Sir Warin Trussell
(Abt 1310-1365)
Maud de Saint Philibert
Frances Trussell
(-After 1416)


Family Links

1. Sir Robert de Salle of Oxnead, Norwich, and Sunderland (in South Walsham), Norfolk
2. Sir William [VII] Clopton of Hawstead, Suffolk

Frances Trussell 1

  • Marriage (1): Sir Robert de Salle of Oxnead, Norwich, and Sunderland (in South Walsham), Norfolk 1
  • Marriage (2): Sir William [VII] Clopton of Hawstead, Suffolk before 16 Nov 1382 1
  • Died: After 1416

  General Notes:

FRANCES TRUSSELL, married (1st) ROBERT [DE] SALLE, Knt., of Oxnead, Norwich, and Sunderland (in South Walsham), Norfolk, and Calais, France, King's knight, Warden of Marke Castle, 1373\endash 78, Burgess (M.P.) for Norwich, 1378, Warden of Norwich Castle, son of Edmund de Salle. They had no issue. In 1363 he was granted ten marks yearly by the king. In 1361 he purchased from John Hauteyn the manor and advowson of Oxnead, Norfolk. In 1372 he was awarded a further pension of 40 marks a year for good service. The same year Wililiam de Latymer, lord of Danby, and another confirmed to Robert and his wife, Frances, the manors of Oxnead and Brom (in South Walsham), Norfolk, together with the advowson of Oxnead, Norfolk. SIR ROBERT DE SALLE was killed at Norwich, Norfolk 17 June 1381. He left a will dated 8 Sept. 1380, proved 3 July 1381. In 1381 Robert de Broom sued his widow, Frances, in the Court of Common Pleas regarding the manor of Sunderland (in South Walsham), Norfolk. In 1381\endash 2 his widow and executrix, Frances, sold a messuage, house, and garden called Godmanesplace in the parish of St. Michael, Coslany, Norwich, Norfolk. Frances married (2nd) before 16 Nov. 1382 WILLIAM CLOPTON, Knt., of Wickhambrook and Hawstead, Suffolk, son and heir of William Clopton, Knt., of Wickhambrook, Denardiston, Stradishall, Stansfield, etc., Suffolk, by his 1st wife, Anet, daughter of Thomas de Grey, Knt. They had no issue. In 1401 he granted his right in the manor of Oxnead, Norfolk to Dame Elizabeth Kiriel, and two others to the use of himself and Frances his wife for life. In 1414 he sold the manor of Hawstead, Suffolk to his cousin, William son of Sir Thomas Clopton, of Kentwell. SIR WILLIAM CLOPTON was living 12 Dec. 1416.


Blomefield, Essay towards a Top. Hist. of Norfolk 6 (1807): 478\endash 479; 11 (1810): 138\endash 143. Gage, Hist. & Antiqs. of Suffolk: Thingoe Hundred (1838): 420. Harvey, Vis. of Suffolk 1561 1 (1866): 130\endash 134 (Clopton ped.). Parker, Hist. of Long Melford (1873): 54. Glover et al., Vis. of Cheshire 1580, 1566, 1533 & 1591 (H.S.P. 18) (1882): 225\endash 226 (Trussell ped.: "ffrances [Trussell] vxor .... Sale."). Norfolk Antiq. Miscellany 2nd Ser. Pt. 1 (1906): 1\endash 32. C.C.R. 1385\endash 1389 (1921): 262. Richmond, Paston Fam. in the Fifteenth Cent. (1990): 42\endash 43. Court of Common Pleas, CP40/483, image 1046 (available at National Archives, E 40/3799 (available at Norfolk Rec. Office: Dr Schram's Coll., MC 170/5, 634 x 3(a) (appointment dated 1 Sept. 1420 by John Hevenyngham knight, et al. as attorneys to deliver seisin to William Paston of Paston and Agnes his wife daughter of Edmund Berre knight and Alice his wife in the manor of Oxnead, the advowson of the church of the said manor, and lands in Oxnead, Skeyton, Brampton, Burgh, Tuttington, Marsham and Aylsham formerly of Frances who was wife of Robert Salle Knt. or William Trussell Knt. her nephew and heir) (available at Norfolk Rec. Office: MSS of Sir Thomas Phillips rel. to Norfolk ,Phi/270 577 x 4; Phi/271 577 x 4; Phi/397 577 x 7 (available at 1

Frances married Sir Robert de Salle of Oxnead, Norwich, and Sunderland (in South Walsham), Norfolk.1 (Sir Robert de Salle of Oxnead, Norwich, and Sunderland (in South Walsham), Norfolk died on 17 Jun 1381 1.)

Frances next married Sir William [VII] Clopton of Hawstead, Suffolk, son of Sir William [VI] Clopton and Ivetta Grey, before 16 Nov 1382.1 (Sir William [VII] Clopton of Hawstead, Suffolk died about 1416-1417 2.)


1 Newsgroup: soc.genealogy.medieval, at groups -, Douglas Richardson, 27 Mar 2017.

2 Joseph James Muskett, <i>Suffolk Manorial Families: being the County Visitations and Other Pedigrees</i>, 3 (Exeter, GB: William Pollard & Co., 1900), I: 142.

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