- Born: Abt 1145, Bracewell, Yorkshire, England 1226
- Marriage: Alicia de Rilleston 1226
- Died: By Nov 1220, Bracewell, Yorkshire, England about age 75 1226
Information about this person:
• Background Information. 831
Roger Tempest paid half a mark into the treasury in 14 Henry II (1167/68). This is shown in the pipe roll of that date. He was the father of Richard, who succeeded him.
~Burke's A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland, Vol. I, pg. 289
• Background Information: Articles on the Tempest Family On Some Notes on Midieval English Genealogy. 1226
Roger Tempest was declared to hold iij carucates and ij bovates of land (where 14 carucates make one Knight's fee) of Alexander fil: Gernon of the Skipton fee, by novel feoffment since the death of king Henry (October 1154) [Red Book of Exch: [Hall's ed. 1896 vol. 1, p.431)]. The vill of Bracewell was returned in the Domesday Survey (1086) comprising vj carucates of geld land belonging to Ulchil and Archel, which was incorporated in the fee granted by William the Conqueror to Roger of Poitu. Dr Whitaker states "it is absolutely certain" that Roger Tempest was possessed of Bracewell temp Henry I. [Hist: of Craven 1812, p.80]. In 1168, Roger Tempest paid ˝ a mark into the Treasury for unjust disseisin in the County of York [Pipe Ro: Soc: vol. 12, p.85, Ro: 14 Henry ii]. In 1209-10 he was fined 26s. 8d. for forest trespass co. York, and in 1210-11 Henry de Nevill, the sheriff renders account of 2 marks from Roger Tempest [Pipe Roll, No.55, Yorks, 11 John, and No. 56, 12 John]. Roger Tempest was witness with Reyner Flandrensi, Helia de Rilleston, William de Stiveton, William de Hebden etc., to a grant of land in Thorledbi from William de Marton to the Canons of Bolton [Dodsw: MSS, vol. 83, fol. 39d.] and to the confirmation of the gift by Peter son of William de Marton [ibid. fol. 40]. He was dead by November 1220 [Curia Regis Ro: Mich: 5, Henry 3, No.78, m.2].
Roger Tempest married Alice, daughter of Elias de Rilleston of Rilleston in Craven. As "Alizcia filia Elye de Rilleston in ligea potestate mea et viduitate," she gave to the monks of Furness, the service & homage of Robert de Stiveton on 1/2 a carucate of land in Threpland and on 2 tofts in Crakhow.
Roger married Alicia de Rilleston, daughter of Elias de Rilleston and Unknown.1226 (Alicia de Rilleston died before 1223 1226.)