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Sunday, April 18, 2010

Anthony Moncke Esq. & Elizabeth Wood

19494. Anthony Moncke Esq. & 19495. Elizabeth Wood   

~1485, Anthony “Muncke” born in Devon, England, s/o 38988. Humfry Muncke & 38989. Mary Champernowne.

~1485, Elizabeth born in London, England, coheir & d/o 38990. Edward Wood.

4/21/1509, Henry VIII succeeded Henry VII as King of England.

1509-47, “Plaintiff: John Bear and Richard Bear, Defendant: Anthony Monke. Place Or Subject: Forcible entry at East Raddon, &c. (in Thorverton) County: Devon.” (S) UKNA.

1510-11, Anthony’s father died.

1/12/1511, Thomas Denys, esquire for the Body. Custody of the lands and wardship and marriage of Anthony, son and heir to Humphrey Monke. (S) CCRs. [Recorded on Close Rolls.]

11/28/1520, “Exemplication of common recovery (copy). Quer. Thos. Hach de Wollegh' esq. Thos. Deny, … Anth. Monke, Henry Denys, ...  manor of Lanegee and property in Lansalowes Pelynte, Penvynton, Corthole, Antony, Clyffe, Bullond, Borrowe, Horseton, Gaymeston and Meryffyld.” (S) UKNA.

11/12/1522, “Final concord between Anthony Monke and Richard Floyer … Relating to lands in Fadecote (Vaddicott in Shebbear), Yarmelegh (Yarmlegh), Shebbear, and Nyweton (Newton St Petrock), Devon.” (S) UKNA.

11/20/1524, “Grant by Jn. Carmynowe, esq. and w. Margaret, Hen. Fortescue and Anthony Monke to Jn. Debyll, sen. … a piece of land in the burgus of Mylbroke ...” (S) UKNA.

1533-38, “Anthony Monke, esquire. v. Nicholas Badwurthye.: Detention of deeds relating to messuages and land at Alvecote in Shebbeare.: Devon.” (S) UKNA.

1538-44, “William Geffard and John Bekener v. Anthony Monke, esquire.: Lease of the fishing weir of Westleigh.: Devon.” (S) UKNA.

1538-44, “Hugh Trevanyon, knight, …, Anthony Monke, and John Malet.: Messuages and land in North and South Molton, East Buckland, Chittlehampton, Satterleigh, Warkleigh, Romansleigh, Chulmleigh, Colunges, Kingsnympton, Rackenford, Locksbe, Tiverton, Tavistock, Burrington, Ilfracombe and Nymet St. George.: Devon.” (S) UKNA.

10/20/1545, Anthony wrote his will.

10/28/1545, Anthony “Monke” “of Powdering”, “of Potheridge” died.

(S) A View of Devonshire in 1630:, 1845, P469. (S) 1564 & (S) 1620 Visitation of Devon.

Family notes:

·         The family of Le Moyne, or Monk, was of great antiquiry in the county of Devon, and in that shire they had, from a remote period, possessed the Manor of Potherdige, which lineally descended to George Monk, the celebrated general under the usurper, Cromwell, who for his exertions in restoring the monarchy, was created by King Charles II, on the 7th July, 1670, Baron Monk, … and Duke of Albemarle. (S) A general and heraldic dictionary of the peerages of England, 1831.

Children of Anthony and Elizabeth:

i. Dorothy Monke  (9747), born ~1505 in Devon, England.

[(S) A View of Devonshire in 1630: gives Dorothy as d/o Thomas, but this is not supported by the Visitations nor by a timeline.]

ii. Sir Thomas Muncke, born ? in England.

Thomas married Frances Plantagenet, d/o Arthur, Viscount L’isle.

iii. Margaret Monke, born ~1515 in England.

10/29/1537, Margaret married Thomas Giffard of Halsbury.

1550, Thomas died, possessed of about 20,000 acres of land.

10/19/1550, Margaret married William Daviles, esq. of Little Marland.