Collections for a History of Staffordshire, Volume 11
"Simon Bagot is shown to be Lord of Bromley by Deeds 1 and 2 in the Appendix and by the fine levied in 1198, which has already been mentioned. By this fine Eudo de Mere released all his right in the eighth part of a hide of land in Bromlee to Simon Baghot and his heirs, for which quit-claim Simon granted to Eudo half a carucate of land in Tappeley which Sweyn had held, and Eudo gave the said half carucate to William Baghot to be held by the said William and his heirs of Eudo for 5s. annually. The Bagot deeds show that Tappeley formed a part of Bromley Bagot, but the name is now obsolete. The William Bagot named is probably a younger son of Simon.
It was doubtless in connection with this fine that Simon was summoned before the Justices of Assize at Stafford in 1199, by one of his tenants, John de Wolaveston (Wollaston) who complained that Simon proposed to attorn (i.e. to transfer) his service to Eudo de Mere, who was his enemy. Simon defended his right to do so, but it was subsequently agreed that John should continue to perform his service to Simon as before. Eudes or Ivo de Mere is a frequent witness to the deeds of Hervey Bagot, and was doubtless the contemporary Lord of Maer, which was held under the Stafford Barony. As already shown, he was one of the coparcenerse of Bromley.
Another coparcener was evidently Ralph de Mutton, at this date the head of the knightly family of Mytton of Ingestre, who also held under the Stafford Barony. By Deed No. 1 of the Appendix, Hervey Bagot and Millicent his wife release all their right in the manor of Bromley to Ralph de Mutton and Simon Bagot, and by Deed No. 2, Ralph de Mutton releases all his claim in the same manor to Simon Bagot. The first of these Deeds raises so many difficult questions it is unfortunate that Erdeswick has left us so meagre an abstract of it.
Simon Bagot of Bromley was clearly dead at the date of the Staffordshire Assizes of 5 John, viz. October 1203, for in that year Hugh Bagot, his son, was suing the Abbot of Burton in a plea of mordancestor respecting four acres of wood in Bromley."
|Offspring of Simon Bagot of Bagot's Bromley and unknown parent|
|Hugh Bagot (-1242)||England||1242 England|| Alicia Unknown|
|Offspring of William Bagot of Bagot's Bromley and unknown parent|
|Simon Bagot (-c1203)||England||1203 England|| |
|Agnes Bagot (c1170-)||1170 England|| Simon de Verney (c1165-)|