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Monday, May 24, 2010

Sir Thomas Gerbridge & Mary Maxfelde

738582. Sir Thomas Gerbridge & 738583. Mary Maxfelde

~1345, Thomas Gerbrigge born in England, s/o 1477164. Edward Gerbridge & 1477165. Margaret Peyver.

1381, Thomas Gerberge M.P. for Norfolk.

2/25/1382, Writ de expensis in favour of Stephen de Hales and Thomas Gerberge, of £33 12s for 84 days representing Norffolk when summoned to Westminster on the morrow of All Souls last. (S) CCRs.

12/21/1382, Commission … for the establishment of quiet, to keep the peace … John de Mauteby, Thomas Gerberge, Thomas de Erpyngham, … in the county of Norfolk. (S) CPRs.

Mary died.


Thomas Gerberde married 2nd Elizabeth Wachesham (738581), mother of his son-in-law.

1382-83, Thomas knighted.

11/1/1383, Thomas Gerberge knight and Elizabeth his wife ‘lately’ granted to the said Edmund de Thorp, knight, … a moiety of the reversion of the manor of Wortham co. Suffolk. (S) CCRs.

1386, Thomas M.P. for Norfolk.

1387, Sir Thomas Gerbridge settled Marlingford on Sir Edmund Thorp.

10/25/1387, Commitment to Laurence Whitele, parson … by mainprise of Thomas Gerberge, knight, of the county of Suffolk, … (S) CFRs.

10/14/1388, Commitment to Tideman de Wynchecombe and Michael Rogers, monks,—by mainprise of Thomas Gerberge, ' chivaler,' of the county of Norfolk … (S) CFRs.

12/11/1389, Order, upon petition of Thomas Hemgrave knight, Edmund Clopton and Thomas Cretynge who are in the Tower, by command of the king, by mainprise of William de Elinham knight of Suffolk, John Bussy knight of Lincolnshire, Edmund de Thorp the younger and Thomas Gerberge knights of Norffolk to set the petitioners free, that command notwithstanding; as the said knights have mainperned in chancery body for body and under a pain of 1,000 marks to have them before the king and council at the next parliament. (S) CCRs.

7/14/1391, Thomas Gerberge knight and Thomas Chaundos clerk, to John duke of Aquitaine and Lancastre. Recognisance for 800 marks, to be levied etc. in Norffolk. (S) CCRs.

5/12/1396, Memorandum of a mainprise under a pain of 1,000 marks by Robert Morle, Thomas Gerberge, Benedict Cely and Walter Bitterley, knights for John Colvyle knight, … (S) CCRs.

7/20/1398, Writ of supersedeas by mainprise of … of Norffolk, in favour of Thomas Gerbrygge knight at suit of Robert Asshecombe citizen and 'browderer' of London for debt. (S) CCRs.

3/18/1399, Writ of supersedeas, in favour of Thomas Gerberge knight at suit of Thomas Barsham citizen and draper of London and Walter Gautroun draper of London for debt. (S) CCRs.

1402, Elizabeth died.

5/10/1402, Thomas Gerbrigge of Norffolk, John Cursoun of Essex, knights, mainpernors of Nicholas Trentham. (S) CCRs.

12/5/1402, To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Edmund Barry, Edmund Bere and James Billyngford of Norffolk, in favour of Thomas Gerberde of Marlyngford co. Norffolk, at suit of Thomas Rolfe citizen and skinner of London for debt. (S) CCRs.

11/29/1404, Thomas Gerberge knight to Thomas Talbot knight and Nicholas Wychyngham. Recognisance for £45, to be levied etc. in Norffolk. (S) CCRs.

1409, Thomas Gerbridge presented Robert Folsham as Rector Wood Norton, Norfolk. (S) Essay Topo. Hist. Norfolk, Bloomfield, 1808, P315.

Sir Thomas of Norfolk married 3rd Cecily, widow of Sir Thomas Gyney.

5/1/1412, Thomas Gyney, son of Thomas Gyney knight deceased, to Simon Felbrigge, … Quitclaim … whereof they are tenants for life of Cicely his mother, wife of Thomas Gerberge knight, by grant of John Howard, John Hevenyngham knights, Edmund Barry esquire, … (S) CCRs, 3/10/1412.

1412, Edmund Berrye a feoff to Sir Thomas Gerbridge.

1430, Thomas died; buried in the Lady Chapel of the White Friars at Norwich, by his 2nd wife Elizabeth.

(S) Norfolk Archaeology, V4, 1855, P16. (S) The Paston Family, Richmond, 2002, P118.

Family notes:

·         There is an early contemporary ‘Thomas Gerberge knight’ (d.1374) with wife Alice who is in many later records.

Child of Thomas and Mary:

i. Alice Gerbridge (369291), born ~1377 in Norfolk, England.