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Bertram de Verdun
(-Abt 1192)
Rohese
Nicholas de Verdun
(-Between 1228/1231)
Clemence
(-After 1231)
Matilda de Verdun
(-1283)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John FitzAlan

2. William de Blancminster
3. Richard de Amundeville

Matilda de Verdun

  • Marriage (1): John FitzAlan before 1240 1
  • Marriage (2): William de Blancminster after 10 Nov 1267
  • Marriage (3): Richard de Amundeville after 1267 1
  • Died: 20 Nov 1283 2

   Another name for Matilda was Maud de Verdun.

  General Notes:

MATILDA de Verdun (-27 Nov 1283). Her parentage and first marriage are confirmed by an inquisition after the death of "Robert Waleraund" which records that the deceased held "Stupellaunton [Wiltshire]...of the gift of Lady Maud de Albo Monasterio sometime the wife of Sir John son of Alan, who had the land in free marriage from Lady Clemence de Verdun her mother". The primary source which confirms her second marriage has not yet been identified.

m firstly (before 1240) JOHN FitzAlan, son of JOHN FitzAlan & his first wife Isabel d'Aubigny of the Earls of Arundel ([May 1223]-1267 before 10 Nov).

m secondly RICHARD de Amundeville, son of --- (-after 1286). 1

  Research Notes:

IPM for Robert Waleraund:
"Wilts. Extent (undated). [1 Edw. I ~1273]
Stupellaunton. Lands, rents, &c. (extent given), held of the gift of Lady Maud de Albo Monasterio sometime the wife of Sir John son of Alan, who had the land in free marriage from Lady Clemence de Verdun her mother, and held it of the church of Salisbury by finding one wax taper there..."

IPM for Walter de Jay:
"Writ of certiorari to the Sheriff of Salop on the petition of Richard de Amundevill and Maud his wife, sometime the wife of John son of Alan, asserting that a knight's fee held by the said Walter of the said John in Jaye was assigned to the said Maud in dower, 2 April, 11 Edw. I." [1283]

  Events

Inquisition: Post mortem, 12 Jan 1284. 2 536. Maud (late) the wife of Richard de Amundevyl, alias Lady Maud de Verdoun.

Writ (missing).

Wilts. Extent, Wednesday after Epiphany, 12 Edw. I.

Kyveleygh. The manor (extent given), including nineteen 'Acremen' and eleven 'Lundenarii' who shall work every Monday yearly except three, held in dower of the king in chief, rendering 20s. yearly at the castle of Dyvises.

She died on Saturday after St. Katherine, 12 Edw. I.

Richard son of John (son) of the said Alan (sic. but no Alan previously mentioned in the inquisition), age unknown, is her next heir.

[Salop.] Extent, Saturday after St. Lucy, 12 Edw. I.

Acton la Runde. A messuage, garden, 140a. land in demesne, 4a. meadow, 15s. rent of free tenants, and 9l. 16s. 6d. rent of customers, pasture, a wood, pleas &c.

Conede. A messuage not built, 180a. in demesne, 3a. meadow, 47s. 3d., 1 lb. pepper and 1 lb. cummin rent of free tenants, and 12l. 7s. 6d. rent of customers, a wood, a custom called 'Wrincak' (?), aid, pleas &c.

Upton. A capital messuage with garden, 2 carucates land in demesne, a meadow, 30s. 4d. rent of free tenants, and 7l. 7s. 1d. rent of customers, pannage, herbage of a wood, pleas &c.

Wroxcestre. A capital messuage, garden and small fish pond, 1 carucate land in demesne, a meadow, 11s. 8d. rent of free tenants, and 7l. 10s. 6d. rent of customers, a mill, a fishery, pleas, &c.

All held by Richard de Amundevill, of the dower of the said Maud, of the king in chief, of the inheritance of Richard son of Alan, who is within age and in the king's wardship.

Sussex. Extent, Wednesday after St. Nicholas, 12 Edw. I.

Esewrithe. The hundred (extent given) which was sometime assigned to Lady Maud de Werdun in dower, and to which pertain the tithings of Gretham, Storkt', Billingeh', and Howik, Perham the tenement of the parson of Rugwik, and the tithings of Niutimbre and Dunhurst.

Sussex. Extent, Tuesday after St. Nicholas, 12 Edw. I.

Norhstote. A messuage with garden, 30a. arable in demesne, 15a. meadow, pasture in the marsh, 6s. 6d. rent of assize, 28s. customs, &c, 24s. from a tenement in la Manewode, a fishery &c., which sometime were assigned to Lady Maud in dower.

Buri. The hundred (extent given) similarly assigned, including the tithings of Bigeneuere and Eringeham. The abbot of Fiscamp used to give 40s. to have fines (misericordias) from his tenants in the said hundred.

Sussex. Extent, Friday after St. Andrew, 12 Edw. I.

Esebourn. The hundred (extent given) similarly assigned, to which pertain the tithings of Stedeham, Cokkyngges, Graffham, Hetschete, Bekynton, Lynche, Hyppyngge, Wolbedyngge, Bodyton and Seleham.

She died on the day of St. Edmund, King and Martyr, 12 Edw. I.

Richard son of Alan, aged 18 at the feast of St. Michael last, is her next heir.

Sussex. Extent, Saturday after St. Andrew, 12 Edw. I.

Donhurst. The manor (extent given), including the hundred of Retheresbrugge, similarly assigned, and held of the king in chief, pertaining to the honour of Arundell.

Date of death, the day of St. Edmund, as above. Heir as above.

Sussex. Extent, Sunday the eve of St. Nicholas, 12 Edw. I.

Estden. The manor (extent given), including the advowson of the church, the pastures of Beuchamp, Wodelye, and Lytlendon, and a rent of 2s. 7d. at Cycestre, similarly assigned, and held of the king in chief, pertaining to the castle of Arundell.

Date of death, the day of St. Edmund as above. Heir as above, aged 18 at the feast of the Purification, 11 Edw. I.

C. Edw. I. File 40. (2.)


Matilda married John FitzAlan, son of John FitzAlan and Isabel d'Aubigny, before 1240.1 (John FitzAlan was born about May 1223 1 and died before 10 Nov 1267 1 3.)


Matilda next married William de Blancminster after 10 Nov 1267. (William de Blancminster died between 1273 and 11 Feb 1281.)


Matilda next married Richard de Amundeville after 1267.1 (Richard de Amundeville died after 1286 1.)


Sources


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

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: 323-332.

3 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 1 (Henry III): 208-217.

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