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Friday, April 23, 2010

Lord Humfry Monke Esq. & Mary Champernoun

38988. Lord Humfry Monke Esq. & 38989. Mary Champernoun       

~1460, Humphry born in Devonshire, England, heir & s/o 77976. John le Monk & 77977. Elizabeth Graunt.

1468, Mary born in Devonshire, England, coheir & 5th d/o 77978. Richard Champernoun & 77979. Mary Reynell.

1468, Mary a newborn when her father died; her custody with her sisters granted to Humphrey Stafford.

8/22/1485, Henry VII succeeded Richard III as King of England.

1486-93, “Humphrey Monke, esquire, son and heir of John Monke, esquire. v. Nicholas Yeo and Elizabeth, his wife, executors of Elizabeth, executrix and late the wife of the said John.: Profits of the manors of Rushford, Lew, Trenchard, Meeth, Abbotsham, and Orchard, and of messuages and land in Marland, Crediton, and elsewhere.: Devon.” (S) UKNA.

10/29/1492, “Release Humphrey Monke and Robert Stawell, esqs., William Voughell, and Robert Monke. To Peter Lane and William Lane, … All their messuages, land and tenement in Westwod in parish of Credyton, …” (S) UKNA.

1493-1500, “John, grandson and heir of John Crukern. v. Humfrey, heir of William Monke.: Issues of land in Myethe, Thorne, Abbotsham, Westwood, Combewakefeld, ...... ton, and Goodleigh, assigned to the said William for payment of the marriage portion of Crystyan, his wife, daughter of the said John Crukern, the elder.: Devon.” (S) UKNA. [Note William and Crystyan are Humphrey’s grandparents.]

1493-1500, “Humfrey, son and heir of John Monke, of Pouderigge, esquire. v. William Fouell and Robert Monke, feoffees to uses.: The manors of Russheford, Lewtrenchard and Pouderigge and other lands; and lands in Puworthy.: Devon, Cornwall.” (S) UKNA.

7/1/1495, “James Chidlegh', esquire, …, John Monke, …, demandants, and Humphrey Monke, esquire, and Mary, his wife, one of the daughters and heirs of Richard Champarnoun' of Inneswork', esquire, defendants … A third part of 2 messuages, of 300 acres of land, of 10 acres of meadow, of 20 acres of wood and of 40 acres of furze and heath in Harecomb' and Chudlegh' … Humphrey and Mary have acknowledged the third part to be the right of James, as that which James, … have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed it from themselves and the heirs of Mary to James, … have given them 100 marks of silver.´(S) Feet of Fines.

7/10/1488, IPM of Richard Chichester. Devon: … Moiety of the manor of Little Maneton (Maneton Parva), worth 3s. 10d., held of Humphrey Monke, esquire, … (S) CIsPM.

1500, “Humphrey Monke, son and heir of John Monke v. William Fonell [?Fovell] and Robert Moncke:” (S) UKNA.

11/26/1501, “Debtor: Humphrey Monk, of Pude in Devon, gentleman. Creditor: William Capell, knight [draper and merchant, alderman, of London]. Amount: 200m. (S) UKNA.

2/11/1502, “Debtor: Humphrey Monk, of Potheridge in Devon. [in Shebbear Hundred], gentleman. Creditor: William Capell, knight. Amount: 200m. Before whom: Henry Colet, Mayor of the Staple of Westminster … Nicholas Wadham, Sheriff, replies that Humphrey Monks was not found in the bailiwick.” (S) UKNA.

3/1/1504, Writ of diem clausit for John Taverner, fool and idiot. Devon: … The said land, &c. in Withecomb, Westway, Fenne and Fenton, are held of Humphrey Monke, esquire, … (S) CIsPM.

1504-1510, “Humphrey Monke v. John Arundell, knight, … to secure a loan … of the manors of Potheridge, Rushford, Westley, Lewtrenchard, Orchard, and Meeth, the loan being made in grocery ware of less than the stated value… Devon, Cornwall” (S) UKNA.

5/7/1505, Writ for IPM of Edmund Devyok. Devon: … A messuage, 10a. meadow, 20a. land and 40a. furze and heath in Orchard, worth 30s., held of Humphrey Monke. (S) CIsPM.

5/20/1507, IPM of Anne Crocker. Cornwall: … Manor of Penfenteneowe, held of William Fortescue, Humphrey Monke and John Carmynowe, esquires, in right of their wives … (S) CIsPM.

1510-11, Humphrey Monke of Devon died. (S) UKNA, Inquisitions Post Mortem.

(S) A View of Devonshire in 1630:, 1845, P469.

Children of Humfry and Mary:

i. Anthony Moncke (19494), born ~1485 in England.

ii. Robert Monke, born ? in England.


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