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Saturday, June 19, 2010

Sir Philip de Tilney & Grace Roos

1477552. Sir Philip de Tilney & 1477553. Grace Roos

~1345, Philip de Tylney born in Lincolnshire, England, s/o 2955104. Frederick Tylney & 2955105. Margery Lyne.

~1350, Grace born in England, heir & d/o 2955106. Richard Roos & 2955107. Matilda ?.

8/1/1367, “Writ to: Sheriff of Lincs Sent by: Chancery Endorsement: Reply of Philip de Tylney, Sheriff of Lincs.” (S) UKNA.

5/23/1373, Philip de Tilneve of the county of Lincoln, mainpernor at the Exchequer for Thomas de Boston, clerk, of properties in Boston. (S) CFRs.

6/8/1376, “Letter of attorney. 1) Frederic de Tilney de St. Botho. 2) Philipp de Tilney, his son. (1) to (2) to deliver seisin of manor of Thefford to Thos. de Chosell and others, as above. At Thefford.” (S) UKNA.

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

5/1/1378, “Roger de Kirketon, knight, Robert Bernak, John de Haugh and Thomas de la Launde have demised, delivered and by this our present indented charter have confirmed to Grace the daughter of Richard the son of John de Roos of Tydd.” [This charter concerns the manor of Loveden, Lincolnshire, later known as Tilney Hall.] (S) Original Charter with 4 of its seals intact.

7/1/1378, William de Ufford, earl of Suffolk, John de Wyloughby, Philip de Tilney, … querents … Philip Gernon, … deforciants. (S) Feet of Fines.

11/5/1378, Philip appointed Deputy Butler of Boston [through 11/1382.]

1378, Frederick and son Philip in a property record.

7/1/1378, William de Ufford', earl of Suffolk, John de Wyloughby, Philip de Tilney, …, querents, and Philip Gernon' of Sc'o Bot'ho and Maud, his wife, deforciants. 20 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow, … The earl, John, Philip de Tilney, … have given them 100 marks of silver. (S) Feet of Fines, Lincolnshire.

[––Phillip & Grace––]

~1378, Philip married Grace.

By 1379, Philip’s father died.

10/6/1380, Philip de Tylney, querent, …, deforciants. 3 acres of pasture and a moiety of 1 acre of land in Holbech'. Philip has given them 10 marks of silver. 20 acres of land in Multon' … Philip has given them £20 sterling. (S) Feet of Fines.

5/1381, Peasant Revolt against new Poll tax. [Aka Wat Tyler’s Rebellion.]

1381, Philip on a commission to suppress rebels in Cambridgeshire.

5/1382, Philip involved in “sue out royal letters of pardon.”

6/25/1383, … John Tylneye, … Philip de Tylneye, … querents … William de Thorp, knight, deforciant. (S) Feet of Fines.

11/1/1383, Philip de Tinley, Sheriff of Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire, and keeper of the castle of Cambridge. (S) CFRs.

3/1384, Philip and wife Grace licensed by the bishop of Lincoln to celebrate mass privately.

7/26/1384, Grant by John de Igaldisthorp, to William de Elmham, Knt., …, Philip de Tylneye, …, of the manor of Kenewyk [Kenwick] with the advowson of the church of Clenchwarton. (S) UKNA.

4/1385, Philip on a commission to array men-at-arms in Lincolnshire.

5/1385, Philip executor of the will of Richard Ravenser, archdeacon of Lincoln.

1385, Philip knighted.

11/1385, Philip, M.P. and Knight of the Shire for Lincolnshire.

12/6/1385, Writ de expensis for Philip de Tilney and William de Ayremyn, for £21 12s. for 54 days at parliament at Westminster representing Lincolnshire. (S) CCRs.

5/6/1386, John de Rocheford, the younger, Philip de Tilney, knight, … querents, and John Belle … deforciants. (S) Feet of Fines.

1386, Sir Philip de Tilney, alderman of the Corpus Christi guild.

9/25/1386, “Commission to Ralph Rochford, Robert de Leek and Philip de Tylney, Westminster, knights, to make proclamation in the parts of Holand, co. Lincoln, that no armourers or vendors of arms, armour or horses soil the same at a dearer rate than their reasonable value heretofore under pain of forfeiture; on information that because men-at-arms, archers and others are coming to London on the king's summons to join his army to resist the French invasion, the dealers are raising prices.” (S) CPRs.

11/18/1386, …, Philip Tilney, knight, …; and Sir Thomas Earl Marshal and of Nottingham, Lord de Mowbray and of Segrave. Executors of Sir Richard de Ravenser, late archdeacon of Lincoln, have quitclaimed to Thomas all actions. (S) UKNA.

11/18/1386, Commitment of the county of Lincoln to Philip de Tylneye, during pleasure, so that he answer at the Exchequer as sheriff. (S) CFRs.

5/28/1387, Philip de Tilney de Boston, Sheriff of Lincolnshire. (S) UKNA.

1387-1388, Philip an alderman of the guild of Corpus Christi in Boston.

9/1388 at Cambridge, Sir Philip de Tilney elected Knight of the Shire for Lincolnshire. (S) Parliament and Politics in late Medieval England, Roskell, 1981, P51.

10/17/1388, Writ de expensis for John Bussy knight, and Philip de Tilney, for £17 4s. for 43 days at parliament at Westminster representing Lincolnshire. (S) CCRs.

2/1389, Philip de Tilney, alderman of the Guild of Corpus Christi, with John de Rochford the younger, took the precaution of having the royal licences from Edward III for the founding of the guild reviewed and admitted into the Patent Rolls.

4/20/1389, Philip appointed Steward of the north parts of the Duchy of Lancaster.

10/13/1389, Margery de Tylney, …, querents, and Philip de Tylney, knight, and Grace, his wife, deforciants. The manor of Ryngburgh' in the county of York and 1 messuage, 9 bovates of land and 66 shillings of rent in Kyllyngholme and Alesby in the county of Lincoln … for 200 marks silver. (S) Feet of Fines.

6/4/1390, … Creditor: Philip de Tilney, knight, and John de Rochford, of Boston [Lincs.] … 100m … (S) UKNA. [Philip and John made several loans around this time.]

1390, Philip, M.P. and Knight of the Shire for Lincolnshire.

1391, Sir William Thorpe named Philip as an executor of his will (for which he received 20 marks.)

1391, Sir Robert Swillington named Philip as an executor of his will (for which he received a silver cup.)

6/20/1391, “Debtor: William Seymore, of East Halton. Creditor: Philip de Tilney, knight, of Boston, John Rochford of Boston, …. Amount: £66 13s. 4d.” (S) UKNA.

10/13/1391, James de Roos, knight, Margery Tilney, …, querents, and Philip de Tilney, knight, and Grace, his wife, deforciants. The manor of Loueden' in Tydde of the Blessed Mary. Warranty by Philip and Grace for themselves and the heirs of Grace … for £100 sterling. (S) Feet of Fines.

1391-2, “Philip de Tilneye of Boston, knight, … to grant messuages and land in Boston, … to John de Rochefort, alderman of the gild of Corpus Christi, Boston, and his successors.” (S) UKNA.

2/12/1392, “Quitclaim by William Thirnyng, James Roos, Philip Tilney, John de Tilney, …, of all their rights in the manors of Thorpe Marham, and Milton which they acquired, by fine, of the grant of William de Thorp, Knt.” (S) UKNA.

5/1392, “Philip de Tilneye of Boston, knight, … to grant messuages and land in Boston, … to John de Rochefort, alderman of the gild of Corpus Christi, Boston, and his successors.” (S) UKNA.

9/23/1392, Licence for Philip de Tilneye, knight … John de Rocheford, esquire and others to form a fraternity in honour of God and St Mary at Boston, with Queen Anne as the foundress. (S) CPRs.

1/25/1393, Philip de Tilney, knight, nobleman, and Grace his wife, noblewoman, of the diocese of Lincoln had a papal indult to choose their confessors. (S) Cal. Pap. Reg, Vol. IV, P495.

11/24/1393, Commitment to Philip de Tylney, ' chivaler,' of the keeping of the manor of Alesby, co. Lincoln … (S) CFRs.

1394, Philip a commissioner of sewers for Boston.

3/1/1394, Philip the Steward to the Bishop of Fordham of Ely.

4/4/1394, Philip de Tylney of Tydd wrote his will. To be buried in St. Botulph, Boston. Names sons Frederick and John. Executors: Margery his mother, Grace his wife, John – rector of St. Botulph, … (S) Early Linc. Wills, P83.

Bef. 7/1394, Philip of Boston and Loendon, Lincolnshire, and Ringborough in Holderness, Yorkshire died. [Grace received half of Philip’s goods, and custody of the other half during the minority of son Frederick.]


7/15/1394, Commitment to Margery de Tylney … of the keepmg of the manor of Alesby, … (S) CFRs.

2/1398, Margaret de Tylney (mother-in-law), relict of Frederic de Tylney, of Boston and Grace de Tylney, noble woman, relict of Philip Tylney, of Boston had papal indults to choose a confessor.

4/14/1398, “Indenture, agreement. 1) James de Roos, kt. John Inglesthorp, kt. John Pechell, clerk. 2) John de Rochefort of St. Botho. Reciting that (1) demised manor of Tetford in Isle of Ely with premises there and in Stretham, Ely, Lyttelport and Berwaye for 8 yrs. (from 1394), 40 marks p.a., according to indentures with (2) by consent of Lady Gracia de Tylney and executors of Philipp de Tilney, kt.;.” (S) UKNA.

5/4/1398, Margery de Tylney (Philip’s mother) and Grace de Tylney, of the diocese of Lincoln, noble women had indults to enter as often as they please, with 6 honest matrons, the monastery of enclosed nuns of the order of St. Clare, Denney, in the diocese of Ely. (S) Cal. of Papal Registers, Pope, 1904, P91.

12/6/1398, Quitclaim by Robert Brydde of Tydd St Mary to Grace, late the wife of Philip de Tylney, knight, James Roos, knight, …, of a messuage in the village of Tydd St Mary adjoining land of the rector on the east, …, other land of Grace on the south, and the common road to Tydd on the north.

3/15/1399, Grace de Tylney, noble woman, relect of Philip Tylney, of Boston, of the same diocese. (S) Cal. Of Papal Registers, Pope, 1904, P234.

9/30/1399, Henry IV succeeded Richard II as King of England.

1415, Grace living. (Will of Margaret Skipwith [her niece], widow of Robert, Constable of Flamborough.)

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P697. (S) Visitation of Norfolk. (S) The History and Antiquities of Boston, Thompson, 1856, P374. (S) Archives, Surrey History Centre.

Children of Philip and Grace:

i. Frederick Tilney (738776), born aft. 1378 in England.

9/29/1394, Indenture from James Roos, Knt., … to John de Rochefort of St. Botho the manor of Thetford … if Frederic, s. of Philip de Tilney, kt., and wife Margaret, d. of John de Rochefort, are maintained …

ii. John Tilney, born ? in England.