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Birthdate: (53)
Birthplace: Dean, Northamptonshire, England
Death: October 1, 1539 (49-57)
Hockwold, Norfolk, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir William Tyndal, Kt. and Mary Tyndale (Mondeford)
Husband of Amphilice Tyndall
Father of Sir Thomas Tyndal, Kt.; William Tyndall; Ursula Butts; Humphrey Tyndall; Anne Bacon and 4 others
Brother of Richard Tyndale

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  • Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 240-241.
  • Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 89.
  • Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, p. 842-843.


  • "Stemma Robertson" a book in the Soc Gen, London
  • Inscription,. Gough ii, p.305, but see H.Haines 'Monumental Brasses' p 154;
  • Pedigree in The Chesters of Chicheley gives 18 Jan 1532-3 "MI at Hockwold."

Descendants of Amphilice Coningsby

Generation No. 1


  • was born Abt. 1487 in Aldenham, Herts [2], and
  • died 18 Jan 1531/32 in Hockwold [3].
  • She married SIR JOHN TYNDALL [4],[5] 1504 in Helpston, Northants,
    • son of WILLIAM TYNDALE and MARY MONDEFORD. He was born 1486 in Deene, Northants, and
    • died 01 Oct 1539 in Hockwold [6].

Notes for AMPHILICE CONINGSBY: The will of her father Sir Humphrey Coningbsy as reproduced in "Genealogical Memoirs of the extinct family - The Chesters of Chichley" by Robert Edmund Chester Waters; changed the descentant line quite considerably but put in no doubt that she married Sir John Tyndall and not Sir Thomas as previous authors had suggested.


Sir Humphrey Conyngesby Kt, one of the Kings Justices of the Pleas

Will dated 15th Nov 1531

“To be buried in the Church of the White Friars, London, near the grave of my late wife Isabel , but if I die at Aldenham, or within seven miles thereof, then to be buried there , or if I die at Lock, or within fusty mile' thereof, then to be buried there

  • To the Churches of Aldenham, Elstree, and Rock, 10s each, and to the repairs of the Church of \Teen Sollars, 20s
  • To my daughter Elizabeth, late wife of Richard Berkeley, and now wife of Sir John Fitz-James Kt , fsU, which was owing to me by the said Richard at the time of his death, for the marriage of the three daughters of the said Richard Berkelev and Elizabeth
  • To Dorothy, daughter• of John Tendall Esq , and of my daughter Amphelice, his wife, £10 towards her preferment in marriage and to each of the daughters of the said John Tendall and Ampheilce 40 marks for their preferment in marriage To Anne, wife of William Thorpe, and daughter of Christopher Hyllyarde, and my daughter Margaret his wife, now deceaaed, £5 To every daughter of my sons William and John Conyngesby, 40 marks each, and to every daughter of George Ralegh and my daughter Jane his wife, 40 marks.
  • My manor of Stottesden in Salop, and my manor of Orleton, with its appurts in Orleton, Stoketon, Stanford, and Eastham in Worcestershire, to Humfrey Conyngesby, now under age and my next heir apparent, the son of my son Thomas Covyngesbv, to hold to him and the heirs male of his body, with remainder to the heirs male of my body, remainder to my heirs, My nephew Thomas Solley, My late wives Alice and Anne and Isabel
  • To Humfrey Tendell my coyin and godson, son of John Tendall, and my daughter Ampheice his wife, five marks a year towards his finding, and the like sums to Maurice Berkeley, son of my daughter Elizabeth
  • My sons Willam and John Conyngesby to be my executors, Sir John Fitz-James Kt , and Sir Anthony Fitz-Herbert,' Kt , a Kings Justice of Common Pleas, to be overseers of my Will.
  • Will proved 26th Nov. 1535 In C P C. [ 30 Hogen ]


2. AMPHILLIS CONINGSBY married Sir John Tyndall K.B., of Hockwold.


  • Burial: St Stephen's, Norwich

Notes for SIR JOHN TYNDALL: SIR JOHN TYNDALL KT. (KB), the only son of Sir 'William by Mary Mondeford, was ten years old when his father died, and was then already contracted to marry one of the daughters of Humphrey Coningsby, Serjeant-at-Law (afterwards a Knight and a Judge of the King's Bench), to whom his wardship and marriage had been sold by his father. He married accordingly Amphillis Coningsby, who died before him on 18th Jan. 1532-3, leaving nine children. A gray marble slab in the chancel of Hockwold Church bears the effigies in brass of a lady and nine children, with this inscription: (1 2)

  • Qui~quis ens qin transieris sta. perlege, plora,
  • Sum quod ens, fuciainque quod es, pro me piecor ora
  • Obitus Amfelicie Tendall decimo octavo die Mensis Januar. A I). Mcccco XXXij"

Sir John Tyndall was one of the Knights of the Bath created on 31st May 1533 at the coronation of Queen Anne Boleyn, (30) and married secondly in 1534 Lady Winifred Fermor, the widow of Sir Henry Fermor Kt., of' East Barsham in Norfolk. Their marriage settlement is (dated i 14th Dec. 26 lien. VIII. (1534), whereby Sir John charged the manor of Scales Hall in Hockwold with the payment. of 421. per annum by way of jointure to Dame Winifred) She was the (laughter of Thomas Cawse, an Alderman of Norwich, and M as thrice married, for her first husband was Henry- Dynne Esq. of Heydon in Norfolk. She had no issue by her third husband, whom she outlived.

Sir John Tyndall died on 1st Oct. 1539 at the age of 53, seised of the following manors and estates, which were valued at 223l 10s. per annum beyond all reprises (32)

  • Nofolk
    • The manor of Hickling, value per annum
    • The manor and advowson of Pudding-Norton
    • The manor of Redenhall in Harlston .
    • The manors of Ilsington and Clenchwarton with the advowson of Clench warton .
  • Cambridgeshire
    • The manor of Haslingfield
  • Northants
    • The manor of Helpston ~
  • Norfolk
    • Lands called Bainys '
    • Lands lying in Colston .
    • The manor. of Mondeford, Scale, and Stewkeys, with East Lexham and the advowson of Hockwold

All these manors and lands descended on his death to Thomas his son and heir.


Sir John Tendall, of Hoccolde (Hockwold), Norfolk, Kt. Will dated 10th May 1538

  • My body to be buried in the Chancel of Hocwold Church by my first wife
  • My wife to have all her apparel and jewels, also, 100 sheep , also, 100 combs of malt Item, I will that all her own plate be delivered to her, and one third part of my linen and two feather beds of the best, and one gilt goblet and ten combs of winter corn
  • To the High Altar of Hoccolde Church for my tithes forgotten, to the reparation of the same Church £10, to the Churches of Hoccolde and Wilton vij* each
  • To my son Thomas the Elder, all my apparel and harness, he paying .£10 for the same, viz £5 to the daughter of Pyper of Caws, and the other £5 m two years after my death to my wife , and I give him one of my best jewels and one of my best horses.
  • To the children of Thomas Jaxon £1 and 50 wethers and ewes, and I desire my son Thomas the Elder to see to the bringing up of his son
  • I will that on the da}' of my obit as many as shall come to the Church to pray for my fcoul shall have bread and drink, also that every priest that shall sing mass for me have mi/, and every priest helping to minister ivd, and every singer one penny To every household m Hoccolde and Wilton vid, and to every household m Monforde xijd Item, I will that trentals be sung for my father, my mother, my wife, and for me in as hastie a manner as possible
  • To mv daughters Anne and Mary Tendall 200 *ks each to their marriages To my daughter Beatrix £100 to her main age To the daughter of Thomas Bacon -£40
  • The residue of all my goods to be divided amongst my daughters and executors, and I appoint mv wife, my sons Thomas Tendall the Elder, Humphrey Tendall tWj* the younger, and my daughters Anne and Maiy Tendall to be my executors Item, I will that all such stuff that I have of Doctor Clyff’s, f the which is a counter price, a feather bed price , and a horse price iv nobles, be delivered to 1ns executors.
  • Witnesses William Conyngesbyj Esq, Thomas Tyndall the younger, John Peyton, and Robert Shacklocke
  • Will proved 8th Nov 1339 by Thomas Tyndall the Elder in C P C. [3-3 Dyngeley ]



  • 1. 2. i. THOMAS (THE ELDER)13 TYNDAL,
    • b. Abt. 1505, Of Hockwold;
    • d. Abt. Dec 1583, Will Made.
  • 2. 3. ii. WILLIAM TINDALL,
    • b. 1507, Brentford, Essex.
  • 3. 4. iii. URSULA TINDALL,
    • b. 1510.
  • 4. iv. HUMPHREY TINDALL[7],
    • b. 1511;
    • d. Abt. 14 Sep 1540, Died unmarried.
      • Notes for HUMPHREY TINDALL: HUMPHREY TYNDALL was godson to his grandfather Sir Humphrey Coningsby Kt., who left to him by his Will in 1531 an annuity of five marks a year. He is described as of Bishop's Lynn in an action for debt in Michaelmas term 1537, when William Reynesby, the executor of Richard Bartlett, Merchant Taylor of London, recovered judgment against him for forty shillings, (34a) but he died in London in the year after his father, and was buried at St. Mildred's in the Poultry, 14th Sept. 1540.'
    • Burial: 14 Sep 1540, St Mildred's in the Poultry [8]
  • 5. 5. v. ANNE TINDALL,
    • b. 1513.
  • 6. vi. MARY TINDALL [9],
    • b. 1515.
  • 7. 6. vii. DOROTHY TYNDALL,
    • b. 1518;
    • d. Living 18 oct 1559.
  • 8. 7. viii. BEATRIX TINDALL,
    • b. 1519.
    • Notes for THOMAS (THE YOUNGER) TYNDAL: He is often confused by the pedigree makers of the eighteenth century with Thomas Tyndale the purchaser of Eastwood Park in Gloucestershire, and the ancestor of the Tindales of Hayling Island, who was in reality the son of Edward Tyndale of Tewkesbury, of an entirely distinct family


He was one of the Knights of the Bath at the coronation of Queen Anne Boleyn.

Occupation: One of the Knights of the Bath at the coronation of Anne Boleyn

John Tyndale,

  • b. 1480, Hockwold Cum Wilton, Thetford, Norfolk County, England
  • d. 1 Oct 1539, England

Occupation: One of the Knights of the Bath at the coronation of Anne Boleyn

John Tyndale, b. 1480, Hockwold Cum Wilton, Thetford, Norfolk County, England

d. 1 Oct 1539, England

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Dean, Northamptonshire, England
October 1, 1539
Age 53
Hockwold, Norfolk, England