Idonea DE LEYBOURNE
- Born: Leybourne, Malling, Kent, England
- Died: After 14 Nov 1337 2
Idonea was also called Idonia DE LEYBURN, Idoine DE LEYBURNE....
He [Geoffrey de Say] married Idonia, daughter of William (DE LEYBURN), LORD LEYBURN, by Juliane, daughter and heir of Sir Henry DE SANDWICH. He died before 3 March 1321/2. Idonia had Birling and Burharn assigned to her in dower 15 April 1322. Geoffrey had before his death settled his manor of West Greenwich on her and himself, with successive remainders to their sons Geoffrey, Roger and Ralph and the heirs of their bodies. 1
Grant to William de Leyburn of the marriage of the son and heir of William de Say, tenant in chief, to marry him to his daughter Idonia and to no one else.
Mandate to Malcolm de Harlegh, escheator this side Trent, to deliver the body of the said heir to the said William or his attorney.
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edw. I, vol. 3, p. 179
[To Master Walewayn, escheator beyond Trent.] Order to assign dower to Idonia, late the wife of the said Geoffrey [de Say], upon her taking oath not to marry without the king's licence.
Assignment of dower to Idonia, late the wife of Geoffrey de Say, made by Master John Walewayn, escheator this side Trent, on 18 April, 15 Edward II., by the king's writ. There are assigned to her the manor of Berlynge, co. Kent, of the yearly value of 24l. 18s. 8d., and the following lands and tenements in the manor of Burgham, in the same county: a barn, a cow-house and ox-house, of the yearly value of 8d., with free egress and ingress; 40 acres of arable land, of the yearly value of 6d. an acre; 80 acres of arable land, of the yearly value of 4d. an acre; and 10 acres of pasture in the places called 'Landmed,' 'Mellemed,' and 'Stothope,' of the yearly value of 8d. an acre. There are assigned of the rent of assize of the tenants there 39s. 8d. yearly [tenants named].... There are also assigned to her the customs of the aforesaid tenants of ploughing 16 acres of land yearly, of the yearly value of 10s. 8d., to wit each acre 8d., and thirty two hens of the rent of the said tenants yearly, of the value of 4s., and 160 eggs yearly of the rent of the said tenants, of the yearly value of 6d. She took oath before the escheator not to marry without the king's licence.
Calendar of Close Rolls, 15 Edw. II, p. 431
John atte Ford of Wrotham puts his place Theobald Polayn in a suit in chancery between him and Geoffery de Say, son and heir of Geoffery de Say, deceased, and Idonia, late the wife of the said Geoffery de Say, tenants of the lands of the said Geoffery, concerning 100l., for which Geoffery made a recognisance in chancery to him.
Calendar of Close Rolls, 20 Edw. III, p. 649
Licence for Geoffery de Say to grant to Idonia de Say, his mother, the manors of Bingham, Codham, Edelmpton and Sabricheworth, said to be held in chief, to hold for her life by the rent of a rose at Midsummer.
Calendar of Patent Rolls, vol. 2, p. 310
||Daniel de Bourgham (Burgham).
||King and council.
|Nature of request:
||Bourgham requests a remedy as he has not been able to recover his lands and tenements following his outlawry, and is not able to pursue this at the law as he is totally ruined and he fears further hardships. He was indicted of a trespass before Burghersshe and his companions in Kent, by which he was outlawed and imprisoned in the Marshalsea, though eventually granted a charter of peace by the king he was not able to recover his lands which were entered by Say from whom he held the land.
|Nature of endorsement:
||He should proceed at the common law.
||Kent; Marshalsea, [Surrey]; Banbury, [Oxfordshire]; Bedford, [Bedfordshire].
||Bartholomew Bourghershe (Burghersh), Justice of trailbaston in Kent; Henry le Scrope; Geoffrey de Say; Idonia de Say, mother of Geoffrey de Say.
||The petition can be firmly dated to 1335 for and order to release Bourgham if he could find sufficient mainpernors was issued on 14 June 1335 (CCR 1333-7, p.503).
Cantaria beate Marie virginis in ecclesia de Mallyng'.
Nov. 14 . Institution of Sir John de Lageham of Mallyng',
priest, to chantry of B.V.M. in Mallyng' parish church, vacant by
death of Adam Herberd. Patron, Dame Ydonea, widow of Sir Geoffrey de
Say, kt. Institution made 'absque omni prejudicio dicte ecclesie de
Mallyng' et ipsius vicarti'.
Oath of obedience. Trottescliffe.
xviij Kal. Dec. 1337. 2
Idonea married Sir Geoffery DE SAY, 1st Baron de Say, son of Sir William DE SAY and Elizabeth. (Geoffery DE SAY was born about 1281 in Berling, Kent, England and died shortly before 3 Mar 1321/2 in Elsenham Manor, Essex, England.)