But the earl had already fled the county. Patent Rolls, 1281–92, p. 1). Rolls, 1338–1340, p. 531). The negotiations were conducted at Calais. After Edward's return Suffolk stayed behind in the Low Countries with Salisbury. The five daughters were: (1) Joan, betrothed in 1336 to John, son and heir of John de St. Philibert, an East-Anglian landowner. Pat. Though not a ‘founder’ of the order of the Garter, he was one of the earliest members that afterwards joined it (Beltz, Order of the Garter, cl., 98). The fifth son, Sir Ralph de Ufford (d. 1346), became justice of Ireland like his grandfather, having married Maud, daughter of Henry, earl of Lancaster [q. v.], and widow of William de Burgh, earl of Ulster. 956; Ufford ceased to hold this office after 11 Aug.) On 16 March he was created Earl of Suffolk (cf. iii. Pat. Ughtred. 1097; Cal. It is writter in easy phrases instead of confusing. In it you will find concise, informative and fascinating descriptions of the lives of significant and representative persons in Australian history. Thence in January 1356 he led another foray, that lasted over twelve days, towards Rocamadour (‘Notre-Dame de Rochemade,’ Wingfield in Avesbury, p. 449). Ufford. He was one of the members of Edward's ‘Round Table’ at Windsor, which assembled in February 1344 (Murimuth, p. 232), and fought in a tournament at Hertford in September 1344 (ib. ii. Each entry is written by a specialist drawing on an array of primary and secondary sources. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Dictionary of National Biography. Pat. Pat. On the retreat northwards, a day after the passage of the Seine, Suffolk and Sir Hugh le Despenser defeated a considerable French force (Avesbury, p. 368). Kervyn de Lettenhove, ii. Before this, however, Suffolk was back in East Anglia. Addeddate 2006-11-23 01:39:44 Barcode 0319680 Call number 19312 Digitalpublicationdate 29-05-2003 Identifier dictionaryofnati019312mbp Identifier-ark ark:/13960/t5h990c7n Pagelayout … Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! His elder brother Robert's death made him heir to estates and earldom, and his father's advanced age brought him prominently forward, even before he succeeded to the title. A younger son of a Suffolk landowner, John de Peyton, Robert assumed his surname from his lordship of Ufford in Suffolk, and attended Edward I on his crusade. Preview this book » What people are saying - Write a review. The possession of the castles of Framlingham, Eye, and Orford with extensive estates in Central Suffolk, gave him an exceptionally strong position in that county. [PDF] Dictionary of National Biography Volume 2 Dictionary of National Biography Volume 2 Book Review An extremely amazing publication with lucid and perfect answers. 1001), and were credited to the two cardinals sent by the pope to effect a reconciliation (ib. share. In 1377 and in 1378 he was again fighting the French. On 18 June 1378 he received letters of attorney (Fœdera, iv. 69–70; cf. 998). He was instructed by Edward I to introduce English laws into Ireland (Fœdera, i. II, ii. 108–10). Suffolk lost no time, and as early as 23 June he was at Bury, attended by a force of five hundred lances. Usk-Wallich -- v. 57. On 25 June he was released from all his debts to the crown (Cal. 430, 432, 434) that he took part in Sir Walter Manny's attack on Cadsand on 10 Nov. [see Manny]. Ufford and Margaret had two sons and three daughters. 1170, and Cal. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography was a multi-decade series of volumes of biographies of Americans in every state, published by James T. White and Company. 224, 231). Suffolk was twice married. On 19 May 1318 he received livery of his father's Suffolk lands, which are enumerated in ‘Calendarium Inquisitionum post mortem,’ i. 104–5; Walsingham, i. Rot. Angl. 418, 479, 496; Cal. Suffolk served through the Breton expedition of July 1342, and was conspicuous at the siege of Rennes (Froissart, iv. About Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes 1-22 The Dictionary of National Biography began in 1882 as an ambitious project spearheaded by George Murray Smith to produce a biographical dictionary of prominent British and Irish figures from the earliest of times up to 1900. 540), and practised skilfully but unscrupulously the policy of sowing dissension among the different Irish septs (Gilbert, Viceroys of Ireland, pp. Sir Leslie Stephen, Sir Sidney Lee. Title Page. Angliæ, p. 329). Page:Dictionary of National Biography volume 58.djvu/21. Suffolk's diplomatic activity still continued. Selected pages. Rolls, 1330–4, p. 74). When Geoffrey (wrongly called John) Litster [see Litster, John] rose in revolt at North Walsham, and marched on 17 June towards Norwich, Suffolk was staying at one of his Norfolk manors, probably Costessey, which is very near the line of march and about four miles from Norwich. Of his six sons, William, the eldest, died without issue before his father. Between 1276 and 1281 he acted as justice of Ireland. Next morning, 27 Aug., he took part in Northampton's reconnaissance that resulted in a sharp fight with the unbroken remnant of the French army (Northburgh in Avesbury, p. 369, speaks of the Earl of Norfolk, but there was no such earl at the time, and Suffolk is probably meant). (4) Margaret, married to William, lord Ferrers of Groby; and (5) Maud, a canoness at Campsey. He drew three thousand florins as his share of the ransom of the Count of Auxerre (Devon, Issue Rolls of the Exchequer, p. 167). 704353 Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 58 — Ufford, William de 1899. . Dictionary of National Biography, 1921–1922, Oxford University Press, London, England. From Wikisource. The truce of 25 Sept. 1340 provided for the release of all prisoners, but it was only after a heavy ransom, to which Edward III contributed 500l., had been paid that Suffolk obtained his freedom. Vanbrugh. The rebels at once turned towards Norwich, whereupon the affrighted citizens sent four of their number to Suffolk, asking for his advice and guidance. Pat. 16. secured Baliol's retreat (Chron. viii. de Lanercost, p. 288). iii. A continuously updated online version of the standard British national biography which was originally published from 1885-1901 in 66 volumes and updated with decennial supplements. This convent was a house of Premonstratensian canons, founded in 1182 by Ranulf de Glanville [q. v.], and now become decayed. In the days that followed he was occupied in the same work at other Suffolk towns, and on 9 July was holding inquests at Horning in Norfolk (Powell, p. 131). Pat. Cal. This page was last edited on 28 December 2020, at 19:48. Volume 11. In the same year he was made a knight-banneret. The earldom of Suffolk thus became extinct, and the somewhat hypothetical barony of Ufford fell into abeyance, according to the doctrine of later times. Das Dictionary of National Biography erschien von 1885 bis 1900 und umfasste 63 Bände. On 15 Nov. of the same year he was appointed joint ambassador to Count Louis of Flanders and the Flemish estates, to treat of an alliance (Fœdera, ii. Next year, on 1 July, Suffolk was associated with Archbishop Stratford and others on an embassy to France, and left England along with the two cardinals sent to treat for peace (Fœdera, ii. PopScreen - Video Search, Bookmarking and Discovery Engine. Close Rolls, 1313–18, p. 542). Volume 27, reaching as far as "Wettiner", was published in February 2020. Uhtred. He served in 1370 against the French along with the Earl of Warwick (Fœdera, iii. The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on … Rolls, 1377–81, p. 4). iii. Suffolk is praised by Walsingham for the amiability which he showed to all throughout his whole life (Hist. On 21 June the rebels destroyed his title-deeds at his manor of Burgh (Réville, Le Soulèvement des Travailleurs d'Angleterre, p. 114), while on 28 June the Suffolk insurgents burnt his title-deeds and court rolls at his manors of Hollesley and Bawdsey, near Ipswich. Close Rolls, 1323–7, pp. p. 159). 10–53), where he and the Earl of Derby commanded the right wing of the second ‘battle’ (Hemingburgh, ii. The Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 22. Robert de Ufford (1279–1316), and of his wife, Cicely de Valognes. Parl. He was fifty-eight years old, and his hair was grey (Chandos Herald, p. 57). His son Robert, who was born on 11 June 1279, further increased the family possessions and importance by his marriage to the heiress Cicely de Valognes. EMBED. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Pat. 282). Pat. 168–70, say that Robert Ufford, Suffolk's eldest son, and not Suffolk himself, was taken prisoner, but this is disproved by Fœdera, ii. The Dictionary of National Biography began in 1882 as an ambitious project spearheaded by George Smith to produce a biographical dictionary of prominent figures from Britain and Ireland from the earliest of times up to 1900. Over 60,000 biographies, 72 million words, 11,000 portraits of significant, influential or notorious figures who shaped British history – perform advanced search; Life of the day now available by email or RSS feed. 73–4; cf. 300). He was knighted and received some subordinate employments, being occupied, for example, in 1326 in levying ships for the royal use in Suffolk (ib. 83). Suffolk distinguished himself greatly, running from line to line, checking the imprudent ardour of the young soldiers, and posting the archers in the best positions (G. le Baker, p. 148; Walsingham, i. The marriage was not carried out, and John at last wedded another lady (Dugdale, ii. He was so popular with the commons that they formed the design to seize him and put him at their head. Rot. Suffolk played a prominent part with reference to the peasants' revolt of 1381. 48). ii. On 28 July he was appointed to array and command the levies of Norfolk and Suffolk summoned to fight ‘against the king's rebels.’ Nevertheless in October he associated himself with William de Montacute (afterwards first Earl of Salisbury) [q. v.] in the attack on Mortimer at Nottingham. 372, 378, 391, 403). He still, however, took part in the expedition into Champagne in 1359 (Froissart, vi. 280–5, 321). Index. 109, 120). On 3 Oct. 1337 Suffolk was sent, with Henry Burghersh, bishop of Lincoln, the Earl of Northampton, and John Darcy, to treat for peace or truce with the French (Fœdera, ii. 182), and again on 15 May 1350 (ib. Yet Suffolk was still enough in favour to be appointed on 29 April 1377, just before the old king's death, chief commissioner of array for Norfolk and Suffolk (Doyle, iii. pp. Oxford dictionary of national biography : in association with the British Academy : from the earliest times to the year 2000 by H. C. G. Matthew, 2004, Oxford University Press edition, in English To Ralph's widow, Maud, ‘the lady of Ulster,’ Suffolk left twenty marks towards the rebuilding at Bruisyard, Suffolk, of a chantry-college for five secular priests, which she had originally founded at Campsey, but which she now transferred to a new site (ib. 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