~1280, Geoffrey born in Yorkshire, England, 2nd s/o 2498736. William le Scrope & 2498737. Constance Fitz Gille.
~1285, Ivette born in England, d/o 2498738. William de Roos & 2498739. Eustache Fitz Ralph.
1307 [and ... years], Geoffrey distinguished himself at tournaments at Northampton [where he was knighted], Guilford, and Newmarket.
7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.
Bef. 5/28/1310, Ivette’s father died.
7/27/1310, Geoffrey received a grant of William de Brakenbury.
11/20/1311, Geoffrey obtained a grant of the manor of Whatton, co. Northumberland, held in chief, from John de Clavering. (S) CPRs.
[––Geoffrey & Ivette––]
By 1311, Geoffrey married Ivette.
2/1312, Geoffrey’s father died.
1312, Grantor: Mary de Nevile, Lady of Middleham; Grantee: Geoffrey le Scrope; Subject: Release of services due for lands in Coverham, Caldbergh, Agglethorpe, and Jarnewyk; County: [Yorkshire, N.R.] (S) UKNA.
1315, Geoffrey certified as a lord of multiple townships in Yorkshire; and serjeant at law, receiving £20 yearly for his expenses.
9/1/1315, Commission to Roger Dammory, … and Geoffrey le Scrope, to survey the wastes of the castle of Knaresburgh, … (S) CPRs.
4/1316, Geoffrey a Justice of the Common Pleas. Hugh le Despenser junior was questioned by Gilbert of Touthby, and Geoffrey le Scrope, who sue on the king's behalf before the lord king. (S) Parliament Rolls, 2005.
7/1/1316, Appointment of Geoffrey de Scrope to take seisin of the castles, towns and manors of Cunygesburth and Sandale, the manor of Wakefeld … and all other manors, land … in the county of York, … co. Lincoln, which John de Warenna, earl of Surrey has granted … further he is to take fealty of the tenants thereof, who are to obey him in all matters. (S) CPRs.
7/1317, Geoffrey 1st summoned to parliament by writ.
1317, Geoffrey received a license to crenellate Clifton-upon-Ure; and received lands of William de Vescy in Kent.
1318, Geoffrey pardoned for acquiring lands in Dalton without a license.
12/1/1318, Appointment during pleasure, of Geoffrey le Scrope, king’s yeoman and serjeant, to the custody of all lands … in the county of Northumberland, which by reason of the rebellion of the tenants, who have adhered to the Scots, … (S) CPRs.
1319, Johanna, daughter of John de Wauton, sold Waltham, Bernolby and Wathe, by royal license, to Geoffrey le Scrope. (S) Antiq’s of Shropshire, V3, Eyton, P182.
1320, Geoffrey sent to Carlisle to treat for peace with the Scots.
10/1320, Geoffrey an auditor of petitions at parliament. (S) CCRs.
4/16/1321, Geoffrey present at the delivery of the Great Seal at Gloucestersire.
2/26/1321, Grant to Geoffrey le Scrope of the marriage of Eustachia, daughter and heiress of Henry de Percy, tenant in chief, minor in the king’s custody. (S) CPRs.
8/20/1321, Geoffrey, king’s yeoman, granted a market and fair at Constable Burton, North Riding, Yorkshire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs to 1516.
3/13/1322, Geoffrey the judge before whom the pleas of the King’s army were held at Tutbury; where he pronounced sentence on Roger de Amory.
1322, Geoffrey obtained granted protection for himself and his tenets in Bracken, Yorkshire.
1322-23, William de Ros (Ivetta’s brother) of Ingmanthorp, knight, by his indenture granted to Galfr. le Scrop, and Ivetta his wife, during their lives, the manor of South Muskham, and of Karleton. (S) Hist. of Nottinghamshire, V3, 1796, South Carleton.
2/27/1323, Geoffrey sent with others to capture “by craft” traitor Earl Andrew Harclay.
3/1323, Geoffrey a Justice that pronounced the death sentence on Andrew de Harcla at Carlisle.
4/1/1323, Power to William de Herle and Geoffrey de Scrope to treat with the men of Scotland to be sent by Robert de Brus … (S) CPRs.
1323, Ivette’s brother William made land grants to them.
9/27/1323, Geoffrey appointed a Justice of the Common Pleas.
3/21/1324, Geoffrey nominated as Chief Justice of the King’s Bench.
1325, Geoffrey with his brother Sir Henry on a commission to treat for peace with Scotland.
1325-26, Geoffrey le Scrope, to Edward II: his advice in a suit concerning the bishop of Exeter and process against William de Airmyn. (S) UKNA.
4/16/1326, Pardon to Agnes … for non-appearance before Geoffrey le Scrope and his fellows, justices of the king’s Bench, … (S) CPRs.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
3/1/1327, Pardon and restoration of Geoffrey le Scrope to the king’s favor … (S) CPRs.
1327, Geoffrey a joint ambassador to Robert de Brus.
2/28/1328, Grant ot Geoffrey le Scrope, the chief justice, … by the forfeiture of Andrew de Harcla, … (S) CPRs.
3/9/1328, “The Abbot of Mont-St-Michel states … Geoffrey Scrope and his companions have been ordered to examine the records … Geoffrey Scrope (le Scrope), justice; …” (S) UKNA.
1328, Geoffrey granted £100 yearly for the life of Queen Isabel, and the reversion of Whitgift manor, Yorkshire after her death.
10/28/1328, Geoffrey granted a market and fair at Masham, North Riding, Yorkshire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs to 1516.
2/9/1329, Enrolment of release by Thomas de Rychemond to Sir Geoffrey le Scrop, knight, of his right in the manor of Borton Conestable. (S) CCRs.
1329, Geoffrey acquired Masham manor, Yorkshire from the heiress of John de Walton.
6/16/1329, Appointment of Henry, bishop of Lincoln, the Chancellor, Ralph de Nevil, William de Monte Acuto, … Geoffrey le Scrope as proctors for the king, to treat with Philip, king of France, for a marriage between his eldest son and Eleanor the king’s sister. (S) CPRs.
7/10/1329, Licence … Geoffrey le Scrope … to celebrate devine service daily … for the souls of the said Geoffrey, Juetta (or Ivetta) his wife, … (S) CPRs.
1329, Geoffrey had protection papers for going beyond the sea with the King.
5/19/1329, King Edward about to cross over to the ports of France to do his homage, gave a procalmation that peace was to be preserved throughout the city of London.
12/19/1330, Geoffrey succeeded his brother Henry as Chief Justice of the King’s Bench.
By 1331, Ivette died.
Bef. 1331, Geoffrey, Knt. of Masham, … Yorkshire married 2nd Lora de Furnival, widow of John de Usflete. [No children.]
1332, Geoffrey opened the parliaments held that year.
1332, Ivetta named as Geoffrey’s [former] wife. (S) Tait, 1897.
1/1/1333, Geoffrey’s brother Henry chartered and abbey to pray for the souls of the family members naming their father and both of their wives.
12/5/1333, Order to cause allowance to be made to Peter de Saltemerssh, sheriff of York, … by bill of Geoffrey le Scrop, chief justice of these pleas. (S) CCRs.
1/24/1334, Geoffrey summoned to parliament to give counsel with others to the king. (S) CCRs.
1334, Geoffrey with the William de Clinton and John, the Archbishop of Cantebury to treat with King Philip of France.
1334, Geoffrey obtained a patent whereby he was released from the obligation of leaving the kingdom to serve against the King’s enemies.
1/26/1335, Enrolment of grant by William de Munketon to Sir Geoffrey le Scrop, knight, of the advowson of the church of Scurueton, to hold for himself, his heirs and assigns. Witnesses: Sir Henry le Scrop, … (S) CCRs.
1/22/1336, Summons to attend parliament to be holden at Westminster on Monday after Sunday in Mid-Lent next, to treat with the other prelates, magnates, and chief men of the realm upon divers arduous affairs touching the king and the state of the realm. … To Geoffrey le Scrop. Summons to attend at the said day and place to give his counsel with others of the council. (S) CCRs.
1336, IPM of Henry le Scrope: York, Manors of Herneby, Bolton-upon-Swale, and Caldewell held of Sir Geoffrey le Scrope. (S) IsPM, Edward III. [Henry is Geoffrey’s brother.]
3/1337, Geoffrey a commissioner at York to explain to assembled barons the King’s intentions in invading Scotland.
10/6/1337, Order to Geoffrey le Scrop and his fellows, justices appointed to hold the pleas before the king, to summon before them all coroners of the county of Kent and other counties … to cause answer to be made for the chattels of felons and fugitives etc. (S) CFRs.
3/6/1338, Order to the collectors of thc custom on wools … port of Kyngeston upon Hull to take from Geoffrey le Scrop 20s. on the sack, … permit him to take to foreign parts 200 sacks of wool ; in the first passage of the king's wools sent to foreign parts for the expedition of the king's affairs there … Geoffrey may export 200 sacks of his wools and of the wools of his sons and nephews and of the executors of the will of Henry le Scrop, his brother, from the said port … (S) CFRs.
1338, Geoffrey and the Earl of Northampton preceeded King Edward and his army to Antwerp, Flanders. Geoffrey had a retinue of 10 knights and 40 men-at-arms.
7/1339, Geoffrey as a “Secretarius noster” empowered to negotiate a marriage between the eldest son of Louis, Count of Flanders and Isabella the King’s daughter.
9/20/1339, Geoffrey left England with King Edward and a force of 12,000, invading Cambresis, Tournai, Vermandois and Laon [in what is now far northern France.] After devasting much of the countyside, Geoffrey met with Bertrand de Montfaucon, a French Cardinal, took him to the top of the castle of Cambresis, and showed him that they had destoyed everything in a 15-mile radius. Geoffrey asked the cardinal “My lord, does it seem to you that the silken cord which runs around the edge of France is broken?” (S) Chronicles of the Age of Chivalry, 2000, P236.
10/1339, Geoffrey at Vironfoss [Burenfos] when the French and English armies met.
6/1340, Geoffrey at the siege of Tournay, France with 40 lances including his son Henry.
12/2/1340, Geoffrey died in Ghent, Belgium; buried at Coverham Abbey, Yorkshire.
12/11/1340, Order to the escheator in the counties of York etc. to take into the king's hand the lands late of Geoffrey le Scrop, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.
2/20/1341, Order to the executors of the will of Geoffrey le Scrop forthwith to cause to be brought to the Exchequer … The like to the executors of Henry le Scrop [Geoffrey’s brother] … (S) CFRs.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P740. (S) The Controversy Between Sir Richard Scrope and Sir Robert Grosvenor, Nicolas, 1832.
Child of Geoffrey and Ivette: [5 sons, 3 daughters]
i. Henry le Scrope (624684), born 9/29/1312 in Masham, Yorkshire, England. [Heir]