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Sir Richard Tempest Knight
(Abt 1334-Bef 1390)
Maria Talbot
(-After 1390)
Robert de Stainford
Sir Richard Tempest Knight
(1356-Between 1428/1428)
Margaret Stainford
Sir Robert Tempest Kinght
(1356-Bef 1488)


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Alice Lacy

Sir Robert Tempest Kinght

  • Born: 1356, Bracewell, Yorkshire, England 1226
  • Marriage: Alice Lacy 1226,1227
  • Died: Bef May 1488, York, Yorkshire, England 1226

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• Background Information. 1227
Sir Ricahrd Tempest, of Stainforth, married Mabel, daughter of Walter Stickland, of Sizergh, as his second wife. Sir Richard Tempest of Stainforth was the son of Sir Robert Tempest (son of Sir Richard Tempest, of Bracewell, and Margaret, sister and co-heriess of Robert Stainforth), by Alice, daughter of John Lacy. Sir Richard was born about 1410, knighted by 1432, and dead before May, 1488.

~Dodsworth's Yorkshire Church Notes 1619-1630, p. 61

• Web Reference: Articles on the Tempest Family On Some Notes on Medieval English Genealogy. 1226
Sir Robert Tempest
of Gaytforth knt. married Alice Lacy, died circa 1420, left a son Sir Richard Tempest of Stainforth knt who died 1488, leaving Robert O.S.P & Douce wife of Thomas lord Darcy.

Licence for Robert son of Sir Richard Tempest, "domi-cillus" to marry Alice, daughter of John Lacy "domi-cilia" of the diocese of York was granted 7 January 1407/8, though related twice in the 4th degree [Testa: Ebor: vol. 3, p.319 from Bishop of Durham's Reg].

Sir Robert Tempest
was knighted in 1420 [Add: MSS 5482, fol. 6, list of knts made by Henry V]. His estates in Staynforth and Giggleswick, he possibly inherited from his mother (E.B.T.) He was dead before 30 January 1447/8, his wife Alice then being described as widow of Sir Robert Tempest [Add. MSS 32103, Townley MSS Lever Charters, No. 177].

Sir Robert Tempest married Alice daughter of John Lacy [Testa: Ebor: Vol. 3, p.319]. She was probably a descendent of John Lacy of Gaytforth who held land there 1316 [Surtees Soc. vol. 49, p.345 etc.] and sister of Robert Lacy of Gaytforth who made his will 12 February 1426/7 [Testa: Ebor: vol. 2, p.1). She was a widow by 30 January 1447/8 when in a feoffment to trustees from Henry Giles and Henry Lever, a rent out of Little Lever manor is named which they hold for their lives of the gift of "Dno Alicae, quondam uxoris Roberti Tempest militis, viduae" [Lever charters No. 177 Add: MSS 32103]. She wed 2dly, Thomas Assheton. The 29 May 1465 as Alice Assheton, Late wife of Sir Robert Tempest knt.

Robert married Alice Lacy, daughter of John Lacy and Unknown 1226.,1227 (Alice Lacy died after 1468 1226.)

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