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Sunday, October 11, 2020

Controller Robert Darcy Esq. & Alice Filongley

 738764. Controller Robert Darcy Esq. & 738764. Alice Filongley

~1355, Robert born in Northumberland, England.

6/9/1383, Debtor: Roger Darcy, John de Stanton, and Robert Hatshawe. Amount: 10m. 8d. Before whom: Robert Oliver, Mayor of Newcastle on Tyne [Northumberland]. (S) UKNA.

10/5/1396, To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of John Wover of Warwickshire, Robert Darcy and William Strother, both of Northumberland, in favour of William Midelton of Newcastle upon Tyne … (S) CCRs.

10/12/1396, Commitment to William Chesman of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.— by mainprise of William Faceby and Robert Darcy of the county of Northumberland, … (S) CFRs.

9/30/1399, Henry IV succeeded Richard II as King of England.

1400, Robert witnessed deeds in Newcastle.

5/26/1400, Commitment to Robert Darcy and Henry Cliderowe,—… of the keeping of a tenement and 3 shops in the town of Newcastle-on-Tyne, co. Northumberland, 2 tenements in Northallerton, a tenement in Hawekcswell, a tenement in Aldeburgh, a tenement in Brompton, divers lands and tenements in Mawcnby and Kirkeby Wysk, and a waste plot hi Overqwytwell, co. York, late of William Bisshopdale, deceased. (S) CFRs.

1401, Robert sent to a Westminster parliament for Newcastle, with Richard Bennett. [Robert also represented Ess. He was aligned with the following Barons: Fitzwalter, Grey of Wilton, and St. Amand.] (S) Barontage in the Reign of Richard II, Fildes, 2009, P320.

11/19/1401, To the sheriff of Essex. Writ of supersedeas … by mainprise of … William Carlille of Yorkshire, Robert Darcy of Northumberland, … (S) CCRs.

1401-03, Port: Newcastle-on-Tyne Roll of Robert Darcy, controller of Subsidy on wines &c. (S) UKNA.

1402, Robert, controller of customs in Newcastle, sent to a Westminster parliament for Newcastle, with Richard Beverley. (S) Hist. of Newcastle and Gateshead, V1.

10/22/1403, Whereas the king[ previously, see 5/26/1400] granted to Robert Darcy and Henry Cliderowe … now for certain causes the king, … has committed to Thomas Pykborn, kinsman and heir of the said William Bisshopdale, the keeping of the lands [Thomas inherited a debt to the king]. (S) CFRs.

10/25/1403, Robert Darcy mentioned in a petition of Robert Braybrooke, Bishop of London. (S) UKNA.

7/12/1405, To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of taking of John Chaumberleyn of Torkesey … by mainprise of Philip Darcy of London, William Lodyngton of Lincolnshire, Robert Darcy of Northumberland and William Sybille of Lincolnshire to set the said John free. (S) CCRs.

1405-12, Robert died.

1412, Alice, a widow, held property in London, valued at £40 6s.8d. a year. [Where her son now lived.]

(S) The Hist. of Parliament.

Family notes:

·         1275, Robert Darcy represented Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, in parliament at Westminster. (S) Hist. Account of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 1827, Members of Parliament.

·         5/15/1296, To escheator beyond Trent. Order to restore to Robert Darcy the manor of Dunston, … taken into the king's hands because Robert entered it without the king's licence, … as the king wishes to show favour to Robert, who is staying in Scotland in the king's service with A. bishop of Durham. (S) CCRs.

·         9/28/1311, Robert Darcy, constable of the castle of Strogoill. (S) CCRs.

·         1/24/1355, Account of William atte Wode of forfeited possessions of Robert Darcy. (S) UKNA.

·         There is a Robert Darcy of Lincolnshire [sometimes given as knight] contemporary with this Robert, and a Robert Darcy in Essex.

Children of Robert and Alice:

i. Robert Darcy (369382), born ~1380 in Northumberland, England.

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