Thursday, May 20, 2010

Bell 369396 & 369397

369396. Sir Christopher Moresby & 369397. Margaret de Tilliol {Bell}

1380, Christopher born in England, s/o §Christopher Moresby & §Isabel Derwentwater. (S) Ancestral Roots of American Colonists, Weis, 2004, P46, No. 30.

1391, Christopher heir to his father, age 11, received the manor of Wigginton in socage of the chapter of St. Peter’s Monastery by a service of 20s. (S) Parishes: Wigginton, A History of the County of York North Riding: V2, 1923, pp. 214-216.

~1415, Margaret born in England, d/o 738794. Sir Peter de Tilliol.

1410, 1411, Christopher M.P. for Cumberland.

1415, “… when Sir Christopher Moresby, sheriff of Westmoreland, …”. (S) Public buildings: The Tyne Bridge, Historical Account of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Mackenzie, 1827, P207.

By 3/1422, Christopher, of Scalesby castle, knighted.

1424, 1428, 1438, Christopher Sheriff of Cumberland.

9/22/1429, because there had been no meeting of the shire court, “sheriff, Sir Christopher Moresby, took it upon himself to make out a new return for the altered date, naming More and Thomas Parr as knights of the shire”.

10/25/1429, Christopher an envoy to Scotland to negotiate a truce.

1435, Sir Christopher Moresby, a close friend and later in-law of Sir Thomas Parr.

1435, Margaret and her sister Isabel coheirs to their brother Robert.

3/28/1438, Christopher an envoy to Scotland to negotiate a truce.

1442, Christopher died.

Margaret married 2nd, Thomas Crackenthorpe.

Margaret “remodeled” the interior of Scaleby castle, inherited from her father.

Child of Christopher and Margaret:

i. Christopher Moresby (184698), born bef. 1442 in England.

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