William de Camville
(Abt 1200-)
Thomas de Camville Lord of Arrow
Sir Thomas Camville Knight
(-Bef 1302)


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Sir Thomas Camville Knight

  • Born: Seckington, Tamworth, Warwickshire, England
  • Marriage: Elizabeth
  • Died: Bef 5 Mar 1302, Sibson, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, England

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 1025
The overlordship of the Corbucion moiety had come into the hands of the Earls of Warwick by 1242, when a ½-fee in Seckington was held of the earl by the heir of William de Camville. [Bk. of Fees, 958] It continued to be held of the earls, as varying fractions of a fee, until 1401. [Cal. Inq. p.m. i, 679; ibid. v, 404; Chan. Inq. p.m. 2 Hen. IV, no. 58.]

About 1170 Richard Bruton, with the assent of his brother Hamon, sold the demesne of Seckington, held of the Earl of Leicester, to William de Camville. [Dugd. 1126] William married Aubreye Marmion, from whom their son William received both this ¼ fee and another ¼ fee held of the Earl of Warwick. [Dugd. 1126] The younger William's grandson Thomas is found holding ? fee in Seckington of the Earl of Warwick in 1267 [Cal. Inq. p.m. i, 679] and 5 virgates there of the Earl of Winchester in 1270. [Cal. Inq. p.m. i, 776]

~ A History of the County of Warwick: Volume 4,
Hemlingford Hundred, Parishes: Seckington pp. 198-200

• Background Information. 1494
Sir William de Camavilla & Sir Thomas de Camavilla, the father, drew up the Fine in 1328 by the contents of which Sibbestone and divers messuages and lands in that vill and in Snarkeston, Leicestershire, and in Arlegh in Warwickshire, were secured to Roger Corbet and his wife Amice for life, with remainder to William, son of Thomas de Camavile, in tail ; remainder to Roger, son of Roger Corbet of Caus ; Peter, brother of Roger, son of Roger Corbet of Caus ; remainder to Roger 's (son of Roger) three sisters, Joan, Cecilia and Matilda (sisters therefore alike to Peter) ; remainder to Robert, son of Roger le Strange ; and finally to the right heirs of Amice. Sir William de Camavilla died some years after without issue, and thus the Manor became the Corbets' without let or hindrance.

~ The Family of Corbet; Its Life and Times, pp. 178-179

Thomas married Elizabeth.


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