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Friday, August 6, 2010

Sir Philip le Despenser & Elizabeth Tibetot

3802642. Sir Philip le Despenser & 3802643. Elizabeth Tibetot

1365, Philip born in England, heir & s/o 7605284. Philip le Despenser & 7605285. Elizabeth ?.

1370, Elizabeth born in Nottinghamshire, England, coheir & 3rd d/o 7605286. Sir Robert de Tibetot & 7605287. Margaret Deincourt.

4/13/1372, Elizabeth’s father died.

4/14/1372, Writ for IPM of Robert Tibetot, knight. Bedford: Sonyngdon. £26 yearly farm receivable … He died on 13 April, 46 Edward III. His daughters Margaret, aged 6 years and more, Millicent, aged 4 years and more, and Elizabeth, aged 2 years and more, are his next heirs. (S) CIsPM.

8/7/1372, Commitment to Richard Lescrop of the wardship of all the lands late of Robert Tybetot, … until the lawful age of Margaret, Millicent, and Elizabeth, his daughters and heirs, together with the marriages of the said heirs, rendering £227 7s. 3.75d. yearly. (S) CFRs.

2/3/1374, Whereas … granted to Richard Lescrop the keeping of the lands late of Robert Tybetot, who held in chief, during the nonage of Margaret, Millicent and Elizabeth, his daughters and heirs, together with their marriage, rendering yearly … for the keeping and paying of 1,000 marks for the marriage, … (S) CPRs.

7/13/1377, Richard II, age 10, crowned king of England.

4/2/1380, Elizabeth’s mother died.

4/7/1380, Writ for IPM of Margaret, late the wife of Robert Tibetot, knight. Leicester: Edemersthorp. The manor … Barkeston. A messuage and a carucate of land, … She died on 2 April last. Margaret, Millicent and Elizabeth, her daughters by the said Robert, aged respectively 14 years, 12 years and 10 years, are her heirs. Lincoln: Langar. The manor, with the advowson of the church … Gloucester: Oxindone. The manor … (S) CIsPM.

4/8/1380, Commitment to Richard Lescrop, 'chivaler,' of the keeping of all the manors and lands which Margaret late the wife of Robert Tibetot, 'chivaler,' held in dower or otherwise for life of the inheritance of Margaret, Millieent and Elizabeth, daughters and heirs of the said Robert, to hold the same, with the issues since Margaret's death. (S) CFRs.

6/3/1383, Henry de Beamys, knight, held …  the manor of Great Limber, … granted it by licence of Richard II to Philip le Despenser, senior, Philip le Despenser his son, and James de Roos, knights, by his charter. (S) IPM of Philip (7605284).

Bef. 5/12/1385, Philip knighted.

1385, Philip did homage for his father’s lands of the manors of Nettlestead and Barrow, Suffolk; Chatham, Kingston and Sibton, Kent; Lindsell and Little Stambridge, Essex; and Marston, Lincolnshire.

[––Philip & Elizabeth––]

Bef. 11/23/1385, Philip married Elizabeth.

12/10/1385 in London, “Partition made between Sir Roger Lescrop and Lady Margaret his wife, daughter and heiress of Robert Tibtoft knight, Stephen Lescrop and Milicent his wife, daughter and heiress of Robert Tibtoft, Philip le Despenser and Elizabeth his wife, daughter and heiress of Robert Tibtoft concerning property in Bedfordshire, Essex, Gloucestershire, Kent, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Suffolk and Wiltshire .” (S) UKNA.

12/10/1385, Philip le Despenser the father and Philip le Despenser the son knights to Richard Lescrope knight. Recognisance for £1,000 to be levied etc. in Lincolnshire. (S) CCRs.

3/26/1386, Appointment of Henry de Percy, earl of Northumberland, Robert de Wilughby, John de Beaumont, Ralph de Cromwell, Philip le Despenser, … William de Burgh, … to enquire by jury of the county of Lincoln … (S) CPRs.

11/10/1391, King Richard II confirmed the charter of Philip le Despenser, knt., tenant of the manor, of a market and fair at Great Limber, Lincolnshire. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.

11/3/1392, John De La Warr and Philip Le Despenser, knights, Mr. Eudo La Zouche … to Robert of Willoughby, knight, son of Lord John of Willoughby, knight … Property: manors of Eresby, Willoughby, …

11/6/1397 at Batisford, 1414, Philip witnessed deeds of Ralph Hemenhale. . (S) Suffolk Record Office.

10/13/1399, Henry IV crowned king of England.

1400-01, “Philip le Despenser and James Roos, knights, …” (S) UKNA.

8/1/1401, Philip’s father wrote his will: … to Philip his son, a new chausuble of red velvet, a missal, a principal chalice, and girdle, a book called Calas, a book of Romance, and a book of Evangelists; … (S) Histories and Antiquities of Suffolk, Gage, 1838, P4.

8/4/1401, Philip’s father died.

9/3/1401, IPM of Philip le Despenser, knight. York: Cowden in Holderness, 7 messuages, 10 tofts, 24 bovates, … He died on 4 Aug. last. Philip his son and heir is aged 36 years and more. (S) CIsPM.

9/14/1401, Philip, age 36, took livery of his lands. (S) CCRs.

1403, Philip received a papal indult for a portable altar.

1404, Philip held the manor of Parlington by the seizing of half a knight’s fee.

2/27/1407, “John de Skypwith to Thos. Langley, bishop of Durham, Wm. Roos lord of Hamlake, Philip Le Despenser lord of Gednay, John of Copuldyk, Thos. Haulay, kts., …” (S) UKNA.

4/30/1411 at Barisford, 1414, Philip witnessed deeds of Ralph Hemenhale. (S) Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich.

7/8/1414, Order to give Elizabeth who was wife of Henry de Bello Monte knight livery of the knights' fees …  the moiety of one knight's fee in Irnhame held by Philip le Despenser at 50s., … (S) CCRs.

6/20/1424, Philip, knt. of Goxhill, Lincolnshire, and Camoys in Toppesfield, Essex died; buried at Grey Friars, Ipswich, Suffolk.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P613.

Family notes:

·         Memorials of the Tiptofts, in the Grey Friars, at Norwich, founded by Lord Tiptoft: Buried – Sir Robert Tiptoft, knt., and Dame Una, his wife; Sir Robert Tiptoft, the younger; Margaret, wife of Sir John Tibtoft, Esq.; Elizabeth Lady Spencer, wedded to Sir Philip Spencer, daughter of Robert Tibtoft; Philip, George, and Elizabeth, children of Sir Philip Spencer; Joan , daughter of Sir Hugh Spencer.

Child of Philip and Elizabeth:

i. Margery Despenser (1901321), born 1399 in England. [Heir]

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