de Vescy, William 1

Birth Name de Vescy, William
Gender male
Age at Death 48 years, 4 months, 22 days


# Note: William de Vescy, of Alnwick, Northumberland, and Malton, Yorks, by Agnes, daughter of William de Ferrers, 5th Earl of Derby of the 1138 creation. [Burke's Peerage]
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WILLIAM DE VESCY, son and heir, was a minor at his father's death. In January 1217/8 the custody of the whole de Vescy fee, with the heir and his marriage, was granted to William (Longespée), Earl of Salisbury, the King's uncle, to whom
Margaret, Eustace's widow, was ordered to deliver her son, 13 November 1218. William had livery of his inheritance, 16 May 1226, when he was about to marry the Earl's daughter. He was knighted, circa May 1229, and accompanied Henry III's
expedition to Brittany in 1230, being granted a protection while remaining in the King's service overseas, 15 September. In 1232 and 1234 he was forbidden to attend tournaments at Blyth, Northampton and Cambridge. He was deputed to escort King
Alexander and Queen Joan of Scotland to the English court in 1235, and again in August 1237. In 1240 he was ordered not to retain in his service Siward, sometime professed in the order of Friars Preachers, nor to prevent his arrest. In 1242 he
went with the King to Gascony. In December 1244. he was deputed, with the abbots of Alnwick and Byland, to receive the oath of Patrick and Walter Comyn, Earls in Scotland, to clear themselves towards the King. Next year he was in the Welsh
campaign. On 30 May 1253 he had a protection, going with the King to Gascony. He was the founder of the Carmelite priory of Hulne, in Northumberland.

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He married, 1stly, shortly after 16 May 1226, Isabel, daughter of William (LONGESPEE), EARL OF SALISBURY, by Ela, only daughter and heir of William (OF SALISBURY, styled also FITZPATRICK), 2nd EARL OF WILTSHIRE, styled always EARL OF SALISBURY.
She died s.p. and was buried in Alnwick Abbey. He married, 2ndly, before 1244, Agnes, 1st daughter of William (DE FERRERS), 5th EARL OF DERBY, by his 1st wife, Sibyl, sister and, in her issue, coheir of Anselm, 9th EARL OF PEMBROKE, 3rd
daughter of William (MARSHAL), 4th EARL OF PEMBROKE. He died in Gascony, shortly before 7 October 1253, and was buried at Watton Priory, co. York. His widow died 11 May 1290, and was buried in the Greyfriars, at Scarborough. Complete Peerage

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# Note: Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
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# Note: Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
# Note: Page: XII/2:276-278
# Note: Text: had livery of his lands on 16 May 1226


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1205-05-16 Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, England   1
Death 1253-10-07 Gascony, France   1

Age: 48y 4m 21d

Burial   Watton Priory, Yorkshire, England    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father de Vescy, Eustace11701216-08-00
Mother of Scotland, Margaret1170
         de Vescy, William 1205-05-16 1253-10-07


Family of de Vescy, William and de Ferrers, Agnes

Unknown Partner de Ferrers, Agnes ( * 1222 + 1290-05-11 )
Name Birth Date Death Date
de Vesci, Juliana1253