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  • ID: I03255
  • Name: Gilbert de SEGRAVE , Sir 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: BEF 1211 in Seagrave, Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire, England 3
  • Death: BEF 8 OCT 1254 in Pons, Poitou, France 1 3
  • Note:
    GILBERT DE SEGRAVE, 2nd but 1st surviving son and heir (l), on 4 December 1232 was given the custody of the castle and manor of Newcastle-under-Lyme and on 5 February 1232/3 of Bolsover Castle. He served in Brittany before 16 March I232/3. On 19 August 1233 he was granted the manor and soke of Horricastle for his maintenance in the King's service; on 2 November 1233 he was appointed, with another, to go to the parts of Berkeley to keep the peace and passes and passages; and on 10 November 1233, with John de Stutevill, to escort the fortieth of Cambs and Hunts from Northampton to Gloucester. On 27 November1233 he was granted the land of the Earl Richard Marshal in Burton, co. Northampton, for his maintenance in the King's service. On 25 May 1234 he was ordered to send 2 knights at his own cost to the King at Portsmouth. On 26 October 1241, as son and heir of Stephen de Segrave, he was pardoned his relief in cos. Huntingdon, Northampton, Derby, Warwick and Leicester, and Worcester, for Stephen's faithful service to the King. On 18 July 1242 he was appointed Justice of the forest this side Trent; in Easter term 1251 he was sitting as third judge in the King's Bench; and on 30 August 1251 he was appointed as judge to sit at Tower of London on 30 September. He became surety for 500 marks for Edward the King's son against the Earl of Leicester before 3 February 1252/3. In 1253-54 he was with the King in Gascony; and in 1253 he was sitting in the King's Bench at St. Macaire, Gironde. On 25 August 1254 he had letters of credence to go to the King of Scotland with Simon Earl of Leicester.

    He married, before 30 September 1231, Amabil, daughter and coheir of Robert DE CHAUCOMBE, of Chalcombe, Northants. He died before 8 October 1254. at Pons in Poitou. His widow married, 2ndly, Roger DE SOMERY. She was buried at Chaucombe Priory. [Complete Peerage XI:601-3, XIV:586, transcribed by Dave Utzinger]

    (l) John de Segrave, eldest son of Stephen de Segrave, m. Emma, daughter and heir of Roger de Cauz and d. v.p. before Easter term 1229. In 1230 Stephen made fine to have Emma's marriage.

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    Gilbert de Segrave; Keeper of Newcastle-under Lyme Castle 1232 and Bolsover Castle Feb 1232/3; Justice of the Forest below Trent 1242, Judge of King's Bech 1251; married by 30 Sep 1231 Amabil (sic), daughter and coheir of Robert de Chaucombe, and died by 8 Oct 1254. [Burke's Peerage]

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    Gilbert de Segrave, having m. Annabil, dau. and co-heir of Robert de Chaucombe, obtained a grant in the 15th Henry III [1231] from Simon de Montfort, lord of Leicester, of the whole town of Kegworth, co. Leicester, and in two years after, had a grant from the crown of the manor of Newcastle-under-Lyme, co Stafford, being the same year constituted governor of Bolsover Castle. In the 26th Henry III [1241], he was made justice of all the royal forests south of Trent, and governor of Kenilworth Castle. In the 35th of the same reign, he was constituted one of the justices of Oyer and Terminer, in the city of London, to hear and determine all such causes as had usually been tried before the justice itinerant, at the Tower of London. In three years afterwards, being deputed with Roger Bigod, Earl Marshal, on an embassy, he was treacherously seized, along with John de Plessets, Earl of Warwick, and divers others of the English nobility, by the French as he was returning, and d. within a short period of the severe treatment he had received in prison. His decease occurred somewhat about the year 1254, when he was s. by his son, Nicholas de Segrave. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 484, Segrave, Barons Segrave of Barton Segrave]




    Father: Stephen de SEGRAVE b: BEF 1179 in Seagrave, Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire, England
    Mother: Rohese le DESPENSER , Heiress of Burton b: ABT 1188 in Burton-on-the-Wolds, Loughborough, Leicestershire, England

    Marriage 1 Amabilia de CHAUCOMBE b: ABT 1216 in Chalcombe, Banbury, Northamptonshire, England
    • Married: BEF 30 SEP 1231 in 1st husband 1 4 3
    Children
    1. Has No Children Alice de SEGRAVE b: ABT 1236 in Seagrave, Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire, England
    2. Has Children Nicholas 1st Baron de SEGRAVE , Sir b: ABT 1238 in Great Dalby, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England

    Sources:
    1. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 2025
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: XII/1:113
      Text: father of Alice
    3. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: XI:601-3
    4. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: XII/1:113
      Text: no date, 1st husb.
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