1477556. Lord Edmund Thorpe & 1477557. Margaret de la Rivere
The History of Norfolk: From Original Records and Other Authorities Preserved in Public and Private Collections
~1345, Edmund born in England, s/o 2955112. Edmund Thorpe & 2955113. Joan Baynard.
~1347, Margaret born in England, d/o 2955114. Richard de la Rivere & 2955115. Maud Briton.
10/6/1368, King Edward I attended the wedding of Edmund and Margaret de la Rivere.
Edmund de Thorp, senior [4th Lord Thorpe of Ashwellthorpe], settled Thorp manor on his second son Thomas, with remainder to Sir Edmund de Thorp, Knt., his eldest son. (S) Hundreds of Depwade.
6/16/1377, Commission of oyer and terminer to … Edmund de Thorp, … on complaint by Henry, bishop of Norwich, … assaulted him at Bishop’s Lenn, co. Norfolk, … (S) CPRs.
5/4/1380, Commission to … Edmund de Thorp, … to enquire touching the death of Simon de Flitcham … at Geytop, co. Norfolk. (S) CPRs.
1380, Edmund enfeoffed his manors and advowsons for an annunity of £100.
1381-2, Edmund de Thorpe, kt. John Plays, Robert Howard, and Roger de Boys, knights, …, to grant the castle of Mettingham, the manors of Ilketshall and Mells, three-fourths of the manor of Bramfield, … of a chantry to be removed from Raveningham to the said castle, John Plays retaining land in Weeting, and Robert Howard in Garboldisham (Norfolk). Suffolk. Norfolk. (S) UKNA.
4/2/1383, “Debtor: Edmund de Thorpe, knight [held fees in Wreningham, Humbleyard Hundred, and in Gateley, Launditch Hundred, and in Fundenhale, Depwade Hundred, Norfolk]. Creditor: William de Eton, and Thomas Hert, citizens of Norwich [Norfolk]. Amount: £18 6s. 8d.” (S) UKNA.
1387, Sir Thomas Gerbridge settled Marlingford on Sir Edmund Thorp.
11/6/1387, “… Edmund de Thorpe, kt, John Plays, kt, Robert Howard, kt, Roger Boys, kt …” (S) UKNA.
1389, Debtor: Edmund de Thorpe, knight [held fees in Wreningham, Humbleyard Hundred, and in Gateley, Launditch Hundred, and in Fundenhale, Depwade Hundred, Norfolk] Creditor: William de Eton, and Thomas Hert, citizens of Norwich [Norfolk]. Amount: £18 6s. 8d. (S) UKNA.
1393, Edmund, 5th Lord Thorpe of Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk, Knight of the Shire; died leaving 5 marks to anyone who would make a pilgrimage for him to St. James the Apostle.
(S) The History of Norfolk, Mason, 1885, P59. (S) Visitation of Norfolk.
• There are 3 Edmunds in succession – some records are possibly attributed to the wrong Edmund.
Child of Edmund and Margaret:
i. Edmund Thorp (738778), born ~1369 in England.