12/17/1353, To John Swynnerton, escheator in Salop. Order not to intermeddle further with the manor of Stoke Say, certain lands at Whulbache, a yearly rent of 60s. at Westbury and a yearly rent of 10 marks at Roulton, restoring the issues thereof to Hawisia late the wife of Laurence de Ludelowe, as the king has learned by inquisition taken by the escheator that Laurence at his death held the premises jointly with Hawisia of others than the king. (S) CCRs.
1354-55, Hawise died.
7/6/1355, Writ to enquire as to the land and heir of Laurence de Lodelowe. Hereford: Much Markele. A virgate of land, 100a. underwood, £4 yearly rent of free tenants, held of the king by service of an eighth part of a knight’s fee. He died on Saturday before St. Andrew, 27 Edward III. John de Lodelowe, knight, of full age, is his heir. (S) CIsPM.
Child of Laurence and Hawise:
i. John de Lodelowe (1055436), born 5/6/1327 in Herefordshire, England.
3/28/1356, Order to escheator in the county of Hereford, Laurence de Lodelowe held in chief in his demesne as of fee on the day of his death a virgate of land, 100 acres of wood and £4 of rent in Markele, co. Hereford, by service of an eighth part of a knight's fee, and that John de Lodelowe, knight, his son, is his next heir and of full age,—to deliver the premises to John, whose homage the king has heretofore taken. (S) CFRs.