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Sir John Darcy, 5th Baron of Knaith

Also Known As: "‘d'Arcy’ is also seen as John Darcy", "John D’Arcy", "John d' Arici. John d'Areci", "Baron (5Th) John Darcy", "John d'Arcy 5th Baron Of Daracy Knayth", "Sir John Darcy", "L6QR-5C4"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Knayth, Lincolnshire, England
Death: December 09, 1411 (29-38)
Templehurst, Yorkshire, England
Place of Burial: Yorkshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Phillip Darcy, Sr., 4th Lord Darcy de Knayth and Elizabeth Darcy, Lady of Chillington
Husband of Margaret Swinford, Baroness D'Arcy
Father of Philip Darcy, 6th Lord Darcy of Knayth; Elizabeth Darcy; Matilda (Maud) Darcy; Margery Darcy and John Darcy, 7th Baron Darcy of Knaith
Brother of Agnes Fitzgerald; Elizabeth Darcy; Thomas Darcy; Phillip Darcy, Jr.; Elba Darcy and 2 others

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About Sir John Darcy, 5th Baron of Knaith

  • Sir John Darcy, 5th Baron Darcy, 4th Lord Meinell1,2,3,4,5
  • M, #12969, b. circa 1377, d. 9 December 1411
  • Father Sir Philip Darcy, 4th Lord Darcy of Knaith, Admiral of the Thames Northwards2,6,7 b. 21 May 1352, d. 24 Apr 1399
  • Mother Elizabeth Gray2,6,7 b. c 1353, d. 11 Aug 1412
  • Sir John Darcy, 5th Baron Darcy, 4th Lord Meinell was born circa 1377 at of Knaith, Lincolnshire, England; Age 22 or 23 in 1399.2,3,5 A contract for the marriage of Sir John Darcy, 5th Baron Darcy, 4th Lord Meinell and Margaret Grey was signed on 9 July 1397; They had 2 sons (Sir Philip, 6th Lord Darcy; & John) and 4 daughters (Elizabeth; Maud; Margery; & Joan, wife of John Beauchamp, Esq., & of Sir Giles Daubeney).2,8,3,4,5 Sir John Darcy, 5th Baron Darcy, 4th Lord Meinell left a will on 2 August 1411 at Temple Hurst Manor, Yorkshire, England.2,3,5 He died on 9 December 1411; Buried at Selby Abbey, Yorkshire.2,3,5 His estate was probated on 18 February 1412.2,3,5
  • Family Margaret Grey b. c 1381, d. 1 Jun 1454
  • Children
    • Joan Darcy+9,3,4,5 d. b 18 May 1436
    • Sir Philip Darcy, 6th Baron Darcy+3,5 b. c 1398, d. 2 Aug 1418
    • John Darcy, 7th Baron Darcy of Nocton+9,3,10,5 b. c 1404, d. 1454
  • Citations
  • 1.[S3687] Unknown author, The Complete Peerage, by Cokayne, Vol. IV, p. 63/4; Magna Charta Sureties, 1215, by F. L. Weis, 4th Ed., p. 29; Burke's Peerage, 1938, p. 737.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 256.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 26-27.
  • 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 130-131.
  • 5.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 389-390.
  • 6.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 26.
  • 7.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 389.
  • 8.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 766.
  • 9.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 441.
  • 10.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 4.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p432.htm#i...
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  • John Darcy, 5th Lord Darcy de Knayth1
  • M, #30800, b. circa 1376, d. 9 December 1411
  • Last Edited=22 Feb 2011
  • John Darcy, 5th Lord Darcy de Knayth was born circa 1376.1 He was the son of Philip Darcy, 4th Lord Darcy de Knayth and Elizabeth Gray.1 He married Margaret Grey, daughter of Henry Grey, 5th Lord Grey (of Wilton) and Elizabeth Talbot.2 He died on 9 December 1411.1
  • He succeeded to the title of 5th Lord Darcy de Knayth [E., 1322] on 24 April 1399.1
  • Children of John Darcy, 5th Lord Darcy de Knayth and Margaret Grey
    • 1.John Darcy+1 d. 1458
    • 2.unknown daughter Darcy1
    • 3.unknown daughter Darcy1
    • 4.unknown daughter Darcy1
    • 5.unknown daughter Darcy1
    • 6.Philip Darcy, 6th Lord Darcy de Knayth+1 b. c 1398, d. 16 Jan 1417/18
  • Citations
  • 1.[S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1027. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  • 2.[S37] BP2003. [S37]
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p3080.htm#i30800
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  • John DARCY (5° B. Darcy of Knaith)
  • Born: ABT 1377
  • Died: 9 Dec 1411
  • Notes: Will dated 2 Aug 1411. Probate 18 Feb 1411/12
  • Father: Phillip DARCY (4° B. Darcy of Knaith)
  • Mother: Elizabeth GREY (B. Darcy of Knaith)
  • Married: Margaret GREY (B. Darcy of Knaith) BEF 1398
  • Children:
    • 1. Phillip DARCY (6° B. Darcy of Knaith)
    • 2. John DARCY (7º B. Darcy of Knaith)
    • 3. Elizabeth DARCY (b. 1399 - d. AFT 18 Feb 1412)
    • 4. Matilda (Maud) DARCY (b. 1401 - d. AFT 18 Feb 1412)
    • 5. Margery DARCY (b. 1402 - d. AFT 18 Feb 1412)
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/DARCY.htm#John DARCY (5° B. Darcy of Knaith)
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  • The complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom : extant, extinct, or dormant (1910) Vol. IV.
  • https://archive.org/details/completepeerageo04byucoka
  • https://archive.org/stream/completepeerageo04byucoka#page/63/mode/1up
  • IV. 1399. 5. John (Darcy), Lord Darcy, s. and h., aged 22 and more, or 23 and more, at his father's death. The King took his fealty, and he had livery of his inheritance, 12 June 1399, his homage being respited. (e) He was sum. to Parl. from 19 Aug.(1399) 23 Ric. II to 21 Sep. (1411) 12 Hen. IV, by writs directed Johanni Darcy.(f) He was one of the Lords who sealed the exemplifications of the Acts settling the succession to the Crown, 7 June and 22 Dec. 1406.(g) He m. Margaret, da. of Sir Henry Grey, of Wilton-on-the-Wye [Lord Grey], by Elizabeth, da. of Sir Gilbert Talbot, of Eccleswall, co. Hereford [Lord
  • https://archive.org/stream/completepeerageo04byucoka#page/64/mode/1up
  • Talbot]. He d. 9 Dec. 1411.(a) Will dat. at his manor of Temple Hurst, 2 Aug. 1411, pr. at Cawood, 18 Feb. 1411/2.(b) His widow's dower was ordered to be assigned, [E.] 11 Nov. and [I.] 14 Nov. 1412.(c') She m., as 2nd wife, before 12 July 1421,(d) Sir Thomas Swinford, of Kettlethorpe, co. Lincoln. He, who was b. 24 Feb. 1372/3 [sic] at Lincoln, and bap. there the next day,(e) d. 2 Apr. 1432.(f) She d.
  • https://archive.org/stream/completepeerageo04byucoka#page/65/mode/1up
  • 1 June 1454.(a) Admon. at Lincoln, 29 Aug. 1454, to William Swinford of Kettlethorpe {Lincoln Reg., vol. xx, f. 18).
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  • Links
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baron_Grey_de_Wilton
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baron_Darcy_de_Knayth

historical place names:

https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Knaith,_Lincolnshire_Genealogy
Knaith, Hundred of Well, Lincolnshire, Kingdom of England [Knaith, Lincolnshire, England, UK]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temple_Hirst
Temple Hirst, Wapentake of Barkston Ash, West Riding of Yorkshire, Kingdom of England [Temple Hirst, North Yorkshire, England, UK]


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Sir John Darcy, 5th Baron of Knaith's Timeline

1377
1377
Knayth, Lincolnshire, England
1398
1398
Temple Newsom, Yorkshire, England (United Kingdom)
1399
1399
Of,Templenewsom,Yorkshire,England
1401
1401
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Of,Templenewsom,York,England
1404
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Temple Hirst, Yorkshire, England (United Kingdom)
1411
December 9, 1411
Age 34
Templehurst, Yorkshire, England
December 9, 1411
Age 34
Selby Abbey, Yorkshire, England
1923
May 28, 1923
Age 34