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Monday, April 26, 2010

39066 Barrett-Harpsfield

39066. John Barrett & 39067. Phyllis Harpsfield 

~1465, John born England, heir & s/o 78132. Robert Barrett & 78133. Margaret Knolles.

By 1483, John heir to his father of Belhouse. (S) A History of the County of Essex, V8, 1983.

~1485, Phyllis born in England d/o §John Harpsfield.

John 1st married Elizabeth Braytoff, heir & d/o Richard.

1499, John Barrett of Belhus in Aveley bought the manor of Noke from Robert Andrews. (S) A History of the County of Essex, V7, 1978.

Phyllis Harpsfield, d/o Thomas, 1st married Thomas Dyneley. [1 daughter, Elizabeth.]

1502, Thomas Dyneley, age 23, heir in 1494 to his mother receiving Wolverton manor, died leaving the manor to Phyllis for life.

~1503, John Barrett married Phyllis, her daughter Elizabeth becoming his step-child.

John of Belhouse in Aveley, Essex, described by Morant as “applying himself to the study of the law, became eminent in that profession.” His contemporary, John Leland the antiquary, in his Encomia Illust. viror. (Works, 1774 ed., v, p. 107), vaunts his forensic eloquence in latin verse.

1510, John & Phyllis held court at Wolverton manor.

1511–17, Phyllis died. [Estate settlement of her daughter Elizabeth.]

John married 3rd Margaret Norris, sister to Sir Henry Norris of Berkshire.

John married 4th, Mary ?, widow of a Mr. Blage [Mary mentioned in John’s will.]

10/4/1526, John died. In his will he referred to “my place called Belhouse Hall, alias Barrett’s which I have newly builded.”

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry: P44, P250. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Hampshire, V4, 1911, ‘Parishes Wolverton’. (S) Peerage of England, Collins, 1812, P585. (S) 1570 Visitation of Essex. [Several of these are in conflict with respect to Phyllis’ last name. What is presented is by Collins.]

Children of John and Elizabeth: [2 sons]

i. George Barrett, born bef. 1497 in England. [Heir]
Bef. 1517, George married his step-sister Elizabeth Dyneley.
1517, “George Barrett and Elizabeth, his wife, daughter and heir of Thomas Dyneley, esquire. ….: Refusal to convey the manors of Stanford and Wolverton, as devised by the will of the said Thomas.:Berks, Hants.” (S) UKNA.
11/11/1517, George and Elizabeth received livery of Wolverton manor. (S) Letters and Papers … Reign of Henry VIII, P1188. [Elizabeth’s ancestry is given in the document.]
1525, George died.
Edward Barrett, born 1520. [Heir to his grandfather in 1526]

Children of John and Phyllis: [6 daughters]

ii. Cicely Barrett (19533), born 1512 in England.