Biography of Fulk de Pembridge of Tong Castle -1409

Fulk de Pembridge of Tong Castle was born to Robert Pembridge and Juliana Zouche.

In or before 1345 [his father] Robert Pembridge (age 31) and [his mother] Juliana Zouche (age 30) were married.

In 1349 [his mother] Juliana Zouche (age 35) died.

In or before 1361 Nicholas de Whyston of Weston-under-Lizard and [his future wife] Margaret Trussell (age 12) were married. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England.

On 01 Aug 1364 [his father] Robert Pembridge (age 50) died at Holland.

In or before 1390 John Ludlow (age 24) and [his future wife] Isabel de Lingen (age 19) were married at Hodnet, Shropshire.

In Sep 1397 Fulk de Pembridge of Tong Castle was elected MP Shropshire.

Before 1399 Fulk de Pembridge of Tong Castle and Margaret Trussell (age 50) were married. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England.

On 10 Jun 1399 [his wife] Margaret Trussell (age 51) died.

Before 1409 Fulk de Pembridge of Tong Castle and Isabel de Lingen (age 38) were married.

On 24 May 1409 Fulk de Pembridge of Tong Castle died. The estates at Tong, Shropshire were inherited by his great-nephew Richard Vernon aka Pembridge (age 20) grandson of his sister [his sister] Juliana Pembridge.

After 1446. St Bartholemew's Church, Tong [Map]. Monument to Fulk de Pembridge of Tong Castle and [his former wife] Isabel de Lingen (age 76). She the foundress of the church. Camail and Jupon Period. His head rests on a Great Helm with his crest of a Turkish Woman with plaited hair. At his feet a lion, at her feet a fawn albeit no longer with its head. She in widow's clothes with a barbe. Note the curious chain attached to the bottom of her dress.

In 1467 [his former wife] Isabel de Lingen (age 97) died.

Shropshire Archaeological Society. And in addition, of our more abundant favour, we grant and give permission on our own behalf, and, as far as is in our power, on behalf of our heirs, to the aforesaid Isabel, Walter, and William Mosse, their heirs or assignees, that they themselves may give and grant the advowson and patronage of the aforesaid College, when it has thus been effectually founded, to Richard de Penbrugge, son of Richard Vernon, of Harlestonich, the near relative [Note. Richard Vernon aka Pembridge was great-nephew of Fulk de Pembridge of Tong Castle and heir of the the aforesaid Fulk, and to Benedicta, wife of the same Richard son of Richard, and to the heirs of the body of Richard son of Richard, and Benedicta, to be held, after after the death of the aforesaid Isabel, in such a way that if the same Richard son of Richard, and Benedicta die without heirs of their bodies, then the advowson and patronage of the aforesaid College remain with the heirs of the body of the same Richard son of Richard; and if the same Richard son of Richard die without an heir of his body, then the advovson and patronage of the aforesaid College remain with William Ludlow [Note. Son of William Ludlow and Isabel de Lingen] and Isabel his wife, sister of the aforesaid Richard, son of Richard, and the heirs of the body of the same William Ludlow and Isabel his wife; and if the same William Ludlow and Isabel his wife die without heirs of their bodies, then the advowson and patronage of the aforesaid College remain with the heirs of the body of the same Isabel, wife of William.

Shropshire Archaeological Society. And in addition, since the same Isabel, Walter, and William fired by the ardour of their devotion, and desiring and longing at the same time to increase and enlarge the praise and honour of God, after the said acquisition of the advovvson and patronage of the same has been thus carried out, with our permission acting as a medium, propose to erect, make and found the aforesaid Church of Tong into a certain permanent College; we, observing their dutiful and praiseworthy intention in this respect, of our special favour and from our certain knowledge, and in order that we may have a share in the rewards of so much merit, and of a work so perfect, agree and give permission on our own behalf, and as far as is in our power on that of our heirs, to the said Isabel, Walter, and William, and to any one of them; that she or he, their heirs, or assignees, when they themselves have been put into possession of the advowson and patronage of the same, may erect and change the same Church of Tong into a certain College, permanent and incorporated, and may have power to found, make and establish for ever the same College for five chaplains (or more or less) for the service of the Most High God (of whom one is to be appointed by Isabel, Walter, and William, their heirs or assignees as Warden of the same College, and put over the rest); and for the celebration of Divine Services every day for our prosperity while we are alive, and that of Thomas Beaufort, our brother, and the aforesaid Isabel while they are alive; and moreover for our souls when we have migrated from this light, and those of our ancestors, and that of the aforesaid Fulk; and moreover for the souls of Margaret once his wife, and of Thomas Peytevyne1, knight, and of John Ludlow, knight, and also the souls of the parents and all the ancestors of the aforesaid Isabel, and of all the faithful departed, according to the regulation of the aforesaid Isabel, Walter, and William, their heirs or assignees, to be made for this purpose.

Note 1. Isabel Pembrugge was married three times, i.e., to (i) Thomas Peytevyne, Knight. (2) John Ludlow, Knight. (3) Fulke Penbrugge, of Tong, who crenellated Tong Castle 1381, died May 24, 1409.

Fulke Penbrugge was married twice, to (1) Margaret, daughter and heiress of William Trussel, Knight, and widow of Nicholas de Whyston, of Weston-under-Lizard, who had died 1502 [Note. 1502 must be a mistake since Margaret died in 1399?]. Margaret Penbrugge died 1399, s. p. (2) Isabel, daughter of Ralph Lingen, Knight, and widow of John Ludlow, Knight. Isabel Penbrugge died 1446-7, s.p.

Thomas Peytevin and Isabel de Lingen were married.

Shropshire Archaeological Society. The King to all those who shall see, or hear of these our letters, greeting. Know ye that of our special favour, and for the sum of £40- paid into the Treasury of our Chancellor, we have granted and given permission on our own behalf, and, as far as is in our power, on behalf of our heirs, to Isabel, relict of Fulke de Pembrugge, Knight, to Walter Swan [Shaw], clerk, and to William Mosse, clerk, that they may have authority to acquire from our beloved in Christ, the Abbot and Convent of Shrewsbury, which is in our patronage, the patrons of the Church of St. Bartholomew the Apostle [Map], of Tong, in the County of Salop, and diocese of Lichfield, the advowson and patronage of this same Church of Tong, which is held from us in cabile; to be possessed and held for ever of us and our heirs by its due and accustomed services by the same Isabel, Walter, and William, their heirs and assignees; an annual pension of six shillings and eightpence accruing from the fruits and emoluments of this same Church of Tong, which the same Abbot and Convent and their predecessors have been wont to receive from it, being reserved to the same Abbot and Convent and their successors.

Royal Ancestors of Fulk de Pembridge of Tong Castle -1409

Kings Wessex: Great x 11 Grand Son of King Edmund "Ironside" I of England

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 13 Grand Son of Maredudd ab Owain King Deheubarth King Powys King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 15 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 13 Grand Son of Maredudd ab Owain King Deheubarth King Powys King Gwynedd

Kings England: Great x 8 Grand Son of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Kings Scotland: Great x 6 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 18 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine I King Franks

Kings France: Great x 11 Grand Son of Robert "Pious" II King France

Ancestors of Fulk de Pembridge of Tong Castle -1409

Father: Robert Pembridge

Fulk de Pembridge of Tong Castle 8 x Great Grand Son of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

GrandFather: Eudo Zouche 6 x Great Grand Son of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 1 Grandmother: Maud Lovell Baroness Zouche Harringworth 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Mother: Juliana Zouche 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England