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7605284. Lord Philip le Despenser & 7605285. Elizabeth ?


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10/18/1342, Philip born and baptized in Gedney, Lincolnshire, England, heir & s/o 15210568. Philip le Despenser & 15210569. Joan de Cobham.

8/22/1349, Philip’s father died.

The lands and marriage of Philip in his minority were granted to the custody of Queen Philippa. (S) CPRs.

7/8/1350, Comfirmation of the sale by Queen Philippa to Joan, late the wife of Philip le Despenser, knight, of the custody of two parts of the lands late of the same Philip during nonage of the heir, with the marriage of the heir, … (S) CPRs.

1357, Philip’s mother died, wardship given to Ralph de Nevill for the remaining 6 years of Philip’s minority for 200 marks a year. (S) CPRs, 6/19/1357.

11/8/1364, Commission of oyer … on complaint of Philip le Despenser that … assaulted his servant Alan de Narburgh at Holbeche, co. Lincoln, … (S) CPRs.

8/20/1366, Philip le Despenser, going beyond seas by the king’s licence, has letters nominating William de Haulay, the younger, and Richard Franceys as his attorneys in England for one year. (S) CPRs.

11/5/1366, Acquittance to William de Skippewith, knight, Philip le Despenser, knight … of Lincoln and of other counties … for 2,000 marks paid … in part payment of 4,000 marks in which they are bound to the king by two recognizances. (S) CPRs.

6/26/1373, Philip le Despenser, knight, Robert Haulay, knight, …, querents, and William de Gypthorp', knight, and Cecily, his wife, deforciants. (S) Feet of Fines, Lincolnshire.

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

1378, Philip going to France. John, duke of Lancaster, commanded an unsuccessful naval siege on St. Malo, Brittany. Philip was in the retinue of the duke. (S) Syllabus (in English) of the Documents Relating to England, 1873, P487.

7/19/1380, Philip accompanied Thomas, Earl of Buckingham, into France as Constable of the host. Thomas, named the king’s Lt. in France, landed at Calais with 5000 men, about half archers, from where he advanced on Burgundy and cut a path through northern France in minor skirmishes. Thomas besieged Nantes, but failed to take the town. (S) Chronicles of England, France, Spain … Froissart, P263.

3/1381, Philip with the army returned to England.

4/23/1382, Robert de Willoughby bound to Lady Aline le Strange and Philip le Despenser to enfeoff the said William [de Wylughby] and Lucy [le Strange] and their heirs with the manors of Wheatacre, Edgefield, and Walcott in co. Norfolk, or with land of equivalent value. … if the said Lucy, wife of William, Robert's eldest son, and daughter of Aline, should die within 5 years …, Robert and his heirs are to pay to Aline or Philip 400 marks within the two years after Lucy's death.

1382, Richard, earl of Arundel, sold the wardship of John de Sutton, a minor, to Philip for 350 marks. (S) Peerages of England, Burke, 1831, P504.

7/12/1383, Commission of oyer and terminer to Robert de Wylughby, knight, Philip le Despenser, Ralph de Croumbwell, … Goushull, co. Lincoln .. (S) CPRs.

8/26/1384, Licnece, for 10 marks, … for Andrew Loterell, knight, the elder to enfeoff Philip le Despenser the elder, knight, … of his manor of Irnham, co. Lincoln, held in chief, … to grant the same to him and Hawise, his wife, … (S) CPRs.

4/26/1385, Commission, in view of imminent invasion by the French … to array all men-at-arms … to lead to the sea coast and other places where danger threatens, … ‘Bekyns’ are to be placed in the accustomed spots to warn the people of the coming of the enemy. … Robert de Wylughby, Philip le Despenser and Robert de Leek, knights, … parts of Holand, co. Lincoln. (S) CPRs.

7/27/1386, Commission de walliis , fossatis, etc. to Robert de Wylughby, Philip le Despenser, William de Skipwith, John Rocheford, James de Roos, Philip de Tylney, Robert de Leke, knights, … parts of Holand, co. Lincoln. (S) CPRs.

12/7/1387, Philip 1st summoned to parliament.

3/8/1390, Commission of oyer and terminer to Robert de Wylughby, Ralph Cromwell, Philip le Despenser, knights … on complaint by John, duke of Lancaster, earl of Lincoln, … castle of Lincoln … (S) CPRs.

1391, Philip licensed to travel in Prussia with 50 persons in his retinue.

1395, Philip a feoffee of his uncle Sir John de Cobham, 3rd Lord Cobham.

1395-6, “Philip le Despenser, knight, …, to grant land in Paghill to John Herdeby, vicar of the church there, and his successors, retaining land in Paghill. York.” (S) UKNA.

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

12/1399–8/1400, “Lord of the Manor Philip le Despenser & his fellows. V.F.P. (S) 10 courts.” (S) UKNA.

Elizabeth died before Philip.

10/3/1400, Philip summoned to parliament.

4/17/1401, Philip le Despenser, knight, James de Roos, knight …, querents, and John de la Launde of Pynchebek', deforciant. The manor of Halle, …, to hold of the chief lords for ever. (S) Feet of Fines, Lincolnshire.

8/1/1401, Philip wrote his will: to be buried in the church of St. Martin, Newhouse, between the lady his mother, and Elizabeth his wife; to Philip his son, a new chausyble of red velvet, a missal, a principal chalice, and girdle, a book called Calas, a book of Romance, and a book of Evangelists; to his sister, Lady Luterell, a gilt bowl and cover, to his son John his great cup of silver [and named supervisor of his will]; to son Robert two parts of his goods not bequeathed and lands in Holderness for life. (S) Histories and Antiquities of Suffolk, Gage, 1838, P4.

8/4/1401, Philip, knt. of Goxhill, Lincolnshire, and Camoys in Toppesfield, Essex died at Goxhill; buried at Newhouse Abbey, Lincolnshire [with Elizabeth.] (S) CIsPM.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P612.

Children of Philip and Elizabeth: [3 sons]

i. Philip le Despenser (3802642), born 1365 in England. [Heir]

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