Adam (Governor of Castle Southampton) de Port, Baron (1151 - 1213) MP

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Birthplace: Basing, Northamptonshire, England
Death: Died in Basing, Hampshire, , England
Managed by: Margaret, (C)
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About Adam (Governor of Castle Southampton) de Port, Baron

Born: ABT 1151, Basing, Northamptonshire, England

Died: 25 Jun 1213

Notes: This feudal baron was governor of the castle of Southampton in the 15th (1213-14) King John, and in the 22nd Henry II [1176] he was fined 300 marks for trespassing in the king's forests. In the 26th of the same reign [1180], he gave 1000 marks to the King for livery of his wife's inheritance in Normandy, and that he might be restored to the king's favour and do his homage. He m. Mabel, dau. of Reginald De Aurevalle, and grandchild and heir through her mother, Muriell, of Roger De St. John, and Cecily his wife, dau. and heir of Robert De Haye, Lord of Halnac, co. Sussex, and his posterity ever afterwards bore the surname of St. John. By this lady he had two sons, William and Robert. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 466, St. John, Barons St. John, of Basing]

Father: John De PORT

Mother: Maud St JOHN

Married 1: Mabel De AUREVALLE

Children:

1. Alice De PORT

2. William De St. JOHN

3. Robert De St. JOHN

Married 2: Sibyl De BRAIOSE (w. of William De Ferrers, 3º E. Derby) AFT 1190, Bramber, Sussex, England

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Notes: This feudal baron was governor of the castle of Southampton in the 15th (1213-14) King John, and in the 22nd Henry II [1176] he was fined 300 marks for trespassing in the king's forests. In the 26th of the same reign [1180], he gave 1000 marks to the King for livery of his wife's inheritance in Normandy, and that he might be restored to the king's favour and do his homage. He m. Mabel, dau. of Reginald De Aurevalle, and grandchild and heir through her mother, Muriell, of Roger De St. John, and Cecily his wife, dau. and heir of Robert De Haye, Lord of Halnac, co. Sussex, and his posterity ever afterwards bore the surname of St. John. By this lady he had two sons, William and Robert.

[Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 466, St. John, Barons St. John, of Basing]

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Adam De PORT

Born: ABT 1151, Basing, Northamptonshire, England

Died: 25 Jun 1213

Notes: This feudal baron was governor of the castle of Southampton in the 15th (1213-14) King John, and in the 22nd Henry II [1176] he was fined 300 marks for trespassing in the king's forests. In the 26th of the same reign [1180], he gave 1000 marks to the King for livery of his wife's inheritance in Normandy, and that he might be restored to the king's favour and do his homage. He m. Mabel, dau. of Reginald De Aurevalle, and grandchild and heir through her mother, Muriell, of Roger De St. John, and Cecily his wife, dau. and heir of Robert De Haye, Lord of Halnac, co. Sussex, and his posterity ever afterwards bore the surname of St. John. By this lady he had two sons, William and Robert. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 466, St. John, Barons St. John, of Basing]

Father: John De PORT

Mother: Maud St JOHN

Married 1: Mabel De AUREVALLE

Children:

1. Alice De PORT

2. William De St. JOHN

3. Robert De St. JOHN

Married 2: Sibyl De BRAIOSE (w. of William De Ferrers, 3º E. Derby) AFT 1190, Bramber, Sussex, England

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http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/STJOHN.htm#Adam De PORT --------------------

[Complete Peerage XI:320, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

ADAM DE PORT, son and heir (a1), a minor at his father's death, was of age by Michaelmas 1172 (j). At Michaelmas 1180 he made a render of 1000 marks for the fine of his land and for his wife's inheritance in Normandy and that the King should remit his anger and take his homage (a2). In 1194 he was with the King in the army in Normandy, but for some reason his Norman land had at this time been taken into the King's hand and let to farm (c1). He accompanied King John to Normandy after his Coronation and was in freauent attendance on him from 1199 to November 1212. In 1202 he and his son William brought the prisoners captured at Mirebeau to England. Adam married, 1stly, Mabel, heiress of Orval and thereafter through her mother of the St John honor of Halnaker; and 2ndly, Sibyl "The Countess," widow of William [DE FERRERS), EARL OF DERBY (died 1190), and daughter of William (DE DE BRIOUZE, LORD OF BRAMBER, by Bertha, sister and coheir of Mahel OF HEREFORD, LORD OF ABERGAVENNY AND BRECKNOCK, and daughter of Miles (OF GLOUCESTER), EARL OF HEREFORD. He was living on 25 June (c2) and dead on 28 July 1213 (d). His widow was living and unmarried in 1219 and probably in September 1228.

-------------------- Read http://www.hampshire-history.com/basing-house-before-the-civil-war/ -------------------- Adam de Port, Lord Basing was born. Adam married Sybil de Braose de Ferrer AFTER 1161.

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Adam (Governor of Castle Southampton) de Port, Baron's Timeline

1151
September, 1151
Basing, Northamptonshire, England
1173
July 12, 1173
Age 21
Hampshire, England
1185
1185
Age 33
England
1190
1190
Age 38
1213
June 25, 1213
Age 61
Basing, Hampshire, , England
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