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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Sir Thomas Dacre & Elizabeth Bowet

1901426. Sir Thomas Dacre & 1901427. Elizabeth Bowet

~1410, Thomas Fenys de Dacre born in England, s/o 3802852. Thomas Dacre & 3802853. Philippe Neville.

1416, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 3802854. William Bowett & 3802855. Amy de Ufford.

8/31/1422, Henry VI (an infant) succeeded Henry V as King of England.

Bef. 1432, Thomas married Elizabeth.

1433, … complainants … Thomas de Dacre, knight, lord of Dacre and Gillesland, and Philippa his wife … moiety of the manors of … with remainder successively to Thomas son of the said Thomas Dacre for life  … (S) Feet of Fines, Cumberland.

1434, Thomas presented to the church of Benacre, Suffolk in right of his wife. [Apparently because Elizabeth had not reached full age.]

By 1434, Thomas knighted.

5/10/1434, Commission to Thomas Dacre, knight, William de Haryngton ‘chivaler’ … [Cumberland] to make inquisition … (S) CPRs.

4/22/1435, “This indenture made betwixt Richard [Neville] Erle of Salisbury.. and Thomas Dacre, Knygth, son and heire to ye lorde Dacre …” (S) UKNA. [Richard is Thomas’ uncle.]

1438, Sir Henry Inglose and Amy convey the manor of Horsford to Elizabeth. [Likely because she had reached full age, Amy the step-mother of Elizabeth.]

5/16/1442, Power for sir William FitzHugh, Sir Thomas Dacre, of Gillesland, and sir Christopher Curwen, to receive the oaths of the wardens of the West Marches to observe the truce with Scotland. (S) Rymer’s Foedera with Syllabus, V11, PP2-17.

5/20/1443, Thomas Dacre the elder knight to … and Richard earl of Salisbury. Bond in 1,000 marks. Condition, that the said Thomas, John Dacre, Ralph Dacre, Richard Dacre his sons [Thomas included], all other sons of his, … shall abide and obey the award of the said bishop and earl, arbitrators … (S) CCRs.

4/1448, Fine between Thomas Hoo the younger ... querents, and Thomas Dacre, knt., and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants, ... manors and advowsons, ... to ... Thomas and Elizabeth for life. With remainder ... to Robert Fenys and Philippa his wife ... remainder to in default to Richard Fenys and Joan his wife ... (S) Abstract, Feet of Fines, Sussex, V3, 1916, #3092.

5/16/1452, Licence, for £7 paid … for Thomas Dacre, lord of Dacre, knight, and Philippa his wife to grant to William Marsshall, clerk … the manors of Irthyngton, … co. Cumberland, … with successive remainders to Thomas Dacre, knight, son of the said Thomas, to Thomas Dacre, son of John Dacre, knight, deceased, … (S) CPRs.

1455, Thomas died before his father.

7/4/1455, Writ of diem clausit extremum, after the death of Thomas Dacres, knight, directed to the escheators in the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk. (S) CFRs.


1459, Elizabeth died.

4/7/1459, Writ of diem clausit extremum, after the death of Elizabeth late the wife of Thomas Dacre knight, directed to the escheators in the counties of Sussex and Suffolk. (S) CFRs.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P252.

Family notes:

·         They [the Ufford daughters] married, respectively, Richard and William Bowett, and as Ela died without issue the whole manor was in the hands of Sir William Bowett by 1412. The manor then passed into the Dacre family when Sir William Bowett's daughter, Elizabeth, married Sir Thomas Dacre. (S) UKNA.

Children of Thomas and Elizabeth: [3 daughters, only Joan had heirs.]

i. Philippe Dacre, born ? in England.

Philippe married Sir Robert, s/o 1901424. Sir Roger Fiennes & 1901425. Elizabeth Holand, brother of Joan’s husband.

ii. Joan Dacre (950713), born 1433 in England.