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Kyme, Baron (E, 1295 - abeyant 1577)

 

Creation: writ sum. 24 Jun 1295

 

Abeyant: bef. 10 Oct 1577

 

Family name: de Kyme later de Umfraville later Tailboys

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Arms:

[de Kyme]

[de Umfraville]

[Tailboys] Argent a Saltire Gules on a Chief of the second three Escallops of the first

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Philip [de Kyme], 1st Baron Kyme

son and heir of William de Kyme, by his wife Lucy de Ros

born

 

mar.

Joan la Bigod, sister of Roger [le Bigod], 5th Earl of Norfolk, and dau. of Hugh le Bigod, Chief Justiciar of England (by his wife Joan Wake, widow of Hugh Wake and dau. and hrss. of Nicholas de Stuteville), 2nd son of Hugh [le Bigod], 3rd Earl of Norfolk, by his wife Lady Maud Marshal, sister and cohrss. of Anselm [Marshal], 9th Earl of Pembroke, and 1st dau. of William [Marshal], jure uxoris Earl of Pembroke, by his wife Lady Isabel de Clare, suo jure Countess of Pembroke, only dau. of Richard [FitzGilbert or de Clare], 2nd Earl of Pembroke, called "Strongbow"

children

1. William de Kyme, later 2nd Baron Kyme

1. Lucy de Kyme, mar. bef. 20 Sep 1303 as his first wife Robert [de Umfraville], 9th Earl of Angus, and had issue:

1a. Gilbert de Umfraville, later 10th Earl of Angus later 3rd Baron Kyme

1a. Lady Elizabeth de Umfraville, mar. Sir Gilbert de Barroden, Sheriff of Northumberland 1323-24 and 1339-41, and had issue:

1b. Eleanor de Barroden, de jure suo jure Baroness Kyme

died

bef. 2 Apr 1323

created

by writ of summons 24 Jun 1295 Baron Kyme

suc. by

son

note

 

 

William [de Kyme], 2nd Baron Kyme

born

 

mar.

Joan de Littlebury (mar. (2) as his second wife Nicholas [de Cauntelo], 3rd Baron Cauntelo; dsp. 16 Oct 1362), dau. of Sir Humphrey de Littlebury

died

s.p. bef. 25 Mar 1338

suc. by

nephew

note

 

Gilbert [de Umfraville], 10th Earl of Angus later 3rd Baron Kyme

born

c.1310

mar. (1)

Joan de Willoughby (d. 16 Jul 1350), dau. of Robert [de Willoughby], 1st Baron Willoughby de Eresby, by his wife Margaret Deincourt, dau. of Edmund [Deincourt], 1st Baron Deincourt]

children by first wife

1. Sir Robert de Umfraville, of Pallethorp and Hessle, co. York, and Stallingborough, co. Lincoln, styled Lord Umfraville (dvp. and sp.), mar. after 20 Jan 1339/40 Margaret de Percy (mar. (2) bef. 25 May 1368 as his second wife William [de Ferrers], 3rd Baron Ferrers of Groby; dsp. 2 Sep 1375; bur. in the Church of the Friars Preacher, Chelmsford, co. Essex), 1st dau. of Henry [de Percy], 2nd Baron Percy, by his wife Idoine de Clifford, only dau. of Robert [de Clifford], 1st Baron Clifford

mar. (2)

bef. Oct 1369 Maud de Lucy, suo jure Baroness Lucy (mar. (2) bef. 3 Oct 1383 as his second wife Henry [de Percy], 1st Earl of Northumberland; dsp. 18 Dec 1398), only dau. and hrss. of Thomas [de Lucy], 2nd Baron Lucy, by his Margaret de Multon, sister and cohrss. of John de Multon, of Egremont, co. Northumberland, and dau. Thomas de Multon, of Egremont, co. Northumberland

died

s.p.s. 6 Jan 1380/1

suc. by

half-brother in the Earldom of Angus and niece in the Barony of Kyme

note

suc. his father as Earl of Angus Mar 1325

 

Eleanor de Barroden later Tailboys, de jure suo jure Baroness Kyme

born

 

mar.

Sir Henry Tailboys (b. c. 1335; d. 23 Feb 1368/9), son of William Tailboys, by his wife Margaret .....

only child

1. Sir Walter Tailboys, later de jure 5th Baron Kyme

died

 

suc. by

son

note

 

 

Sir Walter Tailboys, de jure 5th Baron Kyme

born

c. 1350

mar. (1)

Margaret .....

children by first wife

1. Sir Walter Tailboys, later de jure 6th Baron Kyme

2. William Tailboys

3. Sir John Tailboys, of Stallingborough, co. Lincoln, Sheriff of Lincolnshire 1426 (d. 16 Apr 1467). mar. Agnes Cokefield, dau. and hrss. of Robert Cokefield, of Nuthall, co. Nottingham, by his wife Cecily Charnells, dau. and hrss. of Robert Charnells, and had issue:

1a. John Tailboys, of Stallingborough, co. Lincoln (dvp.), mar. Katharine Gibthorpe, dau. of Sir William Gibthorpe, and had issue:

1b. Margaret Tailboys (b. c. 1446), mar. John Ayscough, 1st son and hr. of Sir William Ayscough, of Cowling in the Parish of Bedale, co. York, Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, by his wife Elizabeth Caythorpe, dau. and hrss. of John Caythorpe, of Ergham, co. York, and had issue

1. Joan Tailboys, mar. after 21 Jun 1424 William Thimbleby, son of John Thimbleby, of Poolam, co. Lincoln

mar. (2)

Mary Tyrwhit (dsp. 1447), dau. of Sir William Tyrwhit MP, of Kettleby, co. Lincoln, by his wife Constance St Quintin, dau. of Sir Anselm St Quintin, of Brandesburton, co. York

died

21 Sep 1417

suc. by

son by first wife

note

granted his great-aunt Maud, Countess of Northumberland, an annuity of 30 6d 6d for life 1381; Member of Parliament for Lincolnshire 1382 and 1386; Sheriff of Lincolnshire 1390; IPM 2 Nov 1418

 

Walter Tailboys, de jure 6th Baron Kyme

born

c. 1388

mar. (1)

..... .....

only child by first wife

1. Sir William Tailboys, later de jure 7th Baron Kyme

mar. (2)

Alice Cheyney (widow of Sir Edmund Cheyney, of Brooke, co. Wiltshire; d. bef. 24 Apr 1448), dau. of Sir Humphrey Stafford, of Hooke, co. Dorset, by his wife Elizabeth Maltravers, 2nd dau. and eventual sole hrss. of Sir John Maltravers, of Hooke, co. Dorset

only child by second wife

1. Eleanor Tailboys, mar. Sir Thomas Strangwayes, of Melbury, co. Dorset

died

13 Apr 1444

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Sheriff of Lincolnshire 1423; inherited the castle of Harbottle and the manor of Otterburn, both in Northumberland, on the death of his kinsman Sir Robert de Umfraville KG 1436/7; Commissioner for the peace for Lincolnshire 1442-43

 

Sir William Tailboys, de jure 7th Baron Kyme

born

c. 1415

mar.

Elizabeth Bonville (d. 4 Feb 1490/1), 3rd dau. of William [Bonville], 1st Baron Bonville, by his first wife Margaret Grey, 2nd dau. by his first wife of Reynold [Grey], 3rd Baron Grey of Ruthin

children

1. Sir Robert Tailboys, later de jure 8th Baron Kyme

2. Thomas Tailboys (b. c. 1450; dvp. and sp.)

died

20 Jul 1464 (bur. in the Grey Friars' Church, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, co. Northumberland)

suc. by

son

note

has licence for an oratory 1444; Justice of the Peace for Lincolnshire and for Northumberland from 1441; described as "esquire" in various charters and official records by generally known as "Earl of Kyme" as he had inherited the castle and estate of Kyme; he and his servants were charged with many outrages in Lincolnshire and he was imprisoned in the Marshalsea, London, for a time in 1448; accused of having attempted to murder Ralph, Lord Cromwell, in the Star Chamber 1449; Commissioner of Array in Lincolnshire 1458/9; an adherent of the House of Lancaster, he was knighted at the Battle of St Albans 1460/1 and fought at the Battle of Towton; he was declared a rebel and his property confiscated by King Edward IV 1461; was with Queen Margaret in Scotland 1461; attainted 1461; Captain of Alnwick Castle for the restored King Henry VI 1462; fought at the Battle of Hexham 1464, and escaping after the defeat he was found in a coal pit near Newcastle and beheaded

 

Sir Robert Tailboys, de jure 8th Baron Kyme

born

c. 1450

mar.

Elizabeth Heron, only dau. of John Heron, of Ford Catle, co. Northumberland, Sheriff of Northumberland, by his wife and thirs cousin Elizabeth Heron, only dau. and hrss. of Sir William Heron, of Ford Castle, co. Northumberland

children

1. Sir George Tailboys, later de jure 9th Baron Kyme

2. Sir William Tailboys, of Faldingworth, co. Lincoln

3. Robert Tailboys (dsp. after 14 May 1509)

4. John Tailboys (d. after 1494)

5. Richard Tailboys (dsp. after 1494)

1. Maude Tailboys, mar. Sir Robert Tyrwhit, of Kettleby, co. Lincoln

2. Elizabeth Tailboys (d. betw. 14 May 1509 and 16 Jul 1509; bur. in St Helen's Church, Bishopsgate, London), mar. (1) Sir John Vavasour, and (2) ..... Greystoke

died

30 Jan 1494/5 (bur. in Kyme Priory, co. Lincoln)

suc. by

son

note

the attainder of his father was reversed in 1472; Member of Parliament for Lincolnshire 1472 and 1477/8; Sheriff of Lincolnshire 1480

 

Sir George Tailboys, de jure 9th Baron Kyme

born

c. 1467

mar. (1)

Margaret Burgh, 2nd dau. of Thomas [Burgh], 1st Baron Burgh, by his wife Margaret Botreaux, widow of William [Botreaux], 3rd Baron Botreaux, and dau. of Thomas [de Ros], 8th Baron Ros

mar. (2)

bef. Apr 1493 Elizabeth Gascoigne (d. betw. 7 Aug 1559 and 4 Sep 1559; bur. at Bullington, co. Lincoln), 2nd dau. of Sir William Gascoigne V, of Gawthorpe, co. York, by his wife and second cousin once removed Lady Margaret Percy, 2nd dau. of Henry [Percy], 2nd Earl of Northumberland

children by second wife

1. Sir Gilbert Tailboys, later 1st Baron Tailboys

2. John Tailboys (dsp. after 8 Mar 1540/1)

3. Walter Tailboys (dsp.)

4. Rev William Tailboys, Vicar of Gantby, co. Lincoln, later de jure 13th Baron Kyme

1. Cecily Tailboys, mar. (1) William Ingilby, of Ripley, co. York, and (2) John Tournay, of Caenby, co. Lincoln, and had issue by both husbands

2. Anne Tailboys, mar. (1) Sir Edward Dymoke, of Scrivelsby, co. Lincoln, and (2) Robert Carre, of Sleaford, co. Lincoln, and had issue by her first husband

3. Dorothy Tailboys

4. Margaret Tailboys, mar. Sir George Vernon, of Haddon Hall, co. Derby, and had issue

5. Elizabeth Tailboys, mar. Sir Christopher Willoughby, of Parham, co. Sussex, and had issue

died

21 Sep 1538 (bur. at Bullington, co. Lincoln)

suc. by

son by second wife

note

Sheriff of Lincolnshire 1495; knighted at the Battle of Blackheath 1497; part of the general pardon on the accession of King Henry VIII in which he was described as "George Tailboys, of Kyme and Sleldinghope, Kt., Lord of Kyme and Ridesdale, Earl of Angus, lord of the liberties of Ridesdale in Northumberland"; in 1517 he was a lunatic and the custody of his person and lands was granted to Cardinal Wolsey and in 1531 to the Duke of Norfolk, Lord Burgh and others

 

The de jure Barony of Kyme was held by the Barons Tailboys from 21 Sep 1538 until the death of Elizabeth Dudley, Countess of Warwick and suo jure Baroness Tailboys and de jure Baroness Kyme, sometime before 28 Mar 1563, when the Barony of Kyme passed to her uncle, Rev William Tailboys:

 

Rev William Tailboys, de jure 13th Baron Kyme

born

died

betw. 24 Sep 1577 and 10 Oct 1577 (bur. in Lincoln Cathedral)

 

On the death of the de jure 13th Baron Kyme the de jure Barony of Kyme fell into abeyance between his sisters and their descendants.

 

Last updated 21 Apr 2011

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