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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Geoffrey Dormer

32906. Geoffrey Dormer     

Geoffrey of Thame in com. Oxon, s/o §§Geoffrey Dormer & Alice ? [2nd wife].

3/9/1502, Geoffrey’s father died, his brother Peter the family heir.

1526, Geoffrey died.

(S) 1566 Visitation of County Oxford, 1871, P185.

Family notes:

·         1472, Sir John Arundell conveyed Kingsey manor, Buckingham, to John Henton and other feoffees for the use of Geoffrey Dormer of Thame.

·         1473, James Tyrell, son-in-law of John Arundel dispossed Geoffrey of Kingsey manor.

·         1502, Geoffrey recovered Kingsey manor on the execution of James Tyrell.

·         Geoffrey’s [the father] Brass in Thame church showed 2 wives, 5 sons, and 8 daughters by the 1st, and 7 sons and 5 daughters by the 2nd. Geoffrey was a merchant of the Staple of Calais.

·         Anthony Wood’s diaries describe the monument which shows the whole family in Dormer's aisle on the north side of Thame church – “Barons of Wing”.

Child of Geoffrey and Ursula:

i. Alice Dormer (16453), born ~1500 in England.