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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Sheriff Philip Tilney Esq. & Isabel Thorp

369388. Sheriff Philip Tilney Esq. & 369389. Isabel Thorp  

1400, Philip Tylney born in Lincolnshire, England, s/o 738776. Frederick Tilney & 738777. Margaret Rochefort.

~1400, Isabel born in Lincolnshire, England, coheir & d/o 738778. Sir Edmund Thorp & 738779. Joan de Northwood.

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

9/1414, Isabel, unmarried, named in the will of her mother.

~1416, Philip married Isabel, acquiring the manor of Gately. (S) Hist. & Antiq. Norfolk, 1781, V6, P24.

1422, Philip age 22, of Boston, … in right of his wife.

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

1425, Philip a ‘gentilman’ of Lincolnshire. (S) CCRs.

5/1/1434, Knights of the Shire of the county of Lincoln to receive the oath of the following … Philip Tylney, esquire … (S) CPRs.

By 1435, Isabel received Ashwelthorpe on the death of her older sister.

1/1436, Sir Ralph Rochford (cousin of Philip) assessed for a graduated tax at £349, highest in Lincolnshire. Philip was 2nd highest at £198. [£51 was held in dower of his mother.] (S) Rochford of Fenne and Stoke Rochford, 2016, V1. [Philip: £124 in Lincolnshire, £50 in Norfolk, £8 in Suffolk, £16 in York. (S) Lincolnshire Gentry, Mackman, 1999, P277.]

1/18/1436, Commissions of array … Philip Tylney in Lincoln, parts of Holland. (S) CPRs.

1436, Philip and Isabel held court at Ashwelthorpe.

11/10/1436, Isabel died; buried as Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk.


11/7/1437, Philip, Sheriff of Lincolnshire. (S) CFRs.

12/5/1437, William bishop of Lincoln and Philip Tylney of Boston, by them certified in chancery at command of the king. (S) CCRs.

1438, Philip Tilney, of Boston, Sheriff of Lincolnshire. (S) Hist. of Lincoln, Willson, 1816, P206.

1440, Walter Hasyngham staying with Philip Tylney, esq. of Lincolnshire. (S) CP40no717.

1437, Philip identified as “one of the gentry of the county” by Fuller.

10/31/1453, Philip, esq. died; buried in Lincoln Cathedral.                  

(S) Fifty Ancestors of Henry Lincoln Clapp, 1902, P73. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P697. (S) Visitation of Norfolk. (S) Hist. & Antiq. of Boston, Thompson, 1856, P374. (S) Hist. of Norfolk, V1, Mason, 1885, P60.

Family notes:

·         From headstone of Philip: “Hic iacet Philipus Tilney, Canonicus et Residentiarius Ecclesie Cathedralis Beate Marie Lincoln: nuper Armiger; Filius Fre- derici Tilney Armigeri, Filii Philippi Tilney Militis, ac maritatus Isabelle uni Filiarum Edmundi Thorp de Ashwell-Thorp in Comi tatu Norfolcie Militis, et Domine Johanne Domine de Scales, …”. From footstone: “Passed the Pilgrimage of this present Lyf, Resteth Sir Philip Tilney, clased in your Sight, In his yourth Esquier, and so Wedded to his Wyf, The Daughter and Heier of Edmund Thorp Knight. And Awnt to Thomas Lord Scales discended of Lyne right.” (S) Hist. of Norfolk, V5, 1806, Thorp.

Children of Philip and Isabel:

i. Hugo Tilney, born ? in England.

Child: Philip Tilney of Suffolk, Knt. Child of Philip: Agnes married Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk.

ii. Frederick Tilney (184694), born ~1418 in England.

ii. Grace Tilney, born? in England.

Grace married Oliver Sutton.

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