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Isabel de Gras, heiress of Studley

Also Known As: "Isabel de Bourne"
Birthdate: (85)
Birthplace: Studley, West Riding, Yorkshire, England, UK
Death: Died in West Riding, Yorkshire, England, UK
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Grassus, of Gemlyn and Isabel Gras
Wife of Sir Richard Tempest, of Hertford & Studley
Mother of John de Tempest, Sir Knight; Nicholas Tempest and William Tempest, Sir, of Studley
Half sister of Isabel de Clitherow; Lady Mary de Clitheroe and William De Cletherow

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About Isabel de Gras, heiress of Studley

Isabel de Gras

  • born about 1336
  • died 8/13/1421
  • Only dau and heir of father, John de Gras
  • she was also known as Isabel de Bourne


  1. Thomas de Bourne of Studley, Yorkshire (was he of Studley jure uxoris?)
  2. Hugh de Clitheroe
  3. Richard (1309-1379) Tempest. Second wife of Sir Richard Tempest.

Children of 2nd marriage

  1. Isabel Clitheroe
  2. Mary Clitheroe b: ABT 1372 in Wimpole, Cambridgeshire

Children of 3rd marriage

  1. John Tempest b: 1360 (SIC)
  2. William Tempest b: 1379 in Bracewell, Wensley, Yorkshire
  3. Robert Tempest
  4. Richard Tempest


He [Sir Richard Tempest, son of John and Margaret] married 2nd Isabel, only child and heir of John le Gras, Lord of Studley. (Isabel married 2nd Hugh de Clitherow, and had a daughter Isabel, who married her stepbrother, Richard Tempest; see next generation.)

Sir Richard Tempest, knt. m. Isabel, only daughter and heir of Sir John Graas, knt, of Studley, and relict of Sir Hugh Clitheroe, by whom he had a son, Sir William Tempest, knt. of Studley. [John Burke & John Bernard Burke, Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England, Ireland, and Scotland, Second Edition, Scott, Webster, & Geary, London, 1841, p. 520, Tempest, of Stella.


  1. The Ancestry of Nathan Lewis Harrison Revisited Nineteen Years Later By Keith G. Harrison Pg.286
  2. Stirnet


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Isabel de Gras, heiress of Studley's Timeline

West Riding, Yorkshire, England, UK
Age 24
Bracewell Craven,,Yorkshire,England
Age 42
Age 43
Bracewell, Yorkshire, England
August 13, 1421
Age 85
West Riding, Yorkshire, England, UK