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John Tiptoft, Kt.

Also Known As: "Baron John /Tiploft/tiptopf/tiptot/tybobot/tibetot/", "Tybetot"
Birthplace: Great Eversden, Caxton, Cambridgeshire, England
Death: Died in Enfield, Edmonton, Middlesex, England
Place of Burial: Enfield, Greater London, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Payn Tiptoft, MP and Agnes Tiptoft, Heiress of Enfield
Husband of Philippa Assheton and Joyce Tiptoft
Father of Philippa Tiptoft; Joan Tiptoft; John Tiptoft, 1st Earl of Worcester; Joyce Sutton; Pain deTibetot and 1 other
Half brother of William Tiptoft and Elizabeth Daneys

Occupation: 1st Baron Tiptoft, Knight of the Shire, Speaker of the House of Commons.
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About John Tiptoft, Baron Tiptoft

Family and Education

s. and h. of Sir Payn Tiptoft*. m. (1) bef. May 1407, Philippa (c.1367-2 May 1417),1 da. of Sir John Talbot, sis. and coh. of John Talbot (d.1388) of Richards Castle, Herefs., wid. of Sir Robert Assheton (d.1384), warden of the Cinque Ports, and of Sir Matthew Gournay (d.1406) of Farrington Gurney, Som., s.p.; (2) by contract bef. 8 July 1421 and licence 28 Feb. 1422, Joyce (c.1403-22 Sept. 1446), yr. da. and coh. of Edward, Lord Charlton of Powis (d.1421), by his 1st w. Eleanor, da. of Thomas Holand, earl of Kent, coh. of her uncle Edmund Holand, earl of Kent (d.1408), 1s. 3da. Kntd. 11 Oct. 1399; cr. Lord Tiptoft 7 Jan. 1426.

The inquisitions post mortem conducted in the counties where he held estates give different dates of death: 30 or 31 Jan., or 1 Feb., but the most likely is 30 Jan.


History of Parliament Online

Sir John Tiptoft, 1st Baron Tiptoft (died January 27, 1443), was a Knight of the Shire for Huntingdonshire, and for Somerset, Speaker of the House of Commons, Treasurer of the Household, Chief Butler of England, Treasurer of the Exchequer, Seneschal of Landes and Aquitaine, Councillor of Regency, Lord Steward of the Household. On 7 January 1426 he was first Summonsed to Parliament whereby he was created Baron Tiptoft.

This English nobleman was the eldest son and heir of Sir Pain Tiptoft (c1413) by his spouse, Agnes, née Wrothe (d.bef.1413). He was Lord of the Manors of Burwell and Eversden, in Cambridgeshire. In 1413 he was heir to his first cousin, Elizabeth Wrothe, wife of Sir William Palton, Knt., by which he inherited the manors of Nether Wallop, Hampshire, Worcesters (in Enfield), Middlesex, and Redlynch (in Downton, Wiltshire).

He married twice: firstly, before February 24, 1408, a widow, Philippa Talbot (c. 1367–1417), daughter of Sir John Talbot, of Richard's Castle, Herefordshire. They had no issue. He married secondly, by licence dated February 28, 1422, Joyce (c. 1404–1446), younger daughter and co-heiress of Edward Charleton, 5th Baron Cherleton by his spouse Eleanor Holand, a descendant of King Edward I. They had the following children:

Philippa, (c1423 - after January 1487), married Thomas de Ros, 10th Baron de Ros, (1427 - 1467)

Joanna, (c1425 - 1494), married, in 1435, Sir Edmund Ingoldsthorpe (c1421 - 1456), of Burgh Green, Cambridgeshire.

Joyce, (aft. 1425 – bef. 1485), married Sir Edmund Sutton

John, 1st Earl of Worcester, (1427–1470), whose only son Edward Tiptoft, 2nd Earl of Worcester died in 1485, a minor without issue.

Sir John, 1st Lord Tiptoft, was buried at Enfield in Middlesex, early in February 1443.


"Complete Peerage" by G.E.Cockayne, et al.

"Magna Carta Ancestry" by Douglas Richardson, Baltimore, Md., 2005.

John Tiptoft, 1st Lord Tiptoft1

M, #107354, b. circa 1400, d. 27 January 1442/43

John Tiptoft, 1st Lord Tiptoft|b. c 1400\nd. 27 Jan 1442/43|p10736.htm#i107354|Payn Tybotot|d. a 1413|p32207.htm#i322064||||John Tybotot|d. 1367|p32207.htm#i322065||||||||||

Last Edited=1 Dec 2008

    John Tiptoft, 1st Lord Tiptoft was born circa 1400. He is the son of Payn Tybotot. He married, secondly, Joyce de Cherleton, daughter of Edward Cherleton, 5th Baron Cherleton and Eleanor de Holand, Countess of March, after 28 February 1422.2 He died on 27 January 1442/43.3
    John Tiptoft, 1st Lord Tiptoft was created 1st Lord Tiptoft [England by writ] on 7 January 1426.4

Children of John Tiptoft, 1st Lord Tiptoft and Joyce de Cherleton

Philippa Tiptoft+ b. c 14231

Joan Tiptoft+ b. c 14255

Joyce Tiptoft+ b. a 1425, d. b 14855

John Tiptoft, 1st Earl of Worcester+ b. 8 May 1427, d. 18 Oct 1470


[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 104. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family, page 96.

[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/2, page 843. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XII/2, page 842.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XII/2, page 846.

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John Tiptoft, Baron Tiptoft's Timeline

Great Eversden, Caxton, Cambridgeshire, England
Age 40
Great Eversden, Cambridgeshire, England
Age 42
<Of, Borough Green, Cambridgeshire, England>
Age 42
<, Great Eversden, Cambridgeshire, England>
May 8, 1427
Age 44
Great Eversden, Cambridgeshire, England
Age 47
Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
January 30, 1443
Age 60
Enfield, Edmonton, Middlesex, England
February 1443
Age 60
Enfield, Greater London, UK
September 4, 1935
Age 60