Reginald de Cornhill

Reginald de Cornhill was king's justiciar, the High Sheriff of Kent from 1191 to 1198 and High Sheriff of Surrey from 1213 to 1215. In 1203 the prior and convent of Prittlewell Priory, in return for a quitclaim of a moiety of the advowson of the church of North Shoebury, granted to Reginald and his heirs the perpetual right to present one clerk to be a monk in their house.(From: 'Houses of Cluniac monks: Priory of Prittlewell', A History of the County of Essex: Volume 2 (1907), pp. 138-41. URL: Date accessed: 09 February 2007.)

Also, he was constable of Rochester Castle in 1215 on behalf of its then holder Stephen Langton, archbishop of Canterbury. He opened its gates to William d'Albini and his troops, whom the barons rebelling against king John had sent to the castle to hold it against the king. He held out against the king's 2 month siege.

Through his wife Maud he had a claim to the stewardship of St Augustine's Abbey, Canterbury, which he and his wife quitclaimed for 80 marks and 50 acres in land by fine in 1197.

His father, Gervase, had also been sheriff of Kent in 1170-74, as was his brother, Henry, in 1189-92.

External links

* [ Prisage on wine, sent by John to Reginald in 1205]

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • William de Cornhill — Infobox bishopbiog name =William de Cornhill religion =Catholic See =Diocese of Coventry Title = Bishop of Coventry Period = 1214 ndash;1223 Predecessor = Geofrey de Muschamp Successor =Alexander de Stavenby ordination = bishops = post = date of… …   Wikipedia

  • Rochester Castle — asked to be buried in the small graveyard under Rochester Castle wall , though his wishes were ignored. [Citation last =Forster first =John author link = title =The Life of Charles Dickens place= publisher = year = volume =Book Twelfth: The Close …   Wikipedia

  • First Barons' War — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=First Barons War partof= caption= date=1215 1217 place=England casus=Baronial discontent with government of King John territory=None result=French invasion repelled. Eventual return to status quo, with some… …   Wikipedia

  • 2000 New Year Honours — The insignia of the Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George: Andrew Wood was awarded the Grand Cross in this Honours list. The New Year Honours 2000 for the United Kingdom were announced on 31 December 1999, to celebrate the year… …   Wikipedia

  • List of abbeys and priories in England — Contents 1 Overview 1.1 Article layout 2 Abbreviations and key …   Wikipedia

  • List of religious leaders in 1220 — 1219 religious leaders Events of 1220 1221 religious leaders Religious leaders by yearSee also: List of state leaders in 1220 Buddhism*Karma Pakshi, Karmapa of the Karma Kagyu (1204 1283) *Kunga Gyeltsen, Sakya Master of Tibet (1216… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Privy Counsellors (1952–present) — This is a List of Privy Counsellors of the United Kingdom appointed since the accession of Queen Elizabeth II in 1952. Due to political ties, some Prime Ministers from Commonwealth realms also are ascended to the British Privy Council as… …   Wikipedia

  • Парри, Эдвард Эбботт — Эдвард Эбботт Парри Edward Abbott Parry судья, драматург, писатель Дата рождения …   Википедия

  • Парри, Эдвард — Эдвард Эбботт Парри Edward Abbott Parry судья, драматург, писатель Дата рождения: 2 октября 1863 …   Википедия

  • Парри Эдвард Эбботт — Эдвард Эбботт Парри Edward Abbott Parry судья, драматург, писатель Дата рождения: 2 октября 1863 …   Википедия

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.