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John [III] le Strange
(-Bef 1269)
Lucy
William de Blancminster
(-Between 1273/1281)
Robert le Strange
(-Bef 1276)
Eleanor de Blancminster
(Bef 1251-After 1289)
Fulk le Strange 1st Baron Strange of Blackmere
(Bef 1268-Bef 1324)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Eleanor Giffard

Fulk le Strange 1st Baron Strange of Blackmere 1 2

  • Born: Bef 18 Jun 1268 2
  • Marriage (1): Eleanor Giffard
  • Died: Bef 23 Jan 1324 3

  Research Notes:

Medieval Lands shows Fulk as Ebles and the son of John rather than the brother.

  Events

Inquisition: Post mortem, 10 Sep 1276. 1 157. Robert le Estraunge alias Extraneus.

Writ of extent, 10 Sept. 4 Edw. I.

Writ (of certiorari), on the complaint of Fulk son of the said Robert that the escheator had taken the manor of Sutton Madok, whereof the said Robert had enfeoffed him, into the king's hand, 13 Sept. 4 Edw. I.

Salop. Inq. Friday before St. Michael, 4 Edw. I.

Sutton Madok. The said Robert, before he took his journey towards the Holy Land, enfeoffed the said Fulk of the manor, to him and his heirs for ever, and he was in seisin thereof until the escheator took the manor into the king's hand after the decease of the said Robert, who had no seisin there after the said demise.

C. Edw. I. File 12. (4.)

158. Robert L'estrange (Extraneus).

Writ, to Guncelin de Badelesmere, justice of Chester, 16 Oct. 4 Edw. I.

Chester. Inq. Tuesday after St. Clement the Pope, 5 Edw. I.

Merburi. The manor, sometime held of Henry de Erdinton for 1 knight's fee by service of a rose, but he gave it during his life to Robert his son.

John his son, age unknown because he does not dwell in the county, is his next heir.

Writ of plenius certiorari to the justice of Chester, on the complaint of Robert son of the said Robert, that the escheator had taken the manor of Mereburi whereof his father had enfeoffed him, into the king's hand, 20 Oct. 4 Edw. I.

Chester. Inq. Tuesday after St. Clement, 5 Edw. I.

Merburi. The manor was given by the said Robert to Robert his son by charter, and he was in peaceful seisin thereof from Sunday until Wednesday.

C. Edw. I. File 12. (5.)

Inquisition: Post mortem, 18 Jun 1289. 2 716. John son of Robert L'estrange (Extranei).

Writ to Reginald de Grey, Justice of Chester, 18 June, 17 Edw. I.

Chester. Inq. Sunday before St. Margaret, 17 Edw. I.

Merbury. The manor held of the king in chief by service of 1 knight's fee; whereof Eleanor late the wife of Robert L'Estrange is dowered of a third part.

Fulk, son of the said Robert and brother of the said John, aged 22, is his next heir.

Writ, 18 June, 17 Edw. I.

Southampton. Extent, Saturday after the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 17 Edw. I.

Chawton. The manor (extent given) including a pasture called Estdone, and a wood in the forest containing 200a. worth no more than 5s. on account of the dues of the foresters (dangerium forestariorum), held of Sir Edmund earl of Leycestre the king's brother, by service of 3 knights' fees. Eleanor mother of the said John is dowered in this manor.

Heir as above, aged 21.

C. Edw. I. File 53. (15.)

Inquisition: Post mortem, 23 Jan 1324. 3 516. FULK LESTRAUNGE alias EXTRANEUS, LE STRAUNG.

Writ, 23 January, 17 Edward II.

SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. 10 November, 18 Edward II.

Chalghton. The manor (extent given), including 10a. wood within the king's forest of Porcestre held of the earl of Leicester in chief by service of a knight's fee, and a pair of gilt spurs yearly.

John his son, aged 18, is his next heir.

Writ, 23 January, 17 Edward II.

SALOP. Inq. Thursday after the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 18 Edward II.

Wrocworthyn. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of 1/20 knight's fee, and rendering 8l. yearly at the king's exchequer by the hands of the sheriff.

Sutton. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of rendering 4s. yearly at the king's exchequer by the hands of the sheriff.

Corfham. The castle and Culmynton member thereof (extent given), held for life by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Eleanor sometime his wife, of the king in chief by service of a knight's fee.

Whitchurch (de Albo Monasterio). The manor (extent given), held of the earl of Warenne by service of taking his venison throughout the lands &c. of the said earl in England, at the costs of the said earl. And there are payable thereout 10s. yearly to the king's manor of Aderdeleye, and a sparrowhawk or 2s.; and 6 marks to Richard de Leylonde for life from the mill of Wytechirche by the grant of the said Fulk.

Heir as above, aged 18 at the feast of the Conversion of St. Paul last.

Writ, 23 February, 17 Edward II.

NOTTINGHAM. Inq. Saturday after St. Bartholomew, 18 Edward II.

Thornhagh. A third part of the manor (extent given), including a pasture called Hallecroft and an aid called 'Stoth,' held by the courtesy of England of the right of Eleanor sometime his wife, of the bishop of Lincoln as of the castle of Neuwerk, by service of doing suit at the said bishop's court there.

John, son of the said Fulk and Eleanor, aged 18 and more, is their next heir.

Writ of plenius certiorari, on the complaint of Richard de la Leylond that the escheator had taken into the king's hand 6 marks rent which the said Fulk had granted him for life from a mill in the manor of Whitchurch, 12 March, 17 Edward II.

SALOP. Inq. Thursday after the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 18 Edward II.

Wychirche. Richard de Leylonde was seised for life of 6 marks rent from the said mill of Wychirche by the grant of the said Fulk, and continued his seisin until the death of the said Fulk. The manor and mill of Wychirche are not held of the king in chief, but of the earl of Warrenne by service of taking his venison throughout all the earl's lands in England at the earl's costs.

C. Edw. II. File 82. (8.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 11.


Fulk married Eleanor Giffard, daughter of John Giffard 1st Baron Giffard of Brimsfield and Matilda de Clifford. (Eleanor Giffard was born about 1275 4 and died before 23 Jan 1324 3 5 6.)


Sources


1 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 2 (Edward I): 97-104.

2 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 2 (Edward I): 435-441.

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): 300-314.

4 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 3 Edward I: 416-422.

5 Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard, David Faris, <i>Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700: The Lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Some of Their Descendants</i> (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1992), 29a-30.

6 Charles Mosley, <i>Burke's Peerage & Baronetage</i> (Burke's Peerage, 1999), 2506.

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