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John [V] le Strange 1st Baron Strange de Knockin
(Bef 1254-Bef 1309)
Maud
(-After 1309)
John [VI] le Strange 2nd Baron Strange de Knockin
(Bef 1282-Bef 1311)
Isolda
(-After 1324)
Roger le Strange 4th Baron Strange de Knockin
(1301-1349)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Maud

2. Joan de Ingham

Roger le Strange 4th Baron Strange de Knockin

  • Born: 15 Aug 1301 2
  • Marriage (1): Maud 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Joan de Ingham before 25 Mar 1344 2
  • Died: 29 Jul 1349, Sedgebrook, Lincolnshire, GB aged 47 1 2

  General Notes:

ROGER le Strange (15 Aug 1301-Sedgebrook, Lincolnshire 29 Jul 1349).

m firstly MAUD, daughter of ---.

m secondly (before 25 Mar 1344) JOAN de Ingham, daughter of OLIVER de Ingham Lord Ingham & his wife --- (-before 12 Dec 1365, bur Ingham).

Roger & his first wife had children: Roger and [Isabel]. 2

  Events

Inquisition: Post mortem, 28 May 1323. 3 453. JOHN LESTRAUNGE.

Writ, 28 May, 16 Edward II.

SALOP. Inq. Thursday after St. Barnabas, 16 Edward II.

Nesse. Two parts of the manor (extent given), the whole manor being held of the king in chief by service of 1/2 knight's fee. Roger Lestraunge his brother, aged 22 at the feast of the Assumption last, is his next heir.

Writ of certiorari on the petition of Maud, late the wife of the said John, showing that she was in joint seisin with him of two parts of the manor of Nesse until the day of his death, 28 August, 17 Edward II.

SALOP. Inq. Sunday the feast of St. Leonard, 17 Edward II.

The said John, 1 1/2 year before his death, granted by his charter two parts of the manor of Nesse (alias Nessehome), with the reversion of the third part which Iseult his mother holds in dower, to Emery Paunsefod [alias Pauncefot], who afterwards granted the same to the said John and Maud his wife, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder of the said two parts to the right heirs of the said John; and the said Maud continued her seisin thereof until the death of the said John.

Transcripts of the above-mentioned charters.

C. Edw. II. File 79. (17.)

Inquisition: Post mortem, 17 Sep 1335. 4 681. EBULO or EBULUS LESTRAUNGE.

Writ to the escheator in cos. Warwick, Leicester, Nottingham, Derby and Lancaster, 17 September, 9 Edward III.

Endorsed by the escheator that he cannot find by any inquisition that the said Ebulo held on the day he died any tenements in his bailiwick, except 50l. rent in Colston, as appears by the inquisition annexed.

[NOTTINGHAM.] Inq. . . 9 [Edward III.] (fragment.) [Colston Bassett (breve tantum)] . . 37 de Drayton, by service rent
Lestraunge, is .

Writ, 17 September, 9 Edward III.

DORSET. Inq. Thursday after St. Luke, 9 Edward III. Kyngeston Lacy. The manor, and the borough of Blaneford, held, of the inheritance of Alesia his wife, of the king in chief, by knight's service. John Lestraunge, his brother, is his next heir and of full age.

Writ to the mayor of London, the king's escheator there, 17 September, 9 Edward III.

CITY OF LONDON. Inq. Wednesday before SS. Simon and Jude, 9 Edward III. Holebourn in the suburb of London. A messuage, which sometime was of Henry de Laci, sometime earl of Lincoln, held of the king in chief, without any service. The king gave the said messuage to the said Ebulo and Alesia his wife and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the right heirs of the said Ebulo for ever. Roger Lestraunge, knight, aged 40 years, is his next heir.

Writ to the justice of South Wales, or his Deputy, 17 September, 9 Edward III.

SOUTH WALES. Inq. Tuesday before St. Luke, 9 Edward III. [BRECKNOCK.] Buelt. He held nothing of the king in chief in South Wales, except the castle of Buelt with the cantred, which the king sometime gave to Alesia de Lacy, countess of Lincoln, late the wife of the said Ebulo, to hold of the king for her life without any service.

Writ, 17 September, 9 Edward III.

MIDDLESEX. Inq. 3 November, 9 Edward III. Eggeswere. The manor (extent given), with the hamlet of Kyngesbury, and the manor of Colham (extent given), including a fishery, two parks, and the tolls of the fair at Woxebrygge, with the hamlet of Woxebrygge, held, together with Alesia his wife who still survives, to them and the heirs of their bodies, by the king's grant, with remainder to the right heirs of the said Ebulo. The manor of Eggeswere, with the hamlet of Kyngesbury, is held of the king in chief, as parcel of the earldom of Salisbury, by service of half a knight's fee; and the manor of Colham, with the hamlet of Woxebrygge, is held of old time (ex antiquo) of the earl of Cornwall, as of the honour of Walyngford, by service of a knight's fee. Roger Lestraunge, knight, aged 40, is his next heir.

Writ, 17 September, 9 Edward III.

BERKS. Inq. 22 October, 9 Edward III.

Bustleham. The manor, held with Alesia his wife, as of her free tenement, by the gift of the king, who enfeoffed her thereof to hold for her life, of the said king and his heirs, service unknown.

Avynton. A messuage and a carucate of land, together with 27s. 11d. rent from certain free tenants in Neubury, held with Alesia his wife, by the gift of John Sefoul, knight, and John de Wadenho, who enfeoffed them thereof to hold to them and the heirs of the said Ebulo, of the king in chief, as parcel of the earldom of Salisbury, by service of a quarter of a knight's fee.

Roger, son of John Lestraunge, aged 40 years and more, is kinsman and next heir of the said Ebulo.

WILTS. Inq. 10 November, 9 Edward III. Great Ambresbury. A messuage, three carucates of land, rent, &c. (extent given), of which he was enfeoffed jointly with Alesia his wife, who still survives, to hold to them and the heirs of the said Ebulo for ever, by the gift of Sir John Sefoul, knight, and John de Wadenho, held of the earl of Warrenne in socage, as of the earldom of Salisbury. Roger Lestraunge, his kinsman, aged 40 years and more, is his next heir.

OXFORD. Inq. 12 October, 9 Edward III. Burcestre and Mudelynton. The manors (extents given), held by the enfeoffment of King Edward II, to the said Ebulo and Alesia his wife and the heirs of the said Ebulo; whereof the manor of Burcestre is held of the earl of Cornwall, by service of a knight's fee, and the manor of Mudelynton is held of the earl of Cornwall in chief, by service of a moiety of a knight's fee. Heir as above.

BUCKINGHAM. Inq. 22 October, 9 Edward III.

Holemere. A toft, lands and rent (extent given), and two water-mills in Denham, held with Alesia his wife, who still survives, of the gift of John Sefoul, knight, and John de Wadenho, who enfeoffed them thereof to hold to them and the heirs of the said Ebulo for ever, of the king in chief by service of a quarter of a knight's fee.

Westbury and Radclive. Two messuages, lands and rent (extent given), held jointly with Alesia his wife, who still survives, of the gift of Sir John de Aula Nova, who enfeoffed them thereof.

Westbury. A messuage and lands, held jointly with the aforesaid Alesia of the gift of Ralph de Sancto Lucio, who enfeoffed them thereof to hold to them and the heirs of the said Ebulo for ever.

All held of the earl of Cornwall, as of the honour of St. Valery, for a knight's fee, rendering yearly to the earl for the same 8 marks.

Heir as above.

Writ, 17 September, 9 Edward III.

LINCOLN. Inq. Tuesday before St. Denis, 9 Edward III. Salfleteby. A capital messuage, lands, rent, &c. (extent given), were held by Alesia de Lacy, countess of Lincoln, at the time when Ebulo Lestraunge espoused her, for her life, of the gift of King Edward II; and afterwards, for the good service of the said Ebulo, the present king granted the same to the said Ebulo and Alesia, to hold to them and the heirs of the said Ebulo, of the king and his heirs, together with the knights' fees and advowsons of churches; and thus they held them until the death of the said Ebulo, and not otherwise. They are held of the king in chief, by knight's service, but for how much is unknown. And there are rents payable thereout, viz.'97to the earl of Richmond, 14s. 8d.; to Sir Thomas de Multon of Frampton, 16s. 0 1/2d.; to William de Skidbrok, 4s. 6d.; to the prior of Alingham, 2s. 6d.; to the abbot of Louth Park, 12d.; and to Master Henry de Eynesham, 10l. yearly, granted by Henry de Lacy, late earl of Lincoln. Roger Lestraunge, knight, his kinsman, aged 30 years and more, is his next heir.

LINCOLN. Inq. Saturday before St. Denis, 9 Edward III. Scarthow. A lordship and 20l. yearly rent were similarly held by the said Alesia for her life, of the gift of King Edward II; and afterwards, for the good service of the said Ebulo, the present king granted the same to him and the said Alesia, to hold to them and the heirs of the said Ebulo, of the king and his heirs, together with the knights' fees and advowsons of churches; and thus they held them until the death of the said Ebulo. They are held of the king in chief by knight's service, but for what parcel is unknown. Heir as above.

LINCOLN. Inq. Thursday after St. Denis, 9 Edward III. Lincoln. The custody and ward (custodian et wardam) of the castle, with the bail (ballio) there, and 20l. yearly rent for the third penny of the county of Lincoln, was held by the said Alesia as aforesaid, for her life, of the gift of King Edward II; and afterwards, for the good service of the said Ebulo, the present king gave the same to the said Ebulo and Alesia, to hold to them and the heirs of the said Ebulo, of the king and his heirs, together with the knights' fees and advowsons of churches; and thus they held them until the death of the said Ebulo. They are held of the king in chief by knight's service, but for how much is unknown. There is a court of tenants in the bail there, together with certain profits which are called 'aletol' and 'wyndowtol.' Heir as above.

LINCOLN. Inq. Thursday after St. Denis, 9 Edward III. Segbrok. The manor (extent given), held jointly by the said Ebulo and Alesia, to them and the heirs of their bodies with remainder to the right heirs of the said Ebulo, by a fine levied in the king's court, 5 Edward IIl, between the said Ebulo and Alesia, plaintiffs, and John Sefoul and John de Wadenhow, deforciants. The manor is held of the earl of Cornwall, as of the honour of Eye, now in the said earl's hands, service unknown. Heir as above.

LINCOLN. Inq. Saturday before St. Michael, 9 Edward III. Horbling. The manor (extent given), including rents of 2s. 6d., 10s. and 5s. for the ward of the castle of Lincoln, was held for her life by the said Alesia as abovesaid of the gift of King Edward II; and afterwards for the good service of the said Ebulo, the present king granted the same to the said Ebulo and Alesia, to hold to them and the heirs of the said Ebulo, of the king and his heirs, together with the knights' fees and advowsons of churches; and thus they held them until the death of the said Ebulo. The manor is held of the king in chief, as parcel of the earldom of Lincoln, by knight's service, but for what parcel is unknown. And there are due to the church of Horbling 4s. for finding two wax candles before the altar of the Blessed Mary. Heir as above.

LINCOLN. Inq., Monday after St. Michael, 9 Edward III. Halton. The manor, with its members, Alkebarowe, Burton, and Burtonstather (extent given), including an eighth part of the ferry of the river Trent, was held for life by Alesia de Lascy as abovesaid by the gift of King Edward II; and afterwards, for the good service of the said Ebulo, the present king granted the same to the said Ebulo and Alesia, to hold to them and the heirs of the said Ebulo, of the king and his heirs, together with the knights' fees and advowsons of churches; and thus they have held them and not otherwise. The manor and its members are held of the king in chief by knight's service, as parcel of the earldom of Lincoln, but for how much is unknown. Heir as above.

LINCOLN. Inq., Tuesday after St. Denis, 9 Edward III. Bolyngbrok. The castle (extent given), including a plot of meadow by Stykford, called 'Tittdroit' (?), another by Revesby, another at 'le Northdyk' in Stykenaye, a pasture at Lynghow, and aid of bondmen called 'le Stuth,' a fair, and at Cibseye a messuage in the marsh and a plot of pasture called 'le Fryth,' was held for her life by the said Alesia, as abovesaid, of the gift of King Edward II; and afterwards, for the good service of the said Ebulo, the present king granted the said castle to the said Ebulo and Alesia, to hold to them and the heirs of the said Ebulo, of the king and his heirs, together with the knights' fees and advowsons of churches; and thus they held them until the death of the said Ebulo. The said castle is held of the king in chief by knight's service, but for how much is unknown. Heir as above.

NORTHAMPTON. Inq. 7 October, 9 Edward III. Wadenho. The manor (extent given), including a fishery, was held for her life by the said Alesia, as abovesaid, of the gift of King Edward II; and afterwards, for the good service of the said Ebulo, the present king granted the same to the said Ebulo and Alesia, to hold to them and the heirs of the said Ebulo, of the king and his heirs, together with the knights' fees and advowsons of churches; and thus they held them and not otherwise. The manor is held of the king in chief, as parcel of the earldom of Lincoln, by knight's service. Heir as above.

HUNTYNGDON. Inq. 21 October, 9 Edward III. He held no lands or tenements in the county. He died, in Scotland as the jury believe, on Friday the feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Mary last.

CAMBRIDGE. Inq. 20 October, 9 Edward III. Gransete. The manor (extent given), which was sometime of Sir Henry de Lacy, earl of Lincoln, father of the said Alesia, held jointly with her, of the gift of the present king, to hold to the said Ebulo and Alesia and the heirs of the said Ebulo, by the accustomed service for ever. The said manor, before it came into the king's hands, in the time of the said earl of Lincoln and other tenants thereof, was held of Roger de Mortuo Mari of Wygomor and his ancestors, by service of a knight's fee. He died, in Scotland as is believed, on Friday the feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Mary last. Roger le Straunge, knight, nephew of the said Ebulo, aged 40 years and more, is his next heir.

C. Edw. III. File 43. (10.)

Inquisition: Post mortem, 10 Aug 1349. 1 290. ROGER LESTRAUNGE or LE ESTRANGE.

Writ, 10 August, 23 Edward III. CAMBRIDGE. Inq. taken at Middelton, 21 August, 23 Edward III.

Middelton. A third part of the manor (extent given), held of Thomas, bishop of Ely, by service of 2d. yearly; 40a. arable held of the same bishop by service of 1d. yearly; and two parts of the manor (extent given), together with the advowson of the church, held jointly with Maud his wife, who many years ago went the way of all flesh, of the same bishop by service of 4d. yearly, of the gift of John de Arne, chaplain, to the said Roger and Maud his wife and the heirs of their bodies.

He died on Wednesday before St. Peter's Chains last. Roger, son of the said Roger and Maud, aged 22 years and more, is his heir.

Writ, 10 August, 23 Edward III. OXFORD. Inq. made at Mudelynton, 17 August, 23 Edward III. Burcestre. The manor (extent given, showing decreases in rents owing to the pestilence), including a carucate of land of 112a. and a market, held of the duke of Cornwall, as of the honour of Walyngford, by service of a third part of a knight's fee.

Mudelynton. The manor (extent given, showing similar decreases), including 7a. meadow in Kyngessutton and Heyford, and a view of frank pledge after Michaelmas, held of the king in chief by service of a quarter of a knight's fee.

Great Tuwe. 10s. rent held of the earl of Arundel by service of a rose yearly.

He held no other lands &c. in the county.

He died on 29 July last. Roger his son, aged 23 years and more, is his heir.

Writ, 10 August, 23 Edward III. LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Grantham, Monday, the eve of the Nativity of the Blessed Mary, 23 Edward III.

Horbelyng. The manor (extent given), including certain tenants who hold five bovates of land, by service of a tenth part of a knight's fee, and render yearly for the ward of the castle of Lincoln 2s. 6d., six customary tenants, who hold six messuages in bondage and six bovates of land, giving yearly to the aid of the said manor 40s. called le Stuf, held as of his own inheritance, of the earl of Richmond by service of a moiety of a knight's fee, and 10s. yearly for the ward of the castle of Lincoln.

Segbrok. The manor (extent given), similarly held of the earl of Suffolk, as of the honour of Eye, service not known.

He died in the manor of Segbrok on Wednesday before St. Peter's Chains, 23 Edward III. Roger le Estraunge, his son, aged 24 years, is his heir.

Writ, 10 August, 23 Edward III. SALOP. Inq. taken at Shrewsbury, Thursday after St. Bartholomew, 23 Edward III.

Ellesmere in the March of Wales. The fortalice (forcellatum), with the hundred (extent given, showing decrease in values owing to the pestilence), including a market, held of the king in chief by service of a twentieth part of a knight's fee.

He died on Wednesday after St. James last. Roger his son, aged 23 years at the feast of the Purification last, is his heir.

Colmere and Hampton. The hamlets, held of the king in chief by service of a tenth part of a knight's fee.

There are no buildings or demesne lands there, but there used to be 4l. yearly rent, but now only 10s. because of the pestilence.

C. Edw. III. File 101. (6.)

291. ROGER LESTRAUNGE, the elder, lord of Knokyn.

No writ. LINCOLN. Inq. 20 August, 23 Edward III.

Seggebrok. The manor (extent given), held of the earl of Suffolk, as of the honour of Eye, by homage and fealty only.

Horblyng. The manor (extent given), held of the earl of Richmond by service of a moiety of a knight's fee and 10s. yearly for ward of the castle of Lincoln. The extent includes four bovates of land held by free tenants by service of a tenth part of a knight's fee and 2s. 6d. yearly towards the ward of the castle of Lincoln and 15s. rent; and three bondmen who pay 40s. yearly towards the aid called 'le Stouth.'

He died on 2 August, 23 Edward III. Roger his son, aged 23 years and more, is his heir.

E. Enrolment &c. of Inq. No. 64.


Roger married Maud.1 2 (Maud died before 25 Mar 1344.)


Roger next married Joan de Ingham, daughter of Oliver de Ingham and Elizabeth, before 25 Mar 1344.2 (Joan de Ingham was born before 30 Jan 1320 5 and died before 12 Dec 1365 2.)


Sources


1 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 9 Edward III: 248-275.

2 Charles Cawley, <i>Medieval Lands</i>.

3 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 6 Edward II: 266-274.

4 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 6 Edward II: 458-469.

5 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 8 Edward I: 367-381.

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