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Sir John Tempest Knight & Sheriff of Yorkshire and Lincolnshire
(Cir 1400-1463/1465)


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Alice Sherburne

Sir John Tempest Knight & Sheriff of Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

  • Born: Cir 1400, Bracewell, Yorkshire, England 820
  • Marriage: Alice Sherburne 160,820,1226
  • Died: 29 Nov 1463-8 Feb 1465, Yorkshire, England at age 63 820,1226

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• Background Information. 820
Sir John Tempest, Knight, of Braceweell, ect, and Bealraper was born circa 140, and knighted by 1422. He held the offices of High Sheriff of Yorkshire in 1439 and 1458, and of Lincolnshire, 1456. He appealed in 1455 against serving for Lincolnshire, and in 1462, was presented to the mediety of the rectory of Claypole as his mother's heir. He shelted King Henry VI at Bracewell Hall. His will dated dated 29 Nov 1463 and proved at York on 8 Feb 1463/64.

~Lincolnshire Pedigrees, Vol. III, pg. 953

• Background Information. 831
Sir John Tempest, knight, of Bracewell, who served as the sheriff for Yorkshire in the 18 & 37 Henry VI, and of Lincolnshire in 34 Henry VI. Sir John, who was zealously devoted to the house of Lancaster, afforded a place of concealment at one period to its royal chief, King Henry VI, at Bracewell. Sir John married Alice, the daughter of Sir Robert Sherburn, of Stonyhurst, in Lancashire. There children were:
Nicholas Tempest, his heir
Sir Thomas Tempest, who received the honor of knighthood, 22 Edward IV
Alice Tempest who married Sir Thomas Talbot, of Bashall in Yorkshire
Anne Tempest who married Sir Thomas Metham
Agnes Tempest, who married William Calverley, esquire
Maria Tempest, who married John Sherburne, esquire
Isabel Tempest, who married L. Hamerton, esquire of Wigglesworth
Jane Tempest, who married William Ratclyffe, esquire of Rilstone

~Burke's A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland, Vol. I, pg. 290

• Background Information: Articles on the Tempest Family On Some Notes on Medieval English Genealogy. 1226
Sir John Tempest married Alice, daughter of Richard Sherburn of Mitton-in-Craven esq: by his wife Agnes, daughter of Sir William Stanley of Hooton co. Ches. knt [North Visita: Coll: of Arms 2 D 5 Glovers Vis:]. Her mother Agnes Sherburn left "my daughter Dame Alice Tempest" a broche of gold" in her will November 1444 [Test: Ebor: vol. 2, p.106]. She was executor to her husband's will, November 1463 and proved it February 1463-4 [Ibid. p.260]. Dead by Easter 1465 [De Banco Ro: Ea. 5 E. 4].

John married Alice Sherburne, daughter of Sir Richard Sherburne and Agnes Harington 160,1226.,820 (Alice Sherburne was born in Yorkshire, England and died after 1463 in England 820.)

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