Sir Nicholas de INKEPENNE, Knt.
(Abt 1309-Aft 1340)
Philippa de COBHAM
(Est 1310-)
John de INKEPENNE
(-1361)
Isabella
(-)
Ricarda de INKEPENNE
(-1390)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. William HYWYSH
2. Sir Thomas FICHET, Lord of Spaxton

3. William COGGESHALE

Ricarda de INKEPENNE

  • Born: Inkpen, Hungerford, Berkshire, England
  • Married (1):
  • Married (2):
  • Married (3): After 1386
  • Died: 8 Aug 1390

   General Notes:

Relationship to compiler: 20 x great-grandmother

   Research Notes:

daughter and heir

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1 Aug 1381, Easthampstead

Declaration of Sir Ralph Carminow in regard to a gift of the manor of Rathwelle co. Cornwall, which Sir Thomas Fichet and Richaude his wife made to the duke of Lancastre, averring that the same was given to Richaude by William Hewyssh her former husband, and Robert Tresilian and Emma his wife said that she had no livery of seisin thereof nor of any parcel thereof and no attornment of any tenant thereof, wherefore by command of the duke of Lancastre Sir Robert agreed to stand the duke's award, to wit that if by testimony of Sir Ralph and John Seke, whom Sir Thomas named as witnesses of such livery. Sir Thomas should lose his right, to wit if Sir Robert and his wife would testify that Richaude had no such livery, Sir Thomas should make no claim to the said manor, and if such witness should be given against him Sir Robert should make no claim ; and Sir Ralph being examined before the duke said that Richaude had no such livery nor any other in her name, and no tenant attorned to her. Dated London, the octaves of St. George 4 Richard II.

Calendar of Close Rolls, 5 Ric. II, p. 78

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10 Jul 1388, Westminster

Commission to William Rykhill and John Cassy to enquire and certify touching the following circumstances : Ricarda, late the wife of Thomas Fychet, knight, whom William Coggeshale, knight, has married, being lately seised of a third part of the manors of Tremerthert, Trenant, Leskyret, Manely, Seintcleere and certain lands in Canlese and Treworra, oo. Cornwall, as dower in right of William Hywyssh, her former husband, the said Thomas,while he was her husband, demised the third aforesaid to Robert Tresilian, knight, for life, at the yearly rent of 40 marks, the said Robert, having no other estate therein and having no certainty as to the time of the death of the said Thomas,who died in Spain, kept the said third until he was convicted in the last Parliament of treason, for which reason the premises are now in the king's hand.

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Ric. II, vol. 3, p. 543

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14 Feb 1389, Westminster

Commission to William Rikhill and John Cassy to enquire touching the following circumstances : Ricarda late the wife of Thomas Fychet, knight, whom William Coggeshale married, being lately seised of manors of Tremerthert, Trenant, Leskyret, knight,whom William a third part of the Manely,Seintcleere and certain lands and tenements in Canlese and Treworra, co. Cornwall, as her dower by her former husband, William Hywyssh, the said Thomas, while her husband, demised for the term of his life a third of the said manors, lands and tenements to Robert Tresilian, knight, deceased, at the yearly rent, of 40 marks, but the said Robert had not any other estate therein, but because he knew not when the said Thomas died in Spain he retained the premises until convicted of treason in the last Parliament, and so the premises became seized into the king's hand.

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Ric. II, vol. 4, p. 53

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Died Monday next before the Feast of St. Lawrence, 1390.

Inq. p.m. 15 Ric. II, Part I, No. 21.

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15 Dec 1390, Westminster

[Order to the escheators of the counties of Cornwall, Devon and Berks to take into the king's hand all the lands of] Ricarda late the wife of Thomas Fychet, 'chivaler.'

Calendar of Fine Rolls, 14 Ric. II, p. 360

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24 Jul 1392, Windsor Castle

Grant to the king's esquires, John Treverbyn and Henry Kirkestede,—for certain sure and notable causes, and especially because of their diligence in saving and recovering at great expense to themselves, the king's right to certain lands in the county of Someset late of Thomas Fichet, 'chivaler,' which were concealed from the king, and on surrender by them in the Chancery of letters patent whereby the king lately granted to them the keeping and marriage of Thomas Fichet, son and heir of Ricarda late the wife of the aforesaid Thomas Fichet, 'chivaler,' together with the keeping of all the lands late of the said Ricarda in the county of Cornwall, to the value of 53l. yearly,—of the keeping and marriage of the said heir, together with the keeping of all the lands in the counties of Somerset and Cornwall late of the said Thomas Fichet, 'chivaler,' and Ricarda, to the value of 53l. yearly, to hold the same until the full age of the said heir, rendering at the Exchequer by equal portions at Michaelmas and Easter the surplus of the value of the lands over and above the sum of 53l.

Calendar of Fine Rolls, 16 Ric. II, p. 53

   Marriage Information:

Ricarda married William HYWYSSH, son of Richard HYWYSSH of Chagford and Alice de BLANCMINSTER.

   Marriage Information:

Ricarda also married Sir Thomas FICHET, Lord of Spaxton, son of Sir Thomas FICHET of Spaxton, Knt. and Isabella CHALONS. (Thomas FICHET was born in Spaxton, Bridgwater, Somerset, England and died on 25 Jun 1386 in Spain.)

   Marriage Information:

Ricarda also married William COGGESHALE after 1386.

   Sources:

Calendar of Patent Rolls; Calendar of Close Rolls; Calendar of Fine Rolls; Pedigrees from the Plea Rolls, collected from the Pleadings in the Various Courts of Law A.D. 1200 to 1500, from the Original Rolls in the Public Record Office, by Major-General The Hon. G. Wrottesley, p. 296; Parochial and Family History of the Deanery of Trigg Minor in the County of Cornwall, Vol. II, by Sir John Maclean, F.S.A., p. 43


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