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

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Ancestors of Henry DE BRAYBROOKE, Of Corby, High Sheriff In Bedford & Buckingham [4030]
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Ingebald II DE BRAYBROOKE [4036]
(Abt 1146-Abt 1170)
Albreda DE NEUFMARCHÉ [4037]
(Abt 1146-)
Robert DE BRAYBROOKE, Knt., Of Corby [4032]
(Abt 1168-1214)
Henry DE BRAYBROOKE, Of Corby, High Sheriff In Bedford & Buckingham [4030]
(Abt 1188-1234)


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Christina LEDET [4031]

Henry DE BRAYBROOKE, Of Corby, High Sheriff In Bedford & Buckingham [4030]

  • Born: Abt 1188, Braybrooke Castle, Northamptonshire, England
  • Marriage: Christina LEDET [4031]
  • Died: 1234, , , England about age 46

bullet   Another name for Henry was DE BRAYBOK, DE BRAYBROC, BRAIBROC, LEDET.

bullet  Sources, Comments and Notes:

Source <>:
"Henry de Braybroke & Christina Ledet
~1170, Henry born in England, s/o Robert de Braybok.
~1175, Christina born in England, d/o Wischard Ledet & Margery de Foliot.

1211, Henry's father died; Henry becoming High Sheriff in Bedford and Buckingham, as well as other counties.
1212, King John granted the manor of Corby to Henry. ...

1215, Henry rebelled against King John; his lands were forfeited and given to Roger de Nevil.

4/1217, Henry, continuing to support Prince Louis of France as king, defended Mountsorrel castle against royal forces. ...

1217, By the Treaty of Lambeth, Henry's manor of Corby was restored.
5/20/1217, Henry escaped capture at the battle of Lincoln, supporting the barons. The Barons, being greatly outnumbered, were besieged and defeated by the troops of King Henry III. [300 knights were captured.] ..

9/1217, The Treaty of Lambeth ended the war with Prince Louis returning to France. Henry returned to the King's loyalty....

1218, Henry's manor of Corby was seized by William de Forz, count of Aumale.
1220, Henry recovered Corby from William de Forz.
1221, Wischard Ledet died leaving his daughter Christina as his heir.

1234, Henry died; buried at Bushmead priory.

Child of Henry and Christiana:
i. Wischard Ledet, born ~1195 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\emdash 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 <>:
"Henry de Braybrook
Birth Abt 1188 Braybrook, Northhampton, England
Death 1234
Father Robert de Braybrooke 1168-1210
Wife Christiana de Ledet 1195-1271
Children (7):
Whiscard de Braybrook 1218-1241
Source <Biographia Juridica: A Biographical Dictionary of the Judges of England from ... Par Edward Foss>

Henry married Christina LEDET [4031] [MRIN: 2340], daughter of Sir Wischard LEDET, Lord Of Wardon [4033] and Margery FOLIOT [4034]. (Christina LEDET [4031] was born about 1195 in , , England and died after 1271 in , , England.)

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