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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Lord Thomas Bardolf & Avice de Cromwell

3802846. Lord Thomas Bardolf & 3802847. Avice de Cromwell

~1365, Avice born in England, d/o 5910026. Lord Ralph de Cromwell & 5910027. Maud de Bernak.

12/22/1369, Thomas de Bardolf born in Birling, Kent, England, s/o 7605692. Lord William Bardolf & 7605693. Agnes de Poynings.

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

[––Thomas & Avice––]

Bef. 7/8/1382, Thomas married to Avice.

1382-3, “William de Bardolf, knight, to grant the manor of Ruskington to Thomas his son, Avice wife of the said Thomas, and the heirs of their bodies, retaining the manors of Caythorpe, Westborough and Fillingham. Lincoln.” (S) UKNA.

1384-5, “William Bardolf, knight, to settle certain manors on himself for life, with remainder to Thomas his son and his wife Avice and the heirs of their bodies, … Notts.” (S) UKNA.

1/29/1385, Thomas’ father died.

1389-90, Thomas, as 5th Lord Bardolf, son and heir of William Bardolf of Wyrmegay (Wormegay), knight: Sussex (proof of age missing, writ only). (S) UKNA.

1390-1404, Thomas summoned to parliament.

2/12/1391, … concerning the advowsons of Wirmegeye priory, Westbrigge church, Whynbergh church, Garveston church, Canteleye church, and the first presentation to Northrungton church, the second and third turns belonging to Thomas Bardolf … . (S) CCRs.

4/24/1392, Commission de walliis et fossatis to Thomas de Bardolf … knights, … counties of Cambridge and Norfolk. (S) CPRs.

9/8/1392, Notice of the prorogation of the parliament summoned at York on the morrow of the Translation of St. Edward the King next; and order to give notice to singular the persons by him warned to be present. … Edmund duke of York, Thomas duke of Gloucestre, Edward earl of Roteland, 9 other earls, Thomas Bardolf of Wyrmegeye and 37 others, including John Grey of Godenore. (S) CCRs.

1394-5/1395, King Richard II invaded Ireland with a force of 8000 and subjugated multiple Irish chieftans.

10/30/1395, Protection with clause volumus … staying in Ireland on the king’s service … Thomas Bardolf of Wermegey, knight. (S) CPRs.

5/20/1397, A mainprise under a pain of 500 marks, made in chancery by Reynold de Grey of Ruthyn and Thomas Bardolfe of Wormegeye knights for John de Welle knight. (S) CCRs.

2/8/1399, Commission of array … Thomas Bardolf of Wirmyngeye … county of Norfolk. (S) CPRs.

4/26/1399, Going by the king’s licence to Ireland, Thomas Bardolf of Wirmgey, knight, nominating … (S) CPRs. [This trip to Ireland by Richard II allowed Henry IV to succeed to the crown.]

4/30/1399, Grant … during the life of Thomas Mortymer, knight, her husband, of Agnes Bardolf, at the supplication of the said Agnes [previously wife of Thomas’ cousin William], and Thomas Bardolf of Wermyngeye, knight, … (S) CPRs.

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

2/5/1400 at Westminster, Licence, for 40 marks paid by her to the king, for Matilda late the wife of Ralph de Cromewell of Tateshale, knight, to enfeoff Thomas de Bardolf of Wormygay, knight, Richard Gray of Condore, knight, Robert de Scales of Noysilles, knight, … of her manor of Candelesby … (S) Patent Rolls of Henry IV, V1, P191.

5/24/1400 at Westminister, Henry IV approves the grant [made 8/12/1319 to Roger Damory and his wife Elizabeth] and confirms it to Thomas de Bardolfe, Roger's kinsman and heir. (S) UKNA, Canterbury Cathedral Archives.

2/22/1401, Order of the treasury to pay to Thomas Bardolf the arrears of 100 marks a year yet remaining due since … (S) CCRs.

7/14/1402, Commission to Thomas de Bardolf, ‘chivaler,’ … to array all men at arms … of the county of Norfolk … (S) CPRs.

5/1405, Thomas joined Henry Percy (7605292), the Earl of Northumberland in his rebellion against King Henry IV, and with him fled to Scotland.

1405, When royal forces numbering 37,000 under Ralph Neville, Earl of Westmorland, marched northward, Earl Henry fled to Scotland. Henry’s allied leaders, Archbishop Scrope of York and Thomas Mowbray, Earl of Nottingham, were captured and beheaded.

7/18/1405, Order to Henry Percy, earl of Northumberland, to appear in person before the king, … the like to Thomas Bardolf, ‘chivaler’. (S) CPRs.

8/9/1405, Grant to the king’s knight Henry Fitz Hugh and Elizabeth his wife … which Thomas Bardolf had … on account of his forfeiture … (S) CPRs.

12/4/1406, Thomas declared a traitor and attained.

1407, Henry Percy, with the support of Thomas Bardolph and some Scots, recrossed into England. They were trapped by royal forces at Braham Moor in Yorkshire.

2/18/1407, Thomas wounded and captured at the battle of Bramham Moor, Yorkshire; but died before being executed. [His head was placed on one of the gates of Lincoln. The earl was killed.]


4/27/1407, The King restored Ruskynton to Avice with the manor of Calthorpe and other lands.

5/30/1408, Writ for IPM of Thomas Bardolf, Knight. Oxford: Edward II gave the manor of Holton to Roger Damory and Elizabeth his wife, the king’s niece, and the heirs of Roger. So they held it, Roger in his demesne as of fee, Elizabeth in free tenure. Elizabeth died. Roger had issue Elizabeth and died. She held it, and had issue William. He held it, and had issue Thomas Bardolf, knight. His son Thomas Bardolf, knight, had issue Anne, wife of William Clifford, knight, and Joan, now wife of William Phelip. Thomas held the manor until the judgment against him in the parliament of 1406 at Westminster. … He died on 18 Feb. last. Anne and Joan are his daughters and heirs, aged 19 years and more, and 18 years and more. Leicester: Henry II by letters patent granted to Thomas Bardolf and his heirs by Rose, daughter of Ralph Hauselyn, the manor of Hallaton, … Ralph Hauselyn, grandfather of Rose, … Thomas held it and it descended successively to Dodo, his son by Rose, to William his son, William his son, Hugh his son, Thomas his son, William junior his brother, Thomas his son, John his son, William his son, and so to Thomas Bardolf, knight, his son, who had issue Anne, wife of William Clifford, knight, and Joan, now wife of William Phelip. … Nottingham … Hertford … Edward I by letters patent granted the manor of Watton at Stone to Isabel, widow of Hugh Bardolf, for life with remainder to William her son and his heirs, and so it descended to Thomas Bardolf, knight … Sussex: … Edmund Gonevyll … the manor of Barcombe, … should remain to Edmund and John de Lenne, and the heirs of John, should remain to John Bardolf of Wormegay, Elizabeth his wife, and the heirs of their bodies. They held and it descended to William their son, and Thomas Bardolf, knight, his son. … (S) CIsPM.

1421, Avice died.

10/1/1421, Writ for IPM of Annis late the wife of Thomas late lord de Bardolf in Norfolk and Suffolk. (S) CFRs.

11/7/1421, Order to the escheator in the county of Suffolk … to make a partition into two equal parts of all the lands in his bailiwick late of Annis late the wife of Thomas late lord de Bardolf … and to cause William Phelipp, knight, and Joan his wife, one of the daughters and heirs of the said Annis, to have full seisin of Joan's pourparty, as the king had taken William's fealty and for one mark paid in the hanaper has respited until Easter next the homage due from him by reason of his having issue by his wife… to retain in the king's hand until further order the pourparty of Anne the other daughter and heir of the said Annis. (S) CFRs.

(S) A Gen. and Heral. Dic., Burke, 1831, P25.

Family notes:

·         The ancestors for 10 generations of the Bardolf lineage are given in a confirmation of a grant of 5/10/1438 to Anne and Joan, daughters of Lord Thomas Bardolf and Avice de Cromwell.

·         3/21/1413, Revocation … manor of Haloughton, … of letters patent of Henry IV … granting the manor … to his consort Joan, queen of England. … by an inquisition … that Henry [III] by letters patent granted the manor to one Thomas Bardolf and his heirs of the body of Rose the daughter of Ralph Hanselyn … of the inheritance of Ralph Hansely grandfather of the said Rose … descended to one Dodo … to William … to Hugh … to Thomas … without heirs … to William son of the said Hugh … to Thomas … to John … to William … to Thomas, late lord Bardolf … descended to Anne [eldest sister] … and Joan [Bardolf] … (S) CPRs.

·         Thomas’ brother William became his heir, dying without children in 1424. Anne and Joan became William’s heirs.

Children of Thomas and Avice:

i. Anne Bardolf, born 6/24/1389 in England.

1409, “Anne, daughter of Thomas, Lord Bardolf, and wife of William Clifford, knight: Lincolnshire (proof of age).” (S) UKNA.

5/20/1409, Writ for Proof of age of Anne daughter of Thomas Lord Bardolf and wife of William Clifford, Knight. The jurors say that she is aged 19 years and more, having been born in Tattershall castle and baptised in the parish church there on 24 June 1389 … (S) CIsPM.

6/28/1409, William Clifford, ‘chivaler,’ and Anne his wife [sister of Joan] and William Phelippes (1901422) and Joan his wife, daughters of Thomas, late lord Bardolf, … (S) CPRs.

By 11/7/1421, Anne married 2nd Reynold, Cobeham, knight.

11/18/1423, Order to the escheator in the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk … William Bardolf, knight, on the day of his death held the manor of Scrouteby, co. Norfolk, and the manor called 'Kyngeshalle' in Clopton, co. Suffolk, together with the advowson of the church of Debach … Anne late the wife of William Clifford, knight, whom Reynold Cobeham, 'chivaler,' has taken to wife, and Joan the wife of William Phelipp, knight, the daughters of Thomas the brother of the said William Bardolf, are the kinswomen and next heirs. (S) CFRs.

of the said William Bardolf, and of full age

Bef. 5/10/1438, William Clifford died.

3/11/1446, Anne left ‘the best furred mantle’ in the will of her sister Joan.

1453, Anne died without issue. (S) UKNA.

ii. Joan Bardolf (1901423), born 11/11/1390 in Tattershall castle, Lincolnshire, England.

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