3802846. Lord Thomas Bardolf & 3802847. Avice de Cromwell
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~1365, Avice born in England, d/o 5910026. Lord Ralph de Cromwell & 5910027. Maud de Bernak.
12/22/1369, Thomas 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.
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.
4/24/1392, Commission de walliis et fossatis to Thomas de Bardolf … knights, … counties of Cambridge and Norfolk. (S) CPRs.
10/30/1395, Protection with clause volumus … staying in Ireland on the king’s service … Thomas Bardolf of Wermegey, knight. (S) CPRs.
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.
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, the Earl of Northumberland in his rebellion against King Henry IV, and with him fled to Scotland.
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.
Henry Percy, with the support of Thomas Bardolph and some Scots, recrossed into England. They was trapped by royal forces at Braham Moor in Yorkshire.
2/19/1407, Thomas wounded and captured at the battle of Bramham Moor; but died before being executed. [His head was placed on one of the gates of Lincoln.]
4/27/1407, The King restored Ruskynton to Avice with the manor of Calthorpe and other lands.
1421-22, “Bardolf, Avice [Cromwell?], who was the wife of Thomas, Lord: Suff, Norf”. (S) UKNA, IPM.
(S) A Gen. and Heraldic Dictionary, Burke, 1831, P25.
• 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.
• Thomas’ brother William became his heir, dying without children in 1424. Anne and Joan became William’s heirs.
Children of Thomas and Amice:
i. Anne Bardolf, born ? in England.
1409, “Anne, daughter of Thomas, Lord Bardolf, and wife of William Clifford, knight: Lincolnshire (proof of age).” (S) UKNA.
6/28/1409, William Clifford, ‘chivaler,’ and Anne his wife [sister of Joan] and William Phelippes and Joan his wife, daughters of Thomas, late lord Bardolf, … (S) CPRs.
Bef. 5/10/1438, William Clifford died.
1453, Anne died without issue. (S) UKNA.
ii. Joan Bardolf (1901423), born 11/11/1390 in England.