(-By 1243)
Sir Waleran DE MONCEUX
(-Bef 1293)


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  • Married:
  • Died: Shortly before 6 Jul 1302


  Research Notes:

  • 7 Nov 1293, Westminster

John de Munceaus acknowledges that he owes Nicholas Dalron 7l.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Southampton.

Calendar of Close Rolls, 21 Edw. I, p. 329


  • 3 Oct 1295, Canterbury

[Appointment of] William de Alta Ripa, William de Stoke and John de Mounceaus to select 4,000 men in the counties of Surrey and Sussex [furnished with suitable arms, and to cause them to be brought to Wynchelse the third and fourth day after All Saints to set forth in the fleet there being prepared.]

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edw. I, vol. 3, p. 151


  • 10 Jul 1297, Westminster

[Writ of aid, during pleasure,] directed to the sheriffs of Kent, Surrey, Sussex and Southampton for William de Leyburn, captain of the king's mariners, Robert de Burghasse, Henry de Cobeham, and John de Munceaus, appointed to maintain twelve ships in these parts.

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edw. I, vol. 3, p. 291


Inquisition Post Mortem

105. John de Munceus alias Monceus, de Mounceaus.

Writ, 6 July, 30 Edw. I. [1302]

Southampton. Inq. Thursday the eve of St. Bartholomew, 30 Edw. I.

Compton alias Compton Monceus. 12a. meadow and a pasture, held of the manor of Burthon, which is in the king's hand by reason of the idiocy of the heir of William Walraund, rendering 13s. 4d. yearly rent at the said manor; and a messuage, and 8 virgates of land (extent given with names of tenants), held of Thomas de Warblynton by service of a knight's fee.

John his son, aged 23, is his next heir.

Sussex. Inq. 12 Aug. 30 Edw. I.

Esthurst. The manor (full extent given), including arable land in 'la Merslond,' held of the count of Brittany by service of 2½ knights' fees.

Heir as above.

C. Edw. I. File 106. (4.) 1


  • 12 Nov 1302, Westminster

To Walter de Glouc[estria], escheator this side Trent. Whereas the king lately—upon its being found by an inquisition taken by the escheator that John de Munceaus held at his death nothing of the king in chief by reason whereof the wardship of his lands ought to pertain to the king, but that he held certain lands in Compton of the heir of William Walrand, a madman (idiota) in the king's wardship, by the service of 13s. 4d. yearly for all service, and John, his son, is his next heir and is of full age—the king took John's fealty for the lands in Compton and rendered them to him, and ordered the escheator to cause him to have seisin thereof, upon his finding security to answer to the king for his relief, and not to intermeddle further with the lands that John held of other lords than the king; and it appears to the king by inspection of the said inquisition that John the father held the manor of Esthurst, co. Sussex, of the earl of Britanny, and certain lands in Compton, co. Southampton, of Thomas de Warblynton; which lands John has entered by virtue of the order aforesaid; the orders the escheator to deliver [to John] the issues received by him from the said manor and the lands in Compton from the time when they were taken into the king's hands.

Calendar of Close Rolls, 30 Edw. I, p. 567

  Marriage Information:

John married Albreda.

  Marriage Notes:

Albreda is named in a grant and quitclaim from John de Monceaus [son of this John] to William de Echingham, knt. of (1) manor of Compton Monceux (Cumbton) in Hampshire, with the homages, rents, customs, services, liberties, escheats, all the bondmen of the manor with their suits, sequels, goods and chattels, lands and tenements, and all his other rights, lands and tenements in Hampshire; and (2) his right in all the lands and tenements held of him in dower by his mother Albreda. 2


1 Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem, Vol. IV, Edward I, p. 68.

2 GEN-MEDIEVAL-L Archives, Subject: Early Herstmonceux additions and corrections, posted by Janette Gallini, 14 Sep 2015.

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