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  • ID: I31287
  • Name: John 1st Baron TIPTOFT , of Eversden, KB, Sir 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: John 1st Baron /Tibetot/, of Eversden, KB, Sir
  • Birth: ABT 1380 in Great Eversden, Caxton, Cambridgeshire, England
  • Death: 27 JAN 1442/43 in Burwell, Newmaket, Cambridgeshire, England 1
  • Note:

    JOHN TYBETOT or TIPTOFT, son and heir of Sir Payn TYBETOT (living 21 March 1412/3), by Agnes, sister of Sir John WROTH, of Enfield, Middlesex, daughter of John WROTH, of the same (which Payn was youngest son, being only son by the 2nd wife, of John, 2nd LORD TYBOTOT or TIBETOT, was in the service of Henry, Earl of Derby, 1396-97, by whom, as King, he was made K.B. 11 October 1399, on the eve of the Coronation, being described as "the king's knight . . . whom the king has retained for life," 13 November following. He was a Commissioner of array, co. Huntingdon, with orders to join the King at Shrewsbury against Owen Glendower, 7 August 1402, and for cos. Huntingdon and Cambridge against the rebels in the North, 22 May 1405; M.P. for Huntingdonshire, 1404 (twice) and 1406, and for Somerset, 1414; Speaker of the House of Commons, 2 March-22 December 1406; Keeper of the Wardrobe and Treasurer of the Royal Household, 8 Dec. 1406-July 1408; Keeper of the Forests of Waybridge and Sapley, co. Huntingdon, 8 December 1406 till his death; Chief Butler also Coroner of London 13 May-December 1407; Seneschal of the Landes and Constable of the Castle of Ax, in Aquitaine, 8 February, and Prefect of Entre-deux-Mers, near Bordeaux, 8 September 1408; Treasurer of England, 14 July 1408-11 December 1409; Steward and Constable of Brecknock Castle, &c., 20 May 1412; Seneschal of Aquitaine, 8 May 1415-1423; joint Ambassador to treat with the King of Castille, 13 January, the Archbishop of Cologne, 4 May, the French Ambassadors at Calais, 31 August, and the King of Aragon, the Princes of Germany, the Teutonic Hanse and the Genoese, 2 December 1416; and he had letters of protection for one year while in the company of the King of the Romans on the King's business, 1 September 1416. He accompanied Henry V to France in August 1417, being appointed Captain of Dessay, 12 October, and of Bonmoleyns, 21 October; President of the Exchequer and Treasurer of the Duchy of Normandy, 1 November 1417; Commissioner of array at Lisieux, 11 January 1417/8; joint Ambassador to treat with those of the Queen of Sicily, 20 May, the Duke of Brittany, 1 June 1418, and with the French Ambassadors, 8 May 1419, taking part in all the negotiations for the Treaty of Troyes, 21 May 1420. On the death of Henry V he was made one of the Councillors of Regency and P.C., 9 December 1422; and he was appointed, 24 February 1424/5, Chief Steward of all the castles and other possessions in Wales, late of Edmund, Earl of March, during the minority of Richard, Duke of York. Shortly after his 2nd marriage he was sum. to Parliament from 7 January 1425/6 to 3 December 1440, by writs directed Johanni Tiptoft chivaler, whereby he is held to have become LORD TIPTOFT. He also (in consequence of his said alliance) assumed the title of Powis (concurrently with his wife's nephew, Henry Grey, Count of Tancarville, who had inherited the Lordship of Powis), and, as "John Lord Typtot an off Powys," signs a P.C. document, 23 February 1427/8, being again, as King's Commissioner, syled "Johannes Dominus de Tiptot & de Powes Baro," 22 December 1440, &c. He was Lord Steward of the Household, (before) 28 July 1426-1 March 1431/2; was granted the Lordship of Lesparre, in Aquitaine, 10 December 1426, and the custody of Marke, in Picardy, 28 September 1431; accompanied the King to France, April 1430, and the Duke of Gloucester to Flanders, August 1436; joint Ambassador to treat with those of Prussia and the Teutonic Hanse, 6 November 1436; a Commissioner to treat with those of the King of Scotland, 20 March 1437/8, and the Archbishop of Cologne, 4 February 1438/9 and 20 August 1440. He last attended the Privy Council on 24 August 1442.

    He married, 1stly, before 24 February 1407/8, Philippe, widow of Sir Matthew DE GOURNAY (died 26 September 1406, aged 96), and before that of Sir Robert DE ASSHETON, Constable of Dover Castle and Warden of the Cinque Ports (died 9 January 1383/4), sister and coheir of John TALBOT, of Richard's Castle, co. Hereford (died July 1388), daughter of Sir John TALBOT, of the same, by his wife Katherine. She, who was aged 21 in July 1388, died s.p. 2 or 3 May 1417. He married, 2ndly (contract before 8 July 1421), shortly after 28 Feb. 1421/22, Joyce, younger daughter and coheir of Edward (CHERLETON), LORD CHERLETON, feudal LORD OF POWIS (who died s.p.m. 14 March 1420/1), by his 1st wife, Eleanor, widow of Roger (DE MORTIMER), 4th EARL OF MARCH, daughter and in her issue coheir of Thomas (DE HOLAND), EARL OF KENT. He died 27 January 1442/3. His widow, who was said to be aged 18 in 1421 and 20 and more in 1425, died 22 September 1446 and was buried at Enfield. M.I. [Complete Peerage XII/1:746-9, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

    Father: Pain TIBETOT , of Burwell, Sir b: ABT 1353 in Nettlestead, Bosmere, Suffolk, England
    Mother: Agnes WROTH b: ABT 1360 in Enfield, Edmonton, Middlesex, England

    Marriage 1 Philippe TALBOT b: BEF JUL 1367 in Richard's Castle, Ludlow, Herefordshire, England
    • Married: BEF 24 FEB 1407/08 in 3rd husband 1st wife 1

    Marriage 2 Joyce CHERLETON b: ABT 1403 in Powis Castle, Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, Wales
    • Married: AFT 28 FEB 1421/22 in 2nd wife 1
    1. Has Children Joan (Jane) TIPTOFT b: BEF 1425 in Burwell, Newmaket, Cambridgeshire, England
    2. Has No Children John TIPTOFT , 1st Earl of Worcester, Sir b: 8 MAY 1427 in Great Eversden, Caxton, Cambridgeshire, England

    1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: XII/1:746-9
    2. Title: VCH - Cambridge and the Isle of Ely,
      Page: VI:141-7, see notes for John de Burgh, d. 1393
      Text: father of Joan (Jane)
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