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4/6/1313, Philip born in Lincolnshire, England, heir & s/o 30421136. Philip le Despenser & 30421137. Margaret de Goushill.
Bef. 9/24/1313, Philip’s father died.
~1320, Joan born in England, d/o 30421138. Lord John de Cobham & 30421139. Joan de Beauchamp.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
1337, Philip le Despenser demanded the manor of Parlington, which had been leased by his grandfather to Sir John de Crombwell and Idonea, his wife with conditions. (S) Publications of the Thoresby Society, V17, 1908, P291.
6/13/1339, John de Cobeham, knight, acknowledges that he owes to Thomas de Ho, knight, and to Philip le Despenser, 500 marks; to be levied … in co. Kent. (S) CCRs. [Philip and Thomas owed John 300 marks in Hertford.]
6/1339, Philip married Joan.
8/24/1341, Order … to received 22 sarplars of wool from Philip le Despenser … retaining every 10th sack for themselves and Philip for their labor, … taken non-customed [arrested with forfeit] in a ship at Hernyngflote in Philip’s demesned in the parts of Holand, co. Lincoln, … (S) CCRs.
9/12/1343, Commission to Nicholas de Rye, Philip le Despenser, … to make inquisition in the county of Lincoln … (S) CPRs.
10/28/1343, Philip appointed to replace John de Bolyngbrok to keep the peace in parts of Holand, co. Lincoln. (S) CPRs.
1/28/1344, Licence … for the alienation in mortmain by Margaret [Philip’s remarried mother] late the wife of John de Roos … to celebrate devine service … Holy Trinity, Gedeneye, for the good estate of her, Hawisia, her mother, and Philip le Despenser and Joan, his wife, for their souls when they are dead and for the souls of their ancestors and heirs, of Ralph de Goushill, Philip son of Hugh le Despenser, John son of William de Roos of Hamelak and John de Ory ; granted at the request of the said Philip le Despenser. (S) CPRs.
12/12/1344, Commission to John de Wylughby, Robert de Covill, Philip le Despenser, … to keep the king’s peace and the statutes of Winchester and Northampton, in the county of Lincoln, … (S) CPRs.
2/11/1346, Philip le Despenser states that Hugh le Despenser the father, his grandfather, gave and granted to Philip his son, Philip's father, certain lands and tenements, namely Barrow in Cheshire, Parlington in Yorkshire, Alkborough in Lincolnshire, for Philip and the heirs of his body to have and hold. (S) UKNA.
7/15/1346, Pardon, for good service done to the king and especially at the present time in his passage to Normandy, … Thomas son of John de Elkyngton of Louthe. By K. and testimony of Philip le Despenser. (S) CPRs.
1/18/1346 by Calais, Pardon, for good service in the war in France, … Philip le Despenser, knight. (S) CPRs.
8/26/1346, Sir Philip fought at the battle of Crecy, north of Paris.
1347, Philip at the siege of Calais. (S) Crecy & Calais, 1898, P35.
7/10/1348, Commission of oyer and terminer to William Basset, Thomas de Metham, Philip le Despenser, … (S) CPRs.
10/6/1348, Commission of oyer and terminer to William Basset, Thomas de Metham, Philip le Despenser, … touching the death of Nicholas de Thorpe, notary, killed at Barneby, co. York. (S) CPRs.
8/22/1349, “Philip le Despenser: Essex, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire” died. (S) UKNA, IPM.
1/20/1350, Joan took a vow of chastity.
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.
1352, Joan received a papal indult for a portable altar.
Bef. 5/15/1357, Joan died; buried at Newhous Abbey, Lincolnshire.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P612.
Children of Philip and Joan:
i. Philip le Despenser (7605284), born 10/18/1342 in England. [Heir]
ii. Hawise le Despenser, born ? in England.
Hawise married Sir Andrew Luttrell.
8/1/1401, Philip le Despenser [the son] wrote his will: …; to his sister, Lady Luterell, a gilt bowl and cover, …. (S) Histories and Antiquities of Suffolk, Gage, 1838, P4.