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Sunday, August 14, 2011

Lord John de Tibetot Esq. & Margaret de Badlesmere

15210572. Lord John de Tibetot Esq. & 15210573. Margaret de Badlesmere

7/20/1313, John born in England, heir & s/o 30421144. Pain de Tibetot & 30421145. Agnes de Roos.

6/24/1314, John’s father died at the battle of Bannockburn.

7/18/1314, IPM of Payn de Tybotot. Wighton. … held of the gift of William de Ros of Haumelak to him and Agnes his wife of the king in chief by service of petty serjeanty. John son of the said Payn and Agnes, aged 1 year and 2 months, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.

11/21/1314, The king sold custody of the lands and tenemenets, late of Payn de Tybetot, by reason of the minority of John son and heir of the said Payn, for 1000 marks to Bartholomew de Badelesmere. (S) CPRs.

1315, Margaret born in England, 4th d/o 5909950. Baron Bartholomew de Badlesmere & 5909951. Margaret de Clare.

7/25/1318, The king … sold to Bartholomew de Badelesmere for 1000 makrs … custody … lands and tenements, late of Payn de Typetot, … minority of John son and heir of the said Payn … together with the marriage … Afterwards Thomas de Veer and Agnes his wife, late the wife of the said Payn, … sought to recover … a third part of the manor of Bentele, … which as dower … (S) CPRs.

2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.

5/26/1333, Grant to the king’s ward, John Tibetot son and heir of Payn Tibetot, tenant in chief, of the profits of his lands, … (S) CPRs.

1/1334, At the Dunstable tournament, John bore the same arms as his father had in the 1309 Dunstable tournament. (S) Some Feudal Coats of Arms, Foster, 1902, P243.

9/21/1334, John made proof of age and received seisin of his lands. (S) CCRs.

1335, John 1st summoned to parliament.

1335, John summoned against the Scots.

1335, King Edward going into Scotland in support of Edward Balliol. The Scots refused to meet the large force in open battle, and instead ravaged towns throughout Scotland.

[––John & Margaret––]

~1335, John married Margaret.

7/24/1337, Whereas John Tibbetot lately enfeoffed Ralph Spygornel, knight, of the manor of Wyghton, co. York. Strethale … co. Essex, and Netlested, … co. Suffolk, and the said Ralph regranted these to him and Margaret, his wife, in tail, … without licence, … the king has pardoned the trespasses … (S) CPRs.

10/3/1337, Protection … John Tybbetot, going beyond the seas with the king on his service. [8 in John’s retinue including 3 knights.] (S) CPRs.

11/1337, Edward, claiming the throne of France through his mother, began the 100 Years War with the battle of Cadzand, a Flemish island. An attack by sea. The locals and soldiers saw them coming. The French attached the ships with archers. The English landed with battle axes, sword and lances. Wryneck, Earl of Derby, s/o Henry of Lancaster, was wounded. The English archers then decimated the French. More than 3000 French soldiers were killed.

1338, John overseas on the king’s service in the retinue of the Bishop of Lincoln.

7/1338, King Edward, unable to provoke a battle with Philip VI of France by his various invasions of France, decided to attack Flanders, which was economically tied to England through the wool market.

1338, Margaret, age 23, coheir to her brother Giles, 2nd Lord Badlesmere inheriting the manor of Mardeley, Hertfordshire and Castle Combe, Wiltshire. “Giles de Badelesmere, knight: Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Northamptonshire, Suffolk, Rutland, Hertfordshire, Sussex, Kent, Wiltshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Oxfordshire, Cork. Includes assignment of dower to Elizabeth widow of Giles, and partition of the estates between the 4 co-heirs - Margery, wife of William de Roos of Helmsley, Maud, wife of John de Vere, earl of Oxford, Elizabeth, wife of William de Bohun, earl of Northampton, and Margaret, wife of John de Tiptoft.” (S) UKNA.

11/1339, John had papers to sail on royal service.

6/24/1340, Battle of Sluys, France. A sea battle – one of the opening conflicts of the Hundred Years' War. During the battle the French navy was devasted, giving the English fleet mastery over the channel. In a 9-hour battle the English attacked 166 French ships at their moorings.

5/25/1341, Margaret, wife of John Tibetot, chevalier, inherited the manor of Merdley on the death of her sister-in-law Elizabeth de Montacute, wife of her brother Giles. (S) Historical Antiquities of Hertfordshire, Chauncy, 1826, P174. (S) CCRs.

7/28/1341, Order to cause William de Ros and Margery his wife, eldest sister and co-heir of Giles de Badlesmere … which belonged to Giles and which Elizabeth holds in dower, … and which ought at her death to revert to Margery, Matilda, the second sister of Giles, whom John de Veer, earl of Oxford, married, Elizabeth, the third sister, whom William de Bohun, earl of Northampton, married, and Margaret the 4th sister of Giles, whom John Tibetot married, and with the assent of the said earls … (S) CCRs.

1342, John, abbot of Tewksbury, acknowledged and attorned his homage and fealty which he owed for the town of Werston to Sir John Tibetot, and Margaret his wife, one of the heirs of Giles lord Badlesmere. (S) Wiltshire Arch. And Nat. Hist. Mag., V2, P278.

1343, John complained of attacks on his property in Needham, Suffolk.

2/27/1346, Indenture between King Edward and John Tibbetot for the garrisoning of the town of Berewick. (S) General Report to the King and Council, 1837, P51.

6/10/1346, Letters of protection for John de Loudham, knight, who was with John Tibbetot in the King’s service abroad. (S) Crecy & Calais, P127.

7/12/1346, King Edward landed an invasion force of 10000 in Normandy, which marched north plundering the countryside. King Philip VI, with 8000 horsemen and 4000 Genoese crossbowmen pursued.

8/26/1346, Sir John Tibetot fought at the battle of Crecy. (S) Crecy & Calais, P180.

8/26/1346, The Battle of Crecy, north of Paris. Edward III vs. Philip VI, heralded the rise of the longbow as the dominant weapon, and also saw the use of the ribauldequin, an early cannon, by the English. The English longbowmen could fire much more quickly than the Genoese, with a killing range of 250 yards. A decisive victory, a third of the French forces lost [mainly to arrows] to less than 100 Englishmen, this started the decline in importance of the mounted knight, and the rise of England as a European power.

By 1347, Margaret died. [1346-7 Margaret’s son John was the heir of her brother Giles along with her 3 sisters.]


John married 2nd Elizabeth, d/o Sir Robert Aspall & Alice de Cressingham.

1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].

1348, John de Kyveton, r. of Radcliffe on Trent, a feoffee of John Tibetot and Elizabeth his wife … for the manors of Bentley and Hampsthwaite, and the adv. of Arksey. (S) Yorkshire Fines, 1347-77, P13.

9/4/1348, Commission of oyer and terminer to John Tibetot and William Deyncourt, … Nottingham. (S) CPRs.

3/20/1349, Licence, for £50 which John Tibetot will pay to the king, for the said John to grant to Robert Tibetot and Margaret, daughter of William Deyncourt, … the manor of Easton by Grantham, … licence also … reversion of the manor of Wighton … expectant on the demise of Maud Tibetot, … remainder to Robert Tibetot and his heirs … of the said Margaret … Nottingham. (S) CPRs.

1352, John appointed attorneys before going to Ireland.

1/20/1358, Pardon to … for non-appearance … touching a plea of trespass of John Tibbetot, ‘chivaler,’ … (S) CPRs.

4/13/1367, John, knt. and 2nd Lord Tibetot of Langar, Nottinghamshire died.

4/24/1367, IPM of John Titbtot, knight. Essex: Lyndeselis. The manor, held for his life by the courtesy of England after the death of Margaret, his first wife, as of her right and inheritance. … He died on 13 April last. Robert, son of the said John and Margaret, aged 26 years and more, is their heir. Cambridge: … Suffolk: Netlistede. The manor with the advowson of the church, held jointly with Margaret his wife, deceased, … Gloucester: Oxyndon. The manor … Wilts.: Castelcombe. The manor, … London: Parish of St. Andrew on Cornhull. A tenement in Lymstret. Parish of St. Katharine Colman. 4 shops … they belonged to Margaret daughter of Bartholomew de Badlesmere late his wife, mother of the undermentioned Robert … Bedford: Souendon. The manor, held for life, as of the right of Margaret his wife … Buckingham: Hamelden. The manor, and the advowson of the church … Kent: Chatham by Rochester. The manor … inheritance of Margaret his wife … Nottingham: Langar. The manor, with the advowson of the church … (S) CIsPM.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P822. (S) Baronia Anglica Concentrata, V1, Banks, 1844, P433.

Children of John and Margaret:

i. John de Tibetot, born ? in England.

12/4/1347, Order to John de Coggeshale, escheator of Essex, to make partition of the manor of Thaxstede, co. Essex, into 4 equal parts, and to deliver to Margery (1249375) late the wife of William de Roos, eldest sister and heir of Giles de Badlesmere, tenant in chief, John de Veer, earl of Oxford, and Maud (2955095) his wife, 2nd sister and heir, and William de Bohun, earl of Northampton, and Elizabeth (2954975) his wife, 3rd sister and heir', their pourparties thereof, retaining in the king's hand the pourparty of John son of John Tibetot until further order [John son of Margaret (15210573), 4th sister.] (S) CFRs.

Bef. 6/13/1359, John died.

10/8/1359, IPM of John, son of John de Tibetot, son and heir of Margaret, late the wife of John, one of the sisters and heirs of Giles de Badelesmere. Suffolk: Barwe. The manor … Robert, son of the aforesaid John de Tibetot and Margaret, and brother of the deceased, aged 19 years and more, is his heir. Hertford: Welewes. A certain tenement … Kent: Kynggeston. The manor, … (S) CIsPM.

ii. Robert Tibetot (7605286), born 6/11/1341 in Nettlestead, Suffolk, England.


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