Sir Ralph DE CROPHULL of Bonington, Knt.
(Est 1270-Aft 1336)
(-By 1364)
Sir Theobald DE VERDUN "the Younger", Knt.
Matilda (Maud) DE MORTIMER
(Abt 1285-1312)
Sir John CROPHULL of Sutton Bonington, Knt.
Thomas CROPHULL, Esq.


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Sibilla DE LA BERE

Thomas CROPHULL, Esq. 1 2

  • Married:
  • Died: By 7 Mar 1382

  General Notes:

Compiler's 21 x great-grandfather

  Research Notes:

18 Oct 1371, Westminster

Licence, for 20l. paid to the king by John Crophill, 'chivaler,' for him to grant the manor of Neubold Verdon, co. Leicester, except knights' fees, advowsons and 80 acres of wood, a stew and 4l. of rent therein, held in chief, to Thomas Crophill, his son, and Sybil, his wife, in tail male, with reversion to himself and his heirs.

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edw. III, vol. 15, p. 142


27 Jun 1379, Westminster

Pardon, at the supplication of the king's esquire, Thomas Crophull, to John Criste of Boney, for the death of Roger Seate of Boney on Sunday after the feast of SS. Simon and Jude, in the year 1 Richard II.

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Ric. II, vol. 1, p. 367


30 Jan 1381, Westminster

Appointment, for life, of Thomas Crophull, king's esquire, as surveyor of the king's hay by Hereford, and of vert and venison there.

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Ric. II, vol. 1, p. 591


19 May 1382, Westminster

To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Order not to suffer John de Crophulle knight hereafter to be troubled by reason of his homage for the manor of Neubold Verdoun co. Leycester, except the knights' fees and advowsons thereto pertaining and 80 acres of wood, one stewpond and 4l. of rent therein; as upon the finding of an inquisition, taken by George del Castell' then escheator, that the said John held that manor without exception in chief by knight service as parcel of the barony of Theobald Verdoun, that [by] the late king's licence he gave the same with the exceptions aforesaid to Thomas de Crophulle his son, Sibyl wife of the said Thomas and the heirs male of their bodies with remainder to himself and his heirs, and that Sibyl died in the lifetime of her husband and the said Thomas died after without issue male between them begotten, wherefore by form of the gift the premises ought to revert to the said John, on 7 March last for a fine by him paid in the hanaper the king respited the said John's homage until Midsummer, and commanded livery of the premises to be given him; and the king has taken his homage for the premises.

Calendar of Close Rolls, 5 Ric. II, p. 139


17 Aug 1383, Westminster

Grant, during the minority of the heir, without rendering aught therefor, to Roger Crophull, king's esquire, of the custody of the manors of Hemyngton, Braunston and Bunyton, of the value of 40l. yearly, late of John Crophull, knight, deceased, tenant in chief, in the king's hands by reason of the minority of his heir, Agnes, daughter of his son Thomas, she being but twelve years old.

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Ric. II, vol. 2, p. 308

20 Sep 1383, Westminster

To William Sallowe escheator in Notynghamshire. Order to take of Joan who was wife of John de Crophulle knight an oath etc. and, in presence of Walter Devereux who has taken to wife Agnes daughter of Thomas de Crophulle cousin and heir of the said John, a minor in the king's wardship, and of Roger Crophulle to whom the king has committed the wardship of certain lands of the deceased, to assign dower to the said Joan....

Calendar of Close Rolls, 7 Ric. II, p. 324


23 May 1384, Salisbury

Appointment during pleasure of Thomas Barre, knight, as surveyor of the king's hay of Hereford, whereof the king's kinsman the last earl of Ormonde was keeper, and which for want of survey and good custody is almost destroyed, and of the vert and venison thereof, in the same manner as Thomas Crophull, one of the king's esquires, deceased.

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Ric. II, vol. 2, p. 408

  Marriage Information:

Thomas married Sibilla DE LA BERE, daughter of John DE LA BERE. (Sibilla DE LA BERE died before 1382.)


1 Transactions of the Leicestershire Architectural and Archaeological Society, Volumes 1-2, p. 67.

2 A History of the Castles of Herefordshire and Their Lords, by Rev. Charles John Robinson, 1869, p. 132.

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