Piers de Mauley Lord of Mauley
- Born: 10 Mar 1281, Mulgrave Castle, Mulgrave, Yorkshire, England 141,160
- Baptized: 19 Mar 1291, Prior of Grosmont. Mulgrave, Yorkshire, England 141
- Marriage: Eleanor de Furnival before 1299 in Mulgrave, Yorkshire, England 141,160,814,867
- Died: After 23 May 1348, Mulgrave, Yorkshire, England 160
~Weis' Ancestral Roots . . . , 156:29, Piers de Mauley called the Second Lord Mauley of Malgrave Castle, m. Eleanor de Furnival, daughter of Thomas, Lord of Furnival.160
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 814
Peter de Mauley, 7 Edward I, paid one hundred pounds for livery of all his lands which he held of the king in capite, by barony of the inheritance of William de Fossard. He was summoned to parliament from 23 Edward I to 3 Edward II. He was one of the barons summoned to attend the coronation of Edward II.
In 29 Edward I, he was among those who had their seals affixed to the letter to the pope, being designated as "Petrus de Malolacu de Mulgrave." He died 3 Edward II leaving his wife Eleanor, daughter of Thomas lord Furnival.
~Baronia Anglica Concentrata, Vol. I, p. 311
• Background Information. 867
Piers de Mauley raised the honors of his family by being raised to the rank as a peer of the realm. He sat in parliament in 23 Edward I, 27, 28, and 33-35 of the same reign. He was of service to Edward I in the wars in Wales, on which occasion, he was to furnish ten horses, completely armed, "One black, with a white foot, price sixty marks; another black, price forty marks; another black, with two white feet, price thirty marks; on dun, price twenty marks; one bay, price eighteen marks; on iron-grey, price forty marks; one sorrel, price eighteen marks; one grey, price forteen marks, and one colt, price on hundred shillings; and to be paid for in money, according to those prices, for every one that he might lose in that service." [Bank's, vol. ii. p. 342] He also served in the wars in Scotland. Piers, the fourth, married Eleanor, daughter of Thomas Furnival. He died in 3 Edward II, and left a son and heir who like his father, was named Piers de Mauley.
~Yorkshire: Historical and Topographical Introduction to a Knowledge of the Ancient State of the Wapentake of Strafford and Tickhill; With Ample Account of Doncaster and Conisbrough. pp. 14-16
• Background Information. 141
Piers de Mauley, the fourth, Lord Mauley, was born 10 Mar 1280/81, at Mulgrave Castle, and was baptized the ninth day after his birth in the chapel there by the Piror of Grosmont. He was one of the heirs of his uncle Gilbert, Lord Gaunt, and after rendering homage on 20 Jul 1302, he was given his part of the inheritance. He was knighted, along with Prince Edward on 22 May 1206 at Wetminster, and accompaned the Prince in his expedition to Scotland. He was summoned to Parliament from 26 Oct 1309 until 22 Jan 1335/36. He was absolved by the Archbishop of York for incest with Aline, the sister of his wife, on the condition that he paid 100 marks to the fabric of Yorker Minister. On 4 Jan 1326/27, the same Archbishop had decreed penance for his adultery with Sara de London. This penance included fasting on bread and small beer on every friday in Lent, the Ember days and Advent, for seven years, making pilgrimages to shrines at York, Hereford, Southwell, Beverley and ripon, and being fustigated seven times before a procession in the church of York. Sometime before 1309, he married Eleanor, daughter of Thomas de Furnival, and likely died soon after May 1348.
~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, (Mauley), Vol. VIII, pp. 562-565
Piers married Eleanor de Furnival, daughter of Sir Thomas de Furnival Knight, 1st Baron de Furnival and Joan le Despenser, before 1299 in Mulgrave, Yorkshire, England 141,160,814.,867 (Eleanor de Furnival was born about 1285 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England.)