Genealogy - KNIGHTs from Continental Europe to England/Ireland, to Philadelphia (PA), to France -Sept. 2018

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Ancestors of Alice LEDET, Of Corby [4022]
Wischard LEDET, Of Braybrooke & Corby [4028]
Mary [4029]
(Abt 1200-After 1241)
Walter LEDET, Of Braybrooke & Corby [4023]
Ermentrude DE LISLE [4027]
(Abt 1228-Bef 1268)
Alice LEDET, Of Corby [4022]


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Sir William III LE LATIMER, Knt., "Le Riche", 1St Baron Latimer [4011]

Alice LEDET, Of Corby [4022]

  • Born: 1252, , , England
  • Marriage: Sir William III LE LATIMER, Knt., "Le Riche", 1St Baron Latimer [4011]
  • Died: 1316, , , England at age 64

bullet   Other names for Alice were Amicia and LEYDET, LEDDETE, DE LEDET.

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Source <A general and heraldic dictionary of the peerages of England, Ireland, and ...> Par John Burke:
"... William Le Latimer, who, in the 38th Henry III., A.d. 1254, was made sheriff of Yorkshire, and governor of the castle at York, and the next year governor of Pickering Castle. ...

His lordship m. Alice, eldest dau. and co-heir of Walter Ledet, alias Braybrook, by whom he acquired a moiety of the barony of Warden, in the county of Northampton, and a moiety of the town and whole hundred of Corby, in the same shire. ...
Lord Latimer d. in 1305, and was s. by his eldest son, William Le Latimer, ..."
Source <The Historic Peerage of England: Exhibiting, Under Alphabetical Arrangement ...> Par Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas,William Courthope:
"LATIMER, Barons by Writ.
I. 1299. 1.William Le Latimer, summ. to Parl. from 29 Dec. 28 Edw. I. 1299, to 22 Jan. 33 Edw. I. 1305, as "Willielmo le Latimer, Seniori," Lord of Latimer, called the Rich; he m. Alicia, the eldest dau. and coh. of Walter Ledet, alias Braybrook (who died 1316); ob. 1305. ..."
Source <>:
"Lord William le Latimer & Alice Ledet
~1240, William born in England, s/o William le Latymer.
~1252, Alice born in England, coheir & d/o Walter Ledet & Ermentrude ?.
Alice's father died.

5/29/1258, Ratification, at the instance of S. de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, for John de Haya to sell … to Ermentruda late the wife of Walter Leydet of the marriage of two daughters and heirs of the said Walter …
Walter married Alice and acquired a moiety of the of the barony of Warden, and a moiety of the whole hundred of Corby, both in Northampton. [Walter's brother John married Alice's sister Christiana (her 2nd).]

11/1274, Alice coheir of her grandmother Christina Ledet [died aft. 1256], who held the market of Potton, Bedfordshire.

6/28/1284, William le Latymer, escheator north of Trent, present at the proof of age of Lucy, heiress of Peter de Brus of Skelton castle. [Lucy his future daughter-in-law.] ...

6/6/1285, Order to cause Christiana, late the wife of John le Latymer, the second heiress of Henry de Braybrok and Christiana Ledet, to have seisin of a moiety of the lands that her father and mother held at their death in chief of the late king, and of a moiety of all the lands that fall to her by her mother's death, as the king has taken her homage and assigned to her a moiety of the lands of her father and mother. It is provided that William le Latymer and Alice, his wife, the eldest heiress of the said Henry and Christiana Ledet, shall do homage to the king for the other moiety of the lands that Henry and Christiana held, and shall thereupon have seisin thereof and of a moiety of all the lands of Christiana Ledet that falls to Alice by right of inheritance : for which homage the escheator is ordered to destrain William and Alice by their lands.

1287, William and wife Alice held the market of Potton, Bedfordshire. ...

1299-1305, William summoned to parliament. ...

2/12/1304-12/15/1304, William, 1st Lord Latimer of Scampston, Yorkshire died. ...

11/27/1308, Commission … that Alice, late the wife of William le Latimer, Joan Comyn [her daughter], … with many others besieged him in his dwelling at Eton Beauchamp …

5/29/1315, As Alice, late the wife of William Latymer, had her service with the late king in the said army for the service of a quarter of a fee, ...
Alice died.

Child of William and Alice:
i. William le Latimer, born ~1268 in England. [Heir]
ii. Joan le Latimer, born ~1270 in England.
iii. John Latimer, born by 1284 in England."
Source <The Dormant and Extinct Baronage of England: Or, An Historical and ..., Volume 1> Par Thomas Christopher Banks:
THIS family, so called from their chief seat at Braibrock, in the county of Northampton, descended from one INGEBALD, who by Albreda, one of the daughters and heirs to Ivo de Newmarch, had issue a son, called Robert May, but afterwards Robert de Braibrock, This Robert was one of King John's council, and obtained from him the manor of Corby, in the same county. Henry his son, married Christian, daughter and heir of Wischard Ledet, and Margery, his wife, and died the 18th of Henry III. leaving issue two sons, Wyschard (who assumed the surname of Ledet, from his mother, the heiress of that family), and John, who retained his paternal name, from whom descended Sir Reginald Braibrock, who, by Joan, daughter and heir of Sir John de la Pole, of Ashby, knight, by Joan, his wife, only daughter and heir of John lord Cobham, had issue, Joan, his heir, who married Sir Thomas Brook, lord Cobham, in her right. But Wiscard was the father of Walter, who had only two daughters, his heirs; viz.Alice, who married Sir William Latimer; and Christian, Sir John Latimer, brother to the said Sir William (vid. Latimer), from the last of whom, the Griffins, barons of Braybroke, are descended. ..."

Alice married Sir William III LE LATIMER, Knt., "Le Riche", 1St Baron Latimer [4011] [MRIN: 2328], son of William II LE LATIMER, Sheriff Of Yorkshire [4021] and Unknown. (Sir William III LE LATIMER, Knt., "Le Riche", 1St Baron Latimer [4011] was born about 1240 in , , England and died in 1305 in , , England.)

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