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William de St. Liz, Esq.

 4221718. William de St. Liz, Esq.

~1260, William de Sancto Licio born in England, s/o §§Richard de St. Liz.

1285, William de St. Liz acquired lands in Warmington.

1287, William de St. Liz, s/o Richard, presented to the church of Morcott.

1295, William de St. Liz, s/o Richard, presented to the church of Morcott.

1302, William holding by knight service in the Hundred of Wrandike.

1304, William manumitted 2 of his tenants in Seaton. [Made them free tenents.]

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

1310, William de St. Liz did homage for lands in Warmington.

3/16/1310 at London, King Edward agreed “of his free will” [historically known to be “under duress”] to the formation of the Lords Ordainer, a group of 8 earls  11 bishops, and 13 barons, during the period of their authority, lasting 1 year from the coming September. The Ordainers were to have full powers to reform the states both of the kingdom and of the king's household. (S) Parliament Rolls, 2005, Edward II.

3/1/1311, Protection for William de Lorico, going beyond seas on the service of Queen Isabella. (S) CPRs. [Queen Isabella was the daughter of King Philip IV of France. The King was looking for support against the Ordainers.]

1312, William de St. Liz a Knight of the Shire for Rutland at parliament.

1316, William, holding Down Hall.

8/5/1316, Order to Theobald de Nevill and William de Sancto Licio in Rutland to elect from every town in the county, cities, boroughs and demesnes excepted an armed footman to come on the king's service against the Scots for 60 days. (S) CFRs.

1319, William, Alice’s father, made over to her “all his goods moveable and immoveable in his manor of Beckbrok, with investiture or livery of his lands.” (S) Battle Abbey Roll, P216.

1321, William de St. Liz sold his lands in Warmington to Ralph de Thorney.

1321, William died.

(S) Hist. of Rutland, V2, 1935, Seaton with Thorpe-by-Water. (S) Hist. of Co. of Northampton, V3, 1930, Warmington.

Family notes:

·         1/5/1440, Thomas Chetwode knight, son and heir of John Chetwode (527714) knight son and heir of Nicholas Chetwode (1055428) knight and of Elizabeth (1055429) his wife daughter and heir of John de Lyons (2110858) knight and of Alice (2110859) his wife daughter and heir of William de Sancto Licio esquire, to Robert Large citizen and mercer and alderman and Thomas Morstede citizen of London, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of all lands, rents and services in the town, fields and parish of Great Stucle co. Huntyngton which came to him by inheritance after the death of his father … (S) CCRs.

Children of William and ?:

i. Richard de St. Liz, born ? in Rutland, England.

6/1321, Richard de St. Liz made a settlement of 2 messuages and lands in Seaton, on himself, his wife, Joan Gernoun, and their issue, with contingent remainder to his own right heirs.

1328, Richard a Knight of the Shire for Rutland at parliament. [And in 1330, 1335, 1336.]

Surviving heiress: Margaret married Robert Poynton.

ii. Alice de St. Liz (2110859), born ~1300 in Rutland, England.

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