Philip [I] le Despenser 1 2 3 4
- Born: 1290
- Marriage (1): Margaret de Goxhill
- Died: Bef 24 Sep 1313 2 3 4 5
m as her first husband, MARGARET, daughter and heiress of RALPH de Goushill [Goxhill] & his wife --- (1294-1349). She married secondly Sir John de Ros. Descendants extinct in the male line 1424.
Sir Philip le Despenser, d. 24 Sep 1313; m. Margaret, b. 12 May 1294, d. 29 July 1349, daughter of Ralph de Gousille, lord of Camoys Manor, Essex.
[Magna Charta Sureties]
• Inquisition: Post mortem, 24 Sep 1313. 5 472. PHILIP LE DESPENSER.
Writ, 24 Sept. 7 Edw. II.
[YORK.] Inq. Friday after St. Gregory the Pope, 7 Edw. II.
Coldon. A capital messuage, 10 tofts, and 16 bovates land.
Dudington. 8 tofts, 10 bovates land, and a windmill.
Great Coldon. 2 tofts held of the archbishop of York.
Pagula. 3 tofts and 2 bovates land.
Holm. A toft and 6a. and two parts of 1a. land.
Cayngham. A pasture called Pedilandes.
All held, as of the honour of Albemarle, by knight's service, of the inheritance of Margaret de Gousill late the wife of the said Philip, and daughter and heir of Ralph de Gousill, and she was 17 on the day of St James last: he had nothing otherwise in those tenements.
Writ, 24 Sept. 7 Edw. II. (defaced.)
ESSEX. Inq. 21 Feb. 7 Edw. II. (defaced.) Toppesfeld. Two parts of the manor (full extent given), held, as of the inheritance of Margaret his wife, of the earl of Gloucester [by service] of 2 1/2 knights' fees, and doing suit at the court of Clare. Philip his son is his next heir, age unknown, because he was born in co. Lincoln.
LINCOLN. Inq. Wednesday after SS. Fabian and Sebastian, 7 Edw. II. (defaced.)
Roxham. Two parts of the manor (extent given), held by the said Philip and Margaret his wife, as of the inheritance of the said Margaret, of the barony of Bayeux, which is in the hand of lady Isabel de Bello Monte, lady of Vescy, by service of two parts of 1/2 knight's fee.
Walcotes. 42s. 8d. rent similarly held of Philip de Kyme by knight's service.
Cranewell. 4 bovates land and 2s. rent, similarly held of the prior of Sempringham by service of 18 1/2d. yearly.
Philip his son, born on 6 April last, is his next heir.
LINCOLN. Inq. Thursday after St. Martin, 7 Edw. II. (much defaced.)
Gedenaye. (Two parts?) of the manor (full extent given), held by the said Philip and Margaret, as of her inheritance, of the fee of Albemarle of …………… of Margaret countess of Cornwall, together with the knights' fees belonging thereto, by service …………
Holbech and Quappelade. 25a. 1r. meadow, 32a. pasture, 30s. rent of free tenants, &c. similarly held of Lawrence de Holbech by service of 1/10 knight's fee.
Heir as above.
LINCOLN. Inq. ………. (much defaced.)
Goushill. (Two parts of the manor?) (extent given), held by the said Philip and Margaret, as of her [inheritance], of the barony of Bayeux. ………….
Halton on Humber. (Two parts?) of the manor (extent given), similarly held of the abbot &c. of Thorneton by service of 1/2 knight's fee.
Roxton, Thorneton, and Ellesham. Two parts of a messuage, lands, and rents, similarly held of Henry de Percy by service of …… knights' fee.
Wevelsby. 42s. 8d. rent similarly held of the abbot of Wellehogh by service of 1/20 knight's fee.
Staynton. Two parts of the manor (extent given), similarly held of William de Mortuo Mari by service of 1/3 knight's fee.
Heir as above.
LINCOLN. Inq. Monday before the Purification, 7 Edw. II. (defaced.)
Basingham. Two parts of a messuage, 5 bovates land, 21a. meadow, rents, &c. held by the said Philip and Margaret, as of her inheritance, of William de Standon by service of 1/5 knight's fee.
Lincoln. Two messuages similarly held as of the king's ancient demesne by service of 2d. yearly.
Heir as above.
LINCOLN. Inq. Tuesday after SS. Fabian and Sebastian, 7 Edw. II. (much defaced.)
Poynton and Greyby. Two parts of the manors (extents given), held by the said Philip and Margaret, as of her inheritance, of Roger Pedewardyn by service of 1 knight's fee; and there are payable out of Poynton 3s. 4d. yearly for sheriff's aid, and out of Greyby 3s. 8 1/2d. to Sir William Mareschall, and 20d. yearly for the guard of the castle of Richemond.
Lopingthorp. A capital messuage, 80a. arable, 6a. meadow, wood (?), and rent, similarly held of William de Mortuo Mari by service of ……
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 34. (5.)
Philip married Margaret de Goxhill, daughter of Ralph de Goxhill and Hawise FitzWarin. (Margaret de Goxhill was born on 12 May 1294 and died on 29 Jul 1349.)