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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Sir William Gascoigne & Margaret Clarell & John FitzWilliam

369282. Sir William Gascoigne & 369283. Margaret Clarell & John FitzWilliam

~1397, Margaret born in Aldwark, Yorks, England, youngest d/o 738566. Thomas Clarell & 738567. Maud Montgomery.

8/15/1397, John Fitzwilliam born in England, heir & s/o 475384. John Fitz William.

6/21/1399, Henry IV succeeded Richard II as King of England.

1405, William born in England, s/o 738564. Sir William Gascoigne & 738565. Joan Wyman. (S) Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, V6, P372.

[––John & Margaret––]

1/19/1410, “Marriage settlement made by indenture between John Fitzwilliam and Thomas Clarell' on the occasion of the marriage of John son of John and Margaret daughter of Thomas Clarell ... Thomas shall pay 450 marks to John ... John, the father, will convey to Thomas the manor of Derthyngton ... For 10 years or until the marriage ... ” (S) UKNA. [John Fitzwilliam, s/o 475384. Lord John Fitz William & 475385. Eleanor Green.]

3/20/1413, Henry V succeeded as King of England.

12/17/1419, William’s paternal grandfather died.

4/20/1421, Sir John Fitzwilliam to Robert his brother. A messuage ... in Westhathelsay, Yorks, .... After his death, reversion to brother William; after his death, reversion to brother Ralph, and after his death, reversion to son John, and his heirs for ever. (S) UKNA.

12/28/1421, John died in Rouen, France. [In the service of Thomas, Duke of Clarence, s/o Henry V.]

[––Margaret & Robert––]

Margaret married 2nd Robert Waterton.

2/22/1422, The rents and revenues of the manors of Plomptr[e], Emley and Hathilsey which they had previously granted to John Fitzwilliam, esquire. [Sheffield, Yorkshire.] (S) UKNA.              

3/28/1422, William’s father died. [William’s father spent much of 1413-1422 out of England.]

8/31/1422, Henry VI succeeded as King of England.

1423, William age 18.

1424, William knighted.

[––William & Margaret––]

2/7/1425 in the Sheffield district of Yorkshire, William, Knt., of Gawthorp, Yorkshire clandestly married Margaret. (S) Testamenta Eboracensia, Raine, 1865, P247. (S) Monument at Harewood Church.

11/16/1429, Debtor: William Gascoigne, knight, and John Thwaytes, gentleman. Amount 250m. (S) UKNA.

1430-35, William a MP for Yorkshire.

11/7/1433, Appointment of James Strangeways, William Gascoigne, knight, … to deliver the king’s gaol of York of Ralph Greystok, knight. (S) CPRs.

1434, William took an oath not to maintain peacebreakers. (S) CPRs.

1/3/1436, William Gascoigne, ‘chivaler’ and Robert Waterton, ‘chivaler’, to come to parliament representing the county of York. (S) CFRs.

5/17/1441, Quitclaim … [West Yorkshire] Witnesses: William Gascoigne, Robert Burdett, … (S) UKNA.

11/4/1441, Commitment of the county of York and castle of York to William Gascoigne, ‘chivaler,’ so that he answer at the Exchequer as sheriff and keeper. (S) CFRs. [For 1 year.]

11/30/1443, Commitment to William Gascoigne, knight, of the keeping of 3 bovates … co. York, … co. Essex, … co. Lincoln, … by death of William Ingilby … (S) CFRs.

1444, Grantor: Stephen le Scrope, Esquire. Recipient: Sir William Gascoigne, knight. Place or Subject: Manor of 'Roos Hall' in Little Wyghton [Weighton, Rowley]. Marriage settlement. County: Yorkshire (East Riding) (S) UKNA.

1444, William pardoned in the killing of Thomas Dawson.

12/9/1446, Commitment to William Gascoigne, knight, … of the keeping of all the messuages … late of William Ingilby … co. Essex, … co. Lincon, … co. York …. (S) CFRs.

2/3/1449, Thomas Chaworth’, knight, … querents, and William Gascoigne, knight, and Margaret, his wife, deforciants. The manors of Kelfeld' and Broghton' [Yorkshire] … Thomas, … have given them 200 pounds sterling. (S) Feet of Fines, Yorkshire.

1449-50, “Appointment of attorneys: William Gascoigne knight, William Scargill Sen Esq and Thomas Dodworth appoint Henry Gascoigne and Richard Dodworth and John Smith to deliver to John Savile and Alice his wife seizin of manor of Thornhill.” (S) UKNA.

By 1452, Margaret died.


1/20/1452, William Gascoign', knight, …, Henry Gascoign' …, querents, and Thomas Metham, knight, and Mundana, his wife, …  deforciants. 3 messuages … [Yorkshire]. William, …, Henry … have given them 100 marks of silver. (S) Feet of Fines, Yorkshire.

12/5/1452, Grant by John lord Darcy, knt., to William Scargill, the elder, … Witnesses:- Ralph Graystok and William Gascoigne, knts., and others (named). York. (S) UKNA.

5/6/1453, William Brocas the younger esquire to Ralph lord Cromwell, William Gascoigne knight, William Gascoigne, William Scargill the elder, Robert Nevill esquires, John Appulton and Thomas Clarell clerks, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manors of Wolston and Askewith co. York, … (S) CCRs.

1453, William died, buried in Harewood.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P203.

Child of John and Margaret: [2 sons, 1 daughter]

i. John Fitz William Esq., born ~1415 in England.

John, of Sprotborough, married Elizabeth, d/o Sir Thomas Chaworth, knight.

12/1/1474, John died in Haddlesey, buried at Sprotborough.

Children of William and Margaret: [4 sons and 5 daughters]

i. Alice Gascoigne (184641), born ~1425 in England.   

ii. Sir William Gascoigne, born ? in England.

William married Joan, d/o John Nevill of Oversleigh.

5/24/1454, Grant … Witnesses: John Austell; William Gascoygne … (S) UKNA.

Aft. 1456, William knighted.

1460, William fought at the Battle of Wakefield as a captain under Sir Henry Percy.

1461, William fought at the Battle of Towton.

1463-4, Sir William died.

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