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Thursday, May 27, 2010

950660 Wentworth-Clifford

950660. Sir Philip Wentworth & 950661. Mary Clifford

~1420, Philip born in England, heir & s/o 1901320. Roger Wentworth & 1901321. Margery Despenser.

Bef. 1422, Mary born in England, d/o 1901322. John Clifford & 1901323. Elizabeth Percy.

6/30/1446, “Margery Hovell of Nettlestead, widow; and Roger Wentworth, esquire, Margery Lady Roos his wife, Philip Wentworth, esquire, their son, …” (S) UKNA.

1447, Philip M.P. for Suffolk.

11/9/1447, Philip appointed Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk.

8/12/1449, “Debtor: Thomas, Lord Roos. Creditor: Roger Wentworth, esquire, Philip Wentworth, esquire, …” (S) UKNA.

5/1450, Philip Constable of Llanstefan castle.

Bef. 4/20/1455, Sir Philip knighted.

5/22/1455, Philip carried the royal standard at the 1st battle of St. Albans.

1457, Philip sent on embassy to Scotland.

8/5/1457, Philip and others sent to offer the king’s obedience to the Pope.

1458, Philip, his mother Margery and his children “of both sexes” received a papal indult to choose their confessor.

1459, “Philip Wentworth, knight … Wentworth states that following the death of Fastolf of Broke Hall that he defended the rights of the king in the lands, and bought the marriage of the heir for himself.” (S) UKNA.

12/20/1459, Philip appointed Chief Steward of Clare and Constable of Clare Castle.

7/10/1460, Philip fought at Northampton for King Henry VI.

3/29/1461, Philip fought at Towton, fled to Scotland and attained.

11/1462, Philip held Dunstanburgh for Margaret of Anjou with Sir Richard Tunstall and John Morton.

5/14/1464, Philip at the battle of Hexham, taken prisoner by Yorkists.

5/18/1464, Philip beheaded at Middleham castle, Yorkshire. (S) The Wars of the Roses, Weir, 1995, P326.

Mary buried at the Friars Minor at Ipswich, Suffolk.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P614.

Children of Philip and Mary:

i. Henry Wentworth (475330), born 1448 in England.

ii. Margaret Wentworth, born ? in England.
Margaret married Thomas Cotton.