Sir Philip Darcy Knight
- Born: 21 May 1352, York, Ainsty, Yorkshire, England 141,1170
- Marriage: Elizabeth Grey in 1375 in Knaith, Lincolnshire, England 141,1170
- Died: 24 Apr 1399, Knaith, Lincolnshire, England at age 46 141,1170
Information about this person:
• Background Information. 141
Philip Darcy, Lord Darcy, next brother (after John, b. 24 June 1350, dsp. 6 or 26 Aug 1362) and heir, born 21 May 1352, in the House of the Friars Preachers at York, and baptised in the Church of St. Nicholas. The King took his homage and fealty, and he had livery of his inheritance, 24 January and 31 January 1373/4. He served under the Duke of Lancaster in his raid into Picardy and Caux, July to November 1369, and under the Earl of Buckingham in his raid into Brittany, July 1380 to April 1381. He did homage to Richard II at his Coronation, 16 July 1377, and was appointed a commissioner to take the homage of the Count of Flanders and others, 20 June 1383. He was in the cxpeditions to Scotland under the Duke of Lancaster in April 1384, and under the King in person in August 1385. He was appointed Admiral from ihe Thames, Northwards, 22 February 1385/6. In October 1392, he was sent to Ireland to recover the King's lordships and his own inheritance, and defend the same against the Irish rebels. He was summoned for Military Service, 13 June 1385, and to Parliament from 4 August 1377 to 5 November 1397, by writs directed Philippo Darcy or de Darcy. He was one of the Lords who swore on the altar of the shrine of St. Edward at Westminster, 30 September 1397, to maintain all the statutes, &c., made in the preceding session of Parliament.
Philip Darcy married Elizabeth, 2nd daughter of Sir Thomas Gray of Heton in Northampshire, by Margaret, daughter of William de Presfen of Middleton, Northumberland. Philip Darcy died 24 April 1399, aged nearly 47, and was buried in the Priory of Heynings, co. Lincoln. His widow's dower was ordered to be assigned, 13 June 1399. She died 11 August 1412.
~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV. pp. 61-63, Vol. XIV, p.234
Philip married Elizabeth Grey, daughter of Sir Thomas Grey Knight and Margaret de Pressene, in 1375 in Knaith, Lincolnshire, England 141.,1170 (Elizabeth Grey was born on 7 Jan 1345 in Whorlton, North Riding, Yorkshire, England 1170 and died on 11 Aug 1412 in Knaith, Lincolnshire, England 141.)