Matilda (Maud) DE MORTIMER
- Born: Abt 1285, Alton, Cheadle, Staffordshire, England
- Married: 29 Jul 1302, Wigmore, Hereford, England
- Died: 17 Dec 1312, Alton Castle, Cheadle, Staffordshire, England
Orthographic variation: DE MORTUO MARI
Compiler's 23 x great-grandmother
A manuscript narrating the foundation of Wigmore Abbey names “Rogerus primogenitus…Matilda…Johanna…Johannes, Elizabetha…Hugo…Walterus…et Edmundus” as children of “Edmundus de Mortuomari…Rogeri de Mortuomari…secundogenitus” and his wife “Margaretam…filiam domini Willielmi de Fendles de Hispania”, adding that Matilda married “Teobaldo de Verdun, domino medietatis de Lodelowe...”. The Chronicle of Croxden records the marriage “apud Wigmore IV Kal Aug” 1302 of “dominus Theobaldus de Verdun hæres domini Theobaldi filii Johannis de Verdun” and “Matildam filiam domini Edmundi de Mortuomari”. The Chronicle of Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire records the first marriage of "Theobaldo Verdon" and "Matildam filiam domini Edmondi de Mortuo Mari", and names their children "Johannes et Willilemus et iii filiæ…Johanna, Elizabetha et Margeria".
The Chronicle of Croxden records that “Matildis de Verdun domina de Alveton” gave birth “die beati Laurentii” 1312 to “quartam filiam...Margeriam” and died “XIV Kal Oct in castro de Alveton”. 1
28 Apr 1302, Devizes
Licence for Edmund de Mortuo Mari to grant in free marriage with Matilda his daughter to Theobald de Verdun the younger, the castle and manor of Donmask, in Ireland, held by him in chief and for Theobald de Verdun the elder to grant in fee simple to the said Theobald and Matilda land to the value of 200 marks a year in his manor of Loghfinedy...
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edw. I, vol. 4, p. 33
Matilda married Sir Theobald DE VERDUN "the Younger", Knt., son of Sir Theobald DE VERDUN "the Elder", Knt. and Margery, on 29 Jul 1302 in Wigmore, Hereford, England. (Theobald DE VERDUN was born on 8 Sep 1278 in Alton Castle, Cheadle, Staffordshire, England, died on 27 Jul 1316 and was buried in Croxden Abbey, Croxden, Staffordshire, England.)