Sir Warin Trussell
(Abt 1310-1365)
Maud de Saint Philibert
Elizabeth Trussell
(-Between 1419)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Sir Nicholas Criel of Westernhanger, Stockbury, and Walmer, Kent

  • William Criel

Elizabeth Trussell 1

  • Marriage (1): Sir Nicholas Criel of Westernhanger, Stockbury, and Walmer, Kent 1
  • Died: Between 19 and 26 May 1419 1

  General Notes:

ELIZABETH TRUSSELL, married NICHOLAS DE KYRIEL (or CRIOL, CRIEL, KIRIEL, KYRYEL), Knt., of Westernhanger, Stockbury, and Walmer, Kent, son and heir of John Kyriel, Knt., of Westenhanger and Walmer, Kent, Keeper of the Isle of Thanet, by an unknown 1st wife. They had one son, William, Knt. [died 1412], and one daughter, Elizabeth (wife of William de Echingham, Knt.). He fought in France in 1379. SIR NICHOLAS DE KYRIEL died shortly before 6 Feb. 1380. He left a will dated 23 Sept. 1379. In 1401 William Clopton, Knt. granted his right in the manor of Oxnead, Norfolk to Dame Elizabeth Kiriel, and two others to the use of himself and Frances [née Trussell] his wife for life. His widow, Elizabeth, left a will dated 19 May 1419, proved 26 May 1419, requesting burial near the tomb of Maud Trussell her mother.

References: Nicolas, Testamenta Vetusta 1 (1826): 103 (will of Nicholas Criell, Knt.), 198 (will of Lady Elizabeth Kerriel). Elvin, Hist. of Walmer & Walmer Castle (1894): 47\endash 50. Cotton, Hist. & Antiqs. of the Church & Parish of St. Laurence, Thanet (1895): 174\endash 175. Paget, Baronage of England (1957) 160: 1\endash 12 (sub Criol). Arch. Cantiana 105 (1989): 297. 1

  Events

• Will, 23 Sep 1379. 2 Nicholas Criell, Knt. on the Friday before St. Michael's Day, 1379. To Elizabeth, my wife; to Elizabeth Echingham, xx marks. And I appoint Sir William Echingham, Knt., Robert Echingham, and Thomas Brokhull, my executors.

• Inquisition: Post mortem, 6 Feb 1380. 3 245. Nicholas Kiriel, knight

Writ: 6 February, 3 Richard II

KENT. Inq. taken at Sydyngbourne, Wednesday after St. Gregory, 3 Richard II.

He held the under-mentioned manor of Stokbury jointly with Elizabeth, his wife, who is still living, to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to his right heirs, by grant of Thomas Morton, John Proude and John Frensshe made with the king's licence.

He held the under-mentioned lands etc. in Monyngham jointly with the same Elizabeth, to them and his heirs and assigns.

He died seised of the under-mentioned moiety of the manor of Eynesforde and lands etc. there in his demesne as of fee.

He died seised in his demesne as of fee of the reversion of the under-mentioned manor of Walmere and manor and advowson of Ostringhangre expectant on the demise of Lettice late the wife of John de Kiryel, knight, his father.

Stokbury. The manor, held of the king in chief by knight's service, to wit, by homage and fealty and yearly payments of 14s. to the castle of Rochester for castle-guard, 5s. to the king's court of Milton and 5s. to Arnold Savage to his court of Bobbyngge.

Monyngham. Lands etc. with a windmill, yearly rents of 4l. 6s. 6 1/2d., 2 1/2 cocks, 36 hens and 150 eggs from divers tenants, the profit of the market and fair, and other services of tenants, held of the prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, of his court of Addesham, by fealty, suit of court every three weeks, a yearly payment of 17s. 3d., and divers other services according to the custom of 'gavelkendes.'
Eynesforde. A moiety of the manor, which manor is held of the archbishop of Canterbury by knight's service, to wit, by homage and fealty, suit to his court of Otteforde, and a rent of 20s. yearly. There are there a castle and other buildings in ruins.

Eynesforde. 90 a. land and pasture called 'la Boure,' held of William de la Souche, knight, according to the custom of 'gavelkendes,' to wit, by fealty, suit to his court of Southcourt every three weeks, and a yearly payment of 16s. 4d.

Walmere. The manor, held of John de Clynton, knight, of his manor of Folkston, by knight's service, to wit, by homage and fealty and service of a pair of gilt spurs yearly.

Ostringhangre. The manor, with the advowson of the church, held of the archbishop of Canterbury by knight's service, to wit, by homage and fealty, suit to his court of Canterbury, and a yearly rent of 2s.

He died on 16 December last. William, his son, aged 30 weeks, is his heir.

C. Ric. II. File 9 (14)

• Will, 19 May 1419. 1 4 Lady Elizabeth Kernel, May 19, 1419, 7th Henry V.

My body to be buried near the tomb of Maud Trussel my mother. To Thomas, my son. And I constitute John, Master of the College of Cobham, in Kent, my executor.

Proved 26th May, 1419

• Probate, 26 May 1419. 1 4


Elizabeth married Sir Nicholas Criel of Westernhanger, Stockbury, and Walmer, Kent, son of Sir John Criel of Westenhanger and Walmer, Kent and Unknown.1 (Sir Nicholas Criel of Westernhanger, Stockbury, and Walmer, Kent was born about 1335 and died on 16 Dec 1379 3.)


Sources


1 Newsgroup: soc.genealogy.medieval, at groups - google.com, Douglas Richardson, 27 Mar 2017.

2 Nicholas Harris Nichols Esq., <i>Testementa Vetusta - an Illustration From Wills of Customs... </i> (London, GB: Nichols and Sons, 1826), 1: 103.

3 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 15 (Richard II): 93-104.

4 Nicholas Harris Nichols Esq., <i>Testementa Vetusta - an Illustration From Wills of Customs... </i> (London, GB: Nichols and Sons, 1826), 1: 198.

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