2955112. Lord Edmund de Thorpe & 2955113. Joan Bainard
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8/29/1319, Edmund born in England, s/o 5910224. Lord Robert de Thorpe & 5910225. Beatrice de Hengrave.
Joan born in England, d/o Robert Baynard & Maud ?, s/o §Robert Baynard & Lucia Fraxino, d/o §Sir Roger de Fraxino.
2/1/1327, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
1330, Edmund heir to his father.
1331, Joan’s brother Thomas heir to their father. [Thomas age 26.]
1340, Edmund heir to his older brother John [but John’s wife Joan held property in dower]. (S) Massingham Parua Past and Present, McLeod, 1882.
Bef. 1342, Edmund married Joan.
Joan heir to her brother Thomas who died siesed of the manors of Colkirke and Gately, Norfolk. [There was a attempt to set aside her inheritance, but Bishop Bateman certified that she was legitimate.]
1343, Edmund held Hengham’s manor [which was held by Robert Baynard of Whetacre in 1331.]
1345, Edmund heir to his brother John de Thorp, [who had died in 1340, but his widow Joan Eshe died in 1345, then married to Roger le Strange].
6/18/1346, Whereas Edmund de Thorpe, tenant of a moiety of the manor of Combes, held in chief, by his deed manumitted John Adgor, … held of the said Edmund … by the rent of 12s. and doing suit at the court of the said Edmund of Combes every three weeks … (S) CPRs.
7/12/1346, Edward landed an invasion force of 10000 in Normandy, which marched north plundering the countryside. Edmund de Thorp served in the retinue of Thomas, earl of Warwick.
8/26/1346, Edmund fought at Crecy, north of Paris.
1347, Edmund at the siege of Calais. [Calais captured 8/4/1347.]
6/22/1351, Licence for Edmund de Thorp, to enfeoff Edmund de Ufford, ‘le frère,’ … of one moiety of the manor of Combes … for them to grant to Robert de Ufford, earl of Suffolk … (S) CPRs.
3/5/1353, Commission to Robert de Thorp and Henry Grene to make inquisition in the county of Suffolk touching a grievous complaint by merchants of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Berwick on Tweed that … ships … driven ashore … as has been testified by letters patent … shewn before the king and council, Edmund de Eingrave, ‘chivaler,’ Edmund de Thorp and others … claiming the goods and merchandise as wreck … (S) CPRs.
2/21/1354, “Debtor: Edmund de Thorpe [held fee in Colkirk, Brothercross Hundred, Norfolk], knight. Creditor: William, Bishop of Norwich [Norfolk]. Amount: £20.” (S) UKNA.
10/20/1359, “… manors of Horham and Wutton [Wotton in Horham] late of Sir Esmond de Thorp', kt and Dame Beatrice his mother, …” (S) UKNA.
1361, Edmund’s mother, holding a third in dower, died.
1365, Edmund presented John de Holm as chaplain at North Creak.
4/24/1369, Association of Edmund de Thorpe, Robert Mortimer and Edmund Gourney in the commission of peace, … county of Norfolk. (S) CPRs.
6/24/1370, Commission to Edmund de Thorp, sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk. … keepers of the peace … (S) CPRs.
2/2/1371, Commission to … buy 500 quarters of wheat in the said county … hire threshers and winnowers for the same, bring the wheat to the nearest possible sea place … to be … taken to Calais … Edmund de Thorp, sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, … (S) CPRs.
10/28/1371, Licence, at the supplication of the king’s kinsman, Richard, earl of Arundel, for William de Ufford, earl of Suffolk, to enfeoff … of the manors of Walsham and Wikes Ufford, co. Suffolk, held in chief, and for the said feoffees to grant the same to the said earl of Suffolk, Edmund de Thorp, knight, Roger de Boys, knight, … (S) CPRs.
1373, Edmund and Joan, as heir of Thomas, brought a suit [unsuccessfully] against Lord John Willoughby, who had acquired Chatgrave manor.
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.
(S) Visitation of Norfolk. (S) Baronia Anglica Concentrata, V2, Banks, P144. (S) An Essay Towards the Topographical History of the County of Norfolk, Parkin, 1808. (S) Collections of a History of Staffordshire, V18, 1897, P181.
• Children: sons Edmund, Thomas, John who received lands in Suffolk, Robert who received Bunwell; daughters Beatrix, Joan.
Child of Edmund and Joan:
i. Edmund Thorpe (1477556), born ~1345 in England.