Daubeney, Giles (1395 - 1445/6)

Born / Died

Birth Date: 1395-10-25
Death Date: 1446-01-11


Primary Title



  • Knight
    Assumed By 1425/6

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
MP, Somerset 1424/5 n.d.
Sheriff, Dorset 1425/6-1-15 1426-12-12
Sheriff, Somerset 1425/6-1-15 1426-12-12
MP, Somerset 1429 n.d.
Sheriff, Bedfordshire 1431-11-26 1432-11-5
Sheriff, Buckinghamshire 1431-11-26 1432-11-5
Commissioner of Array, Leicestershire 1436 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Somerset 1444/5 n.d.

General Lands Note

Livery of family's lands 22 Nov. 1416

Details of Properties



  • Bedfordshire: Kempston Manor
  • Lincolnshire: Claypole & Stubton Manors
  • Lincolnshire: South Ingleby
  • Nottinghamshire: Cotham & Hawton Manors; Newark tenements
    Acquired: before 1436-05-18
    Via second wife
  • Somerset: Perry Fichet Manor
    This manor and others

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1433-1434 Exeter (Unknown), Exeter , Exeter (city-county) in Devon Sir Giles Daubeney's Minstrels

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Sir Giles Daubeney's Minstrels Daubeney, Giles (1395 - 1446) Entertainers/Minstrels 1

Owned Venues

Venue Name County Venue Type
Barrington Court Somerset Private Residence
South Petherton Somerset Private Residence

Bibliographic Sources

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry VI [1422–61]. 6 vols. London: HMSO, 1901–11.
Hussey, Christopher. 'Barrington Court – 1. Somerset. The Seat of Colonel A. A. Lyle.' Country Life LXIII (17 March 1928): 370-412.
List of Sheriffs for England and Wales from the Earliest Times to AD 1831. Public Record Office Lists and Indexes 9. London: HMSO, 1898.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 01/05/2005 (http://www.oxforddnb.com)
Page, William, and R.W. Dunning, eds. The Victoria History of the County of Somerset. Victoria History of the Counties of England. 4 vols. London; Oxford: Constable [vols 1–2]; Oxford UP [vols 3–8], 1906–12 [vols 1–2]; 1974–2004 [vols 3–8].