John Tonge
(-0121)
Robert de Turnham
(-1174)
Stephen de Turnham
(Abt 1165-1214)

 

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Edeline de Broc

Stephen de Turnham

  • Born: Abt 1165, Great Berwick, Shropshire, England
  • Marriage: Edeline de Broc 1284,1289
  • Died: 1214, Artington, Guildford, Surrey England about age 49 1289

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 141
Roger de Leyburn married, in or before 1219, Eleanor, youngest daughter and coheir of his guardian, Stephen de Thurnham, by Edeline, daughter and coheir of Ranulf de Broc. With her he had the manor of Great Berwick in Shropshire. She was dead by 1220. He married, 2ndly, Agnes, widow of Henry de Miners, of co. Hereford. He died circa 1251.

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, (Leyburn), Vol.VII, p. 630

• Background Information. 1284
Artington Manor was originally a part of Godalming, from which it was separated by Henry II, who, about the year 1171, bestowed it on Master David of London, an ambassador at Rome. [Pipe R. 17 Hen. II (Pipe R. Soc.), 144 et seq] This Master David granted it in fee farm to Ralph de Broc for £15, with whose daughter Stephen de Turnham had it in marriage. [esta de Nevill (Rec. Com.), 225] In 1191 and again in 1205 Stephen obtained royal confirmations of his right to the manor. [Pipe R. 3 Ric. I, m. 3; Rot. Cart. (Rec. Com.), 160] In 1220, shortly after Stephen's death, his widow Edelina, daughter of Ralph de Broc, put forward her claim to certain rents in Artington against Stephen's five coheiresses, Mabel wife of Thomas de Bauelingham, Alice wife of Adam de Bendeng, Eleanor wife of Roger de Layburn, Eleanor wife of Ralph son of Bernard, and Beatrice wife of Ralph de Fay. [Maitland, Bracton's Note Bk. 1410; Excerpta e Rot. Fin. (Rec. Com.), ii, 25]

• Background Information. 1204
In the reign of Henry II Robert de Turnham, lord of the manor of Turnham in Kent, (Hasted, op. cit. ii, 494) owned Little Brickhill, (Dugdale, Mon. vi, 412-13.) which afterwards came to his younger son Stephen. Ibid.; Dugdale, Baronage, i, 662-3) Stephen, who was in the king's service in 1212, (Rot. Lit. Claus. (Rec. Com.), i, 121) died in or before 1214.

A History of the County of Buckingham: Volume IV, pp. 298-303

• From Gen-Medieval Archives: Ancestry of Stephen and Robert de Turnham: John de Tong . 193
From: Therav3@aol.com
Subject: Ancestry of Stephen and Robert de Turnham: John de Tong
Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2005 18:47:53 EDT


1 John de Tong
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' Johannis de Tonge', charter of King John confirming grants of his son Michael to Bayham Abbey, dated 6 April 1210 [Mon. Angl. VI(2):914, Num. XVIII[1], cites Pat. 6 Edw. III. p. 2, m. 30, per Inspex.]

Children: Robert (-1174)
Michael

1.1 Robert de Turnham
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Death: 1174[2] of Thurnham, Kent

held three fees of Walkelini Mamignot (Walchelin Maminot), 1166 [Sutliff, cites Red Book of the Exchequer[2]]

founder of Combwell priory: an inspeximus of Henry III (dated at Westminster, 6 July, 1227) confirms the gift of the church of St. Mary of Turnham, previously confirmed by Stephen de Turnham: ' ...donationem Roberti de Turnham patris mei,..' [Mon.Angl. VI(1):412-3, Num. 1[1]]
benefactor of Bayham priory: ' Robertus de Turneham', gave the land of Rokeland to Bayham abbey, which his brother Michael held of him by the service of 1/6 of a knight's fee [Mon. Angl. VI(2):913, Num. XII[1]]

Children: Robert (-1211)
Stephen (-1214)
John
Gilbert

1.1.2 Stephen de Turnham
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Death: 1214[10]

of Great Berwick, co. Salop
Seneschal of Anjou[11]
the King's marshal[10]

confirmed the grant by his father of the church of St. Mary of Turnham, and other gifts, to Combwell priory [inspeximus of Henry III (dated at Westminster, 6 July, 1227)] confirms the gift of the church of St. Mary of Turnham, previously confirmed by Stephen de Turnham: ' ...donationem Roberti de Turnham patris mei,..', which Stephen confirmed ca. 1189-1199:
' pro anima Henrici regis, et pro anima Ricardi regis, et pro animabus dominorum meorum,...pro salute animae meae, et Edelinae uxoris meae,..'
Witnesses: ' Roberto de Turnham fratre meo, Ricardo Malherbe, Williamo Haunsard,.' and others [Mon.Angl. VI/1:412-3, Num. 1[1]]

participant in the Third Crusade; envoy of King Richard in the negotiations at Jerusalem with Saladin and his brother al-Adil, March 1192 (Runciman, Vol III, p. 63)[12]

held the manor of Frobury, co. Hants. 'in right of his wife until his death'[Goff, citing Testa de Nevill 235 [Book of Fees, i, 251] and Red Bk. of Exch., ii, 460][13]

also held the manor of Catteshall, Surrey (in dispute re: the Bendings subsequently)[14]

concerning the heirs of Stephen de Turnham, Rosie Bevan cited '... a curia regis suit in the Trinity term of 1220, in which Edelina de Broc sued Richard Malherbe for 4L 18s. rent, and William de Bathonia for 25 acres of meadow and 12 1/2 of wood with appurtenances in Artingdon, Surrey. They in turn called to warrant the heirs of Stephen de Turnham who were Thomas de Bavelingham and Mabel his wife, Adam de Bendenges and Alice his wife, Ralph de Fay and Beatrice hiswife, Roger de Leyburn, Ralph fitz Bernard and Alianore his wife. [CRR v.IX, p.85]' - Rosie Bevan, "Turnham"[15]

Spouse: Edeline de Broc
Death: aft 29 Apr 1221[10],[16]
Father: Sir Ranulf de Broc (-1187)
Mother: Damietta de Goram (-1204)

Children: Mabel
Alice
Beatrice (-<1246)
Alianor
Clemence

1. Sir William Dugdale, "Monasticon Anglicanum," London: Harding & Lepard; and Longman Rees... Green, 1830 URL: http://monasticmatrix.usc.edu/bibliographia/index.php?function=detail&id=2659.

2. Henry Sutliff, "Turnham," 19 February 2003, email sssbo@earthlink.net, cites Red Book of the Exchequer.

3
. Richard Borthwick, "Stephen and Robert de Turnham," May 20, 1998, GEN-MEDIEVAL-L@rootsweb.com.

4
. I. J. Sanders, English Baronies: A Study of Their Origin and Descent, 1086-1327, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1960.

5
. G. E. Cokayne, "The Complete Peerage," 1910 - [microprint, 1982 (Alan Sutton) ], The Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom.

6. Sir Steven Runciman, A History of the Crusades (3 vols) Cambridge Univ. Press, 1954.

7
. "Richard I," John Gillingham, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999, 129, 152 (de Camville), Yale English Monarchs series.

8. W. L. Warren, "King John," New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997 (orig. published 1981 in UK, Eyre Methuen Ltd), Yale English Monarchs series.

9
. K. J. Allison, ed., "A History of the County of York, East Riding," Oxford: published for the Institute of Historical Research, Oxford Univ. Press, 1969, Vol. III.

10. Richard Borthwick, "Clere/Fay/Rus/Turnham," Feb 8, 1999, GEN-MEDIEVAL-L@rootsweb.com.

11. Rosie Bevan, "Clemence de Broc," Nov 22, 2001, GEN-MEDIEVAL-L@rootsweb.com.

12. Sir Steven Runciman, A History of the Crusades (3 vols), Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1954.

13. Peter Langdon Goff, "Kingsclere: Its Heritage and Genealogy," www.kingsclere.org.uk/manors-1908.html, extracted May 26, 2002, citing Victoria County History, Vol. 4 (Hampshire), citing Excerpta e. Rot. Fin., i, 25 as to the issue of Edelina de Broc and Stephen de Turnham.

14. J. Bending, "Medieval Bendings - Sundry Sources," http://www.jbending.demon.co.uk/ 15. Rosie Bevan, "Turnham," Feb 20, 2003, GEN-MEDIEVAL-L@rootsweb.com, cites Curia Regis Rolls v.IX, p.85 and Clay, Early Yorkshire Charters v.2 no.995.

15. Rosie Bevan, "Turnham," Feb 20, 2003, GEN-MEDIEVAL-L@rootsweb.com, cites Curia Regis Rolls v.IX, p.85 and Clay, Early Yorkshire Charters v.2 no.995.


Stephen married Edeline de Broc, daughter of Ranulf de Broc and Damietta de Goram 1284.,1289 (Edeline de Broc was born in 1165 in Frobury, Kingsclere, Hampshire, England and died in 1220 in Frobury, Kingsclere, Hampshire, England 1289.)


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