Sir Piers Tempest Knight
- Born: Abt 1391, Bracewell, Yorkshire, England
- Marriage: Grace Hebden 820,1226
- Died: Bef 1421, France/England 820
Information about this person:
• Background Information. 820
Sir Piers Tempest, eldest son, was knighted on the eve of the battle of Agincourt, 24 Oct 1415, by Henry V. He sailed for France with Lord Clifford of Skipton in Jun 1417. He dided in/berfore 1421.
~Lincolnshire Pedigrees, Vol. III, pg. 953
• Background Information. 831
Sir Piers Tempest, of Bracewell, who accompanied Henry V into France, and shared in the glories of Azincourt, upon which celebrated field he was recieved the honor of knighthood. He married the daughter and heiress of Sir Nicholas Hedbon, of Hebdon (by his wife, the heiress of the ancient family of Rie), and with her had two daughters, Elizabeth wife of Sir Thomas Holland and Margaret, as well as a son and successor, Sir John Tempest.
~Burke's A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland, Vol. I, pgs. 289-290
• Background Information: Articles on the Tempest Family On Some Notes on Medieval English Genealogy. 1226
Sir Piers probably died with the Army in France, as no further evidence of him has been found after June 1417. He was dead before 1421, when his wife Grace had remarried to Sir William Fraunk knt [Inq: p.m. 11 Henry VI, No. 2].
Sir Piers married Grace, daughter and coheir of Sir Nicholas de Hebden of Gosberkirke, co. Linc: knt, by his wife Katherine, daughter and heir of William de Wyhum, by Beatrice, sister and coheir of Sir Nicholas de Rye of Gosberkirke etc.
in 1516, John Tempest, as son and heir of Piers, son and heir of Sir Richard Tempest, was found to be heir to the said Sir Richard [Common Plea: Ro: Trin: 7 Henry VIII, m.314]. The last Sir Nicholas de Rye died "sine prole" the 11 September 1363, seized of two manors in Wyhum, the manor of Bealraper in Gosberkirke (modern Gosberton) and lands in Pinchbeck, Quadrington, Donyngton etc. co. Linc: his heirs being his 3 sisters, viz. Joan, wife of John Gray who d.s.p. 11 June 1370, Milicent (also called Elizabeth) who had a son George Darcy aged 22 years in 1376 and Beatrice, wife of William de Wyhum aged 30 in January 1375-6 [Inq: Chanc: Misc: 88/4 (66)].
Piers married Grace Hebden, daughter of Sir Nicholas de Hebden and Katherine de Wyhum 820.,1226 (Grace Hebden died in 1462 820.)