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Ancestors of Gary Rea

Notes


Gervase Paynell, Baron of Dudley

On page 28 of the History of Newport Pagnell we find the following:
"Gervase in 1138 adhering, like his father to the Empress Maud, held Dudley Castle for her, and in 12th Henry II., upon the assessment of the aid for marrying the King’s daughter (and being then resident at Dudley, certified his Knight’s fees De Vetteri, Feoffamento to be 50 and those De Novo to be 6a. In 20th Henry II., however, he took part in the Rebellion of the King’s eldest son, Henry, and as a result the Castle of Dudley was demolished the year after. A little later, however, 22nd Henry II., Gervase reconciled himself to the King by giving him, as a peace-offering for his transgression, 500 marks."

"In 1189 he was one of the Barons who attended Richard I. at his coronation, and it was Gervase Pagnel who, in accordance with his father’s desire, founded Dudley Priory."

"Gervase married Isabel, daughter of Robert Earl of Leicester and widow of Simon St Liz Earl of Northampton, by whom he had issue of one son Robert, who predeceased him leaving no issue. His sister Hawyse survived him, however, and became his heiress."

"By her first marriage with John de Somery the Barony of Dudley, of which Newport was a member, passed into the hands of the Somery family, who appear to have anciently had a Barony in Cambridgeshire."

"Ralph, the son of John and Hawyse, succeeded, and in 6th Richard I. accounted 300 marks for livery of the Barony of Gervase Paganel, his mother’s brother, until the King’s return from Almaine and in the same year, on the collection of the ransom of Richard I., paid fifty pounds for the fees of Gervase Paganel."

On page 62 we find: "The Manor (of Tickford), with that of Newport, passed to the Paynels and, in the reign of William Rufus, Fulc Paynel founded there a priory or cell of Cluniac monks, dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary ....."

"Several early gifts are referred to by Dugdale in his Monasticon. Amongst them was a gift of land of Bernard Segm in Tykford from Hawis Paynel, sister of Gervase Paynel..."

Page 63. In 1187 Gervase Paganell granted to the monks a confirmatory charter of their various possessions. In it he uses the words "... my wife Isabella, Countess of Northampton ... Fulcodius Paganell, my grandfather, and Ralph Paganell, my father...".


John de Somery, Baron of Dudley

"The History of Newport Pagnell" states:

"...Hawyse [Paynell]...By her first marriage with John de Somery the Barony of Dudley, of which Newport was a member, passed into the hands of the Somery family, who appear to have anciently had a Barony in Cambridgeshire."


Hawise Paynell (Paganell)

According to "History of Newport Pagnell":
"Gervase married Isabel, daughter of Robert Earl of Leicester and widow of Simon St Liz Earl of Northampton, by whom he had issue of one son Robert, who predeceased him leaving no issue. His sister Hawyse survived him, however, and became his heiress."

"By her first marriage with John de Somery the Barony of Dudley, of which Newport was a member, passed into the hands of the Somery family, who appear to have anciently had a Barony in Cambridgeshire."