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Sir Robert Tempest Kinght
(1356-Bef 1488)
Alice Lacy
(-After 1468)
Walter Strickland Esquire
Douce Croft
(Abt 1415-)
Sir Richard Tempest Knight
Mabel Strickland
(-Bef 1511)
Dowsable Tempest


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Sir Thomas Darcy Knight

Dowsable Tempest

  • Born: 1470, Giggleswick, West Riding, Yorkshire, England
  • Marriage: Sir Thomas Darcy Knight 141,1170
  • Died: 1498, Temple Hurst, West Riding Yorkshire, England at age 28

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• Background Information. 141
Sir Thomas Darcy married, as his first wife, Dowsabel, daughter and heir of Sir Richard Tempest, of Giggleswick, In Ribblesdale, co. York, by Mabel, daughter of Walter Strickland, of Sizergh, Westmorland. She was living 1503.

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, pp. 73-74

• Background Information: Articles on the Tempest Family On Some Notes on Medieval English Genealogy. 1226
Douce or Doucabel, daughter and heir, wed. Thomas, Lord Darcy as 1st wife [Dugdales Baronage etc.]. In 1503, she entertained at Bewick castle, Lady Neville who became Lord Darcy's second wife. Her son, Sir Arthur Darcy knt claimed a lease of Giggleswick rectory, "lyke my
grandfather Syr Ryc: Tempest hadde" [Surtees Soc: vol. 6, p.75]. In 1530, all the manors etc: which were the inheritance of Lady Doucabella Darcy, mother of Sir George Darcy and those which descended to him as heir of Sir Richard Tempest were settled on Sir George's 2nd son Thomas Darcy on his marriage with Lady Anne Talbot. The manor of Lever excepted, as he had exchanged it with his brother Sir Arthur Darcy for that of Gaytforth [Cal: L. & P. Dom. Henry 8, vol. 12, No. 186 (40)].

Dowsable married Sir Thomas Darcy Knight, son of Sir William Darcy Knight and Eupheme Langton 141.,1170 (Sir Thomas Darcy Knight was born in 1467 in Temple Hurst, West Riding Yorkshire, England,141,1170 died on 30 Jun 1537 in Tower Hill, London, Middlesex, England 141,1170 and was buried in 1537 in Church of St. Botolph, Aldgate.)

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