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Edmund Knyvett, Sr.

Also Known As: "Edmund /Knyvet/"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Of Buckenham Castle, Norfolk, England
Death: Died in At sea
Cause of death: drowned
Immediate Family:

Son of William Knyvett, Sir and Alice Knyvett
Husband of Eleanor Knyvett
Father of Edmund Knyvett, Sargeant Porter to King Henry VIII; Sir Thomas Knyvett; James Knyvett; William Knyvett; Anne St. Leger and 3 others
Brother of Anne Knyvett; Benedicta Knyvett and Elizabeth Knyvett
Half brother of John Knyvett; Sir Edward Knevet; Joan Knyvett; Charles Knyvett and Elizabeth Knevet

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About Sir Edmund Knyvett, of Buckenham

  • Sir Edmund Knyvett1,2,3,4,5
  • M, #27468, d. 1504
  • Father Sir William Knyvett, Sheriff of Norfolk & Suffolk, Burgess of Melcombe, Bletchingley, & Grantham, Constable of Rising Castle6,7,8 b. c 1440, d. 25 Nov 1515 or 2 Dec 1515
  • Mother Alice Grey6,7,8 b. c 1435, d. 4 Apr 1474
  • Sir Edmund Knyvett was born at of Buckenham, Norfolk, England. He married Eleanor Tyrrell, daughter of Sir William Tyrell, Sheriff of Norfolk & Suffolk and Margaret Darcy, circa 1481; They had 6 sons (Sir Thomas; Edmund, Esq; Christopher; James; Sir Anthony; & William) and 3 daughter (Margaret; Dorothy; & Anne, wife of Sir George St. Leger).2,3,4,5 Sir Edmund Knyvett died in 1504; Drowned at sea.2,3,5
  • Family Eleanor Tyrrell d. 1514
  • Children
    • Sir Thomas Knyvett+ d. 12 Aug 1512
    • Anne Knyvett+9 b. c 1482
    • Sir Edmund Knyvett, Keeper of the King's Woods in Rockingham Forest+2,3,5 b. 1490, d. 1 May 1539
    • William Knyvett, Esq.10,4 b. c 1495
    • Citations
  • [S8517] Unknown author, Magna Charta Sureties, 1215, 4th Ed., by F. L. Weis, p. 62; Plantagenet Ancestry 17th Century Colonists, by David Faris, p. 122.
  • [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 368.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 322.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 111-112.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 179.
  • [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 367-368.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 318-319.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 175-176.
  • [S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, Family History Archives, SLC.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 406-407.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p915.htm#i27468

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  • Sir Edmund Knyvett1
  • M, #142377
  • Last Edited=7 Mar 2005
  • Sir Edmund Knyvett is the son of Sir William Knyvett.1
  • Child of Sir Edmund Knyvett
    • Sir Thomas Knyvett+1
  • Citations
  • [S22] Sir Bernard Burke, C.B. LL.D., A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire, new edition (1883; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1978), page 308. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Extinct Peerage.
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p14238.htm#i142377

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  • OTHER REFERENCES LIST EDMUND AS THE SON OF ALICE GREY & WILLIAM KNYVETT
  • Sir Edmund Knyvett1
  • M, #626220
  • Last Edited=18 Aug 2013
  • Sir Edmund Knyvett is the son of Sir Edward Knyvett and Alice Grey.1 He married Eleanor Tyrell.1
  • Children of Sir Edmund Knyvett and Eleanor Tyrell
    • Edmund Knyvett+1 d. Apr 1539
    • Sir Thomas Knyvett+1 d. Aug 1512
    • Anne Knyvett+1 b. 1480
  • Citations
  • [S3706] David Barttelot, "re: Crosland Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 7 April 2009. Hereinafter cited as "re: Crosland Family."
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p915.htm#i27468

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  • Edmund KNYVETT of Buckenham (Sir Knight)
  • Born: ABT 1462, Buckenham, Norfolk, England
  • Died: ABT 1504, Buckenham, Norfolk, England
  • Buried: Hildeborgworth, Norfolk
  • Notes: Will, dated 30 Nov 1503, and probated 25 Jul 1504, indicated his wish to be buried in the Parish Church of Hildeborgworth, and mentioned his wife, Eleanor, who was his executrix, his son, Thomas, other unnamed sons, and his father, who was still living.
  • Father: William KNYVETT (Sir Knight)
  • Mother: Alice GREY
  • Married: Eleanor TYRRELL (dau. of Sir William Tyrrell of Gipping, Suffolk, and Margaret Darcy) 1480, Gipping, Suffolk, England
  • Children:
    • 1. Thomas KNYVETT of Buckenham (Sir Knight)
    • 2. William KNYVETT
    • 3. Anthony KNYVETT (Sir Knight)
    • 4. Christopher KNYVETT
    • 5. James KNYVETT
    • 6. Anne KNYVETT
    • 7. Edward KNYVETT
    • 8. Edmund KNYVETT (1° B. Berners)
  • From: http://tudorplace.com.ar/KNYVETT.htm#Edmund KNYVETT of Buckenham (Sir Knight)

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  • Sir Edmund Knyvet
  • Birth: 1462 Buckenham, Norfolk, England
  • Death: 1504 Buckenham, Norfolk, England
  • Family links:
  • Parents:
  • William Knyvet (____ - 1515)
  • Alice Grey Knyvett (1415 - 1474)
  • Spouse:
  • Eleanor Tyrrell Knyvet (1461 - 1514)*
  • Children:
    • Thomas Knyvet (1485 - 1512)*
    • Edmund Knyvet (1490 - 1539)*
  • Burial: Body lost at sea
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 137635854
  • From: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=137635854

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  • Sir William Knyvett (c. 1440 – 2 December 1515) was an English knight in the late Middle Ages. He was the son of John Knyvet and Alice Lynne,[1][2] and assumed the titles of Sheriff of Norfolk & Suffolk, Burgess of Melcombe, Bletchingley, & Grantham, Constable of Rising Castle.[3]
  • Sir William married three times. The first was to Alice Grey, daughter of John Grey, Esq., of Kempston, eldest son of Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn by his second wife, Joan Astley; by whom he had issue.[1] His second marriage was to Lady Joan Stafford, daughter of Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Lady Anne Neville, by whom he had issue.[1] His final marriage was to Lady Joan Courtenay, the daughter of Thomas de Courtenay, 5th Earl of Devon, a friend of York, and his wife, Lady Margaret Beaufort; they had no issue.[1][3]
  • Sir William Knyvett died December 2, 1515 in Wymondham, Norfolk.
  • His children by his first wife, Alice Grey, were Sir Edmund Knyvett of Buckenham, who married Eleanor Tyrrell; Anne Knyvett who married John Thwaites, Esq.; Bennet Knyvett; and Elizabeth Knyvett.[1] By his second wife, Lady Joan Stafford, Knyvett had three sons including Sir Edward Knyvett and Charles Knyvett; along with three daughters including Anne Knyvett who married Charles Clifford, Esq.[1]
  • From: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_William_Knyvett

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  • Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 31
  • Knyvet, Thomas (d.1512) by John Knox Laughton
  • KNYVET, Sir THOMAS (d. 1512), officer in the navy, eldest son of Edmund Knyvet of Buckenham in Norfolk, by Eleanor, sister of Sir James Tyrrell of Gipping, Suffolk, was brother of Sir Edmund Knyvet [q. v.] Thomas was knighted by Henry VIII in 1509, became master of the horse 26 Feb. 1509–10, and held among other offices that of keeper of the New Park belonging to the lordship of Berkeley (27 Aug. 1510). He married the widow of John Grey, second viscount Lisle, whose christian name appears in the ‘State Papers’ as Marcella, and in the genealogies as Muriel. She was daughter of Thomas Howard, second duke of Norfolk, and thus sister of Sir Edward Howard, lord high admiral [q. v.] In 1512 Knyvet was captain of the Regent, the largest ship in the navy royal, one of the fleet with his brother-in-law off Brest. In the engagement of 10 Aug. the Regent was grappled by the Marie la Cordelière, the largest ship in the French fleet, commanded by the Sieur de Portzmoguer, whose house had been burnt a few months before. Owing to an outbreak of fire on board the Cordelière, both ships burnt and blew up, with the loss of almost all their men, estimated at about seven hundred on board the Regent and one thousand on board the Cordelière. It was said that Howard, who was warmly attached to his brother-in-law, swore that he would not see the king's face till he was revenged on the French for his death; and it was probably the desire to wreak this revenge that prompted the enterprise in which, in the following April, he lost his life. Knyvet left four sons and a daughter. Sir Edmund, his heir, succeeded him at Buckenham. Sir Henry, his third son, obtained the estate of Charlton, Wiltshire. The name has been spelt in many different ways. No signature of Sir Thomas's can be found, but the spelling here adopted is that followed by his representative, Sir Rowland Knyvet Wilson.
  • [Letters and Papers of Henry VIII, i. 1491, 3308; Jal, in Annales Maritimes et Coloniales (1844), lxxxvi. 993; Egerton MS. 1075, f. 26 b; Addit. MS. 5530, ff. 168–70; Metcalfe's Book of Knights; Chronicle of Calais (Camden Soc.), p. 9; Blomefield's Norfolk, i. 379.]
  • From: https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Knyvet,_Thomas_(d.1512)_(DNB00)

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  • Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 31
  • Knyvet, Edmund by Emily Tennyson Bradley
  • KNYVET or KNEVET, Sir EDMUND (d. 1546), sergeant-porter to Henry VIII, was the second son of Edmund Knyvet of Buckenham Castle, Norfolk, by his wife Eleanor, sister of Sir James Tyrrell, knt. Sir Thomas Knyvet [q. v.] was his elder brother. One Edmund Knevet was grand-nephew of the mother of Dean Colet; he is believed to be the ‘Edmund’ who received religious instruction from the dean and was a legatee under Colet's will in 1519 [see Colet, John]. The sergeant-porter married Joan, daughter and heiress of John Bourchier, lord Berners [q. v.], and thus came into possession of Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk. In 1524 Knyvet is mentioned as sergeant of the king's gates, and in 1536 was made in addition keeper of the king's woods in Rockingham .... etc.
  • From: https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Knyvet,_Edmund_(DNB00)

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Husband: Edmund Knyvett, [Sir Knight]

  Born: ABT 1462         at: of Buckenham Cas, Norfolk, Engl.  

Married: ABT 1481 at:

  Died: 1528             at: Killed in Sea Ba  
Father:William Knyvett, [Sir Knight]
Mother:Alice Grey
       Other Spouses: Anne   

NOTES

  Wife: Eleanor Tyrrell
  Born: ABT 1466         at: of Gipping, Suffolk, Engl.  
  Died:                  at: England  
Father:William Tyrrell
Mother:Margaret Darcy
       Other Spouses: 

CHILDREN

  Name: Thomas Knyvett, [Sir Knight]
  Born: ABT 1482         at: of Buckenham Cas, Norfolk, Engl.  

Married: at:

  Died: 14 Dec 1512      at: England  

Spouses: Muriel Howard

NOTES

  Name: Edmund Knyvett, [Sergeant Porter
  Born: ABT 1484         at: of Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk, Engl.  

Married: at:

  Died: Apr 1539         at:   

Spouses: Jane Bourchier

  Name: Anthony Knyvett
  Born: ABT 1486         at: of Buckenham Cas, Norfolk, Engl.  

Married: at:

  Died:                  at:   

Spouses:

NOTES

  Name: James Knyvett
  Born: ABT 1488         at: of Buckenham Cas, Norfolk, Engl.  

Married: at:

  Died:                  at:   

Spouses:

NOTES

  Name: William Knyvett
  Born: ABT 1490         at: of Buckenham Cas, Norfolk, Engl.  

Married: at:

  Died:                  at:   

Spouses:

NOTES

  Name: Anne Knyvett
  Born: ABT 1492         at: of Buckenham Cas, Norfolk, Engl.  

Married: at:

  Died:                  at:   

Spouses: George Saint Leger

NOTES

  Name: Edward Knyvett
  Born: ABT 1494         at: of Buckenham Cas, Norfolk, Engl.  

Married: at:

  Died:                  at:   

Spouses: Anne

NOTES

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Will dated November 30, 1503, probated July 25, 1504, indicated his wish to be buried in the Parish Church of Hildeborgworth, and mention his wife, Eleanor, who was his executrix, his son, Thomas, other named son's and his father who was still living.

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He was the son of Sir George St. Leger (c.1475-1536), of Annery, by his wife, Anne Knyvett, daughter of Edmund Knyvett. His paternal grandparents were Sir James St. Leger, of Shipton, and Lady Anne Butler, heiress of Annery, daughter of Thomas Butler, 7th Earl of Ormonde[citation needed] and great-aunt of Queen Anne Boleyn. One of his great-uncles was Sir Thomas St Leger (c.1440-1483), the husband of Anne of York, Duchess of Exeter (1439-1476), sister of Kings Edward IV and Richard III. His great-grandfather was Sir John St Leger (c.1404-1442) lord of the manor of Ulcombe in Kent, whose three sons Randolf (or Ralph), Thomas and James, all made advantageous marriages. The manor of Ulcombe had been held by the family from the See of Canterbury from shortly after the Norman Conquest of 1066, during which a St Leger knight is supposed by tradition to have supported William the Conqueror with his hand on disembarking from his ship at Pevensey.[3] The name was Latinised to de Sancto Leodegario.

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1460
1460
Of Buckenham Castle, Norfolk, England
1484
1484
Age 24
Buckenham, Norfolk, England
1485
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Buckenham, Norfolk, England
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Buckenham Castle, Norfolk, England
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Buckenham, Norfolk, England
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Buckenham, Norfolk, England
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Probably Mendlesham, Suffolk, England
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Buckenham, Norfolk, England
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Buckenham, Norfolk, England