Name: Roger 1st Baron HUSEE , of Betchworth, Sir 1
ALIA: Roger 1st Baron /Hussey/, of Betchworth, Sir
Birth: 7 JUL 1305 in Moreton, Wareham, Dorset, England 1
Death: 1 SEP 1361 in Betchworth Castle, Reigate, Surrey, England (dsp) 1
BARONY OF HUSEE or HUSSEY or HOSE or HUSE (I) 1348 to 1361
SIR ROGER HUSEE, of West Betchworth, Surrey, Moreton, West Hemsworth, and Ringstead, Dorset, Barton Stacey, Hants, Norrington, Wilts, &c., son and heir of Sir John Husee (b), by his wife Maud, daughter of Reynold de Haselden and Isabel, his wife (c) (which Isabel was apparently sister and in her issue heir of John de Berewyk, justice itinerant, was b. at Moreton in Dorset, 7 July 1305, and baptized in the church of St. Martin there. He succeeded his father in the manors of Moreton, Dorset, and Bridmore (in Berwick St. John), Wilts, with other property, before 12 Mar 1311/2, and he succeeded his kinsman John de Berewyk, in the same year. His wardship was granted to Sir William de la Beche. On 18 Apr 1327 he proved his age, and, having done homage, he had livery of the lands of John de Berewyk 25 May 1327. He was knighted before 9 Feb 1330/1, and was on the King's service in 1332. He was summoned for Military Service 24 Dec 1334 and 27 Mar 1335, to Councils 18 Aug 1337 and 20 June 1358, and Parliament 20 Nov 1348, 1 Jan 1348/9, and 10 Mar 1348/9, by writs directed Rogero Huse or Husee, whereby he is held to have become LORD HUSEE. He was in the commission of array for Sussex 7 July 1338, in which county he and his men were staying 4 June 1339, with John (de Warenne), Earl of Surrey, keeper of the maritime land there.
He m. before 13 Feb 1350/1, Margery, widow of Herbert de St. Quentin, of Brandesburton and Mappleton, co. York, Stanton St. Quintin, Wilts, &c. She d. 21 May 1361. He d. s.p., 1 Sep 1361, when any hereditary barony which may be supposed to have been created by the writ of 1348 became extinct. [Complete Peerage VII:12-14]
(b) The parentage of Sir John Husee has not been discovered. His family owed everything to John de Berewyk.
(c) A writ was issued to the sherrif of Wilts reciting that a fine was levied 35 Edw I settling the manor of Easton near Berwick on Reynold de Haselden, son of the said Reynold, and heirs of his body, remainder to Maud, sister of Reynold, son of Reynold. John Husee said that Reynold the son d. s.p., and that he himself was the heir of Maud--viz., son of John, son of Maud, sister of said Reynold, son of Reynold. The defendants said that Reynold, son of Reynold, had a daughter Maud who had a daughter then (49 Edw III) living; but John Husee said that Agnes was b. before wedlock between John Samford (late husband of said Maud) and said Maud; and defendants said that Samford m. Maud at the Church of St. John Baptist in Cerne Abbas and afterwards lived at "Colbere" in Somerset, where Agnes was b. after wedlock. A jury was ordered to be summoned.
Father: John HUSEE , of Betchworth, Sir b: ABT 1266 in Betchworth Castle, Reigate, Surrey, England
Mother: Maud de HASELDEN b: ABT 1278 in Easton Manor, Berwick St John, Wiltshire, England
Margery de LISLE b: ABT 1314 in Kingston Lisle, Sparsholt, Berkshire, England
BEF 13 FEB 1350/51
in 2nd husband 1
- Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000