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Ancestors of Walter LEDET, Of Braybrooke & Corby [4023]
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Henry DE BRAYBROOKE, Of Corby, High Sheriff In Bedford & Buckingham [4030]
(Abt 1188-1234)
Christina LEDET [4031]
(Abt 1195-After 1271)
Wischard LEDET, Of Braybrooke & Corby [4028]
Mary [4029]
(Abt 1200-After 1241)
Walter LEDET, Of Braybrooke & Corby [4023]


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Ermentrude DE LISLE [4027]

Walter LEDET, Of Braybrooke & Corby [4023]

  • Born: , , England
  • Marriage: Ermentrude DE LISLE [4027] in Wardon, Bedfordshire, England
  • Died: 1257, Corby, Northamptonshire, England

bullet   Another name for Walter was LEYDET, LEDDETE, DE LEDET.

bullet  Sources, Comments and Notes:

Source <>:
"Walter Ledet & Ermentrude de Lysle
~1225, Walter born in England, s/o Wischard Ledet & Mary ?. ...
1234, Walter's paternal grandfather died. ...

1241, Walter's father died on crusade; Walter his heir. Walter's mother Mary paid 10£ for possession of Corby during the minority of her son. ...

1249, ... Walter married Ermentrude.

1254, Great Bowden manor held of Walter Ledet. Walter, of the barony of Warden, and of Corby, Northamptonshire, 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 …
Ermentrude married 2nd Robert Peche. ...

Child of Walter and Ermentrude:
i. Alice Ledet (15208897), born ~1252 in England.
ii. Christiana Ledet, born ~1253 in England."
Source <The Historic Peerage of England: Exhibiting, Under Alphabetical Arrangement ...> Par Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas,William John Courthope:
"BRAYBROOK. Barons by Tenure.
I. John. 1. Robert De Braybrook, of Braybrook, co. Northampton ; ob. 1213.
II. Hen. III. 2. Henry De Braybrook, S. and h.; ob. 1234, having married Christiana, the dau. and h. of Wyschard Ledet, Lord of Wardon.
III. Hen. III. 3. Wyschard (assumed the name of) Ledet, S. and h.; ob. 1241.
IV. Hen. III. 4. Walter Ledet, S. and h.; dead 1257, s. p. M., his two daughters
1. Amicia, who was under age in 1257, and wife of William Baron Latimer of Corby;
and 2. Christiana, the wife of John le Latimer of Braybrook-being his heirs."
Source <Mediaeval Manchester and the Beginnings of Lancashire> Par James Tait:
"Robert Foliot = Margery de Reincurt
- Richard Foliot, Lord of West Warden d. before 1197
- Margaret = Wischard Ledet d. 1221 s. p. m.
- Henry de Braybrook (alias Ledet) = Christiana d. 1271 = Thomas Grelley ...
- John de Braybrook
- Wischard Ledet = Maria ...
- Walter d. 1257 = Ermentrude de L'Isle
- Alice = Will. le Latimer, Baron Latimer (1299), d. 1305 ..."
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. ..."
Source <>:
"15 Oct 1313 "...those who held the manor of Corby after it was taken into the hands of Henry III. by virtue
of his order, dated September 26, in the 25th year of his reign 1241, to take into his hands all the lands that belonged to Wychard Ledet, he having afterwards, on October 25, in the same year, ordered the sheriff of Northampton to deliver the manor to Mary, late the wife of the said Wychard, upon her finding security for 10l. for the relief of Walter his son and heir, because it was found that the manor, which was taken into the king's hands on account of Wychard's death, was held of the king in socage; and afterwards, on February 8, in the 41st year of his reign 1257, he restored the custody of the manor to Ermentrude, late the wife of the said Walter, then hold during the minority of Walter's heir, and he ordered the queen of England to cause Ermentrude to have full seisin thereof; it being now shewn to the king by Alice, daughter and heiress of the said Walter, whom William le Latymer, lately deceased, married..."

Walter married Ermentrude DE LISLE [4027] [MRIN: 2336] in Wardon, Bedfordshire, England. (Ermentrude DE LISLE [4027] was born about 1228 in Wardon, Bedfordshire, England and died before Nov 1268 in Braybrooke Castle, Northamptonshire, England.)

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