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    SPARWE, Thomas (d.c.1438), of New Romney, Kent.

    SPARWE, Thomas (d.c.1438), of New Romney, Kent. Constituency Dates New Romney Oct. 1416 New Romney Dec. 1421 Ofifces Held Jurat, New Romney 25 Mar. 1414-15, 1416-17, 1418-20, 1421-5. Biography It seems likely that Sparwe originally came from Hythe, where

    SAVAGE, Edward (1560-c.1622), of Beaurepaire, Hants; later of the Savoy, Mdx.

    1586 Stockbridge 1601 Ofifces Held Constable of Halton castle, duchy of Lancaster 1577; dep. keeper of Hainault walk 1582; j.p.q. Hants from c.1601; freeman, Chester 1607. Biography Savage’s father was one of the principal gentlemen of Cheshire, seven times sheriff

    BEWLEY, William (d.1433/4), of Thistlethwaite, Cumb.

    the truce between England and Scotland 25 Oct. 1429. Biography The Bewleys are said to have come to England from Hainault in the retinue of Edward III’s queen, Philippa. Both Gilbert Bewley and his son, Richard, certainly enjoyed several marks

    LOWYS, James (d.c.1454), of New Romney, Kent.

    he was sent to Dover to arrange shipping for the proposed expedition of the warden, Humphrey, duke of Gloucester, to Hainault. Two years later he lent Romney £4 2s.8d. towards the expenses of the MPs at Leicester, a loan which

    MOIGNE, Sir William (c.1326-1404), of Great Raveley, Hunts.

    in or shortly before 1382, to one of the late Queen Philippa’s ladies-in-waiting, who, like her royal mistress, came from Hainault. Already three times widowed, she was able to add substantially to his estates, as well as bringing him the

    LAURENCE, Robert (c.1371-1439), of Dillicar, Westmld. and Ashton, Lancs.

    much of his life in Ireland, where he was employed first as a receiver by Edward III’s queen, Philippa of Hainault (d.1369), and then as escheator and keeper of weights and measures by the King. He did, however, find time

    TYRELL, John (c.1382-1437), of Heron in East Horndon, Essex.

    Dr. William Lyndwood, engaged on diplomatic work for the Council regarding the affairs of the duchess of Gloucester, Jacqueline of Hainault. He had been advanced £60 13s.4d. at the Exchequer before his departure, and a year later he was to

    HUNGERFORD, Sir Thomas (d.1397), of Farleigh Hungerford, Som. and Heytesbury, Wilts.

    episcopal livery.[footnote] Then, too, he had been made constable of Marlborough castle, which belonged to Edward III’s queen (Philippa of Hainault), by whom he was employed from 1357. At some time between June 1361 and May 1362 Hungerford was appointed

    STURMY (ESTURMY), Sir William (c.1356-1427), of Wolf Hall in Great Bedwyn, Wilts. and Elvetham, Hants.

    appointed as an ambassador to treat for the marriage of the King’s brother, John, duke of Bedford, with Jacqueline of Hainault. Nothing was to come of the proposal, and in fact Jacqueline eventually married the King’s youngest brother, Humphrey, duke

    CHAUCER, Thomas (c.1367-1434), of Ewelme, Oxon.

    to the Anglo-Burgundian alliance by Gloucester’s ill-considered venture into the field of European diplomacy. The duke’s marriage to Jacqueline of Hainault and his determination to recover her inheritance in the face of opposition from the Burgundians had caused widespread dismay

    TIPTOFT, Sir John (d.1443), of Burwell, Cambs.

    embassy to the dukes of Bedford and Burgundy, the business in hand being mainly the ‘materia ducisse Hollandie’ (Jacqueline of Hainault, Gloucester’s wife). The Council asserted its dominance over the Protector (Gloucester) in the Parliament of 1427-8, and Tiptoft subscribed

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