~1165, Simon born in England, s/o §§Robert le Scrope.
11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.
5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.
By 1204, Simon, as male heir, succeeded his brother Philip.
1205, Simon sealed a document with the device of a ‘winged gryphon’.
1205, Simon le Scrope of Flotmanby, for half a mark, got an agreement with the daughters of his brother Philip. [Both of Philip’s daughters, Alice and Maud, eventually dying without heirs.]
10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England. Louis of France also claimed the throne.
1225, Simon le Scrope and Ingoliana his wife had granted to their son Henry all the land in Wensley which they held of Osbert son of Niel, lord of Wensley. (S) Wensley, A Hist. of the Co. of York North Riding, V1, 1914. [The seal was an ‘unwinged gryphon’.]
Aft. 1225, Simon of Flotmanby, lord of Wensley, Yorkshire died; buried in the church at Wenslay.
(S) A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain, Burke, 1835, P694. (S) De Controversia in Curia Militari, Scrope, 1832, P8.
· Aceline de Scrope of Flotmanby, who left a daughter Agnes, was contemporary with Simon.
Child of Simon and Ingoliana:
i. Henry le Scrope (9994944), born ~1185 in England.