Sir Nicholas DE CHARNELS
(Abt 1290-Aft 1356)
Sir Henry GERNET of Wennington
Sir Thomas CHARNELS of Elmesthorpe
(-By 1366)
Maud (Matilda) GERNET
(Abt 1331-)
Maud (Matilda) CHARNELS, Heiress of Elmesthorpe


Family Links

1. Sir Laurence TRUSSELL of Shottesbrook

2. Sir Robert LITTON of Bolsover

Maud (Matilda) CHARNELS, Heiress of Elmesthorpe

  • Married (1): Before 1383 2
  • Married (2): Before Feb 1402 2
  • Died: Shortly before 29 Sep 1409 2

  General Notes:

Compiler's 17/19 x great-grandmother

  Research Notes:

De Banco, Easter, 14 Ric. II. [1390/1] m. 307.

Essex.—Laurence Trussell and Matilda, his wife, sued Elizabeth, formerly wife of John de Gildesburgh, Kt., for a moiety of the manor of Weynton, and lands and rents in Alvythele which William Gernet gave to Henry Gernet and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of their bodies. 1

  Marriage Information:

Maud married Sir Laurence TRUSSELL of Shottesbrook, son of Sir Warin TRUSSELL of Billesley and Maud DE ST. PHILIBERT, before 1383. (Laurence TRUSSELL was born Est 1355 in Kibblestone, Stone, Staffordshire, England and died shortly before 18 Sep 1399 in Shottesbrooke, Berkshire, England.)

  Marriage Notes:

Laurence Trussel and Maud Charnels were married about the beginning of the reign of Richard II. 3

They married shortly before 1383 (year of marriage settlement). 2

  Marriage Information:

Maud also married Sir Robert LITTON of Bolsover before Feb 1400. (Sir Robert LITTON died about Apr 1415.)


1 Pedigrees from the Plea Rolls, collected from the Pleadings in the Various Courts of Law A.D. 1200 to 1500, from the Original Rolls in the Public Record Office, by Major-General The Hon. G. Wrottesley, p. 185.

2 Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Douglas Richardson, 2nd ed., 2011, p. 718.

3 The Supplementary Volume to the Leicestershire Views: Containing a Series of Excursions in the Year 1790, to the Villages and Places of Note in the County. By John Throsby, 1790, p. 232 (a).

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