Name: Isolde de Belhous 1
Change Date: 21 MAY 2007
Heiress of Stanway.
My interpretation of VCH is that she was dau of John.
About 1002 Aelfflaed, widow of Ealdorman Byrhtnoth, directed that Stanway, Essex, and 19 other estates should go to King Ethelred after her death. (fn. 17) Stanway was held by Harold in 1066 and by the Conqueror in 1086. (fn. 18) It followed the descent of Colchester castle, passing from Eudes the sewer (d. 1120) to Hamon of St. Clare, and to Hamon's descendant Hawise de Lanvalai and her husband John de Burgh. (fn. 19) The manor was held of John de Burgh's successors the Fitz Walters as of the manor of Lexden in 1375, and the overlordship was recorded until 1589. (fn. 20)
Before 1274 John de Burgh enfeoffed John Belhus. (fn. 21) By 1285 Stanway had passed to Thomas Belhus of Ramsden Belhouse, who was succeeded before 1314 by his son John. John (d. before 1319) (fn. 22) was followed by his sons Thomas (fl. 1327) and John, who died before 1366 and was succeeded by his son Thomas (d. 1374). Thomas's daughter Joan died in infancy in 1375, and Stanway passed to her cousin Joan Castelyn, who married Robert Knevett. (fn. 23).
Father: John de Belhous
Mother: Alice Baynard
- Joan Castelayn
- Type: Web Site
Title: Dave Utzinger?s database
Author: Dave Utzinger
- Type: Book
Periodical: Victoria County History of Essex