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William WALDESHEF's father: Henry de WALDESHEF ( -bef1243)

Family of William de WALDESHEF

Husband: William de WALDESHEF (1235?- )
Wife: (unknown)
Children: William de WALDESHEF (1255?-bef1320)

Husband: William de WALDESHEF

Name: William de WALDESHEF
Sex: Male
Father: Henry de WALDESHEF ( -bef1243)
Mother: -
Birth 1235 (est)
Civil 10 Sep 1267 (age 31-32) Pardoned at the instance of Richard de Waldeshef for the death of Geoffrey Hutteman of Eastnor, Herefordshire; Shrewsbury, England 1

Child 1: William de WALDESHEF

      William de WALDESHEF, "William de Waldeshef"    
Name: William de WALDESHEF 2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Margery ( - )
Birth 1255 (est)
Residence 1279 (age 23-24) Chesterton, Huntingdonshire, England 3
Title btw 1279 and 1316 (age 23-61) Lord of Waldeshef Manor; Chesterton, Huntingdonshire, England
Civil (1) 1279 (age 23-24) claimed right to take 10,000 turves annually; Conington, Huntingdonshire, England 4
Civil (2) 11 May 1281 (age 25-26) acknowledges that he owes Iterius de Ingolisma 25l.; Westminster, London, England 5
Civil (3) 2 Aug 1281 (age 25-26) attorney for Brutus de Porta, merchant of Bordeaux; Eastwood, England 6
Civil (4) 1282 (age 26-27) witnessed grant of toft between two daughters of Sir Eustace de Burneby 7
Civil (5) 8 Jun 1285 (age 29-30) mainperned Eustace de Parles; Westminster, London, England 8
Civil (6) aft 29 Sep 1301 (age 45-46) paid 20s for despatching the Prior's business in the plea of Curtlinton; Bicester, Oxfordshire, England 9
Civil (7) 30 Nov 1301 (age 45-46) attended Feast of St. Andrew; Priory of Bicester, Oxfordshire, England 10
Civil (8) 13 Jan 1302 (age 46-47) attended Feast of St. Hilary; Priory of Bicester, Oxfordshire, England 11
Civil (9) 25 Jun 1304 (age 48-49) feoffment of messuage and croft to John Cook; Aylington, Huntingdonshire, England 12
Civil (10) 2 Jul 1304 (age 48-49) license to alienate messuage and 20 acres in Wodeston to the abbot of Thorneye; Stirling, England 13
Civil (11) 22 Nov 1304 (age 48-49) license to alienate 30 acres in Wodeston to the abbot of Thorneye; Burstwick, England 14
Death btw 1316 and 1320 (age 60-65) 15


1"Patent Roll of Henry III Volume 6 1266-1272". p. 105.
Text From Source: 1267 Sept. 10.
Pardon, at the instance of Richard de Waldesef, king's esquire (armigeri), to William de Waldesef for the death of Geoffrey Hutteman of Assenor [Eastnor, Herefordshire].
University of Iowa Library,
2"File (merged): C:\Users\Doug\Documents\Family\trees\Waldeshelf of Huntingdonshire.GED". Record originated in...
3"A History of the County of Huntingdon, Vol. 2" (
Text From Source: Rot. Hund. (Rec. Com.), ii, 656
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4Margaret F. Moore, "The Lands of the Scottish Kings of England" (George Allen & Unwin LTD., London, 1915). p. 14.
Text From Source: Profit could be obtained from the cutting of turf and from fisheries where there were any, and the lord was sometimes able to reclaim land. In
1279 the Prior of Huntingdon and William Waldesef claimed the right to take yearly in Conington 16,000 and 10,000 turves respectively,8 and in 1346 Robert, son of Simon de Conington, enjoyed a rent of 20,000
turves acquired for life from John de Bruce.4 By 1279 two acres of meadow in Conington and fifteen acres in Sawtrey had been reclaimed from the marsh.5
5The Deputy Keeper of the Records, "Calendar of Close Rolls - Edward I - 1279-1288" (mackie & Co. Ld., London, 1902). p. 123.
Text From Source: 1281 May 11.
William Waldesheif acknowledges that he owes to Iterius de Ingolisma 25l.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Oxford and Huntingdon.
6"Patent Roll of Edward I Volume 1 1272-1281". p. 453.
Text From Source: 1281 Aug 2.
Letters for Brunus de Porta, merchant of Bordeaux, going to Gascony, nominating Richard de Overton, clerk, and William Waldeshef his attorneys in England until a year after Michaelmas.
University of Iowa Library,
7The Deputy Keeper of the Records, "Calendar of Close Rolls - Edward I - 1279-1288" (mackie & Co. Ld., London, 1902). p. 229.
Text From Source: Enrolment of grant by Ellen de Watford, daughter of Eustace of the same, knight, to Sarah de Burneby, her sister, of a toft called "le Cotes" enclosed between Ellen's meadow and the king's highway in length and breadth with the croft called "Kalvecroft."
Witnesses: William de Waldeschef, John de Burneby, Edmund de Watford, Thomas Fynal', Alexander son of Richard, John son of the smith.
8Ibid. p. 326.
Text From Source: To the sheriff of York. Order to cause Eustace de Parles, imprisoned at York for certain trespasses wherewith he is charged, to be delivered from prison, as John de Mamecestre of Co. Warwick, William de Waldeshef of co. Huntingdon, Eustace de Burneby, and Simon de Tywe of co. Northampton, John Dummere of co. Leicester, and ralph de Bella Fago of co. Rutland have mainperned before the king body for body to have him before the king at his order if the king or any other wish to speak against him.
9"History of the Present Deanery of Bicester, Oxfordshire". p. 143.
Text From Source: Costs of the plea of Curtl(inton). - ...; to William Waltehef, for despatching business in the inquisition of the same plea, 20s., of the Prior's gift; ...
10Ibid. p. 144.
Text From Source: Foreign Expenes - Ale bought on Wednesday before the feast of St. Andrew, for the coming of the Sheriff of Oxford, William Walteschef, Roger Boveun, and others 12d.;
11Ibid. p. 144.
Text From Source: Foreign expenses. - ... eels bought on Friday next before the feast of St. Hilary, for the coming of William Waldesef and others, 7d.; ...
12"Descriptive Catalog of Ancient Deeds". vol. 5 p. 56.
Text From Source: A. 10857. Feoffment by Robert de Hale, clerk, to God and the
church of St. Mary and St. Benedict of Rammeseye and Sir John the
abbot and the convent of the same, of a messuage with buildings in the town of Aylington, between his messuage on the west and the several pasture of John son of John le Lord, called * Hulkecroft ' on the west, together with 33a. 2^?*. arable, and 4r. meadow, in the fields and meadows of Alyngton, described in detail, all of which he had by the feoffment of Robert son of John le Lord of Alyngton ; also of 8s. rent from John son of Richard Cook (cod) for a messuage and croft in Aylington, which he had by the feoffment of William Waldechef of Cesterton. The morrow of St. John the Baptist, 32 Edward I.
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13"Patent Roll of Edward I Volume 4 1301-1307". p. 236.
Text From Source: 1304 July 2.

License, in consideration of a fine made in the Chauncery by the abbott, for the alienation in mortmain by William de Waldeshef to the abbott and convent of Thorneys of a messuage and 20 acres of land in Wodeston.
University of Iowa Library,
14Ibid. p. 292.
Text From Source: 1304 Nov. 22.

The like [license to alinate in mortmain], in consideration of a fine made by the abbot in the Chancery, for the like by William de Coldham to the abbot and convent of Thorneye of a messuage and a moiety of a virgate of land in Walmesford and Stibinton, and by William Waldeshef of 30 acres of land in Wodeston.
15"A History of the County of Huntingdon, Vol. 3" ( p. 139-144.
William was holding the manor in 1316, (fn. 16) but apparently died before 13201, when John, his son, gave lands in Chesterton to his brother Nicholas and Margaret his wife, and William their son. (fn. 17)
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