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Monday, May 31, 2010

Sir Thomas Grene & Margery Mablethorpe

1055430. Sir Thomas Grene & 1055431. Margery Mablethorpe

1344, Thomas Green born in England, s/o 2110860. Sir Henry de Greene & 2110861. Catherine de Drayton.

6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349.

~1350, Margery born in England, d/o §§Sir John Mablethorp. (S) Cat. of Antiquities Exhibited in Ironmongers; Hall, May, 1861.

2/16/1362, Commission to … to make inquisition in the county of Northampton touching a petition of Henry Grene and Thomas, his son, setting forth … manor of Norton Davy in that county … (S) CPRs.

1369, Thomas Grene, age 25, succeeded to his father’s estate of Boughton.

10/6/1369, Order to Richard de Widevill, escheator in the county of Northampton, to deliver to Thomas Grene, son and heir of Henry Grene, ' chivaler,' who held in chief, the lands late of his said father ; as the king has respited his homage and fealty … (S) CFRs. [Also to escheators of Hertford, York, Leicester, and London.]

12/2/1369, To Richard de Wydeville escheator in Norhamptonshire. Order not to distrain Thomas Grene, son and heir of Henry Grene knight tenant in chief, to do his homage and fealty, releasing any distress made; as the said Thomas has done homage and fealty to the king. (S) CCRs.

6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.

12/19/1377, Grant by Robert de Ferrers to Robert Knolles, knight, and Custance his wife, Adam de St. Ives, Thomas Grene, ... the manor of Pancras, ... Middx. (S) CCRs.

3/26/1378, Commission to John Grey of Codenore, Thomas Grene, ... to enquire touching the death of Thomas Drakelowe and Robert his brother, ...,' at Alhokeston, co. Leicester. (S) CPRs.

12/14/1381, Commission to … to preserve the peace … William la Zouche of Haryngworth, William la Zouche the younger, William de Thorp, Thomas de Grene, Henry de Grene, … in the county of Northampton. (S) CPRs.

3/8/1382, Commission of peace ... and of oyer and terminer ... William la Zouche of Haryngworth, William la Zouche the younger, ... Ralph Basset, ... Thomas Grene, Henry Grene, ... John de Lyons, ... Northampton. (S) CPRs.

1383, Thomas enfeoffed William Thirnyng ... of all his manors etc. in the county of Leicester. (S) IPM of Thomas at Leicester.

5/20/1385, Licence for Thomas Grene, who holds custody of the forest of Whittlewode for life, … (S) CPRs.

5/8/1388, Commitment to Thomas Grene, ‘chivaler,’ of the keeping of the castle of Tamworth, co. Warwick, … late of Baldwin Frevyle, knight, … until the lawful age of Baldwin, his son and heir, rendering £20 yearly. (S) CFRs.

7/12/1388, Commission of peace and oyer and terminer … William la Zouche of Haryngworth, William de Thorp, Thomas Grene, knight, Henry de Grene, knight, … in the county of Northampton. (S) CPRs.

7/24/1390, Writ to the escheator [Worcester] to take proof of the age of the heir [of Baldwin Fryvill], the lands &c. of whose inheritance are in the custody of Thomas Grene, knight, by the king’s commitment, until the lawful age of the said heir. (S) CIsPM.

8/29/1390, Thomas Greene, Knt. of Green’s Norton, Northamptonshire died; buried in the church of Green’s Norton with his wife. IPMs in London, Hertfordshire, Leicestershire, Bedfordshire, Bickinghamshire, and Northamptonshire. (S) UKNA.


9/13/1391, IPM at London: ... He died seised ... tenements. Silverstret in Crepulgate ward. 2 contiguous tenements, ... He died on Tuesday the feast of the Decollation of St John the Baptist last. Thomas Grene, his son, aged 22 years and more, is his heir. Hertfordshire: ... manor and advowson of Lynleie. Bedford: The services of one knight’s fee which is held of the barony of Wodehull. Buckingham: Henry Grene, knight, held of him on that day, by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee, the manors of Wolston and Wavynden with the advowson of the church of Wolston, which manors were given to the said Henry and the heirs of his body by Henry Grene, knight, father of the said Henry, with reversion to the right heirs of the said Henry the father. The said service, with the said reversion, descended to Thomas as son and heir of Henry the father. Henry the son and Maud his wife held of the said Thomas on the day of his death, by service of a rose yearly, the manor of Emberton.

9/28/1391, Order to the escheator of Northampton … to cause Thomas, son and heir of Thomas Grene, ' chivaler,' to have full seisin of all the lands which his father held … the king has taken his homage and fealty ; saving to Margery late the wife of Thomas the father her reasonable dower thereof. (S) CFRs.

1392-3, Margery named in the marriage contract of her daughter Amabil. (S) The NY Gen. and Bio. Record, 1922, P258.

Margery died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P187. (S) The Baronetage of England:, 1771, P536. (S) N&Qs, 1993, P414.

Family notes:

·         1319, John Mablethorp born in Lincolnshire, England. There many records for the locality of Mablethorp in the UKNA records for this time, but none found that specifically identify this John.

·         11/12/1327, John de Malton' ... granted for themselves and their heirs that 2 messuages and 3 bovates of land in the vill of Scotthorn' - which John de Malberthorp' and Dulcia, his wife, held for their lives ... (S) Feet of Fines, Lincolnshire.

·         11/18/1336, Walter, son of John de Malberthorp' of Scosthorn', and Constance, his wife, querents, ..., and John de Malberthorp' of Scosthorn' and Dulcia, his wife, deforciants., ... 1 messuage, ... in Scosthorn'. (S) Feet of Fines, Lincolnshire.

Children of Thomas and Margery:

i. Sir Thomas Greene, born 1368 in England.

Thomas married Isabel  ?.

2/1390, The enfeoffe’s of 1383, by indented charter, enfeoffed Thomas Grene, his son, and Isabel, his said son’s wife, of the manor of Keggeworth. (S) IPM of Thomas at Leicester.

Thomas married Mary Talbot.

11/20/1397, Grant for life to Thomas Grene, servant of the chamber, … (S) CPRs.

12/14/1417, Thomas died.

By 6/14/1420, Mary married 2nd John Nottingham without license.

1433, Mary died.

Children in succession:

·         Thomas Greene, [2/10/1399–1/18/1462] ; married Philippe Ferrers, d/o Lord Robert de Ferrers of Chartley & Margaret le Despenser.

·         Thomas Greene, [1430–9/9/1462]; married Mathilde Throckmorton, d/o Sir John Throckmorton of Coughton & Eleanor de Spineto.

·         Thomas Greene, [~1461–11/9/1506]; married Joan Fogge, d/o Sir John Fogge of Repton & Alice Hawte.

·         Maud Greene, [1493–12/1/1531]; married Sir Thomas Parr of Kendal. [gs/o (369398) Sir Thomas Parre.]

·         Queen Catherine Parr, [1512–9/5/1548], wife of King Henry VIII.

ii. Amabil Greene (527715), born ~1370 in Northampton, England.