~1375, Hugh born in Yorkshire, England, s/o 156212. Adam de Thorpe & 156213. Katherine ?.
1384, Hugh’s father died.
[––Hugh & Elizabeth––]
Bef. 1400, Hugh’s 1st wife, Elizabeth, died.
8/16/1400, Katherine widow of Adam Thorp … to Hugh de Thorp her son, manor … [Nottinghamshire: Thorpe, Stoke, Newark & Sleton, also Yorks.] (S) UKNA.
10/26/1400, Grant. Hugh son and heir of Adam de Thorp to Thos. Gra of York, … manor [same as 8/16] … (S) UKNA.
[––Hugh & Grace––]
By 1401, Hugh married Grace.
2/25/1401, Hugh de Thorpe and wife Grace made a grant to John de Flaubarow, vicar of Thorpe, and Wm. de Hampton, chaplain; with remainder to right heirs of Hugh. (S) UKNA.
7/28/1414, Hugh de Thorp granted Henry Foster of Newark a messuage in Carter Gate and another in Le Beaumond.
5/1/1415, Indenture whereby Hugh de Thorpe, Esquire, grants to Henry Forster, draper, … and Katherine his wife, a tenement in Cartergate, between the messuages of Robert Benyfeld on the North , and William Clifford, Chevalier, on the South.
5/11/1421, Hugh again leased property to Henry Forster, lands in Newerk and Northgate. (S) UKNA.
1421, Hugh died; John, son and heir age 16 and more.
9/20/1421, Writ for IPM of Hugh de Thorp, esquire, who held by knight service of Thomas the brother and heir of John late lord de Roos, … York. (S) CFRs.
1424, Grace, widow of Hugh de Thorp Esq., gave a bond for £26.13.4 to Robert Merflete, Rector of Sutton Yorkshire.
Grace married 2nd Robert Doyle of Thorp.
(S) A Reappraisal of the Medieval Ancestry of the Cranmers of Aslacton, Matthew Hovious, 2008.
· Undated: Indenture witnessing that Robert Doyle of Thorp, near Newerk, esq., and Grace his wife, formerly wife of Hugh de Thorp, esq., have demised to John Cranmer of Aslacton and Alice his wife, daughter of the said Hugh, all their lands and tenements, rents and services, with appurtenances in Newerk and Northgate near Newerk, to hold the same for five years, paying annually one red rose at the feast of St. John the Bapt. (S) UKNA.
· If Alice was born in Nottingham, this must have been the home of her mother Grace.
Children of Hugh and Grace:
i. John de Thorpe, born 1405 in England.
5/18/1422, Commitment to Nicholas Wymbyssh of York … of the keeping of a moiety of the manor of Marflete, York, … by the death of Hugh Thorp, esquire, … by reason of the minority John de Thorp, son and heir of the said Hugh … together with his marriage … (S) CFRs.
ii. Alice de Thorpe (39053), born by 1421 in Yorkshire, England.