Richard FITZ ALAN, 8th Earl of Arundel
William PLANTAGENET de Warenne, Earl of Surrey
(Abt 1264-1293)
Edmund FITZ ALAN, Earl of Arundel
Alice PLANTAGENET de Warenne
Aline DE ARUNDEL, Lady of Knokyn
(Abt 1325-1386)


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Sir Roger LE STRANGE, 5th Baron Strange of Knockyn

Aline DE ARUNDEL, Lady of Knokyn

  • Born: Abt 1325, Arundel, Sussex, England
  • Married: Before Jul 1351
  • Died: 20 Jan 1385/6, Knockin, Oswestry, Shropshire, England

  Research Notes:

The will of "Richard Earl of Arundel and Surrey", dated 5 Dec 1375, bequeathed property to “Richard my son Thomas Bishop of Ely...John my son...Joane my daughter [...Countess of Hereford]...Alice my daughter...the eldest daughter of my said son John...Henry and Edward the younger sons of my said son John...William another son of my said son nephews and nieces sons and daughters of Sir Roger le Strange and to my sister Dame Alaine le Strange wife to the said Sir John Arundell”. 1


Aline de Arundel married before July 1351 Roger le Strange, Knt., 5th Lord Strange of Knockin, Shropshire, Mælor Sæoneg, Flintshire, Holborn (St. Andrew Holborn), London, Bicester and Middleton (in Middleton Stoney), Oxfordshire, Shenstone, Staffordshire, etc.. 2


24 Sep 1382, Westminster

To Edmund Giffard escheator in Oxfordshire. Order to remove the king's hand and meddle no further with the manor of Midlyngton, 2 acres of land therein excepted, and the manor of Bircestre, delivering to Alina late the wife of Roger Lestrange of Knokyn knight any issues thereof taken; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that at his death Roger held the premises as jointly enfeoffed with her by gift of Richard de Longenore and Thomas Wyke made with the king's licence, and that the manor of Midlyngton with that exception is held in chief by knight service, the manor of Bircestree of the king by knight service as of the honour of Walyngford; and for 20s. paid in the hanaper the king has respited until the quinzaine of Easter next the homage of Alina for the manor of Midlyngton and lands in Salop, and has commanded David Haunemere to take her fealty.

Calendar of Close Rolls, 6 Rich. II, Pt. I., pp. 149-150


3 Apr 1383, Westminster

Dame Alina Lestraunge lady of Knokyn and Sir Philip de Despenser to Sir Robert de Wylughby lord of Eresby. Indenture of defeasance of the foregoing recognisance, upon condition that if Lucy wife of William eldest son of Sir Robert and daughter of Alina shall die within five years from Wednesday after the Epiphany (le Tiphayne) last without issue by him, Sir Robert or some other in his name shall within two years after her death pay to Dame Alina or Sir Philip 400 marks at Westminster, and that the said William and Lucy and the heirs of their bodies may hold and enjoy the manors of Whetacre, Egefelde and Walcote cos. Norffolk and Suffolk, whereof they are enfeoffed, without recovery by Sir Robert or his heirs by any title anterior to these presents, or that if they be impleaded concerning the same or parcel thereof and shall vouch Sir Robert or his heirs to warranty, and the same be lost without fraud or covin, or such voucher lie not, Sir Robert or his heirs shall within one year cause them to have an equivalent for the same. Dated Westminster, 23 April 6 Richard II.

28 Apr 1383, Westminster

Alina who was wife of Roger Lestraunge lady of Knokyn, Roger Lestraunge knight and David Haunemere to Philip le Despenser knight. Recognisance of 2,000 marks, to be levied etc. in Salop.

Calendar of Close Rolls, 6 Rich. II, Pt. II., pp. 297-8, 300


25 Jun 1385, Westminster

Pardon to Richard, earl of Arundel and Surrey, Alina Lestrange mother of John Lestrange, lord of Knokyn, Joan de Mohun and Ebulo Lestrange, clerk, to whom the said John Lestrange granted a yearly rent of 70l. from his lands in Dunham, Masseham, Altryngham, Hale, Kelshale, Budston, Salgham and Morton, and another yearly rent of 40l. from his lands in Overton Madok and Mailloursaysnek, co. Flint, held of the king in chief, and who entered thereon without licence, of the said trespass; and grant that they may hold the premises for their lives, as acquired. By p.s. and by fine of 40 marks.

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Ric. II, vol. 3, p. 4


1 Mar 1386, Westminster

Richard Wydyforde parson of Avynton co. Berkes to Robert de Veer marquess of Dublin and earl of Oxford chamberlain of England and John de Burton clerk. Recognisance for 60s., to be levied etc. of his lands and chattels and church goods in Berkshire.
Defeasance thereof, upon condition that John Lestraunge, knight, son and heir of Roger Lestraunge of Knokyn knight and of Alina his wife, shall hold no manors or lands in Salop or elsewhere in chief by barony whereof the said John had livery after the death of the said Alina.

Calendar of Close Rolls, 9 Ric. II, p. 134

  Marriage Information:

Alina married Sir Roger LE STRANGE, 5th Baron Strange of Knockyn, son of Roger LE STRANGE and Maud, before Jul 1351. (Roger LE STRANGE was born in 1327 in Knockin, Oswestry, Shropshire, England and died on 23 Aug 1382 in Keneyleswode.)


1 Foundations for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands, Aline.

2 Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, 2nd Edition, Douglas Richardson, p. 300.

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