||1219 - Peter de Brus recovered Carlton and
other manors in Cleveland.
1222 - Peter de Brus I died and was buried at Guisborough Priory.
He was succeeded by his son, also called Peter.
Peter de Brus II was married to Helewise, daughter and
co-heiress of William de Lancaster, Baron of Kendal.
Peter de Brus II quarreled with the prior of Guisborough over
the agreements made by his father.
The disagreements lasted form 1223 to 1246.
From the Roll of Fines of the 6th Year of Henry III in the
sixth year 1222 Yorkshire.
| and for 40 marks for having the wapentack of
Langberge, which by hereditary right hath fallen to him.
Also, he hath made a fine with us concerning £2 6s 7d, a debt which his father owed to us;
so it is understood that of those £100, for his relief, he hath paid us, at our Exchequer, by his own hand, £50 on the Feast of the Blessed John the Baptist, and in the sixth year; and £50 on the feast of Saint Andrew, the next following year and seven months;
and at the following Easter, in the same year, he is satisfied us for the aforesaid £2 6s 7d. and on the Feast of Saint Michael following, in the same year paid us £40 marks.
So therefore we command you that without delay, you cause the same Peter to have full seizing to him in your bailwick of the aforesaid barony, and of the aforesaid wapentake, with the appurtencances which have fallen to him by hereditary right, and cause him to have in the meantime our peace as to the aforesaid £2 6s 7d of our debt.
Witness Hubert de Burgh, our justiciary at Westminster, on the third day of February."
1227 - The De Bruses took tolls from a market in
Skelton as well as others at Redcar, Marske, Brotton and Girrick.
1230 - Peter de Brus II was responsible under Henry III for dispensing justice throughout Northumberland
1240 - Peter de Brus II went on a pilgrimage to
Palestine with the King's brother, Richard, Earl of Cornwall.
Peter III was married to Hillaria, eldest daughter of Peter de
Mauley, Lord of Mulgrave.
with stick and fist, with arrow and knife"
| 1241 - Peter III paid £200 to the
Crown for the
'relief' of his inheritance.
1246 - Peter de Brus III makes an agreement with the priory of Guisborough that the prior's men will not disturb Peter's wild beasts in Westwyth, that is the deer in the woods around the Westworth farm area behind Guisborough :-
"If the dogs of the Prior cross the boundaries following a
beast into the forest of Peter, whether they take the beast or not,
they shall be recalled by mouth or horn if possible, and shall be
captured without detriment and restored
| 1247 - Peter de Brus III received the
manor of Kirkby in
Kendal on the partition of the lands of his grandfather.
1256 - Prices of bread and ale were controlled; and
penalties were decreed for those overcharging or selling poor
quality products -
Villagers lives were controlled by the Lord of the Manor.
They could not leave.
|They had unfenced strips of land to feed their families, but
had to work the Lord's demesne on certain days.
They had to pay the Lord a fine to marry - the "merchet".
On the peasant's death the Lord had the right [the "heriot"]
to take the family's best beast.
1260 - Peter de Brus III founded a Dominican friary near Yarm.
1265 - Skelton castle was surrendered to Henry III by Peter III who was suspected of supporting Henry's son, Prince Edward.
There is a record of the castle being used for keeping prisoners.
Simon De Montfort summoned the first elected parliament to London.
There were two representatives for the whole of Yorkshire and this allocation did not change until 1821.
1269 - Peter de Brus III was summoned to gather a force for the relief of Alexander III, King of Scotland who was faced with an invasion from Norway.
Peter is made Constable of Scarborough Castle.
1272 Peter de Brus III died childless.