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William [II] de Cantelou
(Abt 1158-1239)
Hugh [V] de Gournay Seigneur de Gournay
(-Abt 1214)
Juliane de Dammartin
(Abt 1165-)
William [III] de Cantelou
(Abt 1185-1251)
Mélisende de Gournay
William [IV] de Cantelou
(-1254)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Eva de Braose

William [IV] de Cantelou 1 4 5

  • Marriage (1): Eva de Braose between 25 Jul 1238 and 15 Feb 1248 1 2 3
  • Died: 25 Sep 1254, Calstone Wellington, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11, GB 1
  • BuriedMale: Studley Priory, Studley, Warwickshire, B80, GB

  General Notes:

WILLIAM [IV] de Cauntelo of Calne, Wiltshire and Aston Cantlow, Warwickshire (-Calstone, Wiltshire 25 Sep 1254, bur Studley Priory, Warwickshire). Inquisitions following a writ dated 15 Oct "38 Hen III" after the death of "William de Cantilupo" name "George son and heir of Sir William de Cantilupo aged".

m (before 15 Feb 1248) EVA de Briouse, daughter of WILLIAM de Briouse & his wife Eva Marshal (-[20/28] Jul 1255). A manuscript which narrates the descents of the founders of Lanthony Abbey names "Isabella, Matildis, Eva et Alianora" as the four daughters of "Willielmus de Brews quartus" and his wife "Evam filiam domini Willielmi Mareschalli",adding that Eva married "Willielmo de Cauntello". The Chronicle of Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire names "Matilda, Alianora et Eva" as the three daughters of "Willielmo de Brewes" and his wife "quinta filia…Willihelmi Marescalli…Eva", adding that "Eva tertia filia" married "Willielmo de Cantilupo". A charter dated 26 May 1250 records the restoration of property, granted to "Margaret Countess of Lincoln", to "William de Vescy and Agnes his wife, Reginald de Moun and Isabel his wife, William de Fortibus and Matilda his wife, Francis de Boun and Sibil his wife, William de Vallibus and Alienor his wife, John de Moun and Joan his wife, Agatha de Ferrers in the king´s custody, Roger de Mortimer and Matilda his wife, and William de Cantilupe and Eva his wife". Heiress of Abergavenny. The Annals of Dunstable record that "domina Eva uxor Willelmi de Cantilupo" died "circa festum Sanctæ Margaretæ" in 1255.

William [IV] & his wife had three children: Millicent, Joan and George.

  Events

• Inquisition: Post mortem, 15 Oct 1254. 6 318. William de Cantilupo.

Writ of extent to the sheriff of Wilts, 15 Oct. 38 Hen. III.

Extent (undated).

Wilts.

Calne town, including 33s. 7d. rent of assize, 4l. yearly from toll, 'chepingavel' and 'brewyngavel,' 70s. from a mill, 5a. land, 3a. meadow, 4 virgates land called Bures, 20s. rent of freemen at Bures, 40s. from the foreign hundred and 20s. amercements yearly.

Suffolk. Extent, Sunday after St. Denis, 38 Hen. III.

Badmundefeld manor (extent given).

King Henry I gave the manor to Baldwin de Bulers in free marriage with Sibyl de Faleisse, wherefore no service has ever been done to the king for the same.

The advowson of Wichum church pertains to George, son and heir of Sir William de Cantilupo, aged 3; and the advowson of the chapel within the court is free and exempt from the bishop's jurisdiction and pertains to the donation of the said heir.

(See Nos. 340 and 866.)

C. Hen. III. File 16. (13.)

• Inquisition: Post mortem, 18 Nov 1254. 7 340. Sir William de Kalna alias de Cantilupo.

Writ to the sheriff of Wilts, 18 Nov. 39 Hen. III.

A boy named George, aged not quite 3, is his heir.

[Wilts.] Inq. (undated.)

Calna town, viz. 25 messuages, 4 virgates land called Bures, 4a. land, 4a. meadow, a mill, foreign hundred, and market with toll, held in fee of the king in chief by service of 15l. to the exchequer.

[Warwick.] Extent, St. Martin's day, 39 Hen. III.

Haston manor (full extent given), including rents in Suckeberg', Hilleborewewarth' and Stodleya.

[Bedford And Buckingham.] Extent made by twelve freemen and twelve customary tenants, 39 Hen. III.

Eyton manor, 12 hides held of the king in chief by service of 1 fee (full extent given), including the herbage of Dudenmeshei (?) and Mentemore, a mill called Sfwifesmull, and fees in Mentemore town held by Sir Ralph le [Po]er, Sir William Russell, Sir Hugh le Dun, and Roger de Argenteim; and 7 hides held of the heirs of Hugh de Gurnay for ¼ fee. All the rents of the 19 hides were assigned by Sir William de Cantilupo to John de Montealto, with his daughter, and the rents of three mills were assigned for life to Lady Agnes de Verdun.

Endorsed:- Extente facte de terris Domini W. de C ... in com ... et Bedef', Wiltes', Sumers' et Dors'.

(See Nos. 318 and 866.)

C. Hen. III. File 17. (15.)

• Inquisition: Post mortem. 8 866. William de Cantilupo.

Writ (missing). Extent (undated).

[Wilts.]

Calna manor (extent given), viz.- 25 messuages, market toll with 'chupingavel' and 'brewingavel', and with a certain rent with sheriff's aid 7l., a mill, 5a. arable, 4a. meadow, view of frankpledge and amercements of the hundred and market, 60s. rent from 4 virgates called Burs, and 1 lb. pepper rent from Kenmuln, held of the king at fee farm by hereditary right, paying 15l. at the exchequer.

Caleston manor (extent given), held by service of ½ knight to the king.

(See Nos. 318 and 340.)

C. Hen. III. File 44. (19.)


William married Eva de Braose, daughter of William de Braose of Abergavenny and Eva Marshal, between 25 Jul 1238 and 15 Feb 1248.1 2 3 (Eva de Braose died on 20 Jul 1255 3 9.)


Sources


1 Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard, William Ryland Beall, <i>Magna Carta Sureties 1215: the Barons Named in the Magna Carta, 1215 and Some of their Descendants who Settled in America during the Early Colonial Years</i> (Genealogical Publishing Company, 1999), 146-3.

2 Charles Mosley, <i>Burke's Peerage & Baronetage</i> (Burke's Peerage, 1999), 12.

3 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), I:22-3.

4 Charles Mosley, <i>Burke's Peerage & Baronetage</i> (Burke's Peerage, 1999), 12, 3102.

5 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), I:22-3, II:129, XIV:87.

6 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 1 Henry III: 80-86.

7 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 1 Henry III: 87-93.

8 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 1 Henry III: 292-296.

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

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