Baron Fulk le STRANGE [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3-4048 was born 4 about 1267. He died 5, 6 on 23 Jan 1324/1325. Fulk married 7, 8 (MRIN:1960) Aelinor GIFFORD-4049.
FULK LE STRANGE, 1st Lord Strange of Blackmere, was born about 1267 and was dead by 23 Jan. 1323/4 [CP, 12:1:343].
He married ELEANOR GIFFARD (or Gifford), who died before her husband. She was daughter of John Giffard of Brimsfield, and sister and coheir of John Giffard.
On 16 july 1289 it was ordered that he should have his brother's lands on the condition of doing homage to the king when Edward I was next in England. In 1294 he was recorded as going to Gascony, and from March 1298 until April 1323 he was summoned for service against the Scots. In Feb. 1300/1 his seal was appended to the Barons' letter to the Pope.
He was summoned to Parliament from 4 March 1308/9 until 26 Dec. 1323. In 1312 he adhered to Thomas Earl of Lancaster, and in 1315 he was pardoned some debts due from his uncle Hamon for service in Gascony. He was appointed seneschal of Aquitaine in 1322, and the same year he was licensed to crenellate his dwelling in Whitchurch Shropshire.
He was field commander of the forces of Edward I and Edward II in Scotland and France, and Sénéschal of the Duchy of Aquitaine.
Children, listed by Weis [AR7] and Cokayne [CP, 12:18]:
i. Elizabeth, in. by March 1323 Sir Robert' Corbet of Moreton Corbet [Weis, AR7, 29A:31].
ii. John, 2nd Baron Blackmere, d. 21 July 1349; in. AnkaretK Boteler, who d. 8 Oct. 1361.
iii. Maud, m. Bryan de Cornwall of Kynlet.
iv. Fulk, left infant daughters Joan (who m. John Careless or Carless) and Eleanor (who m. Edward de Acton) [CP, 14:595-596].