Gilbert MALET of Curry Malet, Knt.
Thomas II BASSET, Lord of Headington
(Abt 1155-1220)
Philippa MALBANK
William MALET of Curry Malet, Knt.
Helewise MALET


Family Links

1. Sir Hugh POYNTZ, Knt.

  • Nicholas POYNTZ of Tockington, Knt.
2. Robert DE MUSCEGROS of Charlton Musgrove, Knt.

Helewise (Hawise) MALET 1 2

  • Married (1): Before 23 Mar 1216/7
  • Married (2): Before 11 Feb 1220/1
  • Died: Shortly before 9 Jun 1237

  Research Notes:

elder daughter and co-heiress


Henry III King of England made an order related to property "apud Exoniam" of "Hawisie que fuit uxor Hugonis Poinz", which she received from "Willelmi Malet patris vestri", dated 26 Aug 1220. 3


11 Feb 1221, Bytham

Robert de Muscegros has made fine with the king by 300 marks for having his benevolence and a release from the excess that he made towards him in that he took to wife Helewise who was the wife of Hugh Poinz , who was of the king’s gift, without the king’s licence, so that Robert is to render 200 marks of that fine at the below-written terms, namely 50 marks at Easter next forthcoming in the fifth year, 50 marks at St. John the Baptist in the same year, 50 marks at Michaelmas in the same year, and 50 marks at Hilary next following in the sixth year, and he is to render the rest of the same fine, namely 100 marks, at the aforesaid terms in the sixth year. Order that, having taken security from Robert for rendering the aforesaid 300 marks to the king, as aforesaid, he is to cause him to have full seisin without delay of all lands, fees and tenements of Helewise in his bailiwick, and once he has taken that security he is to cause the sheriffs of Kent and Suffolk to know, by his letters, whom the king has signified by his letters that they are to cause Robert to have full seisin of all lands of Helewise in their bailiwicks when it is established by his letters that he has accepted the aforesaid security from Robert for the aforesaid fine.

Calendar of Fine Rolls, 5 Hen. III, 88


9 Jun 1237, Rochester

Order to the sheriff of Dorset to take into the king’s hand the land that Helewise, who was the wife of Robert de Muscegros , held in dower in Sutton Poyntz and to keep it safely until the king orders otherwise.

Calendar of Fine Rolls, 21 Hen. III, 139

  Marriage Information:

Helewise married Sir Hugh POYNTZ, Knt. before 23 Mar 1216/7.

  Marriage Information:

Helewise married Robert DE MUSCEGROS, son of Richard DE MUSCEGROS of Brewham, Knt. and Alice DE DIVE, before 11 Feb 1220/1. (Robert DE MUSCEGROS died shortly before 23 Jan 1253/4. )


1 The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215: The Barons Named in the Magna Charta, 1215..., Frederick Lewis Weis, William Ryland Beall, 1999, Line 57, no. 2.

2 Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, 2nd Edition, 2011, Douglas Richardson, p. 218.

3 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands, William Malet.

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