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Robert Tempest, Knight

Birthplace: Bracewell, Yorkshire, , England
Death: between August 26, 1427 and September 30, 1428
West Riding, Yorkshire, , England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Richard Tempest, MP, of Bracewell & Waddington and Isabel de Clitherow
Husband of Alice Tempest
Father of Sir Richard Tempest, of Stainforth
Brother of Isabel Hamerton and [?] Thomas Tempest
Half brother of John Tempest; Roger Tempest, "5th son", founder of Broughton line (12) and Richard Tempest

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About Sir Robert Tempest, of Steynforth and Giggleswick

Sir Robert Tempest was knighted in 1420 [Add: MSS 5482, fol. 6, list of knts made by Henry V]. His estates in Staynforth and Giggleswick, he possibly inherited from his mother (E.B.T.) He was dead before 30 January 1447/8, his wife Alice then being described as widow of Sir Robert Tempest [Add. MSS 32103, Townley MSS Lever Charters, No. 177].

Robert Tempest

  • d. between 26 August 1427 and 30 September 1428
  • son of Sir Richard Tempest and Gemelyn Grassus.2

He fought in the Hundred Years War in 1420, in France.1 He was invested as a Knight.1


  1. Alice Lacy, daughter of John Lacy, circa 1407.1

Child of Sir Robert Tempest and Alice Lacy

  1. Sir Richard Tempest+2 b. b 1416, d. Feb 1488/89


  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2386. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


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Sir Robert Tempest, of Steynforth and Giggleswick's Timeline

August 26, 1427
West Riding, Yorkshire, , England
Bracewell, Yorkshire, , England