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Sir Philip Tilney Knight
(Abt 1335-After 1400)
Grace Rosse
(Abt 1340-)
Sir John Rochford Knight
(Abt 1350-1410)
Alice de Hastings
(Abt 1352-)
Sir Fedrick Tilney Knight
(-Between 1406/1412)
Margaret Rochford
(Abt 1380-Abt 1441)
Sir Philip Tilney Knight
(Abt 1400-1453)


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Isabel de Thorpe

Sir Philip Tilney Knight

  • Born: Abt 1400, Boston, Lincolnshire, England
  • Marriage: Isabel de Thorpe 141,160,1229,1230
  • Died: 1453, England about age 53 141,160

bullet  General Notes:

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 136:33, Elizabeth Cheney, daughter of Laurence Cheney and Elizabeth Cokayne, married first, Sir Frederick Tylney, who was dead by 1447, of Ashwellthrope, Norfolk & Boston, Lincoln, son of Sir Philip Tylney, d. 1453, of Boston, Lincolnshire, Canon Residentiary of Lincoln Cathedral, by wife Isabel Thorpe, died 1436, daughter and heir of Edmund 5th Lord Thorpe, who died 1418, of Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk 160

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 141
, daughter and coheir of Edmund de Thrope by his wife Joan Northwode, married Philip Tylney and died 10 Nov 1436, being buried at Ashwellthorpe. M.I. Philip Tylney, who became a Canon Residentiary of Lincoln Cathedral, died 30 Oct 1453 and was buried with her. M.I. Their 1st son and heir, Frederick Tylney, of Boston, Lincs, married Elizabeth, daughter of Lawrence Cheney, of Ditton, co. Cambridge, and had an only daughter and heir, Elizabeth.

On the deaths of Frederick Tylney and of Joan, his aunt, both abovenamed, Ashwellthorpe and the rest of the Thorpe inheritance vested in Elizabeth last named, as heir of entail, before her 1st marriage. She also became entitled de jure to the Barony of Thorpe, as sole representative thereof.

Elizabeth married, 1stly, Sir Humphrey Bourchier (son and heir apparent of Sir John Bourchier [Lord Berners]), who died v.p., being slain at Barnet, 14 April 1471.

Eliazabeth married, 2ndly, as his 1st wife, 30 April 1471, Thomas (Howard) Duke of Norfolk (so created 1 Feb 1513/4, after her death), and died, as Countess of Surrey, 4 April 1497.

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. XIIA, pp. 723-725

• Background Information. 1247
In the 16th of Edward III. it appears that Sir Edmund de Thorp, lord of Ashwell-Thorp, held this manor in right of Joan his wife, sister and heir of Thomas Baynard, by virtue of a fine levied in the 6th of the said King: in this family it remained till Isabel, daughter and coheir of Sir Edmund de Thorp, (the last heir male of the family, being killed in the wars of France, about the end of King Henry V.) brought it by marriage to Philip Tilney, Esq. of Boston in Lincolnshire, whose son Frederick, by Elizabeth his wife, daughter of Lawrence Cheyney, Esq. of Ditton in Cambridgeshire, left a daughter and heir, Elizabeth, who married Sir Humphrey Bourchier, eldest son of John Lord Berners, slain at Barnet Field on Easter day, 1471, on the part of King Edward IV.

~An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: Vol. IX, pp. 471-477

• Web Reference: History of Parliment Entry for Sir Philip Tilney.

• Background Information. 1230
The Visitacion of Norffolk, Frederick Tilney who married Margaret, daughter and coheir of Sir John Rochford, were the parents Philip Tilney who married Isabella, daughter and heir of Edmund Thorpe.`

Philip married Isabel de Thorpe, daughter of Sir Edmund de Thorpe Knight, Baron and Joan de Northwode 141,160,1229.,1230 (Isabel de Thorpe was born about 1400 in Ashwellthorpe, Depwade, Norfolk, England and died in 1436 in England 141,160.)

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