Sir Richard Tempest Knight
- Born: Abt 1250, Bracewell, Yorkshire, England
- Marriage: Unknown
- Died: 29 Sep 1297, Bracewell, Yorkshire, England about age 47 1226
Information about this person:
• Background Information. 1226
In May 1291, Richard fil. Roger Tempest brought at Appleby a writ of "morte d'ancestre" against Richard fil Richard Tempest [Assize Roll 1294, m.15]. In Nov-ember 1291, Richard fil Roger Tempest, Roger Tempest and Robert de Gyseburne, chaplain as executors of the will of John Tempest, claimed a debt from Elias de Threskfeld [De Banco Roll 91, Mich. 19-20 Edward j, m.167].
In June 1295, Richard son of Roger Tempest claimed three mess-uages with appurtenances in Skipton-in-Craven against William fil. Henry de Coupmanthorpe, and a day was given him [De Banco Roll 109, Trinity, 23 Edward j, m.81].
Richard Tempest was in Yorkshire January 1294-5, May 1295 and 17 November 1296, then no further notice of him discovered (E.B.T.) Richard Tempest died 29 September 1297 and his estates were granted by the king to Edmund, earl of Cornwall, 3 January 1297-8, to hold during the nonage of the heir, with the wardship and marriage of the said heir [Escheator's Acct Ultra Trent, John de Lyth-greynes Acct for 26a Pipe Roll 30 Edward i].