Sir William Bardolf, Knight, 3rd & 4th Baron Damory

Male 1349 - 1386  (36 years)


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  • Name William Bardolf 
    Title Sir 
    Suffix Knight, 3rd & 4th Baron Damory 
    Born 21 Oct 1349  Wormegay, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • The place-name 'Wormegay' is first attested in the Domesday Book of 1086, and means 'the island of Wyrm's people'.[4]

      Just to the west of the village centre lies Wormegay Castle, a motte and bailey earthwork.

      Map ... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wormegay
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1376-1385  [2
    Also Known As Lord Bardolf  [2
    Also Known As Sir William Bardolf, Viscount of Wormegay 
    Military French Wars  [2
    Military Irish Wars  [2
    Died 29 Jan 1386  Norfolkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I45184  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2017 

    Father John Bardolf, Knight Banneret, 3rd Lord Bardolf,   b. 13 Jan 1314, Wormegay, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1363, Assisi, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth d'Amory 
    Married Y  [3
    Family ID F17678  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Agnes de Poynings, Vicountess of Wormegay,   d. 12 Jun 1403 
    Married Birling, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Thomas Bardolf, Knight, 5th Baron Bardolf,   b. 22 Dec 1369, Birling, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1408, Bramham Moor, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     2. Cecily Bardolf,   b. Abt 1371, Birling, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1432, Bedale, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2022 
    Family ID F16463  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Oct 1349 - Wormegay, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Jan 1386 - Norfolkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - Birling, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • William Bardolf, 4th Baron Bardolf and 3rd Baron Damory (21 October 1349 29 January 1386) of Wormegay, Norfolk, was an extensive landowner in Norfolk, Lincolnshire, Suffolk and Surrey. He was the son of John Bardolf, 3rd Baron Bardolf and Hon. Elizabeth Damory, suo jure 2nd Baroness Damory.[1] His maternal grandparents were Sir Roger Damory, Lord Damory and Lady Elizabeth de Clare, a granddaughter of King Edward I.[1] In 1382, Bardolf had livery of his lands from the Crown. He was a descendant of William de Warenne, 2nd Earl of Surrey.[citation needed]

      He was summoned to parliament from 20 January 1376 to 3 September 1385, as "William Bardolf of Wormegay". He served in the French and Irish wars, latterly under John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster.

      Family

      He married Agnes (d. 12 June 1403), daughter of Sir Michael de Poynings, 2nd Baron Poynings, Kt., of Bures (13171369). Coppinger wrote: "Sir Michael de Poynings, 2nd Baron, gave a thousand marks to Queen Philippa in 1366 for the wardship and marriage of William, son and heir of John Lord Bardolf, to the end that he might take Agnes his daughter to wife, who by the name of 'Agnes Bardolf' is mentioned as a legatee in the will of her mother, Joane Lady Poynings dated 12th May 1369 and by that of 'Lady Bardolf my sister' in the will of Thomas Lord Poynings 28th October 1374."

      Lord Bardolf and his wife had two sons and two daughters:[1]

      Thomas Bardolf, 5th Baron Bardolf[1]
      William Bardolf[1]
      Cecily Bardolf (d. 1432) married Sir Brian Stapleton, of Ingham (13791438), Sheriff of Norfolk, a veteran of the Battle of Agincourt, and had issue Sir Miles Stapleton.[1]
      Elizabeth Bardolf, wife of Robert Scales, 5th Lord Scales and secondly Sir Henry Percy, son of Sir Thomas Percy and Elizabeth Strabolgi.[1]
      Bardolf died in 1385, aged 36, and was succeeded by his son, Thomas Bardolf, 5th Baron Bardolf. His widow remarried Sir Thomas Mortimer, illegitimate son of Roger Mortimer, 2nd Earl of March. Thomas was attainted as a traitor in 1397 and died shortly before Agnes in 1403.

      References

      ^ Jump up to: a b c d e f g Douglas Richardson. Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, Genealogical Publishing, 2005. pg 608. Google eBook
      Burke, John and John Bernard, The Royal Families of England, Scotland, and Wales, with their Descendants, Sovereigns and Subjects, London, 1851, vol.2, p.vii, and pedigree CXVII.
      Waters, Robert E.C., B.A., Barrister of the Inner Temple, Genealogical Memoirs of the Extinct Family of Chester of Chicheley &c., London, 1878, vol.1, p. 140.
      Burke, Sir Bernard, C.B.,LL.D., Ulster King of Arms, The Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire, London, 1883, p. 22)
      Coppinger, W.A., M.A., etc., The Manors of Suffolk, London, 1905, pp. 4649.
      Rye, Walter, (editor), The Visitation of Norfolk, 1563 & 1613, made by William Hervey, Clarencieux King of Arms, Clarencieux Cooke, and John Raven, Richmond Herald, London, 1891, p. 65.
      Rye, Walter, Norfolk Families, part II, Norwich, 1912, p. 845.
      Carr-Calthrop, Colonel Christopher William, C.B.E.,M.D., etc., Notes on the Families of Calthorpe & Calthrop, etc., Third edition, London, 1933. A pedigree showing Bardolf's the descent from Edward I, King of England and his wife Eleanor of Castile is on p. 43.
      The Visitation of Suffolk, 1561, pp. 186 & 243.
      Weis, Frederick Lewis, et al., The Magna Charta Sureties 1215, 5th edition, Baltimore, 2002, p. 49.
      Richardson, Douglas, Magna Carta Ancestry, Baltimore, 2005, p. 40. [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S9014] "Cecily (Bardolf) Stapleton (1371 - 1432)" biography, http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Bardolf-17, abstracted February 5, 20.

    2. [S9015] "William Bardolf, 4th Baron Bardolf and 3rd Baron Damory (21 October 1349 - 29 January 1386)" biography, https://en.wiki.

    3. [S10649] "Roger d'Amory" biography, which was abstracted, downloaded and published Tuesday, March 15th, 2017 by David A. Hennesse.