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  • Died: Shortly before 4 Aug 1263

  Research Notes:

The manor of Woolley or Fynes was formed of lands held of the Windsor fee, of the abbey of Chertsey and of other lords. It was held at the beginning of the 13th century by the family of Forester, who held a bailiwick in the forest of Windsor. Reginald le Forester is returned as holder of a quarter of a knight's fee under William de Windsor in the Testa de Nevill, and he died seised of 3 hides in Waltham held of various lords as above in 1263. He left a son and heir Jordan... 1


  • 8 Jan 1236

Order to Reginald son of Jordan, forester , to place in respite the demand that he makes from the prior of Hurley , who is on business in parts overseas, for chickens and all other things pertaining to the king’s forest for which the prior says he ought to have quittance by the charter that the king granted to the abbot of Westminster , and by consequence to the same prior, until the prior has returned into England from overseas parts.

Calendar of Fine Rolls, 20 Hen. III, 97


  • After 26 Dec 1262

Phillip de Stanburn’ and Reginald the Forester give one mark for a writ ad terminum. Order to the sheriff of Lincolnshire.

Calendar of Fine Rolls, 47 Hen. III, 140


Inquisition Post Mortem

543. Reginald le Forester

Writ, 4 Aug. Inq. Thursday the morrow of the Assumption, 47 Hen. III. [1263] (defaced). No heir specified.

[Berks.] Cokham. 1 hide land held of the king by charter by service of 5s. yearly.
Watham Abbatis Certes'. 3 carucates land held of Sir William de Wyndl', of the abbot of Certese, of the prior of Hurle, of Richard de Hurle, [and] of Walter . . . . wyne, services unspecified.
The office of forester held of the king by 10s. yearly.

[Oxford.] Linham. 2 carucates land held of the lord of Angre for ¼ knight's fee. (See No. 614.)

C. Hen. III. File 27. (18.) 2

614. Reginald le Forrester

Writ, 1 Oct. Inq. Sunday after St. Michael, 49 Hen. III. [1265]
Jordan, his son, aged 40 and more, is his heir.

[Berks.] Cokeham. 1 hide land held of the king in chief by service of 5s.
Wyndesor forest. A bailiwick held of the king in chief, rendering 10s. yearly.
Waltham. ½ hide land held of the abbot of Certese, rendering 8s. yearly; and ¼ knight's fee.
Hurlee. 1 hide land held of the prior of Hurlee, rendering 8s. yearly.

[Oxford.] Lynham. ¼ knight's fee held of John de Ripariis by service of ¼ knight's fee. (See No. 543.)

C. Hen. III. File 32. (8.) 2

  Marriage Information:

Reginald married...


1 British History Online, Parishes: White Waltham, citing A History of the County of Berkshire: Volume 3..

1 Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem, and other analogous documents, preserved in the Public Record Office, Vol. I, Henry III, pp. 164, 195.

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