BIOGRAPHY OF RICHARD SCROPE ARCHBISHOP YORK 1350-1405

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Fitzrichard

Descent French Royalty: 8G Grandson Henry I King France

EVENTS

Around 1350 Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 was born to Henry Scrope 1st Baron Scrope Masham 1312-1392 (37) and Joan Unknown

On 18 Aug 1386 Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 (36) was appointed as Bishop Lichfield

Around May 1398 Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 (48) was appointed as Archbishop York

On 16 Apr 1399 Richard II King England 1367-1400 (32) wrote his Last Will from which the following extracts are taken … Also we bequeath to our beloved nephew Thomas Holland 1st Duke Surrey 1374-1400 (25) ten thousand marks and to our beloved brother Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 2nd Duke York 1373-1415 (26) two thousand marks and to our beloved brother John Holland 1st Duke Exeter 1352-1400 (47) three thousand marks and to our faithful and beloved William Scrope 1st Earl Wiltshire 1350-1399 (49) two thousand marks. .. we ordain and set aside for the fulfilment of all and singular the premises the sum of ninety-one thousand marks, of which sixty-five thousand marks are in the keeping of Sir John Ikelyngton and twenty-four thousand marks in the hands and keeping of our dear nephew Thomas Holland 1st Duke Surrey 1374-1400 (25) .

.. Of this our royal testament we nominate make and depute executors the venerable fathers in Christ Richard Mitford Bishop Chichester, Bishop Salisbury -1407, Edmund Stafford Bishop Exeter 1344-1419 (55) , Robert Tideman of Winchcombe Bishop Llandaff, Bishop Worcester -1401, Thomas Merke Bishop Carlisle -1409 and Guy Mone Aka Mohun Bishop St David's -1407; our beloved brother Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 2nd Duke York 1373-1415 (26) , our nephew Thomas Holland 1st Duke Surrey 1374-1400 (25) , our brother John Holland 1st Duke Exeter 1352-1400 (47) and William Scrope 1st Earl Wiltshire 1350-1399 (49) to each of whom we bequeath a gold cup of the value of twenty pounds and our beloved and faithful clerks Master Richard Clifford Bishop Bath and Wells, Bishop Worcester, Bishop London -1421 Keeper of our Privy Seal, Master Richard Maudeleyn, Master William Fereby and Master John Ikelyngton clerks and John Lufwyk and William Serle laymen, to each of whom we will shall be paid their expenses and necessary costs while it shall happen that they or any of them are employed about the execution of our present last will, but according to the discretion of their said co-executors. ..

Whom all and singular we have charged and charge that they shall do as much as in them is for the due execution and fulfilment of this our last will as they shall wish to answer before God. We create ordain depute and make overseers of this our will the reverend fathers in Christ Roger Walden Archbishop Canterbury -1406 and Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 (49) , William bishop of Winchester and William abbot of the monastery of Westminster Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 2nd Duke York 1373-1415 (26) our uncle and Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland 1341-1408 (57) our cousin.

On 13 Oct 1399 Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford 1378-1403 (21) was appointed as Knight of the Bath. John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford 1389-1435 (10) , John Arundell 1366-1435 (33) and Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 (17) were knighted. Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 (49) attended .

On 27 May 1405 Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 (55) and Thomas Mowbray 4th Earl Norfolk, 2nd Earl Nottingham 1385-1405 (19) had assembled a force of around 8000 men at Shipton Moor, Shipton, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire. Believing they had been given safe conduct by Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 (41) and assured their demands would be met, the rebel army disbanded .

On 29 May 1405 Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 (55) and Thomas Mowbray 4th Earl Norfolk, 2nd Earl Nottingham 1385-1405 (19) were arrested and taken to Pontefract Castle, Pontefract, South Yorkshire, Yorkshire .

On 03 Jun 1405 Thomas Beaufort 1st Duke Exeter 1377-1426 (28) arrived at York, Yorkshire . The King denied the accused trial by their peers. Thomas Fitzalan 10th Earl Surrey, 12th Earl Arundel 1381-1415 (23) and Thomas Beaufort 1st Duke Exeter 1377-1426 (28) sat in judgement of Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 (55) and Thomas Mowbray 4th Earl Norfolk, 2nd Earl Nottingham 1385-1405 (19) . William Gascoigne 1350-1419 (55) refused to pronounce sentence on Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 (55) and Thomas Mowbray 4th Earl Norfolk, 2nd Earl Nottingham 1385-1405 (19) asserting their right to be tried by their peers. .

On 08 Jun 1405 Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 (55) and Thomas Mowbray 4th Earl Norfolk, 2nd Earl Nottingham 1385-1405 (19) was beheaded before a great crowd at York, Yorkshire for having led the Northern Rising.

After 08 Jun 1405 Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 was buried at York Minster, York, Yorkshire

Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 and Eleanor Neville 1340- were married

ANCESTRY

Father: Henry Scrope 1st Baron Scrope Masham 1312-1392

GrandFather: Geoffrey Scrope 1285-

1G GrandFather: William Scrope 1245-1312

2G GrandFather: William Scrope 1219-1296

3G GrandFather: Henry Scrope 1183-1218

4G GrandFather: Simon Scrope 1162-1225

3G GrandMother: Juliane Brun 1187-1223

4G GrandFather: Roger Brun

GrandMother: Ivette Ros

1G GrandFather: William Ros

2G GrandFather: William Ros 1200-1265

3G GrandFather: Robert Ros 1172-1226

3G GrandMother: Isabella Mac William Dunkeld

4G GrandFather: William "Lion" I King Scotland 1143-1214

4G GrandMother: Isabel d'Avenel Abenel

2G GrandMother: Lucy Fitzpeters

Mother: Joan Unknown