1431, Thomas born in Nocton, Lincolnshire, England, s/o 65956. John Wimbish & 65957. Margery Blyton.
1433, Thomas’ father died.
1452, John Wingfeild of letheringham, Suffolk, released certain lands to Thomas Wymbish.
5/27/1459, Nicholas Wymbyssh', clerk, Thomas Wymbyssh' of Nocton', …, querents, and John Mason' of Blaunkeney and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants. 3 messuages, 6 bovates of land, 10 acres of meadow and 4 acres of pasture in Potterhanworth'. Nicholas, Thomas, … have given them 40 marks of silver. (S) Feet of Fines, Lincolnshire.
6/28/1461, Edward IV crowned at Westminster, beginning the House of York.
1461-2, Thomas Wymbysh one of the Justices of gaol delivery in the city of Lincoln, delivered to the Treasurer and Chamberlains the rolls of gaol delivery of that city. (S) Hist. Works of Sir Francis Palgrave, 1922, P106.
1465, Thomas Wimbish of Nocton, of age, received possession Wimbish manor.
11/3/1474, Thomas Berkley, knight, …, William Huse, Thomas Wymbyssh', …, querents, and William Slory and Joan, his wife, deforciants. 30 messuages, 30 tofts, 450 acres of land, … [Lincolnshire] … Thomas Berkley … have given them £400 sterling. (S) Feet of Fines, Lincolnshire.
1479, Thomas Wymbish and John Ayleston granted the manors of Osbournby and Water Willoughby to the Priory of Nocton Park. (S) Hist. of Lincoln, V2, 1906, Priory of Nocton park.
8/22/1485, Henry VII succeeded Richard III as King of England.
1/2/1494 at Kyme, By deed dated at Kyme, Robert Tailboys demised inter alia to …, William Huse, knt., chief justice of the King’s bench, Thomas Fitzwilliam, knt., Geoffrey Symeon, Chancellor of Lincoln, Thomas Welby, esq., Thomas Wymbysh, esq., …, by the description of all their castles, manors, lordships, lands, &c., in the county of Lincoln, … to the use of his last will. (S) IPM of Robert Tailboys, Knt. [Thomas’ great-grandson married Robert’s granddaughter.]
6/10/1505, Thomas, age 74, died.
(S) Hist. of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely, V9, 1989, Papworth Everard. (S) Hist. of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely, V8, 1982, Foxton.
· Thomas Wymbish (d.1505) was succeeded by his great grandson, young Thomas Wymbish (b.1521) at the age of 9 years, in 1530 (s/o Christopher). While still under age he married Elizabeth Lady Tailboys of Kyme, a baroness in her own right, and a great heiress. On Thursday October 13th 1541, these young people were honoured by a visit from King Henry VIII and his fifth Queen, Katherine Howard who stayed the night at Nocton with Thomas Wymbish, ‘a relative’ (of Elizabeth). [This Thomas died leaving no heirs.]
Children of Thomas and Margery:
i. John Wymbish, born ~1466 in Lincolnshire, England.
John married Jane Knight, d/o Sir Thomas Knight & Elizabeth de la Haye.
1511, John held the Wimbish manor [originally called Shepreth] Cambridgeshire, previously held by his ancestors 131914. William de Blyton & 131915.Mary Engaine.
9/30/1526, John died, leaving a son Christopher (d.1530), who left a son Thomas (b.1521, d.1551).
ii. Katherine Wymbish (16489), born ~1470 in Lincolnshire, England.