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  • ID: I11110
  • Name: Adam Welles
  • Suffix: 3rd Baron Welles
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 22 JUL 1304 in Bonthorpe, Lincolnshire
  • Death: FEB 1345 in Greenfield Priory, Lincolnshire
  • Note:

    Adam de Welles, 3rd baron, summoned to parliament from 20 July, 1332, to 20 April, 1343. This nobleman, at the period of his brother's death, was only sixteen years of age: he attained his majority in the 20th Edward II [1327], and doing his homage had livery of his lands. In the 7th Edward III [1334], his lordship was in the wars of Scotland, and again in two years afterwards, at which latter period he was a knight. In the 16th of the same reign [1343] he was charged with ten men-at-arms and ten archers for the king's service in France, and the like number in the next year. He m. Margaret, dau. of John, Lord Bardolf, and dying 1345, left a dau. Margaret, who m. William, son of William, Lord Deincourt, a son, John de Welles, 4th baron. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, England, 1883, p. 572, Welles, Barons Welles]
  • _UID: 9310DA84F1A0459EBB0534E4B734DFF108FA
  • Change Date: 20 SEP 2005

    Father: Adam De Welles b: in North Elmsall, Yorkshire
    Mother: Joan Engaine

    Marriage 1 Margaret Eleanor Bardolf
    • Married:
    1. Has Children John Welles b: 23 AUG 1334
    2. Has Children Margaret Welles b: ABT 1336
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