Sir Henry de Ortiay Knight
(-Bef 1242)


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Sabine Revel

Sir Henry de Ortiay Knight

  • Marriage: Sabine Revel 1332
  • Died: Bef 1 May 1242, Curry Rivell, Somerset, England 141

bullet   Another name for Henry was Sir Henry de Lorty Knight.

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 141
Sir Henry del Ortiay, described as a knight of Normandy, was in King John's service frorn 1209 onwards, and had from him several grants of forfeited lands. He was constable of Bedford Castle in 1216, and continued in the service of the Crown under Henry III. In March 1224/5 he was appointed, with others, to take charge of Sarum Castle if war should happen in England while the Earl of Salisbury was in Gascony; and in May, with Richard Lovel of Castle Cary and his wife's uncle, Walter de Esselegh (Ashley, Wilts), he aided the sheriff as escort to Winchester Castle of the fifteenth collected for the King in Somerset. Protection was granted, April 1230, to Henry del Ortiay, on going abroad with the King, and in August 1233 he was sent into co. Gloucester on the King's business. He was justice in eyre in Berks and Wilts, 1235.

Sir Henry del Ortiay married, before 17 August 1222, Sabine, daughter (and in that year heir) of Richard Revel the younger, by his wife Mabel, sister (and in 1246 heir) of Walter de Esselegh. He died before 1 May 1242. His widow died between August 1253 and 2 April 1254.

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. X, pp. 181-182

Henry married Sabine Revel, daughter of Richard Revel and Mabel de Esselegh.1332 (Sabine Revel was born in Curry Rivell, Somerset, England and died before 2 Apr 1254 in Curry Rivell, Somerset, England 141,1332.)

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