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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Lord Thomas Echingham & Margaret Knyvet

369406. Lord Thomas Echingham & 369407. Margaret Knyvet    

1399, Thomas born in England, heir & s/o 738812. Sir William Echingham & 738813. Joan Arundel.

~1400, Margaret born in England, d/o 1477504. Sir John Knevit & 1477505. Joan Botetort.

1413, Thomas age 13 at the death of his father.

Thomas 1st married Agnes Shoyswell, d/o John.

Margaret 1st married to Sir Robert de Teye.

10/1410, John Knyvet (1477504) granted various properties in Northamptonshire to Robert Ty, knight, and Margaret his wife [of Barsham Suffolk].

1415, Sir Robert de Teye died.

Margaret married 2nd Thomas Marcy, knight.

1418, Charter by Thomas Echingham to Robertsbridge Abbey concerning land in Saleherst.

1/10/1422, “…Lands called Borghame in Etchingham, abutting E. on lands of the abbot and convent of Bayham and of Thomas, Lord of Etchingham, …”. (S) UKNA.

8/31/1422, Henry VI (an infant) succeeded Henry V as King of England.

1423-24, Sir Thomas Marny (Marcy) died.

[––Thomas & Margaret––]

By 1424, Thomas married Margaret.

1424, Thomas de Echingham, lord of the manor of Barsham, patron of the church. (S) Hist. & Antiq’s of Suffolk, V1, Crowell, 1846.

3/26/1425, Grant. William Gyrdele to lord John Holand earl of Huntingdon, Thomas Echyngham, esq, ... and John atte Wode ... Lands and tenements, rents and services called Cokkeslond in Ticehurst ... (S) UKNA.

2/18/1428, … concerning a statute staple for £1000 wherein John Rykhulle is bound to Thomas Echyngham, Thomas Leukenore knight, … (S) CCRs.

4/1428 at Westmounceux, … to Roger Fenys knight, …. Quitclaim … of 32 acres of land, 6 acres of meadow and 120 acres of wood in Worthingh … Witnesses: Thomas Ecchyngham lord of Ecchyngham, … (S) CCRs.

3/5/1430, “Thomas Echingham knight to William Cobbe, …”. (S) UKNA.

4/9/1431, Adam Iwode of Warbulton co. Sussex to Thomas Ecchynghamme, Roger Fenys knights, …. Gift of all his moveable goods and chattels. (S) CCRs, 2/4/1432.

Thomas knighted.

1/28/1433, “Debtor: John Knyvet, knight, … Amount £15. … Creditor … Thomas, lord of Etchingham …”. (S) UKNA.

2/14/1433, “Debtor: Henry Pierpount, knight, … Creditor: Thomas de Etchingham, knight, lord of Etchingham ...” Amount: £28 6s. 8d.”. (S) UKNA.

11/28/1433, Commission de walliis et fossatis ... Sussex ... Thomas Echyngham, knight, ... (S) CPRs.

2/15/1435, John Tamworth, the elder, feofment to Thomas Echingham, Knight, ... Desc Cat. Original Charters, Phillipps, 1835, P108.

5/20/1439, Quitclaim ... Kent ... W: Thomas de Echyngham, kt, lord of Etchingham. (S) UKNA.

7/22/1439, Arbitration award by Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester, between 1) Sir Reynald Cobham and others 2) Sir Thomas Echyngham and others. Manor of Hochleghe in Lamberhurst, Kent. (S) UKNA.

2/20/1440, Demise by John Marny, esquire, to John Hobbes, the elder, ... the manor of Kingsey, except the part assigned as dower to Margaret, wife of Thomas de Echyngham, knight, late the wife of Thomas Marcy, knight, brother of the said John Marny, .: Bucks. (S) UKNA.

7/25/1443, Arbitration award by Sir Roger Fenys, Sir Thomas Leukenore and James Fenys, esq, arbitrators between 1) Sir Reynold Cobham 2) Sir Thomas Echyngham, John Tamworth, John Andeby and Margery his wife. Manor of Hochlegh in Lamberhurst, Kent.

10/1444, Thomas died, buried at Echingham, Sussex. [Will proved 10/28/1444.]

10/13/1444, Writ of diem clausit extremum, after the death of Thomas Echyngham, knight ; Kent. (S) CFRs. [10/21 Writs for Essex and Sussex.]


Aft. 1451, Plaintiffs: Margaret, that was the wife of Thomas Echyngham, knt., and late the wife of Thomas of Marny, knt. Defendants: John of Marny, brother of the said Thomas. Subject: The manor of Colquite (Kylquyte). Cornwall. (S) UKNA.

1460-65, Plaintiffs: Elizabeth, late the wife of Richard Echyngham, esq. and daughter of John Gernegan, esq. Defendants: Margaret Echyngham, mother of the said Richard. Subject: Manors of Kessingland and Blanchard (Blaungeard), petitioner's jointure. Suffolk. (S) UKNA.

1467, Margaret living.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P292. (S) Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1857, P354. (S) Genealogist, V21, Selby, 1905, P245.

Children of Thomas and Margaret:

i. Thomas Echingham, born 1425 in England.

1446, Chitecroft esquire (armiger) to Thomas Echyngham lord of Echyngham. (S) CCRs.

Thomas married Margaret West.

Bef. 3/15/1466, Thomas knighted.

1/20/1482, Thomas died.

ii. Richard Echingham, born ? in England.

Richard married Elizabeth, d/o John Gernegan, esq.

By 1465, Richard died.

iii. Anne Echingham (184703), born ~1435 in Echingham, Sussex, England.

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