Monday, May 17, 2010

Bond 312424 &312425

312424. Sir William de Thorp & 312425. Margaret ? {Bond}
Women of the English Nobility and Gentry, 1066-1500 (Manchester Medieval Sources)

~1305, William born in England, s/o 624848. Stephen de Thorp.

1326, William de Landeford of Flintham, … William son of Stephen de thorp, and Simon de Sibethorp to grant a messuage, land, and rent in Stoke …

1329, John de Colwick and his wife Joane sued John, son of Geoffrey de Staunton, for service extracted by Sir William do Thorpe, from a tenant at Stoke by Newark. (S) History of Colwick, Cook, 1970.

1329-30, William de Thorp, knt., and Margaret his wife and Hugh de Goushull parson of the church of Radcliffe on Trent, a farthing of rent and a rent of 4 hens and 6 geese in Stoke, Eylestone, Newark & Northgate … remainder to Herbert his Brother … (S) The antiquities of Nottinghamshire, V1, Throsby, 1790, P351.

1341-2, .. messuages, lands, mill, and rent in Great and Little Harrowden, which together with the manor of Finedon were in 1339–40 granted to the same parson and to William de Thorp by Robert Everard of Lubenham, chaplain, and William de la Bruere of Finedon … (S) Parishes: Great Harrowden, A History of the County of Northampton: V4, 1937, pp. 178-185.

1342, Pope Clement VI issued a mandate to the Archbishop of York to cause Margaret de Thorpe alias Horner, to be received as sister in the Poor Hospital of Northallerton. (S) Hospitals: Lowcross - Pontefract, A History of the County of York: V3, 1974, pp. 314-321.

11/13/1347, Margaret made her will: I Margaret de Thorp, wife of Sir William de Thorp knight, ... my body to be buried in the church of Thorpe near Newark and the necessities for my burial … refers to her psalter … (S) Women of English nobility and gentry, 1066-1500, Ward, 1995, P222.

Bef. 7/27/1348, Margaret died. (S) Will proved.

1348, … William son of William son of Stephen de Thorp, … to grant land in Stoke and Holme to the master and brethren of the hospital of St. Leonard at Stoke.

4/25/1350, License for the alienation in mortain by William de Thorp juxta Newark, knight, … land in Thorp by Newerk, co. Nottingham, and 84 acres of meadow in Merflet, within the liberty of Hodernesse, co. York, to a chaplain to celebrate divine service daily at the altar of the Holy Trinity, in the church of St Laurence, Thorp by Newerk, for the good estate of the said William, for his soul when he is dead, and for the soul of his late wife Margaret. (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls, V23, P503.

10/18/1350, Grant, Wm. De Thorp next Newerk, kt. to Sir John de Fenton, chaplain … meadow in Mereflete, Holderness … for souls of late wife Margaret, their children and others … (S) UKNA.

William was buried with his wife in the church on the family estate: “Hic jacet Dom. Willelmus de Thorpe, miles, & Domina Margareta uxor sua …”


Family notes:
• This William does not appear to be the William de Thorp, a judge, committed to the Tower in 1350.

Children of William and Margaret:

i. William de Thorpe, born ? in England.

ii. Adam de Thorpe (156212), born ~1335 in England.

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