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Sunday, August 22, 2010

Lord William Phelip & Julian Erpingham

3802844. Lord William Phelip & 3802845. Julian Erpingham

~1345, William Philippes born in Dennington, Suffolk, England; s/o §§William Phelip & Katherine Chamberlain.

~1360, Julian born in England, d/o 7605690. Sir John Erpingham.

11/6/1363, William, for services associated with a highway, granted for 1 year to take from all persons passing customs to be applied in the repairs.

Julian 1st married Roger Hauteyn, s/o William.

Roger was killed at Ingworth by Sir John de Colby. (S) Hist. & Antiq. of Norfolk, 1781, P248.

1371, William’s mother Katherine died; leaving him Little Wilbraham.

2/25/1373, Order to deliver in dower to Maud who was wife of Thomas de Veer earl of Oxford tenant in chief such as are in his bailiwick of the knights' fees … one knight's fee and a half in Little Wilberham held by William Phelip and his parceners at 100s. … (S) CCRs.

12/2/1375, William and others pardoned for £50 of their trespass in acquiring in fee the castle and town of Orford, Suffolk. (S) CPRs.

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

5/1378, William de Ufford earl of Suffolk … to … knights … William Phelip … Quitclaim of the castle and town of Orford, the manors of … (S) CCRs. [Many receivers listed.]

[––William & Julian––]

~1380, William married Juilian.

5/1/1383, William an executor of William de Ufford, late earl of Suffolk.

10/1/1383, … complaint by Margaret Mareschall, countess of Norfolk, that Roger Boys, knight, William Phelipp,… and others broke her closes and houses at Framelyngham, Bongey and Saham, co. Suffolk, felled her growing trees, fished in her fishponds, and carried away trees, timber …

7/20/1386, Feoffment of William Phelip of Denyngton, … to John atte Grene of Somerleton. (S) UKNA.

5/1387 at Colby, Simon de Felbrigge knight to William Philipp and Juliana his wife. Gift of a yearly rent of £10, to be taken during the life of the said Juliana of the grantor's manor of Colby and of all his lands in Banyngham, Colby, Tutyngton, Erpyngham, Southfelde, Felmyngham and Ingworth called Guchil, … and for greater security he has put them in seisin by payment of 2d. (S) CCRs.

1390-91, William Phelip and others to grant messuages, land, rent, and a mill to the abbess and sisters of the Order of Minoresses at Bruisyard (Suffolk). (S) UKNA.

1392, William lord of Little Wilbraham.

2/18/1395, William Phylipp witnessed a feoffment of the manor Chebenhale in Fresyngfeld by John Straunge, kt. (S) UKNA.

3/6/1399, William Philippe, nobleman, and Juliana his wife, noble woman, of the diocese of Norwich granted an indult to choose their confessor, who, after hearing their confession, may grant them absolution and enjoin a salutary penance. (S) Cal. of Papal Reg’s, V5, 1904, Regesta 68.

9/30/1399, Henry IV succeeded Richard II as King of England. [Richard II died a prisoner in the Tower.]

10/1399, John Glemham to Thomas Erpyngham (Juliana’s brother), Simon Felbrigge knights, William Phelipp and Juliana his wife, and to the heirs and assigns of the said Thomas, Simon and William. Quitclaim of all the lands, rents and services which they had at this date in Little Glemham. (S) CCRs.

12/5/1399, Commitment to Thomas Erpyngham, 'chivaler,'—by mainprise of … and William Philippes of the county of Suffolk,—of the keeping of the manors of Framelyngham Castell, Kelsalc and Same, co. Suffolk … (S) CFRs.

5/28/1400, William and others on a commission in Suffolk about the tolls and customs of Dunwich and its port.

12/5/1402, William Phelip of Suffolk a mainpernor for Edmund Barry. (S) CCRs.

11/1403 at Denham, Henry Popham esquire, … Quitclaim of the manor of Denham co. Suffolk … Witnesses: … William Philipp, … (S) CCRs.

By 1405, William died.


1412, Julian [aka Gillian] occupied Little Wilbraham.

Juliana died.

 (S) Memorials of the Cranes of Chilton, Appleton, 1868, P64. (S) The Gentleman’s Magazine, V159, P261. (S) Topo. Hist. of the Co. of Norfolk, V6, 1807. (S) The King, the Crown, and the Duchy of Lancaster, Castor, 2000, P75. (S) Hist. of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely, V10, 2002, Little Wilbraham.

Family notes:

·         Katherine Chamberlain previously married to ? Hemesi, and had a son Brian Hemesi.

·         1369, Katherine Chamberlain and her sister were heirs to their brother William Chamberlain.

·         Some genealogies make Julian d/o Sir Robert Erpingham – but this is not supported by the timeline.

·         6/27/1428, Julian sister and heir of her brother Sir Thomas Erpingham. (S) Hist. & Antiq. of Norfolk, 1781, P248.

·         2/26/1429, Writ for IPM for Thomas Erpyngham, Knight. Lincolnshire: … He held £100 rent for life … Thomas died 6/27 last. William Philip, knight, is kin and next heir of Thomas as the son of Juliana sister of Thomas, aged 40 and more. (S) CIsPM.

Children of William and Julian:

i. William Phelip (1901422), born 1383 in England.

ii. John Phelip, born 1384 in England.

John, the younger married Matilda, widow of Walter Cooksey.

11/16/1408, John Phelip, William Phelip (1901422) and John Wynter to Richard lord Grey. Recognisance for 200 marks, to be levied etc. in Worcestershire. (S) CCRs.

John married 2nd Alicia [born 1404, d/o Thomas Chaucer & Matilda Burghersh.]

1413, The manor of Laon, owned by the crown, granted to John and his wife Alice.

1414, John enffeofed Thomas Chaucer with the manor of Laon.

1415, Sir John Phelip knighted with a Yorkist collar.

6/20/1415 in London, Sir John Phelip wrote his will leaving his brother William as his heir: other mentioned – wife Alice, late wife Matilda and 3 children of Walter Cooksey, Sir Thomas Erpingham “mon oncle”, Andrew Botiller his brother-in-law.

9/2/1415, John, age 31, died in Harfleur of dysentery. John had 30 men-at-arms and 90 archers in his retinue. (S) De Antiquis Legibus Liber, Stapleton, 1846, P-CLVI.

Alicia married: Thomas, earl of Salisbury, and William de la Pole, 1st duke of Suffolk.

1475, Alice died.

iii. Katherine Phelip, born ? in England.

Katherine married Sir Andrew Boteler, knight.

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