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Sir Richard de Foxcote

 2110852. Sir Richard de Foxcote

~1280, Richard de Foxcote born in Gloucester, England.

1301, Richard de Foxcote assessed 10.75d for his holdings in Slapton. (S) Northampton Tax Assessment, Greens Norton Hundred. [This could be a record of his father.]

7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.

1318, Richard de Foxcote the sub-escheator in Gloucester. (S) CCRs, 12/1/1319.

10/1320, At the outbreak of the Despenser War, Richard aligned with the Despensers. (S) Law, Justice and Landowners, Carpenter, 2011, Reference No7.

1320-21, Richard de Foxcote the sub-escheator in Gloucester. (S) CCRs.

2/20/1322, Order to all and singular earls barons, knights, freemen and other tenants of the castles , manors hundreds and lands late of Hugh le Despenser the younger in the counties of Gloucester, Worcester, Oxford, Berks and Buckingham, in the king’s hand for certain causes, to be intendant to Richard de Foxcote , whom the king has appointed during pleasure to hold the king’s courts of the said castles , manors and hundreds, and to ordain that answer be made for the issues thereof in the chamber. (S) CFRs.

1322, Richard de Foxcote repelled at St. Thomas. (S) “History of Swansea and the Lordship of Gower, 1920, P333.

1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.

1327, Richard plundered property of Sir John de Wilington at Yate, Frampton and Tormanton, removing cattle worth £300; and extracted £20 from the prior of Duntisboume by imprisoning him in Gloucester.

1328, Richard  raided Sir John de Acton's estates at Iron Acton, and Elkstone.

1329, Richard de Foxcote refused a royal appointement.

12/1330, Richard de Foxcote and Thomas de Berkeley appointed to the office of Sheriff of Gloucester. (S) The Berkeleys of Berkeley, Harvey, 1989, P204.

9/30/1332, Richard de Foxcote, sheriff of Gloucestershire.

1335, Account and official: Richard de Foxcote, sheriff of Glos, for corn sent to Newcastle upon Tyne. (S) UKNA.

10/4/1333, Richard de Foxcote, sheriff of Gloucester, and Walter Belamy of Nibley. Richard has received from Walter 10s. of his fine to have a licence of agreement. (S) UKNA.

2/5/1334 at Gloucester, Petition of Simon Basset for a grant of rent made before Richard de Foxcote sheriff of Gloucester. (S) Cal. of Doc’s Relating to Scotland, V3, P207.

1335, Account and official: Richard de Foxcote, sheriff of Glos, for corn sent to Shoeburyness. (S) UKNA.

1336, Account and official: Richard de Foxcote, sheriff of Glos, for victuals sent from Bristol for the war. (S) UKNA.

7/12/1336, Richard de Foxcote, sheriff of Gloucestershire, [with Walter de Rodeneye, sheriff of Somerset] to provide enough corn to make 30 barrels of flour; 40 casks of wine: 60 quarters of oats; 24 bacons; 2,000 horse-shoes and nails for them. Payment was to be from the issues of their bailiwicks, to ensure speed. They were to arrest 2 ships, from Bristol or elsewhere in their shires, and equip them as warships, including double manning them, and arrest another 2 to transport the supplies to the value of 5,000 marks. These supplies were for the King’s invasion of Scotland. (S) Management of the Mobilization of English Armies, Kaner, 1999, P120.

1337, Account and official: Richard de Foxcote, sheriff of Glos, for equipment for horses travelling across the sea with the king's followers. (S) UKNA.

5/26/1338, Richard de Foxcote, late Sheriff of Gloucester, to pay to Master Pancius de Controne, the King's leech, £25 of arrears which were due to his account. (S) Medical Staff of King Edward III, Gask, 1925, P3.

1338, Account and official: Richard de Foxcote, sheriff of Glos, for victuals sent to Bristol and stored there. [And for equipment for horses, and for victuals.] (S) UKNA.

By 1340, Richard knighted.

9/7/1340 at London, Grant by Pancius de Controne … to Sir William de Clynton, earl of Huntyngdon, and Juliana his wife … the manor of Gutyng, co. Gloucester … Witnesses: Sir John de Stonore, Sir Nicholas de la Beche, Sir John de Molyns, Sir John de Sancto Paulo, Sir John de Murdak, Sir John de Hastang, Sir John de Peyto, the younger, Sir Richard de Foxcote … (S) CCRs.

1/26/1341 at London, Debtor: Richard de Foxcote of Glos. Creditor: … partners of the Society of the Bardi, of Florence [Alien merchants in London]. Amount: £30.

By 1341, Richard died in London.

(S) Lordship and Patronage, John Darcy, Mortimer, Durham E-Theses, 1990.

Child of Richard and ?:

i. John de Foxcote (1055426), born ~1310 in Gloucestershire, England.

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