Isabel de Stapleton

(say 1385 - )
     Isabel de Stapleton was born say 1385. She was the daughter of Sir Bryan de Stapleton and Elizabeth de Aldeburgh.

Richard Redman

(before 1360 - 22 May 1426)
     Richard Redman bore arms: Gules, three cushions, pendant at the corners, ermine, buttoned and tasselled, or. He was born before 1360 in Levens, Westmorland. He was second son and heir of Sir Matthew Redman of Levens, Westmorland and his wife Lucy. He was the son of Matthew Redman and Lucy Unknown.
     He probably served on campaign in France and Spain in the 1370s and 1380s. His connections with the Earl of Oxford, who was convicted of high treason by the Merciless parliament of 1388, did him no lasting harm, and he became a fixture of the northern administration for over thirty years, including six terms as Sheriff of Cumberland. Master of the Horse to Richard II, with whom he travelled to Ireland during the 1390s, he rallied to the Lancastrians after 1399, and remained loyal to Henry IV throughout the early rebellions
     Elizabeth de Aldeburgh married secondly Richard Redman say 1394 in Yorkshire. She was Aged 28 & more in 1392, widow of Sir Bryan Stapleton who was son & heir of Sir Brian Stapleton of Carlton Yks but d v p. She married secondly between 7 Sep 1393 and 16 July 1399 Sir Richard Redman of Levens, Westmorland. Her heir was her grandson Brian Stapleton. Her second husband's heir was Richard Redman, his grandson.
     Around 1397, Richard's second marriage to the widowed Elizabeth, daughter and eventual co-heiress of William, 1st Lord Aldburgh, brought the Redmans a share of large estates around the manor of Harewood, and after disinheriting Elizabeth's son, Sir Brian Stapleton, Richard's family shared Harewood with the other co-heirs the Rythers, for many years. Matthew, Richard's only son from his first marriage, died young and childless, while his elder son by Elizabeth, another Matthew, also predeceased his father, leaving a son Richard (b.1416).      
Richard Redman was the Member of Parliament. He sat for Yorkshire in five parliaments (1406-21), and Speaker in the short Northampton parliament of 1415, conducted during Henry V's absence by the Duke of Bedford., Redman's overlord at Levens/ Speaker of the House of Commons.
     Richard Redman married secondly Elizabeth Gascoigne say 1420. Richard Redman was buried circa 22 May 1426 in Church of the Black Friars, York, Yorkshire. There is a magnificent tomb chest for him and his wife in Harewood Church. It is illustated with comments at:
     Richard died on 22 May 1426 in Harewood. His heir was his grandson Richard Redman.

Children of Richard Redman and Elizabeth de Aldeburgh

Matthew Redman

(say 1400 - 20 September 1419)
     His descendants shared Harewood Castle with the Rythers.
     Monastic chancery proceedings Yorkshire (Y.A.S. Record series v.88) mention [1518-1529] a Richard Redmayne Esq being patron of a chantry of 6 priests in the parish church of Harwood; 1529-1532 Richard Redmayne Esq. is now possessed and seised of and in the Castle of Harewood ... [E.C.P. 483 1 & 670 41 Bolton Priory]. Matthew Redman was born say 1400. He was the son of Richard Redman and Elizabeth de Aldeburgh.
     Matthew Redman married Joanna Tunstall.
     Matthew died on 20 September 1419.
     Matthew Redman was the subject of an Inquisition Post Mortem held in Yorkshire, in November 1437 RICHARD REDMAN, Knight. 123 Writ melius inquirendo. ‡ 3 November 1437. [Wymbyssh].
Regarding CIPM XXII, no. 736, an inquisition taken in 1426. It was found that Richard Redman, knight , died seised of 1/2 manor of Harewood by grant of John Ingelby and William Asthorp to Richard and Elizabeth his wife for their lives, with remainder to Matthew son of Richard and Elizabeth, and the heirs male of his body. Richard Redman son of Matthew Redman, knight , was kin and next heir of Richard Redman, knight , as son of Matthew son of Richard Redman, knight . Inquire as to whether and which Matthew died and the identity and age of his next heir.
YORKSHIRE. Inquisition [indented]. Sherburn in Elmet . 11 November 1437. [Thwaytes].
Jurors: William Otour ; John Scargill ; John Burton ; Richard ?S...y...ur [hole in ms: 2 letters missing initially, then one]; John Esthorp ; John Barne ; Richard Elesson ; Henry Barlay ; Robert Dryffeld ; Thomas Freman ; Thomas Acastre ; and John Flemyng .
Matthew Redman, knight , died on 20 September 1419. Richard Redman is his son and next heir, and was aged 21 years on 18 October last.
C 139/89/61 mm. 1–2

Children of Matthew Redman