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Friday, April 23, 2010

38984 Denys-Stewkley

38984. William Denys & 38985. Anne Stewkley 

~1445, William born in Devon, England, s/o 77968. John Dennys & 77969. Eleanor Gifford.

By 1450, Anne born in England, d/o 77970. Hugh Stucley & 77971. Katherine Affeton.

11/5/1466, William Denys, esq. High Sheriff of Devon.

1475, William Denys Vicar of St. Mary church [until 1518.]. (S) Ecclesiastical Antiquities in Devon, 1840, Oliver, P187.

10/19/1503, “John Davyles esquire To John Basset, knight, Thomas Stucley, William Denys of Orleigh, John Willemer, Fooke Prydeaux, John Fortescu of Brighlegh, John Coblegh, Anthony Pollard, and Thomas Wolcombe esquires and Thomas Denys.” (S) N. Devon Record Office.

1509-47, “Plaintiff: Nicholas Denys Defendant: William Denys, John Denys, John Moke, and John Clyff Place or Subject: Forcible ouster at Buckland Brewer County: Devon.” (S) UKNA.

12/4/1516, “Indenture of demise by John Speke and Thomas Denys, knights, William Fulford, George Speke and William Denys of Orlegh, esquires, …” (S) A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds, V6, 1915.

(S) 1564 Visitation of Devon.

Child of William and Anne:

i. Nicholas Denys (19492), born ~1465 in Devon, England.