1349, William Tendryng born in Suffolk, England, s/o 2955076. William de Tendring Esq. & 2955077. Margaret de Kerdeston.
~1355, Katherine born in England, d/o §§William Mylde of Clare, Stoke Nayland, Suffolk.
[––Katherine & Thomas––]
Katherine first married to Sir Thomas de Clopton of Kentwell in Long Melford, Suffolk.
Sir Thomas died, buried in the Tendring chaple in Stoke Nayland church. [Sir Thomas Clopton and Katherine Mylde are depicted in stained glass in Holy Trinity Church at Long Melford.]
[––William & Katherine––]
1375, William’s father died. (S) UKNA.
6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.
1377-78, IPM of David Strabolgi, Earl of Athol. Suffolk: … Buxhall. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by William de Tendryng. (S) CIsPM.
3/1385, Charter with warranty of a manor called Veyses in Stretforde co. Suffolk. Witnesses: …, William Tendrynge knights. Dated Stokeneylonde … (S) CCRs.
By 1391, William knighted.
7/10/1391, Sir William de Tendring sealed a document. (S) Lawford Hall, Records of an Essex House, Nichols, 1891, P69.
10/1/1397, Charter tripartite of the manor of 'Naylondhalle' cos. Essex and Suffolch … grantors in Stokeneylond, … Witnesses: … William Tendrynge knights, … (S) CCRs.
9/30/1399, Henry IV succeeded Richard II as King of England.
3/3/1400, To the sheriff of Suffolk. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of William Redeswelle and John Beche of Essex, … at suit of William Tendrynge, knight, for trespass. (S) CCRs.
6/18/1403, Katherine died.
1408, Sir William de Tendring died. “Hic iacent tumulati, dominus Willelmus Tendring miles and Katherina Clopton uxor eiusdem qui obierunt anno domini 1408.” (S) Manors of Suffolk, Copinger, 1905, P213.
(S) Essay Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, Blomefield. (S) Some Account of Stoke by Nayland, Torlesse, 1877, P34.
· A ‘Sir Thomas Clopton’, likely the son of the Thomas who had been previously married, died in 1383, and is often confused with this Thomas. By the 1408 inscription and it can be seen that she first married Thomas. By the births of succeeding generations it can be seen that Alice had to have been born about 1375.
Children of William and Katherine:
i. Alice Tendring (738769), born ~1375 in Suffolk, England.
ii. Elizabeth Tendring, born ? in England.
Elizabeth married Simon Fincham. (S) Baronia Anglica Concentrata, V1, Banks, P269.