7605582. Sir Thomas Fychet & 7605583. Ricarda Ingepenne
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~1340, Thomas born in England, s/o 15211164. Thomas Fychet & 15211165 Isabella ?.
~1340, Ricarda born in England, d/o 15211166. John Ingepenne.
Ricards 1st married William Hywyssh.
7/13/1377, Richard II, age 10, crowned king of England.
Bef. 7/22/1379, Thomas succeeded his father, who was killed.
1379-80, Sir Thomas Fichet, knight, lord of Spaxton, and Ricarda his wife to Richard Cleve and Emma his wife: Grant, indented, of three crofts of arable in Morlond [in Spaxton.] : (Som.). (S) UKNA.
1379-83, Thomas Fychett identified as a retainer in the register of John of Gaunt.
1/28/1380, Richard Michelmour and William Michelmour both held life-long leases on dwellings on an estate in Dydesham [Dittisham] belonging to Thomas Fychet and his wife Ricarda. (S) Feet of Fines, Devon.
1380, Grant by Sir Thomas Fichet, knight, lord of Spaxston, to Richard Lys, lord of Corypol, at the request of Sir Thomas de Audelegh, knight, son of Sir Jame de Audelegh, lord of Red Castle and Helegh, of his watercourse of Fordemulle, for Richard’s mill, … (S) Catalogue of Ancient Deeds, 1900, P521.
1381, Aquittance to Wells Cathedral by Sir Thomas Fychet, Knt., for 23£ 6s 8d ; tenements in Wells ; Loxton. (S) The Manuscripts of the Earl of Westmorland, V30, P304.
4/1381, Thomas received letters of protection to be abroad in the King’s service.
5/15/1381, Appointment of Matthew de Gurnay, Thomas Fichet, … to arrest and bring before the king Henry Somervill, … [who had received money to go to Brittany and then refused.] (S) CPRs.
10/10/1381, General licence to celebrate … ifidem, Dominus Thomas Fychet, Miles, et Richarda uxor ejusdem, habuerunt … (S) The Register of Thomas de Brantyngham, Bishop of Exeter, 1901, P456.
6/26/1383, Thomas Corbet of Bromlowe, co. Salop, about to proceed abroad in the retinue of Thomas Fichet, knight, who was in the retinue of Henry, bishop of Norwich. (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V14, 1893, P240.
9/25/1383, Commission of oyer and terminer to Richard, earl of Arundel, …, Thomas Fychett, … John Wadham, John Kary, … touching the death of Richard Eyr at Bromhall, co. Surrey. (S) CPRs.
10/18/1383, Commission of oyer … John, duke of Lancaster, … Thomas Fychet, … [same commission continued.] (S) CPRs.
1384, Richard de Acton settled Holcombe with the advowson on himself and his wife Margaret, remainder to Sir Thomas Fichet, lord of Spaxton. (S) History of the County of Somerset, V6, 1992.
1384-5, … Grantee: Thomas Popham, …. Sir Thomas Fychet, Knight; … Postridge (in Spaxton); County: [Somerset]. (S) UKNA.
2/28/1385, Commission, in view of imminent invasion by the French, … to array all men-at-arms … Thomas Fichet, … in Devon. (S) CPRs.
1385-6, Guy de Briene the elder, knight to Thomas Fychet, knight : Release of his right in the manor of Aley and in all lands, etc., in Aisholt, Holcombe, and Smalcombe : Som. (S) UKNA.
10/20/1385, Thomas Fychet, miles, attended parliament. (S) Proceedings, Somersetshire, 1935, P66.
2/8/1386, Commission of oyer and terminer to Robert Bealknapp, John Damarle, Thomas Ficher, James Chuddelegh, John Cary, … co. Devon … (S) CPRs.
3/24/1386, Thomas received letters of protection to serve under the King of Castile [John of Gaunt] in Spain; bringing 40 carpenters and masons from Devon, Somerset and Cornwall. (S) Syllabus … Documents Relating to England, 1873, P511.
6/16/1386 at the palace of John of Gaunt, King of Castile and Leon, Thomas gave a deposition in the case of Richard le Scrope. Thomas testified that he was related to Thomas Carminow of Cornwall. [Thomas’ granddaughter Joan Hill would marry another Thomas Carminow of the same family. He also stated that Thomas Carminow, his relation, had proved these arms from the time of King Arthur.] (S) The Patrician, V4, Burke, 1847, P212.
7/1386, Thomas traveled overseas with the forces of John of Gaunt, who left England to win the Spanish crown, landing at Corunna. The forces then conquered Galica and Compostela; but invaded Castile with little success.
1386, Thomas died of disease in Spain. (S) John of Gaunt, Armitage, 1904, P326. [An estimated 300 knights and squires died in a short time.]
4/1387 at London, Grant by Nicholas Daudeley, Lord of Red Castle and Heleigh, to Ricarda, widow of Thomas Fychet, kt, of the wardship and marriage of her son Thomas (Som). (S) UKNA.
1/1388, Ricarda, who was the wife of Thomas Fychet, knight, in the mercy for several defaults. … summoned to reply to Baldwin Malet of a plea that she render to him Thomas, son and heir … the wardship … Thomas held his land of him by military service … [Ricarda defended with grant of 4/1387] … if Thomas should died within age, then Nicholas granted to the aforesaid Ricarda the wardship of all the lands … with the marriage of Isabelle, sister of Thomas, the son of Thomas, … (S) Year Books of Richard II, 1914, P114.
Ricarda married 3rd William Coggeshale, knight.
7/10/1388, Commission to William Rykhill … Ricarda, late the wife of Thomas Fychet, knight, whom William Coggeshale, knight, has married, being lately seised … manors of Tremerthert,  … as dower in right of William Hywyssh, her former husband, the said Thomas, while he was her husband, demised the third aforesaid to Robert Tresilian, knight, for life, … death of the said Thomas, who died in Spain, kept the said thire until he was convicted in the last parliament of treason, … now in the king’s hand. (S) CPRs.
2/14/1389, Commission of 1388 continued: Rykhill … Ricarda, late the wife of Thomas Fychet, knight, whom William Coggeshale, knight, has married, being lately seised … (S) CPRs.
1390-1, Ricarda late the wife of Thomas Fychet, knight: Berkshire, Cornwall, Somerset died. (S) UKNA, IPM.
(S) De controversia in curia militari inter Ricardum Le Scrope, Scrope, 1832, P205.
Children of Thomas and Ricarda:
i. Isabel Fychet (3802791), born ~1370 in England.
ii. Thomas Fychet, born 1382 in England.
1395, Thomas died. [No children.]