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man Thomas Fettiplace‏‎ 1) 2)
Born ‎± 1394
Died ‎after 1442 East Shefford, Berkshire, England‎
Occupation: ‎1435; Sheriff of Oxford 3)

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woman Beatrice of Portugal‏‎ 2)
Died ‎25 Dec 1447 East Shefford, Berkshire, England

Notes: Thomas Fettiplace was Beatrice's second husband. She was initially married to Gilbert Talbot. Thomas was Steward of Lord Talbot's manors in Oxfordshire from 1413 so would have known Beatrice for almost a decade before their marriage.

Beatrice's ancestry is unclear. She was certainly Portuguese and bore the ancient arms of Portugal, albeit quartered with five saltires. Early visitations describe her as "daughter of the King of Portugal". With surviving evidence, there is no uncontroversial reconstruction of her ancestry.


man William Fettiplace‏ 2) 4) 5)
Born ‎± 1423 Aged 24 at death of his mother
Residence: Stokenchurch, Oxfordshire, England 2)

man John Fettiplace‏
Born ‎± 1424 East Shefford, Berkshire, England
Died ‎± 1464 Buried at Lothbury church, London‎, approximately 40 years


1) Source: Victoria County History "The Exchequers Manor remained in the Fettiplaces and passed to the Untons through the marriage of Hugh Unton with Anne (or Sybil) (fn. 77) daughter and heir of William Fettiplace. (fn. 78) In 1514 their son Thomas afterwards Sir Thomas Unton (fn. 79) agreed to settle this manor in jointure on Mary Bourchier on her marriage with his son Alexander. ""77. Nichols, The Unton Inventories, p. xxi; Napier, Hist. Notices of Swyncombe and Ewelme, 408. Nichols suggests that Sir Thomas Fettiplace, father of William, was first cousin to his contemporary Peter Fettiplace.78. Visit. of Berks. (Harl. Soc.), i, II.79. Nichols, loc. cit.". Reference: Stokenchurch Buckinghamshire (Data from secondary evidence)
2) Source: The Unton Inventories: Relating to Wadley and Faringdon Co. Berks The first mentioned by the Heralds in the Unton pedigrees is Hugh Unton, who married Sybell, daughter and heiress of William Fettiplace, of Stokenchurch, co. Oxford, and therby acquired thee inheritance of certain estates in that country and Berkshire.. Reference: Pages xx-xxi (Data from secondary evidence)
3) Source: Chancery: Extents for Debts, Series I "Writ to: Sheriff of Oxon""Thomas Fetiplace, Sheriff, added that the writ was given to him by his predecessor to execute as specified."Dated: 12 May 1435. External Link. Reference: C 131/229/36 (Data from direct source)
4) Source: Court of Chancery: Six Clerks Office: Early Proceedings, Richard II to Philip and Mary "Unton v Fetiplace...Plaintiffs: Thomas Unton, esquire, grandson and heir of William Fetiplace, of Stokenchurch, esquire...Detention of deeds relating to the manor and advowson of East Shefford, claimed in right of complainant's mother, Anne."Dated: 1504-1515. External Link. Reference: C 1/368/55 (Data from direct source)
5) Source: The four visitations of Berkshire made and taken by Thomas Benolte, Clarenceux anno 1532. Reference: Unton, of Wadley; Pages 221-222 (Questionable reliability of evidence)