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Emiline Crowmer

James Fiennes Baron Saye & Sele (1st)

  • Born: 1395
  • Marriage: Emiline Crowmer
  • Died: 4 Jul 1450, Beheaded, Tower Hill, London aged 55

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Builder: of earliest structures of: Knole, Kent.

Military Service: Hundred Years War.

Occupation: Lordship granted by Henry V: Court-le-Comte, France. Captain (Governer) of the town of Arques and Capt-Gen of towns along the Seine

Occupation: Sheriff, 1436, Kent.

Occupation: Esquire & Knight of the body to Henry VI, 28 Aug 1437-9 Oct 1444.

Occupation: Sheriff, 1438, Surrey & Sussex.

Occupation: MP, 1439-1440, Kent.

Occupation: MP, 1442, Kent.

Occupation: Constable of Rochester Castle, Mar 1442-Feb 1443, Rochester, Kent.

Occupation: King's Serjeant, 24 Apr 1443.

Occupation: MP, 1445-1446, Kent.

Occupation: Constable of Dover Castle, 1446-1450, Dover, Kent.

Occupation: Warden Cinque Ports, 1446-1450.

Occupation: MP, 1447, Kent.

Occupation: King's Chamberlain, Apr 1447.

Occupation: Constable of the Tower of London, Aug 1447, London, England.

Occupation: Treasurer of England, 1449-1450. Removed by Henry VI when accused of treason by the House of Commons as a scapegoat for loss of French possessions towards close of Hundred Years War; later imprissoned in The Tower by Henry VI, again as a scapegoat on rising of Jack Cade

Executed: Beheaded in Jack Cade's Rebellion, 4 Jul 1450, Tower Hill, London.

James married Emiline Crowmer. (Emiline Crowmer was born in Willingham, Cambridgeshire, England and died on 5 Jan 1451.)

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