Ranulph DE GERNON, 2nd Earl of Chester
(Bef 1100-1153)
Matilda FitzRobert DE GLOUCESTER, Countess of Chester
Simon III DE MONTFORT, Comte d'Evreux
(-Bef 1168)
Hugh "le Meschin" DE KEVELIOC, 3rd Earl of Chester
(Abt 1155-1227)
Hawise DE KEVELIOC, Countess of Lincoln
(Abt 1178-1243)


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Robert "the elder" DE QUINCY

Hawise DE KEVELIOC, Countess of Lincoln

  • Born: Between 1175 and 1181, Kevelioc, Monmouth, Wales
  • Married: Before 1208
  • Died: Shortly before 9 Mar 1242/3

  Research Notes:

The Annales Londonienses record that "Ranulphus comes Cestriæ" had four sisters, of whom "quarta…Hawisia" married "Roberto de Quenci ".

Ctss of Lincoln [Apr 1231/1232] on the resignation of her brother of this Earldom in her favour. 1


22 Nov 1232, Northampton

Grant, at the instance of Hawisia de Quency, to John de Lascy, constable of Chester, fo 20l. which R. sometime earl of Chester and Lincoln, received for the third penny of the county of Lincoln in the name of the earl of Lincoln, and which the earl in his lifetime gave to the said Hawisia, his sister; to hold in the name of the earl of Lincoln to the said John and his heirs by Margaret his wife, daughter of the said Hawisia for ever...

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Hen. III, vol. 3, p. 3


27 Nov 1242, Windsor

Order to the sheriff of Lincolnshire to place in respite, until the octaves of Hilary in the twenty-seventh year, that which is in arrears of the scutage of Hawise de Quincy, countess of Lincoln, from the knights’ fees which she holds in chief of the king in his bailiwick, having accepted good security from her that she will then pay to the king that which is in arrears to him from the aforesaid scutage, so that the king is fully paid at the Exchequer in the quindene of Hilary in the same year.

9 Mar 1243, Dover

The king has granted to W. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, and Margaret, his wife, that they are to render 20 m. to him at the Exchequer on the morrow of the Close of Easter in the twenty-seventh year for the debts that Hawise de Quincy, countess of Lincoln, mother of the aforesaid Margaret, whose heir she is, owed to the king and for which she had made with the king to render 40 m. to him per annum at the Exchequer. Order to the barons of the Exchequer to cause their livestock taken for this reason to be delivered to them in the meantime.

15 Mar 1243

It is written in the same manner to the sheriffs of Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire concerning the lands that the aforesaid Hawise held of the king in chief in the aforesaid counties, making no mention of taking security.

The king has rendered to W. Marshal, earl of Pembroke and Margaret, his wife, daughter and heiress of Hawise de Quincy, countess of Lincoln, all lands that Hawise held of the king in chief and that fall to Margaret by inheritance. The aforesaid earl has performed fealty to the king for this and will do his homage upon the king’s return to England . Order to the sheriff of Lincolnshire , having accepted security from them for their relief, he is to cause the aforesaid earl and Margaret, or their certain messenger bearing these letters of the king , to have full seisin of all lands which Hawise held of the king in chief in his bailiwick and of which she was seised in her demesne as of fee, as aforesaid.

16 Aug 1243, Fulham

Hawise de Quincy, formerly countess of Lincoln, having died, the king granted to Walter Marshal, earl of Pembroke, who took to wife Margaret, daughter and heiress of the aforesaid countess, that the same earl was to render 20 m. at Easter in the twenty-seventh year, which he rendered at the same term, and 20 m. at Michaelmas next following for the debts that the aforesaid countess owed to the king, for which she made fine with the king to render 40 m. to the king per annum. Order to the sheriff of Lincolnshire not to distrain the same earl for the aforesaid debt before the aforesaid term of Michaelmas.

Calendar of Fine Rolls, 27 Hen. III, 67, 190, 199, 200, 350

  Marriage Information:

Hawise married Robert "the elder" DE QUINCY, son of Saher IV DE QUINCY, 1st Earl of Winchester, and Margaret DE BEAUMONT, Countess of Winchester, before 1208. (Robert "the elder" DE QUINCY was born between 1187 and 1190 in Winchester, Hampshire, England and died on 25 Apr 1217 in London, Middlesex, England.)


1 Foundations for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands, Hawise.

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