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From: Douglas Richardson <>
Subject: Umfreville Family, Earls of Angus
Date: Fri, 26 Dec 2008 09:55:47 -0800 (PST)
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Dear Ken ~

I've posted below my current revised account regarding the Umfreville
family. The occasional cross references below such as " [see BEAUMONT
3]" are to other accounts in my Magna Carta Ancestry book.

Best always, Douglas Richardson, Salt Lake City, Utah

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UMFREVILLE FAMILY

SAHER DE QUINCY, Knt., 1st Earl of Winchester, married MARGARET DE
BEAUMONT.
ROGER DE QUINCY, Knt., 2nd Earl of Winchester, married ELLEN OF
GALLOWAY.
ELIZABETH DE QUINCY, married ALEXANDER COMYN, Knt., Earl of Buchan
[see BEAUMONT 3].

4. ELIZABETH COMYN, 3rd daughter. She married GILBERT DE UMFREVILLE
(or UMFRAVILLE), Knt., Earl of Angus in Scotland, of the castle of
Prudhoe, liberty of Redesdale (including the castle of Harbottle and
manor of Otterburn), etc., Northumberland, Hambleton and Market
Overton, Rutland, etc., son and heir of Gilbert de Umfreville, of
Prudhoe, Northumberland, by Maud, Countess of Angus, daughter and
heiress of Malcolm, Earl of Angus. He was born about 1244, and was a
ward of Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester. They had three sons,
Gilbert, Robert, Knt. [3rd Earl of Angus], and Thomas. In 1263 the
king ordered that Sheriff of Northumberland take the barony of
Umfreville, then in the hands of Gilbert de Umfreville, ward of Simon
de Montfort, into the king’s hands. In 1265 he joined the rising of
the Barons against the King. Before the Battle of Evesham in 1265, he
made his peace with the king, and remained loyal afterwards. He
fought in Wales 1277, 1282, 1283, in Gascony in 1294, and was actively
employed in the Scottish Wars of King Edward I. In 1281 he was one of
the nobles who swore to ratify the marriage of Margaret of Scotland
with Eric, King of Norway. He was summoned to Parliament in 1295 and
1296, by writs directed Gilberto de Umframvill’, whereby he may be
held to have become Lord Umfreville, and 28 June 1283 and 6 Feb.
1298/9 to 26 August 1307, by writs directed Gilberto de
Umframvill’ (or Unfranvill’) comiti de Anegos. In 1291 he was
Governor of Dundee and Forfar Castles and the whole territory of Angus
in Scotland, which he refused to surrender to England, unless under an
indemnity from the King and from all the competitors to the Scottish
Crown. The same year he did homage to King Edward I of England as
overlord of Scotland. He fought at the Battle of Falkirk 22 July
1298. SIR GILBERT DE UMFREVILLE, Earl of Angus, died shortly before
13 October 1307. His widow, Elizabeth, died shortly before 17 Feb.
1328/9. They were buried in Hexham Priory.

References:

Burke, General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerages of England,
Ireland, & Scotland (1831): 527–529 (sub Umfravill). Birch, Cat. of
Seals in the British Museum 4 (1895): 596 (seal of Gilbert
d’Umframvile, earl of Angus dated 1290—A shield of arms: a cinquefoil,
between ten crosses crosslet in orle, for UMFRAVILLE. Legend: * S
GIL’B’TI . D . VFRAVILL’ . COMES . D’ANGO’.). Macdonald, Scottish
Armorial Seals (1904): 359 (seal of Gilbert de Umfraville, Earl of
Angus: A cinquefoil within an orle of eight crosses pattée). Arch.
Aeliana 3rd ser. 1 (1904): 45. Scots Peerage 1 (1904): 167–168 (sub
Angus); 2 (1905): 254–256 (sub Comyn, Earl of Buchan). C.P. 1 (1910):
147–148 (sub Angus) Umfreville arms: Gules, semy of cross crosslets
and a cinquefoil or). Clay, Extinct & Dormant Peerages of the
Northern Counties (1913): 224. Dodds, Parishes of Ovingham,
Stamfordham & Ponteland (Hist. of Northumberland 12) (1926): 79–112.
Moor, Knights of Edward I 5 (H.S.P. 84) (1932): 73–75. VCH Rutland 2
(1935): 68, 141–142 (Umfreville arms: Gules, crusily and a cinqfoil
or). Paget, Baronage of England (1957) 546: 1–11 (sub Umfraville).
Reid, Wigtownshire Charters (Scottish Hist. Soc. 51) (1960): xxxix–
xlv. Hedley, Northumberland Fams. (1968): 208–215. Sanders, English
Baronies (1960): 73. Online resource: http:// perso.numericable.fr/
~briantimms/rolls/lordmarshalsLM02.htm (Lord Marshal’s Roll – arms of
[Gilbert de Umfreville] Earl of Angus: Gules a cinquefoil argent).

Children of Elizabeth Comyn, by Gilbert de Umfreville, Knt.:

i.GILBERT DE UMFREVILLE, son and heir apparent, married MARGARET
DE CLARE [see BADLESMERE 5].

ii.ROBERT DE UMFREVILLE, Knt., Earl of Angus [see next].

iii.THOMAS DE UMFREVILLE, 3rd son. He had protection while a
scholar at Oxford in 1295. He served as ‘valettus’ to King Edward I
of England. In 1306 his father gave him £20 a year out of Redesdale,
Northumberland. He was going overseas for the king with Aymer de
Valence, Earl of Pembroke, in 1320 and 1321. Dodds, Parishes of
Ovingham, Stamfordham & Ponteland (Hist. of Northumberland 12) (1926):
79–112. Moor, Knights of Edward I 5 (H.S.P. 84) (1932): 77–78.
Paget, Baronage of England (1957) 546: 1–11 (sub Umfraville). Hedley,
Northumberland Fams. (1968): 208–215.

5. ROBERT DE UMFREVILLE, Knt., Earl of Angus, of Prudhoe, Chollerton,
Harbottle, and Whelpington, Northumberland, 2nd but 1st surviving son
and heir, born about 1277 (aged 30 in 1307). He married (1st) before
20 Sept. 1303 LUCY DE KYME, daughter of Philip de Kyme, Knt., 1st Lord
Kyme, of Sotby, Baumber, Burwell, Calceby, Croft, Immingham, Goltho,
Kyme, Metheringham, Moulton, Skellingthorpe, and Stallingborough,
Lincolnshire, by Joan, daughter of Hugh le Bigod, Knt., Chief
Justiciar of England [see KYME 4 for her ancestry]. They had one son,
Gilbert, Knt. [4th Earl of Angus], and two daughters, Elizabeth and
Annor (wife of Stephen le Waleys, 2nd Lord Waleys). He had free-
warren in Faldingworth, Lincolnshire in 1303. He was summoned to
Parliament from 19 Jan. 1307/8 by writs directed Roberto de
Umframvill’ comiti de Anegos (although his Scottish possessions had
been confiscated by Robert de Brus). He was summoned to the
Coronation of King Edward II in Feb. 1308. He was Joint Lieutenant
and Guardian of Scotland, 21 June 1308, and was several times
appointed to treat for peace with the Scots, being one of the most
influential barons of the North. As an English noble, he was
repeatedly summoned for military service in Scotland. He fought at
the Battle of Bannockburn 25 June 1314, and was taken prisoner by
Robert de Brus. In 1316 he was commissioned to treat with the Scotch
for a truce. He married (2nd) probably after 1318 ELEANOR _____,
widow of RICHARD FITZ MARMADUKE (died 1318), of Horden, co. Durham
[see LUMLEY 4.i], and possible daughter of William de Montfitchet (or
Mountfichet), Knt., of Cargill, Perthshire, Scotland. They had two
sons, Robert, Knt., and Thomas, Knt. In 1319 he and John de Cromwell
were appointed wardens of Northumberland, and the parts adjacent. In
1324 he was summoned to go with the king into Gascony. SIR ROBERT DE
UMFREVILLE, Earl of Angus, died testate 12 April 1325, and was buried
in Newminster Abbey. His widow, Eleanor, married (3rd) before 16
August 1327 ROGER MAUDUIT, Knt., of Eschot, Northumberland, sometime
Chamberlain of Scotland, Sheriff of Northumberland (died before 24
Feb. 1350/1). In 1332 Roger and his wife, Eleanor, recovered her
right of dower to the third part of the manor of Faudon (in Ingram),
Northumberland against Archibald de Douglas. In 1333 he sued Richard
Conyers regarding land in Eschot, Northumberland. In 1338 John Fitz
Henry sued Eleanor, wife [sic] of Robert de Umfreville, regarding land
in Netherton (in Coquetdale), Northumberland, which William son of
William Heroun gave to Michael son of Thomas de Rihill. Eleanor sued
her step-son, Gilbert son and heir of Robert de Umfreville, Earl of
Angus, regarding land in Netherton (in Coquetdale), Northumberland in
1339 and again in 1341. In 1340 Eleanor exchanged various properties
which she held in dower of her first marriage to Richard Fitz
Marmaduke, Knt., with Ralph de Neville, Knt., lord of Raby. Eleanor
died 31 March 1368.

References:

Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum 5 (1825): 491 (Kyme pedigree in
Cartulary of Vaudey Abbey: “… et Willielmus de Kima frater ejus ei
successit in hæreditate, qui duxit in uxorem Luciam de Roos, de quibus
venit Philippus de Kyme, infra ætatem, et in custodia domini regis
existens, post mortem patris sui; cujus custodiam et maritagium
dominus rex concessit Hugoni Bigot; et duxit filiam suam, de quibus
venit Willielmus de Kyma, qui obiit sine hærede de se, per quod
hæreditas successit Luciæ sorori suæ, nuptæ Roberto de Umphravill,
comiti de Anguishe; de quibus venit Gilbertus Umphravill comes de
Anguishe, qui obiit sine hærede de se, unde hæreditas descendebat
Waltero Taylboys filio filiæ sororis suæ.”). Hodgson, Hist. of
Northumberland Pt. 2 vol. 1 (1827): 6–7 (Umfreville pedigree), 28–34.
Burke, A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerages of England,
Ireland, & Scotland (1831): 527–529 (sub Umfravill). Hardy, Syllabus
(in English) of the Documents Relating to England and Other Kingdoms 1
(1869): 188. Kellawe, Reg. of Richard de Kellawe, Lord Palatine and
Bishop of Durham, 1314–1316 3 (Registrum Palatinum Dunelmense) (1875):
xcii, 333–336. Birch, Cat. of Seals in the British Museum 3 (1894):
608–609 (seal of Robert de Umfreville dated 1308—A shield of arms:
cruzilly, a cinquefoil, over all a bendlet [UMFREVILLE]. Between
three wavy springs of foliage and flowers. Within a pointed gothic
quatrefoil, ornamented with small quatrefoils or ball-flowers); 4
(1895): 596 (seal of Eleanor de Umfraville, Countess of Angus, dated
temp. Edward II.—Four shields of arms, meeting in cross with bases at
the centre of the seal: 1, a cinquefoil within an orle of eight
crosses crosslet pattées, UMFRAVILLE, of Angus; 2, a fess between
three parrots or popinjays, LUMLEY; 3, three chevrons, in chief over
all a label of as many points, CLARE (?); 4. ermine, two bars, MAUDUIT
(?). Between the shields four slipped cinquefoils. Legend: S’
ALIENORE . COMITISSE.”). Macdonald, Scottish Armorial Seals (1904):
359 (seal of Robert de Umfraville, titular Earl of Angus: A cinquefoil
within an orle of crosses pattée), 359 (seal of Eleanor de Umfraville,
Countess of Angus—Four shields of arms in cross, bases to center.
1st: A cinquefoil within an orle of eight crosses pattée
[UMFRAVILLE]. 2nd: A fess between three papingos [FITZ MARMADUKE].
3rd: Three chevrons surmounted by a label of as many points in chief
[CLARE?]. 4th: Ermine two bars [MAUDUIT]. Between the four shields
are four cinquefoils slipped). Scots Peerage 1 (1904): 167–168 (sub
Angus). Arch. Aeliana 3rd Ser. 6 (1910): 46, 48, 49. C.P. 1 (1910):
149–150; 7 (1929): 357; 12(2) (1959): 321–322 (sub Waleys). Index of
Placita de Banco 1327–1328 2 (PRO Lists and Indexes 32) (1910): 508–9,
780, 832. Baildon, Baildon & Baildons 1 (1912): 563. Clay, Extinct &
Dormant Peerages of the Northern Counties (1913): 224. Dodds,
Parishes of Ovingham, Stamfordham & Ponteland (Hist. of Northumberland
12) (1926): 79–112. Walton, Cal. of Greenwell Deeds (1927): 69.
Moor, Knights of Edward I 5 (H.S.P. 84) (1932): 75–76. Richardson &
Sayles, Rotuli Parliamentorum Angliae Hactenus Inediti 1274–1373
(Camden Soc. 3rd Ser. 51) (1935): 71. Paget, Baronage of England
(1957) 546: 1–11 (sub Umfraville). Sanders, English Baronies (1960):
73, 79–80. Hedley, Northumberland Fams. (1968): 208–215. Ellis, Cat.
of Seals in the P.R.O. 2 (1981): 70 (seal of Roger Mauduit dated 1323—
A shield of arms, couché: ermine, two bars [MAUDUIT]; helm above with
mantling and crest: a tree (?), on right, two slipped quatrefoils; on
left, two more growing from a heart).

Children of Robert de Umfreville, Knt., by Lucy de Kyme:

i.GILBERT DE UMFREVILLE, Knt., Earl of Angus in Scotland, Lord
Umfreville in England, Warden of the Marches, son and heir by his
father’s 1st marriage, born about 1310 (aged 15 in 1325). Gilbert
married (1st) JOAN DE WILLOUGHBY, daughter of Robert de Willoughby,
Knt., 1st Lord Willoughby of Eresby, by Margaret, daughter of Edmund
Deincourt, Knt., 1st Lord Deincourt. They had three sons, Robert,
Knt., William, and Gilbert. In 1329 King Robert de Brus of Scotland
bestowed the earldom and title of Angus on John Stewart of Boncle.
Gilbert was summoned to Parliament 27 Jan. 1331/2 to 26 August 1380,
by writs directed Gilberto de Umframvill’ (or Umfravill’) comiti
Danegos (or de Anegos). In 1332, as “Gilbert son of Robert de
Umfreville,” he sued Archibald Douglas regarding the manor of Faudon
(in Ingram), Northumberland. He was one of the disinherited barons
who invaded Scotland in 1332, and assisted in the victory of Edward de
Balliol at Dupplin Moor 11 August 1332. Sometime before 1334 he
conveyed the advowson of the church of Whelpington, Northumberland to
the abbot and convent of Newminster. In 1336 the king granted him
permission to keep the prisoners of Redesdale in his castle of
Prudhoe, Northumberland, as that of Harbottle was out of repair. He
was heir in 1338 to his uncle, William de Kyme, Knt., 2nd Lord Kyme,
by which he inherited the manors of Sotby, Aswarby, Baumber, Burwell,
Calceby, Croft, Elkington, Goltho, Immingham, Kyme, Metheringham, and
Stallingborough, Lincolnshire, and Hessle and Paddockthorpe,
Yorkshire, etc. In 1339 he was commissioned to levy forces in
Northumberland, and march with them under Edward de Balliol against
Scotland. In 1340 he and Henry de Percy were commissioned to array
and arm a competent number of the militia of the counties of York,
Nottingham, Derby, and Northumberland, and to arrest and imprision all
that were disobedient or rebellious. In 1343 he and others were
empowered to receive into the king’s peace all such Scotch and
Englishmen as had been at arms against the king. The same year he
obtained a grant of two fairs yearly at his manor of South Kyme,
Lincolnshire. In 1344 Thomas Graa, merchant of York, owed him 80
marks. In 1346 he had license to alienate certains tenements in
Elsdon, Northumberland to John de Elsden. He was one of the
commanders at the Battle of Nevill’s Cross 17 October 1346, where King
David de Brus of Scotland was taken prisoner. His wife, Joan, died 16
July 1350, and was buried at Newminster. He married (2nd) before
October 1369 MAUD DE LUCY, daughter of Thomas Lucy, Knt., 2nd Lord
Lucy, by his 1st wife, Margaret, daughter of Thomas Multon, 1st Lord
Multon of Egremont. She was born about 1343 (aged 26 in 1369, aged 30
and more in 1375). They had issue, all of whom died in infancy. She
was heiress in 1369 to her niece, Joan de Lucy, daughter of Anthony de
Lucy, 3rd Lord Lucy. Maud had livery of her inheritance 6 Nov. 1369.
In 1371 William de Hilderston, rector of the Church of Alwinton,
Northumberland, and Nicholas Coke, burgess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne,
owed him a debt of 100 marks. In 1379 he and his wife, Maud, had a
charter for free warren in all her demesne lands in Allerdale. SIR
GILBERT DE UMFREVILLE, Earl of Angus, died 6 Jan. 1380/1. His widow,
Maud, married (2nd) before 15 Dec. 1381 (as his 2nd wife) Henry Percy,
K.G. (slain 20 Feb. 1407/8), 1st Earl of Northumberland, Marshal of
England, Constable of England, Warden of the East and West Marches
[see PERCY 9]. She died 18 Dec. 1398.

References:

Rymer, Fœdera 6 (1727): 138. Hodgson, Hist. of Northumberland Pt. 2
vol. 1 (1827): 6–7 (Umfreville pedigree), 34–46. Burke, General and
Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerages of England, Ireland, & Scotland
(1831): 527–529 (sub Umfravill). Hodgson, Hist. of Northumberland Pt.
2 Vol. 3 (1840): 364–366 (Tindale pedigree). Cat. of the MSS.
preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge 1 (1856):
116. Hardy, Syllabus (in English) of the Documents Relating to
England and Other Kingdoms 1 (1869): 283, 405. Birch, Cat. of Seals
in the British Museum 4 (1895): 597 (seal of Gilbert de Umframville,
earl of Angus dated 1379—A shield of arms: a cinquefoil, within an
orle of eight crosses flory, for UMFRAVILLE. Between two small
cinquefoil flowers, slipped. Within a finely carved cinquefoil panel,
ornamented with carving in the spaces between the lobes, and with
small quatrefoils along the inner edge. Legend: … DNI . GILBERTI .
VMFRAMVILL’ . COMIT’ . DE . AN…. Beaded borders.). Scots Peerage 1
(1904): 167–168 (sub Angus) (“though he bore the personal title, [he]
had nothing to do with the territorial earldom of Angus.”).
Macdonald, Scottish Armorial Seals (1904): 360 (seal of Gilbert de
Umfraville, Earl of Angus: A cinquefoil within an orle of eight
crosses pattée. Shield, between two small cinquefoil flowers slipped,
all within a cinquefoil panel). Arch. Aeliana 3rd Ser. 6 (1910): 46,
48, 49. C.P. 1 (1910): 150 (sub Angus); 8 (1932): 254 (sub Lucy); 9
(1936): 708–712 (sub Northumberland); 10 (1945): 464 (sub Percy).
Dodds, Parishes of Ovingham, Stamfordham & Ponteland (Hist. of
Northumberland 12) (1926): 79–112. Paget, Baronage of England (1957)
546: 1–11 (sub Umfraville). Hedley, Northumberland Fams. (1968): 208–
215. Ellis, Cat. of Seals in the P.R.O. 2 (1981): 108 (seal of
Gilbert de Umfraville, Earl of Angus dated 1379—In a cusped and
traceried circle, between two slipped flowers, a shield of arms:
crusilly flory, a cinquefoil). PRO Documents, C 241/118/9; C
241/157/187 (abstract of documents available online at
http://www.catalogue.nationalarchives.gov.uk/search.asp).

ii.ELIZABETH DE UMFREVILLE, married GILBERT DE BOROUGHDON [see
TAILBOYS 6].

Children of Robert de Umfreville, by Eleanor _____:

i.ROBERT DE UMFREVILLE, Knt., of Farnacres (in Whickham),
Edmondsley, Gateshead, and Ravensworth, Durham, Knight of the Shire
for Northumberland, 1376, minor in 1340. In 1340, as “Robert son of
Robert de Umfreville” by John de Birtley, his guardian, he sued John
de Herlawe, clerk, regarding accounts. He married before 1373 ELEANOR
DE WIDDRINGTON, daughter of Roger de Widdrington, by his 1st wife,
Elizabeth, daughter of Richard Acton. They had no issue. In 1373 he
and his wife, Eleanor, together with Bertram de Monboucher and
Christian his wife (Eleanor’s sister) sued Thomas Surteys, Knt.,
Donald de Hesilrigg, Knt., William de Hesilrigg brother of the said
Donald, and Edmund de Hesilrigg, brother of the said William,
regarding the manor of Coldwell (or Colewell, Caldwell),
Northumberland. The same year the same couples likewise sued William
Heron regarding land in Gunwarton, Northumberland. SIR ROBERT DE
UMFREVILLE died in 1379. His widow, Eleanor, married (2nd) before
1385 Conan de Aske, of Aske, Yorkshire. They had one son, Roger.
Eleanor died 5 October 1428. Hodgson, Hist. of Northumberland Pt. 2
vol. 1 (1827): 6–7 (Umfreville pedigree). Burke, A General and
Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerages of England, Ireland, & Scotland
(1831): 527–529 (sub Umfravill). Arch. Aeliana n.s. 1 (1857): 31; 3rd
Ser. 1 (1904): 78–80, 83–84; 3rd Ser. 6 (1910): 49, 60, 61, 64.
Annual Report of the Deputy Keeper 45 (1885): 272. Dodds, Parishes of
Ovingham, Stamfordham & Ponteland (Hist. of Northumberland 12) (1926):
79–112. Hedley, Northumberland Fams. (1968): 208–215.

ii.THOMAS DE UMFREVILLE, Knt. [see next].

6. THOMAS DE UMFREVILLE, Knt., of Holmside and Wheatley, co. Durham,
Whelpington and Alwinton, Northumberland, etc., younger son by his
father’s 2nd marriage. In 1340, as “Thomas son of Robert de
Umfreville,” he sued John de Herlawe, clerk, regarding accounts of
money. He married JOAN DE RODDAM (or RODHAM), daughter of Adam de
Roddam. They had two sons, Thomas, Knt., and Robert, K.G. [Deputy
Admiral of England] He was never summoned to Parliament. He was
granted the manor of Hessle, Yorkshire by his half-brother, Gilbert de
Umfreville, Earl of Angus, in 1377. He was heir in 1379 to his full
brother, Robert de Umfreville, Knt., by which he inherited the manors
of Edmondsley and Farnacres, co. Durham. In 1381, at the death of his
half-brother, Gilbert de Umfreville, Earl of Angus, he had livery of
the castle of Harbottle and the manor of Otterburn, Northumberland by
special entail. SIR THOMAS DE UMFREVILLE died 21 May 1387.

References:

Hodgson, Hist. of Northumberland Pt. 2 vol. 1 (1827): 6–7 (Umfreville
pedigree), 46–47. Burke, A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the
Peerages of England, Ireland, & Scotland (1831): 527–529 (sub
Umfravill). Annual Report of the Deputy Keeper 45 (1885): 272, 273.
Birch, Cat. of Seals in the British Museum 4 (1895): 597 (seal of
Thomas d’Umframville dated 1380—A shield of arms, a cinquefoil within
an orle of five crosses, for UMFRAVILL, over all a bend engrailed for
difference. Legend: * SIGILL’ . THOME . VMFRAVILLE. Beaded
borders.). Macdonald, Scottish Armorial Seals (1904): 31 (seal of
Thomas de Umfraville: A cinquefoil within an orle of five crosses
pattée, surmounted of a bend engrailed). Arch. Aeliana 3rd Ser. 6
(1910): 49, 75–76; 4th Ser. 11 (1934): 75–76; 4th Ser. 20 (1942): 55.
C.P. 1 (1910): 151 (see Genealogist n.s. 26 (1910): 129). Clay,
Extinct & Dormant Peerages of the Northern Counties (1913): 225.
Dodds, Parishes of Ovingham, Stamfordham & Ponteland (Hist. of
Northumberland 12) (1926): 79–112. Paget, Baronage of England (1957)
546: 1–11 (sub Umfraville). Hedley, Northumberland Fams. (1968): 208–
215.

7. THOMAS UMFREVILLE, Knt., of Harbottle, Northumberland, Holmside and
Wheatley, co. Durham, Hessle, Yorkshire, etc., Sheriff of
Northumberland, Knight of the Shire for Northumberland, 1388, 1390,
Sheriff of Northumberland, 1388–1389, Captain of Roxburgh Castle, 1389–
1391, son and heir, born about 1364 (aged 23 in 1387). He married
AGNES GRAY, daughter of Thomas Gray, Knt., of Heaton (in Norham),
Northumberland, by Margaret, daughter of William de Presfen (or
Pressen). They had one son, Gilbert, Knt., and five daughters,
Elizabeth (wife of William Elmeden, Knt.), Maud (wife of William
Ryther, Knt.), Joan (wife of William Lambert, Knt.), Margaret (wife of
William Luddington and John Constable, Knt.), and Agnes (wife of John
Haggerston). He fought at the Battle of Otterburn in 1388, where the
English suffered a crushing defeat. In 1389 he was sent as an envoy
to negotiate with the Scots over truce violations. SIR THOMAS
UMFREVILLE died 12 Feb. 1390/1. His widow, Agnes, was a legatee in
the 1412 will of her sister, Elizabeth Gray, widow of Philip Darcy,
Knt., 4th Lord Darcy of Knaith. Agnes died 25 Oct. 1420.

References:

Hodgson, Hist. of Northumberland Pt. 2 vol. 1 (1827): 6–7 (Umfreville
pedigree). Burke, A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerages
of England, Ireland, & Scotland (1831): 527–529 (sub Umfravill).
Annual Report of the Deputy Keeper 45 (1885): 273. Arch. Aeliana 3rd
Ser. 6 (1910): 75–76; 4th Ser. 11 (1934): 75–76; 4th Ser. 20 (1942):
55. C.P. 1 (1910): 151–153 (sub Angus) (parentage of wife Agnes not
stated); 7 (1929): 363. Dodds, Parishes of Ovingham, Stamfordham &
Ponteland (Hist. of Northumberland 12) (1926): 79–112. Paget,
Baronage of England (1957) 546: 1–11 (sub Umfraville); 404: 14.
Repingdon, Reg. of Philip Repingdon 2 (Lincoln Rec. Soc. 58) (1963):
264–267. Hedley, Northumberland Fams. (1968): 208–215. Roskell,
House of Commons 1386–1421 4 (1992): 686–688 (biog. of Thomas de
Umfreville).

8. GILBERT UMFREVILLE, Knt., of Harbottle, Fawnes, Ingo, East and West
Whelpington, etc., Northumberland, Holmside, co. Durham, Croft and
Kyme, Lincolnshire, Hessle, Yorkshire, etc., son and heir, born at
Harbottle, Northumberland 18 October 1390, and baptized there. He
married before 3 Feb. 1412/3 ANNE NEVILLE, daughter of Ralph Neville,
K.G., 1st Earl of Westmorland, by his 1st wife, Margaret, daughter of
Hugh de Stafford, K.G., 2nd Earl of Stafford [see STAFFORD 8.v for her
ancestry]. They had no issue. After distinguishing himself in a
series of campaigns against the French, SIR GILBERT UMFREVILLE was
slain at the Battle of Beaugé in Anjou 22 March 1420/1.

References:

Hodgson, Hist. of Northumberland Pt. 2 vol. 1 (1827): 6–7 (Umfreville
pedigree). Burke, A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerages
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