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Nicholas de Meriet


  • Marriage: Nicholas de Meriet 1282

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• Background Information. 1282
Elizabeth, widow of Nicholas de Meriet, was summoned in Michaelmas term, 1267, in the Court of King's Bench, to answer to the King and to Robert Mellent, to whom the King had granted the said Elizabeth's marriage (her late husband holding his lands of the King in chief), why she-without the King's license, or that of the said Robert Mellent-had married William de l'Ortyay (de Lorty). Thereupon it was agreed that the said William de l'Ortyay should pay to the said Robert Mellent 60 marks, for having married the said Elizabeth. [Placita coram Rege, Michaelmas, 51 H. III., and beginning of 52 H. III., rot. 1 in dorso: see 'Abbrevatio Placitorum,' &c., printed by the Record Commission.]

~Genealogy of the Somersetshire Family of Meriet, p. 10

Elizabeth married Nicholas de Meriet, son of Hugh de Meriet and Isabel Payne.1282 (Nicholas de Meriet was born in Merriott, Somerset, England and died about 1258 in Somerset, England 1271.)

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