Peter de Birkin
Emma de Lasceles
Adam de Birkin
(-Abt 1181)


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Adam de Birkin

  • Born: Birkin, West Riding Yorkshire, England
  • Marriage: Maud de Cauz 1201
  • Died: Abt 1181, Yorkshire, England

bullet   Another name for Adam was Adam Fitz Peter de Birkin.1201

bullet  Information about this person:

• Web Reference: The History of Laxton.
Matilda de Caux, married as her second husband, Adam de Birkin. Adam's father, Peter de Birkin, was married to Emma de Lasceles, also from West Riding.

• Background Information. 1201
Matildis de Cauz
gave the town of Ronstone (in Lincolneshire, in which county a good share of this barony lay) with the advowson of the church to the Knights Templars, and it belonged to the preceptory of Temple Bruer, (i. e. on the heath) to which Robert de Everingham afterwards gave and confirmed that manor. Her husband, Adam Fitz-Peter, and she, gave to God, and Saint John, and the monks of Pontesract, half the mill of Stainburgh, to which deed Thomas Fitz-Peter, and Roger Fitz-Peter, his brothers, and Robert his son, amongst the rest were witnesses. He likewise gave and confirmed to them half a bovat in Fareburne. His son John for the health of his own soul, and of Joane his wife, and for the safety of their bodies, gave and confirmed to the said monks thirteen acres of meadow in Smethall, which his said father gave, and two oaks every year against Christmas in his wood of Byrkin, and one buck in his park, in the feast of St. John before Port Latin, and half the mill of Stainburg, with the suit belonging to the moyety of the mill. Peter, and Roger, and William, his brothers, were witnesses amongst the rest to his deed.

Adam married Maud de Cauz, daughter of Robert de Cauz and Sybil Basset.1201

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