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William Brewer (de Briwere), Lord of Torbay, Magna Carta Surety

Also Known As: "Knight"
Birthdate: (81)
Birthplace: Stoke, Devonshire, England
Death: November 24, 1226 (81)
Devonshire, England
Place of Burial: Dunkeswell Church, Devonshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry? de Briwere, Royal Forester at Bere and NN Walton
Husband of Beatrice de Valle
Father of Grecia (Gracia) de Briwere; Margaret or Margery de Briwere; Richard de Briwere; William de Briwere, II; Isabel de Briwere, of Devon and 2 others
Brother of Unknown de Gernon; Richard Briwere; John de Briwere; Peter Briwere de Rievaulx; Alice de Briwere and 1 other

Occupation: Sheriff of Devonshire
Managed by: James Fred Patin, Jr.
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About William de Briwere, Baron of Torbay, Magna Carta Surety

excerpted from Radford, Mrs. G. H., "Lydford Town," Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art, Volume 37, July 1905, p. 181 (available on Google Books)

William Briwere, baron and judge, was a man of note in the reigns of Henry II, Richard I, John, and Henry III; sheriff of Devon during the latter part of Henry II’s reign; he was Justice Itinerant in 1189. A personal friend of Coeur de Lion's, he left England in 1193 to assist the King, then in captivity, at his interview with the Emperor Henry VI. During the reign of John, Briwere held a prominent place among the King’s councillors, and according to Roger of Wendover was one of the King's evil advisers; his name appears among the signatures of Magna Carta, "but his heart was not in the work.” Perhaps it was in reward for his support that the King, shortly before his death (in October, 1216), granted him Lydford Castle and the Royal Forest of Dartmoor. He received many other grants from the King and from his successor, Henry III, with whom he had great influence, not always for good. For instance, when in January, 1223, Henry was asked by the Archbishop Stephen Langton and the Lords to confirm Magna Carta, Briwere answered for the King: “The liberties you ask for ought not to be observed, for they were extorted by force." The indignant Archbishop rebuked him. “William,” he said, “if you loved the King you would not disturb the peace of the Kingdom.” The King saw that the Archbishop was angry, and at once yielded to his demand. (Roger of Wendover, IV, 84.) William Briwere died in 1226, and was buried in the Abbey of Dunkeswell that he had founded. (Diet. of Nat. Biog.)

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From Stirnet.com:

Sir William de Briwere of Stoke, Sheriff of Devon (b 1145, d 1226)

 	Some web sites identify William's wife as Beatrix de Vaux, some going on to describe her as daughter of Rainald de Dunstanville, Earl of Cornwall, by his wife Beatrice (dau of William FitzRichard). However, TCP (Wake) reports that, whilst it is possible that William's wife might have been that same Beatrice (FitzWilliam), Dugdale identifies her as Earl Rainald's mistress ...

SIR WILLIAM2 DE BRIWERE (Henry1), son of (1) Henry1 BRIWERE, was born circa 1145 in Stoke, and died in 1226 in Devonshire[2]. He married of Raleigh, circa 1164, BEATRICE DE VAUX, who was born circa 1149 in Stoke. [4, 3, 1, 6]

Children:

+ 3 i. ALICE3, d. in 1226; m. (AAA-5) REYNOLD DE MOHUN I, EARL OF SOMERSET.

+ 4 ii. ISABEL of England, b. circa 1165, d. in 1233; m. (1) (MN-1) FULBERT OF DOVER circa 1187 of Chilham, Kent, England; m. (2) (AML-4) BALDWIN WAKE.

+ 5 iii. GRACIA, b. circa 1186 in Bramber, England, d. in 1223; m. (FP-6) REGINALD DE BRAIOSE.


Lord William de Briwere1

b. circa 1145, d. 1226

Lord William de Briwere|b. c 1145\nd. 1226|p388.htm#i6761|Henry de Briwere|b. c 1114|p56.htm#i6817||||N. N. de Briwere||p56.htm#i6835||||||||||

Father Henry de Briwere b. circa 1114

    Also called William de Bruere.2 Lord William de Briwere was born circa 1145 at Stoke, Devon, England. He was the son of Henry de Briwere. Arms: Gules, two bends wavy or.3 Lord William de Briwere married Beatrice de Valle in 1174 at Stoke, Devon, England.4 Lord William de Briwere died in 1226 at Devon, England.

Family 1

Child

   * William de Briwere b. c 1184, d. 1232/331

Family 2

Beatrice de Valle b. circa 1149, d. between 24 March 1216 and 1217

Children

   * Isabel de Briwere+ b. c 1184, d. b Jun 12331,5
   * Grace de Briwere+ b. c 1186, d. 12232
   * Joan de Briwere+ b. c 1190
   * Margaret de Briwere+ b. 1200, d. c 1235

Citations

  1. [S603] C.B., LL.D., Ulster King of Arms Sir Bernard Burke, B:xP, pg. 563.
  2. [S603] C.B., LL.D., Ulster King of Arms Sir Bernard Burke, B:xP, pg. 72.
  3. [S1216] C.B., L.L.D., Ulster King of Arms Sir John Bernard Burke, B:GA, pg. 125.
  4. [S682] D.S.O. Lt.-Col. W. H. Turton, Turton, pg. 116.
  5. [S215] Revised by others later George Edward Cokayne CP, XII/2:298.

Lord William was also called William de Bruere.

See "My Lines"

( http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cousin/html/p388.htm#i6761 )

from Compiler: R. B. Stewart, Evans, GA

( http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cousin/html/index.htm )


Source; The book, 'The Thomas Book' ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

From Medlands:

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLISH%20NOBILITY%20MEDIEVAL1.htm#RenaudDunstanvilledied1175

[Reginald de Dunstanville:] Mistress (1): BEATRICE de Valle, daughter of ---. The primary source which confirms her parentage and relationship with Earl Renaud has not yet been identified. The Complete Peerage states that Dugdale "calls her Beatrice de Valle, says she was the mistress of Rainald Earl of Cornwall" and later the wife of William de Briwere, but does not cite a primary source on which this information is based[141]. The chronology does not appear to favour the subsequent marriage of the mistress of Earl Renaud to William de Briwere. The marriages of the latter´s children are recorded in the first decade of the 13th century, their births being therefore estimated to [1180/1195]. Even if Earl Renaud´s mistress gave birth to the earl´s illegitimate son in the last decade of his life (when he would have been in his sixties), it is unlikely that she could have continued bearing children into the mid-1190s.

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLISHNOBILITYMEDIEVAL3.htm#WilliamBriweredied1233

WILLIAM de Briwere

(-24 Nov 1226). King John confirmed the grant of "foresta nostra de la Bera", granted by King Henry I to "Willelmus Briwerr avus eius", to "Willelmo Briwere" by charter dated 21 Mar 1200[1461]. The Red Book of the Exchequer records "Willelmus Bruere" holding (unspecified) knights´ fees "Burbeche" in Wiltshire, and land "Stokes et Siteleshangre quæ fuerunt Gerardi de Mauqu[eney]" in Northamptonshire, in [1210/12][1462]. A charter which records the foundation of Motisfont Priory, Hampshire states that “dominus Willielmus Briwer, fundator ecclesiæ de Mottesfount” died "VIII Kal Dec", lists his donations including the donation of land "in Muchelmares" and revenue from land "in villa de Burbache" for the soul of "Beatricis uxoris suæ qui obiit IX Kal Apr"[1463]. m BEATRICE, daughter of --- (-24 Mar ----). A charter which records the foundation of Motisfont Priory, Hampshire states that “dominus Willielmus Briwer, fundator ecclesiæ de Mottesfount” donated land "in Muchelmares" and revenue from land "in villa de Burbache" for the soul of "Beatricis uxoris suæ qui obiit IX Kal Apr"[1464]. The Complete Peerage states that Dugdale calls the wife of William de Briwere "Beatrice de Valle, says she was the mistress of Rainald Earl of Cornwall", but does not cite a primary source on which this information is based[1465]. The chronology does not appear to favour the subsequent marriage of the mistress of Earl Renaud to William de Briwere. The marriages of the latter´s children are recorded in the first decade of the 13th century, their births being therefore estimated to [1185/1200]. Even if Earl Renaud´s mistress gave birth to the earl´s illegitimate son in the last decade of his life (when he would have been in his sixties), it is unlikely that she could have continued bearing children into the later 1190s. William & his wife had seven children:

a) RICHARD de Briwere (-after 10 Dec 1213). "Willelmus de Briwerr" paid a fine for "heritenda filia Hug de Morevill cum tota hereditate sua qu id Hugo tenuit die q fuit vivus et mortuus" and for the marriage of "ipsie file ad op Ric filii sui […Ric Briwerr fil ipsius Willmi] vel si parentes ipsi puelle ad h assensint ad op Ric Gernon nepotis sui si eid Willo placuit", dated 1201[1466]. "…W Briw…Ric Briw" witnessed the charter dated 25 Nov 1207 under which King John granted "ecclesiam Sci Johis Bapt de Ivelcestr" to "Johi capellano"[1467]. The Red Book of the Exchequer records "Ricardus Briwere" holding 15 knights´ fees "de terra quæ fuit Walteri Bretonis de honore de Hoccecumbe" in Dorset, Somerset in [1210/12][1468]. The Testa de Nevill includes a writ of King John dated 1212 which records that "Ricardus Briwer" held "de domino rege feudum I militis in hundredo de Katesaisse de honore de Blakedon…Ivelcestr" in Somerset[1469]. King John confirmed "manerium…de Cestres et Derebisr et Brumiton et Withinton" to "Ricardo Briwer fil W. Briw", at the request of "W. Briw patris sui", by charter dated 10 Dec 1213[1470].

b) GRACE de Briwere (-before 1215). A manuscript which narrates the descents of the founders of Lanthony Abbey records that “Reginaldus de Brews” married “filiam domini Willielmus de la Bruere”[1471]. A manuscript recording the heirs of William de Briouse records that “Willielmus de Breus” married "Graciam primogenitam et unam hæredum Willielmi Briwere"[1472]. m as his first wife, REYNOLD de Briouse, son of WILLIAM [III] de Briouse & his wife Mathilde de Saint-Valéry Dame de la Haye (-[5 May 1227/9 Jun 1228]).

c) JOAN de Briwere (-before 12 Jun 1233, bur Sandown Hospital, Surrey). The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified. m as his first wife, WILLIAM de Percy, son of HENRY de Percy & his wife Isabel de Brus ([1196/98]-shortly before 28 Jul 1245, bur Sawley Abbey, his heart bur at Sandown Hospital with his first wife).

d) ALICE de Briwere . Her parentage and second marriage are confirmed by a writ dated 2 Jan "33 Hen III", after the death of her son "William Paynel alias Painel" which names the manor of "…Huffeculm…with 10 l land which Fulk Painel gave to William Briwer the elder…but afterwards William Brewer the younger…bestowed the said land upon William Painel, father of this one, in free marriage with Alice his sister" in Devon[1473]. The primary source which confirms her first marriage has not yet been identified, although it is suggested by Bracton´s record of a claim, dated 1233, by "Hugo Wack" against "Margeriam de Feritate et Willelmum de Percy" relating to an agreement "cum Alicia de Moun et predicto Hugone" concerning share of land which was held by "Willelmi Briwere"[1474]. m firstly REYNOLD de Mohun of Dunster, Somerset, son of WILLIAM de Mohun & his wife Lucy --- (-1213). m secondly WILLIAM Paynell of Bampton, Devon, son of --- (-1228).

e) MARGARET de Briwere (-1237). “Margeria de la Ferte” donated property to Motisfont priory, for the souls of "domini Willielmi Briwerre patris mei et Beatricis matris meæ", confirmed donations by her father and by "Willielmus Briwer frater meus", including land held by "Johannes Briwerre patruus meus tenuit in Motesfunt…"[1475]. Bracton records a claim, dated 1231, by "Rogero de Clare et Alicie uxori eius" against "Margeria de Feritate" accusing her of selling assets "in dotem de hereditate ipsius Alicie in Essingham ad exhereditacionem ipsius Alicie", the defendant stating that changes were made by "Galfridus de Say viri sui" before their divorce, and that the damage was caused by "Odon Danmartin primi viri sui"[1476]. Bracton records a claim, dated 1233, by "Hugo Wack" against "Margeriam de Feritate et Willelmum de Percy" relating to an agreement "cum Alicia de Moun et predicto Hugone" concerning share of land which was held by "Willelmi Briwere"[1477]. m firstly ODO de Dammartin, son of ---. m secondly WILLIAM de la Ferté, son of MATTHEW de la Ferté & his wife Gundred Paynel. “Paganus de Chavorciis” donated property to Motisfont priory, for the souls of "domini Willielmi Briwerre fundatoris eorum et domini Willielmi de Feritate patris uxoris nostræ", by undated charter[1478]. m thirdly (divorced) GEOFFREY [V] de Say, son of GEOFFREY [III] de Say & his wife Alice de Chesney ([1180/82]-Poitou 1230 before 26 Aug, bur Dover, Hospital of St Mary).

f) WILLIAM de Briwere (-14 Feb 1233). Henry III King of England notified "W. Briwerr juniori" of the death of "W. comes de Insula" and requested him to take custody of "castrum de Carebroc" until a decision about its custodianship dated [Sep] 1217[1479]. Henry III King of England ordered "Willelmus Brewer junior…" to enquire into the state of the forests "de comitatu Devonie" dated [Jul] 1219[1480]. Henry III King of England notified the Knights Templars at Acre that "W. Exoniensis episcopus nepos suus" had deposited money for the credit of "Willelmus Briwer" dated [Nov] 1226[1481]. A charter which records the foundation of Motisfont Priory, Hampshire lists the donations made by “dominus Willielmus Briwer, fundator ecclesiæ de Mottesfount” and records that "Willielmus Brewer filius" confirmed his father´s donations and died "XVI Kal Mar"[1482]. m JOAN de Vernon, daughter of WILLIAM de Vernon [Reviers] Earl of Devon & his wife Mabile de Meulan (-after 1233). The Fundationis et Fundatorum Historia of Ford Abbey names “Johannam…Willielmi Brewer et Mariam Roberti de Courtney…uxores” as the two daughters of ”Willielmum de Vernona” & his wife, adding that Joan was childless[1483].

g) ISABEL de Briwere (-[1226/10 Jun 1233]). The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified, although it is suggested by Bracton´s record of a claim, dated 1233, by her son "Hugo Wack" against "Margeriam de Feritate et Willelmum de Percy" relating to an agreement "cum Alicia de Moun et predicto Hugone" concerning share of land which was held by "Willelmi Briwere"[1484]. It is also suggested by the order dated 1204 under which "Willelmus Briwer" paid a fine for "custodia terre et heredum Fobti de Dovr…et…custodia dotis Roes de Dovr"[1485]. King John confirmed "custodia terre et heredum Fobti de Dover" to "Willelmo Briw" with "maritagium eosdem heredum" by charter dated 6 Jan 1206[1486]. m firstly ([1203/04]) FULBERT de Dover, son of JOHN de Dover & his wife Rohese --- (-[1204/05]). m secondly BALDWIN Wake, son of BALDWIN Wake & his wife Agnes de Hommet (-before 20 Jul 1213).

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I believe the following passage refers to this William de Briwere, though not specific dates are provided other than regnal years:

Stephen Glover, The History and Gazetteer of the County of Derby. Henry Mozley & Son, 1831. pp. 318-319.

William Briwere was much distinguished during part of the reign of Henry III. and in the reigns of his father, his uncle and his grandfather, chiefly for his constant adherence to the crown during those turbulent periods. He stood so high in the estimation of Richard I. that when that sovereign set out on his expedition to the Holy Land, he and Hugh de Bardolf (the uncle of the above-mentioned William) were the two lay-commissioners, who with the bishops of Durham and Ely, to whom the administration of justice, according to the laws and customs of the realm, was entrusted. When Richard, then in Palestine, had received intelligence that the bishop of Ely had abused his trust, the other commissioners were appointed by his special letters to superintend the administration of the laws. Irritated by this exclusion, the bishop excommunicated William de Briwere and his colleagues, and had sufficient influence to obtain of the pope a confirmation of this display of ecclesiastical authority. It was however of little avail in lessening the estimation in which Briwere was held; and when Richard was brought prisoner to Worms in Germany, he was one of the principal persons sent to treat about the royal ransom. The places of trust to which he was called, and the matters of high arbitration which were confided to his decision, are proofs of his character for probity and wisdom. It was in the 6th of John that he obtained a grant in fee-farm of the manor of Chesterfield, with Brimington and Whittington; and of the Soke and whole wapentake of Scarsdale. During the tumults of that reign he was appointed one of the commissioners who had charge of the royal forces, and early in the reign of Henry III. he was entrusted with the command of the castle of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. But however we may admire the integrity of this eminent baron, we cannot but lament his attachment to those arbitrary principles, that, during a great portion of his long life, had caused such dissensions between the barons and the crown, and had carried desolation into every district of the kingdom. When the parliament, as it was then constituted, was assembled at Westminster, in the January of the year 1223, the arbitrary conduct of Hubert de Burg had been brought under consideration, it was resolved to petition the young king, then in his sixteenth year, that he would be pleased to cause the Charters of their liberties, signed by his father and sworn to by himself, to be strictly observed throughout the kingdom. A deputation, headed by the venerable Langton, archbishop of Canterbury, presented the petition to the king in council, and the archbishop, pleading in behalf of a cause which he had so long and so strenuously espoused, insisted that Henry could not in the face of heaven refuse to yield to their request, as he had, on the departure of the Dauphin, sworn in presence of the assembled peerage of England, that those Charters should be observed. Upon this, William de Briwere, who was one of the king's council, arose and declared that it n'as unreasonable of the parliament to require the erecution of Charters, mhich had been ertorted by force. The archbishop replied, “William de Brimere, if thou didst love the king, thou mouldst not, in thine old age, strive to be an hinderance to the peace of his realm.” Langton said this with tears, and the king, perceiving how much he was moved, exclaimed, “We have snoorn to the observance of these Charters and our oath must be maintained.” Orders were immediately sent to the sheriffs, not indeed commanding the observance of the Charters, but directing the summoning of twelve lawful and discreet knights in each county, who might declare what were the liberties enjoyed in such county during the reign of king John, and further directing that such liberties should be strictly respected. This was clearly an evasion of the prayer of the petition; but as the parliament was unacquainted, for some time, with the true nature of the precepts transmitted to the sheriffs, a subsidy was gratefully voted to the king, and this answered the temporary purpose of the deceitful and tyrannical court. This William de Briwere died at a very advanced age, leaving several daughters and an only surviving son, who seems not to have taken any very active part in the public transactions in that interesting period. He died without issue and his sisters became his joint heiresses.


Date of birth has also been erroneously reported to be 1233.

High Sheriff of Devon

a feudal lord? (maybe the feudal lord of Stoke?)

links

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=cjh77&id=I5212

Name: William DE BRIWERE Given Name: William Surname: de Briwere Suffix: Lord of Horsley 1 2 3 4 5 Sex: M Birth: Abt 1145 in Little Bytham, Lincolnshire, England 6 Death: 1226 in Little Somborne, Hampshire, England 7 8 _UID: B6135F7FC94242B4BFA730467F34ED2E52F3 Change Date: 16 Jul 2013 at 16:45 Note:

   William Briwere, Sheriff of Bucks, Berks, Derbys, Devon, Nottingham and Oxon. [Burke's Peerage
   Lord of Torre, Devonshire and of Horsley, Derbyshire. He gained control of the Horsley estate and was also granted the honour of the Lavendon estate in 1204.
   Founded Dunkeswell Abbey.
   ------------------------------
   The following information was contained in a post-em by Curt Hofemann, curt_hofemann@yahoo.com:
   Sir William DE BRIWERRE. Lord of Horsley (DRB) Born circa 1145. Married Beatrice DE VAUX / DE VALLE. Sheriff of Devon for 10 years, until his death in 1227 in the reign of Henry III. After 1189 Itinerant Justice for King Richard. Seat: Bridgwater, Somersetshire. Circa 1192 "Richard employed his exceptional talents by making him an Itinerant Justice and an ambassador to the French court where he was instrumental in drawing up the terms for Richard's release from captivity, and on that king's second absence abroad Brewer was one of the 4 Justiciars appointed to guard the realm." (*Gladwin, Sheriff). Held the honour of Plympton as a Redvers tenant. Died in 1226 (Burke's Landed Gentry) (Weis, AR.). Died in 1227 (*Gladwin, Sheriff). *Irene Gladwin, The Sheriff: The Man and his Office. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1974 [Ref: Pat Patterson message to soc.genealogy.medieval 23 Feb 2001]
   baron and judge, and a justice itinerant, 1187; bought land at Ileshal, Devon; was one of the four justices to whom Richard I, on leaving England, entrusted the charge of the kingdom; went to Worms to assist Richard I, then in captivity, at his interview with the Emperor, Henry VI, 1193; founded the Abbeys of Torr and Dunkeswell, and the Nunnery of Polslo, in Devon, and the Abbey on Mottisfont in Southants; became lord of Somborne near Southampton, and Sheriff of Devon, co. Oxford, co. Buchingham, Berks., Northants, and co. Derby; supported John against the Barons; assisted at the coronation of Henry III 1216; was one of the Barons of the Exchequer 1221; received a grant of the manor of Bridgewater, where he founded the Hospital of St. John Baptist [Ref: Watney p156]
   In 1190 the Manor of King's Somborne was granted to William Briwere, a loyal servant of the Plantaganet kings, who made him one of the most powerful men in the realm, and rewarded him handsomely. Among other offices he was at various times sheriff of Hampshire and of other counties, (including Nottingham while Richard Coeur-de Lion was on a Crusade: this makes him Robin Hood's notorious adversary). He also signed Magna Carta. Though much disliked and an extortioner, his family married well: one of his descendants married Henry of Lancaster: their daughter, Blanche, who inherited the Manor in 1362, married John of Gaunt; the Manor then passed to their son, Henry Bolingbroke, who in 1399 became King Henry IV. The Manor remained a royal possession till the time of Charles I.
   In 1200 William Brewer received from King John a licence to fortify a castle at Ashley: Ashley church had stood for over half a century already, so William's bailey was built around it. Subsequently the King stayed there to hunt in the Forest of Bere. In 1201 Brewer (sic) founded a Priory of Augustinian Canons at Mottisfont; his son gave them the church of King's Somborne: from 1207 till the dissolution of the Monastery the Priory appointed the vicars of King's Somborne, and no doubt the priests to serve at the altars and chantry. His brother John presented Little Somborne to the Priory, and there is unreliable evidence that a third brother, Peter de Rivaulx, was a monk there of some sanctity, known as 'the Monk in the Wall'. [Ref: HISTORY OF THE CHURCH OF ST PETER & ST PAUL, KINGS SOMBORNE http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~villages/somchurc.htm]
   Regards,
   Curt

Father: Henry DE BRIWERE b: Abt 1109 in Stoke, Devonshire, England Mother: Miss WALTON b: Abt 1115 in England

Marriage 1 Beatrice DE VAUX b: Abt 1160 in Gilsland, Irthington, Cumberland, England

   Married: 1175 in 2ND Husband
   Change Date: 16 Jul 2013

Children

   Has Children Marjorie (Margaret) de BRIWERE b: Abt 1176 in Stoke, Devonshire, England
   Has No Children Isabel DE BRIWERE b: Abt 1180 in Stoke, Devonshire, England
   Has Children Grace "The Dark" DE BRIWERE b: Abt 1183 in Stoke, Devonshire, England
   Has Children Alice DE BRIWERE b: Abt 1187 in Torre, Devonshire, England
   Has Children Joan DE BRIWERE b: 1190 in Stoke, Devonshire, England

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William de Briwere, Baron of Torbay, Magna Carta Surety's Timeline

1145
August 22, 1145
Stoke, Devonshire, England
1161
1161
Age 15
Stoke, Devonshire, England
1165
1165
Age 19
Sussex, England
1175
1175
Age 29
Stoke, Devonshire, England
1178
1178
Age 32
Isle-Briwere, Devonshire, England
1184
1184
Age 38
Stoke, Devonshire, England
1184
Age 38
Stoke-by-Nayland, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
1190
July 3, 1190
Age 44
Stoke, Devonshire, England
1226
November 24, 1226
Age 81
Devonshire, England