Walter de Langley
(Bef 1170-)
Emma de Lacy
(Bef 1170-)
Geoffrey de Langley
(Abt 1215-Bef 1274)
Alinore
(Abt 1217-)
Emma de Langley
(Abt 1240-Bef 1272)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John Peyvre of Toddington & Chilton

Emma de Langley 2 3

  • Born: Abt 1240
  • Marriage (1): John Peyvre of Toddington & Chilton before 1262 1
  • Died: Bef 25 Mar 1272 1 3

  General Notes:

He [John Peyvre] married, 2ndly, Emma (m). He died in or before August 1267, custody of his lands and heirs being granted to Queen Eleanor. His widow died about 20 March 1271/2, in possession of her dower.

(m) Perhaps a daughter of Sir Geoffrey de Langley. Master Piers Peyvre, a kinsman, bought the marriage of the heir from Sir John de Grey, and sold it to Sir Geoffrey de Langley. Sir Paulin and Master Piers Peyvre were 1st and 2nd witnesses to a grant by the Archdeacon of Bedford.

[Complete Peerage X:514-5, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

  Events

Inquisition, 17 Oct 1274. 4 94. Emma late the wife of John Peyvre.

Writ, to enquire concerning lands &c. assigned by King Henry to the said Emma in dower, which ought to have been taken on her death into the king's hand, because the wardship of the heir &c. of the said John, who held of the king in chief, is still in the king's hand, 17 Oct. 2 Edw. I.

[Buckingham.] Inq. Friday the feast of St. Edmund the Confessor, 2 Edw. 1. Weston. She died in the week before the Annunciation 56 Hen. III. and in the third week after Easter in the same year the earl of Gloucester (Gilbert de Clare) entered upon the manor, and has held it until now, taking all the issues.

[Buckingham.] Inq. Thursday after St. Martin, 2 Edw. I. Wolsiston. She died as abovesaid, and on Tuesday after the said earl entered upon the manor, and held the same until the feast of the Ascension next, when Robert de Ver, earl of Oxford, entered upon the same and held it until the feast of St. Michael following, and then demised it to farm to Robert de Boyton, who has held it until now, all taking the issues.

[Buckingham.] Inq. Friday the feast of St. Edmund the Confessor, 2 Edw. 1. Lavendon. She died as abovesaid, and in the third week after Easter the earl of Gloucester entered upon the manor, and has held it until now, taking all the issues.

[Buckingham.] Inq. Saturday the morrow of St. Edmund the Confessor, 2 Edw. I. Morton. She died as abovesaid, and the said earl entered upon the manor and held it for a year, when Walter de Mertone entered upon it at Hokeday 1 Edw. I., and has held it until now receiving all the issues: the house has deteriorated to the value of 10 marks, and he has carried away a press and apple mill to the value of 20s.

[Buckingham.] Inq. Thursday after St. Martin, 2 Edw. I. Wavendon. The issues of the manor from the death of the said Emma (as abovesaid) until now have been received by Robert de Boyton and other bailiffs of the earl of Gloucester.

[Buckingham.] Inq. Sunday after St. Edmund the Confessor, 2 Edw. I. Chiltone. She died as abovesaid, and in the following week the said earl entered upon a tenement there and has held it until now, taking all the issues.

C. Edw. I. File 8. (3.)


Emma married John Peyvre of Toddington & Chilton, son of Paul Peyvre of Toddington & Chilton and Joan le Esquier, before 1262.1 (John Peyvre of Toddington & Chilton was born about 1240 3 and died in Aug 1267 1 3.)


Sources


1 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), X:514-5.

2 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), X:514-5 & note (m).

3 Victoria County History of Buckinghamshire, IV:22-7, see notes for Paulin Peyvre, d. 1251.

4 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 2 Edward I: 65-72.

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