Sir Roger DE LEYBOURNE of Elham
(Abt 1218-Abt 1271)
Unnamed first wife
Henry DE SANDWICH, Constable of Dover Castle
(Abt 1225-Abt 1255)
(Abt 1226-1280)
Sir William DE LEYBOURNE of Elham
(Bef 1242-1310)
(Abt 1255-1327)
(Abt 1279-1307)


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  • Juliana DE LEYBOURNE


  • Born: Abt 1279, Leybourne, Malling, Kent, England
  • Married:
  • Died: Shortly before 30 May 1307

  Orthographic variations: DE LEYBURN, DE LEYBURNE

  Research Notes:

THOMAS DE LEYBURN, son and heir apparent. In 1303, going to Scotland in his father's company, he had respite of the aid in Kent. In 1305, as Thomas de Leyburn, knight, he attested a charter at Doncaster. From February to March 1306/7 he was serving in Scotland by the King's command in a raid upon Bruce. 1


  • 30 Mar 1300, Westminster

Henry de Leyburn, William de Leyburn, Thomas de Leyburn and Roger le Sauvage acknowledge that they owe to John le Latimer 100l.; to be levied, in default of payment, of their lands and chattels in co. Kent.

Calendar of Close Rolls, 28 Edw. I, p. 387


  • 2 Jan 1302, Odiham

Henry de Leyburn, knight, acknowledges that he owes to... Thomas de Leyburn 300l.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Kent.

Calendar of Close Rolls, 31 Edw. I, p. 69


Inquisition Post Mortem

410. Thomas de Leyburne alias de Leybourne.

Writ, 30 May, 35 Edw. I. [1307]

Kent. Inq. made at Mallyngge on Saturday after the translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 35 Edw. I.

Leybourne. The castle and manor (extent given), including a rent of twelve ploughshares, held jointly with Alice his wife by the gift and enfeoffment of William de Leybourne, of the king, as of the honour of Albemarle which is in the king's hand, by service of ½ knight's fee and by doing suit at the court of Walebok every three weeks.
He held no other lands &c.

Juliana his daughter, aged 3, is his next heir.

Writ of pleniuss certiorari on the complaint of Alice late the wife of the said Thomas that on the death of the latter the manor of Leybourne, whereof she was enfeoffed jointly with him, was taken into the late king's hand as if the said Thomas had died seised thereof in his demesne as of fee, 26 August, 1 Edw. II.

Kent. Inq. 17 Sept. 1 Edw. II.

Leyburn. The aforesaid Alice was enfeoffed of the castle and manor (extent given) jointly with Thomas her husband by William de Leyburn, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies &c. of the king, as abovesaid, and she peacefully continued her seisin until her husband's death.

Heir as above, aged 3 and more.

Endorsed: Let it be done by a fine of 100s. and enrolled on the rolls of the chancery.

C. Edw. I. File 125. (7.) 2


  • 9 May 1308, Westminster

Grant to William de Leyburne of the marriage of Juliana daughter and heiress of Thomas de Leyburne, deceased, tenant in chief.

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edw. II, vol. 1, p. 68

  Marriage Information:

Thomas married Alice DE TOSNY, daughter of Ralph DE TOSNY, Lord of Flamstead, and Mary. (Alice DE TOSNY was born about 1283 in Castle Maud, Radnor, Wales and died about Dec 1324.)


1 Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000, VII:638.

2 Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem and other analogous documents, preserved in the Public Record Office, Vol. IV, Edward I, pp. 274-5.

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